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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Is Alabama's prison problem a choose your-own-adventure story? Nah, just...

Is Alabama's prison problem a choose your-own-adventure story? Nah, just fill-in-the-blanks Expecting a different outcome this time is as silly as putting a movie in the DVD player and hoping for a different ending every time you watch it.

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Related Topix: Prison, Alabama Government, State Prisons, Tutwiler Prison for Women

1 hr ago | KKLA-FM Glendale

Alabama Pastor Told to Stop Giving Homeless People Food and Water

Alabama police ordered a Birmingham pastor to stop handing out bottled water and hotdogs to the homeless in a city park.

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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

'American Idol' song spoilers for top 6, including Alabama's Jess Meuse and C.J. Harris

Dexter Roberts is gone, but two Alabama contestants remain on "American Idol," competing among the final six.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Relating to Scout and recognizing injustice: No matter when you read 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' several themes resonate

My parents never denied me a book, regardless of subject matter or reading level, which resulted in my reading dozens of novels in my youth that, upon reflection, are much more than the simple stories they seemed to be in my 11- or 12-year-old mind.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Huntsville, AL, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Parker Griffith: Alabama must expand Medicaid

In an interview with the Alabama Media Group, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith says that Medicaid expansion is essential to Alabamians' health and to the economic vitality of the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alabama Government, Robert Bentley, US Governors

9 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Gov. Bentley awards $1.7 million for hwy safety programs

The grants will go towards the Alabama Department of Public Safety and the state's nine regional traffic safety offices, to help conduct extra traffic safety patrols and checkpoints.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Etowah County, AL, Montgomery, AL, Mobile County, AL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Kimberly Faye Greenberg, Maggie Wirth & More Set for Beautiful...

Beautiful Soup Theater will present the World Premiere workshop production of Steven Carl McCasland 's Little Wars.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Charleston Business Journal

Alabama targets Airbus supply chain

Alabama's top economic developers are laying plans to target the Airbus supply chain and pursue projects involving advanced materials and additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Mobile, AL, Redstone Arsenal, AL

Alabama Live

State law enforcement agency confirms search for body of missing Eufaula woman

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board confirmed Tuesday afternoon that officers with the Houston County Sheriff's Office, the Mobile Police Department dive teams and cadaver dogs from the South West Panhandle Search and Rescue searched areas of Eufaula on April 21 looking for the body of Lisa Wallace.

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Related Topix: Eufaula, AL, Mobile, AL, Barbour County, AL

Gawker

Alabama Republican Gets Right to the Point With This Gun Parade Float

Are you from Talladega? Do you like guns? But I repeat myself. The point is: Your conservative state representative likes guns.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Alabama Live

Alabama looks to strengthen trade ties with South Korea, Taiwan

The Alabama Department of Commerce is eyeing stronger trade ties with Asia and recently led a delegation of state leaders to South Korea and Taiwan.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL

WTVY Dothan

Attorney General Luther Strange Urges Alabamians to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Attorney General Luther Strange again is urging Alabamians to participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at locations throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Drug Enforcement Administration, Weird

Alabama Live

See the list of Alabama stores, dates involved in the Michaels data breach

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels has issued a list of all its U.S. stores affected by a payment card data security breach that was announced last week.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Prattville, AL

UPI

Alabama Rep. Steve Hurst using float with gun-shaped grill to help him campaign

Alabama Rep. Steve Hurst is hoping that using firearms and grills on a campaign float will let his constituents know that he is serious about gun rights.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pence to speak at two GOP conventions amid 2016 talk

Gov. Mike Pence is heading south to rally Alabama's Republicans. The Alabama Republican Party announced Tuesday that Pence will keynote its convention June 20. The governor is heading north next Pence's trips come as religious conservatives and Washington pundits are increasingly mentioning him as a viable contender for the White House in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors

Alabama Live

Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist donates 246 career awards to University of Alabama

Renowned biologist and Alabama native Edward O. Wilson announced yesterday he would donate all 246 of the international awards, prizes and tributes he has received throughout his career to the University of Alabama.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

Free Republic

Exclusive: Inmates to strike in Alabama, declare prison is...

Inmates at an Alabama prison plan to stage a work stoppage this weekend and hope to spur an escalating strike wave, a leader of the effort told Salon in a Thursday phone call from his jail cell.

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Related Topix: Prison, Alabama Government, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Alabama Live

Alabama's black Republicans garner national attention, most state legislators accept pay...

The website for Black Entertainment Television points out 11 black Republicans are seeking elected office in Alabama, a huge upswing from both 2010 and 2012 when there was only one.

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Related Topix: US News, Montgomery, AL, Montgomery County, AL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

2 Alabama Men Suspected in Washington Co. Murder

The two people at the center of their investigation are sitting in a jail in South Alabama, for allegedly shooting a state trooper.

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Alabama Live

Gov. Bentley says confusion over Obamacare is breeding 'a lack of economic expansion' in Alabama

Gov. Robert Bentley told two dozen small business owners in Decatur this afternoon that confusion over the Affordable Care Act is breeding "a lack of economic expansion" across Alabama.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Robert Bentley, Healthcare Law, Law

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