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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

The Alabama Democratic Party has reaffirmed its leadership and that's not good

I started to write that "I read with interest" the Alabama Democratic Party had voted to give its chairwoman, Nancy Worley, another term.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alabama, Mark Kennedy, Republican

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Geneva Road Project

BIG STATE TRANSPORTATION BUCKS ARE COMING ONE WIREGRASS CITY. FELICIA WARD SAYS VISITING HER MOTHER OFF OF WEST FLEMING AVENUE IN GENEVA CAN BECOME A MESSY EXPERIENCE.

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WKTV

Lull in firearm sales and transfers to Alabama behind 105 layoffs at Remington Arms

Over 100 employees will walk out of Remington Arms Friday, not knowing if they'll ever be back.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Guns, World News, Vietnam,

Bellingham Herald

Alabama's move incentives get second look

Tucked inside leafy Bruns Drive, the 40,000-square-foot production studio features a two-story sound stage and green screen room, an editing room, a space for wardrobe and prop design, and all the technical gadgets needed to make a movie.

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Related Topix: Alabama, University of Alabama

Alabama Live

New York inmate's wrongful death lawsuit targets Corizon, Alabama's inmate health care...

Photo from 'Cruel Confinement' report released this morning by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program.

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Related Topix: Alabama, New York Government, New York, Southern Poverty Law Center, Law

Alabama Live

Forget Alabama job stats, for Gov. Bentley there's only one number that matters: opinion

For the last nine months, I've written the same column so often that I can almost turn it into a fill-in-the-blank exercise - Alabama job numbers and Gov. Robert Bentley's job performance.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Alabama, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Opinion

Alabama Live

Should Alabama submit records of voluntary mental commitments for gun background checks? AL.com readers divided

A clear majority of the AL.com readers who have responded to an online survey believe Alabama should provide more mental health records to an FBI database used in determining whether a person can buy a gun.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Pro-life activists appeal zoning board decision to approve abortion clinic

Huntsville's zoning board will hear from pro-life activists on their decision to approve a new spot for a local abortion clinic.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Abortion

Hispanic Business

Alabama Risk Management for Schools is Now Alabama Trust for Boards of Education

ATBE was chosen to emphasize that AASB risk management Funds are focused on AASB member boards of education and to help distinguish ATBE Funds from the mandated and established by the state Legislature to provide liability coverage to board of education employees, which is administered by the state boards of education that you have come to expect ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

ALDOT working to address crumbling freeway asphalt

The Alabama Department of Transportation is trying to determine what caused a stretch of Interstate 65 to crumble after crews laid new asphalt.

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Alabama Live

Bid Day: 21 out of 2,054 is not a lot. But it is a beginning

University of Alabama women run from Bryant-Denny Stadium to their new sorority houses on Aug. 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Alabama, University of Alabama, African-American, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama blocking more mentally ill residents from buying guns under 2013 law

After years of lax reporting, Alabama this year began blocking more mentally ill citizens from carrying guns.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Violent Crime

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Medical News

State highlights: TB outbreak in Alabama prisons; court order could...

The Associated Press : Worst TB Outbreak In 5 Years Hits Alabama Prisons Alabama's prison system, badly overcrowded and facing a lawsuit over medical treatment of inmates, is facing its worst outbreak of tuberculosis in five years, a health official said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Alabama, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Texas, OSHA, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama Supreme Court rules brand name drug makers liable for harm caused by generic...

The Alabama Supreme Court today ruled that makers of brand name prescription drugs can be liable for claims by people who say they suffered from using generic versions made by different companies.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Reglan, Maxolon, Metoclopramide (generic), Medicine

Religion Dispatched

The EPA and Evangelical (Anti)Environmentalism

So began the prayer of Joel Watts of the West Virginia Coal Forum at a July 30 rally in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Alabama, Southern Baptist, Religion

Switched

Little Risk Of Backlash On Immigration For Mo Brooks, Jeff Sessions

Yazmin Contreras, a 26-year-old Alabamian born to Mexican immigrant parents, was recently waiting for a flight at the Atlanta airport.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Immigration Reform, Alabama

Alabama Live

I-10 Mobile River Bridge's construction could generate $1.5 billion for Mobile area

The state of Alabama would get $41 million in new tax revenues from the construction of an Interstate 10 bridge over the Mobile River, while the city of Mobile could anticipate $1.5 billion in overall impact from a construction project that could last up to six years, a study by an University of South Alabama instructor will show when it's released ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Alabama, University of South Alabama, Spanish Fort, AL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Jury awards day care owners $1.7M in DOT ruling

Robin Seaverns and her husband, Richard, operate Robin's Nest Childcare out of their home at 1475 Douthit Ferry Road.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Alabama

Business Journal

Study: Alabamians with poor credit pay higher home insurance rates

Your credit score could mean more out-of-pocket costs for homeowner's insurance in Alabama, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com.

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The Macon Telegraph

Ala. prisons hit with worst TB outbreak in 5 years

Pam Barrett, director of tuberculosis control for the Alabama Department of Public Health, said medical officials have diagnosed nine active cases of the infectious respiratory disease in state prisons so far this year.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Prison, St. Clair Correctional Facility, State Prisons, Auburn University

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