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  1. Lake Martin "Waterfront" Real Estate: Solid sales pace continues in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Alabama Live

    Sales: Waterfront sales on Lake Martin totaled 24 units in April, matching the solid pace experienced during the same period last year. Year-to-date sales through April are up 20.0 percent from 2014.

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  2. Straughn's Brooks Rabren fires 66 in AHSAA state tournament after unusual startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Alabama Live

    Brooks Rabren's first round at the AHSAA state golf tournament at Magnolia Grove on Monday didn't start out exactly the way he wanted. The Straughn senior, playing as an individual in Class 4A, hit what he described as a perfect drive on No.

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  3. AHSAA announces its North-South All-Star Baseball Rosters for All-Star Sports WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Alabama Live

    The Alabama High School Athletic Association and Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association announced its 2015 North-South All-Star Baseball rosters for the 19th annual All-Star Sports Week in Montgomery later this summer. Alabama commitment Sonny Potter of Vestavia Hills is one of the headliners on the North squad.

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  4. AHSAA releases North-South football all-star game rostersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Alabama Live

    Two college-bound quarterbacks are scheduled to play in this summer's annual AHSAA North-South All-Star Football game. Selected to play for the South squad, Fairhope quarterback Grey Jackson is heading to Pensacola State, while Florence quarterback Blake Hawkins is heading to North Alabama.

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  5. T.J. Jemison: Louisiana considers statue for Alabama born civil rights leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Alabama Live

    The Louisiana state legislator is considering erecting a statue in honor of T.J. Jemison, a Selma native who helped lead Baton Rouge's civil rights movement in the 1950s. Herman Kelly, a LSU humanities and social sciences instructor, said Jemison passed the "blueprint" for the first bus boycott on to Martin Luther King Jr., who then organized a similar effort in Montgomery, Alabama, The Daily Reveille reported Sunday .

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  6. Alabama new home sales in March on par with last year; Housing starts up 5.8%Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Alabama Live

    Demand: Alabama new home sales in March were unchanged from last March. Consistent with seasonal trends, sales improved by 82 units or 32.4 percent from the prior month.

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  7. Lake Martin "Waterfront" Real Estate: Preseason sales in March establish new peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Waterfront sales on Lake Martin in March increase 29% from last year. Inventory favorably down 32% from the March 2009 peak.

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  8. Mr. Basketball Dazon Ingram reaffirms commitment to AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Alabama All Star Dazon Ingram of Theodore drives around Mississippi All Star Quinndary Weatherspoon of Velma Jackson Friday, March 20, 2015, during the AHSAA Alabama/Mississippi All Star boys basketball game in Montgomery, Ala.

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  9. Avery Johnson sure could use a 'signature' win from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Alvin Briggs of the AHSAA presents Theodore High School senior Dazon Ingram with the 2015 Mr. Basketball Award on April 2, 2015, in Montgomery, Alabama. One player usually doesn't make or break a college basketball recruiting class unless he's a sure-fire, can't-miss All-American in waiting.

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  10. Huntsville Hall of Fame: Pat Sanders went from top-flight pitcher to hitting starRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Alabama Live

    In the Great American Pastime, it's not particularly uncommon for a promising baseball pitcher to eventually turn into an even-more-outstanding hitter. Babe Ruth won 89 games before the age of 25 as a left-handed pitcher for the Red Sox before becoming the mythological "Sultan of Swat" with the Yankees.

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  11. 190 years ago, Alabamians welcomed Revolutionary War hero Lafayette like rock starRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Alabama Live

    I t was the last day of March 1825 and Alabamians were abuzz with excitement. The Marquis de Lafayette, the French hero of the American Revolution, was returning to the country he helped win its independence from the British.

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  12. UAB track and field concludes day one at Raleigh RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Renay Ransaw led the UAB track and field team on day one of the Raleigh Relays with a victory in the long jump at the Paul Derr Track and Field Facility. Ransaw leapt a distance of 5.70 meters to finish first in the long jump in as many entries in the event this outdoor season.

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  13. The daughters of King and Wallace together and the arc of the moral...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Alabama Live

    It was one of those moments on the old historic steps of the state Capitol that should remind us all of how right Martin Luther King was when he said these words on those steps 50 years ago yesterday: "How long? Not long, because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice," said King. King uttered those words on the Capitol steps on March 25th, 1965 after he and thousands of others completed the 50-mile march from Selma to Montgomery to push for voting rights for blacks.

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  14. 5-star QB Jawon Pass among 11 earning Opening invites at Nike Atlanta RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Around 500 high school athletes braved the wet conditions, but only 11 earned invites Nike's prestigious The Opening at the Atlanta Regional on Sunday at Buford High School. There could be more invites from this regional later on.

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  15. Gay rights group accuses Mobile County probate judge of violating federal court orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A gay rights group Tuesday accused Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis of violating a federal court order regarding same-sex marriage that the judge re-affirmed a day earlier. U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. "Ginny" Grande, who struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage in January and specifically ordered Davis to comply with that ruling last month, indicated Monday that she would not put her order on hold while the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of gay marriage.

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  16. Alabama signee Donta' Hall upset with news of Anthony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Luverne's Donta' Hall attempts a dunk against R.C. Hatch Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, during the AHSAA Central Regional Basketball Championships at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Ala. A shocked and upset Donta' Hall isn't much for words when it comes to the firing of former head basketball coach Anthony Grant .

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  17. Breaking down South Alabama's running backs entering spring practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Alabama Live

    South Alabama running back Terrance Timmons makes a catch against Bowling Green in the first half of the Camellia Bowl on Dec. 20, 2014, in Montgomery, Ala. A few months after the 2014 season ended in the Camellia Bowl, the Jaguars will be working this spring to find new starters at 17 positions.

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  18. Georgia signee Lacey Sumerlin hopes to power Baker back to state tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Alabama Live

    In 29 years of coaching softball, Baker's Tony Scarbrough usually doesn't have a problem finding girls who want to play. "Lacey is outstanding," Scarbrough said.

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  19. Auburn softball slips against Cal State Fullerton, snaps 11-game winning streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Auburn head coach Clint Myers disputes a call with an official Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Ala. Moments after the high of crushing No.

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  20. The teacher is in a learning phase as Rep. Anthony Daniels arrives in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Daniels is the first Alabama House representative for the new District 53. The 53rd is composed of territories that were once in the districts of Jim Patterson, Laura Hall, Phil Williams and Mike Ball. It includes parts of downtown Huntsville and covers the western side of Memorial Parkway from Kelly Cemetery Road to the north and Martin Road to the south and goes as far west as Research Park Blvd. If you live in the 53rd and didn't know it was redistricted and that Daniels wanted to be your representative, you didn't go to the mailbox last summer.

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