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  1. Round one: Public digs in to debate over above-ground oil storage tanks in MobileRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... of Commerce. Hoping to bolster their position, the Chamber commissioned a study to assess the industry in Mobile County. The findings showed an estimated 1,800 people worked at a storage tank facility in 2013. "In a nutshell: we don't need to change ...

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  2. Convicted murderer tells judge, 'If I knew I was going to get found guilty . . . I would...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Before being given two life sentences on Thursday for the murder of a Theodore man , Dwayne Collier Jr. reiterated the main point of his failed defense: that it was his father who actually did the shooting. "I do the time for things I do, your honor," Collier, 30, told Mobile County Circuit Judge John Lockett.

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  3. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WALA

    ... some residents may still qualify for special enrollment. For help with the enrollment process, visit the Mobile County Health Department's Family Health offices at 251 N. Bayou Street, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. National ...

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  4. Mobile woman who won gay marriage suit produced campaign ads for Roy MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... work with me," Searcy said. "I struggled whether even to take the job." Searcy said it was before she appealed Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis' ruling denying her second-parent adoption of the son she and spouse Kim McKeand have raised since ...

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  5. Pursuit ends in crash after Mobile police officers respond to Winn-Dixie for report of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    ... earlier in the day at a home in the 500 block of McDonald Road where a fire had been set. According to Mobile County Metro Jail records Bray has previously been arrested on charges including use and possession of drug paraphernalia, second degree ...

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  6. Obamacare by Joe Cain Day: Where Mobilians can get help signing up by deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    ... uninsured people will qualify for a reduced premium. The Franklin Primary Health Centers, Enroll Alabama, the Mobile County Health Department and the Mostellar Clinics all have "navigators" and other enrollment counselors who will be offering free ...

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  7. University of Alabama partners with high school to offer college classesRead the original story

    Wednesday | University Business

    Mobile County Public Schools announced Tuesday that the University of Alabama is partnering with Murphy High School to offer college classes on campus. Students can earn up to 26 hours of University of Alabama college credit online.

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  8. Dollar General: Alabama's new kudzu or a welcome convenience?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Alabama Live

    ... In fact, the two-county coastal region now hosts 14 percent of the company's stores in the state: 57 in Mobile County and 29 in Baldwin. Mobile County's number is the highest in Alabama by far, followed by 42 stores in No. 2 Jefferson County, home ...

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  9. Fairhope's old Fly Creek Fish Market building to become eco-tour hub for kayak, canoe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Alabama Live

    ... among spots. The staff at 17 Turtles is also open to meeting customers at various launch sites in Baldwin and Mobile County, up to a distance of 60 miles. The city has been fixing up its neglected property along Fly Creek at the end of Sea Cliff ...

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  10. Go out to eat to help the Child Advocacy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WALA

    ... for over $2 million, according to an official letter sent from Severn Trent Environmental Services, Inc. The Mobile County Commission agreed to apply 2.5% raises for county employees two months earlier than planned. Employees will also be getting a ...

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  11. Saraland residents vote on school referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WALA

    ... for over $2 million, according to an official letter sent from Severn Trent Environmental Services, Inc. The Mobile County Commission agreed to apply 2.5% raises for county employees two months earlier than planned. Employees will also be getting a ...

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  12. Mardi Gras will put ALDOT work on hold plus your Coastal Alabama road projects for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Alabama Live

    ALDOT plans to put the resurfacing work on Interstate 10 in Mobile County on hold during the Mardi Gras season. Katie Hamlett, ALDOT's Media and Community Relations Officer, said work will pause from Jan. 30 until Feb. 18. Royal Street: Between Dauphin and Conti streets, work on the Van Antwerp building continues to hamper traffic from time to time.

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  13. Mobile man turns himself in to deputies, accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Alabama Live

    A man turned himself in to Mobile County deputies Monday to face accusations that he sexually abused a 4-year-old girl over the course of months, according to court records. Michael Aaron Robertson, 34, faces charges of first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and sex abuse of a child less than 12 years ago, Mobile County Metro Jail records show.

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  14. Foley defensive coordinator Deric Scott approved as Vigor's new football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Alabama Live

    Foley defensive coordinator Deric Scott was officially approved as the new head coach at Vigor High School during Monday night's Mobile County School Board meeting. The 36-year-old Monroeville native played defensive end and outside linebacker at Southern Miss from 1996-2001, earning a master's in sports administration.

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  15. Baldwin students next year will have longer school session but longer holiday breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Alabama Live

    ... will have only Monday and Tuesday of Mardi Gras week off, and the Thanksgiving holiday was three days. In Mobile County, the school board is considering two different options for the 2015-16 school calendar - on that ends May 26 and one that ends ...

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  16. Mugshots Grill & Bar Donates to the Child Advocacy Center of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | PRWeb

    The Child Advocacy Center is hosting its annual "Cuisine for Kids" event on Tuesday, January 27 and it's the perfect opportunity to go out to eat for a good cause. CAC is a non-profit organization that aids victims of child abuse and works with local law enforcement including the Mobile County Sheriff's Office, Prichard Police Department, and the Mobile Police Department to investigate child abuse.

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  17. Mobile County employees get raises 2 months early as well as a bonusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Alabama Live

    Perseverance paid off for Mobile County employees, specifically the members of the Mobile County Merit Association who have been lobbying the Mobile County Commission to give them raises for months. The group, spear-headed by Richard Cayton of the Mobile County Sheriff's Department, have been frequent visitors to both planning and formal meetings held by the commission.

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  18. Mobile, Baldwin obituaries for Jan. 26: Annette Rehm touched lives of thousands of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Alabama Live

    ... Rehm passed away after a 14-month-long battle with ALS. At the time of her death, she had spent 31 years in Mobile County Schools as a teacher and principal, and had worked as an adjunct professor at the University of Mobile where she taught and ...

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  19. Gay couple's lawyers: Alabama probate court judges 'like...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Alabama Live

    ... Probate Judge's Association released a statement that cast doubt over whether the judgment was only limited to Mobile County where the case originated. "The legal effect of this decision is to allow one person in one same sex marriage that was ...

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  20. Life Stories: A lifelong educator, Annette Rehm was a woman of faith, family and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Alabama Live

    ... Rehm passed away after a 14-month-long battle with ALS. At the time of her death, she had spent 31 years in Mobile County Schools as a teacher and principal, and had worked as an adjunct professor at the University of Mobile where she taught and ...

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