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  1. Mobile, Baldwin obituaries for May 23: Former educator Dora Martin taught three decades in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alabama Live

    Former Mobile County Public Schools educator Dora E. Charles Martin died on Monday, May 18. Martin was a native of Whistler and a resident of Mobile. As an active member of Pilgrim Rest AME Zion Church of Whistler, Martin served as an usher for many years as well as a member of the Missionary Society.

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  2. Son of Mobile mayor accused of impersonating officerRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials say 32-year-old Sandys Stimpson was stopped for speeding Friday morning in Mobile County. Trooper Jamie L. Maloy says Stimpson identified himself as a game and fish officer and showed a deputy game and fish warden badge.

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  3. $50K loan was the start; now arrest widens gulf between Bayou La Batre mayor and councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alabama Live

    ... be consistent with a recording of the meeting provided to AL.com . On Tuesday, Dungan turned himself in to the Mobile County Sheriff's Office after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Her relationship with the mayor had become more taut after the ...

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  4. Dispute Resolution: The Alabama Supreme Court allows arbitration to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | JD Supra

    Recently, the Alabama Supreme Court affirmed a Mobile County trial court's order granting the stay of an action until arbitration was completed. IBI Group, Michigan, LLC v.

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  5. Son of Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson charged with impersonating a peace officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alabama Live

    Alabama State Troopers arrested the son of Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson on one count of impersonating a peace officer on Friday morning, according to records from Mobile County Metro Jail. Authorities booked Sandys Miller Stimpson, 32, into jail around 11 a.m. He was released on bail around 12:10 p.m. ahead of a scheduled June 8 court date.

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  6. Alabama Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down AgainRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Courthouse News Service

    ... couples after previously obtaining an order from Granade requiring the issuance of marriage licenses in Mobile County. Also on Thursday, Granade rejected a motion by Probate Judge Tim Russell who sought to reverse her January ruling on the grounds ...

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  7. Same-sex couples can marry in Alabama, judge rules - but not yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Politico

    ... injunction in February that put federal and state courts at odds, blocking the state's attorney general and Mobile County probate judge from enforcing the state's laws banning gay marriage. Granade again affirmed the constitutional right of same-sex ...

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  8. ALDOT seeks I.T.S. upgrades for increased interstate efficiency, safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WTVM

    ... the driver time to reroute. Currently in the Mobile Area, the ITS operations run from I-10 milepost 14 in Mobile County to milepost 38 in Baldwin County and throughout the first five miles of I-65 beginning at the I-10 interchange. In early April, ...

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  9. Alabama Must Obey Federal Decisions on Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Advocate

    ... motion, which Granade's decision today granted, came as part of a lawsuit brought by five same-sex couples in Mobile County who had sued over Probate Judge Don Davis's refusal to issue licenses. In Alabama, probate judges are responsible for issuing ... 1 comment

  10. Meet the 3 gay couples at the center of Alabama's latest marriage disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Alabama Live

    ... 22 years and have been raising a child together since 2002 in Alabama. They tried to obtain a license from the Mobile County probate office on March 4, but Probate Judge Don Davis had closed the marriage license office. The next day, officials at ...

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  11. Fed. judge reaffirms AL gay marriage ruling; stays it pending SCOTUS rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WTVM

    ... issue the licenses. There was initially debate over whether Granade's order affected any probate judge outside Mobile County, but in her latest ruling the judge expanded her order to cover the probate judge in all 67 counties. [ DOCUMENT : Judge ...

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  12. As police body cameras proliferate, new legal questions emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Alabama Live

    ... starting using the devices in 2010 when Angel Downs died, which led to a highly publicized case involving then-Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine. The camera footage was a component of the case . "We're looking at state and national standards ...

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  13. Mobile holds public hearings to demolish 20 blighted homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WALA

    ... afternoon, May 20.As police led 42-year-old James Fulton out of headquarters to a squad car to take him to Mobile County Metro Jail, FOX10 News asked him a number of questions regarding the crime he is accused of.FOX10 News asked Fulton if he was ...

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  14. Mobile Fire-Rescue fights two overnight firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WALA

    ... afternoon, May 20.As police led 42-year-old James Fulton out of headquarters to a squad car to take him to Mobile County Metro Jail, FOX10 News asked him a number of questions regarding the crime he is accused of.FOX10 News asked Fulton if he was ...

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  15. Saraland HS graduation may be delayed due to weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WALA

    ... afternoon, May 20.As police led 42-year-old James Fulton out of headquarters to a squad car to take him to Mobile County Metro Jail, FOX10 News asked him a number of questions regarding the crime he is accused of.FOX10 News asked Fulton if he was ...

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  16. Murder victim's mother wants capital murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WALA

    ... attempted murder - but Yow says the killer of her son should face a tougher penalty. Yow says she called the Mobile County district attorney, and she's also contacting Prichard investigators.She wants to make sure there's justice in the case by ...

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  17. Trustees announce four of 10 new Deepwater Horizon recovery projects will be in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Business Journal

    State and federal trustees on Wednesday announced 10 new proposals to repair damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The total estimated cost of the projects is $133.6 million, and if approved, BP has pledged to cover the cost.

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  18. Oil spill trustees announce $133M in proposed restoration projects, 4 of 10 are in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Alabama Live

    State and federal trustees announced 10 new proposed projects Wednesday to restore damage stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill , with a total estimated cost of $133.6 million. If approved, the projects would be funded by BP, which has agreed to provide up to $1 billion for early restoration projects in the Gulf before the Natural Resources Damage Assessment process is complete.

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  19. Mobile County 2014 cap investments by new, expanding biz plummetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Alabama Live

    Mobile County ranked among the state's top economic recruiters for 2014 in dollars invested, but expansions as opposed to new investments were responsible for the lion's share of the nearly $596 million spent on 26 projects across seven southwest Alabama counties. The state's 2014 New and Expanding Industry report , released jointly Tuesday by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and the Alabama Department of Commerce, revealed a total of 392 projects were announced statewide representing total investments of nearly $3.4 billion expected to create more than 18,000 jobs.

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  20. Mobile County master gardeners plan festive, delicious farm-to-table tasting eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Alabama Live

    The benefits of enjoying locally sourced and produced foods will be showcased on June 1 for the annual Farm-to-Table table event hosted by the Mobile County Master Gardener program. The fourth annual Mobile County Master Gardeners' Farm-to-Table event is set for June 1, but this year's delicious celebration of food will be a little different.

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