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  1. New superintendent chosen for Bullock County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | WTVM

    ... December that he would not renew his contract. Stewart is one of the longest sitting superintendents in the state of Alabama. He also interviewed for the Selma superintendent job in March. He was not present at Thursday night's meeting. "Dr. Stewart ...

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  2. Two die in wreck near MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

    ... in a wreck around 6:30pm Thursday. Limited funding is just one of the issues forcing hospitals in rural areas of Alabama to cut back on services and even close their doors. Only 29 counties out of Alabama's 67 are equipped to deliver a baby. Dr. ...

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  3. Attorney who helped launch Tutwiler prison investigation speaks about federal agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVM

    While Governor Robert Bentley applauded the agreement filed on Thursday between Alabama's Department of Corrections and the U.S. Department of Justice regarding Tutwiler Prison for Women, the advocacy attorney who helped launched the investigation says there is still a lot more work that needs to be done. No criminal charges against officers involved in the abuse are included in the settlement.

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  4. Not much difference between Michigan and AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Clare County Review

    The longer I am in Alabama the more I realize life is pretty much the same wherever you live. For those readers that don't know, I purchased a newspaper in LaFayette Alabama back in December and since February have spent a great deal of time down there.

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  5. Alabama, feds reach agreement over alleged prison abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    An Alabama women's prison will be overhauled after the U.S. Justice Department said officers there coerced inmates into sex, watched them in showers and bathrooms and organized a New Year's Eve strip show. The Department of Justice on Thursday filed a complaint in federal court summarizing alleged abuses at the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, along with an accompanying settlement agreement outlining the steps the state has agreed to take to eliminate the abuses.

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  6. Alabama House passes bill to create long-term care networksRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The Alabama House on Thursday passed a bill that would establish integrated care networks to allow more Medicaid recipients to stay in their homes instead of nursing homes. Senate Majority Leader Greg Reed, R-Jasper, said the legislation could cut Medicaid costs by $1.5 billion from 2018 to 2028 while also allowing more Medicaid recipients to receive home-based care.

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  7. James Chilton DaltonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... M. and Mary Cora Garrison Dalton. He was a graduate of Parrish High School in Parrish. He attended the University of Alabama after serving three plus years in the United States Army. He was stationed in Alaska, England and France during World War ...

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  8. Time runs out for Alabama lottery, casino billRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    The bill didn't get a floor vote Thursday, and legislative rules make it difficult to pass controversial Senate bills in the final four days of the 30-day session. Republican Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh had proposed allowing Alabamians to vote on creating a state lottery and allowing casinos at state dog tracks.

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  9. Country Crossing developer Ronnie Gilley moved to Alabama prison. Could he be out soon?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    Country Crossing developer Ronnie Gilley has been transferred to an Alabama prison just days after he testified against a former Houston County Commissioner. Bureau of Prisons records show Gilley was moved to the Talladega Federal Correctional Institution this week.

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  10. 'World-Class Creeps,' Stormtroopers and Clueless Moms: When the Audience Becomes the ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... Bentley pulled her up onstage to sing with him in Pa., or this clip of a stage diver at a Montgomery Gentry show in Alabama that ends with him being hauled off on a stretcher by paramedics? Earlier this month, Columbia Nashville's David Friedman ...

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  11. Deontay Wilder on Eric Molina fight: 'I don't take nobody lightly'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    Deontay Wilder doesn't know a lot about his next opponent, but that's not a sign that he doesn't respect Eric Molina. The 29-year-old WBC heavyweight champion's first title defense comes on June 13 at UAB's Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama, about an hour from his hometown of Tuscaloosa.

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  12. Construction underway at Bibb Medical Center to re-open labor & delivery departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    Limited funding is just one of the issues forcing hospitals in rural areas of Alabama to cut back on services and even close their doors. Only 29 counties out of Alabama's 67 are equipped to deliver a baby.

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  13. Judge delays sentencing for Ala woman in daughter's slayingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    A judge is delaying sentencing for an east Alabama woman convicted of getting a man to kill her daughter eight years ago. Circuit Judge Jacob Walker III says records show Lisa Graham of Phenix City is taking medications including one that can be used for schizophrenia.

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  14. Alabama, Auburn quarterback target Jawon Pass sets commitment dateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Jawon Pass , a 6-foot-5, 220-pound dual-threat quarterback from Carver High School in Columbus, Ga., announced he would commit on July 13 . He told 247Sports that he would have a press conference and that his finalists are Alabama, Auburn, Virginia Tech, Louisville, North Carolina and Florida.

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  15. StagecoachRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... Bentley pulled her up onstage to sing with him in Pa., or this clip of a stage diver at a Montgomery Gentry show in Alabama that ends with him being hauled off on a stretcher by paramedics? Earlier this month, Columbia Nashville's David Friedman ...

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  16. Weekend rallies opposing same-sex marriage set in Marshall and Madison CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... want to make sure people who oppose gay marriage show their support by attending. Organizer John Thompson says the Alabama For Marriage rallies are designed to move pastors out of the church and speak for the sanctity of marriage between a man and a ...

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  17. If bare-bones budget passes, will anyone holler? AL.com opinion hotsheetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Time is almost up for the Legislature to pass any meaningful legislation to fill the state's $250 million revenue shortfall, columnist Chuck Dean wrote today. If there are no new taxes, no lottery and no gaming, Alabama will be left with what's been called the "austerity budget" that cuts more than $200 million from state services -- likely closing many state parks, laying off state troopers and court employees and slashing an already bare-bones mental health budget.

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  18. Alabama Kills LGBT-Inclusive Antidiscrimination BillRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Advocate

    Passing an LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination bill would have made famous Alabama native Tim Cook proud, but the Alabama House of Representatives just shot down any hopes of such legislation passing this session. The House Judiciary Committee canceled a vote on the bill Wednesday afternoon, essentially assuring it will have no chance of passage before the legislative session ends, the Associated Press reports.

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  19. Stop-gap fix for Alabama budget fails; special session likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A plan to find a short-term fix for the state budget shortfall collapsed today, making it likely that it will take a special session to avoid deep cuts in state services. The state Senate never got to a vote on a bill to shift about $100 million to the General Fund from the better-situated Education Trust Fund.

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  20. Judge: Gay Couples Across Alabama Have Right To MarryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pridesource.com

    A federal judge on Thursday ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to marry in all Alabama counties, but placed her decision on hold until the U.S Supreme Court weighs in on same-sex marriage this summer. U.S District Judge Callie Granade, as she has before, ruled that Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

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