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  1. Residents asked to help search for missing planeRead the original story

    3 min ago | WTVC

    Friends and relatives of two men believed to be aboard a plane when it went missing near the Georgia-Alabama border are asking residents in the area to help in the search. The Dothan Eagle reports that Doug Brown, a friend of the men, said he's asking people who have a deer stand in the area to check for anything that's been disturbed.

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  2. Alabama unemployment rate drops to 6.9 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama's preliminary, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the month of August dropped to 6.9 percent, down from July's 7 percent. The rate represents 147,346 unemployed Alabamians, down by around 1,300 from the preceding month, Governor Robert Bentley's office said.

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  3. CrimeStoppers seeks woman in identity theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Montgomery Police Department and Central Alabama CrimeStoppers are asking for the public's help tracking down the suspect accused of identity theft in California and Montgomery. The suspect is described as a young female between the ages of 21 and 25. She may possibly be Hispanic, is short in height and has a low to medium weight with an olive skin tone and black hair.

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  4. There were 5 low performers in this weeks Kitchen CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... d washing sink was not up to the 100 degree requirement. For the most recent health inspection scores, log on to the Alabama Department of Public Health Food Establishment Scores website. Copyright 2014 WAFF . All rights reserved.

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  5. Who has and who hasn't asked for Judge Mark Fuller's resignation: Today in Alabama politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Alabama Live

    Fuller has come under fire following his arrest earlier this month on domestic violence charges. He has since accepted a plea deal that will allow his record to be expunged if he completes a counseling program.

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  6. Gumbo or tailgating? Why not both in an event that combines two of our favorite fall pursuits?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Alabama Live

    ... atmosphere," said bob Baumhower, the CEO of Aloha Hospitality and a former All-America with the University of Alabama and later a pro-bowler with the Miami Dolphins. The event kicks off on Friday, Oct. 3 with a VIP party for all participants at the ...

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  7. The Hunt for Alabama's Best BBQ Ribs, Day 4: A trip north to barbecue heaven in Decatur and AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Alabama Live

    We're heading into the homestretch of our five-day trek to find Alabama's Best BBQ Ribs, and on Day 4, we followed the smoke to the Tennessee Valley, where barbecue traditions run deep. Thursday's journey took us to Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q in Decatur, Smokey C's Bar-B-Que & Wings, also in Decatur, and a little farther north to 306 Barbecue in Athens.

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  8. Q/A with 'Woosical' co-writer Huntsville's Kristen...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Alabama Live

    "I started as a performer and getting the joke on stage is really cool, but getting it as a writer is better." HUNTSVILLE, Alabama-- Childhood friends Kristen Tumminello and Kelley Birney have officially achieved their dream of taking their passion to New York City.

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  9. Alabama unemployment declines to 6.9 percentRead the original story

    31 min ago | WKRN

    Gov. Robert Bentley announced Friday the 6.9 percent measured in August was down from 7.0 percent in July. But the rate was higher than the 6.5 percent recorded a year ago and it was higher than the national figure of 6.1 percent.

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  10. Hollis Picks: Under new coordinator Kurt Roper, Jeff Driskel off and scoringRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Alabama Live

    ... Robinson is the team's Amari Cooper with 21 catches for 339 yards and three scores. This week's picks: Florida vs. Alabama A 14 1/2-point favorite, the third-ranked Crimson Tide finally has a game that will give us a better take on Lane Kiffin's ...

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  11. Friday is last day before $20 BayFest ticket price increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    ... gates for $40. The festival takes place Oct. 3-5 in downtown Mobile, with a slate of headliners including includes Alabama, Ludacris, Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington, Jane's Addiction, Kid Rock, Foster the People, Earth Wind & Fire and ...

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  12. The BIG Picture will require big review and revision of regulations: opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -Twickenham, the historic district downtown, with its lovely, eclectic mixture of mansions and bungalows, with its charms and its quirks, maintains a magnetic appeal for residents and visitors alike. The BIG Picture is Huntsville's long-range planning initiative.

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  13. Still No Sign of Missing Airplane in Southeast AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RickeyStokesNews.com

    According to report from WSFA - The search for two people and their small airplane in southeast Alabama will continued Friday, the third day of searching following the plane's disappearance in what is believed to have been a crash somewhere near Henry County. For much of the day Thursday, helicopters refueled one-by-one at the command post located at the Abbeville Municipal Airport.

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  14. Birmingham Mayor William Bell guards the power of his office, channels Larry LangfordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.

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  15. Weather delay doesn't stop Darius Rucker from playing Tuscaloosa Amp, but some frustrated...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The forecast called for a 30 percent chance of rain Thursday night, but the downpour at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater washed away those odds in a hurry. Despite heavy rainfall and a lightning delay that cut Chase Rice's set completely, country rock star Darius Rucker and his band started on time and handed the crowd that made their way back into the venue the show they wanted.

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  16. Outrage Over Guardrail Crashes Tied to Lost Limbs, DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... of risk of both serious injury and fatality" than the original version. The study, conducted by the University of Alabama Birmingham, examined serious and fatal accidents in Missouri and Ohio and was sponsored by the state of Missouri and the Safety ...

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  17. Who are the 4 volleyball Player of the Week winners?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Fans across the state cast almost 12,000 votes in online polls for volleyball Player of the Week candidates from the Tennessee Valley, Birmingham Metro, Coastal Alabama and the rest of the state. Spanish Fort's Maegan Parrillo was chosen in Coastal Alabama while Bob Jones' Erin Shockey is the Tennessee Valley choice, Mountain Brook's Sara Chandler Mitchell for the Birmingham Metro and St. James' Hannah Dailey was selected for the remainder of the state.

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  18. Forecast: Clear weekend ahead for Birmingham, with sunny days in the 80sRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

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  19. World Games selection committee coming to Birmingham in October, may be heading to Alabama vs. Texas A M game Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    In just a few weeks, Birmingham will roll out the red carpet for World Games Association officials as they make their official site selection visit to the Magic City. Three World Games officials will be in town for the visit October 16-19, during which time they'll be shown sites where games and athletes could be hosted, as well as "all that Birmingham has to offer," said Scott Myers, executive director of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

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  20. Hope for the Best: Alabama versus FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Roll Bama Roll

    Can QB Jeff Driskell propel the Gators to victory in the hostile confines of BDS? - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Two championship-pedigree inter-divisional SEC foes will slug it out in Bryant Denny Stadium this weekend...what's not to like? But for Blake Sims and the Alabama offense, the game will be the crucible which will give followers an idea of what to expect for the remainder of the season. "I think that, in games like this, players really get excited.

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