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3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Gardendale AT&T to celebrate new store with food, football and fun Aug. 22

AT&T will host a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate its newest store, which opened in Gardendale last month, this Friday, Aug. 22. In addition to the ribbon cutting with Gardendale officials, festivities at the event include an appearance from University of Alabama mascot Big AL and the chance to win Alabama football tickets.

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7 hrs ago | Business Journal

UAB, HudsonAlpha to form cancer consortium

Earlier this summer, I reported that the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology would collaborate to form the Center for Genomic Medicine .

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12 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Explosion sends metal flying at Cimarron in Huntsville

A former University of Alabama football and Greenville High School all-state player is dead following a shooting in Greenville Wednesday night, according to the police department.

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14 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Former 'Bama player Ozell Powell shot, killed

Greenville police say they've arrested a man in the slaying of former University of Alabama football player Ozell Powell.

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17 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Fall semester underway at UA

Although there are no numbers available yet for this semester's enrollment, Fall 2013 enrollment reached an all-time high of 34,852 students.

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23 hrs ago | Hartselle Enquirer

Burks places fifth in IAAF long jump

Quanesha Burks of Hartselle, a sophomore track and field athlete at The University of Alabama, placed fifth in long jump competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Hollywood Gossip

Alabama Sorority Girl Kicked Out After Sending Racist Snapchat

The Internet exploded this week over an image sent over the popular social media app Snapchat by a sorority member at the University of Alabama.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Chi Omega, Sororities, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Science Daily

Sleepy college students stressed by jobs

College students are typically more sleep deprived than the rest of us and often ignore the health benefits of adequate slumber, said a researcher who studies the topic.

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Related Topix: University of Cincinnati

Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News

Peaceful Protestors Facing Off With Armed Police Set To Go To War

Ferguson, Missouri is home to Charles Blow, writer for the New York Times, quoting James Baldwin who said, "The most dangerous thing in the world is a Black Man with nothing to lose."

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Insight News

Rod Hicks to lead 2015 Convention and Career Fair in Minneapolis;...

Boston National Association of Black Journalists President Bob Butler recently announced that longtime member Rod Hicks will serve as chair of the 2015 Convention and Career Fair, to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, next summer as the organization celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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Business Journal

Southside's secret weapon: Get to know Sri Ceo Art Tipton

Just south of the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus sits one of the city's most mysterious economic powerhouses.

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WALA

New book tells story of Tuscaloosa tornado

Sports Illustrated writer Lars Anderson of Birmingham has written "The Storm and the Tide: Tragedy, Hope and Triumph in Tuscaloosa."

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Wheelchair-bound Moulton "hero" presented keys to brand new mobility van

A car accident 20 years ago left Courtney unable to walk. Before the accident, Courtney was on the fast track to play college basketball at the University of Alabama, but those dreams were cut short.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

UAH students get scholarships to pursue cyber security

For example, for a group of students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, cyber security has done a lot.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Alabama Live

'We have to be the movement': Students, residents march in Birmingham in honor of slain Missouri teen Michael Brown

Those who gathered in Birmingham, many of them students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, marched, posed with their hands up, carried signs and chanted "no justice, no peace" and "hands up, don't shoot."

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CBS Local

University Of Alabama Sorority Member Removed Over Picture With Racial Slur

A University of Alabama student has been removed from her sorority after a photo posted to her Snap Chat account that included a racial slur went viral.

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Related Topix: Chi Omega, Sororities, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities

Yahoo!

Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Star-Telegram.com

Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

This Aug. 18, 2014 file photo shows members of the Missouri National Guard standing watch outside a command post near a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Trussville Tribune

Scott-Santiago Wedding Announcement

Bernie and Jenni Scott of Trussville, AL are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Angela Michelle Scott to Mr. Paul Jay Santiago, son of Carlos and Amor Santiago of Stockton, California.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Trussville, AL, Homewood, AL, California Baptist University

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