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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Opinion

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Journalism

10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Moulton, AL

20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

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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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

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

Bellingham Herald

Alabama's move incentives get second look

Tucked inside leafy Bruns Drive, the 40,000-square-foot production studio features a two-story sound stage and green screen room, an editing room, a space for wardrobe and prop design, and all the technical gadgets needed to make a movie.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama

TheBlaze.com

Could There Actually Be a Lot More to the Story of This Allegedly...

University of Alabama officials and leaders of a national sorority are investigating student conduct after a picture featuring racially-charged language was reportedly sent by a sorority member using Snapchat, a photo sharing app.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, African-American, US Politics, US News

Capstone Report

Media Alert: SiriusXM broadcasting from Alabama Fall Camp

If you want more information about how things are going in Tuscaloosa as Alabama football prepares for the 2014 college football season, you might want to listen to one of the most knowledgeable voices about the Alabama football team-Phil Savage.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL

BayStreet.ca

Alabama Graphite Creates Technical Advisory Council and Appoints...

Alabama Graphite Creates Technical Advisory Council and Appoints Leading Carbon Expert Dr. Nitin Chopra from the University of Alabama as Inaugural Member is pleased to announce that Dr. Nitin Chopra, Associate Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and an adjunct professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Coosa County, AL, Chemistry, Science, University of Kentucky

Slashdot

Research Unveils Improved Method To Let Computers Know You Are Human

An anonymous reader writes CAPTCHA services that require users to recognize and type in static distorted characters may be a method of the past, according to studies published by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Tuskegee students staying in hotel due to housing shortage

Union Springs Police Chief Danny Jackson's daughter was shot to death early Sunday morning in Columbus, Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Union Springs, AL, Tuskegee, AL, Dothan, AL, Houston County, AL, Student Society, Chi Omega, Sororities

WTVY Dothan

93-Year-Old Accordionist Keeps On Playing

Most people know someone who lived into their 90's and stayed in relatively good health, but how many people can still play an instrument like a pro at that age? The accordion is no small instrument.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

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