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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Katherine McCarron tweets bikini photo from her honeymoon

The former Katherine Webb -- Katherine McCarron as of her July 12 wedding to former University of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron - has posted a bikini selfie taken on her honeymoon, according to several websites.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Alabama

7 hrs ago | Newswise

In a @JAMA_current Editorial, @msaagmd Talks About Treatment Costs...

In the July 23/30 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a new study evaluates the virologic response of HIV-infected patients also infected with hepatitis C virus who received a combination of the medications sofosbuvir plus ribavirin.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Genetics

11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Sources: JSU President Bill Meehan stepping down in 2015

Jacksonville State University President Bill Meehan told the university's board of trustees today that he will be stepping down next year, according to multiple sources.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Alabama Live

UAH student dies on campus; foul play not involved

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A University of Alabama in Huntsville student died Sunday afternoon at Charger Village, a student housing building on the UAH campus.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Madison County, AL

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Seattle Times

Climate-change skeptic becomes target of hostility

John Christy, a professor of atmospheric science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, has lost standing with others in his scientific field.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Global Warming

Alabama Live

'Hairspray' hitting Theatre Tuscaloosa; New York director talks about staging edgy musical...

Diva Hall, Charles Prosser, NorQuina "Q" Rieves, Glen Johnson, La'Porsha Lewis, and Emily Hoppe in Theatre Tuscaloosa's upcoming production of "Hairspray," running July 18-27 in the Bean-Brown Theatre.

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Related Topix: Hairspray, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Tuscaloosa, AL, Theater, Arts, Huntsville, AL, Entertainment

Watersblogged

Tuscaloosa Hosts First Statewide Veterans Reunion

The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission hosting the first annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion on September 26th- 28th, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL, Alabama

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Birmingham is the best place for the 2016 Democratic National Convention: guest opinion

In 2012, I was among the 35,000-plus delegates and visitors descending on Charlotte, NC, September 4-6 for the Democratic National Convention.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Opinion

Alabama Live

Is Harper Lee an Alabama or Auburn fan? Here's a clue from the book 'The Mockingbird Next Door'

Nelle Harper Lee attended the University of Alabama, but her brother, Edwin Lee, went to Auburn.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Alabama, Harper Lee, Birmingham, AL, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Watch the University of Alabama short that took top honors at world's largest student film...

For the second year straight , a team of University of Alabama filmmakers took home top honors at Campus MovieFest, the largest student film festival in the world.

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R & D

Mats made from shrimp chitin attract uranium like a magnet

The U.S. Department of Energy selected a University of Alabama start-up company for an approximate $1.5 million award to refine an alternative material to potentially extract uranium from the ocean.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Entomology, Science

Alabama Live

UAB community encouraged to take part in Nelson Mandela International Day with volunteer efforts

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Today is Nelson Mandela International Day , as declared by the United Nations, and the dean of The University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences is urging all students, staff and faculty in his college and on the entire campus to take part in this tribute to the late South African president and human-rights ... (more)

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Related Topix: Long Walk to Freedom, Books, Birmingham, AL, World News, South Africa, Africa

Circulation

Lacunar Strokes in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus: Risk Factors,...

From the Departments of Neurology , Radiology , and Medicine , University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX; University of Alabama at Birmingham ; Department of Medicine , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ; and Department of Medicine , McMaster University/Population Health Research Institute ... (more)

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Canada, World News

Huntington News

Dalton named Marshall University Director of Athletic Bands

Formerly a high school and elementary school band teacher in Atlanta, Georgia, the new Director of Athletic Bands said he is excited and anxious to be teaching at the university level.

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Related Topix: Marshall University, James Madison University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Can U.S. zoo elephants survive? UAB researcher seeks way to stop fertility threats caused by fat

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - African elephants in captivity - or about 40 percent of them - are getting fat, and this situation has potentially grim consequences for the species, according to researchers at The University of Alabama at Birmingham who are seeking to fix the problem.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Life, Food, Nutrition

Alabama Live

Entrepreneurs from across Alabama to compete Friday for share of $300,000 in prize money

Ten new business hopefuls will compete Friday in Birmingham in the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-up Competition.

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Business Journal

UAB reaches halfway mark of $1B fundraising campaign

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has raised $500 million toward its $1 billion goal in its largest-ever philanthropic endeavor: the Give Something, Change Everything campaign.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

The Kaleidoscope

LCME grants full accreditation to School of Medicine

The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine achieved the highest level of accreditation available to a medical school in the United States by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education after a rigorous, two-year self-study process that began in 2012 and culminated in a visit from the LCME site survey team March 9-12, 2014.

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Newswise

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Potential in UAB-Led Phase III Trial

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Randomized, phase III research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows that a new drug improves symptoms related to moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, a chronic skin disease of scaling and inflammation.

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Related Topix: Psoriasis, Medicine, Health, Birmingham, AL, Supplement, ALA, Arthritis

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Alabama Live

UAB Medicine seeks to identify which patients are veterans, learn their "unique exposures, concerns"

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Health-care providers at The University of Alabama at Birmingham are seeking to do a better job of determining which of their patients are veterans of the U.S. military and what health needs or risks they may have related to their service.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

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