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7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

'Why can't regular school be this way?' Middle-schoolers learn hands-on science at summer...

There wasn't a lot of sitting still at the second Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics camp, and that was also a lesson for the 30-plus math and science teachers who took part, said camp director Andre Green, an associate professor in the University of South Alabama's College of Education.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Baldwin County, AL, Education Etc., Family, Kids

8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Free 'Poetry of Songwriting' event features Rheta Grimsley Johnson, Frye Gaillard, more

Alabama songwriter Davis Raines, a former death row prison guard, has a new album with a title track inspired by Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Harper Lee, Pop/Rock, Mobile, AL, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

USA employee struck, killed by motorist near Stanky Field baseball stadium

The University of South Alabama's Stanky Field is located on Old Shell Road, where a woman was struck and killed on Monday.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Alabama Live

University of South Alabama student fatally shot by officer was seeking help, lawsuit says

"It is reasonable to infer that even in his distressed, confused and disoriented mental state, Gilbert Collar knew that he needed help ..." -- lawsuit MOBILE, Alabama - A University of South Alabama student who suffered a fatal gunshot during a confrontation with a campus police officer two years ago was seeking help, according to a federal lawsuit ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mobile County, AL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Rolando McClain found guilty of misdemeanor charges

Coffee County Officials say a babysitter has been arrested and is charged with endangering a child after she left three children in a tub alone while she went to the store.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Man posts Facebook photos of him pointing gun at cat & dog

Coffee County Officials say a babysitter has been arrested and is charged with endangering a child after she left three children in a tub alone while she went to the store.

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Related Topix: Alabama

National Geographic

Tropical Fish Cause Trouble as Climate Change Drives Them Toward the Poles

Marine ecologist Adriana VergA©s emerged from a scuba dive in Tosa Bay off the coast of southern Japan last week and was amazed at what she'd seen: A once lush kelp forest had been stripped bare and replaced by coral .

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Alabama Live

At plaintiffs' request, judge dismisses suit in fatal University of South Alabama shooting

Mobile County Circuit Judge Robert Smith has granted a request by lawyers for the parents of Gil Collar to dismiss the suit in state court.

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Related Topix: Mobile County, AL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mobile, AL, Wetumpka, AL

WALA

Building a healthier Gulf Coast 1 walk at a time

The American Heart Association is building healthier lives on the Alabama Gulf Coast through two upcoming walks, the Mobile Heart Walk on September 13, 2014, 8:00 a.m., at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Center, and the Baldwin County Heart Walk on September 27, 2014, 9:00 a.m., at Fairhope Pier.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Baldwin County, AL

Alabama Live

Three pit bulls attack 18-month-old child

The attack happened Wednesday while the child and the child's father, Dylan Stafford, were outside their home in the 1400 block of Crosby Road, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Family holds onto hope after hit and run severely injures 70-year-old

MOBILE, Alabama -- On Sunday afternoon Sherry Hutt-McDade sat with family in the University of South Alabama Medical Center, a place she's all too familiar with.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Mayor Sandy Stimpson Q&A on recent trip to London: No timeline on Airbus suppliers coming...

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson prepares to answer questions on Friday, July 18, 2014, during a news conference at his Government Plaza office.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Commercial Aircraft, Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Alabama Live

Former Planning Commission Chairman: Appointments weighted 'toward development only'

Six members on the 12-person Planning Commission were thanked by the Urban Development Department's staff for their service during their terms in office, which included at least two members who have served since the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WALA

Still time to help with Three Mile Creek cleanup

Mobile Baykeeper is hosting a Three Mile Creek cleanup Thursday, July 17. If you would like volunteer, you're asked to meet at Tricentennial Park on Lake Drive at 9:30 a.m. The groups will be sent to various locations from there.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WALA

BayFest: Whata s the return on taxpayera s investment?

BayFest brings in big bucks to the City of Mobile. But at what cost to you? Both city and county tax dollars help fund the organization.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WALA

MPD: Baby tests positive for cocaine, mom arrested

A newborn baby boy is now in the hands of the Department of Human Resources after he tested positive for cocaine at the University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hospital.

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Related Topix: Mobile County, AL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

USA reaps benefits of Mitchell's matching gift: 76 scholarships and counting

MOBILE, Alabama - The University of South Alabama has a strong emphasis on increasing its scholarship pool, an effort that has become more important in recent years as tuition and fees continue to rise.

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Coal Valley News

Chemical from water crisis may have been more toxic than first thought

One group is calling for action after a new study claims the January Elk River Chemical Spill could have far worse health issues than what has been reported.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, University of Charleston

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alabama Live

Summerdale police: As baby was drowning in bathtub, father in living room texting

A Summerdale police officer testified Thursday that a 4-year-old boy said he called out to his stepfather for help after his baby brother slipped in a bathtub May 12, but his stepfather never answered his calls.

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Related Topix: Summerdale, AL

WCHS-TV Charleston

Study Says WV Spilled Chemical Could Be More Toxic Than First Thought

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A new study shows a chemical that spilled into West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply in January could be more toxic than a previous test indicated.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

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