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Interstate 10 on-ramp from Battleship Parkway remains closed after explosion

An entrance ramp to Interstate 10 remained closed on Thursday morning, hours after guard railing was damaged by an exploding tanker truck .

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Related Topix: Explosion, Boat Disaster, Spanish Fort, AL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Alabama Live

Orange Beach man convicted in death sentenced, released on appeal bond

An Orange Beach man who was found guilty in May of manslaughter in a 2012 shooting was sentenced Thursday to 14 years and four months in prison.

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Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL

WALA

Home sales on the rise in Baldwin County

One of the hot spots for this is the Spanish Fort area. One development in what's known as the golden triangle area has the potential for thousands of homes.

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Related Topix: Spanish Fort, AL

Alabama Live

Man charged in Wood family sex investigation pleads guilty

A man whose family is suspected of having sex with relatives pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of second-degree rape and second-degree sodomy.

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Related Topix: Bay Minette, AL, Mobile County, AL

Tri-cityherald.com

SC's Osteen group buys newspapers in coastal Ala.

The Sumter Item reports that OPC News LLC finalized the purchase of Gulf Coast Newspapers LLC on Tuesday.

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Alabama Live

In the School Zone: A year of learning without textbooks

Welcome to the School Zone column, which is published every Thursday. My goal is to provide a snapshot of what's happening in the schools in Mobile and Baldwin counties.

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Related Topix: Mobile County, AL, Education Etc., Saraland, AL, Chickasaw, AL, Mobile, AL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Alabama Live

Is Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson playing hardball on pay raise? The mayor talks blight,...

Welcome to today's installment of the Sharp Eye on Mobile column, which is published three days a week .

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL

Alabama Live

Heiko Einfeld steps in to permanently lead the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce

The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce chose Heiko Einfeld to be its new executive director last week.

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Related Topix: Fairhope, AL

Alabama Live

Going to the big Fort Morgan reenactment? Ride the bus or ferry

If you plan to go to the three-day Civil War reenactment at Fort Morgan this weekend, here's some advice: Don't drive there.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Gulf Shores, AL, Dauphin Island, AL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Why is school starting so early? Well, it's all about the holidays

MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile County's public schools open on Thursday, Aug. 7. That's eight days of summer left for the 59,000 students who attend the 89 schools in the district.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Mobile County, AL, Chickasaw, AL, Saraland, AL

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: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Alabama Live

Man accused in hit and run before Robertsdale parade indicted

A Baldwin County grand jury has indicted a man who is accused in a hit and run accident that happened before a Christmas parade in Robertsdale last year.

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Related Topix: Robertsdale, AL, Summerdale, AL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Another delay for I-10

MOBILE, Alabama - The public release date on a 2,000-page report on the proposed Interstate 10 bridge in Mobile is -- much like a Friday afternoon rush hour traffic jam on the nearby Bayway -- backed up.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Mobile County, AL, Spanish Fort, AL, Daphne, AL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WPTV Local News

Alabama toddler mauled by pit bull

The attack has neighbors of the girl calling for stricter rules for pet owners in the town of Bay Minette.

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Related Topix: Bay Minette, AL

Alabama Live

Alabama goes all in on ignition controls for drunken drivers, but do they work?

Taking effect this month, a revised law provides for people convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol to install ignition interlock devices that prevent their vehicles from starting if they have a blood-alcohol content of .02 or more.

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Related Topix: Mobile County, AL, Montgomery County, AL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WALA

Tallest cross in western hemisphere to be built in Baldwin Co?

The tallest cross in the western hemisphere is set to be built in Baldwin County, and it has some people talking as plans move forward.

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Related Topix: Summerdale, AL

WALA

Orange Beach hosts Alabama Sheriffa s Conference

The biannual Alabama Sheriff's Conference kicked off Friday at the Perdido Beach Resort.

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Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL

WALA

See a The Good Doctora in Fairhope

The Good Doctor is a musical comedy that opened on Broadway in 1973, and closed in 1974.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Alabama Live

Address flood insurance and the environment with RESTORE Act funding

Many Alabamians may find it hard to believe that July 15th of this year marked four years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill was capped in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Natural Disasters, Flood, Oil Spill, Orange Beach, AL, Opinion

Alabama Live

Jeans and sandals win out; Baldwin County school board eases uniform restrictions

With a vote of 6-1, the Baldwin County school board approved a policy to ease uniform restrictions for high school students during its meeting Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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