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1 hr ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Cypress Creek Organic Farms CEO arrested for DUI in South Carolina

The man behind a failed valley business is behind bars. James Lawhorne, the CEO of Cypress Creek Organic Farms, is currently sitting in a Cherokee County jail in South Carolina.

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5 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Keith George, who shot and killed his nephew, will receive a new trial.

Keith George's conviction was overturned by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Aug. 30, 2013, according to his attorney, Michael Sizemore.

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7 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

'Forrest Gump' remains popular after 2 decades

Groom didn't foresee a best-selling novel that would become a movie that, 20 years after release, still plays almost continually on TV, somewhere in the world.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Forrest Gump, University of Alabama, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema

9 hrs ago | WKRN

103 people arrested in drug and prostitution round-up

In Hermitage, the site of the biggest bust, 23 people were arrested with more than $4,000 in drug money and illegal drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Punk, The Ramones

10 hrs ago | Truthdig

Stop Saying 'If X Fired Rockets at U.S.': It's Racist, and Assumes We're Colonial

Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israel's massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying, "If the U.S. was subjected to rocket fire by X [usually Mexicans], what would it do?" This hope that Americans are racists and that their racism can be incited against the Palestinians ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Washington Post, Publishing, African-American, Canada, US Military, US Air Force

12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

National conservative website spotlights Alabama climate change skeptic Dr. Roy Spencer

A University of Alabama in Huntsville scientist's skeptical take on global climate change at a recent conference in Las Vegas is being widely shared after being featured on the national conservative news website Breitbart.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Global Warming

16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

EPA regulations will take a toll on Alabama: reader opinion

President Obama once promised that he would make electricity prices "necessarily skyrocket," and earlier this month he delivered on his word.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alabama Government, Environment, Science, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Fox News

Historic markers to greet Civil War buffs in Alabama

History buffs who come to Selma next April will be treated to something special -- interactive history markers allowing them to use their cellular phones to learn more about one of the final battles of the Civil War.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Alabama Live

Blue Cross in Alabama will face more competition on Obamacare exchanges in next enrollment

In the second year of selling insurance on the Marketplace exchanges set up by health reform, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama will face more competition .

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

Alabama Live

'To Kill a Mockingbird' celebrates 54 years

An American classic was born 54 years ago today with the release of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, To Kill a Mockingbird, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Pop/Rock, Harper Lee, Arts, Literature, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Alabama and Georgia sculptors revealing their talents in Hanceville museum exhibition

Art ranging from metalwork to glass, wood to paper, is being exhibited at the Evelyn Burrow Museum , on the campus of Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.

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Related Topix: Hanceville, AL, Cullman, AL, Entertainment

Alabama Live

See where your Alabama metro fell on 2014 Best Cities for Manufacturing list

A recent study by NewGeography.com ranks one North Alabama metro as the top small city for manufacturing: Florence/Muscle Shoals.

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Related Topix: Florence, AL, Muscle Shoals, AL, Mathematics, Science

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press

An Alabama sheriff says an inmate will no longer be allowed to volunteer at a Boys and Girls Club after relatives of a man he is accused of killing complained.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Fort Rucker, AL, Montgomery, AL

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Stop Saying 'If X fired Rockets at U.S.': It's Racist, & assumes we're Colonial

Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israel's massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying "if the US was subjected to rocket fire by X [usually Mexicans], what would it do?" This hope that Americans are racists and that their racism can be incited against the Palestinians is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Washington Post, Publishing, African-American, Canada, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hartselle Enquirer

Somerville man charged with posing as woman to lure males

A Somerville man is in jail after an Alabama Bureau of Investigation probe determined that he had created a false female identity on the Internet to lure hundreds of males through social media sites.

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Alabama Live

Ten finalists named for annual Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant

The Alabama Nursing Home Association has announced the 10 finalists in the annual Ms.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health

Northern Michigan News

Helton: Talladega races still have big impact

Mike Helton has seen Talladega Superspeedway's capacity expand in boom times and shrink along with the crowds at one of NASCAR's signature tracks.

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Alabama Live

2 Alabama historical sites are not losing money; state cutting costs to avoid selling others

The state of Alabama, hit hard by a deep recession, is preparing to turn operation of four state-owned, 19th century mansions over to nonprofits or local governments as it seeks ways to slash costs associated with maintaining its historical properties.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Chilton County, AL, Tuscumbia, AL, Demopolis, AL

Alabama Live

Officials hope Phase II of Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur will make school a 'destination'

Athens State University President Bob Glenn hopes the addition of a $13.5 million music and drama building will make the Alabama Center for the Arts in downtown Decatur a "destination" program for students from Alabama and across state lines.

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Related Topix: Decatur, AL, Athens State University

Alabama Live

'Alabama Moon' film, shot in Louisiana, tells nice coming-of-age tale about trust, tragedy...

Jimmy Bennett, above, stars in "Alabama Moon," a 2009 film adaptation of Watt Key's novel of the same name.

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Related Topix: Jimmy Bennett, Pinson, AL, Entertainment

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