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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | Juan Cole

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

Alabama Live

Launch party for '13 Alabama Ghosts' reissue brings answer to burning question: Is Jeffrey still around?

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - How popular is Jeffrey, the spirit who "haunted" beloved Alabama author Kathryn Tucker Windham and starred in his own book series? Once, a group of Japanese tourists parked a bus in front of Windham's Selma home, wanting to see where Jeffrey lived.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama

Alabama Live

Alabama's flight records reveal controlled chaos behind securing ...

Most of Tuscaloosa woke up in a daze Dec. 2. Alabama's Iron Bowl meltdown was still fresh two days later, but Crimson Tide linebackers coach Lance Thompson was up early that Monday morning.

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Business Journal

Recent poll has Palmer surging past DeMarco in Sixth District runoff

Alabama Policy Institute CEO Gary Palmer is surging ahead of Alabama Rep. Paul DeMarco , according to a recent poll released by Cygnal, a campaign, research and communications firm with an office in Montgomery.

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Alabama Live

Clayton man found guilty of traveling to Tennessee, Ohio to have sex with child

A jury found Charles Dean Partin , 38, guilty after a two and a half day trial in Montgomery, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Alabama stated in a release.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government

Wed Jul 09, 2014

CNN

'Talladega Nights' actor arrested for domestic violence

"Talladega Nights" actor Luke Bigham, 20, has been arrested on charges of domestic violence harassment after a fight between him and his mother, Lorrie Crumley, on July 8. According to Lt.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law

ABC 33/40

'Talladega Nights' former child actor arrested

An Alabama man who as a child acted in the movie "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" is charged with domestic violence after what police say was a fight with his mother.

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Bellingham Herald

Blind Boys of Alabama bring soul gospel to Mount Vernon theater

The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform at Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St., Mount Vernon, at 8 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014 their first appearance at the theater since their sold-out concert five years ago.

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Related Topix: The Blind Boys of Alabama, Gospel

Alabama Live

Fund created to help North Alabama women travel to Tuscaloosa or Nashville for abortions

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Reproductive rights supporters are stepping in to help fill the gap caused by the closing of North Alabama's only abortion clinic late last month.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Abortion

Examiner.com

Affordable Care Act looking costly to Alabamians

Many Americans who have a desire to work in order to support their families are seeing their hours cut.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Madison County, AL

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