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  1. Swim advisory issued for east end of Dauphin IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Alabama Live

    The Mobile County Health Department has issued a warning for the east end of Dauphin Island, saying that swimmers could be at increased risk of illness. According to the advisory, issued Wednesday, samples showed elevated levels of enterococcus bacteria in the area.

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  2. Ellie the manatee found dead at 39 years old, first manatee captured in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Alabama Live

    Ellie the manatee, a regular visitor to Alabama waters since at least 2006, was found dead Saturday, floating near the ship channel in Mobile Bay. In 2009, Ellie became the first manatee ever captured in Alabama waters when a crew from the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Sea World Orlando encircled her in a huge net and hauled her onto the deck of a specially made manatee catching boat.

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  3. Tiger shark bites boat during Alabama Deep Sea Fishing RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Alabama Live

    A really big tiger shark, estimated at ten feet or more and 700 to 800 pounds. For the swimmers out there, tiger sharks are exceptionally common off Alabama, and implicated in many attacks on humans.

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  4. A rush to the scales on the final day of the ADSFRRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Alabama Live

    Anglers on "My Time" unload their catch on the final day of the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on Dauphin Island, Ala., on Sunday July 17, 2016. Anglers on "My Time" unload a yellowfin tuna on the final day of the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on Dauphin Island, Ala., on Sunday July 17, 2016.

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  5. Big fish on the leaderboard at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Alabama Live

    Day two of the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo started with thunderstorms rolling in just after daybreak, sending dozens of boats scurrying back to the dock before the skies cleared. When the fishermen started to filter back to the dock in the afternoon, the leaderboard began changing fast with dozens of huge fish, from grouper to tuna, and more fish released alive than ever before.

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  6. Two injured and hospitalized after boat runs ashore at Dauphin Island AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Alabama Live

    Coast Guard Sector Mobile officials confirmed that a boating vessel carrying three people ran aground at 8:46 p.m. into the Dauphin Island Airport on Friday night. CGSM Petty Officer, Mark Cole said that all three passengers were in a 18-foot Mako boating vessel that was traveling through the Pass Aux Herons area just north of Dauphin Island.

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  7. The 83rd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Alabama Live

    Scientists weigh and measure a live red drum as the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo kicks off on Dauphin Island, Ala., on Friday July 15, 2016. The competition is the largest saltwater tournament in the world and is in its 83rd year.

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  8. 83rd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, Music, Fish, and the Guinness BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Alabama Live

    The 83rd edition of the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, the largest saltwater tournament in the world, kicks off Thursday evening with the traditional Liars' Contest, wherein contestants try to tell the most fantastic fishing related whopper they can muster. The tournament was officially crowned the largest in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2011.

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  9. Catch and release at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo would please long ago protesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Gary Eberly of Summerdale, Ala., catches, documents and releases a tarpon Saturday, July 18, 2015, during the 82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo staged in Dauphin Island, Ala. There's a story, perhaps apocryphal, told by a few old timers around the bay that a wealthy animal rights activist in Mobile in the 1970s had it in for the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo.

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  10. Dozens of sharks on beach most likely killed in a gill netRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Alabama Live

    The several dozen sharks found washed up on the western shore of Mobile Bay appear to have been killed in a gill net, said Chris Blankenship, head of the Alabama Division of Marine Resources. Scientists from the Dauphin Island Sea Lab identified the sharks as young-of-the-year juvenile bull sharks, which are exceptionally common in Mobile Bay, one of the Gulf's most important shark nursery areas.

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  11. Nearly 100 dead sharks found on Mobile Bay shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Alabama Live

    Alabama's Marine Resources Division and Dauphin Island Sea Lab are investigating the deaths of nearly 100 sharks found Saturday morning along the shore of Mobile Bay, WKRG television news is reporting . The sharks, identified mostly as bull sharks, were discovered by residents and visitors on the beach on Belleair Boulevard, near Dauphin Island Parkway, the television station reported.

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  12. Alabama beach tips: See ospreys and pirates, fly with gulls, feed a raccoon, pet a kangarooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Alabama Live

    This baby raccoon entertains passengers waiting for the Mobile Bay Ferry at Fort Morgan. Alabama beaches have a lot of fun things to do.

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  13. Things to do in Mobile, June 26-July 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Alabama Live

    The monthly Dauphin Island Sunday Sunset Concerts series continues at the "Sunset Capital of Alabama," with the music of the Joe Occhipinti Big Band starting at 6 p.m., followed by what promises to be a beautiful sunset at 7:58 p.m. Be sure to bring lawn chairs and bug spray. All proceeds benefit the project to relocate and restore the Little Red School House on Dauphin Island.

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  14. South Carolina's Tara Moore named Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Alabama Live

    At the 59th annual Distinguished Young Women National Finals at the Mobile Civic Center Theater on Saturday night, audience favorite Tara Moore of South Carolina was named Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2016. Moore, who is from Easley, S.C., plans to go to Clemson University and hopes to become a pediatric physical therapist.

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  15. 7 Alabama tunnels you probably didn't know were built beneath your feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Here is a list of seven Alabama tunnels you probably didn't know were built beneath your feet. Submit your suggestions of other tunnels to [email protected] .

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  16. Study: Plastic residue pervasive in Mobile Bay, Gulf of Mexico shorelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Glitter- and confetti-sized bits of plastic from one of researcher Caitlin Wessel's shore samples are shown in a dish. "Microplastics" also range down to the microscopic scale.

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  17. An open letter to all red snapper fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Alabama Live

    There has been no proposal that can satisfy all the stakeholders in the Gulf Red Snapper fishery---the commercial, recreational and charter fleet. The latest move to reallocate red snapper quota from the commercials to the recs has angered the commercials because it took money from their business without adding significantly to the recs season.

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  18. 30 free things to do in Mobile this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Established in 1836, Magnolia Cemetery covers 120 acres and includes some 80,000 grave sites. From the website: "The variety and array of funerary art on display are breathtaking; from hauntingly mournful angels to elaborate urns, anchors, lambs, and crosses symbolizing hope, mercy, forgiveness, and memory.

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  19. The Southern Girls Project: We want to hear from your girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Alabama Live

    From Florence, Ala. to New Orleans, we've been listening to girls across the South.

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  20. What you get for just under $1 million on the waterfront in Coastal AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Alabama Live

    A Creole cottage on Dog River, a Dauphin Island beach house and a Mobile Bay classic are for sale. Each one has a million-dollar view and is priced just under $1 million.

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