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  1. Aretha Franklin's deep Alabama music connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    She also helped put Muscle Shoals on the map as a recording destination and many of her most-enduring recordings have vital Alabama connections. Born in Memphis, Aretha Franklin's emotive, graceful singing style earned her the nickname "Queen of Soul" and her sensual-meets-gospel sound, as heard on hits like "Respect," "Chain of Fools" and " A Natural Woman," helped define elite R&B.

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  2. Aretha Franklin found her Queen of Soul groove at Muscle ShoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Aretha Franklin, whose powerful and soulful voice fueled the feminist/civil-rights anthem "Respect" and countless other hit records, died today at the age of 76. Among the most popular and successful singers of all time, Franklin credits some awkward and magical moments at a studio in Alabama for putting this queen on her soulful journey to iconic stardom. "Coming to Muscle Shoals was the turning point in my career," the singer said in the documentary about the studio.

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  3. What's future of TVA land in Shoals with sale complete?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Alabama Live

    The Muscle Shoals Reservation in northwest Alabama. TVA completed a sale July 23, 2018, for 900 acres of the land.

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  4. Alabama kids went back to school today: Too early?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Alabama Live

    Students in Haleyville City, Muscle Shoals City, Tallassee City, Geneva County, Houston County, Geneva City start school before the week is out.

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  5. How Muscle Shoals can help Huntsville music growRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Alabama Live

    It's not easy to go from being a local band revelers pack bars for on Saturday nights, to becoming a recording artist fans listen to during their Monday morning commutes or around the house or whatever. But it does happen.

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  6. Steven Tyler recorded Stones classic in Muscle ShoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Alabama Live

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steven Tyler cut a cover of 1971 Rolling Stones hit "Brown Sugar" during his FAME Studios sessions this spring. A person familiar with the FAME Sessions confirmed to AL.com the song in question was indeed The Stones rocker - and not, say, a remake of D'Angelo's 1993 R&B hit "Brown Sugar" or bluesy 1971 ZZ Top tune "Brown Sugar."

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  7. SBC launches 'study group' focusing on sexual abuse in the churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    The Southern Baptist Convention, under new president, J.D. Greear, launched a "study group" that will focus on sexual harassment and abuse in the church. The announcement came one month after Paige Patterson was fired as president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a subgroup of SBC, for brushing off rape allegations presented to him and then denying it to the SBC.

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  8. NewsPolice lip sync is tribute to Muscle Shoals soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Alabama Live

    Muscle Shoals Police Department is paying attention to homegrown music in its take on the Lip Sync Challenge. First, Hollywood Police Chief Jason Hepler recorded his version of MercyMe's "I Can Only Imagine" with his K9 partner, Fox.

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  9. Hoover High School is one of 16 schools in the Hoover school district in Hoover, Ala.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Alabama Live

    Students in the Athens City Schools will enjoy the longest summer in the state, with an Aug. 30 start date to allow for more time to complete construction of the new Athens High School.

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  10. Life & CultureNew version of Alabama Shakes debut LP vinyl releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Alabama Live

    Maybe that's because even before Alabama Shakes released their 2012 debut album "Boys & Girls," the Athens-founded band was already internet-famous - thanks to the band's charming garage-R&B sound and singer Brittany Howard's powerful, cathartic vocals. Now, ATO Records has reissued the platinum-selling album on limited-edition pink-and-blue-colored vinyl, including an indie-exclusive version with a bonus seven-inch record containing non-album tracks "Heavy Chevy," "Mama" and "Pocket Change," also on pink-blue vinyl.

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  11. The siblings from Muscle Shoals, Ala., were the first pair in the country to be diagnosed with SIOD.Read the original story

    Jul 10, 2018 | Alabama Live

    As he nears his fifth birthday on July 16 - the third consecutive one to have a dinosaur theme - Kruz Davenport has no idea that he has an extremely rare and fatal disorder with a life expectancy of nine to 11 years. His mother, Jessica Davenport, who has fought tirelessly to raise money and awareness since he was diagnosed two years ago, passes out business cards to anyone who has questions about his stature, his symptoms or anything else.

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  12. Life and CultureUnsung Muscle Shoals guitarist is also a snake hunterRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Travis Wammack is pictured, left, onstage with singer Percy Sledge, and, right, handling a water moccasin or cottonmouth snake. Prior to mass-produced light-gauge guitar strings, he swapped out his Gibson's G-string with an A-tenor banjo-string to facilitate gonzo bends.

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  13. The week Down in Alabama: Mountain oysters served hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Alabama Live

    The daily news update "Down in Alabama" is available for your Alexa flash briefing or as a downloadable podcast on iTunes and other platforms . Much of the following is adapted from that show.

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  14. Jury votes to impose death penalty for Peter Capote in Shoals teen's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A jury today recommended the death penalty for Peter Capote, one of five people accused in the 2016 slaying of Shoals teenager Ki-Jana Freeman. The Colbert County jury voted 10-2 to impose the death penalty after convicting Capote, a 24-year-old Muscle Shoals man, of capital murder.

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  15. Third earthquake of the year detected in north AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Alabama Live

    The star marks the epicenter of a 2.3 magnitude earthquake detected in northwest Alabama on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Alabama had its largest - albeit still small - earthquake of 2018 detected early Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  16. Tuscaloosa man dies in high-speed motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Myron Delbert Moore, 42, was killed when his motorcycle struck the guardrail at Alabama Highway 20 and Alabama Highway 157 in Colbert County near the Muscle Shoals area about 12:30 a.m. Saturday, troopers said.

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  17. TVA auctions 900 acres of Muscles Shoals ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Alabama Live

    TVA auctioned off about 900 acres of the Muscle Shoals Reservation on April 20, 2018. TVA will maintain a smaller presence in the area.

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  18. Walmart spending $17 million in Alabama, remodeling 5 storesRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Walmart today announced it expects to spend an estimated $17 million over the next year in Alabama through the remodeling of five stores. Walmart is spending $17 million over the next year in five Alabama stores, as part of an $11 billion nationwide plan.

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  19. Another cold night ahead: Freeze warnings issued for part of AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Cold air is forecast to settle over the state today and into tonight, setting the stage for temperatures at or below freezing in some areas. The National Weather Service has issued freeze warnings for north and parts of central Alabama that will go into effect early Sunday morning.

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  20. Real-Time News from AL.comNo tornadoes? Winds blamed for storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Alabama Live

    The weather service got multiple reports of trees down and power outages on Tuesday night in both north and central Alabama as severe storms developed ahead of a strong cold front. The weather service in Huntsville said that it was confident that damage last night in several areas in north Alabama was caused by straight-line winds.

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