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  1. Auburn announces search committee for athletic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Alabama Live

    In this Monday, March 20, 2017, photo, Iowa State University President Steven Leath answers questions at a news conference following the announcement of his selection as the next president of Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. Leath will begin his tenure in July.

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  2. Roy Moore evades questions about scandal, accuses McConnell of stealing election from AlabamiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore declined to answer questions about the sexual misconduct allegations surrounding his campaign on Thursday during a press conference where some 20 pro-life advocates said they continue to back his candidacy. Moore said the allegations from seven accusers who claimed he either sexually assaulted, harassed or dated them when they were teenagers were politically motivated.

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  3. Proposed videoboard in North end of Jordan-Hare Stadium removed from board agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Alabama Live

    The proposed $6.3 million videoboard in the North end zone of Jordan-Hare Stadium was taken off the agenda for Friday's meeting of Auburn's board of trustees. Auburn president Steven Leath removed the videoboard's final proposal from the agenda during a workshop session Thursday afternoon, according to the Opelika-Auburn News .

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  4. Alabama forensic sciences director running for state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Sparks announced last week he would run for the Republican nomination in Senate District 13, which is represented by Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville. Dial is not seeking reelection.

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  5. Darius James 'fine' after being carted off with scary neck injury against MercerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Auburn offensive lineman Darius James is hauled off the field after an injury against Mercer during the first half of the homecoming game Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala.

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  6. 4 Alabama high schools joining fight against childhood cancer beginning this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Four high school football teams in Alabama will help raise funds for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital beginning this week. Blount , Bullock County , Oak Grove and Opelika are participating in Touchdowns Against Cancer, a national program aimed at unifying teams across the country the for the common cause of defeating childhood cancer.

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  7. 'We expect to play 15 games:' Spanish Fort goals don't change despite key lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Alabama Live

    "The expectations are always the same here," third-year coach Ben Blackmon said. "They don't go down because we graduate a class.

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  8. South Alabama's Malcolm Buggs 'emotional' over being awarded No. 5 jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Alabama Live

    South Alabama safety Malcolm Buggs wears the No. 5 jersey for the first time in practice on Tuesday morning.

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  9. Superb round pushes Chad Collins to comfortable lead at BarbasolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Chad Collins almost made history as he shot a 60 on the second day of PGA action at the Barbasol Championship in Opelika, Ala. Collins sits alone in the lead with a 15-under, giving himself a nice cushion over Grayson Murray and Cameron Tringale who are tied for second at 11-under.

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  10. Auburn 'continuing to work' on scheduling Notre Dame, Jay Jacobs saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs reacts to a drive during the Barbasol Championship Pro Am Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the RTJ Golf Trail in Opelika, Ala. Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs reacts to a drive during the Barbasol Championship Pro Am Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the RTJ Golf Trail in Opelika, Ala.

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  11. Gus Malzahn wraps up offseason at Pro-Am of Barbasol ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Alabama Live

    SEC Media Days may be the unofficial kickoff of the college football season but Wednesday was essentially the end of Gus Malzahn's offseason. The fifth-year Auburn coach was among the local celebrities to take part in the Pro-Am of the Barbasol Championship at aGrand National along the Robert Trent Jones golf trail in Opelika on Wednesday.

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  12. Troy QB Brandon Silvers enters fourth season as starter with national attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Troy senior Brandon Silvers, a Gulf Shores grad entering his fourth season as the Trojans' starter, has been named to the preseason watch list for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and the Davey O'Brien Award , both of which were awards today. The Davey O'Brien Watch List features 30 of the nation's top quarterbacks, and the list also includes Hurts and South Carolina's Jake Bentley, a sophomore from Opelika.

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  13. Meet the golfers at this week's PGA Barbasol Tournament in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The PGA Tour tournament takes place at the Lakes Course at Grand National along the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, and has 128 golfers trying to make their mark and win. The event is an excellent mix of young newcomers, established golfers and athletes with Alabama ties.

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  14. UAB football snags hero from Ramsay's state title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Alabama Live

    DeShaun Oliver , UAB football's latest commit from Ramsay , wants to upgrade his Friday night impact. Oliver described it has transforming from a spark to a sparkle.

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  15. Trial for murder of former Auburn player Jakell Mitchell delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The murder trial for the man charged with the murder of former Auburn H-back Jakell Mitchell has been delayed. Jury selection for the trial of Markale Hart was set to begin Monday morning in Opelika but the trial was delayed due to conflicts with other cases set for trial.

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  16. McGill-Toolen junior QB Sheldon Layman 'ecstatic' about USA offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Alabama Live

    McGill-Toolen junior quarterback Sheldon Layman completed 11-of-12 passes against Thompson during the team's spring game. day-by-day and see what it is like at the end," he said.

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  17. New NCAA recruiting rule prevents Auburn from signing Opelika football players for 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Auburn University head coach Gus Malzahn stands on the sidelines as Auburn High prepares to take on Opelika High Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Opelika High School in Opelika, Ala. As a result of recently passed NCAA recruiting legislation, Auburn can't sign any football players from nearby Opelika High School for two years because it hired the school's former head coach, Brian Blackmon, as an analyst .

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  18. Stephen Roberts a key returning piece as Auburn's field safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The senior safety had 57 tackles and two interceptions last season and will be expected to pick up where he left off. Fellow senior Nick Ruffin is Auburn's third safety regardless of field or boundary, but several younger players got a chance to see time at the field safety spot in the spring.

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  19. Camping World buys Gander Mountain at bankruptcy auction: Liquidation ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Gander Mountain has been purchased by Camping World, a move that could save some stores. Camping World, the Illinois-based company owned by CNBC reality show star Marcus Lemonis, has purchased Gander Mountain at its bankruptcy auction, a move that could mean some additional locations of the outdoor retailer will stay open.

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  20. Some question transparency in selection of new Auburn presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Alabama Live

    University trustees are set to vote on a new president of Auburn University, and some people say the selection process should be more transparent. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that no candidates have been announced in the search to replace Auburn President Jay Gogue.

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