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  1. When does school start in Alabama 2015-2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Alabama Live

    It's hard to believe, but for some students in Alabama, the 2015-2016 school year has already started.

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  2. Top 10 highly skilled jobs that Alabama fills with foreign workersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Alabama Live

    Alabama relies on more than 1,500 chemists and engineers, dentists and accountants, internists and architects, each able to prove they have been schooled in a skill necessary to obtain a visa to work in the United States. These are also the same visas that Alabama's junior senator, Jeff Sessions, has been railing against for the last few years.

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  3. Alabama Senate committee to consider plan for BP oil spill moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Alabama Live

    An Alabama Senate committee will consider proposals on how to use money from the BP oil spill settlement when the special session resumes today. The Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund committee meets at 1:30 p.m., before the House of Representatives and Senate meet later this afternoon.

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  4. Derrick Brown Sets Official Visits: Odds on Where 5-Star DT LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | BleacherReport

    ... tackle, tweeted the schools he plans on taking an official visit to this season. My 5 officials will be too... Alabama Y Y Georgia Y" as i asai Auburn Y ... Y ... Y ... Tennessee Y" Y" Y" Mississippi St Y Y Much of the recruiting world believes ...

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  5. Welcome to American Bass Anglers 256-232-0406Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | American Bass Anglers

    ... Day will be moved to the next scheduled event in the series. Family Days will be held at the second event for the Alabama division is 3/26/2015 on Lake Guntersville at Guntersville State Park and the first event for the Kentucky division is ...

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  6. State lawmakers from the Gulf Coast meet in Mobile on Friday to discuss the BP settlement money.Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | WTVM

    Alabama legislators will convene in Montgomery Monday for a special session, and one thing on the agenda is BP settlement money. Governor Robert Bentley has called for more than $300 million in tax increases to shore up the general fund budget.

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  7. Our state parks thrive on partnerships, serve all AlabamiansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    The Alabama State Parks System has survived almost all Mother Nature can muster to throw against it - hurricanes, tornadoes, and wildfires. After each natural disaster, the parks have come back better and stronger.

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  8. Army to Develop Cyber Campus in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wireless Design & Development

    In January 2015, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, or AMRDEC, acquired two Redstone Arsenal buildings, which are being dedicated to the cyber security mission. "The primary focus of the AMRDEC Cyber Campus will be to provide world-class cybersecurity support to aviation and missile system customers and to provide cutting-edge research and development of cybersecurity solutions to address their most pressing challenges," said Robert Goldsmith, AMRDEC cyber lead.

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  9. Hewitt Middle students explore the Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Trussville Tribune

    ... campers at Barrier Island had the opportunity to investigate Mobile Bay from aboard DISL's research vessel, the Alabama Discovery . They trawled the bottom of the bay in order to catch and examine marine dwellers under the experienced guidance of ...

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  10. SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much. There are 14 new coordinators - seven on each side of the ball - in the Southeastern Conference.

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  11. ESPN 'College GameDay' to kickoff 2015 season at Alabama-Wisconsin openerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    ESPN GameDay analyst Lee Corso announces he is picking Alabama during ESPN College GameDay's visit to Tuscaloosa before the no. 1 Alabama vs no.

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  12. It's Willie Perry Day: Remembering Birmingham's BatmanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... to come by earlier to look at the car. At the event, they'll present Perry's family with a resolution from the Alabama Legislature recognizing Perry. Tyson said she'll be at the event, and she wants to make sure the city doesn't forget Willie Perry. ...

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  13. Phish deliver blistering, 'long overdue' set in Tuscaloosa after 24-year absence; see the...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Nearly 24 years since their last show in the Druid City, Phish returned with a brilliant set in a jam-packed Tuscaloosa Amphitheater , a moment the band themselves called "long overdue." Hot and beautiful weather provided a perfect backdrop for one of the band's best shows of their 2015 summer tour, this being the ninth stop following a two-night run in Atlanta.

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  14. Alabama in the mix for several top wide receiver recruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Alabama only has one receiver committed in Clay-Chalkville's T.J. Simmons , but the Crimson Tide remain in the top group for several talented recruits. However, all of them won't be able to sign with Alabama because of scholarship limits.

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  15. 65 dogs seized won't be returned to Alabama man, court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A Houston County man will not regain custody of 65 dogs seized from his residence in January due to malnutrition and suspected breeding for dog-hog fighting, a judge ruled on Friday. District Judge Lori Ingram ruled owner Jerome Wesley Hughes was "unable to provide adequately for" and have custody of the dogo argentino dogs, court records show.

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  16. Selma marchers on 'Journey to Justice' find supporters from around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... D.C. over the course of 40 days. (Albert Cesare/Montgomery Advertiser via AP) (Albert Cesare) Protest marchers in Alabama on Sunday embarked on the second day of their planned 860-mile trek to Washington, D.C., as part of "America's Journey for ...

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  17. 6 reasons to be 'Alabama Proud' this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Paul McCartney had a surprise in store for the crowd watching his headlining set at Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park Friday night. He brought out Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard of Athens to perform the Beatles' hit "Get Back" during the first night of the longtime annual music festival.

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  18. Harbert: Let people vote on gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A new survey conducted for the Alabama Jobs Foundation finds 89 percent of Alabamians demand the right to vote on gaming. Eighty percent support an education lottery.

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  19. Samuel Di Piazza joins AT&T Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Samuel A. DiPiazza , a University of Alabama graduate with ties to Birmingham, has been named to the board of AT&T Inc. DiPiazza, who was the global CEO and chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, will also serve on the audit committee for AT&T . While at PwC, DiPiazza served in a variety of regional leadership roles - including leading the Birmingham office.

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  20. What got these 1972 high school students kicked out of school? And would it happen today?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... In 1972 school code made it a rough beginning for at least a dozen Vestavia High School boys in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. The boys were asked to leave because their hair was too long. The principal told the boys they couldn't come back to school ...

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