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  1. Breaking down Gov. Bentley's $1.9 billion General Fund planRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Alabama Live

    In case you missed it, Alabama has prison capacity and condition issues that may mean serious expenditures for the state in the future. To immediately address those concerns and relieve some of the fiscal pressure, the Alabama Legislature wisely enacted a series of reforms.

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  2. Severe storms possible as cold front approaches AlabamaRead the original story

    45 min ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The National Weather Service said the storms on Wednesday could bring wind gusts of around 60 mph, frequent lightning and heavy rain. The heat advisory stretches from Florence in northwest Alabama to the Alabama Gulf Coast.

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  3. Alabama's New Deal post office art: How it got there, what survivesRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Alabama Live

    In the late 1930s, in an effort to relieve the hardships of The Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal brought many changes to Alabama, most significantly the Tennessee Valley Authority and electricity for rural residents. But Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration had numerous branches that resulted in projects such as flooding towns to form lakes, building public facilities like post offices and creating entire farming communities.

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  4. How Turkey Creek Nature Preserve became one of Alabama's favorite outdoor spots againRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    ... endangered species in the creek derailed those plans. In 2004, the roller coaster ride finally ground to a stop when Alabama's Forever Wild program purchased 462 acres around the falls to create the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, through deals ...

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  5. South Alabama man tells colossal stories with a thin brushRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    ... newspaper photographer and everybody who was anybody and some who were not. It featured the first all-female jury in Alabama - though it should be pointed out that this was not a real working jury, but a test jury. The people of Andalusia may have ...

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  6. Happening Today: Expect delays on northbound I-65 south of I-565Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to conduct maintenance resurfacing today beginning at 8:30 a.m. The work will take place south of Interstate 565.

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  7. Where Alabama lands on Guns & Ammo's ranking of best states for firearm owners: Wake Up CallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    ... there are those who believe the only way to keep the peace is for law-abiding citizens to keep their firearms. In Alabama, it seems more people fall into the second category than the first and the state's laws reflect those beliefs. That doesn't ...

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  8. Forecast: Dangerously high heat, chance of thunderstorms Wednesday for central AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    In addition to the extreme heat expected in central Alabam Wednesday, there's a chance for thunderstorms this afternoon across the region, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory that will be in effect until Wednesday at 9 p.m. Heat index values could reach the mid-100s across the region, including Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Montgomery.

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  9. How did Alabama land lifelong Auburn fan T.J. Simmons?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    That's the takeaway from Clay-Chalkville receiver and Alabama commitment T.J. Simmons ' comments Tuesday during Jefferson-Shelby football media day. Simmons said he grew up an Auburn fan, but his allegiance began to change when he started attending games in Tuscaloosa a few years ago.

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  10. New trial begins in Alabama murder-for-hire schemeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Multiple media outlets report that Montgomery County Deputy District Attorneys Scott Green, Kenneth Gibbs and Chris Moore began prosecuting David Nash on Tuesday, more than a year after he was sentenced to life in prison. In January 2014, Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Charles Price ordered that a new trial take place because he said two jurors lied when the defense was selecting a panel.

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  11. Alabama Football: Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Alabama football fans have been itching for the start of another college football season, and they won't have to wait much longer. Just over a month remains before the Crimson Tide kick off the 2015 season against the Wisconsin Badgers in Dallas.

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  12. Heat advisories issued for the area; Zaxby's donating proceeds to Make-A-Wish AL todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... conference today. Today, 58 Zaxby's locations are participating in 'Wish Wednesday' by partnering in Make-A-Wish Alabama. Zaxby's will donate 20% of their proceeds throughout the entire day in order to raise money for Alabama's wish children. A ...

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  13. Gay couples wed in once-reluctant Alabama county after federal judge's rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Weyburn This Week

    ... licenses to same-sex couples. (AP Photo/Al.com, Sharon Steinmann) MOBILE, Ala. - The federal judge who overturned Alabama's gay-marriage ban ordered a reluctant county to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, signalling to probate ...

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  14. Interview with Kirby Howell, Author Of The 'Autumn' SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Kirby Howell), Author of "The Autumn Series." Jessica : Dana and I met when we were freshman at the University of Alabama in our first screenwriting class. We were paired up to write that semester's big project: a feature length script. We had so ...

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  15. 'Zoo' recap: 'Blame It on Leo'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly

    ... Mitch is doing a little research: The crew has made their way from the prison in Mississippi to a high school in Alabama so Mitch can use the lab gear to study the infected killer-wolf blood (no coffee pot necessary this time). He finds a bacteria ...

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  16. Mississippi outslugs Birmingham TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. PARK PROMOS Every Wednesday at Regions Field is a AAA Wednesday. Presented by AAA of Alabama, AAA members who show their membership card at the ticket office will receive a $2 discount. TICKET BOOTH To order tickets, visit ...

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  17. 50 years after graduation: A bonding in this company townRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Anniston, Alabama was built as a private town in 1872 by the Woodstock Iron Company. In fact it was the first town in Alabama with electricity in 1882.

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  18. Phenix City prays for families of victims and movie theater shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Lowe was among those attending the service. He says it's important that the victim's families know that the East Alabama community grieves with them. "Whether black, white, rich or poor we are somebody's child. The victims at Louisiana were ...

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  19. Alabama Police Department Granted Access to 2,000 Surveillance CamerasRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    Mobile, Ala., officials have unveiled a new public safety initiative that will allow police access to more than 2,000 surveillance cameras. AL.com reports that as of July 23, the Mobile Police Department had access to over 2,000 live security camera feeds from the Mobile County School System, the Alabama Department of Transportation, Bel Air Mall and its own downtown camera network.

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  20. How Georgia Football can alter their culture of consistencyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

    ... in 2001. The Bulldogs have a bundle of marquee games this season, including a match up with the SEC West favorite Alabama between the hedges on Oct 3 and the always enticing show down at Auburn on Nov 14. One, if not both of those games against the ...

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