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Alabama's Dauphin Island Wh...

Alabama's Dauphin Island Whole Again 9 Years After Katrina

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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Nature and a multimillion dollar rock pile built in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill have healed a large barrier island nine years after it was sliced in two by Hurricane Katrina.Katrina swamped Alabama's narrow Dauphin Island in 2005, creating a pass that grew from a few dozen feet to about 1.5 miles wide by the time the oil spill occurred in 2010. The cut ...

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on Nov 09, 2014 at 10:20 PM
An Encore Vote on Hunting i...

An Encore Vote on Hunting in Alabama

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A measure on Tuesday’s ballot would create an amendment to the State Constitution that is similar to one that was approved in 1996.

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on Nov 03, 2014 at 12:50 AM
Dalai Lama visits Alabama c...

Dalai Lama visits Alabama church at center of civil rights movement

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By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, visited one of America’s sacred sanctuaries on Saturday, touring the church where four African-American girls were killed in a 1963 bombing that galvanized the civil rights movement. As more than 300 protesters and supporters chanted and beat drums outside, the Dalai Lama held hands with Birmingham...

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on Oct 26, 2014 at 03:20 AM

EPA Awards University of Alabama with a Grant to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (AL)

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Atlanta - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded University of Alabama with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and university students. The teams will design innovative solutions to su...

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on Oct 16, 2014 at 03:53 PM

EPA Honors Alabama-based McElroy Truck Lines for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency (AL)

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(10/07/2014-ATLANTA) ? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring McElroy Truck Lines along with 43 other top truck and multi-modal carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its 2014 SmartWay® Excellence Awards announced today by EPA Admini...

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on Oct 08, 2014 at 04:25 AM
Sims starts, Alabama beats ...

Sims starts, Alabama beats WVU, 33-23

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ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims was good enough in his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.

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on Aug 31, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Sims starts, finishes, Alab...

Sims starts, finishes, Alabama beats WVU, 33-23

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ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.

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on Aug 30, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Half-ton Alabama Alligator ...

Half-ton Alabama Alligator Sets World Record

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CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) — A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record.AL.com reports (http://bit.ly/1zT6HTu ) a pair of master measurers from Safari Club International examined the 1,000-pound alligator on Friday, determining a total length of 15-feet, 9-inches. That's 13 inches longer than the organization's previous world re...

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on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Video Interlude : Watch a History of Alabama's Storied Bayley's Seafood

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Southern Foodways' always-excellent video series returns this week with a short documentary about Bayley's Seafood, which originally opened in 1947. Bayley's, in the small town of Theodore, Alabama, has been owned by the same family since its debut, and...

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on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Ala. couple charged with ra...

Ala. couple charged with rape in bid to impregnate underage girl

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An Alabama couple has been charged with raping a 17-year-old relative multiple times in an unsuccessful attempt to impregnate her so they could keep the baby, prosecutors said Monday. Jeremy and Amanda Swann, both 29-year-old residents of Jones, about 40 miles northwest of Montgomery, were arrested on Thursday and have been charged with first-degree rape, Selma-based Assistant District Attorney...

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on Aug 25, 2014 at 10:50 PM