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    Blount County DA: Social media bullying must stop

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    Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey is taking action to prevent the degradation of teenagers on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram.   More>>

    Lane closures on parts of I-20/59 will last until October 2014

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    Work continues to improve a main transportation artery through Birmingham. The Alabama Department of Transportation began work earlier in April 2014 on a stretch of Interstate 20/59 from Red Mountain Expressway to north of the Interstate 20 and Interstate 59 split. During the work, construction barrels will be placed to signify lane closures, as crews work on travel lanes and exit ramps. Workers are doing micro-milli... More>>

    UA students trying to re-brand tornado damaged Alberta City area

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    Ateam of UA students from the College of Communication and Information Sciences is working to re-brand the Alberta City community. After the April 27th tornado, Alberta was left destroyed. This spring, Tuscaloosa Parks and Recreation Authority will break ground on the new tennis complex that will have numerous courts and host tournaments from around the country. Later this year, the new Alberta School will be opening and will specialize in fine arts education. With the help of Councilman Kip ... More>>

    Person injured in Birmingham police officer-involved shooting on Oporto Madrid Boulevard

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    A Birmingham police officer shot a suspect during a scuffle Thursday morning. More>>

    Remembering the deadly tornadoes of April 27, 2011 (PHOTOS)

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     As we approach the three year anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornadoes, here's a look back at some of the unforgettable images from that day and the days following. More>>

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    • Birmingham students learn about "green" technology from IndyCar driver

      Birmingham students learn about "green" technology from IndyCar driver

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:32:32 GMT
      Hundreds of Birmingham city school students spent Thursday at Barber Motorsports Park learning about “green” technology for vehicles from a professional race car driver. Students attended the fourth annual Alabama Power: Automobiles for a Cleaner Tomorrow event. The special guest was IndyCar driver Graham Rahal, who drives the #15 National Guard Dallara. He’s also the son of 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal. ...
      Hundreds of Birmingham city school students spent Thursday at Barber Motorsports Park learning about “green” technology for vehicles from a professional race car driver. Students attended the fourth annual Alabama Power: Automobiles for a Cleaner Tomorrow event. The special guest was IndyCar driver Graham Rahal, who drives the #15 National Guard Dallara. He’s also the son of 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal. ...
    • Blount County DA: Social media bullying must stop

      Blount County DA: Social media bullying must stop

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:24:32 GMT
      Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey is taking action to prevent the degradation of teenagers on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram.  
      Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey is taking action to prevent the degradation of teenagers on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram.  
    • Lane closures on parts of I-20/59 will last until October 2014

      Lane closures on parts of I-20/59 will last until October 2014

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:11:18 GMT
      Work continues to improve a main transportation artery through Birmingham. The Alabama Department of Transportation began work earlier in April 2014 on a stretch of Interstate 20/59 from Red Mountain Expressway to north of the Interstate 20 and Interstate 59 split. During the work, construction barrels will be placed to signify lane closures, as crews work on travel lanes and exit ramps. Workers are doing micro-milli...
      Work continues to improve a main transportation artery through Birmingham. The Alabama Department of Transportation began work earlier in April 2014 on a stretch of Interstate 20/59 from Red Mountain Expressway to north of the Interstate 20 and Interstate 59 split. During the work, construction barrels will be placed to signify lane closures, as crews work on travel lanes and exit ramps. Workers are doing micro-milli...
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    • Residents of Wyoming town allowed to return home

      Residents of Wyoming town allowed to return home

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:34:38 GMT
      Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.
      Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant forced the evacuation of their small southwestern Wyoming town.
    • Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury

      Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:34:34 GMT
      The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury.
      The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a Manhattan hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said.
    • Nevada rancher condemned for racist remarks

      Nevada rancher condemned for racist remarks

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:26:40 GMT
      A Nevada rancher at the center of a national feud with the federal government over cattle grazing is facing sharp criticism for racist comments he made that were published in a New York Times article.
      A Nevada rancher who has become a conservative folk hero for resisting the federal government's attempts to round up his cattle faced sharp criticism Thursday for racist comments published in a New York Times article.
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    • London school says students abused by US teacher

      London school says students abused by US teacher

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:34:13 GMT
      A British private school says images of between 50 and 60 of its students were found on the computer drive of an American suspected child predator who killed himself last month.
      A British private school said Thursday that images of between 50 and 60 of its students were found on the computer drive of an American suspected child predator who killed himself last month.
    • South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

      South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:26:36 GMT
      President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger.
      When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States.
    • John XXIII's brief papacy made big mark for church

      John XXIII's brief papacy made big mark for church

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:25:38 GMT
      Pope John XXIII left his imprint on humanity and the Catholic Church he led for fewer than five years, helping propel him to sainthood on Sunday. Here are some highlights, in deeds and words:
      Pope John XXIII left his imprint on humanity and the Catholic Church he led for fewer than five years, helping propel him to sainthood on Sunday. Here are some highlights, in deeds and words:
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    • Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:25:57 GMT
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
    • Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

      Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:05:13 GMT
      Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
      Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
    • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:54:57 GMT
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
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    • Brian Williams “raps” Gin and Juice

      Brian Williams “raps” Gin and Juice

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:14:01 GMT
      Brian Williams has done it again.   Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless.
      Brian Williams has done it again.   Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless.
    • BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:01 GMT
      Nick Saban says, "jump around".Nick Saban says, "jump around".
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
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