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Preliminary autopsy: No sign of foul play in woman's death
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a preliminary autopsy has found no sign of foul play in the death of a woman whose decomposed remains were found by a roadside maintenance crew in Florence. However, Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler said tells The TimesDaily (http://bit.ly/2cbktxV) that the exact cause of ...
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Wrong-way fleeing driver charged in fatal crash
WARRIOR, Ala. (AP) - A driver has been charged after authorities say he refused to stop for police and went the wrong way before crashing into another vehicle, killing one person. Citing jail records, news outlets report 36-year-old Donald Hornsby Wright II of Hanceville is charged with murder in 67-year-old ...
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Colin Kaepernick-Rosa Parks comparisons 'not a stretch,' NAACP President Cornell Brooks says
Colin Kaepernick deserves comparison to Rosa Parks, according to the president of the NAACP. Cornell William Brooks said there is a line linking Parks' refusal to stand in a Montgomery bus to give up her seat to a white person to Mr. Kaepernick's refusal to stand during "The Star-Spangled Banner." ...
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Conference committee tries to break oil spill deadlock
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A conference committee will make a last-ditch effort to break a legislative deadlock on how to use Alabama's settlement money from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The committee will meet Wednesday morning to try to broker an agreeable compromise between sharply divided ...
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Coastal Georgia county ranks fifth nationally for Hispanic growth

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Why ‘Star Trek’ was so important to Martin Luther King Jr.
It was the mid-1960s, the height of the civil rights movement. Police had beaten voting-rights demonstrators on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. A bomb had exploded in a Birmingham church, killing four little black girls. Malcolm X had been assassinated.
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Alabama town seeking answers as economic options dwindle
COURTLAND, Ala. (AP) - In past years, the square in downtown Courtland bustled with activity, but it was quiet as Sammy Foster gazed out his store's front door. He shook his head and wondered where the people were and when they might return. "This town is simply beautiful," said Foster, ...
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'Blue Mass' in downtown Mobile to honor first responders
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The Catholic Archdiocese of Mobile is planning this year's annual "Blue Mass" to honor first responders. Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/2c9pWEs) that the event will be held at 12:10 p.m. Friday at the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Mobile. The archdiocese says it began holding an ...
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Police seek Alabama man who points gun at dog in online photo

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Search underway for inmate who escaped Birmingham work site
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who they say escaped from a work site in Birmingham. News agencies report that officials with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency say 56-year-old Paula Smith left her assigned job location Wednesday afternoon. The exact location of Smith's job site wasn't ...
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Skeletal remains found in abandoned Birmingham house
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after police found skeletal remains inside an abandoned Birmingham house. Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/2cGB4xF ) the remains were found shortly before 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards said detectives were investigating a tip about a recent homicide at the house. He ...
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Alabama father, son killed in head-on collision with each other
Alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed Jeffrey Morris Brasher and his 22-year-old son, Austin Blaine Brasher.
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Michigan offers 4-star athlete Quindarious Monday
Monday, a junior, has received numerous offers, including from Alabama, Auburn, Florida and Georgia.        
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Premature baby brings life to Wetumpka family
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) - Cory and Whittney tried. The Burdettes tried for five years to have a child, to the point that they experienced every emotion possible multiple times. From anger to hope, to eventually - eventually - giving up control. They let go of their own hope, their own ...
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Samford beats VMI 80-61 behind Chambers' 15 points
Triston Chambers scored 15 points with five 3-pointers, Eric Adams scored 13 and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Samford ran away from VMI 80-61 on Saturday to end a four-game skid         
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Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other in Alabama
A father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and 22-year-old Austin Blaine Brasher. They both lived in Bankston. Troopers say the crash occurred...
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Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other
WINFIELD, Ala. (AP) - A father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and 22-year-old Austin Blaine Brasher. They both lived in Bankston. Troopers say ...
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State: More Alabama hunters reporting deer kills
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's wildlife agency says more hunters are reporting the number of deer they kill in the state under a new, mandatory system. A statement from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says hunters had reported killing about 81,000 deer in the state as of ...
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Montgomery police officer critical, woman stable after crash
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A Montgomery police officer and a woman were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Montgomery. It happened Friday about 1 p.m. Police Chief Ernest Finley tells WSFA-TV (http://bit.ly/2m5QDyl ) the injured officer was identified as 22-year-old Carlos Taylor, who's been on the force for two years. ...
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New Orleans' big weekend: NBA All-Star Game meets Mardi Gras
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Floats, marching bands and street parties are about to converge with slam-dunks, three-point plays and buzzer-beaters in New Orleans. Laissez les bons temps rouler! Yes, Mardi Gras revelers and basketball fans alike will "Let the good times roll!" when New Orleans' famous pre-Lenten Carnival meets NBA ...
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Alabama governor under investigation for corruption, state AG recuses himself
When Alabama’s new attorney general issued a statement announcing he was recusing himself from an investigation into the governor, he also revealed that the previous attorney general had been investigating the governor – a fact largely unknown. Read Full Article at RT.com
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House votes to block money to 'sanctuary campuses'
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to block state funds to colleges and universities that declare themselves so-called sanctuary campuses for immigrants in the country illegally. House members voted 72-28 Tuesday for the bill to authorize the attorney general to block state funds to colleges ...
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Former Anniston Star editor Paul Rilling dies
ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) - Former Anniston Star editor Paul Rilling has died. The east Alabama newspaper reports that the longtime journalist died Sunday at a health care facility in Anniston. He was 94. Rilling worked as a writer and editor at The Star from 1973 until 1989. He taught and ...
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Historic gin building eyed for development in Prattville
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Developers in the central Alabama city of Prattville are looking at a plan to bring new life into a historic landmark. LEDIC Realty Co. is trying to finish a deal to purchase an old cotton gin factory at the town's center with plans to restore it ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Montgomery Alabama Montgomery Advertiser Prattville Alabama Daniel Pratt Cotton gin Real estate City Alabama
Alabama Senate approves 3 Auburn University trustees
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved three members of the Auburn University board of trustees. New at-large member Quentin Riggins is a former Auburn football player who is now a senior vice president at Alabama Power. He also worked as a sideline reporter for Auburn football radio ...
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No. 15 Kentucky regains traction on road with win over Alabama
The Sports Xchange TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 15 Kentucky snapped a two-game road losing streak and maintained a share of first place in the Southeastern Conference with a 67-58 victory over Alabama on Saturday.
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Fort Payne day care closed; state investigating
FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) - A Fort Payne day care has been closed, and an Alabama Department of Human Resources investigation is underway. State officials say Kidemics surrendered its license on Thursday. WAFF-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2kU5Cfp ) deficiency reports show 46 pages worth of problems at the day care. One of ...
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Briscoe, Monk lead No. 15 Kentucky past Alabama, 67-58
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Isaiah Briscoe had 11 points, 11 rebounds and four assists to help No. 15 Kentucky weather one of its lowest scoring outputs and beat Alabama 67-58 on Saturday.The Wildcats (20-5, 10-2 Southeastern Conference), fresh from a shootout win over LSU, found a way to win at a much different tempo after dropping three of their last five games.Malik Monk added 17 points against the Crimson Tide (14-10, 7-5), which was coming off a quadruple-overtime road upset of No. 19 South Carolina.
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Authorities piece together woman’s alleged role in multistate killing spree
Authorities say evidence is mounting that Mary Craig Rice was active participant rather than an innocent bystander.       
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Rand Paul explains vote for Sessions: Democrats alienated him with 'character' attacks
“I think it’s very upsetting that they didn’t choose to go after him on particular issues, like civil asset forfeiture."
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UAB rolls to 82-69 win over Charlotte
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Chris Cokley scored 19 points with 9-for-12 shooting to lead UAB to an 82-69 win over Charlotte on Thursday night. William Lee added 15 points and 12 rebounds for UAB, which controlled the boards 48-26 and held a 20-5 advantage in second chance points. UAB outscored ...
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Suspect in Florida homicides given $750,000 bond
A woman accused of being accessory to a double homicide was given a $750,000 bond at her first court appearance Thursday, but she is unlikel...       
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Sessions sworn in as attorney general
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was sworn in on Feb. 9 in the Oval Office.
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Standoff with couple after week-long Gulf Coast killing rampage ends in suicide, arrest
A multistate killing spree along the Gulf Coast came to an end Tuesday evening after suspected killers William “Billy” Eugene Boyette Jr. and Mary Craig Rice faced off with police in Georgia.
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Atkins: 1 Dem joins unanimous GOP support for new AG
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions won confirmation as U.S. attorney general last night on a largely party-line vote after a lengthy Senate floor protest by Democrats blasting his record on civil rights and arguing that he will serve as a rubber stamp for the views and policies of President Trump.The Senate confirmed Sessions 52-47, with U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) joining Republicans’ unanimous support of their colleague from Alabama. Sessions voted “present” on his own nomination.
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Here's that Coretta Scott King letter that got Elizabeth Warren in trouble
Sen. Elizabeth Warren had to cut short her speech during the debate over Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination for U.S. attorney general.         
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Ex-Huntsville pill mill doctor gets 15-year prison sentence
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A former Huntsville doctor who was once considered the nation's most prolific Medicare prescriber of opioid painkillers has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. U.S. Attorney Robert Posey said in a news release that 48-year-old Shelinder Aggarwal was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty last ...
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Murder suspect dead, accomplice arrested after manhunt
Stephen FellerFeb. 8 (UPI) -- A man wanted in connection to four deaths in two states is dead and his girlfriend, a suspect in the deaths, is in police custody after surrendering Tuesday.
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Why Elizabeth Warren was accused of impugning Jeff Sessions
Warren read a 1986 letter by Coretta Scott King opposing Sessions' judicial nomination.       
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Sen. Warren reads Coretta Scott King's letter about Jeff Sessions outside the Senate
After Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) struck down Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) attempt to read a letter from Coretta Scott King on the floor of the Senate during the debate on attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions, Warren read the letter outside the doors of the Senate and streamed it live.
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Elizabeth Warren silenced on Senate floor after quoting Coretta Scott King
WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren has earned a rare rebuke by the Senate for — believe it or not — quoting Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor. The Massachusetts Democrat ran afoul of the chamber’s arcane rules by reading a 30-year-old letter from Dr. Martin Luther King’s widow that dated to Sen. Jeff Sessions’...
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Senate rebukes Elizabeth Warren for quoting Martin Luther King Jr.'s widow in debate on Jeff Sessions
As court arguments start, Trump administration lawyers face skeptical questions on travel ban Feb. 7, 2017, 7:04 p.m. This is our look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump administration faces tough questions in appeals court on travel ban Does the law back Trump's...
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Warren violates arcane rule, sparking Senate dustup
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren has earned a rare rebuke by the Senate for - believe it or not - quoting Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor. The Massachusetts Democrat ran afoul of the chamber's arcane rules by reading a 30-year-old letter from Dr. Martin Luther King's widow ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States Senate Coretta Scott King Martin Luther King Jr. Washington D.C. Alabama Mitch McConnell Republican Party African-American Civil Rights Movement
McConnell interrupts Warren's speech opposing Sessions
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was stopped from speaking on the Senate floor about Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions on Feb. 7. "I am surprised that the words of Coretta Scott King are not suitable for debate in the United States Senate," Warren said.
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The Latest: Authorities say man shot self during standoff
WEST POINT, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the search for suspects in the deaths of three women in Florida's Panhandle and Alabama. (all times local):
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Text of Alabama governor's State of the State speech
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Gov. Robert Bentley's 2017 State of the State address given Tuesday. Remarks as prepared: Lieutenant Governor Ivey, Speaker McCutcheon, President Marsh, members of the Alabama Legislature, members of the Alabama Supreme Court, Constitutional Officers, distinguished guests and My Fellow Alabamians. Last August millions of Americans joined ...
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Triple-murder suspect kills self after motel standoff in Georgia
Authorities say William Boyette died of a gunshot wound, ending a multi-state spree.       
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The Latest: Suspect in 3 slayings dead after motel standoff
WEST POINT, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the search for suspects in the deaths of three women in Florida's Panhandle and Alabama. (all times local):
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Bentley seeks 4 percent raise for state workers
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is using the first day of the legislative session to propose a 4-percent pay raise for state employees, a figure that immediately drew skepticism from some lawmakers over whether the state could afford it. Finance Director Clinton Carter announced the proposed raise ...
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The Latest: Alabama signs murder warrants for pair on run
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on the search for suspects in the deaths of three women in Florida's Panhandle and Alabama. (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Investigators in Alabama have named a man and a woman on the run in capital murder warrants in the death of a woman ...
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