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Weather service finds 6 tornado tracks in Ala. - The Associated Press

Forecasters say there were six different tornado tracks through north Alabama with winds up to 150 mph over the weekend. 6932
April 28th, 2010
Play about women's issues changes every year - By Mark Hughes Cobb Staff Writer

When “The Vagina Monologues” arose in the mid- to late 1990s, even supposedly free speech-minded media shied away from the “V-word.” 6931
April 28th, 2010
Business classes are about more than profit - By Patrick Rupinski Staff Writer

Business students today study more than just profits, finances and markets. They also are looking at sustainability — how decisions by businesses and organizations impact the environment and future generations. 6930
April 28th, 2010
More drilling planned at site of oil leak in Gulf - Alan Sayre, The Associated Press

Crews will begin drilling by Thursday as part of a $100 million effort to take the pressure off of a blown-out well that is spewing 42,000 gallons of crude oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast, BP said Tuesday. 6929
April 28th, 2010
City schools' grant mistake corrected - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

A mistake that the Tuscaloosa City School System made in its School Improvement Grant application for one of its three persistently lowest-achieving schools could have forced the system to replace half the teachers at that school. The mistake has been corrected. 6928
April 28th, 2010
Lighting up the night -

The sky in Tuscaloosa was aglow Monday night after people released lanterns in support of child abuse prevention. 6927
April 28th, 2010
Oil leak could foul Gulf Coast beaches - By Cain Burdeau The Associated Press

Crews raced to protect the Gulf of Mexico coastline Monday as a remote sub tried to shut off an underwater oil well that’s gushing 42,000 gallons a day from the site of a wrecked drilling platform. 6926
April 28th, 2010
Federal court rules Wal-Mart will face mass class action lawsuit - By Paul Elias The Associated Press

A sharply divided federal appeals court on Monday exposed Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to billions of dollars in legal damages when it ruled a massive class action lawsuit alleging gender discrimination over pay for female workers can go to trial. 6925
April 28th, 2010
Furor grows over Ariz. illegal immigration law - By Jonathan J. Cooper The Associated Press

The furor over Arizona’s new law cracking down on illegal immigrants grew Monday as opponents used refried beans to smear swastikas on the state Capitol, civil rights leaders demanded a boycott of the state, and the Obama administration weighed a possible legal challenge. 6924
April 28th, 2010
Lloyd Wood Middle School on the chopping block - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

The opening of the newest school in the Tuscaloosa County system could mean closing one of the oldest. 6923
April 28th, 2010
County looks at limited home rule laws for populous areas - By Jason Morton Staff Writer

A Fosters resident's request led the county commissioner to once again address their stance on adopting regulations for limited home rule. 6922
April 28th, 2010
Davis, Sparks differ on constitutional reform, gambling - The Associated Press

Democratic candidates for governor Artur Davis and Ron Sparks are drawing sharp differences on the issues of gambling and Alabama's constitution. 6921
April 28th, 2010
Brookwood Middle placed on lockdown as deputies search area - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

Brookwood Middle School went on full school lockdown today between 2:30 and 2:50 p.m. because sheriff's deputies were searching for several suspects roaming the area. 6920
April 28th, 2010
Crews may set fire to burn off leaked Gulf oil - Alan Sayre, The Associated Press

Crews may set fires to burn off oil being spewed into the Gulf of Mexico by a blown-out well, the Coast Guard said Tuesday. 6919
April 28th, 2010
Queen City bath house lends itself to museum space - By Wayne Grayson, Staff Writer

Scheduled for a late September opening, the transportation museum is still in the process of being transformed from the old Queen City Park bath house into an interactive look into the history of transportation in the area. 6918
April 28th, 2010
AROUND TOWN: April 28 -

WEDNESDAY ARTS 6917
April 28th, 2010
Milling, paving project set today for I-20/59 -

TUSCALOOSA | The Alabama Department of Transportation will mill and pave Interstate 20/59 southbound and northbound in the Fosters area between mileposts 60-65 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today and Thursday. Lane closures will be necessary to complete the work. Motorists should expect delays of up to 30 minutes. 6916
April 28th, 2010
City leaders schedule community event -

TUSCALOOSA | The final session of the city's Community Conversations series will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Southview Middle School, 2605 Southview Drive. Mayor Walt Maddox, City Council members and city department heads will be available to hear Tuscaloosa residents' concerns, ideas and questions. 6915
April 28th, 2010
County details problems at two lowest-achieving schools - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

In an application for a federal School Improvement Grant, the Tuscaloosa County School System listed problems facing its two lowest-achieving schools — Davis-Emerson Middle and Holt Elementary — including poor student performance, discipline issues, curriculum issues and low parental involvement in the schools. 6914
April 28th, 2010
Suspect spotted near school - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

Brookwood Middle School briefly went on lockdown Tuesday afternoon when Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies were searching for a burglary suspect who was seen roaming the area. 6913
April 28th, 2010
One of ‘most wanted' acquitted - By Jason Morton Staff Writer

A man described as one of Tuscaloosa County's most wanted has been acquitted of the charges that put him on that list. 6912
April 28th, 2010
Senator subpoenaed in bingo probe - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

A state senator who received a subpoena to appear before a federal grand jury about the state Senate bingo vote said he has other things to tell the federal panel. 6911
April 28th, 2010
Garden at Shelby Park honors the Junior League - By Lydia Seabol Avant Staff Writer

Eighty rose bushes have been planted at Annette Shelby Park as part of a new rose garden in honor of the 80th anniversary of the Junior League of Tuscaloosa. 6910
April 28th, 2010
City gains 1 ambulance service, loses another - By Robert DeWitt Senior Writer

The Tuscaloosa City Council voted Tuesday to extend a franchise agreement to a new ambulance service, but the city still has only two ambulance services. 6909
April 28th, 2010
New museum will feature unique design - By Wayne Grayson Staff Writer

Invented thousands of years ago, the wheel is easily the single most important transportation device in history. 6908
April 28th, 2010
Council drops plan for daytime curfew law - By Robert DeWitt Senior Writer

The Tuscaloosa City Council on Tuesday eliminated the daytime hours from its new curfew law. 6907
April 28th, 2010
Crews may use fire to rid ocean of spilled oil - By Alan Sayre The Associated Press

Crews may set fires to burn off oil being spewed into the Gulf of Mexico by a blown-out well, the Coast Guard said Tuesday. 6906
April 28th, 2010
Former Stillman president Cordell Wynn passed away -

Stillman's former president Cordell Wynn passed away this morning at La Rocca Nursing Home. Wynn served from Jan. 1, 1982 until his retirement on June 30, 1997. His experience as a professional educator includes positions as a classroom teacher, a guidance counselor, principal and superintendent to college professor, dean and president. Wynn also... 6905
April 28th, 2010
Davis, Sparks lay out plans for constitution - By Phillip Rawls The Associated Press

The Democratic candidates for governor, U.S. Rep. Artur Davis and Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks, have sharp differences for voters to examine about gambling and Alabama's constitution. 6904
April 28th, 2010
Around town 4/23 -

SATURDAY ARTS Tuscaloosa Crawfish Boil: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. downtown, intersection of Greensboro Avenue and University Boulevard. There will be crawfish, oysters, ribs, pizza, art, kids activities, country star Clay Walker as headliner, topping a day filled with mostly local bands and more. Cost is $10. Call 205-792-7239. 6903
April 24th, 2010
Great Strides walk will move indoors today -

TUSCALOOSA | The Tuscaloosa Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis, originally scheduled to be held today at Snow Hinton Park, will be moved to the University of Alabama’s indoor football practice facility. The walk will be from 9:30-11 a.m. 6902
April 24th, 2010
Benefit motorcycle ride to be rescheduled -

A planned motorcycle ride to benefit Hospice of West Alabama has been canceled because of bad weather. The ride, sponsored by the Back Road Riders motorcycle club, was scheduled for today. Thunderstorms are predicted for this afternoon. The ride will be rescheduled. 6901
April 24th, 2010
Head Start enrolling available now -

Community Service Programs of West Alabama’s Head Start program invites low-income children and those with special needs ages 3 and 4 to enroll for the 2010-11 school term in Bibb, Fayette, Lamar, Hale, Greene and Tuscaloosa counties. Parents can visit their local Head Start Center or request an application to be mailed. 6900
April 24th, 2010
UBS, accountant settle HealthSouth cases for $250M - The Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM | Swiss bank UBS AG and accounting giant Ernst & Young agreed to pay $250 million to settle claims over the financial fraud that nearly wrecked HealthSouth Corp., the Alabama-based rehabilitation chain. 6899
April 24th, 2010
$600,000 offices in statehouse questioned - By Phillip Rawls The Associated Press

MONTGOMERY | Visitors to the recently renovated offices of five state legislators sit on plush furniture that still has the sales tags attached. That's because the furniture has not been paid for after three months of use. 6898
April 24th, 2010
Northport to dedicate historic marker - By Lydia Seabol Avant Staff Writer

NORTHPORT | Since before the city of Northport was founded, the Black Warrior riverfront has been a gathering place for locals, first as a neutral Native American territory, home to the Creek and Choctaw Indian tribes, later the site of the original village of North Port and the center of the town’s cotton industry. 6897
April 24th, 2010
Byrne: State needs ethics reform - By Brian Reynolds Staff Writer

TUSCALOOSA | The Legislature once again failed to pass comprehensive ethics reform, but gubernatorial candidate Bradley Byrne hopes to change that. 6896
April 24th, 2010
New home sales, orders for durable goods rise - By Alan Zibel and Christopher S. Rugaber The Associated Press

WASHINGTON | Sales of new homes took the biggest monthly jump in 47 years in March, while orders for most large manufactured products rose by the largest amount since the recession started. 6895
April 24th, 2010
Ex-diplomat in Opelika probed in Rwanda genocide - By Jay Reeves The Associated Press

Aside from his name and accent, Jean-Damascene Bizimana blends in almost perfectly in small-town Alabama. He has a house on a corner lot, an SUV, a Polo shirt, a job and a mortgage. 6894
April 24th, 2010
UA Singers to perform at famous N.Y. venue on May 2 - By Ashley Boyd Staff Writer

For the University of Alabama's University Singers vocal ensemble, practice really did pay off. 6893
April 24th, 2010
Lawmakers approve plan for state to buy Perry County prison - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

MONTGOMERY | The House and Senate passed a bill Thursday authorizing the state to issue up to $60 million in bonds to buy and expand a privately owned prison in Perry County. 6892
April 23rd, 2010
University of Singers invited to perform at Carnegie Hall - By Ashley Boyd Staff Writer

For the University of Alabama's University Singers vocal ensemble, practice really did pay off. 6891
April 23rd, 2010
Byrne addresses attack ads during Tuscaloosa rally - By Brian Reynolds Staff Writer

The state legislature adjourned Thursday, once again failing to pass comprehensive ethics reform, but gubernatorial candidate Bradley Byrne hopes to change that. 6890
April 23rd, 2010
City schools to be in session today -

TUSCALOOSA | The Tuscaloosa City School System has announced that school will be in session today. Originally, today was scheduled to be an off day for students in the city system, but because school was let out on Feb. 12 because of severe weather, today will serve as a make-up day. 6889
April 23rd, 2010
Some streets to close before mayor’s 5K run -

TUSCALOOSA | The city Department of Transportation will close Sixth Street between 23rd and 21st avenues from 2 p.m. today through noon Saturday in preparation for the fourth annual Mayor’s Cup 5K Run and Fitness Walk. 6888
April 23rd, 2010
Parts stolen from nonprofit’s vehicles -

NORTHPORT | A nonprofit organization that helps people with mental and physical disabilities is out $2,000 after someone stole engine parts from two vehicles. Workers from Eagles’ Wings were picking people up Thursday morning when they noticed sounds from their transit bus and a Yukon XL. 6887
April 23rd, 2010
Conference at UA focuses on Hispanic children - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

TUSCALOOSA | The third annual National Celebration of Latino Children’s Literature Conference will be held at the University of Alabama today and Saturday. The conference, intended to help teachers and librarians meet the academic and literacy needs of Hispanic youth, is open to the public. 6886
April 23rd, 2010
Man shot by police is still in hospital - By Stephanie Taylor Staff Writer

TUSCALOOSA | A Tuscaloosa man shot by police Monday was still recovering at DCH Regional Medical Center on Thursday. 6885
April 23rd, 2010
Effort to curb appointive powers fails - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

By refusing to vote, House Republicans on Thursday killed two proposed constitutional amendments that could have ended the governor's authority to fill vacancies in certain elected offices in Greene and Perry counties. 6884
April 23rd, 2010
Local charity event has best year ever - By Brian Reynolds Staff Writer

While more than 350 golfers played the 17th hole with former Crimson Tide coach Gene Stallings for the annual Gene Stallings golf tournament Thursday, the Rise School was raising enough money to support its budget for the upcoming year. 6883
April 23rd, 2010
Cleaning for Earth Day - By Ashley Boyd Staff Writer

With tools in hand, volunteers from the Tuscaloosa Sister Cities Commission and the University of Alabama gathered at the Narashino Grove for a “spring greening” event in honor of Earth Day on Thursday. 6882
April 23rd, 2010
Fraternity inspired by Robert E. Lee bans Rebel uniforms - By Jay Reeves The Associated Press

A college fraternity inspired by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has banned members around the country from wearing Confederate uniforms to “Old South” parties and parades after years of complaints that the tradition was racially insensitive. 6881
April 23rd, 2010
Late fix found for PACT bill - By Phillip Rawls The Associated Press

MONTGOMERY | A $548 million plan to salvage Alabama’s prepaid college tuition was passed in the final hours before the legislative session ended Thursday and secured a college education for the 44,000 participants. 6880
April 23rd, 2010
Traffic lights will soon have cameras - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

A bill allowing Tuscaloosa officials to install automatic cameras at intersections to photograph the license plates of red-light violators has won final approval. 6879
April 23rd, 2010
Raiders pick McClain - By Chase Goodbread Sports Writer

University of Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain was drafted by the Oakland Raiders Thursday with the eighth overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. 6878
April 23rd, 2010
Stadium expansion means more students will get tickets to games - By Adam Jones Staff Writer

The addition of 2,000 seats to the student section in Bryant-Denny Stadium probably won't ensure every student a ticket 6877
April 23rd, 2010
Raiders pick McClain, Texans get Jackson in first round - By Chase Goodbread Sports Writer

University of Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain was drafted by the Oakland Raiders Thursday with the eighth overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. 6876
April 22nd, 2010
GOP kills vote on governor's authority to fill vacancies - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

By simply refusing to vote, House Republicans on Thursday killed two measures that would have asked voters to end the governor's authority to fill vacancies in certain elected offices in Greene and Perry counties. 6875
April 22nd, 2010
Volunteers participate in 'spring greening' event - By Ashley Boyd Staff writer

With tools in hand, volunteers from the Tuscaloosa Sister Cities commission and the University of Alabama gathered at the Narashino Grove for a “spring greening” event in honor of Earth Day on Thursday. 6874
April 22nd, 2010
University KA chapter calls off Old South parade - The Associated Press

The president of the University of Alabama's Kappa Alpha chapter says the fraternity has canceled its annual Old South parade. 6873
April 22nd, 2010
Trustees approve changes to Saban's contract - By Adam Jones Staff Writer

Instead of receiving three large bonuses for remaining head football coach of the Crimson Tide, Nick Saban will be paid at the end of each of the eight seasons left on his contract. 6872
April 22nd, 2010
City sets goal to expand recycling program - By Wayne Grayson Staff Writer

Eventually the city would like to move to a pickup system where residents’ trash and recycling are picked up only once a week. But the city first wants to reach its goal of including every household in the city in the curbside recycling initiative. 6871
April 22nd, 2010
Around Town 4/21 -

THURSDAY ARTS 6870
April 22nd, 2010
Teens may be linked to string of car break-ins -

TUSCALOOSA | Two teenagers who police say broke into three vehicles could be responsible for breaking into as many as 20 vehicles. 6869
April 22nd, 2010
County to test school notification system -

TUSCALOOSA | The Tuscaloosa County School System will test its new Automated Parent and Employee Notification System today. The system will automatically notify parents and school employees about school events, attendance and emergency updates or closings. 6868
April 22nd, 2010
CSP to be recognized for literacy efforts -

TUSCALOOSA | Community Service Programs of West Alabama Inc. will be honored today by national representatives from Reading Is Fundamental, the country’s largest and oldest nonprofit literacy program. 6867
April 22nd, 2010
Alabama appliance rebate cash dwindling -

HUNTSVILLE | After three days, more than half of the money available to Alabama has been reserved to replace certain types of appliances with Energy Star-labeled models. According to the website set up by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, about $1.99 million in funds was still available late Wednesday afternoon. 6866
April 22nd, 2010
Lucie King opens tournament with a 76 -

MUSCLE SHOALS | Lucie King of Tuscaloosa posted a 76 in Wednesday’s opening round and was three shots off the lead in the 38th Women’s State Senior Championship. King shot a 39 on the front nine and 37 on the back nine. 6865
April 22nd, 2010
Senate confirms three UA trustee members -

MONTGOMERY | The Alabama Senate on Wednesday confirmed three University of Alabama System board of trustee members. The Senate confirmed trustees Karen Brooks of Tuscaloosa, Angus R. Cooper II of Mobile and Tuscaloosa County Circuit Judge John England Jr. They were re-elected by fellow trustees. 6864
April 22nd, 2010
Teenager's quick action saves father from choking - By Stephanie Taylor Staff Writer

TUSCALOOSA | The Howell family spent last Sunday like they do most Sundays. They went to church, enjoyed a family dinner together and caught up on the events of the week. Teenagers Jessica and Joshua left to start on their homework while parents Annie and John lingered at the table, finishing their steaks. 6863
April 22nd, 2010
Groups push for coal ash rules - protect Perry County By Jason Morton Staff Writer

A group of environmentalists is attempting to persuade the federal government to pass common — but stringent — rules regarding the handling and containment of coal ash. 6862
April 22nd, 2010
Stimulus may boost UA power project - By Jason Morton Staff Writer

TUSCALOOSA | A multimillion dollar energy project for the University of Alabama stands to get an $8.75 million boost after a vote Wednesday by the Tuscaloosa County Commission. 6861
April 22nd, 2010
‘CSI: Hillcrest’ - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

The judge hammered the wooden gavel three times. “Today, we will continue the case of Mr. Alan Giles who is accused of theft in the third degree,” said Hillcrest Middle School social studies teacher Steven Sims 6860
April 22nd, 2010
Bingo bill likely dead this session - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

Bingo approval legislation went out with a whimper in the House on Wednesday when the sponsor folded the bingo constitutional amendment due to insufficient support, caused in part by an FBI investigation. 6859
April 22nd, 2010
Senate compromise plan could save PACT - By Phillip Rawls The Associated Press

MONTGOMERY | The Alabama Senate approved a compromise Wednesday that would shore up the state’s prepaid college tuition plan with nearly $548 million over the next 17 years and keep the state’s promise to pay tuition for 44,000 students. 6858
April 22nd, 2010
40 years after first Earth Day, CO2 levels in air up 19 percent - By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press

Pollution before the first Earth Day was not only visible, it was in your face: Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River caught fire. 6857
April 22nd, 2010
Hillcrest Middle School students host mock trial - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

The mock trial at Hillcrest was the result of a request to teachers in February to help their students better understand how the subjects they learn in school can be practically applied. 6856
April 21st, 2010
Three UA trustees re-appointed - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau

The state Senate today confirmed three University of Alabama board of trustee members for new terms. 6855
April 21st, 2010
Bingo bill does not have enough votes to pass house - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

The House sponsor of the bingo constitutional amendment acknowledged he didn't have the votes in the House to pass it and carried over the bingo constitutional amendment. 6854
April 21st, 2010
Montgomery paid to try to get new State House -

MONTGOMERY | Montgomery officials spent nearly $112,000 to try to get a new legislative building located six blocks from the Capitol in the middle of downtown. The Montgomery Advertiser reported that the money was paid for a consulting contract and design renderings. The Legislative Building Authority has not decided whether to replace the State... 6853
April 21st, 2010
AROUND TOWN: April 21 -

WEDNESDAY ARTS 6852
April 21st, 2010
Bridge work continues -

TUSCALOOSA | The Alabama Department of Transportation will conduct bridge maintenance on the Woolsey Finnell Bridge on U.S. Highway 82 today and Thursday. 6851
April 21st, 2010
Outdoor hobby -

Byron Poellnitz spreads fertilizer on freshly planted fruits and vegetables near his home on Watermelon Road on Monday. Poellnitz said he has been farming on the land, which is about half an acre, as a hobby for about 10 years. 6850
April 21st, 2010
Bessemer man charged with child abuse -

TUSCALOOSA | A Bessemer man was charged with aggravated child abuse in Tuscaloosa this week. Keon Jamar Spates, 30, is accused of injuring his 3-month old child, said Sgt. Andy Norris, Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office spokesman. The alleged abuse happened in Tuscaloosa County in March. 6849
April 21st, 2010
Drowning victim was from Hueytown -

Authorities have identified a Hueytown man who drowned in the Black Warrior River on Monday. Frank Fondren, 60, was fishing with another man and a woman near the Bankhead Lock and Dam when their boat capsized at about 9:30 a.m. 6848
April 21st, 2010
AG candidates asked to take pledge against gambling funds - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

Democratic attorney general candidate Giles Perkins has signed a pledge not to take campaign funds from gambling interests and challenged his competition to do the same. 6847
April 21st, 2010
Man may be linked to previous shooting - By Stephanie Taylor Staff Writer

A Tuscaloosa man who was shot by police Monday may be connected to an April 18 shooting at a gas station. 6846
April 21st, 2010
County census response near 70% - By Lydia Seabol Avant Staff Writer

About 68 percent of Tuscaloosa County residents have mailed in their 2010 U.S. Census forms — already surpassing the county's mail-in rate of 64 percent a decade ago. 6845
April 21st, 2010
MLK Elementary students, teachers honor volunteers - By Ashley Boyd Staff Writer

Students and teachers at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School honored its longtime volunteers Tuesday in a ceremony for National Volunteer Appreciation Week. 6844
April 21st, 2010
Council delays action on adding ambulance service - By Wayne Grayson Staff Writer

The Tuscaloosa City Council on Tuesday night tabled an ordinance that would have added a third ambulance company in the city. 6843
April 21st, 2010
GOP justices defend ruling on complaint filing - By Phillip Rawls The Associated Press

Two Republican justices are defending a decision by the GOP majority on the Alabama Supreme Court to reject rule changes that would have made it easier for the public to file complaints against judges. 6842
April 21st, 2010
FDA urged to order salt reductions in food - By Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press

Too much salt is hidden in Americans’ food, and regulators plan to work with manufacturers to cut back — but the government isn’t ready to go along with a major new recommendation that it order a decrease. 6841
April 21st, 2010
Losses lead to lower state tax refunds - By Dana Beyerle Montgomery Bureau Chief

State income tax refunds will be significantly less this year because losses during the worst economy in decades were taken last year, state officials said. 6840
April 21st, 2010
Bryant rallies for interim principal - By Jamon Smith Staff Writer

Paul W. Bryant High School students, parents and faculty members pleaded with Tuscaloosa City Board of Education members at Tuesday’s board meeting to make the school’s assistant principal, Tom Danner, the school’s new full-time principal. 6839
April 21st, 2010
Rebate boosts appliance sales - By Patrick Rupinski Staff Writer

Appliance retailers in Tuscaloosa are seeing brisk sales this week as consumers take advantage of the state's rebates for some larger, energy-efficient home appliances. 6838
April 21st, 2010
AEA gave to Alabama PACs funding anti-Byrne ads - The Associated Press

The Alabama Education Association has contributed $500,000 to political action committees that are helping fund ads attacking Republican candidate for governor Bradley Byrne. 6837
April 20th, 2010
ACA hires a coaching legend as girls' basketball coach - From staff reports

American Christian Academy has hired Woodrow "Buddy" Sumner, who has coached teams to 14 state championships in his career, as its new girls basketball coach. 6836
April 20th, 2010
Man shot by police may be connected to MAPCO incident - By Stephanie Taylor, Staff Writer

A Tuscaloosa man who was shot by police Monday afternoon may be connected to a shooting that happened at a gas station Saturday night. 6835
April 20th, 2010
AROUND TOWN: April 20 -

TUESDAY ARTS 6834
April 20th, 2010
Hueytown man drowns in Black Warrior River -

A 60-year-old Hueytown man drowned in the Black Warrior River on Monday morning. The man was fishing with another man and woman near the Bankhead Lock and Dam in Tuscaloosa County when their boat capsized at about 9:30 a.m., said Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Andy Norris. 6833
April 20th, 2010
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