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Tuscaloosa schools superintendent: 'Failing' designation a 'kick in the teeth' - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 01:50

Tuscaloosa schools superintendent: 'Failing' designation a 'kick in the teeth'
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Alabama Accountability Act State Superintendent Tommy Bice discusses the Alabama schools listed as failing according to the Alabama Accountability Act and the options students at those schools have Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the Gordon Persons ...

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Bruce Springsteen concert film coming to Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 21:19

Bruce Springsteen concert film coming to Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Boss is coming to Alabama. Well, at least to a theater near some of us. The Bruce Springsteen concert film "Springsteen and I" will be shown in Birmingham, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa area theaters, as well as nearly 500 other ...

Alabama Outdoors closing Tuscaloosa store, looking for new location - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 20:39

Alabama Outdoors closing Tuscaloosa store, looking for new location
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
"We greatly appreciate the local customers who have supported Alabama Outdoors in Tuscaloosa," McCrory said. "By closing our existing store, we will be better positioned to select a location that will support an enhanced shopping experience and ...

Four Tuscaloosa schools on 'failing' list under Alabama Accountability Act - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 20:07

Four Tuscaloosa schools on 'failing' list under Alabama Accountability Act
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stack of books horizontal Three Tuscaloosa city schools and one county school received a failing grade under the Alabama Accountability Act. (Stock image). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Three Tuscaloosa City schools and one Tuscaloosa County school ...

New Alabama commitment Derek Kief: Tuscaloosa visit 'pretty much brought my ... - al.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 15:25

New Alabama commitment Derek Kief: Tuscaloosa visit 'pretty much brought my ...
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Kief (6-5, 197), a four-star 2014 prospect who committed to Alabama on Sunday, said a visit to Tuscaloosa a week ago with his extended family -- including grandparents and an uncle -- sealed his choice of Alabama over Ohio State and Kentucky.

Showers and thunderstorms, high of 86 today in Tuscaloosa - al.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 12:10

Showers and thunderstorms, high of 86 today in Tuscaloosa
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View full sizeLooks for widespread rain in Alabama today. Strong storms are possible, especially in central and southern portions of the state. (NOAA). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The National Weather Service predicts showers and thunderstorms today in ...

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Refining company in Tuscaloosa works to clean up minor oil spill in Black ... - al.com

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 23:04

Refining company in Tuscaloosa works to clean up minor oil spill in Black ...
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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Hunt Refining Company was cleaning the water of the Black Warrior River with booms and absorbent pads Monday after about 164 gallons of oil spilled into it, according to a Tuscaloosa News report. The newspaper reported that a ...

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Tuscaloosa Police arrest suspect for Thursday credit union robbery - al.com

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 18:38

Tuscaloosa Police arrest suspect for Thursday credit union robbery
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Keondrae Devon Long.jpg After a series of Crime Stoppers tips helped identify him, Keondrae Devon Long, a 23-year-old Tuscaloosa man, was arrested Monday morning and charged with robbing the Tuscaloosa Teachers Credit Union Thursday afternoon.
Police arrest man in Tuscaloosa credit union holdupThe Republic
Man arrested in Tuscaloosa credit union holdupWZTV

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Rascal Flatts booked for Oct. 10 at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 13:39

Rascal Flatts booked for Oct. 10 at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
The Birmingham News - al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Country stars Rascal Flatts will perform at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Thursday, Oct. 10, the venue announced today. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 28 at 10 a.m.. Joining Rascall Flatts will be The Band Perry and Cassadee ...

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1st Black Woman Sworn in as Tuscaloosa Postmaster - WPMI Local 15 News

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 15:11

1st Black Woman Sworn in as Tuscaloosa Postmaster
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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama (AP) - Sherrill Palmer, a 16-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service, has been sworn in as the first black woman to serve as postmaster of Tuscaloosa. Palmer took her oath of office Friday afternoon on the porch of the Jemison ...
Tuscaloosa woman makes history, becomes first black woman to serve as city's ...al.com

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Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Lee Brice light up Tuscaloosa Amphitheater (photos) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 14:16

Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Lee Brice light up Tuscaloosa Amphitheater (photos)
The Birmingham News - al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- "Country music always sounds better outside," said country music superstar Brad Paisley following his show opener "Southern Comfort Zone" at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Friday. "And when you're a little drunk," he added.

Despite excessive heat, volunteers from Alabama's Boys State 2013 revitalize ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 11:17

Despite excessive heat, volunteers from Alabama's Boys State 2013 revitalize ...
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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The 560 rising high school seniors from all parts of Alabama taking part in the American Legion's 2013 Boys State Conference braved heat indices of more than 100 degrees this week to revitalize Palmore Park in west Tuscaloosa ...

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FBI investigating Tuscaloosa bank robbery (update, photos, video) - al.com

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 02:39

FBI investigating Tuscaloosa bank robbery (update, photos, video)
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Tuscaloosa Teachers Credit Union Robbery Suspect This video distributed by the Tuscaloosa Police Department shows the suspect in a Thursday afternoon robbery of Teachers Credit Union on Highway 69 South. (provided by the Tuscaloosa Police ...
Bank robbery reported in Tuscaloosa Thursday - WVTM-TV: News, Weather, and ...Alabama's13.com

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Alabama Athletics Department to pay for part of new fraternity house - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 22:11

Alabama Athletics Department to pay for part of new fraternity house
The Birmingham News - al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved the preliminary project plan for the demolition and construction of a new, relocated Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house at its physical properties committee meeting Thursday.

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50 years ago today, and two days after Tuscaloosa, segregation ended at ... - al.com

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 11:39

50 years ago today, and two days after Tuscaloosa, segregation ended at ...
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Two days after James Hood and Vivian Malone entered the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, McGlathery quietly ended racial segregation at the Huntsville campus. It was much the same for Huntsville City Schools, as city officials sent away state ...

David Bronner says Alabama governor 'irresponsible' on Medicaid - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 01:24

David Bronner says Alabama governor 'irresponsible' on Medicaid
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David Bronner, the longtime CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, told members of the Tuscaloosa Rotary Club that Alabama is one of 14 states with conservative Republican governors who have refused to accept federal dollars to expand their ...

Tuscaloosa votes to rezone block of downtown area, approves 4-story, 209 bed ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 17:32

Tuscaloosa votes to rezone block of downtown area, approves 4-story, 209 bed ...
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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The Tuscaloosa City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to rezone a block of land downtown, clearing the way for Sealy Realty to develop a four story mixed-use residential and retail complex. Sealy's 223-bed complex will ...

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Sunny skies, high of 97 today in Tuscaloosa - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:58

Sunny skies, high of 97 today in Tuscaloosa
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View full sizeExpect a hot day in Alabama today, with head index values reaching into the 100s. (NOAA). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The National Weather Service predicts sunny skies today in Tuscaloosa with a high near 97. Expect mostly clear skies tonight ...

Alabama remembers Stand in the Schoolhouse Door, 50 years of desegregation ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 12:44

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Alabama remembers Stand in the Schoolhouse Door, 50 years of desegregation ...
al.com (blog)
Enlarge The Associated Press Alabama Gov. George Wallace stands in front of Foster Auditorium on June 11, 1963, at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. U.S. Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach is standing with his arms crossed.
50th anniversary of integration at TuscaloosaWTVM
An epochal moment for civil rights in a single day: 11 June 1963The Guardian

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Alabama students reflect on Stand in the Schoolhouse Door anniversary ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 17:57

Alabama students reflect on Stand in the Schoolhouse Door anniversary ...
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The University of Alabama will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stand in the Schoolhouse Door throughout 2013 with a series of activities and events designed to honor the desegregation of UA in June 1963, and we're ...

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