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Oil Spill

May 11, 2010 - 5:42pm

Gulf CoastAlabama Gov. Bob Riley and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano are praising the citizen response to the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Riley joined Napolitano on Tuesday at a briefing in Mobile after the Homeland Security chief made her third visit to staging areas in eight days. ...Read more

Plane Crash

May 11, 2010 - 3:09pm

Small PlaneAuthorities have identified a man and woman killed Monday night in a small plane crash at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport.  The couple is identified as 56-year-old Paula Moffett and 41-year-old Mark Yellen, both of Memphis. Capt. ...Read more

School Grants

May 11, 2010 - 3:06pm

Four low-achieving Alabama school systems have been selected to receive $34.7 million in federal grant money to turn around their failing schools.  Ten schools in the Lowndes, Marengo, Coosa and Montgomery county school systems will receive the grants. ...Read more

Oil Spill

May 10, 2010 - 4:57pm

BP is saying that it wants to have a new, much smaller oil containment device at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week.  BP PLC chief operating officer Doug Suttles also said Monday  that it may be two weeks before the company can try what is being called a "junk shot." The junk shot would pump golf balls and pieces of ...Read more

Countdown to Air Show

May 7, 2010 - 5:53pm
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Tuscaloosa Air Show organizers have been working hard for a year now to make everyone's landing at the airport this Saturday a little bit smoother.  " We made a lot of changes in our traffic this year, hopefully for the best, and what we're doing is we're asking people to come in the toll road, come in the toll bridge, come by the bypass and come into the airport in that direction," explains Tuscaloosa Traffic Systems Manager, Jon Howell.  "We're trying to get more of the traffic off of McFarland Boulevard because that's what gridlocked last year."  There will be four differe ...Read more

Oil Spill Coverage Day 4

May 7, 2010 - 1:52pm
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WVUA has been down in Orange Beach covering the potential damage to the Alabama coasts that could be caused by oill spill. WVUA's Lynn Brooks and John Huddleston have the story.

Oil Spill Coverage Day 3

May 7, 2010 - 1:51pm
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WVUA has been down in Orange Beach covering the potential damage to the Alabama coasts that could be caused by oill spill. WVUA's Lynn Brooks and John Huddleston have the story.

Oil Spill Coverage Day 3

May 7, 2010 - 1:50pm
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WVUA has been down in Orange Beach covering the potential damage to the Alabama coasts that could be caused by oill spill. WVUA's Lynn Brooks and John Huddleston have the story.

Oil Spill Coverage Day 2

May 7, 2010 - 1:48pm
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WVUA has been down in Orange Beach covering the potential damage to the Alabama coasts that could be caused by oill spill. WVUA's Lynn Brooks and John Huddleston have the story.

Oil Spill Coverage Day 2

May 7, 2010 - 11:13am
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WVUA has been down in Orange Beach covering the potential damage to the Alabama coasts that could be caused by oill spill. WVUA's Lynn Brooks and John Huddleston have the story.

Blue Angels

May 6, 2010 - 5:43pm
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Dozens of high adrenaline acts have been soaring into West Alabama all week for this year's Tuscaloosa Air Show, and anyone watching the skies Thursday was sure to notice that headlining act, the Blue Angels, have finally touched down. Blue Angel pilots perform about 72 shows in a year at 35 different show sites, and spend about 300 days a year in the air. This year's team actually has seven individuals from Alabama, which is one of the reasons the Angels are happy to be back in Tuscaloosa. ...Read more

Oil & Hair

May 5, 2010 - 5:50pm
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Finding a way to help out in the Gulf Coast can be pretty cut and dry. ...Read more

Alabama Coast

May 4, 2010 - 7:58pm

People with upcoming summer vacation plans are concerned about going to the Gulf Coast beaches, and some are considering canceling their reservations. A Gulf Shores real estate broker says since there's no oil along the beaches so far, it is not time to cancel. ...Read more

Legal Action

May 3, 2010 - 2:33pm

Attorneys general from the five Gulf Coast states are asking President Barack Obama to take legal steps necessary to lay blame for the massive Gulf oil leak.  Chris Bence, a spokesman for Alabama Attorney General Troy King, said a letter was prepared Monday asking the president to clear the way for possible court action by the AGs from Flori ...Read more

Volunteering

May 3, 2010 - 2:30pm

Three Alabama coastal advocacy groups have joined together to lead a volunteer effort to fight an oil spill threatening the state's shoreline and marine life.  Mobile Baykeeper announced Monday it is partnering with the Alabama Coastal Foundation and the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program to organize a voluteer response, including rapid dep ...Read more

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