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Be Anywhere App

August 25, 2011 - 8:17am
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A new iPhone application developed by a University of Alabama graduate could become the hottest app out there. The Be Anywhere App allows you to play background noise during your incoming calls and give the impression you're actually somewhere that you are not.


Wednesday, 6:00

August 24, 2011 - 5:54pm
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WVUA News at Six. Airdate: August 24, 2011.

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Wednesday, 5:00

August 24, 2011 - 5:31pm
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WVUA News at Five. Airdate: August 24, 2011.

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Help Needed

August 24, 2011 - 4:22pm

If you have been looking for a place to help with storm recovery, Tuscaloosa County Schools may be just the place.  According to school officials, they have received many donations of school supplies.  In fact, they say they've received so many that they need help getting the donations in the hands of the children.  While school leaders say they are grateful for all the donations, now they need help with sorting and delivery.  If you would like to help organize the donations or deliver them, call the Tuscaloosa County School System at (205) 758-0411. ...Read more

Tax Bill Hearing

August 24, 2011 - 3:48pm

Greenetrack is fighting a 75 million dollar tax bill from the state. Circuit Judge Eddie Hardaway has scheduled a status conference with attorneys for Thursday. Alabama's revenue department is trying to collect more than $61 million in taxes and more than $13 million in interest for sales tax. State officials say the taxes were not paid on electronic bingo proceeds from 2004 through 2008. Greenetrack's accountant says the bill exceeds their assets which they say are only about one-fifth of the tax bill.

Jennifer Edwards

Alabama Teens

August 24, 2011 - 3:36pm

One of the sponsors of Alabama's new tough immigration law told a group of Hispanic young people that the tough law was not designed to hurt them.  Republican State Sen. Scott Beason was surrounded by the teenagers Wednesday during a break in a federal court hearing on
the new law which he sponsored in the Senate. A recent graduate of Pelham High School, 19-year-old Victor Palafox told Beason the teens were worried the law would prevent them from attending college or getting good jobs. ...Read more

Sunday Alcohol Sales

August 23, 2011 - 4:50pm


Results are unofficial and not yet certified.

City of Northport

11 of 12 Boxes Reporting

Yes - 1312 votes, 55%

No - 1054 votes, 44%

Tuscaloosa County

64 of 65 Boxes Reporting

Yes - 2058 votes, 39%

No - 3217 votes, 61%


Northport ...Read more

Monday, 10:00

August 23, 2011 - 10:29am
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WVUA News at Ten. Airdate: Monday, August 22, 2011.

Monday, 6:00

August 23, 2011 - 10:13am
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WVUA News at Six. Airdate: Monday, August 22, 2011.

Tuscaloosa Forward

August 23, 2011 - 10:07am

Residents and business leaders from Tuscaloosa met with the city's zoning board to discuss the Tuscaloosa Forward program before the board voted on it.  Many business leaders urged the committee to veto the proposal as it currently sits.  Those business leaders who oppose the new plan are upset they cannot rebuild what they had before the tornado hit.  Some business owners are also against the proposal because it forces them to build further from the street to accommodate mixed use areas, leaving less space for the building itself.  Many of the businesses broug ...Read more