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Metro Contract

April 2, 2014 - 5:12pm
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The contract between the Tuscaloosa County Commission and the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter could be coming to an end.

During Wednesday morning's County Commission meeting, Commissioner Jerry Tingle made a motion to work toward terminating the contract for the current management of the animal shelter, but, this morning's proposal caught some shelter employees of guard. 

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Recycling in Tuscaloosa

April 2, 2014 - 3:32pm

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The City of Tuscaloosa Environmental
Services Department began a drop-off electronic recycling program April 1. This
free service is open to all West Alabama residents, government agencies,
businesses, nonprofit organizations and schools.  ...Read more

Electronic Bingo

April 2, 2014 - 10:52am

The following is a press release from the Attorney General's Office of the State of Alabama: ...Read more

Hairspray

April 2, 2014 - 10:42am

TUSCALOOSA, AL - Theatre Tuscaloosa will hold open auditions for its upcoming production of the musical Hairspray on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 at 2pm in the Bean-Brown Theatre at Shelton State Community College’s Martin Campus (9500 Old Greensboro Rd). Callbacks will be at 6pm on Sunday, May 4. ...Read more

Senior Citizens Appreciation Day

April 2, 2014 - 9:53am

Since 1987, the West Alabama Regional Commission’s Area Agency on Aging has observed Older Americans Month (May) by hosting a celebration in honor of local senior citizens for their contributions to our community.  This year’s national theme is “SAFE TODAY, HEALTHY TOMORROW.” The 27th annual celebration will be held at the Bryant Conference Center on the University of Alabama campus May 8, 2014 from 9:00 am until 1:30 pm. The event’s party theme will feature music from the 50’s and dancing at the SOCK-HOP. ...Read more

ObamaCare Deadline

April 1, 2014 - 5:15pm
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The deadline to sign up for ObamaCare has come and gone, leaving many Alabamians with unasnwered questions...health experts say most will be paying a penalty by there are a few exceptions.

OAD: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

 

 

 

"The Race Card Project"

March 31, 2014 - 9:48pm
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Students at the University of Alabama are participating in a national effort to discuss race. This project. started by NPR journalist Michelle Norris, aims to create honest and open discussion about race in the country. Students in Dr. Daniels's class were asked to use only six words to form a statement regarding their opinion of race, which they will present to Norris during her visit to the University on Wednesday.

Valerie Plame visits UA

March 31, 2014 - 9:47pm
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Former CIA operations officer Valeria Plame visited the University of Alabama to share her experience in the CIA and her stance against nuclear weapons. Plame is a leader in Global Zero, a nuclear proliferation group. She is also the author of two books, her autobiography Fair Game and fictional novel Blowback.


 


Air date: 31 March, 2014 10 p.m.

Future of Tuscaloosa Railroads

March 31, 2014 - 9:41pm
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Mayor of Tuscaloosa, Walter Maddox, and the CEO of Amtrak, Joseph Boardman, met Monday afternoon to discuss the future of passenger trains and the benefits it could have in our community.

E-Bingo Raids

March 31, 2014 - 5:11pm
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Over 1,000 gambling machines and an undisclosed amount of cash have been seized from electronic bingo halls in Greene County...

Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange announced Monday morning that search warrants were served at 4 separate casinos in Greene County...the raid has left employees with a lot of unanswered questions.

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