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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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Casinos Raided

March 31, 2014 - 9:39am

(MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Luther Strange announced that four search warrants were served today at four separate casinos in Greene County through a joint effort by law enforcement agents from the Attorney General’s Office and the Alabama Department of Public Safety. This law enforcement action was taken in response to alleged illegal gambling operations. The search warrants were served this morning at Greenetrack and Greene Charity in Eutaw, AL, and at Frontier Bingo and River’s Edge in Knoxville, AL.            ...Read more

Missing Bibb County Man

March 30, 2014 - 10:05pm
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brent police chief terry nichols has confirmed with wvua that a forty year old bibb county man has been declared missing.

Brent Police Chief Terry Nichols has confirmed with WVUA that a forty-year-old Bibb County man has been declared missing. ...Read more

Local Heroes National Mobility Awareness Month Contest

March 30, 2014 - 10:02pm
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Two West Alabamaians need your help winning a wheelchair accessible vehicle. The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association is celebrating National Mobility Awareness Month with a contest called, "Local Heroes". Contestants have submitted their stories online to recieve votes from the public, and two locals have made it in the running.  ...Read more