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UA has plan to deal if flat enrollment continues

University of Alabama students walk between classes on the engineering quad outside the South Engineering Research Center on Friday, Sept. ...


Schools chief Mike Daria could get contract extension

Tuscaloosa City Schools celebrated the ribbon cutting on the Oakdale Elementary School Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. The school underwent a ...


SCHOOL NEWS: September 16, 2018

Holy Spirit Catholic School• During the summer break, Maddie Mitchell, a ninth-grade student at Holy Spirit High School in Tuscaloosa, ...


PET OF THE WEEK: September 16, 2018 | Bella

Humane Society of West Alabama: Meet Bella. She is a little over a year old with a white/tabby coat. She ...


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India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks group is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

International

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UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

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Top-ranked Alabama wary of letdown vs. No.22 Texas AM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Although the setting will be different, the scene is familiar to Alabama and Nick Saban. This time ...


No. 6 LSU awaits in-state for La. Tech

LSU has not turned the ball over in its first three games this season. If Louisiana Tech is going to ...


Darnold, Jets right back on horse as they prepare for Browns

Imagine getting hit five times by men weighing at least 255 pounds running at you full speed, then having to ...


Bortles makes statement in Jaguars triumph over Patriots

A much-maligned quarterback going against a much-heralded QB. Chalk this one up to the underdog. Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles ...


Student charged in connection with threat posted on Snapchat

HUNTSVILLE - Authorities say a teenager has been arrested in connection with a school shooting threat posted on Snapchat.News outlets ...


Student accidentally shot after bringing gun to school

HUNTSVILLE - An Alabama elementary school student was accidentally shot in the hand Monday after bringing a gun to school.Huntsville ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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