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Auburn classes resume after bomb threat cleared
One of Auburn University's largest buildings has reopened after a police investigation into a bomb threat.
Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble
South Korea President Park Geun-hye said that instead of following a marine traffic controller's instructions to “make the passengers escape,” the captain and some crew members “told the passengers to stay put while they themselves became the first to escape.”
In show of defiance, thousands run Boston Marathon
A total of 35,755 athletes were registered to run, the second-largest field in its history, with many coming to show support for the city and its signature sporting event. “Boston Strong” — the unofficial slogan adopted after the terrorist attack — was everywhere.
- Leaders break ground on $5.5B Birmingham perimeter
Signs to guide visitors to Shoals' music heritage
Signs will soon point visitors to The Shoals region toward the musical landmarks that made the area famous.
Judy Sizemore, director of Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, said there are plans to place at least 10 signs in Muscle Shoals and others throughout the area.
Ala. man sentenced for copyright violation
An Alabama man faces two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to copyright infringement in November.
Fort Payne school system admits immigrant student
The Fort Payne school system has enrolled an immigrant student who was initially denied admission.
State jobless rate jumps to 6.7 percent
Alabama's unemployment rate is rising.
Alabama joins 3 states in US 80 yard sale
Alabama towns along U.S. 80 will be participating in a massive yard sale Friday and Saturday that also stretches across Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.
Bentley opponent Stacy George releases tax return
One of Gov. Robert Bentley's opponents in the governor's race released his income tax return today, and another opponent said he will release his tax return as soon as he files it.
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