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Judge to hold trial on Alabama abortion law
A federal judge says he will hold a trial on Alabama's new law requiring abortion clinic doctors to have approval to admit patients to nearby hospitals.
Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam POW and ex-senator, dies
Former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton, who survived 7½ years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam and alerted the U.S. military to conditions there when he blinked the word "torture" in Morse code during a television interview, died Friday. He was 89.
Alabama unemployment rises to 6.4 percent
Alabama's unemployment rate has risen to 6.4 percent.
Energy boom spurs growth west of the Mississippi
America's cities are still growing, with the population boom fueled by people picking up and moving to find jobs in energy production across the oil- and gas-rich areas west of the Mississippi River.
Former CIA agent Valerie Plame to speak in Alabama
Former CIA agent Valery Plame is scheduled to speak to University of Alabama students and screen a documentary about her experiences.
- Propane-fueled fire destroys 11 camping trailers
Much to do when Alabama Legislature returns
When Alabama legislators return from spring break on April 1, they will have plenty to do and only three days left to do it.
The pending legislation ranges from serious matters like state budgets and abortion restrictions to light-hearted matters, including declaring cornbread the official state bread.
Madison County employee faces felony ethics, theft charges
A former employee of the Madison County Commission has been arrested on felony ethics and theft charges, according to a release from the office of Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange.
Legislature approves 'Carly's Law'
The Alabama Legislature has given final approval to a marijuana oil bill sought by families who want the oil as a potential treatment for their children's seizure disorders.
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