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Blue Cross won't reinstate non-compliant policies
Alabama's largest health insurance company, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, says it won't reinstate health plans that don't comply with the federal health care law.
ThyssenKrupp: Talks over sale of Alabama plant
German steel company ThyssenKrupp AG says it's in "exclusive negotiations" about the possible sale of its 3-year-old steel plant in Alabama.
Farm bill takes aim at state animal welfare laws
The future of state laws that regulate everything from the size of a hen's cage to the safe consumption of Gulf oysters may be at stake as farm bill negotiators work to resolve a long-simmering fight between agriculture and animal welfare interests.
Returning Alabama Guardsman surprises son, 7
After school, 7-year-old Joss Timmons got to take a poster he'd made for his father, a soldier deployed to Kuwait in January.
TVA increases CEO pay in fiscal 2013
The CEO of the Tennessee Valley Authority was paid nearly $6 million for fiscal year 2013, according to the TVA’s year-end financial report filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Alabama school board ends graduation exam
The high school graduation exam, a fixture in Alabama's public schools for 30 years, is getting relegated to the history books.
TVA to close coal-powered units in Colbert, Jackson counties
The Tennessee Valley Authority voted today to close coal-powered units in Colbert and Jackson counties and replace two more in Kentucky with a new natural gas plant.
Second Vina High School coach charged with sex crime
A second coach from Vina High School is facing charges of having sex with a student.
Huntsville man pleads guilty to federal counterfeiting charges
A Huntsville man found with counterfeit DVDs and CDs when stopped three times by Louisiana law enforcement officers on Interstate 10 pleaded guilty this week to federal charges of copyright infringement.
Man will move wife's grave from front yard
A Jackson County man has told a judge he will comply with a court order to remove his wife's body from his front yard.
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