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Family affected by November apartment fire and others in need enjoy Omega Psi Phi’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Thoughts of Thanksgiving are in the air. Plans for family trips and dinners have been made. The family cook has begun the process of creating the day’s menu. Stores have stocked up turkeys in preparation for the holiday.

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Family affected by November apartment fire and others in need enjoy Omega Psi Phi’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Thoughts of Thanksgiving are in the air. Plans for family trips and dinners have been made. The family cook has begun the process of creating the day’s menu. Stores have stocked up turkeys in preparation for the holiday.

Liz Hurley Run

10th annual Liz Hurley Ribbon Run draws in ‘Jiggling Juggernauts’ and more in fight against breast cancer

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — The 10th annual Liz Hurley Ribbon run drew a record 6,500 runners this year, with more than 350 teams joining in the fight against breast cancer. All proceeds benefit the Liz Hurley Breast Cancer Fund, which since

Liz Hurley Run

10th annual Liz Hurley Ribbon Run draws in ‘Jiggling Juggernauts’ and more in fight against breast cancer

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — The 10th annual Liz Hurley Ribbon run drew a record 6,500 runners this year, with more than 350 teams joining in the fight against breast cancer. All proceeds benefit the Liz Hurley Breast Cancer Fund, which since

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Nina and Pinta replicas safely dock in Huntsville, no threat of river pirates

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — When sailing through the seas on the Nina and Pinta, there is one thing Capt. Morgan Sanger always keeps on board: cartons of Marlboro Lights. It’s the one thing, besides money, of course, that keeps the pirates at

Nina and Pinta7495

Nina and Pinta replicas safely dock in Huntsville, no threat of river pirates

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — When sailing through the seas on the Nina and Pinta, there is one thing Capt. Morgan Sanger always keeps on board: cartons of Marlboro Lights. It’s the one thing, besides money, of course, that keeps the pirates at

Jami holds up the dolls of Jon she ordered for Ronin and Jasmine while their dad is away at war.

Wounded: The Van Brocklin Story

For more photos of the Van Brocklins, please visit my Flickr. Jami Van Brocklin is exhausted this morning. She stayed up all night cleaning her cluttered three-bedroom trailer. Three hours later, she wakes up to the sweet sound of her

Jami holds up the dolls of Jon she ordered for Ronin and Jasmine while their dad is away at war.

Wounded: The Van Brocklin Story

For more photos of the Van Brocklins, please visit my Flickr. Jami Van Brocklin is exhausted this morning. She stayed up all night cleaning her cluttered three-bedroom trailer. Three hours later, she wakes up to the sweet sound of her

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Air War: Advertising files suggest Alabama is headed for cheapest Supreme Court race in years

Candidates in Alabama’s Supreme Court races spent more than $400,000 on advertising in the Birmingham broadcast television market in the primary alone this year, according to public advertising files at the five network affiliates in the Magic City. In some

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Air War: Advertising files suggest Alabama is headed for cheapest Supreme Court race in years

Candidates in Alabama’s Supreme Court races spent more than $400,000 on advertising in the Birmingham broadcast television market in the primary alone this year, according to public advertising files at the five network affiliates in the Magic City. In some

Air War

Air War: Super PACs’ influence on state races dubious

This election year brought a new wrinkle in the political advertising: the so-called “super PACs.” Springing up in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, super PACs are political action committees that can raise unlimited funds to advertise

Air War

Air War: Super PACs’ influence on state races dubious

This election year brought a new wrinkle in the political advertising: the so-called “super PACs.” Springing up in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, super PACs are political action committees that can raise unlimited funds to advertise

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Air War: Despite big spending, Alabama voters prove resistant to TV ads

Mitt Romney spent $70,000 on Birmingham-area advertising in the March primary, and his SuperPAC spent $253,000 more. He came in third in a race dominated by Rick Santorum, who spent far less, even when super PAC money is figured in.

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Air War: Despite big spending, Alabama voters prove resistant to TV ads

Mitt Romney spent $70,000 on Birmingham-area advertising in the March primary, and his SuperPAC spent $253,000 more. He came in third in a race dominated by Rick Santorum, who spent far less, even when super PAC money is figured in.