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2 men hospitalized after shooting in Birmingham's Green Acres neighborhood

al.com — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Two men were hospitalized Friday evening after a shooting in the Green Acres neighborhood on Birmingham's west side, police said. Two men who appeared to be in their 30s were shot in the 3400 block of Boise Avenue Southwest around 5:50 p.m., Birmingham police Sgt. Matthew Self said.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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Birmingham police charge 2 after burglary attempt in which homeowner shot suspect

al.com — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Two men face burglary charges after police say they tried to break into a man's house Thursday morning and the homeowner shot one of them. Christopher Williams, 29, and William Hutton, 28, are both charged with second-degree burglary and face $20,000 bonds, according to Birmingham police Lt.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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Welcome to Clanton, center of college football's Championship Highway

al.com — CLANTON, Ala. -- Just off a dusty road, across the way from Sweet Alice's BBQ, a man sits atop a lawn mower in an empty field. It's noon on a Tuesday. Back and forth, under a cloudless sky the color of the bluest ocean, the man guides the machine over the grass, carefully cutting every blade on the Chilton County High football field.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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4 burning questions and a South Carolina-Auburn prediction with a Gamecocks beat writer

al.com — We reached out to South Carolina beat writer David Caraviello of the Charleston Post and Courier for more intel on the Gamecocks (4-3, 2-3 SEC) as they travel to Jordan-Hare Stadium to face No. 5 Auburn (5-1, 2-1) Saturday at 6:30 p.m. on the SEC Network.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

4 burning questions and a South Carolina-Auburn prediction with Gamecocks beat writer @dcaraviello ow.ly/DiZxO

Bob Jones 41, Hazel Green 31: Defense steps up in second half for No. 7 Patriots

highschoolsports.al.com — By on October 24, 2014 10:08 p.m. MADISON, Alabama -- The Bob Jones defense held Hazel Green scoreless in the fourth quarter while forcing three turnover on downs in a 31-21 victory at Madison City Schools Stadium. With the combination of the win and Buckhorn's upset of Gadsden City, Class 7A, No.

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Oct 24, 2014

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2-minute drill: South Alabama Jaguars 27, Troy Trojans 13

al.com — MOBILE, Alabama -- Here's is the 2-minute drill for South Alabama's 27-13 Sun Belt Conference victory over in-state rival Troy at Ladd-Peebles Stadium Friday night. The victory improved South Alabama's overall record to 5-2 and its Sun Belt record to 4-1 on the year. It was also the Jaguars' fourth consecutive win.

Houston leads way as South Alabama picks up first-ever victory over in-state rival Troy

al.com — MOBILE, Alabama - Using a strong third quarter and the running of senior Kendall Houston, South Alabama broke open a close game to claim a 27-13 Sun Belt Conference victory over Troy at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Houston rushed for 178 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries, including a 41-yard scoring run in the third quarter that broke open the game for the Jaguars.
Oct 24, 2014

Houston leads the way as South Alabama picks up its first-ever victory over in-state rival Troy al.com/sports/index.s…

Local teen designer on 'Project Runway: Threads' win: the 'most fun thing I've ever done'

al.com — Thirteen-year-old Bradford Billingsley's clothing designs have taken him a lot of places, but perhaps the latest and greatest place was last night when he won " Project Runway: Threads." "It was a great experience," he said. "It was crazy and hectic, but it was the most fun thing I've done."
Oct 24, 2014

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Watch Eli Manning, other NFL stars say 'No More' to domestic violence in new PSA

al.com — The NFL has begun a series of public service announcements to raise awareness for the fight against domestic violence. In the first of the spots, posted to YouTube on Thursday, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is among nearly two dozen current and former NFL stars who urge the public to say "No More" to domestic violence.
Oct 24, 2014

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A deeper look at the mood in Knoxville, Vol QB situation on Alabama-Tennessee eve

al.com — TUSCALOOSA, Alabama ― We're one day away from the Alabama-Tennessee game, and there's not much of a buzz surrounding this traditional rivalry. Outside of the Lane Kiffin angle, it's been a quiet week. To get a feel for what's going down in Knoxville, we turned to Vol beat writer Patrick Brown of the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

A deeper look at the mood in Knoxville, Vol QB situation on Alabama-Tennessee eve with @patrickbrownTFP ow.ly/DilRx

1 person killed in wreck on Valleydale Road in Hoover

al.com — HOOVER, Alabama -- One person is dead after a wreck Friday evening on Valleydale Road near the Spain Park sports complex in Hoover, according to police. The wreck was on Valleydale Road near Jaguar Drive before 7 p.m. Friday. A vehicle appeared to have hit a pole.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

RT @JoelAEricksonAU: Auburn's Avery Young forges toughness by fishing for sharks, alligators s.al.com/uBn3hmQ

Oct 24, 2014

"Almost anything you can think of that swims or moves in water, I've caught it,” Avery Young said. s.al.com/uBn3hmQ

Oct 24, 2014

Auburn's Avery Young forges toughness by fishing for sharks, alligators s.al.com/uBn3hmQ

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Oct 24, 2014

RT @ALcomHuntsville: Alabama coach Nick Saban sends letter of condolence to Deshler after death of football coach Jake Linville s.al.com/STPTddL v

Oct 24, 2014

Alabama coach Nick Saban sends letter of condolence to Deshler after death of football coach Jake Linville s.al.com/STPTddL v

Transgender Army employee at Redstone Arsenal wins 'historic' discrimination case

al.com — A transgender Army civilian at Redstone Arsenal's Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center was forced to undergo "frequent, pervasive and humiliating," gender-identity discrimination, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced Thursday.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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Football High Live: Updates, chat from Week 10, final week of AHSAA region play

highschoolsports.al.com — Remember to check back throughout the evening for updates from around the state. You can participate in tonight's action by sending photos, videos and game updates through Twitter with the hashtag #alpreps. Week 10 kickoff started last night, with Davidson beating Alma Bryant with NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice in attendance and Dora upsetting Parker.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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