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Jerusalem marathon spurs political saber-rattling - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jerusalem marathon spurs political saber-rattling
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Among the sponsors are U.S. footwear company New Balance and the Crowne Plaza hotel chain, which is owned by U.K.-based InterContinental Hotels Group PLC. New Balance did not immediately return a message seeking comment. A spokeswoman for ...

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February 28th, 2013
US State Department employee strangled in Brazil - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US State Department employee strangled in Brazil
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Brazilian police say a vacationing employee of the U.S. Department of State was found dead in a Rio de Janeiro hotel. Rivaldo Barbosa is ... He says she was strangled to death on Feb.20 and that hotel employees found her body that same day. Barbosa ...

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February 28th, 2013
Lessons From Mark Essex and Christopher Dorner - Thenewjournalandguide -

Lessons From Mark Essex and Christopher Dorner
Thenewjournalandguide
I interviewed Essex's mother and father after his bullet-riddled body was pulled from the roof of the Howard Johnson Hotel and sent back to Emporia for burial. Family members told me how a quiet, happy go lucky youth ... I suspect the reason the story ...

2288
February 28th, 2013
Britain holds scandal-tarred special election - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Britain holds scandal-tarred special election
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Five people died in the attack on the Grand Hotel in Brighton. Prime Minister David Cameron called John O'Farrell's comments "a complete disgrace." O'Farrell defended himself on Twitter, posting: "I wrote an honest memoir and volunteered this fleeting ...

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2287
February 28th, 2013
Community Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 - Greensboro News & Record -

Community Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
Greensboro News & Record
Gate City Rotary, 7 a.m. Thursdays, O. Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. Jonathan Smith, 272-9488. Gibsonville ..... Lady Sertoma Club, 6 p.m. fourth Wednesday, Providence Baptist Church, 1106 Tuscaloosa St., GB. No July meeting. Mildred Brown ...

2286
February 28th, 2013
Mugler, Van Noten, Pugh create tensions in fashion - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Mugler, Van Noten, Pugh create tensions in fashion
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
To playful gasps from onlookers, down the grand salon of 19th century townhouse Hotel Salomon de Rothschild, Gareth Pugh gave his show a postmodern kick by sending models wearing shredded polythene trash bags down the catwalk. They shivered like ...

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February 28th, 2013
Lessons From Mark Essex and Christopher Dorner - Pasadena Journal -

Lessons From Mark Essex and Christopher Dorner
Pasadena Journal
I interviewed Essex's mother and father after his bullet-riddled body was pulled from the roof of the Howard Johnson Hotel and sent back to Emporia for burial. Family members told me how a quiet, happy go lucky ... I suspect the reason the story has ...

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2284
February 28th, 2013
Biden: Illinois election sends message on guns - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Biden: Illinois election sends message on guns
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Biden told a gathering of state attorneys general at a Washington hotel Wednesday that voters in the Chicago-area district "sent a clear unequivocal signal" to the NRA and politicians nationwide. Biden said, quote, "The message is there will be a moral ...

2283
February 27th, 2013
Court orders publisher to add Strauss-Kahn insert - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Court orders publisher to add Strauss-Kahn insert
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Strauss-Kahn's private life was thrown in the spotlight in 2011 when a New York hotel maid accused him of trying to rape her. Strauss-Kahn reached a legal settlement with her last year. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re ...

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February 27th, 2013
Small steps forward sought in Iran nuclear talks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Small steps forward sought in Iran nuclear talks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The first session of talks were held in private at a hotel in Almaty and were deemed so sensitive that reporters were not allowed on the premises Tuesday save for a handful of TV cameras and photographers allowed to watch Ashton greet Saeed Jalili, ...

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2281
February 27th, 2013
Karen Mok finds answers on 'Somewhere I Belong' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Karen Mok finds answers on 'Somewhere I Belong'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In this Jan. 31, 2013 photo, Hong Kong actress Karen Mok poses during an interview at a hotel in Hong Kong. Mok wrestles with what's been a life-long question for her on the title of her first English album, “Somewhere I Belong.” The Hong Kong pop diva ...

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2280
February 27th, 2013
Leaders: 'Obamacare' has far-reaching effects - Hotel News Now -

Leaders: 'Obamacare' has far-reaching effects
Hotel News Now
MEMPHIS, Tennessee—A number of hotel owners and operators remain concerned as ever as the countdown continues for the expected full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare.” Enacted on 23 March 2010, the ACA mandates all Americans ...

2279
February 27th, 2013
Dubai adds tallest hotel to superlative list - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dubai adds tallest hotel to superlative list
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Superlative-hungry Dubai is adding another to its list: A 72-story hotel billed as the world's tallest. The JW Marriott's Marquis Dubai formally opened Tuesday after gaining the title of tallest hotel from Guinness World Records. At 355 meters (1,099 ...

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February 27th, 2013
Alabama track and field coach talks beautiful Tuscaloosa, Five and Bryant ... - al.com -

Alabama track and field coach talks beautiful Tuscaloosa, Five and Bryant ...
al.com
Two things: Full service hotel downtown and a walking/running path on both sides of the Black Warrior with a footbridge connecting somewhere near the Jack Warner and Lurleen Wallace bridges. Describe Tuscaloosa: Fantastic weather, great college town, ...

2277
February 27th, 2013
Fiery balloon accident kills 19 tourists in Egypt - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fiery balloon accident kills 19 tourists in Egypt
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The southern city of Luxor has been hit hard, with vacant hotel rooms and empty cruise ships. It also prompted accusations that authorities have let safety standards decline amid the political turmoil and infighting, although civil aviation officials ...

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2276
February 27th, 2013
Israel quietly sends migrants to Sudan - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Israel quietly sends migrants to Sudan
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Mutasim Ali, a 26-year-old migrant from the war-ravaged Darfur region in Sudan who works at a Tel Aviv hotel, said he knows at least 70 people who have returned to Sudan. He said he some have told him they were detained at the Khartoum airport, and ...

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February 26th, 2013
Coach traces softball roots to Iowa - ESPN -

Coach traces softball roots to Iowa
ESPN
A senior on last season's championship team whom Murphy convinced to come to Tuscaloosa from New York, she is now in graduate school at Northern Iowa studying biomechanics. Teeling told the players they had an advocate for life in Murphy, and as proof ...

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2274
February 26th, 2013
Strauss-Kahn: Leave me and my love life in peace - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Strauss-Kahn: Leave me and my love life in peace
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Strauss-Kahn's private life was thrown in the spotlight in 2011 when a New York hotel maid accused him of trying to rape her. Strauss-Kahn reached a legal settlement with her last year. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re ...

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2273
February 26th, 2013
New talks on Iran nuclear program offer slim hope - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New talks on Iran nuclear program offer slim hope
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The first session talks are being held in private at a hotel in Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city, and were deemed so sensitive that reporters were not allowed on the premises Tuesday save for a small handful of TV cameras and photographers allowed to ...

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2272
February 26th, 2013
Old rivals pleased to be tested together - San Antonio Express-News - San Antonio Express -

Old rivals pleased to be tested together - San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio Express
Oklahoma junior linebacker Tom Wort answers questions during a press conference for the Cotton Bowl NCAA college football at the Omni Mandalay hotel, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Irving, Texas ... Texas A&M linebacker Sean Porter (10) grabs the ...

2271
February 26th, 2013
Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Along with soccer, basketball is enormously popular in North Korea, where it's not uncommon to see basketball hoops set up in hotel parking lots or in schoolyards. It's a game that doesn't require much equipment or upkeep. The U.S. remains Enemy No.

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2270
February 26th, 2013
US caught in awkward embrace of Myanmar 'crony' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US caught in awkward embrace of Myanmar 'crony'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"American corporations are very late in every business sector," said businessman Aung Aung, whose oil and gas and hotel companies have alliances with Korean, Indian and Russian partners. "Asian countries, like India and especially China, have already ...

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February 25th, 2013
Sotomayor criticizes prosecutor for racial remark - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sotomayor criticizes prosecutor for racial remark
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Monday comment came as the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of man who says he didn't know a group of men he was with at a hotel were preparing for a drug deal. An assistant U.S. attorney asked him in open court, "You've got African ...

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2268
February 25th, 2013
Correction: Obit-Cleotha Staples story - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Correction: Obit-Cleotha Staples story
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Two years later, the family moved to Chicago, where Pops worked a variety of jobs performing manual labor and Oceola worked at a hotel. Chicago also was where the family's four other children were born. Pops and Mavis primarily took the lead on the ...

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February 25th, 2013
Pistorius as mysterious as the shooting tragedy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pistorius as mysterious as the shooting tragedy
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Weeks before his debut at the Olympics, he stopped an interview with me to talk to a little girl who walked up to give him a strawberry from the gardens of the rural hotel at his training base in Gemona, in northern Italy. "Oscar, Oscar," the little ...

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2266
February 25th, 2013
Old rivals pleased to be tested together - San Antonio Express -

Old rivals pleased to be tested together
San Antonio Express
Oklahoma junior linebacker Tom Wort answers questions during a press conference for the Cotton Bowl NCAA college football at the Omni Mandalay hotel, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Irving, Texas ... Texas A&M linebacker Sean Porter (10) grabs the ...

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February 25th, 2013
Senator: `Give and take' needed between US, Cuba - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Senator: `Give and take' needed between US, Cuba
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Patrick Leahy arrives to the Hotel Parque Central in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. U.S. lawmakers confirmed on Wednesday that they visited an American man whose detention and long sentence in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties ...

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2264
February 24th, 2013
LEND A HAND: Arts 'n Autism holds stand-up comedy fundraiser for program - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

LEND A HAND: Arts 'n Autism holds stand-up comedy fundraiser for program
Tuscaloosa Magazine
TUSCALOOSA | You don't have to walk. You don't have to run. You don't have to play golf. ... 23 UA-Chattanooga football game with hotel accommodations and a football signed by head football coach Nick Saban. Tickets are $30 each or $50 for a couple.

2263
February 24th, 2013
College news: 2/24 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

College news: 2/24
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Mary Ruth Pruitt of Tuscaloosa is among 16 art students from Emory & Henry College in Emory, Va., exhibiting 25 works in Exchange 81, a collaborative exhibition jointly sponsored by the art departments of Hollins University, Roanoke College and Emory ...

2262
February 24th, 2013
Belgian man found shot to death in Acapulco - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Belgian man found shot to death in Acapulco
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The killing happened not far from the Princess Hotel, where federal police are guarding the tennis tournament. Violence and crime have worsened in Acapulco in recent years, with drug gangs getting most of the blame. All rights reserved. This ...

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2261
February 24th, 2013
Rollin' In The Deep! 74 Students Arrested In Drug Bust At Alabama College ... - Global Grind -

Global Grind

Rollin' In The Deep! 74 Students Arrested In Drug Bust At Alabama College ...
Global Grind
The majority of those who were arrested are students at the University of Alabama. Those arrested will face a total of 183 charges, with many of them being related to the sale and possession of marijuana, according to Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve ...

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2260
February 23rd, 2013
No explanation for police chief missing in Mexico - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

No explanation for police chief missing in Mexico
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Traveling through the city is like taking a violence tour: highway overpasses where bodies are hanged; stucco walls patched to cover bullet holes; the spot in front of the police station, now closed to traffic, where a car bomb exploded last year. A ...

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2259
February 23rd, 2013
'Parade's End' keeps British TV invasion going - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

'Parade's End' keeps British TV invasion going
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tom Stoppard is sitting on the patio of a Sunset Boulevard hotel, bathed in California winter sunshine, framed by bamboo landscaping and looking very much out of his element in Hollywood. The acclaimed British playwright professes to feeling that way ...

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2258
February 22nd, 2013
Aggies' Joeckel out to show pros that he's No. 1 - San Antonio Express -

Aggies' Joeckel out to show pros that he's No. 1
San Antonio Express
Texas A&M junior offensive lineman Luke Joeckel answers questions during a press conference for the Cotton Bowl NCAA college football at the Omni Mandalay hotel, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Irving, Texas. Texas A&M plays Oklahoma on Jan. 4 in the ...

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2257
February 22nd, 2013
'The Power of Few' makes limited-release debut - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

'The Power of Few' makes limited-release debut
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Walken said filming gave him his first chance to visit New Orleans. He said that during breaks in shooting, he took walks in the French Quarter and watched cargo ships and paddlewheel boats maneuver the winding Mississippi River outside his hotel window.

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February 22nd, 2013
Winfrey, `Beasts' actress honored at Essence lunch - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Winfrey, `Beasts' actress honored at Essence lunch
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Actresses Gabrielle Union and Naomie Harris, and writer-director Mara Brock-Akil also were honored at the Essence event at the Beverly Hills Hotel. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re-published without permission. Links are ...

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2255
February 22nd, 2013
US consumer prices flat in January for 2nd month - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US consumer prices flat in January for 2nd month
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Consumer prices rose only 1.7 percent in 2012, down from 3 percent in 2011. Food prices were flat last month after rising for 10 straight months. And energy costs, which include gasoline, dropped 1.7 percent. Hotel prices rose by the most in a year and ...

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2254
February 21st, 2013
Russia offers to broker Syria talks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Russia offers to broker Syria talks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The state news agency said the mortars that hit a complex housing Tishrin Stadium and a hotel killed Youssef Suleiman from al-Wathbah club based in Homs. He was wounded inside the hotel as players were getting ready for practice and died later at a ...

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2253
February 21st, 2013
In Myanmar, answers to ethnic conflict elusive - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In Myanmar, answers to ethnic conflict elusive
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"For a guerrilla army, what matters most is not holding ground, but maintaining the support of the people," Zaw Taung said, speaking at a Laiza hotel the rebels use as an office that is decorated with wall-to-wall maps. Judging by comments from many ...

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2252
February 21st, 2013
Coastal Alabama Golf Notebook: Ken Stabler sets charity tourney for March 7-9 - al.com -

Coastal Alabama Golf Notebook: Ken Stabler sets charity tourney for March 7-9
al.com
The XOXO Stabler Foundation will host the 2013 XOXO Invitational, which will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile on March 7-9 at the Marriott Grand Hotel Resort, Golf Club and Spa in Point Clear. The Ronald McDonald House serves families ...

2251
February 21st, 2013
Commercial cyberspying offers rich payoff - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Commercial cyberspying offers rich payoff
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
7, 2012 photo, U.S. and Chinese national flags are hung outside a hotel during the U.S. Presidential election event, organized by the U.S. embassy in Beijing. As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive ...

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2250
February 20th, 2013
VJ Graffeo dreams of Birmingham being an "it" city (Comeback Town) - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog) -

VJ Graffeo dreams of Birmingham being an "it" city (Comeback Town)
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
But for seven years and two degrees in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham has been home my entire life. As an attorney, I could have easily ... Outside my office, I see the empty Cabana hotel and several 20th Street vacancies. Even the Birmingham News' mere six ...

2249
February 20th, 2013
Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
6, 2011 file photo shows British musician James Blake at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Blake's, “Retrograde,” was the most viral track on Spotify from Monday, Feb. 11, to Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.

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2248
February 20th, 2013
List of most spectacular diamond heists - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

List of most spectacular diamond heists
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
1994: Machine-gun-toting thieves steal $45 million in gems from the Carlton Hotel in Cannes on the French Riviera. 2004: Twelve pieces of jewelry worth about $31.5 million, including the 125-carat "Comtesse de Vendome" diamond necklace, are stolen from ...

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2247
February 20th, 2013
Community Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 - Greensboro News & Record -

Community Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013
Greensboro News & Record
23, O. Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. Seated, three-course dinner with wine, cash bar. ...... Lady Sertoma Club, 6 p.m. fourth Wednesday, Providence Baptist Church, 1106 Tuscaloosa St., GB. No July meeting. Mildred Brown, 288-8051. League of ...

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2246
February 20th, 2013
Tide Legend Kenny Stabler to Host Celebrity Golf Tournament - BamaHammer -

Tide Legend Kenny Stabler to Host Celebrity Golf Tournament
BamaHammer
“We are thrilled to be back at the world-class Grand Hotel”, Stabler said, “furthering our mission to raise awareness and funds for charitable causes like the Ronald McDonald House of Mobile.” Among the celebrities committed to attend the tournament ...

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2245
February 20th, 2013
Marriott's 4Q boosted by higher rates, occupancy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Marriott's 4Q boosted by higher rates, occupancy
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Marriott International Inc. turned a better-than-expected profit in its fourth quarter driven by an increased number of rooms in the hotel company's portfolio and higher occupancy and room rates. The company, based in Bethesda, Md., said Tuesday that ...

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2244
February 20th, 2013
NJ's bankrupt Revel suffers fate of other casinos - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

NJ's bankrupt Revel suffers fate of other casinos
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"A rejuvenated Revel will remain an integral part of that landscape, as it continues full operations as a premiere hotel, gaming and top-flight entertainment hub for the city, in addition to employing more than 2,000 people. Most importantly, none of ...

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2243
February 20th, 2013
Kurdish refugees have mixed feelings about Syria - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kurdish refugees have mixed feelings about Syria
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Biran Hassan, 25, left Qamishli nine months ago and now works as a waiter in a hotel in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish region, making $500 a month - just half what local residents get paid. Most of the hotel staff are Syrian refugees. Faisal ...

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2242
February 18th, 2013
US AG meets with Caribbean leaders in Haiti - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US AG meets with Caribbean leaders in Haiti
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... countries about crime problems, efforts to curb weapons and drug trafficking and a need to alert countries in the region about imminent deportations at the conference of the Caribbean Community, known as Caricom, held at a hotel in the Haitian capital.

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2241
February 18th, 2013
Rob Belushi takes on family business with TV show - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rob Belushi takes on family business with TV show
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"I would say people are very interested in seeing me or checking out what I have to offer," Belushi said in an interview in the lobby of a fancy downtown Chicago hotel. "I also think that they have their own expectations of what that will be and I am ...

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2240
February 18th, 2013
NYC's 'Sleep No More' shows off its musical side - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

NYC's 'Sleep No More' shows off its musical side
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Becoming a music venue wasn't necessarily a goal when the doors opened on three empty hulking warehouse spaces on 27th Street, a spot renamed the McKittrick Hotel. It houses the show "Sleep No More," a kind of art installation-meets-theater-and-dance ...

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2239
February 18th, 2013
US lawmakers meet with Iranian exiles in Paris - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US lawmakers meet with Iranian exiles in Paris
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The National Council of Resistance of Iran, a France-based Iranian opposition group, gave a raucous welcome at a Paris hotel to the four representatives, with rhythmic clapping and chants of "Thank You!" But the talks focused on a Feb. 9 rocket attack ...

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2238
February 18th, 2013
Ades' `Powder Her Face' opens NY City Opera season - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ades' `Powder Her Face' opens NY City Opera season
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Not enough for director Jay Scheib, who turns the tawdry tale into a numbing night of decadence by adding two dozen naked men standing, stumbling and slumbering around a hotel room in New York City Opera's new production that opened Friday at the ...

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February 17th, 2013
The Globe comes to Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

The Globe comes to Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Back then, he partnered with friend, sometime acting partner actor and fellow restaurant veteran Gary Wise to open The Globe, which was named for William Shakespeare's most famous theater, and for a hotel of the same name that had operated in downtown ...

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2236
February 17th, 2013
Conclave's rituals, oaths and secrecy explained - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Conclave's rituals, oaths and secrecy explained
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Now they have a Vatican hotel to stay in while not voting, but are forbidden from having any contact with the outside world: no phones, no newspapers, no tweeting. "There is that fear," Wister said. "Going back previous centuries, kings did interfere ...

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2235
February 16th, 2013
China plays by its own rules while going global - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

China plays by its own rules while going global
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Elsewhere around the Caribbean, as hotels were struggling to stay afloat in the global economic slowdown, the Chinese response was to bankroll the biggest resort under construction in the Western Hemisphere - a massive hotel, condominium and casino ...

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February 16th, 2013
Rare Singapore protest against population plan - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rare Singapore protest against population plan
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Because we are not machines and our neighborhoods are not factories, and our island is not a hotel." All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re-published without permission. Links are encouraged. Comments are currently unavailable on ...

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2233
February 16th, 2013
Runners and riders in Europe's horsemeat scandal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Runners and riders in Europe's horsemeat scandal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Whitbread PLC, Britain's largest hotel and restaurant company, said Friday that horse DNA had been found in lasagna and burgers on menus at its outlets including Premier Inn hotels and Brewers Fayre and Beefeater Grill restaurants. Whitbread said it ...

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2232
February 16th, 2013
DreamWorks partners on Russian theme parks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DreamWorks partners on Russian theme parks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
DreamWorks said Friday that the parks will be Europe's largest year-round indoor entertainment zones. The zones will be part of larger entertainment complexes, each featuring a mixed-use movie and concert hall, a movie theater, a hotel and a retail center.

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2231
February 15th, 2013
States' choices set up national health experiment - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

States' choices set up national health experiment
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Krughoff is skeptical that either the feds or the states have solved the technological challenge of making the purchase of health insurance as easy as selecting a travel-and-hotel package. Whether or not the bugs get worked out, consumers will be able ...

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2230
February 15th, 2013
Ranburne: Physics students ace competition - Cleburne News -

Ranburne: Physics students ace competition
Cleburne News
The trip to Tuscaloosa for the contest can be expensive. The students leave Thursday, eat a meal at Baumhower's Restaurant and tour the college before the contest starts at 8 a.m. on Friday morning. The meals, the team shirts and the night at the hotel ...

2229
February 14th, 2013
Jordan terror plot suspects plead not guilty - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jordan terror plot suspects plead not guilty
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It is the first major plot linked to al-Qaida since a triple hotel bombing in Amman that killed 60 people in November 2005. At the time, al-Qaida in Iraq claimed responsibility for the bombing, citing its rejection of Jordan's alliance with the United ...

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2228
February 14th, 2013
Crippled cruise ship makes its way to Alabama shore - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

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Crippled cruise ship makes its way to Alabama shore
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Mobile Mayor Sam Jones questioned the plan to bus passengers to other cities, saying the city has more than enough hotel rooms and its two airports are near the cruise terminal. "We raised the issue that it would be a lot easier to take a five-minute ...
After days stranded at sea, now comes the bus ride Tuscaloosa Magazine

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2227
February 14th, 2013
Hugh Bonneville presides on 'Downton Abbey' finale - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hugh Bonneville presides on 'Downton Abbey' finale
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Impeccably clad in a three-piece gray suit and pink tie for this recent interview, the 49-year-old Bonneville, even firmly planted in a 21st-century Manhattan hotel, looks to the manor born. Nonetheless, he brands himself a member of the British middle ...

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2226
February 14th, 2013
After days stranded at sea, now comes the bus ride - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

After days stranded at sea, now comes the bus ride
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Mobile Mayor Sam Jones questioned the plan to bus passengers to other cities late Wednesday, saying the city has more than enough hotel rooms to accommodate passengers and its two airports are near the cruise terminal. "We raised the issue that it ...

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2225
February 14th, 2013
3 charged in smuggling horns of endangered rhinos - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

3 charged in smuggling horns of endangered rhinos
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Also arrested on a related criminal complaint in Miami was Shusen Wei, a Chinese business executive, who also attended the antique show and shared a hotel room with Li. According to court documents in Miami, Wei admitted to agents after Li's arrest ...

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2224
February 14th, 2013
Eagles document their complicated history - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Eagles document their complicated history
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The most interesting segment in the second part is the journey of Joe Walsh, the former court jester who learned hotel room trashing from that art's Picasso, Keith Moon. For his survival, as a person and an Eagle, Walsh needed to clean himself up and ...

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2223
February 13th, 2013
Community Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - Greensboro News & Record -

Community Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
Greensboro News & Record
23, O. Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. Seated, three-course .... 17, Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Drive, GB; Providence Baptist Church, 1106 Tuscaloosa St., GB; and Islamic Center of Greensboro, 2023 16th St., GB. Visit three houses of ...

2222
February 13th, 2013
3 dead, 11 hurt after man crashes at Guam resort - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

3 dead, 11 hurt after man crashes at Guam resort
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Guam police say three people are dead after a man crashed a car into a convenience store at a resort, then got out and began stabbing those around him, sending frightened hotel guests fleeing for safety. Eleven others were hurt after the crash at a ...

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2221
February 12th, 2013
UNI Alum Patrick Murphy Returns Home With A Ring - KCRG -

KCRG

UNI Alum Patrick Murphy Returns Home With A Ring
KCRG
The similarities of between Sumner and Tuscaloosa went beyond the script “A.” Murphy accepted the job in 1999, and in his second year, he guided the Crimson Tide to their first appearance in the Women's College World Series. It marked the first of ...

2220
February 12th, 2013
Struggling Caribbean islands selling citizenship - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Struggling Caribbean islands selling citizenship
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In its first phase, some 375 shareholders will get citizenship by investing $400,000 each in the project, which is expected to include a 200-room hotel and a mega-yacht marina. Others will get passports for buying one of 50 condominium units. "The more ...

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2219
February 12th, 2013
Video: UNI alum Murphy returns home with a ring - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines -

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Video: UNI alum Murphy returns home with a ring
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The similarities of between Sumner and Tuscaloosa went beyond the script “A.” Murphy accepted the job in 1999, and in his second year, he guided the Crimson Tide to their first appearance in the Women's College World Series. It marked the first of ...

2218
February 12th, 2013
Shelby tells Chamber US 'on financial suicide watch right now' - Tuscaloosa News -

Shelby tells Chamber US 'on financial suicide watch right now'
Tuscaloosa News
Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, expressed these concerns this morning at the first Chamber in Session of 2013, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. The senator was the keynote speaker for the event and used the time to praise local leaders as well ...

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2217
February 11th, 2013
Weather's silver lining: coat comfort on runways - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Weather's silver lining: coat comfort on runways
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
For a designer who thrives on flashbulbs, cameras and frenzy, the change might seem odd, but he said his intimate show at the Plaza Hotel was the best way to sharpen his focus in a collection that was thoughtful and intellectual. "My fantasies about ...

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2216
February 11th, 2013
Shelby to hold 'meet and greets' - Tuscaloosa News -

Shelby to hold 'meet and greets'
Tuscaloosa News
Also, at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Shelby will be in Tuscaloosa to speak at the Chamber in Session breakfast at the Hotel Capstone at 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Tickets to the breakfast are $25. To RSVP and buy tickets, contact Stacy Gann at 205-391-0559.

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2215
February 11th, 2013
Around Town: 2/11 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Around Town: 2/11
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Chamber Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. at the Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Guest, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby ... Tuscaloosa City Council: 6 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 2201 University Blvd. Call 311 or 205-349-2010. Student Hearings: 6 p.m ...

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2214
February 11th, 2013
Workers prep former CityFest site for new downtown hotel - Tuscaloosa News -

Workers prep former CityFest site for new downtown hotel
Tuscaloosa News
The Tuscaloosa City Council approved the plans by Memphis-based Kemmons Wilson Companies to build a $27 million, 154-room hotel at the site. Amenities will include an indoor lap pool, 5,478 feet of conference space, a hotel restaurant and bar, a second ...

2213
February 11th, 2013
Business Calendar: 2/10 - Tuscaloosa News -

Business Calendar: 2/10
Tuscaloosa News
Chamber in Session breakfast: 7:30 a.m. at Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Speaker, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. Tickets required to eat breakfast. Bama's Action Civitan Club: Noon at Wintzell's ... Call 205-391-0559. Wednesday ...

2212
February 10th, 2013
'Lincoln,''Argo' face off for Britain's Oscars - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

'Lincoln,' 'Argo' face off for Britain's Oscars
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Les Miserables" is also a contender in the separate category of best British film, alongside "Anna Karenina," "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," "Seven Psychopaths" and "Skyfall." Sunday's ceremony will also see director Alan Parker receive a BAFTA ...

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2211
February 10th, 2013
After Whitney death, Clive Davis gala presses on - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

After Whitney death, Clive Davis gala presses on
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Then Davis played what he called a rare performance of Houston belting "All The Man That I Need" on Saturday the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Houston's brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Pat Houston, attended the gala, where Davis thanked them "for being ...

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2210
February 10th, 2013
Around Town: 2/10 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Around Town: 2/10
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Chamber Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. at the Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Guest, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby ... Tuscaloosa City Council: 6 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 2201 University Blvd. Call 311 or 205-349-2010. Student Hearings: 6 p.m ...

2209
February 10th, 2013
Manhunt continues for former L.A. police officer - Tuscaloosa News -

Manhunt continues for former L.A. police officer
Tuscaloosa News
Navy Cmdr. Brad Fagan said officials believe Dorner had checked into a base hotel on Tuesday and left the next day without checking out. Numerous agencies guarded the base on Thursday. Fagan said Dorner was honorably discharged and that his last day ...

2208
February 9th, 2013
Near Timbuktu, 2 bodies show reprisal killings - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Near Timbuktu, 2 bodies show reprisal killings
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Although everyone from shepherds to hotel waiters to the young men who jog across the dunes at sunset seemed to know the location of her husband's grave, she had not ventured there because she was afraid of the soldiers. A team of AP reporters offered ...

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2207
February 9th, 2013
Davis gala 'bittersweet' year after Houston death - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Davis gala 'bittersweet' year after Houston death
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Davis - Houston's mentor, producer, champion and longtime friend - memorialized her at last year's gala, held downstairs from the hotel where she died. "Whitney and I had great times at this party over the years," he said, smiling. "I'd played her new ...

2206
February 9th, 2013
Workers prep former CityFest site for new downtown hotel - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Workers prep former CityFest site for new downtown hotel
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The Tuscaloosa City Council approved the plans by Memphis-based Kemmons Wilson Companies to build a $27 million, 154-room hotel at the site. Amenities will include an indoor lap pool, 5,478 feet of conference space, a hotel restaurant and bar, a second ...

2205
February 9th, 2013
Leaner New Year: China tones down the celebrations - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Leaner New Year: China tones down the celebrations
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Authorities have asked the public to set off fewer fireworks in Beijing to reduce pollution, a new anti-extravagance drive has prompted government officials and state-owned companies to cancel their banquets at high-end hotels and a campaign against ...

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2204
February 9th, 2013
Sumlin made hay early in recruiting - San Antonio Express -

Sumlin made hay early in recruiting
San Antonio Express
8, 2012 at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel in New York, New York. Texas A&M's quarterback Johnny Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy... Texas A&M ..... Texas A&M linebacker Sean Porter (10) grabs the interception on a pass intended for Alabama ...

2203
February 8th, 2013
US Sen. Richard Shelby meeting with constituents in West Alabama counties ... - al.com (blog) -

US Sen. Richard Shelby meeting with constituents in West Alabama counties ...
al.com (blog)
On Monday, Shelby will speak at the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama's Chamber in Session breakfast in Tuscaloosa. The breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. at Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Shelby to hold 'meet and greets' Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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2202
February 8th, 2013
Stolen Matisse painting to be returned to Caracas - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Stolen Matisse painting to be returned to Caracas
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It was found in July when a couple tried to sell it to undercover FBI agents at a hotel in Miami Beach. The two were sentenced last month in U.S. federal court in Miami for attempting to sell the stolen work. Cuban Pedro Antonio Marcuello Guzman of ...

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2201
February 8th, 2013
Uggs? Ugh. NY Fashion Week battles the elements - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Uggs? Ugh. NY Fashion Week battles the elements
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
She did allow that she had only had to cross the street from her hotel and would change into combat boots for the train ride home. The celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch even offered a blizzard pro tip. "You either come in warm and comfortable clothes and ...

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2200
February 8th, 2013
Heflin Fire Department joins training association - Cleburne News -

Heflin Fire Department joins training association
Cleburne News
“By having them here you don't have to pay for a hotel. Travel's a lot ... The Anniston Fire Department is already working with the Alabama Fire College in Tuscaloosa to become a regional training center offering upper level training courses in Anniston.

2199
February 8th, 2013
Katie Holmes takes fashion line crosstown - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Katie Holmes takes fashion line crosstown
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Holmes and Yang sat down at a hotel on the opposite side of Manhattan with a handful of fashion journalists on Thursday, the opening day of fashion week, to walk them personally through 15 looks Holmes called their favorites. Katharine Hepburn's ...

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2198
February 8th, 2013
Manhunt continues for former LA police officer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Manhunt continues for former LA police officer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Navy Cmdr. Brad Fagan said officials believe Dorner had checked into a base hotel on Tuesday and left the next day without checking out. Numerous agencies guarded the base on Thursday. Fagan said Dorner was honorably discharged and that his last day ...

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2197
February 8th, 2013
SAfrica prosecutor: Congo rebels wanted coup, war - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SAfrica prosecutor: Congo rebels wanted coup, war
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The men met off and on for weeks with the officers at restaurants and a hotel, once showing a map with the locations of the Union of Nationalists for Renewal's some 9,000 rebels, the prosecutor said. An email sent later asked for thousands of machine ...

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2196
February 8th, 2013
How airlines prepare for big storms - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

How airlines prepare for big storms
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Travelers can still face dayslong delays in getting home, but the advanced cancellations generally mean they get more notice and can wait out the storm at home or a hotel, rather than on a cot at the airport. Q: Why is it smarter to cancel early? A: It ...

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2195
February 8th, 2013
Shelby to hold 'meet and greets' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Shelby to hold 'meet and greets'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Also, at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Shelby will be in Tuscaloosa to speak at the Chamber in Session breakfast at the Hotel Capstone at 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Tickets to the breakfast are $25. To RSVP and buy tickets, contact Stacy Gann at 205-391-0559.

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2194
February 8th, 2013
Syria, Sunni-Shiite split arise at Muslim summit - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Syria, Sunni-Shiite split arise at Muslim summit
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The summit of the 57-member OIC, held in a luxury hotel in Cairo's upscale Heliopolis district, came a day after the central bank disclosed that the country's strategic foreign currency reserves have made another alarming drop to around $13 billion ...

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2193
February 7th, 2013
Sony trims quarterly loss to $115 million - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sony trims quarterly loss to $115 million
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Its movie business fared better on the success of "Skyfall" and "Hotel Transylvania," while its music business also did well with best-sellers in Alicia Keys' "Girl on Fire," One Direction's "Take Me Home", and Celine Dion's "Sans Attendre," according ...

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2192
February 7th, 2013
Wednesday Night Rumble: Signings and Sprays - The Buckeye Battle Cry -

The Buckeye Battle Cry

Wednesday Night Rumble: Signings and Sprays
The Buckeye Battle Cry
He also said about 20 players purchased the spray at a hotel room in New Orleans leading into the BCS national championship game against LSU in 2012. He continued and added he had sold about 20 more bottles to players at the ... Yes, I say SEC football ...

2191
February 6th, 2013
Community Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 - Greensboro News & Record -

Community Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
Greensboro News & Record
23, O. Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. Seated, three-course .... 17, Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Drive, GB; Providence Baptist Church, 1106 Tuscaloosa St., GB; and Islamic Center of Greensboro, 2023 16th St., GB. Visit three houses of ...

2190
February 6th, 2013
Acapulco rape case overshadows peak tourist season - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Acapulco rape case overshadows peak tourist season
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
From a 2009 shootout that killed 18 near Acapulco's fabled Flamingo Hotel to this week's attack, the resort once celebrated in Frank Sinatra songs and Elvis Presley movies has been the scene of body dumpings, beheadings and taxi-driver killings as ...

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2189
February 6th, 2013
Carpe Vino managing partner says there's always something fun to do in T-town ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Carpe Vino managing partner says there's always something fun to do in T-town ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
Anything you would change about Tuscaloosa? I love this town, but it just seems that we are always behind the times. I know that they are getting there and that takes money. Having a shop in downtown Tuscaloosa, waiting for the new hotel and new ...

2188
February 6th, 2013
Flipping Tenpenny: A blue-chip Alabama recruit considers his choices - SB Nation -

Flipping Tenpenny: A blue-chip Alabama recruit considers his choices
SB Nation
Then in January 2012, he took an unofficial visit to Alabama's Tuscaloosa campus. The night before the trip, he sat ..... During the week of practice before the game, al.com's Wesley Sinor asked Tenpenny if the prospect of a crowded backfield in ...

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2187
February 6th, 2013
Mexico seeks culprits in rape of 6 Spaniards - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Mexico seeks culprits in rape of 6 Spaniards
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Elizabeth Taylor was married there, John F. and Jackie Kennedy came on their honeymoon, and Howard Hughes spent his later years hiding out in a suite at the Princess Hotel, a pyramid-shaped icon in the exclusive Punta Diamante, or Diamond Point, zone.

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2186
February 6th, 2013
Obama to talk strategy with Senate Democrats - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama to talk strategy with Senate Democrats
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Senate and White House aides are offering few details about Obama's appearance Wednesday at the Democrats' annual retreat at a hotel in Annapolis, Md., but Obama is expected to address senators before engaging in a candid discussion about the ...

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2185
February 6th, 2013
AP Exclusive: Baltimore forecasts financial ruin - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP Exclusive: Baltimore forecasts financial ruin
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
While the city enacted some new taxes to deal with the 2010 deficit - including taxes on bottled beverages and higher hotel and parking levies - city officials say they can't tax their way out of the problem without driving away residents and ...

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2184
February 6th, 2013
Bulgaria links Hezbollah to attack on Israelis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bulgaria links Hezbollah to attack on Israelis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The bomb exploded as the Israeli tourists were on their way from the airport to their hotel in the Black Sea resort of Burgas. The blast also killed a Bulgarian bus driver and the suspected bomber, a tall and lanky pale-skinned man wearing a baseball ...

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2183
February 6th, 2013
Israel unlikely to retaliate after Bulgaria report - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Israel unlikely to retaliate after Bulgaria report
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The bomb exploded as the Israeli tourists boarded a bus from the airport to their hotel. The blast also killed the Bulgarian driver and the bomber. Instead of hinting at retaliation, Netanyahu signaled he would step up his efforts to press the European ...

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2182
February 5th, 2013
Strange bedfellows: Business, labor on immigration - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Strange bedfellows: Business, labor on immigration
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"It's not as if employers want to hire guest workers. We want to hire Americans. It's only when we can't find them that we hire the guest workers," said Shawn McBurney, senior vice president of government affairs at the American Hotel and Lodging ...

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2181
February 5th, 2013
Climbing 'Spider-Man' puts on show for Cuba kids - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Climbing 'Spider-Man' puts on show for Cuba kids
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Alain Robert already climbed the 413-foot (216-meter) Habana Libre hotel Monday. On Tuesday it was an elementary school in colonial Old Havana that made up in difficulty what it lacked in height. The 50-year-old Robert took 15 minutes to ascend the ...

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2180
February 5th, 2013
Settlement reached in suit claiming Mobile school negligent in 2011 bus accident - al.com (blog) -

Settlement reached in suit claiming Mobile school negligent in 2011 bus accident
al.com (blog)
However, the Tuscaloosa tornadoes delayed the trip. The two-day meet was ... He asked Williams for permission to spend the night in a nearby hotel, but was told the school wouldn't allow it since class was scheduled Monday. Lawyers for St. Luke's and ...

2179
February 5th, 2013
Expedia 4Q profit plunges 90 percent on charges - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Expedia 4Q profit plunges 90 percent on charges
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Soaring hotel bookings pushed revenue higher at Expedia Inc., but the online travel agency's fourth-quarter profit fell 90 percent because of money it set aside to appeal a tax dispute in Hawaii. Nights booked for hotel stays jumped 33 percent as ...

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2178
February 5th, 2013
Oscar producers aim to cut out the boring parts - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Oscar producers aim to cut out the boring parts
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Ben Affleck, nominated for best picture for "Argo," arrives at the 85th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Oscar producers Craig Zadan ...

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2177
February 5th, 2013
Police Report for Feb. 5 - Gadsden Times -

Police Report for Feb. 5
Gadsden Times
A wallet and prescription drugs were stolen from a hotel on Hood Avenue between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 2. ... A woman was cut with a blade during a fight outside a nightclub on Tuscaloosa Avenue between 5:20 a.m. and 5:50 a.m. Feb. 2. Robbery ...

2176
February 5th, 2013
Bulgaria links Hezbollah to bombing of Israelis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bulgaria links Hezbollah to bombing of Israelis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
U.S. officials expect Bulgarian investigators to link the militant group Hezbollah to the July 18 attack in the coastal city of Burgas, in which a bomb ripped through a bus that was taking the tourists to their hotel. Bulgarian authorities are expected ...

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2175
February 5th, 2013
Shelby to speak at Chamber breakfast - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Shelby to speak at Chamber breakfast
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Richard Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, will speak at the Chamber in Session breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Tickets are $25 for Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama members and $30 for the general public.

2174
February 5th, 2013
Hotel bombing suspect arrested in Thailand's south - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hotel bombing suspect arrested in Thailand's south
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Authorities have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with the bombing of a high-rise hotel in southern Thailand last year that killed three people and wounded more than 200. Col. Komkrit Ratanachaya says nearly 100 officers raided a house in ...

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2173
February 5th, 2013
UA archaeologists surveying future hotel site - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

The University of Alabama Crimson White

UA archaeologists surveying future hotel site
The University of Alabama Crimson White
A team from the Office of Archaeological Research for The University of Alabama Museums is conducting an archaeological survey of the future site of the Embassy Suites hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa, which was formerly the home of a Civil War prisoner of ...

2172
February 5th, 2013
French daredevil climbs Havana hotel without net - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

French daredevil climbs Havana hotel without net
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net - climbing to the top in about half an hour as hundreds of awed onlookers gasped and cheered ...

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2171
February 4th, 2013
Heading home to Timbuktu: New freedoms, tensions - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Heading home to Timbuktu: New freedoms, tensions
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Attorneys in Tuscaloosa· Auto Dealers in Tuscaloosa· Auto Parts in Tuscaloosa· Auto Repair in Tuscaloosa· Beauty Salons in Tuscaloosa· Car Rental in Tuscaloosa· Dentists in Tuscaloosa· Doctors in Tuscaloosa· Flowers in Tuscaloosa· Hotels in ...

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2170
February 4th, 2013
Fidel Castro: Venezuela's Chavez 'much better' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fidel Castro: Venezuela's Chavez 'much better'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
His last public appearance was in October when he showed up at a Havana hotel with a top Venezuelan official, quashing the latest round of rumors that he was supposedly at death's door. The retired Cuban leader reportedly bantered with official media ...

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2169
February 4th, 2013
Business Events Calendar: 2/3 - Tuscaloosa News -

Business Events Calendar: 2/3
Tuscaloosa News
Tuscaloosa chapter of Business Network International: 7:15 a.m. at Five Restaurant, 2324 Sixth St. For information, call Robin Bailey at 205-349-8673 or go online at www.bnialabama.com. Zonta Club of Tuscaloosa: 11:30 a.m. at Indian Hills Country Club ...

2168
February 4th, 2013
Fun, festive atmosphere marks annual chili fundraiser - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Fun, festive atmosphere marks annual chili fundraiser
Tuscaloosa Magazine
TUSCALOOSA | The Tuscaloosa Exchange Club is hosting its seventh annual chili cook-off at 11 a.m. Feb. 9 at the Bryant Conference Center, 240 Paul W. ... “Once, Hotel Capstone had wild boar chili. It was pretty good.” Businesses like Nucor Steel and ...

2167
February 4th, 2013
Secret Service chief to step down this month - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Secret Service chief to step down this month
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Last May, in testimony before Congress, Sullivan apologized for the conduct of Secret Service employees caught in a prostitution scandal in Colombia. Thirteen agents and officers were implicated after an agent argued with a prostitute over payment in a ...

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2166
February 2nd, 2013
Upshaw back for another "Thing" - BamaOnLine.com -

BamaOnLine.com

Upshaw back for another "Thing"
BamaOnLine.com
As part of the illustrious recruiting Class of 2008, Upshaw arrived at the Capstone with very few possessions, yet before his senior season helped raise nearly $20,000 in his hometown for Tuscaloosa tornado relief. With two national championships in ...

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2165
February 1st, 2013
Daring skyscraper climber eyes iconic Havana hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Daring skyscraper climber eyes iconic Havana hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Robert tells the AP in an exclusive interview that the hotel has "great meaning" for him for its symbolism. The Habana Libre is dwarfed by others Robert has summited like the Empire State Building. But at 413 feet (126 meters), a fall would still be ...

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2164
February 1st, 2013
Dutch gov't : Let European Union have opt-outs - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dutch gov't : Let European Union have opt-outs
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The statement echoes remarks that Rutte made at the World Economic Forum earlier in January, when he said the EU shouldn't be like the "Hotel California" described in the song by the rock band The Eagles as a place where "you can check out any time you ...

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Mixing Jesus, sports and SWATS - Capstone Report -

Mixing Jesus, sports and SWATS
Capstone Report
The Tuscaloosa News reported Thursday morning how the S.W.A.T.S. people stalked the Alabama football team. According to the report, “Tidesports.com has learned that SWATS representatives stayed in the same hotel as the UA team several times in ...

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February 1st, 2013
Freedom returns to the storied city of Timbuktu - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Freedom returns to the storied city of Timbuktu
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
415 in Timbuktu, the road that runs directly in front of the building where the Islamic Tribunal operated in what was once a luxury, boutique hotel. A leaflet left in the dirt in the courtyard set out eight rules for how women should wear the veil ...

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