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Birmingham shares Civil Rights commemoration with the world - UAB News -

Birmingham shares Civil Rights commemoration with the world
UAB News
Daytrips from Birmingham include: The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where Governor George Wallace famously stood in the schoolhouse door; Selma, the site of Bloody Sunday; and Montgomery, where the Rosa Parks Museum is a must-see. Many ...

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April 30th, 2013
Groundbreaking for planned downtown Embassy Suites in Tuscaloosa set for ... - al.com (blog) -

Groundbreaking for planned downtown Embassy Suites in Tuscaloosa set for ...
al.com (blog)
(Chris Pow / al.com). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- A groundbreaking for the planned downtown Embassy Suites hotel at the former CityFest lot will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m., city officials announced today. Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said the city and ...

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April 30th, 2013
Crimson Tide honors swimmers and divers - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Crimson Tide honors swimmers and divers
Tuscaloosa Magazine
TUSCALOOSA | The University of Alabama swimming and diving team held its year-end awards banquet Saturday afternoon in the main ballroom of the Hotel Capstone. Senior Jenna Gallo and junior BJ Hornikel were named the Crimson Tide's most ...

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April 30th, 2013
Sands, Dreamworks strike Macau casino license deal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sands, Dreamworks strike Macau casino license deal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They released few details but said one idea could involve hotel guests being able to eat meals with the characters. They did not disclose the investment amount or how long the agreement would last. A Dreamworks executive said the deal would not involve ...

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2581
April 30th, 2013
Dubai fines British widower after bride's death - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dubai fines British widower after bride's death
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
She died the previous week in an apparently accidental fall from a Dubai high-rise hotel during their honeymoon. Emmett left Dubai last month. The fine of nearly $500 for drinking alcohol without a license was imposed on Tuesday in absentia. Alcohol is ...

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2580
April 30th, 2013
Obama taps Foxx - NC mayor - to run Transportation - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama taps Foxx - NC mayor - to run Transportation
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Obama is also close to announcing his picks for two other Cabinet-level posts. Longtime Obama fundraiser and hotel heiress Penny Pritzker is the leading candidate to run the Commerce Department, and White House international economic adviser Michael ...

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April 30th, 2013
Tuscaloosa announces many events; big economic impact - Alabama's13.com -

Tuscaloosa announces many events; big economic impact
Alabama's13.com
Organizers say they have specific requirements about where they can hold their event and Tuscaloosa hit the bull's eye. Mike Tyrell the President of ASA archery said, "You have to have the hotels, the housing, the infrastructure to support bringing ...
Tuscaloosa to host 5 new sporting events - WBRC.com WBRC

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2578
April 30th, 2013
Tuscaloosa to host 5 new sporting events - WBRC.com - WBRC -

Tuscaloosa to host 5 new sporting events - WBRC.com
WBRC
The sporting events could bring as many as 3,000 people combined to Tuscaloosa. Athletes and their families will spend money renting hotel rooms and eating in area restaurants, which could have up to a $3 million economic impact on the city and county.

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April 29th, 2013
Kip Tyner wants Alberta area brought back to its glory days - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Kip Tyner wants Alberta area brought back to its glory days
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Following police outreach and other facets of Mayor Walt Maddox's Hope Initiative, targeting the city's most crime-ridden areas, a 24 percent decrease was seen, from 2007-2008 to 2008-2009, in an area of Alberta that had been Tuscaloosa' second-most ...

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April 29th, 2013
Crimson Tide honors swimmers and divers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Crimson Tide honors swimmers and divers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
TUSCALOOSA | The University of Alabama swimming and diving team held its year-end awards banquet Saturday afternoon in the main ballroom of the Hotel Capstone. Senior Jenna Gallo and junior BJ Hornikel were named the Crimson Tide's most ...

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April 29th, 2013
MUSIC REVIEW: 'Above' resurfaces as reminder of bygone era - Tuscaloosa News -

MUSIC REVIEW: 'Above' resurfaces as reminder of bygone era
Tuscaloosa News
The album climaxes with “November Hotel,” an instrumental that builds like a cold ocean wave until it crashes into a blistering jam session. And then, it lets you down gently with “All Alone,” a song that lets Staley say as much with his howls and ...

2574
April 29th, 2013
Pyongyang glitters, but rest of NKorea still dark - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pyongyang glitters, but rest of NKorea still dark
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"It's still hard to believe this is my home; it still feels like we're living in a hotel." Though the apartment has faucets, old habits die hard. The bathtub was still filled with water, a bucket bobbing in the tub, as in countless homes across the ...

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April 29th, 2013
Pyongyang glitters but most of NKorea still dark - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pyongyang glitters but most of NKorea still dark
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"It's still hard to believe this is my home; it still feels like we're living in a hotel." Though the apartment has faucets, old habits die hard. The bathtub was still filled with water, a bucket bobbing in the tub, as in countless homes across the ...

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April 28th, 2013
Libya: Bomb hits police station in Benghazi - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Libya: Bomb hits police station in Benghazi
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Meanwhile, a five-star hotel in Tripoli evacuated its staff and guests after receiving a bomb threat on Friday. Officials spoke on condition of anonymity because of they were not authorized to speak to the press. All rights reserved. This copyrighted ...

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April 27th, 2013
Lil Danger convicted of murder in Spokane shooting - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Lil Danger convicted of murder in Spokane shooting
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A rapper who goes by the name "Lil Danger" faces life in prison without parole after his conviction in a shooting that killed another rapper at an after-concert party at a Spokane hotel. John Castro was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder in the ...

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April 27th, 2013
What It's Like to Get Drafted in the NFL - Men's Health News -

Men's Health News

What It's Like to Get Drafted in the NFL
Men's Health News
1 overall tonight—blocking for Johnny Manziel during A&M's win in Tuscaloosa last season starts to agitate a couple members in the room, including Harris. Talk of Nick Saban looking at A&M tape for next season's game in College Station and the Aggies ...

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April 27th, 2013
Shareholders criticize J&J management for lapses - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Shareholders criticize J&J management for lapses
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"I think we're off to a good start in 2013," Gorsky told the shareholders gathered at a hotel next to the company's headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J. "No company is better positioned for leading the way in meeting the challenges and opportunities of ...

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April 26th, 2013
Joeckel goes to Jags with second choice - San Antonio Express -

Joeckel goes to Jags with second choice
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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April 26th, 2013
US tourists swim for 14 hours after boat sinks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US tourists swim for 14 hours after boat sinks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Upon returning to their hotel in St. Lucia earlier this week, the Suskis were upgraded to a suite as they recover from cuts on their feet, severe tendonitis in their ankles from swimming and abrasions from the lifejackets. "It's really been amazing ...

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April 26th, 2013
MUSIC REVIEW: 'Above' resurfaces as reminder of bygone era - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

MUSIC REVIEW: 'Above' resurfaces as reminder of bygone era
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The album climaxes with “November Hotel,” an instrumental that builds like a cold ocean wave until it crashes into a blistering jam session. And then, it lets you down gently with “All Alone,” a song that lets Staley say as much with his howls and ...

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2565
April 26th, 2013
Luke Joeckel has dreams success in the NFL - San Antonio Express -

Luke Joeckel has dreams success in the NFL
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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2564
April 25th, 2013
Expedia posts 1Q loss; says revenue rose 24 pct - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Expedia posts 1Q loss; says revenue rose 24 pct
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Expedia reported a 28-percent increase in hotel night bookings and said airline ticket sales rose 9 percent. ... In March, Expedia acquired a 61.6 percent stake in German hotel search site Trivago for about $632 million in cash and stock. Shares of ...

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April 25th, 2013
Drugs found on Bieber tour bus in Sweden - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Drugs found on Bieber tour bus in Sweden
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Police said they decided to act after smelling marijuana coming from inside the bus while it was parked outside the hotel where Bieber was staying in the capital. Drug officers searched the bus during the concert while Bieber was on stage, Bystrom said.

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April 25th, 2013
Pope plans to visit Assisi, home of St Francis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope plans to visit Assisi, home of St Francis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The radio quoted Lombardi as saying otherwise Francis had no immediate travel plans. Lombardi said the pope is happy with his quarters in a Vatican hotel, instead of the Apostolic Palace where past pontiffs have resided. Lombardi said "for now" Francis ...

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2561
April 25th, 2013
Two years since deadly April 27 tornadoes, Shoal Creek rescuers forge lasting ... - al.com (blog) -

Two years since deadly April 27 tornadoes, Shoal Creek rescuers forge lasting ...
al.com (blog)
By the time they got back to the station, tornadoes had already struck in Cullman and Tuscaloosa, and were bearing down on Birmingham. Something in the air ... The Brownfields eventually got some rest, along with showers in a hotel in Gadsden. But they ...

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April 25th, 2013
Swedish police find drugs on Bieber tour bus - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Swedish police find drugs on Bieber tour bus
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He says police acted after smelling marijuana coming from inside the bus when it was parked outside the hotel where Bieber was staying. The drug squad was alerted and searched the bus during the concert. The Canadian singer is in Stockholm as part of a ...

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2559
April 25th, 2013
Review: A new 'Dead Island' vacation with zombies - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Review: A new 'Dead Island' vacation with zombies
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
So it's time for the old gang - Rapper Sam B, hotel clerk Xian, ex-cop Purna and jock Logan, along with a newbie, a Navy cook named John - to sharpen their machetes and get back to work. You can play as any one of the quintet, and you can team up with ...

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2558
April 25th, 2013
Rapper 2 Chainz acquitted of Md. drug charge - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rapper 2 Chainz acquitted of Md. drug charge
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A security guard testified that in the rush to leave the group's Baltimore hotel room he had packed the grinder, though he didn't know who owned it. ---. Information from: The Star Democrat of Easton, Md., http://www.stardem.com. All rights reserved.

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2557
April 25th, 2013
Education tops State of the Community talks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Education tops State of the Community talks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
TUSCALOOSA | Education took center stage at Wednesday's State of the Community breakfast, with Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox warning that city schools could face a major funding shortage in a few years. Also, Tuscaloosa County Probate Judge Hardy ...

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2556
April 25th, 2013
Tuscaloosa City Council OKs more incentives for hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council OKs more incentives for hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
These extra rebates bring the city's total tax rebate offering to $4.89 million — or 10 years' worth of the rebates, whichever comes first — in property and lodging taxes to Memphis, Tenn.-based Kemmons Wilson Inc. through its Tuscaloosa Hotel ...
Tuscaloosa City Council OKs increases in downtown hotel incentives al.com (blog)

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2555
April 25th, 2013
2013 NFL Draft: Former Alabama pile driver Chance Warmack is highly coveted - The Birmingham News - al.com -

2013 NFL Draft: Former Alabama pile driver Chance Warmack is highly coveted
The Birmingham News - al.com
The road has led this pile driver to the luxurious InterContinental Hotel in New York, where he and his family arrived Tuesday. He will go a few blocks Thursday to Radio City Music Hall, where the NFL Draft will ... I just got it last spring,” Warmack ...

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2554
April 24th, 2013
Tuscaloosa City Council OKs increases in downtown hotel incentives - al.com (blog) -

Tuscaloosa City Council OKs increases in downtown hotel incentives
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The Tuscaloosa City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to approve increases in the city's economic development incentive package for a developer planning to build a downtown hotel. The amendment to the incentives, ...

2553
April 24th, 2013
Obama hosts female senators for White House dinner - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama hosts female senators for White House dinner
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Last week, Obama shared a meal with a dozen Senate Democrats at a hotel near the White House. He's hosted two similar dinners for Senate Republicans in recent weeks. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democrat from New York, said she suggested the meeting ...

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2552
April 24th, 2013
EDITORIAL: State parks need to create better source of revenue - Tuscaloosa News -

EDITORIAL: State parks need to create better source of revenue
Tuscaloosa News
State officials explored having a private company build and operate a luxury resort hotel on Gulf State Park property in partnership with the state. A lawsuit stopped that, and the state doesn't have the capital to make that kind of investment. Lien is ...

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2551
April 24th, 2013
SAfrica: Game reserve owner dies in crash - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SAfrica: Game reserve owner dies in crash
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The family-owned More Hotels says two other men and a woman also died in the accident on Tuesday morning. The hotel group says in a statement that More was piloting the aircraft and on his way to a business meeting in Johannesburg when the aircraft ...

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2550
April 24th, 2013
Voters group to hold state convention here - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Voters group to hold state convention here
Tuscaloosa Magazine
TUSCALOOSA | The League of Women Voters of Alabama will hold their state convention this weekend at the Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. The three-day event will begin Friday with a pre-convention social media workshop from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ...

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2549
April 24th, 2013
Local golf notes: Foursome wins women's event - Montgomery Advertiser -

Local golf notes: Foursome wins women's event
Montgomery Advertiser
The next one is the State Four-Ball, scheduled for May 2-5 at NorthRiver Yacht Club in Tuscaloosa. • The First Tee of Montgomery will hold instructional sessions ... Holiday Inn Express at Eastchase is the host hotel. Register through the Alabama ...

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2548
April 23rd, 2013
Encana Reports First Quarter 2013 Results - Wall Street Journal -

Encana Reports First Quarter 2013 Results
Wall Street Journal
This five-year program supports the pursuit of commerciality by positively impacting Encana's economics for the emerging Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) play. With six wells producing in the TMS and two additional wells expected to begin production in ...

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2547
April 23rd, 2013
UN political chief urges rebels to establish order - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

UN political chief urges rebels to establish order
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Nearly 400 rebels from the Seleka movement gathered near the Renaissance Palace in Bangui to demand that Djotodia pay them bonuses they say they were promised. Another hundred went to the luxury hotel where Djotodia is running the government.

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2546
April 23rd, 2013
Central African Republic rebels demand pay - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Central African Republic rebels demand pay
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Another hundred also went to the luxury hotel where Djotodia is running the government. The rebels, an alliance known as Seleka, have been accused of looting, violence and robberies since helping to overthrow the president at the end of March. All ...

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2545
April 22nd, 2013
Obama invites female senators to dinner - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama invites female senators to dinner
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Last week, Obama shared a meal with a dozen Senate Democrats at a hotel near the White House, discussing immigration, gun control, the budget and other second-term priorities. He's hosted two similar dinners for Senate Republicans in recent weeks.

2544
April 22nd, 2013
LSU baseball notebook: Cody Glenn gives Tigers what they needed - The Advocate -

CBSSports.com

LSU baseball notebook: Cody Glenn gives Tigers what they needed
The Advocate
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — LSU got just what it needed from left-hander Cody Glenn, even though the Tigers lost to Alabama 4-3 in 10 innings Sunday afternoon at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Glenn, who had an earned run average of more than 15 in his first three ...
LSU cruises past Alabama 5-0 as Aaron Nola makes it look easy -- and boring NOLA.com

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2543
April 22nd, 2013
Tuscaloosa City Council action: 4/10 - Tuscaloosa News -

Tuscaloosa City Council action: 4/10
Tuscaloosa News
1 to ServiceMaster by Stratos for cleaning services at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, River Market and Transportation Museum. ... 3 to Alabama Electrical Services for city of Tuscaloosa East and West precincts (Trade Package B-06); total: $1,964.25.

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2542
April 21st, 2013
LSU cruises past Alabama 5-0 as Aaron Nola makes it look easy -- and boring - NOLA.com -

The Huntsville Times - al.com

LSU cruises past Alabama 5-0 as Aaron Nola makes it look easy -- and boring
NOLA.com
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- LSU freshman Mark Laird didn't try to hide it Friday night: He got bored. Manning center field most of the night, Laird had good reason to feel that way with Aaron Nola on the mound. "You don't get a lot of action when he's throwing ...
Aaron Nola pitches LSU to 5-0 victory against Tide The Advocate

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April 21st, 2013
Kyoto can be fun for kids - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Kyoto can be fun for kids
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Ask your hotel or at the excellent tourist information office inside Kyoto station (tell them you want to go on the Hozu-gawa Kudari) to help you call ahead for a reservation, which is recommended but not required. Tickets cost $42 for adults and $27 ...

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2540
April 21st, 2013
College News: 4/21 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

College News: 4/21
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The students are: Austin Holliman of Gordo, Cayla Hummel of Greensboro, Ashley Sutton of Moundville, Catarino Maldonado of Northport, Ed Henderson of Tuscaloosa, Yoonhye Jang of Tuscaloosa and Tag Richardson of Tuscaloosa. The individual competition ...

2539
April 21st, 2013
Business Events Calendar - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Business Events Calendar
Tuscaloosa Magazine
State of the Community Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. at Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Speakers are Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and Tuscaloosa County Probate Judge Hardy McCollum. Event is being presented by ...
Chamber News Planet Weekly (blog)

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2538
April 21st, 2013
Aaron Nola pitches LSU to 5-0 victory against Tide - The Advocate -

Aaron Nola pitches LSU to 5-0 victory against Tide
The Advocate
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Aaron Nola seems to be getting used to this complete game thing. The sophomore right-hander from Catholic High School followed his first career complete game with his second in as many starts as the LSU baseball team defeated ...

2537
April 20th, 2013
Alabama PTA names Dee Fowler as Superintendent of the Year - al.com (blog) -

Alabama PTA names Dee Fowler as Superintendent of the Year
al.com (blog)
Fowler was awarded the honor a few minutes ago at the state PTA's annual convention, held at the Sheraton Hotel in Birmingham. Madison school board ... Their son, James, is a graduate of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Crystal Bonvillian can ...

2536
April 20th, 2013
Iraqis vote in first election since US withdrawal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Iraqis vote in first election since US withdrawal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Iraqi state television showed government officials, including Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, casting their ballots at the Rasheed Hotel in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone. "Today's message ... is to tell the enemies of the political process ...

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2535
April 20th, 2013
Russia's Chechnya has seen decades of war, terror - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Russia's Chechnya has seen decades of war, terror
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In recent years, people from Chechnya have faced charges in several European countries. In 2011, a Danish court sentenced a Chechen-born man to 12 years in prison for preparing a letter bomb that exploded as he was assembling it in a Copenhagen hotel ...

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2534
April 20th, 2013
LSU defeats Alabama 5-0 in a SEC baseball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. - The Advocate -

LSU defeats Alabama 5-0 in a SEC baseball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The Advocate
Casey Yocom, starting at second base in place of JaCoby Jones, who stayed at the hotel because of a stomach illness, led off with a walk. Left-hander Taylor Guilbeau from Zachary relieved and gave up a single to McMullen and a sacrifice fly to Laird ...

2533
April 19th, 2013
Former New York Times executive editor speaks at Dixon Auditorium - The Auburn Plainsman -

Former New York Times executive editor speaks at Dixon Auditorium
The Auburn Plainsman
Howell Raines, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and former executive editor of The New York Times, spoke at the 2013 Neil O. and Henrietta Davis Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 18 at the Dixon Auditorium at The Hotel at Auburn University and ...

2532
April 19th, 2013
Vietnam, US far apart on human rights - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Vietnam, US far apart on human rights
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The vehicle was supposed to take the dissident to a downtown hotel to meet with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Dan Baer, who was trying to get first-hand accounts from activists and the families of those imprisoned inside the one-party ...

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2531
April 19th, 2013
Razorbacks face A&M in battle of struggling teams - Baxter Bulletin -

Razorbacks face A&M in battle of struggling teams
Baxter Bulletin
Since rolling the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first two games of a SEC series in Tuscaloosa, the Hogs lost 5-0 to Alabama, split nonconference games vs. New Mexico at Baum with a 3-0 loss and 4-3 victory, lost two of three to SEC West leader LSU at ...

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2530
April 19th, 2013
9 killed by gunman in Kenya, near Somali border - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

9 killed by gunman in Kenya, near Somali border
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A police chief says that a masked gunman believed to be a member of an al-Qaida-linked Somalia militant group stormed a hotel in a Kenyan city near the border with Somalia and opened fire with an assault rifle, killing nine people. Vitalis Okumu said ...

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April 19th, 2013
Mercedes-Benz, Prystup bid for state honors - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Mercedes-Benz, Prystup bid for state honors
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The finalists were announced Thursday by the Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network. Winners in each category will be announced at a luncheon today at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel& Spa after a keynote speech by Gov ...

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2528
April 19th, 2013
Chinese state news agency denies leader's cab ride - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chinese state news agency denies leader's cab ride
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Along with the story, the newspaper posted on its website a graphic of the route the cab supposedly took from Beijing's Drum Tower neighborhood, which is just north of the central leadership compound, to the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse Hotel. Photos ...

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2527
April 18th, 2013
Community Calendar for Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - Greensboro News & Record -

Community Calendar for Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Greensboro News & Record
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina Annual Conference, May 15-17, Joseph S. Koury Convention Center/Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons, GB. Route 2020: New Frontiers in Teen Pregnancy Prevention. (919) 226-1880 or www ...

2526
April 18th, 2013
Friars Club to honor Don Rickles for comedy career - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Friars Club to honor Don Rickles for comedy career
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The entertainers' group said Wednesday it will celebrate the 86-year-old comedian at its annual awards ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Bob Costas, Tony Danza, Kathy Griffin, Bob Newhart, Regis Philbin and Joan Rivers are among those ...

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2525
April 17th, 2013
Obama dines and talks issues with Senate Democrats - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama dines and talks issues with Senate Democrats
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
President Barack Obama is meeting with a group of Senate Democrats, discussing gun control, immigration and the budget over dinner at a hotel near the White House. The dinner comes hours after the Senate voted against the major elements of Obama's ...

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2524
April 17th, 2013
Enthusiasts Gather At Mercedes-Benz North American Production Plant For ... - DigitalJournal.com (press release) -

Enthusiasts Gather At Mercedes-Benz North American Production Plant For ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
TUSCALOOSA, Ala., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA), the largest Mercedes-Benz enthusiast organization in the world, will host their national technical event of the year — StarTech 2013 — in Alabama ...

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2523
April 17th, 2013
C. African Republic rebels refuge at swank hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

C. African Republic rebels refuge at swank hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Rebel fighters in Central African Republic seized the presidential palace when they overtook the capital in March, though when it came to setting up shop they set their sights a bit loftier: the city's sole luxury hotel. With no advance reservation ...

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2522
April 17th, 2013
Benny Blanco to receive Songwriters Hall honor - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Benny Blanco to receive Songwriters Hall honor
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... and often collaborates with mega-hitmaker Dr. Luke, who is his mentor. Tony Hatch, Mick Jones and Lou Gramm, Holly Knight, JD Souther, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry will be inducted into the hall of fame at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York ...

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2521
April 17th, 2013
Pressure cooker bombs used in past by militants - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pressure cooker bombs used in past by militants
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Investigators found bombmaking materials in his hotel that included a pressure cooker and gunpowder, according to testimony at his trial. The SITE Monitoring Service, a U.S. independent group tracking militant messaging online, noted that Islamic ...

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2520
April 17th, 2013
Prom fashion turns into red carpet moment - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Prom fashion turns into red carpet moment
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Last Modified: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 3:50 p.m.. You might as well roll out the red carpet in front of the school gymnasium or hotel ballroom and line it with parental paparazzi: Prom season provides many girls a chance to have their moment in the ...

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2519
April 17th, 2013
Obama plans Wednesday dinner with Senate Democrats - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama plans Wednesday dinner with Senate Democrats
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The White House says Obama is having dinner with 12 Democratic senators Wednesday at the Jefferson Hotel, where last month he dined with Republicans. He's trying to build support for his proposals, including the budget, guns and immigration. Sen.

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2518
April 17th, 2013
Strong, shallow earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Strong, shallow earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The shallow, magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck about 19 kilometers (11 miles) east of Aitape. Max Kamave at the Aitape Resort Hotel told the ABC the tremor lasted for about three minutes and knocked stock off the shelves. Many residents, fearing a ...

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2517
April 17th, 2013
Boston Marathon a tragic reminder that we can't let our guard down anywhere ... - al.com -

Boston Marathon a tragic reminder that we can't let our guard down anywhere ...
al.com
Could be Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa or Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn. Regions Field, Legion Field or the BJCC Arena in ... He was in that Fairmont Copley Hotel when the bombs went off in the street below. "It makes you question your security ...

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2516
April 16th, 2013
2 men in custody after college student slain - WSFA -

2 men in custody after college student slain
WSFA
Officials evacuated their hotel near the finish line where the explosion occurred. No word on when they will be able to return. The picture includes ... TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A second suspect in the slaying of an Alabama college student has turned ...

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2515
April 16th, 2013
Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Gerald Ross, 48, a real estate agent with Realty Executives in Tuscaloosa, also registered for the marathon, according to the marathon's website, but according to other media reports he did not make the trip to Boston because of an illness in the ...

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2514
April 16th, 2013
School News: April 2013 - Columbia Daily Herald -

School News: April 2013
Columbia Daily Herald
Coach Emily Frank traveled to Tuscaloosa, Ala., to watch the University of Alabama women's softball team battle with Missouri, Coach Carden Cobb took in a Nashville Predators game, Rene' Osborne journeyed to Sanibel Island and Coach Dewitt Whitaker ...

2513
April 15th, 2013
Paris' Crillon hotel to sell furniture, bathrobes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Paris' Crillon hotel to sell furniture, bathrobes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Hotel de Crillon on the French capital's Place de la Concorde has welcomed stars and heads of state for more than a century. Now, it is renovating and jettisoning furniture, fittings, paintings and even some of its wine collection. The auction ...

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2512
April 15th, 2013
Fire spreads to hotel in China, killing 13 people - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fire spreads to hotel in China, killing 13 people
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Footage shown on the state-run China News Service showed smoke billowing out of the hotel's windows as firefighters sprayed water at the building and one climbed up a rope. A man and a woman were shown awaiting rescue at one window, the man ...

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2511
April 15th, 2013
Wonkette Book Club: This Al Capp Bio Is A First-Rate Book About A Real Jerk - Wonkette (satire) -

Wonkette Book Club: This Al Capp Bio Is A First-Rate Book About A Real Jerk
Wonkette (satire)
... columnist Jack Anderson, using research by Britt Hume, revealed that three years earlier, during a 1968 trip to the University of Alabama, Capp had groped and/or exposed himself to four female students who he'd invited to meet him in his hotel room ...

2510
April 15th, 2013
Pope tells priests: practice what you preach - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope tells priests: practice what you preach
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Francis has made himself an example of a more humble and frugal church by refusing many of the trappings of the papacy, living in the Vatican hotel rather than the Apostolic Palace and wearing a simple white cassock of the papacy rather than fancy ...

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2509
April 15th, 2013
Fire spreads to hotel in China, killing 11 people - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fire spreads to hotel in China, killing 11 people
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Footage shown on the state-run China News Service showed smoke billowing out of the hotel's windows as firefighters sprayed water at the building and one climbed up a rope. A man and a woman were shown awaiting rescue at one window, the man ...

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2508
April 15th, 2013
Investigators probe Lion Air crash in Bali - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Investigators probe Lion Air crash in Bali
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Another survivor, Andi Prasetyo, who is now staying at a hotel, said everything appeared fine and there was no warning of any problem. "The cabin crew had already announced that we would be landing shortly, and I was so excited when I saw the ocean ...

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2507
April 14th, 2013
EDITORIAL: Private business subsidies lead to slippery slope - Tuscaloosa News -

EDITORIAL: Private business subsidies lead to slippery slope
Tuscaloosa News
It should come as no surprise to anyone that the Tuscaloosa City Council voted to give Mayor Walt Maddox authority to negotiate additional economic incentives with hotel developer Kemmons Wilson of Memphis. The developer has contracted with the city of ...

2506
April 14th, 2013
Matt Damon, wife to renew vows in St. Lucia - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Matt Damon, wife to renew vows in St. Lucia
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Walter Francois of Soufriere Regional Development Foundation said Saturday, however, that people including fishermen and others not allowed near the hotel's beach for security reasons should be reimbursed. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material ...

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2505
April 13th, 2013
BBC in hot seat as anti-Thatcher song climbs chart - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

BBC in hot seat as anti-Thatcher song climbs chart
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
to the top of the charts began soon after she died Monday of a stroke at London's Ritz Hotel. Fans of Margaret Thatcher fought back by dusting off a 1980 punk song called "I'm in Love with Margaret Thatcher," in a tongue-in-cheek bid to compete. This ...

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2504
April 13th, 2013
Ex-German president charged with corruption - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-German president charged with corruption
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The charges are related specifically to about 4,000 euros in hotel and entertainment costs allegedly paid by German film producer David Groenewold for Wulff and his family during a visit to Oktoberfest in Munich in 2008. Prosecutors allege Wulff then ...

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2503
April 12th, 2013
Composer Frank Wildhorn bridges pop and Broadway - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Composer Frank Wildhorn bridges pop and Broadway
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Frank Wildhorn sits in the lobby of a South Florida hotel, wearing a baseball cap and flip-flops, happy to be back home by the ocean. He's remarkably unfrazzled, even though he's days away from his eighth Broadway show opening, a revamped revival of ...

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2502
April 12th, 2013
Agony and Ecstasy at the Masters Tournament - Smithsonian (blog) -

Smithsonian (blog)

Agony and Ecstasy at the Masters Tournament
Smithsonian (blog)
If Sarazen had dreams of victory the night before the tournament, they were interrupted at 4 a.m. by the sound of his hotel room door opening and the sight of a woman's silhouette in the door frame. He jumped out of bed, picked up his driver and chased ...

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2501
April 12th, 2013
AP ENTERPRISE: Rebuilding a former Taliban haven - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP ENTERPRISE: Rebuilding a former Taliban haven
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Pakistan and Taliban have the problem," said Sami Ullah, who owns a hotel and restaurant that opened in late March in Sararogha, thanks to the army's rehabilitation efforts. The army, which essentially runs South Waziristan now, launched the ...

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2500
April 11th, 2013
AIME Day to feature local entrepreneurs - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

AIME Day to feature local entrepreneurs
The University of Alabama Crimson White
UA Entrepreneurial Week activities begin Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Hotel Capstone Ballroom, with different activities held throughout the week. Entrepreneurial Week will finish with an all-day event known as the ... AIME Day, the final day of the week ...

2499
April 11th, 2013
Moving to the Music City - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

Moving to the Music City
The University of Alabama Crimson White
After graduating from The University of Alabama in 2011 and working for a year in Tuscaloosa on staff with a campus ministry called The Navigators, Naylor decided to take the plunge and move with his three friends and bandmates to Nashville. Almost ...

2498
April 11th, 2013
Despite talk of imminent attack, calm in NKorea - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Despite talk of imminent attack, calm in NKorea
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
We have confidence in our young marshal" Kim Jong Un, a cleaning lady at the Koryo Hotel said as she made up a guest's bed. "The rest of the world can just squawk all they want but we have confidence in his leadership. "We are resolved to stay and ...

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2497
April 10th, 2013
Employers eager for new foreign worker program - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Employers eager for new foreign worker program
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But employers that struggle to fill those jobs - washing dishes, cleaning hotels, caring for the elderly - could soon get help now that business groups and labor unions have agreed on a plan to allow thousands of new low-skilled foreign workers into ...

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2496
April 10th, 2013
AP Interview: Joan Baez returns to past in Vietnam - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP Interview: Joan Baez returns to past in Vietnam
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Each night, Baez would scurry to the bunker underneath her government-run hotel, her peace mission to North Vietnam interrupted by the reality of war. With the blast waves making her night dress billow, she would tremble until dawn, sometimes singing, ...

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2495
April 10th, 2013
County steps up search for a new schools chief - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

County steps up search for a new schools chief
Tuscaloosa Magazine
County steps up search for a new schools chief. Tuscaloosa County Schools interim superintendent Dan Butler speaks during the seventh annual State of the Schools Breakfast at the Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa on May 1, 2012. The Tuscaloosa County ...

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2494
April 10th, 2013
Tuscaloosa City Council action: 4/10 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Tuscaloosa City Council action: 4/10
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Adopted the third amendment to the Economic Development Agreement between the city of Tuscaloosa and Kemmons Wilson Inc. regarding the sale of property and economic development assistance for a hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa. Authorized a minor ...

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2493
April 10th, 2013
Tuscaloosa waiting on report of costs from developer while considering changes ... - al.com (blog) -

Tuscaloosa waiting on report of costs from developer while considering changes ...
al.com (blog)
The developer wants to open the hotel ahead of the 2014 Alabama football season, and closing a deal for the lot this month would help meet that timeline, said Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox. The City Council agreed in September to sell the lot for $1.85 ...
City gives mayor authority to negotiate hotel deal, but some residents disagree Tuscaloosa Magazine
State of Community breakfast is April 24 Tuscaloosa News

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2492
April 10th, 2013
Deborah Cox loves the 'beginning of a new chapter' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Deborah Cox loves the 'beginning of a new chapter'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Weeks later, they all met at the Beverly Hills Hotel and Cox was soon signed to Arista Records, which also was home to Whitney Houston, one of her idols. "People always ask me, `How was it being on the same label as Whitney? What were the expectations?

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2491
April 9th, 2013
Thatcher funeral to be held April 17 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Thatcher funeral to be held April 17
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Undertakers on Tuesday removed the ex-leader's body from London's Ritz Hotel, where she died Monday, amid preparations for a ceremonial funeral with full military honors. A van carrying Thatcher's casket left the hotel for an undisclosed location ...

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2490
April 9th, 2013
EDITORIAL: Hotel builders don't need more incentives - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

EDITORIAL: Hotel builders don't need more incentives
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
For nearly three decades, Tuscaloosa city officials have sought to entice a developer to build a hotel or hotel/convention center on the lot at the northwest corner of the intersection of Greensboro Avenue and University Boulevard. Now that appears ...

2489
April 9th, 2013
Adam Levine to receive BMI's pop President's Award - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Adam Levine to receive BMI's pop President's Award
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The event will be held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. It will also honor last year's top songwriters in pop. BMI says the 34-year-old Levine was selected for his "outstanding achievements in songwriting and the global impact he ...

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2488
April 8th, 2013
Margaret Thatcher, Iron Lady, dead at 87 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Margaret Thatcher, Iron Lady, dead at 87
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The IRA detonated a bomb in her hotel in Brighton during a party conference, killing and injuring senior government figures, but leaving the prime minister and her husband unharmed. Thatcher won a third term in another landslide in 1987, but may have ...

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2487
April 8th, 2013
Shakespeare themed restaurant reopens in Tuscaloosa - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

Shakespeare themed restaurant reopens in Tuscaloosa
The University of Alabama Crimson White
“The original location was in Northport, and there was an old hotel built on the location where we opened called The Globe,” Wilson said. “The Globe was also Shakespeare's first theater, and the food is from around the globe. So we have three tie-ins ...

2486
April 8th, 2013
Tuscaloosa considering incentives with hotel developer - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Tuscaloosa considering incentives with hotel developer
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Workers with the Tuscaloosa Department of Transportation are seen here Feb. 8 as they tear up the pavement on the CityFest lot in downtown Tuscaloosa. Developers for the hotel slated for construction at the lot are asking the city for additional ...

2485
April 8th, 2013
Beasor Walker former Tuscaloosa County's Sheriff died Wednesday - Tuscaloosa News -

Beasor Walker former Tuscaloosa County's Sheriff died Wednesday
Tuscaloosa News
“He was a little bit older, more mature,” Swindle said. “He brought character to the job. He ran a real tight ship.” Tuscaloosa County Sheriff Billy Sharp met Walker when he returned from the Korean War. Walker owned Walker Oil and Sharp ran a hotel ...

2484
April 7th, 2013
China opening up disputed islands to tourists - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

China opening up disputed islands to tourists
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
China says it is opening up a disputed island chain with just one hotel to tourism in another step in its battle to demonstrate that the potentially oil-rich territory is Chinese. The official Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday that people will be ...

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2483
April 7th, 2013
Sealy proposes mixed-use development near Capitol Park - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sealy proposes mixed-use development near Capitol Park
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
million residential and retail development on a 7.6-acre riverfront site that once housed Tuscaloosa Chevrolet. In September, the City Council approved a deal with the Wilson Hotel Management Group, a division of Kemmons Wilson Inc. that oversees hotel ...

2482
April 7th, 2013
Mexico breaks up teachers' blockade of highway - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Mexico breaks up teachers' blockade of highway
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
During previous blockades, some Acapulco-bound tourists had cancelled hotel rooms and vacation plans because of the highway blockades. Hotel owners and business groups had filed legal complaints against the teachers because of the lost income.

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2481
April 6th, 2013
Robert Downey Jr. promotes 'Iron Man 3' in Beijing - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Robert Downey Jr. promotes 'Iron Man 3' in Beijing
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
U.S. actor Robert Downey Jr. tries out "bingtanghulu," a traditional Chinese snack, during a world premiere event of his new movie "Iron Man 3" at a Beijing hotel Saturday, April 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong). At a news conference Saturday, Downey ...

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2480
April 6th, 2013
Dropouts: Discouraged Americans leave labor force - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dropouts: Discouraged Americans leave labor force
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cynthia Marriott gave up her job search after an interview in October for a position as a hotel concierge. "They never said no," she says. "They just never called me back." Her husband hasn't worked full time since 2006. She cashed out her 401(k) after ...

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2479
April 6th, 2013
Seasoned combat leader takes over Africa Command - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Seasoned combat leader takes over Africa Command
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Martin Dempsey, at a hotel near Africa Command's Stuttgart headquarters. Dempsey called Rodriguez well-suited to lead Africa Command, calling him "smart and decisive." Notable for his absence was Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. He sent two letters ...

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2478
April 5th, 2013
Tuscaloosa looking at incentives for planned downtown hotel, preparing ... - al.com (blog) -

Tuscaloosa looking at incentives for planned downtown hotel, preparing ...
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Tuscaloosa City Hall and a developer are in the process of ironing out details of economic development incentives for a planned downtown hotel and preparing the site for construction. The city met with the contractor and engineer ...

2477
April 5th, 2013
Abandoned Nigeria national theater eyed in renewal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Abandoned Nigeria national theater eyed in renewal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Nigeria's federal government has plans to use money leasing the swampy land in Lagos around the theater to private investors so they can build a mall, a five-star hotel and other amenities. However, some have doubts that the project will actually raise ...

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2476
April 5th, 2013
Tim Gayle: Riverwalk means far more than baseball - Montgomery Advertiser -

Tim Gayle: Riverwalk means far more than baseball
Montgomery Advertiser
The Alley district was built, putting a unique restaurant (SaZa's) in the Capital City along with a Dreamland BBQ that may eventually eclipse the Tuscaloosa original in terms of popularity because of its location. Hotels such as the Doubletree and ...

2475
April 5th, 2013
Stories for a legendary storyteller: Alabama celebrates the life of Mal Moore ... - al.com -

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Stories for a legendary storyteller: Alabama celebrates the life of Mal Moore ...
al.com
Alabama Coach Nick Saban talks about Mal Moore and what he meant to him during Mal Moore's 'Celebration of Life' public memorial, Thursday, April 04, 2013, at the University of Alabama's Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Vasha Hunt/vhunt@al.com ...
Live updates from Mal Moore's 'Celebration of Life' public memorial The Huntsville Times - al.com

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2474
April 5th, 2013
Mexico breaks up plot to kill 2 congressmen - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Mexico breaks up plot to kill 2 congressmen
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Assistant Attorney General Mariana Benitez says members of the gang were arrested Thursday at a downtown Mexico City hotel. She gave no possible motive for the plot against Sen. David Monreal Avila and Congressman Ricardo Monreal Avila. Zacatecas ...

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2473
April 4th, 2013
Coming down - ESPN -

Coming down
ESPN
The Montgomery Advertiser joked that hundreds of people celebrated the hire -- all in Tuscaloosa. [+] Enlarge Auburn's Michael Dyer. Mark J. Rebilas/US PRESSWIRE Dyer ran 22 times for .... Harrison was seduced by being so close to the program. He took ...

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2472
April 4th, 2013
Live updates from Mal Moore's 'Celebration of Life' public memorial - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Live updates from Mal Moore's 'Celebration of Life' public memorial
The Huntsville Times - al.com
(Andrew Gribble/agribble@al.com). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Al Trace's "You Call Everybody Darlin'" was the first song played on the Coleman Coliseum speakers as Alabama fans of all age streamed inside for Mal Moore's "Celebration of Life." They're here ...

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2471
April 4th, 2013
Elaine Stritch movingly says goodbye to New York - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Elaine Stritch movingly says goodbye to New York
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The 188-room Hotel Carlyle on Manhattan's Upper East Side has been a home for Stritch for years and her sold-out engagements there over the past seven years have been legendary. Tickets for her final concerts went for between $85-$175. On Tuesday, for ...

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2470
April 4th, 2013
NIU assistant comes from national champs - Dekalb Daily Chronicle -

NIU assistant comes from national champs
Dekalb Daily Chronicle
After NIU left Miami, Alabama stayed at the same hotel (Fontainbleau on Miami Beach) and used the same practice facility (Barry University) the Huskies did leading up to the Orange Bowl. At the time, Sigler hadn't been in contact wtih NIU yet. But in a ...

2469
April 4th, 2013
Abandoned Nigeria National Theatre eyed in renewal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Abandoned Nigeria National Theatre eyed in renewal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Nigeria's federal government has plans to use money leasing the swampy land in Lagos around the theater to private investors so they can build a mall, a five-star hotel and other amenities. The deal involves untouched land in a city where land is ...

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2468
April 4th, 2013
From the Archives: 45th anniversary of MLK Jr.'s death - UPI.com (blog) -

From the Archives: 45th anniversary of MLK Jr.'s death
UPI.com (blog)
Police put out a bulletin for "a young white male, well dressed" who was seen running from a brick building across the street from the Lorraine Hotel, where King's car was parked at the time of the shooting. Police said King was sitting in his car when ...

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2467
April 4th, 2013
Chamber News - Planet Weekly (blog) -

Chamber News
Planet Weekly (blog)
The next Chamber in Session is the State of the Community Breakfast at Hotel Capstone on April 24 beginning at 7:30 a.m. Speakers are Mayor Herndon, Mayor Maddox, and Probate Judge Hardy McCollum. Reservations are required and must be made by ...

2466
April 4th, 2013
Get ready for gumbo rumble at The Wharf - Mulletwrapper -

Mulletwrapper

Get ready for gumbo rumble at The Wharf
Mulletwrapper
LSU game to cook the largest pot of gumbo as a fundraiser for the victims of the tornadoes in Tuscaloosa, and it was such a success that we decided to continue the tradition.” The festival kicks-off with the unveiling of the world's largest ... Among ...

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2465
April 3rd, 2013
Francis marks anniversary of John Paul II death - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Francis marks anniversary of John Paul II death
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In his three weeks as pope, Francis has jolted the Catholic Church with several gestures that broke with papal tradition, including renouncing certain liturgical vestments, choosing to live in the Vatican hotel rather than the papal apartments, and ...

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2464
April 3rd, 2013
Rape, kidnap of tourists feed Rio safety fears - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rape, kidnap of tourists feed Rio safety fears
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... taxi in the street or walk around after dark now do both without thinking twice. "No one expects to be attacked in Disneyland, handcuffed and roughed up," Globo newspaper quoted Alfredo Lopes, the head of an association representing Brazil's hotel ...

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2463
April 3rd, 2013
Tuscaloosa on track to approve $42M downtown riverfront development - al.com (blog) -

Tuscaloosa on track to approve $42M downtown riverfront development
al.com (blog)
View full size An artist's rendering shows Riverfront Village, a mixed-use development proposed for the former Tuscaloosa Chevrolet site at the corner of Greensboro Avenue and Jack Warner Parkway in downtown Tuscaloosa. Greensboro Avenue is pictured on ...

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2462
April 3rd, 2013
Review: `No Way Back' is suspenseful tale - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Review: `No Way Back' is suspenseful tale
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Wendy flirts with a stranger and soon finds herself in his hotel room. Before things get hot and heavy, she realizes her mistake and runs into the bathroom. When she hears another voice in the room, she peeks out to see a man with a gun. Soon, two men ...

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2461
April 2nd, 2013
Alabama students travel to New Orleans to help with NOLA Fashion Week - al.com -

Alabama students travel to New Orleans to help with NOLA Fashion Week
al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Recently, students from the University of Alabama had the opportunity to travel to New Orleans to assist with Fashion Week while gaining skills and putting their experience to work. ... and textiles major Stephanie Nunez ...

2460
April 2nd, 2013
UA set to host Entrepreneurship Week beginning April 10 - al.com (blog) -

UA set to host Entrepreneurship Week beginning April 10
al.com (blog)
Urban Cookhouse Summit.jpg David Snyder, of Urban Cookhouse, will join Alabama Launchpad director Greg Sheek and Nick Wright and Sam Brewer of Game Day Tents for a forum on April 10 at the Hotel Capstone Ballroom. TUSCALOOSA, Alabama ...

2459
April 2nd, 2013
Goodrich Petroleum to Present at Upcoming Conferences - Sacramento Bee -

Goodrich Petroleum to Present at Upcoming Conferences
Sacramento Bee
The Company's President, Robert C. Turnham, Jr., will give a presentation on well economics for the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale at the 2nd Annual Emerging Shale Plays USA Conference at the Renaissance Greenway Hotel located 6 East Greenway Plaza in ...

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2458
April 2nd, 2013
Pope visits St. Peter's tomb under Vatican - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope visits St. Peter's tomb under Vatican
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Vatican said Francis walked to the necropolis entrance from the hotel on the Vatican grounds where he lives, took the tour and later - after paying homage at the tombs of several popes in another underground level known as the grottoes, including ...

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April 2nd, 2013
Fans mark 10th anniversary of Leslie Cheung death - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fans mark 10th anniversary of Leslie Cheung death
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cheung killed himself by jumping off the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in central Hong Kong on April 1, 2003. ... A memorial concert was held Sunday, and Cheung's fans mark his death anniversary each year by visiting the hotel where he committed suicide.

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April 2nd, 2013
Al-Qaida takes responsibility for Timbuktu attack - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Al-Qaida takes responsibility for Timbuktu attack
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Fighters from the al-Qaida cell infiltrated the town, arriving on scooters and on foot, and taking positions at the swimming pool inside the centrally-located Hotel Colombe, a hotel regularly used by journalists and aid workers. "A group of seven ...

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April 1st, 2013
India study says sex attacks scared off tourists - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

India study says sex attacks scared off tourists
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In the second incident a young British woman says she was forced to jump out of the window of her hotel room to avoid a sexual attack in Agra, the city that is home to the Taj Mahal. According to the study, the three incidents have hurt tourism and ...

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April 1st, 2013
C. African Republic coup leader adds to his roles - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

C. African Republic coup leader adds to his roles
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Others camped out on cots inside the state-run radio and television buildings, and some sat beside a drained swimming pool at the luxury hotel that Djotodia has transformed into his presidential palace. Some are identifiable by the head turbans they ...

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April 1st, 2013
Correspondent Byron Pitts joins ABC News from CBS - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Correspondent Byron Pitts joins ABC News from CBS
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, answeing questions from members of the National Association of Black Journalists at the 32nd NABJ Convention at Bally's hotel-casino in Las Vegas, with moderator Byron Pitts, of CBS News. Pitts is jumping from CBS to ABC ...

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April 1st, 2013
Looking Back: 4/01 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Looking Back: 4/01
Tuscaloosa Magazine
A 45-day extension for the completion of a feasibility study was granted to potential developers of a hotel on the CityFest lot in downtown Tuscaloosa. A generous gift from the Warner Foundation to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York resulted in ...

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April 1st, 2013
Hard cap for payday, title loans sought; legislation seeks to limit massive ... - Montgomery Advertiser -

Hard cap for payday, title loans sought; legislation seeks to limit massive ...
Montgomery Advertiser
“It's a risky proposition,” said Max Wood, president of Borrow Smart Alabama, a group representing payday loan operators and the owner of six payday loan businesses in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. “Consequently, the rates are higher, but they're short ...

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April 1st, 2013
West Alabama Food and Wine Festival draws a crowd - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

West Alabama Food and Wine Festival draws a crowd
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Longtime Tuscaloosa favorites including the hotel, Evangeline's, Kozy's, DePalma's and Cypress Inn served, as did newer but equally loved places such as Mary's Cakes and Pastries, Wintzell's and Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe. Molly Lusian, a partner in ...

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April 1st, 2013
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