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Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Shehata wrote that investigators said that Fahmy set up a media center from his makeshift studio and office in a Cairo hotel to disseminate falsified reports. They accused other defendants — students who were also charged in the case — of forming a ...

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4846
July 24th, 2014
ABC 33/40 Tuscaloosa Toyota Sports App Alabama Season Opener / Auburn ... - Alabama's News Leader -

ABC 33/40 Tuscaloosa Toyota Sports App Alabama Season Opener / Auburn ...
Alabama's News Leader
Participate by downloading the free ABC 33/40 – Tuscaloosa Toyota Sport App, available for Android and iOS devices. Once the app is downloaded, click on the contest tab and fill out the registration form to enter. Entrants have the option to choose the ...

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4845
July 24th, 2014
Trump says DC hotel will be among world's best - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Trump says DC hotel will be among world's best
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building, a historic structure in downtown Washington that he's pledging to transform into the city's most luxurious hotel. As for the White House, four blocks away? He's not saying.

4844
July 24th, 2014
Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Lawmaker Saado Ali Warsame, who also was a popular singer of Somali folk music, was shot dead by gunmen who pulled up near her car as she was being driven to a hotel, said Somali police Capt. Mohamed Hussein. Warsame became the fourth lawmaker ...

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4843
July 23rd, 2014
Tide's Collins steers Willis to sign with Gators - Sarasota Herald-Tribune -

Tide's Collins steers Willis to sign with Gators
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Collins expects his mother to be decked in Alabama and Florida gear when the two schools play at Tuscaloosa on Sept. 20. He said she'll just support them and not root for a team, but Willis has other plans. “It's back to the old days,” Collins said.

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4842
July 23rd, 2014
Tide's Collins steers Willis to sign with Gators - Gainesville Sun -

Tide's Collins steers Willis to sign with Gators
Gainesville Sun
Alabama's Landon Collins moves between interview rooms during the final day of SEC Football Media Days at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala., on July 17. Collins, a safety from Louisiana, encouraged his half-brother Gerald Willis III to ...

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4841
July 23rd, 2014
TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL ACTION: July 22 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL ACTION: July 22
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Granted permit for Humphreys & Associates Contracting LLC to construct water lines for Springhill Suites Hotel fire line. -- Authorized change order No. 1 to Turner Plumbing Inc. for Environmental Services Building — Trade Package B-7; plumbing ...

4840
July 23rd, 2014
Vine star Mendes finds breakthrough on pop charts - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Vine star Mendes finds breakthrough on pop charts
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Coming to New York and seeing that girls were showing up to his hotel and seeing that these numbers online were translating to physical people was when we were kind of like, 'OK, this is getting serious.'" Chareton said Mendes' sound will echo Ed ...

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4839
July 22nd, 2014
King of the South - New Yorker -

New Yorker

King of the South
New Yorker
“I've been to the Super Bowl, and this has the same kind of buzz,” Andrew Billman, an ESPN producer, told me in the hotel's main ballroom, where many of the eleven hundred credentialled journalists had assembled. During Media Days, Finebaum broadcasts ...
Nick Saban the longest tenured Alabama coach since Bear Bryant Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Midsummer Event, Midseason Form for SEC Fans New York Times

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4838
July 22nd, 2014
Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Richard Morse, manager of the storied Hotel Oloffson, which Graham Greene immortalized in his novel "The Comedians," asserts the government's vision of a new capital city is dishonest. The hotelier is a first cousin to Martelly and worked as his ...

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4837
July 22nd, 2014
Nick Saban And The Process - Sports On Earth -

Nick Saban And The Process
Sports On Earth
It was the summer of 2007 -- he would soon ban his players from using the word "hot" whenever they were practicing in the sticky Southern heat -- and Saban had only been on the job in Tuscaloosa for a few months. "It's the journey that's important. You ...

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4836
July 22nd, 2014
Fisher now has all he needs at FSU - ESPN (blog) -

Fisher now has all he needs at FSU
ESPN (blog)
The governing soccer body in Germany felt Brazil's facilities were insufficient and adverse to creating a winning environment, so the German soccer association built its own hotel and training grounds in Brazil, thousands of miles from its base in Europe.

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4835
July 21st, 2014
Man wanted for murder in Tuscaloosa - MyFoxAL -

Man wanted for murder in Tuscaloosa
MyFoxAL
We urge anyone with information as to his whereabouts, or if there is anyone with information concerning this incident, we urge them to contact the homicide unit or the Tuscaloosa Police Department," Sgt. Phillips added. Sgt. Phillips says Hinton has ...

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4834
July 21st, 2014
Mississippi's Margaritaville casino closing - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Mississippi's Margaritaville casino closing
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Owners of the casino had planned to invest $64 million to build a 250-room hotel and overhaul the rest of the casino, but said they couldn't resolve a dispute with a company that owns some of the land. The casino opened in May 2012 and is the newest of ...

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4833
July 21st, 2014
Birmingham being considered for 2016 Democratic National Convention - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Birmingham being considered for 2016 Democratic National Convention
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Aside from meeting with area promoters to discuss logistical needs such as hotels and arena space, the national representatives will be wooed at a public “pitch party” planned for tonight at a downtown concert venue. A separate, private party is ...

4832
July 21st, 2014
Tuscaloosa murder suspect in custody after Sunday homicide - MyFoxAL -

Tuscaloosa murder suspect in custody after Sunday homicide
MyFoxAL
We urge anyone with information as to his whereabouts, or if there is anyone with information concerning this incident, we urge them to contact the homicide unit or the Tuscaloosa Police Department," Sgt. Phillips added. Sgt. Phillips says Hinton has ...
Man wanted for murder in Tuscaloosa WAFF

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4831
July 21st, 2014
Verizon launches rewards program with tracking - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Verizon launches rewards program with tracking
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Customers will also earn points for every dollar spent on wireless service, as well as for upgrading to smartphones and recycling old phones, among other activities. The points can be used for discounts on hotel rooms, car rentals and products from a ...

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4830
July 21st, 2014
Man wanted for murder in Tuscaloosa - WAFF -

Man wanted for murder in Tuscaloosa
WAFF
The shooting is believed to have stemmed from an earlier conflict in a separate downtown Tuscaloosa location. "At this time we are attempting to locate Mr. Hinton. Mr. Hinton is aware that he is wanted. We urge anyone with information as to his ...

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4829
July 21st, 2014
The Opening: Deionte Thompson - BamaMag.com (subscription) -

The Opening: Deionte Thompson
BamaMag.com (subscription)
The Alabama Crimson Tide had 10 commitments take part in Nike's The Opening earlier this month, and several of the pledges took a trip to Tuscaloosa following the nation's premiere high school football event. Four-star safety Deionte Thompson was one ...

4828
July 21st, 2014
Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The trafficker on the Guatemalan border, who spoke with The Associated Press after an intermediary negotiated the time and place, said the people he smuggles pay $10,000 a head for the trip from Central America, which covers everything from hotel and ...

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4827
July 21st, 2014
ANALYSIS: New Network will boost SEC image, bring in dollars - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

ANALYSIS: New Network will boost SEC image, bring in dollars
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Even before Comcast, the nation's largest cable television provider (and the primary cable provider in the Tuscaloosa area), signed on last week to carry the league's network, it was already available nationwide through distribution deals with Dish ...

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4826
July 21st, 2014
Birmingham being considered for 2016 Democratic National Convention - Tuscaloosa News -

Birmingham being considered for 2016 Democratic National Convention
Tuscaloosa News
Aside from meeting with area promoters to discuss logistical needs such as hotels and arena space, the national representatives will be wooed at a public “pitch party” planned for tonight at a downtown concert venue. A separate, private party is ...

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4825
July 21st, 2014
Tuscaloosa PD searching for suspected killer - WAFF -

Tuscaloosa PD searching for suspected killer
WAFF
Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit Sgt. Dale Phillips says around 1:40 Sunday morning police were called out to a shooting at the Motel 6 on McFarland Blvd. Officers found a car in the shrubs of the hotel's parking lot. Inside was 21 year old Jamarcus ...

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4824
July 21st, 2014
Tuscaloosa PD searching for suspected killer - MyFoxAL -

Tuscaloosa PD searching for suspected killer
MyFoxAL
Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit Sgt. Dale Phillips says around 1:40 Sunday morning police were called out to a shooting at the Motel 6 on McFarland Blvd. Officers found a car in the shrubs of the hotel's parking lot. Inside was 21 year old Jamarcus ...

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4823
July 20th, 2014
Nick Saban the longest tenured Alabama coach since Bear Bryant - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

USA TODAY

Nick Saban the longest tenured Alabama coach since Bear Bryant
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
That's a complex question, but broken down to its simplest form Saban found a long-term home in Tuscaloosa because he won big, avoided scandals, and there were no “dream” jobs for him to chase. The UA administration stayed out of his way and gave him ...
Midsummer Event, Midseason Form for SEC Fans New York Times
SEC Media Days: Saban, Crimson Tide moving forward The Independent Florida Alligator
JOE BIDDLE: SEC media vote Saban's team at high Tide WKRN
USA TODAY  - STLtoday.com  - Lyndy's Sports Annuals
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4822
July 20th, 2014
SEC Media Days: Saban, Crimson Tide moving forward - The Independent Florida Alligator -

USA TODAY

SEC Media Days: Saban, Crimson Tide moving forward
The Independent Florida Alligator
Alabama's Nick Saban stands on the podium at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. He looks exhausted. ... Things looked up in Tuscaloosa in the weeks that followed, however, as they were selected to play in the BCS Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma. It wasn't the ...
JOE BIDDLE: SEC media vote Saban's team at high Tide WKRN
Fans in the hotel lobby at SEC Media Days are a special kind of crazy USA TODAY
Saban claims Alabama in 'rebuilding situation' Lyndy's Sports Annuals
STLtoday.com  - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)  - Anniston Star
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4821
July 19th, 2014
Midsummer Event, Midseason Form for SEC Fans - New York Times -

New York Times

Midsummer Event, Midseason Form for SEC Fans
New York Times
“I've learned to deal with it over the years.” The scene in the same hotel two days later could not have been more different. About 100 fans clogged the lobby. A few supported Georgia, one was the aunt of a Kentucky player and the rest were there for ...
Analysis: Parting perspective from SEC Media Days The Daily News Journal
South Carolina newcomers ready to shine Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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4820
July 19th, 2014
OUTDOORS: Tuscaloosa shooting team takes seventh in national competition - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

OUTDOORS: Tuscaloosa shooting team takes seventh in national competition
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The shooters left Tuscaloosa on June 23 and spent the night in St. Louis, practicing at the Gateway Gun Club there. “They welcomed us in like we were members,” Chris Jacobs said. “That was a good thing. It broke up the monotony.” It took another full ...

4819
July 19th, 2014
Unlike 1st, Malaysia's 2nd disaster brings closure - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Unlike 1st, Malaysia's 2nd disaster brings closure
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Several false leads followed, each punctured by high expectations then disappointment that turned into more anger and frustration. The Chinese relatives were escorted to an airport hotel. Then transferred to another. They were finally asked to leave ...

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4818
July 19th, 2014
OUTDOORS: Tuscaloosa shooting team takes seventh in national competition - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

OUTDOORS: Tuscaloosa shooting team takes seventh in national competition
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They ended up moving to a hotel in Grand Island so they avoided the long drive before the trap competition. The team also didn't have a regulation trap field that it could use for practice closer than Birmingham. Most competitive shooters use a ...

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4817
July 19th, 2014
SEC Media Days: Auburn fan relishes in 2013 season highlights - The Independent Florida Alligator -

SEC Media Days: Auburn fan relishes in 2013 season highlights
The Independent Florida Alligator
And I'm holding my drink up in the air as he's running I said 'there it is, he's gone, he's gone and it ain't nobody in Tuscaloosa that can catch him!' They're all falling down, here we go, it's over, it's over.” For him, last season was sweet ...

4816
July 18th, 2014
Alabama cautious about tag of favorites - The Commercial Dispatch -

Alabama cautious about tag of favorites
The Commercial Dispatch
HOOVER, Ala. - Most experts believe Alabama is the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference championship. Alabama fans certainly believe it. SEC media members clearly believe it, too, as Alabama was voted by the league's sports writers as the ...

4815
July 18th, 2014
Downed jet claimed victims from 11 countries - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Downed jet claimed victims from 11 countries
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Grieving relatives of the victims were gathering in a hotel at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport early Friday. Prime Minister Mark Rutte called for a fully independent investigation into the crash Thursday that killed 298 passengers and crew, the majority ...

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4814
July 18th, 2014
JOE BIDDLE: SEC media vote Saban's team at high Tide - WKRN -

USA TODAY

JOE BIDDLE: SEC media vote Saban's team at high Tide
WKRN
When he showed up at SEC Football Media Days, Thursday, the Wynfrey Hotel lobby at the Hoover Galleria was bulging at the seams with Crimson Tide fans. It's an annual ritual like no other. ... “I've always been behind the two dogs, but the line is ...
Fans in the hotel lobby at SEC Media Days are a special kind of crazy USA TODAY
SEC Media Days: Saban, Crimson Tide moving forward The Independent Florida Alligator
Expectations, uncertainties greet Alabama STLtoday.com
Lyndy's Sports Annuals  - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)  - Anniston Star
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4813
July 18th, 2014
Auburn fan representing on Alabama day at SEC Media Days - Montgomery Advertiser -

Auburn fan representing on Alabama day at SEC Media Days
Montgomery Advertiser
t-shirt in the lobby at the Wynfrey Hotel. "We feel Auburn should be represented each day that they have media days because we are the team that beat the No. 1 team in the nation," Moorer said. "We are the team that shocked the world." Auburn beat ...

4812
July 18th, 2014
Dutch flags at half-staff as nation mourns crash - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dutch flags at half-staff as nation mourns crash
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Grieving relatives of the victims were gathering in a hotel at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport early Friday. Prime Minister Mark Rutte called for a fully independent investigation into the crash Thursday that killed 298 passengers and crew, the majority ...

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4811
July 18th, 2014
Alabama regroups, refocuses on 2014 season - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabama regroups, refocuses on 2014 season
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Alabama coach Nick Saban speaks to the media at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel at Thursday's final session of SEC Media Days in Hoover. The Crimson Tide finished the 2013 season with an 11-2 record, losing its last two games. Michelle ...

4810
July 18th, 2014
Analysis: Parting perspective from SEC Media Days - The Daily News Journal -

Analysis: Parting perspective from SEC Media Days
The Daily News Journal
Coaches and players were paraded around like rock stars, with anxious fans roped off like cattle in the hotel lobby, waiting for hours to get a glimpse of their favorite personalities. There were 1,267 media members from all walks of sports journalism ...

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4809
July 18th, 2014
Blake Barnett: “The Elite 11 was the best experience of my life” - AthlonSports.com -

Blake Barnett: “The Elite 11 was the best experience of my life”
AthlonSports.com
“Just being able to start building relationships with all of them and talk between games, then hang out back at the hotel getting to know them was a great experience.” The elite signal-caller has also turned into a lead recruiter in the 2015 class ...

4808
July 17th, 2014
LSU run game should take off in 2014 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LSU run game should take off in 2014
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
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4807
July 17th, 2014
Saban claims Alabama in 'rebuilding situation' - Lyndy's Sports Annuals -

Lyndy's Sports Annuals

Saban claims Alabama in 'rebuilding situation'
Lyndy's Sports Annuals
Jul 17, 2014; Hoover, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban talks to the media during the SEC football media days at the Wynfrey Hotel. Photo Credit: Marvin ... He's hardly the sole newbie to watch in Tuscaloosa. The skill position talent ...

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4806
July 17th, 2014
OUTTAKES: Gary Pinkel talks about situation with Michael Sam - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

OUTTAKES: Gary Pinkel talks about situation with Michael Sam
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... of Missouri coach Gary Pinkel speaks to the media at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel during Wednesday's session of SEC Media Days in Hoover. staff photo | erin nelson. By Carleigh Watts and Laura Owens Special to The Tuscaloosa News ...

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4805
July 17th, 2014
LSU run game should take off in 2014 - Tuscaloosa News -

LSU run game should take off in 2014
Tuscaloosa News
LSU running back Terrence Magee speaks to the media at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel during Wednesday's session of SEC Media Days in Hoover. Amy Sullivan. By Aaron Suttles Sports Writer ...

4804
July 17th, 2014
SEC happy with revision of targeting rule - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SEC happy with revision of targeting rule
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
SEC happy with revision of targeting rule. Steve Shaw, SEC coordinator of football officials, speaks to the media at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel on Wednesday in Hoover at Media Days. Erin Nelson. By D.C. Reeves Sports Writer ...

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4803
July 17th, 2014
Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
His representative, Carla Parisi, confirmed Thursday that Winter died in a hotel room in Zurich a day earlier. The statement said his wife, family and bandmates were all saddened by the loss of one of the world's finest guitarists. He had been on an ...

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4802
July 17th, 2014
Fans in the hotel lobby at SEC Media Days are a special kind of crazy - USA TODAY -

USA TODAY

Fans in the hotel lobby at SEC Media Days are a special kind of crazy
USA TODAY
Fans from all 14 teams — with a favorable majority going to Alabama since the event is a 45-minute drive from Tuscaloosa — congregate in the lobby in hopes of getting a glimpse, or better yet an autograph, from their favorite player or coach. It's ...

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4801
July 17th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council Action: July 15 - Tuscaloosa News -

Tuscaloosa City Council Action: July 15
Tuscaloosa News
Granted permit for the Balcony Tuscaloosa LLC to construct water lines for the Balcony Apartments fire line. Authorized an adjustment and refund of excess deposit to McWright's Ferry Development LLC for installation of water mains and services for ...

4800
July 16th, 2014
South Carolina newcomers ready to shine - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

South Carolina newcomers ready to shine
Tuscaloosa Magazine
... to the media at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel during the second day of SEC Media Days on Tuesday in Hoover. Thompson takes over at QB for Connor Shaw. Michelle Lepianka Carter. By Laura Owens Special to The Tuscaloosa News ...

4799
July 16th, 2014
After 10 years as a dirt pile, what does the future hold for Gardendale's ... - The Birmingham News - al.com -

After 10 years as a dirt pile, what does the future hold for Gardendale's ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
Houses once stood on Mimosa Street, just off of Caufield Drive, before Tuscaloosa developers Palladium Entertainment Partners announced in 2004 they were bringing a $30 million entertainment, commercial and residential development complex called ...

4798
July 16th, 2014
OUTTAKES: South Carolina's Spurrier comments on Nick Saban - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

OUTTAKES: South Carolina's Spurrier comments on Nick Saban
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
University of South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier walks through the lobby talking with fans at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover at SEC Media Days. Staff Photos | Michelle Lepianka Carter. By Aaron Suttles and D.C. Reeves

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4797
July 16th, 2014
Conservative Gary Palmer comes from behind to defeat Paul DeMarco in 6th ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Conservative Gary Palmer comes from behind to defeat Paul DeMarco in 6th ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Gary Palmer talks to supporters at a hotel on Tuesday in Birmingham. Palmer came from far behind to defeat state Rep. Paul DeMarco in the Republican runoff in Alabama's 6th Congressional District. The Associated Press. By Jay Reeves The Associated ...

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4796
July 16th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council Action: July 15 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Tuscaloosa City Council Action: July 15
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Granted permit for the Balcony Tuscaloosa LLC to construct water lines for the Balcony Apartments fire line. Authorized an adjustment and refund of excess deposit to McWright's Ferry Development LLC for installation of water mains and services for ...

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4795
July 15th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council Action: July 15 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council Action: July 15
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Granted permit for the Balcony Tuscaloosa LLC to construct water lines for the Balcony Apartments fire line. Authorized an adjustment and refund of excess deposit to McWright's Ferry Development LLC for installation of water mains and services for ...

4794
July 15th, 2014
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Calling from her New York hotel hours before taping her second appearance in nine months on "Late Show With David Letterman," soul-music icon Candi Staton says, "I live it as I sing it, you know." Her new album "Life Happens" contains several ...

4793
July 15th, 2014
THEY SAID IT: First day quotes from SEC Media Days - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

THEY SAID IT: First day quotes from SEC Media Days
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive speaks to the media at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel during the first day of SEC Media Days on Monday in Hoover. Photo | amy Sullivan. Compiled by Tommy Deas ...

4792
July 15th, 2014
Auburn feeling good about more success in 2014 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CBSSports.com

Auburn feeling good about more success in 2014
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Auburn feeling good about more success in 2014. Auburn football coach Gus Malzahn speaks to the media gathered at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel on Monday during the first day of SEC Media Days. Michelle Lepianka Carter. By Aaron ...
SEC MEDIA DAYS 2014: Fans flock to Hoover for unofficial start of football season The Auburn Plainsman
Fans Celebrate SEC Media Days in Hoover WAAY
SEC Football Media Days 2014 Preview Alabama's13.com
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4791
July 15th, 2014
Fans Celebrate SEC Media Days in Hoover - WAAY -

Detroit Free Press

Fans Celebrate SEC Media Days in Hoover
WAAY
"Personally, I do (think he should be here), says Lance Milstead. "But, I understand the reason he's not because that will dominate the questions directed to him. With or without, fans were still screaming War Eagle in the hotel lobby as players and ...
SEC MEDIA DAYS 2014: Fans flock to Hoover for unofficial start of football season The Auburn Plainsman
SEC Media Days: 5 hot topics for Hoover Gatorsports.com
SEC Football Media Days 2014 Preview Alabama's13.com
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4790
July 14th, 2014
SEC: An inside look at Auburn, Florida and Vanderbilt - Gainesville Sun -

Detroit Free Press

SEC: An inside look at Auburn, Florida and Vanderbilt
Gainesville Sun
But the schedule is brutal, highlighted by an early trip to Tuscaloosa, followed by a trip to Knoxville two weeks later. If the Gators don't win at least one of those games, things could start going downhill in a hurry for the beleaguered Muschamp ...
SEC Football Media Days 2014 Preview Alabama's13.com
3 questions Alabama coach Nick Saban will field early and often at 2014 SEC ... al.com
Attendees announced for SEC Media Days Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
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4789
July 14th, 2014
World Cup ticket-scalping suspect surrenders - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

World Cup ticket-scalping suspect surrenders
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A police investigator then obtained a new warrant for his arrest late last week, but Whelan left the Copacabana Hotel where he was staying just minutes before authorities arrived to take him into custody again. In an emailed statement, Whelan's lawyer, ...

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4788
July 14th, 2014
SEC MEDIA DAYS 2014: Fans flock to Hoover for unofficial start of football season - The Auburn Plainsman -

SEC MEDIA DAYS 2014: Fans flock to Hoover for unofficial start of football season
The Auburn Plainsman
Left to right: Dickie Pearson, Jim McDaed and Adam Kelley wait with other Auburn fans in the lobby of the Wynfrey Hotel at SEC Media Days. (Raye May | Photo & Design ... "I just do it every year," said Adam Kelley of Tuscaloosa. "I come to see the ...

4787
July 14th, 2014
Police standoff underway at Homewood hotel - Alabama's13.com -

Police standoff underway at Homewood hotel
Alabama's13.com
Junior defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested for driving under the influence early Sunday morning in Tuscaloosa. Another Alabama player is in trouble with the law. Junior defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested for driving under the influence ...

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4786
July 14th, 2014
Young, married and operatic - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Young, married and operatic
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They're both opera singers and "home" is a furnished apartment or hotel room wherever one of them — or, if they're lucky, both of them — happen to be performing. "We're completely nomadic, traveling gypsies," said Mack, a mezzo-soprano who is singing ...

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4785
July 14th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council agenda for July 15 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council agenda for July 15
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Authorizing a loan agreement with Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office. Introducing Zoning Amendment No. 1301 to rezone recently annexed 2.99 acres at 4020 Greensboro Avenue from R-1 to BH at the request of Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners 1, LLC.

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4784
July 14th, 2014
SEC football likely to hold surprises - The Decatur Daily -

SEC football likely to hold surprises
The Decatur Daily
It ends Monday morning about 11, when Mike Slive welcomes the heathen media — radio, television, Internet and print — to the 2014 SEC Football Media Days at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover's Galleria Mall.

4783
July 14th, 2014
De facto start of college football, SEC media days, fueled by questions - CBSSports.com -

De facto start of college football, SEC media days, fueled by questions
CBSSports.com
A back staircase at the Wynfrey Hotel has hidden the stealthy and secretive for years now at the SEC media days. It is reserved only for the Justin Biebers of the Strength Everyone Conference. The gold-plated football celebutants. Think Tebow ...

4782
July 14th, 2014
Main players in the FIFA ticket scalping case - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Main players in the FIFA ticket scalping case
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Police in Rio de Janeiro conducted Operation Jules Rimet — after the original World Cup trophy which Brazil retained with its third title in 1970 — in the five-star Copacabana Palace Hotel used by top FIFA officials, including its president Sepp ...

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4781
July 14th, 2014
LOOKING BACK: Reader Input on Historic Photos - Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog) -

Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog)

LOOKING BACK: Reader Input on Historic Photos
Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog)
In his email, Clegg described his life in Tuscaloosa. He grew up next door to the old Jewish Synagogue on University Boulevard that was recently demolished to make room for a new hotel. Clegg's bedroom window opened up to the Synagogue. Clegg said ...

4780
July 14th, 2014
Central Wash. wildfire has burned 20000 acres - Alabamas13.com WVTM-TV ... - Alabama's13.com -

Central Wash. wildfire has burned 20000 acres - Alabamas13.com WVTM-TV ...
Alabama's13.com
Justin Ross Harris and his wife Leanna use to live in a quiet neighborhood in Moundville, just outside of Tuscaloosa.... We're ... A hotel valet is most likely looking for a new job after a he smashed a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder causing $330,000 in ...

4779
July 13th, 2014
SEC Media Days: 5 hot topics for Hoover - Gainesville Sun -

SEC Media Days: 5 hot topics for Hoover
Gainesville Sun
Where: The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. Coverage: Starting 12:30 p.m. Monday. Gatorsports.com, SECSports.com, ESPNU, ESPN UF players attending: Quarterback Jeff Driskel, defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. and cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III.

4778
July 13th, 2014
Alabama lawmakers plan to reintroduce bill that protects cyclists on roadways - Alabama's13.com -

Alabama lawmakers plan to reintroduce bill that protects cyclists on roadways
Alabama's13.com
Justin Ross Harris and his wife Leanna use to live in a quiet neighborhood in Moundville, just outside of Tuscaloosa.... We're ... A hotel valet is most likely looking for a new job after a he smashed a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder causing $330,000 in ...

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4777
July 13th, 2014
Tuscaloosa fire fighters installing smoke alarms to help save lives - Alabama's13.com -

Tuscaloosa fire fighters installing smoke alarms to help save lives
Alabama's13.com
Tuscaloosa fire fighters are going door-to-door in an east Tuscaloosa neighborhood installing and replacing smoke detectors in homes, in an effort to save lives. With 2 Tuscaloosa County residents and one Tuscaloosa city resident included in the 61 ...

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4776
July 12th, 2014
More than 200 volunteers cleaning and painting new 'Cornerstone School' location - Alabama's13.com -

More than 200 volunteers cleaning and painting new 'Cornerstone School' location
Alabama's13.com
Justin Ross Harris and his wife Leanna use to live in a quiet neighborhood in Moundville, just outside of Tuscaloosa.... We're ... A hotel valet is most likely looking for a new job after a he smashed a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder causing $330,000 in ...

4775
July 12th, 2014
Woman shot while sitting at a red light in Tuscaloosa - Alabama's13.com -

Woman shot while sitting at a red light in Tuscaloosa
Alabama's13.com
... asking residents to stay on the lookout for a gray or silver four door Toyota Tacoma, around a 2000-2014 model. If you have any information about a truck matching the description you are urged to call the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit at 205-464-8690.

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4774
July 12th, 2014
Jefferson County Commission District 2 candidates talking issues Sunday - Alabama's13.com -

Jefferson County Commission District 2 candidates talking issues Sunday
Alabama's13.com
Justin Ross Harris and his wife Leanna use to live in a quiet neighborhood in Moundville, just outside of Tuscaloosa.... We're ... A hotel valet is most likely looking for a new job after a he smashed a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder causing $330,000 in ...

and more »
4773
July 12th, 2014
SEC Media Days: 5 hot topics for Hoover - Gatorsports.com -

WNCF

SEC Media Days: 5 hot topics for Hoover
Gatorsports.com
Where: The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. Coverage: Starting 12:30 p.m. Monday. Gatorsports.com, SECSports.com, ESPNU, ESPN UF players attending: Quarterback Jeff Driskel, defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. and cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III.
3 questions Alabama coach Nick Saban will field early and often at 2014 SEC ... al.com
SEC Football Media Days 2014 Preview Alabama's13.com
Attendees announced for SEC Media Days Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Bleacher Report
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4772
July 12th, 2014
US: Man posed as airline worker to get free travel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US: Man posed as airline worker to get free travel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Federal officials say a man faces fraud charges for booking free air travel by pretending to be an airline employee and reselling the tickets. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles said that 37-year-old Gilbert Myers Jr. of Atlanta remained in ...

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4771
July 12th, 2014
LeBron move makes Cavs a betting favorite in Vegas - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LeBron move makes Cavs a betting favorite in Vegas
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"As far as basketball is concerned this kid is the biggest odds and points mover since Michael Jordan," said Sonny Vaccaro of the South Point hotel-casino sports book. "The only thing you can compare it to is when Peyton Manning was being courted ...

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4770
July 12th, 2014
SEC Football Media Days 2014 Preview - Alabama's13.com -

WNCF

SEC Football Media Days 2014 Preview
Alabama's13.com
TUSCALOOSA, AL -- Alabama strength and coniditioning coach Scott Cochran took us on a tour of the new weight room for the Crimson Tide. ... SEC Football Media Days will be held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover.
3 questions Alabama coach Nick Saban will field early and often at 2014 SEC ... al.com
5 Players We Wish Were Coming to SEC Media Days Bleacher Report
Attendees announced for SEC Media Days Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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4769
July 12th, 2014
'Glee' star's boyfriend dead in Philadelphia hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

'Glee' star's boyfriend dead in Philadelphia hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Bendik, the boyfriend of "Glee" star Becca Tobin, has been found dead in a Philadelphia hotel room. Police say they were called to the Hotel Monaco just after 1 p.m. Thursday and that a man was pronounced dead minutes later.

and more »
4768
July 12th, 2014
3 questions Alabama coach Nick Saban will field early and often at 2014 SEC ... - al.com -

Bleacher Report

3 questions Alabama coach Nick Saban will field early and often at 2014 SEC ...
al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The settings and faces will differ as Nick Saban makes his way from room to room next week at SEC Media Days. The questions he'll be answering? Probably not. In various ways, shapes and syntaxes, the Alabama football coach ...
Attendees announced for SEC Media Days Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
5 Players We Wish Were Coming to SEC Media Days Bleacher Report

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4767
July 11th, 2014
Editorial: Bentley on stage - Anniston Star -

Editorial: Bentley on stage
Anniston Star
This afternoon in an upscale Music City hotel, Alabama's governor will appear at the summer meeting of the National Governors Association, of which he chairs its Economic Development and Commerce Committee. Bentley is scheduled to lecture fellow ...

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4766
July 11th, 2014
Police hunting for Whelan in ticket scalping case - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police hunting for Whelan in ticket scalping case
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"He's now considered a fugitive," Barucke said outside the hotel. "We have security camera images of him exiting the hotel through a service door." He said police expect to broaden their investigation into ticket scalping to include football ...

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4765
July 10th, 2014
Tuscaloosa County approves PARA funding - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa County approves PARA funding
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Gary Minor, executive director of the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority, said the remodeling would reduce the current three entrances to one and allow for easy access to a planned $3.29 million, 1,700-person tornado shelter and gymnasium.

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4764
July 10th, 2014
Meet the staff: Glenn Guilbeau, LSU beat reporter - Alexandria Town Talk -

Meet the staff: Glenn Guilbeau, LSU beat reporter
Alexandria Town Talk
Register in 1993 and found myself driving even more, going to Tuscaloosa for games at Alabama and going to Auburn. I covered those two athletic programs throughout the 1990s. I also found myself driving back to Alexandria to visit friends and my ...

4763
July 10th, 2014
Attendees announced for SEC Media Days - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bleacher Report

Attendees announced for SEC Media Days
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Teams will converge upon the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover starting next Monday. Auburn — which will bring quarterback Nick Marshall as one of its three players — will be joined by Florida and Vanderbilt on the opening day of the media event. South ...
5 Players We Wish Were Coming to SEC Media Days Bleacher Report

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4762
July 10th, 2014
5 Players We Wish Were Coming to SEC Media Days - Bleacher Report -

Bleacher Report

5 Players We Wish Were Coming to SEC Media Days
Bleacher Report
The SEC announced the players who will be attending next week's circus known as SEC Media Days at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel, and the headliners shouldn't surprise. Alabama safety Landon Collins, Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall and Florida ...

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4761
July 9th, 2014
Remembering 10 Best Moments from BCS-Era SEC Media Days - Bleacher Report -

Bleacher Report

Remembering 10 Best Moments from BCS-Era SEC Media Days
Bleacher Report
The unofficial kickoff to the college football season will take place next week when the SEC holds its annual Media Days at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. Over the years, the circus-like event has welcomed the crazy. From pimps to ...

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4760
July 9th, 2014
Sri Lanka bans NGO news conferences, releases - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sri Lanka bans NGO news conferences, releases
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The journalists, however, were evicted from two training venues, Transparency International said, adding that the participants were also forced out of their hotel at night. The defense ministry rejected the allegation of disrupting the training. Sri ...

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4759
July 9th, 2014
Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican National Committee panel is about to choose between Dallas and Cleveland to host the Republican Party's 2016 presidential convention. The Republicans' site selection committee was slated to meet Tuesday to review ...

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4758
July 9th, 2014
World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Ray Whelan, of MATCH Services, was arrested Monday at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the hotel used by FIFA officials during the World Cup. Police have described Whelan as the "facilitator" who allowed a large ring of scalpers to have access ...

and more »
4757
July 9th, 2014
WCup hospitality exec released from jail in Brazil - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

WCup hospitality exec released from jail in Brazil
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Ray Whelan, of MATCH Services, was arrested Monday at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the hotel used by FIFA officials during the World Cup. Police have described Whelan as the "facilitator" who allowed a large ring of scalpers to have access ...

and more »
4756
July 8th, 2014
LOOKING BACK: July 7 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: July 7
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Most of Tuscaloosa's hotel and motel operators agreed to comply with the newly enacted civil rights law. The Tuscaloosa City Commission urged all citizens, black and white, to leave law enforcement to the police department and to refrain from gathering ...

and more »
4755
July 8th, 2014
Pope: Bishops must be held accountable for abuse - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope: Bishops must be held accountable for abuse
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Federico Lombardi said two Irish, two British and two German victims met separately Monday for about 30 minutes apiece with Francis at the pope's Vatican hotel. None of the victims attended Lombardi's briefing with reporters. Lombardi said Francis had ...

and more »
4754
July 8th, 2014
RNC panel to recommend site for 2016 convention - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

RNC panel to recommend site for 2016 convention
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican National Committee panel is about to choose between Dallas and Cleveland to host the Republican Party's 2016 presidential convention. The Republicans' site selection committee was slated to meet Tuesday to review ...

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4753
July 8th, 2014
Real Madrid great Di Stefano dies at age 88 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Real Madrid great Di Stefano dies at age 88
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He was taken at gunpoint from his hotel room by the publicity-seeking National Liberation Army Front and released unhurt two days later. As a coach, he led Boca Juniors and River Plate to Argentine league titles, and won the European Cup Winners' Cup, ...

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4752
July 8th, 2014
Pope: Bishops will be accountable for sex abuse - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope: Bishops will be accountable for sex abuse
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Federico Lombardi said two Irish, two British and two German victims met separately Monday for about 30 minutes apiece with Francis at the pope's Vatican hotel. None of the victims attended Lombardi's briefing with reporters. Lombardi said Francis had ...

and more »
4751
July 8th, 2014
Shevardnadze: Fearless life, sad political ending - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Shevardnadze: Fearless life, sad political ending
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Shelters in Tbilisi were full, and even what was then the best hotel in the capital was crammed with displaced Georgian families. Shevardnadze ducked a question about his own forces having behaved like the Abkhazians. Ethnic hatred had reached extremes ...

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4750
July 8th, 2014
Thousands rally in Kenya against president's rule - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Thousands rally in Kenya against president's rule
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Pamela Ondito, 38, said she was protesting because she was having a hard time getting a job despite being trained in hotel management. She said she was not related to anyone with influence, and in Kenya "you have to know somebody to get a job or ...

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4749
July 8th, 2014
Venezuela welcomes back stolen Matisse painting - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Venezuela welcomes back stolen Matisse painting
Tuscaloosa Magazine
It was found in July 2012 when a couple tried to sell it to undercover FBI agents for $740,000 at a hotel in Miami Beach. The two were sent to prison for attempting to sell the stolen work. The painting arrived in Caracas from the U.S. late Monday, and ...

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4748
July 8th, 2014
Two new hotels in the works for Tuscaloosa - MyFoxAL -

Two new hotels in the works for Tuscaloosa
MyFoxAL
If you've struck out on getting a hotel room for gameday in Tuscaloosa, you may soon have some more options. A Birmingham based developer plans to build two more hotels in West Alabama. If everything works out, an additional Marriot and another Hilton ...
Developer planning Hilton, Marriott hotels for Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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4747
July 8th, 2014
Pope meets Catholics sexually abused by clergy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope meets Catholics sexually abused by clergy
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Federico Lombardi said two Irish, two British and two German victims met separately Monday for about 30 minutes apiece with Francis at the pope's Vatican hotel. None of the victims attended Lombardi's briefing with reporters. Lombardi said Francis had ...

and more »
4746
July 7th, 2014
LOOKING BACK: July 7 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

LOOKING BACK: July 7
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Most of Tuscaloosa's hotel and motel operators agreed to comply with the newly enacted civil rights law. The Tuscaloosa City Commission urged all citizens, black and white, to leave law enforcement to the police department and to refrain from gathering ...

and more »
4745
July 7th, 2014
Developer planning Hilton, Marriott hotels for Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Developer planning Hilton, Marriott hotels for Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Chiman S. Patel of Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners 1 LLC, the development company behind the project, said he is planning to bring a Marriott-brand and Hilton-brand hotel to the tract, with construction expected to begin on the Marriott-brand hotel within ...

4744
July 7th, 2014
Judge finds probable cause against Cobb Co. father - wistv.com - Columbia ... - WIS -

Judge finds probable cause against Cobb Co. father - wistv.com - Columbia ...
WIS
One of the staples of the downtown Columbia hospitality scene will be getting a big time makeover and a new name. The Clarion Hotel on Gervais Street will be renovated and renamed to a Hilton Garden InnMore >>. One of the staples of the downtown ...

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4743
July 6th, 2014
Royal Family Members to Attend Tour de France - NBCNews.com -

Royal Family Members to Attend Tour de France
NBCNews.com
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Draft day teenage millionaires, the college championships, and invite-only summer showcases: this is what summer is known for in amateur baseball. But there is another summer out there. It's light years from the steak dinner side of ...

4742
July 6th, 2014
Follow Live: Djokovic and Federer In Action at Wimbledon Semifinals - NBCNews.com -

Follow Live: Djokovic and Federer In Action at Wimbledon Semifinals
NBCNews.com
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Draft day teenage millionaires, the college championships, and invite-only summer showcases: this is what summer is known for in amateur baseball. But there is another summer out there. It's light years from the steak dinner side of ...

4741
July 4th, 2014
Child rape case leaves mysteries - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Child rape case leaves mysteries
Tuscaloosa Magazine
But each tape recorded at least one assault — some had more — in homes and hotels. The youngest victim appears to be about 10 years old. As for the alleged perpetrator, a 46-year-old traveling salesman who worked and lived in cities across Georgia, ...

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4740
July 4th, 2014
Major League Baseball's Open Tryouts: A Real Field of Dreams - NBCNews.com -

NBCNews.com

Major League Baseball's Open Tryouts: A Real Field of Dreams
NBCNews.com
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Draft day teenage millionaires, the college championships, and invite-only summer showcases: this is what summer is known for in amateur baseball. But there is another summer out there. It's light years from the steak dinner side of ...

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4739
July 4th, 2014
Aaron Hernandez Jail Switch OK'd by Prosecutors - NBCNews.com -

Aaron Hernandez Jail Switch OK'd by Prosecutors
NBCNews.com
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Draft day teenage millionaires, the college championships, and invite-only summer showcases: this is what summer is known for in amateur baseball. But there is another summer out there. It's light years from the steak dinner side of ...

4738
July 4th, 2014
Ahead of July 4th, storm nears popular NC coast - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ahead of July 4th, storm nears popular NC coast
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season prompted a tropical storm warning for the entire North Carolina coast and had officials, hotel owners and would-be vacationers as far north as New England carefully watching forecasts. The 200-mile ...

4737
July 4th, 2014
Liberty, Mississippi residents say when it comes to fracking, no complaints - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV -

Liberty, Mississippi residents say when it comes to fracking, no complaints
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
In response to the Bourbon Street shootings, Mayor Mitch Landrieu requested help from the state legislators to redirect hotel-motel tax funds to the city of New Orleans in order to combat crime. more>>. In response to the Bourbon Street shootings ...

4736
July 3rd, 2014
East Coast eyes tropical storm as holiday approaches - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

East Coast eyes tropical storm as holiday approaches
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Officials, hotel owners and would-be vacationers as far north as New England were also carefully watching forecasts. The storm was enough of a concern that officials in Boston decided to move the annual Boston Pops July 4th concert and fireworks show ...

4735
July 3rd, 2014
Opponents prepare for Secretary of State runoff - WSFA -

Opponents prepare for Secretary of State runoff
WSFA
When it comes to experience of course, Reese McKinney served here locally as the Montgomery County Probate Judge for a number of years, while John Merrill is wrapping up his first and only term as a State House member representing Tuscaloosa.

4734
July 3rd, 2014
US seeks more security at some overseas airports - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US seeks more security at some overseas airports
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"As of June 2014 an unspecified terrorist group may have been considering attacks in Algiers, possibly in the vicinity of a U.S.-branded hotel," according to the message from the U.S. Embassy in Algeria. The U.S. shared "recent and relevant ...

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4733
July 3rd, 2014
Child rape case leaves mysteries - Tuscaloosa News -

Child rape case leaves mysteries
Tuscaloosa News
But each tape recorded at least one assault — some had more — in homes and hotels. The youngest victim appears to be about 10 years old. As for the alleged perpetrator, a 46-year-old traveling salesman who worked and lived in cities across Georgia, ...

4732
July 3rd, 2014
Brazil investigates ticket scalping operation - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Brazil investigates ticket scalping operation
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
According to Barucke, Fofana had free access to FIFA-restricted areas, such as the Copacabana Palace Hotel. "We have reason to believe that a FIFA member was involved with the group," the inspector said adding that the car driven by Fofana had a ...

and more »
4731
July 2nd, 2014
Ahead of July 4th, storm nears popular NC coast - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Ahead of July 4th, storm nears popular NC coast
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season prompted a tropical storm warning for the entire North Carolina coast and had officials, hotel owners and would-be vacationers as far north as New England carefully watching forecasts. The 200-mile ...

and more »
4730
July 2nd, 2014
Child rape case leaves mysteries - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Child rape case leaves mysteries
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The girl, when questioned by authorities, never said she was assaulted but said she felt uncomfortable at the hotel and demanded that Coniglio take her home. At some point he did. She also said she thought she was at the hotel for no more than an hour, ...

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4729
July 2nd, 2014
Alabama's civil rights trail - Telegraph.co.uk -

Telegraph.co.uk

Alabama's civil rights trail
Telegraph.co.uk
From slavery to segregation, Alabama has a troubled history that seemed reflected in the stormy weather as I drove south-west from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa, and on to Selma. Silhouetted by lightning, the old St James Hotel in Selma felt straight out of ...

4728
July 2nd, 2014
Graceland may remove Presley's old airplanes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Graceland may remove Presley's old airplanes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Earlier this year, Elvis Presley Enterprises announced plans to build a 450-room hotel, theater and restaurant, with a projected opening date of August 2015. Their plan was approved Tuesday by the Memphis City Council. Today, Graceland visitors can buy ...

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4727
July 2nd, 2014
Alabama adds 4 four more Chikungunya cases as mosquito virus pushes way ... - al.com -

Alabama adds 4 four more Chikungunya cases as mosquito virus pushes way ...
al.com
A Birmingham area man, two residents of Colbert County and one resident of Tuscaloosa County are the latest believed to have contracted Chikungunya virus, which is rarely deadly but can lead to debilitating joint pain. The four cases are "preliminary ...

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4726
July 1st, 2014
5 questions for the man in charge of Holiday Inn - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

5 questions for the man in charge of Holiday Inn
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Solomons sits in one of his hotels, explaining how travelers can't be stereotyped. A businessman this week might be on vacation the next. For each trip, they have different needs. As CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group — one ...

and more »
4725
July 1st, 2014
Police suspect alcohol use in accident that killed Philip Lutzenkirchen - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Police suspect alcohol use in accident that killed Philip Lutzenkirchen
The Huntsville Times - al.com
Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen speaks during the SEC Football Media Days at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala., on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. ... Auburn beat Alabama 28-27 in Tuscaloosa and advanced to win the SEC and BCS championships.

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4724
July 1st, 2014
Fans lose things, get robbed amid exuberance - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fans lose things, get robbed amid exuberance
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Chilean Christian Alvarez said he was robbed of $1,700 at gunpoint by a gang outside his hotel that apparently followed him after he withdrew cash from ATM machine. He was hoping to buy tickets on the street, which is illegal in Brazil. "It was a shock ...

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4723
June 30th, 2014
The Soul of the South - Smithsonian -

The Soul of the South
Smithsonian
The golf courses of Georgia and Alabama are famous, there is motor racing, and every large city has a grand hotel or two, and a great restaurant. Parts of the Deep South are commercially prosperous, too, with booming industries—medical ...

4722
June 30th, 2014
French minister decries planned tourist tax hike - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

French minister decries planned tourist tax hike
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
PARIS (AP) — French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has blasted plans to raise by more than five times hotel taxes paid by tourists, saying the move would be dangerous for tourism and France's stumbling economy. Lawmakers from Fabius' Socialist Party ...

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4721
June 29th, 2014
BUSINESS SCENE: June 29 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

BUSINESS SCENE: June 29
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Its Top 100 list is comprised of hotels located throughout 16 southern states and the Caribbean region. Hotels were nominated by the readers of ConventionSouth magazine, then researched and verified for qualification by ConventionSouth's editorial team.

4720
June 28th, 2014
From Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa County to Mobile, Alabama pauses to ... - Daily Journal -

TheNewsTribune.com

From Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa County to Mobile, Alabama pauses to ...
Daily Journal
While some German employees at the plant about 35 miles southwest of Birmingham took their lunch break at restaurants or a nearby hotel to watch the game on television, most of the Americans kept working. No one on the assembly line was watching the ...
Showing their true colors Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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4719
June 28th, 2014
E-Mail 'Ah, yes, a basket with blackberries for cobbler' To A Friend - Andalusia Star-News -

E-Mail 'Ah, yes, a basket with blackberries for cobbler' To A Friend
Andalusia Star-News
Nina Keenam and Jan White, both columnists for the Star-News, motored to Tuscaloosa to attend the Southern Christian Writers Conference, staged at First Baptist, June 6 – 7. With one of her ... There was a main street with hotels and shops. I was ...

4718
June 28th, 2014
Swedish Prince Carl Philip engaged to former model - WIS -

Swedish Prince Carl Philip engaged to former model
WIS
FOX6 News has learned Cobb County, Georgia Police have denied a request from Cooper Harris' mother to get pictures off a laptop to be used at his funeral in Tuscaloosa. More >>. Cobb County, Georgia police have denied a request from Cooper Harris ...

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4717
June 27th, 2014
FIFA, players' union agree Suarez needs treatment - WIS -

FIFA, players' union agree Suarez needs treatment
WIS
(AP Photo/Vlademir Alexandre). Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is seen at the Serhs Hotel in Natal, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico). Fans of Uruguay's national soccer team await the arrival of Uruguay player Luis Suarez at ...

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4716
June 27th, 2014
Investigators: Man attempted to sexually assault two hotel employees - WIS -

Investigators: Man attempted to sexually assault two hotel employees
WIS
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -. Lexington County deputies located a Columbia man accused of breaking into two hotel rooms and attempting to sexually assault the two women inside each room. Xavier Kadeem Graham, 21, stands charged with first-degree burglary, ...

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4715
June 27th, 2014
From Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa County to Mobile, Alabama pauses to ... - The Republic -

The Republic

From Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa County to Mobile, Alabama pauses to ...
The Republic
While some German employees at the plant about 35 miles southwest of Birmingham took their lunch break at restaurants or a nearby hotel to watch the game on television, most of the Americans kept working. No one on the assembly line was watching the ...
Showing their true colors Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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4714
June 27th, 2014
Bond set at $1M for ex-cop in suitcase deaths - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bond set at $1M for ex-cop in suitcase deaths
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He said that after her family reported her missing, he learned she had checked into a hotel in Rochester, Minnesota, with Zelich on Nov. 2. Zelich left alone the next day. But Hollatz said all he had was a missing person's case until the bodies were ...

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4713
June 27th, 2014
ILA seeks mediator to break stalemate in negotiations - Live 5 News -

ILA seeks mediator to break stalemate in negotiations
Live 5 News
She nearly drowned hours after she left a hotel pool. Her mother ... 16:13:58 GMT. FOX6 News has learned Cobb County, Georgia Police have denied a request from Cooper Harris' mother to get pictures off a laptop to be used at his funeral in Tuscaloosa.

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4712
June 27th, 2014
Showing their true colors - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Republic

Showing their true colors
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
While some German employees at the plant took their lunch break at restaurants or a nearby hotel to watch the game on television, most of the Americans kept working. No one on the assembly line was watching the game on hand-held devices, though.
From Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa County to Mobile, Alabama pauses to ... The Republic

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4711
June 27th, 2014
SCE&G warns of possible scam artists posing as employees - Live 5 News -

SCE&G warns of possible scam artists posing as employees
Live 5 News
She nearly drowned hours after she left a hotel pool. Her mother ... 16:13:58 GMT. FOX6 News has learned Cobb County, Georgia Police have denied a request from Cooper Harris' mother to get pictures off a laptop to be used at his funeral in Tuscaloosa.

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4710
June 27th, 2014
Photo Gallery: Then and Now, the Civil Rights Act touched many lives - Kansas City Star -

Kansas City Star

Photo Gallery: Then and Now, the Civil Rights Act touched many lives
Kansas City Star
FILE: Members of the Congress of Racial Equality (C.O.R.E.), in a sit-in at the Hotel Muehlebach barber shop occupy all chairs on July 2, 1964 in Kansas City. Just after President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Bill in Washington, .... George Wallace ...

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4709
June 27th, 2014
Sheriff: Murder, chase connected, case closed - Live 5 News -

Sheriff: Murder, chase connected, case closed
Live 5 News
She nearly drowned hours after she left a hotel pool. Her mother ... 15:05:29 GMT. FOX6 News has learned Cobb County, Georgia Police have denied a request from Cooper Harris' mother to get pictures off a laptop to be used at his funeral in Tuscaloosa.

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4708
June 27th, 2014
AP PHOTOS: Miss Gay Nicaragua to fight homophobia - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

AP PHOTOS: Miss Gay Nicaragua to fight homophobia
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Dozens of contestants paraded down the stage of a hotel auditorium in Managua last week wearing exuberant traditional dresses, evening gowns embellished with sequin and feathers and in swimsuits as they competed in the beauty pageant. Castro, who ...

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4707
June 26th, 2014
Music roundup: Rediscover Jobriath, gay rocker ahead of his time - Tallahassee.com -

Music roundup: Rediscover Jobriath, gay rocker ahead of his time
Tallahassee.com
Ironically, after Jobriath was abandoned by his manager and record company, he played his last rock concert in 1974 at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He was called back for five encores. There were evidently other open-minded kids like us in ...

4706
June 26th, 2014
Dallas, Cleveland finalists for GOP convention - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dallas, Cleveland finalists for GOP convention
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Officials are also focused on each city's transportation and hotel plans following a 2012 Tampa convention in which many participants were forced into hotels an hour from the convention site. Wednesday's decision disappointed some Democrats, who hoped ...

4705
June 26th, 2014
Lebanon: Beirut hotel bomber is Saudi citizen - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Lebanon: Beirut hotel bomber is Saudi citizen
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese officials say a suicide bomber who blew himself up at a Beirut hotel and his accomplice who survived the blast are citizens of Saudi Arabia. The bomber detonated his explosives at Beirut's Duroy Hotel during a security raid on ...

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4704
June 26th, 2014
Dallas, Kansas City finalists for GOP convention - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dallas, Kansas City finalists for GOP convention
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Officials are also focused on each city's transportation and hotel plans following a 2012 Tampa convention in which many participants were forced into hotels an hour from the convention site. Wednesday's decision disappointed some Democrats, who hoped ...

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4703
June 25th, 2014
Donald F.Staffo inducted into Greater Utica Sports Hall of Fame - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Donald F.Staffo inducted into Greater Utica Sports Hall of Fame
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Donald F. Staffo, a professor and department chairman emeritus at Stillman College, was one of six recent inductees into the Greater Utica Sports Hall of Fame. The 25th annual induction ceremony was held June 8 at the Radison Hotel and Conference ...

4702
June 25th, 2014
Obama says US should have paid maternity leave - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama says US should have paid maternity leave
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The summit being held at Washington's Omni Hotel will highlight businesses with family-friendly benefits to hold up as best practices — Obama says child care and flexible work schedules also are vital benefits. Executives representing Gap Inc., ...

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4701
June 24th, 2014
A Starr at Cinderella's Ball - Northwest Georgia News -

A Starr at Cinderella's Ball
Northwest Georgia News
The 22-year-old Starr was one of the featured guests of honor on June 8 at the Cinderella Ball, an event held at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in our nation's capital. ... His brother C. Delaine Mountain is an attorney in Tuscaloosa and a Crimson ...

4700
June 23rd, 2014
The Players We Want Every Team to Bring to SEC Media Days - Bleacher Report -

Bleacher Report

The Players We Want Every Team to Bring to SEC Media Days
Bleacher Report
The circus is a few scant weeks from hitting the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. No, we aren't talking about the kind with clowns and trapeze artists—although some revelers in the lobby hoping to get a glimpse of their favorite SEC stars may be ...

4699
June 23rd, 2014
Obama encouraging family-friendly work policies - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama encouraging family-friendly work policies
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The summit being held at Washington's Omni Hotel will highlight businesses with family-friendly benefits to hold up as best practices — Obama says child care and flexible work schedules also are vital benefits. Executives representing Gap Inc., ...

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4698
June 23rd, 2014
Chinese company sets aside 'Transformer' dispute - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chinese company sets aside 'Transformer' dispute
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Because a third party created some misunderstanding, we were having some disagreement with Paramount," said Norman Song, general manager of the Pangu 7 Star Hotel. "After several days of intense discussion, we came to an agreement." Rob Moore ...

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4697
June 23rd, 2014
LOOKING BACK: June 23 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: June 23
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A federal judge in Birmingham refused to take jurisdiction of cases of blacks arrested in recent Tuscaloosa demonstrations and remanded their cases to Tuscaloosa City Court. UA student Barbara Britt of Tuscaloosa became Tuscaloosa County's 1964 Maid of ...

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4696
June 23rd, 2014
Woman fights to clear name after theft arrest - News Courier -

Woman fights to clear name after theft arrest
News Courier
Harris, a respiratory therapist who lives in Tuscaloosa but commutes to work at Baptist South Hospital in Montgomery, routinely stays at a Montgomery hotel during her work shifts, she said. She knew she was not wanted for a crime. “I've never been ...

4695
June 22nd, 2014
Hottest Mugshots On The Internet! Criminal Cuties! - PerezHilton.com -

PerezHilton.com

Hottest Mugshots On The Internet! Criminal Cuties!
PerezHilton.com
Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Charges: Reckless driving, expired tag, ... Twilight stud Robert Pattinson was seen leaving The Bowery Hotel in NYC this week, but he forgot something very important -- his dignity! The delightfully delicious ...

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4694
June 21st, 2014
FOR RENT: “The Lego Movie,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and more - Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog) -

FOR RENT: “The Lego Movie,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and more
Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog)
The success of “The Lego Movie” is almost a double-edged sword. On one hand, it's a great movie. On the other, it's almost definitely going to convince Hollywood studios that people flocked to see it in theaters because they liked the brand, leading to ...

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4693
June 21st, 2014
Chinese company demands edits to 'Transformers' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chinese company demands edits to 'Transformers'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese company says it has terminated cooperation with the new "Transformers" movie and wants Paramount Pictures to make edits to the blockbuster film. The company owns the Pangu Plaza, a dragon-shaped hotel, office and mall ...

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4692
June 21st, 2014
The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday meeting: - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday meeting:
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday meeting: -- Tabled for two weeks a resolution that would vacate a portion of Old Highway 69 South, also known as Old Greensboro Road (Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners 1, LLC; Tabled June 3).

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4691
June 20th, 2014
50 Cent: SMS Audio benefits from Beats/Apple - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

50 Cent: SMS Audio benefits from Beats/Apple
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
On Wednesday night, 50 Cent was joined by the company's new pitchman, New York Knicks basketball star Carmelo Anthony, at a penthouse hotel party as SMS introduced its new line of sports headphones in both wired and wireless editions. Anthony said ...

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4690
June 20th, 2014
Pope skips procession, takes it easy ahead of trip - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope skips procession, takes it easy ahead of trip
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
And he no longer cooks for himself, now having full meals prepared for him by the Vatican hotel. Observers note his tastes don't necessarily go in the direction of lean protein and vegetables. That said, Francis seems content to leave his fate in God's ...

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4689
June 19th, 2014
Ditto Landing amphitheater idea getting serious attention from city, county ... - al.com -

Ditto Landing amphitheater idea getting serious attention from city, county ...
al.com
And in a related event, earlier this week about a dozen city, county and state representatives visited the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater searching for ideas to get more activity at Ditto Landing. [Related: June 24, 6-7:30 p.m.; "Citizen Academy ...

4688
June 19th, 2014
Tony Orlando visits missing Israeli teens families - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tony Orlando visits missing Israeli teens families
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In a videotaped statement Tuesday from the home of one of the teens' families, Orlando said he was on a pilgrimage in Israel and was encouraged by friends and Israelis at his hotel to do something in support of the teens. "I want Israel to know that I ...

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4687
June 19th, 2014
The Congress: The Covenant - TIME -

TIME

The Congress: The Covenant
TIME
Last year Chicago Negroes, protesting that Dirksen had not committed himself on the civil rights bill, threw up a picket line around a hotel where Ev was scheduled to speak. Throughout his long political career—16 years in the House, 14 in the Senate ...

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4686
June 19th, 2014
Violent Summer: When Klansmen and Tyranny Stalked Mississippi, Part I: 'I'll ... - Jackson Free Press -

Violent Summer: When Klansmen and Tyranny Stalked Mississippi, Part I: 'I'll ...
Jackson Free Press
When Brady returned to McComb during the mid-1940s, Lit Alford, a local oilman and business owner, helped him establish the WAPF radio station within the downtown Pike Hotel on Front Street. Using his airwaves as an influential tool for the ...

4685
June 19th, 2014
Sony investors back CEO, directors despite losses - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sony investors back CEO, directors despite losses
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
s annual shareholders' meeting held at a Tokyo hotel Thursday. Most votes from institutional investors had been submitted in advance. Attendance totaled 4,662 people, fewer than half for last year. Some investors got up to ask how Sony had lost its ...

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4684
June 19th, 2014
Recife works to warn World Cup visitors of sharks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Recife works to warn World Cup visitors of sharks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"There's only one guy working at our hotel who speaks English," Ishihama said. Several lifeguards sit together under a tent almost directly in front of the spot where the last attack took place. Another, riding a personal watercraft, lurches over the ...

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4683
June 19th, 2014
Link to economy emphasized in Education Summit in Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Link to economy emphasized in Education Summit in Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Bice said the old ways of teaching did not always adequately prepare students for college and careers. “We spent a decade teaching kids to take tests rather than teaching them how to think,” he told several hundred people a luncheon at the Hotel Capstone.

4682
June 18th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council Action June 17 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council Action June 17
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday meeting: -- Tabled for two weeks a resolution that would vacate a portion of Old Highway 69 South, also known as Old Greensboro Road (Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners 1, LLC; Tabled June 3).

4681
June 18th, 2014
Time deepens agony for Flight 370 relatives - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Time deepens agony for Flight 370 relatives
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Zhang also recently returned to the hotel banquet hall where relatives and journalists were informed about developments earlier in the search. Those briefings were often packed, but they stopped weeks ago. "It's so empty, not even a chair," she said ...

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4680
June 17th, 2014
Fourteen year-old human trafficking victim able to escape in Tuscaloosa - WIAT 42 -

Fourteen year-old human trafficking victim able to escape in Tuscaloosa
WIAT 42
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — A 14 year-old girl does whatever she can to call police and escape from a Tuscaloosa hotel where police say she was held captive and forced to have sex with several men. The girl disappeared two weeks ago. Her family ...

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4679
June 17th, 2014
Ala. educators set for conference in Tuscaloosa - MyFoxAL -

Ala. educators set for conference in Tuscaloosa
MyFoxAL
The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/1izab5F ) state schools Superintendent Tommy Bice is scheduled as the main speaker for the annual State of Our Schools luncheon at the Hotel Capstone. The newspaper reports the Public Affairs Research Council ...

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4678
June 17th, 2014
Powerless apartment units have occupants frustrated - Alabama's News Leader -

Powerless apartment units have occupants frustrated
Alabama's News Leader
Management at the Boardwalk did offer those who live in the affected units three options: A one night stay in a hotel paid for by the management company, a $75.00 rent credit, or a 75.00 gift card. " You can't offer me $75.00 when I pay you what you ...

4677
June 17th, 2014
Alabama Crimson Tide Football Action is Just a Few Months Away - DigitalJournal.com -

Alabama Crimson Tide Football Action is Just a Few Months Away
DigitalJournal.com
With the popularity of the team, the SpringHill Suites is an excellent alternative and value to the Tuscaloosa hotels, which fill up quickly. A value among University of Alabama hotels, the SpringHill Suites Birmingham Colonnade features spacious ...

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4676
June 17th, 2014
Panel recommends Ohio firm for study of Tuscaloosa City Schools - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Panel recommends Ohio firm for study of Tuscaloosa City Schools
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Panel recommends Ohio firm for study of Tuscaloosa City Schools. Tuscaloosa City Schools superintendent Paul McKendrick speaks during the 7th Annual State of the Schools Breakfast at the Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tuesday, May 1, 2012.

4675
June 17th, 2014
More than 3 months on, MH370 relatives struggling - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

More than 3 months on, MH370 relatives struggling
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Zhang also recently returned to the hotel banquet hall where relatives and journalists were informed about developments earlier in the search. Those briefings were often packed, but they stopped weeks ago. "It's so empty, not even a chair," she said ...

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4674
June 17th, 2014
Who should Alabama send as its player representatives to 2014 SEC Media Days? - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Who should Alabama send as its player representatives to 2014 SEC Media Days?
The Huntsville Times - al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- As far as we're concerned, the Alabama offseason ends one month from today. Sure, the season opener in Atlanta against West Virginia is still more than two months away, but SEC Media Days is just around the corner. If you don't ...

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4673
June 17th, 2014
Alabama Crimson Tide Football Action is Just a Few Months Away - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) -

Alabama Crimson Tide Football Action is Just a Few Months Away
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
With the popularity of the team, the SpringHill Suites is an excellent alternative and value to the Tuscaloosa hotels, which fill up quickly. A value among University of Alabama hotels, the SpringHill Suites Birmingham Colonnade features spacious ...

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4672
June 17th, 2014
Gunmen singled out non-Muslims in Kenya attack - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Gunmen singled out non-Muslims in Kenya attack
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say that al-Shabab militants have attacked a town just outside a popular coastal tourist resort, setting two hotels on fire and killing four people. Kenya's National Disaster Operations Center said military ...

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4671
June 16th, 2014
Egypt to release reporter on hunger strike - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Egypt to release reporter on hunger strike
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
29 after authorities raided their makeshift studio and rooms in a Cairo hotel, accusing them of having unlicensed equipment and setting up a media center for the Brotherhood. The defendants face charges ranging from belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood, ...

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4670
June 16th, 2014
Review: 'Terminal City' is fast-paced thriller - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Review: 'Terminal City' is fast-paced thriller
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Alex again teams with NYPD Detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace to investigate the murder of a young woman found in a suite at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. The detectives link the case to Grand Central when another murder happens within days.

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4669
June 16th, 2014
Jennifer Fridley has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the ... - Hospitality Net -

Jennifer Fridley has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the ...
Hospitality Net
Prior to joining the Tutwiler in 2006, Fridley worked at Sheraton Four Points in Tuscaloosa, the Mountain Brook Inn and the historic Wynfrey Hotel. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications from the University of Alabama. Interwest Capital ...

4668
June 16th, 2014
Educators Conference in Tuscaloosa - Alabama Public Radio -

Educators Conference in Tuscaloosa
Alabama Public Radio
The Tuscaloosa News reports state schools Superintendent Tommy Bice is scheduled as the main speaker for the annual State of Our Schools luncheon at the Hotel Capstone. Tommy Bice. The newspaper reports the Public Affairs Research Council is also ...
Ala. educators set for conference in Tuscaloosa GoErie.com
Tuscaloosa to host State of Our School education summit next week Tuscaloosa Magazine

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4667
June 16th, 2014
Police: 48 killed in terror attack on Kenya town - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police: 48 killed in terror attack on Kenya town
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say that al-Shabab militants have attacked a town just outside a popular coastal tourist resort, setting two hotels on fire and killing four people. Kenya's National Disaster Operations Center said military ...

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4666
June 16th, 2014
Philippines against South China Sea constructions - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Philippines against South China Sea constructions
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Now it has an airport, hotel, library, five main roads, cellphone coverage and a 24-hour satellite TV station, according to the government. It also has its own supply ship that brings in food, water, construction materials and people. Tensions in the ...

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4665
June 16th, 2014
Ala. educators set for conference in Tuscaloosa - GoErie.com -

Ala. educators set for conference in Tuscaloosa
GoErie.com
The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/1izab5F ) state schools Superintendent Tommy Bice is scheduled as the main speaker for the annual State of Our Schools luncheon at the Hotel Capstone. The newspaper reports the Public Affairs Research Council ...
Educational Leaders in Alabama to Gather for Conference WTOK
Tuscaloosa to host State of Our School education summit next week Tuscaloosa Magazine

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4664
June 16th, 2014
Police chief: 27 killed in militant attacks on hotels, police station, bank in ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police chief: 27 killed in militant attacks on hotels, police station, bank in ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say that al-Shabab militants have attacked a town just outside a popular coastal tourist resort, setting two hotels on fire and killing four people. Kenya's National Disaster Operations Center said military ...

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4663
June 16th, 2014
Panel recommends Ohio firm for study of Tuscaloosa City Schools - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Panel recommends Ohio firm for study of Tuscaloosa City Schools
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Panel recommends Ohio firm for study of Tuscaloosa City Schools. Tuscaloosa City Schools superintendent Paul McKendrick speaks during the 7th Annual State of the Schools Breakfast at the Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tuesday, May 1, 2012.

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4662
June 16th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council agenda for June 17 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council agenda for June 17
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Consenting to vacate a portion of Old Highway 69 South or Old Greensboro Road (Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners 1, LLC; Tabled June 3). Authorizing utility account credits; total: $1,988.52. Authorizing Change Order No. 2 for renovations to Annex III ...

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4661
June 16th, 2014
Ala. educators set for conference in Tuscaloosa - Gadsden Times -

Ala. educators set for conference in Tuscaloosa
Gadsden Times
The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/1izab5F ) state schools Superintendent Tommy Bice is scheduled as the main speaker for the annual State of Our Schools luncheon at the Hotel Capstone. The newspaper reports the Public Affairs Research Council ...
Tuscaloosa to host State of Our School education summit next week Tuscaloosa Magazine

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4660
June 15th, 2014
Dads and the sports world - KTNV -

Dads and the sports world
KTNV
Now Open: The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino brought a new thrill ride to its property. The new zip line called VooDoo zip line flies riders between the two towers. Photo: Caesars Entertainment. Coming Soon: Resorts World was expected to break ground ...

4659
June 15th, 2014
Tuscaloosa to host State of Our School education summit next week - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Tuscaloosa to host State of Our School education summit next week
Tuscaloosa Magazine
... will be Tuesday in Tuscaloosa. Tommy Bice, Alabama superintendent of schools, will be main speaker at the annual State of Our Schools luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Also giving presentations on their ...

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4658
June 15th, 2014
BUSINESS CALENDAR: June 15 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

BUSINESS CALENDAR: June 15
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Annual Chamber in Session State of the Schools event: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive, sponsored by Ellis Architects. Presentations by Tommy Bice,. Alabama superintendent of schools; Elizabeth Swinford, ... International ...

4657
June 14th, 2014
10 best bucket-list sporting events - USA TODAY -

USA TODAY

10 best bucket-list sporting events
USA TODAY
Alternates between Auburn and Tuscaloosa, Ala. Although the ... Bucket list tip: Smart race fans know to stay an hour away in Orlando, which has top-grade hotels without the multi-night minimum stays and higher prices found in Daytona during Speed Week.

4656
June 13th, 2014
Police and World Cup protesters clash in Brazil - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police and World Cup protesters clash in Brazil
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The protest has started peacefully but escalated, with the violence forcing at least one nearby hotel to shut its doors and ask guests not to go outside. The demonstrations in recent months have paled in comparison those last year, when a million ...

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4655
June 13th, 2014
Hundreds of Iraqis flee Islamic militant advance - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hundreds of Iraqis flee Islamic militant advance
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... said they didn't know where they would sleep Thursday night. Talal Ahmad's family of 12 was sleeping in the back of a pickup truck that was lined with thin mattresses. Abir, the teacher, said her middle-class family had enough money for a hotel for ...

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4654
June 13th, 2014
'Aha Moment Tour' stops in Tuscaloosa - MyFoxAL -

'Aha Moment Tour' stops in Tuscaloosa
MyFoxAL
Organizers want to hear real stories from regular folks about the moments that changed their lives. The stories are recorded in a mobile studio parked in the Hotel Capstone parking lot. The winning "aha moment" will appear in the company's next ...

4653
June 13th, 2014
Boeing, 5 Japanese suppliers ink 777X deal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Boeing, 5 Japanese suppliers ink 777X deal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"This is a partnership that will endure for many, many years to come," Conner said after Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Fuji Heavy Industries, ShinMaywa Industries and NIPPI Corp. signed the deal Thursday at a Tokyo hotel.

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4652
June 12th, 2014
Pope to World Cup: Overcome racism, greed in sport - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope to World Cup: Overcome racism, greed in sport
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He doesn't have a TV in the Vatican hotel room where he lives, though one could certainly be made available. Francis, a lifelong fan of the Buenos Aires club San Lorenzo, has amassed an enormous collection of jerseys since his election and has met with ...

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4651
June 12th, 2014
Brazil averts subway strike on eve of World Cup - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Brazil averts subway strike on eve of World Cup
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The situation in Sao Paulo is deeply worrying for World Cup organizers. They are counting on the subway systems to carry tens of thousands of fans to the games there, where the Itaquerao stadium is far from the hotel areas where most Cup tourists will ...

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4650
June 11th, 2014
Alabama's Best Cheeseburger, Day 3: A visit to Huntsville restores my faith in ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Alabama's Best Cheeseburger, Day 3: A visit to Huntsville restores my faith in ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
I ate what I could (which wasn't much) and packed up the rest for the drive back to the hotel where I made a personal vow to myself to have another run at it in the privacy of my own surroundings. In other words, I did something I'm loath to do – I cut ...

4649
June 11th, 2014
Subway strike suspended in Sao Paulo - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Subway strike suspended in Sao Paulo
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The situation in Sao Paulo is deeply worrying for World Cup organizers. They are counting on the subway systems to carry tens of thousands of fans to the games there, where the Itaquerao stadium is far from the hotel areas where most Cup tourists will ...

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4648
June 11th, 2014
Organization provides hospitality experience - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

Organization provides hospitality experience
The University of Alabama Crimson White
In the past, the group has worked at events such as Hangout Music Festival, the Tuscaloosa Half Marathon, NOLA Fashion Week, the Super Bowl and even the Cannes Film Festival in France. “I went to a conference this past May, and we met people from ...

4647
June 11th, 2014
Mike Marshall: Recalling the splendid '70s - auburn.247sports.com -

auburn.247sports.com

Mike Marshall: Recalling the splendid '70s
auburn.247sports.com
That call and Alabama's win over Houston, which had beaten Auburn decisively in the Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl the previous year, were the talk of the coffee shop at the Holiday Inn in Lanett, where many fans were forced to stay because of a shortage of ...

4646
June 10th, 2014
Libya's top court rejects appointment of new PM - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Libya's top court rejects appointment of new PM
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Maiteg, a businessman who owns a luxury hotel in the capital, Tripoli, entered the government's headquarters last week backed by an Islamist militia. Twelve lawmakers later brought the matter to Libya's Supreme Constitutional Court to challenge the ...

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4645
June 10th, 2014
UWA's Dee Outlaw, Jeff Branson among GSC HOF inductees - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

UWA's Dee Outlaw, Jeff Branson among GSC HOF inductees
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The Inaugural GSC Hall of Fame will be officially inducted on Wednesday, June 25, in Pensacola Beach, Fla., at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front Hotel. Outlaw served as UWA's Director of Athletics from 1996 to 2005. Prior to that he served as an ...

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4644
June 10th, 2014
Global Workforce Development: Soft Skills Hard to Find - GlobalAtlanta -

Global Workforce Development: Soft Skills Hard to Find
GlobalAtlanta
Behaviors will; machines won't,” Mr. Jackson told attendees at an Auburn University global workforce conference at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta May 29. He said in the new world of automotive manufacturing, computer skills are at ... One company in Alabama ...

4643
June 9th, 2014
Meet 4 breakout winners from the Tony Awards - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Meet 4 breakout winners from the Tony Awards
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But the Oscar nominee for the 2004 movie "Hotel Rwanda" is remarkable opposite Denzel Washington and took home a Tony for best featured actress in a play. Her other film credits include "Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls" and "The Secret Life of Bees" and ...

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4642
June 9th, 2014
Former bookkeeper facing 75 criminal charges is accused of stealing $42057 ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) (blog) -

Former bookkeeper facing 75 criminal charges is accused of stealing $42057 ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription) (blog)
Ozier is accused of stealing $24,370 from a company that serves manufacturing suppliers and $14,054 from a dentist. The remaining money of the $42,057 she is accused of stealing came from convenience store owners, a small hotel operator and individuals ...

4641
June 9th, 2014
Tuscaloosa man charged with robbing three women at gunpoint outside a hotel ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Tuscaloosa man charged with robbing three women at gunpoint outside a hotel ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
... with robbing three women at gunpoint outside a hotel Wednesday morning. TPD. A 20-year-old Tuscaloosa man allegedly robbed three women of their money and cell phones with a nine-millimeter handgun outside a local hotel early Wednesday morning.

4640
June 9th, 2014
2016 campaign checklist: Andrew Cuomo - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

2016 campaign checklist: Andrew Cuomo
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Did not appear at 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, choosing instead to hold a side event for New York delegates at a Charlotte hotel. Skipped last year's national governors meeting. Hog the TV: No, mostly avoids it ...

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4639
June 9th, 2014
Attack on Pakistan airport leaves at least 23 dead - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Attack on Pakistan airport leaves at least 23 dead
Tuscaloosa Magazine
In the suicide bombing, four bombers targeted Shiite pilgrims staying at a hotel in the town of Tuftan near the Iranian border, said Baluchistan province Home Minister Mir Sarfraz Bugti. One bomber was killed by security officials traveling with the ...

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4638
June 9th, 2014
Brazil, Qatar continue to cause FIFA problems - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Brazil, Qatar continue to cause FIFA problems
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The tense Saturday evening wait for the newspaper's latest claims was evident at FIFA's World Cup hotel base in Sao Paulo and could be repeated in Rio de Janeiro next week as the newspaper has promised further revelations. Football's power brokers ...

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4637
June 9th, 2014
Gunmen storm airport in Pakistan, killing 5 people - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Gunmen storm airport in Pakistan, killing 5 people
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One bomber was killed by security officials traveling with the pilgrims, but the other three managed to get inside the hotel where they blew themselves up in an attack that also wounded 10 people, he said. It wasn't immediately clear whether there was ...

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4636
June 9th, 2014
DON NOBLE: Loyal readers will love newest 'Bones' novel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DON NOBLE: Loyal readers will love newest 'Bones' novel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
What started as a series set at Dahlia House, in the town of Zinnia in the Mississippi Delta, has done some traveling. At home, Sarah Booth is aided by her gang: Madame Tomeeka the psychic; Cece the transsexual journalist; Millie, who picks up gossip ...

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4635
June 8th, 2014
Dutch hit the beach, then down to work in Rio - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dutch hit the beach, then down to work in Rio
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
After arriving in Rio on a red-eye flight early Friday, Louis van Gaal's 23-man squad went to its hotel on the swanky Ipanema beach and almost immediately crossed the busy street to freshen up with a walk in the sand. Later in the afternoon, Van Gaal ...

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4634
June 7th, 2014
Readers react to idea of Birmingham as host for 2016 Democratic National ... - al.com -

Readers react to idea of Birmingham as host for 2016 Democratic National ...
al.com
Does Birmingham have enough hotel rooms to house all the delegates from across the country? Is the BJCC large enough to host the convention? ... Andy Bearden of Tuscaloosa: I think it would be fantastic! It would energize the Democratic base in t(h)e ...

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4633
June 7th, 2014
BUSINESS EVENTS CALENDAR: June 8 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

BUSINESS EVENTS CALENDAR: June 8
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Annual Chamber in Session State of the Schools: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hotel Capstone. Speakers Alabama Superintendent of Schools Tommy Bice, Tuscaloosa County Superintendent Elizabeth Swinford and Tuscaloosa City Superintendent Paul McKendrick.

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4632
June 7th, 2014
CECIL HURT: With a win, will California Chrome be an American icon? - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CECIL HURT: With a win, will California Chrome be an American icon?
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Many people in Tuscaloosa know the beginning of my career covering Alabama football began just as Paul “Bear” Bryant's coaching career was ending, so I got to meet with him fairly regularly over those months. It is one of the priceless perks of the job ...

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4631
June 7th, 2014
DON NOBLE: Loyal readers will love newest 'Bones' novel - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

DON NOBLE: Loyal readers will love newest 'Bones' novel
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Why is the same man apt to feel good in a very bad environment , say an old hotel on Key Largo during a hurricane?” This review was originally broadcast on Alabama Public Radio. Don Noble is host of the Alabama Public Television literary interview show ...

4630
June 7th, 2014
North Korea says it is holding an American tourist - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

North Korea says it is holding an American tourist
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
U.S. officials confirmed the detention but didn't identify the person for privacy reasons, nor comment on reports that he was held after leaving a Bible in his hotel room. A spokesman for the family said, Fowle, who is married with three children, was ...

4629
June 7th, 2014
Hertz and Marriott are big market movers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hertz and Marriott are big market movers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A broad economic rebound paired with the hotel's expansion abroad and a revamp at home is sending its stock to all-time highs. Angie's List Inc., up $1.11 to $11.21. Bank of America thinks a new pricing scheme at the online review site is a winner and ...

4628
June 7th, 2014
David Hearsey - Yorkshire Post -

Yorkshire Post

David Hearsey
Yorkshire Post
Being good at maths, he assumed he would become a navigator, but his aptitude test pointed to pilot training, and this he undertook at the Alabama Institute of Aeronautics in Tuscaloosa, flying single and twin-engine combat trainers. An enthusiastic ...

4627
June 7th, 2014
CECIL HURT: With a win, will California Chrome be an American icon? - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

CECIL HURT: With a win, will California Chrome be an American icon?
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Many people in Tuscaloosa know the beginning of my career covering Alabama football began just as Paul “Bear” Bryant's coaching career was ending, so I got to meet with him fairly regularly over those months. It is one of the priceless perks of the job ...

4626
June 7th, 2014
Foley chasing extreme sports, adventure tourism with Powerman USA, Tough ... - al.com -

Foley chasing extreme sports, adventure tourism with Powerman USA, Tough ...
al.com
"This race would fill every hotel in Foley and spill over and probably fill quite a few in the beach areas," she said. "We're thinking on a very conservative, minimum side the smallest economic impact for this race to be seen yet has been $2 million ...

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4625
June 5th, 2014
10 endangered Alabama plantation homes, plus 15 mansions lost to history - Press-Register - al.com -

10 endangered Alabama plantation homes, plus 15 mansions lost to history
Press-Register - al.com
A home built by Dr. John R. Drish in Tuscaloosa in 1837 is not only one of the most distinctive historic homes in the state, with its mix of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture covered in stucco, it is also home to numerous legends and ghost ...

4624
June 5th, 2014
The Soundtrack Of Summer Tour May 29 Tuscaloosa Amphitheater - The Columbus Packet -

The Soundtrack Of Summer Tour May 29 Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
The Columbus Packet
Styx's Tommy Shaw, a native of Montgomery and a member of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, joined Felder to sing and play dual lead guitar on his set closer, “Hotel California.” It was a magical moment for a fan of either band. Felder was everything the ...

4623
June 5th, 2014
Syria's election shows depth of support for Assad - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Syria's election shows depth of support for Assad
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It's enough," said Moataz, a 40-year-old technician who worked in an upscale Damascus hotel. Asked if he believed any other candidate or the opposition could lead the country, he replied that only Assad had acted decisively. The technician said none of ...

4622
June 5th, 2014
World Cup tourists, get ready for price shock - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

World Cup tourists, get ready for price shock
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
If one's budget isn't immediately busted by the flight or the hotel, it will soon be done in by the $10 caipirinha cocktail, the $17 cheeseburger or the $35 pepperoni pizza. And those are the prices city-dwelling Brazilians saw even before the World ...

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4621
June 5th, 2014
Alabama students make 75000 lunches for homeless - Montgomery Advertiser -

Alabama students make 75000 lunches for homeless
Montgomery Advertiser
The Montgomery Area Food Bank then will disperse the 75,000 food bags among Montgomery, Auburn, Dothan, Selma and Tuscaloosa. The Montgomery food bank covers 35 counties across that state of Alabama, which accounts for over half the state.

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4620
June 5th, 2014
Obama captured on video working out in hotel gym - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama captured on video working out in hotel gym
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A one-minute, 25-second clip of Obama exercising in the gym at the Marriott Hotel Warsaw in Poland surfaced Wednesday, offering an unusual glimpse of the president in full workout mode. The clip, made by a hotel guest, shows Obama in a black gym suit, ...

4619
June 5th, 2014
Sam Adams working to 'create an attitude' at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa - al.com -

Sam Adams working to 'create an attitude' at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa
al.com
Adams said the time the team will spend in dorm and hotel rooms, bonding, could be just as valuable as the time they spend outside, getting their on the-field chemistry together. Once they dawn full pads in early August, Adams said, the team will begin ...

4618
June 4th, 2014
A World Cup quandary: sex or abstinence - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

A World Cup quandary: sex or abstinence
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Many European teams, including Germany and Spain, have a strict ban on sex before matches, allowing wives and girlfriends to visit players at their hotel only on off-days. The fact that sex still comes up for debate reflects widespread sexism in sports ...

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4617
June 4th, 2014
GOP leaders Mike Hubbard, Del Marsh win primaries - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

GOP leaders Mike Hubbard, Del Marsh win primaries
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
GOP leaders Mike Hubbard, Del Marsh win primaries. Mike Hubbard speaks to the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, July 14, 2011 at the Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa. Tuscaloosa News. The Associated Press ...

4616
June 4th, 2014
SPORTING LIFE: Tuscaloosa runner's passion has taken her across the world - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SPORTING LIFE: Tuscaloosa runner's passion has taken her across the world
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
I thought, 'I'd like to do that next year,'” said Ileana Jones, a real estate agent for Advantage Realty in Tuscaloosa. “I watched it and thought, 'That could be me.'” She returned home, gathered a group of friends, including her running partner Marsha ...

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4615
June 4th, 2014
$15 minimum wage permits few luxuries in US cities - Tuscaloosa News -

$15 minimum wage permits few luxuries in US cities
Tuscaloosa News
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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4614
June 3rd, 2014
Sam Adams working to 'create an attitude' at Hillcrest Tuscaloosa - al.com -

Sam Adams working to 'create an attitude' at Hillcrest Tuscaloosa
al.com
Adams said the time the team will spend in dorm and hotel rooms, bonding, could be just as valuable as the time they spend outside, getting their on the-field chemistry together. Once they dawn full pads in early August, Adams said, the team will begin ...

4613
June 3rd, 2014
AP WAS THERE: Troops storm Tiananmen Square - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP WAS THERE: Troops storm Tiananmen Square
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Some protesters tossed rocks at the police. At least 13 people were seen with bloodied heads and bodies. Witnesses said two truckloads of riot police with shields and sticks began beating people outside the Beijing Hotel east of the square, injuring 30 ...

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4612
June 3rd, 2014
Police arrest 5 women in Birmingham hotel prostitution operation - Alabama's13.com -

Police arrest 5 women in Birmingham hotel prostitution operation
Alabama's13.com
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Five women were arrested for prostitution at a Birmingham hotel. Birmingham police conducted a prostitution operation early Friday, May 30, targeting the Courtyard by Marriot at the Colonnade, after they received complaints of ...

4611
June 3rd, 2014
Goodrich Petroleum (NYSE:GDP) To Present In The Upcoming Conferences - US Trade Media -

Goodrich Petroleum (NYSE:GDP) To Present In The Upcoming Conferences
US Trade Media
The conference is planned to be organised at the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park Hotel, located at the Two West Street in New York City on June 2, 2014. ... He will also be participating in the discussion panel on the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale on the same day.

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4610
June 2nd, 2014
Clear this text input - New York Times (blog) -

New York Times (blog)

Clear this text input
New York Times (blog)
A man in his 20s was found lying on a sidewalk with an ultimately fatal gunshot wound to the chest in front of a hotel in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles early Friday. Shihab Mahmud, 22, a gas station clerk, was shot and killed during a robbery ...

4609
June 2nd, 2014
American Realty REIT spends $1.93B on hotel deal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

American Realty REIT spends $1.93B on hotel deal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust is spending nearly $2 billion to buy the Equity Inns portfolio of 126 hotels from Whitehall Real Estate Funds. American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust says the deal gives it a large-scale and geographically ...

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4608
June 2nd, 2014
Student choir to perform with Foreigner at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater - Alabama's13.com -

Student choir to perform with Foreigner at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Alabama's13.com
5 women were arrested for prostitution at a Birmingham hotel.Birmingham police conducted a prostitution ... TUSCALOOSA, AL - Fourth grade students at Holy Spirit School will have the chance of a lifetime tonight. The students were selected to sing with ...

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4607
June 2nd, 2014
Jamaica literary festival draws top-flight authors - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Jamaica literary festival draws top-flight authors
Tuscaloosa Magazine
That's why this event is so inspiring," she said by the saltwater pool at Jake's Hotel, a collection of funky, colorful cottages that hosts the celebration every two years. Rushdie said Calabash has steadily earned a name as a festival of choice for ...

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4606
June 2nd, 2014
Tuscaloosa masked bank robbery suspect still on the run Thursday - Alabama's13.com -

Tuscaloosa masked bank robbery suspect still on the run Thursday
Alabama's13.com
5 women were arrested for prostitution at a Birmingham hotel.Birmingham police ... The Tuscaloosa Police Department reported the West Alabama Bank on Highway 69 South was robbed about 10:41am CT Wednesday, May 28, 2014. A man entered the ...

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4605
June 1st, 2014
Hundreds pay their respects to Birmingham Fire Chief Ivor Brooks - Alabama's13.com -

Hundreds pay their respects to Birmingham Fire Chief Ivor Brooks
Alabama's13.com
5 women were arrested for prostitution at a Birmingham hotel.Birmingham police conducted a prostitution ... Alan Martin, Tuscaloosa's Fire Chief, says Chief Brooks was well respected in the fire service community. "The fire service is a big brotherhood ...

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4604
June 1st, 2014
AP Interview: Syria candidate praises Bashar Assad - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP Interview: Syria candidate praises Bashar Assad
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"I am a serious candidate for the presidency," he said during an interview at a Damascus hotel. "I'm not sleeping, I'm working hard, day and night, and you know that, to get votes to win this election. I will never pull up, I will never withdraw." At ...

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4603
June 1st, 2014
Missing Tuscaloosa teenager returns home - Alabama's13.com -

Missing Tuscaloosa teenager returns home
Alabama's13.com
5 women were arrested for prostitution at a Birmingham hotel.Birmingham police conducted a prostitution operation early ... TUSCALOOSA, AL - A family in Tuscaloosa celebrates a loved one's return. 13-year-old Jovana Hills who had been missing since ...

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4602
June 1st, 2014
Rivals' Idea of an Early Signing Day Without Early Official Visits Unfair to ... - Corn Nation -

Rivals' Idea of an Early Signing Day Without Early Official Visits Unfair to ...
Corn Nation
Gas costs increase, food costs increase, and now you add in hotel rooms. Or bite the bullet and fly, with airline tickets costing hundreds of dollars each. That's why official visits are so important to schools ... As Ferrin's idea currently stands ...

4601
May 30th, 2014
All That and a Bag of Mail: Mad Genius Edition - FOXSports.com -

All That and a Bag of Mail: Mad Genius Edition
FOXSports.com
Two suites in a hotel: $10k. Alcohol related activities -- including pool parties and club bottle service -- $20k. Gambling: $10k (I'd be tempted to go for a big score here and put $1k on ten consecutive roulette wheel spins going for a specific number ...

4600
May 30th, 2014
Bomb damages Northern Ireland hotel; nobody hurt - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bomb damages Northern Ireland hotel; nobody hurt
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland police say a bomb has detonated in the lobby of a Londonderry hotel, but a swift evacuation ensured that nobody was injured. The device exploded early Friday inside the entrance to the Everglades ...

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4599
May 30th, 2014
MEET THE BAND: Alabama Cavaliers - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

MEET THE BAND: Alabama Cavaliers
Tuscaloosa Magazine
One of those famed Tuscaloosa bands plays on still — and, given its rotating casts, should make it to a centennial and beyond. The Alabama Cavaliers will play their annual ... The hotel's name was The Cavalier Hotel. They decided to name themselves ...

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4598
May 30th, 2014
Old county jail named 'place in peril' - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Old county jail named 'place in peril'
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The old Tuscaloosa County Jail, 2803 Sixth St., is a two-story brick building that served as the county jail from 1856 to 1890. There is some evidence that the building, which is across the street from Capitol Park, may have originally served as a ...

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4597
May 30th, 2014
Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder rock away the rain at packed Tuscaloosa ... - al.com -

Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder rock away the rain at packed Tuscaloosa ...
al.com
In terrific form, Felder ripped through Eagles hits like "Life in the Fast Lane," "Seven Bridges Road" and, of course, his closer "Hotel California," for which he brought out Montgomery native and Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw to help out on those classic ...

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4596
May 30th, 2014
To Keep Summer Travel Fare Healthy, Prepare - Newswise (press release) -

To Keep Summer Travel Fare Healthy, Prepare
Newswise (press release)
If there's a refrigerator in the hotel or vacation house, Newton suggests you take advantage of it. Check before leaving town to see if a grocery store is ... “If you're staying in a hotel that doesn't have a refrigerator in the room, ask if one's ...

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4595
May 29th, 2014
How about an Iowa-Alabama game in '15? - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines -

How about an Iowa-Alabama game in '15?
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
It will almost surely play an FCS team later in the season in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide ... The heat it would take in Johnson County for surrendering that weekend would be immense with all that hotel and restaurant business going away. Plus, there's ...

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4594
May 29th, 2014
Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder to rock Tuscaloosa Amp tonight, with help from ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder to rock Tuscaloosa Amp tonight, with help from ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
Felder wrote the music for that band's biggest hit "Hotel California" and continued as a member through 2000. He's also well-known for writing two songs on the soundtrack to the 1981 film "Heavy Metal," including "Heavy Metal (Takin' a Ride)." The ...

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4593
May 29th, 2014
Thai junta airs videos on TV to show detainees OK - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Thai junta airs videos on TV to show detainees OK
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
However, dozens of foreign governments have issued travel warnings and hotel bookings are being canceled. American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift on Tuesday canceled a sold-out concert that had been scheduled on June 9. A curfew remains in effect, ...

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4592
May 29th, 2014
Emotion-Filled Day for Champion Alabama in NCAA Golf Final - Golf Channel -

Golf Channel

Emotion-Filled Day for Champion Alabama in NCAA Golf Final
Golf Channel
He cried as he played “One Shining Moment” in his hotel room, because he loves the song. He cried during the team meeting, ... He spent a few years at tiny Augusta State before landing the head-coaching gig in Tuscaloosa. A lot of hard work, some good ...

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4591
May 29th, 2014
Thai junta airs propaganda to show detainees OK - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Thai junta airs propaganda to show detainees OK
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
However, dozens of foreign governments have issued travel warnings and hotel bookings are being canceled. American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift on Tuesday canceled a sold-out concert that had been scheduled on June 9. A curfew remains in effect, ...

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4590
May 28th, 2014
Drought headaches in Brazil's WCup opener city - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Drought headaches in Brazil's WCup opener city
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Many places where Cup visitors will stay have contracts with private companies to supply water if cuts occur, said Bruno Hideo Omori, president of the Brazilian Hotel Industry Association in Sao Paulo state. "They have contingency plans and are very ...

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4589
May 28th, 2014
Friend, White to join Hall of Fame - Philadelphia Neshoba Democrat -

Friend, White to join Hall of Fame
Philadelphia Neshoba Democrat
Ceremonies will be held at the Hilton Hotel on County Line Road in Jackson. Also being inducted in the Hall of Fame will be Jack Case, Donnie Fuller and Micky Linder. CHUCK FRIEND-Coach Chuck Friend is a championship football coach who worked at ...

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4588
May 28th, 2014
Cavaliers join UA Jazz Ensemble for concert - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

Cavaliers join UA Jazz Ensemble for concert
The University of Alabama Crimson White
After spending the summer of 1933 performing at the Cavalier Hotel Beach Club at Virginia Beach, the group adopted the hotel's name and continued performing throughout the Southeast. Now, in addition to performing annually at the reunion ... “The ...

4587
May 28th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council to consider request for lighted sign - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council to consider request for lighted sign
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But the council overruled the committee and voted May 20 to allow the luxury hotel two lighted signs on the north and south faces of the building. A similar result is expected Tuesday, as several council members noted last week that no lighted sign ...

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4586
May 28th, 2014
Strong Will carries Gators into next season - Florida Today -

Strong Will carries Gators into next season
Florida Today
1 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. DESTIN – A large gathering of media followed University of Florida football coach Will Muschamp as he looked for a place to answer questions on the bottom floor of the hotel where the SEC is holding its spring ...

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4585
May 28th, 2014
Cruise pushes 'Edge of Tomorrow' to its limits - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cruise pushes 'Edge of Tomorrow' to its limits
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cruise and Blunt were talking on the rooftop of a London hotel, overlooking the opening location of the movie, where the main character is flown in to Trafalgar Square. It was the first time a helicopter has ever landed in between the famous fountains ...

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4584
May 27th, 2014
From beaches to Bangkok, tourists ask 'What coup?' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

From beaches to Bangkok, tourists ask 'What coup?'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Bookings were already down after six months of anti-government protests in Bangkok, and the combination of coup plus curfew along with uncertainty over how long the crackdown will last could be bruising, hotels and industry experts say. It's a blow the ...

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4583
May 27th, 2014
AROUND TOWN: May 27 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AROUND TOWN: May 27
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tuscaloosa Alumni Chapter of Alabama State University: 6 p.m. at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, 3535 Stillman Boulevard. Bibb County Commission: 6 p.m. at 157 Davidson ... Tuscaloosa City Council: 6 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 2201 ...

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4582
May 27th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council to consider request for lighted sign - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Tuscaloosa City Council to consider request for lighted sign
Tuscaloosa Magazine
But the council overruled the committee and voted May 20 to allow the luxury hotel two lighted signs on the north and south faces of the building. A similar result is expected Tuesday, as several council members noted last week that no lighted sign ...

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4581
May 27th, 2014
The Battle Plan - rolltide.com -

The Battle Plan
rolltide.com
We are pleased to report that former Alabama linebacker Derrick Thomas will be inducted into the 2014 class of the College Football Hall of Fame on December 9th at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. Derrick had a legendary career at Alabama ...

4580
May 26th, 2014
Extra: Where to eat? Visits to area attractions should always include the ... - Peoria Journal Star -

Extra: Where to eat? Visits to area attractions should always include the ...
Peoria Journal Star
Food tourism is said to be on the rise, and it's not difficult to find worthy destinations in a country that offers everything from multiple varieties of barbecue to hotly debated pizza styles. When we issued a call-out on social media for the best ...

4579
May 25th, 2014
BUSINESS BUZZ: May 25 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

BUSINESS BUZZ: May 25
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
the University of Alabama and began his career with Alabama Power in 1984 as a junior accountant in its Western Division, based in Tuscaloosa. -- Insuresoft has added four new staff members at its Tuscaloosa office. Stephen Merritt is an associate .

4578
May 25th, 2014
Greg McElroy Q&A - BamaOnLine.com -

BamaOnLine.com

Greg McElroy Q&A
BamaOnLine.com
Former Alabama quarterback and current SEC Network analyst Greg McElroy spoke to reporters before last week's Crimson Caravan stop at the Omni Hotel in Nashville. He answered a wide range of questions about his new role with the SEC, AJ McCarron and ...

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4577
May 24th, 2014
CANNES WATCH: Uma Thurman wows; designers pop up - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

CANNES WATCH: Uma Thurman wows; designers pop up
Tuscaloosa Magazine
And now, luxury houses have started to colonize top hotels on the Croisette with pop-up stands. The Martinez is currently home to dozens of brands such as Pucci, Armani, Valentino and Bulgari — all installed in real suites only for the length of the ...

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4576
May 23rd, 2014
Ex-Las Vegas performer convicted in dismemberment slaying of dancer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-Las Vegas performer convicted in dismemberment slaying of dancer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But Griffith was meeting several women for casual sex and pursuing Agnes Roux, a performer in the Cirque show “Zumanity” at the New York-New York hotel. Griffith testified that his relationship with Flores had movie-style “Fatal Attraction ...

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4575
May 23rd, 2014
Don Felder: The Long Road To Forever - The Columbus Packet -

The Columbus Packet

Don Felder: The Long Road To Forever
The Columbus Packet
Packet Managing Editor Jeff Clark spoke with Felder, a native of Gainesville, Fla., about the upcoming show at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater with Styx and Foreigner, the pressure to follow up one of the best-selling albums of all time, and his love for ...

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4574
May 23rd, 2014
Soundtrack Of Summer Tour To Land In Tuscaloosa May 29 - The Columbus Packet -

The Columbus Packet

Soundtrack Of Summer Tour To Land In Tuscaloosa May 29
The Columbus Packet
The show promises to deliver sets big on the hits, which include “Hot Blooded” (Foreigner), “Too Much Time On My Hands” (Styx) and a song Felder co-wrote with Don Henley and Glenn Frey called “Hotel California.” The packaging of that many hits into one ...

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4573
May 23rd, 2014
DiCaprio, Stone and celebs raise $35M for AIDS - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

DiCaprio, Stone and celebs raise $35M for AIDS
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The charitable event, which takes place a stone's throw away at the five-star Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes every year, raised a record $35 million for AIDS research. Part of that haul came from the sale of Damien Hirst's gilded woolly mammoth ...

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4572
May 23rd, 2014
Ex-Las Vegas performerconvicted in dismemberment slaying of dancer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-Las Vegas performerconvicted in dismemberment slaying of dancer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But Griffith was meeting several women for casual sex and pursuing Agnes Roux, a performer in the Cirque show “Zumanity” at the New York-New York hotel. Griffith testified that his relationship with Flores had movie-style “Fatal Attraction ...

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4571
May 23rd, 2014
Lifetime plans Whitney Houston-Bobby Brown movie - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Lifetime plans Whitney Houston-Bobby Brown movie
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Brown and Houston were divorced at the time of her 2012 drowning death in a hotel bathtub at age 48. The couple's daughter is 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown. Lifetime says Bassett will be making her directorial debut with the project. In a statement ...

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4570
May 22nd, 2014
RJ Reynolds sells historic headquarters building - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

RJ Reynolds sells historic headquarters building
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has sold its historic North Carolina headquarters building for $7.8 million and says it will be converted into a boutique hotel, restaurant and upscale apartments. The nation's second-biggest ...

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4569
May 22nd, 2014
The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday meeting: - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday meeting:
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Granted permit for Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation to construct water lines for PARA tennis facility fire line. -- Authorized change order No. 9 with NC Morgan Construction Co. for city of Tuscaloosa East and West Precincts (Trade Package B-01); ...

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4568
May 22nd, 2014
Don Felder talks to Tusk about what makes him tick - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Don Felder talks to Tusk about what makes him tick
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The runaway success of “Hotel California,” song and album, threw fuel on some of the band's ongoing fires; it took three years to complete “The Long Run,” the last Eagles' studio record Felder played on. The Eagles broke up shortly after. While others ...

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4567
May 22nd, 2014
Foreigner singer Kelly Hansen opens up to Tusk - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Foreigner singer Kelly Hansen opens up to Tusk
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Foreigner singer Kelly Hansen was working with his own group in California about the time Foreigner's biggest hits were breaking out, in the late '70s. When Foreigner's biggest song, “I Wanna Know What Love Is” was released, Hansen was fronting his ...

4566
May 21st, 2014
CANNES WATCH: Loren's curves; downtime for Lutz - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

CANNES WATCH: Loren's curves; downtime for Lutz
Tuscaloosa Magazine
He got it as the luxurious Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort in the Provence region hosted Lutz and other stars as a getaway from the Cannes madness. The 750-acre resort, which also has a vineyard, offered spa treatments and more, including culinary ...

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4565
May 21st, 2014
Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder hit the Amp May 29 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder hit the Amp May 29
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Felder's lists are Eagles heavy: “Already Gone,” “One of These Nights,” “You Don't Have Me,” “Those Shoes,” “Seven Bridges Road,” “Witchy Woman,” “Heavy Metal,” “Heartache Tonight,” “Life in the Fast Lane” and “Hotel California,” with Styx's Tommy Shaw ...

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4564
May 21st, 2014
NU softball: Huskers headed to Super Regionals - Rapid City Journal -

NU softball: Huskers headed to Super Regionals
Rapid City Journal
Then the Huskers played Kansas at 8:30 p.m. After returning to their hotel in Jefferson City, Mo., the NU players got about five hours of sleep. “I don't think we ... Nebraska advances to face second-seeded Alabama in the Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Super Regional.

4563
May 21st, 2014
Moroccan film follows the path of suicide bombers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Moroccan film follows the path of suicide bombers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
On May 16, 2003, 12 young men — all around the age of 20 and from the Sidi Moumen slum — blew themselves up in an Italian restaurant, a Spanish restaurant, a luxury hotel, a club for the local Jewish population and a Jewish cemetery, killing 33 people.

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4562
May 21st, 2014
Christian exodus shadows papal visit to Holy Land - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Christian exodus shadows papal visit to Holy Land
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Juan Solana, a Vatican envoy who oversees the Notre Dame center, a Jerusalem hotel for pilgrims that employs 150 locals, mostly Christians. Solana said he employs Christians to encourage them "to stay here, to love this land, to be aware of their ...

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4561
May 21st, 2014
CANNES WATCH: 'Expendables' star gets down time - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CANNES WATCH: 'Expendables' star gets down time
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
TOURRETTES, France (AP) — After a Cannes whirlwind that included a tank ride and walking the red carpet to promote "The Expendables," Kellan Lutz was eager for a chance to unwind. He got it as the luxurious Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort in the ...

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4560
May 21st, 2014
Libya: Election set for June in bid to ease crisis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Libya: Election set for June in bid to ease crisis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A missile was fired at the hotel where the session was taking place, causing panic but no injuries. The general, Khalifa Hifter, has launched an armed campaign he says is aimed at imposing stability after three years of chaos since the ouster and death ...

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4559
May 20th, 2014
Hard Rock: Interested in Revel if price is right - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hard Rock: Interested in Revel if price is right
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In November 2011 it was accepted into a pilot program New Jersey was operating to permit construction of smaller boutique-style casinos that contained fewer than the 500 hotel rooms required by current regulations. A musical history museum with rock 'n ...

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4558
May 20th, 2014
SEC Releases Cross-Divisional Opponents Through 2025. - Dawg Sports -

SEC Releases Cross-Divisional Opponents Through 2025.
Dawg Sports
The following season they will host Texas A&M, and 2020 brings a road trip to Tuscaloosa (which Washington Redskins coach Nick Saban will surely be watching). Among the ... In short, I wouldn't book my hotel in College Station for 2024 just yet. What ...

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4557
May 20th, 2014
On TV and podcasts, Maron finds laughs and insight - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

On TV and podcasts, Maron finds laughs and insight
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Joining a reporter in a New York hotel's dining room recently, he sports a work shirt and jeans and a WTF signet ring. It is nearing cocktail hour, but the 50-year-old Maron (sober since 1999) orders a diet soda with his late lunch, then coffee. An ...

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4556
May 20th, 2014
Kenya tourism in turmoil amid terror warnings - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kenya tourism in turmoil amid terror warnings
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Mombasa and its sandy white coastline beckon vacationers, but on a recent day Harald Kampa watched helplessly as more than 100 guests checked out of his hotel, heeding a British government warning that the coastal region ...

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4555
May 20th, 2014
CANNES WATCH: Director not fazed by Cannes snub - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CANNES WATCH: Director not fazed by Cannes snub
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It chronicles an unrepentant sex addict who handles billions of dollars a day and commits a sexual assault on a hotel maid following an orgy. Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, was accused in 2011 of sexually assaulting a ...

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4554
May 19th, 2014
Huskers rally to win regionals - Sioux City Journal -

ESPN

Huskers rally to win regionals
Sioux City Journal
Then the Huskers played Kansas at 8:30 p.m. After returning to their hotel in Jefferson City, Mo., the NU players got about five hours of sleep. “I don't think we ... Nebraska advances to face second-seeded Alabama in the Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Super Regional.
Super regionals: Five burning questions ESPN
Nebraska earns spot in Super Regionals Fremont Tribune

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4553
May 19th, 2014
CANNES WATCH: DSK film party pokes fun at tone - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CANNES WATCH: DSK film party pokes fun at tone
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In May 2011, Strauss-Kahn was accused of sexually assaulting a New York hotel employee. Charges were ultimately dropped against the Frenchman and he reached an out-of-court settlement with the woman. Strauss-Kahn is charged with aggravated ...

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4552
May 19th, 2014
Damien Hirst donates pre-historic item for gala - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Damien Hirst donates pre-historic item for gala
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Held at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, the amfAR gala is one of the highlights of the Cannes Film Festival attracting support from global stars such as Sharon Stone, Heidi Klum and Aishwarya Rai. This year's guest list includes Jessica Chastain, Berenice ...

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4551
May 19th, 2014
Nebraska earns spot in Super Regionals - Fremont Tribune -

Nebraska earns spot in Super Regionals
Fremont Tribune
Then the Huskers played Kansas at 8:30 p.m. After returning to their hotel in Jefferson City, Mo., the NU players got about five hours of sleep. The Husker coaches remained ... 2 Alabama in the Tuscaloosa, Ala., Super Regional. “It was a hard road. A ...

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4550
May 19th, 2014
Super regionals: Five burning questions - ESPN -

ESPN

Super regionals: Five burning questions
ESPN
To get her team to Tuscaloosa for a super regional against No. 2 Alabama, Nebraska sophomore Hailey Decker ... By the time Decker, who also contributed an RBI double in a 2-1 win against Kansas in that late game, returned to the hotel, iced a weary ...

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4549
May 19th, 2014
LOOKING BACK: May 19 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: May 19
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Demolition work was expected to begin on the old McLester Hotel, a Tuscaloosa landmark purchased by First Federal Savings and Loan Association several years before. Plans were approved for a building and remodeling program at Bryce Hospital totaling ...

4548
May 19th, 2014
CANNES WATCH: Depardieu reads 'Prophet' poetry - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CANNES WATCH: Depardieu reads 'Prophet' poetry
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It tells the story of Strauss-Kahn, accused of raping a hotel worker during a stay in New York. He was never charged but scandal engulfed him as other accusations were made. It was released on video on demand in France, where Depardieu is from.

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4547
May 18th, 2014
SPC's Bernard, Barker on their best Cannes stories - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SPC's Bernard, Barker on their best Cannes stories
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cannes is a familiar stomping ground for SPC co-founders Tom Bernard and Michael Barker. They haven't missed a festival in three decades: "Same hotel, same room," says Barker. "I hide stuff in the room to see if it makes it through the year," says Bernard.

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4546
May 18th, 2014
Powerful Turkish film "Winter Sleep" wows Cannes - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Powerful Turkish film "Winter Sleep" wows Cannes
Tuscaloosa Magazine
His film explores the silent life of the easygoing Aydin, played majestically by Haluk Bilginer, who runs a hotel with his wife and sister in a snowy village the rocky Turkish hills. But all is not what meets the eye — especially when a young boy ...

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4545
May 17th, 2014
The 9/11 Museum's 'Amazing Grace' - Daily Beast -

The 9/11 Museum's 'Amazing Grace'
Daily Beast
Recently, ProPublica wrote a deep and haunting exposition on the re-segregation of schools in the South, including Tuscaloosa. Post-Brown, schools in the South became the most integrated in the nation. It took a while—until the 1970s, really—but it ...

4544
May 17th, 2014
Sandra Oh Says Goodbye to Grey's Anatomy - Daily Beast -

Sandra Oh Says Goodbye to Grey's Anatomy
Daily Beast
Recently, ProPublica wrote a deep and haunting exposition on the re-segregation of schools in the South, including Tuscaloosa. ... “In Tuscaloosa today, nearly 1 in 3 black students attends a school that looks as if Brown v. ..... river; and one of the ...

4543
May 17th, 2014
Meet The Winner of Survivor: NYT - Daily Beast -

Meet The Winner of Survivor: NYT
Daily Beast
Recently, ProPublica wrote a deep and haunting exposition on the re-segregation of schools in the South, including Tuscaloosa. Post-Brown, schools in the South became the most integrated in the nation. It took a while—until the 1970s, really—but it ...

4542
May 16th, 2014
Authorities: Casey Kasem found in Washington state - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Authorities: Casey Kasem found in Washington state
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Casey Kasem accepts a radio icon award during the Radio Music Awards Monday, in this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo taken at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas. Santa Monica Police Department Sgt. Mario Toti said Kasem was located a few hours after his children ...

4541
May 16th, 2014
Joaquin Phoenix, James Gray reteam for 'Immigrant' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Joaquin Phoenix, James Gray reteam for 'Immigrant'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"(Cotillard) had not only emotional strength, but a physical strength," says Phoenix, sitting next to Gray in a sun-splashed meeting room at a Los Angeles hotel. "There were times where she was like, 'Why would I go into this apartment with him ...

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4540
May 16th, 2014
Why Our Schools Are Re-Segregating - Daily Beast -

Why Our Schools Are Re-Segregating
Daily Beast
Recently, ProPublica wrote a deep and haunting exposition on the re-segregation of schools in the South, including Tuscaloosa. Post-Brown, schools in the South became the most integrated in the nation. It took a while—until the 1970s, really—but it ...

4539
May 16th, 2014
Nick Saban unhappy with question on Pat White accusation - The Tennessean -

Washington Post

Nick Saban unhappy with question on Pat White accusation
The Tennessean
Mike Organ, morgan@tennessean.com 9:57 p.m. CDT May 15, 2014. NAS-SABAN-001.JPG. Alabama head football coach Nick Saban does a radio interview before he visits with fans during the Crimson Caravan at the Omni Hotel Thursday May 15, 2014, in Nashville ...
Saban gives coarse response to question The Daily News Journal
Crimson Tide coach Saban defends McCarron Montgomery Advertiser

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4538
May 16th, 2014
Hedge funders draw 2 Republican stars to Vegas - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hedge funders draw 2 Republican stars to Vegas
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two high-profile Republicans on Friday courted hedge fund executives at an election-year conference in a glitzy hotel, drawing criticism from Democrats eager to link the GOP to Wall Street as they try to defend their Senate majority.

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4537
May 16th, 2014
New Probes in Veterans' Scandal - Daily Beast -

New Probes in Veterans' Scandal
Daily Beast
Recently, ProPublica wrote a deep and haunting exposition on the re-segregation of schools in the South, including Tuscaloosa. ... “In Tuscaloosa today, nearly 1 in 3 black students attends a school that looks as if Brown v. ..... Brown's son Oliver ...

4536
May 16th, 2014
Katzenberg celebrates DreamWorks 20th at Cannes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Katzenberg celebrates DreamWorks 20th at Cannes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
CANNES, France (AP) — Sitting on the terrace of the Carlton Hotel on the Cannes coastline, Jeffery Katzenberg gazes out at the teeming Croisette. It's familiar territory. "We roll big here," he says. "We've been doing this a long time." Katzenberg has ...

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4535
May 16th, 2014
'OITNB' Is Back. Get Ready to Binge. - Daily Beast -

'OITNB' Is Back. Get Ready to Binge.
Daily Beast
Recently, ProPublica wrote a deep and haunting exposition on the re-segregation of schools in the South, including Tuscaloosa. ... “In Tuscaloosa today, nearly 1 in 3 black students attends a school that looks as if Brown v. ..... two more of Brown's ...

4534
May 16th, 2014
Radcliffe: No More 'Potter.' Period. - Daily Beast -

Radcliffe: No More 'Potter.' Period.
Daily Beast
Recently, ProPublica wrote a deep and haunting exposition on the re-segregation of schools in the South, including Tuscaloosa. Post-Brown, schools in the South became the most integrated in the nation. It took a while—until the 1970s, really—but it ...

4533
May 16th, 2014
Saban gives coarse response to question - The Daily News Journal -

Washington Post

Saban gives coarse response to question
The Daily News Journal
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban does a radio interview before he visits with fans during the Crimson Caravan at the Omni Hotel Thursday May 15, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. / George Walker IV / THE TENNESSEAN. ADVERTISEMENT. NASHVILLE — Nick Saban ...
Nick Saban unhappy with question on Pat White accusation The Tennessean
Crimson Tide coach Saban defends McCarron Montgomery Advertiser

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4532
May 16th, 2014
ESPN's Todd Blackledge gives his thoughts on College Football Playoff ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

ESPN's Todd Blackledge gives his thoughts on College Football Playoff ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - ESPN college football analyst Todd Blackledge was the featured speaker at Samford's Bulldog Bash on Thursday night at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel. Blackledge signed autographs and had copies of his "Taste ...

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4531
May 16th, 2014
3 lawyers for Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt quit - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

3 lawyers for Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt quit
Tuscaloosa Magazine
29 after police raided a Cairo hotel room they used as an office. In previous hearings, prosecutors offered video clips found with the journalists about an animal hospital with donkeys and horses, and another about Christian life in Egypt as evidence ...

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4530
May 15th, 2014
Authorities: Casey Kasem found in Washington state - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Authorities: Casey Kasem found in Washington state
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Casey Kasem accepts a radio icon award during the Radio Music Awards Monday, in this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo taken at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas. Santa Monica Police Department Sgt. Mario Toti said Kasem was located a few hours after his children ...

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4529
May 15th, 2014
Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot soon to be father, husband, says lawyer - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot soon to be father, husband, says lawyer
Tuscaloosa Magazine
He allegedly took $25,000 from the mother, promising to lead her to Holloway's body. Five years to the day after Holloway disappeared, van der Sloot bludgeoned to death Stephany Flores in a Lima hotel room. Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot soon ...

4528
May 15th, 2014
Standoff at Montgomery hotel ends without injury - WSFA -

Standoff at Montgomery hotel ends without injury
WSFA
A standoff at a Montgomery hotel has ended without injury, according to the Montgomery Police Department. The incident happened Wednesday afternoon at the Marriott Courtyard in the 5500 block of Carmichael Road. Authorities say a theft suspect ...

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4527
May 15th, 2014
Cyclists get scenic glimpse of America over 2900 miles - Montgomery Advertiser -

Cyclists get scenic glimpse of America over 2900 miles
Montgomery Advertiser
“I'm taking people to live out their dream to ride coast to coast on their bicycle,” Munk said Tuesday, while the group ate breakfast at a Prattville hotel before starting another day on the road. Munk is contracted through America By Bicycle — a ...

4526
May 15th, 2014
4-alarm fire changes a life - Brookhaven Courier -

Brookhaven Courier

4-alarm fire changes a life
Brookhaven Courier
She and Bourbon stayed at a hotel close to Brookhaven until she moved into her apartment on Feb. 24. She had ... She was entered in a national competition after being named volunteer of the year at the VA in her hometown, Tuscaloosa, Ala. She moved to ...

4525
May 14th, 2014
Convicted murder Joran van der Sloot soon to be father, husband, says lawyer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Convicted murder Joran van der Sloot soon to be father, husband, says lawyer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo, Joran van der Sloot sits in the courtroom before his sentencing at San Pedro prison in Lima, Peru. Van der Sloot's lawyer, Maximo Altez, said Wednesday, May 14, 2014, the 26-year-old Dutchman and his Peruvian ...

4524
May 14th, 2014
Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot soon to be father, husband, says lawyer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot soon to be father, husband, says lawyer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo, Joran van der Sloot sits in the courtroom before his sentencing at San Pedro prison in Lima, Peru. Van der Sloot's lawyer, Maximo Altez, said Wednesday, May 14, 2014, the 26-year-old Dutchman and his Peruvian ...

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4523
May 14th, 2014
Georgia News Roundup - Marietta Daily Journal -

Georgia News Roundup
Marietta Daily Journal
U.S. Marshals spokesman Gavin Duffy told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that marshals were trying to arrest at least one person at the hotel on Monday when at least two people barricaded themselves inside a room. The arrests came as DeKalb County ...

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4522
May 14th, 2014
CANNES WATCH: 'The Hunger Games' lays down stakes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CANNES WATCH: 'The Hunger Games' lays down stakes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
CANNES, France (AP) — The "Hunger Games" is back in Cannes with a fiery billboard to promote the upcoming "Mockingjay: Part 1." Just as the Lionsgate franchise did last year, it has blazed the front of the Majestic Barriere Hotel with a large video ...

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4521
May 14th, 2014
Crimson Tide coach Saban defends McCarron - Montgomery Advertiser -

Crimson Tide coach Saban defends McCarron
Montgomery Advertiser
The Crimson Tide hosts the Tuscaloosa Regional this weekend with South Alabama, USC Upstate and SIU-Edwardsville. "The more we think about it and look at, the more I'm certain we upset someone on the committee," Murphy said. "We are the only ...

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4520
May 14th, 2014
TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL ACTION: May 14 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL ACTION: May 14
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Set May 20 as the date for public hearing to consider the appeal of Kemmons Wilson Inc./KW-Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners LLC re: Embassy Suites Sign, 2410 University Blvd. to Section 24-232 of the Code of Tuscaloosa. -- Authorized the issuance of a loan to ...

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4519
May 14th, 2014
Pedophile teacher at elite schools abused scores as clues were missed - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pedophile teacher at elite schools abused scores as clues were missed
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
This combination of photos provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows William James Vahey in 1986, 1995, 2004 and 2013. Vahey, 64, killed himself in Luverne, Minn. on March 21, 2014. The discovery of Vahey, a man the FBI regards as one of ...

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4518
May 14th, 2014
TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL ACTION: May 14 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL ACTION: May 14
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Set May 20 as the date for public hearing to consider the appeal of Kemmons Wilson Inc./KW-Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners LLC re: Embassy Suites Sign, 2410 University Blvd. to Section 24-232 of the Code of Tuscaloosa. -- Authorized the issuance of a loan to ...

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4517
May 14th, 2014
Picasso Museum director dismissed over renovation - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Picasso Museum director dismissed over renovation
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One reported scenario would see it converted into a luxury hotel. Some high-profile art lovers say the studio deserves state protection from re-development. The panel meeting Tuesday may put in on a national register of historic sites. Separately ...

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4516
May 13th, 2014
Georgia News Roundup - Cherokee Tribune -

Georgia News Roundup
Cherokee Tribune
U.S. Marshals spokesman Gavin Duffy told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that marshals were trying to arrest at least one person at the hotel on Monday when at least two people barricaded themselves inside a room. The arrests came as DeKalb County ...

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4515
May 13th, 2014
Polemics over Picasso befuddle French authorities - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Polemics over Picasso befuddle French authorities
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One reported scenario would see it converted into a luxury hotel. Some high-profile art lovers say the studio deserves state protection from re-development. The panel meeting Tuesday may put in on a national register of historic sites. Separately ...

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4514
May 13th, 2014
Hotel decries video leak of Jay Z, Beyonce sister - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hotel decries video leak of Jay Z, Beyonce sister
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard Hotel in New York City says it is investigating the leak of a security video that appears to show Beyonce's sister, Solange, attacking Jay Z. Asked about the video on Monday by The Associated Press, the hotel issued a ...

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4513
May 12th, 2014
Samsung chairman hospitalized after heart attack - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Samsung chairman hospitalized after heart attack
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The conglomerate also owns businesses in life insurance, hotel, construction, shipbuilding, chemical industry, fashion, credit card and other areas. The company's business operations are run by three CEOs, though Lee Kun-hee as the head of the flagship ...

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4512
May 12th, 2014
Coaches, pilot remembered after balloon crash in Virginia - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Coaches, pilot remembered after balloon crash in Virginia
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Her job required great organization skills as she made travel, hotel and bus arrangements for the team, planned for meals and handled day-to-day basketball business. In the grind of a season, broadcaster Matt Smith said, she was a shining light, too.

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4511
May 12th, 2014
Chinese resort plans alarms Mexican activists - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chinese resort plans alarms Mexican activists
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The developers, in one of their few public statements about the Cabo Dorado resort, say they have eliminated about one-third of the hotel and condo rooms proposed in the earlier project, and abandoned plans for a marina and a desalinization plant that ...

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4510
May 11th, 2014
DON NOBLE: Southern novel highlights an icon's life cut short - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DON NOBLE: Southern novel highlights an icon's life cut short
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He worked as a lawyer, was briefly a headmaster in Prattville and a clerk in a Montgomery hotel, wrote advertising copy for the Florida railroad, and performed as a musician, mainly on flute, whenever the opportunity appeared. None of this was ...

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4509
May 10th, 2014
View from the Shard can surprise hotel guests - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

View from the Shard can surprise hotel guests
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LONDON (AP) — The new hotel at one of London's skyscrapers offers rooms with a view — but it isn't always what guests expect. The Shangri-La Hotel — located on the upper floors of The Shard — has a design quirk that means glass panels protruding ...

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4508
May 10th, 2014
BUSINESS BUZZ: May 11 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

BUSINESS BUZZ: May 11
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Heather Dill has been named director of sales for the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa. Dill is a hospitality sales executive with 10 years' experience with major brands in the hotel industry, including Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt Regency — The ...

4507
May 10th, 2014
Day Planner - Times Daily -

Day Planner
Times Daily
Tickets: $9. Proceeds benefit Boys State delegates transportation to Tuscaloosa and back. 256-764-5122 ... NAACP Tri-County Branch Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, 6 pm Saturday, Jameson Inn Hotel and Conference Center, Sheffield. Speaker: Alabama ...

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4506
May 10th, 2014
Norwegian cows get full pampering in Bosnia - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Norwegian cows get full pampering in Bosnia
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The luxury cow treatment has certainly stunned the neighbors in Kozarac. "My barn can't compare to his," said farmer Dervis Menhovic, whose family keeps seven cows squeezed into a traditional barn next to his house. "His is a hotel." The new facility ...

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4505
May 10th, 2014
Panama president-elect promises price controls - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Panama president-elect promises price controls
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Linette Cortes says the $500 a month she earns as a hotel maid doesn't stretch far. The 45-year-old has to pool her income with other family members to feed the five adults and three grandchildren who live in her zinc-roofed home. Some neighbors have ...

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4504
May 9th, 2014
Rebels level historic Aleppo hotel in Syria - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rebels level historic Aleppo hotel in Syria
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state television is reporting that a "huge explosion" in the northern city of Aleppo has leveled a hotel and several other buildings in a government-held area. A local activist group called the Sham News Network also reported the ...

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4503
May 9th, 2014
Ex-Berlusconi minister arrested in Mafia probe - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-Berlusconi minister arrested in Mafia probe
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MILAN (AP) — A former minister in several of Silvio Berlusconi's center-right governments was arrested Thursday in a luxury Rome hotel for allegedly helping a prominent businessman convicted of Mafia association flee abroad. Claudio Scajola was ...

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4502
May 8th, 2014
West Alabama Food and Wine Festival offers fine fare in Tuscaloosa - MyFoxAL -

West Alabama Food and Wine Festival offers fine fare in Tuscaloosa
MyFoxAL
Guests will be able to sample food from Cypress Inn, DePalma's Italian Café,Epiphany, Evangeline's, Hotel Capstone, Jim 'N Nick's, Kozy's Restaurant, LaCasa Crimson, Mary's Cakes and Pastries, Southern Ale House, Taziki's Mediterranean Café, Tin Top ...

4501
May 8th, 2014
Heather Dill has been appointed Director of Sales at Embassy Suites Hotel ... - Hospitality Net -

Heather Dill has been appointed Director of Sales at Embassy Suites Hotel ...
Hospitality Net
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, majoring in Human Environmental Science with a concentration in Event and Meeting Planning/Restaurant and Hospitality Management. Heather is goal-oriented with a ...

4500
May 8th, 2014
Syrian TV: Huge explosion levels Aleppo hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Syrian TV: Huge explosion levels Aleppo hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state television is reporting that a "huge explosion" in the northern city of Aleppo has leveled a hotel and several other buildings in a government-held area. A local activist group called the Sham News Network also reported the ...

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4499
May 8th, 2014
Shelby County Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Pelham - Alabama's13.com -

Shelby County Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Pelham
Alabama's13.com
... the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force arrested 29-year-old Matthew David Ivey at the Oak Mountain Lodge in Pelham. Pelham Police were acting on an anonymous tip that Ivey was at the hotel and he had an outstanding warrant in Tuscaloosa.

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4498
May 7th, 2014
Caesars posts larger loss but Vegas a bright spot - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Caesars posts larger loss but Vegas a bright spot
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In Las Vegas, Caesars is in the final stages of transforming Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon into a boutique hotel dubbed The Cromwell. It saw visitor numbers grow this spring after opening its $550 million LINQ development, an entertainment district ...

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4497
May 7th, 2014
Meth lab discovered in Pelham hotel - MyFoxAL -

Meth lab discovered in Pelham hotel
MyFoxAL
An anonymous tip led Pelham police to a meth lab in a hotel room at the Oak Mountain Lodge. On May 6, Pelham officers went to the hotel to arrest Pelham resident Matthew David Ivey, 29, on outstanding warrants from Tuscaloosa. When they entered Ivey's ...
Police pick up wanted suspect, discover meth lab Alabama's News Leader

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4496
May 7th, 2014
About the host - Washington Post -

About the host
Washington Post
The hotel breakfast on Moorea was $70 for 2 (this was 9 years ago) and a hamburger with fries for 1 was nearly $20 at Bloody Mary's on Bora Bora. Our money went a lot ...... I did this once and ended up overnighting in Tuscaloosa, Ala. But I didn't see ...

4495
May 7th, 2014
Norway shuns Dalai Lama, hoping to mend China ties - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Norway shuns Dalai Lama, hoping to mend China ties
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
On Wednesday, he spoke to a crowd of supporters and a loud group of opponents from the balcony of a hotel in Oslo. "I am a supporter of democracy. I welcome them, for everyone must be allowed to express themselves," he said. In Beijing, the Foreign ...

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4494
May 7th, 2014
Police pick up wanted suspect, discover meth lab - Alabama's News Leader -

Police pick up wanted suspect, discover meth lab
Alabama's News Leader
Tuesday, an anonymous person tipped police off to Ivey's whereabouts at the Oak Mountain Lodge. Officers arrested the suspect on outstanding charges from Tuscaloosa. They say officers also discovered a haze inside Ivey's hotel room and what appeared to ...

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4493
May 7th, 2014
Notes: Coker joins the fold - BamaOnLine.com -

BamaOnLine.com

Notes: Coker joins the fold
BamaOnLine.com
“He got (to Tuscaloosa) yesterday, we had a meeting,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said before a Crimson Caravan stop at the Westin Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta. “We have him on a rehab program for what he needs to do in the conditioning program and we ...

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4492
May 6th, 2014
Sinn Feins Adams freed after 5 days in custody - Tuscaloosa News -

Sinn Feins Adams freed after 5 days in custody
Tuscaloosa News
Addressing reporters and supporters at a Belfast hotel, Adams said he wanted his party to provide help to the children of Jean McConville, the 37-year-old widow taken from her home by the Irish Republican Army in 1972, killed and dumped in an unmarked ...

4491
May 6th, 2014
Rising African cachet poses choice for US ties - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rising African cachet poses choice for US ties
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
And it was impossible to ignore the number of construction cranes erecting new buildings around Addis Ababa, or the Chinese hotel next to Juba's airfield, or the presence of General Electric at Luanda's shipping port. Compared to competitors across the ...

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4490
May 5th, 2014
US service firms grow at fastest pace since August - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

US service firms grow at fastest pace since August
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Fourteen of the eighteen industries expanded last month, including arts, entertainment and recreation; retail; construction; hotels and restaurants; shipping and warehousing; finance; and real estate. The industries that contracted were mining; health ...

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4489
May 5th, 2014
LOOKING BACK: May 5 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

LOOKING BACK: May 5
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Groundbreaking was held for Embassy Suites in downtown Tuscaloosa. The city had attempted to lure a hotel to the site for nearly three decades. The UA women's golf team swept the 2013 Southeastern Conference awards. Mic Potter was named SEC ...

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4488
May 5th, 2014
Sinn Fein's Adams freed after 5 days in custody - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sinn Fein's Adams freed after 5 days in custody
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Addressing reporters and supporters at a Belfast hotel, Adams said he wanted his party to provide help to the children of Jean McConville, the 37-year-old widow taken from her home by the Irish Republican Army in 1972, killed and dumped in an unmarked ...

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4487
May 5th, 2014
LOOKING BACK: May 5 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: May 5
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Groundbreaking was held for Embassy Suites in downtown Tuscaloosa. The city had attempted to lure a hotel to the site for nearly three decades. The UA women's golf team swept the 2013 Southeastern Conference awards. Mic Potter was named SEC ...

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4486
May 5th, 2014
'Orange Is the New Black' wins GLAAD Media Award - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

'Orange Is the New Black' wins GLAAD Media Award
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cast members — including Laverne Cox, who won her own GLAAD honor at the organization's Los Angeles awards ceremony last month — accepted the award Saturday at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. George Takei received the Vito Russo award, presented to ...

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4485
May 4th, 2014
Kenya gov't: 3 killed in 2 blasts at Kenyan coast - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Kenya gov't: 3 killed in 2 blasts at Kenyan coast
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Separately, a bag with an improvised explosive device was spotted near the coastal Reef Hotel in Nyali, and passersby noticed in time to take cover before it detonated, the Interior Ministry said. No fatalities were immediately reported there ...

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4484
May 3rd, 2014
Pope sex abuse panel highlights accountability - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pope sex abuse panel highlights accountability
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The eight-member committee met for the first time this week at the pope's Vatican hotel to discuss the scope of their work and future members. Briefing reporters Saturday, Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the archbishop of Boston, said current church laws could ...

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4483
May 3rd, 2014
Schools in Nigeria capital closing for security - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Schools in Nigeria capital closing for security
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Also Friday, the U.S. Embassy warned Americans in an email that extremists were planning "an unspecified attack" on a Sheraton hotel in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos. The chain has two locally owned franchises in the southwestern city of about 20 ...

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4482
May 3rd, 2014
Law Day forum: Should Alabama change the way it picks judges? - al.com (blog) -

Law Day forum: Should Alabama change the way it picks judges?
al.com (blog)
Former Chief Justice Charles R. "Chuck" Malone, who now serves as a circuit court judge in Tuscaloosa County, and 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Bill Pryor said they believe the current two-party system for electing judges works. "I can't say ...

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4481
May 2nd, 2014
Tears of joy: Pharrell 'happy' at awards show - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tears of joy: Pharrell 'happy' at awards show
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, Shakira, Ed Sheeran and Arcade Fire are also part of the jam-packed line-up, which will include performances from L.A. venues including the Shrine Auditorium, the Roxy and the Hotel Cafe. Rihanna, Justin Timberlake ...

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4480
May 2nd, 2014
Lack of health care deadly for Myanmar's Rohingya - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Lack of health care deadly for Myanmar's Rohingya
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Most are working out of hotel rooms with cardboard boxes turned into makeshift filing cabinets. While a few started visiting camps this week with supplies, they say the must operate under greater restrictions than they had before. They point to the ...

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4479
May 2nd, 2014
Countries searching for jet to meet on next step - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Countries searching for jet to meet on next step
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In Beijing, relatives of the passengers complained that they were being told to vacate their hotel by 6 p.m. Friday, a day after Malaysia Airlines asked them to move out and wait at home for updates on the search for the plane. Steve Wang, a spokesman ...

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4478
May 2nd, 2014
Ravens' Rice is 'ashamed, sorry' for assault case - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ravens' Rice is 'ashamed, sorry' for assault case
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
“He made a mistake. He loves Janay and wants to move forward. This was a momentary lapse of reason.” Security video obtained by TMZ Sports shows Rice removing the motionless body of Janay Palmer from an elevator at Revel Hotel Casino on Feb. 15.

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4477
May 2nd, 2014
Cinco de Mayo-themed celebration to kick off Tuscaloosa River Market - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cinco de Mayo-themed celebration to kick off Tuscaloosa River Market
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... money for the Druid City Garden Project on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Guests enjoyed samples from Jim 'N' Nicks, Hotel Capstone, FIG, Cypress Inn, Mary's Cakes and Pastries, Snap Decisions, Chuck's Fish, Epiphany Cafe, Edgar's Bakery and the Tin Top.

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4476
May 2nd, 2014
Pharrell set for 1st iHeartRadio Music Awards - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pharrell set for 1st iHeartRadio Music Awards
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, Shakira, Ed Sheeran and Arcade Fire are also part of the jam-packed line-up, which will include performances from L.A. venues including the Shrine Auditorium, the Roxy and the Hotel Cafe. Rihanna, Justin Timberlake ...

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4475
May 1st, 2014
Dr. Carol P. Zippert one of the awardees West Alabama Women of Distinction ... - Greene County Democrat -

Greene County Democrat

Dr. Carol P. Zippert one of the awardees West Alabama Women of Distinction ...
Greene County Democrat
The Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama recognized 13 women at the Women of Distinction luncheon on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa. Women recognized at this event represent Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Hamilton, Lamar, ...

4474
May 1st, 2014
Tunisia turns to Star Wars to boost tourism - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tunisia turns to Star Wars to boost tourism
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tourists can even stay in the Sidi Driss hotel in Matmata where Skywalker grew up. New sets were built for the 1999 "Phantom Menace" film as well as its 2002 sequel. The seventh episode in the Star Wars franchise is expected next year but it is not ...

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4473
May 1st, 2014
Chasing tornadoes: Day 4, Landslides, flooding, vehicle pile-ups... - Emirates 24/7 -

Emirates 24/7

Chasing tornadoes: Day 4, Landslides, flooding, vehicle pile-ups...
Emirates 24/7
... of a TVS storm in Reform, Alabama. (REUTERS). (REUTERS). Heavy rain pours like a water fall from a TVS tornado storm in Tuscaloosa. (REUTERS). Storm chaser Brad Mack points out a TVS tornado storm on the radar going over his hotel in Tuscaloosa.

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4472
May 1st, 2014
West Alabama Food and Wine Festival is aiming bigger in its second year - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

West Alabama Food and Wine Festival is aiming bigger in its second year
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They also had a secret weapon in H. Peter Schmidt, head chef at Hotel Capstone, who ran a similar event in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the Las Olas Wine and Food Festival, for more than a decade, before he moved to Tuscaloosa in 2011. Schmidt helped grow ...

4471
April 30th, 2014
St Lucia police trying to identify charred body - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

St Lucia police trying to identify charred body
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
CASTRIES, St. Lucia (AP) — Investigators are trying to identify a body found burned beyond recognition last week in a charred Range Rover near a luxury hotel on the north shore of this Caribbean island, police said Wednesday. Officials released scant ...

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4470
April 30th, 2014
New airport in Qatar receives first flights - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New airport in Qatar receives first flights
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Promised perks at the new complex include more than two dozen art installations, a transit hotel, a swimming pool, a luxury spa and even squash courts. In a nod to the country's conservative Islamic values, the airport complex includes a prominent ...

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4469
April 30th, 2014
Chasing tornadoes: Day 3, US reels - Emirates 24/7 -

Emirates 24/7

Chasing tornadoes: Day 3, US reels
Emirates 24/7
... of a TVS storm in Reform, Alabama. (REUTERS). (REUTERS). Heavy rain pours like a water fall from a TVS tornado storm in Tuscaloosa. (REUTERS). Storm chaser Brad Mack points out a TVS tornado storm on the radar going over his hotel in Tuscaloosa.

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4468
April 30th, 2014
Iraq's al-Maliki facing discontent in election - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Iraq's al-Maliki facing discontent in election
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He is the lesser of many evils," said hotel employee Mohammed Hadi, a Shiite from eastern Baghdad. "Al-Maliki has good experience ... Any other prime minister will be starting from scratch." Al-Maliki's political bloc, State of Law, is widely expected ...

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4467
April 29th, 2014
Spotlight on Mexico state after violent eruption - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Spotlight on Mexico state after violent eruption
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
On April 4, gunmen peppered the facade of Ciudad Mier's main hotel, leaving at least 20 bullet holes in the two-story building. The next day, soldiers killed four of the alleged attackers. A day after that, three other gunmen were found dead near the ...

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4466
April 29th, 2014
Local student named regional winner of Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete Award - Clanton Advertiser -

Local student named regional winner of Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete Award
Clanton Advertiser
Chambers attended a banquet April 14 at the Birmingham Sheraton Hotel as 96 high school regional honorees were recognized and awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships. The MHS student was joined by two grandparents, his parents, sister and ...

4465
April 29th, 2014
Storm chaser Mack points out a tornadic vortex signature tornado storm on the ... - Thomson Reuters Foundation -

Storm chaser Mack points out a tornadic vortex signature tornado storm on the ...
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Storm chaser Brad Mack looks at a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) tornado storm on the radar going over his hotel in Tuscaloosa, Alabama April 28, 2014. On a second day of ferocious storms that have claimed at least 21 lives in the southern United ...

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4464
April 29th, 2014
Chasing tornadoes: Day 2, US reels - Emirates 24/7 -

Emirates 24/7

Chasing tornadoes: Day 2, US reels
Emirates 24/7
... of a TVS storm in Reform, Alabama. (REUTERS). (REUTERS). Heavy rain pours like a water fall from a TVS tornado storm in Tuscaloosa. (REUTERS). Storm chaser Brad Mack points out a TVS tornado storm on the radar going over his hotel in Tuscaloosa.

4463
April 29th, 2014
LEND A HAND: Girl Scouts honor 13 women for service to community - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LEND A HAND: Girl Scouts honor 13 women for service to community
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama recognized 13 women at the Women of Distinction luncheon on April 25 at Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa. Women recognized at the event represent Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Hamilton, Lamar, Marengo, Perry, ...

4462
April 28th, 2014
Did Joseline Hernandez Fire Back at Mimi Faust in New Instagram Pic? (PHOTO) - Wetpaint -

Did Joseline Hernandez Fire Back at Mimi Faust in New Instagram Pic? (PHOTO)
Wetpaint
... Stevie J. (aka Mimi's ex) pose in what looks like a hotel bathroom. As Joseline sits on the tub, Stevie hangs from the shower rod — much like Mimi did in her raunch fest — and there are stacks of cash lined up along the counter. “On my way to ...

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4461
April 28th, 2014
Uncertain mood felt on eve of Tony nominations - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Uncertain mood felt on eve of Tony nominations
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The nominations will be announced from The Paramount Hotel in a televised event co-hosted by the star of HBO's "Looking," Jonathan Groff, and "Elementary" cast member Lucy Liu. The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, joint producers of ...

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4460
April 28th, 2014
Staff report | The Tuscaloosa News - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Staff report | The Tuscaloosa News
Tuscaloosa Magazine
MOAA military dinner: The West Alabama chapter of Military Officers Association of America in Tuscaloosa invites all active duty, National Guard-Reserve, retired officers and their spouses to attend its monthly dinner at the Capstone Hotel, 320 Paul W ...

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4459
April 28th, 2014
LEND A HAND: Girl Scouts honor 13 women for service to community - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

LEND A HAND: Girl Scouts honor 13 women for service to community
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama recognized 13 women at the Women of Distinction luncheon on April 25 at Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa. Women recognized at the event represent Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Hamilton, Lamar, Marengo, Perry, ...

4458
April 27th, 2014
Germany stops job program for unemployed EU youths - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Germany stops job program for unemployed EU youths
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Risiglione's hotel management school in Rostock said 40 of its new arrivals had not received any of the funding they had expected, and the school is currently providing free food for some of the youths. Rang said that while Germany would continue to ...

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4457
April 26th, 2014
Congress returns to work to do the bare minimum - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Congress returns to work to do the bare minimum
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Its renewal is eagerly sought by the insurance industry and large commercial interests like real estate developers and hotel chains. There doesn't seem to be much controversy in renewing the program, which has been done twice before, but it's still an ...

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4456
April 26th, 2014
Tuscaloosa's $31M Embassy Suites Hotel names general manager as ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Tuscaloosa's $31M Embassy Suites Hotel names general manager as ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The $31 million Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa, set to open in December, has hired its first general manager. A hotel spokesman announced that Jon Crisp is set to become general manager of the property in a ...

4455
April 25th, 2014
Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The shooting is the latest attack on foreign civilians in Afghanistan after the bombing of a popular restaurant in January and an attack on an upscale hotel in March. It also follows the shooting of two Associated Press staff by a police officer in the ...

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4454
April 25th, 2014
Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Some relatives scuffled with police officers who tried to prevent them leaving the hotel. On Friday morning, more than 100 police and paramilitary officers had cordoned off the area around the embassy in a northeastern diplomatic district that is also ...

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4453
April 25th, 2014
New downtown Tuscaloosa Embassy Suites Hotel names general manager - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

New downtown Tuscaloosa Embassy Suites Hotel names general manager
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Jon Crisp has been named the general manager for the Embassy Suites Hotel under construction at 2410 University Blvd. in downtown Tuscaloosa. The hotel is expected to open in December. Crisp served as a general manager with several well-known ...

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4452
April 25th, 2014
Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The shooting is the latest attack on foreign civilians in Afghanistan after the bombing of a popular restaurant in January and an attack on an upscale hotel in March. It also follows the shooting of two Associated Press staff by a police officer in the ...

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4451
April 24th, 2014
New downtown Tuscaloosa Embassy Suites Hotel names general manager - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New downtown Tuscaloosa Embassy Suites Hotel names general manager
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Jon Crisp has been named the general manager for the Embassy Suites Hotel under construction at 2410 University Blvd. in downtown Tuscaloosa. The hotel is expected to open in December. Crisp served as a general manager with several well-known ...

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4450
April 24th, 2014
RBC Heritage working to keep backing - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

RBC Heritage working to keep backing
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
And there's a new luxury hotel ahead for the grounds to help increase the number of clients and officials sponsors might entertain during tournament week. "Sea Pines is making a commitment and obviously the Tour has to be in," Wilmot said. "And then ...

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4449
April 24th, 2014
'Recovered' Banksy works on display ahead of sale - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

'Recovered' Banksy works on display ahead of sale
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Sincura says the pieces will be exhibited at a London hotel until Sunday to explore "the social, legal and moral issues surrounding the sale of street art." They will then be sold by online auction and sealed bid. The works include an image of two ...

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4448
April 24th, 2014
New social networks connect cooks and diners - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New social networks connect cooks and diners
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Airbnb agreed last month to start charging hotel taxes on San Francisco customers, and wants to do the same in New York, where opponents of the service say it fosters illegal nuisance rentals. And shared-ride services recently agreed to limit their ...

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4447
April 24th, 2014
1 year after factory collapse, Bangladeshis suffer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

1 year after factory collapse, Bangladeshis suffer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Although her story has a happy ending — she now works in an international hotel in Dhaka's upscale Gulshan area — Begum is still haunted by the disaster. "I can't tolerate darkness in my room at night. The light is switched on always," Begum said in ...

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4446
April 24th, 2014
Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The shooting is the latest attack on foreign civilians in Afghanistan after the bombing of a popular restaurant in January and an attack on an upscale hotel in March. It also follows the shooting of two Associated Press staff by a police officer in the ...

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4445
April 24th, 2014
Magnitude 6.6 quake off British Columbia coast - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Magnitude 6.6 quake off British Columbia coast
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Port Hardy resident Jennifer Nickerson said the quake caused lights to sway and the fish tank in the hotel where she works to rock. In less than two hours, more than 650 people in nearly three dozen cities logged on to the earthquake information site ...

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4444
April 24th, 2014
New social networks connects cooks and diners - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New social networks connects cooks and diners
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Airbnb agreed last month to start charging hotel taxes on San Francisco customers, and wants to do the same in New York, where opponents of the service say it fosters illegal nuisance rentals. And shared-ride services recently agreed to limit their ...

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4443
April 23rd, 2014
Will Muschamp better get control of Gators or the party's over - Orlando Sentinel (blog) -

Will Muschamp better get control of Gators or the party's over
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
Players sneaked women into the team hotel the night before games. Instead of a football program, it sounds more like ... That's what the head coaches do in Tuscaloosa, Tallahassee, Columbia, S.C. and other places. The Gators thought they were getting ...

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4442
April 23rd, 2014
Foley begins sports tourism push with site work ongoing for $27 million ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog) -

Foley begins sports tourism push with site work ongoing for $27 million ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)
The new sports tourism hub will complement the planned Blue Collar Country entertainment complex, off the Beach Express at Baldwin County 20, and will include two hotels in the first phase of work. Staley's over two decades of work in Tuscaloosa, first ...

4441
April 23rd, 2014
Review: Neil Patrick Harris crushes it in 'Hedwig' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Review: Neil Patrick Harris crushes it in 'Hedwig'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Mitchell may not be Hedwig anymore, but he has given Harris new dialogue perfectly suited to the new star: Digs at the ultra-hip Jane Hotel in New York, John Mayer and dating site ChristianMingle, as well as a new recurring joke about Broadway itself: ...

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4440
April 23rd, 2014
Gay business owners still face challenges - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Gay business owners still face challenges
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Bob Hayes and Jim Burba have been a couple for 24 years, and partners in Burba Hotel Network for 13. The first decade they were in business, Burba attended meetings alone so they wouldn't be seen as a couple. "It was partly a conscious decision on my ...

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4439
April 23rd, 2014
Indian film stars, Bollywood Oscars come to Fla. - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Indian film stars, Bollywood Oscars come to Fla.
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tourism officials produced a series of cultural sensitivity webinars for airport, hotel and restaurant workers. Among the tips: Don't be shocked that some Indians have different accents, some might not "look Indian," and, "just because you don't ...

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4438
April 23rd, 2014
Strauss-Kahn's ex: 'I didn't know anything' - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Strauss-Kahn's ex: 'I didn't know anything'
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Anne Sinclair, a prominent French journalist, supported the former International Monetary Fund chief when he was arrested in New York in 2011 on accusations by a hotel maid. Sinclair later divorced him. She spoke on French television Tuesday night for ...

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4437
April 23rd, 2014
Emirates says another family attacked in London - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Emirates says another family attacked in London
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
On April 6, a man entered an upscale London hotel room and battered three sisters from the Emirates. Police said theft was the apparent motive. That attack drew the attention of the top leadership in the Emirates, a seven-state federation that includes ...

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4436
April 23rd, 2014
Premiere: 'Hotel California' gets a makeover - USA TODAY -

Premiere: 'Hotel California' gets a makeover
USA TODAY
The new version of Hotel California, premiering at USA TODAY, has Felder swapping lead vocals with Styx's Tommy Shaw and Foreigner's Kelly Hansen. It will appear on The ... 29 - Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 30 - Charter Amphitheatre ...

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4435
April 23rd, 2014
Vintage & Victuals: West Alabama Food and Wine Festival returns for a second ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Vintage & Victuals: West Alabama Food and Wine Festival returns for a second ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... Peter Schmidt, Hotel Capstone director of food and beverage, who spearheaded the development of the festival. "We got great feedback about last year's event and will have even more restaurants for guests to try. "Where else in Tuscaloosa can you ...

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4434
April 22nd, 2014
West Alabama Food and Wine Festival returns for a second tasting Food and ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

West Alabama Food and Wine Festival returns for a second tasting Food and ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... Peter Schmidt, Hotel Capstone director of food and beverage, who spearheaded the development of the festival. "We got great feedback about last year's event and will have even more restaurants for guests to try. "Where else in Tuscaloosa can you ...

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4433
April 22nd, 2014
A bipolar doctor probes the brain on 'Black Box' - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

A bipolar doctor probes the brain on 'Black Box'
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Still tripping afterward, she takes her chauffeur back to the hotel to play, then hallucinates flying over San Francisco through a Van Gogh-worthy starry night. This sort of thing poses serious risks for a woman in a high-level job and a committed ...

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4432
April 22nd, 2014
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One crew member under investigation, an engineer, locked himself in a hotel room in Mokpo on Monday after telling fellow crew members that he would kill himself, senior prosecutor Ahn Sang-don said. Police found a rope when they entered the room, but ...

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4431
April 22nd, 2014
SOUND OFF: April 21 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

SOUND OFF: April 21
Tuscaloosa Magazine
At 5 p.m. I was on University Boulevard waiting to turn to go across the bridge to Northport. I had to sit through the light three times before I was able to turn. I was looking at the hotel under construction. What is the traffic going to be when it ...

4430
April 21st, 2014
Looking Back: April 21 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Looking Back: April 21
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Tuscaloosa's community-owned Stafford Motor Hotel was said to be in danger of being lost if legal sales of alcoholic beverages were discontinued, causing a loss of convention and event business. The Alabama Medical Association named Paul R. Davis, ...

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4429
April 21st, 2014
AROUND TOWN: April 21 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AROUND TOWN: April 21
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MOAA military dinner: The West Alabama chapter of Military Officers Association of America in Tuscaloosa invites all active duty, National Guard-Reserve, retired officers and their spouses to attend its monthly dinner at the Capstone Hotel, 320 Paul W ...

4428
April 21st, 2014
Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"The harsher they criticize, the more strongly I feel it's not their business," said Ayumi Shiraishi, a 28-year-old hotel employee who decided to see Yasukuni while on a recent trip to the Japanese capital. "It's a matter of the prime minister's belief ...

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4427
April 21st, 2014
SOUND OFF: April 21 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SOUND OFF: April 21
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
At 5 p.m. I was on University Boulevard waiting to turn to go across the bridge to Northport. I had to sit through the light three times before I was able to turn. I was looking at the hotel under construction. What is the traffic going to be when it ...

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4426
April 21st, 2014
Looking Back: April 21 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Looking Back: April 21
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tuscaloosa's community-owned Stafford Motor Hotel was said to be in danger of being lost if legal sales of alcoholic beverages were discontinued, causing a loss of convention and event business. The Alabama Medical Association named Paul R. Davis, ...

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4425
April 21st, 2014
Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
After the recording was finished, White played a short set of fan favorites, including "Hotel Yorba," along with songs from his new album, which will be released in June. White will be touring this summer, including headlining gigs at the Bonnaroo ...

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4424
April 20th, 2014
Two hours northwest, oil boom is in the making - SunHerald.com -

SunHerald.com

Two hours northwest, oil boom is in the making
SunHerald.com
There's no doubt the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale -- deep beneath central and southern Louisiana and southwest Mississippi -- holds untold caches of sweet crude and natural gas. Studies put the amount of oil ... It's already hard to get a hotel room." Oil ...

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4423
April 20th, 2014
Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Art dealer Jose Carlos Bergantinos Diaz, who is wanted for fraud in the United States, was arrested Friday at a luxury hotel in Seville. The Interior Ministry said he was so surprised by his arrest that he had to be attended by medical workers. Glafira ...

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4422
April 20th, 2014
BUSINESS EVENTS CALENDAR: April 20 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

BUSINESS EVENTS CALENDAR: April 20
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tuscaloosa chapter of Business Network International: 7:15 a.m. at 5 restaurant, 2324 Sixth St. For information, call Robin Bailey at 205-349-8673 or go online at www.bnialabama.com. -- Young Professionals Coffee & Cards: 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Hotel Capstone.

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4421
April 20th, 2014
YMCA to get $1 million in CDBG funds - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

YMCA to get $1 million in CDBG funds
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:01 p.m.. More than half of the approximately $1.9 million the city will receive from the sale of downtown property to a hotel developer will likely pay for the massive overhaul of the aging YMCA facility on Tuscaloosa ...

4420
April 20th, 2014
Colorado deaths stoke worries about marijuana edibles - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Colorado deaths stoke worries about marijuana edibles
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
DENVER | A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused ...

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4419
April 19th, 2014
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
Tuscaloosa Magazine
In Acapulco, 59-year-old Enedina Ramirez Perez was having breakfast, enjoying the holiday with about 20 family members, when her hotel started to shake. "People were turning over chairs in their desperation to get out, grabbing children, trampling ...

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4418
April 18th, 2014
Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Candles burned on a table in the shape of a heart with the letters MH370 in the middle while about three dozen relatives held a prayer service at a hotel ballroom in Beijing where they have been meeting since the Boeing 777 mysteriously vanished. A ...

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4417
April 18th, 2014
4 Non Blondes to reunite for 1 night at LA event - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

4 Non Blondes to reunite for 1 night at LA event
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Comedian Margaret Cho will host this year's event at the Beverly Hilton hotel. Perry, who has written for Aguilera, Pink, Alicia Keys and Gwen Stefani, said she's now writing for other artists. She will launch "The Linda Perry Project," a reality show ...

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4416
April 17th, 2014
Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The pair had cut off their tracking bracelets in 2012, when they fled together under fake names to Las Vegas and stayed at the Circus Circus Hotel& Casino for two weeks before they were rearrested. While Cano was still being tracked by state parole ...

4415
April 17th, 2014
Robot sub makes first complete search for plane - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

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Robot sub makes first complete search for plane
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The family members had gathered in a meeting room at a Beijing hotel where Malaysia Airlines had provided lodging and food. But they stood and filed out shortly before the call with Malaysia's civil aviation chief, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, and others ...
If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US Tuscaloosa Magazine

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4414
April 17th, 2014
Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The family members had gathered in a meeting room at a Beijing hotel where Malaysia Airlines had provided lodging and food. But they stood and filed out shortly before the call with Malaysia's civil aviation chief, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, and others ...

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4413
April 16th, 2014
Viewers Taken By Storm By Jam-Packed “Tornado Week” on The Weather ... - TVbytheNumbers -

Viewers Taken By Storm By Jam-Packed “Tornado Week” on The Weather ...
TVbytheNumbers
“Building Invincible” explores what makes the Trump International Hotel& Tower Chicago so resistant to high winds in the Windy City. “Storm Riders” follows two maverick meteorologists who – with no high-tech equipment or ... “Tornado 360” investigates ...

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4412
April 16th, 2014
If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Lawyers from various firms have descended on a Beijing hotel where relatives of the passengers have been staying, and have even traveled around China to visit them in their homes. The Chinese relatives have said their main focus remains on the search ...

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4411
April 16th, 2014
Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The pair had cut off their tracking bracelets in 2012, when they fled together under fake names to Las Vegas and stayed at the Circus Circus Hotel& Casino for two weeks before they were rearrested. While Cano was still being tracked by state parole ...

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4410
April 16th, 2014
'The Art of Alabama Food' photography to be on display at the Hotel Monteleone - The Times-Picayune -

'The Art of Alabama Food' photography to be on display at the Hotel Monteleone
The Times-Picayune
Maybe it's coals to Newcastle. But the Alabama Tourism Department is bringing a traveling exhibit of food photography called "The Art of Alabama Food" to the Hotel Monteleone from April 22-28. The exhibit of photos by Becky Luigart-Stayne, taken for ...

4409
April 16th, 2014
Amphitheater building on success; venue kicks off new season on Friday with ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Amphitheater building on success; venue kicks off new season on Friday with ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
When Tuscaloosa was struck by the devastating EF5 tornado in the opening year, the kitchens served to feed rescue workers and volunteers. That year and into the next, performers including Chesney, Case, MMJ, Panic, Alabama and others steered shows to ...

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4408
April 15th, 2014
Odds high that Pelham neighborhood will flood again at some point - CBS42 -

Odds high that Pelham neighborhood will flood again at some point
CBS42
Tuscaloosa police responded to a home invasion call on Pinbrook Lane and found the homeowner holding 21-year-old Daniel Pearman at gunpoint. In this Sunday ... The Kakoliris family is staying at a nearby hotel until their home is livable again. Waters ...

4407
April 15th, 2014
Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The lawyers returned to their hotel that evening to prepare papers for the local prosecuting office. The next morning, men knocked open their hotel rooms and took them away, they said. "Several men in plain clothes and two men in the uniform of police ...

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4406
April 15th, 2014
Student Publicizes Photos Of Horrible Dorm Conditions At Stillman College - Opposing Views -

Opposing Views

Student Publicizes Photos Of Horrible Dorm Conditions At Stillman College
Opposing Views
College dorms aren't meant to be five star hotel suites, but they shouldn't look like a condemned property in downtown Detroit either. Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is receiving all the wrong kinds of press today after one of its students ...

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4405
April 15th, 2014
Pet boom in Mexico amid rising middle class - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pet boom in Mexico amid rising middle class
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Palma, who has two dogs, spent $300 on the birthday party for 11 canines and 16 people, complete with cake, presents and snacks, at a dog hotel featuring a gym and massage and aromatherapy services. "Today people invest in their dog," said animal ...

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4404
April 15th, 2014
Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover ...

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4403
April 15th, 2014
CLUB NEWS, EVENTS AND MEETINGS: April 13 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CLUB NEWS, EVENTS AND MEETINGS: April 13
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Bama's Action Civitan Club: Noon Monday at Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. New members and guests are welcome. For reservations or information, contact Matthew Hood, president, at 205-861-7070. -- Kiwanis Club of Tuscaloosa: noon Monday ...

4402
April 15th, 2014
Country music museum doubling in size - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Country music museum doubling in size
Tuscaloosa Magazine
New parts of the building have already opened, including the CMA Theater and Event Hall for hosting private events and performances, as well as the adjoining Omni Hotel and restaurants all under the same roof. Hatch Show Print, known for its ...

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4401
April 14th, 2014
UA in Cuba offers cultural experience to students - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

UA in Cuba offers cultural experience to students
The University of Alabama Crimson White
Savannah Senicz, a sophomore majoring in secondary Spanish education, is currently participating in the program and said she appreciates the benefits of hotel housing. ... “I'm from Knoxville, Tennessee, and then I moved to Tuscaloosa,” Davis said.

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4400
April 14th, 2014
Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox win GLAAD Media Awards - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox win GLAAD Media Awards
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Other winners at the Beverly Hilton Hotel ceremony included NBC's "Days of Our Lives" for daily drama, Fuse's "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce" for reality program, Tegan and Sara for music artist and "Young Avengers" for comic book. "Bridegroom" and ...

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4399
April 13th, 2014
CLUB NEWS, EVENTS AND MEETINGS: April 13 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

CLUB NEWS, EVENTS AND MEETINGS: April 13
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Bama's Action Civitan Club: Noon Monday at Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. New members and guests are welcome. For reservations or information, contact Matthew Hood, president, at 205-861-7070. -- Kiwanis Club of Tuscaloosa: noon Monday ...

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4398
April 13th, 2014
EDITORIAL: Tournament shows parks are an asset - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

EDITORIAL: Tournament shows parks are an asset
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority proposed a broader plan for expanding park facilities aimed at attracting small-scale competitive events similar to the ASA archery tournament. But the facilities would still have been available for ...

4397
April 12th, 2014
A Birthday Surprise: Six-Figure Jackpot - DigitalJournal.com -

A Birthday Surprise: Six-Figure Jackpot
DigitalJournal.com
Pearl River Resort is pleased to announce that Amancio G. of Tuscaloosa, Alabama won a jackpot totaling $158,435. On April 5, 2014--three days before his birthday--the Alabama native decided to visit Silver Star Hotel& Casino and try his luck on a ...

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4396
April 11th, 2014
Bus crash in Poland injures 7, mostly teens - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bus crash in Poland injures 7, mostly teens
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Swedish bus drove into a ditch in southwestern Poland Friday, injuring seven people including four Swedes and an American teenager. Slawomir Masojc, spokesman for the police in Legnica, told The Associated Press that two ...

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4395
April 11th, 2014
Florida bitcoin case tests money laundering limits - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Florida bitcoin case tests money laundering limits
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Two police officers burst through a hotel room door with guns drawn, yelling "Police! Get Down!" just after an alleged money laundering transaction went down. But instead of briefcases stuffed with a drug dealer's cash, this exchange involved an ...

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4394
April 11th, 2014
Tuscaloosa Amphitheater building on success; kicks off new season on Friday ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa Amphitheater building on success; kicks off new season on Friday ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Nestled as it is near the heart of Tuscaloosa — it was constructed on landfill that was itself layered in over an early 20th-century entertainment district known as Stallworth Lake — with views of the old train trestle, its modern counterpart in the ...
Amphitheater building on success; venue kicks off new season on Friday with ... Tuscaloosa Magazine

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4393
April 11th, 2014
Amphitheater building on success; venue kicks off new season on Friday with ... - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Amphitheater building on success; venue kicks off new season on Friday with ...
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Industry analyst Pollstar nominated the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater as “best new venue” in its first year and has noted ticket sales placing it consistently in the top ranks of outdoor venues in the country and the world. Last year's 70,402 tickets sold ...

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4392
April 11th, 2014
EDITORIAL: Tournament shows parks are an asset - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

EDITORIAL: Tournament shows parks are an asset
Tuscaloosa Magazine
While they were here, many of them stayed in hotel rooms and ate in restaurants. This wasn't an Alabama football game. But business owners that made sales and local governments that collected sales ... The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation ...

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4391
April 11th, 2014
Fired nuke commander will retire at lower rank - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fired nuke commander will retire at lower rank
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
That person, described as a female staff member in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, asserted to investigators that on the delegation's first night in Moscow, Carey was drinking and speaking loudly in a hotel lounge about how he was "saving the ...

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4390
April 10th, 2014
A Birthday Surprise: Six-Figure Jackpot - PR Web (press release) -

A Birthday Surprise: Six-Figure Jackpot
PR Web (press release)
Pearl River Resort is pleased to announce that Amancio G. of Tuscaloosa, Alabama won a jackpot totaling $158,435. On April 5, 2014--three days before his birthday--the Alabama native decided to visit Silver Star Hotel& Casino and try his luck on a ...

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4389
April 10th, 2014
Taylor W. Ashley for The MMQB - The MMQB -

Taylor W. Ashley for The MMQB
The MMQB
This is why a scout rises in the predawn to catch a red-eye flight, holes up in his hotel room well past happy hour to finish a ream of reports, and blows off his family for months at a time—most notably on holidays: to write himself into another man ...

4388
April 10th, 2014
In Libya, politicians in fear of powerful militias - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In Libya, politicians in fear of powerful militias
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Nearly six months ago, then-Prime Minister Ali Zidan was kidnapped briefly from his five-star hotel by an Islamist militia group before he was released by another rival armed group. The son of the then-defense minister was kidnapped and held by a ...

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4387
April 10th, 2014
Real Fantasy Football - The MMQB -

Real Fantasy Football
The MMQB
This is why a scout rises in the predawn to catch a red-eye flight, holes up in his hotel room well past happy hour to finish a ream of reports, and blows off his family for months at a time—most notably on holidays: to write himself into another man ...

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4386
April 10th, 2014
Video of the Day: The world's biggest Tetris game - Wicked Local Topsfield -

Video of the Day: The world's biggest Tetris game
Wicked Local Topsfield
8-seeded Kentucky Wildcats vie for the national championship during the NCAA Basketball Tournament Final at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. ... 9 p.m. EDT tonight, CBS. Best of the day. Got an itch to travel? Check out 10 incredible hotel animals you ...

4385
April 9th, 2014
La Quinta rises in 1st day on the NYSE - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

La Quinta rises in 1st day on the NYSE
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — La Quinta's stock is up slightly in its return as a publicly traded company. The Irving, Texas-based hotel chain was publicly traded for more than 30 years, before being acquired by Blackstone, the private equity firm, in 2006 ...

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4384
April 9th, 2014
PBS''Glad All Over' celebrates Dave Clark Five - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

PBS' 'Glad All Over' celebrates Dave Clark Five
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There was more to the 1960s British invasion than the Beatles, as known by any fan of "Catch Us If You Can" or "Because" or — get ready to shimmy — "Glad All Over." The hit tunes were among those recorded by another influential ...

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4383
April 9th, 2014
Secret Service agents reassigned after incidents - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Secret Service agents reassigned after incidents
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Three agents were sent home from the Netherlands last month after one was found intoxicated in a hotel before President Barack Obama arrived to meet with foreign officials. It was the latest embarrassing incident for the Secret Service, which faced ...

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April 9th, 2014
Top Atlanta LB recaps Alabama visit, meeting Nick Saban - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) -

Top Atlanta LB recaps Alabama visit, meeting Nick Saban
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
9 p.m. Friday: They arrive in Tuscaloosa, and are greeted by Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart in the hotel lobby. “When we got there, Kirby was there and he was really nice,” Freeman said. “He let me know that he was really excited about ...

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April 9th, 2014
Comedian John Pinette Dies at 50 - Wicked Local Topsfield -

Comedian John Pinette Dies at 50
Wicked Local Topsfield
Comedian John Pinette, who hosted All You Can Eat and had a memorable guest-starring role as the victim of a carjacking on Seinfeld, died Saturday at a hotel in Pittsburgh, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He was 50. Pinette's personal doctor .

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April 8th, 2014
Roadside bomb kills 15 people in Afghanistan - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Roadside bomb kills 15 people in Afghanistan
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The U.S.-based National Democratic Institute, which withdrew its international observers after a deadly bombing at a luxury hotel in Kabul where they were staying, said it fielded a delegation of 101 Afghan staff members who visited 327 polling ...

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April 7th, 2014
In blind test, soloists like new violins over old - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In blind test, soloists like new violins over old
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A few years earlier, the duo blind-tested violins in an Indianapolis hotel room, but this test was more controlled and comprehensive. The 10 violinists put the instruments through their paces in a rehearsal room and concert hall just outside Paris ...

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April 7th, 2014
Tax proposal to help live theater brings out stars - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tax proposal to help live theater brings out stars
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Schumer said the change would create "thousands and thousands" more jobs for actors and backstage workers, and produce more shows nationwide, giving a shot in the arm to the hotel, restaurant and taxi industries. He noted that other countries also ...

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April 7th, 2014
Theater's power couple: Diane Paulus, Randy Weiner - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Theater's power couple: Diane Paulus, Randy Weiner
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Weiner is about to visit his "Queen of the Night," a new immersive nightclub-opera-circus in the basement of the Paramount Hotel in Times Square. They have also teamed up to help open their female-centric Cirque du Soleil show "Amaluna" in New York, ...

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April 7th, 2014
Comedian John Pinette Dies at 50 - Weekly Citizen -

Comedian John Pinette Dies at 50
Weekly Citizen
Comedian John Pinette, who hosted All You Can Eat and had a memorable guest-starring role as the victim of a carjacking on Seinfeld, died Saturday at a hotel in Pittsburgh, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He was 50. Pinette's personal doctor .

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April 7th, 2014
Rainfall totals top 7 inches in metro Birmingham; central Alabama gets brunt ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog) -

Rainfall totals top 7 inches in metro Birmingham; central Alabama gets brunt ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)
A hotel in Homewood was evacuated as well as a mobile home in Shelby County. The top rain report in the state was 7.09 inches in Vestavia Hills, followed by a nearby reporting ... Two reporting stations in Tuscaloosa County, Coker and Samantha ...

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April 7th, 2014
'It's Going Great So Far': A Tribute to Sports TV Legend Sandy Grossman - Bleacher Report -

Bleacher Report

'It's Going Great So Far': A Tribute to Sports TV Legend Sandy Grossman
Bleacher Report
That biography was inspiring and amusing, from his college days in Tuscaloosa ("my first impression of Alabama was that it stunk") to ushering for The Ed Sullivan Show ("once when a piano player named Roger Williams returned from a quick smoke, I ...

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April 7th, 2014
'Captain America' sets box office record, leaps past 'Noah' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

'Captain America' sets box office record, leaps past 'Noah'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Continuing the success of their superhero franchise, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever. The Disney sequel debuted with $96.2 million topping the previous record holder, 2011's "Fast Five ...

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April 7th, 2014
Married couples separated by German language test - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Married couples separated by German language test
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He paid for her hotel for nine months while she studied, and also financed the trip to Ho Chi Minh City where she would take the language test. "These classes are unacceptable for people who are illiterate or come from rural areas," says Sevim Dagdelen ...

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April 6th, 2014
Vidalia asks legislature for authority to levy new hotel tax - Natchez Democrat -

Vidalia asks legislature for authority to levy new hotel tax
Natchez Democrat
Copeland said the city is talking to three hotel groups, and the further development of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale oil and gas play will demand more hotel rooms in the area. “We are asking that, due to the possibility that we will have more hotels ...

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April 6th, 2014
Homeless man dies at peace with help of friends - News & Observer -

Homeless man dies at peace with help of friends
News & Observer
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Under clean white sheets in a bed in a quiet room at the Hospice of West Alabama, Vincent S. Haneman III died just after midnight on Dec. 23, 2013. His friend Sharon Standifer made the early morning trip to collect his things soon ...

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April 5th, 2014
Kevin Costner gets introspective on 'Draft Day' - Ag Journal -

Kevin Costner gets introspective on 'Draft Day'
Ag Journal
Last week, in a Beverly Hills hotel, where he was discussing his new film “Draft Day,” in which he plays Sonny Weaver Jr., the harried fictional General Manager of the Cleveland Browns, he was downright introspective. And that's a good thing. Costner ...

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April 5th, 2014
Rare Myanmar ecosystems protected only on paper - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rare Myanmar ecosystems protected only on paper
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tedesco says that a Singapore company has already been granted permission to build a hotel within the park "even before a management plan is in place." She says the onset of possible mass tourism carries risk, but also potential benefits. Pressure from ...

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April 5th, 2014
Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
GrubHub CEO Matthew Maloney, third from right, is applauded as he rings the New York Stock Exchange opening bell, Friday, April 4, 2014. Investors sent shares of online food ordering service GrubHub Inc. up 51 percent to $39.20 in early trading in its ...

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April 4th, 2014
University Place Elementary pupils build Lego fire station replica - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

University Place Elementary pupils build Lego fire station replica
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He also set up a field trip to the Embassy Suites Hotel construction site on University Boulevard in downtown Tuscaloosa to teach the class about blueprints. Local businessman Renwick Jones, who has volunteered two years in Burnette's class as part of ...

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April 4th, 2014
Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut - Tuscaloosa News -

Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut
Tuscaloosa News
... week since November 2007, according to data provider Dealogic. Auto lender Ally Financial Inc., which has been under government control since the financial crisis, and hotel chain La Quinta Holdings Inc. are among the companies going public next week.

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April 4th, 2014
Travel and Adventure: Summer ball season opens in Vienna - Weekly Citizen -

Travel and Adventure: Summer ball season opens in Vienna
Weekly Citizen
The Fete Imperiale was organized by Elizabeth Guertler, managing director of the Sacher Hotel of Sacher-torte fame. In the past she has also chaired the annual Vienna Opera Ball. A horsewoman, she is the CEO of the Spanish Riding School, home of the ...

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April 4th, 2014
Captain America battles 'Winter Soldier,' Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com -

Captain America battles 'Winter Soldier,' Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (R) Wes Anderson's latest finally makes it to Alabama, playing in Tuscaloosa (Cobb Hollywood 16), Montgomery (Carmike Jubilee Square 12, Carmike Wynnsong 16) and Birmingham (Carmike Vestavia 10). This highly ...

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April 4th, 2014
More Americans see middle class status slipping - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

More Americans see middle class status slipping
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
His wife, a sales manager at a hotel and conference center, hasn't had a raise in that time. The recession hammered the hotel's business, though it's slowly recovering. Yet his cost of living has risen in the past decade or so. Gas prices have surged ...

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April 4th, 2014
Prism of modern country on display at ACM Awards - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Prism of modern country on display at ACM Awards
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Justin Moore is sitting in a hotel in Los Angeles after a six-hour trip out West to perform on Queen Latifah's show. The 30-year-old Arkansas native's thick drawl is authentic, as is a sound that's steeped in both traditional country and 1970s country ...

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April 4th, 2014
Kerry outdoes himself in new diplomatic frenzy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -