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Jim McElwain Is Uniquely Qualified to Rebuild Florida - Today's U (blog) -

Today's U (blog)

Jim McElwain Is Uniquely Qualified to Rebuild Florida
Today's U (blog)
The experience is probably a bit different from two years ago at the Cosmopolitan Hotel& Casino in Las Vegas and Mountain West media days, where the then-Colorado State coach talked with a small group of reporters, including myself, about recapturing ...

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6005
May 29th, 2015
No One Is Immune From The Long Arm of John Law, Not Even The Stars of ... - Eleven Warriors -

Eleven Warriors

No One Is Immune From The Long Arm of John Law, Not Even The Stars of ...
Eleven Warriors
Last year Fifa spent around $27m on a Zurich hotel. Between 2011-2014 it spent $13m on women's ... Nick Saban, the diminutive, perfectly coiffed God of Tuscaloosa, is seemingly above all suspicion and inquiry. Except a crap ton of secondary violations ...

6004
May 29th, 2015
Unscripted TV stripped bare by scripted drama 'UnREAL' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Unscripted TV stripped bare by scripted drama 'UnREAL'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
On "UnREAL," the hunky "suitor" is seeking, no, not a soul mate, but TV-sparked publicity to lure investors for his new hotel project. And in an unguarded moment, one of the contestants confides her real goal: "I just want people to know my name, so ...

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6003
May 29th, 2015
Live at 9 with Roy S. Johnson: SEC Commissioner Nick Saban? Don't laugh - AL.com -

AL.com

Live at 9 with Roy S. Johnson: SEC Commissioner Nick Saban? Don't laugh
AL.com
Alabama Coach Nick Saban speaks to local media during the SEC Media Days 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala., Thursday July 18, 2013. (Vasha ... If Sankey is the smart man he seems to be, he might corner Saban as he ...

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6002
May 29th, 2015
THE LATEST: US will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

THE LATEST: US will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has cancelled another speaking engagement as he avoids appearing in public for a second day. FIFA says Blatter will not give a scheduled speech to open Thursday's session of a soccer medical conference in a Zurich hotel.

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6001
May 29th, 2015
Fat-and-happy SEC coaches getting outworked by Big Ten - Orlando Sentinel -

CBSSports.com

Fat-and-happy SEC coaches getting outworked by Big Ten
Orlando Sentinel
I can't help thinking that when the SEC football coaches got together for their own private meeting in some hotel conference room, it sounded a lot like a bunch good ol' southern boys saddled up to the bar at The Boar's Head Saloon in the days of Civil ...
SEC wants 'level playing field' regarding camps, transfers Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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6000
May 29th, 2015
Iraqi authorities raise Baghdad attacks death toll to 15 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Wall Street Journal

Iraqi authorities raise Baghdad attacks death toll to 15
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BAGHDAD (AP) — The death toll from bombings that targeted two prominent hotels in Baghdad a day earlier rose to 15 people, with another 42 wounded, Iraqi authorities said on Friday, as a lawmaker warned that the capital is vulnerable to more attacks.
2 car bombs kill 10 people in Iraq Tuscaloosa Magazine

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5999
May 29th, 2015
Tuscaloosa City Council favors extending tax rebates to hotel developer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council favors extending tax rebates to hotel developer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tuscaloosa's Hotel Indigo, which Chance Partners founder Judd Bobilin said would be the first in Alabama, is expected to have 91 rooms in five floors, a rooftop lounge with an outdoor veranda, and a restaurant and market on the first floor for the ...

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5998
May 29th, 2015
FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But recently he has expressed more concern about being able to maintain the lone wolf and roving wiretap capabilities, as well as a separate Patriot Act provision that allows the FBI to obtain secret court orders to collect documents such as hotel and ...

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5997
May 27th, 2015
Soccer officials arrested at Swiss hotel in corruption probe - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Soccer officials arrested at Swiss hotel in corruption probe
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
ZURICH (AP) — The Swiss Federal Office of Justice says six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. In a statement Wednesday, the FOJ says U.S ...

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5996
May 27th, 2015
Residents salvage belongings after fire and controversial motel hopes for a redo - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

Residents salvage belongings after fire and controversial motel hopes for a redo
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
And Kennedy's Bar in Tuscaloosa is closed as of tonight. The bar's owner voluntarily surrendered his business license after the city moved to revoke it. So what's going to happen to that lucrative location and the bar's owners? Josh Gauntt is advancing ...

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5995
May 27th, 2015
Soccer world shocked by FIFA raids - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Soccer world shocked by FIFA raids
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Nick Saban wants fair system for cost of attendance · Emma Talley reflects on winning NCAA golf championship · Alabama man accused of murder doesn't testify · Tuscaloosa City Council favors extending tax rebates to hotel developer · Ala. state troopers ...

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5994
May 27th, 2015
4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The attackers apparently attempted to enter the hotel by firing a rocket propelled grenade at its heavy steel front gate. Part of the gate was burned, but it was not damaged enough to allow the militants entry. The hours of shooting seem to have marked ...

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5993
May 27th, 2015
Tuscaloosa City Council favors extending tax rebates to hotel developer - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Tuscaloosa City Council favors extending tax rebates to hotel developer
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Tuscaloosa's Hotel Indigo, which Chance Partners founder Judd Bobilin said would be the first in Alabama, is expected to have 91 rooms in five floors, a rooftop lounge with an outdoor veranda, and a restaurant and market on the first floor for the ...

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5992
May 27th, 2015
SEC wants 'level playing field' regarding camps, transfers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SEC wants 'level playing field' regarding camps, transfers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
SEC coaches and administrators gathered in a lush, beachside resort hotel for their annual spring meetings and the agenda included discussion about evening things out by potentially tweaking rules regarding satellite camps, graduate transfers and cost ...

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5991
May 26th, 2015
The movies that will keep buzzing after Cannes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The movies that will keep buzzing after Cannes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In Yorgos Lanthimos's "The Lobster," middle-aged, unmarried singles (Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Reilly) gather at a remote Irish hotel where, if they don't couple up, they're turned into an animal. Weirder still was "Tale of Tales," Matteo Garrone's ...

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5990
May 25th, 2015
Side By Side: The Definition of Southern Elegance - BamaHammer -

Side By Side: The Definition of Southern Elegance
BamaHammer
I had the ultimate dining experience at The Side by Side restaurant which opened March 3, 2015. The Side By Side is a modern, attractive restaurant created by Chef Chris Hastings, winner of the 2012 James Beard Award. His career began with Frank Stitt ...

5989
May 24th, 2015
Cannes celebrities protected by seagull-deterrent falcons - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cannes celebrities protected by seagull-deterrent falcons
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Without the predatory falcons, we'd have problems dealing with meals on the terrace," said the hotel's general manager, Claudio Ceccherelli. "Sea gulls — it's dangerous, they descend at an incredible speed. Even for a small piece of meat, they are ...

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5988
May 24th, 2015
Natalee Holloway 10 years later: New facts, and doubts, about the case's future - AL.com -

AL.com

Natalee Holloway 10 years later: New facts, and doubts, about the case's future
AL.com
Van der Sloot is serving 28 years in prison in Peru for the murder of student Stephany Flores, who was killed in van der Sloot's Peru hotel room on the fifth anniversary of Holloway's disappearance. He also faces charges in Alabama for extorting $25 ...

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5987
May 24th, 2015
At Cannes, Michel Franco's 'Chronic' looks death in the face - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

At Cannes, Michel Franco's 'Chronic' looks death in the face
Tuscaloosa Magazine
"When I watch a film, the minute I sense that I am being manipulated, I step back," Franco said at a Cannes hotel poolside. "I was avoiding (trying) to manipulate the audience. You just show it. I think that's the most powerful, the purest, way to ...

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5986
May 24th, 2015
ENGAGEMENT: Barnes-McWilliams - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

ENGAGEMENT: Barnes-McWilliams
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The wedding will be December 12 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Wilfred Shreve of Mobile and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Murrel Barnes Sr., of Selma. She is a ...

5985
May 24th, 2015
Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It was installed and much admired by guests at the event venue, the Hotel Du Cap-Eden Roc hotel. Art-collector-cum-"Titanic"-star DiCaprio donated a work from his personal collection by enigmatic British street artist Banksy, which sold for 1 million ...

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5984
May 23rd, 2015
De Niro tells NY arts graduates 'You have to keep working' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

De Niro tells NY arts graduates 'You have to keep working'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Hollywood actor Robert De Niro answers questions from the media during a news conference at the opening of the Nobu Hotel at the City of Dreams Casino Monday, May 18, 2015 at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. Robert de Niro and his ...

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5983
May 23rd, 2015
What's next for Alabama baseball after elimination from SEC Tournament? - AL.com -

AL.com

What's next for Alabama baseball after elimination from SEC Tournament?
AL.com
Alabama played every game this season away from Tuscaloosa as construction on the new baseball stadium was underway. They prepared for the bus rides and hotel rooms. But practice was often hindered by the stadium construction as the team tried to ...

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5982
May 23rd, 2015
Pickets, bankruptcy greet Atlantic City casinos for summer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pickets, bankruptcy greet Atlantic City casinos for summer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But Trump Entertainment Resorts is enforcing a 1988 legal covenant among three casinos in the area stating that the Showboat could never be used as anything other than a casino hotel. The university says it was assured the matter had been resolved but ...

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5981
May 22nd, 2015
CANNES WATCH: Karlie Kloss stuns, Andie MacDowell reveals - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CANNES WATCH: Karlie Kloss stuns, Andie MacDowell reveals
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
CANNES, France (AP) — Day Nine at the Cannes Film Festival showed off model Karlie Kloss' figure in a slinky little Tom Ford number, while actress Andie MacDowell revealed why she never showed up at Cannes in 1989 with her hit film "Sex, Lies and ...

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5980
May 22nd, 2015
Amid celebrity showoffs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Amid celebrity showoffs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It was installed and much admired by guests at the event venue, the Hotel Du Cap-Eden Roc hotel. Art-collector-cum-"Titanic"-star DiCaprio donated a work from his personal collection by enigmatic British street artist Banksy, which sold for 1 million ...

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5979
May 22nd, 2015
Red carpet Emergency Room at Cannes is always full of drama - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Red carpet Emergency Room at Cannes is always full of drama
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
CANNES, France (AP) — For most of the year, room 331 of the Martinez Hotel is just your run-of-the mill luxury five star hotel suite. But during the Cannes Film Festival, it is radically transformed into a red carpet emergency room — where ...

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5978
May 21st, 2015
Revolt from indigenous base challenges Bolivia's Morales - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Revolt from indigenous base challenges Bolivia's Morales
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Union leaders got a government-built hotel and more than a dozen SUVs. Mining cooperatives got tax breaks and a law that lets them accept foreign investment, unorthodox for nominally socialist rulers, though it must come through the government. When he ...

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5977
May 21st, 2015
UA professor tracks trends in wedding gift giving and etiquette - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

UA professor tracks trends in wedding gift giving and etiquette
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - We've all been there. You get a ... You would give land, livestock and cakes and even ales," said Kim Boyle, an assistant professor of restaurant, hotel and meetings management at the University of Alabama. That changed over ...

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5976
May 21st, 2015
BHP Billiton pays $25M to settle SEC anti-bribery complaint - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

BHP Billiton pays $25M to settle SEC anti-bribery complaint
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Travel packages included event tickets, stays at a luxury hotel and sightseeing excursions. . But the agency says BHP Billiton employees were not properly trained to evaluate bribery risks and the paperwork for the trips was inaccurate or incomplete ...

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5975
May 20th, 2015
Aruba officials chase another futile Holloway tip - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Aruba officials chase another futile Holloway tip
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Prosecutors said Marriott officials told them the staircase and hotel tower had not been built when Holloway disappeared. Holloway was on a high school graduation trip when she vanished. The 18-year-old from Alabama was last seen leaving a bar with ...

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5974
May 20th, 2015
China denying passports to restrict critics, minorities - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

China denying passports to restrict critics, minorities
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
This has resulted in heightened unofficial barriers on travel even within China, such as difficulty booking air tickets or hotel rooms. China is eager to avoid the appearance of discrimination against ethnic minorities, including Uighurs and Tibetans ...

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5973
May 20th, 2015
Lightning strike forces 50 residents to flee apartment complex - WSFA -

Lightning strike forces 50 residents to flee apartment complex
WSFA
At the apartment complex, it's not clear just how much damage the building sustained on the inside. There is no visible damage on the outside. We're told Morrow Realty in Tuscaloosa, owns the property. A woman who answered the phone at Morrow told us ...

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5972
May 20th, 2015
Annual Ride of Silence begins today at 7 pm - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Annual Ride of Silence begins today at 7 pm
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
today beginning and ending in the parking lot of the Embassy Suites hotel, 2410 University Blvd. The ride, part of National Bike Month, aims to raise awareness that bicyclists have a legal right to the public roadways and to commemorate bicyclists who ...

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5971
May 20th, 2015
CANNES WATCH: Celebrities douse in diamonds at De Grisogono - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CANNES WATCH: Celebrities douse in diamonds at De Grisogono
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
CANNES, France (AP) — Celebrities were dousing in diamonds Tuesday at the glitzy De Grisogono soiree — one of the social event highlights of the Cannes Film Festival. At the exclusive Hotel Du Cap-Eden Roc hotel in Cap D'Antibes, stars such as ...

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5970
May 20th, 2015
Cannes entry 'A Perfect Day' finds comedy in conflict of war - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Cannes entry 'A Perfect Day' finds comedy in conflict of war
Tuscaloosa Magazine
"Even if they fail — they fail a lot in the movie — the heroism is just to try," he said on a hotel terrace in Cannes, where the film is playing in Directors' Fortnight, a lineup separate from the main competition that seeks distinctive voices from ...

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5969
May 20th, 2015
Belfast baker guilty of discrimination over 'gay cake' snub - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Belfast baker guilty of discrimination over 'gay cake' snub
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"It's about whether someone like Gareth must walk into a shop or hotel or restaurant and wonder: Can I be served here because they may have a different religious opinion of me?" Ashers Bakery initially accepted Lee's order but called him two days later ...

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5968
May 19th, 2015
Les femmes (and les blockbusters) are all the talk at Cannes - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Les femmes (and les blockbusters) are all the talk at Cannes
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos presented "The Lobster," a deadpan satire of the social pressure to marry, played out at a remote Irish hotel where unmatched singles are turned into the animal of their choice. But "Carol," Todd Haynes' adaptation ...

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5967
May 19th, 2015
Bush returns to South Florida for grassroots PAC fundraiser - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bush returns to South Florida for grassroots PAC fundraiser
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A recent event at a swank Miami Beach hotel was closed to the press and open mainly to wealthy donors. In his speech, Bush discussed familiar conservative themes such as lower taxes and U.S. world leadership, noting that voters want political parties ...

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5966
May 19th, 2015
Playing home games at Met 'hasn't been normal' for Tide - Montgomery Advertiser -

Montgomery Advertiser

Playing home games at Met 'hasn't been normal' for Tide
Montgomery Advertiser
TUSCALOOSA – While the Alabama baseball team sought to hammer out a berth in this week's SEC Tournament, its home stadium was in the process of being reforged with a different kind of pounding — one involving the installation of arches and scaffolding ...
Hoover Met Tide baseball's home away from home The Decatur Daily

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5965
May 19th, 2015
CANNES WATCH: Koons work to be auctioned off for charity - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CANNES WATCH: Koons work to be auctioned off for charity
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Organizers at amfAR are hoping "Coloring Book" can generate similar numbers for its Thursday gala at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, just outside of Cannes in d'Antibes. The artwork will be on display for the guests, which include top celebrities, in case they ...

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5964
May 18th, 2015
Hoover Met Tide baseball's home away from home - The Decatur Daily -

Hoover Met Tide baseball's home away from home
The Decatur Daily
TUSCALOOSA — While the Alabama baseball team sought to hammer out a berth in this week's SEC Tournament, its home stadium was in the process of being reforged with a different kind of pounding — one involving the installation of arches and ...

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5963
May 18th, 2015
Looking Back: May 18 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Looking Back: May 18
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Stafford Motor Hotel set a record in handling one of the largest crowds ever assembled at the hotel for a convention banquet. The Junior Chamber of Commerce held their state ... At a public hearing where Tuscaloosa Metro Transit officials announced ...

5962
May 18th, 2015
Queen Kraemer - Alexandria Town Talk -

Alexandria Town Talk

Queen Kraemer
Alexandria Town Talk
Melanie Wilkie Queen of Alexandria, Louisiana and Kyle Rhoads Kraemer of Hammond, Louisiana were united in marriage in a 6:00 p.m. ceremony, May 16, 2015, at Parc England Hotel in Alexandria with the Honorable George Metoyer officiating. The bride is ...

5961
May 17th, 2015
Bush's tough week exposes challenges for his likely 2016 bid - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bush's tough week exposes challenges for his likely 2016 bid
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Only weeks earlier, donors willing to give millions to put him in the White House were coming to see him at an opulent Miami Beach hotel. Now it was Bush seeking the private gatherings, on the sidelines of a Republican National Committee meeting.

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5960
May 16th, 2015
'Downtown' Ollie Brown, ex-Fresno Giant power hitter, dies at 71 - Fresno Bee -

Fresno Bee

'Downtown' Ollie Brown, ex-Fresno Giant power hitter, dies at 71
Fresno Bee
11, 1944, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. His parents took the family west shortly after he was born, settling in Long Beach. His upbringing in California shaped his pro baseball career. He signed as a teen with the San Francisco Giants in 1962; he was assigned to ...
Ollie 'Downtown' Brown, baseball's 'Original Padre,' dies at 71 Carroll County Times

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5959
May 16th, 2015
Father: American killed in Afghanistan worked to help poor - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Firstpost

Father: American killed in Afghanistan worked to help poor
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The American killed in this week's Taliban attack in Kabul has been identified as development expert Paula Kantor, from North Carolina. Kantor was staying at the Park Palace Hotel when it was stormed by Taliban gunmen late ...
Taliban attack underscores difficulties facing Afghan leader Tuscaloosa Magazine

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5958
May 16th, 2015
Philippine factory where 72 died suspected of breaking law - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Philippine factory where 72 died suspected of breaking law
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Another fire at a budget hotel in 2001 killed 75. Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, chairman of the Committee on Labor of the House of Representatives, said he will open an inquiry into the tragedy focusing on the occupational safety practices of the factory ...

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5957
May 15th, 2015
Help beat cancer with BBQ and the Blues - WSFA -

WSFA

Help beat cancer with BBQ and the Blues
WSFA
Reynolds, who is a Tuscaloosa banker, says a positive outlook and support from the cancer center have been major factors in his fight against the disease. “I don't think having cancer identifies ... “I take my treatments here, I've had brain surgery ...

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5956
May 15th, 2015
American killed in Afghanistan guesthouse attack identified - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Firstpost

American killed in Afghanistan guesthouse attack identified
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The American killed in this week's Taliban attack in Kabul has been identified as development expert Paula Kantor, from North Carolina. Kantor was staying at the Park Palace Hotel when it was stormed by Taliban gunmen late ...
Taliban attack underscores difficulties facing Afghan leader Tuscaloosa Magazine

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5955
May 15th, 2015
Some memories from interviewing the great and now late BB King - AL.com -

AL.com

Some memories from interviewing the great and now late BB King
AL.com
Since King has passed I feel like it's OK to reveal this nugget from his road life since it wouldn't impact him now: For the interview I was supposed to call his hotel and ask for the room he was staying in under an assumed name, Pump Davidson. What an ...

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5954
May 15th, 2015
4-day conference expected to bring $5M to Tuscaloosa - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

4-day conference expected to bring $5M to Tuscaloosa
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox credits Tuscaloosa's ability to host the event for the first time since 1961 to the increased number of hotels and hotel rooms now available in the city. "It's going to demonstrate to dozens of conferences that do not come ...

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5953
May 15th, 2015
Victory Christian baseball team wins second consecutive ACAA title - The Commercial Dispatch -

Victory Christian baseball team wins second consecutive ACAA title
The Commercial Dispatch
It happened as soon as we got through with Tuscaloosa. It stopped by the time we got back to the hotel room. As soon as we got to the field that day, he stepped out of the van and it started. That is when the mamas started grabbing him and sitting him ...

5952
May 15th, 2015
My travel pays off for Cape Coral, its development - The News-Press -

The News-Press

My travel pays off for Cape Coral, its development
The News-Press
While attending the Harvard Institute for Newly Elected Officials in December of 2013, shortly after being elected, I spoke with the Mayor of Tuscaloosa, Ala., about a FEMA grant he was awarded which took his city's key personnel through a week long ...

5951
May 15th, 2015
Israeli demolition plan for Bedouin village sparks outcry - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Israeli demolition plan for Bedouin village sparks outcry
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... the nearly 60-year-old Bedouin Arab village of Umm al-Hiran, a dusty hill of ramshackle dwellings without proper electricity or water hookups, and in its place build "Hiran," a new community seemingly catering to Jews that is expected to feature a ...

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5950
May 15th, 2015
For first time in years, major US orchestra performs in Cuba - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

For first time in years, major US orchestra performs in Cuba
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Its tour has cost nearly $1 million, which was underwritten by Marilyn Carlson Nelson, an heir to the Carlson hotel company fortune, and her husband, Glen. The U.S. government gave special permission for a direct charter flight from Minneapolis to ...

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5949
May 15th, 2015
Taliban attack underscores difficulties facing Afghan leader - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Taliban attack underscores difficulties facing Afghan leader
Tuscaloosa Magazine
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have claimed a late night attack on a Kabul guesthouse that killed five people, including an American, and wounded at least six. Gunmen had stormed the restaurant of the Park Palace Hotel in the Afghan capital as ...

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5948
May 15th, 2015
From tycoons to state bosses: key people in Chinese business - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

From tycoons to state bosses: key people in Chinese business
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The company has grown to become one of China's biggest real estate developers, with dozens of hotels, shopping malls and cinemas, and has undertaken hotel development projects in New York City and London. In 2012, Wanda became one the world's ...

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5947
May 14th, 2015
Taliban claim attack on Kabul guesthouse that killed 5 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Taliban claim attack on Kabul guesthouse that killed 5
Tuscaloosa Magazine
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have claimed a late night attack on a Kabul guesthouse that killed five people, including an American, and wounded at least six. Gunmen had stormed the restaurant of the Park Palace Hotel in the Afghan capital as ...

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5946
May 14th, 2015
USC Upstate, Lexi Shubert and "The Big Nasty" arrive in Alabama for NCAA ... - Spartanburg Herald Journal -

USC Upstate, Lexi Shubert and "The Big Nasty" arrive in Alabama for NCAA ...
Spartanburg Herald Journal
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A group of men tailgating Wednesday night, not for a game but actually standing around the tailgate of beer-loaded pickup truck in a hotel parking lot, took special notice to the arrival of a bus with a homemade windshield sign that ...

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5945
May 14th, 2015
City Council approves construction on new Tuscaloosa hotel - Birmingham Business Journal -

Birmingham Business Journal

City Council approves construction on new Tuscaloosa hotel
Birmingham Business Journal
Construction of a new hotel in Tuscaloosa was approved Tuesday by the city council, adding to the other major hotel developments to open in the city in recent months. The Tuscaloosa City Council on Tuesday approved the construction of the four-story ...

5944
May 14th, 2015
Injured Manny Pacquiao returns to the Philippines - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Injured Manny Pacquiao returns to the Philippines
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He later joined fans, supporters and politicians for breakfast at a nearby hotel before a motorcade around the Philippine capital. Thousands lined the streets as his motorcade passed, waving, applauding and taking pictures of the 36-year-old champion.

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5943
May 13th, 2015
Mexico doing DNA tests on girl in mistaken-identity case - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Mexico doing DNA tests on girl in mistaken-identity case
Tuscaloosa Magazine
"There has been no error made here." While the court awaits the DNA test results, Alondra Diaz Garcia will stay with relatives and a child-protection official at a hotel in Los Reyes, Michoacan. Garcia called the reunion with her daughter "a temporary ...

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5942
May 13th, 2015
Tuscaloosa City Council approves hotel for Rice Mine Road - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council approves hotel for Rice Mine Road
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
This, she said, was to act as a buffer zone between the hotel and Woolsey Finnell Bridge. She also required the developers to use lighting that would be less intrusive on nearby neighborhoods in accordance with the standards set by the city's mixed-use ...
Tuscaloosa Ciy Council approves hotel for Rice Mine Road Tuscaloosa Magazine

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5941
May 13th, 2015
Saban discusses UA's run of preferred walk-ons - alabama.247sports.com -

alabama.247sports.com

Saban discusses UA's run of preferred walk-ons
alabama.247sports.com
On Tuesday, Nick Saban was at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center before his fourth Crimson Caravan stop and was asked about his team's recent run of preferred walk-ons that have been added to the Crimson Tide program. In Atlanta ... Alabama, which ...
Saban supportive of recent preferred walk-on additions at Alabama Times Daily

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5940
May 13th, 2015
Deal of the Week: Golf and gamble at Pearl River in Mississippi - GolfDigest.com (blog) -

Deal of the Week: Golf and gamble at Pearl River in Mississippi
GolfDigest.com (blog)
The resort is located outside of similar-in-name-only Philadelphia, Ms., 80 miles northeast of Jackson and 160 southwest of Birmingham, Al. It's definitely a driving destination, or, you can take one of the daily buses from Birmingham, Tuscaloosa or ...

5939
May 13th, 2015
Behind the glitz, Cannes casts a tight security net - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Behind the glitz, Cannes casts a tight security net
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"They seem to gravitate here. No surprise, really." The Croisette, Cannes' beachfront main drag, is lined with upscale boutiques: Prada, Bulgari, Hermes, Gucci. Major jewelers set up temporary shop in luxury hotel suites to supply the stars for the red ...

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5938
May 13th, 2015
Injured Pacquiao returns to Philippines - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Injured Pacquiao returns to Philippines
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He later joined fans, supporters and politicians for breakfast at a nearby hotel before a motorcade around the Philippine capital. Thousands lined the streets as his motorcade passed, waving, applauding and taking pictures of the 36-year-old champion.

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5937
May 13th, 2015
Tuscaloosa Ciy Council approves hotel for Rice Mine Road - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Tuscaloosa Ciy Council approves hotel for Rice Mine Road
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Councilwoman Cynthia Almond, who represents the area, wanted the approval of the hotel's planned unit development to include stipulations that the trees on the western end of the tract remain untouched. This, she said, was to act as a buffer zone ...

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5936
May 13th, 2015
Saban supportive of recent preferred walk-on additions at Alabama - Times Daily -

Saban supportive of recent preferred walk-on additions at Alabama
Times Daily
“He's just a really good player, and his size is probably a little bit of a factor with how he got recruited, and it's too bad,” Saban said of the 6-foot Franks on Tuesday during a Crimson Caravan stop at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta. “I had the same ...

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5935
May 13th, 2015
Tuscaloosa Ciy Council approves hotel for Rice Mine Road - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa Ciy Council approves hotel for Rice Mine Road
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Councilwoman Cynthia Almond, who represents the area, wanted the approval of the hotel's planned unit development to include stipulations that the trees on the western end of the tract remain untouched. This, she said, was to act as a buffer zone ...

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5934
May 13th, 2015
Stock's Negative Trend: Melco Crown Entertainment (NASDAQ:MPEL), Goodrich ... - wsnewspublishers -

Stock's Negative Trend: Melco Crown Entertainment (NASDAQ:MPEL), Goodrich ...
wsnewspublishers
It owns and operates City of Dreams, an integrated casino resort that has 500 gaming tables and 1,400 gaming machines; about 1,400 hotel rooms and suites; a wet stage performance theater with about 2,000 seats; about 30 restaurants and bars, and 70 ...

5933
May 12th, 2015
French president calls for end to US embargo on Cuba - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

French president calls for end to US embargo on Cuba
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Hollande, who is on a tour of the Caribbean, was accompanied by five of his ministers and nearly two dozen French executives, including representatives of Pernod Ricard beverages, hotel company Accor, Air France, supermarket Carrefour and the ...

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5932
May 12th, 2015
Hammer and Sick of It: Ukraine tries to ditch communist past - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hammer and Sick of It: Ukraine tries to ditch communist past
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"We will find alpinist patriots, like the famous ones who painted a star at the top of a Moscow hotel the blue-and-yellow (of the Ukrainian flag)," Reznikov said. "We will ask for help from brave guys like that to get this work done." Eager Ukrainian ...

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5931
May 12th, 2015
Three Former Alabama Standouts to be Inducted into Alabama Sports Hall of Fame - rolltide.com -

rolltide.com

Three Former Alabama Standouts to be Inducted into Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
rolltide.com
Meanwhile, Whatley needed just two seasons in Tuscaloosa to be recognized as one of the top players in the nation, earning 1983 All-America honors. That season, he averaged 15.2 points and 6.9 assists per game as he helped the Tide to an appearance in ...

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5930
May 11th, 2015
Survivors recount Nazi camp horrors at liberation memorial - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Survivors recount Nazi camp horrors at liberation memorial
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Within hours, Garcia was ensconced in a comfortable hotel and helping the Americans interrogate his former tormentors and their backers. But for Lewitt, 92, of Vienna, the day of liberation was bitter. With nowhere to go, he and fellow inmates spent ...

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5929
May 11th, 2015
Looking Back: The opening of Lock 17 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) (blog) -

Looking Back: The opening of Lock 17
Tuscaloosa News (subscription) (blog)
Miss Madeline Blair christened Lock 17 with a bottle of water drawn from a well at Senator Bankhead's old home on May 13, 1915, with this statement: “I dedicate to public use this Lock No. 17 and christen the pool above “Lake Bankhead.” After a quarter ...

5928
May 11th, 2015
Prince Harry tells New Zealand kids he calls Queen 'granny' - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Prince Harry tells New Zealand kids he calls Queen 'granny'
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The visit came the morning after Harry deviated from his official program by attending a quiz night at the island's only bar, the South Sea Hotel. His team, called "The Ginger Ninjas" in a nod to his red hair, finished second to a team comprised of his ...

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5927
May 11th, 2015
Blogger, 16, exposes limits on free speech in Singapore - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Blogger, 16, exposes limits on free speech in Singapore
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Between sips of a Hoegaarden beer in a modern hotel bar, Wong was grappling with his "love-hate relationship" with Singapore. He loves the clean streets, modern conveniences and lack of corruption that have made it a world business hub. He respects and ...

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5926
May 11th, 2015
Annual Food and Wine Festival to benefit Red Cross - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Annual Food and Wine Festival to benefit Red Cross
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tonight's Third Annual West Alabama Food And Wine Festival at the Hotel Capstone will feature stations for local and other craft brews from Druid City Brewing Co. and Loosa Brews, along with five tables for wine tasting, and samples off menus of some ...

5925
May 11th, 2015
COLLEGE NEWS: May 10 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

COLLEGE NEWS: May 10
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Erica MaKayla Bester, 17, is a state finalist in the National American Miss Alabama Pageant that will be June 13-15 at the Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham. She competed in the teenage division. She is the daughter of Diane Bester. She is studying online to ...

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5924
May 10th, 2015
Relic unearthed during recent downtown construction work - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Relic unearthed during recent downtown construction work
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Hugh Easley opened the first businesses at The Avenue site -- a hotel, cabinet shop and undertaker -- before the Civil War. As the decades passed, other businesses came and went: Alabama Grocery; Curry Fackler Billiards; Little Furniture; Donnegan ...

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5923
May 10th, 2015
Joanne Carson, ex-wife of former "Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson, dies - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Joanne Carson, ex-wife of former "Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson, dies
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Johnny Carson, Joanne Carson, Joanne Copeland. FILE - In this Dec. 16, 1969 file photo, comedian Johnny Carson and his wife Joanne Carson attend a party in the Grand Ballroom of New York's Hotel Pierre following the opening of "Hello Dolly.

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5922
May 10th, 2015
COLLEGE NEWS: May 10 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

COLLEGE NEWS: May 10
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Erica MaKayla Bester, 17, is a state finalist in the National American Miss Alabama Pageant that will be June 13-15 at the Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham. She competed in the teenage division. She is the daughter of Diane Bester. She is studying online to ...

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5921
May 10th, 2015
D.J. Fluker lighter but still growing - U-T San Diego -

U-T San Diego

D.J. Fluker lighter but still growing
U-T San Diego
This is a man whose roommate, usually right guard Johnnie Troutman, has wondered on game-day mornings what the heck is going on when he overhears him in their team-hotel bathroom, shouting into the mirror that he is the best offensive tackle in the ...

5920
May 8th, 2015
Migrants in Italy toil to put food on Europeans' plates - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Migrants in Italy toil to put food on Europeans' plates
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Adem showed the way to a place he called 'Hotel Sudan' — the remains of an abandoned old farmhouse surrounded by makeshift shacks, tarps and mattresses — where half a dozen men were washing clothes in large plastic tubs. It was clear that nobody ...

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5919
May 8th, 2015
Shoe store employee thanked for chasing down robbery suspect - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

Shoe store employee thanked for chasing down robbery suspect
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
Johnson explained how he chased the suspect through the parking lot and past a nearby hotel. He caught up with the suspected purse snatcher in the parking lot of a gas station on McFarland Boulevard. That's when Tuscaloosa Police arrived and ...

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5918
May 8th, 2015
Uruguayans frustrated by protest of ex-Guantanamo detainees - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Uruguayans frustrated by protest of ex-Guantanamo detainees
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"We were told we would spend a few weeks in a hotel and then they would give us houses," former detainee Ali Husain Shaaban said in English from a campsite of tents pitched on grass next to the embassy near the Rio de la Plata. "But we have been ...

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5917
May 8th, 2015
Exiled Burundi judge says court forced to back president - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Exiled Burundi judge says court forced to back president
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Audifax Ndabitoreye was arrested after a meeting between East African Community foreign ministers seeking to end the crisis and Burundi leaders at a hotel in the capital, Bujumbura. Ndabitoreye said late Wednesday, hours after the arrest, that he is ...

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5916
May 7th, 2015
Hoover Councilman John Lyda urges business community to rally behind Uber ... - AL.com -

AL.com

Hoover Councilman John Lyda urges business community to rally behind Uber ...
AL.com
Officials in cities such as Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, which have fought efforts by Uber to operate in their cities, have opposed the legislation. Birmingham Councilwoman Kim Rafferty, chairwoman of the council's transportation committee, has said the ...

5915
May 7th, 2015
Alabama softball's Leona Lafaele brings the boom for Crimson Tide - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabama softball's Leona Lafaele brings the boom for Crimson Tide
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Alabama coaches met with Lafaele, her mother and her coach at the hotel where she was staying. They didn't talk about softball. “They emphasized family, and that's all I cared about,” Lafaele said. She committed on the spot without ever setting ...

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5914
May 7th, 2015
Portuguese travelers turn into aid agency after Nepal quake - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Portuguese travelers turn into aid agency after Nepal quake
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They have been helped in their work by one of Nepal's most prominent businesswomen, Ambica Shrestha. From a backpacker hostel they were staying in before the quake, the two men got invited to stay for free at a high-end hotel owned by Shrestha.

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5913
May 7th, 2015
Spring Fling! (remembering the "Fridley Tornado Outbreak" of '65) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog) -

Spring Fling! (remembering the "Fridley Tornado Outbreak" of '65)
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
USA Today has the story: "TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Where is Johnnie Brown's sister? Or the friend Billie Sue Hall talked to every day? A week after tornadoes ripped neighborhoods to shreds across the South, there are no answers. It's unclear how many ...

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5912
May 7th, 2015
Burundi: Opposition politician arrested over unrest released - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Burundi: Opposition politician arrested over unrest released
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Audifax Ndabitoreye was arrested after a meeting between East African Community foreign ministers seeking to end the crisis and Burundi leaders at a hotel in the capital, Bujumbura. Ndabitoreye said late Wednesday, hours after the arrest, that he is ...

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5911
May 7th, 2015
New Zealander stands trial in China on drug charges - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

New Zealander stands trial in China on drug charges
Tuscaloosa Magazine
"And I'd like to point out the other Chinese suspects as soon as possible if police hand me photos for me to identify." The court was shown a security video of an exchange in which Gardner met two Chinese men in the lobby of the Hilton hotel in Guangzhou.

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5910
May 7th, 2015
Good Day Alabama: May 6, 2015 - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

Good Day Alabama: May 6, 2015
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
WEST ALABAMA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL - Terri talked live with Justin Holt of Southern Ale House in Tuscaloosa. Southern Ale House is one of the restaurants participating in the third annual West Alabama Food & Wine Festival, Thursday, May 7, in the Hotel ...

5909
May 7th, 2015
Michelin Wins Factory Safety Awards for 2014 - 3BL Media (press release) -

Michelin Wins Factory Safety Awards for 2014
3BL Media (press release)
Michelin plants in Greenville, S.C. (Tweel) and Starr-Anderson, S.C. (US10) received Excellence awards; another facility in Greenville, S.C. (US1), as well as plants in Dothan, Ala., two in Lexington, S.C., Tuscaloosa, Ala., Norwood, N.C., Fort Wayne ...

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5908
May 6th, 2015
AP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bullied - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bullied
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Museveni, casual in an untucked dress shirt during an interview in a Waldorf Astoria hotel suite, gave The Associated Press his version of power and succession on the sidelines of his appearance at a high-level U.N. meeting, where he scolded the United ...

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5907
May 6th, 2015
Knitting, Glassblowing Highlight UA Interim Classes for 2015 - UA News -

Knitting, Glassblowing Highlight UA Interim Classes for 2015
UA News
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Professors at The University of Alabama are offering a number of thought-provoking, unusual and challenging classes during UA's May Interim session through Friday, May 22. Classes range from the “Scientific Glassblowing” to ...

5906
May 5th, 2015
Dismukes bullish on south Louisiana industrial expansion despite dashed oil ... - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report -

Dismukes bullish on south Louisiana industrial expansion despite dashed oil ...
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
event presented by Regions Bank and 10/12 Industry Report at the Renaissance Hotel. “We have low commodity prices, low interest rates, and energy is affordable, abundant and diverse in this country, so the ... In south Louisiana, the lower oil prices ...

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5905
May 5th, 2015
Fairfield council approves travel expenses to Tuscaloosa for convention, tax ... - AL.com -

Fairfield council approves travel expenses to Tuscaloosa for convention, tax ...
AL.com
The Fairfield City Council Monday night approved paying for council members and city officials to travel and stay in Tuscaloosa later for the Alabama League of Municipalities annual convention. The council debated not paying for hotel costs, only ...

5904
May 5th, 2015
Poarch Creeks push gambling compact - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Poarch Creeks push gambling compact
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Workers wire new electronic games at the new 20-story Wind Creek Wetumpka, a gaming casino owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians under construction in Wetumpka, Ala., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The casino will open Dec. 17 and the hotel in late ...

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5903
May 4th, 2015
West Alabama Food and Wine Festival returns to Hotel Capstone on Thursday - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

West Alabama Food and Wine Festival returns to Hotel Capstone on Thursday
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
“We didn't want this to be known simply as the hotel's event, so we moved it for year two,” said Bev Leigh II, a festival committee member and former executive director of the West Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross, which serves eight counties ...

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5902
May 4th, 2015
Nepal's devout see divine anger in quake's devastation - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Nepal's devout see divine anger in quake's devastation
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
said hotel owner Dinesh Joshi, 43. That faith showed brief signs of faltering Friday, when the smell of something rotting began wafting from the ruins of another hotel in town. "We don't know — maybe a tourist was caught underneath," said the hotel's ...

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5901
May 2nd, 2015
A week after earthquake, Nepal still needs tents and food - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Fox News

A week after earthquake, Nepal still needs tents and food
Tuscaloosa Magazine
When Saturday's quake began at 11:56 a.m., Tamang said he was having lunch with a friend in the hotel where he worked. As he ran down toward the way out, the stairs shook. He saw walls cracking, ceilings caving in. He was in the basement when ...
Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5900
May 2nd, 2015
Nearly a week after quake, Nepal still needs tents, food - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Channel 4 News

Nearly a week after quake, Nepal still needs tents, food
Tuscaloosa Magazine
When Saturday's quake began at 11:56 a.m., Tamang said he was having lunch with a friend in the hotel where he worked. As he ran down toward the way out, the stairs shook. He saw walls cracking, ceilings caving in. He was in the basement when ...
Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5899
May 2nd, 2015
How Landon Collins made a heartbreaking exit from the first round of the NFL draft - USA TODAY -

USA TODAY

How Landon Collins made a heartbreaking exit from the first round of the NFL draft
USA TODAY
By 10:30 p.m., the first round of the 2015 NFL draft had concluded and Collins fled the green room at the Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt University, making his way four blocks to his room at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel. His name was never called ...

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5898
May 1st, 2015
Burgers, tacos and coffee among new retailers released for Lane Parke - Village Living -

Village Living

Burgers, tacos and coffee among new retailers released for Lane Parke
Village Living
It currently has 13 stores in Tuscaloosa, Auburn, Madison, Atlanta and other Southeastern cities. The Local Taco- This restaurant mixes Tex-Mex cuisine with ... John and Rele Evans of developer Evson, Inc. worked with Retail Specialists to create a ...

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5897
May 1st, 2015
More Americans spending at least half their pay on housing - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

More Americans spending at least half their pay on housing
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The lost income forced them out of a three-bedroom house and eventually into a hotel, where vouchers over the course of five months helped them save for a security deposit for an apartment. About a year ago, the family moved into a two-bedroom ...

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5896
May 1st, 2015
"Duck Commander Musical" in Las Vegas to fly away May 17 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

"Duck Commander Musical" in Las Vegas to fly away May 17
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The same Broadway company behind "Jersey Boys" renovated a 680-seat theater inside the Rio All-Suite Hotel& Casino for the show. Broadway Producer Michael David told the Associated Press before the show debuted that he wanted the show to settle ...

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5895
May 1st, 2015
Farmville Herald sold, ending 94 years of family ownership - Richmond.com -

Farmville Herald sold, ending 94 years of family ownership
Richmond.com
The Farmville Herald, which led a campaign against integrating Virginia's schools and apologized for its actions decades later, has been sold. The newspaper announced the sale on its website and in Friday morning's newspaper. The Herald is published on ...

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5894
May 1st, 2015
2 new hotels now open in downtown Tuscaloosa - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

2 new hotels now open in downtown Tuscaloosa
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - After Tuscaloosa being without a downtown hotel for decades, two have now opened in just the past two months, and a third is in the works. The Home2 Suites by Hilton on University Boulevard opened this week. The all-suite ...

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5893
May 1st, 2015
AP PHOTOS: Abandoned prison in Ecuador bears signs of past - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

AP PHOTOS: Abandoned prison in Ecuador bears signs of past
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The building's fate remains undecided, but authorities say one project being looked at would convert the old prison in the heart of Quito into a luxury hotel, even though it stands in the middle of impoverished neighborhoods and crowded markets ...

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5892
May 1st, 2015
Moments of joy in Nepal as 2 are rescued 5 days after quake - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Fox News

Moments of joy in Nepal as 2 are rescued 5 days after quake
Tuscaloosa Magazine
When Saturday's quake began at 11:56 a.m., Tamang said he was having lunch with a friend in the hotel where he worked. As he ran down toward the way out, the stairs shook. He saw walls cracking, ceilings caving in. He was in the basement when ...
Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5891
May 1st, 2015
Aid begins arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Aid begins arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But there also was also some heartening news: French rescuers freed a man from the ruins of a three-story Kathmandu hotel, near the main bus station. The man, identified as Rishi Khanal, was conscious and taken to a hospital; no other information about ...

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5890
April 30th, 2015
Big 12 considers adding title game - The Augusta Chronicle -

Big 12 considers adding title game
The Augusta Chronicle
Tuscaloosa police said Jones had taken and damaged a 22-year-old woman's phone earlier in the day and threatened to assault her in front of a witness, police said. SATELLITE CAMPS: The ... Kansas prosecutors declined Wednesday to bring felony charges ...

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5889
April 30th, 2015
Hilton Home2 Suites opens in downtown Tuscaloosa - Birmingham Business Journal -

Birmingham Business Journal

Hilton Home2 Suites opens in downtown Tuscaloosa
Birmingham Business Journal
“We look forward to welcoming visitors to the Tuscaloosa area whether for business or leisure,” said Traci Channell, director of sales for Hilton Home2 Suites in Tuscaloosa. “Our staff is eager to provide excellent customer service coupled with our ...
Home2 Suites by Hilton opens on University Boulevard Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5888
April 30th, 2015
Nepal quake toll tops 5000 as aid reaches epicenter area - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Hindu

Nepal quake toll tops 5000 as aid reaches epicenter area
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But there also was also some heartening news: French rescuers freed a man from the ruins of a three-story Kathmandu hotel, near the main bus station. The man, identified as Rishi Khanal, was conscious and taken to a hospital; no other information about ...
Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport Tuscaloosa Magazine

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5887
April 29th, 2015
Totally Wire 0430 - San Angelo Standard Times -

The State

Totally Wire 0430
San Angelo Standard Times
3 incident involving Randle and the mother of his child at a hotel in Wichita. The case may still be referred by police to the city prosecutor's office for potential misdemeanor ... TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones has been arrested ...
Big 12 considers adding title game The Augusta Chronicle

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5886
April 29th, 2015
Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A man pulled from the rubble of a collapsed hotel by a French rescue team more than three days after the deadly Nepal earthquake says he was forced to drink his own urine to survive. Rishi Khanal, 27, had just finished lunch at ...

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5885
April 29th, 2015
Starwood Hotels considering strategic options - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Starwood Hotels considering strategic options
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide says its board of directors will explore all of the options and strategic options for the hotel company, which could include a potential sale. Its shares jumped almost 8 percent in premarket trading.

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5884
April 29th, 2015
It's Brew Your Own Beer at some colleges - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

It's Brew Your Own Beer at some colleges
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
For years the university, with a strong emphasis on agriculture and hospitality studies, has operated its own ranch, hotel and events center. These days the ranch is producing several of the ingredients going into the school's half-dozen new signature ...

5883
April 28th, 2015
Local golf: West wins Women's State Senior Championship - Montgomery Advertiser -

Montgomery Advertiser

Local golf: West wins Women's State Senior Championship
Montgomery Advertiser
Tuscaloosa's Susan West led wire-to-wire as she captured her first state title, the 43rd annual Women's State Senior Championship, at Glenlakes Golf Club in Foley on Friday. She fired rounds of 73-79-76 (228) to be beat fellow Tuscaloosa native Lucie ...

5882
April 28th, 2015
Wood County Sheriff's Report - KMOO -

Wood County Sheriff's Report
KMOO
Sgt. Chris Turner took a report of credit card abuse from a complainant who stated he had two unauthorized charges to HCL Hotel Club.com on his card totaling over $1,000. .... Holland was able to locate the man alive and well in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

5881
April 27th, 2015
The Tradition returns to Shoal Creek - 280 Living -

The Tradition returns to Shoal Creek
280 Living
David McElroy, a tournament volunteer for more than 20 years, was in Tuscaloosa selling paper supplies recently, when he noticed that one of his customers was wearing a golf shirt — so he struck up a conversation. “You know we've got a major ... More ...

5880
April 27th, 2015
It's nail-biting time on Broadway ahead of Tony nominations - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

It's nail-biting time on Broadway ahead of Tony nominations
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The nominations will be announced from The Paramount Hotel in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis, who will make his Broadway debut in the upcoming "Misery." There were about 40 nominators this year, ...

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5879
April 27th, 2015
Old companies thrive in brand-loyal Japan adapting to times - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Old companies thrive in brand-loyal Japan adapting to times
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Guinness World Records has certified Nisiyama Onsen Keiunkan, a hot-springs inn operating since 705 in Japan, as the world's oldest hotel. Hiiragiya inn is not as old, founded in 1818, but it also boasts an elegant tradition. The bath tubs in each room ...

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5878
April 27th, 2015
White House Correspondents' Association dinner mixes media and politics - Tuscaloosa News -

White House Correspondents' Association dinner mixes media and politics
Tuscaloosa News
President Barack Obama laughs as actor and comedian Joel McHale speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington. The Associated Press. By Brett Zongker Associated Press ...

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5877
April 27th, 2015
Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The hotel reservations center was empty. The Yeti Money Exchange was empty. And in the parking lot outside the arrivals hall, no taxis waited. Instead, thousands of scared and frustrated Indian nationals stood in huge lines, hoping to get on evacuation ...

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5876
April 26th, 2015
"Saigon has fallen" — a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

"Saigon has fallen" — a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The attackers waiting at the gates of a vanquished Saigon have been warning they would act, and now with each thump of the Soviet-made 130mm guns, sound waves rustle the curtains of my open seventh floor hotel window. As I reach for my water glass, ...

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5875
April 26th, 2015
Love, cookies help sisters lost in Michigan woods survive - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Love, cookies help sisters lost in Michigan woods survive
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They had a reservation at a hotel in Mackinaw City but never showed up. Instead, they were trapped in snow on a little-used road until a police helicopter pilot noticed a reflection Friday off the Ford Explorer. There was no cellphone service and the ...

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5874
April 26th, 2015
Chinese feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chinese feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Wu Rongrong, a 30-year-old advocate for women's rights, said in a statement released Saturday that she endured an eight-hour police interrogation in a hotel room in the eastern city of Hangzhou. She said her interrogators insulted her at length ...

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5873
April 25th, 2015
Ex-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US Embassy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US Embassy
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Three former Guantanamo Bay detainees resettled in Uruguay are protesting in front of the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo. The men were protesting Friday night because they had been asked to leave a hotel where some stayed ...

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5872
April 25th, 2015
Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Even at the aging Riviera casino and hotel, the weekend before it closes for good, rates were $758 for next Friday and $798 for next Saturday for a standard room before it stopped offering rooms on the site, said Vanessa Doleshal, Vegas.com's ...

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5871
April 25th, 2015
Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft - U-T San Diego -

U-T San Diego

Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft
U-T San Diego
15, 2014, file photo, Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) catches a 50-yard pass against Mississippi State defensive back Kendrick Market (26) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. There will be several noticeable ...

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5870
April 25th, 2015
Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft - News & Observer -

News & Observer

Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft
News & Observer
The NFL pays for two first-class or four coach airline tickets for each player, whichever the player chooses, and two hotel rooms, plus some in-town transportation. Since 2010, the NFL has had at least 23 prospects attend each draft. Players often slip ...

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5869
April 24th, 2015
Legacy Banquet at Benjamin Barnes YMCA to be May 14 - The Advance -

The Advance

Legacy Banquet at Benjamin Barnes YMCA to be May 14
The Advance
A Prairie Point, Miss., native, Cunningham enrolled at Stillman College in 1958 and attended the small historically black college in west Tuscaloosa one year before he became the chef at the then Moon Winks Hotel's restaurant, later named the Lamplighter.

5868
April 24th, 2015
Shying away from spotlight, Winston, Mariota among top prospects not attending ... - Daily Journal -

Daily Journal

Shying away from spotlight, Winston, Mariota among top prospects not attending ...
Daily Journal
15, 2014, file photo, Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) catches a 50-yard pass against Mississippi State defensive back Kendrick Market (26) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. There will be several noticeable ...
The Quarterback Whisperer CBSSports.com

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5867
April 24th, 2015
AP Interview: Yemen peace talks inevitable, says UN official - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP Interview: Yemen peace talks inevitable, says UN official
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Lembo, speaking at a hotel in Amman, Jordan, said all sides "are aware that there is no other solution" than a political settlement, but that fighting will likely continue for some time. All sides have declared their willingness to enter talks, but ...

5866
April 23rd, 2015
Eight Michelin Plants In The US Recognized For Workplace Safety - Virtual Press Office (press release) -

Eight Michelin Plants In The US Recognized For Workplace Safety
Virtual Press Office (press release)
Michelin plants in Greenville, S.C. (Tweel) and Starr-Anderson, S.C. (US10) received Excellence awards; another facility in Greenville, S.C. (US1), as well as plants in Dothan, Ala., two in Lexington, S.C., Tuscaloosa, Ala., Norwood, N.C., Fort Wayne ...

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5865
April 23rd, 2015
Eight Michelin Plants In The U.S. Recognized For Workplace Safety - PR Newswire (press release) -

Eight Michelin Plants In The U.S. Recognized For Workplace Safety
PR Newswire (press release)
Michelin plants in Greenville, S.C. (Tweel) and Starr-Anderson, S.C. (US10) received Excellence awards; another facility in Greenville, S.C. (US1), as well as plants in Dothan, Ala., two in Lexington, S.C., Tuscaloosa, Ala., Norwood, N.C., Fort Wayne ...

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5864
April 23rd, 2015
The Quarterback Whisperer - CBSSports.com -

CBSSports.com

The Quarterback Whisperer
CBSSports.com
Shea's May is now taken up with meeting eight high school prospects for instruction in Arizona. Alabama's David Cornwell has flown into Phoenix four different weekends for crash courses as he's trying to win a wide-open race for the starting job back ...

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5863
April 23rd, 2015
Maclellan Building, full of history, may soon get tenants - Nooga.com -

Nooga.com

Maclellan Building, full of history, may soon get tenants
Nooga.com
InterContinental Hotels Group hoped to turn it into an upscale Hotel Indigo before the economic downturn. The project's proposed payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement is one of two going before the Health, Educational and Housing Facility Board Wednesday.

5862
April 22nd, 2015
Migrants take long, winding road to reach EU gateway Hungary - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Migrants take long, winding road to reach EU gateway Hungary
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
She was French, visiting friends in Serbia, staying at a hotel up the road — and she expressed admiration for Apetey's dreadlocks. Within minutes, he was in in the woman's car, discussing whether she would drive him all the way to France. She thought ...

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5861
April 22nd, 2015
City Council's zoning commission approves apartment complex, hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

City Council's zoning commission approves apartment complex, hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One would allow for the development of a four-story Residence Inn extended stay hotel off Rice Mine Loop Road across from the Woodridge neighborhood. The other recommended the approval of Caplewood Terrace, a proposed three-story apartment ...

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5860
April 21st, 2015
APNewsBreak: UK family on way to Syria in Turkish custody - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

APNewsBreak: UK family on way to Syria in Turkish custody
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police on Monday arrested a missing British couple with four children believed to have left England for Syria to join the Islamic State group, an official said. Asif Malik and his partner, Sara Kiran, were arrested in a hotel ...

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5859
April 21st, 2015
US man gets 18-year jail for murdering girlfriend's mother - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

US man gets 18-year jail for murdering girlfriend's mother
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The Denpasar District Court ruled Tuesday that Tommy Schaefer, 21, was guilty of battering Sheila von Wiese-Mack to death in a hotel room on the resort island of Bali. Also on trial is his girlfriend Heather Mack, 19, who is charged with helping in the ...

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5858
April 21st, 2015
Two Tuscaloosa-area educators in final four for teacher of the year - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Two Tuscaloosa-area educators in final four for teacher of the year
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One would allow for the development of a four-story Residence Inn extended stay hotel off Rice Mine Loop Road across from the Woodridge neighborhood. The other recommended the approval of Caplewood Terrace, a proposed three-story apartment ...

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5857
April 21st, 2015
US writer who fled Austria to escape Holocaust dead at 90 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

US writer who fled Austria to escape Holocaust dead at 90
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The Deuticke publishing house said Morton died in his Vienna hotel room overnight on the eve of a public reading of some of his works in the Austrian capital. The Austria Press Agency said that event will now be turned into a memorial for the Vienna ...

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5856
April 20th, 2015
Laggard Stocks: Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE:HLX), Qihoo 360 ... - wsnewspublishers -

wsnewspublishers

Laggard Stocks: Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE:HLX), Qihoo 360 ...
wsnewspublishers
... ended its Friday's trading session with -4.01% loss, and closed at $4.07, as declared the Company's administration team will present at IPAA's 2015 Oil & Gas Investment Symposium at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel located at 811 7th Avenue ...

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5855
April 20th, 2015
$50M upgrade part of Tropicana's turnaround in Atlantic City - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

$50M upgrade part of Tropicana's turnaround in Atlantic City
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Its most striking feature will be an outdoor light show on the facade that will be visible for miles. Older areas of the casino floor have been redone, as has the Tropicana's north tower of 434 hotel rooms, and an open-to-the-public fitness center is ...

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5854
April 20th, 2015
Two state parks plan for growth while trying to overcome legal and budget battles - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Two state parks plan for growth while trying to overcome legal and budget battles
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Along with a new full-service hotel, a master plan for the $85 million project — managed by the University of Alabama — includes restored ecological areas and new educational facilities. The goal is to finally replace the former hotel with a modern ...

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5853
April 20th, 2015
Victim recovering after being shot during robbery at Tuscaloosa hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AL.com

Victim recovering after being shot during robbery at Tuscaloosa hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The man, 37, told officers that he and a 21-year-old woman had checked into the Western Inn at 4810 Skyland Blvd. E. on Thursday night, said Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit commander Capt. Gary Hood. The man said the woman was gone when ...
Man shot, robbed in Tuscaloosa hotel room; woman he was with may have ... AL.com
Man robbed & shot in Tuscaloosa motel Alabama's News Leader

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5852
April 19th, 2015
Tuscaloosa Christian School - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa Christian School
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Future Business Leaders of America students competed in the FBLA's State Leadership Conference/Convention at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. Student competitions were: Tyler Bell, cyber security; Sydney Bryant, 3-D animation; Alisha Caves, LifeSmarts; ...

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5851
April 19th, 2015
Two men face life sentences in Greensboro homicide - Greensboro News & Record -

Two men face life sentences in Greensboro homicide
Greensboro News & Record
Johnson and Bowers later were found at the hotel. Bowers matched the description the clerk gave of the man at the gas station. Johnson of 815 Tuscaloosa St. and Bowers of 1318 Bothwell St. were arrested on outstanding warrants. Charges connected to ...

5850
April 19th, 2015
Facing opposition, state parks move forward with hotel hopes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Facing opposition, state parks move forward with hotel hopes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two of Alabama's premier state parks could soon get their own hotels__if they can overcome legal battles, budget cuts and public dissent. Gulf State Park, located on the coast, and Oak Mountain State Park, just south of ...

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5849
April 19th, 2015
SCHOOL NEWS: April 19 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SCHOOL NEWS: April 19
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Future Business Leaders of America students competed in the FBLA's State Leadership Conference/Convention at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. Student competitions were: Tyler Bell, cyber security; Sydney Bryant, 3-D animation; Alisha Caves, LifeSmarts; ...

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5848
April 18th, 2015
Bahamas R&B singer Johnny Kemp of 'Just Got Paid' fame dies - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bahamas R&B singer Johnny Kemp of 'Just Got Paid' fame dies
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kemp was nominated in 1989 for a Grammy Award for "Just Got Paid" in a category that included Bobby Brown and Luther Vandross. The song was a No. 1 hit on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart. Kemp appeared on a 2007 Keith Sweat DVD called "Sweat Hotel ...

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5847
April 18th, 2015
"Duck Dynasty" family debuts musical in Las Vegas - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

"Duck Dynasty" family debuts musical in Las Vegas
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Las Vegas show "Duck Commander Musical," based on the popular series, premiered Wednesday, April 15, at the Rio All-Suites Hotel& Casino and tells the story of a family duck-call business that led to reality show juggernaut "Duck Dynasty.

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5846
April 17th, 2015
Maclellan Building eyed for apartments in Chattanooga - Insurance News Net -

Maclellan Building eyed for apartments in Chattanooga
Insurance News Net
Yandell said the company has or is currently renovating buildings in Memphis , Tuscaloosa, Ala. , and Columbia, S.C.. He said his ... The Atlanta business had plans to put a 120-room boutique hotel into the Maclellan, but it never happened. The ...

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5845
April 16th, 2015
Petco reopening 2 Chicago boarding centers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Petco reopening 2 Chicago boarding centers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — Petco plans to reopen two of its pet boarding and daycare centers in Chicago on a limited scale after shutting down for two weeks as a precaution over a surge in canine flu cases. The two Pooch Hotel locations will open Friday for ...

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5844
April 16th, 2015
Bible stories and thrillers make Morocco filming choice - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bible stories and thrillers make Morocco filming choice
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
At one point over the winter, there were three actors playing Jesus in different productions staying at the main hotel in Ouarzazate. The new boom comes off some lean years, beginning with the 2008 global financial crisis and exacerbated by the 2011 ...

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5843
April 16th, 2015
Chris Hastings aims for June opening of Lakeview restaurant - Birmingham Business Journal -

Birmingham Business Journal

Chris Hastings aims for June opening of Lakeview restaurant
Birmingham Business Journal
The Hot & Hot Fish Club owner has been busy in the past few months, launching a new restaurant called Side by Side in Tuscaloosa's $31 million Embassy Suites hotel. This week, Empire Hospitality LLC, the developer behind the Empire building's ...

5842
April 16th, 2015
Oscar-winning composer Alexandre Desplat to get BMI honor - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Oscar-winning composer Alexandre Desplat to get BMI honor
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Desplat won the Academy Award for best original score for "The Grand Budapest Hotel" in February. Desplat, a Golden Globe winner and Grammy nominee, has also scored films like "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," ''The Twilight Saga: New Moon," ...

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5841
April 15th, 2015
Nadal, Federer, Wawrinka ease into 3rd round in Monte Carlo - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Nadal, Federer, Wawrinka ease into 3rd round in Monte Carlo
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Today I (will) go back to the hotel with a fantastic feeling because I played probably (my) best match of the year," Nadal said. The switch to clay was also enjoyable for second-seeded Roger Federer and defending champion Stan Wawrinka, who won his ...

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5840
April 15th, 2015
European vacation as much as 25 percent cheaper due to euro - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

European vacation as much as 25 percent cheaper due to euro
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They're aged 25 to 40, travel alone, and spend on high-end hotels and restaurants, unlike the previous generation that wanted mainly to shop. And a Chinese visitor spends four times as much on average as Americans. The United States is also the biggest ...

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5839
April 15th, 2015
US Rep. Terri Sewell blasts dismissal of case against federal judge Mark Fuller - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US Rep. Terri Sewell blasts dismissal of case against federal judge Mark Fuller
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... he was accused of hitting his wife when she accused him of infidelity. Atlanta police arrested Fuller early Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in downtown Atlanta after responding to a complaint from his wife, Kelli Fuller. (AP Photo/Fulton County ...

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5838
April 15th, 2015
Review: It Shoulda Been You' is inventive satire of weddings - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Review: It Shoulda Been You' is inventive satire of weddings
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The show has a brash, non-stop pace, and is nicely set on two floors of an elegant hotel, with plenty of doors to facilitate farcical running around. Edward Hibbert impishly portrays an omnipotent, seen-it-all wedding planner, who oozes delight when ...

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5837
April 14th, 2015
Beijing hopes European film buff will raise festival profile - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Beijing hopes European film buff will raise festival profile
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Other films being screened during the festival include many that haven't played in mainland theaters, including this year's Oscar winners "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." The festival is different from the grassroots Beijing Independent Film ...

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5836
April 14th, 2015
Box office top 20: 'Furious 7' speeds to $59.6 million - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Box office top 20: 'Furious 7' speeds to $59.6 million
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — "Furious 7" continues to run loops around the competition, taking the box office checkered flag for the second straight week with a commanding $59.6 million in North American theaters. The Universal action sequel has made $251.5 ...

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5835
April 14th, 2015
Kenyan drivers fume over city plan to get traffic moving - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kenyan drivers fume over city plan to get traffic moving
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Evans Kidero, the governor of Nairobi county, was recently photographed walking with aides to a meeting at a hotel after abandoning his car, which was stuck in traffic. He announced the new plan to stop drivers from making some turns at traffic circles ...

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5834
April 14th, 2015
Foley Sports Tourism Complex buzz making impact beyond facility; GlenLakes to ... - AL.com -

AL.com

Foley Sports Tourism Complex buzz making impact beyond facility; GlenLakes to ...
AL.com
During a press conference last week, Staley announced that a partnership between the city, local hotel owners, and the GlenLakes Golf Club, among others, opened the door for the golf course on Baldwin County 20 to host the 2018 National Junior College ...

5833
April 14th, 2015
Chris Hastings in ongoing negotiations with Empire Hotel developer - Birmingham Business Journal -

Birmingham Business Journal

Chris Hastings in ongoing negotiations with Empire Hotel developer
Birmingham Business Journal
The well-known chef is in negotiations with developers of the project, who want to bring Hastings on as operating partner for hotel food and beverage, according to a press release. Negotiations are ongoing and a deal has not yet been finalized.

5832
April 14th, 2015
Kim Kardashian and Kanye have baby baptized in Jerusalem - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kim Kardashian and Kanye have baby baptized in Jerusalem
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kim Kardashian, along with husband West, their daughter, North West, and her sister, Khloe, arrived in a private jet at Israel's international airport before being whisked away in a dark black SUV to a hotel in Jerusalem. All were captured on camera ...

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5831
April 14th, 2015
Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr
Tuscaloosa Magazine
In this Monday, March 30, 2015 photo, Ringo Starr poses for a portrait at The London Hotel, in West Hollywood, Calif. Already a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a Beatle, Starr will be inducted in April 2015, as an individual, joining John ...

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5830
April 13th, 2015
Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In this Monday, March 30, 2015 photo, Ringo Starr poses for a portrait at The London Hotel, in West Hollywood, Calif. Already a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a Beatle, Starr will be inducted in April 2015, as an individual, joining John ...

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5829
April 13th, 2015
Actor Ryan Reynolds hit, not injured, by car in Vancouver - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Actor Ryan Reynolds hit, not injured, by car in Vancouver
Tuscaloosa Magazine
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Actor Ryan Reynolds was the victim of a hit-and-run in a hotel parking lot, his publicist and Vancouver police said Sunday. "While walking, Ryan was struck by a paparazzi driving a car through an underground parking ...

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5828
April 13th, 2015
LOOKING BACK: Golf in Guilds Wood - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) (blog) -

LOOKING BACK: Golf in Guilds Wood
Tuscaloosa News (subscription) (blog)
On the last day of his stay, he discovered the game of golf on a course adjoining the hotel. He decided to stay and get to know the game. Four weeks later, he returned to Tuscaloosa and told his brother Hugo what a splendid game it was and convinced ...

5827
April 13th, 2015
When it comes to NFL potential, Garrett Grayson has it covered - The Denver Post -

When it comes to NFL potential, Garrett Grayson has it covered
The Denver Post
In a hotel room in Indianapolis, sandwiched between coaches and executives, Garrett Grayson's dream flowed from a marker onto a grease board. He listened to NFL assistant coaches discuss five plays, five protections and five formations at the league's ...

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5826
April 13th, 2015
Kim Kardashian and Kanye take baby North West to Middle East - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kim Kardashian and Kanye take baby North West to Middle East
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kim Kardashian, along with husband West, their daughter, North West, and her sister, Khloe, arrived in a private jet at Israel's international airport before being whisked away in a dark black SUV to a hotel in Jerusalem. All were captured on camera ...

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5825
April 13th, 2015
Cancer surge in China prompts rise of special patient hotels - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Cancer surge in China prompts rise of special patient hotels
Tuscaloosa Magazine
With lung, bowel and breast cancer rates surging in China, such hotels have sprouted up in big cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, part of an ad hoc response to what medical experts say is a growing health crisis challenging an unprepared medical system.

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5824
April 12th, 2015
When it comes to NFL pro potential, Garrett Grayson has it covered - The Denver Post -

The Current

When it comes to NFL pro potential, Garrett Grayson has it covered
The Denver Post
In a hotel room in Indianapolis, sandwiched between coaches and executives, Garrett Grayson's dream flowed from a marker onto a grease board. He listened to NFL assistant coaches discuss five plays, five protections and five formations at the league's ...
When it comes to NFL pro possible, Garrett Grayson has it covered The Current

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5823
April 12th, 2015
US senator seeks update on federal judge's case - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US senator seeks update on federal judge's case
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Atlanta police arrested Fuller in August after his wife, Kelli Fuller, called 911 and said he was beating her in their hotel room. The two have since divorced, said the judge's lawyer, Barry Ragsdale. Fuller reached a plea deal with prosecutors in Atlanta.

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5822
April 11th, 2015
Maduro gives US eye-poke in visit to 1989 invasion monument - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Maduro gives US eye-poke in visit to 1989 invasion monument
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The People's Summit was also the scene of a third day of confrontations between opponents and supporters of the Cuban government, prompting police to get between the two camps and close off access to the Hotel El Panama for nearly 40 minutes.

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5821
April 11th, 2015
Maduro visits 1989 invasion monument in eye-poke for US - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Maduro visits 1989 invasion monument in eye-poke for US
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The People's Summit was also the scene of a third day of confrontations between opponents and supporters of the Cuban government, prompting police to get between the two camps and close off access to the Hotel El Panama for nearly 40 minutes.

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5820
April 10th, 2015
Group hopes recycled hotel soap helps save lives worldwide - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Group hopes recycled hotel soap helps save lives worldwide
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Seipler, now the group's CEO, said some research revealed that millions of used bars of soap from hotels worldwide are sent to landfills every day while many people in developing nations are dying from illnesses that could be prevented with access to ...

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5819
April 10th, 2015
Lawsuit Says Wall Street Executive Overcharged on Contracts - Military.com -

Military.com

Lawsuit Says Wall Street Executive Overcharged on Contracts
Military.com
16, 2015 photo, Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton attends the 12th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. ... An arraignment and plea hearing for Vergez, 49, are scheduled for April 20 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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5818
April 10th, 2015
Spain: 7 suspected jihadists jailed, Barcelona targeted - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Spain: 7 suspected jihadists jailed, Barcelona targeted
Tuscaloosa Magazine
One of those ordered jailed allegedly had discussions with others about being ready to attack the bookstore with help from a neo-Nazi acquaintance, the report said. Images of a central Barcelona hotel, a police station and a shopping center were found ...

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5817
April 10th, 2015
Police: Piedmont couple arrested in Ga. for abusing 3-month-old - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

Police: Piedmont couple arrested in Ga. for abusing 3-month-old
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
Norton said the two were living in a Piedmont hotel. Norton said the charges are because of conditions related to malnutrition and the couple's failure to seek medical help for the baby. Norton said the parents brought the baby to an Atlanta area ...

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5816
April 10th, 2015
Whistleblower lawsuit: Wall Street exec overcharged on federal contracts - Stars and Stripes -

Stars and Stripes

Whistleblower lawsuit: Wall Street exec overcharged on federal contracts
Stars and Stripes
16, 2015, file photo, Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton attends the 12th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. ... An arraignment and plea hearing for Vergez, 49, are scheduled for April 20 in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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5815
April 10th, 2015
Inaugural night arrives at Embassy Suites - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Inaugural night arrives at Embassy Suites
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Guests mingle in the foyer of Embassy Suites during the hotel's grand opening reception in Tuscaloosa on Thursday. The $31 million, eight-story, all-suite hotel at University Boulevard between Greensboro Avenue and Lurleen Wallace Boulevard opened in ...

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5814
April 10th, 2015
Meet nearly 40 authors at Saturday's Alabama Book Festival - AL.com -

AL.com

Meet nearly 40 authors at Saturday's Alabama Book Festival
AL.com
Although he now resides in Tuscaloosa and teaches at the University of Alabama, Rick Bragg remains closely associated with his east Alabama hometown, Piedmont. Bragg received a Pulitzer Prize for feature writing while at the New York Times. His latest ...

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5813
April 9th, 2015
Road Trip! Double-A team ready to embark on 55-game trek - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Road Trip! Double-A team ready to embark on 55-game trek
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In the meantime, there will be a lot of bus rides, hotels and trips to Applebee's. The expected toll: 60 straight nights in a hotel, 55 games, nine different cities and some frayed nerves. The journey begins Thursday night when the Shuckers play the ...

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5812
April 9th, 2015
Deep-sea treasure hunter pleads guilty to contempt of court - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Deep-sea treasure hunter pleads guilty to contempt of court
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He and his longtime female companion, Alison Antekeier, were apprehended in January at a hotel where he was living near Boca Raton, Florida. Thompson has faced accusations of cheating investors since he discovered the S.S. America, known as the Ship ...

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5811
April 8th, 2015
Deep-sea treasure hunter pleads guilty to contempt of court - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Deep-sea treasure hunter pleads guilty to contempt of court
Tuscaloosa Magazine
He and his longtime female companion, Alison Antekeier, were apprehended in January at a hotel where he was living near Boca Raton, Florida. Thompson has faced accusations of cheating investors since he discovered the S.S. America, known as the Ship ...

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5810
April 8th, 2015
Hooters says largest location coming to Palms Casino - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hooters says largest location coming to Palms Casino
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... global development executive Mark Whittle says there are no geographic restrictions in the franchise and license agreements it has that would bar the new location despite another restaurant less than three miles away inside the Hooters Casino Hotel.

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5809
April 8th, 2015
Twisted Sister's not gonna take it, plans to disband - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Twisted Sister's not gonna take it, plans to disband
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Two of them will be tribute concerts to Pero, on May 30 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, which will be recorded for a CD and DVD, and June 13 at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey, which will raise money for Pero's family.

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5808
April 8th, 2015
'Game of Thrones' star Harington: a quiet force as Jon Snow - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

'Game of Thrones' star Harington: a quiet force as Jon Snow
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
This" — his arms sweep the Manhattan hotel lounge, including the reporter beside him — "is the unreal. My real life is more like fantasy than performing the actual fantasy." Shooting "Thrones" consumes roughly half of each year, and during his annual ...

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5807
April 8th, 2015
Suspects in poisoning of Russian ex-spy ready to testify - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Suspects in poisoning of Russian ex-spy ready to testify
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Litvinenko, a former KGB officer, died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium at a London hotel. On his deathbed, Litvinenko accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his assassination. The inquiry in London is paused ...

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5806
April 8th, 2015
5 years after BP spill, industry touts ability to respond - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

5 years after BP spill, industry touts ability to respond
Tuscaloosa Magazine
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Oil companies say they can clean up offshore spills far faster today than five years ago when BP's Macondo well blew out 45 miles off the coast of Louisiana, spawning the nation's worst offshore oil spill. It took BP and the ...

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5805
April 8th, 2015
US job openings surge, yet employers slow to hire - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

US job openings surge, yet employers slow to hire
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Retailers had nearly 30,000 more open jobs in February than the previous month, while hotels and restaurants posted 37,000 more jobs. Yet neither sector filled all those jobs: Retail hiring fell in February compared to the previous month, while hotel ...

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5804
April 7th, 2015
GlenLakes Golf Club lands 2018 NJCAA men's championship - Gulf Coast News Today -

GlenLakes Golf Club lands 2018 NJCAA men's championship
Gulf Coast News Today
This city council and how progressive they are – the receptionist here at city hall and our local hotel owners - they all came together to help us land this event.” Staley's primary role with the city has been to promote events at the Foley Sports ...

5803
April 7th, 2015
Specialty grocery to open downtown - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

The University of Alabama Crimson White

Specialty grocery to open downtown
The University of Alabama Crimson White
Cravings, a local specialty grocery store, is coming to downtown Tuscaloosa today. The store will ... Gosney, a junior majoring in restaurant, hotel and meetings managemen, lives downtown and said she understands the need for this type of store in the ...

5802
April 7th, 2015
Mega hit 'Furious 7' finishes weekend above estimates - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Mega hit 'Furious 7' finishes weekend above estimates
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Furious 7" sped to the top of the charts in its opening weekend with an eye-popping $147.2 million from 4,004 locations, box office firm Rentrak reported Monday. Fueled by a growing fan base and intense interest in the late star ...

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5801
April 6th, 2015
Cabaret star Julie Wilson dies at 90 in New York - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cabaret star Julie Wilson dies at 90 in New York
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... for her interpretations of such songwriters as Sondheim, Kurt Weill, Jerome Kern and Porter — that made the biggest impressions, from recordings like "Julie Wilson Sings the Cy Coleman Songbook" to her live sets at the Oak Room in the Algonquin Hotel.

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5800
April 6th, 2015
Priscilla Presley: No Elvis imitators at new Vegas chapel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Priscilla Presley: No Elvis imitators at new Vegas chapel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this July 27, 2013, file photo, Priscilla Presley arrives at the 3rd Annual Celebration of Dance Gala at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The new Elvis Presley's Graceland Wedding Chapel at the Westgate Resort & Hotel in Las ...

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5799
April 6th, 2015
How previous seasons of 'Mad Men' ended - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

How previous seasons of 'Mad Men' ended
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... was about to be sold from under them, but Don, Roger Sterling, Bert Cooper and Lane Pryce roared back with a plan to make a fast exit and form their own new agency, initially basing their new shop — Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce — in a hotel suite.

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5798
April 5th, 2015
For Wisconsin, a great win has to be followed by another - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

For Wisconsin, a great win has to be followed by another
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
I thought we handled that well,” Krzyzewski said. “It was the emotion in the hotel, where our fans were literally delirious. It was so packed, they were right next to you. They didn't think we would beat Vegas. We were the ones who thought we could ...

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5797
April 5th, 2015
Food on floor, catnaps as diplomats sealed Iran nuclear deal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Food on floor, catnaps as diplomats sealed Iran nuclear deal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food boxes strewn across the floor. An espresso machine buzzing constantly in the background. Physicists catnapping, their heads on tables. That was the scene at one of Switzerland's finest hotels, where room service kept the ...

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5796
April 4th, 2015
Live at 9 with Roy S. Johnson: So the College Football Playoff process won't ... - AL.com -

AL.com

Live at 9 with Roy S. Johnson: So the College Football Playoff process won't ...
AL.com
The infamous Gang of 13 is still going to meet weekly, old-school styled - in a musty hotel conference room, not virtually. It's still going to announce ... Moreover, an ornery Arkansas team comes to Tuscaloosa on October 10. Auburn's biggest pre ...

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5795
April 4th, 2015
Nuke scene: Food on floor, catnaps as Kerry & co. seal deal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Nuke scene: Food on floor, catnaps as Kerry & co. seal deal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It was the scene at one of Switzerland's finest hotels as U.S. diplomats worked hour upon hour to reach a landmark nuclear deal with Iran this week. For America's diplomats, the sessions included lots of room service and messy brainstorming sessions.

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5794
April 4th, 2015
Do I Have An STD? - Yahoo Health -

Yahoo Health

Do I Have An STD?
Yahoo Health
The Solo cups are being swept off the beach by tractors dragging trash zambonis, thousands of hotel rooms along the coast are being appraised for damages, and the third-degree sunburns on your shoulders are bubbling nicely. There's probably just one ...

5793
April 4th, 2015
Potential hurdles await prosecutors in Menendez case - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Potential hurdles await prosecutors in Menendez case
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But the 68-page document spells out many additional gifts, such as a Paris hotel stay and access to a Dominican resort, that prosecutors say were never reported on financial disclosure forms. In exchange for those and other gifts, prosecutors allege, ...

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5792
April 3rd, 2015
Some NIU alumni stay in DeKalb County, many move to Chicago-area - DeKalb Daily Chronicle -

DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Some NIU alumni stay in DeKalb County, many move to Chicago-area
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Celestin works at the Holmes Student Center Hotel and said she is looking to get more experience under her belt and find out whether her major is a good fit. “With my field, working here on campus, I do see potential to stay, but as far as DeKalb as a ...

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5791
April 3rd, 2015
Sprinkler head bursts in Embassy Suites hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sprinkler head bursts in Embassy Suites hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The incident prompted a temporary evacuation of parts of the hotel and its ground floor restaurant. Flashing fire alarm lights could be seen from the street in several rooms of the eight-story hotel on University Boulevard. Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue ...

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5790
April 3rd, 2015
Tommy Tune to get a special lifetime achievement Tony Award - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tommy Tune to get a special lifetime achievement Tony Award
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He's also the only artist to win the same two Tonys two years in a row — best choreography and best direction — for "Grand Hotel" and "The Will Rogers Follies." "He has succeeded in multiple facets of the industry — both on stage and off — and is a ...

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5789
April 2nd, 2015
Police: woman admitted fatally stabbing lawyer at DC hotel - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Police: woman admitted fatally stabbing lawyer at DC hotel
Tuscaloosa Magazine
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 21-year-old woman charged in the stabbing death of a lawyer at an upscale Washington hotel told police she intended to rob the man but stabbed him in his room when he grabbed her and tried to prevent her from leaving.

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5788
April 2nd, 2015
Marshall reaches new deal with Wichita State - ESPN (blog) -

ESPN (blog)

Marshall reaches new deal with Wichita State
ESPN (blog)
Marshall was considering a trip to the Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa later this week, but he instead chose to remain with the Shockers after agreeing to a reworked contract. "I fully respect his decision and wish him and his family all the best," Battle ...

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5787
April 2nd, 2015
Tuscaloosa Tourism officials say lodging tax is big payoff from - WSFA.com ... - WSFA -

WSFA

Tuscaloosa Tourism officials say lodging tax is big payoff from - WSFA.com ...
WSFA
“Lodging tax is something that people pay when they come to Tuscaloosa and spend the night in a hotel,” Simpson said. “We get to collect that money, those people leave, and then what we do with that money is help to maintain services and give our ...

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5786
April 2nd, 2015
Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
This March 2, 2015 photo shows the under-construction Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. With a slew of residential and hotel developments, Miami is embracing the notion that homes, like cars, handbags and jewelry, should carry luxe ...

5785
April 2nd, 2015
AP Exclusive: Airbnb to Cuba in major US business expansion - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP Exclusive: Airbnb to Cuba in major US business expansion
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Starting in the post-Soviet economic crisis of the 1990s as homey, bed and breakfast-style alternatives to Cuba's generally grim state-run hotels, "casas particulares," or private homes, have expanded into an industry with options ranging from small ...

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5784
April 2nd, 2015
New Jersey Sen. Menendez vows to fight corruption charges - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New Jersey Sen. Menendez vows to fight corruption charges
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Menendez had already acknowledged that he had taken several round-trip flights to the Dominican Republic on Melgen's luxury jet that, initially, were not properly reimbursed. But the 68-page document spells out many additional gifts, such as a Paris ...

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5783
April 2nd, 2015
Tuscaloosa police charge two people in hotel shooting - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa police charge two people in hotel shooting
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Gary Hood, Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit commander. Then, the 37-year-old man said that two men stole $60 and a cellphone from him before shooting him in the abdomen. Investigators arrested Porche White-Myles, 21, last Thursday and ...

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5782
April 2nd, 2015
Tuscaloosa Tourism officials say lodging tax is big payoff from visitors - WTVM -

WTVM

Tuscaloosa Tourism officials say lodging tax is big payoff from visitors
WTVM
“Lodging tax is something that people pay when they come to Tuscaloosa and spend the night in a hotel,” Simpson said. “We get to collect that money, those people leave, and then what we do with that money is help to maintain services and give our ...

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5781
April 1st, 2015
Pssst: Don Draper doesn't really write those 'Mad Men' ads - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pssst: Don Draper doesn't really write those 'Mad Men' ads
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Weiner remains proud of Draper's footprints-in-the-sand pitch for the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Season 6, even though "Hawaii: The jumping off point" may have been a bit too avant garde for 1968. Note: The Hawaiian hotel itself wasn't pictured in the ad ...

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5780
April 1st, 2015
US construction spending falls for second month in February - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

US construction spending falls for second month in February
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Private spending on construction of single-family homes declined 1.4 percent, while spending on apartments was up 4.1 percent. Nonresidential construction spending rose 0.5 percent, led by a 5.5 percent jump in hotel construction and a 6.8 percent jump ...

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5779
April 1st, 2015
No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... second right, takes a note while waiting for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program with other officials from Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia, the European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland ...

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5778
March 31st, 2015
1 dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

1 dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The car that rammed the police vehicle had been stolen Monday morning from a hotel in Jessup, Maryland, said Mary Phelan, a spokeswoman for the Howard County Police Department. She declined to name the hotel, citing the ongoing investigation, ...

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5777
March 31st, 2015
Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead
Tuscaloosa Magazine
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Officials in Somalia say gunmen who stormed a hotel frequented by government officials and dignitaries killing at least nine people are exchanging fire with government troops more than 12 hours later. Capt. Mohammed ...

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5776
March 29th, 2015
Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The second began when Chester covered a 1939 earthquake in Chile and spotted Enna at a hotel swimming pool. In 1940, CBS hired Chester as chief of radio broadcasting for Latin America. Eventually, he became the network's director of news in New York.

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5775
March 28th, 2015
Airbnb becomes sponsor of 2016 Olympics in Rio - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Airbnb becomes sponsor of 2016 Olympics in Rio
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's hotel bed shortage was eased on Friday, as online home share startup Airbnb inked a deal to be the official "alternative accommodations" sponsor of the 2016 Olympic games. The deal, which saw Airbnb pay an ...

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5774
March 28th, 2015
Official: Siege of gunmen in Somali hotel ends, 17 dead - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Official: Siege of gunmen in Somali hotel ends, 17 dead
Tuscaloosa Magazine
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Officials in Somalia say gunmen who stormed a hotel frequented by government officials and dignitaries killing at least nine people are exchanging fire with government troops more than 12 hours later. Capt. Mohammed ...

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5773
March 28th, 2015
UA's Honors Week 2015 to Include Tapping on the Mound - UA News -

UA's Honors Week 2015 to Include Tapping on the Mound
UA News
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will recognize the achievement of outstanding students and faculty during Honors Week activities on campus starting Monday, March 30. The Tapping on the Mound ceremony, a tradition since the early 1900s ...

5772
March 26th, 2015
Woman accused of kidnap plot claimed to be business coach - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

The State

Woman accused of kidnap plot claimed to be business coach
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The mother was saved when hotel employees interrupted the assault but McCall escaped, said El Segundo Police Chief Mitch Tavera. D'Milian also started a fake charity focusing on 1- to 2-month-old babies and asked her friends and acquaintances to ...
Police: Woman's "evil" kidnapping plot led to baby's death Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5771
March 26th, 2015
Inside the battle for Boston's country music soul - Boston Globe (subscription) -

Boston Globe (subscription)

Inside the battle for Boston's country music soul
Boston Globe (subscription)
Pacing in her oceanside hotel room, Rogers wondered what this would mean for the station they'd painstakingly built over many years. She thought about catching .... In college, he took his resume to nearly every station in Tuscaloosa. The only one that ...

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5770
March 26th, 2015
Ex-aide of retiring Indiana senator running to replace him - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-aide of retiring Indiana senator running to replace him
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Holcomb, 46, is little known outside state political circles, but numerous former colleagues in the Daniels administration were among the couple hundred supporters gathered at a downtown Indianapolis hotel. Holcomb was a campaign manager and top ...

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5769
March 26th, 2015
Do I Have an STD? Spring Break Edition - GQ Magazine (blog) -

GQ Magazine (blog)

Do I Have an STD? Spring Break Edition
GQ Magazine (blog)
The Solo cups are being swept off the beach by tractors dragging trash zambonis, thousands of hotel rooms along the coast are being appraised for damages, and the third-degree sunburns on your shoulders are bubbling nicely. There's probably just one ...

5768
March 26th, 2015
Police: Baby death came from woman's 'evil' kidnapping plot - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

ABC News

Police: Baby death came from woman's 'evil' kidnapping plot
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The mother was saved when hotel employees interrupted the assault but McCall escaped, said El Segundo Police Chief Mitch Tavera. D'Milian also started a fake charity focusing on 1- to 2-month-old babies and asked her friends and acquaintances to ...
Police: Woman's "evil" kidnapping plot led to baby's death Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5767
March 26th, 2015
Proposed hotel seeks incentives - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Proposed hotel seeks incentives
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The developers behind a proposed boutique hotel along the Black Warrior River are seeking $1.7 million in economic incentives from the Tuscaloosa City Council. If approved, the incentives would help Atlanta-based Chance Partners secure funding for the ...

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5766
March 26th, 2015
Felicity Jones says 'Stars Wars' role is 'really exciting' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Felicity Jones says 'Stars Wars' role is 'really exciting'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In this image released by Starpix, from left, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones and James Franco attend a press event for their film, "True Story, " at the Crosby St Hotel in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca). AP. By Alicia Rancilio The Associated ...

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5765
March 25th, 2015
Syrian rebels seize army stronghold near Jordanian border - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Syrian rebels seize army stronghold near Jordanian border
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Masalma said however, that the Busra al-Sham hotel — the biggest and best known hotel in the region — and the nearby historic souks were destroyed in the fighting. The town's capture was also reported by the Local Coordination Committees and the ...

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5764
March 25th, 2015
Who'll play at Hangout? Finalists chosen for 'Reach the Beach' contest - AL.com -

Who'll play at Hangout? Finalists chosen for 'Reach the Beach' contest
AL.com
We listened. We evaluated. There were moments of satisfaction. There were moments when we despaired, and took solace in pizza. When all was said and done, a beautiful spring Sunday afternoon was gone, and six finalists had been selected for a contest ...

5763
March 24th, 2015
Rome's homeless to get guided private tour of Sistine Chapel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rome's homeless to get guided private tour of Sistine Chapel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They'll enter Vatican City via a side entrance, walk past the Vatican hotel where Francis lives and behind St. Peter's Basilica to an internal entrance of the Vatican Museums. They will see some galleries en route to Michelangelo's masterpiece, which ...

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5762
March 24th, 2015
Millionaire Robert Durst returning to court in New Orleans - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Millionaire Robert Durst returning to court in New Orleans
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Durst was arrested March 14 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in New Orleans. He had registered there under the name Everette Ward, and a search of his hotel room turned up his passport, nearly $43,000 in cash, a gun and a rubber or latex mask that could ...

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5761
March 23rd, 2015
Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tourists trying to dine at high-end private restaurants are often struggling to find an empty table these days, and it's practically impossible to get a room at Havana's best hotels. Some travel agents report being turned away when trying to book group ...

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5760
March 23rd, 2015
Delta Queen heads to New Orleans for complete restoration - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Delta Queen heads to New Orleans for complete restoration
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The historic, 1920s-era paddlewheeler has spent half a dozen years as a floating hotel. It was damaged during an ice storm in 2014. The vessel, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is now headed to New Orleans for a full ...

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5759
March 23rd, 2015
European far-right politicians in Russia to support Putin - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

European far-right politicians in Russia to support Putin
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Nationalist supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin brought together controversial far-right politicians from across Europe on Sunday in an effort to demonstrate international support for Russia and weaken European ...

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5758
March 22nd, 2015
LOOKING BACK: Happenings in Tuscaloosa 100 years ago - Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog) -

Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog)

LOOKING BACK: Happenings in Tuscaloosa 100 years ago
Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog)
Burchfield In 1915, the Burchfield Brothers purchased the Craddock Place on Broad Street, between Greensboro and 25th Avenue; the property ran through the block to 4th Street. The price was $6100. (Many remember the old Burchfield Hotel that occupied ...

5757
March 22nd, 2015
Judge ends Chris Brown's court saga over Rihanna attack - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Judge ends Chris Brown's court saga over Rihanna attack
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Brown spent two-and-a-half months in jail after he was arrested for hitting a man outside a Washington hotel in October 2013. Rihanna and Brown rekindled their relationship after a restraining order in the case was lifted, but have since broken up.

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5756
March 22nd, 2015
5 key findings from AP's story on WHO and the Ebola outbreak - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

5 key findings from AP's story on WHO and the Ebola outbreak
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
An Ebola-infected WHO consultant in Sierra Leone violated WHO health protocols, creating a rift with Doctors Without Borders that was only resolved when WHO was thrown out of a shared hotel. 5. Despite WHO's pledges to reform, many of the proposed ...

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5755
March 20th, 2015
FIFA banks $2B in 2014; World Cup turns $337M total profit - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

FIFA banks $2B in 2014; World Cup turns $337M total profit
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Spending last year included: $261 million in World Cup bonuses to member federations and confederations; $27 million buying a four-star hotel near the world soccer museum site in Zurich; and $39.7 million in executive committee stipends and senior ...

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5754
March 20th, 2015
Court closes Chris Brown's case over 2009 Rihanna assault - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Court closes Chris Brown's case over 2009 Rihanna assault
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Brown spent two-and-a-half months in jail after he was arrested for hitting a man outside a Washington hotel in October 2013. Rihanna and Brown rekindled their relationship after a restraining order in the case was lifted, but have since broken up.

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5753
March 20th, 2015
Man shot, robbed in Tuscaloosa hotel room; woman he was with may have ... - AL.com -

AL.com

Man shot, robbed in Tuscaloosa hotel room; woman he was with may have ...
AL.com
Tuscaloosa Police are investigating the early morning robbery and shooting of a man who was sharing a hotel room with a younger woman Thursday night. Captain Gary Hood, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said officers were ...
Man robbed & shot in Tuscaloosa motel Alabama's News Leader

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5752
March 20th, 2015
Suspect in Litvinenko death says he'll take part in inquiry - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Suspect in Litvinenko death says he'll take part in inquiry
Tuscaloosa Magazine
... that a man calling himself Dmitry Kovtun had contacted lawyers and "said he is willing to take part in the inquiry." Litvinenko, a KGB officer-turned-Kremlin critic, died after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210 at a London hotel in ...

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5751
March 20th, 2015
Emails: UN health agency resisted declaring Ebola emergency - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Emails: UN health agency resisted declaring Ebola emergency
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Fellow responders said many lacked Ebola experience; one WHO consultant who got infected with Ebola broke his own agency's protocol, putting others at risk and getting WHO kicked out of a hotel, the AP found. In an email Thursday, WHO said: "People ...

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5750
March 20th, 2015
Sky gazers flock to remote islands for total solar eclipse - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Sky gazers flock to remote islands for total solar eclipse
Tuscaloosa Magazine
TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands (AP) — For months, even years, accommodation on the remote Faeroe Islands has been booked out by fans who don't want to miss an almost three-minute-long astronomical sensation. Now they just have to hope the clouds will ...

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5749
March 20th, 2015
AP Exclusive: Draft agreement cuts Iran's nuclear hardware - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP Exclusive: Draft agreement cuts Iran's nuclear hardware
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, walks outside the hotel during a break of a bilateral meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for a new round of Nuclear Talks, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, March 19, 2015.

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5748
March 20th, 2015
Milo's job fair held in Tuscaloosa Wednesday - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

Milo's job fair held in Tuscaloosa Wednesday
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
According to Milo's corporate headquarters, the company is holding a job fair Wednesday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hotel Capstone on The University of Alabama campus. A new Milo's restaurant is under construction in Tuscaloosa, near the ...

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5747
March 18th, 2015
Liveblog: Northeastern basketball goes to NCAA tournament - News@Northeastern -

Liveblog: Northeastern basketball goes to NCAA tournament
News@Northeastern
“We're here boys,” Huskies junior forward David Walker exclaimed as he stepped off the bus at the team hotel just after 9 p.m. Tuesday night. Indeed the Huskies are here, and that here is Pittsburgh, where the Northeastern men's basketball team will be ...

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5746
March 18th, 2015
AP source: Paul eyes April 7 to announce White House run - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP source: Paul eyes April 7 to announce White House run
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The adviser demanded anonymity to speak ahead of Paul's public announcement. The adviser adds that Paul could still pull the plug on a campaign, although that is not expected to happen. Paul's team has booked an event at Louisville's Galt House hotel.

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5745
March 17th, 2015
LIVE! from Tuscaloosa - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette -

LIVE! from Tuscaloosa
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
The Illini are back at their hotel enjoying some down time before heading over to Coleman Coliseum later on tonight. I'm interested to see how they come out tonight. They haven't played well of late and this is not the tournament they want to be ...

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5744
March 17th, 2015
Laughs stream with Jane Krakowski on Netflix's 'Unbreakable' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Laughs stream with Jane Krakowski on Netflix's 'Unbreakable'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... the way became a two-time Tony winner singing and dancing in such Broadway hits as "Grand Hotel," ''Company," ''Once Upon a Mattress," ''Nine" and "Starlight Express," for which she added nightly roller-skating marathons to her list of accomplishments.

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5743
March 17th, 2015
Embassy Suites Opens in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama - Hotel Designs (press release) -

Embassy Suites Opens in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Hotel Designs (press release)
As the premier full-service hotel in the market, Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Downtown, AL boasts 154 spacious suites and features the brand's latest design concept, Design Option III, and a new on-site restaurant, The Side by Side, led by James Beard ...

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5742
March 17th, 2015
Embassy Suites Opens in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama Announcing ... - Hotel Designs (press release) -

Embassy Suites Opens in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama Announcing ...
Hotel Designs (press release)
As the premier full-service hotel in the market, Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Downtown, AL boasts 154 spacious suites and features the brand's latest design concept, Design Option III, and a new on-site restaurant, The Side by Side, led by James Beard ...

5741
March 17th, 2015
UD should tell 'First Four' to take a hike - Dayton Daily News (blog) -

UD should tell 'First Four' to take a hike
Dayton Daily News (blog)
Alabama fired coach Anthony Grant, a former UD player, and Miller's name is bouncing around Tuscaloosa like a loose ball. Never mind that big, big bucks will be involved. At least at Alabama he'd get some respect. Apparently the NCAA selection folks ...

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5740
March 16th, 2015
No reservation for Lange in next 'Horror Story' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

No reservation for Lange in next 'Horror Story'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Emmy-winning star of the first four seasons of "American Horror Story" announced Sunday she would not be returning for the fifth in the FX anthology series, which will be subtitled "Hotel." Committing to each season "is a huge investment," Lange ...

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5739
March 16th, 2015
DON NOBLE: Discover the 'Lost Capitals of Alabama' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DON NOBLE: Discover the 'Lost Capitals of Alabama'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Montgomery, chosen over competing bids from Tuscaloosa, Wetumpka, Mobile, Marion, Statesville, Selma and Huntsville, has been the state capital since 1846. Indeed it was the capital of the Confederacy for three months in 1861 before that was moved to ...

5738
March 15th, 2015
Cyclone Pam leaves trail of destruction in Pacific's Vanuatu - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cyclone Pam leaves trail of destruction in Pacific's Vanuatu
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"They've put the deck chairs at the hotel I'm staying at into the swimming pool to stop them blowing away. It's quite surreal." She said many people in Vanuatu live in flimsy shelters, especially those on the more remote outer islands. She said those ...

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5737
March 14th, 2015
Transcript: Meet SEC Commissioner-Select Greg Sankey - LEX18 Lexington KY News -

Transcript: Meet SEC Commissioner-Select Greg Sankey
LEX18 Lexington KY News
I just had one of the most enjoyable walks of my life from the hotel to the arena. I was joined by a number of ... We impacts the world from Fayetteville,Gainesville, Nashville, Knoxville, and Starkville, and from Lexington, Oxford, and Tuscaloosa. The ...

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5736
March 13th, 2015
Small Pacific nation of Vanuatu hit by powerful cyclone - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Small Pacific nation of Vanuatu hit by powerful cyclone
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"They've put the deck chairs at the hotel I'm staying at into the swimming pool to stop them blowing away. It's quite surreal." She said many people in Vanuatu live in flimsy shelters, especially those on the more remote outer islands. She said those ...

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5735
March 13th, 2015
Kathy Griffin turns in her "Fashion Police" badge - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kathy Griffin turns in her "Fashion Police" badge
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, Kathy Griffin of the E! show "Fashion Police" poses at the NBCUniversal Cable 2015 Winter TCA Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel, in Pasadena, Calif. Griffin announced her departure from the E!

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5734
March 13th, 2015
West Virginia residents evacuated homes after landslide - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

West Virginia residents evacuated homes after landslide
Tuscaloosa Magazine
He said about eight families were relocated to hotel rooms paid for by the airport. Kanawha County Emergency Services Deputy Director C.W. Sigman said residents were expected to be out of their homes for at least a few days. The landslide ruptured a ...

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5733
March 13th, 2015
Sen. Shelby to visit Mobile for breakfast event with local business leaders Monday - AL.com -

AL.com

Sen. Shelby to visit Mobile for breakfast event with local business leaders Monday
AL.com
Richard Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, during a speech at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville in March 2014. Shelby will visit ... The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce will host the event at the Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel& Spa at 7:30 a.m.. Shelby ...

5732
March 13th, 2015
Embassy Suites opens in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama - Travel Daily News International -

Travel Daily News International

Embassy Suites opens in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Travel Daily News International
TUSCALOOSA, AL. and MCLEAN, VA. – Embassy Suites Hotels, the Hilton Worldwide brand of upscale all-suite hotels, announced the opening of their first property in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. As the premier full-service hotel in the market, Embassy Suites ...

5731
March 12th, 2015
Best Bets for Thursday March 12 - Wednesday March 18 - Times Daily -

Best Bets for Thursday March 12 - Wednesday March 18
Times Daily
Both sets are 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Chad Bradford returns to his regular weekly set 8-11 tonight at Singing River Bar and Grill inside Jameson Inn Hotel and Conference Center, 4900 Hatch Boulevard, Sheffield. Bradford returns Friday with the Dam Band, while ...

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5730
March 12th, 2015
F150312 best bets thurs - Times Daily -

F150312 best bets thurs
Times Daily
n Travis Wammack and The Snakeman Band — Tim Collins on bass, Roger Clark on drums and Jim Whitehead on keyboard — play 5:30-7:30 tonight at Wayne's Catfish Haven, 18437 U.S. 43, Russellville.

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5729
March 11th, 2015
Model T Club of America - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Model T Club of America
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
John Gillette, of Wadsworth, Ohio, prepares to put away his 1926 Ford Model T Coup for the night in his car trailer at the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel in Gainesville Monday, March 9, 2015. One hundred and twenty-five members of the Model T Club of ...

5728
March 11th, 2015
Meetings-Friendly Hilton Takes Off in Tuscaloosa - Meetings Focus (press release) (blog) -

Meetings-Friendly Hilton Takes Off in Tuscaloosa
Meetings Focus (press release) (blog)
Embassy Suites Hotels, the Hilton Worldwide brand of all-suite hotels, just opened its first property in Tuscaloosa, Ala., offering 154 suites, the brand's latest design concept and a new on-site restaurant, The Side by Side, led by James Beard award ...

5727
March 10th, 2015
Suicide car bomber kills 1 in attack in Egypt's Sinai - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Suicide car bomber kills 1 in attack in Egypt's Sinai
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Later, Interior Ministry spokesman Hani Abdel-Latif said that the bomber was trying to reach a nearby hotel where a large number of police officers reside. On Sunday, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Samir, the official spokesman of the armed forces, said that ...

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5726
March 10th, 2015
APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
SAN FRANCISCO | Make calls, read email, control music, manage Instagram photos, keep up with your workout, pay for groceries, open your hotel room door. CEO Tim Cook says you can do it all from your wrist with Apple Watch — for 18 hours a day.

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5725
March 9th, 2015
Making it official: Stillman College President Peter Millet to be inaugurated ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Making it official: Stillman College President Peter Millet to be inaugurated ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A free gospel concert will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church beside the Stillman campus. Friday begins with a presidential prayer breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Hotel Capstone on the University of Alabama campus ...

5724
March 9th, 2015
Political columnist unknowingly inspired Lumineers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Political columnist unknowingly inspired Lumineers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2013 file photo, from left, Wesley Schutlz, Neyla Pekarek and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers pose at the Dream Downtown Hotel in New York. Fraites says that a picture of a New Jersey newspaper columnist is the secret to the ...

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5723
March 7th, 2015
Mike Strange: The Richardsons were in this together - Knoxville News Sentinel -

Knoxville News Sentinel

Mike Strange: The Richardsons were in this together
Knoxville News Sentinel
But that Malibu also has rolled into Lexington and Tuscaloosa, to Athens, Ga., to Starkville and Oxford. Basically, anywhere the ... When the UT schedule is announced in August, the Richardsons get busy booking hotels and flights. "We don't spend a lot ...

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5722
March 7th, 2015
Frenchman on trial for helping 14-year-old trying to join IS - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Frenchman on trial for helping 14-year-old trying to join IS
Tuscaloosa Magazine
PARIS (AP) — A Frenchman accused of helping a 14-year-old runaway try to join Islamic State by arranging her travel is on trial on terrorism charges. Friday's trial of Riad Ben Cheikh sheds light on the shadowy networks that recruit European ...

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5721
March 6th, 2015
The Side By Side adds tasty presence to downtown Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Side By Side adds tasty presence to downtown Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
As the newest casual-yet-fine-dining experience in the city, it's anchored in the upscale hotel at the corner of University Boulevard and Greensboro Avenue formerly known as the CityFest lot, for the decades-long-but-now-defunct music festival. A ...

5720
March 6th, 2015
Libya says 11 oil fields non-operational after IS attacks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Libya says 11 oil fields non-operational after IS attacks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In January, they stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli, and in February released a video showing them beheading 21 Egyptian Christians. The Egyptian military launched airstrikes on Darna in retaliation. On Feb. 21, two Islamic State suicide bombers killed ...

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5719
March 5th, 2015
Selma-- "This is something I'll tell my kids..." - Alabama Public Radio -

Alabama Public Radio

Selma-- "This is something I'll tell my kids..."
Alabama Public Radio
My classmate Katie Shepherd and I aren't looking for a restaurant or a hotel. We're in search of history. We're in Selma and ... Our trip began weeks ago during class at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa… “One of the things I really love is ...

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5718
March 5th, 2015
Browning on Business: New hotel coming to Columbus - The Commercial Dispatch -

The Commercial Dispatch

Browning on Business: New hotel coming to Columbus
The Commercial Dispatch
A Mississippi Development Authority report states there were about 57,006 hotel rooms in the state in 2013. Today, there are roughly 1,500 in Columbus, according to Nancy Carpenter, executive director of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention & Visitors ...

5717
March 5th, 2015
Shane Lyons excited to be back at alma mater - The Daily Athenaeum -

Shane Lyons excited to be back at alma mater
The Daily Athenaeum
Since he came to the campus during the middle of the school year, his wife and kids will stay in Tuscaloosa until school finishes in the early summer. “They're excited, they want to be a part of it,” he said. “Like last (Tuesday) night I called back ...

5716
March 5th, 2015
New Tuscaloosa hotel opens, immediately sells out for football season 6 months ... - Yellowhammer News -

AL.com

New Tuscaloosa hotel opens, immediately sells out for football season 6 months ...
Yellowhammer News
Situated at the corner of Greensboro and University downtown, the new hotel provides a luxury destination for visitors to the city for various events, the most important of which are home football games. But according to Tuscaloosa's Tide 99.1 FM, the ...
Tuscaloosa's first Embassy Suites opens; $31 million hotel is first in city AL.com
Downtown Embassy Suites hotel opens Alabama's News Leader

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5715
March 5th, 2015
Council axes student housing project, approves luxury condo development - Tuscaloosa News -

Council axes student housing project, approves luxury condo development
Tuscaloosa News
Then, the plans called for a T-shaped, 14-story tower with a 250-room hotel and another section with 65 condominiums with a ground-floor of almost 19,000 square feet of retail space along with a 738-space parking garage. That approval was good for a ...

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5714
March 4th, 2015
Tuscaloosa's first Embassy Suites opens; $31 million hotel is first in city - AL.com -

AL.com

Tuscaloosa's first Embassy Suites opens; $31 million hotel is first in city
AL.com
"Tuscaloosa hasn't seen a full-service, premium hotel like ours," the hotel's general manager Jon Crisp said in a statement. "Whether traveling on business, for a big game at University of Alabama or to tour local attractions, guests will appreciate ...
Downtown Embassy Suites hotel opens Alabama's News Leader

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5713
March 4th, 2015
EDITORIAL: Hopes high for long-awaited downtown hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

EDITORIAL: Hopes high for long-awaited downtown hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The city of Tuscaloosa bought the property with federal money for “urban renewal” and demolished the buildings. At first, there was talk of building a hotel and conference center on the site. But they never appeared, and for years the property sat empty.

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5712
March 4th, 2015
Downtown Embassy Suites hotel opens - Alabama's News Leader -

Alabama's News Leader

Downtown Embassy Suites hotel opens
Alabama's News Leader
The doors to the first hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa are now open. The Embassy Suites is the first premier full service hotel in the area. It's eight stories high and has 154 suites. The hotel also features a 24-hour fitness area, an indoor swimming ...

5711
March 4th, 2015
Council axes student housing project, approves luxury condo development - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Council axes student housing project, approves luxury condo development
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Then, the plans called for a T-shaped, 14-story tower with a 250-room hotel and another section with 65 condominiums with a ground-floor of almost 19,000 square feet of retail space along with a 738-space parking garage. That approval was good for a ...

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5710
March 4th, 2015
Can a bowl of ramen change your life? - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Can a bowl of ramen change your life?
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Though small noodle shops dotted the streets near our hotel, we headed to Tsukiji, the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. We had spotted a vendor on an earlier visit when we had passed quickly — longingly — to watch seafood ...

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5709
March 3rd, 2015
Emails: Indicted Alabama House speaker had financial trouble, sought work - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Emails: Indicted Alabama House speaker had financial trouble, sought work
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
House Speaker Mike Hubbard interviews with WVUA before a question and answer session at Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014. Staff file photo | Erin Nelson. By Kim Chandler The Associated Press ...

5708
March 3rd, 2015
Cubs expect "dusty" year amid Wrigley Field renovations - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cubs expect "dusty" year amid Wrigley Field renovations
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But unlike 1914 when the whole park cost $250,000 to build, what's happening now is the first phase of a project that will cost $375 million to renovate the stadium itself and a total of $575 million when a nearby hotel, plaza and office complex are ...

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5707
March 3rd, 2015
Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A review by The Associated Press shows Taser is covering airfare and hotel stays for police chiefs who travel to speak at marketing conferences. It is also hiring some recently retired chiefs as consultants, sometimes months after their cities signed ...

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5706
March 3rd, 2015
'Free Larry Langford' supporters of former Birmingham mayor heading to Selma ... - AL.com -

AL.com

'Free Larry Langford' supporters of former Birmingham mayor heading to Selma ...
AL.com
langford1.jpg Then Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford waits for court to start at the Federal Building in Tuscaloosa, Ala., for the closing arguments in his federal bribery trial Wednesday, October 28, 2009. (The Birmingham News FILE /Tamika Moore).

5705
March 3rd, 2015
Downtown Tuscaloosa hotel opens Tuesday - WSFA -

WSFA

Downtown Tuscaloosa hotel opens Tuesday
WSFA
Embassy Suites, downtown Tuscaloosa's first hotel in years, opens its doors Tuesday. The hotel sits at a main downtown intersection, University Blvd. and Greensboro Ave. It has 154 guest rooms, all of which are suites, and brings approximately 250 jobs ...
Embassy Suites Opens in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama Business Wire (press release)

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5704
March 3rd, 2015
AP EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Guantanamo detainees struggle in Uruguay - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Guantanamo detainees struggle in Uruguay
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
All of the men have spent time, from a few nights to a few weeks, at a small hotel about 10 blocks from the house. Like the house, the rooms don't have air conditioning, noticeable in the humid, heat of the Southern Hemisphere summer, and most have ...

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5703
March 2nd, 2015
Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Neither Kerry nor Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov smiled or spoke substantively as they shook hands before photographers at a Geneva hotel on Monday, less than a week after Kerry told Congress that Russian officials have lied to his face about ...

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5702
March 2nd, 2015
$31M downtown Tuscaloosa hotel to open - Birmingham Business Journal -

Birmingham Business Journal

$31M downtown Tuscaloosa hotel to open
Birmingham Business Journal
The eight story, all-suite hotel is located on University Boulevard between Greensboro Avenue and Lurleen Wallace Boulevard, according to a report from the Tuscaloosa News. The planning for the development reportedly started decades ago, with the goal ...
Embassy Suites in Tuscaloosa to open Tuesday Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5701
March 2nd, 2015
Rio Ruckus: IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rio Ruckus: IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Environmental activists burst into the lobby of a luxury hotel on Rio's Copacabana Beach where IOC officials were meeting Saturday, protesting against ecological destruction related to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Security guards tried ...

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5700
March 1st, 2015
Side By Side restaurant adds tasty presence to downtown Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Side By Side restaurant adds tasty presence to downtown Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
As the newest casual-yet-fine-dining experience in the city, it's anchored in the upscale hotel at the corner of University Boulevard and Greensboro Avenue formerly known as the CityFest lot, for the decades-long-but-now-defunct music festival. A ...

5699
March 1st, 2015
China's famed Shaolin temple plans big project in Australia - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

China's famed Shaolin temple plans big project in Australia
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Mayor Joanna Gash said Saturday that the city council and the state government have both approved the concept plan for the project, which proposes to build a temple sanctuary with resident monks, a live-in kung fu academy, a 500-bed four-star hotel, ...

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5698
March 1st, 2015
Nemtsov killing follows slaying of other Kremlin critics - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Nemtsov killing follows slaying of other Kremlin critics
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Former Russian intelligence officer Alexander Litvinenko, 44, became sick after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210 at a London hotel in November 2006 and died three weeks later. Litvinenko had fallen out with the Russian government and ...

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5697
March 1st, 2015
Environmental activists disrupt meeting by Olympic officials - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Environmental activists disrupt meeting by Olympic officials
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Environmental activists burst into the lobby of a luxury hotel on Rio's Copacabana Beach where IOC officials were meeting Saturday, protesting against ecological destruction related to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Security guards tried ...

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5696
March 1st, 2015
LOCAL Q&A: Edward Gee, head pastry chef - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOCAL Q&A: Edward Gee, head pastry chef
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LOCAL Q&A: Edward Gee, head pastry chef. Edward Gee is the head pastry chef at the new Embassy Suites Hotel on University Boulevard. Photo | Ariel Worthy. By Ariel Worthy Special to The Tuscaloosa News ...

5695
March 1st, 2015
Embassy Suites in Tuscaloosa to open Tuesday - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Embassy Suites in Tuscaloosa to open Tuesday
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The $31 million, eight-story, all-suite hotel sits on one of the most prominent hills in the city — University Boulevard between Greensboro Avenue and Lurleen Wallace Boulevard. Views from its eighth floor overlook the Black Warrior River and the ...

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5694
March 1st, 2015
Coplin named Chamber director - Demopolis Times -

Demopolis Times

Coplin named Chamber director
Demopolis Times
Coplin was born and raised in Demopolis and went to the University of Alabama, where she received her undergraduate and master's degrees in restaurant, hotel and meetings management. She spent eight years working at North River Yacht Club in Tuscaloosa ...

5693
February 27th, 2015
Ex-Louisville guard Chris Jones pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-Louisville guard Chris Jones pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Jones has withdrawn from classes at the university and has moved out of the athletic dorm and into a hotel room, Cox said. It's the latest turn over nine tumultuous days for Jones, who was dismissed from the team Sunday. That came three days after he ...

5692
February 27th, 2015
Cuban cigar makers anticipate big bucks from US travelers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cuban cigar makers anticipate big bucks from US travelers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"It's a very beautiful thought," said a smiling Alfonso, a 78-year-old worker in the tobacco shop of the Palco Hotel in western Havana. Cuban cigar makers are licking their chops over new U.S. rules, announced in December as part of a partial detente ...

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5691
February 27th, 2015
Alabama Power: About 12000 customers without power - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabama Power: About 12000 customers without power
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Angela Coxhead, left, and her 5-year-old son Liam Coxhead build a snowman outside a hotel, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Attalla, Ala. Forecasters said the area was expected to receive some of the heaviest snow from a winter storm moving ... Company ...

5690
February 27th, 2015
Custom dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars stolen - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Custom dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars stolen
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of the $150,000 custom Calvin Klein dress worn by Nyong'o at the 2015 Academy Awards. The dress was reported stolen from Nyong'o's West Hollywood hotel room late on Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015.

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5689
February 27th, 2015
Travis Kvapil's NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Travis Kvapil's NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE- In this April 6, 2014, file photo, Travis Kvapil walks the track before a rain delayed start for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ...

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5688
February 27th, 2015
Ragin' Cajuns baseball team, at Alabama, faces another tough test - The Advocate -

Ragin' Cajuns baseball team, at Alabama, faces another tough test
The Advocate
In fact, both teams will house at the same location over the weekend, with the Tide joining UL-Lafayette at the Hyatt Regency-Wynfrey Hotel on Friday and Saturday nights after the 60-mile journey from Tuscaloosa. “We knew travel was going to be a part ...

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5687
February 27th, 2015
Emails: Indicted Alabama House speaker had financial trouble, sought work - Tuscaloosa News -

Emails: Indicted Alabama House speaker had financial trouble, sought work
Tuscaloosa News
Tuscaloosa County Young Republicans. House Speaker Mike Hubbard interviews with WVUA before a question and answer session at Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014. Staff file photo | Erin Nelson. By Kim Chandler

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5686
February 27th, 2015
Lady Gaga joining the cast of FX's 'American Horror Story' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Lady Gaga joining the cast of FX's 'American Horror Story'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
She said the name of the show's new season is "American Horror Story Hotel." The 28-year-old Grammy-winning singer starred in the 2013 film "Machete Kills." She earned rave reviews for her performance honoring "The Sound of Music" at Sunday's ...

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5685
February 25th, 2015
MARK HUGHES COBB: If you want something, you have to go and get it - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

MARK HUGHES COBB: If you want something, you have to go and get it
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... the Best Picture category to as many as 10 nominees, with some being box-office smashes (such as "American Sniper"), others being hits with local ties ("Selma"), a few earning plenty of gotta-see-it buzz ("Birdman," "Grand Budapest Hotel" and ...

5684
February 25th, 2015
A Hard Look At The Risks Of Transporting Oil On Rail Tanker Cars - New Hampshire Public Radio -

A Hard Look At The Risks Of Transporting Oil On Rail Tanker Cars
New Hampshire Public Radio
And he called a cab and went into town, into Lac-Megantic, to get sleep and spend the night at a hotel. And in the middle of the night, ..... Then you cross the river and you pass the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, which has big concerts. And just down river ...

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5683
February 25th, 2015
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley declares state of emergency - Tuscaloosa News -

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley declares state of emergency
Tuscaloosa News
2, 2015, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Mike Brantley). AP ... The Tuscaloosa County School System, Tuscaloosa City Schools, American Christian Academy, the Capitol School, North River Christian ...

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5682
February 25th, 2015
Oil boom's end threatens pain for much of Latin America - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Oil boom's end threatens pain for much of Latin America
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In Puerto Gaitan, the signs of desperation are everywhere, from for sale signs on shuttered stores to an empty lot that just a year ago was being readied for what was to have been the fourth Best Western hotel in Colombia. Hundreds of unemployed rough ...

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5681
February 25th, 2015
Chris Brown says he's been denied entry into Canada - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chris Brown says he's been denied entry into Canada
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Brown was jailed for nearly three months last year for violating his probation by getting into an altercation outside a Washington hotel the previous year. He was on probation after he attacked pop singer Rihanna, his then-girlfriend, before the 2009 ...

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5680
February 25th, 2015
Right-to-work court battles look tough for unions - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Right-to-work court battles look tough for unions
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Wisconsin AFL-CIO president Phil Neuenfeldt makes a statement during a news conference of local labor leaders at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wis., Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, M.P. King). AP. By Todd ...

5679
February 24th, 2015
Oil slump threatens easy life of affluent Norwegians - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Oil slump threatens easy life of affluent Norwegians
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The layoffs will likely hurt the restaurant and hotel sector, for example, as fewer business trips are made throughout the country. One big positive is that the country saved up a massive $860 billion from oil exports during the good years to protect ...

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5678
February 24th, 2015
Ex-Rebel Salem eager for Bama's season at the Met - Vestavia Voice -

Vestavia Voice

Ex-Rebel Salem eager for Bama's season at the Met
Vestavia Voice
The team will stay in a hotel for the weekend before busing back down to Tuscaloosa after the Sunday afternoon game. For midweek games, the Tide will bus up and back the roughly 100-mile round trip. The junior, who started all 61 games last season and ...

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5677
February 24th, 2015
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley declares state of emergency - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley declares state of emergency
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Robert Bentley. File - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley speaks during the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Lunch, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Mike Brantley). AP.

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5676
February 24th, 2015
S. Korean spy chief says teenager joined Islamic State group - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

S. Korean spy chief says teenager joined Islamic State group
Tuscaloosa Magazine
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say a teenager who went missing in Turkey last month is probably the first known South Korean to join the Islamic State group. Opposition lawmaker Kim Kwang Jin said Tuesday that the director of South ...

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5675
February 24th, 2015
Red Cross volunteer Stauffer is dedicated - Anderson Independent Mail -

Anderson Independent Mail

Red Cross volunteer Stauffer is dedicated
Anderson Independent Mail
Stauffer decided to become a Red Cross volunteer after he saw the devastation resulting from a tornado in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2011. Right then and ... Dr. Bill and Barbara sat with me in my room during my surgery at MUSC, staying four days in a hotel.

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5674
February 24th, 2015
Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case
Tuscaloosa Magazine
NEW DELHI (AP) — The leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change stepped down on Tuesday amid an investigation into a colleague's allegations of sexual harassment. Rajendra K. Pachauri, 75, an Indian citizen, had chaired the Intergovernmental ...

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5673
February 24th, 2015
Posted yesterday at 3:44pm - 610kvnu -

610kvnu

Posted yesterday at 3:44pm
610kvnu
The roads were so bad that players for the Middle Georgia State College women's basketball team got off their bus on the way to Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee, for games this weekend and walked to their hotel three miles away. The bus ...

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5672
February 23rd, 2015
Winter Weather Hitting Northeast Again - WWGP 1050 AM -

WWGP 1050 AM

Winter Weather Hitting Northeast Again
WWGP 1050 AM
The roads were so bad that players for the Middle Georgia State College women's basketball team got off their bus on the way to Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee, for games this weekend and walked to their hotel three miles away. The bus ...

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5671
February 23rd, 2015
Backup plan for 'Backup Planet:' band frozen out of gig - WTVM -

Backup plan for 'Backup Planet:' band frozen out of gig
WTVM
Instead of playing with the masses, they wound up huddled among them at an Athens hotel. Ben Cooper and his band, Backup Planet, were on their way down I-65 to Tuscaloosa. "There were a few semis that had jackknifed," Cooper recalled. "We saw ...

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5670
February 23rd, 2015
Looking back at the Big Ten highlights over the past week - Big Ten Conference -

Looking back at the Big Ten highlights over the past week
Big Ten Conference
Minnesota claimed the 2015 Big Ten Women's Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of Ohio State University. The title marks the Gophers' fourth consecutive and seventh overall. Minnesota compiled ...

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5669
February 23rd, 2015
Icy roads in Ala. force college basketball team to walk 2 miles to their hotel - WHAS 11.com (subscription) -

WHAS 11.com (subscription)

Icy roads in Ala. force college basketball team to walk 2 miles to their hotel
WHAS 11.com (subscription)
Neil Johnson, who was traveling from Nashville to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, said he and dozens of other drivers were stuck on Interstate 65 for more than 12 hours because of accidents and icy roads. The trip, he said, usually takes about two hours.

5668
February 23rd, 2015
Ray Bradbury home's demise has LA re-examining its history - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ray Bradbury home's demise has LA re-examining its history
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The statuesque Ambassador Hotel, where Robert Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, is now the site of a public-school complex. Still, in a city where not much seems to last very long, the Bradbury home's destruction came as a surprise in part because the ...

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5667
February 22nd, 2015
Winter Weather Hitting Northeast Again - East Idaho News -

East Idaho News

Winter Weather Hitting Northeast Again
East Idaho News
The roads were so bad that players for the Middle Georgia State College women's basketball team got off their bus on the way to Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee, for games this weekend and walked to their hotel three miles away. The bus ...

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5666
February 21st, 2015
Backup plan for 'Backup Planet:' band frozen out of gig - WAFF -

Backup plan for 'Backup Planet:' band frozen out of gig
WAFF
Instead of playing with the masses, they wound up huddled among them at an Athens hotel. Ben Cooper and his band, Backup Planet, were on their way down I-65 to Tuscaloosa. "There were a few semis that had jackknifed," Cooper recalled. "We saw ...

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5665
February 21st, 2015
Icy roads in Alabama force college basketball team to walk 2 miles to their hotel - WJLA -

WJLA

Icy roads in Alabama force college basketball team to walk 2 miles to their hotel
WJLA
With their hotel about three miles away, the team gathered up their belongings and started walking. The Athens Police Department found the basketball team shortly after midnight Saturday and drove them to their hotel after they had walked about two miles.
Icy Roads in Alabama Force College Basketball Team to Walk 2 Miles to Their ... WTVC

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5664
February 21st, 2015
Suicide bombings at Somalia hotel kill at least 10 people - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Suicide bombings at Somalia hotel kill at least 10 people
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two strong explosions were heard on Friday at a hotel near Somalia's presidential palace, and smoke could be seen rising from the building frequented by government officials. Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a senior Somali police ...

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5663
February 21st, 2015
Mystery in Monroeville - The New Yorker -

The New Yorker

Mystery in Monroeville
The New Yorker
I drove there the day after the announcement, and everyone from the postman to my hotel clerk had something to say about Harper Lee's new book. Nobody, not even Lee's lifelong friends, seemed to have ... Like other young women in Monroeville, she was ...

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5662
February 20th, 2015
Christie stays focused on New Jersey in Washington speech - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Christie stays focused on New Jersey in Washington speech
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Christie told those gathered in the grand auditorium of Washington's Marriott Wardman Park Hotel that New Jersey's residents and businesses are still far too burdened by high taxes. He blamed the state's Democratic legislature, saying his economic ...

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5661
February 20th, 2015
Egypt's resorts safe, German beauties say - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Egypt's resorts safe, German beauties say
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
There was little talk of the unrest at the luxury Kempinski Hotel in Soma Bay, a walled-off colony where mostly Western Europeans and wealthy Egyptians come for sea, sand and sun. On Tuesday night, house music boomed, wine flowed, and lights danced off ...

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5660
February 20th, 2015
Somali deputy PM wounded, 2 dead in hotel suicide bombings - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Somali deputy PM wounded, 2 dead in hotel suicide bombings
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two strong explosions were heard on Friday at a hotel near Somalia's presidential palace, and smoke could be seen rising from the building frequented by government officials. Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a senior Somali police ...

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5659
February 20th, 2015
On the Road with Tom Sadowski - Part 3: The Adventure Continues - Freepress Online -

Freepress Online

On the Road with Tom Sadowski - Part 3: The Adventure Continues
Freepress Online
Got to Pensacola, Florida, in the early afternoon, where we just had to check out the famous Pensacola Lighthouse, as it is painted black and white but mostly black. After a long visit, we began heading for our reserved hotel in Biloxi, when my wife ...

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5658
February 19th, 2015
Governor Bentley to request $700 million tax, revenue package - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Governor Bentley to request $700 million tax, revenue package
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley speaks during the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Lunch, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Mike Brantley). AP. The Associated Press ...

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5657
February 19th, 2015
10 Biggest Cities in Alabama: How Well Do You Know the Heart of Dixie? - Newsmax.com -

10 Biggest Cities in Alabama: How Well Do You Know the Heart of Dixie?
Newsmax.com
It is home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center as well as numerous high-tech and bioscience companies. 5. Tuscaloosa (population 90,468) was Alabama's capital from 1826 to 1846, replacing the state capital of Cahawba, which served as the government ...

5656
February 19th, 2015
Uneasy alliance of Kurds, Shiites formed in northern Iraq - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Uneasy alliance of Kurds, Shiites formed in northern Iraq
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
With what the Kurds say was assistance from a Sunni sleeper cell in the city, Islamic State extremists stormed an abandoned Kirkuk hotel last month, then staged a surprise attack on a Kurdish peshmerga outpost, killing a top commander and several of ...

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5655
February 19th, 2015
Starwood President and CEO van Paasschen resigns - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Starwood President and CEO van Paasschen resigns
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc. says President and CEO Frits van Paasschen has resigned. The operator of Westin, Sheraton and other other hotel brands says board member Adam Aron will serve as interim CEO until a ...

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5654
February 19th, 2015
Return visit to Communist Cuba finds new hope amid change - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Return visit to Communist Cuba finds new hope amid change
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But going back to Havana, I didn't see any of the obvious sex workers, known as jineteras, who once trolled the Malecon and lurked in hotel lobbies. Cubans didn't trouble me on the street for money or anything else, and I noticed few uniformed police ...

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5653
February 19th, 2015
Islamic State militants find a foothold in chaotic Libya - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Islamic State militants find a foothold in chaotic Libya
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They also claimed responsibility for a deadly attack at a luxury hotel that killed several foreigners, including an American. Some IS extremists have entered Benghazi and are battling government troops, fighting beside other Islamic militias who ...

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5652
February 19th, 2015
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has record year - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has record year
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Museum director Kyle Young cited the museum's partnership with the Omni Hotel and Music City Center as key the factors behind the growth. He also mentioned the popularity of country music and Nashville's growing status as a leisure tourist destination.

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5651
February 17th, 2015
What to Expect from EnerCom's The Oil & Services Conference™ 13 - Oil & Gas 360 -

Oil & Gas 360

What to Expect from EnerCom's The Oil & Services Conference™ 13
Oil & Gas 360
EnerCom, Inc. is pleased to present its 13th edition of The Oil & Services Conference™ from the Omni Hotel in San Francisco. The two-day affair will feature ... Other assets include the Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Tuscaloosa Marine Shale. Earthstone ...

5650
February 17th, 2015
MSU men finally return home from Missouri - The Commercial Dispatch -

MSU men finally return home from Missouri
The Commercial Dispatch
With the city's annual Mardi Gras celebration taking over St. Louis, finding enough hotel rooms to satisfy MSU's traveling party of more than two dozen proved difficult, so the Bulldogs traveled by bus to Festus, Missouri, a city of a little more than ...

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5649
February 17th, 2015
5 plaintiffs drop pimping accusations against DSK - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

5 plaintiffs drop pimping accusations against DSK
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Strauss-Kahn's IMF job and presidential chances collapsed in 2011 when he was arrested in New York on accusations that he sexually assaulted a hotel maid. Those charges were later dropped and he settled out of court. He was also accused of attempted ...

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5648
February 17th, 2015
Mason inspires Tigers as Alabama comes to town - auburn.247sports.com -

auburn.247sports.com

Mason inspires Tigers as Alabama comes to town
auburn.247sports.com
The loss in Tuscaloosa, when Auburn led by nine points with 10 minutes left, still gnaws at him. “There's nobody in the locker room that doesn't think we should have won the game we played at Alabama,” Harrell said. “I think it's just going to make us ...

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5647
February 17th, 2015
A look at the Islamic State group's reach into North Africa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

A look at the Islamic State group's reach into North Africa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEIRUT (AP) — The mass beheadings of Egyptian Christians by militants in Libya linked to the Islamic State group have thrown a spotlight on the threat the extremists pose beyond their heartland in Syria and Iraq, where they have established a self ...

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5646
February 16th, 2015
A look at earlier cases of Islamist terrorism in Denmark - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

A look at earlier cases of Islamist terrorism in Denmark
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Chechen-born Lors Doukayev was lightly wounded when preparing a letter bomb that exploded in a Copenhagen hotel. Doukayev, a resident of Belgium, was suspected of assembling the device, which is believed to have been intended for Jyllands-Posten.

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5645
February 16th, 2015
The Inside Pitch with LC: Nine-Step Guide to Traveling Like a UM Softball Player - MGoBlue -

MGoBlue

The Inside Pitch with LC: Nine-Step Guide to Traveling Like a UM Softball Player
MGoBlue
Look at the weekly hotel rooming assignments and decide between you and your roommate whose black adidas bag you are going to cram 50 pounds of "necessities" for the weekend into. If at first your bag doesn't zip up ... try, try again with the help of ...

5644
February 16th, 2015
Jackie Chan's son apologizes after release from jail - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Jackie Chan's son apologizes after release from jail
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan speaks during a news conference at a hotel in Beijing Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. The son of actor Jackie Chan apologized to the public Saturday and asked for a second chance following his release from a six-month jail sentence ...

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5643
February 16th, 2015
DSK on trial: Shocking sex, but weak case against him - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DSK on trial: Shocking sex, but weak case against him
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Strauss-Kahn's IMF job and presidential chances collapsed in 2011 when he was arrested in New York on accusations that he sexually assaulted a hotel maid. Those charges were later dropped and he settled out of court. He was also accused of attempted ...

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5642
February 16th, 2015
It's mud madness at Brazilian Carnival party - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

It's mud madness at Brazilian Carnival party
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Patricia Azevedo, who owns a hotel in town, said the mud was helping her beat the intense mid-summer heat. "When you go to a normal 'bloco' you're all packed together like sardines and it gets insanely hot," said Azevedo, 43, a vine tiara giving her ...

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5641
February 16th, 2015
Police say Copenhagen gunman had criminal record, gang past - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police say Copenhagen gunman had criminal record, gang past
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Sebastian Zepeda, a 19-year-old visitor from London, said he didn't want to leave his hotel room after hearing of the first shooting and was text messaging with his mother when the second shooting happened on the street below. "I was on my bed and I ...

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5640
February 16th, 2015
Jackie Chan's son apologizes after release from jail - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jackie Chan's son apologizes after release from jail
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan speaks during a news conference at a hotel in Beijing Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. The son of actor Jackie Chan apologized to the public Saturday and asked for a second chance following his release from a six-month jail sentence ...

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5639
February 15th, 2015
2 deadly shootings within hours in Copenhagen; 5 wounded - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

2 deadly shootings within hours in Copenhagen; 5 wounded
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Sebastian Zepeda, a 19-year-old visitor from London, said he didn't want to leave his hotel room after hearing of the first shooting and was text messaging with his mother when the second shooting happened on the street below. "I was on my bed and I ...

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5638
February 15th, 2015
2 Al-Jazeera journalists walk free in Egypt - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

2 Al-Jazeera journalists walk free in Egypt
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He and Greste were arrested at the hotel in a police raid more than a year ago. Fahmy added in a tweet: "Lots of love to the global journalism community for supporting us. A special 'Thank you' to the foreign press family in Egypt." Mohammed, who was ...

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5637
February 13th, 2015
How tantrum over serving nuts on jet ended with prison time - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

How tantrum over serving nuts on jet ended with prison time
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
After graduating from Hotel Management School at Cornell University, Cho in 1999 joined Korean Air, which was founded by her grandfather. She enjoyed fast-track promotion and became an executive in 2006 at the age of 32. Her paternal grandfather is a ...

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5636
February 13th, 2015
Locusts on the menu at adventurous 'Game of Thrones' feast - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Fox News

Locusts on the menu at adventurous 'Game of Thrones' feast
Tuscaloosa Magazine
A marble-clad former Masonic temple — incongruously located inside a Victorian-era London hotel — has been lit with candles and adorned with the flags of "Game of Thrones" clans Baratheon and Lannister to serve the feast. Guests can also expect a ...
Locusts on the menu at adventurous "Game of Thrones" feast Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5635
February 13th, 2015
Another face of domestic violence- men - Alabama's News Leader -

Alabama's News Leader

Another face of domestic violence- men
Alabama's News Leader
"We've tried to make our male victims as comfortable as females," said Emily Kelly, executive director of Turning Point Tuscaloosa. But even there, Kelly says 100 people were ... A few will find hotel rooms for men. Others will refer them to other ...

5634
February 13th, 2015
Q&A: How tantrum over nuts became talk of the global village - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Q&A: How tantrum over nuts became talk of the global village
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
After graduating from Hotel Management School at Cornell University, Cho in 1999 joined Korean Air, which was founded by her grandfather. She enjoyed fast-track promotion and became an executive in 2006 at the age of 32. Her paternal grandfather is a ...

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5633
February 12th, 2015
Baseball: Home becomes Hoover for 2015 season - TideSports.com -

Baseball: Home becomes Hoover for 2015 season
TideSports.com
"But I think that as a coach, I'm excited for the fact that every weekend we're going to be in a hotel together and it creates more of an environment that you want from a coaching standpoint. It's more opportunities to meet, it's more opportunities to ...

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5632
February 12th, 2015
Caribbean gender gap grows as women rise, men stagnate - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Caribbean gender gap grows as women rise, men stagnate
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Now, about a year-and-a-half after its launch at a hotel complex in Jamaica's capital, Ravn Rae's smoking supplies store is growing and she's proving doubters wrong in a Caribbean country where women have made such big advances in professions once ...

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5631
February 12th, 2015
Who's on first? - The Crimson While -

The Crimson While

Who's on first?
The Crimson While
Afterward, they went to the hotel and met her mom and coaches. Murphy said it was two or three weeks later when she ... She and her mom made the trip out to Tuscaloosa from California. “I think it was the most pictures and video of any recruit we've ...

5630
February 12th, 2015
Tuscaloosa Police Department warns against "Hollywood producer" asking for ... - Alabama's13.com -

Tuscaloosa Police Department warns against "Hollywood producer" asking for ...
Alabama's13.com
Police said a 37-year-old woman said she met a man at a hotel in December because she believed he worked for a television game show. The woman said the man told her that he was working with a sexual "Fear Factor" type show and she could win a ...

5629
February 11th, 2015
Unlikely new musical tells 'Duck Dynasty' family's tale - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Unlikely new musical tells 'Duck Dynasty' family's tale
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The good, the bad and the in-between are all said to be part of the 90-minute retelling of the Robertson family's rags-to-riches story, performed in a 680-seat theater inside the Rio hotel and casino starting April 15. There will be eight performances ...

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5628
February 11th, 2015
University of Alabama's new Cuba program to build on its past - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

University of Alabama's new Cuba program to build on its past
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Some travelers want to see the island before it loses its frozen-in-time culture to an onslaught of U.S. hotels, chain stores and tourists. (AP Photo/Desmond ... You could get from Tuscaloosa to Havana in an hour and a half,” Olin said. The initiative ...

5627
February 11th, 2015
Pump The Brakes On That Big Orange Hype Train - Rocky Top Talk -

Pump The Brakes On That Big Orange Hype Train
Rocky Top Talk
Before everyone starts purchasing hotel rooms in Atlanta on December 5th, take a deep breath while I attempt to slow this hype machine down to a respectable level. In Edwards' own words, "the Vols may be a year away from being a top-10 caliber team ...

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5626
February 11th, 2015
Alabama's Nick Saban, Bill Battle, more to visit Huntsville - WAAY -

Alabama's Nick Saban, Bill Battle, more to visit Huntsville
WAAY
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WAAY) - The University of Alabama announced the dates of the 2015 Crimson Caravan, the school's yearly fundraising tour featuring head coach Nick Saban. Saban, along with Athletic Director Bill Battle, radio voice Eli Gold, as well as ...

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5625
February 11th, 2015
25 Years After the Fall: Mike Tyson, Buster Douglas and Boxing's Biggest Upset - Bleacher Report -

Bleacher Report

25 Years After the Fall: Mike Tyson, Buster Douglas and Boxing's Biggest Upset
Bleacher Report
So in 1986 and into 1987, if a sports director in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, or Spokane, Washington, had a given night without any local sports news, an easy way to entertain your audience was running the Tyson highlight reel. .... Tyson, none too pleased to ...

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5624
February 11th, 2015
Man posing as Hollywood producer tricks woman into sex acts - WKBN.com -

WKBN.com

Man posing as Hollywood producer tricks woman into sex acts
WKBN.com
Instead, Tuscaloosa Police went to the hotel and interviewed the man. Holly says she later testified against him on harassment charges. She was surprised to hear that he was back in public and using a similar story that he tried on her over a decade ago.
Tuscaloosa Police Department warns against "Hollywood producer" asking for ... Alabama's13.com

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5623
February 11th, 2015
Swing, shag dancing event slated at Bryant Conference Center, Hotel Capstone - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Swing, shag dancing event slated at Bryant Conference Center, Hotel Capstone
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The second annual Anti-Valentines Swing and Shag will be held Friday through Sunday at the Bryant Conference Center and Hotel Capstone. The event will include social dancing parties, workshops from top professionals and competitions for all levels of ...

5622
February 10th, 2015
Strauss-Kahn trial: I didn't know women were prostitutes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Strauss-Kahn trial: I didn't know women were prostitutes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LILLE, France | Disgraced former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a French court Tuesday that he was unaware that women who participated in orgies at luxury hotels in Paris and Washington D.C. were prostitutes.

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5621
February 10th, 2015
TPD making public aware of man posing as Hollywood producer - Alabama's13.com -

TPD making public aware of man posing as Hollywood producer
Alabama's13.com
The female came to Tuscaloosa and rented a hotel room. She then performed the sexual acts. After the incident she realized that the male was not with any show and had lied to her. The Tuscaloosa Police Department has been aware of this individual for ...

5620
February 10th, 2015
No charges for Tuscaloosa man who posed as Hollywood producer to coerce ... - AL.com -

AL.com

No charges for Tuscaloosa man who posed as Hollywood producer to coerce ...
AL.com
The woman traveled to Tuscaloosa, rented a hotel room and did as instructed, performing the sexual acts for the man. Blankley said when she realized the man had lied to her and was not working with any television show, she contacted the police ...
Tuscaloosa police warn of man posing as TV producer in sex scam FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
"Sexual Fear Factor" Hoax Alabama's News Leader
Police: Tuscaloosa man posing as Hollywood producer coerced women into ... Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5619
February 10th, 2015
Surfer killed after shark bites off legs in Australia - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Surfer killed after shark bites off legs in Australia
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Officials have not released the man's name, but Wright said he had been living in the area and worked at a local surf shop and as a cleaner at a hotel. Shelly Beach, the site of the attack, was closed, along with a larger stretch of coastline as ...

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5618
February 9th, 2015
UK film awards boost 'Boyhood' but clip wings of 'Birdman' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

UK film awards boost 'Boyhood' but clip wings of 'Birdman'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The best-actor contest pits Redmayne and Cumberbatch against Ralph Fiennes for "Grand Budapest Hotel," Michael Keaton for "Birdman" and Jake Gyllenhaal for "Nightcrawler." Bookies have made Redmayne the strong favorite to win, with Rupert Adams of ...

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5617
February 9th, 2015
Clive Davis gala full of A-List youngsters, old school icons - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Clive Davis gala full of A-List youngsters, old school icons
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Davis even claimed his event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel would be "off the hook!" when he spoke onstage. The gala, which serves as a pre-party for Sunday's Grammy Awards, also featured performances by John Legend, Pharrell, Iggy Azalea, Johnny Mathis ...

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5616
February 8th, 2015
Eddie Redmayne named best actor at BAFTAs - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Eddie Redmayne named best actor at BAFTAs
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The best-actor contest pits Redmayne and Cumberbatch against Ralph Fiennes for "Grand Budapest Hotel," Michael Keaton for "Birdman" and Jake Gyllenhaal for "Nightcrawler." Bookies have made Redmayne the strong favorite to win, with Rupert Adams of ...

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5615
February 8th, 2015
2 weeks before Oscars, film academy hosts night of the nerds - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

2 weeks before Oscars, film academy hosts night of the nerds
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized 58 men and one woman for their behind-the-scenes science and technical work, including creation of a camera rig used in "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and development of software that forms the ...

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5614
February 8th, 2015
Redmayne, 'Boyhood' tipped for wins at UK Academy Awards - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Redmayne, 'Boyhood' tipped for wins at UK Academy Awards
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The best-actor contest pits Redmayne and Cumberbatch against Ralph Fiennes for "Grand Budapest Hotel," Michael Keaton for "Birdman" and Jake Gyllenhaal for "Nightcrawler." Bookies have made Redmayne the strong favorite to win, with Rupert Adams of ...

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5613
February 8th, 2015
Trailer of Amy Winehouse doc debuts at pre-Grammy brunch - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Trailer of Amy Winehouse doc debuts at pre-Grammy brunch
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Music Group's pre-Grammy bunch featured performances by its top-selling stars, Sam Smith and Iggy Azalea, and a sneak peak at the upcoming Amy Winehouse documentary. The record company on Saturday debuted a ...

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5612
February 8th, 2015
Recruiting arms race: Costs soar for college football teams - Charleston Post Courier -

Recruiting arms race: Costs soar for college football teams
Charleston Post Courier
The salaries and the hourly wages, the gas in the plane and the hotel lodging, the new-age software and widespread graphics — they all add up to a recruiting budget more than doubling in-state rival South Carolina for the 2012-2013 school year, yet ...

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5611
February 7th, 2015
Berlin fest kicks off with Juliette Binoche in Arctic role - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Berlin fest kicks off with Juliette Binoche in Arctic role
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Winners of the Golden Bear are notoriously difficult to predict, though they are often less-heralded productions: last year's prize, in a field that included Oscar contenders "Boyhood" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," went to Chinese director Diao Yinan ...

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5610
February 6th, 2015
Queen Latifah, Meek Mill, Jamie Foxx close Roots jam - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Queen Latifah, Meek Mill, Jamie Foxx close Roots jam
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Roots hadn't had their traditional pre-Grammy, late-night jam session since 2012, so this year they made up for it with four nights of music as eclectic as the hip-hop band itself. Thursday night was the last concert at the ...

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5609
February 6th, 2015
Amy Pascal steps down as co-chairman of Sony Pictures - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Amy Pascal steps down as co-chairman of Sony Pictures
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2013 file photo, Amy Pascal, Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman, arrives at Variety's 5th Annual Power of Women event at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Sony on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 announced that ...

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5608
February 6th, 2015
U.S. gains strong 257K jobs, pay jumps; jobless rate 5.7 percent - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

U.S. gains strong 257K jobs, pay jumps; jobless rate 5.7 percent
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In this Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 photo, job applicant Rafael Ferrer, 49, left, shakes hands with a representative of the Hilton Bentley Miami Beach hotel during a job fair at the Hospitality Institute, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Miami. The institute is ...

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5607
February 6th, 2015
Clive Davis says he's praying for Whitney Houston's daughter - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Clive Davis says he's praying for Whitney Houston's daughter
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Clive Davis says he's been in touch with Whitney Houston's family and is praying for her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. Davis, who was Houston's mentor, said in an interview Thursday that he's "offered my support and ...

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5606
February 6th, 2015
Mountain Brook man pleads guilty in 2013 deadly hit-and-run on Birmingham ... - AL.com -

AL.com

Mountain Brook man pleads guilty in 2013 deadly hit-and-run on Birmingham ...
AL.com
Sevier was then found in the hotel lobby. Police said the manslaughter charged stemmed ... Prior to his arrest that night, Sevier already had an extensive arrest record in Jefferson, Shelby and Tuscaloosa counties. He pleaded guilty earlier this to a ...

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5605
February 6th, 2015
Titans Cheerleader Reflects on Military Trip to Pacific Islands - Titansonline.com -

Titansonline.com

Titans Cheerleader Reflects on Military Trip to Pacific Islands
Titansonline.com
We didn't have time to go to a beach, but the view from our hotel was incredible. View Gallery | 7 Photos. Julia's Last Day on Military Tour. We started ... (which was special since I'm from Tuscaloosa). Then on the other side of the building was a pub ...

5604
February 6th, 2015
Professor was victim in University of SC murder-suicide - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Professor was victim in University of SC murder-suicide
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Property records indicate Fayad owned a home near Lake Murray in Lexington County, but Watts said he was currently living at a long-term hotel with a family member. Fayad came to the university in 2008 and taught anatomy and physiology among other ...

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5603
February 6th, 2015
Police: 2 of Bobby Brown's relatives fight at Atlanta hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police: 2 of Bobby Brown's relatives fight at Atlanta hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say a relative of singer Bobby Brown hit another relative in the head with a bottle during a fight at a hotel. Police spokeswoman Kim Jones says officers responded to the W Hotel early Friday in midtown, though the reason ...

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5602
February 6th, 2015
Jordan says IS can be defeated; uproar over burn video - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jordan says IS can be defeated; uproar over burn video
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Al-Rishawi had been sentenced to death after her 2005 role in a triple hotel bombing that killed 60 people in Amman orchestrated by al-Qaida in Iraq, the predecessor of the Islamic State group. Al-Karbouly was sent to death row in 2008 for plotting ...

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5601
February 5th, 2015
Latest Mid-America sports - KFVS -

Latest Mid-America sports
KFVS
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Levi Randolph scored 20 points and made three 3-pointers to lead Alabama to a 62-49 victory over Missouri on Wednesday night. The Crimson Tide (14-8, 4-5 Southeastern Conference) bounced back from two straight losses to hand the ...

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5600
February 5th, 2015
Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
With the hotel market saturated in Sochi, Vekselberg decided to hand over one hotel to the state. That amounts to dumping the $450 million loan he took out from VEB bank — which covered 90 percent of the cost of the two hotels — onto the state as well.

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5599
February 5th, 2015
Author Warren St. John named winner of Cason Award at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

UA News

Author Warren St. John named winner of Cason Award at University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Warren St. John, author of “Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer” and “Outcasts United,” will be honored Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. during a luncheon at the Hotel Capstone on the campus of the University of Alabama. He will also speak Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Room ...
Warren St. John Named Recipient of UA Cason Award UA News

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5598
February 5th, 2015
Jordan, shaken by Islamic State killing, executes 2 inmates - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jordan, shaken by Islamic State killing, executes 2 inmates
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Al-Rishawi had been sentenced to death after her 2005 role in a triple hotel bombing that killed 60 people in Amman orchestrated by al-Qaida in Iraq, the predecessor of the Islamic State group. Al-Karbouly was sent to death row in 2008 for plotting ...

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5597
February 4th, 2015
Suge Knight taken to hospital after court appearance - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Suge Knight taken to hospital after court appearance
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Knight was sent to prison for nearly five years for badly beating a rival with Shakur at a Las Vegas hotel, just hours before Shakur was fatally shot while riding in Knight's car in 1996. In the current case, Knight struck two men with his pickup in a ...

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5596
February 4th, 2015
Warren St. John Named Recipient of UA Cason Award - UA News -

UA News

Warren St. John Named Recipient of UA Cason Award
UA News
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama's College of Communication and Information Sciences, along with the journalism department, has named best-selling author Warren St. John winner of the 2015 Clarence Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing. ... 27 ...

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5595
February 4th, 2015
Shaun Alexander still thinks Trent Richardson can be great in NFL - Yahoo Sports (blog) -

Yahoo Sports (blog)

Shaun Alexander still thinks Trent Richardson can be great in NFL
Yahoo Sports (blog)
“We call each other all the time,” Alexander said. “I remember being in my hotel room, and Johnny Musa called me. That's what I am doing to Derrick Henry, telling him, 'Hey, keep it going.' He had a great Sugar Bowl, but he's got more to do. He knows ...

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5594
February 4th, 2015
Retired Librarian | The Tuscaloosa News - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Retired Librarian | The Tuscaloosa News
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The two men hoped to build a 200-room hotel, a restaurant, a 65-unit multifamily complex and a single-family residential neighborhood at a cost of $70 million. Defensive coordinator Kirby Smart was rewarded for his decision to remain with the Crimson ...

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5593
February 4th, 2015
Bobby Brown says daughter, Bobbi Kristina, was never married - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bobby Brown says daughter, Bobbi Kristina, was never married
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Houston is the only child of Brown and the late singer Whitney Houston, who was found unresponsive in a hotel bathtub in 2012. Whitney Houston left her entire estate to her daughter. Bobbi Houston's family has said she is in a hospital "fighting for ...

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5592
February 4th, 2015
Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Al-Rishawi faces death in Jordan for her role in triple 2005 hotel bombings that killed 60 people. The Associated Press was not immediately able to confirm the authenticity of the video, which was released on militant websites and bore the logo of the ...

5591
February 4th, 2015
Whitney Houston's daughter "fighting for her life" - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Whitney Houston's daughter "fighting for her life"
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
11, 2012, when Houston's assistant found the singer's lifeless body face-down in a foot of water in her bathtub at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Authorities found prescription drugs and listed heart disease and cocaine use as contributors, but concluded ...

5590
February 4th, 2015
Authorities identify 4-year-old killed in Duncanville fire - WAFF -

WAFF

Authorities identify 4-year-old killed in Duncanville fire
WAFF
The Red Cross placed the family in a hotel. The father was taken to DCH due to mental stress, not a fire related injury. Sgt. Alex Miles with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office says the cause of the fire is being investigated by Tuscaloosa County ...

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5589
February 4th, 2015
Jordan executes 2 al-Qaida prisoners after IS kills pilot - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jordan executes 2 al-Qaida prisoners after IS kills pilot
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Following militant demands, Jordan's government had said it was willing to trade Sajida al-Rishawi, an al-Qaida prisoner, for the pilot, but that it wanted proof of life first. Al-Rishawi faces death in Jordan for her role in a 2005 hotel attack that ...

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5588
February 4th, 2015
Remember, recruiting is a speculation business - Houston Chronicle -

Remember, recruiting is a speculation business
Houston Chronicle
Alabama coach Nick Saban tells a recruit his program is going to win national titles whether that recruit comes to Tuscaloosa or not. So if he wants to roll with a winner, Roll Tide. Understandably, the rating focus will be on four- and five-star ...

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5587
February 4th, 2015
Purported IS video shows Jordan pilot burned to death - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Purported IS video shows Jordan pilot burned to death
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Al-Rishawi faces death in Jordan for her role in a 2005 hotel attack that killed 60 people. The latest video emerged three days after Japanese journalist Kenji Goto was purportedly beheaded by the militants. The fate of the two captives had been linked ...

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5586
February 3rd, 2015
Kytra Hunter rallies team together - The Independent Florida Alligator -

The Independent Florida Alligator

Kytra Hunter rallies team together
The Independent Florida Alligator
23, a frustrated Florida team returned to its hotel in Tuscaloosa. No more than 10 minutes had passed when senior Kytra Hunter sent a group text telling everyone to meet in coach Rhonda Faehn's room. There, Hunter led an open-dialogue discussion ...

5585
February 3rd, 2015
Rep: Bobbi Kristina Brown is fighting for her life - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rep: Bobbi Kristina Brown is fighting for her life
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012, file photo, Bobbi Kristina Brown attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Sparkle" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Messages of support were being offered Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, as people awaited word on Brown, who ...

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5584
February 2nd, 2015
Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp arrested in Phoenix - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp arrested in Phoenix
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Phoenix police say the 42-year-old Sapp was taken into custody Monday morning at a downtown hotel and booked into jail. Sapp is a broadcaster with the NFL Network and was in Arizona for Sunday's Super Bowl. He played for Tampa Bay and Oakland and ...

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5583
February 2nd, 2015
Former CEO of 2 Alabama health clinics arrested - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Former CEO of 2 Alabama health clinics arrested
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BIRMINGHAM | Authorities say they've arrested the former chief executive of two Alabama health clinics serving the poor. The U.S. attorney's office in Birmingham says 51-year-old Jonathan Wade Dunning was arrested a resort hotel in Hoover on Monday.

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5582
February 2nd, 2015
Casino city Macau in flux as China squeezes high rollers - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Casino city Macau in flux as China squeezes high rollers
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The arrests startled Macau because the ring had operated blatantly for years out of the Ho family's Hotel Lisboa, where Alan Ho worked as a manager, leading many to believe it had tacit support. Judiciary Police said the syndicate had 2,400 prostitutes ...

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5581
February 2nd, 2015
Paris chef gets 2nd triple star in Michelin's new food guide - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Paris chef gets 2nd triple star in Michelin's new food guide
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Its chef, Yannick Alleno, had already received a three-star rating in 2007 for his cooking at Hotel Le Meurice, which he left in January 2013. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who is also in charge of tourism, introduced this year's Michelin ...

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5580
February 2nd, 2015
Messages of support for Whitney Houston's daughter - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Messages of support for Whitney Houston's daughter
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
ATLANTA | Messages of support were being offered Monday as people awaited word on singer Whitney Houston's daughter, who authorities say was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub over the weekend in a suburban Atlanta townhome.

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5579
February 2nd, 2015
French pimping trial to start for ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

French pimping trial to start for ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The former head of the International Monetary Fund, whose career nosedived amid accusations of sexually assaulting a hotel maid in New York, is facing charges in France: aggravated pimping and involvement in a prostitution ring operating out of luxury ...

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5578
February 2nd, 2015
Wife of slain Japanese hostage expresses grief and pride - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

National Post

Wife of slain Japanese hostage expresses grief and pride
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Later, the militants' demand shifted to seeking the release of al-Rishawi, who is facing death by hanging in Jordan for her role in triple hotel bombings in Amman in 2005. Sixty people were killed in those attacks, the worst terror attack in Jordan's ...
Failed Iraqi bomber at center of international hostage drama Tuscaloosa Magazine

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5577
February 2nd, 2015
A look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

A look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Dec. 29, 2013: Security forces storm into a five-star hotel suite in Cairo and arrest Canadian-Egyptian Mohammed Fahmy, Australian Peter Greste and Egyptian Baher Mohammed, all working for Al-Jazeera English. Authorities accuse the men of meeting ...

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5576
February 1st, 2015
Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New York Times

Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Later, the militants' demand shifted to seeking the release of al-Rishawi, who is facing death by hanging in Jordan for her role in triple hotel bombings in Amman in 2005. Sixty people were killed in those attacks, the worst terror attack in Jordan's ...
Failed Iraqi bomber at center of international hostage drama Tuscaloosa Magazine

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5575
February 1st, 2015
4-year-old dies in Duncanville early morning fire - WAFF -

WAFF

4-year-old dies in Duncanville early morning fire
WAFF
The Red Cross placed the family in a hotel. The father was taken to DCH due to mental stres, not a fire related injury. Sgt. Alex Miles with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office says the cause of the fire is being investigated by Tuscaloosa County ...

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5574
January 31st, 2015
Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Whitney Houston was found dead in a hotel bathtub on Feb. 11, 2012, in Beverly Hills, California. The 48-year-old Houston had struggled for years with cocaine, marijuana and pills, and her behavior had become erratic. Authorities examining Houston's ...

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5573
January 31st, 2015
4-year-old dies in Duncanville early morning fire - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

4-year-old dies in Duncanville early morning fire
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
The Red Cross placed the family in a hotel. The father was taken to DCH due to mental stres, not a fire related injury. Sgt. Alex Miles with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office says the cause of the fire is being investigated by Tuscaloosa County ...

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5572
January 31st, 2015
Egypt raises death toll from coordinated Sinai attack to 32 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Egypt raises death toll from coordinated Sinai attack to 32
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Along with the military base that was hit, the other attacks included mortar rounds fired at a hotel, a police club and more than a dozen checkpoints, officials said. The militants struck the Northern Sinai provincial capital el-Arish, the nearby town ...

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5571
January 31st, 2015
Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The resorts employ thousands and generate tens of millions of dollars in hotel accommodation, lift tickets and equipment sales each season. As it did with the Summer Games, China plans to make use of foreign expertise, by sending aspiring skiers to ...

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5570
January 31st, 2015
Insults, celebrities and bad weather: The week the Super Bowl landed in ... - Florida Times-Union -

Florida Times-Union

Insults, celebrities and bad weather: The week the Super Bowl landed in ...
Florida Times-Union
He pondered: “What, Tuscaloosa was booked?” ... Meanwhile, out west in Lake City — a bustling place late that week — hotel manager Michelle Waters was busy dispelling rumors that a certain Indianapolis Colts quarterback was staying at her Holiday Inn.

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5569
January 31st, 2015
Simultaneous attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 26 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Simultaneous attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 26
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Other attacks included mortar rounds fired at a hotel, a police club and more than a dozen checkpoints, officials said. The militants struck the Northern Sinai provincial capital el-Arish, the nearby town of Sheik Zuwayid and the town of Rafah ...

5568
January 30th, 2015
Fugitive treasure hunter to appear in Florida federal court - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Fugitive treasure hunter to appear in Florida federal court
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The U.S. Marshals Service captured former fugitive Tommy Thompson at a Hilton hotel in West Boca Raton on Tuesday. The capture was announced Wednesday by Brian Babtist, a senior inspector in the agency's office in Columbus, Ohio, where a federal ...

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5567
January 30th, 2015
Egypt's IS affiliate claims Sinai attacks that killed 26 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Egypt's IS affiliate claims Sinai attacks that killed 26
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Along with the military base that was hit, the other attacks included mortar rounds fired at a hotel, a police club and more than a dozen checkpoints, officials said. The militants struck the Northern Sinai provincial capital el-Arish, the nearby town ...

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5566
January 30th, 2015
Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

IBNLive

Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The recording says Jordan must present Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman convicted of involvement in deadly Amman hotel bombings in 2005, at the Turkish border by sunset Thursday in exchange for Goto's life or the pilot would be killed. It wasn't clear ...
Failed Iraqi bomber at center of international hostage drama Tuscaloosa Magazine

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5565
January 30th, 2015
Islamic State standoff involves prisoner, pilot, journalist - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Islamic State standoff involves prisoner, pilot, journalist
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A young Jordanian fighter pilot, a female al-Qaida recruit who tried to blow up a hotel ballroom in Amman and a veteran Japanese war correspondent are at the center of a life-and-death standoff with the Islamic State group.

5564
January 29th, 2015
Fugitive treasure hunter to appear in Florida federal court - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fugitive treasure hunter to appear in Florida federal court
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The U.S. Marshals Service captured former fugitive Tommy Thompson at a Hilton hotel in West Boca Raton on Tuesday. The capture was announced Wednesday by Brian Babtist, a senior inspector in the agency's office in Columbus, Ohio, where a federal ...

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5563
January 29th, 2015
Failed Iraqi bomber at center of international hostage drama - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Firstpost

Failed Iraqi bomber at center of international hostage drama
Tuscaloosa Magazine
BEIRUT (AP) — In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosive belt. Nearly a decade later, the 44-year-old woman is ...
Japan studying latest message in Mideast hostage crisis Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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5562
January 29th, 2015
Libya hotel attack signals growing reach of Islamic State - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Libya hotel attack signals growing reach of Islamic State
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan affiliate of the extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Tripoli luxury hotel that killed 10 people, including an American and four Europeans. In a statement posted on jihadi forums ...

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5561
January 29th, 2015
Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostage - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostage
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... the extremists say the two hostages will be killed within 24 hours — late Wednesday night Japan time — unless Jordan frees Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman sentenced to death in Jordan for her involvement in a 2005 terrorist attack on a hotel ...

5560
January 29th, 2015
Japan studying latest message in Mideast hostage crisis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Japan studying latest message in Mideast hostage crisis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The recording says Jordan must present Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman convicted of involvement in deadly Amman hotel bombings in 2005, at the Turkish border by sunset Thursday in exchange for Goto's life or the pilot would be killed. It wasn't clear ...

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5559
January 29th, 2015
Litvinenko inquiry: Post-mortem was most dangerous ever - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Litvinenko inquiry: Post-mortem was most dangerous ever
Tuscaloosa Magazine
1, 2006, after drinking tea with two Russian men at a London hotel. Police Det. Insp. Craig Mascall told the inquiry Wednesday that the men who met Litvinenko — Dmitry Kovtun and Andrei Lugovoi — are still wanted for murder. They have denied ...

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5558
January 29th, 2015
Jordan offers swap to Islamic State group to save pilot - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jordan offers swap to Islamic State group to save pilot
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... the extremists say the two hostages will be killed within 24 hours — late Wednesday night Japan time — unless Jordan frees Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman sentenced to death in Jordan for her involvement in a 2005 terrorist attack on a hotel ...

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5557
January 29th, 2015
Hostage Mom's plea to Japan's leader: Please save Kenji - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hostage Mom's plea to Japan's leader: Please save Kenji
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... the extremists say the two hostages will be killed within 24 hours — late Wednesday night Japan time — unless Jordan frees Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman sentenced to death in Jordan for her involvement in a 2005 terrorist attack on a hotel ...

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5556
January 28th, 2015
Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 photo, Dominic Hrabe holds the family dog, Gracie, in front of his home that he is renting out for Super Bowl weekend in Phoenix. The family is vacating the house for two nights after using airbnb to rent their place to ...

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5555
January 28th, 2015
Libyan group loyal to Islamic State claims hotel attack - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Indian Express

Libyan group loyal to Islamic State claims hotel attack
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan affiliate of the extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Tripoli luxury hotel that killed 10 people, including an American and four Europeans. In a statement posted on jihadi forums ...
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5554
January 28th, 2015
Inquiry: Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Inquiry: Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Litvinenko, who had become a Britain-based critic of the Kremlin, became violently ill in November 2006 after drinking tea with two Russian men at a London hotel. He died three weeks later. Britain has accused Russia of involvement. Moscow denies the ...

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5553
January 28th, 2015
Private jets, mega yachts marketed at Sundance Film Festival - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Private jets, mega yachts marketed at Sundance Film Festival
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Gift suites along Park City's Main Street offer parkas and ski gear — fancy freebies to be sure — but the Rand Luxury Lounge in the St. Regis hotel took it to another level. Inside this swanky hilltop property, accessible by funicular, Sundance ...

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5552
January 28th, 2015
Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida after 2-year hunt - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida after 2-year hunt
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The U.S. Marshals Service tracked down Tommy Thompson at a hotel in Palm Beach County and arrested him Tuesday, said Brian Babtist, a senior inspector in the agency's office in Columbus, Ohio, where a federal civil arrest warrant was issued for him in ...

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5551
January 28th, 2015
Priceville OKs first on-premises liquor license - Hartselle Enquirer -

Priceville OKs first on-premises liquor license
Hartselle Enquirer
•Approved $350 for each registration and $3,201.60 for hotel accommodations and other expenses for Priceville's mayor, council and town clerk to attend the 2015 Annual Alabama League of Municipalities Convention in Tuscaloosa May 15-19. •Approved ...

5550
January 28th, 2015
Litvinenko inquiry: Radioactive body posed autopsy hazard - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Litvinenko inquiry: Radioactive body posed autopsy hazard
Tuscaloosa Magazine
1, 2006, after drinking tea with two Russian men at a London hotel. Police Det. Insp. Craig Mascall told the inquiry Wednesday that the men who met Litvinenko — Dmitry Kovtun and Andrei Lugovoi — are still wanted for murder. They have denied ...

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5549
January 28th, 2015
Gunmen storm luxury Libyan hotel, killing American, 9 others - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

IBNLive

Gunmen storm luxury Libyan hotel, killing American, 9 others
Tuscaloosa Magazine
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan security official says gunmen have stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners and have taken hostages after killing at least three guards. Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, said the ...
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5548
January 28th, 2015
Philippines rejects US Marine's appeal to drop murder case - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Philippines rejects US Marine's appeal to drop murder case
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Police say Laude, formerly known as Jeffrey, was found dead with her head inside a toilet bowl in a hotel minutes after Pemberton left the room. The case has refueled opposition to a military agreement between Manila and Washington that allows U.S. ...

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5547
January 27th, 2015
AP Interview: Bud Selig says MLB could expand internationally - Tuscaloosa News -

AP Interview: Bud Selig says MLB could expand internationally
Tuscaloosa News
NEW YORK | Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation and ...

5546
January 27th, 2015
Judge opens inquiry into death of ex-Russian spy Litvinenko - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Judge opens inquiry into death of ex-Russian spy Litvinenko
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Litvinenko, who had become a Britain-based critic of the Kremlin, became violently ill in November 2006 after drinking tea with two Russian men at a London hotel. He died three weeks later. Britain has accused Russia of involvement. Moscow denies the ...

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5545
January 27th, 2015
Gunmen at Libyan luxury hotel take hostages; 3 guards dead - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Montreal Gazette

Gunmen at Libyan luxury hotel take hostages; 3 guards dead
Tuscaloosa Magazine
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan security official says gunmen have stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners and have taken hostages after killing at least three guards. Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, said the ...
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5544
January 27th, 2015
Broadway theaters keep their lights on amid blizzard warning - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Broadway theaters keep their lights on amid blizzard warning
Tuscaloosa Magazine
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theaters are keeping their doors open — at least for now — as a blizzard bears down on Times Square. The Broadway League says all shows are scheduled to go on Monday, a traditionally quiet night with only a few shows ...

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5543
January 26th, 2015
Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEIRUT (AP) — In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosive belt. The 2005 assault on three hotels in Amman, the ...

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5542
January 26th, 2015
Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"These are crimes of opportunity, these people are lying in wait," said Harry Widmann, a lawyer whose California colleague was beaten unconscious in December after he was attacked on his way back to his hotel. "You need to have a police presence.".

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5541
January 26th, 2015
Gov. Robert Bentley: State will back Birmingham's 2021 World Games - AL.com -

AL.com

Gov. Robert Bentley: State will back Birmingham's 2021 World Games
AL.com
Robert Bentley, along with the mayors of Montgomery, Mobile, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa joined Mayor William Bell and the Birmingham City Council this morning to discuss the World Games and collaboration among the state's largest cities. (Photo ...

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5540
January 26th, 2015
Libya official says kidnapped deputy foreign minister freed - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Libya official says kidnapped deputy foreign minister freed
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The official, speaking Monday on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to journalists, said gunmen disguised in police uniforms had seized Hassan al-Sagheer from his hotel in the eastern city of Bayda. Libya's elected ...

5539
January 26th, 2015
WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama's presidential 'namaste' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama's presidential 'namaste'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Thousands of Indian policemen, soldiers and members of various other security agencies have swamped the city. A drive though the Diplomatic district, where Obama's hotel is located, means running a gauntlet of roadblocks and ID checks and nervous ...

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5538
January 25th, 2015
AP Interview: Bud Selig says MLB could expand internationally - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP Interview: Bud Selig says MLB could expand internationally
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK | Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation and ...

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5537
January 25th, 2015
Agenda for Priceville Town Council meeting for Jan. 26 - Hartselle Enquirer -

Agenda for Priceville Town Council meeting for Jan. 26
Hartselle Enquirer
Approve $275 and other expenses for Town Clerk Constance Childers to attend Municipal Clerk Certification training in Tuscaloosa Feb. 18-20. • Approve $192 and other expense for Town Clerk Constance Childers to attend Municipal Clerk Certification ...

5536
January 24th, 2015
For first-time visitor, Havana is charming - and complicated - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

For first-time visitor, Havana is charming - and complicated
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
HAVANA (AP) — Everyone warns you Old Havana is a facade, but it's impossible not to be taken by its charms. In my hotel room, the soft sound of guitars enters from the balcony. In the cobblestone street below, I enjoy a cigar and watch a teenage girl ...

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5535
January 24th, 2015
After pope visit, Philippines counts cost, talks up benefits - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

After pope visit, Philippines counts cost, talks up benefits
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Money was spent for their accommodation, transportation, food and allowances. Officials, however, are not yet giving a price tag. Presidential spokesman Herminio Coloma said Thursday the cost to the government was not yet clear, with data from various ...

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5534
January 23rd, 2015
Expedia buys booking site Travelocity for $280M in cash - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Expedia buys booking site Travelocity for $280M in cash
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The move allows Sabre to focus more on its back-end system for selling airline tickets, hotel rooms and car rentals. Sabre is one of three global distribution system companies — along with Travelport and Amadeus — that handle sales for travel ...

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5533
January 23rd, 2015
The Instant Historian: Super Bowl Media Lull Loves Tom Brady's Balls - The Big Lead -

The Instant Historian: Super Bowl Media Lull Loves Tom Brady's Balls
The Big Lead
Watergate was the name of the hotel. Letting that bit of ... Ryan Anderson is accused of kicking a woman's vehicle during an argument at an off-campus residence late Monday night, Tuscaloosa Police spokesman Sgt. Brent Blankley stated in a written release.

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5532
January 23rd, 2015
Black Jacket Symphony will reproduce Led Zeppelin album for Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Black Jacket Symphony will reproduce Led Zeppelin album for Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Black Jacket Symphony, a cover band specializing in replicating classic albums as precisely as possible, will be visiting Tuscaloosa again to perform Led Zeppelin's classic fourth album, the untitled one sometimes referred to as "Zoso" (from symbols on ...

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5531
January 22nd, 2015
Ms. Cheap: Hotel liquidator offers great deals in bigger space - The Tennessean -