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Presidential race shows deep seated strife toward - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Presidential race shows deep seated strife toward
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Earlier this year, demonstrators against Trump swarmed outside the hotel near San Francisco airport, forcing the candidate Trump to crawl under a fence to enter the hotel where he met with local GOP power brokers. Other protesters tangled with ...

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7470
May 28th, 2016
Georgia sweeps two-time defending champion Florida with pinch-hit walk-off home run - ESPN -

ESPN

Georgia sweeps two-time defending champion Florida with pinch-hit walk-off home run
ESPN
"When we were at the hotel today, they just kept talking about how much trust they have for each other, how much love they have for each other and how much genuine belief and caring about each other [they have]," Harris-Champer said. "That goes so far ...

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7469
May 28th, 2016
In image-conscious Dubai, even police patrol in luxury cars - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In image-conscious Dubai, even police patrol in luxury cars
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Their photogenic qualities came out in force on a recent day as officers parked several outside the Armani Hotel in the 828-meter (2,717-foot) Burj Khalifa. The twin scissor doors of the police's BMW i8 swung open like wings on the $140,000 car, which ...

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7468
May 26th, 2016
LCHS graduate receives prestigious award - Moulton Advertiser -

Moulton Advertiser

LCHS graduate receives prestigious award
Moulton Advertiser
McCarley, who accompanied Cook to the awards ceremony held at the Hotel Capstone on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, said she was honored to be her teacher. "I am very proud of Lila for her achievements and being the first from our ...

7467
May 26th, 2016
Tuscaloosa City Council action from May 24 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council action from May 24
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Amended resolution authorizing the mayor to execute a right-of-way permit to the RV Hotel Owner LLC. - Authorized an amendment to the city's agreement and authorized the mayor to execute the amendment agreement with the Tuscaloosa Housing Authority ...

7466
May 25th, 2016
No joke: 3 mayors walk into an elevator, get stuck - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

No joke: 3 mayors walk into an elevator, get stuck
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto got stuck in the Westin Hotel elevator Thursday evening along with the mayors of Pennsylvania towns of Millvale and Leetsdale. They had been attending a meeting of the Allegheny League of Municipalities. At first, it wasn't ...

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7465
May 25th, 2016
Tuscaloosa PD seeking to ID hotel, apartment theft suspect - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com -

Tuscaloosa PD seeking to ID hotel, apartment theft suspect
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
Tuscaloosa authorities are seeking to identify a man they say is suspected in several thefts at hotels and apartment complexes in the city. The man is described as a white male who stands 5-feet, 8-inches or 5-feet, 10-inches and weighs between 160 and ...

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7464
May 25th, 2016
Alabama influences have Burford, Samford riding high entering regional - The Decatur Daily -

Alabama influences have Burford, Samford riding high entering regional
The Decatur Daily
“(Six players) missed graduation because we were up there, so we had a graduation ceremony in the hotel that night, and (when) Coach Murphy did that when I played, he gave you your certificate, you put on a little hat and you took a photo,” Burford said.

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7463
May 24th, 2016
LOOKING BACK: May 23 | TuscaloosaNews.com - The Tuscaloosa News - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: May 23 | TuscaloosaNews.com - The Tuscaloosa News
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One of the most eventful commencement weekends in the 135-year history of UA was expected to attract nearly 10,000 alumni and friends of the Capstone to Tuscaloosa with reunion groups meeting at the Stafford Motor Hotel featuring the classes of 1916, ...

7462
May 24th, 2016
Tuesday Morning Thoughts - 247Sports -

247Sports

Tuesday Morning Thoughts
247Sports
A few morning thoughts on what promises to be another warm and dry day in Tuscaloosa. ** There's a chance that Hoover ... The historic Peabody Hotel and Rendevous are right across the street and the famed (or is it infamous?) Beale Street district is ...

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7461
May 24th, 2016
New Brockton coach, mayor remembered - Dothan Eagle -

Dothan Eagle

New Brockton coach, mayor remembered
Dothan Eagle
The group was dubbed the “Cinderella” team after traveling to the last leg of the tournament in Tuscaloosa with only one uniform and an almost zero percent chance of winning. “The team only took one [uniform] because we had no idea how ... for New ...

7460
May 23rd, 2016
All the Fray - NOLA Defender -

NOLA Defender

All the Fray
NOLA Defender
However, the building began life far more illustriously in 1908 as the region's largest convention hotel. Ultimately, it even earned a ... The Tuscaloosa News reported that in “politically doubtful Louisiana,” the “remarks drew loud applause.” However ...

7459
May 23rd, 2016
LOOKING BACK: May 23 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: May 23
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One of the most eventful commencement weekends in the 135-year history of UA was expected to attract nearly 10,000 alumni and friends of the Capstone to Tuscaloosa with reunion groups meeting at the Stafford Motor Hotel featuring the classes of 1916, ...

7458
May 23rd, 2016
Alabama influences have Burford, Samford riding high entering regional - Times Daily -

Alabama influences have Burford, Samford riding high entering regional
Times Daily
TUSCALOOSA — Every heart inside the Alabama softball dugout sunk as the ball curled toward the right-field line. It was 2006, and Mississippi State had just tied things up at 4-4 the inning .... “(Six players) missed graduation because we were up ...

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7457
May 22nd, 2016
Search resumes for missing EgyptAir jet - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Search resumes for missing EgyptAir jet
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
CAIRO (AP) — The search is continuing for missing AirEgypt flight 804, which disappeared from the radar while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo. Authorities are scouring a wide area south of the Greek island of Crete on Friday to ...

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7456
May 22nd, 2016
DON NOBLE: Novel seeks to explain Alabama politics, society - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DON NOBLE: Novel seeks to explain Alabama politics, society
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He tells of his own experience with Alabama politics. In the late '80s, Conroy was approached by a Hollywood producer to write a movie about George Wallace. He met in a hotel with Gerald Wallace, George's brother, who invites Conroy to go to the dog ...

7455
May 22nd, 2016
Police, soldiers swarm Mexico's Acapulco, killings continue - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police, soldiers swarm Mexico's Acapulco, killings continue
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Today it's almost easier to find a truck full of soldiers, a federal policeman or a gaggle of local tourist cops than it is to find a taxi along the "costera," the seaside boulevard that runs through the hotel zone. Marines patrol the beach, while ...

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7454
May 22nd, 2016
Chef Eric Ripert recalls uphill climb to culinary greatness - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chef Eric Ripert recalls uphill climb to culinary greatness
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — When Eric Ripert turned 18, he had a crisis of confidence. He was working in Paris at the famed La Tour D'Argent, a grueling first step on the journey from his childhood in the mountains of Andorra to where he is now — one of the most ...

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7453
May 21st, 2016
Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Families of the victims spent the night in a hotel in Cairo while they awaited the news of their loved ones. Egyptian officials said some arrived from Paris late Thursday, among them eight relatives of the 15 French passengers on board the missing jet.

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7452
May 21st, 2016
Refugees tell of being pushed back into Greece from Balkans - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Refugees tell of being pushed back into Greece from Balkans
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Murad says authorities took him and others to a hotel near the border where they spent two days, before putting them onto a bus and sending them back to Croatia. From then on, against all expectations — and against official policy — Murad found ...

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7451
May 21st, 2016
Ride of Silence held to honor cyclists killed or injured during bike ride - WIAT 42 -

WIAT 42

Ride of Silence held to honor cyclists killed or injured during bike ride
WIAT 42
The event gets underway at seven o'clock at the Embassy Suites Hotel parking lot in downtown Tuscaloosa. As many as one hundred cyclists are expected to participate. The event is sponsored by Tuscaloosa Triathletes. The ride is free for anyone who ...
'Ride of Silence' happening Wednesday WTVM

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7450
May 19th, 2016
Indigenous grapple with NYC bedlam, bureaucracy at UN forum - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Indigenous grapple with NYC bedlam, bureaucracy at UN forum
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Martha Magdalena Patty, an indigenous leader from the Indonesian island of Saparua, struggles with the odd customs and the food, but likes the big comfortable bed in her hotel, the security and how everything is very organized. But she worries her ...

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7449
May 19th, 2016
From recliners to the Jesus candle, follow circus of Nick Saban's pro-am golf group - AL.com -

AL.com

From recliners to the Jesus candle, follow circus of Nick Saban's pro-am golf group
AL.com
"Hotel California" fittingly played on Mediate's iPhone as the soundtrack. Saban's daughter quickly texted her mom to tell her that recliner might be coming home to Tuscaloosa unless someone hits one closer. On the green, Saban completed the birdie ...

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7448
May 19th, 2016
Floating home marks return to Dubai's man-made World islands - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Floating home marks return to Dubai's man-made World islands
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Surrounded by 300 deserted man-made islands, Dubai's newest real-estate wonder has all the amenities of a luxury hotel — plus views of the bottom of the sea. The Floating Seahorse villas feature submerged bedrooms ...

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7447
May 19th, 2016
PCS students perform at Young Voices Festival - Pelham Reporter -

Pelham Reporter

PCS students perform at Young Voices Festival
Pelham Reporter
Seventh-graders Shelby Kendall and Jonathan Wiedeburg, along with ninth-grader Dorothy Willman, spent the weekend in Tuscaloosa preparing for a culminating concert at the university. “I really loved going out there,” Kendall said of the experience. “At ...

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7446
May 19th, 2016
Obama attends Democratic Party fundraiser in Washington - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama attends Democratic Party fundraiser in Washington
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is raising money for the Democratic Party at an event in the District of Columbia. Obama is attending a Democratic National Committee "roundtable" fundraiser Wednesday at the Jefferson Hotel just blocks from ...

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7445
May 18th, 2016
Greek government submits new austerity bill to Parliament - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Greek government submits new austerity bill to Parliament
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... were immediately available on the measures, which are expected to include across-the-board tax hikes, including raising the rate of consumer tax by one percentage point to 24 percent and increasing taxes on fuel, coffee, alcohol, tobacco and hotel ...

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7444
May 18th, 2016
Chicago-area police issue Sinead O'Connor well-being check - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chicago-area police issue Sinead O'Connor well-being check
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In November, she posted a message on Facebook saying she had taken an overdose at a hotel somewhere in Ireland. Irish police later said she had been found safe. The next month, O'Connor posted on Facebook that she had been detained in a hospital for ...

7443
May 18th, 2016
'Ride of Silence' happening Wednesday - WTVM -

WTVM

'Ride of Silence' happening Wednesday
WTVM
Tuscaloosa is one community that will host a Ride of Silence. Organizers ask cyclists to arrive at 6:30 p.m., behind the Embassy Suites hotel on University Blvd. in Downtown Tuscaloosa. The ride will begin at 7 p.m. and continue for approximately five ...

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7442
May 18th, 2016
Sanders issues defiant statement under pressure over ruckus - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sanders issues defiant statement under pressure over ruckus
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
As the event dragged on three hours past its scheduled end, hotel security said they could no longer staff the event and it was closed down. In a statement, the state party accused the Sanders campaign of "deliberately sharing misinformation about how ...

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7441
May 18th, 2016
Guy Clark, Grammy-winning musician, dead at 74 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Guy Clark, Grammy-winning musician, dead at 74
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Born in 1941, Clark's upbringing in west Texas inspired the scenes and characters for many of his songs, including “Desperados,” based on an oil well digger who once stayed at his grandmother's shotgun hotel. His interest in music was inspired by his ...

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7440
May 18th, 2016
Natchez's Ed Reed a big part of Mississippi's football legacy - The Sun Herald (blog) -

The Sun Herald (blog)

Natchez's Ed Reed a big part of Mississippi's football legacy
The Sun Herald (blog)
COURTESY NATCHEZ DEMOCRATLongtime high school football coach Ed Reed receives the Contributions to Amateur Football award from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Miss-Lou Chapter in November 2013 at the Eola Hotel ...

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7439
May 18th, 2016
Police say Sinead O'Connor was found at hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police say Sinead O'Connor was found at hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
CHICAGO (AP) — Suburban Chicago police say they found Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor after she went missing earlier this week staying at a hotel. Wilmette police spokesman Eric Peterson said Tuesday that 10 departments helped canvass area ...

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7438
May 18th, 2016
DNC head: 'No excuse for what happened in Nevada' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DNC head: 'No excuse for what happened in Nevada'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
As the event dragged on three hours past its scheduled end, hotel security said they could no longer staff the event and it was closed down. In a statement, the state party accused the Sanders campaign of "deliberately sharing misinformation about how ...

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7437
May 17th, 2016
Upheaval in Nevada raises concerns over Democratic unity - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Upheaval in Nevada raises concerns over Democratic unity
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
As the event dragged on three hours past its scheduled end, hotel security said they could no longer staff the event and it was closed down. In a statement, the state party accused the Sanders campaign of "deliberately sharing misinformation about how ...

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7436
May 17th, 2016
Condoleezza Rice returns to Birmingham and addresses students in town - WIAT 42 -

WIAT 42

Condoleezza Rice returns to Birmingham and addresses students in town
WIAT 42
It was a hotel/hospital plan that would allow loved ones to stay with their family while they are in the hospital. “It's gatherings like ... On Wednesday, she will be at the Regions Tradition and on Thursday she will be speaking at Stillman College in ...

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7435
May 17th, 2016
Pall of Nevada fracas hangs over Democratic contest - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pall of Nevada fracas hangs over Democratic contest
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
As the event dragged on three hours past its scheduled end, hotel security said they could no longer staff the event and it was closed down. In a statement, the state party accused the Sanders campaign of "deliberately sharing misinformation about how ...

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7434
May 17th, 2016
Hong Kong under tight security for Chinese official's visit - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hong Kong under tight security for Chinese official's visit
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Police set up hundreds of plastic water-filled safety barriers on the streets surrounding the downtown convention center where Zhang will speak and the hotel next door where he's staying. In another sign of official nervousness over the visit ...

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7433
May 17th, 2016
Chicago-area police issue Sinead O'Connor well-being check - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Chicago-area police issue Sinead O'Connor well-being check
Tuscaloosa Magazine
In November, she posted a message on Facebook saying she had taken an overdose at a hotel somewhere in Ireland. Irish police later said she had been found safe. The next month, O'Connor posted on Facebook that she had been detained in a hospital for ...

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7432
May 17th, 2016
Greek lawmakers to vote on more austerity over weekend - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Greek lawmakers to vote on more austerity over weekend
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The new bill is expected to include a raft of tax hikes, including raising consumer tax from 23 percent to 24 percent, increasing taxes on fuel, hotel stays, alcohol and tobacco as well as liberalizing the sale of non-performing loans. It is also ...

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7431
May 17th, 2016
PCS students perform at Young Voices Festival - Shelby County Reporter -

Shelby County Reporter

PCS students perform at Young Voices Festival
Shelby County Reporter
Seventh-graders Shelby Kendall and Jonathan Wiedeburg, along with ninth-grader Dorothy Willman, spent the weekend in Tuscaloosa preparing for a culminating concert at the university. “I really loved going out there,” Kendall said of the experience. “At ...

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7430
May 17th, 2016
MR. GOLF: College golf is stepping up its game - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

MR. GOLF: College golf is stepping up its game
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
New this spring, things really moved up another level with last week's NCAA Shoal Creek Women's Regional and today through Wednesday's NCAA Tuscaloosa Men's Regional at Ol' Colony Golf Complex. UA is the host institution for both regionals, and they ...

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7429
May 16th, 2016
Future's history: Shatner looks at 50 years of Star Trek - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Future's history: Shatner looks at 50 years of Star Trek
Tuscaloosa Magazine
FILE - In this April 2, 2015 file photo, William Shatner arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif. Shatner first swaggered onto the bridge of the starship Enterprise in 1966. Celebrating its 50th ...

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7428
May 15th, 2016
Jane Fonda needed therapy, acting coach to make Netflix show - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Jane Fonda needed therapy, acting coach to make Netflix show
Tuscaloosa Magazine
When the audience at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel laughed, Fonda responded: "No, it's true! And I'm proud of that at my age." Fonda has won two Oscars for best actress in a leading role. Fonda appeared at a panel alongside "Grace and Frankie" creator ...

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7427
May 15th, 2016
Oakman rallies to take first at regional - Daily Mountain Eagle -

Daily Mountain Eagle

Oakman rallies to take first at regional
Daily Mountain Eagle
Oakman players celebrate Saturday's win over Ohatchee at the North Central Regional Tournament in Tuscaloosa. The Wildcats ... Thinking Friday's second game would start at 6 p.m., the Wildcats didn't bother to reserved hotel rooms. That meant they ...

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7426
May 15th, 2016
SCHOOL NEWS: May 15 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SCHOOL NEWS: May 15
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Several student's in the school's hospitality and tourism program earned Certified Guest Service Professional certificates from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute. The students are: Faith Acker, Raven Bain, Cielo Balderas, Collin Boyd ...

7425
May 14th, 2016
Resignation after power grab rocks Infantino's new era claim - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Resignation after power grab rocks Infantino's new era claim
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The 45-year-old Swiss-Italian and his council members stayed in the high-end Four Seasons Hotel in Mexico while the rest of FIFA staff were in the more moderately priced 5-star Intercontinental, albeit following long-standing bookings. When Infantino ...

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7424
May 14th, 2016
DARRELL HUCKABY: Jumping the pond and swapping stories - newtoncitizen -

DARRELL HUCKABY: Jumping the pond and swapping stories
newtoncitizen
Besides, you'd be amazed at what a terrorist attack will do to the price of air flights and hotel rooms. My family and I got a great deal on a trip to New York at Christmas of 2001 and everybody there was ... If that is true, they need to send a whole ...

7423
May 14th, 2016
DARRELL HUCKABY: Jumping the pond and swapping stories - Rockdale Citizen -

Rockdale Citizen

DARRELL HUCKABY: Jumping the pond and swapping stories
Rockdale Citizen
Besides, you'd be amazed at what a terrorist attack will do to the price of air flights and hotel rooms. My family and I got a great deal on a trip to New York at Christmas of 2001 and everybody there was ... If that is true, they need to send a whole ...

7422
May 14th, 2016
Girl Meets World On A Yamaha FZ-07 Part 6: The South - Motorcyclist -

Motorcyclist

Girl Meets World On A Yamaha FZ-07 Part 6: The South
Motorcyclist
It was late and I had already covered nearly 300 miles so far, but I hopped back on my bike, got on the interstate, and pounded out miles as fast as I could get away with on the FZ 'til I made it to a hotel in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The next day I woke ...

7421
May 14th, 2016
Trump denies he posed as his spokesman during tabloid days - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Trump denies he posed as his spokesman during tabloid days
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He said Madonna "wanted to go out with him" and "came in a beautiful evening gown and combat boots" to hang out with Trump at the Plaza Hotel, which he owned. "He's got zero interest that night," said the man known as Miller, apparently meaning they ...

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7420
May 14th, 2016
Alabama's BP settlement money should be allocated throughout the state proportionately - Gulf Coast News Today -

Gulf Coast News Today

Alabama's BP settlement money should be allocated throughout the state proportionately
Gulf Coast News Today
In proportion to the number of Tuscaloosa hotel rooms made vacant by vacationers canceling plans to visit due to the BP oil spill, Tuscaloosa should receive a share of the Alabama BP settlement money. In proportion to lost tips by waiters and ...

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7419
May 14th, 2016
Hotels build buzz for eco-efforts with rooftop beehives - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Hotels build buzz for eco-efforts with rooftop beehives
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Aware of the well-publicized environmental threats to honeybees that have reduced numbers worldwide, seven San Francisco hotels have built hives on their rooftops. The sustainability effort also benefits the hotels as the bees produce honey for ...

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7418
May 14th, 2016
Central Elementary Library - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Central Elementary Library
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Harold E. Greer, principal of Tuscaloosa High School since 1960, resigned the post. After serving as principal at Gordo High School, Greer became assistant principal at THS for 11 years and succeeded J.R. Pittard as principal. Greer had been in public ...

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7417
May 13th, 2016
Future's history: Shatner looks at 50 years of Star Trek - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Future's history: Shatner looks at 50 years of Star Trek
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this April 2, 2015 file photo, William Shatner arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif. Shatner first swaggered onto the bridge of the starship Enterprise in 1966. Celebrating its 50th ...

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7416
May 13th, 2016
Q&A w/ Justin Fetcho — All Smiles - Harrisburg Daily Register -

Harrisburg Daily Register

Q&A w/ Justin Fetcho — All Smiles
Harrisburg Daily Register
JF: (Laughs) You know, I think, sitting in our hotel room the night before (the final day of the MVC tournament) our main objective the final day of the tournament was to just be tough. ... For us to go down to Tuscaloosa, I feel like we're going there ...

7415
May 13th, 2016
Tokyo governor under fire for $1800 hotel room, lavish trips - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tokyo governor under fire for $1800 hotel room, lavish trips
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
TOKYO (AP) — The governor of Tokyo has triggered public outrage for flying first-class and staying at up to $1,800-a-night suites in Europe and America during official trips. Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe and his entourage spent 213 million yen ($2 million) on ...

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7414
May 13th, 2016
Alabama plant stars in Mercedes Brand Experience - Alabama NewsCenter -

Alabama NewsCenter

Alabama plant stars in Mercedes Brand Experience
Alabama NewsCenter
Each session of the Mercedes brand experience is set up to host 84 participants for two days. They stay at the Westin Hotel in Birmingham. During the session, they eat lunch at the Tuscaloosa County plant, where more than 3,500 Alabama workers produce ...

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7413
May 12th, 2016
Alabama plant stars in Mercedes Brand Experience - Made In Alabama -

Made In Alabama

Alabama plant stars in Mercedes Brand Experience
Made In Alabama
Each session of the Mercedes brand experience is set up to host 84 participants for two days. They stay at the Westin Hotel in Birmingham. During the session, they eat lunch at the Tuscaloosa County plant, where more than 3,500 Alabama workers produce ...

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7412
May 12th, 2016
Panama files show Russian crackdown on offshoring is failing - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Panama files show Russian crackdown on offshoring is failing
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In March last year, a year after the annexation of Crimea and U.S. and European Union economic sanctions, Putin issued a public warning to a star-studded gathering of tycoons at a posh Moscow hotel: get your money back to Russia, or foreign governments ...

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7411
May 11th, 2016
Now 82, Richard Shelby is one of America's four oldest senators - AL.com -

AL.com

Now 82, Richard Shelby is one of America's four oldest senators
AL.com
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby greets his supporters at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tuscaloosa, Alabama after winning the Republic Primary. (Joe Songer/jsonger@al.com). Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com. Print Email · The Associated Press By The Associated ...

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7410
May 11th, 2016
Canadian professor: Olympics should be postponed due to Zika - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Canadian professor: Olympics should be postponed due to Zika
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"I'm not sure I'm even going to be leaving the hotel room, outside of practice." The medical director of Australia's Olympic team said there was "no chance" the games would be moved. Dr. David Hughes said in a statement Wednesday that the Zika risk to ...

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7409
May 11th, 2016
Wedding photo returned to family after being lost in April 27, 2011 tornadoes - WTVM -

WTVM

Wedding photo returned to family after being lost in April 27, 2011 tornadoes
WTVM
The family says there are no nearby storm shelters, so they drive to Tuscaloosa when there's a threat of bad weather where they stay in a hotel for the night. In all six people died in Hale County on April 27, 2011. Copyright 2016 WBRC. All rights ...

7408
May 10th, 2016
Native painters transform hotel rooms with large-scale art - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Native painters transform hotel rooms with large-scale art
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Native Americans artists are transforming guest rooms at a New Mexico hotel into large-scale installation pieces, with murals and paintings that build on tribal themes. Nativo Lodge in Albuquerque last week publicly unveiled ...

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7407
May 10th, 2016
Foley looks to sports complex, event center to ignite tourism near Alabama beaches - Alabama NewsCenter -

Alabama NewsCenter

Foley looks to sports complex, event center to ignite tourism near Alabama beaches
Alabama NewsCenter
Staley, a former University of Alabama soccer head coach, helped bring the Alabama High School Athletic Association's Super Six football championship to Tuscaloosa's Bryant-Denny Stadium and Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium every other year in a rotating ...

7406
May 9th, 2016
Sophie Okonedo puts body, soul and sweater into 'Crucible' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sophie Okonedo puts body, soul and sweater into 'Crucible'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Okonedo, who earned an Oscar nomination for "Hotel Rwanda," was raised in London and studied at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. At the age of about 7, she was watching a variety show on TV when the cast of the musical "Annie" came on. "One of the ...

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7405
May 9th, 2016
UAB player declared brain dead day after shooting - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

UAB player declared brain dead day after shooting
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He spent last season living out of a hotel room in Miami with friends while attending classes at ASA College, playing in only one game. Bryant left Notre Dame after one season when he was ruled academically ineligible for the 2015 season. Because UAB ...

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7404
May 9th, 2016
How Clinton, Trump made their fortunes and spend them - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

How Clinton, Trump made their fortunes and spend them
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Hillary Clinton's three-year speaking tours often came with premium travel — flights on private jets, luxury "presidential" hotel suites and transportation and accommodations for the retinue of loyal aides who traveled with her, according to her ...

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7403
May 9th, 2016
Reporters in N. Korea for congress get wire factory instead - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Reporters in N. Korea for congress get wire factory instead
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — They came for North Korea's biggest political event in decades. What they have been getting is a lot of sightseeing — except one, who got kicked out. North Korea has brought in more than 100 journalists from around the ...

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7402
May 9th, 2016
LOOKING BACK: May 9 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: May 9
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Construction of a new hotel off Rice Mine Road was approved by the Tuscaloosa City Council. Central Elementary School celebrated the completion of a new outdoor library and the purchase of 350 new books for the school. The first commercial tenant in ...

7401
May 9th, 2016
High school girls mentoring program impacting community - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

High school girls mentoring program impacting community
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Girls' STEPS activities include everything from college visits around the state to career expos and the annual Mother-Daughter Dinner held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center. "It's a night of love for girls and their mothers ...

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7400
May 8th, 2016
Springdale guys prepared for life after football - Northwest Arkansas News -

Northwest Arkansas News

Springdale guys prepared for life after football
Northwest Arkansas News
26 at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Kissinger was ... "If nothing happens with the NFL, I'll turn my attention to other things," said Smothers, who graduated from Arkansas in December with a degree in hotel and restaurant management ...

7399
May 8th, 2016
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
His father was a Sydney hotel broker who became a single father after his wife abandoned the family when Turnbull was 9 years old. He studied at the University of Sydney before attending Brasenose College, Oxford, as a Rhodes scholar. Turnbull became a ...

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7398
May 8th, 2016
UA Design/Production Team Wins National ADDY Award - UA News -

UA News

UA Design/Production Team Wins National ADDY Award
UA News
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Office of Design/Production in The University of Alabama's Division of Strategic Communications has received a National ADDY in the American Advertising Awards competition. The award is for the design of an invitation to the ...

7397
May 7th, 2016
Opera version of 'The Shining' opens Saturday in Minnesota - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Opera version of 'The Shining' opens Saturday in Minnesota
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Being a raving lunatic, running around the Overlook Hotel, terrorizing my family, takes a lot of energy. It's a very physical role. I pick up my wife by the neck to dangle her body in front of me. I beat my child. I break down doors." After premiering ...

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7396
May 7th, 2016
UA's May Interim Session Offers Variety of Unusual Classes - UA News -

UA's May Interim Session Offers Variety of Unusual Classes
UA News
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Professors at The University of Alabama are offering a number of thought-provoking and unusual classes during UA's May Interim session, which runs from Monday, May 9, through Friday, May 27. Classes include: “Event Planning: Wedding ...

7395
May 7th, 2016
Rick Van Alfen: The country I do know - Nevada Appeal -

Rick Van Alfen: The country I do know
Nevada Appeal
Or walk into the Marriott Hotel in Tuscaloosa, Ala., whip out an American Express card, register, and have Joe Bob the Bellman bring his bags to his room. These were the 50s Fred longs for. When no less of a world class entertainer like Sammy Davis Jr ...

7394
May 7th, 2016
Man charged with attempted murder - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Man charged with attempted murder
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He fired toward her from the parking lot, she said, striking her in the mouth and hitting the door of the hotel room. Surveillance video showed James firing the gun and entering the room once the victim had run away. Investigators say that he stole her ...

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7393
May 7th, 2016
Colts agree to terms with 18th overall pick, center Ryan Kelly - Today's Pigskin (blog) -

Today's Pigskin (blog)

Colts agree to terms with 18th overall pick, center Ryan Kelly
Today's Pigskin (blog)
Taking home the trio of titles in 2011, 2012 and as a senior in 2015, Kelly was rewarded appropriately during his final year in Tuscaloosa. Last season, he won the Rimington Trophy as the nation's top center and was named as a ... But his on-field ...

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7392
May 5th, 2016
Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The 300-room hotel and hundreds of chalets in the complex are filled with people displaced from Ramadi, Fallujah, Hit and smaller villages across Anbar. Umm Khaled, 30, once lived with her family in a two-bedroom home in Ramadi's center. Now, pregnant ...

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7391
May 5th, 2016
Review: Fiennes, Swinton simmer and boil in 'Bigger Splash' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Review: Fiennes, Swinton simmer and boil in 'Bigger Splash'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But that was 20 years ago, and since then Fiennes has been everything from deliciously villainous — yeah, the one with no name — to, recently, exquisitely funny in "The Grand Budapest Hotel." And now he is uninhibited, both physically and emotionally ...

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7390
May 5th, 2016
Stones, Dylan, McCartney, others to play Coachella in fall - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Stones, Dylan, McCartney, others to play Coachella in fall
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
For a bit more than $5,000, people can purchase a three-night stay at a high-end hotel, passes to the shows, shuttle service to and from the venue, meals and other perks. There is reserve seating and bleacher seating for anyone whose days of standing ...

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7389
May 5th, 2016
California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21
Tuscaloosa Magazine
One would expand tobacco-free workplaces to include small businesses, break rooms and hotel lobbies. Democratic lawmakers passed the proposals almost two months ago. Legislative leaders waited to send them to Brown because of political threats from ...

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7388
May 5th, 2016
“The B Side" exhibit showcases music-inspired art - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

“The B Side" exhibit showcases music-inspired art
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The third incarnation of “The B Side," a semi-annual exhibit, opens Friday evening at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, with visual interpretations and responses to music and musicians created by 18 different artists from Tuscaloosa ...

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7387
May 5th, 2016
Johnny Manziel booked in misdemeanor assault case, posts bail - fox6now.com -

fox6now.com

Johnny Manziel booked in misdemeanor assault case, posts bail
fox6now.com
Manziel is accused of assaulting his former girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, on January 29 in a Dallas hotel. She said he ... 1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, propelling him into the Heisman Trophy conversation. Manziel was 24 of ...

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7386
May 5th, 2016
Stones, Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Stones, Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
For a bit more than $5,000, people can purchase a three-night stay at a high-end hotel, passes to the shows, shuttle service to and from the venue, meals and other perks. There is reserve seating and bleacher seating for anyone whose days of standing ...

and more »
7385
May 4th, 2016
Conversation of the Day: Do you approve of Senators Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions? - AL.com -

AL.com

Conversation of the Day: Do you approve of Senators Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions?
AL.com
shelby.jpg U.S. Senator Richard Shelby greets his supporters at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tuscaloosa, Alabama after winning the Republic Primary. (Joe Songer/jsonger@al.com). Do you approve of the work Senators Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions are ...

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7384
May 4th, 2016
Tuscaloosa police arrest suspect in string of hotel, convenience store robberies - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com -

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Tuscaloosa police arrest suspect in string of hotel, convenience store robberies
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
Tuscaloosa police say at least three people were involved in several hotel and convenience store robberies. On Monday, they announced one man has been arrested in the investigation. Officers arrested 37-year-old Glen Drayton after serving a search ...

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7383
May 3rd, 2016
Jazz fest's last day kicks off after storm cancels some sets - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jazz fest's last day kicks off after storm cancels some sets
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
During the move, they got a call from the Monteleone hotel, which was opening a lounge and asked if she'd like to open it in January. They have a standing Friday date. "From the moment I went up there and sang that first song with that band, I felt ...

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7382
May 2nd, 2016
US construction spending up 0.3 pct., led by home building - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US construction spending up 0.3 pct., led by home building
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In March, spending on hotel and motel construction rose 1.6 percent, while the category that covers shopping centers posted a 0.8 percent gain and spending on hospitals and other health care facilities rose 1.4 percent. Construction of office buildings ...

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7381
May 2nd, 2016
North Carolina pair survive 5 days in New Zealand wilderness - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

North Carolina pair survive 5 days in New Zealand wilderness
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a day hike. A helicopter pilot spotted the large "help" ...

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7380
May 2nd, 2016
Alabama Crimson Tide: Where they were 10 years ago - ESPN (blog) -

ESPN (blog)

Alabama Crimson Tide: Where they were 10 years ago
ESPN (blog)
He was fired for inappropriate behavior during a trip to Florida for a pro-am golf tournament that included him reportedly spending hundreds of dollars at a topless bar and a woman ordering around $1,000 of room service and charging it to his hotel ...

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7379
May 2nd, 2016
Ex-con out of prison 4 months suspected in robberies in 9 Alabama cities - AL.com -

Ex-con out of prison 4 months suspected in robberies in 9 Alabama cities
AL.com
That holdup happened about 2 p.m. at the hotel on Hayes Drive N.W. Authorities said two black males entered the hotel, one of them armed with a gun, and demanded money from the desk clerks. ... Drayton is held on $60,000 in the Tuscaloosa County Jail.

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7378
May 2nd, 2016
Deontay Wilder leaves US to train for fight in Moscow - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Deontay Wilder leaves US to train for fight in Moscow
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tuscaloosa's Wilder defends his World Boxing Council heavyweight boxing championship title on May 21 in Moscow, Russia, against No. 1-ranked contender Alexander ... There are hotel rooms for 12 people for two weeks. Then there are travel costs, meals ...

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7377
May 1st, 2016
CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — When Carly Fiorina speaks to the California Republican party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport Saturday night, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the newly-minted vice presidential candidate. Fiorina grew ...

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7376
April 30th, 2016
Long bus ride gives Alabama softball ample study time - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Long bus ride gives Alabama softball ample study time
Tuscaloosa Magazine
“We've had alums surprise and call in at the team meeting at the hotel on the Thursday night before we play,” he said. “They've just talked about the things that they've missed, and one of them was just saying the thing she misses is the bus rides and ...

7375
April 29th, 2016
Alabama's One-Man Pension Show - Governing -

Governing

Alabama's One-Man Pension Show
Governing
Beyond them stands the city convention center and the adjoining hotel that Bronner also oversees. The Montgomery real estate makes up just a small slice of RSA's $33 billion in investments. But it highlights Bronner's grand ambition to use the pension ...

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7374
April 29th, 2016
After 2012 stunner, ex-con makes another White House run - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

After 2012 stunner, ex-con makes another White House run
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Judd is a political nobody and a felon, who barely scraped together the $2,500 needed to get his name on the May 10 ballot by using his wages from a job at a Texas hotel. Tell that to President Barack Obama, who couldn't stop Judd from winning 41 ...

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7373
April 29th, 2016
NFL draft 2016 live online stream: How to watch rounds 2-3 - AL.com -

AL.com

NFL draft 2016 live online stream: How to watch rounds 2-3
AL.com
If you fancy yourself a Alabama Crimson Tide fan, buckle up because there are some high-profile players available from Tuscaloosa, too. ... There have already been reports to indicate he will watch Friday night's rounds from a hotel room in Chicago.

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7372
April 29th, 2016
Organizers expect biggest West Alabama Food and Wine Festival - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Organizers expect biggest West Alabama Food and Wine Festival
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Thursday's event moves to its biggest venue yet, the River Market, after rolling out at Hotel Capstone, and moving to Cypress Inn. Tickets have been capped at 400, due to space limits, but still, the Red Cross fundraiser expects to net between $14,000 ...

7371
April 29th, 2016
The Latest: Norway bans Airbus helicopter type from flying - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

The Latest: Norway bans Airbus helicopter type from flying
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Statoil said a minister, psychologists and other experienced staff will be available at a Bergen hotel. The company said the chartered helicopter was "on assignment for Statoil." Norwegian broadcaster NRK said 11 of the 13 people on board were employed ...

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7370
April 29th, 2016
UA's Rural Medical Scholars Program Celebrates 20th Class - UA News -

UA's Rural Medical Scholars Program Celebrates 20th Class
UA News
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Rural Medical Scholars Program at the College of Community Health Sciences will honor the graduates of its 20th class, as well as alumni of the now two-decade-old program, on Sunday, May 1, at Hotel Capstone on The ...

7369
April 29th, 2016
Long bus ride gives Alabama softball ample study time - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Long bus ride gives Alabama softball ample study time
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
“We've had alums surprise and call in at the team meeting at the hotel on the Thursday night before we play,” he said. “They've just talked about the things that they've missed, and one of them was just saying the thing she misses is the bus rides and ...

7368
April 29th, 2016
In statement, SEC reaffirms league to rescind its satellite camp ban - NBCSports.com -

NBCSports.com

In statement, SEC reaffirms league to rescind its satellite camp ban
NBCSports.com
Andrew Bone and Aaron Suttles of the Tuscaloosa News reported Thursday evening Davis is expected to resign or be fired after the school has opened an inquiry into possible violations on the recruiting trail. The nature of the violations was not ...
Minium: NCAA got it wrong when it banned satellite camps Virginian-Pilot

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7367
April 29th, 2016
Tornado outbreak, 5 years later: Piecing lives back together - Cherokee Tribune Ledger News -

Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Tornado outbreak, 5 years later: Piecing lives back together
Cherokee Tribune Ledger News
In this April 19, 2016 photo, John Nero, right, and Pam Nero stand together at the bottom of their new home's steps during an interview with the Associated Press in Tuscaloosa, Ala. John Nero said he lost his home April 27, 2011 when a deadly tornado ...
April 27, 2011: The Sunshine Express: The Roll 'Bama Roll community rallies to aid Tuscaloosa Roll 'Bama Roll

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7366
April 29th, 2016
AP PHOTOS: Fragments of shattered lives after Ecuador quake - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

AP PHOTOS: Fragments of shattered lives after Ecuador quake
Tuscaloosa Magazine
All the effort that it meant to build this hotel with more than 20 rooms ended in this, pure rubble," said Michael Ortiz, who owned the lodging house. Stunningly, no one was killed. "By luck, there weren't any tourists at that moment; they were ...

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7365
April 29th, 2016
Train to New Orleans: Use it so we don't lose it - AL.com -

AL.com

Train to New Orleans: Use it so we don't lose it
AL.com
Passengers board at Tuscaloosa, Meridian, Laurel, Hattiesburg, and Slidell. Uniformed school children get on at ... We have no worries about paying high fees to park on the street ($6 every two hours) or at the hotel ($35 per night.) For the next three ...

7364
April 29th, 2016
Approval ratings for Sens. Richard Shelby, Jeff Sessions and who is America's most disliked Senator - AL.com -

AL.com

Approval ratings for Sens. Richard Shelby, Jeff Sessions and who is America's most disliked Senator
AL.com
Approval ratings for Sens. Richard Shelby, Jeff Sessions and who is America's most disliked Senator. Sen. Richard Shelby. U.S. Senator Richard Shelby greets his supporters at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tuscaloosa, Alabama after winning the Republic ...

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7363
April 29th, 2016
What Laremy Tunsil's apparent admission means for Ole Miss and Hugh Freeze - Yahoo Sports -

Yahoo Sports

What Laremy Tunsil's apparent admission means for Ole Miss and Hugh Freeze
Yahoo Sports
29 – that drop likely was attributable to a strange December incident in which Nkemdiche fell 15 feet from an Atlanta hotel balcony and was hospitalized. He later pleaded guilty to misdemeanor marijuana possession. ... The Tunsil bombshells overwhelmed ...

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7362
April 29th, 2016
In 'Papa,' Hemingway returns to Cuba via the silver screen - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In 'Papa,' Hemingway returns to Cuba via the silver screen
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The film depicts a number of real-life Havana locations associated with Hemingway such as the El Floridita bar, where he was known to down prodigious quantities of lemony daiquiris, and the Ambos Mundos hotel, where he lived for a time. The 1950s cars ...

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7361
April 28th, 2016
On trek to Everest, a chance to push boundaries, find peace - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

On trek to Everest, a chance to push boundaries, find peace
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Our journey starts in early April, at the Shanker Hotel, a former 19th century royal palace in Nepal's capital, Kathmandu. We each get a water-resistant duffel bag, sleeping bag and down jacket. Some of these trekkers came to Nepal last year, but ...

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7360
April 28th, 2016
Facebook still isn't a mall, but its bots aim to change that - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Facebook still isn't a mall, but its bots aim to change that
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Only a few have signed on so far, but if the feature takes off, we could all be chatting with artificially intelligent bots to reserve plane tickets, book hotel rooms or order salmon teriyaki before long. “I would totally shop using message bots for ...

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7359
April 28th, 2016
Winner of rubber duck race can dine anywhere in the world - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Winner of rubber duck race can dine anywhere in the world
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1QzsN4T ) reports that the winner of Harvard's Ducky Wucky River Race will receive free airfare, a two-night stay at a hotel and the fancy dinner. The Ayer Rotary Club will kick off the festivities on May 7, when a ...

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7358
April 28th, 2016
China's HNA to buy Radisson operator Carlson Hotels - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

China's HNA to buy Radisson operator Carlson Hotels
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
HONG KONG (AP) — A unit of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has agreed to buy Carlson Hotels, which owns brands including Radisson and Country Inns and Suites, the latest in a flurry of overseas investments by Chinese companies. HNA Tourism ...

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7357
April 28th, 2016
Tornado outbreak, 5 years later: Piecing lives back together - FOX 5 Atlanta -

FOX 5 Atlanta

Tornado outbreak, 5 years later: Piecing lives back together
FOX 5 Atlanta
Sonya Moore and her family were settling into their new Tuscaloosa home and hadn't even finished unpacking when the tornado came barreling toward them. She and her children hid in a closet. "We almost lost one of them. The door flung open, and he was ...
April 27, 2011: The Sunshine Express: The Roll 'Bama Roll community rallies to aid Tuscaloosa Roll 'Bama Roll

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7356
April 28th, 2016
Sports legend continues to give back to state with Bo Bikes Bama five years after the April 27 tornado - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

Sports legend continues to give back to state with Bo Bikes Bama five years after the April 27 tornado
The University of Alabama Crimson White
The former Auburn Tiger once saw Tuscaloosa simply as an old rival's stomping grounds, but seeing a massive E4 tornado barreling through the town changed his perspective. There was nothing but shock running through Jackson's veins. “I was 800 miles ...

7355
April 27th, 2016
Tornado outbreak, 5 years later: Piecing lives back together - Virginian-Pilot -

Virginian-Pilot

Tornado outbreak, 5 years later: Piecing lives back together
Virginian-Pilot
This Tuesday, April 19, 2016, aerial photo shows part of the damage path of a tornado from April 27, 2011, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. A series of tornadoes killed hundreds of ... John Nero said he lost his home April 27, 2011 when the deadly tornado hit his ...

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7354
April 27th, 2016
Johnny Manziel officially indicted on assault charges - CW39 -

CW39

Johnny Manziel officially indicted on assault charges
CW39
1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, propelling him into the Heisman Trophy conversation. Manziel was .... In an affidavit, Crowley says she was with Manziel at an upscale hotel in Dallas early in the morning of January 30. She ...

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7353
April 27th, 2016
UA Center for Community-Based Partnerships to Hold Awards Program - UA News -

UA Center for Community-Based Partnerships to Hold Awards Program
UA News
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A University of Alabama awards program recognizing the best of engaged scholarship conducted by faculty, staff, student and community teams turns 10 years old Friday, April 29. Associated activities begin with research poster ...

7352
April 27th, 2016
Trump, Clinton press closer to general election showdown - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Trump, Clinton press closer to general election showdown
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The address at a downtown hotel is the first in a series of speeches the Republican front-runner is expected to give in the coming weeks, all with the goal of easing Americans' concerns about his readiness for the presidency. Likewise, Clinton was ...

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7351
April 27th, 2016
Cover 9@9: The Final Mock Draft — Falcons to select Reggie Ragland - MyAJC (blog) -

MyAJC (blog)

Cover 9@9: The Final Mock Draft — Falcons to select Reggie Ragland
MyAJC (blog)
Linebacker Reggie Ragland runs drills during Alabama's NFL football Pro Day, Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The event is to .... Teams are also concerned about an arrest after he fell out of window from a Buckhead hotel. Because of his ...

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7350
April 27th, 2016
Minium: NCAA got it wrong when it banned satellite camps - Virginian-Pilot -

Minium: NCAA got it wrong when it banned satellite camps
Virginian-Pilot
Often, you're talking about a plane ticket and a night or two in a hotel. That's why so many coaching staffs hit the road, ... The elite in college football somehow manage to find their way to his camps in Tuscaloosa. The SEC and ACC oppose satellite ...

7349
April 27th, 2016
'Do you ever stop crying?' How survivors have worked toward healing after April 27, 2011 - AL.com -

AL.com

'Do you ever stop crying?' How survivors have worked toward healing after April 27, 2011
AL.com
It was the end of the 2011 spring semester, and 22-year-old Will Stevens would graduate from Stillman College in less than two weeks. With a history degree in hand, he hoped to return to Priceville High School to coach baseball and teach. Earlier that ...

7348
April 27th, 2016
NFL draft's first round ... according to The Bee's Matt Barrows - Sacramento Bee -

NFL draft's first round ... according to The Bee's Matt Barrows
Sacramento Bee
Reggie McKenzie is figuring out the trick to this general manger thing: Spend a lot of time in Tuscaloosa, Ala. 15. TITANS ... You know what Bills coach Rex Ryan calls an eccentric prospect who falls out of hotel windows and who wants a panther for a pet?

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7347
April 27th, 2016
Looking back at tornadoes of April, 2011 (photos) - OregonLive.com -

OregonLive.com

Looking back at tornadoes of April, 2011 (photos)
OregonLive.com
Sonya Moore and her family were settling into their new Tuscaloosa home and hadn't even finished unpacking when the tornado came barreling toward them. She and her children hid in a closet. "We almost lost one of them. The door flung open, and he was ...
Tornado outbreak, 5 years later: Piecing lives back together Fox News
April 27, 2011: The Sunshine Express: The Roll 'Bama Roll community rallies to aid Tuscaloosa Roll 'Bama Roll

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7346
April 27th, 2016
Organizers expect biggest West Alabama Food and Wine Festival - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Organizers expect biggest West Alabama Food and Wine Festival
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Thursday's event moves to its biggest venue yet, the River Market, after rolling out at Hotel Capstone, and moving to Cypress Inn. Tickets have been capped at 400, due to space limits, but still, the Red Cross fundraiser expects to net between $14,000 ...

7345
April 26th, 2016
Tax break for renovations could expire in Alabama Legislature - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

WPMI Local 15 News

Tax break for renovations could expire in Alabama Legislature
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Alison Howell, vice president of public policy for the Birmingham Business Alliance, said the tax credits were instrumental in many heralded projects in downtown Birmingham, including the Lyric Theatre, the Redmont Hotel and The Florentine, a 1926-era ...
Historic renovation tax credits could expire this year, Confederate Memorial Day celebrated Alabama Public Radio

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7344
April 26th, 2016
Tax break for renovations could expire in Alabama Legislature - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

WPMI Local 15 News

Tax break for renovations could expire in Alabama Legislature
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Alison Howell, vice president of public policy for the Birmingham Business Alliance, said the tax credits were instrumental in many heralded projects in downtown Birmingham, including the Lyric Theatre, the Redmont Hotel and The Florentine, a 1926-era ...
Historic renovation tax credits could expire this year, Confederate Memorial Day celebrated Alabama Public Radio

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7343
April 26th, 2016
Who is Robert Nkemdiche? HS coach says he's a 'worker,' good fit with Rex Ryan - Buffalo News -

Buffalo News

Who is Robert Nkemdiche? HS coach says he's a 'worker,' good fit with Rex Ryan
Buffalo News
Arrested for marijuana possession after falling from an Atlanta-area hotel room, he was suspended by Ole Miss. Shamed, nationally. And then at the Combine, he said he was drunk that night, not on drugs. "Nobody wanted to take the fall," he explained.
Mississippi's Robert Nkemdiche flashes talent, but most likely to bust Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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7342
April 26th, 2016
Former NFL quarterback and Heisman winner Johnny Manziel formally indicted - FOX 61 -

Former NFL quarterback and Heisman winner Johnny Manziel formally indicted
FOX 61
1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, propelling him into the Heisman Trophy conversation. Manziel was .... In an affidavit, Crowley says she was with Manziel at an upscale hotel in Dallas early in the morning of January 30. She ...

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7341
April 26th, 2016
McGee selected finalist for Alabama Homecoming Queen - Clanton Advertiser -

McGee selected finalist for Alabama Homecoming Queen
Clanton Advertiser
Alyssa McGee, daughter of Michael and Angie McGee of Maplesville, was selected as a finalist for Alabama's 36th Annual Homecoming Queen Selection held April 17 at the Capstone Hotel in Tuscaloosa. She is the Maplesville High School Homecoming ...

7340
April 25th, 2016
Historic renovation tax credits could expire this year, Confederate Memorial Day celebrated - Alabama Public Radio -

Alabama Public Radio

Historic renovation tax credits could expire this year, Confederate Memorial Day celebrated
Alabama Public Radio
Alison Howell of the Birmingham Business Alliance says the tax credits have produced "incredible results" including renovations of the historic Lyric Theatre, The Redmont Hotel and other buildings. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh says he has ...

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7339
April 25th, 2016
Who is Robert Nkemdiche? HS coach says he's a 'worker,' good fit with Rex Ryan - Bills Blitz - The Buffalo News -

Bills Blitz - The Buffalo News

Who is Robert Nkemdiche? HS coach says he's a 'worker,' good fit with Rex Ryan
Bills Blitz - The Buffalo News
Arrested for marijuana possession after falling from an Atlanta-area hotel room, he was suspended by Ole Miss. Shamed, nationally. And then at the Combine, he said he was drunk that night, not on drugs. "Nobody wanted to take the fall," he explained.
Mississippi's Robert Nkemdiche flashes talent, but most likely to bust Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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7338
April 25th, 2016
Where are Alabama players projected to go in NFL draft? - AL.com -

AL.com

Where are Alabama players projected to go in NFL draft?
AL.com
Only one Alabama player was selected in the first round of last year's NFL draft. However, there will probably be three or four Tide first round picks this year based on the latest projections from NFL draft experts. Several other Alabama players are ...

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7337
April 25th, 2016
Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Nadal's case prompts special concern because he will not be staying at a hotel, as will most other athletes skipping the Olympic Village. Most hotels picked by athletes already have their own security measures in place and are well prepared to protect ...

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7336
April 25th, 2016
Best Student Feature---Radio "Bloody Sunday" - Alabama Public Radio -

Alabama Public Radio

Best Student Feature---Radio "Bloody Sunday"
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 ... Averette continued during his visit to our class. He came to Tuscaloosa to get help covering the fiftieth anniversary of ...

7335
April 25th, 2016
AP PHOTOS: Syria war souvenirs feature Putin, others - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

AP PHOTOS: Syria war souvenirs feature Putin, others
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — They stare at you from mugs, pins and fridge magnets in souvenir shops in Damascus. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Syrian President Bashar Assad and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah are a hot commodity in Damascus ...

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7334
April 25th, 2016
Why discontinuing Alabama's historic tax credit has developers, cities 'freaked out' - AL.com -

AL.com

Why discontinuing Alabama's historic tax credit has developers, cities 'freaked out'
AL.com
The 170-room hotel's $16.2 million renovation included changes throughout the interior of the building. ... The mayors of Alabama's five largest cities — Birmingham, Mobile, Tuscaloosa, Montgomery and Huntsville — have pushed for the extension ...

7333
April 24th, 2016
Mississippi's Robert Nkemdiche flashes talent, but most likely to bust - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mississippi's Robert Nkemdiche flashes talent, but most likely to bust
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The night before at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, he created pressure that helped lead to three of Alabama's five turnovers in the Rebels' 43-37 victory. “He was sensational that night,” said Phil Savage, the radio analyst for the Crimson ...

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7332
April 24th, 2016
Rating the NFL draft prospects: Defensive linemen - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Rating the NFL draft prospects: Defensive linemen
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“If he goes back to Tuscaloosa he would have doubled his sack number (3 ½) if not tripled it next year and been a top-10 pick. You're betting on the ... When he had the (drunken) fall at the hotel it confirmed a lot of suspicions that people had. Last ...

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7331
April 24th, 2016
AT LARGE: Memories of the farm and Giant Turtles - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

AT LARGE: Memories of the farm and Giant Turtles
Tuscaloosa Magazine
During toasts in a dining room at the Hotel Monteleone, I even observed that the way the table cloths dangled to the floor looked like a perfect place for Giant Turtles to lurk. My idea was ... Tommy Stevenson is retired associate editor of The ...

7330
April 24th, 2016
DON NOBLE: Book may be final word on hardest-working man in showbiz - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DON NOBLE: Book may be final word on hardest-working man in showbiz
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He buried cash in the yard, and sometimes hid $10,000 at a time under hotel room carpets, planning to come back for it another day. Brown gave away gifts and money, sometimes cars or college tuition, until his manager put him on a salary/allowance of ...

7329
April 23rd, 2016
For Clinton, plenty of homecomings on the campaign trail - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

For Clinton, plenty of homecomings on the campaign trail
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In Miami Beach, she met with workers at the famed Fontainebleu Hotel, waxing nostalgic about staying there as a young woman. In Texas, she recalled her work registering Latino voters in the Rio Grande Valley during the 1972 election. Pennsylvania and ...

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7328
April 23rd, 2016
Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled football star - KTVQ Billings News -

KTVQ Billings News

Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled football star
KTVQ Billings News
1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, propelling him into the Heisman Trophy conversation. Manziel was .... In an affidavit, Crowley says she was with Manziel at an upscale hotel in Dallas early in the morning of January 30. She ...

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7327
April 23rd, 2016
Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled football star - KRTV Great Falls News -

KRTV Great Falls News

Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled football star
KRTV Great Falls News
1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, propelling him into the Heisman Trophy conversation. Manziel was .... In an affidavit, Crowley says she was with Manziel at an upscale hotel in Dallas early in the morning of January 30. She ...

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7326
April 23rd, 2016
Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested: "Wrong place, wrong time" - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested: "Wrong place, wrong time"
Tuscaloosa Magazine
FILE - In this June 12, 2015 file photo, Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band performs at LP Field at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn. Brown said in a statement that he was in the wrong place at the wrong time at a Palm Beach hotel in which four ...

7325
April 23rd, 2016
NFL draft: Top 10 defensive linemen - Charlotte Observer -

Charlotte Observer

NFL draft: Top 10 defensive linemen
Charlotte Observer
Comment: Gifted athlete with character questions after he fell out of a hotel window in Atlanta and was charged with pot possession. ... Military Academy and played two seasons at East Mississippi CC before arriving in Tuscaloosa. ... Baylor DE Shawn ...

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7324
April 23rd, 2016
Five years later, Alabama football players recall role after Tuscaloosa tornado - AL.com -

AL.com

Five years later, Alabama football players recall role after Tuscaloosa tornado
AL.com
2 Oklahoma State was upset by Iowa State the Friday night before Alabama faced Georgia Southern, unrestrained joy emptied rooms into a hallway celebration at the team hotel. After taking care of the FCS team and blitzing Auburn 42-14 the following week ...

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7323
April 23rd, 2016
MSU women's tennis continues historic season at SEC tournament - The Commercial Dispatch -

The Commercial Dispatch

MSU women's tennis continues historic season at SEC tournament
The Commercial Dispatch
MSU lost 5-2 to Auburn March 24 for a three-match losing streak and that was the last straw for the coaches and players. They went back to the hotel and had a team meeting to get things out in the open and figure out how they were going to approach the ...

7322
April 21st, 2016
Zeigler concerned with 'lack of progress' in Bentley proceedings - Lagniappe -

CNN

Zeigler concerned with 'lack of progress' in Bentley proceedings
Lagniappe
Bentley that he traveled to his home in Fort Morgan and inadvertently left his wallet in Tuscaloosa,” Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Secretary Stan Stabler said in a statement. “I contacted my chain of ... In the statement, Ardis said “security was ...
Bentley releases income tax returns Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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7321
April 21st, 2016
Tuscaloosa Co. generated nearly half a billion dollars in tourism money in 2015 - WTVM -

WTVM

Tuscaloosa Co. generated nearly half a billion dollars in tourism money in 2015
WTVM
Those folks are pumping up the local economy through hotel stays, dining out and buying souvenirs. "Really we're really excited to see the strong numbers in tourism in our area. We've been working really hard to focus on certain events that will bring ...

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7320
April 21st, 2016
30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl's traces - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl's traces
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Opened in 1970, it was a model of the Soviet ideal — orderly blocks of soaring apartment towers, the focal point a large plaza flanked by a sizeable hotel and the Energetik Palace of Culture. The 50,000 people who once lived there were hastily ...

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7319
April 20th, 2016
Pulled from rubble, Ecuadorean won't need coffin wife got - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pulled from rubble, Ecuadorean won't need coffin wife got
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The 51-year-old hotel administrator was one of a trickle of survivors pulled from the rubble after Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades flattened towns along the coast and killed at least 480 people. Cordova s wife had given up on ever seeing him ...

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7318
April 20th, 2016
Cold rice balls, no flush toilets at quake-hit Japan shelter - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Cold rice balls, no flush toilets at quake-hit Japan shelter
Tuscaloosa Magazine
"That means we are not going to get food supply to this area," Munetaka Ikeda, a hotel owner, said Tuesday morning. "The road conditions and access virtually change by the minute." Ikeda sleeps in the reception hall so he can spring up to escort his ...

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7317
April 19th, 2016
Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled football star - KITV Honolulu -

KITV Honolulu

Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled football star
KITV Honolulu
1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, propelling him into the Heisman Trophy conversation. Manziel was .... In an affidavit, Crowley says she was with Manziel at an upscale hotel in Dallas early in the morning of January 30. She ...

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7316
April 19th, 2016
Rescuers race to find survivors from Ecuador's big quake - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rescuers race to find survivors from Ecuador's big quake
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Another uplifting scene played out in nearby Portoviejo, where a cellphone call to a relative from under the debris of a collapsed hotel led searchers to Pablo Cordova, the hotel's administrator. Once he was gingerly removed, he was immobilized and ...

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7315
April 19th, 2016
The Latest: Drilling protesters: 'The Gulf is not for sale!' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: Drilling protesters: 'The Gulf is not for sale!'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Supporters and opponents of offshore drilling can have their say Monday afternoon at a public meeting at a hotel near New Orleans' international airport. It's the first of three meetings rescheduled to let more people attend and comment about the ...

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7314
April 19th, 2016
Dramatic rescue amid rubble gives Ecuador hope for survivors - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Dramatic rescue amid rubble gives Ecuador hope for survivors
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In downtown Portoviejo, a few blocks from where a four-story hotel fell onto the Quinde family's car, the six-story social security building is a pile of debris. Downed power cables were strewn across the street. "The situation is heart-rending," Jaime ...

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7313
April 18th, 2016
Meet Trump's maxed-out donors, believers in the cause - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Meet Trump's maxed-out donors, believers in the cause
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
She's the mother of two "television personalities," wife of a millionaire frozen-burrito king and co-owner of the historic Mission Inn Hotel and Spa in Riverside, California. Most people who part ways with several thousand dollars are on firm financial ...

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7312
April 18th, 2016
Indonesia takes step toward reckoning with '65-66 atrocities - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Indonesia takes step toward reckoning with '65-66 atrocities
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But the conference, being held at a hotel in Jakarta, the capital, has the backing of government figures and was opened by the Cabinet minister in charge of security and political affairs, Luhut Pandjaitan. Indonesia's attorney general, police chief ...

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7311
April 18th, 2016
Amid fighting, Syria opposition backs away from Geneva talks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Amid fighting, Syria opposition backs away from Geneva talks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The HNC delegation will remain at their hotel in Geneva, and de Mistura said he will continue "technical" discussions with its envoys by phone or off-site in hopes of firming up a blueprint for a political transition in Syria. He said he would "take ...

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7310
April 18th, 2016
The Latest: Groups voice support for drilling in Gulf - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: Groups voice support for drilling in Gulf
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Supporters and opponents of offshore drilling can have their say Monday afternoon at a public meeting at a hotel near New Orleans' international airport. It's the first of three meetings rescheduled to let more people attend and comment about the ...

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7309
April 18th, 2016
Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston light up AMC's 'Night Manager' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston light up AMC's 'Night Manager'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — The premise of "The Night Manager" is simple. Or might seem so. Jonathan Pine, a former soldier now in a different kind of service as night manager of a luxury hotel, is drawn into a risky mission to bring down international arms ...

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7308
April 18th, 2016
Robert Nkemdiche plans to buy live panther after NFL draft - AL.com -

AL.com

Robert Nkemdiche plans to buy live panther after NFL draft
AL.com
20, 2015, at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Vasha Hunt/vhunt@al.com) (VASHA ... A few weeks before Ole Miss was set to face Oklahoma State in the Sugar Bowl, Nkemdiche fell 15 feet out of a hotel window in Atlanta. He was treated for cuts ...

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7307
April 18th, 2016
Bentley releases income tax returns - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bentley releases income tax returns
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley speaks at the Kiwanis International 100th celebration dinner held at the Embassy Suites hotel in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Staff photo | Erin Nelson. Tuscaloosa News. The governor listed his filing status ...

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7306
April 18th, 2016
Ace Frehley hospitalized with exhaustion after show - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ace Frehley hospitalized with exhaustion after show
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
KISS was the headlining act at the 23rd annual Race to Erase MS fundraising gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Former “American Idol” host Randy Jackson introduced the band and explained Stanley's absence. Jackson said the lead singer would be ...

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7305
April 18th, 2016
In quake-devastated Ecuador, loss piles up amid the rubble - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In quake-devastated Ecuador, loss piles up amid the rubble
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In downtown Portoviejo, a few blocks from where a four-story hotel fell onto the Quinde family's car, the six-story social security building is a pile of debris. Downed power cables were strewn across the street. "The situation is heart-rending," Jaime ...

and more »
7304
April 18th, 2016
Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested: "Wrong place, wrong time" - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested: "Wrong place, wrong time"
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this June 12, 2015 file photo, Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band performs at LP Field at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn. Brown said in a statement that he was in the wrong place at the wrong time at a Palm Beach hotel in which four ...

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7303
April 18th, 2016
The few, the proud, the maxed-out Trump donors - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The few, the proud, the maxed-out Trump donors
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
She's the mother of two "television personalities," wife of a millionaire frozen-burrito king and co-owner of the historic Mission Inn Hotel and Spa in Riverside, California. Most people who part ways with several thousand dollars are on firm financial ...

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7302
April 18th, 2016
Powerful earthquake kills at least 28 in Ecuador - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Powerful earthquake kills at least 28 in Ecuador
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
An hotel barely stands after an earthquake in the town of Manta, Ecuador, Saturday April 16, 2016. A powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday, killing at least 28 people and spreading panic hundreds of kilometers ...

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7301
April 17th, 2016
Some sleep in cars after 2 nights of quakes kill 41 in Japan - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Some sleep in cars after 2 nights of quakes kill 41 in Japan
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Heavy machinery works recovery efforts of Oita Expressway damaged by a landslide following an earthquake in Yufu, Oita prefecture, Japan, Saturday, April 16, 2016. Powerful earthquakes shook southwestern Japan, trapping many others beneath flattened ...

7300
April 17th, 2016
List: Eight of the world's craziest prison sentences - Sunday World -

Sunday World

List: Eight of the world's craziest prison sentences
Sunday World
To find America's longest sentence for a single count, you have to move to Alabama, where “Halloween murderer” Dudley Wayne Kyzer of Tuscaloosa got 10,000 years for killing his wife. Desbribed as a “born killer” by one prosecutor, Kyzer was convicted ...

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7299
April 17th, 2016
Some sleep in cars after 2 nights of quakes kill 41 in Japan - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Some sleep in cars after 2 nights of quakes kill 41 in Japan
Tuscaloosa Magazine
MASHIKI, Japan (AP) — Two powerful earthquakes a day apart shook southwestern Japan, killing at least 29 people, injuring 1,500, trapping many beneath flattened homes and sending thousands to seek shelter in gymnasiums and hotel lobbies. The exact ...

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7298
April 17th, 2016
Following Diana's footsteps, British royals visit Taj Mahal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Following Diana's footsteps, British royals visit Taj Mahal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
William and Kate arrived in Mumbai on April 10 and laid a wreath at the Taj Palace hotel, which was targeted in the 2008 terrorist attacks that killed 166 in the city. They played cricket with local children and met Bollywood stars and business leaders ...

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7297
April 17th, 2016
Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Singer Zac Brown was in hotel room where 4 arrested
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A report from Palm Beach Police Department showed that Brown, lead singer of the Grammy-winning Zac Brown Band, was present when police arrived at the Four Seasons Hotel on April 8. He was not charged or arrested. The incident was first reported by ...

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7296
April 17th, 2016
SCHOOL NEWS: April 17 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SCHOOL NEWS: April 17
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They were recognized at the organization banquet at the Hotel Capstone on April 9. - The April Students of the Month are: Mireya Resendiz Maldanado, Emily Littleton, Destini Sewell, Ryan Zelhart, Jordan Marini, Luis Bocanegra Morales, Royce Swindle and ...

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7295
April 17th, 2016
Fred Hayman, stylish godfather of Rodeo Drive, dies at 90 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Fred Hayman, stylish godfather of Rodeo Drive, dies at 90
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Its clientele included movers and shakers from politics and entertainment whom he had met during his time running Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel and supervising banquet facilities at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. For men who hated being dragged along ...

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7294
April 15th, 2016
Alabama A-Day impact expected to hit $10 million - Alabama NewsCenter -

Alabama NewsCenter

Alabama A-Day impact expected to hit $10 million
Alabama NewsCenter
An average Crimson Tide football game in the fall nets an economic impact of between $17 million and $20 million, according to Gina Simpson, CEO of the Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission. The 65,000 predicted for A-Day this year should yield ...

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7293
April 14th, 2016
How Chicago 1968 May Predict Cleveland 2016 - Charisma News -

Charisma News

How Chicago 1968 May Predict Cleveland 2016
Charisma News
Throughout the night and into the early morning, the melee moved between Grant Park, the International Amphitheater Convention Center, and the Democratic Party headquarters in the Conrad Hilton Hotel. Television kept both the delegates and ...

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7292
April 14th, 2016
Lebanon shocked over sex trafficking of young Syrian women - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Lebanon shocked over sex trafficking of young Syrian women
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEIRUT (AP) — Back in Syria, the young women were told they would get well-paid jobs at restaurants and hotels in Lebanon. But when they arrived, their belongings and mobile phones were taken away, and the women were locked up in two hotels north of ...

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7291
April 14th, 2016
Fitch Affirms COMM 2014-UBS6; Revises Outlook to Negative - Business Wire (press release) -

Fitch Affirms COMM 2014-UBS6; Revises Outlook to Negative
Business Wire (press release)
The largest Fitch Loan of Concern is the University Village loan (3.1% of pool balance) which is secured by a 1,164 bed student housing property in Tuscaloosa, AL, less than two miles from the University of Alabama campus. As of the third quarter 2015 ...

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7290
April 14th, 2016
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A vehicle stood waiting to drive them about 40 minutes to their hotel in the capital of Thimphu. The British royals are expected to spend the day watching an archery match and later dining with Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and Queen ...

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7289
April 14th, 2016
Music producer David Gest dies in London at 62 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Music producer David Gest dies in London at 62
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LONDON (AP) — David Gest, a music producer, reality TV star and former husband of Liza Minnelli, was found dead Tuesday at a London hotel. He was 62. Gest's friend Imad Handi confirmed his death, remembering Gest as "a natural star and a genuine ...

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7288
April 12th, 2016
Bikeshare blossoms in Birmingham - Alabama NewsCenter -

Alabama NewsCenter

Bikeshare blossoms in Birmingham
Alabama NewsCenter
... in Birmingham, years before Zyp was established. Now, with Zyp up and running, the company has sent its bicycles to company offices in downtown Mobile and Tuscaloosa, for employees to use in those cities. One of the newest Zyp bikeshare stations is ...

7287
April 12th, 2016
Cruz accuses Trump of threatening delegates, as Trump rails - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cruz accuses Trump of threatening delegates, as Trump rails
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cruz unloaded on Trump over reports that his supporters were publishing the home addresses of delegates in Colorado and threatening to make public the hotel room numbers of delegates at the convention this summer. "That is the tactic of union thugs," ...

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7286
April 12th, 2016
Peru markets rally as runoff vote dominated by conservatives - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Peru markets rally as runoff vote dominated by conservatives
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Peruvians want reconciliation and don't want to fight anymore," she told supporters while standing on a truck parked outside a luxury Lima hotel. If Kuczynski holds on to the No. 2 spot, it will ensure Peru continues along a free-market path after ...

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7285
April 12th, 2016
Why you might soon text robots as often as your friends - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Why you might soon text robots as often as your friends
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Although Facebook hasn't ruled out advertising on Messenger, analyst Ken Sena of the Evercore investment firm says a more immediate revenue source could be fees from businesses, such as hotel and travel companies offering to provide reservations and ...

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7284
April 12th, 2016
Sankey explains stance on NCAA ruling - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sankey explains stance on NCAA ruling
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Sec Media Days 2015. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks to the media at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel during the first day of SEC Media Days on Monday July 13, 2015 in Hoover, Ala. staff photo | Erin Nelson. The Tuscaloosa News.

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7283
April 12th, 2016
The world's longest prison sentences and the woman ordered to spend 141078 years in jail - Irish Independent -

Irish Independent

The world's longest prison sentences and the woman ordered to spend 141078 years in jail
Irish Independent
To find America's longest sentence for a single count, you have to move to Alabama, where “Halloween murderer” Dudley Wayne Kyzer of Tuscaloosa got 10,000 years for killing his wife. Desbribed as a “born killer” by one prosecutor, Kyzer was convicted ...

7282
April 12th, 2016
As attacks subside, Jerusalem tries to return to normal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

As attacks subside, Jerusalem tries to return to normal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The number of Israelis booking Jerusalem hotel rooms has dropped by 10 to 20 percent since the violence erupted in mid-September, according to Omer Yaniv, another researcher at the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies. The city's eateries have ...

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7281
April 12th, 2016
Hubbard could face more charges - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hubbard could face more charges
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
House Speaker Mike Hubbard speaks to community members and members of the Tuscaloosa County Young Republicans organization during a question and answer session at Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014. staff photo ...

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7280
April 12th, 2016
The world's longest prison sentences... and the woman ordered to spend 141078 years in jail - Times of India -

Times of India

The world's longest prison sentences... and the woman ordered to spend 141078 years in jail
Times of India
In 1911 Geidel was a 17-year-old bellhop working in a New York hotel when he sneaked into the room of guest William H Jackson. The wealthy 73-year-old woke up and in the ensuing struggle, Geidel accidentally killed him by suffocating him with a rag ...

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7279
April 11th, 2016
Fujimori leads Peru election first round, heads to runoff - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fujimori leads Peru election first round, heads to runoff
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Peruvians want reconciliation and don't want to fight anymore," she told supporters while standing on a truck parked outside a luxury Lima hotel. If Kuczynski holds on to the No. 2 spot, it will ensure Peru continues along a free-market path after ...

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7278
April 11th, 2016
Prince William expresses grief over temple fire in India - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Prince William expresses grief over temple fire in India
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The Duke of Cambridge was speaking at a gala ball held at Mumbai's iconic Taj Palace Hotel, after he and his wife, Catherine, arrived for a weeklong visit to the region. Press Trust of India quotes William as saying to the guests: "Catherine and I ...

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7277
April 11th, 2016
Burj Khalifa builder plans taller viewing tower - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Burj Khalifa builder plans taller viewing tower
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Emaar says it will also contain a boutique hotel, restaurants and glass balconies that rotate outside the wall of the tower. It will be the roughly $1 billion centerpiece of a new 6 square-kilometer (2.3 square-mile) development on the edge of the ...

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7276
April 10th, 2016
Spots app lets students rent their couches - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

Spots app lets students rent their couches
The University of Alabama Crimson White
Gonzalez-Tablad also said that so far, about 20 “spots” have been posted in Tuscaloosa. One UA student, accounting major Neal Darji, plans to use the app over A-Day weekend to rent out his home. Darji said he sees the app as a way for college students ...

7275
April 10th, 2016
The Latest: Belgium: Suspect admits to being 'man in hat' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: Belgium: Suspect admits to being 'man in hat'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Belgian authorities recently released more footage of the man leaving the airport in the wake of the bombings, walking down sidewalks and past a hotel. Albrini was arrested Friday in Brussels in a police raid. The prosecutor's office said Saturday that ...

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7274
April 10th, 2016
Prince William and wife Kate begin royal tour of India - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Prince William and wife Kate begin royal tour of India
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, began their first engagement in India by laying a wreath at a memorial Sunday at Mumbai's iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel, where 31 victims of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks were killed. Crowds ...

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7273
April 10th, 2016
British royal couple to be eagerly watched during India trip - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

British royal couple to be eagerly watched during India trip
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The royal couple is also expected to visit Mumbai's iconic seaside Taj Palace hotel, which was one of targets of armed gunmen who killed 166 people in the city in 2008. They will lay a memorial wreath and meet staff members who helped protect guests ...

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7272
April 8th, 2016
High-altitude balloon takes stuffed dog Sam to stratosphere - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

High-altitude balloon takes stuffed dog Sam to stratosphere
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Teachers and pupils at an elementary school in Morecambe in northwest England strapped the white fluffy school mascot to a high-altitude helium balloon and launched him from a hotel roof Tuesday. They recorded his rapid ascent some 15 miles (24 ...

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7271
April 8th, 2016
Tourism to France rose in 2015 despite Paris attacks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tourism to France rose in 2015 despite Paris attacks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
State statistics agency Insee said earlier this year that hotel occupancy in the French capital dropped by 25 percent in the two weeks that followed the attacks, compared with November 2014. Air France estimated the attacks caused 120 million euros ...

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7270
April 8th, 2016
Plan calls for condos near stadium - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Plan calls for condos near stadium
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In this Aug. 31, 2006, file photo, the late-afternoon sun shines off a statue of Paul "Bear" Bryant during the grand opening of the newly-remodeled Bryant-Denny Stadium at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Tuscaloosa News ...

7269
April 7th, 2016
Gay Glam Comes To HBO - WUNC -

WUNC

Gay Glam Comes To HBO
WUNC
An abbreviated jaunt ended fabulously but smokily on September 20, 1974 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, of all places. Jobriath French-kissed his guitarist onstage in front of a crowd full of students and drag queens, and received four encores, even after a ...

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7268
April 7th, 2016
Gay Glam Comes To HBO - KOSU -

KOSU

Gay Glam Comes To HBO
KOSU
An abbreviated jaunt ended fabulously but smokily on September 20, 1974 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, of all places. Jobriath French-kissed his guitarist onstage in front of a crowd full of students and drag queens, and received four encores, even after a ...

and more »
7267
April 7th, 2016
FBI: Suspicious powder likely tea - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

FBI: Suspicious powder likely tea
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In this June, 2014 image from video provided by the FBI, authorities raid a hotel in Jackson, Mississippi. When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they ...

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7266
April 6th, 2016
Charges filed against man, hotel owner in fire - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Charges filed against man, hotel owner in fire
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Etowah County authorities say a man and a hotel owner are each facing charges after a fire in Sardis City. Etowah County sheriff's spokeswoman Natalie Barton said in a statement that 36-year-old Christopher David Cantrell of ...

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7265
April 6th, 2016
Displaced Iraqis find warm meals at Sufi shrine - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Displaced Iraqis find warm meals at Sufi shrine
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Whatever they can, they give it to us," said Mohammed, who is sharing a cramped hotel room with her family of seven. "These clothes are also from the mosque. Everything comes from the mosque. I have nothing." The mosque largely relies on donations ...

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7264
April 6th, 2016
Girl losing sight to see pope as part of visual bucket list - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Girl losing sight to see pope as part of visual bucket list
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Speaking to The Associated Press in the garden of their hotel in Rome as their daughters played behind them, Steve and Christine Myers said Lizzy had already adjusted well to the hearing aids she has to wear. "I want her to live as normal a life as she ...

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7263
April 6th, 2016
Mississippi governor signs law allowing service denial to gays - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Mississippi governor signs law allowing service denial to gays
Tuscaloosa Magazine
A hotel could refuse to rent a ballroom for a same-sex marriage and a jeweler could refuse to sell rings to a gay couple. Any employer or school could refuse to allow a transgender person to use the bathroom of their choice. Among government employees ...

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7262
April 6th, 2016
6 Women on How the TRAP Laws Changed Their Lives - ELLE.com -

ELLE.com

6 Women on How the TRAP Laws Changed Their Lives
ELLE.com
In the past five years, state governments passed more restrictions on abortion access than they had in the entire previous decade. Twenty-eight states now insist women wait some length of time between pre-abortion counsel and the procedure; 14 states ...

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7261
April 6th, 2016
New hopes for Vatican progress with schismatic Catholics - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New hopes for Vatican progress with schismatic Catholics
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Society of St. Pius X said the 40-minute meeting Friday was cordial, and took place at Francis' hotel-residence because the pope wanted a "private and informal meeting" with its superior, Bishop Bernard Fellay, rather than a formal audience.

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7260
April 4th, 2016
Gay Glam Comes To HBO - NPR -

NPR

Gay Glam Comes To HBO
NPR
An abbreviated jaunt ended fabulously but smokily on September 20, 1974 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, of all places. Jobriath French-kissed his guitarist onstage in front of a crowd full of students and drag queens, and received four encores, ... Jobriath ...

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7259
April 4th, 2016
'Real World' seeks honest, outgoing cast at Wednesday auditions on UA campus - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

'Real World' seeks honest, outgoing cast at Wednesday auditions on UA campus
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The cast traveled straight to its first challenge, leaping out of a hot-air balloon, even before hitting hotel-headquarters. The roommates met for the first time out in the desert. As a singer, she's used to performing for crowds, but that's for ...

7258
April 4th, 2016
LOOKING BACK: April 4 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: April 4
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A Tuscaloosa firefighter filed a lawsuit alleging he was discriminated against because of his vocal position when he was not promoted to lieutenant. - Pam Sloan, an American Studies teacher in the Tuscaloosa City School System, was Alabama's winner of ...

7257
April 4th, 2016
University of Alabama students spend $366 million a year in Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

University of Alabama students spend $366 million a year in Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
During the recent “State of the Economy” luncheon at the Hotel Capstone, Al Spencer of the Chamber of Commerce for West Alabama said 2015 was a good year for new retail in Tuscaloosa and that students were part of the reason for that growth.

7256
April 3rd, 2016
Republican corruption extends all the way to the U.S. Senate - AL.com -

AL.com

Republican corruption extends all the way to the U.S. Senate
AL.com
Republican corruption extends all the way to the U.S. Senate. Sen. Richard Shelby. U.S. Senator Richard Shelby greets his supporters at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tuscaloosa, Alabama after winning the Republican Primary. (Joe Songer/jsonger@al.com).

7255
April 3rd, 2016
Anbang drops bid to buy Starwood, clearing way for Marriott - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Anbang drops bid to buy Starwood, clearing way for Marriott
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Anbang says it is dropping its $15 billion offer to acquire Starwood Hotels, citing various market considerations and ending a bidding war for the parent of St. Regis and Sheraton resorts. The China-based insurance company, which was leading a ...

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7254
April 2nd, 2016
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign manager - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign manager
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"I probably wouldn't have been able to do that anywhere else," said Baudreau, who is now the managing director of the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas. "I just feel that loyalty is a very, very important part of life, not only of business but of ...

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7253
April 2nd, 2016
The Daily 202: 10 reasons Bernie Sanders will probably win Wisconsin, even though polls show the Democratic ... - Washington Post -

Washington Post

The Daily 202: 10 reasons Bernie Sanders will probably win Wisconsin, even though polls show the Democratic ...
Washington Post
Robert Bentley (R) personally bought multiple “burner phones,” or inexpensive, disposable cell phones at a Best Buy in Tuscaloosa last year, store employees told AL.com. The revelation comes as he tries to survive impeachment over a scandal stemming ...

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7252
April 2nd, 2016
Bentley bought multiple disposable 'burner' cell phones at Tuscaloosa Best Buy, employees say - AL.com -

AL.com

Bentley bought multiple disposable 'burner' cell phones at Tuscaloosa Best Buy, employees say
AL.com
Governor Robert Bentley talks with the media after speaking at his State of the State presentation at the The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel& Spa in Mobile, Ala., on Monday March 7, 2016. (Sharon Steinmann/ssteinmann@al.com).

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7251
April 2nd, 2016
Officials: al-Shabab leader killed in Somalia drone strike - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Officials: al-Shabab leader killed in Somalia drone strike
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cook said Dhoore helped facilitate a deadly Christmas Day 2014 attack at Mogadishu International Airport and a March 2015 attack at the Maka al-Mukarramah Hotel. U.S. citizens were among those killed in the two attacks, he said. One senior official ...

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7250
April 2nd, 2016
DCH official: Medicaid funding causes concern - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

DCH official: Medicaid funding causes concern
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Mark Crews, western division vice president of Alabama Power Company, listens to a description of the Tuscaloosa area economy during the State of the Economy lunch meeting of The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama at the Hotel Capstone ...

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7249
March 31st, 2016
Suicide bomber kills at least 9 in central Somalia - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Suicide bomber kills at least 9 in central Somalia
Tuscaloosa Magazine
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says a suicide bombing in central Somalia has killed at least nine people and wounded 10 others. Ali Aden said a suicide bomber blew himself up among a group of people at a café near a hotel in ...

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7248
March 31st, 2016
$8.5 Million Settlement in Helicopter Crash, Alabama Declares Doctors' Day - Alabama Public Radio -

Alabama Public Radio

$8.5 Million Settlement in Helicopter Crash, Alabama Declares Doctors' Day
Alabama Public Radio
Prior to becoming governor, Bentley practiced dermatology in Tuscaloosa. The Healthy Minds Network hopes to educate Alabama ... The conference will take place at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery. Everyone is welcome, but those attending need to ...

7247
March 31st, 2016
Alabama premiere of indie film at Bama Theatre - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabama premiere of indie film at Bama Theatre
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He'd work 16-hour stretches, retreat to his hotel and lie in the bathtub while his girlfriend helped him learn lines. One day, Sizemore catnapped between takes. They'd yell cut, and he'd sit, slouched in one of the booths for a few seconds, before ...

7246
March 31st, 2016
DCH official: Medicaid funding causes concern - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DCH official: Medicaid funding causes concern
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Mark Crews, western division vice president of Alabama Power Company, listens to a description of the Tuscaloosa area economy during the State of the Economy lunch meeting of The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama at the Hotel Capstone ...

7245
March 31st, 2016
Harper Lee hated Donald Trump's Taj Mahal resort, letter reveals - Economic Times -

Harper Lee hated Donald Trump's Taj Mahal resort, letter reveals
Economic Times
The note, written to her friend Doris Leapard in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is one of 29 going under the hammer at the Nate D. Sanders auction house Los Angeles on Wednesday, and had already attracted an online bid of $1,209 shortly after being offered online.

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7244
March 30th, 2016
Prince William and Kate Middleton to stay in Taj Mumbai during their trip to India - Economic Times -

Economic Times

Prince William and Kate Middleton to stay in Taj Mumbai during their trip to India
Economic Times
The note, written to her friend Doris Leapard in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is one of 29 going under the hammer at the Nate D. Sanders auction house Los Angeles on Wednesday, and had already attracted an online bid of $1,209 shortly after being offered online.

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7243
March 29th, 2016
The Latest: Cruz says he's in 'strong position' to win - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: Cruz says he's in 'strong position' to win
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cruz joins former president George W. Bush and 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney in speaking at RJC's spring conference, which takes place at Adelson's Venetian Resort and Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. Adelson and his family spent more than $90 million ...

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7242
March 29th, 2016
Playback singer P. Susheela enters Guinness World Records - Economic Times -

Playback singer P. Susheela enters Guinness World Records
Economic Times
The note, written to her friend Doris Leapard in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is one of 29 going under the hammer at the Nate D. Sanders auction house Los Angeles on Wednesday, and had already attracted an online bid of $1,209 shortly after being offered online.

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7241
March 29th, 2016
Annual UA Expo Features Info on Local Summer Camps for Children - UA News -

UA News

Annual UA Expo Features Info on Local Summer Camps for Children
UA News
SummerCampExpo2016-2 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — West Alabama families interested in learning more about the numerous summer activities available to their children are invited to The University of Alabama's fifth annual Summer Camp & Childcare Expo. ... Hosted ...

7240
March 28th, 2016
Spring events will boost economy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Spring events will boost economy
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Beginning next weekend, families across the region will flock to Tuscaloosa in large numbers to attend these events. Jay Kasten, executive director of sports at the Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission, estimates that 120,000 hotel room nights will ...

7239
March 27th, 2016
Analysis: Obama sees tide shifting in Cuba, but can it last? - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Analysis: Obama sees tide shifting in Cuba, but can it last?
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Famed U.S. hotel chains Starwood and Marriott are poised to take over hotels in Cuba after striking deals with Havana and getting permission from Washington, and Google is making a major play on the island as well. Brian Chesky, CEO of online lodging ...

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7238
March 27th, 2016
American detained in North Korea says he's sorry for spying - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

American detained in North Korea says he's sorry for spying
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He said he commuted daily to Rason, a special economic zone in North Korea, where he was president of a trade and hotel services company. He said in the Pyongyang press conference that he was detained in Rason last October. North Korean authorities ...

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7237
March 26th, 2016
Chinese writer linked to president resignation letter freed - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chinese writer linked to president resignation letter freed
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
His lawyer Yan Xin confirmed that Jia was free, had met his wife and — although he was staying in a hotel — could return home any time. "Thank you, everyone," Jia posted in the social media. "I dare not forget your concerns." Jia, who has declined ...

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7236
March 26th, 2016
Analysis: Obama stirs calls for change in Cuba. Can it last? - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Analysis: Obama stirs calls for change in Cuba. Can it last?
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Famed U.S. hotel chains Starwood and Marriott are poised to take over hotels in Cuba after striking deals with Havana and getting permission from Washington, and Google is making a major play on the island as well. Brian Chesky, CEO of online lodging ...

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7235
March 26th, 2016
American detained in North Korea says he's sorry for spying - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

American detained in North Korea says he's sorry for spying
Tuscaloosa Magazine
He said he commuted daily to Rason, a special economic zone in North Korea, where he was president of a trade and hotel services company. He said in the Pyongyang press conference that he was detained in Rason last October. North Korean authorities ...

7234
March 25th, 2016
Hotel Indigo® Tuscaloosa (Alabama) Downtown Officially Breaks Ground At Riverfront Village - PR Newswire (press release) -

PR Newswire (press release)

Hotel Indigo® Tuscaloosa (Alabama) Downtown Officially Breaks Ground At Riverfront Village
PR Newswire (press release)
ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, and Chance Partners, today announce that a new-build Hotel Indigo® hotel has officially broken ground at Riverfront Village located ...
Hotel Indigo breaks ground in downtown Tuscaloosa The University of Alabama Crimson White

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7233
March 25th, 2016
Kelly: Inducted into the college basketball hall of fame, Bob Boozer's legacy grows, in Omaha and elsewhere - Omaha World-Herald -

Omaha World-Herald

Kelly: Inducted into the college basketball hall of fame, Bob Boozer's legacy grows, in Omaha and elsewhere
Omaha World-Herald
Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, he moved as a child to Omaha, where his father labored at the Armour meatpacking plant and his mother served as a maid at the Hill Hotel. Boozer often said his parents stressed that the key to a good life was education.

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7232
March 25th, 2016
Luke Del Rio finds a home with the Florida Gators - GatorCountry.com -

GatorCountry.com

Luke Del Rio finds a home with the Florida Gators
GatorCountry.com
Luke went to a camp in Tuscaloosa as a sophomore in high school and spent time with McElwain, building a relationship. The decision was tough, but Del ... Friday would come and his teammates would leave to the team hotel. Luke was left at home during ...

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7231
March 24th, 2016
Bobby Humphrey to speak at 2016 Hoover Mayor's Prayer Breakfast - Hoover Sun -

Hoover Sun

Bobby Humphrey to speak at 2016 Hoover Mayor's Prayer Breakfast
Hoover Sun
This year's event is set for 7:30 a.m. on May 3 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. Tickets are $25 and go on sale April 4 at the Hoover Library Theatre box office or the box office website. Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey said Humphrey was ...

7230
March 24th, 2016
Banditos band grew out of Birmingham, is now popular nationwide - AL.com -

AL.com

Banditos band grew out of Birmingham, is now popular nationwide
AL.com
Hailing from Tuscaloosa, she's a loyal Alabama football fan, and once the Tide claimed their national championship the previous night, she said she had no other choice but to hit the town hard with bandmates Corey Parsons, Stephen Pierce, Randy Wade ...

7229
March 24th, 2016
Islamic State claims deadly bombings in Brussels - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Islamic State claims deadly bombings in Brussels
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Many told stories of having missed the bomb by minutes or seconds. Brussels Mayor Yvan Mayeur said more than 100 were wounded in the subway blast. Rescue workers set up makeshift first aid centers in a nearby pub and hotel. "It was panic everywhere.

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7228
March 23rd, 2016
LOOKING BACK: March 21 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

LOOKING BACK: March 21
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Sheriff Ted Sexton said state prison officials were not obeying a federal court order requiring them to remove all state prisoners from the Tuscaloosa County Jail within 72 hours of sentencing, compounding the problem of overcrowding in the jail. - The ...

7227
March 22nd, 2016
Obama arrives in Cuba for what he calls a "historic visit" - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama arrives in Cuba for what he calls a "historic visit"
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
His first stop was a Havana hotel, where Obama greeted U.S. Embassy staff and their families and noted the momentous nature of his visit — the first by a sitting U.S. president since 1928, when Calvin Coolidge arrived in a battleship. "This is a ...

7226
March 22nd, 2016
How to stay sane on a business trip - Charleston Post Courier -

Charleston Post Courier

How to stay sane on a business trip
Charleston Post Courier
... that room” will be lost. In this way, Moody, 54, resembles his novel's narrator, who, while staying at a La Quinta Inn in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, undergoes a “profound personality change” brought on by the hotel's “nauseating pastels” and “faux ...

7225
March 22nd, 2016
Gunmen attack EU mission in Mali capital; 1 attacker dead - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Gunmen attack EU mission in Mali capital; 1 attacker dead
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The assault comes about four months after jihadis attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital, killing 20 people. Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb and al-Mourabitoun claimed responsibility for that attack, saying it was their first joint attack ...

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7224
March 22nd, 2016
Tussling on human rights, Obama, Castro vow new path forward - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tussling on human rights, Obama, Castro vow new path forward
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Though Cuba approved U.S. hotel chains Starwood and Marriott to operate here and moved to lift fees on converting U.S. dollars, those steps pale in comparison to sweeping changes Obama has enacted to lift decades-old U.S. restrictions. On his first ...

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7223
March 21st, 2016
Trump demands GOP embrace him as Dems unleash new attacks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Trump demands GOP embrace him as Dems unleash new attacks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He's meeting with nearly two dozen top party officials, consultants and members of Congress in the afternoon before a news conference at Washington's Old Post Office Pavilion, the site of a future Trump hotel. The trip was unlikely to pass without ...

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7222
March 21st, 2016
As Obama watches Rays in Havana, Cuban baseball in crisis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

As Obama watches Rays in Havana, Cuban baseball in crisis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Then last month he and younger brother Lourdes — also considered a promising prospect — slipped out of their hotel at the Caribbean Series in the Dominican Republic, joining the likes of Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes in a string of high-profile ...

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7221
March 21st, 2016
Starwood battle to have little impact on price of rooms - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Starwood battle to have little impact on price of rooms
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — Marriott won over Starwood with a sweetened bid worth more than $14.4 billion just days after a Chinese insurance company appeared to steal it away from the hotel chain with a more lucrative offer. The buyout, which may still be ...

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7220
March 21st, 2016
Trump, in campaign break, resumes old job as businessman - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Trump, in campaign break, resumes old job as businessman
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
During his press conference, a woman asked Trump about a job at the hotel and the candidate waved her to the podium. He then suggested that if they could agree upon a salary, she'd be brought on board. He did not, however, break out his reality ...

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7219
March 21st, 2016
Obama in Cuba: Historic Castro summit a key test for detente - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama in Cuba: Historic Castro summit a key test for detente
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Though Cuba approved U.S. hotel chains Starwood and Marriott to operate here and moved to lift fees on converting U.S. dollars, those steps pale in comparison to sweeping changes Obama has enacted to lift decades-old U.S. restrictions. On his first ...

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7218
March 21st, 2016
Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (3/25/2016) - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) -

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (3/25/2016)
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
Michael Johnson, dean of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University, to provost at Babson College. .... Dora Henley Going, 99, former professor of microbiology in the dental school at the University of Texas, died March 10 in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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7217
March 21st, 2016
Online lodging service Airbnb opens Cuba listings to world - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Online lodging service Airbnb opens Cuba listings to world
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Airbnb's new authorization was announced on the morning of an historic three-day trip by Obama to Cuba and a day after Starwood Hotels announced that it had signed a deal to run three Cuban hotels, becoming the first U.S. hotel company in Cuba since ...

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7216
March 20th, 2016
US hotel company Starwood to run 3 Cuban hotels - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US hotel company Starwood to run 3 Cuban hotels
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
All Cuban hotels are state-owned so the deal puts a major U.S. corporation directly in business with the Communist government under a special U.S. license that pushes Washington's legal dismantling of the Cuban trade embargo further than ever before.

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7215
March 20th, 2016
Starwood takes improved bid from Anbang - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Starwood takes improved bid from Anbang
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Days before it contested Marriott for control of Starwood, it agreed to a $6.5 billion deal to buy Strategic Hotels& Resorts Inc., which owns several high-end properties including the JW Marriott Essex House in New York and Hotel Del Coronado in San ...

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7214
March 19th, 2016
Texas and Aston expecting deeper tournament run in 2016 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Texas and Aston expecting deeper tournament run in 2016
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns were a bit of a surprise to reach the Sweet 16 last year. This year they expect nothing less and hope for a whole lot more. The fourth season in coach Karen Aston's rebuilding project saw Texas cruise through ...

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7213
March 19th, 2016
Now captured, Abdeslam traveled Europe before Paris attacks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Now captured, Abdeslam traveled Europe before Paris attacks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) — Salah Abdeslam, the Belgian-born Frenchman who was arrested Friday in a police raid in Brussels' Molenbeek neighborhood, had crisscrossed central and southern Europe before taking part in the Paris terror attacks — then ...

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7212
March 19th, 2016
4 will be interviewed for school board vacancy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

4 will be interviewed for school board vacancy
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
During a special called meeting at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, the board selected four of seven applicants who will be interviewed Tuesday for the seat formerly held by Mark Nelson. Nelson resigned from the school board on Feb. 29 to join the ...

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7211
March 19th, 2016
Los Angeles skyscraper plunge investigated as suicide - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Los Angeles skyscraper plunge investigated as suicide
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The $1 billion office and hotel tower being developed by Korean Airlines Co. Ltd. is expected to open in early 2017. The building is near the Staples Center arena where the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers play and is at the center of the bustling ...

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7210
March 18th, 2016
In oil price plunge, North Sea industry faces perfect storm - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

In oil price plunge, North Sea industry faces perfect storm
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Hotel parking lots are barren. Helicopters once busy ferrying workers are parked on the tarmac. It's common to hear conversations about people who have been laid off or are barely hanging on. Retired engineer Ken Forbes, 70, suggests the high-fliers ...

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7209
March 18th, 2016
Tuscaloosa County school board to review applicants for District 5 seat - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa County school board to review applicants for District 5 seat
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The board will meet at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover to discuss applicants for the District 5 seat, previously held by Mark Nelson. Nelson resigned from the board on Feb. 29. Nelson, whose first school board term was ...

7208
March 18th, 2016
Storied Czech glass blowing industry embraces reinvention - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Storied Czech glass blowing industry embraces reinvention
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech glass making industry, with a history dating to the 12th century, is embracing new technologies and marketing strategies to help it rebound from the recent years' global economic downturn. The sector, which makes everything ...

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7207
March 18th, 2016
Romanian village gets boost from US rapper Snoop Dogg - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Romanian village gets boost from US rapper Snoop Dogg
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
There's no hotel in the village, so visitors are advised to bring a sleeping bag. If they get hungry they can feast on a twist of the famous Hungarian goulash. "It was a mistake but it's a good advert for us," Bogata mayor Laszlo Barta told The ...

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7206
March 18th, 2016
Alabama begins work on beachfront hotel using BP money - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabama begins work on beachfront hotel using BP money
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is using BP funds to construct a multimillion-dollar beachfront hotel and conference center just weeks after a federal judge blocked the state from paying for the work with money from the oil giant. The director of the ...

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7205
March 18th, 2016
N. Korean ski resort's amenities defy UN luxury-imports ban - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

N. Korean ski resort's amenities defy UN luxury-imports ban
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The resort boasts the amenities of a first-world ski destination — a luxury hotel, a half-dozen upscale restaurants and a well-equipped, professionally staffed ski rental shop. Visitors can stock up on European chocolates, drink their fill of Heineken ...

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7204
March 17th, 2016
Bargains abound in Palm Beach's upscale consignment shops - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bargains abound in Palm Beach's upscale consignment shops
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — On the sunny island of Palm Beach, black-tie galas are common, Sunday brunch is $100 and a beachside hotel room can cost more than $2,000 a night in high season. But there are bargains to be found. The snowbird's paradise ...

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7203
March 17th, 2016
Travel Tips On How To Keep Sane on a Business Trip - Lawfuel (blog) -

Lawfuel (blog)

Travel Tips On How To Keep Sane on a Business Trip
Lawfuel (blog)
In this way, Mr. Moody, 54, resembles his novel's narrator, who, while staying at a La Quinta Inn in Tuscaloosa, Ala., undergoes a “profound personality change” brought on by the hotel's “nauseating pastels” and “faux-Mexican décor.” Perhaps the ...

7202
March 17th, 2016
North Korea sentences US tourist to 15 years in pr - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

North Korea sentences US tourist to 15 years in pr
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's highest court sentenced an American tourist to 15 years in prison with hard labor on Wednesday for subversion. He allegedly attempted to steal a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his hotel at the ...

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7201
March 17th, 2016
A Michigan sailor's ordeal at sea off Puerto Rico - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

A Michigan sailor's ordeal at sea off Puerto Rico
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"That man ate so much rice and beans that it seemed like he had not eaten for three days," said Sandra Villanueva, the hotel owner's assistant. "I truly admire him. He was so beat up. He had lost all his clothes. His heads, his hands, his feet were all ...

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7200
March 17th, 2016
FIFA acknowledges World Cup hosting bribes, asks US for cash - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CNN

FIFA acknowledges World Cup hosting bribes, asks US for cash
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FIFA claims a further $2 million for payments to Jeffrey Webb, the Cayman Islands banker who was arrested at a luxury Zurich hotel last May, and now lives at his home near Atlanta, Georgia, awaiting sentence in June. "These dollars were meant to build ...
FIFA, Embracing Role as Victim, Seeks to Collect Millions in US Case New York Times

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7199
March 16th, 2016
Ivory Coast tourism sector uncertain after extremist attack - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ivory Coast tourism sector uncertain after extremist attack
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A luxury hotel was attacked in Mali's capital in November and in January a hotel was hit in Burkina Faso's capital. All targets were places popular with Western tourists and all three countries are former French colonies. Insecurity in Ivory Coast and ...

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7198
March 16th, 2016
FIFA admits to World Cup hosting bribes, asks US for cash - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

FIFA admits to World Cup hosting bribes, asks US for cash
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FIFA claims a further $2 million for payments to Jeffrey Webb, the Cayman Islands banker who was arrested at a luxury Zurich hotel last May, and now lives at his home near Atlanta, Georgia, awaiting sentence in June. "These dollars were meant to build ...

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7197
March 16th, 2016
Jagger jokes about Penn-Chapo story as Stones rock Mexico - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jagger jokes about Penn-Chapo story as Stones rock Mexico
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The British band's frontman joked to the crowd that Penn had come to his hotel to interview him, "but I escaped." Jagger told the audience of some 60,000 that it was "cool to be back" in Mexico City after a 10-year absence, expressing fondness for ...

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7196
March 16th, 2016
North Korea sentences US tourist to 15 years in prison - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

North Korea sentences US tourist to 15 years in prison
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's highest court sentenced an American tourist to 15 years in prison with hard labor on Wednesday for subversion. He allegedly attempted to steal a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his hotel at the ...

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7195
March 16th, 2016
Holidaymakers were slow to comprehend Ivory Coast attack - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Washington Post

Holidaymakers were slow to comprehend Ivory Coast attack
Tuscaloosa Magazine
At the Wharf Hotel, Isaac Ouattara, the manager, was seating guests for lunch when he first heard gunfire. When he realized what was happening, he shouted for everyone to run from the dining area and hide in the hotel. Rooms filled up quickly, some ...
The Latest: French deaths in Ivory Coast attack rises to 4 Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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7194
March 16th, 2016
Gov't proposes requiring at least 2-member train crews - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

STLtoday.com

Gov't proposes requiring at least 2-member train crews
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trains would have to have a minimum of two crew members under rules proposed Monday by federal regulators. The move is partly in response to a deadly 2013 crash in which an unattended oil train caught fire and destroyed much of ...
JOAN LOWY - The Big Story - Associated Press The Big Story - Associated Press

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7193
March 15th, 2016
As SXSW grows, Austin unaffordability dims famed music scene - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Wall Street Journal

As SXSW grows, Austin unaffordability dims famed music scene
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Mayor Steve Adler this month promised help for struggling musicians from City Hall — a sleek plaza on a redeveloped block of trendy shops, which chased off the iconic rock venue Liberty Lunch and is now shadowed by $1 million condos at the W Hotel.
Clockwise from upper left: Dirty Dishes, The Overcoats, Gallant, Billie Marten, KAO=S Courtesy of the artists hide ... NPR

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7192
March 15th, 2016
Emerging player from China could disrupt Marriott plans - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Emerging player from China could disrupt Marriott plans
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — A fight for control of the Starwood hotel chain is under way after a $14 billion buyout offer from a consortium led by China's Anbang Insurance Group. Marriott International Inc. has already bid for Starwood, owner of Sheraton and St ...

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7191
March 15th, 2016
The Latest: French deaths in Ivory Coast attack rises to 4 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: French deaths in Ivory Coast attack rises to 4
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Authorities roped off two small sections of the beach at La Nouvelle Paillote hotel, one of three hotels targeted in Sunday's attack by Islamic extremists that left 16 dead. Witnesses said the explosives were found near where two of the attackers were ...

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7190
March 15th, 2016
Paris auction workers on trial over vast theft scheme - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Paris auction workers on trial over vast theft scheme
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
About 50 people working at the Hotel Drouot, the biggest, oldest and most famous auction house in France, are appearing in a Paris court on Monday charged with gang-related theft, conspiracy to commit a crime or handling stolen goods. They face up to ...

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7189
March 15th, 2016
Review: Chasing the simple life in 'Hold on to Me Darling' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Review: Chasing the simple life in 'Hold on to Me Darling'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Jenn Lyon is primly deceptive as hotel masseuse Nancy, seeming sweet and deserving at first. Lyon disguises her jealousy as pious concern for Strings' spiritual well-being and the need to keep America morally "clean." Things turn a little darker when ...

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7188
March 15th, 2016
Japan protests alleged rape case by US sailor on Okinawa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Japan protests alleged rape case by US sailor on Okinawa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Okinawa police arrested Justin Castellanos, 24, a U.S. Navy seaman at Camp Schwab on Sunday. Police say he is suspected of sexually assaulting a Japanese tourist in her 40s as she slept at her hotel earlier that morning. Castellanos has not been ...

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7187
March 14th, 2016
Starwood receives nearly $14B buyout bid from Chinese group - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Starwood receives nearly $14B buyout bid from Chinese group
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — A fight for control of the Starwood hotel chain is under way after a $14 billion buyout offer from a consortium led by China's Anbang Insurance Group. Marriott International Inc. has already bid for Starwood, owner of Sheraton and St ...

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7186
March 14th, 2016
Australia raises case of detained newsmen with Malaysia - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Australia raises case of detained newsmen with Malaysia
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They were allowed to leave but were detained again as they returned to their hotel, the ABC said. They were questioned in a police station for six hours and their passports were taken. ABC denied police allegations that Besser and Eroglu crossed a ...

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7185
March 14th, 2016
Trump used foreign student labor he pledges to ban - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Trump used foreign student labor he pledges to ban
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Yet Trump's hotel in Chicago has been a regular user of J-1 visas, according to workers at the hotel and Irish students who worked there. The nexus of the hiring has been the hotel's elite Terrace Restaurant, though other J-1 students have been placed ...

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7184
March 14th, 2016
The Latest: Al-Qaida-linked group claims Ivory Coast attack - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: Al-Qaida-linked group claims Ivory Coast attack
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The four bodies were sprawled out on the beach next to the popular hotel Etoile du Sud after gunmen attacked beachgoers outside three hotels Sunday in Grand-Bassam. Security forces and members of the Ivorian Red Cross were clearing the bodies.

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7183
March 14th, 2016
Blackstone selling Strategic Hotels to Anbang for $6.5B - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Blackstone selling Strategic Hotels to Anbang for $6.5B
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blackstone Group has agreed to sell Strategic Hotels& Resorts Inc. to a Chinese firm for $6.5 billion, according to a person familiar with the deal. The agreement with China's Anbang Insurance Group comes about three months since ...

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7182
March 13th, 2016
The Latest: President says 2 army dead, 14 civilians - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: President says 2 army dead, 14 civilians
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The four bodies were sprawled out on the beach next to the popular hotel Etoile du Sud after gunmen attacked beachgoers outside three hotels Sunday in Grand-Bassam. Security forces and members of the Ivorian Red Cross were clearing the bodies.

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7181
March 13th, 2016
Secrecy a hallmark of Supreme Court vetting process - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Secrecy a hallmark of Supreme Court vetting process
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"I checked into a hotel downtown, and they said that I ... should go to a particular corner at a particular time in the morning and wait for a Chrysler 300 to pull up, flash its headlights a couple of times, and then I was to get in this car," he told ...

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7180
March 12th, 2016
With Cuba trip, Obama aims to make renewed ties irreversible - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Radio Cadena Agramonte

With Cuba trip, Obama aims to make renewed ties irreversible
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Starwood, the hotel chain whose brands include Sheraton and Westin, is expected to receive a license from the Treasury Department in the coming days to operate hotels in Cuba, following extensive conversations with both Cuban and U.S. officials.
JOSH LEDERMAN - The Big Story - Associated Press The Big Story - Associated Press

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7179
March 12th, 2016
Wounded Warrior founder open to return - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

CNN International

Wounded Warrior founder open to return
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE- In this Monday, July 20, 2009 file photo, Steve Nardizzi, CEO of the Wounded Warriors Project at their meeting at the Hotel Monaco in Washington. The board of Wounded Warrior Project, one of the nation's largest veteran support groups, has fired ...
Wounded Warrior Project accused of wasting donation money CBS News
Wounded Warrior Project execs fired CBS News
Charity Navigator - Rating for Wounded Warrior Project Charity Navigator
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7178
March 12th, 2016
No doubting Tigers football assistant Dan Lanning's drive to succeed - Memphis Commercial Appeal -

Memphis Commercial Appeal

No doubting Tigers football assistant Dan Lanning's drive to succeed
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Patterson was speaking at a clinic at Penn State, but when he heard Lanning's story, he asked the young coach to get a hotel room. Lanning soon got his meeting — and a subsequent job offer for a defensive quality control position. It paid $800 per month.

7177
March 12th, 2016
Russian officials: Ex-Putin aide's death requests unanswered - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

BBC News

Russian officials: Ex-Putin aide's death requests unanswered
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Lesin's body was found at the Doyle Dupont Circle Hotel in November. District of Columbia police spokesman Officer Hugh Carew confirmed the autopsy results show the cause of Lesin's death was blunt force trauma to the head, but the manner of death was ...
'Blunt injuries' killed Russian media tycoon Lesin in Washington, DC – forensic data RT
Remembering Russian Media Heavyweight Mikhail Lesin - Sputnik International Sputnik International
Former Putin aide found dead in Dupont Circle hotel Washington Post

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7176
March 11th, 2016
NKorea to liquidate SKorean assets, fires missiles into sea - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

NKorea to liquidate SKorean assets, fires missiles into sea
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The South Korean assets at Kaesong include buildings, manufacturing equipment and finished products. The assets at the resort are a hotel, a spa, a golf course and a building used for occasional reunions of Korean families separated by war. The assets ...

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7175
March 10th, 2016
No rail deal, strike draws closer for New Jersey commuters - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

No rail deal, strike draws closer for New Jersey commuters
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The parties met for several hours Thursday at a Hilton hotel in downtown Newark, two days after representatives for both sides expressed optimism at the tenor of the negotiations. Each spent Wednesday reviewing details of proposals made the day before.

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7174
March 10th, 2016
Mythical town from "Big Fish" still stands on Alabama island - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Mythical town from "Big Fish" still stands on Alabama island
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
All the buildings with faux brick facades - the stores, the hotel and post office - were lost. Jenny's house has collapsed. Only seven buildings remain today: The church, the mayor's home, and five other clapboard houses. In addition, the poles strung ...

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7173
March 10th, 2016
Kesha chokes up at award dinner, thanks supporters - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kesha chokes up at award dinner, thanks supporters
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kesha Rose Sebert. Kesha, recipient of the Visibility award, speaks at the 21st Annual HRC Nashville Equality Dinner at the Renaissance Hotel on Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP). Wade Payne/Invision/AP.

7172
March 10th, 2016
Top Ten: Things to do if you're staying home over spring break - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

Top Ten: Things to do if you're staying home over spring break
The University of Alabama Crimson White
Not everyone has the money or the resources to go out of town, so here are some great ideas to get your stay-cation on. Whether you're traveling back to your home state or kicking it in Tuscaloosa, this top ten will ensure that you don't miss out on ...

7171
March 10th, 2016
When you took in a stranger - Christian Chronicle -

Christian Chronicle

When you took in a stranger
Christian Chronicle
Before hearing about the free housing, Coco and his wife, De, members of the Grandview Church of Christ in Des Moines, Iowa, were paying up to $175 per night for hotel rooms. Those bills added up. But finances are only part of why Eugenio Coco counts ...

7170
March 9th, 2016
Nick Saban's 50 Best Players: 21-30 - SECcountry.com -

SECcountry.com

Nick Saban's 50 Best Players: 21-30
SECcountry.com
The only offensive captain on Saban's first championship team in Tuscaloosa, Johnson was as consistent as they come. He put together back-to-back All-American seasons while powering an elite running game that resulted in Mark Ingram's ... Nicknamed ...

7169
March 9th, 2016
Travel Tips On How To Keep Sane on a Business Trip - Lawfuel -

Lawfuel

Travel Tips On How To Keep Sane on a Business Trip
Lawfuel
In this way, Mr. Moody, 54, resembles his novel's narrator, who, while staying at a La Quinta Inn in Tuscaloosa, Ala., undergoes a “profound personality change” brought on by the hotel's “nauseating pastels” and “faux-Mexican décor.” Perhaps the ...

7168
March 9th, 2016
Official: Speed, drinking involved Dubai crash that killed 4 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

NBCNews.com

Official: Speed, drinking involved Dubai crash that killed 4
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Only 10 minutes earlier, surveillance footage at a nearby hotel caught those involved in the crash hopping into the Ferrari, with the two American women sitting in the passenger seat, the Canadian boxer sitting in the middle and the other man driving, ...
Marathon bombing survivors mourn student killed in Dubai car crash Boston Herald
Cody Nixon, a former boxer, among 2 Canadians killed in Dubai Ferrari crash CBC.ca

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7167
March 9th, 2016
City and county students compete in Battle of the Books competition - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

City and county students compete in Battle of the Books competition
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
“In 'Hunt for Bamboo Rat,' Colonel Olsten tells Zinji to continue his surveillance of the hotel in the Japanese community. Before war becomes imminent, they will round up Japanese nationals in Manilla. Which side does he want Zinji to be arrested by?”.

7166
March 9th, 2016
Erin Andrews' verdict will reverberate for hotels and guests - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Nation

Erin Andrews' verdict will reverberate for hotels and guests
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews walks to the courtroom after a lunch break Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Andrews has filed a $75 million lawsuit against the franchise owner and manager of a luxury hotel and a man who ...
Erin Andrews -- How $55 Million Gets Whittled Away ... to $6 Mil TMZ.com

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7165
March 9th, 2016
Alabaster man riding WaveRunner 2200 miles - Shelby County Reporter -

Shelby County Reporter

Alabaster man riding WaveRunner 2200 miles
Shelby County Reporter
On March 21, Housey will set off from the Black Warrior River between Birmingham and Tuscaloosa on his lengthy journey to the Florida Keys. After traveling from the Black ... “I've already contacted the hotels and made reservations. I told them the ...

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7164
March 8th, 2016
Saban helps introduce bill to prevent youth suicide - 247Sports -

247Sports

Saban helps introduce bill to prevent youth suicide
247Sports
During Flatt's drive to Birmingham from Tuscaloosa, he received a phone call from Alabama senator Gerald Allen and the governor's office reached out before he returned to his hotel in the Magic City. That got the wheels rolling on Tuesday's legislative ...

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7163
March 8th, 2016
Disaster summit to be highlight of tornado anniversary - Joplin Globe -

Disaster summit to be highlight of tornado anniversary
Joplin Globe
A two-day Joplin Disaster Recovery Summit — titled “Real People, Real Experiences, Real Lessons” — is planned for May 19-20 as part of the commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the Joplin tornado. The event is sponsored by Joplin Proud.

7162
March 8th, 2016
Vienna burp leads first to fine, then to expenses-paid trip - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Vienna burp leads first to fine, then to expenses-paid trip
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The chain on Monday confirmed that it picked up the tab for the flight, hotel and a sightseeing tour during Mehic's two-day visit last week. And there's more to what Mehic calls his "dream trip." The chain's CEO wrote him a check reimbursing his 70 ...

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7161
March 7th, 2016
Alabaster man riding WaveRunner 2200 miles - Alabaster Reporter -

Alabaster Reporter

Alabaster man riding WaveRunner 2200 miles
Alabaster Reporter
On March 21, Housey will set off from the Black Warrior River between Birmingham and Tuscaloosa on his lengthy journey to the Florida Keys. After traveling from the Black ... “I've already contacted the hotels and made reservations. I told them the ...

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7160
March 7th, 2016
Kesha chokes up at award dinner, thanks supporters - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Kesha chokes up at award dinner, thanks supporters
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Kesha Rose Sebert. Kesha, recipient of the Visibility award, speaks at the 21st Annual HRC Nashville Equality Dinner at the Renaissance Hotel on Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP). Wade Payne/Invision/AP.

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7159
March 7th, 2016
Autopsy: Unclear if Bobbi Kristina's death was accidental - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Autopsy: Unclear if Bobbi Kristina's death was accidental
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Whitney Houston's body was found face-down in a foot of water in her bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel just before the 2012 Grammy Awards. Authorities found prescription drugs in the suite and evidence of heart disease and cocaine in Houston's body ...

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7158
March 5th, 2016
Baker Hughes US oil rig count slips to lowest level since 2009 amid crude rally - Platts -

Baker Hughes US oil rig count slips to lowest level since 2009 amid crude rally
Platts
Join us for a cocktail reception on Sunday, March 13, from 8-10 p.m. at The View Lounge at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel, and then come to the Platts Americas MOC Timing Discussion on Monday, March 14, from 12-1 p.m. in the Platts ...

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7157
March 5th, 2016
Things to know about the OJ Simpson trial - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Things to know about the OJ Simpson trial
Tuscaloosa Magazine
13, 2007, the day the Goldman family wins the rights to Simpson's book, "If I Did It," Simpson bursts into a Las Vegas hotel room with a handful of acquaintances and seizes numerous pieces of his sports memorabilia two men are trying to sell. He is ...

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7156
March 4th, 2016
Michael Murray Is New General Manager Of Chattanooga Golf And Country Club - The Chattanoogan -

Michael Murray Is New General Manager Of Chattanooga Golf And Country Club
The Chattanoogan
Mr. Murray moved to Florida in the early eighties, working for several hotels and restaurants. He then moved to Tuscaloosa, Ala. where he was the executive chef at NorthRiver Yacht Club for three years before moving to Birmingham as the executive chef ...

7155
March 4th, 2016
Loaner car use leads to violation for Ole Miss player - Jackson Clarion Ledger -

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Loaner car use leads to violation for Ole Miss player
Jackson Clarion Ledger
OXFORD - A misunderstanding about how to return a loaner car led to an unnamed Ole Miss football player being suspended, according to Ole Miss' self-reported rule violations to the NCAA over the span of May through December of last year. After his 2012 ...

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7154
March 4th, 2016
Alabama's incentive to restore historic buildings faces legislative threat - AL.com -

AL.com

Alabama's incentive to restore historic buildings faces legislative threat
AL.com
The historic Redmont Hotel in Birmingham, Ala., was among the dozens of properties in Alabama to get support from a state historic tax credit approved by the Alabama Legislature in 2013. The credit expires in May and state lawmakers are debating ...

7153
March 4th, 2016
United Nations envoy: Syria cease-fire is holding despite some fighting - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

United Nations envoy: Syria cease-fire is holding despite some fighting
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
While he had set a "penciled date" for next Wednesday for those "proximity talks," de Mistura acknowledged logistical issues, such as few Geneva hotel rooms available amid an auto show. Some envoys could show up as late as March 14, he said. Meanwhile ...

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7152
March 4th, 2016
Mozambique hotelier discusses possible Malaysian plane part - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Mozambique hotelier discusses possible Malaysian plane part
Tuscaloosa Magazine
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Mozambican sandbank where a possible piece of a missing Malaysian airliner was found is in waters with treacherous currents and is not normally visited by tourists, a hotel owner said Friday. Tony Manna, who owns a ...

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7151
March 4th, 2016
An Interview with Saxophonist Sherman Irby: - Huffington Post -

Huffington Post

An Interview with Saxophonist Sherman Irby:
Huffington Post
Irby grew up in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where gospel and blues made up the predominant music of his early childhood. Making the leap from a teenager playing ..... NOJ: I let you get back to your hotel and off the streets. Thank you for the opportunity to ...

7150
March 3rd, 2016
Australian cardinal didn't quickly act on pedophile claim - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Australian cardinal didn't quickly act on pedophile claim
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Australian Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' top financial adviser, was giving evidence for a fourth and final day to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse from a Rome hotel conference room a short distance from the ...

7149
March 3rd, 2016
UN chief expresses concern about extremism in Sahel region - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

UN chief expresses concern about extremism in Sahel region
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Extremists in January attacked a cafe and hotel here, killing at least 30 people in the first such attack in the capital. The violence closely mirrored the siege of an upscale hotel in Bamako, Mali in November that killed 20 people. "The response to ...

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7148
March 3rd, 2016
SPORTING LIFE: 200 players expected for Inaugural Jack Warner Invitational - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SPORTING LIFE: 200 players expected for Inaugural Jack Warner Invitational
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The event, which is expected to draw 175 to 200 players in the inaugural tournament, is being sponsored by The Tuscaloosa Park and Recreation Authority and The Jack Warner at NorthRiver, a boutique-style hotel located at NorthRiver Yacht Club. The ...

7147
March 3rd, 2016
Hacked! Business bank accounts vulnerable to cybercriminals - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hacked! Business bank accounts vulnerable to cybercriminals
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Don't log into your bank from an airport, hotel lobby, coffee shop or other public space that offers free Wi-Fi. Resist the temptation to log in until you're home or in your office. "It's a simple protection for a complex problem, but it takes ...

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7146
March 3rd, 2016
Theme parks rise in Dubai amid shifting sands of tourism - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Theme parks rise in Dubai amid shifting sands of tourism
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Motiongate, the project's movie-themed park, will feature a "Smurfs village" and a live-action, hip-hop show based on the "Step Up" film franchise. Bollywood Parks, a Lego-inspired waterpark, as well as shops, restaurants and a luxury hotel round out ...

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7145
March 3rd, 2016
Cardinal denies concealing knowledge of 2 Aussie pedophiles - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cardinal denies concealing knowledge of 2 Aussie pedophiles
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
I would concede I should have done more," Pell told the inquiry in Sydney via videolink from a Rome hotel. "I regret that I didn't do more at that stage," Pell added. The royal commission — which is Australia's highest form of investigation — is ...

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7144
March 2nd, 2016
Missouri couple's alleged crime spree takes them from Alabama to Georgia - Fox News -

Fox News

Missouri couple's alleged crime spree takes them from Alabama to Georgia
Fox News
A Tuscaloosa hotel clerk alerted authorities early Sunday after arriving to work to find the overnight clerk gone, the safe open and money missing. Security footage at the Microtel Inn showed the clerk being robbed about 6 a.m., Hart said. The couple ...
Couple Wanted For Alabama Armed Robberies And Kidnapping, U.S. Marshals Offering $10K The Inquisitr
$10000 reward offered in search for MO couple wanted in AL crime spree KMOV.com
Police hunt for Joplin pair linked to crime spree Southeast Missourian
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7143
March 2nd, 2016
Tornado that struck Jefferson County was EF2, Shelby wins U.S. Senate Primary - Alabama Public Radio -

Alabama Public Radio

Tornado that struck Jefferson County was EF2, Shelby wins U.S. Senate Primary
Alabama Public Radio
An EF-2 Tornado ripped through parts of Birmingham last night. APR student reporter Parker Branton has more… Two tornados ripped through parts of Jefferson County. The tornado was rated EF2 by a survey crew in Bessemer from the National Weather ...

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7142
March 2nd, 2016
Senator Richard Shelby Avoids Runoff, Wins Primary Bid for a Sixth Term - WBHM (press release) (blog) -

WBHM (press release) (blog)

Senator Richard Shelby Avoids Runoff, Wins Primary Bid for a Sixth Term
WBHM (press release) (blog)
He told supporters at an election night event in Tuscaloosa that his long tenure is a good thing. “It's about what kind of America we want. What kind of opportunities we're going to have for our children. ... is proud of the turnout, the energy and ...
Richard Shelby wins Senate GOP primary Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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7141
March 2nd, 2016
The Daily 202: Ted Cruz might be the last, best hope for conservatives to stop Donald Trump after Super Tuesday - Washington Post -

Washington Post

The Daily 202: Ted Cruz might be the last, best hope for conservatives to stop Donald Trump after Super Tuesday
Washington Post
“No packed suburban hotel ballroom lined with televisions blaring results and commentary. No open bar, passed appetizers or themed drinks. No lengthy victory speech with his wife at his side. No balloons.” He still does not have a pollster or a ...
Rubio takes gloves off with Trump, and supporters love it Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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7140
March 2nd, 2016
Topping out the Hotel Indigo in Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Topping out the Hotel Indigo in Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tuscaloosa government officials and civic leaders watched Tuesday as a steel beam was hoisted along with an evergreen tree and a U.S. flag during a 'topping out' ceremony for the Hotel Indigo on Greensboro Avenue.

7139
March 2nd, 2016
Cardinal says should have done more to stop Aussie pedophile - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cardinal says should have done more to stop Aussie pedophile
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
I would concede I should have done more," Pell told the inquiry in Sydney via videolink from a Rome hotel. "I regret that I didn't do more at that stage," Pell added. The royal commission — which is Australia's highest form of investigation — is ...

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7138
March 2nd, 2016
Pee-wee Herman, Paul Reubens, and Sarasota - Sarasota -

Sarasota

Pee-wee Herman, Paul Reubens, and Sarasota
Sarasota
Though his parents' home on Siesta Key is right across an unpaved road from the beach, in a rustic, expensive, and slightly arty neighborhood – their nearest neighbor is painter Syd Solomon – Paul usually stayed at a hotel. He was, after all, a 38-year ...

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7137
March 2nd, 2016
Australian cardinal denies deflecting child sex abuse blame - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Australian cardinal denies deflecting child sex abuse blame
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Two dozen Australian abuse survivors and their companions traveled across the globe to witness Pell's testimony in a Rome hotel's conference room, a significant show of accountability in the church's long-running abuse saga. And in a case of art ...

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7136
March 1st, 2016
Rubio takes gloves off with Trump, and supporters love it - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Rubio takes gloves off with Trump, and supporters love it
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"I suppose I could sit here and hurl personal insults," Rubio said at the top of his remarks at a downtown Atlanta hotel for the midday rally Monday, adding, "OK, I've done it, like, a couple times." A few voices in the audience began to chant, "Read ...

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7135
March 1st, 2016
How to Stay Sane on a Business Trip - New York Times -

New York Times

How to Stay Sane on a Business Trip
New York Times
A specific condition afflicts business travelers: Call it hotel gloom, an amorphous melancholy that seems to thrive in the perfectly serviceable hotel rooms of the $200-a-night-and-under variety. Al Jackson has experienced it many times.

7134
March 1st, 2016
Australian cardinal says he has deceived by bishop in 1970s - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Australian cardinal says he has deceived by bishop in 1970s
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Two dozen Australian abuse survivors and their companions traveled across the globe to witness Pell's testimony in a Rome hotel's conference room, a significant show of accountability in the church's long-running abuse saga. And in a case of art ...

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7133
February 29th, 2016
Cardinal admits 'scandalous' response to abuse allegations - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Cardinal admits 'scandalous' response to abuse allegations
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Two dozen Australian abuse survivors and their companions traveled across the globe to witness Pell's testimony in a Rome hotel's conference room, a significant show of accountability in the church's long-running abuse saga. And in a case of art ...

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7132
February 29th, 2016
Australian sex abuse victims await cardinal's testimony - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Australian sex abuse victims await cardinal's testimony
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The cardinal, Pope Francis' top financial adviser, will testify in a Rome hotel conference room for three nights running, answering questions via video link from Australia's Royal Commission with his accusers on hand to confront him. (AP Photo/Andrew ...

7131
February 29th, 2016
Thai police to tighten security after 4 tourists attacked - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Thai police to tighten security after 4 tourists attacked
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... tourists and began talking to them, when the other three came running from the brush where they had been hiding and attacked them with knives and sticks, slashing one of the men badly while the other was able to escape and run to a nearby hotel for ...

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7130
February 29th, 2016
The Daily 202: How Richard Shelby is trying to survive the Trump Tornado as it moves through Alabama - Washington Post -

Washington Post

The Daily 202: How Richard Shelby is trying to survive the Trump Tornado as it moves through Alabama
Washington Post
Structural thank yous for directing government largesse back home stand at the University of Alabama campuses in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and Huntsville. There's also a Shelby Center at Auburn and a Shelby Hall at the University .... Anna Fifield ...

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7129
February 29th, 2016
A look at key events in Donald Trump's business career - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

A look at key events in Donald Trump's business career
Tuscaloosa Magazine
—1978: Opens glittering $100 million hotel at Grand Central Station in New York to replace decaying Commodore Hotel. —1980: Breaks ground on Trump Tower, his soaring Fifth Avenue luxury condo building. —1984: Gambles on casinos, opening Trump ...

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7128
February 29th, 2016
North Korea puts tearful detained American before cameras - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

North Korea puts tearful detained American before cameras
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He had been staying at the Yanggakdo International Hotel, which is located on an island in a river that runs through Pyongyang. It is common for sections of tourist hotels to be reserved for North Korean staff and off-limits to foreigners. Warmbier is ...

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7127
February 29th, 2016
Global finance officials promise to shore up sagging growth - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Global finance officials promise to shore up sagging growth
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Chief of Germany's Federal Bundesbank Jens Weidmann, left and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble take part in a press conference after sessions of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting at the Pudong Shangri-la Hotel ...

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7126
February 28th, 2016
Australian abuse victims seek truth from cardinal testimony - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Australian abuse victims seek truth from cardinal testimony
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
ROME (AP) — Australians who were raped and molested by priests are hoping to learn the truth about what a top Vatican cardinal knew about their attackers when he testifies before an investigative commission at a Rome hotel. Thanks to a crowd-funding ...

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7125
February 28th, 2016
A$AP Rocky says he wasn't hurt during attack in New Zealand - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

A$AP Rocky says he wasn't hurt during attack in New Zealand
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper A$AP Rocky says he came away unhurt during a recent attack on him inside a hotel elevator in New Zealand. Rocky told The Associated Press on Sunday that he was in a "fist exchange" that occurred Wednesday in Auckland, New ...

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7124
February 28th, 2016
West Chester resident remembers Harper Lee - The Times Herald -

West Chester resident remembers Harper Lee
The Times Herald
My lucky encounter with Lee (“Nelle” to her friends) came about when my law school friend, Catherine Johnson, and her mother, Dr. Claudia Durst Johnson, invited me to join them in Tuscaloosa, Ala., in October 2001. The gathering at the University of ...

7123
February 27th, 2016
Spotlight: Top Vatican cardinal to testify about sex abuse - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Spotlight: Top Vatican cardinal to testify about sex abuse
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' top financial adviser, will testify in a Rome hotel conference room for three nights running, answering questions via video link from Australia's Royal Commission with his accusers on hand to confront him.

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7122
February 27th, 2016
Emails: Trump comments on Mexico stirred heat in kitchen - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Emails: Trump comments on Mexico stirred heat in kitchen
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In its motion for summary judgment against Trump, Andres's company argues that Trump's own associates had acknowledged the obvious damage Trump had done and the impact on the Trump Hotel restaurant. More than 2,700 people signed a petition ...

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7121
February 27th, 2016
Visiting French chefs scramble Palestinian cuisine - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Visiting French chefs scramble Palestinian cuisine
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — At a time of simmering Mideast tensions and rising malaise, a group of French chefs recently visited the West Bank to bring a little joie de vivre to Palestinian kitchens. The eight chefs visited restaurants in Ramallah ...

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7120
February 27th, 2016
5 Bills thoughts from the Combine: Day 3 - WKBW-TV -

WKBW-TV

5 Bills thoughts from the Combine: Day 3
WKBW-TV
Ole Miss defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, who many mock drafters have linked to the Bills over the course of the past month, spoke with the media for one of the first times since being charged with possession of marijuana, broke a window at an Atlanta ...

7119
February 27th, 2016
Police: 14 dead as al-Shabab gunmen attack hotel in Somalia - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police: 14 dead as al-Shabab gunmen attack hotel in Somalia
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen from the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab forced their way into a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, a police official said Friday. A suicide bomber rammed his car into the SYL hotel's entrance Friday evening ...

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7118
February 27th, 2016
Infantino assumes FIFA destiny of banned Platini - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Infantino assumes FIFA destiny of banned Platini
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
It appeared Thursday's late night talks with CONCACAF and Oceania delegates in their Zurich hotel restaurant paid off for Infantino. The Inter Milan-supporting UEFA general secretary was better known as being the face of televised Champions League ...

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7117
February 26th, 2016
Bills Daily Dish - Combine Day 3 - BuffaloBills.com -

BuffaloBills.com

Bills Daily Dish - Combine Day 3
BuffaloBills.com
A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Bills DT Marcell Dareus gets back to his college campus in Tuscaloosa a good amount. His alma mater boasts a pair of defensive tackles who are expected to come off the ... Arrested on charges of drug possession in ...

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7116
February 26th, 2016
Police: Al-Shabab gunmen attack hotel in the Somali capital - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police: Al-Shabab gunmen attack hotel in the Somali capital
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen from the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab forced their way into a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, a police official said Friday. A suicide bomber rammed his car into the SYL hotel's entrance Friday evening ...

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7115
February 26th, 2016
Post honors history of African-Americans - Fort Leavenworth Lamp -

Post honors history of African-Americans
Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Places included in his speech were Douglass High School in Leesburg, Va.; the Gilmore Cabin in Montpelier, Va.; the Kennedy farmhouse in Sharpsburg, Md.; Foster Auditorium on the University of Alabama campus, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Port Chicago Naval ...

7114
February 26th, 2016
Australia warns of possible terror attack in Indonesia - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Australia warns of possible terror attack in Indonesia
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In recent years, Indonesian counterterrorism forces successfully eradicated the extremist group Jemaah Islamiyah that was responsible for several attacks, including the 2002 bombings of bars in Bali which killed 202 people, as well as two hotel ...

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7113
February 26th, 2016
British Open not linked to Trump site - Arkansas Online -

Arkansas Online

British Open not linked to Trump site
Arkansas Online
Then again, Trump pledged big upgrades to the hotel and the golf course when he bought the property. ... According to the Tuscaloosa News, the football program was able to subsidize the entire athletic department by generating $95,132,301 in revenue.

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7112
February 26th, 2016
Review: Broadway's odd 'Hughie' glows, thanks to Whitaker - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Review: Broadway's odd 'Hughie' glows, thanks to Whitaker
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Oscar-winner Whitaker makes his Broadway debut entering the hotel from its revolving doors. It's 3 a.m. on a summer day in 1928. He is playing Erie Smith, a low-level hustler and spinner of tall tales. Wood plays the hotel's night clerk, as vacant as ...

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7111
February 26th, 2016
Lots of good memories of Davenport - Jackson Clarion Ledger -

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Lots of good memories of Davenport
Jackson Clarion Ledger
So, Davenport drove through Tuscaloosa to get to Southern, where he quarterbacked the then-Southerners to two straight victories over Alabama. Hall of Famer ... Southern players carried one of the goalposts into the team hotel in Montgomery that night.

7110
February 26th, 2016
US, Brazilian health teams go into slums to start Zika study - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US, Brazilian health teams go into slums to start Zika study
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Packed into a small sedan, Harrist, three Brazilian health workers and a driver weaved from the CDC's headquarters in a beachfront hotel to the outskirts of Joao Pessoa along pothole-marred streets swimming with runoff from recent rains. They turned ...

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7109
February 24th, 2016
RICK CLEVELAND: Nothing but pleasant memories of 'Peanuts' Davenport - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal -

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

RICK CLEVELAND: Nothing but pleasant memories of 'Peanuts' Davenport
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
So, Davenport drove through Tuscaloosa to get to Southern, where he quarterbacked the then-Southerners to two straight victories over Alabama. Hall of Famer ... Southern players carried one of the goal posts into the team hotel in Montgomery that night.

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7108
February 24th, 2016
Unscripted Kasich risks the occasional foot in the mouth - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Unscripted Kasich risks the occasional foot in the mouth
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Speaking of his Latina maid, he said, "A lot of them do jobs that they're willing to do, and that's why in the hotel you leave a little tip." Critics swarmed, but it was one of the many times that Kasich's unfortunate remarks drew some sympathy. Javier ...

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7107
February 24th, 2016
Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled NFL star - CNN International -

CNN International

Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled NFL star
CNN International
1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, propelling him into the Heisman Trophy conversation. Manziel was .... In an affidavit, Crowley says she was with Manziel at an upscale hotel in Dallas early in the morning of January 30. She ...

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7106
February 24th, 2016
US, Brazilian health teams brave slums to start Zika study - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US, Brazilian health teams brave slums to start Zika study
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Packed into a small sedan, Harrist, three Brazilian health workers and a driver weaved from the CDC's headquarters in a beachfront hotel to the outskirts of Joao Pessoa along pothole-marred streets swimming with runoff from recent rains. They turned ...

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7105
February 24th, 2016
Storm damage reported in Hoover's Ross Bridge area - WSFA -

WSFA

Storm damage reported in Hoover's Ross Bridge area
WSFA
There are several reports of storm damage in Hoover's Ross Bridge neighborhood and the Renaissance hotel. Residents report trees are down, ... Waters is from Tuscaloosa and her parents lost their home in 2011 April 27 storms. She said she takes severe ...

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7104
February 24th, 2016
Fame and money never changed Jim 'Peanuts' Davenport - The Sun Herald (blog) -

The Sun Herald (blog)

Fame and money never changed Jim 'Peanuts' Davenport
The Sun Herald (blog)
So, Davenport drove through Tuscaloosa to get to Southern, where he quarterbacked the then-Southerners to two straight victories over Alabama. Hall of Famer ... Southern players carried one of the goalposts into the team hotel in Montgom. ery that night.

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7103
February 24th, 2016
Cleveland column: Davenport was like favorite uncle you wish you saw more - Meridian Star -

Cleveland column: Davenport was like favorite uncle you wish you saw more
Meridian Star
So, Davenport drove through Tuscaloosa to get to Southern, where he quarterbacked the then-Southerners to two straight victories over Alabama. Hall of Famer ... Southern players carried one of the goldposts into the team hotel in Montgomery that night.

7102
February 24th, 2016
FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Tornado watch continues for several Ala. cou - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news. - WSFA -

WSFA

FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Tornado watch continues for several Ala. cou - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.
WSFA
Bibb, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter and Tuscaloosa counties have been taken off that Tornado Watch. The National Weather Service has also issued a Wind Advisory for much of central Alabama until 9 p.m. Wednesday. This means we ...

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7101
February 24th, 2016
Chuck Leavell: Alabama Music Hall of Fame 2016 inductee talks Stones, Clapton, Allmans - AL.com -

AL.com

Chuck Leavell: Alabama Music Hall of Fame 2016 inductee talks Stones, Clapton, Allmans
AL.com
This week, pianist extraordinaire Chuck Leavell is playing stadium concerts in Brazil with The Rolling Stones. In 1966, he was a 14-year-old doing Friday night gigs at the Tuscaloosa YMCA. In between, Leavell's playing, which strikes a rare balance ...

7100
February 24th, 2016
Charlie Sheen piqued online curiosity about HIV - AOL News -

AOL News

Charlie Sheen piqued online curiosity about HIV
AOL News
(Reuters Health) - Actor Charlie Sheen's disclosure that he is infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) could be having a public health benefit, researchers say. News reports about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, had been on the decline ...

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7099
February 23rd, 2016
25 years later, Gulf War stills shapes tiny, oil-rich Kuwait - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

25 years later, Gulf War stills shapes tiny, oil-rich Kuwait
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmed Al Sabah, and his royal court fled to Saudi Arabia, where they directed an armed resistance from their temporary abode in the luxury penthouses of a Saudi hotel in the western mountain city of Taif. By the time the ...

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7098
February 23rd, 2016
Candidate forum to be held tonight - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Candidate forum to be held tonight
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tuscaloosa County Young Republicans is hosting a town hall forum tonight Tuesday night for all Republican candidates running for office. The event is scheduled at 6 p.m. at Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Admission is free. Participants will ...

7097
February 23rd, 2016
Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled NFL star - CNN -

CNN

Johnny Manziel: A timeline of the troubled NFL star
CNN
1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, propelling him into the Heisman Trophy conversation. Manziel was .... In an affidavit, Crowley says she was with Manziel at an upscale hotel in Dallas early in the morning of January 30. She ...

and more »
7096
February 23rd, 2016
Bentley issues state of emergency as storm nears - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Bentley issues state of emergency as storm nears
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Among events canceled Tuesday night are the Allen Bales Theatre performance of Ibsen's "Ghosts," the Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre's spring concert in Morgan Hall and a Tuscaloosa County Young Republicans town hall forum at the Hotel Capstone.

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7095
February 23rd, 2016
Tuscaloosa hotel clerk recalls abduction - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

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Tuscaloosa hotel clerk recalls abduction
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kyle Dease said that during the nearly two hours he was held captive in a stolen car, he spoke with his abductors after they took him at gunpoint from the Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa, where he was the night clerk. The couple entered the hotel ...
Tuscaloosa kidnapping victim breaks silence WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
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7094
February 23rd, 2016
West Chester resident remembers Harper Lee - Daily Local News -

West Chester resident remembers Harper Lee
Daily Local News
My lucky encounter with Lee (“Nelle” to her friends) came about when my law school friend, Catherine Johnson, and her mother, Dr. Claudia Durst Johnson, invited me to join them in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in October 2001. The gathering at the University of ...

7093
February 22nd, 2016
State Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts 2016 Class - UA News -

State Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts 2016 Class
UA News
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted five individuals and honored two engineering projects during a recent ceremony at the Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel and Spa in Mobile. The following five individuals ...

7092
February 22nd, 2016
Child sex abuse victims to hear cardinal's testimony in Rome - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Child sex abuse victims to hear cardinal's testimony in Rome
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
McClellan said a hotel room in central Rome had been selected as the venue for Pell's testimony, but its communications equipment had yet to be tested. Pell is to give evidence about how church authorities responded to allegations of child sex abuse in ...

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7091
February 22nd, 2016
Barcelona hit by train strike as Mobile congress starts - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Barcelona hit by train strike as Mobile congress starts
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MADRID (AP) — Transport workers in Barcelona are staging the first of four days of strikes, increasing road traffic problems in the northeastern Spanish city as the four-day Mobile World Congress gets underway. The city's TMB transport company urged ...

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7090
February 22nd, 2016
British bases police smash gambling equipment in Cyprus - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

British bases police smash gambling equipment in Cyprus
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Gambling is illegal in two military bases that Britain retained after Cyprus gained independence from British colonial rule in 1960. Although Cyprus is moving ahead with opening up a hotel casino resort in a bid to boost tourism, bases authorities say ...

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7089
February 22nd, 2016
German nationalist leader rejects criticism of rhetoric - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

German nationalist leader rejects criticism of rhetoric
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
On Monday, the mayor of the town of Bautzen, where onlookers celebrated as a former hotel being turned into a refugee home burned over the weekend, accused Petry of "spiritual arson"— a phrase often used in Germany to denounce incitement.

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7088
February 22nd, 2016
Fire damages future refugee home in eastern Germany - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Fire damages future refugee home in eastern Germany
Tuscaloosa Magazine
BERLIN (AP) — Onlookers celebrated as a suspected arson fire damaged a former hotel being converted into a refugee home in eastern Germany, police said Sunday, raising new concerns about violence toward migrants in a nation that registered more than ...

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7087
February 21st, 2016
Blatter era ends as scandal-hit FIFA set to elect new leader - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Blatter era ends as scandal-hit FIFA set to elect new leader
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
At the last election in May, Blatter won a fifth presidential term two days after FIFA's favored five-star hotel in Zurich and its own headquarters were raided. The pressure of criminal investigations soon forced Blatter from his beloved FIFA in his ...

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7086
February 21st, 2016
The Latest: Fire damages future refugee home in Germany - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: Fire damages future refugee home in Germany
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Police say a fire has damaged a former hotel that was being converted into a refugee home in eastern Germany and two people have been detained after hindering firefighters' work. The blaze at the roof of the building in Bautzen, in the eastern state of ...

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7085
February 21st, 2016
WEDDING: McWilliams-Barnes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

WEDDING: McWilliams-Barnes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Crawford Zeagler Barnes and Brenton Cooper McWilliams of Tuscaloosa were married Saturday, December 12, 2015, at The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, at high noon with Dr. Tim Smith officiating.

7084
February 21st, 2016
In Egypt, clamp on academic freedoms sparks scholar backlash - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In Egypt, clamp on academic freedoms sparks scholar backlash
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
She said a dozen security agents entered her hotel, took her to the local police station and then to Cairo, where she was told to immediately buy a ticket back to Paris or spend time in a cell before being deported. "They didn't even let me stop at my ...

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7083
February 18th, 2016
Derrick Henry: It's 'legendary' to win Doak Walker Award; Barry Sanders will receive an award of his own Friday - Dallas Morning News (blog) -

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Derrick Henry: It's 'legendary' to win Doak Walker Award; Barry Sanders will receive an award of his own Friday
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Derrick Henry, who led the nation in rushing and Alabama to the national title, will be presented with the Doak Walker Award on Friday at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. Barry Sanders, the record holder for most rushing yards in an FBS season, will receive ...

7082
February 18th, 2016
Alabama spurs renovation for aging buildings, but critic calls historic tax credits 'welfare for rich people' - AL.com -

AL.com

Alabama spurs renovation for aging buildings, but critic calls historic tax credits 'welfare for rich people'
AL.com
Mobile and Tuscaloosa also benefitted considerably. Smaller cities like Anniston, Dothan and Decatur also received a boost. Among the projects: A $16.2 million revitalization of the Admiral Semmes Hotel in downtown Mobile, a $23.7 million ...

7081
February 17th, 2016
Longest married couple in America honored for their devotion - My Fox Boston -

My Fox Boston

Longest married couple in America honored for their devotion
My Fox Boston
Fitzgerald and Harper had been accuses of robbing and abducting a hotel clerk in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and taking his car to the Birmingham area. Officials say the clerk was let go in the upscale suburb of Vestavia Hills, where a woman was briefly ...

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7080
February 17th, 2016
UAE energy minister refuses to discuss tentative oil cap - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

UAE energy minister refuses to discuss tentative oil cap
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
To avoid reporters, al-Mazrouei walked into a side room at a hotel, then had security guards put up a golden rope to keep journalists away. Oil powerhouses Russia and Saudi Arabia have joined Qatar and Venezuela in pledging to cap their crude output if ...

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7079
February 17th, 2016
Migrants find refuge 'north of the middle of nowhere' - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Migrants find refuge 'north of the middle of nowhere'
Tuscaloosa Magazine
In Alta, a scenic two-hour drive to the south, the Northern Lights Hotel was converted into a shelter for unaccompanied minors. On Seiland island, a nature reserve west of Hammerfest, Stig Erland Hansen was asked to temporarily house dozens of ...

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7078
February 17th, 2016
US, Cuba sign deal on commercial flights - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US, Cuba sign deal on commercial flights
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
“Today is a historic day in the relationship between Cuba and the U.S.,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said after he and Transportation Minister Adel Yzquierdo Rodriguez signed the deal in a ceremony at Havana's Hotel Nacional. “It ...

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7077
February 17th, 2016
SEC Media Days 2016: Schedule, Dates, Venue and More - Bleacher Report -

Bleacher Report

SEC Media Days 2016: Schedule, Dates, Venue and More
Bleacher Report
The annual press gathering featuring all head coaches and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey will take place at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, from Monday, July 11, through Thursday, July 14.

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7076
February 17th, 2016
Judge blocks Alabama use oil spill funds to build hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Judge blocks Alabama use oil spill funds to build hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Alabama from using a portion of oil spill funds for the construction of a hotel and conference center at Gulf State Park. Senior U.S. District Judge Charles Butler ruled Tuesday that federal trustees ...

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7075
February 17th, 2016
Strongmen to predominate at Obama's SE Asia summit - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Strongmen to predominate at Obama's SE Asia summit
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In 2014, Bolkiah introduced Shariah criminal law that calls for punishing adultery, abortions and same-sex relationships with flogging and stoning, an action that prompted a Hollywood boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel, which he owns. Also attending is ...

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7074
February 16th, 2016
The Roots jam with Lenny Kravitz ahead of Grammys - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Roots jam with Lenny Kravitz ahead of Grammys
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Kravitz was among the artists who joined the band Saturday for the third and final night of its 10th annual pre-Grammy jam session at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood. The rocker-actor grabbed his guitar and performed such songs as "Are You Gonna Go My Way" ...

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7073
February 15th, 2016
Strongmen to predominate at Obama's Southeast Asian summit - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Strongmen to predominate at Obama's Southeast Asian summit
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In 2014, Bolkiah introduced Shariah criminal law that calls for punishing adultery, abortions and same-sex relationships with flogging and stoning, an action that prompted a Hollywood boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel, which he owns. Also attending is ...

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7072
February 15th, 2016
Eight men arrested in Tuscaloosa during undercover prostitution operation - whnt.com -

whnt.com

Eight men arrested in Tuscaloosa during undercover prostitution operation
whnt.com
According to our news partners at AL. com, the men were arrested in Tuscaloosa on Saturday and are charged with soliciting a prostitute through an online advertisement. Instead of meeting a prostitute at an area hotel, these men made contact with ...

7071
February 15th, 2016
Hollywood's A-list, musicians mix at pre-Grammy gala - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hollywood's A-list, musicians mix at pre-Grammy gala
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The white-hot event, held Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, also featured Hollywood's A-list, from Michael Keaton to Sylvester Stallone to Jane Fonda, as well as iconic musicians like Herbie Hancock, Carly Simon and Barry Manilow. Members of Earth ...

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7070
February 15th, 2016
Police protect Dublin funeral of gang figure slain in feud - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Police protect Dublin funeral of gang figure slain in feud
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
3 when five gunmen — three disguised as an elite police unit, one dressed as a blonde woman — stormed into a Dublin hotel hosting a boxing weigh-in and targeted figures connected to Kinahan's Spain-based empire. Two other men were wounded.

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7069
February 15th, 2016
8 men charged with soliciting prostitution in Tuscaloosa undercover operation - AL.com -

WVTM13

8 men charged with soliciting prostitution in Tuscaloosa undercover operation
AL.com
Eight men arrested in Tuscaloosa on Saturday are accused of soliciting a prostitute through an online advertisement. Instead of meeting a prostitute at an area hotel, though, these men made contact with an undercover police officer, Tuscaloosa police ...
8 arrested in prostitution sting WVTM13
Tuscaloosa, Northport police arrest 8 men for solicitation of prostitution WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

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7068
February 14th, 2016
Update: Suspect in multi-state crime spree moved from hospital to Florida jail - Joplin Globe -

Joplin Globe

Update: Suspect in multi-state crime spree moved from hospital to Florida jail
Joplin Globe
They next showed up in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where they were accused of robbing and abducting a hotel clerk, and forcing him at gunpoint to drive them to Vestavia Hills, a suburb of Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama. Tuscaloosa authorities had ...

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7067
February 13th, 2016
For refugees, finding work in Europe an uphill battle - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

For refugees, finding work in Europe an uphill battle
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
VIENNA (AP) — Antonio Piani appears to have beaten the odds stacked against refugees finding work in Europe, but the hotel where he works was set up specifically to employ people like him. The 40-year-old says the janitor's job is his first permanent ...

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7066
February 13th, 2016
Massive gas leak plugged; residents seek return to normal - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Massive gas leak plugged; residents seek return to normal
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Vicky Walker did both, turning her life upside down shuttling between hotels and home every few days, where she lived like a shut-in and stopped walking her dog to avoid the foul stench of gas. While others blamed the leak for nosebleeds, nausea, ...

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7065
February 12th, 2016
Suspect in multi-state crime spree moved from hospital to Florida jail - Joplin Globe -

Joplin Globe

Suspect in multi-state crime spree moved from hospital to Florida jail
Joplin Globe
They next showed up in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where they were accused of robbing and abducting a hotel clerk, and forcing him at gunpoint to drive them to Vestavia Hills, a suburb of Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama. Tuscaloosa authorities had ...

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7064
February 12th, 2016
Punch, counterpunch: GOP hopefuls bare knuckles in Carolina - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Punch, counterpunch: GOP hopefuls bare knuckles in Carolina
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Donald Trump has zero foreign policy experience — negotiating a hotel deal in another country is not foreign policy experience," Rubio charged. He also questioned Bush's foreign policy experience and criticized Cruz for supporting military budget cuts.

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7063
February 12th, 2016
In meeting Pope Francis, patriarch asserts Russia's role - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In meeting Pope Francis, patriarch asserts Russia's role
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
As pope, he hasn't changed a bit: He famously paid his own hotel bill when he checked out of the priests' residence after being elected pope, drives around the Vatican in a Ford Focus and to this day the 79-year-old cooks his own food in the microwave ...

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7062
February 12th, 2016
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"The real test is whether or not all the parties honor those commitments and implement them," he told reporters after the nearly six-hour meeting at a Munich hotel, which ran into the early hours of Friday. Dramatizing the high-stakes nature of the ...

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7061
February 12th, 2016
Black Jacket Symphony will perform Eagles songs Friday night - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Black Jacket Symphony will perform Eagles songs Friday night
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Black Jacket Symphony, the band known for recreating classic albums note for note, is returning to rock 'n' roll Tuscaloosa again Friday night at the Bama Theatre. Illustration/courtesy photo. Staff report. Published: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 11 ...

7060
February 12th, 2016
Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Flowers are left outside the Regency Hotel after one man died and two others were injured following a shooting incident at the hotel where a weigh-in for a boxing match was taking place, in Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. As Dublin's gangland ...

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7059
February 11th, 2016
The Latest: Kasich says he won't take 'crap' from rivals - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: Kasich says he won't take 'crap' from rivals
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Donald Trump has zero foreign policy experience — negotiating a hotel deal in another country is not foreign policy experience," Rubio charged. He also questioned Bush's foreign policy experience and criticized Cruz for supporting military budget cuts.

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7058
February 11th, 2016
SPORTING LIFE: Jimmy Bank has done it all in his 30 years as a major league traveling secretary - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

SPORTING LIFE: Jimmy Bank has done it all in his 30 years as a major league traveling secretary
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
“I tell people, it's like being a road manager for an extremely large rock band,” said Bank who, upon his retirement has returned, with his wife, Carla, to Tuscaloosa where he spent part of his childhood. “You handle all of the travel. Initially, we ...

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7057
February 11th, 2016
War, plunging oil prices send Iraq's economy into crisis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

War, plunging oil prices send Iraq's economy into crisis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
A series of billboards advertise the 2010 groundbreaking ceremony on a luxury apartment complex complete with swimming pools, a cinema, a mall and a hotel. But the signs are now yellowing with age, as unused construction equipment sits beside a ...

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7056
February 11th, 2016
Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedy - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

NBCNews.com

Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedy
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Robert F. Kennedy with his attorney Russell E. Parsons in Los Angeles. For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles ...
Alabama bill could stop removal of Confederate monuments wflx

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7055
February 11th, 2016
Tuscaloosa fire marshal warns businesses of prank caller - WVTM13 -

WVTM13

Tuscaloosa fire marshal warns businesses of prank caller
WVTM13
"It impacts the employees because there is going to be a certain amount of time they wouldn't be working, so maybe affect their pay for that pay period." Holcomb said someone called the Hilton Garden Inn in Tuscaloosa on Tuesday. The hotel realized it ...

7054
February 11th, 2016
MO crime couple: Stepfather wants son to know his father was more than his mistakes - FOX10 News -

FOX10 News

MO crime couple: Stepfather wants son to know his father was more than his mistakes
FOX10 News
Source: Facebook. Blake Fitzgerald, 31, and Brittany Harper, 31, gained notoriety as a modern day Bonnie and Clyde with their alleged kidnapping of a hotel clerk at a Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa on Sunday. Blake Fitzgerald, 31, and Brittany ...
Missouri suspects led police on chase We Up It
Local Piggly Wiggly robbed – Crime spree had deep roots Atmore News
Crime spree across four states comes to fatal end Press Telegraph (blog)

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7053
February 10th, 2016
Missouri suspects led police on chase - We Up It -

We Up It

Missouri suspects led police on chase
We Up It
Fitzgerald and Harper had been accuses of robbing and abducting a hotel clerk in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and taking his vehicle to the Birmingham area. The couple told Tuscaloosa hotel clerk Kyle Dease, 26, they were trying to get to Panama City where ...
Local Piggly Wiggly robbed – Crime spree had deep roots Atmore News
Crime spree across four states comes to fatal end Press Telegraph (blog)

all 4 news articles »
7052
February 10th, 2016
Sikh man barred from Mexico flight sees 'small victory' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sikh man barred from Mexico flight sees 'small victory'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In an interview Tuesday night at a Mexico City hotel where he ended up extending his stay by two nights, Waris Ahluwalia also expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support on social media that he believes helped pressure airline executives to ...

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7051
February 10th, 2016
Fake firefighters prank-calling central Alabama businesses - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com -

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Fake firefighters prank-calling central Alabama businesses
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
Tuesday, employees at the Hilton Garden Inn received a phone call from someone posing a Tuscaloosa firefighter asking them to test their kitchen's fire suppression system. The hotel ended up calling SafeGuard, the company that installs the systems, and ...

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7050
February 10th, 2016
Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join US majors - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join US majors
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball.

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7049
February 9th, 2016
Sanders, Kasich win 1st votes in tiny NH community - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Sanders, Kasich win 1st votes in tiny NH community
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
While that will be happening in three locations, Dixville traditionally gets most of the spotlight due to its media-friendly setup at the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel. Located about 20 miles from the Canadian border, Dixville exists as a town only for ...

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7048
February 9th, 2016
About Those Unarmed Black Victims - Power Line (blog) -

Power Line (blog)

About Those Unarmed Black Victims
Power Line (blog)
In October 2015, a San Diego officer was called to a Holiday Inn in nearby Point Loma, after hotel employees ejected a man causing a disturbance in the lobby. The officer approached a male casing cars in the hotel's parking lot. The suspect jumped the ...

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7047
February 9th, 2016
Blake Fitzgerald's brother: 'I love you for the man you were, I forgive you for the man you became' - AL.com -

WIAT 42

Blake Fitzgerald's brother: 'I love you for the man you were, I forgive you for the man you became'
AL.com
In Tuscaloosa, she is charged with robbery, kidnapping and theft in the abduction of a hotel night clerk. In Georgia, Harper is charged with robbery and kidnapping in the abduction of a Perry convenience store clerk. In the Florida charges, a Feb. 26 ...
Timeline of crimes blamed on Missouri couple WJXT Jacksonville

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7046
February 9th, 2016
Highlights from Chipotle's employee meeting on food safety - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Highlights from Chipotle's employee meeting on food safety
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Chipotle employees gathered in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms around the country to watch a presentation by executives about the company's food safety procedures. The meeting on Monday came as Chipotle kicks off a push to rally workers and ...

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7045
February 9th, 2016
Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they're sick - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they're sick
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The presentation for workers, which comes after Chipotle has been slammed by a series of food scares, was broadcast live at hundreds of theaters and hotel conference rooms around the country. Co-CEO Monty Moran noted two of the four incidents were the ...

7044
February 9th, 2016
Porn actress drops $500K assault lawsuit against Josh Duggar - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Porn actress drops $500K assault lawsuit against Josh Duggar
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Her lawsuit says that she met Duggar while working at a Philadelphia strip club last spring and that Duggar assaulted her when they went to a hotel to have sex. Evidence shows Duggar wasn't in Philadelphia at the time. His family's wholesome reality ...

7043
February 9th, 2016
MO crime couple: Stepfather wants son to know his father was more than his mistakes - WBTV -

WBTV

MO crime couple: Stepfather wants son to know his father was more than his mistakes
WBTV
Blake Fitzgerald, 31, and Brittany Harper, 31, gained notoriety as a modern day Bonnie and Clyde with their alleged kidnapping of a hotel clerk at a Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa on Sunday. More. Blake Fitzgerald, 31, and Brittany Harper, 31 ...

7042
February 9th, 2016
Woman finds artwork by father killed in Vietnam - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Woman finds artwork by father killed in Vietnam
Tuscaloosa Magazine
She and her family spent two days at a San Diego hotel, mostly listening to the men reminisce about grumpy instructors, the risks of flying then and the pilot who loved to paint. In the room where they chatted was the painting Khoi made for Mobley ...

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7041
February 9th, 2016
Birmingham's 19th-century Mardi Gras - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Birmingham's 19th-century Mardi Gras
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In 1896, a host appeared in the form of Emil Lasser, owner of Birmingham's Cosmopolitan Hotel. Lasser and some friends and associates founded the Birmingham Carnival Society to organize a new Mardi Gras in an effort to increase tourism. The society ...

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7040
February 7th, 2016
African confederation backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA election - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

African confederation backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA election
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Confederation of African Football is holding an executive committee meeting at a hotel in Kigali, and may follow that with a public pledge of support for one of the five men hoping to succeed Sepp Blatter on Feb. 26. CAF has 54 voting member ...

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7039
February 7th, 2016
Couple wanted in crime spree led police on chase; 1 killed - WFMJ -

Couple wanted in crime spree led police on chase; 1 killed
WFMJ
Fitzgerald and Harper had been accuses of robbing and abducting a hotel clerk in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and taking his car to the Birmingham area. Officials say the clerk was let go in the upscale suburb of Vestavia Hills, where a woman was briefly ...

and more »
7038
February 7th, 2016
Haiti leader departs as he came: amid uncertainty, disorder - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Haiti leader departs as he came: amid uncertainty, disorder
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Parts of the capital have seen new construction, including major hotel chains, and the number of people in dismal tent camps has dropped from 1.5 million after the quake to about 60,000 now. But these gains, spurred by international aid, are fragile.

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7037
February 7th, 2016
'Bonnie & Clyde' couple's crime spree ends; man dead - WXIA-TV -

WXIA-TV

'Bonnie & Clyde' couple's crime spree ends; man dead
WXIA-TV
The string of crimes began Sunday in Tuscaloosa, Ala., when the couple allegedly kidnapped a hotel clerk, stole his car, and drove nearly 60 miles to Vestavia Hills, Ala. They released the hostage and abandoned the stolen car. Police believed ...

7036
February 7th, 2016
Search for couple suspected in crime spree ends in shootout - Johnson City Press (subscription) -

Johnson City Press (subscription)

Search for couple suspected in crime spree ends in shootout
Johnson City Press (subscription)
Fitzgerald and Harper have been charged with robbing and abducting a hotel clerk in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and taking his car to the Birmingham area. The clerk was let go in the upscale suburb of Vestavia Hills, where a woman was briefly abducted by two ...

7035
February 7th, 2016
Vestavia, Tuscaloosa kidnapping victims release statements following killing, capture of MO couple - WIAT 42 -

Vestavia, Tuscaloosa kidnapping victims release statements following killing, capture of MO couple
WIAT 42
We also spoke with Kyle Dease, the hotel clerk kidnapped in Tuscaloosa. He told us: “Although I am sad that the outcome was exactly as I predicted I am glad that they didn't take anyone down with them. Just glad this is all over, and now the healing ...

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7034
February 7th, 2016
Disguised gunmen target boxing fans in Dublin hotel; 1 dead - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Disguised gunmen target boxing fans in Dublin hotel; 1 dead
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
DUBLIN (AP) — Irish police say unidentified gunmen have opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others. Detectives have yet to disclose a motive for Friday's shooting in the lobby of the Regency Hotel in northern ...

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7033
February 7th, 2016
New Year's fireworks a little quieter in Chinese capital - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New Year's fireworks a little quieter in Chinese capital
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
One such episode came in 2011 when revelers accidentally scorched a forest in Zhejiang, a five-star hotel in Shenyang and a 1,000-year old Buddhist temple housing holy scriptures in Fujian--all in the span of three days. And in perhaps the best-known ...

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7032
February 7th, 2016
Captured hotel clerk shares glimpse of captors' life on run - Marietta Daily Journal -

Captured hotel clerk shares glimpse of captors' life on run
Marietta Daily Journal
Kyle Dease told the news site Al.com that during the nearly two hours he was held captive in a stolen car, he spoke with his abductors after they took him at gunpoint from the Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where he was the night clerk.

7031
February 5th, 2016
BRITTANY NICOLE HARPER - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) -

BRITTANY NICOLE HARPER
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
On January 31, 2016, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Brittany Nicole Harper and her boyfriend, Blake Edward Fitzgerald, allegedly kidnapped a hotel clerk and stole his Volkswagen Jetta. The victim remained in his stolen Jetta with the subjects while en route ...

7030
February 5th, 2016
Police: Hotel shooting may be bad drug deal - Selma Times-Journal -

Police: Hotel shooting may be bad drug deal
Selma Times-Journal
A Selma man, 49, was injured Wednesday evening during a shooting at the Budget Inn hotel. Investigators say the man was drinking with a friend around 7 p.m. at the hotel when approached by three people. Police believe the shooting is the result of a ...

7029
February 5th, 2016
FIFA candidates make late push for African support - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

FIFA candidates make late push for African support
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Confederation of African Football is holding an executive committee meeting at a hotel in Kigali, and may follow that with a public pledge of support for one of the five men hoping to succeed Sepp Blatter on Feb. 26. CAF has 54 voting member ...

and more »
7028
February 5th, 2016
'Bonnie & Clyde' couple's trail of terror comes to end in shootout - 13WMAZ -

13WMAZ

'Bonnie & Clyde' couple's trail of terror comes to end in shootout
13WMAZ
The string of crimes began Sunday in Tuscaloosa, Ala., when the couple allegedly kidnapped a hotel clerk, stole his car, and drove nearly 60 miles to Vestavia Hills, Ala. They released the hostage and abandoned the stolen car. Police believed ...

7027
February 5th, 2016
Manhunt For Modern-Day “Bonnie And Clyde” Ends With Gunfire, Chases - 5newsonline.com -

5newsonline.com

Manhunt For Modern-Day “Bonnie And Clyde” Ends With Gunfire, Chases
5newsonline.com
Fitzgerald and Harper were charged with robbing and abducting a hotel clerk in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and taking his car to the Birmingham area. The clerk was let go in the upscale suburb of Vestavia Hills, where a woman was briefly abducted by two ...

7026
February 5th, 2016
Gunmen attack boxing fans at Dublin hotel, killing 1 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Gunmen attack boxing fans at Dublin hotel, killing 1
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
DUBLIN (AP) — Irish police say unidentified gunmen have opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others. Detectives have yet to disclose a motive for Friday's shooting in the lobby of the Regency Hotel in northern ...

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7025
February 5th, 2016
The Beat of the Beads: A look at Mardi Gras in New Orleans - The University of Alabama Crimson White -

The University of Alabama Crimson White

The Beat of the Beads: A look at Mardi Gras in New Orleans
The University of Alabama Crimson White
On Royal Street, just across from the Hotel Monteleone, this baby-faced boy with shiny blue eyes hollered hoarsely over his sunburst hollow-body acoustic guitar. He sang the blues wearily through the day. From noon–3 a.m., he sang and played for pocket ...

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7024
February 5th, 2016
USMS: $10000 reward for "modern-day Bonnie and Clyde" - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com -

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

USMS: $10000 reward for "modern-day Bonnie and Clyde"
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
The couple is from Missouri, but their crime frenzy began Sunday in Tuscaloosa. That's where the couple allegedly kidnapped a hotel clerk, stole his car, drove to Vestavia Hills, Alabama, released the hostage, and abandoned the stolen car. Law ...

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7023
February 5th, 2016
US Marshals pursuing modern-day Bonnie and Clyde - My Panhandle -

My Panhandle

US Marshals pursuing modern-day Bonnie and Clyde
My Panhandle
The string of crimes started Sunday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, when the couple allegedly kidnapped a hotel clerk, stole his car, drove to Vestavia Hills, Alabama, released the hostage, and abandoned the stolen car. Law enforcement believes Fitzgerald then ...
Real-Life 'Bonnie and Clyde' Taunt Authorities on Social Media 610kvnu

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February 5th, 2016
'Bonnie and Clyde' couple: He's dead, she's wounded after chase, gunfire in Florida - AL.com -

AL.com

'Bonnie and Clyde' couple: He's dead, she's wounded after chase, gunfire in Florida
AL.com
The couple told Tuscaloosa hotel clerk Kyle Dease, 26, they were trying to get to Panama City where they planned to get married and start a new life. Fitzgerald is the father of three, including an infant. Fitzgerald and Harper surfaced again in Perry ...
Reward Offered for Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde WKRG
US Marshals Confirm Modern Day Bonnie And Clyde As Piggly Wiggly Robbery Suspects NorthEscambia.com

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February 5th, 2016
Alabama May Have the Most Loaded Roster in College Football History - Bleacher Report -

Bleacher Report

Alabama May Have the Most Loaded Roster in College Football History
Bleacher Report
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It's in the midst of a dynasty, perhaps the greatest college football has ever seen, and Nick Saban is already staking his claim as the sport's most successful coach. But the University of Alabama football program hit another new ...
Tide must be ready to defend 3-point shots Tuscaloosa Magazine

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February 5th, 2016
Japan may change temple map icon to avoid Nazi confusion - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Japan may change temple map icon to avoid Nazi confusion
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Other symbols that would be altered for foreign maps include the one for a hotel, which currently looks like the symbol for helipads, and a saluting policeman would replace the current giant X sign supposedly representing a pair of clubs for police ...

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February 5th, 2016
Captured hotel clerk shares glimpse of captors' life on run - News965 -

Captured hotel clerk shares glimpse of captors' life on run
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Kyle Dease is the night clerk at Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He tells the news site Al.com (http://bit.ly/1UJtddn) that during nearly two hours he was held captive in a stolen car, Fitzgerald told him he had no plans of returning to ...

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February 4th, 2016
BLAKE EDWARD FITZGERALD - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) -

BLAKE EDWARD FITZGERALD
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
On January 31, 2016, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Blake Edward Fitzgerald and his girlfriend, Brittany Nicole Harper, allegedly kidnapped a hotel clerk and stole his Volkswagen Jetta. The victim remained in his stolen Jetta with the subjects while en route ...

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February 4th, 2016
Missouri couple, now dubbed 'modern-day Bonnie and Clyde,' robbed Destin Alvin's Island, authorities say - AL.com -

AL.com

Missouri couple, now dubbed 'modern-day Bonnie and Clyde,' robbed Destin Alvin's Island, authorities say
AL.com
In Alabama, police say they robbed a Tuscaloosa hotel and kidnapped 26-year-old night clerk Kyle Dease at 6 a.m. Sunday. From there, they drove to Hoover where they attempted to carjack Zora Harris, a McDonald's manager arriving to work about 7:45 a.m. ...

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February 4th, 2016
Piggly Wiggly Robbed, Possibly By Crime Spree Couple - NorthEscambia.com -

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Piggly Wiggly Robbed, Possibly By Crime Spree Couple
NorthEscambia.com
They are also wanted for robbing and abducting a hotel clerk in Tuscaloosa, attempting to rob a McDonald's manager across from a Birmingham mall, and kidnapping woman and stealing her SUV in Vestavia Hills, AL. outside of Birmingham. The kidnapped ...

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February 4th, 2016
Tuscaloosa hotel clerk recalls abduction - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Alabama's News Leader

Tuscaloosa hotel clerk recalls abduction
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Kyle Dease said that during the nearly two hours he was held captive in a stolen car, he spoke with his abductors after they took him at gunpoint from the Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa, where he was the night clerk. The couple entered the hotel ...
Tuscaloosa kidnapping victim breaks silence WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
Tuscaloosa police release surveillance video of suspect in central Alabama crime spree Alabama's News Leader
Captured hotel clerk shares glimpse of couple's life on the run Springfield News-Leader
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February 4th, 2016
Kidnapped victims speak out about experience - WIAT 42 -

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Kidnapped victims speak out about experience
WIAT 42
(WIAT) — Police are still searching for the Missouri couple allegedly responsible for the kidnapping of the Vestavia Hills woman, as well as another kidnapping in Tuscaloosa and a robbery in Hoover. WIAT 42 News spoke with the Vestavia woman who was ...

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February 3rd, 2016
Kidnapped cab driver recalls ordeal with California inmates - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Kidnapped cab driver recalls ordeal with California inmates
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Ma was held captive for a week, driving with the inmates across the state and sleeping beside them in tiny hotel rooms. He says Duong cried, worried that fellow fugitive Hossein Nayeri would become violent, and talked about wanting to surrender.

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February 3rd, 2016
Celine Dion to speak but won't sing at Rene Angelil memorial - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Celine Dion to speak but won't sing at Rene Angelil memorial
Tuscaloosa Magazine
This July 8, 2007 file photo shows Rene Angelil, looks on while playing at the World Series Poker at the Rio hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Caesars Palace will host a memorial for Angélil, the husband and manager of Celine Dion credited with launching her ...

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February 3rd, 2016
MO couple suspected in AL crime spree wanted in GA kidnapping, robbery - WDAM-TV -

WDAM-TV

MO couple suspected in AL crime spree wanted in GA kidnapping, robbery
WDAM-TV
The couple's crime spree began in Tuscaloosa around 6 a.m. Sunday morning when authorities say they robbed and kidnapped at night clerk at the Microtel Inn and Suites on Veterans Memorial Parkway. The hotel's morning manager came in at 7 a.m. and ...
MO couple suspected in AL crime spree wanted in GA kidnapping, r - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News ... KSWO

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February 3rd, 2016
Californians want rum-crazy Cuba to start drinking wine - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Californians want rum-crazy Cuba to start drinking wine
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Francisco Chacon, sommelier of the state-run Conde de Villanueva hotel, said he is focused on the ratio of price to quality and the U.S. being just 90 miles from Cuba offers a major advantage. "It makes much more economic sense for us to bring a wine ...

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February 3rd, 2016
MO couple suspected in AL crime spree wanted in GA kidnapping, robbery - Tucson News Now -