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Reggie Ragland Will Attend Media Days For 'Beyond The Field: Stories Of The ... - BamaHammer -

BamaHammer

Reggie Ragland Will Attend Media Days For 'Beyond The Field: Stories Of The ...
BamaHammer
... but many of our student-athletes lead interesting lives or have intriguing stories that happen away from the field of play,” said Greg Sankey, the new commissioner of the SEC who will preside over his first conference media event July 13-16 at the ...

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July 6th, 2015
Pair of lion cubs kept as pets arrive at Jordan sanctuary from Gaza - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pair of lion cubs kept as pets arrive at Jordan sanctuary from Gaza
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But after several hours, Hamas allowed them back in, and the cubs' entourage checked into a Gaza hotel, together with the lions in crates, to wait until the Israeli crossing reopened on Sunday. The Israeli security branch responsible for the crossings ...

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6141
July 6th, 2015
Pair of lions kept as pets by Gaza family en route to Jordan - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Pair of lions kept as pets by Gaza family en route to Jordan
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Two young lions stranded in Gaza for the weekend have left the territory ruled by the militant group Hamas and are en route to a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan. Amir Khalil of British charity Four Paws International said ...

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6140
July 5th, 2015
The Chappell House adventure: Part II - Montgomery Advertiser -

The Chappell House adventure: Part II
Montgomery Advertiser
6, 1540, on the way to meet Chief Tuscaloosa in another village. ... Matthew Blue writing in 1878, states that two mounds existed before they were destroyed in 1833 to make bricks for "Mr. [Abner] McGehee's Planters' Hotel on Montgomery Street." By ...

6139
July 5th, 2015
Would euro departure help or hurt Europe's currency union? - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Would euro departure help or hurt Europe's currency union?
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
For the long term, a Greek exit would disrupt the euro's "Hotel California" principle: that, as the Eagles put it, you can "check out any time you like, but you can never leave." It is supposed to be permanent. But if it turns out that one country can ...

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6138
July 4th, 2015
Britain, Tunisia honor 38 victims of beach resort attack - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

ABC News

Britain, Tunisia honor 38 victims of beach resort attack
Tuscaloosa Magazine
A ceremony was planned Friday at the Imperial Marhaba hotel in the Mediterranean resort town of Sousse, where the attack happened. The gunman was killed by police and the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the massacre, a blow to Tunisia's ...
Tunisia: 12 people detained in hotel attack probe Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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6137
July 3rd, 2015
Live at 9 with Roy S. Johnson: Is there room enough for Bob Stoops and Nick ... - AL.com -

AL.com

Live at 9 with Roy S. Johnson: Is there room enough for Bob Stoops and Nick ...
AL.com
Let him feel the wrath from Gainesville to College Station to Columbia, to certainly Auburn and Tuscaloosa. Greg Sankey had better be sitting by the phone when Oklahoma president (and the state's former governor) calls the SEC offices to gauge whether ...

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6136
July 3rd, 2015
Hoover to consider raising city lodging tax from 3 to 6 percent - AL.com -

AL.com

Hoover to consider raising city lodging tax from 3 to 6 percent
AL.com
The increase would boost the overall lodging tax rate in Hoover from 14 percent to 17 percent, given that the state receives 4 cents on every dollar spent on a hotel room, and Jefferson and Shelby counties each have a 7 percent lodging tax. Hoover in ...

6135
July 3rd, 2015
Plans for boutique hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa moving forward - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

Plans for boutique hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa moving forward
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
In Tuscaloosa, plans are moving forward for a boutique hotel, near the intersection of Jack Warner Parkway and Greensboro Avenue. On Tuesday, the Tuscaloosa City Council voted to allow Mayor Walt Maddox to negotiate an economic development ...

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6134
July 3rd, 2015
Reggie Ragland to represent UA at SEC Media Days - 247Sports -

247Sports

Reggie Ragland to represent UA at SEC Media Days
247Sports
In a couple of weeks, at least one of those student-athletes from each program will have more than just football to talk about at The Wynfrey Hotel. Representing Alabama will be senior ... But he also participated in community service work at ...

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6133
July 3rd, 2015
Monsters mix with the Great Wall in Matt Damon US-China film - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Monsters mix with the Great Wall in Matt Damon US-China film
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BEIJING (AP) — Matt Damon, one of China's favorite Hollywood stars, said Thursday he was overwhelmed at the fans turning up at his hotel in China — not for him but for an ex-boy band singer who also appears in a Sino-Hollywood fantasy adventure movie.

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6132
July 2nd, 2015
Texans Lineman Brandon Ivory Charged in Burglary - New York Times -

New York Post

Texans Lineman Brandon Ivory Charged in Burglary
New York Times
Houston Texans defensive lineman Brandon Ivory was charged in what the police described as a residential burglary in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The authorities said Ivory, 23, a former Alabama standout, had been arrested with another man after two people said a ...
NFL: Undrafted Texans rookie Ivory charged with burglary Houston Chronicle (subscription)

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6131
July 2nd, 2015
Tunisia: 12 people detained in hotel attack probe - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tunisia: 12 people detained in hotel attack probe
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — About 12 people have been detained in the investigation into a massacre at a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, a Tunisian official said. Tunisia's Radio Mosaique reported Thursday that Lazhar Akremi, a ...

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6130
July 2nd, 2015
'They have the biggest bond': Alabama receiver, Ohio State staff member share ... - AL.com -

AL.com

'They have the biggest bond': Alabama receiver, Ohio State staff member share ...
AL.com
A collective period of down time during one of the nights leading up to the Sugar Bowl in January allowed Adam Caltury to make the short trip from Ohio State's hotel to the Hilton Riverside, where Robert Foster and Alabama were staying. Caltury and ...

6129
July 2nd, 2015
Plans for boutique hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa moving forward - WSFA -

WSFA

Plans for boutique hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa moving forward
WSFA
In Tuscaloosa, plans are moving forward for a boutique hotel, near the intersection of Jack Warner Parkway and Greensboro Avenue. On Tuesday, the Tuscaloosa City Council voted to allow Mayor Walt Maddox to negotiate an economic development ...

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6128
July 2nd, 2015
Toyota's top female executive resigns after arrest in Japan - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Toyota's top female executive resigns after arrest in Japan
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Her arrest came as she was moving her things from the U.S., and police came to her Tokyo hotel after finding the drug in a package that was mailed to her. Japanese media said the drugs were hidden in a package containing jewelry. Although Japanese ...

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6127
July 1st, 2015
Incentive policy for upscale Hotel Indigo gets tentative OK from Tuscaloosa ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Incentive policy for upscale Hotel Indigo gets tentative OK from Tuscaloosa ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
An incentive policy of up to $1.7 million for an upscale boutique hotel was granted tentative approval Tuesday by the Tuscaloosa City Council. Final details now will be worked out by the developer, Atlanta-based Chance Partners, and the mayor's office.

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6126
July 1st, 2015
US, Cuba to announce plan to open embassies - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US, Cuba to announce plan to open embassies
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2015 file photo, a Cuban and American flag wave from the balcony of the Hotel Saratoga in Havana. President Barack Obama will announce July 1 that the U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to open embassies in Havana and ...

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6125
July 1st, 2015
Tuscaloosa City Council action from June 30 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council action from June 30
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tabled for four weeks a decision to amend Section 1797 of the Code of Tuscaloosa. (Tabled June 2). Authorized the mayor to negotiate an economic development agreement with RV Hotel Owner LLC regarding the proposed development and construction of ...

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6124
July 1st, 2015
Travel league's local players compete in hometown - Selma Times-Journal -

Travel league's local players compete in hometown
Selma Times-Journal
The money from this weekend's tournament and a tournament they hosted in Tuscaloosa on June 5-7 was divided to alleviate the costs of travel and hotel fees for each team for their upcoming out-of-state tournaments in New Orleans, Louisiana, Myrtle ...

6123
June 30th, 2015
Fallen Egypt archaeologist wants international Grand Museum - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Fallen Egypt archaeologist wants international Grand Museum
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But at the glitzy launch of his latest book earlier this month at a ceremony at a five-star hotel attended by hundreds of Cairo's elite, he was less guarded about possible ambitions to return. "Maybe," he said, as a torrent of fans pressed to take ...

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6122
June 30th, 2015
Alabama collector plans to auction rare Elvis recording - SunHerald.com -

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Alabama collector plans to auction rare Elvis recording
SunHerald.com
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Years of collecting and selling vintage clothing, records and jewelry have given Lori Watts a discerning eye that's almost second-nature. While preparing to organize an estate sale in Tuscaloosa late last year, a client pulled a ...
Alabama collector auctioning autographed Elvis record AL.com

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6121
June 29th, 2015
Tunisia struggles to find balanced response to terror - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tunisia struggles to find balanced response to terror
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But none of this stopped 24-year-old Seifeddine Rezgui from pulling an assault rifle and three grenades out of a beach umbrella and hunting down tourists at a resort hotel. Even before this latest attack, Tunisia's point-man on terrorism, Rafik Chelli, ...

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6120
June 29th, 2015
Amid Iran nuclear talks, non-diplomats compete for attention - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Amid Iran nuclear talks, non-diplomats compete for attention
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Closer to the heart of the closed-door nuclear negotiations, pro-Israel groups opposing an agreement and arms control and other organizations in favor of one are competing for the time and attention of negotiators, journalists and experts in hotel ...

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6119
June 29th, 2015
New arrests in Tunisia attack as Europeans honor victims - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Channel 4 News

New arrests in Tunisia attack as Europeans honor victims
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere and Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon joined Gharsalli on the beach in front of the Imperial Marhaba hotel in the Mediterranean resort of Sousse for the tribute Monday.
Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors Tuscaloosa Magazine

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6118
June 29th, 2015
Alabama collector auctioning autographed Elvis record - AL.com -

AL.com

Alabama collector auctioning autographed Elvis record
AL.com
While preparing to organize an estate sale in Tuscaloosa late last year, a client pulled a small record from his collection of jazz records. ... Elvis, 21 at the time, had made his first national television appearances that year after releasing ...
Alabama collector plans to auction rare Elvis recording Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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6117
June 29th, 2015
Tunisia launches nationwide manhunt for attack accomplices - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Channel 4 News

Tunisia launches nationwide manhunt for attack accomplices
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — The student who massacred holidaymakers on a Tunisian beach and at a swank resort hotel acted alone during the attack but had accomplices who supported him beforehand, an Interior Ministry official said Sunday. Police were ...
Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors Tuscaloosa Magazine

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6116
June 29th, 2015
Tuscaloosa City Council agenda for Tuesday - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council agenda for Tuesday
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
-Amending Section 17-97 of the Code of Tuscaloosa. (Tabled June 2). -Authorizing the mayor to negotiate an economic development agreement with RV Hotel Owner LLC regarding the proposed development and construction of an upscale boutique Indigo ...

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6115
June 29th, 2015
Disney World will ban selfie-sticks from its theme parks - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Disney World will ban selfie-sticks from its theme parks
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They will have an option of turning in their selfie-sticks for pick-up later or to go back to their cars or hotel rooms to stow them. Visitors will be told of the policy in locations such as the parking lots and at the resorts hotels. The prohibition ...

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6114
June 28th, 2015
Editorial: A revival at Maritime Park - Pensacola News Journal -

Pensacola News Journal

Editorial: A revival at Maritime Park
Pensacola News Journal
Area residents who spent their college days on campuses in Gainesville, Tallahassee or Tuscaloosa can appreciate what a campus environment would bring to downtown's waterfront: Young people and youthful enthusiasm, classrooms, professors and the ...

6113
June 28th, 2015
Men's Basketball: From “The Dungeon” to the Big 12 - Steve Prohm's rise from ... - Ames Tribune -

Ames Tribune

Men's Basketball: From “The Dungeon” to the Big 12 - Steve Prohm's rise from ...
Ames Tribune
It was there that he met Thad Fitzpatrick, who was an assistant with Hobbs and later left to take an assistant principal and head coaching job at a high school in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... He coordinated the team's travel, hotel accommodations and meals. He ...

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6112
June 28th, 2015
Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Haaretz

Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors
Tuscaloosa Magazine
A man armed with a Kalashnikov and grenades gunned down tourists on a private beach, and then moved methodically through the grounds of a luxury hotel — to the swimming pool, reception area and offices. At least 38 people were killed and wounded ...
Tunisia weighs new security approach as tourists flee Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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6111
June 28th, 2015
Leahy heads US Senate delegation to Cuba ahead of embassies - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Leahy heads US Senate delegation to Cuba ahead of embassies
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"I'm glad to see things are changing between our countries, and the more they change, the faster they change, the better for both countries," he said in brief remarks as the lawmakers left their Havana hotel and boarded a bus. Leahy, who has traveled ...

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6110
June 26th, 2015
Queen meets survivors, liberators of former Nazi camp - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

National Post

Queen meets survivors, liberators of former Nazi camp
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Elizabeth, looking upbeat and spry despite a busy schedule, was handed bouquets by schoolchildren who waited outside her hotel and she smiled broadly when greeted by a little boy dressed like a king, complete with a blue and gold crown. The reception ...
Queen Elizabeth II begins state visit to Germany Tuscaloosa Magazine

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6109
June 26th, 2015
Gunmen kill 27 in attack on Tunisian resort, officials say - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Gunmen kill 27 in attack on Tunisian resort, officials say
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The gunmen opened fire on the beach in the resort town of Sousse between the Soviva and Imperial Marhaba hotels before security forces responded, killing one of the attackers, Interior Ministry spokesman Mohammed Ali Aroui said. The other attacker fled ...

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6108
June 26th, 2015
Police charge 25-year-old man with rape, kidnapping of 2 women from ... - AL.com -

WVTM13

Police charge 25-year-old man with rape, kidnapping of 2 women from ...
AL.com
A 25-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly raping two women in a Tuscaloosa hotel room before briefly kidnapping them. Capt. Gary Hood, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said officers were called to the La ...
Tuscaloosa man arrested for hotel rapes WVTM13
Tuscaloosa authorities arrest man on rape, sodomy and kidnapping charges WTVM
Deandrea Thomas charged with rape, sodomy and second-degree kidnapping Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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6107
June 26th, 2015
Judge: State can't close one casino while allowing others to operate - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Judge: State can't close one casino while allowing others to operate
Tuscaloosa Magazine
BIRMINGHAM | The state can't shut down a Macon County casino while letting similar businesses operate elsewhere, a judge ruled Thursday in dismissing the attorney general's attempt to seize more than 1,600 gaming machines and about $260,000 seized ...

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6106
June 26th, 2015
African migrants find uneasy EU shelter after rough journey - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

African migrants find uneasy EU shelter after rough journey
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Apetey has been placed in a refurbished former hotel in the center of Otter, a village of barely 1,500 residents, some of whom had never seen an African face in the flesh before. The college dorm-style facility opened just three months ago and already ...

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6105
June 26th, 2015
Bobbi Kristina Brown moved to hospice - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Bobbi Kristina Brown moved to hospice
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Brown is also the daughter of singer Bobby Brown. He, along with Pat Houston, were appointed co-guardians of Brown last month. Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in hotel a bathtub on Feb. 11, 2012 and died shortly after. Pat Houston, the musical ...

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6104
June 25th, 2015
Tuscaloosa man arrested for hotel rapes - WVTM13 -

WVTM13

Tuscaloosa man arrested for hotel rapes
WVTM13
According to Tuscaloosa Police, a 23-year-old and a 27-year-old woman reported Wednesday morning that a man entered their hotel room at LaQuinta Inn and sexually assaulted them at gunpoint. The victims told police the man then made them drive him to ...
Tuscaloosa authorities arrest man on rape, sodomy and kidnapping - WSFA.com ... WSFA
Deandrea Thomas charged with rape, sodomy and second-degree kidnapping Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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6103
June 25th, 2015
German justice minister condemns protests against refugees - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

German justice minister condemns protests against refugees
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister is condemning protests against a new asylum home near Dresden where dozens of people have demonstrated against housing refugees in a former hotel. Minister Heiko Maas said Thursday that protesters' calls for ...

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6102
June 25th, 2015
Warnings removed from Instagram accounts in North Korea - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Warnings removed from Instagram accounts in North Korea
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Without any official confirmation, it remains unclear where the warnings originated, how widespread they were, whether it was a hack of some sort or if it had any connection to a fire on June 11 at a luxury hotel often used by tourists and foreign ...

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6101
June 25th, 2015
Deandrea Thomas charged with rape, sodomy and second-degree kidnapping - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Deandrea Thomas charged with rape, sodomy and second-degree kidnapping
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They said that the man assaulted them before forcing them to leave the hotel and ride with him to a home in west Tuscaloosa, he said. Investigators found evidence to charge Deandrea Thomas, 25, with two counts of first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy ...

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6100
June 25th, 2015
Prohm settling in at Iowa State after first two weeks - KCRG -

KCRG

Prohm settling in at Iowa State after first two weeks
KCRG
But when he got to Tuscaloosa, Prohm diverted his career path again. He joined the Crimson Tide bench as a ... “I need to get a house now so I can get out of the hotel, but that's going to be a little bit of time,” Prohm said. “The biggest thing right ...

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6099
June 25th, 2015
Tuscaloosa councilor trying to bring good news to city's West End - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

Tuscaloosa councilor trying to bring good news to city's West End
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
"We got some very nice hotels recently built downtown and that's good, very good I'm proud of that. It's still in my district but we don't have anything like that on the west side," Odom said. Odom said the West End needs revitalization, something her ...

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6098
June 25th, 2015
Tuscaloosa authorities arrest man on rape, sodomy and kidnapping charges - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com -

Tuscaloosa authorities arrest man on rape, sodomy and kidnapping charges
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
Wednesday morning Tuscaloosa Homicide Investigators went to the La Quinta Inn on 4122 East McFarland Boulevard on a rape call. When they got there, a 23-year-old woman and a 27-year-old woman reported they had been sexually assualted at gunpoint ...

6097
June 25th, 2015
Tuscaloosa City Council action from June 16 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council action from June 16
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tabled for two weeks a decision to authorize the mayor to negotiate an economic development agreement with RV Hotel Owner LLC regarding the proposed development and construction of an upscale boutique Indigo Hotel on Greensboro Avenue. Directed ...

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6096
June 24th, 2015
Grand Canyon, Little Havana on endangered places list - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Grand Canyon, Little Havana on endangered places list
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
—Old U.S. Mint, San Francisco, which the trust described as neglected. —South Street Seaport, New York. The National Trust said the neighborhood would be altered by development proposals. —The Factory, West Hollywood, California. A hotel and retail ...

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6095
June 24th, 2015
Clinton takes a 'just enough' strategy to fundraising - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Clinton takes a 'just enough' strategy to fundraising
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
LOUIS (AP) — The stars are out to raise money for Hillary Rodham Clinton: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett at the Plaza Hotel, Jon Bon Jovi at home in Jersey. So, too, are the Democratic Party's wealthiest donors, from a Facebook co-founder to the heiress ...

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6094
June 24th, 2015
Queen Elizabeth II meets German president, rides Berlin boat - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

BBC News

Queen Elizabeth II meets German president, rides Berlin boat
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Earlier, the British royals were met by waving crowds outside the Hotel Adlon, where they stayed overnight, as they walked along a red carpet and climbed inside a Bentley limousine to take them through the city. The iconic luxury British car brand ...
Queen Elizabeth II begins state visit to Germany Tuscaloosa Magazine

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6093
June 24th, 2015
Parched Caribbean faces widespread drought, water shortages - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Parched Caribbean faces widespread drought, water shortages
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"We might have serious water shortages ... for irrigation of crops, firefighting, domestic consumption or consumption by the hotel sector," he said. The Caribbean isn't the only area in the Western Hemisphere dealing with extreme water shortages ...

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6092
June 24th, 2015
Greeks worry about impact of refugee crisis on tourism - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Greeks worry about impact of refugee crisis on tourism
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Giorgos Papageorgiou owns a hotel opposite the port's entrance. He said his clients are usually vacationing Turks who arrive by ferry, and that many have stopped coming. "We have a big problem. ... They're causing a lot of damage to the hotel because ...

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6091
June 24th, 2015
Tuscaloosa City Council approves plans for boutique hotel - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tuscaloosa City Council approves plans for boutique hotel
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Each of the 57 existing Hotel Indigos — 37 of which are in the U.S. — has its own “Neighborhood Story,” a unique set of characteristics that are influenced by the area in which it is built. For Tuscaloosa's hotel, that theme will be “Reconnecting ...

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6090
June 24th, 2015
Police raid Toyota offices after arresting US executive - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Police raid Toyota offices after arresting US executive
Tuscaloosa Magazine
She had been living in a Tokyo hotel, where police arrested her. Toyota, based in Toyota City, had highlighted Hamp's appointment as a sign that it was promoting diversity. Some worry that Hamp's arrest will be seen as a sign of risks that come with ...

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6089
June 23rd, 2015
Queen Elizabeth II begins state visit to Germany - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Queen Elizabeth II begins state visit to Germany
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, waves as she and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, arrive at their hotel in Germany's capital Berlin, Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip are on an official visit to Germany ...

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6088
June 23rd, 2015
The Mercedes M-Class Is One Of The Most Important Cars In Our Lifetime - Jalopnik -

Jalopnik

The Mercedes M-Class Is One Of The Most Important Cars In Our Lifetime
Jalopnik
... with my Porsche-provided laptop and my Porsche-provided notepads, I would hop into the Porsche-provided rental car, and I would drive straight past the Porsche-provided hotel and the Porsche factory, and I would go right to the Mercedes-Benz museum ...

6087
June 23rd, 2015
Arms race: Costs soar in college football recruiting - Charleston Post Courier -

Charleston Post Courier

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

6086
June 23rd, 2015
Instagram users in N. Korea warned site put on blacklist - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Instagram users in N. Korea warned site put on blacklist
Tuscaloosa Magazine
It was unclear where the blockage was originating, how widespread it was, whether it was a hack of some sort or if it had any connection to a fire on June 11 at a luxury hotel often used by tourists and foreign visitors in Pyongyang. Photos of the fire ...

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6085
June 22nd, 2015
The Fresh Market to hold interviews Wednesday - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Fresh Market to hold interviews Wednesday
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Construction on The Fresh Market, a grocery store being built in the Shoppes at Legacy Park shopping center, continues in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Monday June 15, 2015. Tuscaloosa News. Staff report. Published: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 11:00 p.m.. Last ...

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6084
June 22nd, 2015
Drug agents make eight arrests; heroin, other drugs, money seized - Gadsden Times -

AL.com

Drug agents make eight arrests; heroin, other drugs, money seized
Gadsden Times
Agents with the Etowah County Drug Task Force, the Joint Special Operations Group and the FBI arrested eight people, seized heroin and money and will be working with city authorities to try to shut down a Tuscaloosa Avenue business where a significant ...
8 arrested in Etowah County drug sweep Alabama's News Leader

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6083
June 21st, 2015
Ala senator gets free hotel for promise to renovate - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ala senator gets free hotel for promise to renovate
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Anniston City Council has voted to give a historic downtown hotel to Alabama's top senator free of charge. The city council on Monday voted to transfer the Victoria Inn to Marsh Properties. The company is operated by ...

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6082
June 21st, 2015
Former Alabama player never endured recruiting hoopla like his son's - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Former Alabama player never endured recruiting hoopla like his son's
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
He remembers the excitement of being interviewed by The Tuscaloosa News, Birmingham News, Hunstville Times and The Associated Press, but none of it compares to being the proud father of a modern-day recruit. Three decades later, he watches in awe as ...

6081
June 21st, 2015
Record crowds estimated for Scrapin the Coast - SunHerald.com -

SunHerald.com

Record crowds estimated for Scrapin the Coast
SunHerald.com
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALDHundreds gather at the Coast Coliseum in Biloxi for Scrapin the Coast on Saturday. This is the event's 13th year. AMANDA MCCOY — SUN HERALD |Buy Photo ...

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6080
June 21st, 2015
Toyota's PR chief arrested for suspected drug law violation - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Toyota's PR chief arrested for suspected drug law violation
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Police said she was arrested at her Tokyo hotel on suspicion of bringing in oxycodone, a painkiller that is a narcotic and is illegal in Japan. It was found by customs officials in a package she sent to herself by air mail from the United States ...

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6079
June 20th, 2015
Fresh Market expanding, hiring for new store in Tuscaloosa - Alabama's News Leader -

Fresh Market expanding, hiring for new store in Tuscaloosa
Alabama's News Leader
The Fresh Market will expand its presence later this year with a new store in Tuscaloosa. It will be the seventh location in Alabama. The new store, which will be located in The Shoppes at Legacy Park will bring approximately 80-90 new jobs to Tuscaloosa.

6078
June 20th, 2015
Diver's dream: Cuba's pristine and protected coral reefs - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Diver's dream: Cuba's pristine and protected coral reefs
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The dive resort has the feel of a summer camp: spare hotel rooms (though they do have air conditioning) and a buffet that serves unimaginative fare of rice, beans and either chicken, beef or the ubiquitous pork Cuba is famous for. And since it's ...

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6077
June 18th, 2015
Thailand reports first confirmed case of deadly MERS virus - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Thailand reports first confirmed case of deadly MERS virus
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Thanarath Phalipat, director of the Bureau of Epidemiology, said 59 people who were in contact with the patient have been identified so far by the ministry, including health personnel, hotel employees, passengers who sat two rows in front and behind ...

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6076
June 18th, 2015
8 charged in Gadsden with drug distribution following sweep - AL.com -

AL.com

8 charged in Gadsden with drug distribution following sweep
AL.com
Savage said in the course of arresting Hegazen at a business in the 1000 block of Tuscaloosa Avenue a "significant quantity of narcotics and cash" were seized. The Joint Special Operations Group was called in this morning about 1 a.m. in connection ...
Eight arrests during Etowah County heroin investigation Alabama's News Leader
Drug agents make eight arrests; heroin, other drugs, money seized Gadsden Times

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6075
June 18th, 2015
Hotel Indigo plan gains approval, but Tuscaloosa City Council delays rebate vote - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Hotel Indigo plan gains approval, but Tuscaloosa City Council delays rebate vote
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Jim Page, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, said Hotel Indigo “will attract a different type of traveler” to Tuscaloosa. “We are in full support of this project and the subsequent incentive requests,” Page said. “This gives us a different ...

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6074
June 18th, 2015
US to abandon Chinese-owned Waldorf at UN General Assembly - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

US to abandon Chinese-owned Waldorf at UN General Assembly
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department will abandon decades of tradition this fall at the annual U.N. General Assembly by setting up shop in a hotel other than New York's iconic Waldorf-Astoria, which was purchased last year by a Chinese company.

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6073
June 18th, 2015
1969 Liberty Bowl: Colorado's Landmark Win - Ralphie Report -

1969 Liberty Bowl: Colorado's Landmark Win
Ralphie Report
"The first thing that happened when we got off the plane in Memphis, was we went to the Holiday Inn-- It was right there on the water and was the nicest hotel at the time." One of CU's team captain's was Bill Collins, a defensive tackle who recalls ...

6072
June 18th, 2015
New firm set to run Yosemite park sites - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

New firm set to run Yosemite park sites
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Yosemite offered the contract to Aramark before resolving a dispute over the value of the names of landmarks such as the hotel and village and a "Go Climb a Rock" logo depicting the famed Half Dome formation. Delaware North owns those pieces of ...

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6071
June 18th, 2015
Japan's tourism boom lifts economy, but brings headaches - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Japan's tourism boom lifts economy, but brings headaches
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The scarcity of moderately priced hotel rooms has created a niche opportunity for flophouses and capsule hotels that have been renovated and converted into backpacker hostels charging as little as 1,500 yen ($12) a night if reserved in advance.

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6070
June 18th, 2015
Five — or more — questions for SEC Media Days - Montgomery Advertiser -

Montgomery Advertiser

Five — or more — questions for SEC Media Days
Montgomery Advertiser
The greatest preseason college football spectacle is on the horizon. Next month, the SEC Media Days will once again descend upon Hoover for four days of talking football and fans missing work to see their favorite coach and player at the Wynfrey Hotel.

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6069
June 17th, 2015
Tuscaloosa City Council action from June 16 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Tuscaloosa City Council action from June 16
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Tabled for two weeks a decision to authorize the mayor to negotiate an economic development agreement with RV Hotel Owner LLC regarding the proposed development and construction of an upscale boutique Indigo Hotel on Greensboro Avenue. Directed ...

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6068
June 17th, 2015
Hotel Indigo plan gains approval, but Tuscaloosa City Council delays rebate vote - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Hotel Indigo plan gains approval, but Tuscaloosa City Council delays rebate vote
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Each of the 57 existing Hotel Indigos — 37 of which are in the U.S. — has its own “Neighborhood Story,” a unique set of characteristics that are influenced by the area in which it is built. For Tuscaloosa's hotel, that theme will be “Reconnecting ...

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6067
June 17th, 2015
Eight men charged in Tuscaloosa prostitution sting - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabama's News Leader

Eight men charged in Tuscaloosa prostitution sting
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
All eight men contacted an undercover officer through an online classified ad and met her at a hotel May 28, said Sgt. Brent Blankley, a Tuscaloosa Police Department spokesman. "The Tuscaloosa Police Department understands that focus has to be put on ...
Tuscaloosa PD arrest 8 for soliciting prostitution Alabama's News Leader
Tuscaloosa prostitution sting results in 8 arrests WIAT 42
The operation focused on men suspected of soliciting prostitution. WVTM13
SunHerald.com
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6066
June 16th, 2015
Travel league hosts basketball tournament fundraiser - Selma Times-Journal -

Travel league hosts basketball tournament fundraiser
Selma Times-Journal
A travel league basketball organization based out of Selma and Tuscaloosa is gearing up for its fifth season. The TNA Heat ... The tournament is a fundraiser to help the league pay for hotel and transportation costs for two more tournaments in July ...

6065
June 16th, 2015
Bham's big weekend: Bikes, Boxers, Barons and Brooks bring major draw to the ... - Birmingham Business Journal -

Birmingham Business Journal

Bham's big weekend: Bikes, Boxers, Barons and Brooks bring major draw to the ...
Birmingham Business Journal
While that may seem like a load to process, the events had no problems filling seats and the metro ultimately reaped the economic benefits from increased foot traffic, restaurant and hotel patronage, and the general spending of dollars at local ...

6064
June 15th, 2015
Solo poses dilemma for US Soccer - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Solo poses dilemma for US Soccer
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
But Solo invited the girl to the team hotel last week and gave her tickets for the match against Sweden Friday night. Raposo turned the meeting into a school project at Henry G. Izatt Middle School. Solo talked to Raposo about the criticism she's facing.

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6063
June 15th, 2015
Metro: Birmingham set to host state's first title fight - Trussvilletribune -

Metro: Birmingham set to host state's first title fight
Trussvilletribune
... state history, a world boxing championship will be on the line this Saturday night in Birmingham. Hometown favorite Deontay Wilder, of Tuscaloosa, will make his first defense of the WBC Heavyweight Championship belt against Texan Eric Molina, who ...

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6062
June 12th, 2015
After attack, Egypt's Luxor fears new blow to vital tourism - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

After attack, Egypt's Luxor fears new blow to vital tourism
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Tourism is the mother and father of Luxor," he said with a nervous laugh. "These parents are now sullied." Luxor tourism had just been starting to revive after collapsing following Egypt's 2011 uprising. In 2011, hotel occupancy in Luxor didn't reach ...

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6061
June 12th, 2015
Oklahoma Creeks oppose Alabama Indian gambling compact - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Oklahoma Creeks oppose Alabama Indian gambling compact
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma sent Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley a June letter urging him never to sign a compact with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The Poarch Band built a hotel and bingo casino on tribal land in Wetumpka. The letter came after ...

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6060
June 12th, 2015
Alabama's aerospace sector flying high into 2015 International Paris Air Show - AL.com -

AL.com

Alabama's aerospace sector flying high into 2015 International Paris Air Show
AL.com
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley addressed a crowd of nearly 100 economic development officials and local elected leaders from across Alabama at a breakfast Sunday, June 16, 2013, at the Marriott Paris – Rive Gauche Hotel. The group has gathered ...

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6059
June 12th, 2015
Key moments in Dominique Strauss-Kahn's life and legal saga - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Washington Times

Key moments in Dominique Strauss-Kahn's life and legal saga
Tuscaloosa Magazine
May 2011: Is accused by Times Square hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo of sexually assaulting her. He is arrested at New York's Kennedy Airport after boarding a flight to Paris. He is held in custody for five days, during which he resigns from the IMF ...
Former IMF chief faces French verdict in pimping trial Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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6058
June 12th, 2015
Jim Morrison poem found in Paris hotel room being auctioned - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Jim Morrison poem found in Paris hotel room being auctioned
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — A handwritten poem by Jim Morrison found among his possessions in the Paris hotel where he died in 1971 ends with the line "Last words, Last words out." Written on the last page torn out of a thick notebook, the double-sided document ...

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6057
June 11th, 2015
Prize fight missed opportunity for UA - The Crimson While -

Prize fight missed opportunity for UA
The Crimson While
According to The Tuscaloosa News, Showtime's production staff alone would have used at least 235 hotel nights during our badly underpopulated tourism off season. For one night (and for once, not a Saturday night in the fall) the country would have been ...

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6056
June 11th, 2015
FIFA's top spokesman leaves job, Blatter urged to do same - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

FIFA's top spokesman leaves job, Blatter urged to do same
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
De Gregorio defended FIFA at a May 27 news conference called hours after the governing body's headquarters were raided by Swiss police and seven soccer officials were arrested at a luxury Zurich hotel. Then, the former journalist from Switzerland said ...

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6055
June 11th, 2015
Accused of pimping, Strauss-Kahn faces French trial verdict - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Accused of pimping, Strauss-Kahn faces French trial verdict
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Strauss-Kahn, 66, is among more than a dozen other defendants, including hotel managers, entrepreneurs, a lawyer and a police chief. They are accused of participating in or organizing collective sexual encounters in Paris, Washington and in the ...

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6054
June 11th, 2015
George Wallace stood in schoolhouse door 52 years ago today - AL.com -

AL.com

George Wallace stood in schoolhouse door 52 years ago today
AL.com
Alabama's 43-year-old governor that morning woke at a downtown Tuscaloosa hotel where he had spent the night waiting for Malone and Hood and the television cameras and reporters that would record his promised stand in the schoolhouse door and, ...

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6053
June 11th, 2015
Prized fight missed opportunity for UA - The Crimson While -

Prized fight missed opportunity for UA
The Crimson While
Beyond just the desire to be on the map, though, the Deontay Wilder fight would have brought economic interest to our businesses, restaurants, and hotels. According to The Tuscaloosa News, Showtime's production staff alone would have used at least 235 ...

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6052
June 11th, 2015
Tony Bennett, Michael Buble to attend Songwriters Hall - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Tony Bennett, Michael Buble to attend Songwriters Hall
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Bennett, Michael Buble (boo-BLAY'), Ne-Yo and Richie Sambora will attend next week's Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Dinner in New York City. The Hall announced performers and presenters Tuesday, but didn't ...

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6051
June 9th, 2015
Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Dmonstrators hold a banner during a protest in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Saturday, June 6, 2015 against the G-7 summit in nearby Schloss Elmau hotel on June 7/8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). AP. The Associated Press ...

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6050
June 9th, 2015
Obama: US lacks 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Obama: US lacks 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
U.S. President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, left, participate in a bilateral meeting during the G-7 summit in Schloss Elmau hotel in southern Germany on Monday. The Associated Press. By Julie Pace And Nedra Pickler

6049
June 9th, 2015
G-7 leaders set far-off goal to move away from fossil fuels - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

G-7 leaders set far-off goal to move away from fossil fuels
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with U.S. president Barack Obama at Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday June 8, 2015 during the G-7 summit. Michael Kappeler/Pool Photo via AP. By David McHugh and ...

6048
June 9th, 2015
Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality - Tuscaloosa News -

Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality
Tuscaloosa News
Dmonstrators hold a banner during a protest in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Saturday, June 6, 2015 against the G-7 summit in nearby Schloss Elmau hotel on June 7/8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). AP. The Associated Press ...

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6047
June 8th, 2015
THE LATEST: Obama repeats support for Britain staying in EU - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

THE LATEST: Obama repeats support for Britain staying in EU
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Some 22,000 police from around Germany were brought in to keep the protesters away from the hotel as the delegations from the U.S., Germany, France, Britain, Canada, Japan and Italy began arriving. Journalists were flown by helicopter to the venue to ...

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6046
June 8th, 2015
Going through the drill: Local company provides oil well training service - Natchez Democrat -

Natchez Democrat

Going through the drill: Local company provides oil well training service
Natchez Democrat
One of the reasons Natchez was chosen as a base — in addition to being Smith's home — was its proximity to the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale. While production in the shale has slowed nearly to a stop with low oil prices, Smith said there is too much oil ...

6045
June 8th, 2015
Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality
Tuscaloosa Magazine
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6044
June 7th, 2015
THE LATEST: Obama praises Merkel, celebrates US-German ties - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

THE LATEST: Obama praises Merkel, celebrates US-German ties
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Some 22,000 police from around Germany were brought in to keep the protesters away from the hotel as the delegations from the U.S., Germany, France, Britain, Canada, Japan and Italy began arriving. Journalists were flown by helicopter to the venue to ...

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6043
June 7th, 2015
GUEST COLUMN: Local stage is set for quality education - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

GUEST COLUMN: Local stage is set for quality education
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Second, the Chamber in Session-State of the Schools Luncheon is a separate event being held afterward at nearby Hotel Capstone from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Expect presentations from Mark Nelson, president of the Tuscaloosa County Board of Education, Lee ...

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6042
June 7th, 2015
China focus turns on sleepy Jianli amid cruise ship disaster - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

China focus turns on sleepy Jianli amid cruise ship disaster
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
By all available measures, Jianli has risen to the challenge of dealing with the catastrophe, mobilizing resources and volunteers to aid in the rescue and recovery. Taxi drivers have waived fares for journalists and aid workers, and hotels are offering ...

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6041
June 7th, 2015
Deontay Wilder feels spurned by Alabama regarding title fight venue - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Deontay Wilder feels spurned by Alabama regarding title fight venue
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
... WBC title in Birmingham on June 13 against Eric Molina. Wilder said he wanted to the fight in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, but members of Wilder's management said the University of Alabama never responded to inquiries about hosting the match at ...

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6040
June 7th, 2015
Thousands protest G7 summit in southern Germany - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Thousands protest G7 summit in southern Germany
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Police had planned to keep all demonstrators away from the summit venue, the Schloss Elmau hotel in a tiny village about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, but a court ruled that 50 protesters would be allowed inside the security zone ...

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6039
June 6th, 2015
The Latest: Will the Iowa presidential straw poll survive? - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

The Latest: Will the Iowa presidential straw poll survive?
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Zimmerman and lots of other veterans converged on a hotel in Perry, Iowa, to hear from the former Texas governor, who's running again for president. It's the fifth anniversary of Zimmerman's first deployment to Afghanistan. He was severely wounded ...

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6038
June 6th, 2015
Montgomery becoming dining hotspot, offers many food options - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Montgomery becoming dining hotspot, offers many food options
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Other location highlights: The House, at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown, Michael's Table on Zelda Road - an intimate place where Chef Michael Hochhalter offers beloved dishes inspired by his world travels - and out east offers Garrett's, the upscale ...

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6037
June 6th, 2015
Former South American soccer boss mired in FIFA scandal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Former South American soccer boss mired in FIFA scandal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Inscribed in four sentences is the local law that gives legal immunity — similar to that of an embassy — to the confederation headquarters that sits on a 100-acre complex on the outskirts of Asuncion, and includes a five-star luxury hotel, large ...

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6036
June 5th, 2015
UCA softball wins national title - The Daily Progress -

The Daily Progress

UCA softball wins national title
The Daily Progress
The Crusaders beat the Tuscaloosa, Ala., team, 8-5, before losing to Covenant, 14-7. United Christian then came back to beat .... Spring Creek is a quick golf cart ride to Spring Creek Business Park, adjacent to Spring Creek—featuring UVa Medical Park ...

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6035
June 5th, 2015
Merkel pursues ambitious agenda for G7 summit - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Merkel pursues ambitious agenda for G7 summit
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Sunday-Monday summit whose motto is "think ahead, act together," assembles the leaders of Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Canada, Japan and the United States in the Schloss Elmau hotel at the base of the Alps, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) south ...

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6034
June 5th, 2015
Suspect in Cyprus ammonium nitrate haul to stay in custody - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Suspect in Cyprus ammonium nitrate haul to stay in custody
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Mathikolonis said the family had been staying at a Larnaca-area hotel and had been given the keys to the home where the ammonium nitrate was stashed to determine whether it suited their needs. They were unaware that the chemical was there. The lawyer ...

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6033
June 5th, 2015
China controls info, isolates boat victims' relatives - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

China controls info, isolates boat victims' relatives
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
JIANLI, China (AP) — Two men with earpieces stand outside the Colorful Days Hotel in downtown Jianli, the city closest to China's worst boat disaster in recent history. At the approach of a journalist, one steps forward, arm extended in an ...

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6032
June 5th, 2015
In Trinidad, former FIFA executive seen as 'our Robin Hood' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

In Trinidad, former FIFA executive seen as 'our Robin Hood'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Simply saying the name "Jack" to hotel workers, waiters, lawmakers and others elicits a reaction, often accompanied by an eye roll. Some, including top soccer officials, refused to talk about him. "I take no pleasure in Mr. Warner's sufferings and his ...

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6031
June 4th, 2015
Race jokes in South Africa: An oldie but goodie - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Race jokes in South Africa: An oldie but goodie
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
"Whenever someone you recognize yourself in breaks through the glass ceiling, it changes your ambition," said Mojak Lehoko, 28, a wry comic and one of the hosts of the weekly comedy show at Kitchener's, a tattered bar in an old hotel that is seeing a ...

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6030
June 4th, 2015
Rising seniors head to Tuscaloosa for Girls State - Alabama's News Leader -

Rising seniors head to Tuscaloosa for Girls State
Alabama's News Leader
6:00pm Dr. Cathy Randall, Morgan Hall Friday, June 12. Montgomery - Capitol Complex 9:45am House and Senate Convene at State House 12:00n Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, Renaissance Hotel. Tuscaloosa at The University of Alabama 3:00pm Closing Ceremonies ...

6029
June 4th, 2015
What next for the 7 men detained in the FIFA raids in Zurich - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

What next for the 7 men detained in the FIFA raids in Zurich
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The seven officials — including two FIFA vice presidents, one member-elect of the FIFA executive committee and one FIFA staffer — were arrested in early morning hotel raids. All face extradition to the United States in a process which could last months.

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6028
June 3rd, 2015
Fighting For Homeowner: Roofer who owes family money seems to have ... - Alabama's News Leader -

Alabama's News Leader

Fighting For Homeowner: Roofer who owes family money seems to have ...
Alabama's News Leader
The roof over a Tuscaloosa woman's head is falling in. It all began with a leak in the five year old metal roof. A judge ordered the roofer to pay for repairs months ago. But he hasn't. He seemed to have disappeared. Fighting For You started knocking ...

6027
June 3rd, 2015
Neighborhoods: Local rhythms and tourist sites in Old Havana - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Neighborhoods: Local rhythms and tourist sites in Old Havana
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Many museums and other attractions are located here, including the Museum of Rum, which offers visitors a swig at the end of the tour, and the Ambos Mundos Hotel, which has an excellent short tour of a room where Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote.

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6026
June 3rd, 2015
Fed sees moderate economic growth around country this spring - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Fed sees moderate economic growth around country this spring
Tuscaloosa Magazine
Tourism also picked up in a number of districts, lifting demand for summer hotel and resort bookings. The Fed report found that the rise in the value of the dollar wasn't uniformly hurting demand for U.S. manufactured goods. The Philadelphia and ...

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6025
June 3rd, 2015
Blatter's 17-year rule in soccer marked by growth, scandal - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Blatter's 17-year rule in soccer marked by growth, scandal
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
His father's parents had met when both worked at a hotel for a winter season in the ritzy French Riviera resort of Nice, he told The Associated Press in 2010. As FIFA President, he relished telling the story that his birth was two months premature, and ...

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6024
June 3rd, 2015
Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama presents the annual Education ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama presents the annual Education ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The session will also include presentations by Tommy Bice, superintendent of the Alabama Department of Education, Elizabeth Swinford, superintendent of Tuscaloosa County Schools, and Paul McKendrick, superintendent of Tuscaloosa City Schools. Admission ...

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6023
June 3rd, 2015
University of Alabama head football coach's wife Terry Saban spoke about new ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

University of Alabama head football coach's wife Terry Saban spoke about new ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Terry Saban listens to a speaker at a luncheon hosted by the YMCA for the I Believe capital campaign at the Embassy Suites on Tuesday June 2, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The luncheon marks the beginning of the I Believe Capital Campaign ... The University ...

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6022
June 3rd, 2015
Militant attack kills 9 Afghans working for Czech charity - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Militant attack kills 9 Afghans working for Czech charity
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Fourteen people were killed at the Park Palace Hotel in mid-May, including nine foreigners. The Taliban have said that foreign installations are among their priority targets as the 13-year-old war escalates across the country. A revitalized insurgency ...

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6021
June 2nd, 2015
At 79, Blatter decides it's time to go - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

At 79, Blatter decides it's time to go
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
His father's parents had met when both worked at a hotel for a winter season in the ritzy French Riviera resort of Nice, he told The Associated Press in 2010. As FIFA President, he relished telling the story that his birth was two months premature, and ...

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6020
June 2nd, 2015
Visiting vintage Havana involves some old-school hassles - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

Visiting vintage Havana involves some old-school hassles
Tuscaloosa Magazine
The fancy hotels sell some things in shops onsite, of course, but Havana just doesn't have many stores. Even Harris Brothers, a market on Monserrate at O'Reilly Street, isn't overflowing with consumer goods — though you can buy souvenir bags of coffee.

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6019
June 2nd, 2015
Ex-inmates regret destruction of notorious Syrian prison - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Ex-inmates regret destruction of notorious Syrian prison
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
When he was moved to Sadnaya Prison, a facility near Damascus where dissidents also were known to have suffered mistreatment, he said it was like "a five-star hotel" in comparison. Aboudehn, who heads the Committee of Lebanese in Syrian Prisons, ...

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6018
June 1st, 2015
8 charged with soliciting prostitution after undercover operation in ... - AL.com -

AL.com

8 charged with soliciting prostitution after undercover operation in ...
AL.com
The eight men all responded to an Internet ad mimicking others used for prostitution and met an undercover officer at an area hotel, where they were arrested and charged with soliciting prostitution. Sgt. Brent Blankley, a spokesman for the Tuscaloosa ...
Tuscaloosa PD arrest 8 for soliciting prostitution Alabama's News Leader
Undercover Cops Bust Prostitution Ring in Tuscaloosa WKRG
The operation focused on men suspected of soliciting prostitution. WVTM13

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6017
June 1st, 2015
Kerry breaks leg in bicycle crash; returning to US Monday - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kerry breaks leg in bicycle crash; returning to US Monday
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
GENEVA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry was helicoptered to a Swiss hospital Sunday after a bike crash outside of Geneva, where he had been holding nuclear talks with Iran's foreign minister. Kerry suffered a likely leg injury, but did not lose ...

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6016
June 1st, 2015
Kerry delays return to US after injury in bicycle crash - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Kerry delays return to US after injury in bicycle crash
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
GENEVA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry was helicoptered to a Swiss hospital Sunday after a bike crash outside of Geneva, where he had been holding nuclear talks with Iran's foreign minister. Kerry suffered a likely leg injury, but did not lose ...

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6015
June 1st, 2015
It's a wrap for CBS' Bob Schieffer at 'Face the Nation' - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

It's a wrap for CBS' Bob Schieffer at 'Face the Nation'
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In this May 3, 2014, file photo, CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer attends the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington. Schieffer's last Sunday as host of CBS' "Face the Nation" will be on May 31, 2015.

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6014
June 1st, 2015
TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA: June 1 - Tuscaloosa Magazine -

TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA: June 1
Tuscaloosa Magazine
... development incentives to Riverfront Village LLC or its successor in interest RV Hotel Owner LLC concerning the Hotel Indigo Development. - Authorizing change order No. 2 for Toby Nichols Construction for the Tuscaloosa Downtown Precinct; total: $750.

6013
June 1st, 2015
Secretary Kerry flown to Swiss hospital after bike crash - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Secretary Kerry flown to Swiss hospital after bike crash
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
GENEVA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry was helicoptered to a Swiss hospital Sunday after a bike crash outside of Geneva, where he had been holding nuclear talks with Iran's foreign minister. Kerry suffered a likely leg injury, but did not lose ...

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6012
May 31st, 2015
Disagreement over impact if US surveillance laws do expire - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Disagreement over impact if US surveillance laws do expire
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
In another case, Litt said, "hotel records that we obtained under a business records order showed that over a number of years, a suspected spy had arranged lodging for other suspected intelligence officers." Those records gave the FBI the information ...

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6011
May 31st, 2015
Alabama baseball doesn't live up to expectations in 2015 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabama baseball doesn't live up to expectations in 2015
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
“I think for starters, obviously there was disappointment, we didn't accomplish some things we set out to,” said Alabama head coach Mitch Gaspard in an interview with The Tuscaloosa News last week. Gaspard just completed his sixth season as UA's coach ...

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6010
May 31st, 2015
DON NOBLE: Latest 'Bone' rounds up the unusual suspects - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

DON NOBLE: Latest 'Bone' rounds up the unusual suspects
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The heart-broken Sarah Booth reluctantly attends the fundraiser gala her friend Tinkie has arranged in New Orleans. The novel closes at 10 p.m. on Halloween at a Monteleone-like hotel. The final lines are: “Maybe sometime in the future, I would love ...

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6009
May 31st, 2015
What lies ahead for FIFA and Sepp Blatter in his 5th term - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

What lies ahead for FIFA and Sepp Blatter in his 5th term
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
They are among seven soccer officials fighting extradition to the U.S. after being arrested at a luxury downtown hotel early Wednesday. The key question for Blatter? How and why was $10 million paid from a FIFA account as apparent bribes in the 2010 ...

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6008
May 30th, 2015
Alabma federal judge to resign - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) -

Alabma federal judge to resign
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Fuller was arrested in August after a fight with his wife at an Atlanta hotel and avoided prosecution by entering a court-approved program. His record was expunged following counseling. Ragsdale says he can't elaborate on Fuller's decision or if Fuller ...

6007
May 30th, 2015
US District Judge Mark Fuller will resign - Montgomery Advertiser -

AL.com

US District Judge Mark Fuller will resign
Montgomery Advertiser
Richard Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, agreed Fuller had made the right decision. "The American people expect those who have the distinct ... 10 after his then-wife called 911 during a fight at an Atlanta hotel. She had cuts to her mouth and forehead and told ...
Ala. federal judge arrested last year to resign from bench Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

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6006
May 30th, 2015
Jim McElwain Is Uniquely Qualified to Rebuild Florida - Today's U (blog) -

Today's U (blog)

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

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

Eleven Warriors

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

CBSSports.com

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

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

Wall Street Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Montgomery Advertiser

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alexandria Town Talk

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

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

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

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

Fresno Bee

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

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

Firstpost

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

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

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

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

WSFA

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

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

Firstpost

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

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

AL.com

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

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

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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

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

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

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

The News-Press

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Birmingham Business Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

alabama.247sports.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

rolltide.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

U-T San Diego

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

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

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

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

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fox News

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

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

Channel 4 News

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

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

USA TODAY

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

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

Village Living

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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

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

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

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

Fox News

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

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

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

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

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

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

Birmingham Business Journal

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

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

The Hindu

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

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

The State

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Montgomery Advertiser

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

U-T San Diego

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

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

News & Observer

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

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

The Advance

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

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

Daily Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CBSSports.com

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

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

Nooga.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

wsnewspublishers

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Birmingham Business Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

Birmingham Business Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Current

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Military.com

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

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

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

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

FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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

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

Stars and Stripes

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The University of Alabama Crimson White

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

Yahoo Health

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

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

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

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

DeKalb Daily Chronicle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ESPN (blog)

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

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

WSFA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WTVM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The State

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

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

Boston Globe (subscription)

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

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

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

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

GQ Magazine (blog)

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

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

ABC News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tuscaloosa Magazine (blog)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

Travel Daily News International

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knoxville News Sentinel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alabama Public Radio

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

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

The Commercial Dispatch

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

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

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

Alabama's News Leader

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AL.com

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

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

WSFA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Birmingham Business Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Demopolis Times

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vestavia Voice

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anderson Independent Mail

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

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

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

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

610kvnu

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

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