Mississippi http://apr.org en Alabama Last State To Prohibit Home Brewing http://apr.org/post/alabama-last-state-prohibit-home-brewing <P>With Mississippi legalizing home brewing, Alabama is now the only state that doesn't allow citizens to brew small amounts of beer or wine at home for personal use.</P> <P>Home brewing enthusiasts have been trying since 2009 to get the Alabama Legislature to legalize what several thousand people are already doing illegally. But they have always met with strong opposition. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:42:12 +0000 The Associated Press 27485 at http://apr.org Alabama Last State To Prohibit Home Brewing Ala. Ranks 4th Nationally For Obesity http://apr.org/post/ala-ranks-4th-nationally-obesity A new study says Alabama is the nation's fourth-fattest state. The report released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 32 percent of Alabama's adults are obese. That's slightly better than the obesity rates in Mississippi, Louisiana and West Virginia. The state obesity rate for 2011 is a little less than the number from 2010, but the CDC says the two numbers can't be compared because it changed statistical methods. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:45:18 +0000 Associated Press 16192 at http://apr.org Ala. Ranks 4th Nationally For Obesity