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Alabama
6:20 pm
Thu December 16, 2004

County Jails House More State Prisoners

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Alabama
6:19 pm
Thu December 16, 2004

Senior Citizens Have Two Weeks to Get Cards

Undated – Beginning Friday, Alabama's senior citizens will have two more weeks to get 600 dollars from Medicare. The money would come through the program's drug discount card program. After December 31st, the program's 2005 cycle will begin, and seniors will NO longer be able to collect the 2004 benefit amount. Nationwide, only five-point-eight million of the more than 34 million eligible seniors have signed up for the cards.

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Alabama
6:18 pm
Thu December 16, 2004

Study Finds Rural Roads Are Dangerous

Undated – Rural, two-lane highways across the Southeast apparently are the deadliest in the nation. A Georgia Tech study suggests nearly a third of the nation's traffic deaths happened in Alabama and throughout the South between 1996 and 2000. About 64 percent of those accidents happened on rural roads. Most of the accidents involved late-night drivers who were either tired or drunk. Most of those involved were males aged between 16 and 25, and the accidents usually happened on weekends.

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Alabama
9:53 am
Thu December 16, 2004

Suits Continue Over ADEM Director

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Alabama
9:50 am
Thu December 16, 2004

More Soldiers Set to Deploy Overseas

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Alabama
9:48 am
Thu December 16, 2004

More Complaints Against MobileCo Board

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Alabama
5:56 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

Hubbard is House Republican Caucus Chair

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Alabama
5:55 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

Rudolph Prosecutors Must Turn Over Records

Birmingham, AL – Prosecutors in the Eric Robert Rudolph bombing trial have been ordered to turn over information about a bomb found outside Birmingham police headquarters in 1996. The decision came Wednesday after Rudolph's lawyers said that bomb could be linked to a deadly 1998 bomb blast at an abortion clinic just a few miles away. No one was charged with planting the police station bomb, and prosecutors deny suggestions that the two incidents are connected.

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Alabama
5:54 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

AG Targets Gambling Operation

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Alabama
5:53 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

Alabama Native Named to Rock and Roll Hall

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Alabama
9:13 am
Wed December 15, 2004

Runoff Results for Two Legislative Seats

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Alabama
8:59 am
Wed December 15, 2004

King Says Gaming Center Unconstitutional

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Alabama
8:56 am
Wed December 15, 2004

Teacher Testing Agreement Approved

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Alabama
6:29 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

Temperatures Drop Again

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Alabama
6:28 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

PSC Proposes Expanded Calling Area

Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Public Service Commission is hoping to reduce some of the telephone charges some Alabamians pay. The commission has approved a plan that targets counties where service is divided into several local telephone companies. Sometimes rural residents must make a long distance call even if they're calling someone just a few miles away. The proposal creates expanded local calling areas, and it will cost 22 dollars a month. Participants would be able to talk up to 12 hundred minutes a month under the plan.

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