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9:11 am
Tue September 14, 2004

Evacuations Ordered in Baldwin County

Gulf Shores, AL – Governor Bob Riley ordered a mandatory evacuation of Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan today. The coastal Baldwin County cities were ordered cleared at 7 AM.

The state Emergency Management Agency also has decided that no emergency shelters will open in Baldwin County and is encouraging residents to leave.

Governor Riley also has declared a state of emergency. That means the state's price gouging law has taken effect.

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Alabama
4:16 pm
Mon September 13, 2004

Southeast Alabama Begins Preparing for Ivan

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Alabama
3:44 pm
Mon September 13, 2004

Insurance Company Prepares for Storm

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Alabama
3:01 pm
Mon September 13, 2004

TVA Focusing on Green Power

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Alabama
3:00 pm
Mon September 13, 2004

Evacuations Possible By Tuesday

Bay Minette, AL – Baldwin County emergency workers are coordinating with local school officials to prepare for Hurricane Ivan. Harriet Outlaw with the Baldwin County school system says a voluntary evacuation will be implemented Monday evening for county residents living south of Highway 98. Those communities include Foley, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Outlaw says the evacuation could become mandatory sometime Tuesday.

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Alabama
11:20 am
Mon September 13, 2004

Alabamians Place Priority on Iraq, Not Economy

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Alabama
9:18 am
Mon September 13, 2004

Southern Governors Discuss Ivan, Healthcare at Conference

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Alabama
4:34 pm
Fri September 10, 2004

Third District Congressional Candidates Will Debate

Anniston, AL – Incumbent Republican Congressman Mike Rogers and his Democratic challenger Bill Fuller have agreed to two debates. They'll meet on October 22nd at the Speculative Industrial Building in Anniston. The second debate is scheduled for October 25th at Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City. Organizers say the debates will last about 45 minutes. Both are campaigning in Alabama's third congressional district.

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Alabama
3:09 pm
Fri September 10, 2004

Shelby Announces 50 Million Dollars for Transportation Project

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby has announced that 50 million dollars has been approved for the Delta Region Transportation Development program. Shelby says the money will go toward toward several regional projects, including a study of composite materials for use in mass transit systems and a UAB study of vehicle crash injuries. The program also provides priority consideration of reconstruction between the cities of Cuba and Montgomery.

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Alabama
2:17 pm
Fri September 10, 2004

FAA to Establish Center for Excellence at Auburn

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Alabama
12:55 pm
Fri September 10, 2004

State School Board Wants Students in School

Montgomery, AL – The state school board has proposed a new truancy policy that would require parents or guardians to explain every student absence. Currently there is no statewide truancy policy. But under the new plan, students or their parents could be taken to court and charged with truancy violations after seven unexcused absences. The board has unanimously approved the resolution and plans to submit the regulations to the state. The changes could take effect as early as November.

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Alabama
11:28 am
Fri September 10, 2004

Judge Throws Out One Charge Against Siegelman

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Alabama
10:16 am
Fri September 10, 2004

New Voter Guide Eases Process for Visually Impaired

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Alabama
12:05 pm
Thu September 9, 2004

AU SGA VP Will Serve Community Service for Avoiding Parking Tickets

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Alabama
10:48 am
Thu September 9, 2004

10 Million Dollar Expansion of Lanett Plant Brings New Jobs

Lanett, AL – A 10 million dollar expansion of the MeadWestvaco Packaging Systems plant in Lanett is expected to bring 55 new jobs into the area. Governor Riley says the Lanett plant was chosen over Atlanta and Chicago locations. The Lanett plant will get a second central impression press line installed as well as related support equipment. The plant currently employs more than 170 people. The new press is expected to start up by next March.

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