Alabama
6:59 am
Mon November 14, 2005

Phenix City Expected to Grow

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Arts & Life
1:13 pm
Sun November 13, 2005

Listen to Alabama Life from 11-13-2005

On this edition of Alabama Life, listen to a story from a veteran of WWII, hear the history of Discovering Alabama, and learn what it was like to work in the newspaper business before computers.

Click the MP3 link above to listen to the show.

Click the MP3 link above to listen to the show.

StoryCorps is still in Alabama. On Veterans' Day they recorded several stories with veterans. On this edition of Alabama Life, we'll hear from one who was taken prisoner during World War II.

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Alabama
6:51 am
Fri November 11, 2005

Magistrate Judge Won't Step Aside in Siegelman Case

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Alabama
6:49 am
Fri November 11, 2005

State Bill Would Allow Military Personnel to Vote by Fax

Montgomery, AL – Currently military personnel must cast votes and apply for ballots through the mail. The bill was pre-filed by Senators Gerald Dial, a Lineville democrat, and Montgomery republican Larry Dixon. Dial says he believes the bill would eliminate delays that have caused some military ballots to arrive after election day. Dixon says the bill would assure that votes by military personnel ``will be counted.'' The bill will be considered during the regular session of the Legislature, which begins in January.

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Alabama
6:48 am
Fri November 11, 2005

Snead State President Resigns

Montgomery, AL – Two-year college system Chancellor Roy Johnson says the resignation of Snead President Devin Stephenson is unrelated to an unfavorable September 30th audit he received for not seeking bids before authorizing a 182-thousand dollar renovation of his campus residence. The resignation was approved Thursday by the state board and is effective December 31st.

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Alabama
5:58 pm
Thu November 10, 2005

Disclaimer Will Remain in Biology Textbooks

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Alabama
5:57 pm
Thu November 10, 2005

PSC Will Look at Natural Gas Rates

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Alabama
5:56 pm
Thu November 10, 2005

Ethics Commission Considers Complaint Against Sanders

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Alabama
7:59 am
Thu November 10, 2005

Survey: Seat Belt Usage Rate is Up

Montgomery, AL – A survey by the Alabama Department of Public Health and other state agencies also shows a record number of people in Alabama are putting children in child restraint seats. The survey shows 82 percent of residents are wearing seat belts when they drive or sit in the front seat. That's compared to 80 percent in 2004. The survey found that 92 percent of young children riding in vehicles in Alabama were in child restraint seats, compared to 83 percent last year. That's up from seven percent in 1981.

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Alabama
7:57 am
Thu November 10, 2005

Chlamydia Rate on the Rise

Montgomery, AL – Officials say the prevalence of the sexually transmitted disease was actually on the rise. Maxie Fleming directs the Alabama Department of Public Health's S-T-D Division. She says a new chlamydia test recently instituted statewide has already revealed a 50 percent rise over past figures. Fleming says the state's increased chlamydia rates is on par with the rest of the country. Alabama is the last state to use a urine-based test, which is more sensitive to the disease than swab tests the state used before.

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