Alabama
8:47 am
Tue October 26, 2004

Ivan Effects Still Being Felt in Cost of MobileCo School Construction

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Alabama
8:45 am
Tue October 26, 2004

LeeCo Commission Will Not Allow Georgia Trash Into Area Landfill

Salem, AL – The Lee County Commission has voted unanimously to not allow 1,000 additional tons of trash a day into the Salem landfill. Commissioners rejected the petition from Waste Away Monday night. The Waste Management subsidiary operates the Salem Waste Disposal Center. It had asked the commissionrs to allow the trash from 15 Georgia counties into the landfill. But County Commission Chair Bill English said Monday night that allowing the trash would increase traffic and reduce the life span of the landfill.

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Alabama
6:31 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Health Departments Begin Offering Flu Shots

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Alabama
6:29 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Bridge Project Will Begin Next Week

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Alabama
6:28 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Higher Education Suits May End Soon

Birmingham, AL – Nineteen states were sued decades ago for operating racially segregated higher education systems. Eleven of those states are still under federal scrutiny concerning higher education practices. They are subject to the authority of the court system or the U-S Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. Alabama is among them, but the state may reach a lawsuit settlement by next August. Mississippi's case ended last week, and Louisiana's and Tennessee's could wrap up within the next two years.

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Alabama
6:27 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Gas Prices Stable in Alabama

Birmingham, AL – Triple-A Alabama's most recent survey shows gasoline prices have leveled off across the state. The average price for regular unleaded is a dollar-93; mid-grades average two-dollars-six cents; premium is about two-dollars-12 cents and diesel also is up slightly to two-dollars 12-cents. Birmingham has the lowest average price at one-90 a gallon. Mobile has the highest at one dollar-96 cents.

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Don Noble
3:52 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

The City of Churches

September of 2003 marked the 40th anniversary of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing during which four young girls were killed. It is appropriate, then, that this fictionalized account of those days be released at this time, yet is also unfortunate.

The City of Churches

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Alabama
8:54 am
Mon October 25, 2004

County Health Departments Will Distribute More Flu Vaccine

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Alabama
8:51 am
Mon October 25, 2004

State's Oyster Reefs Suffer Damage From Ivan

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Alabama
8:48 am
Mon October 25, 2004

JeffCo Election Officials Expecting Record Turnout

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