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REGIONAL: Useless $350 million NASA space project mandated by Congress
NASA will complete a $350 million structure to test rocket engines at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi early this year. Then, it plans to mothball the 300- foot-high, steel-frame tower for the foreseeable future.
VIDEO: Snow, ice paralyze traffic across South
Motorists across Alabama and Georgia spent Tuesday night and much of Wednesday huddled in their cars as a paralyzing mix of snow and ice coated roads and rendered the few snowplows and salt trucks ineffective.
Governor Bentley activates Alabama National Guard as weather conditions worsen across state
Gov. Robert Bentley has activated members of the National Guard to assist with emergency operations as sleet and snow continues to cause problems across much of Alabama.
STATE: Rare mix of ice and snow shuts down south Alabama
The southern half of Alabama shut down Tuesday because of a rare storm that left a slippery layer of ice and snow across a region unaccustomed to dealing with the wintry threat.
Ala. farmer asked to pay $4 million in accident
A south Alabama jury has decided a farm owner should pay a former worker $4 million in damages for an on-the-job accident that left the man with skinned genitals.
Summary of action in Alabama Legislature
A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, the fifth meeting day of the regular session:
Alabama House approves tax credit for adoptions
The Alabama House has passed a bill to give adoptive parents a $1,000 tax credit to make it financially feasible for more people to pursue adoptions.
DOJ probe finds sexual misconduct at Ala. prison
Alabama Department of Corrections officials and Gov. Robert Bentley's office say they had been working to improve conditions at Julia Tutwiler Prison before a federal investigation found evidence of inmates being sexually abused by staff and fellow prisoners.
Report: 198,000 Alabamians could get subsidies
A new report says about 198,000 uninsured Alabamians are eligible for federal subsidies to purchase health insurance under the new federal health care law.
Town’s municipal code still full of weird laws
Selma residents may be unaware they are breaking the law, but then again, they may not have to worry about being caught.
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