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Despite PSC vote, Ala. Power rates to remain flat
Alabama Power Co. predicts its rates will remain level through 2014 despite the forecast of consumer savings when the state’s utility regulatory board approved a new rate plan.
Rapping Alabama jihadi killed in Somalia
A rapping jihadi from Alabama who became one of Somalia’s top al-Qaida-linked rebels was killed Thursday in an ambush ordered by the rebels’ leader, the extremists said.
IP closing Alabama mill, 1,100 jobs affected
International Paper said Wednesday it will close a mill in north Alabama because of declining demand, a move that will affect 1,100 jobs.
Ala Guard to honor Pentagon same-sex policy
The Alabama National Guard said Wednesday it will follow a Pentagon policy and honor requests for military benefits for same-sex couples, who aren’t legally recognized under state law.
Montgomery halts new payday lending businesses
The city of Montgomery is enacting a temporary ban on new business licenses for payday lending companies.
Huntsville man accused of bank robbery spree
A Huntsville man has been indicted on charges of robbing or attempting to rob 11 banks across north Alabama.
STATE: Alien promotion scares residents in Ala community
A gimmicky promotion about an alien takeover at a radio station wound up scaring some residents of a north Alabama community.
Auburn switching to new ticket system on Saturday
Auburn is switching to a new type of football ticketing system that officials hope will speed up entry for fans and reduce the problem of counterfeiting.
Police search for suspect in Fultondale shooting
The victim of a shooting incident in Fultondale remains in critical condition while police continue to search for a gunman believed to be in his mid-20s.
STATE: Bronner still pushing for Medicaid expansion
The powerful head of the Retirement Systems of Alabama again is calling for Gov. Robert Bentley to accept Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama's 2010 health care law.
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