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Federal grant to help develop workers in west Alabama
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Federal grant to help develop workers in west Alabama

LIVINGSTON, Ala. (AP) — A $2.5 million federal grant will help develop new workers with a goal of expanding economic development in rural west Alabama. The money is going to the University of West Alabama for work in a 10-county region. The area includes some of the state’s poorest counties, and officials sometimes cite the...

‘Flash drought’ brings dust and dread to Southern farmers
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‘Flash drought’ brings dust and dread to Southern farmers

By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A furnace-like “flash drought” is intensifying as it blasts away the little moisture left across a vast swath of the South, wilting garden plants and raising alarm among farmers, according to a weekly report updated Thursday. Nearly 56 million residents are now living in drought conditions...

Will Whatley: Keep the conversation going
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Will Whatley: Keep the conversation going

Mental health conditions are something that stick around longer than awareness months. These problems are like chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes. They take diligence to deal with. Like the tides, they can recede sometimes and then come surging back.

Alabama Democratic Sen. Jones in a bind on impeachment
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Alabama Democratic Sen. Jones in a bind on impeachment

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones walked into a recent town hall and declared he was ready for whatever his constituents wanted to throw at him. But first, he wanted to address the biggest news from Washington: The House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

Turkey makes small advances in 2nd day of Syria invasion
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Turkey makes small advances in 2nd day of Syria invasion

Turkish ground forces seized at least one village from Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as they pressed ahead with their assault Thursday, launching airstrikes and unleashing artillery shelling on towns and villages the length of its border.

Supreme Court denies review of 6 Alabama death row cases
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Supreme Court denies review of 6 Alabama death row cases

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News The U.S. Supreme Court this week declined to review six Alabama death penalty cases, including two for the murders of police officers and the state’s first prosecution for the death of an unborn child. In a press release, Attorney General Steve Marshall said he was happy with the court’s...