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    Century-old pipe break points to national problem

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    The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many...

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    Forkland Mayor holds meeting, won't answer questions after firing employees

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    A Mayor accused of stealing money from the water department spoke for the first time publicly, but wouldn't say much.  

    Safety audit aimed to make football fields safer

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    Little league football practice kicked off this week at the Fultondale Park and Recreation Field. The department is working to make this season safer for those young athletes.

    Tuscaloosa police ramp up search efforts for missing 13-year-old girl Video included

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    Police: This 'runaway' is different

    Teen pleads guilty in 1 World Trade Center climb

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    A teenager who made a surreptitious climb to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower has pleaded guilty in an escapade that fanned concerns about security at the nation's tallest building.

    Investigators double reward offered in McCalla church arson Video included

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    Investigators have released a sketch of the suspect in a Saturday church arson in McCalla who may be responsible for other fires in the area. They are also offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

    3 West Chilton County Volunteer Fire Department officials arrested on theft charges

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    A continuing investigation into the theft of Fire Department funds in central Alabama has led to the arrest of three West Chilton County Volunteer Fire Department officials, the state fire marshal's office announced today.

    Mistrial declared in case over 2012 shooting involving Birmingham mayor's security detail Video included

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    A mistrial was declared today in the trial over the 2012 shooting involving Birmingham Mayor William Bell's security detail.

    HGH use among teens on the rise

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    A warning for parents. A new study shows a spike in the number of teens who admit to using human growth hormones as a performance enhancing drug. HGH use has gained popularity among professional athletes, especially in the NFL. Now, high school athletes are using it to get an edge on the field. More than ten percent of high school students admit to trying human growth hormones, or other supplements that claim to boost theirHGH levels. But there are many positives if human growth hormones ...

    2nd arrest made in Birmingham homicide

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    Two people are behind bars, charged in connection with a homicide investigation in Birmingham. However, detectives are still searching for a third suspect.

    Uber blasts Birmingham Councilwoman over transportation code

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    A weeks-long, heated debate over the City of Birmingham's transportation code ends with more friction.

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      Thursday, July 31 2014 3:46 AM EDT2014-07-31 07:46:37 GMT
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    • Century-old pipe break points to national problem

      Century-old pipe break points to national problem

      Thursday, July 31 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:35:13 GMT
      The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the...More >>
      The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many...More >>
    • Police once drew gun on FSU QB Jameis Winston while he hunted for squirrels with pellet gun

      Police once drew gun on FSU QB Jameis Winston while he hunted for squirrels with pellet gun

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:09:47 GMT
      Police say Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun.More >>
      Police say Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun.
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    • Auburn football announces two-game series with Clemson

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:38:41 GMT
      Auburn and Clemson have agreed to a two-game series beginning in 2016. Auburn will host Clemson on Sept. 3, 2016 and play at Clemson's Memorial Stadium on Sept. 9, 2017.The programs have played 49 times in the past, including three times in the last five years. Auburn leads the all-time series 34-13-2 despite losing the last two times it's played Clemson, in 2011 and 2012.The agreement with Clemson will fulfill Auburn's obligation to play at least one non-conference opponent from a Power 5 co...More >>
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