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Three Dead After Small Plane Fails to Take off in Alabama

Three Dead After Small Plane Fails to Take off in Alabama

Three people are dead after a small plane failed to take off from Huntsville International Airport in Alabama. It is reported that it attempted to make its way down the runway, eventually crashed into a nearby fence and was engulfed in flames Wednesday afternoon. The Westwind II aircraft was attempting to take off at 2:20 p.m., […]

Race and Education: How Alabama High School Students Feel

Race and Education: How Alabama High School Students Feel

“Looking forward, not to the past.” On the 60th Anniversary of Brown v Board of Education, looking back has inspired a long, hard examination at how the issues raised by the historically relevant Supreme Court case have either been improved upon, gotten worse or stayed the same. Six word essays, written by high school students […]

Guntersville Coach Shocked Community With Sexual Charges

Guntersville Coach Shocked Community With Sexual Charges

Guntersville coach, David Barrow shocked the community with alarming news of sexual charges. Barrow, 57, a long-time soccer coach and volunteer for Guntersville High School, was arrested for sexual charges involving two 10-year-old girls. The arrest was made Friday night right after the Guntersville’s soccer team lost in the semi-finals. The Guntersville coach was charged with […]

Zombie Bass Surface in Alabama Lake

Zombie Bass Surface in Alabama Lake

Americans pour out billions of dollars every year to the sport of fishing hoping to hook the elusive big one without really knowing just how many big ones may or may not lurk beneath the water’s surface. Recently, a team of biologists set out to find an answer to that question along with many more, […]

Honda Motor Company Announced the Recall of Its Odyssey Minivans

Honda Motor Company Announced the Recall of Its Odyssey Minivans

Honda Motor Company announced the recall of its Odyssey minivan. Honda’s popular minivan has a fuel pump cover problem that can deteriorate or crack causing the fuel pump to leak. The recall notice effects 886,815 Odyssey minivans built at the Lincoln, Alabama assembly plant between June 23, 2004, and September 4, 2010. According to the […]

First Amendment Celebrates 50 Years, Promotes Freedom of Speech

First Amendment Celebrates 50 Years, Promotes Freedom of Speech

The restructured First Amendment celebrated its 50-year anniversary on March 9, a reminder of the New York Times Co. v. Sullivan case and the impact it had in promoting freedom of speech. The ruling went to The New York Times, which changed the First Amendment and paved the way for opinionated journalism as we know […]

4-Year-Old Girl Mauled to Death by Multiple Dogs

4-Year-Old Girl Mauled to Death by Multiple Dogs

An Alabama 4-year-old girl, who was playing in her partially fenced-in yard, was mauled to death by multiple dogs Wednesday afternoon. The girl’s grandfather spotted one large dog standing over her lifeless body, but it is believed that multiple dogs were involved in the attack; among them, a Labrador retriever mix and large German shepherd […]

Gay Marriage – North-South Divide

Gay Marriage – North-South Divide

Looking at a U.S. map in 2014 of marriage equality states – where same-sex couples can legally get married – is remarkably similar to the divide between the North and the South in 1861 at the beginning of the Civil War. Legality of gay marriage is not comparable to the devastation of human lives through […]

Rapper Doe B. Gunned Down in Montgomery, Alabama

Rapper Doe B. Gunned Down in Montgomery, Alabama

Rapper Doe B., given name, Glenn Thomas, a member of superstar T.I.’s Grand Hustle, was gunned down in his hometown of Montgomery, Alabama on Saturday. The 22-year-old up-and-comer was reportedly gunned down at the Centennial Bar and Grill in Montgomery. The rapper was pronounced dead after having been transported to a local hospital. This was […]

Immoral Sentence or Discrimination Against Women?

Immoral Sentence or Discrimination Against Women?

In the November 21, 2013 article “No prison for rape – an illegal sentence?” written by Sanny Cevallos on the CNN Opinion webpage, a rape trial ended without any sentence against the offender. Rape is a crime but not in Alabama. Women have been fighting for their human rights for centuries. In 1848, in Seneca, […]

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