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Veterans Day Program at Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Day Program at Veterans Memorial Park

Tuscaloosa Celebrates Veterans Day [Photo Gallery]

Today I was honored to show and give my respect to our Veterans at the Annual Veterans Day Program presented by The Veterans Memorial Park Association and The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center at Veterans Memorial Park...

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Help Us Thank Local Military Families with a Donation to Townsquare Cares

We here at WTUG want to say thank you to our enlisted men and women, and their families, in Tuscaloosa who sacrifice so much for all of us all year long...

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Huntsville Physicist Gets A Big Surprise From Good Morning America

A Huntsville man got a big surprise from Good Morning America this morning. 

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Giving Back To the Kids
Giving Back To the Kids

The Bronze Bomber Has A Heart Of Gold

This was what I call giving back to the community.

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Tuscaloosa Police Will Continue Issuing Citations to Uber Drivers

The Tuscaloosa police department says that it has already issued citation warnings to unlicensed drivers of ride-sharing apps such as Uber, but will soon be handing out criminal city citations.

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Atlanta Braves v. Washington Nationals

Thank You, Hometown Heroes

Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays for several reasons; food, fireworks and family. But for me, the day is about reflecting on the miracle of America's birth and those who fought against tyranny...

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Hometown Hero – Al DuPont

Al Dupont has served Tuscaloosa for over 50 years as a land surveyor, assistant city engineer, public works director, and finally as long-serving Mayor...

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Shawn Franks
Hometown Hero for May 7th, 2013

Staff Sgt. Shawn Franks – Hometown Hero for May 7th, 2013

Staff Sgt. Shawn Franks joined the military after being inspired by his uncle. His military career spans almost twenty years and continues today in the Army Reserves...

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Jared and Magnus Timp

Hometown Hero, Jared Timp

Update: On September 2nd, 2013, former Iraq war veteran and Tuscaloosa Police Officer, Jared Timp, lost his battle with cancer. He died surrounded by his family at Saint Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Jared is survived by his young son, Magnus.

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LCPL Kelson Epperson – Hometown Hero for 4/21

LCPL Kelson Epperson is 19 years old and serving his 2nd year in the Marines. He decided to join the military when he was in the 3rd grade and he learned about the terrorist attacks on 9/11...

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