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Alabama State Troopers Crack Down on Texting and Driving [VIDEOS]

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Alabama State Troopers have started cracking down on texting while driving on roadways across the state. The increased enforcement begins today and continues through Wednesday.

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Israel Pioneers Use Of Medical Marijuana

One Person In Tuscaloosa Is Dead From ‘Spice’ Overdose

One person is dead and two dozen others hospitalized from overdoses on synthetic marijuana also known as ‘spice’.

Overdoses on the synthetic marijuana have spiked in Tuscaloosa County. The leaders of the areas public safety and law enforcement agencies held a press conference Thursday afternoon to make the public aware of what Tuscaloosa Chief of Police Steven Anderson called “a public health crisis and a public safety crisis

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UA Student Stole Almost $10,000 Electronically From The UA

A 22-year University of Alabama student has been charged with stealing almost $10,000 from the student loan funds of others studying at the UA after a joint investigation by university police and the FBI

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Munch Madness 2015 Winner Announcement, Tuscaloosa’s Best Restaurant!

It all started with 64 restaurants, and after multiple rounds and many thousands of votes, we have a winner for Munch Madness 2015! The time has come to share the results on who has been voted 'Tuscaloosa's Best Restaurant!'

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Light it Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day [VIDEO]

Tuscaloosa's City Hall will be lit up blue tonight for World Autism Awareness Day, joining millions worldwide to help shine a light on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Map - West and Central AL - March 31, 2015

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Tuesday Until 10pm

A heads up, the National Weather Service office in Birmingham has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10pm Tuesday (3/31). The watch area includes most of West Alabama.

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Play Google Maps Pac-Man in the Streets of Tuscaloosa

The folks over at Google have done it again.

Whenever a holiday rolls around, the tech giant manages to add an fun, interactive element to its products. Now that April Fool's Day is on the horizon, Google has turned its Maps into a game of Pac-Man!

That's right, all you have to do is visit Google Maps to play.

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Save Time on Your Way to the Tuscaloosa Air Show and Pre-Pay for Your Toll Bridge Pass

If you plan to use the toll road on the way to the Tuscaloosa Regional Air Show this weekend, you can now use your Apple or Android phone to pay your toll.

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Flying Over Tuscaloosa in the B-25 ‘Panchito’ Bomber [PHOTOS]

Nearly 75 years after the B-25 Bomber flew bombing missions to Japan, the plane touched down in Tuscaloosa in preparation for its appearance in this weekend's air show.

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Mayors Maddox and Herndon Talk About Air Show

Mayors Maddox and Herndon Talk About Tuscaloosa Regional Air Show [VIDEO]

Thursday morning, as a crowd gathered to welcome the Blue Angels at the airport, a few local leaders spoke on the show's positive impact on the community.

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