The Voice ." The Birmingham native, 23, has made the next cut on the NBC reality show with her rendition of Jessie J's "Mamma Knows Best." Results were announced tonight during the 8 p.m. ...
One person was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries in a shooting in the 1600 block of Avenue T in Ensley just after 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, ...
LOS ANGELES -- Kellie Pickler came into the final "Dancing With the Stars" episode in second place but finished in first.The 26-year-old country singer won the show's mirrorball trophy Tuesday.Pickler and her professional partner, Derek Hough, earned two sets of perfect scores Monday night and another on Tuesday. Judges' scores combined with viewer votes determine the ...
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore says the court system needs more money or it will be forced to make more layoffs. Moore says he's grateful that the General Fund signed by the governor on Monday increases the court system's appropriation by $5.6 million to $108 million, but he says that is $8.5 million short of what's needed to maintain the current staff. Moore expects to lay off ...
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The Princess and the Frog, the first theatrically released hand-drawn animated feature from Walt Disney Studios since 2004s Home on the Range, is a generally delightful, though not exactly glorious, return to form. The primary ingredients of its cinematic ... ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The board of the Alabama Public Historical Sites and Parks Improvement Corporation has authorized $1.2 million in bond money for a landmark voting rights center in the capitol ...
food in one place to make for the perfect weekend event. And this year will be no different. What will be different is that the organizers of this event, just as they've always done, have found ways to improve the brewfest with a few new additions. Thanks to our ever changing craft beer landscape in Alabama, the beer list at this event will be loaded with breweries and beers that are ...
TUSCALOOSA - AL - While thinking about Oklahoma, some of Tuscaloosa's first responders took a walk across what was Fire Station #4. It was toppled by a tornado with them inside - two years ago. "All four of us huddled down under a single mattress," Firefighter Jeff Roberts uttered to other fire fighters. He says the all personally feel the City of Moore's pain. ...
Justin Stehan salvages photographs from his tornado-ravaged home Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. A huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds. (AP Photo/Charlie ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - When the Legislature adjourned Monday just before midnight, more than 70 nominations to state boards died without a vote. The affected bodies range from university governing boards to the state environmental management board and the Real Estate Commission. Of the pending nominations, 56 were from Gov. Robert Bentley, while another 14 came from legislative leaders or ...
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Yahoo Inc. has approved a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars. The acquisition is expected to be announced as early as Monday.
The deal was unanimously voted for by the board, tech blog AllThingsD reported, citing sources close to the matter.
According to the BBC, the deal will be CEO Marissa Mayer's largest deal since taking Yahoo's command in July 2012.
Neither Yahoo nor Tumblr responded immediately to requests for comment.
Under the terms of the acquisition, Tumblr would continue to operate as an independent business, which is currently run by David Karp, a 26-year-old New Yorker, who is expected to remain in his role. (ANI)
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