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Alabama online sales tax bill discussed

Since Amazon acquired Whole Foods, who has five stores in Alabama, changes are coming because Amazon now has a physical presence in Alabama. The bill ...


Huntsville student makes perfect score on ACT

(Pixabay) Megan Cooper, a New Century Technology High School senior in Huntsville, scored a perfect score of 36 on the ACT. In 2017, 2 million ...


Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle officially qualifies with Alabama Republican Party to run for governor

A week after locking down thousands of new jobs for Alabamians, Tommy Battle, a lifelong Republican, qualified this week with the Alabama Republican Party for ...


Bus driver placed on leave after mother says her 5-year-old child was left on JeffCo school bus all day

IRONDALE, AL (WBRC) - A Jefferson County school bus driver has been placed on leave pending investigation after a mother says her young son ...


Auburn University introduces new athletics director

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - Auburn University has named Allen Greene it's new director of athletics.Greene has been the athletics director at Buffalo since November ...


Baltimore police leader fired after record year in homicides

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis, left, speaks alongside Mayor Catherine ...


Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen in NFL draft

Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry to the NFL draft, making it four of ...


Clues sought in crash that killed Zimbabwe opposition leader

A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery ...


Q&A: James Patterson on Aaron Hernandez's fall from grace

FILE - In this photo combo, author James Patterson poses for a portrait in New York on Aug. 30, 2016 and former New England Patriots ...


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Darkest Hour
A few years ago, Ian Mortimer wrote a blog post for The Guardian titled 'œTen of the Worst Years in British History.' This list of uniquely awful 12-month periods included 1348, when the Black Death finally arrived on British shores, ...

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Sheraton Abu Dhabi Resort & Towers

I have spent time at the Sheraton in Abu Dhabi previously, in the restaurants and the tavern pub, but hadn't stayed there before. The ...

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