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Reebok Bringing Spartan Race To Saraland

    Local athletes will have a chance to test their limits this fall, as Reebok is bringing the Spartan Race to Saraland. The event, called the Alabama Super, will occur on October 17th, featuring over 20 obstacles and ...
Reebok Bringing Spartan Race To Saraland

Nuclear Deal Reached With Iran

    An agreement has been reached on Iran's nuclear program. The deal will greatly limit Iran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief. The country has been under brutal international sanctions for most of the past decade. ...
Nuclear Deal Reached With Iran

Jet Carrying Over 150 Crashes In French Alps

    A passenger jet carrying over 150 people has crashed in the French Alps. The jet was traveling from Spain to Germany and crashed near the town of Barcelonnette, about 65 miles north of Nice. The French ...
Jet Carrying Over 150 Crashes In French Alps

FCC Formally Approves Net Neutrality Rules

    In a move hailed by the internet community, the FCC voted yesterday to reclassify consumer broadband as a utility under Title II of the Communications Act. The maneuver will allow the FCC to enforce net neutrality. ...
27 February 2015 I Read the full story

Reebok Bringing Spartan Race To Saraland

    Local athletes will have a chance to test their limits this fall, as Reebok is bringing the Spartan Race to Saraland. The event, called the Alabama Super, will occur on October 17th, featuring over 20 obstacles and ...
17 May 2015 I Read the full story

Nuclear Deal Reached With Iran

    An agreement has been reached on Iran's nuclear program. The deal will greatly limit Iran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief. The country has been under brutal international sanctions for most of the past decade. ...
3 April 2015 I Read the full story

Ted Cruz Announces Run For President

    Ted Cruz became the first big name candidate to officially announce he is running for president. In a sign of the times, Cruz first made the announcement via Twitter. He later made a formal announcement at Liberty ...
23 March 2015 I Read the full story

Reebok Bringing Spartan Race To Saraland

May - 17 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Local athletes will have a chance to test their limits this fall, as Reebok is bringing the Spartan Race to Saraland. The event, called the Alabama Super, will occur on October 17th, featuring over 20 obstacles and 30 elevation changes. The course is over 8 miles long.

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Nuclear Deal Reached With Iran

April - 3 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    An agreement has been reached on Iran’s nuclear program. The deal will greatly limit Iran’s nuclear program in return for sanctions relief. The country has been under brutal international sanctions for most of the past decade.

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Tim Cook To Donate Fortune To Charity

March - 27 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Apple CEO and Baldwin County native Tim Cook has announced that he will be donating his fortune to charity. According to Fortune, Cook will be donating approximately $785 million, after he pays for his 10 year old nephew’s college education. He joins tech titans Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Larry Ellison in pledging to donate massive funds for charity.

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Co-Pilot Blamed In Germanwings Plane Crash

March - 26 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The investigation into the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps has come to a startling revelation. Investigators now believe that the co-pilot of the flight deliberately crashed the plane. As of now, no motive has been discovered.

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Jet Carrying Over 150 Crashes In French Alps

March - 24 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A passenger jet carrying over 150 people has crashed in the French Alps. The jet was traveling from Spain to Germany and crashed near the town of Barcelonnette, about 65 miles north of Nice. The French helicopter that spotted the wreckage has reported that there are no survivors.

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Ted Cruz Announces Run For President

March - 23 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Ted Cruz became the first big name candidate to officially announce he is running for president. In a sign of the times, Cruz first made the announcement via Twitter. He later made a formal announcement at Liberty University in Virginia.

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FCC Formally Approves Net Neutrality Rules

February - 27 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    In a move hailed by the internet community, the FCC voted yesterday to reclassify consumer broadband as a utility under Title II of the Communications Act. The maneuver will allow the FCC to enforce net neutrality. In a separate ruling, the FCC also overturned state laws prohibiting municipal broadband. Both decisions are seen as big wins for consumers.

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Obamacare Enrollment Tops 11 Million

February - 17 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The second open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act ended on Sunday, and the Obama administration has declared it a big success. According to administration officials, over 11 million people signed up for coverage this time around. The administration did not specify the number of new enrollments versus renewals from last year.

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New Ceasefire Agreement Reached In Ukraine

February - 12 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France have reached an agreement to end the fighting in war torn Ukraine. The nation has been engulfed in conflict for nearly a year as Russian backed separatists have fought the central government for control of the eastern portion of the country that borders Russia. Western powers believe Russia is supplying weapons and soldiers to the rebels cause.

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Legal Controversy Brews Over Same-Sex Marriage

February - 9 - 2015 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The battle over same-sex marriage in Alabama is not over. Last night, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore ordered all probate judges to not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. A federal court had previously thrown out Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage, with Monday being the first day couples could apply for licenses.

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