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Late afternoon thunderstorms postponed several area Independence Day fireworks shows.
The City of Montgomery celebrated the fourth down at Riverfront Park on Saturday, despite the rain.
The victim of Saturday morning's shooting has been identified.
The legalization of same-sex-marriage is not sitting very well with some members of the clergy. Two Baptist ministers held a press conference at the state capitol Friday morning and they say the high court's decision is unconstitutional.
It's going to be a busy Fourth of July on the roadways. State troopers say the official travel surge starts at midnight and runs through Sunday.
National News
July 6th
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women's World Cup title.
July 6th
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece's decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers and the country's other creditors would appreciate his not atten…
July 6th
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest on the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local):
National Entertainment News
July 6th
NEW YORK (AP) — Ballerina Misty Copeland, who just became the first African-American woman to be a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, has another breakthrough planned — a debut on Broadway.
July 6th
NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah started with "The Star-Spangled Banner" and ended with a rap classic, Amy Schumer told raunchy jokes despite some children in the crowd and country singer Sara Evans was a vocal powerhouse when she covered Sam Smith…
July 6th
NEW YORK (AP) — July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases "Magic Mike XXL" and "Terminator Genisys" fizzled, leaving the popular holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" to top the …
National Sports News
July 6th
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway.
July 6th
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women's World Cup final (all times local):
July 6th
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women's World Cup title.
Local News
July 2nd
A large and enthusiastic crowd turned out at the Tallassee High School auditorium last Friday for an evening of patriotic music and entertainment. The organizer of the event was James Bush, who was also the musical director for the ad hoc community choir.…
July 2nd
A new local nurse’s organization, Nurses Empowered For Change (NEFC), presented an outdoor health fair on Saturday at Veteran’s Park in Tallassee. The group provided free blood pressure, glucose, and balance checks for attendees, among other s…
July 1st
Beef lovers across the state are now invited to submit their nominations for the Alabama’s Best Steak (ABS) contest, sponsored by the Alabama and National Beef Checkoff programs and the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA). Voting for the fou…

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Carol Hawkins, the former personal assistant of U2 bassist Adam Clayton was jailed for seven years for embezzling 2.8m euros (£2.2m) of his money to fund a lavish lifestyle. Hawkins was convicted on 181 counts of theft from the bassist's bank accoun…
Grammy award winning Rap star Lil' Kim who was convicted of perjury and conspiracy in March 2005, was sentenced to a year in jail for lying to a grand jury to protect friends. Kim told the court "I testified falsely to the grand jury and during the trial.…
The Dixie Chicks performed a concert at Dallas' American Airlines Center despite an anonymous threat that group member Natalie Maines would be shot on stage, (after the controversy regading her comments about President George W. Bush, and the Iraq war). M…
A pair of Sir Elton John's sandals was set to become the most expensive shoes in history when they went under the hammer for charity. Offers over £20,000 were invited for the Salvatore Ferragamo sandals to raise funds for Elton's Aid Trust.
Pink Floyd made their first appearance on BBC TV music show Top Of The Pops to promote their new single See Emily Play. A badly damaged home video recording recovered by the British Film Institute of this show was given a public screening in London on 9th…



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June 26th
Register Online | Football 101 FlyerTroy football head coach Neal Brown and his staff will host the Troy Football 101 Women's Clinic on Thursday, July 16. Admission is just $25 and all proceeds from the event will be donated to the Pike Regional Child Adv…

June 20th
The Troy University Athletics Department mourns the tragic death of student-athlete Corey McCullers, who was a member of the Troy University football team. McCullers died as the result of a car accident Saturday afternoon in Troy.