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Duty, honor, country: Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. They are your rallying point to build courage when courage seems to fail, to regain faith when there seems to be little cause for faith, to create hope when hope becomes forlorn. -- General Douglas MacArthur, Thayer Award Speech, 1962
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama Gov. Bob Riley called for a travel boycott of Aruba on Tuesday until authorities on the Dutch Caribbean island cooperate more fully with the family of a Mountain Brook teenager who has been missing since a graduation trip in May.
A top elected Republican will be leading the effort to convince voters to keep the partisan in partisan politics.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama vaulted past Arizona on Thursday with what is being called the most restrictive law in the nation against illegal immigration, requiring schools to find out if students are in the country lawfully and making it a crime to knowingly give an illegal immigrant a ride.
MOSSES, ALA. - For Chlorine Shufford and others in the isolated Alabama community of Mosses, life hasn’t changed much in nearly a century. Believed to be in her 90s, Shufford lives down a dirt road in a four-room house with bare wooden floors where she raised her children.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is flanked by Sen. Scott Beason, R-Gardendale, left, and Micky Hammon, R-Decatur, right, as he speaks before signing into law what critics and supporters are calling the strongest bill in the nation cracking down on illegal immigration, on Thursday June 9, 2011 at the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. The bill allows police to arrest anyone suspected of being an illegal immigrant if they're stopped for any other reason. It also requires public schools to determine students' immigration status and makes it a crime to knowingly give an illegal immigrant a ride.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A jury ordered Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay $11.9 billion in damages Friday after finding the oil giant had cheated the state of Alabama out of natural gas royalties.
It took awhile, but Valley Christian has hired Jeff Rutledge as its new football coach on Monday.
The concert lineup for Country Thunder has been confirmed, organizers announced Wednesday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Suspicious letters containing powdery substances addressed to governors were intercepted in at least six states on Monday, but tests indicated the powder in five of them wasn't harmful.
TEMPE - Longtime NFL quarterback Jeff Rutledge was among four more assistants hired by new Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt, the team said Tuesday.
FT. DEPOSIT, Ala. - Billy Walker, the Grand Ole Opry legend whose hits included "Charlie's Shoes" and "Cross the Brazos at Waco," died in a wreck along an Alabama interstate on Sunday. He was 77.
PHOENIX -- More than two dozen Arizona politicians who received free game tickets or trips from the Fiesta Bowl will not face criminal charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Shortly before 7 the Friday night of a three-day weekend, a favorite time for the White House to disclose bad news, reporters were handed 2-inch-thick packets of President Bush's military and medical records.
April 8, 2005
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a multifaceted, multidimensional and multitalented man. However, because so many fail to study the great works written about African American people, we often find ourselves the victim of 30-secons sound bites on the six o'clock news where excerpts of his omnipresent "I Have A Dream" speech are played over and over again.
ROCKVILLE, Md. - Twice-convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad was sentenced Thursday to six consecutive life terms in prison with no possibility of parole, a sentence prosecutors consider insurance in case his Virginia death sentence is ever overturned.
The death of Rosa Parks underscores that the generation responsible for the key victories of the civil rights movement is fading into history, leaving its survivors with the challenge of keeping the movement's memory and work alive even as today's youth often seem disengaged.
DETROIT - Nearly 50 years ago, Rosa Parks made a simple decision that sparked a revolution. When a white man demanded she give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus, the then 42-year-old seamstress said no.
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Hurricane Dennis dealt a glancing blow to the Florida Keys on Saturday, knocking out power and leaving streets flooded with seaweed as it roared toward the storm-weary Gulf Coast, where nearly 1.4 million people were under evacuation orders.
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Hurricane Dennis roared onto the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast Sunday with a 120-mph fury of blinding squalls, crashing waves and flying debris that followed in the ruinous footprints of Ivan just 10 months ago.
Travelers Cos. Inc. says it will pay at least $1 billion in insurance claims and suffer a second-quarter operating loss from tornadoes and hailstorms that pummeled 13 midwestern and southern states in April and May.
As promised, On The Road recaps Berge Ford’s very own Jeff Kogan's Hollywood debut on Wheel Of Fortune! And the first 2006 Sonata made in U.S.A. makes its debut at Hyundai of Tempe.
ENTERPRISE, Ala. - A violent storm system that ripped apart an Alabama high school as students hunkered inside later tore through Georgia, hitting a hospital and raising the death toll to at least 20 across the Midwest and Southeast.
TAMPA, Fla. -- Lady Di is a lovely purebred collie with a pleasant disposition, just like lots of other dogs dumped at shelters in areas that lack anywhere near enough would-be owners. Unlike all but a lucky few of those animals, she got a plane ride away from death row.