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Local Amtrak services canceled in January, February
Amtrak will cancel its passenger transport on two lines through Anniston during part of January and February to allow...
05:05 AM, Monday, December 30
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Supporters of bill to approve regulatory boards in bulk sa...
Squirreled away within the halls of Alabama's state government are dozens of state boards designed to regulate a thic...
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Almanac: Monday, December 30, 2013
A look back at this date in history.
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Sunday Record for December 29, 2013
The Anniston Star's Sunday Record for December 29, 2013.
10:48 PM, Sunday, December 29
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Police blotter for December 29, 2013
Crimes are listed by location. Anonymous tips may be called in to Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414. A reward of up to $...
10:24 PM, Sunday, December 29
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Arrest report for December 29, 2013
The people listed in this arrest report, whose names and charges are obtained from public records, are presumed innoc...
10:23 PM, Sunday, December 29
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Memorial built in honor of Rabbittown veterans
The cemetery at Rabbittown Baptist Church is dotted with the headstones of at least 56 veterans buried there, and a n...
12:15 AM, Sunday, December 29
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Experts tell what Obamacare needs to succeed in 2014
Health industry experts say that whether the ACA meets that goal will depend on whether more states like Alabama agre...
09:00 PM, Saturday, December 28
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Piedmont, Jacksonville police look into cameras for officers
Jacksonville and Piedmont police officers are likely to be outfitted with wearable cameras in 2014.
04:40 PM, Saturday, December 28
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Foundation seeks nominees for health-care volunteer award
The Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama is looking for volunteers to be nominated for the Juliette P. Doster Aw...
04:01 PM, Saturday, December 28
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Democratic candidate for governor an unknown in local poli...
With six months to go before the state primaries, the Alabama Democratic Party finally has its first candidate for go...
05:33 PM, Friday, December 27
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Local long-term unemployed face end of benefits program
The federal program began in 2008 as a way to help the long-term unemployed as a result of the Great Recession. Congr...
05:14 PM, Friday, December 27
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Courthouse worker faces mountain of records to digitize
“It’s a pretty creepy place,” said Alisha Epps, the part-time Circuit Clerk’s office employee who spends large portio...
04:44 PM, Friday, December 27
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Local women receive help through new program
Created by Claudia Elston, the 12-week program is designed to help young women in need.
04:36 PM, Friday, December 27
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George Smith: Ellison Kate is on the way, due in June
George Smith's Column for Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.
03:00 AM, Friday, December 27
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