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Kathy Scott: Focus from both state and federal government should shift to producing great teachers

The contrasting editorials on whether states or the federal government should control public education published last month fail to address the real causes of student underachievement: a growing dissatisfaction within the teaching profession that is impacting who goes into this career and ho…

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Raytheon wins $350 million contract for SM-3 missiles

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Co. $350 million to increase its procurement of Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles from eight to 44.

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S. Tucson firm creates self-cleansing technology

S. Tucson firm creates self-cleansing technology

A South Tucson company is looking to take the hazard out of hazardous-materials handling with new technology that enables protective suits to essentially decontaminate themselves.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona football: Denson remains committed to Cats 'right now' despite lure of big-name programs

During the recent spring recruiting period, it wasn’t uncommon for Arizona Wildcats commit Cameron Denson to get called into the Salpointe Catholic football office to visit with a college coach.

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NIT: Maryland 58, Alabama 57: Len's key block, 15 points send Terps to semis

NIT: Maryland 58, Alabama 57: Len's key block, 15 points send Terps to semis

Maryland center Alex Len goes up for a shot in front of Alabama center Moussa Gueye.

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NIT: Maryland 58, Alabama 57: Len's key block, 15 points send Terps to semis

NIT: Maryland 58, Alabama 57: Len's key block, 15 points send Terps to semis

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alex Len finished with 15 points and 13 rebounds and had a key block in the final seconds to help Maryland escape with a 58-57 victory over Alabama on Tuesday night in the NIT quarterfinals.

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Disabled cruise ship now being towed to Alabama

HOUSTON — The operators of a cruise vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after a weekend engine fire said Monday evening that the craft had drifted so far north of its original position that they now will tow the ship to Mobile, Ala., instead of their original plan for Progreso, Mexico.

February 11, 2013 9:25 pmLoading…
Look Back

Look Back

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 10, 1957, during his first public visit to St. Louis. He spoke at Kiel Auditorium to the Citizens Committee of Greater St. Louis, an organization that promoted racial integration. King had led the successful boycott of public buses in Montgomery, Ala.…

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Court blocks Alabama student citizenship checks

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A federal appeals court has ruled that part of Alabama’s tough immigration law that ordered public schools to check the citizenship status of new students is unconstitutional.

August 20, 2012 9:06 pmLoading…
Raytheon on schedule to complete Ala. plant

Raytheon on schedule to complete Ala. plant

Randy Stevenson, right, director of Raytheon's Weapon Integration Center, describes to garrison commander Col. John Hamilton the layout of the Huntsville, Ala., site where missiles will be assembled and tested beginning in February.

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Raytheon on schedule to complete Ala. plant

Raytheon on schedule to complete Ala. plant

A $75 million missile plant Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is building in Huntsville, Ala., is on track for completion by the end of the year and is expected to start producing missiles by February.

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Buy a breakfast sub, get lunch for free at Subway

Gotta love the month of April: the weather is pleasant for the most part and the promise of spring is in full-swing.

April 18, 2012 12:35 pmLoading…

Alabama judge jails man for saggy pants

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — A central Alabama judge ordered a man to serve three days in jail for contempt of court for wearing so-called saggy pants.

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Spoiler alert: ACM winners include big one for Blake, repeat for Taylor

Spoiler alert: ACM winners include big one for Blake, repeat for Taylor

The show still has an hour to go, but the Associated Press is reporting the winners of the Academy of Country Music Awards, including Blake Shelton as male artist of the year and his wife Miranda Lambert winning her second straight female vocalist ACM.

April 01, 2012 8:31 pm Photos

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US asks court to halt Ala. immigration law

ATLANTA — The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to stop Alabama officials from enforcing a strict immigration measure that has already driven Hispanic students from public schools and migrant workers from towns, warning that it opens the door to discrimination against even leg…

October 07, 2011 12:35 pmLoading…

Ala. police to enforce parts of immigration law

Police in Alabama are getting ready to enforce what is considered by many as the toughest immigration law in the United States.

September 29, 2011 9:05 am Related Loading…

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Dozens in House scrutinized, leak shows

Dozens in House scrutinized, leak shows

WASHINGTON — Dozens of lawmakers have drawn scrutiny from their ethics monitor this year for everything from financial dealings to travel and campaign donations, according to a leaked account showing an active House panel secretly at work.

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