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Day one of testimony in the retrial for David Nash is now over.
The DARE program is making a return to Elmore County. When students go back to school next month, they'll be taking part in the antI-drug program.
The Boy Scouts of America has lifted it's ban on gays serving as scout leaders.
Political Analyst Steve Flowers says Gov. Robert Bentley is "irrelevant" in the special session the Legislature is holding to pass a General Fund budget.
According to federal weather officials, Alabama has had more lightning deaths so far in 2015 than any other state.
National News
July 29th
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
July 29th
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq in a new raid against the separatist group, authorities said Wednesday, as Turkey's opposition pro-Kurdish party called for an immediate end to the violence and the resumption o…
July 29th
MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police gunned down one of the country's most-feared Sunni militant leaders and 13 followers in a mysterious pre-dawn shootout Wednesday, killing a man believed to behind the slaughter of hundreds of the nation's min…
National Entertainment News
July 29th
ROME (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, a war story with Idris Elba and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson.
July 29th
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — In an hour-long comedy set, Trevor Noah hit the kind of social satire notes to be expected of Jon Stewart's "Daily Show" heir.
July 28th
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood — about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medium.
National Sports News
July 29th
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese organizers apologized to the IOC on Wednesday over the scrapping of the original plans for the Olympic stadium and delivered assurances that the new venue will be ready in time for the 2020 Games.
July 29th
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure…
July 29th
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field Wednesday, a day after doctors gave him the all-clear.
Local News
July 22nd
Salem-Macon Baptist Church, located on the borderline of Tallapoosa and Macon Counties, celebrated its 175th anniversary last Sunday morning, with approximately 250 persons attending from several states. According to spokesperson Ann Owsley, the Alabama t…
July 22nd
While several organizations in Tallassee and surrounding area are dedicated to the growth of the city (including bringing new businesses to town), the Tallassee Redevelopment Authority (TRA) puts forth its efforts in a methodical-if-not-highly-publicized …
July 22nd
In a child’s mind when the school year ends, schools become desolate buildings growing nothing but cobwebs and dust bunnies as the days pass. But, that’s not the case. “There really is a great deal to do in June and July,” wrote ne…

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On the day of the wedding between Prince Charles and Lady Diana, a bunch of records were released relating to the event, 'Lady D', by Typically Tropical, 'Charlies Angles', by Mini & The Metros and 'Diana', from Mike Berry. They all failed to reach th…
Mamas And The Papas singer Cass Elliot died in her sleep from a heart attack after playing a sold out show in London, England. She was staying at Harry Nilson's London flat when she died. Her only solo hit was 'Dream a Little Dream of Me,' which also feat…
Led Zeppelin played the last of three nights at Madison Square Garden, New York at the end of a 33-date North American tour. It was on this day that Led Zeppelin lost around $203,000 in cash after a thief made off with the receipts from the two Madison Sq…
The International Love-In Festival took place at Alexandra Palace London with Pink Floyd, Brian Auger Trinity with Julie Driscoll, The Animals, Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Tomorrow, Blossom Toes, Creation, The Nervous System and Apostolic Intervention.
Bob Dylan was riding his Triumph 55 motorcycle to a garage near his home in Woodstock, New York for repairs when the rear wheel locked. Dylan lost control and was thrown over the handlebars, suffering a broken neck vertebra. His recuperation led to a peri…



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July 24th
Purchase Season Tickets | Sun Belt Media Day RewindThe opening of the first fall camp under Neal Brown is just over a week away for the Troy football team, as the Trojans will hit the practice field for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m.

July 24th
Photo GalleryEighteen Troy University student-athletes received their degrees Friday at Troy's 2015 Summer Commencement ceremony in Trojan Arena. Former Troy football All-American Lawrence Tynes delivered the keynote address to the some 350 students who p…