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  • Disney's Fantasyland plan leaves Snow White ride out in cold

    Disney's Fantasyland plan leaves Snow White ride out in cold
    The Fantasyland expansion at Magic Kingdom will produce several new attractions at Walt Disney World, including the dark ride Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid, the Be Our Guest restaurant and the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train roller coaster. But on...
  • PASSINGS: Prescott S. Bush Jr., Deborah Jo White, Vince O'Brien

    PASSINGS: Prescott S. Bush Jr., Deborah Jo White, Vince O'Brien
    Prescott S. Bush Jr. President George H.W. Bush's brother Prescott S. Bush Jr., 87, the brother of one U.S. president and another's uncle, died Wednesday in Hingham, Mass., after a long illness, according to his family. A retired insurance executive,...
  • Do people fail to respond to tornado warnings?

    Do people fail to respond to tornado warnings?
    The violent tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., killing at least 117, had hospital employees rushing to transport patients to safety at the last few minutes and forced others into refrigerators for shelter. There was 20 minutes of advance warning provided...
  • How Fat is Your State?

    How Fat is Your State?
    Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have...
  • Yule school? You bet!

    Yule school? You bet!
    Some come for the camaraderie; it's like a Santa support group. Some come to learn the basics. Consider first-timer Jim Robinson, a retired and rotund band director from Alabama who now lives in Chicago. A friend suggested Robinson consider landing...
  • Recipe Finder: Alabama blueberry bread

    Mary Harris from Nottingham was looking for recipe she has lost for a blueberry breakfast cake made in a loaf pan. Gladys Wilt from Lothian sent in a recipe she had for Alabama Blueberry Bread that she thinks is really great and that Harris might want...
  • Sheriff’s department uses fake Iron Bowl ticket giveaway to nab suspects

     
    Sheriff's department uses fake Iron Bowl ticket giveaway to nab suspects...
  • Supervisors tap Social Services chief to lead troubled agency

     
    Philip Browning, director of L.A. County’s Department of Public Social Services, has been tapped to serve as interim head of the child welfare department, the latest in a revolving door of leaders for the embattled agency. Browning’s name...
  • Alabama’s “Clergy Criminalization Act”

     
    Effective Sept. 1, ministers in Alabama will be prohibited from assisting illegal immigrants, including offering them rides, hiring undocumented workers or renting to them under the state's new immigration bill passed in June. “We call it the &#...
  • Supervisors approve new acting director for child welfare agency

     
    County supervisors voted unanimously to appoint Philip Browning to be the latest acting director of the embattled child protective services agency. As current director of the Department of Social Services, he has been lauded for his handling of county...
  • TV tonight: ‘American Idol’ winner Scotty McCreery on ‘CMA Music Festival’

     
    Big Brother": How is Brendon fitting in since his surprise return to the house on Thursday? We learn at 8 on CBS. The previews suggest Rachel is overjoyed; will viewers be?...