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Tuscaloosa County jobless rate down slightly in March - Tuscaloosa County's unemployment rate dropped slightly in March to 6.3 percent. It was 6.4 percent in February. While the month-to-month rate was down, the county's unemployment rate was higher than it was in March 2013, when the rate was 5.7 percent. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

As 2011 Tuscaloosa tornado anniversary approaches, city plans remembrance events - Tuscaloosa City Hall has planned a series of events this week to commemorate the third anniversary of the April 27, 2011, tornado. The events begin Monday evening with an open house at the recently completed Richard A. Curry Environmental Services Building at 3440 Kauloosa Ave. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Tuscaloosa sewer service could extend to Holt - Folks in Holt are one step closer to getting hooked up to City of Tuscaloosa sewer service. However, many of the people who live there have concerns about the costs that come with it. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Tuscaloosa announces events marking 3 years since 2011 tornado - The City of Tuscaloosa has announced a week of events marking three years since the April 27, 2011 tornado. The tornado struck the city at 5:13 p.m. on that day, taking more than 50 lives, injuring hundreds more and damaging or destroying thousands of buildings. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

One arrested after stabbing incident in Tuscaloosa County - The Tuscaloosa Homicide Unit says they have arrested one person after an incident where three people, including the suspect, received puncture and laceration wounds... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Lack of funds for forensics lab sparks debate - Tuscaloosa city leaders are reluctant to help fund a local branch of the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, saying it’s a responsibility the state abandoned years ago and should not be passed on to local taxpayers. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Six Words: 'Segregation Should Not Determine Our Future' - Central High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was once considered a model of desegregation. Today, the school's population is 99 percent black. One family's story underscores three generations of change. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Tuscaloosa city schools examined in national article that says segregation has come full circle - An article released today by New York City-based nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica traces the history of how the Tuscaloosa City School System went from segregation, to desegregation and ultimately to resegregation. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

City looks to help expand sewer service in Holt; improve Hurricane Creek Park - At the request of County Commissioner Jerry Tingle and Farrington Snipes, Tuscaloosa County's director of planning and community development, the council's Public Projects - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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Six Words: 'Segregation Should Not Determine Our Future' - NPR - The investigative journalism group ProPublica, with reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, has just completed a yearlong project, Segregation Now, exploring the re-segregation of schools in the U.S., with a particular look at Tuscaloosa, Ala. In partnership ...Tuscaloosa city schools examined in national article that says segregation has ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)Segregation again? Racial picture of Alabama schools changes 60 years after ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)60 Years After Brown Vs. Board Of Education, Segregation Has Crept Back Into ... - Huffington PostProPubli - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Cloudy skies, low of 51 tonight in Tuscaloosa - The Huntsville Times - al.com - Cloudy skies, low of 51 tonight in Tuscaloosa. weather0418n.gif. Expect cloudy skies and some rain in Alabama tonight with lows in the 40s and 50s. (NOAA) (National Weather Service). Print · Ben Flanagan | bflanaga@al.com By Ben Flanagan ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Carson Tinker to sign new book in Tuscaloosa April 19 - MyFoxAL - A former Alabama football player who nearly lost his life April 27 is now telling his story in a new book. He visited FOX6 News Sports Anchor Rick Karle to talk about his new work. It has been almost three years since Tinker's girlfriend Ashley ...Jags' Tinker aims for inspiration not sad story - Chron.com - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

A-Day visitors: recruiting continues - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) - Reach The Tuscaloosa News sports staff at sports@tuscaloosanews.com or 205-722-0189. Read The Tuscaloosa News on Facebook · Follow @TuscaloosaNews Tweet to @TuscaloosaNews · A-Day visitors: Alabama recruits flock to Tuscaloosa. Alabama ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Police: Manager of 4 Tuscaloosa homeowner associations stole $80000 from ... - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog) - TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- An eight-month investigation came to an end Wednesday when the manager of four homeowner associations was arrested and charged with stealing from them. Jeffrey Lang Riley Picture.jpg View full sizeJeffery Lang Riley, ...Woman charged with murder in shooting death of son's boyfriend at Tuscaloosa ... - al.comWoman charged with murder after shooting at McCalla truck stop - MyFoxALWoman, 51, charged with murder in fatal shooting at Love's Truck Stop in McCalla - Alabama's News LeaderCBS42 - - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Tuscaloosa County jobless rate down slightly in March - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) - Tuscaloosa County added jobs over the previous month and the number of people who were unemployed decreased, said Ahmad Ijaz, director of economic forecasting at the Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research. But the unemployment rate ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Tuscaloosa Police: Woman stabbed after attacking another woman with a beer ... - Alabama's13.com - TUSCALOOSA, AL - A 39 year-old woman has been charged with burglary after authorities say she entered another female's home and attacked her with a beer bottle. Chawanda Charles was arrested and placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $30,000 ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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