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Storm victims can apply for unemployment benefits
Apr 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
MONTGOMERY (AP) — Workers who have lost their jobs in eight Alabama counties because of storms that ravaged the state may qualify for federal unemployment assistance. Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees said Friday that workers in Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jefferson, ...
Alabama legislators go home to review storm damage
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MONTGOMERY AP) — The Alabama Legislature has postponed consideration of the state education budget and other bills to allow members to return home to tornado-ravaged parts of the state. The Senate had planned to discuss the education budget Thursday, and the House had scheduled a long list of bil...
Alabama death toll climbs to 232
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The Alabama Emergency Management Agency announced Friday that the death toll from Wednesday's storms had reached 232. EMA says Tuscaloosa County leads the state in fatalities from the storms and tornadoes with 36. DeKalb County is second at 32, followed by Franklin with 27, Marion with 21, Jeffer...
White House postpones Auburn team visit
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Associated Press AUBURN — Auburn's football team isn't heading to the White House this week after all. The national champions were scheduled to fly to Washington Thursday evening and then meet President Barack Obama, who is now set to travel to Alabama Friday in the aftermath of deadly storms tha...
Alabama death toll climbs to 180
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Associated Press State emergency management officials say Alabama's death toll from tornadoes and storms has grown to 180 and will keep growing as rescue workers search debris. The state Emergency Management Agency is reporting 30 deaths in DeKalb County, 18 in Franklin and 15 in Tuscaloosa. Univ...
Attorney General warns against fraud and price gouging
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In the wake of dozens of tornadoes that wreaked havoc throughout Alabama yesterday, Attorney General Luther Strange pledged that his office will be vigilant in protecting our citizens from those who might exploit this tragedy for illegal profit. He also warned against looting, and pledged that th...
Storms hurt Alabama poultry
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's agriculture commissioner says tornadoes and storms caused multi-million-dollar damage to the poultry industry in north Alabama. Commissioner John McMillan says about 200 poultry houses were destroyed and another 180 damaged. A standard poultry house can hold abou...
11 Checks to Avoid Getting Scammed
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These are simple, effective steps that a person can take to avoid being ripped off from an illegitimate contractor. Applying some quick research with the Better Business Bureau and trusting your instincts can help save some problems. Also, try these 11 points to avoid getting scammed. • Take your...
10 Tips for Catastrophe Recovery
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As it becomes safe to do so, Allstate Insurance suggests homeowners carefully inspect their homes after a catastrophe for damage. Allstate policyholders whose homes or automobiles have been damaged by Wednesday’s storms that struck Alabama can start the claim process by calling 1-800-ALLSTATE (1-...
by kabar68
Feb 02, 2011 |  0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In the spring of 1967 young men everywhere were feeling the pressure of the draft - even at the Delta Tau Delta house at the University of Alabama. No one was feeling the heat anymore than myself because, due to my lack of motivation to attend class on a regular basis, I had been reclassified 1-A...

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