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News Analysis: Mass. Senate race shows national mood

Alan Blinder

January 20, 2010

For Democrats, the death of Edward Kennedy was supposed to mean the loss of one of their most recognizable figures, a voice that embodied old school liberalism. Kennedy’s August death was not supposed to trigger the party’s...

LITE helps shine awareness on illiteracy

Jennie Kushner

January 20, 2010

With more than 700 volunteers, Literacy Is The Edge looks to increase involvement to decrease illiteracy rates in West Alabama. Louise Crow, president of LITE, said one in four Alabama residents arefunctionally illiterate. She said ...

Region honors MLK’s legacy

Jamie Lyons

January 20, 2010

Twenty years have passed since President Ronald Reagan signed legislation to create a national holiday celebrating the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The bill triggered deep divisions when it was signed in...

Local bar marks victory with new plaque on ‘walk of champions’

Patty Vaughan

January 20, 2010

When The Gray Lady, a local bar, opened last June, the owners could never have imagined that they would be adding another national championship plaque to its “walk of champions.” Owners Mike Musgrove and Dan Brislin opened th...

Council tries to make city bike friendly

Brittney Knox

January 20, 2010

The City Council passed a resolution from the Druid City Bicycle Club to seek bicycle friendly community designation on Tuesday night. The purpose of the resolution is to work with the bicyclists in Tuscaloosa through education...

Tide players, fans celebrate 13th championship

Taylor Holland

January 20, 2010

Lines wrapped around Bryant-Denny Stadium well before the gates opened at noon Saturday as Crimson Tide fans prepared to celebrate the school’s thirteenth national championship. An estimated 38,000 fans braved the cool temp...

UA professor on intl. team studying dark energy

Carolyn Bero

January 20, 2010

A faculty member at the University has partnered with researchers in Finland and Russia to study a recently discovered phenomenon called dark energy. Gene Byrd, a professor emeritus of physics and astronomy, has teamed up with a...

Announcements for 1/20/2010

CW Staff

January 20, 2010

Law school fair to be held today The College of Arts and Sciences will host a law school fair today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m in the ballroom of the Ferguson Center. Representatives from over 35 law schools will be available to answe...

Stanford professor to discuss human genetics

Amanda Sams

January 15, 2010

What differentiates human beings from all other animals in the kingdom? Carlos D. Bustamante, a professor in genetics from Stanford University, is traveling from Palo Alto, Calif. to the University to address this question. His lecture,...

Alabama unemployment rate drops

Taylor Holland

January 15, 2010

Alabama received good news on the job front recently, as figures were released showing that the state’s unemployment rate dropped in November for the first time since September 2007. The state Department of Industrial Relations...

O’Neil oversees development at A&S

Amanda Bayhi

January 15, 2010

Larry O’Neil, director of development for the College of Arts and Sciences, said his job is like that of a Sherpa, or guide, in terms of how he works within the college. In the same vein, O’Neil said he helps people find wa...

Lobbyists express concerns over 2010 education budget

Eryn Phillips

January 15, 2010

The Alabama Legislature opened its session Tuesday after Gov. Bob Riley’s State of the State address, which made it clear that officials and lobbyists have work to do. Key issues facing the Legislature this session include t...

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