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Overtime Pay is Back: New U.S. Department of Labor Rule to Bring More Money to the Middle-Class [VIDEO]

Your employer may have to start paying you overtime--even if you've been previously listed as an "exempt" employee--thanks to a new rule from the United States Department of Labor.

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Do You Like Green Plums? Where Can I Find Them Growing Wild?

I love when I find something that takes me back in time. This morning, I stopped at a C-Store on my way to work and saw three buckets of green plums for sale. It'd been years. I bought a half pound.

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Tuscaloosa Fire & Rescue Celebrate EMS Week

Every day, emergency medical technicians are responding to life-threatening situations in our community and EMS Week celebrates their commitment, skill and dedication to Tuscaloosa.

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‘Trucks By The Tracks’ Food Truck Event to Be Held in Downtown Northport May 26, 2016

Something new is coming to Northport: the city will host its first-ever 'Trucks By The Tracks' event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016. 

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Teen Graduates High School, College in the Same Day

One Louisiana teen has taken full advantage of one of the opportunities also afforded to students in Alabama: dual enrollment. Azariya McClendon graduated from high school and college in the same day.

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Victoria Isabella Gokey
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List Of Most Popular Alabama Baby Names In 2015

For the second year in a row two traditional names claim the top spot for the most popular boy and girl names in Alabama.

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Should The Tuscaloosa City Council Vote To Allow Food Trucks in Downtown?

Food truck vendors and restaurant owners in downtown Tuscaloosa are awaiting a decision from the city council that could impact everyone regardless of the outcome.

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29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner To Benefit The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis - Dinner
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Tom Brokaw Makes Lame Joke About Alabama and the University Responds

Oh poor Tom Brokaw, the legendary news man attempted to be funny at the Ole Miss Commencement over the weekend by insulting Alabama. The University of Alabama gets the last laugh with its response!

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7 Best Indoor Summer Activities in Tuscaloosa

It's summer, and TBH, I am not all that psyched. Summer is THE WORST. It's hot and humid, and by the time August rolls around I am seriously questioning the decision making process that led me to live in the South...

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65 Reasons Why Summer is the Absolute WORST

Some people may tell you that summer doesn't officially start until after Memorial Day, but people who live in Alabama can tell you that summer starts around mid-April down here. Summer is a time for swimming and barbecues and all sorts of fun outdoor activities--but it is also the WORST.

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