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Help Us Thank Local Military Families with a Donation to Townsquare Cares

We here at 95.3 the Bear want to say thank you to our enlisted men and women, and their families, in Tuscaloosa who sacrifice so much for all of us all year long...

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Giving Back To the Kids
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The Bronze Bomber Has A Heart Of Gold

This was what I call giving back to the community.

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Tuscaloosa Police Will Continue Issuing Citations to Uber Drivers

The Tuscaloosa police department says that it has already issued citation warnings to unlicensed drivers of ride-sharing apps such as Uber, but will soon be handing out criminal city citations.

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Thank You, Hometown Heroes

Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays for several reasons; food, fireworks and family. But for me, the day is about reflecting on the miracle of America's birth and those who fought against tyranny...

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Hometown Hero – Al DuPont

Al Dupont has served Tuscaloosa for over 50 years as a land surveyor, assistant city engineer, public works director, and finally as long-serving Mayor...

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David Bradley’s ‘Get A Hero Home’ Is The Perfect Salute This Memorial Day

Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated after the Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died during the war.

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Hometown Hero for May 7th, 2013
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Staff Sgt. Shawn Franks – Hometown Hero for May 7th, 2013

Staff Sgt. Shawn Franks joined the military after being inspired by his uncle. His military career spans almost twenty years and continues today in the Army Reserves...

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Hometown Hero, Jared Timp

Update: On September 2nd, 2013, former Iraq war veteran and Tuscaloosa Police Officer, Jared Timp, lost his battle with cancer. He died surrounded by his family at Saint Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Jared is survived by his young son, Magnus.

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LCPL Kelson Epperson – Hometown Hero for 4/21

LCPL Kelson Epperson is 19 years old and serving his 2nd year in the Marines. He decided to join the military when he was in the 3rd grade and he learned about the terrorist attacks on 9/11...

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Hometown Hero Sgt. Brant Merriam
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Staff Sgt. Brant Merriam – Hometown Hero for 4/16

Staff Sgt. Brant Merriam lives in Northport with his wife Jen and three children. Brant has served in the Alabama National Guard since August 2007 and served in the Navy Reserves from 2004 until 2007...

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