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Alabama: State in the southeastern United States
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th largest by area and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states. With a total of 1,500 miles (2,400 km) of inland waterways, Alabama has among the most of any state.

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Democratic Sen. Doug Jones Set To Take On Tuberville In Bruising Alabama Senate Fight [Video]

Democratic Sen. Doug Jones Set To Take On Tuberville In Bruising Alabama Senate Fight

Alabama Sen. Doug Jones is the only Democratic Senator from the Deep South. Jones is running against Tommy Tuberville. In December 2017 Jones narrowly won a special election to replace former Sen. Jeff..

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How a Trump pick could shift SCOTUS on abortion [Video]

How a Trump pick could shift SCOTUS on abortion

[NFA] With President Donald Trump poised to nominate a U.S. Supreme Court justice to fill the vacancy created by the death of liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new 6-3 conservative majority could be..

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Hurricane Sally: Rescuers try to reach survivors in Florida and Alabama [Video]

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers try to reach survivors in Florida and Alabama

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Hurricane Sally wreaks havoc in Florida [Video]

Hurricane Sally wreaks havoc in Florida

The remnants of Hurricane Sally dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia on Thursday, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of..

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Slow-moving Sally drenches southeast states [Video]

Slow-moving Sally drenches southeast states

[NFA] Storm Sally on Thursday dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of thousands without..

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Sally weakens after dumping rain on Gulf coast [Video]

Sally weakens after dumping rain on Gulf coast

[NFA] The storm was downgraded to a tropical depression and is threatening to dump another foot of rain as it moves inland. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Large alligator spotted swimming in floodwater outside home [Video]

Large alligator spotted swimming in floodwater outside home

As the 2020 calendar year continues to show no mercy, a shocking video shows an alligator swimming just outside an Alabama woman's home. Story: https://bit.ly/33FX2rc

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Hurricane Sally Pummels Alabama and Florida Coasts [Video]

Hurricane Sally Pummels Alabama and Florida Coasts

Hurricane Sally was upgraded to a Category 2 storm, hitting shore early on Wednesday.

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Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama [Video]

Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama

Hurricane Sally has made landfall in Alabama as a Category 2 storm, pushing asurge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain. Forecastersbelieve the rain will cause dangerous flooding..

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Sally brings 'historic and catastrophic' flooding [Video]

Sally brings 'historic and catastrophic' flooding

[NFA] Sally, which made landfall early Wednesday as a Category 2 storm, brought what the U.S. National Hurricane Center called "historic and catastrophic" flooding to the Alabama-Florida coast. This..

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Hurricane Sally makes landfall on Alabama's Gulf Coast [Video]

Hurricane Sally makes landfall on Alabama's Gulf Coast

[NFA] The slow-moving storm brought winds of up to 105 miles per hour and threatened devastating rainfall. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Sally could bring historic flooding to U.S. Gulf coast [Video]

Sally could bring historic flooding to U.S. Gulf coast

[NFA] The slow-moving storm threatened low-laying areas with up to two feet of rain and nine-foot storm surges. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Fighting an Uphill Senate Re-election Battle, Doug Jones Does It His Way

Mr. Jones, from deeply conservative Alabama, is the Senate’s most vulnerable Democratic incumbent. But far from tiptoeing toward re-election, he seems almost liberated by his predicament.
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U.S. Navy identifies 2 killed in training plane crash

The T-6B Texan II training plane crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast.
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College football winners and losers from Week 8 include Rutgers, Alabama and Indiana

The biggest winners and losers from Week 8 of the 2020 season, including Ohio State, Indiana and Tennessee.
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Navy investigating fatal plane crash near Gulf Coast

The Navy is investigating a fatal plane crash that occurred Friday when a training aircraft crashed into a home in the Foley, Alabama. Two crew members were killed but no one on the ground was injured.
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U.S. Navy training plane crashes in Alabama, killing 2

The T-6B Texan II training plane crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast.
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US Navy plane crashes into 'heavily populated' Alabama suburb, killing two

us navy plane crashes into 'heavily populated' alabama suburb, killing two
A US Navy training plane that took off from Florida has crashed in an Alabama suburb near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the plane, authorities say. Zach Harrell, a spokesperson for the..
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Supreme Court reinstates Alabama's ban on curbside voting

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Voting 2020: Iran and 'Proud Boy' emails, Alabama curbside decision, early voters could outpace Election Day ballots

Iran hackers linked to threatening emails. Alabama won't have curbside voting. More will vote before Election Day than on Election Day. Latest news.
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"The FBI Declassified": Saving Ethan

Series premiere: A young boy is held hostage in an underground bunker in rural Alabama. How the FBI got inside the mind of his kidnapper. Narrated by Alana De La Garza of the CBS series "FBI."
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In a 5-to-3 ruling, the Supreme Court blocks the use of curbside or ‘drive-up’ voting in Alabama.

After a state election official banned the practice, a federal trial judge allowed, but did not require, counties to offer it in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Supreme Court Bars Curbside Voting in Alabama

After a state election official banned the practice, a federal trial judge allowed, but did not require, counties to offer it in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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How Black women made the difference in Alabama’s 2017 Senate race

In the final days before the 2020 election, all eyes are on key voting blocs that could determine the outcome. CBS News is looking back at races shaped by one group’s determination to vote. This is..
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Clemson holds off Alabama for No. 1 spot in Amway Coaches Poll

Clemson held its No. 1 spot in the Amway Coaches Poll ahead of Alabama after the Crimson Tide took down then-No. 3 Georgia in impressive fashion.
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Gift of baseballs, with a catch

In a batting cage in Montgomery, Alabama, Brian Robinson and his son, Carter, found a bucket of balls, and a note left by a stranger that threw them for a curve. Steve Hartman reports on how one..
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Brittany Smith jailed for killing her rapist in the US state of Alabama

brittany smith jailed for killing her rapist in the us state of alabama
Warning: Graphic details A US woman will spend time behind bars for shooting and killing her rapist – despite arguing self-defence using a controversial law.Brittany Smith,32, of Alabama, entered a..
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Hurricane Delta threatens Louisiana with "life-threatening" storm surge; Baseballs bring three generations together in Alabama.
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Baseballs bring three generations together in Alabama

Randy Long of Montgomery, Alabama just couldn't bring himself to throw out a bucket of baseballs he used to toss with his son and grandson. So he donated the baseballs to strangers, who threw a bonding..
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"Saturday Night Live" cancels Morgan Wallen performance after singer breaks COVID-19 protocols

Morgan Wallen will no longer perform on Saturday Night Live October 10. The rising country star was cut from the lineup after TikTok videos showed Wallen at a crowded bar in Alabama, not following..
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Morgan Wallen dropped from "SNL" after breaking COVID rules

The country singer apologized after he was shown on TikTok socializing maskless at a crowded bar and house party in Alabama.
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Man who camped on private Disney island fined $100

man who camped on private disney island fined $100
An Alabama man arrested for camping out for days on a shuttered Disney World island has been fined $100 and banned from the Florida theme park for life.Richard McGuire, 42, pleaded no contest to a..
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Gulf States Brace for Hurricane Delta

The governors of Alabama and Mississippi have declared states of emergency, while some parishes in Louisiana are under mandatory evacuation orders.
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10/7/20: Red and Blue

Pence, Harris gearing up for Vice President debate; Alabama's senate race heating up
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Alabama Democratic Senator Doug Jones faces tough challenge from Tommy Tuberville

Alabama Senator Doug Jones, a Democrat, is facing a tough battle for reelection against former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville. Mike Cason, sate government reporter for AL.com, joined..
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Morgan Wallen appears to party maskless in Alabama ahead of 'SNL' debut

Days before Morgan Wallen was to make his "Saturday Night Live" debut, the country singer faces criticism for apparently partying maskless with fans.
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Morgan Wallen, This Week's 'SNL' Musical Guest, Parties Maskless

Country music star Morgan Wallen -- set to be this week's musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" -- was super unsafe over the weekend, and now the question ... will 'SNL' pull the plug on him. The..
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Hurricane Delta rapidly intensifies into a Category 4 storm

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has already issued a state of emergency as Hurricane Delta churns closer towards the U.S. Gulf Coast. Delta and has rapidly grown in strength over the past 24 hours. CBS News..
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How an FBI profiler gets inside the mind of a kidnapper

An Alabama man held a boy hostage in an underground bunker, engaging law enforcement in a seven-day standoff.
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Alabama jumping Ohio State for No. 2 among many changes in this week's NCAA Re-Rank 1-126

Alabama moves up to No. 2, Arkansas soars and there's a shakeup inside the Top 25 in the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank 1-126.
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Georgia moves into tie with Florida at No. 3 in Amway Coaches Poll after Week 5 games

A big win against Auburn moved Georgia into a tie at No. 3 in the latest Amway Coaches Poll behind leaders Clemson and Alabama.
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‘Fifth Girl’ in 1963 Church Bombing Gets an Apology From Alabama’s Governor

Gov. Kay Ivey offered to have state officials meet with lawyers for a maimed survivor of an infamous racist attack in Birmingham to discuss restitution for an “egregious injustice.”
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'Like I was being eaten': When police dogs bite, no one is accountable

An Alabama man killed by a K-9 is one of thousands bitten by police dogs every year. Few ever get justice.
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Alabama governor apologizes to survivor of 1963 KKK church bombing that killed four Black girls

The governor's letter was sent to an attorney for Sarah Collins Rudolph, who lost her sister and was blinded in one eye in the 1963 church attack.
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Inside the FBI's mission to save a boy held hostage by a gunman

New series, "The FBI Declassified," offers unprecedented insight into the tactics investigators used to rescue a young boy kidnapped in rural Alabama.
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Survivor of 1963 church bombing in Alabama seeks an apology and restitution

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More than a dozen sticks of dynamite planted by Ku Klux Klansmen exploded at a Birmingham, Ala., church in 1963, killing four Black girls. The “fifth little girl,” Sarah Collins Rudolph, survived..
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Supreme Court is shorthanded but could play key role in election

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg adds a new layer of intrigue to a pandemic-infused election that's been challenged from Alabama to Wisconsin.
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Hundreds of thousands still without power in Hurricane Sally clean-up in US

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Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power on Friday (US time) along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of..
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In 1963, four young black girls were killed in a racist bomb attack at a church in Alabama.
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Fleeing segregated Albama, she found revolution in Costa Rica and married its future president. She then pushed him to grant women and minorities the right to vote.
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The bombing of the church on Sept. 15, 1963 killed four little girls, including Sarah Collins Rudolph's sister, and left her blind in one eye.
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Hurricane Sally destroys communities in Florida and Alabama

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Live coverage of Sally: At least $29M in damage in Florida county; 330K still without power; bridge may be closed for month

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