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July 31, 2006
The Political Round-Up: Alabama's "Uday and Qusay' in Democratic crosshairs?; Alfa puts crops in wrong rotation; making strides with Greenspaces; Mobile lawyer to depose Bush?

New city park on Mobile Bay to be dedicated.

July 30, 2006
Quick change artists: Update in Fun & Games.

July 28, 2006
Big Tyson fundraiser set.

Agenda highlights for Tuesday meeting of Mobile City Council.

July 27, 2006
Video from Iraq (turn your sound up).

A man in Magee, MS took these photographs as the eye of Katrina passed over. 1, 2, 3, 4.

Nodine reports on recent economic development trip.

July 26, 2006
Democratic sheriff nomination not black or white, perhaps not even Grey.

July 24, 2006
Residential going vertical: Is Atlanta the north star in the Southern constellation?

July 23, 2006
Spencer's gone and the Dog Days of Summer are here.

July 22, 2006
The Political Round-Up: Redneck women; putting out fires on the bayou; an ex-sheriff on steroids and streaking; RSA says 'no deal'; "Savile Sam' traveling light; will it be a long, Strange trip to the governor's mansion in 2010?

When insults had class. Update in Fun & Games.

July 21, 2006
The wild rumor that wouldn't die: For the longest time, it was whispered on golf courses and in area watering holes that Shell Oil would abandon its 656,000 square foot corporate presence in post-Katrina New Orleans and relocate in Mobile, some of the more rarefied speculation featuring Shell's purchase of the RSA Tower. Alas, let this serve as a death notice for one of the area's more long-lived and tenacious rumors. May it rest in peace.

Getting even with Steven: No text-messaging for Emily. Update in Fun & Games.

July 20, 2006
After 41 years, the state's longest serving judge has decided to leave the Mobile County circuit bench three months before his term of office expires.

Mobile Mayor Sam Jones will join Carnival Cruise Line officials for a news conference on Monday, July 24, 2006 at 10 a.m. on the third floor of the Alabama Cruise Terminal here. No details about the announcement were released.

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a small jet bound for Rochester, Minnesota to crash in a northeast Iowa cornfield on Wednesday, killing two pilots and injuring two other men, including  Robert Paulk, the top executive at Paulk's Moving and Storage here.

Mobile 70 years ago.

People shouldn't make assumptions. Not even cops. Especially not even cops. Update in Fun & Games.

July 19, 2006
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but what about a jail in Mobile County?

Let the gigs and gags begin. Update in Fun & Games.

July 18, 2006
Shelby fights for tanker funding.

July 17, 2006
Shelby announces homeland security funding for Alabama.

July 14, 2006
12th Annual Bayfest Music Festival set Oct. 6-8.

July 2, 2006
Off on a brief hiatus. Everyone enjoy a safe and happy holiday.

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