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Alabama counties to certify House District 16, 55 special election results

BY: - October 2, 2023

Officials in three different counties should certify results this week for the Sept. 26 special elections in House Districts 16 and 55. Fayette, Tuscaloosa and Jefferson plan to finalize the provisional ballots from the election results on Tuesday at noon and certify the results on Friday at the same time. Officials in the three counties […]

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U.S. Department of Labor holding Alabama event for miners affected by black lung disease

BY: - September 20, 2023

The U.S. Department of Labor has scheduled events in Tuscaloosa and Jasper for current and former coal miners and family members affected by black lung disease. The department will hold an event at the Tuscaloosa Library until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. A second event is scheduled at the Jasper Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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Nearly 200 workers go on strike at Tuscaloosa Mercedes supplier

BY: - September 20, 2023

The United Auto Workers said Wednesday that 190 workers had gone on strike at ZF Custom Chassis, a Tuscaloosa Mercedes parts supplier. UAW, which is engaged in a larger strike against Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, said in an article published on their website on Tuesday that UAW members had rejected a contract offer from […]

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Amp Up Arts benefits local artists and students

BY: - July 6, 2023

Ashley Lucier wants every student in the state to have access to an arts education. “Our mission is, in the simplest form, that we have sustainable arts education for all of Alabama’s students,” she said. Lucier is the state director for Amp Up Arts, an organization that partners with schools and local arts communities to provide […]