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Column: Big budget coaches are a symptom of misguided priorities

University of Southern California new football coach Lincoln Riley, left, and athletic director Mike Bohn, right, answer questions at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday, November 29, 2021 (AP Photo / Ashley Landis) Ashley landis PA A new college football coach doesn’t come cheap, especially when the one you’ve …

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Ivey awards nearly $ 1 million to improve road safety in southwest Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WKRG) – In an effort to improve road safety throughout Alabama, Governor Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $ 7 million in grants to six state organizations, including a nearly $ 1 million grant to Mobile County Commission for the Southwest Regional Highway Safety Office. The funds will be …

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Former NFL player Glenn Foster dies after being taken into custody

through: Phil pinarski, Nexstar News Wire Posted: Dec 7 2021 / 19:06 EST / Update: Dec 7 2021 / 19:06 EST FOXBORO, MA – OCTOBER 13: New Orleans Saints defensive end Glenn Foster # 97 enters the field before the start of the Saints and New England Patriots game at …

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First mock 3-round draft of 2022 addresses offense early for Saints

Mid-Michigan offensive lineman Bernhard Raimann plays during an NCAA college football game against Eastern Michigan on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Mount Pleasant, Mich. (AP Photo / Al Goldis) A two-year left tackle starter for the Chips, Raimann is expected to be picked in the second round on a fairly …

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Georgian ex-official begins prison sentence

ATLANTA (AP) – Former Georgia insurance commissioner Jim Beck began a seven-year prison sentence on Thursday, sentenced earlier this year on 37 counts involving a scheme to steal over 2.5 million dollars to a state-licensed insurer of last resort Beck went to a federal prison at Maxwell Air Force Base …

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Alabama retired teachers and civil servants could get bonuses

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WSFA) – Appreciated, but some would say underpaid, when state employees and teachers in Alabama retire, their benefit plan never changes. Now lawmakers are scrambling to give them a bonus. Bills give retired state and city employees, as well as retired educators, a bonus of at least $ …

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Alabama inmate who survived attempted execution dies of cancer

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) – An Alabama inmate whose lethal injection was interrupted because medical staff could not find a suitable vein for execution died of natural causes almost four years later his lawyer said on Monday. Doyle Lee Hamm, who was convicted of murdering a motel worker in 1987, died …

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Michigan Wolverines Climb to 10-1 Chance to Win National Championship After Upset Ohio State

The Michigan Wolverines increased their odds of winning the national championship on Saturday in sports betting nationwide, going from long range shots to top contenders after their resounding Ohio state uproar. The Wolverines handled the Buckeyes 42-27 in the snow at The Big House, earning a spot in the Big …

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AWC Holiday Event returns to Veterans Park on December 11

The Alabama Wildlife Center will once again host its holiday celebration and craft and bake sale so people can do their Christmas shopping while helping a good cause. The event will take place at Veterans Park on Valleydale Road on Saturday, December 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “This …

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From course to field, the bond grows between Nate Oats and Rick Pitino

In the college sports world, Alabama and Iona represent opposite ends of the spectrum. One is a sprawling public university of nearly 40,000 students that dominates a southern university town. The other is a small college of less than 4000 people located in the New York City area, and without …

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