Gee's Bend Ferry to Get Million Dollar Upgrade

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The Gee's Bend Ferry is getting a million dollar upgrade that will make it the only ferry of its kind in the entire country. A million dollar grant by the EPA will transform the ferry…

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908th Airlift Wing Retires Auburn C-130

The 908th Airlift Wing's Auburn plane has been with the unit for 31 years. In that time, it's flown across the globe, even earning a purple heart when it was shot in combat. Now, that plane is being retired, and…

Agency Publishes Timetable for Mexico Border Wall

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. The agency said Friday on a website for federal contactors that a request for bids would be published on…

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2016 NBA #1 Draft Pick Won't Play This Season

Ben Simmons won't make his NBA debut this season. His surgically repaired right foot hasn't healed sufficiently for the No. 1 overall pick to play in the final 26 games, the team said Friday. Simmons fractured the fifth metatarsal bone…

NBA Trade Deadline Trades Disappoint?

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Mavericks have acquired big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a protected first-round draft pick. The two teams agreed…

Lance Armstrong's $100M Lawsuit Trial Set for November

Lance Armstrong's $100 million legal fight with the federal government has been set for a November trial. U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper on Thursday set a Nov. 6 trial start in Washington. Armstrong's legal team had asked to postpone trial…

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