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Neil Armstrong Biographer Working on New Book

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama college professor who wrote Neil Armstrong’s authorized biography is working on another book dealing with the first person to walk on the moon. A release from Auburn University says professor emeritus James Hansen is finishing a book that will include letters written to the Apollo 11 astronaut. The title is “Dear Neil Armstrong: Letters…

Auburn to Pay Departed President $4.5 Million Over 3 Years

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn University is paying its departed president $4.5 million over three years according to a separation agreement between the parties. The Opelika-Auburn News reports it obtained documents outlining the agreement from the university using a Freedom of Information request. The records show the university paid $1.5 million to Steven Leath on July 1 and has agreed…

16-Year-Old Arrested in Bramblett Crash

  Photo from Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office An arrest has been made in the crash that killed the Voice of the Auburn Tigers Rod Bramblett and his wife, Paula. Auburn Police say they’ve arrested and charged 16-year-old Johnston Edward Taylor with two counts of manslaughter for the May 25th crash on Shug Jordan Parkway at West Samford Avenue. Investigators say…

Auburn, Coach Bruce Pearl Agree to New 5-year Contract

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl celebrates with his team after the Midwest Regional final game against Kentucky in the NCAA men’s College basketball tournament Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. Auburn won 77-71 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Auburn and basketball coach Bruce Pearl have agreed to a new five-year contract. The deal announced Friday runs through the 2023-24…

A HUGE Orange and Blue Shout-out to Auburn

The Empire State Building

  The Empire State Building in New York City Glows Blue and Orange for the Auburn Tigers. The owners are rotating the display to show the colors of all four teams in the Final Four. #esbfan (Mark Melzer) posted his photo on his Instagram account. Watch the game today at 5:09 PM on CBS 8. Categories: Statewide Tags: Auburn, Empire…

Auburn Makes Final Four for the First Time, Next Up: Virginia

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl celebrates with his team after the Midwest Regional final game against Kentucky in the NCAA men’s College basketball tournament Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. Auburn won 77-71 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) The Tigers continue to roar in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in a run that has now brought down the…

Blue-Gray Tennis Tournament Underway in Montgomery

70th Year....Alabama and Auburn teams--men and women--- are in the competition

      21-Feb-2019 The Blue-Gray National Tennis Classic will be played on February 21st – 23rd at Lagoon Park and O’Connor Tennis Center. Men’s Teams                                                   Women’s Teams Alabama Crimson Tide             …

Suspected Cancer Cluster at Auburn University

State Health Department says it was not a cluster after all

  Alabama Department of Public Health News Release: The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), working in conjunction with Auburn University, has conducted a review of cases of uveal melanoma among former Auburn students and employees. Based on the best available information, the study did not identify a cancer cluster among Auburn students and employees from 1980 through 2017. Uveal…

Ranking Alabama Cities on LGBTQ Protections

Birmingham ranks highest...Auburn lowest.

July 2017 Pride Event at Alabama Capitol Building The Human Right Campaign (HRC) is out with an annual ranking of 506 U.S. municipalities based on the legal protections they provide gay residents. The spread is significant, with the state’s largest city—Birmingham—ranking a perfect 100—and Auburn, home to Auburn University, receiving a score of just 17. From HRC: “For LGBTQ Americans,…

Overnight Shooting Near Auburn University Leaves One Dead, Four Hurt

A shooting early this morning on West Magnolia Avenue near the Auburn University campus has left one person dead and four others hurt. Police are still searching for the shooter. The shooting happened just before 2:30 a.m., a few hours after the Auburn football team’s victory over Alabama State in their first-ever meeting. Police say they were already in the…