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Alabama Student Saves Lives through Organ Donation

Natalie Baine, a junior at Alabama from Roswell, Ga., passed away from injuries sustained in a car accident in Montgomery while she was returning from the BCS National Championship game in Miami, Fla. Baine was able to save the lives of four individuals across the

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Local Food Truck Reopens for Spring Semester

La Lola Loca, a popular food truck on The University of Alabama’s campus, had its grand reopening Jan. 23 at 10:45 a.m. The Spanish-inspired dining truck has been on the University’s campus since the beginning of fall 2012. The grand reopening was delayed for numerous

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Pulitzer Prize winner and illegal immigrant speaks at UA

By Michael Vine TUSCALOOSA — Undocumented Filipino Jose Antonio Vargas wants to start a conversation in Alabama – not just about HB-56, a controversial immigration law passed last year, but about gay rights as well. Although if you ask him, that’s not really it either.

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Tobacco use will cost UA employees $300

Story by Anna Ramia TUSCALOOSA — Faculty and staff at The University of Alabama have two months to quit smoking or they will be charged $300 a year. While some institutions offer financial incentives for their staff to quit smoking, the University has added a

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Softball player sits out season with WPW

by Jon Whitworth Bethany Belcher, 17, watches the Panthers softball team play as she looks on from the dugout. If it were a couple weeks ago, she would be standing in the infield playing shortstop. Instead, she must sit on the bench and play the

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Ben Belcher is alive

by Jon Whitworth It is June 18, 2005, the sun has just peaked over the hills and it is already burning up in Clay, Alabama. Where broken glass lies and freshly melted rubber sticks to cement, tracing the path of the last car he may