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  • Rodger McFarlane dies at 54; gay-rights activist established first AIDS hotline

    Rodger McFarlane, a pioneering gay-rights activist who set up the first AIDS hotline in 1981, before the disease even had a name, and later ran influential AIDS service groups, has died. He was 54. McFarlane, who was based in Denver, committed suicide...
  • GOP Senator Not Hurt By Ethics Concerns

    Voters in eight states went to the polls in primary elections to set the stage for this fall's midterm elections. With national polls showing deep dissatisfaction with Congress, President Bush and the war in Iraq, Democrats hoped to gather momentum for...
  • The cost of corruption

    When ThyssenKrupp AG started scouting a site for a new $3.7 billion steel mill, it set off a fierce bidding war between Alabama and Louisiana. Louisiana offered more financial incentives and a better riverfront site, but last year the big German...
  • Leslie Carto

    Leslie Carto
    From the time she walked into class until the bell rang, Leslie Carto’s high school history teacher only allowed her to ask two questions.  The would-be reporter used up too much class time.  Since there is always so much more to learn, Carto...
  • Drilling to core of oil debate

    Drilling to core of oil debate
    INDEPENDENCE HUB, Gulf of Mexico — They're drilling out here, baby, they're drilling. Bobbing in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, some 175 miles south of Mobile, Ala., this mammoth production platform perched above the deepest undersea wells on...
  • Preacher Accused of Killing, Freezing Wife

    Preacher Accused of Killing, Freezing Wife
    MOBILE, Ala. -- People who heard traveling evangelist Anthony Hopkins deliver sermons in the rural Southern towns where he preached sometimes called him a psychic or even a prophet. But prosecutors say the former soldier kept dark secrets while spreading...
  • Former Hurricane Ida Heads to Florida

    Former Hurricane Ida Heads to Florida
    DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. -- Tropical Storm Ida sloshed ashore with rain and gusty winds Tuesday before weakening to a depression, leaving weather-hardened Gulf Coast residents largely unscathed. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Ida's center...
  • Closures & Openings After TS Ida

    Closures & Openings After TS Ida
    To be included in this list, please send an e-mail to or call 504-619-6363. Algiers Charter Schools Association Net-work Schools Algiers Charter Schools Association net-work schools and the ACSA Central Office will reopen on...
  • Monday AM Update: Gulf Coast Preps As Ida Weakens To Tropical Storm

    Monday AM Update: Gulf Coast Preps As Ida Weakens To Tropical Storm
    Schools closed, residents of low-lying areas sought shelter and Florida's governor declared a state of emergency Monday as a late-season tropical storm churned toward the Gulf Coast. After a quiet storm season, residents took the year's first serious...
  • Transportation Secretary To Visit New Orleans

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is beginning a nationwide listening tour on transportation policy in New Orleans. Tuesday's visit is scheduled to include a town hall meeting and tours of a street car facility and train station. As New Orleans...
  • Leprechaun spotted in Mobile, Alabama

    Leprechaun spotted in Mobile, Alabama
    They sure know how to have fun down in Mobile, Alabama on St. Patty's Day. Check out the video below.
  • Mobile, AL / Gulf Shores / Pensacola / Ft. Walton Weather