Woman missing after the 2011 tornado found healthy in Florida

Investigators found a woman who went missing in the April 27, 2011 tornado healthy in Florida, a press release from the Tuscaloosa Police Department confirmed.

TPD investigators received information that Laurie Anne Macconnell was located in Florida on Nov.

Out-of-state students struggle to go home for the holidays

With the increasing number of out-of-state students attending UA, some of them face a tough decision when it comes to breaks for the holidays. Stay in Tuscaloosa or pay a high fee just to get a couple of days back home?

Saban previews the Iron Bowl

On Monday, coach Nick Saban had a message that Alabama fans might not want to hear. 

The Tigers are improving.

"Auburn's probably playing the best they've played all year," Saban said. "They've gotten better and better, which I think is a tribute to Gus and his staff and the good job that they do with the players."

No one is giving Auburn a chance in this weekend's match up, but Auburn has been in that position before. 

“I don't think what happened two years ago there has any impact on what's going to happen in this game,” Saban said.

Cyrus Jones has career day in 56-6 win over Charleston Southern

Before the season even began cornerback Cyrus Jones felt confident about his ability to return some punts for touchdowns this season.

Jones felt so confident he made a deal with linebacker Reggie Ragland before the season opener.

“Me and him made a plan I told him ‘you go to take eight back on punt return,’ ” Ragland said.


Journalism and TCF faculty propose department merge

The Journalism and Telecomunication & Film faculty are in the process of creating a proposal that would request a merge of the two departments in order to help students better prepare for the real world that is converging with media and reporting.

Wilson Lowrey, department chair of journalism said this idea has been talked about for sometime, and though not yet official, both departments are brainstorming and planning.

“This starts with the students,” Lowrey said.

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Alabama players discuss how the Iron Bowl impacts their families

There’s a day in Alabama that overshadows all others. When Alabama meets Auburn on the football field for the annual Iron Bowl the whole state watches. 

Center Ryan Kelly has plenty of experience with the Iron Bowl, but he still struggles to communicate the significance of the game to his friends and family back home in Ohio. 

“I think they have to come to one of the games, or just an Alabama game in general, to understand how big it means," Kelly said.

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Exchange students experience Thanksgiving

From the football to the feasting to the excuse to gather with friends and family, there is nothing more American than a Thanksgiving celebration.

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