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Mobile restaurant thrust into political fray as Fox & Friends comes calling

Spot of Tea, 310 Dauphin St. in Mobile, Ala., will host Fox & Friends on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (John Sharp/jsharp@al.com). Spot of Tea has been a downtown Mobile flagship restaurant for more than two decades, and its owner says that it receives "tremendous support" from the city’s LGTB and black community. But after announcing […]

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No students hurt in crash involving a school bus in Mobile

(File photo ) Voting at Gardendale Civic Center during the U.S. Senate special election primary on Aug. 15, 2017. (Josh Bean | jbean@al.com) Montgomery County Circuit Clerk Tiffany McCord said absentee voting was higher than expected for Tuesday’s special election in the U.S. Senate. McCord said she initially ordered only 400 ballots but had sent […]

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Alabama’s Disdain for Democrats Looms Over Its Senate Race

Balloons and signs decorated the site of a Nov. 18 campaign event in Birmingham, Ala., for Doug Jones, the Democratic Senate candidate. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Anne Stickney does not have many good things to say about Roy S. Moore. She saw as mere “posturing” his name-making crusade over the display of the Ten Commandments in […]

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Dabo Swinney to speak at University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet, tickets available for Feb. 27 event

Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney during the Clemson Football Spring Game (Orange and White Game) on Saturday Apr. 9, 2016 at Memorial Stadium, in Clemson, SC. Jacob Kupferman/CSMAlamy Stock Photo MOBILE, Ala. – Coaching legend Dabo Swinney is the keynote speaker for the 2018 University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet on Tuesday, Feb. 27. One of […]

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Boeing-Bombardier dispute offers mixed omens for new Mobile jet assembly plant

From left to right: Bombardier board chairman Pierre Beaudoin, Airbus CEO Tom Enders, Bombardier President & CEO Alain Bellmare and Airbus CEO/President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft Fabrice Bregier celebrate a proposed partnership between the two companies. (Courtesy of Airbus) Bombardier would like to build jets in Mobile, but it’s wrapped up in a trade dispute […]

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Three Top Restaurants That Represent Mobile AL Quite Well

Mobile has a population of almost 200,000 people, but it’s not so easy to tell when you are in the city. Have you been there? Mobile features a very rustic setting, and so it concealing its swelling population well is likened to a person who wears his or her weight well. It is a really […]

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Mobile council approves incentive for steelmaker’s move

Steel rolls down the assembly line at the SSAB steel mill in Axis, Ala. The company announced on Oct. 19, 2017, that it is moving the headquarters of its American division from the Chicago area to Mobile. (John David Mercer/Press-Register file) A month after Mobile officials celebrated steelmaker SSAB’s decision to move its North American […]

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Mobile-area basketball coaches preview season at Team Focus Tip-Off Event

LeFlore coach Jeffrey Pope is hoping his team can finish the season stronger than it did a year ago. (Mike Kittrell | preps@al.com) A large number of high school basketball coaches from the Mobile and Baldwin County areas were on hand at Dreamland Bar-B-Que earlier this week to preview their seasons and also discuss the […]

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Alabama tourism official: Ten Commandments reaction got more attention than recent Roy Moore scandal

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore talks to reporters at the Alabama Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, July 2, 2003. According to Alabama’s Tourism Director Lee Sentell, the display produced more reaction to the state in the early 2000s than the recent scandal involving Moore and alleged contact he had with teenagers decades […]

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Mobile BayBears confirm sale, will play 2018 season at Hank Aaron Stadium

The Mobile BayBears have been sold to BallCorps LLC, the club confirmed on Thursday. The BayBears — a member of the Double-A Southern League — will play at Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile in 2018, according to a statement from general manager Chris Morgan. The statement read in part: "Mobile Professional Baseball, LLC, has enjoyed […]