Exploring the traces of 'Mockingbird' in Alabama

Aug 8, 2015

Exploring the traces of 'Mockingbird' in Alabama

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Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” is always nearby in the southwest Alabama town of Monroeville. The quiet city is the birthplace and current home of the 89-year-old author, and it inspired the fictional town of Maycomb in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book about ...

Same-sex rulings stop all marriages in parts of Alabama

Mar 5, 2015

Same-sex rulings stop all marriages in parts of Alabama

The state of gay marriage in Alabama was thrown into confusion Wednesday as judges struggled to decide whether to follow the state high court’s ruling banning same-sex weddings or a federal judge’s order to issue licenses to gays and lesbians. The Alabama Supreme Court ...

Alabama begins issuing marriage licenses to gay couples

Feb 10, 2015

Alabama begins issuing marriage licenses to gay couples

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to stop same-sex marriages from beginning in Alabama, one of the most conservative states in the country. Alabama began issuing marriage licenses promptly after the decision, becoming the 37th state where gays can legally wed. Gay marriage is ...

Feb 5, 2015

Amid 'Mockingbird' sequel buzz, concern emerges about Lee's wishes

Hometown friends and fans of “To Kill A Mockingbird” author Harper Lee are struggling to reconcile a publisher’s sensational announcement — that her decades-old manuscript for a sequel had been rediscovered and will be released — with the image of the reclusive writer at ...

Buckeyes best No. 1 Alabama in Sugar Bowl

Jan 2, 2015

Buckeyes best No. 1 Alabama in Sugar Bowl

Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl. Ezekiel Elliott ran all over mighty Alabama. And Urban Meyer’s quest to turn Ohio State into SEC North is one victory away from a national championship. Jones turned in another savvy performance in his second ...

Alabama hammers Missouri to claim SEC title

Dec 7, 2014

Alabama hammers Missouri to claim SEC title

Alabama locked up another title, with plenty of style points for the playoff committee. Now, the Crimson Tide can go after the crown they really want. Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of ...