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Miss Alabama's beautiful confusion about NSA surveillance

During the Miss USA pageant, Alabama's representative showed how difficult the core ideas behind surveillance methods are to grasp.

By June 17, 2013

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Why does a two-bit Alabama town have two spy drones?

The town of Gadsden, Ala., has 100,000 inhabitants and two UAVs. The police chief says he has no idea why, even though they've been there for two years. He claims they've never been used.

By May 2, 2012

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Blind Boys of Alabama, "Free at Last": Free MP3 of the Day

Helped by Allen Toussaint and local luminaries, the Blind Boys offer ideally seasoned gospel harmonies. Download a free MP3 of "Free at Last" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By February 24, 2008

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Grumpy Cat Art Project: Frowny feline becomes fine art

Internet meme star Grumpy Cat gets an artistic makeover from dozens of Alabama artists, resulting in a show and auction of disgruntled-cat creations.

By May 7, 2013

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Man allegedly double-texts, knee-steers -- with kid in back

A man is arrested in Alabama after allegedly telling police he's been "double-texting" since he was 15. That is, texting on two phones simultaneously.

By April 5, 2013

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Senator's wife on Facebook: Keep away from my man, strippers

The wife of Alabama state Sen. Shadrack McGill decides that she must go to Facebook to shame those women who are allegedly chasing her man, even coming to their front door.

By June 5, 2013

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Rare Apple photos: Cook in high school, Jobs back on the job

Vintage shots surface on the Web: Tim Cook during his high school days in Alabama in the mid '70s, and the fortuitous night Steve Jobs returned to Apple and set about engineering a legendary comeback.

By March 30, 2013

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Meat vending machine curbs carnivore cravings

Smart Butcher's meat vending machine is a carnivore's fever dream come true. The machine dispenses steaks and sausages at a convenience store in Alabama.

By November 21, 2011

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NASA MoonBuggy race swept by Puerto Ricans

The island territory is nuts for terrestrial lunar travel...and brought its A-game to the space engineering geekfest held in Alabama.

By April 4, 2011

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Anonymous invites CIA, others to its weekend party

Following its FBI shenanigans of last week, the loose-knit hacking collective claims to have taken down the CIA's Web site, along with the sites of the Mexican Senate and Interior Ministry. It also says it hacked into police and government sites in Alabama and pilfered personal info on 46,000 Alabamians.

By February 11, 2012