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Community supports family of slain 8 year old girl

PRICHARD, Ala. (WIAT) – More than 500 people have pooled their resources online to support the family of a slain 8-year old girl.

The body of Hiawayi Robinson disappeared on September 16th after leaving her family home to visit her grandmother nearby. 82 more words


Social media post sparks search for gunman on UA campus

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) – Rumors circulating of a gunman on the campus of the University of Alabama began circulating late Sunday night. Early Monday morning the threat has reportedly been cleared as no gunman was found. 140 more words


Coke Zero Athlete of the Week: Blake Sims

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — After a brilliant performance against the Florida Gators on Saturday, Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Blake Sims is this week’s Coke Zero Athlete of the Week. 39 more words


Sims convinces doubters he can win

TUSCALOOSA – Alabama football fans picked sides during the quarterback competition, and Blake Sims was considered the dark horse.

He won the job but still had doubters. 898 more words

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PHOTOS: SisterIISister Expo 2014 Brings Hundreds Out

Cumulus Media’s Sister II Sister Women’s Expo was held Saturday September 20th at the Mobile Civic Center. This is the Gulf Coast’s largest women’s expo designed to empower and entertain while giving businesses the opportunity to present themselves before an enthusiastic audience. 27 more words


Meanwhile In Alabama - 5 By Johnny

Yes, this might beg the question, “Why…?”, but this is not a derogatory word. A coonass is a quasi-race of people from Louisiana. They call themselves this with pride. 33 more words

Johnny Ojanpera

3 injured in explosion at U.S. Steel facility in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT)– Three workers were injured in an apparent explosion at the U.S. Steel facility in Fairfield Sunday.

Officials with UAB Hospital have confirmed that the three were transported to the hospital earlier today, but did not have conditions available. 51 more words