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Tide Country!

September 9, 2010 - 9:07pm
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The love of the Tide reaches beyond Tuscaloosa.  There are Tide fans and graduates all over the country.  And we want to share your Crimson Tide gameday football party!  If you want to show off your Tide Pride party email us your gameday party pictures to news@wvuatv.com.

UA vs. PSU

September 9, 2010 - 9:02pm
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A rivalry renewed, Alabama versus Penn State.  This will be the first time in 20 years that the two teams have met.  Some of Alabama's most memorable plays have come against rival Penn State. Ken Gaddy, Director of the Paul Bryant Museum says, "That goal line stand, not just that one play, but that whole series is such a great part of Alabama football history, perhaps the number one but certainly in the top 5 big plays in people's mind." ...Read more

Visitor Information

September 9, 2010 - 4:53pm

Visitors to Tuscaloosa have a brand new source for information about Gameday and other tourist attractions. The new Visitor Information System will be on local hotel room televisions.  City leaders say the new features include crawl text messages in real time. The information can come from the Tuscaloosa Department of Transportation, the Tuscaloosa Convention and Visitor's Bureau or the individual hotel. From traffic conditions to special events, officials say it's a great way to showcase the city. The system is a joint project of the Tuscaloosa Convention and Visit ...Read more

Election 2010

September 9, 2010 - 4:46pm

WVUA wants to hear from you. We want to know what questions you would like to ask the candidates in the 7th Congressional District. All you have to do is send us an email with your question. Send it to: news@wvuatv.com


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September 9, 2010 5:40 p.m.

Ticket Warning

September 9, 2010 - 2:47pm

The University of Alabama is warning fans of the danger of being sold counterfeit tickets at Crimson Tide home football games.  The UA Athletics Department says fans can verify the validity of their tickets at the Ticket Office at Coleman Coliseum during regular business hours, 8 a.m. ...Read more

Clinton Visit

September 9, 2010 - 2:34pm

Former President Bill Clinton has appeared at a fundraiser in Birmingham for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ron Sparks.  The Birmingham News reports that Sparks told a crowd of about 125 to 150 people that Clinton and his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, were longtime friends. Sparks was co-chairman of a group called Rural Americans for Hillary when she ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008. ...Read more

Crimson Tide Kickoff

September 9, 2010 - 9:34am
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"Crimson Tide Kickoff," presented by AT&T and Alfa Insurance, will air LIVE every Crimson Tide Football Game, from the University of Alabama campus.  Sports anchors Gary Harris and John Huddleston will preview each week's game and have live interviews. 


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Remembering and Learning

September 8, 2010 - 9:33pm
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"He was all around the greatest guy. He did anything for anybody. I mean, if you saw him and met him you would not think he was a doctor," as co-worker's remembered Dr. Elliot Rampulla. Dr. Rampulla was a doctor at the Wellness and Pain Treatment Center in Tuscaloosa. He was an Alabama football fan and training to be in a triathlon when he was hit and killed by a car around 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. ...Read more

Gameday Gear

September 8, 2010 - 6:29pm


Game week means it's time for game gear.  Often, fan shirts for a particular game will say something funny or teasing about the opposing team.  But not this week's game.  That's because the game between Alabama and Penn State is different.  Many of this week's gameday shirts reflect the respect and tradition associated with the Alabama vs. ...Read more

Counterfeit Tickets

September 8, 2010 - 6:24pm


Because of the high demand for tickets to the Alabama vs Penn State game, University officials are warning fans to be aware of counterfeit tickets. Officials say they can be sold on the internet or by individuals around the stadium. Anyone who buys a stolen or counterfeit ticket may be denied admission at the gates. Officials say the only authoritized outlet for Alabama Football tickets is the U.A. ...Read more

Remembering Nicole

September 8, 2010 - 6:19pm
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On August 29th, the University of Alabama suffered the loss of one student in a tragic car accident. Tuesday night, students and family gathered around Denny Chimes to remember the life of Nicole Francois.


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Gameday Pictures

September 8, 2010 - 6:19pm


The love of the Tide reaches beyond Tuscaloosa. There are Tide Fans and Graduates all over the country. WVUA wants to share your Crimson Tide Gameday Football party! If you want to show off your Tide Pride party, email us your Gameday party pictures to this address: News@WVUATV.com.


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September 8, 2010
7:15 p.m.

9/11 Memorial

September 8, 2010 - 6:16pm

Just days before the 9/11 Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America, a 70 ft. column of steel from the World Trade Center has been installed at Ground Zero. The column was put in place at the entrance to the September 11th Memorial and Museum. Officials say the Memorial will be open by next year in time for the 10th Anniversary of the attacks. It will feature reflecting pools and a wall with a list of victim's names.


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September 8, 2010
7:10 p.m.


 

Bingo Battle

September 8, 2010 - 6:11pm


A new twist in the battle over bingo. A Macon County Judge has removed the temporary restraining order preventing a raid at Victoryland. That order kept Governor Riley's Task Force on Illegal gambling from raiding Victoryland. The Judge removed it because the Alabama Supreme Court refused to reconsider its decision that said the Task Force can operate in macon County. Task Force Commander John Tyson said he will enforce gambling laws but won't announce what his plans are in advance. The Electronic Bingo Casinos closed last months. Victoryland Officials say ...Read more

Explosion Investigation

September 8, 2010 - 6:06pm

Officials say eight separate failures had to occur for the Deepwater Horizen Well to create the largest oil spill in history. B.P. Chief Investigator said all eight things needed to happen to cause the accident. They included cement that did not prevent oil and gas from entering the well and a blowout preventer that did not seal off the well.
     
Associated Press
September 8, 2010
7:00 p.m.

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