ALABAMA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALABAMA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308839-68/alabama-alligator-1000-gator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308839-68/alabama-alligator-1000-gator.html.csp">Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Camden, Ala. • A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds. Al.com (http://bit.ly/1p5ycbg ) reports the monster gator was pulled from the water in south Alabama early Saturday during the state’s alligator hunting season. Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries biologists were able to measure the gator at 15 feet, but weighing it posed a challenge. The first attempt completely destroyed a winch assembly used to hois...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583088392014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308839@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:16:47 MDT Aggies receive vote in AP poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58307438-55/poll-received-state-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58307438-55/poll-received-state-aggies.html.csp">Aggies receive vote in AP poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T20:28:02.227-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 08:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies received one vote in the AP poll released Sunday, which was at least one more than Tennessee, their opponent in the season opener, received. Florida State, Alabama, Oregon, Oklahoma and Ohio State were the Top 5. Other teams of interest to Aggie fans that received votes were Boise State which had 10 and BYU, which had eight.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58307438@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:28:02 MDT Will: In a stew over inversions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303921-82/corporations-government-alabama-durbin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303921-82/corporations-government-alabama-durbin.html.csp">Will: In a stew over inversions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T01:01:09.318-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called “inversion,” more about which anon. So, consider his credentials as an economic thinker. Obama, who thinks ATMs and airport ticket kiosks cost America jobs, gave a 2013 speech regretting that Maytag workers in Illinois lost their jobs when the plant moved to Mexico, but rejoicing that more Honda cars...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303921@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:09 MDT Judge: Alabama abortion clinic law unconstitutional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58258937-68/law-clinics-abortion-alabama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58258937-68/law-clinics-abortion-alabama.html.csp">Judge: Alabama abortion clinic law unconstitutional</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Reeves</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T20:08:43.245-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 08:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montgomery, Ala. • A new Alabama law restricting doctors who perform abortions would force several women’s clinics to shut down, placing unconstitutional restrictions on a woman’s right to obtain one, a federal judge ruled Monday. Several doctors live outside the state and would be unable to gain the privileges to admit patients to local hospitals required by the law, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson wrote in a 172-page opinion and an accompanying order. Furthermore, it’s unlikely that local ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582589372014-08-04T20:08:43.245-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T20:08:43.245-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258937@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:08:43 MDT Florida State tops preseason coaches’ poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247955-77/state-carolina-poll-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247955-77/state-carolina-poll-florida.html.csp">Florida State tops preseason coaches’ poll</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Staff and Wire Reports </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:18:01.546-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Defending national champion Florida State is ranked No. 1 in the preseason Amway coaches’ poll. Florida State received 1,543 overall points and earned 56 of a possible 62 first-place votes in the poll, which was released Thursday. Alabama was second in the poll despite not receiving any first-place votes. Rounding out the top five were Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn with the first-ever playoff looming at the end season. Ohio State was sixth, UCLA seventh, Michigan State eighth, South Carolina ninth...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247955@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:18:01 MDT The top 5 Utah football seasons of all-time: No. 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58147004-89/utah-com-season-bowl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58147004-89/utah-com-season-bowl.html.csp">The top 5 Utah football seasons of all-time: No. 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T10:13:49.24-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The top two seasons are interchangeable for Utah, two great years punctuated by a breakthrough into college football’s elite. Still, 2008 is tops for one reason only: the 31-17 Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama when no one outside of the 801 area code expected the Utes to shock the world. Here’s a look at the top Utah football season of all-time: Biggest moment: The opening drive of the Sugar Bowl, when Utah marched down the field in a minute and 19 seconds to score. Quarterb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147004@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:13:49 MDT Alabama gymnastics coach steps down after 36 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58186544-77/patterson-gymnastics-alabama-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58186544-77/patterson-gymnastics-alabama-coach.html.csp">Alabama gymnastics coach steps down after 36 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:05.321-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tusacaloosa, Ala. • Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson is stepping down after leading the Crimson Tide to six national titles in 36 seasons. Patterson announced her decision on Tuesday, leaving a program she took over as a 22-year-old and built into a perennial contender. She has been dealing with degenerative problems in both knees for the past few years. “This is something I have tried to postpone but, through ongoing consultation with my physicians, it has become evident that surgery to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581865442014-07-15T23:08:05.321-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T23:08:05.321-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186544@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:05 MDT Jack Daniel opens Alabama barrel-making facility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157284-79/daniel-jack-tennessee-whiskey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157284-79/daniel-jack-tennessee-whiskey.html.csp">Jack Daniel opens Alabama barrel-making facility</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIK SCHELZIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T15:14:02.885-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 03:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • The maker of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey on Monday celebrated the opening of a new cooperage in Alabama to supply its distillery with the American white oak barrels that are toasted and charred to give the spirit its distinctive flavor and color. The facility located in Trinity, Ala. is about 60 miles southwest of the Jack Daniel distillery in Lynchburg, Tenn. In the next few weeks, the cooperage is expected to make about 700 barrels per day out of wood from nearby stave m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581572842014-07-07T15:14:02.885-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T15:14:02.885-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58157284@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:14:02 MDT Ex-Auburn football player killed in Georgia crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129402-77/auburn-lutzenkirchen-family-georgia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129402-77/auburn-lutzenkirchen-family-georgia.html.csp">Ex-Auburn football player killed in Georgia crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T23:04:19.189-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">LaGrange, Ga. • Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, a fan favorite who played on the 2010 national championship team, has died in a one-car crash in Georgia, state police said. Authorities said Lutzenkirchen, 23, was ejected from a 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe when it overturned several times near LaGrange early Sunday morning. He was a passenger in the vehicle. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn called Lutzenkirchen “a great player and competitor” and “a great teammate and friend off the field.” “This ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129402@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:04:19 MDT Alabama bank to pay $51M for faulty accounting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115155-79/alabama-bank-regions-accounting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115155-79/alabama-bank-regions-accounting.html.csp">Alabama bank to pay $51M for faulty accounting</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T15:59:01.925-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Regions Financial Corp. has agreed to pay $51 million in a settlement with federal and Alabama regulators over alleged faulty accounting of loans that inflated the bank’s income in financial reports. Regions, based in Birmingham, Alabama, signed the settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Reserve and Alabama’s Department of Banking. The SEC also agreed not to pursue legal action against Regions, saying the bank had cooperated with the agency’s investigati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581151552014-06-25T15:59:01.925-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T15:59:01.925-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115155@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:59:01 MDT Ni hao, y’all: U.S. hinterlands woo Chinese firms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103245-79/chinese-china-county-plant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103245-79/chinese-china-county-plant.html.csp">Ni hao, y’all: U.S. hinterlands woo Chinese firms</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL WISEMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T08:57:02.074-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 08:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pine Hill, Ala. • Burdened with Alabama’s highest unemployment rate, long abandoned by textile mills and furniture plants, Wilcox County desperately needs jobs. They’re coming, and from a most unlikely place: Henan Province, China, 7,600 miles away. Henan’s Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group opened a plant here last month. It will employ more than 300 in a county known less for job opportunities than for lakes filled with bass, pine forests rich with wild turkey and boar and muddy roads bes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581032452014-06-23T08:57:02.074-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T08:57:02.074-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103245@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:57:02 MDT