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Just announced: Kings of Leon and Dawes are coming to the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Monday, October 23rd!

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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts passed for more than 300 yards on Saturday to help lead the Crimson team to a 27-24 win in the A-Day game.

Runners at a Marathon


We're again proud to team up with the City of Tuscaloosa for the 11th Annual Tuscaloosa Mayor’s Cup benefiting the Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative on Saturday April 29th.


Whataburger…Hurry Up Already!

Back in October of last year, the announcement was made that Whataburger was coming to Tuscaloosa. The announcement also stated that Whataburger was going to be built on the corner of Skyland and 69 South, with a Grand Opening on March of this year...


Lives Saved In Weekend Fire

Tuscaloosa Firefighters came to the rescue, and saved 7 persons Saturday in an apartment complex fire. Most of those people that were saved were children according to authorities...

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Heath Ledger’s Sister Says Playing the Joker Didn’t Torment Him

People like a legend. When Heath Ledger died of a prescription drug overdose in January 2008, he had just completed principal photography on his Academy Award-winning role of the Joker in Christopher Nolan’s grown-up Batman flick The Dark Knight. With zero foundation in confirmed public knowledge, a narrative sprung up around Ledger’s troubled final days, that the psychological demands of portraying a figure as sick and twisted as the Joker weighed too heavily on the actor. The apocryphal notion that the role ultimately drove Ledger to suicide is way off the mark, however, explains Ledger’s sister Kate.

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Knocked ‘Star Wars’ Out of the All-Time Domestic Box Office Top 10

This past weekend, a seismic shift in box-office history took place and went largely unnoticed. The writing was on the wall for Star Wars’ legacy in the all-time top 10 highest-earning films, as noted on Reddit prior to the start of this past weekend. Box-office behemoth Beauty and the Beast continued to generate healthy grosses in its fifth weekend of release, ending the weekend with a princely (or should I say, princessly!) sum of $471.1 million. This gave the film a slight edge of the next-most-lucrative film on the list, which just so happened to be George Lucas’ original space opus. Star Wars and its lifetime gross of $461 million have now slid down to the #11 spot.

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