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Cancer (6/22-7/22) — After watching a popular internet video, you’ll hatch a plan to breed an army of nunchuck-wielding bears to take down your enemies. Like all seemingly perfect plans, it goes awry when the bears pick up drumsticks and doobies and begin rocking...

Opera gifts entire season to community

Opera gifts entire season to community

In unsure times, benevolence is a treasure. So is improvisation. Mobile Opera General Director Scott Wright offered a remarkable deal for the upcoming season with a recent announcement. All their offerings for the 2020-21 slate will now be free and available online....

Special news series and investigations


Lagniappe's series of articles examining Alabama Power's plans to comply with federal coal ash regulations and how it compares with other states. We have attempted to look at this issue from every angle and to understand why the state in general and Alabama Power's Plant Barry in Mobile County in particular are outliers when it comes to the handling of coal ash.

Domestic Violence

A series of stories by contributing writer Lynn Oldshue examining the plague of domestic violence from the perspective of abusers, survivors and local organizations here to help.

Mobile Housing Board

For decades, the Mobile Housing Board of Commissioners has been beset by financial shortcomings and dilapidating infrastructure. But with a new executive director and changing membership, the board is continuing to move forward with plans to update its affordable housing stock.