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State in the southeastern United States

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Alabama: State in the southeastern United States
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th largest by area and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states. With a total of 1,500 miles (2,400 km) of inland waterways, Alabama has among the most of any state.

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How a Trump pick could shift SCOTUS on abortion [Video]

How a Trump pick could shift SCOTUS on abortion

[NFA] With President Donald Trump poised to nominate a U.S. Supreme Court justice to fill the vacancy created by the death of liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new 6-3 conservative majority could be..

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Hurricane Sally: Rescuers try to reach survivors in Florida and Alabama [Video]

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers try to reach survivors in Florida and Alabama

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Hurricane Sally wreaks havoc in Florida [Video]

Hurricane Sally wreaks havoc in Florida

The remnants of Hurricane Sally dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia on Thursday, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of..

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Slow-moving Sally drenches southeast states [Video]

Slow-moving Sally drenches southeast states

[NFA] Storm Sally on Thursday dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of thousands without..

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Sally weakens after dumping rain on Gulf coast [Video]

Sally weakens after dumping rain on Gulf coast

[NFA] The storm was downgraded to a tropical depression and is threatening to dump another foot of rain as it moves inland. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Large alligator spotted swimming in floodwater outside home [Video]

Large alligator spotted swimming in floodwater outside home

As the 2020 calendar year continues to show no mercy, a shocking video shows an alligator swimming just outside an Alabama woman's home. Story: https://bit.ly/33FX2rc

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Hurricane Sally Pummels Alabama and Florida Coasts [Video]

Hurricane Sally Pummels Alabama and Florida Coasts

Hurricane Sally was upgraded to a Category 2 storm, hitting shore early on Wednesday.

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Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama [Video]

Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama

Hurricane Sally has made landfall in Alabama as a Category 2 storm, pushing asurge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain. Forecastersbelieve the rain will cause dangerous flooding..

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Sally brings 'historic and catastrophic' flooding [Video]

Sally brings 'historic and catastrophic' flooding

[NFA] Sally, which made landfall early Wednesday as a Category 2 storm, brought what the U.S. National Hurricane Center called "historic and catastrophic" flooding to the Alabama-Florida coast. This..

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Hurricane Sally makes landfall on Alabama's Gulf Coast [Video]

Hurricane Sally makes landfall on Alabama's Gulf Coast

[NFA] The slow-moving storm brought winds of up to 105 miles per hour and threatened devastating rainfall. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Sally could bring historic flooding to U.S. Gulf coast [Video]

Sally could bring historic flooding to U.S. Gulf coast

[NFA] The slow-moving storm threatened low-laying areas with up to two feet of rain and nine-foot storm surges. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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