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Dunn done at WPMI

Dunn done at WPMI

The Alan Sealls to WPMI rumors are swirling in light of Chief Meteorologist Chris Dunn’s announcement on Facebook Monday that he has left the NBC affiliate to spend more time with his family. “Twenty-nine years ago I began my career in TV news. It comes to an end...

Off-season étouffée

Off-season étouffée

Comedian Jim Gaffigan once joked that all Mexican dishes were meat, cheese and tortillas. Cajun and Creole cuisine certainly could replace his ingredients with rice, trinity and seafood for the same joke. It’s like when your grandma says, “all that heavy metal sounds...

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.