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Alabama Connections On Display At 2017 Paris Air Show

Alabama Connections On Display At 2017 Paris Air Show

| June 22, 2017 @ 1:25 pm

The 2017 Paris Air Show is ground zero for the aerospace industry, a spectacle whose amazing aircraft demonstration flights are eclipsed by the billions of dollars in new deals announced and the behind-the-scenes negotiations that lead to future projects.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Joe Louis Knocked Out German Boxer Max Schmeling

On This Day In Alabama History: Joe Louis Knocked Out German Boxer Max Schmeling

| June 22, 2017 @ 5:00 am

June 22, 1938: LaFayette native Joe Louis knocked out German boxer Max Schmeling in one of the most famous boxing matches of all time, vividly refuting Adolf Hitler’s belief in white supremacy.

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Living His Dream: Benintende Dedicated To Helping Paralyzed Walk Again

Living His Dream: Benintende Dedicated To Helping Paralyzed Walk Again

| June 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Joe Benintende is standing tall.

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Chilton County Celebrates 70 Years Of Peach Festival

Chilton County Celebrates 70 Years Of Peach Festival

| June 21, 2017 @ 5:03 am

Is there any such thing as a platinum peach? Probably not. But since platinum symbolizes a 70th anniversary, it would certainly be appropriate to bring to Clanton this week as Chilton County celebrates 70 years of the Peach Festival.

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For Roots & Revelry Owner And Chef Brandon Cain, It’s Personal

For Roots & Revelry Owner And Chef Brandon Cain, It’s Personal

| June 21, 2017 @ 5:02 am

That’s not a crown crown on the Roots & Revelry logo. It’s a pineapple crown. The pineapple is a traditional symbol of hospitality, says Brandon Cain, the restaurant’s owner and executive chef. It also represents Cain’s Hawaiian and Filipino roots on his late mother’s side of the family.

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