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Dive Into Some Good News From Our Alabama NewsCenter Friends!

| 12:05 pm July 29, 2016

From bats to Barney Fife to bikes for some special children with some G Mommas cookies for dessert, there are plenty of smiles to be found in this week’s good news from Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham area waterways to benefit from Five Star grants

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Birmingham Community Service Officer Heather Campbell offers plenty of compassion, courtesy

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‘Now, Andy!’: Fort Payne man brings Barney Fife to life in Alabama

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Nonprofit sets wheels in motion for special Alabama children

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Chasing butterflies with Alabama artist Butch Anthony

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World Horseshoe Pitching Tournament expected to be a $1.5M ringer for Montgomery

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Clang! World Horseshoe Pitching Tournament underway in Montgomery

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Saban almost rivals the Bear in turning out head coaches

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Crimson Tide, Auburn Tigers hope to see new faces make an impact this season

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This Alabama Maker wants G Mommas cookies to taste like a million

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Alabama Commerce chief: 2015 will be hard to beat, but 2016 looking good

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Alabama workforce initiatives aim to address key economic development issue

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Blue Water Park is a scuba diving treasure in central Alabama

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Footprints in Stone: Fossils of Coal Age animals attract global visitors

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Experts from across Southeast swarm into Alabama for Bat Blitz and festival

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UAB awarded three maternal and infant health grants

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Ballerinas, bowling, bats, botanical garden bring fun before school year

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Birmingham’s Uptown welcomes two new restaurants

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Seafood platter from Wolf Bay Lodge is a fried feast worthy of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

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Chronic fatigue syndrome flare-ups caused by straining muscles and nerves

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International companies complete successful pilot test in Wilsonville

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USS Alabama commander shares about life on a nuclear submarine

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Back-to- school spending set to rise 11 percent as confidence grows

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UAB optometrist improves treatment and care for patients with dry eye

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Time to digitize those VHS tapes; the VCR is officially no more

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Montgomery June home sales rose 6 percent over same period last year

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Huntsville June home sales up 9 percent over same period last year

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Athens year-to- date home sales through June up 9 percent over last year

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Lake Martin June waterfront home sales rise from May

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June home sales in Calhoun County continue to rise

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Lee County June home sales up 18 percent over a year ago

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Lake Martin home sales dip slightly in June from May

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Baldwin County June home sales up 9 percent over last June

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Gulf Coast condo sales in June rose 7 percent over last year

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Marshall County June home sales up from last June

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Cullman year-to- date home sales through June up 4 percent over last year

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This Week’s Roundup From Alabama NewsCenter Is A Real Knock-Out!

| 9:44 am July 22, 2016

The champion prevails, Golden Flake’s sale and a couple of fish tales were among the good news stories from our partners at Alabama NewsCenter.

Deontay Wilder wins championship fight in Birmingham without right hand

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Deontay Wilder weighs in, prepares for title defense

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Deontay Wilder expecting best shot from Chris Arreola

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Deontay Wilder’s ride with no limits

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Former Auburn star Josh Donaldson a superstar for Toronto Blue Jays

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Willie Mays statue honors Don Logan, Birmingham Barons

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Collaborative process expected to improve instant replay in the SEC

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Golden Flake being bought in $141 million deal

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Polaris Alabama facility begins producing Rangers, Slingshots

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Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo lures anglers, crowds to Dauphin Island

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UAB part of growing zebrafish impact on medical research

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Who knew seven words could be so magical?

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Montgomery native Tiffany Williams is keeping it real as she works in reality television

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Birmingham’s IllumiCare is out to change healthcare with Smart Ribbon

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Susan Moore Elementary School summer program empowers young bodies and minds

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Emphasizing Alabama art in Mentone

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Live from the Forum: Birmingham Mountain Radio to broadcast from the BJCC

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No Trick: These Alabama Makers turned Halloween treat into Wickles Pickles

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Summer Camp focuses on health self-esteem for young girls

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Amsterdam Cafe’s Crab Cake and Avocado Sandwich makes list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

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Laugh, sing along and shout ‘Play ball!’ this weekend with Can’t Miss Alabama

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UAB’s REGARDS study offers answers that could help save lives

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With the eye of hurricane season fast approaching, time to check your plan

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Alabama June home sales rose 5 percent over same month in 2015

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Year-to- date home sales in Mobile up 7 percent from last year

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Tuscaloosa continues June growth in home sales

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Gadsden home sales in June rise 10 percent over 2015

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Punch and Pizazz From The Alabama News Center

| 9:00 am July 15, 2016

From Media Days to monuments, from the Bronze Bomber to the Sonic Suitcase and from SlossFest to Small Stages, this week’s dose of good news from Alabama NewsCenter comes with added punch and pizazz.

Alabama’s Nick Saban had more to say at SEC Media Days than the Paul Finebaum exchange

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Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn sees key to 2016 season: ‘Win the close games’

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German auto supplier Gerhardi to invest $37 million, create 235 jobs with Montgomery plant

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Sonic Suitcase plays music with the style of an Alabama Maker

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Sloss Tech preview: A leading futurist on technology and growing business

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‘Wicked’ casts its spell on more than 40,000 with Birmingham performances

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Touring with Aerosmith, new solo CD have Alabama’s Buck Johnson living rock-star dream

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St. Paul & the Broken Bones’ Paul Janeway picks SlossFest top 5

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Ryan Adams and The Shining

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Death Cab for Cutie

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Ray LaMontagne

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: The Flaming Lips

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals

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Get your music on, get out to the ballgame and celebrate state history with Can’t Miss Alabama

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Birmingham’s Small Stages brings live music into private homes, businesses

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Giving humanity wings of hope, understanding makes her an Alabama Bright Light

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From treatment to treats, Alabama doctor finds food is good medicine for cancer patients

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‘Bronze Bomber’ Deontay Wilder takes on Chris Arreola in Birmingham

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Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail greening Alabama in more ways than one

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Alabama Power Junior Clinic at Barbasol Championship tees up life lessons for Alabama youth

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Jeremy Towns brings Next Level Football Camp to Birmingham

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Veterans honored with Fultondale wall display, events this weekend

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Cosmo’s Restaurant and Bar’s sea bass makes 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die

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Alabama Power scores among the top, again, for customer satisfaction

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Governor Robert Bentley kicks off Alabama mission at Farnborough International Airshow

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Alabama team begins high-level meetings at Farnborough Airshow

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Four trends lifting Alabama aerospace industry to new altitudes

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Rich in history, Alabama aerospace industry climbing to new heights

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Wheels up: New video captures Alabama aerospace ascent

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Southeast Alabama targets aerospace connections at Farnborough

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Mobile Aeroplex pursues growth strategy at Farnborough

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Boeing’s Alabama operations boost key space, defense programs

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Airbus Alabama primes for production ramp-up

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New UAH wind tunnel will take Alabama aerospace research supersonic

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May new home sales rose 16 percent over same period in 2015

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Birmingham home sales rise 3 percent in June over same period in 2015

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Dothan sees June uptick in home sales compared to 2015

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Making Us Alabama Proud – Stories from Our Alabama NewsCenter Friends

| 10:40 am July 8, 2016

From Nick Saban and the West Virginia floods to a young man from Theodore winning the top global prize in opera, there is plenty to make you Alabama proud in the latest from our friends at Alabama NewsCenter.

Can’t Miss Alabama captures baseball, movies, music and memories

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Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban seeks Alabama high school help for West Virginia flood victims

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Governor Robert Bentley to head Alabama economic development team at Farnborough Airshow

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Big Spoon Creamery has big plans as it churns toward Avondale storefront next year

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Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial arrives in Alabama with thunderous escort

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Traveling Vietnam Wall prepares to make stop in Alabama

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Birmingham is forging a tourism identity

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Dayspring Dairy is an Alabama Maker in sheep’s clothing

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University of South Alabama graduate wins international singing competition

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Tim Gothard harnesses passion for the outdoors to lead Alabama Wildlife Federation

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Alabama Medal of Honor recipient and patriot remembered fondly

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Alabamians blazed trails, fought discrimination as the first African-American Marines

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Exercise makes Alabama couple’s 80s and 90s truly ‘golden years’

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NFL players come to Alabama to catch the ball and a few hearts

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Green Top barbecue makes list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die

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Southern Company and AGL Resources complete merger, create a leading U.S. energy company

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Alabama Power, partners award longleaf pine grants

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More big projects could be coming for Huntsville’s industrial market

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An itch in time: Alabama summers bring increased exposure to poisonous plants

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UAB to be first in Alabama to develop proton treatment center

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Battle the Zika virus with these simple steps

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UAB researchers target Antarctic sponge for promise against deadly MRSA infection

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Birmingham electric vehicle owners find happiness at their plug, not the pump

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Diversity and student achievement celebrated at Tuggle Elementary

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Coyote Drive-In adding miniature golf, holding holiday celebration in Leeds

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Theatre UAB alumna Andrea Frankle plays television character fans love to hate

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Shovels & Rope

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Dr. Dog

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Glass Animals

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Logic

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Fitz and the Tantrums

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Grouplove

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: The Arcs

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Bringing Us Bama’s Best – Good News Stories From Alabama NewsCenter

| 12:51 pm July 1, 2016

Bama bikes, beautiful beaches, Birmingham Barons, B&B, Brexit and Bentley were in this week’s good news from Alabama NewsCenter. And that was just the B’s! Check out the rest of the alphabet and the stories that made us feel good about our state.

Spirit of America Festival a 50-year red, white and blue bonanza in Decatur

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Alabama ranked eighth-most patriotic state in the nation

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Have a booming, fantastic Fourth of July with Can’t Miss Alabama

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Alabama motorcycles take the spotlight on Norman Reedus show

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley visits Hyundai assembly line after production begins on Santa Fe SUV

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Phillip West keeps Alabama’s beaches beautiful

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Class dismissed: Preston Goldfarb directs his final Birmingham-Southern soccer camp

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Mr. Spivey’s neighborhood: University of South Alabama graduate gets local

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How Birmingham’s Southern Research cancer advances changed a life

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University of Alabama looks to do for sports technology what Crimson Tide has done for football

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Mobile’s B&B Pet Stop reigning with cats, dogs and more

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9 fireworks safety tips from UAB

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Andalusia aims to make Candyland even sweeter in its second year

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Dr. Frank Gravlee’s Farrier’s Formula takes the world by stampede

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UAB physician uses telehealth to replace face-to- face visit for home dialysis patients

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Jefferson County officials battle anthrax at school as part of training scenario

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Alabama Power to limit water releases from dams in response to dry conditions

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Could U.S. real estate markets benefit from Brexit?

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Birmingham Barons fans go nuts over Peanut-Free Night

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Colorful detergent pods more likely to cause poison injuries in children

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23 years after ‘Crazy in Alabama,’ Mark Childress comes home to celebrate it

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Alabama Public Television earns Murrow Award for ‘Jeremiah’

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Seasick Records joins SlossFest, adding fourth stage to the mix

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Sylvan Esso

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Ghostland Observatory

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: The Joy Formidable

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: JR. JR.

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: The Struts

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Danny Brown

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Washed Out

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King Neptune’s Royal Red Shrimp reigns on list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die

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May home sales in Mobile up 12 percent over same period last year

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Montgomery year-to- date home sales through May up 7 percent over same period last year

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Huntsville May home sales up 13 percent over same period a year ago

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Gulf Coast condo sales rose 13 percent in May over last year

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Lake Martin waterfront May home sales up from April

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Tuscaloosa home sales in May up 16 percent over the same period last year

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Cullman May home sales up 16 percent over 2015

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Lee County year-to- date home sales through May up 9 percent over same period in 2015

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Baldwin County May home sales hold steady compared to prior year

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Gadsden home sales rise 18 percent in May over 2015

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Lake Martin May home sales up from April

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Phenix City year-to- date home sales through May up 6 percent over last year

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May home sales in Marshall County up 14 percent over 2015

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Shoals area home sales in May unchanged compared to 2015

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May home sales in Athens rise sharply compared to 2015

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Wiregrass May home sales 14 percent above the same period last year

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Calhoun County May home sales up from the same period in 2015

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Alabama Keeps Going and Growing! Good News Stories From Our Alabama NewsCenter Friends

| 11:31 am June 24, 2016

From Birmingham’s Batman to Tuscaloosa’s “Wicked” star and Miranda Lambert’s Alabama musician boyfriend, there are plenty of interesting people and good news stories from our friends at Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham’s Batman legacy lives on through daughter’s efforts

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Jack Royer following in his famous father’s footsteps and career

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Birmingham Barons keep breaking attendance record

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Auburn’s June Henton leads fight against world hunger

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I-22 finally connects Birmingham to Memphis

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Tomberlin’s Take: Alabama economic development truly on a roll

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Auto parts maker voestalpine chooses Birmingham for $11.1 million plant, 42 jobs

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Kronospan’s $362 million expansion will create 160 jobs in Alabama

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Hyundai Alabama launches Santa Fe Sport SUV after $52M project

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Toyota Alabama, ‘engine capital of the world,’ marks 15 years

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University of Alabama team takes fourth in national EcoCar competition

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Alabama shines at international biosciences convention in California

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Woodlawn High track star Jayla Kirkland ranked No. 2 in the nation

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Critters often to blame for power outages

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Tuscaloosa actor comes home as star of ‘Wicked’ national tour

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Anderson East

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Betty Who

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Escondido

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: BANNERS

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Steve Gunn

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Hudson Mohawke

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: White Denim

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Peach Jam Jubilee draws crowds by the thousands to Clanton

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Slide into fun, whoop it up at a bluegrass festival and The Wharf with Can’t Miss Alabama

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LuVici’s Bayou Skillet Chicken makes the list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die

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Alabama Business Charitable Trust hands out Efficiency Forward grants

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Local family’s home gets “green” makeover with energy-efficient upgrades

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Alabama May home sales rise 11 percent over same period last year

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Birmingham home sales continue to rise through May

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Sharing Alabama’s Good News From Our Alabama NewsCenter Partners

| 7:45 pm June 17, 2016

From Deontay Wilder to Winston Groom and from Project Sunrise to Milo’s Tea, there is a bit of good news for everyone at Alabama NewsCenter this past week.  Because of all the severe weather posts today, we are re-posting these excellent stories. Here’s some of what you might have missed.

Deontay Wilder readies for world boxing title defense in Birmingham

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Jefferson County out to lure $120 million ‘Project Sunrise’ and its 746 jobs

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Birmingham among Top 8 cities that look like America

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Milo’s Tea enjoys sweet Southern taste of success in Alabama on National Iced Tea Day

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Author Winston Groom is an Alabama Maker using words as his tools

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Gulf Coast facility helps keep saltwater fishing afloat in Alabama

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Disaster coordinators want better and faster response to emergencies

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UAB faculty member, alumna help teen girls see a future in computer science

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Advice for Alabama jobseekers: Sell yourself well

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USA Today names Auburn softball signee Ashlee Swindle ‘best in the nation’

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Alabama athlete Jayla Kirkland wants to make a run for World Junior Championships

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Birmingham’s Lakeshore Foundation partners with Apple on smartwatch

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This Alabama-built machine knows shooting better than Steph Curry

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Birmingham Barons GM Jonathan Nelson is the team’s giving arm

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Alabama Power Service Organization volunteers turn young mother’s Habitat dream into brick and mortar

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UAB researchers find potential breakthrough in binge-eating disorder treatment

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Birmingham’s Innovation Depot boosts biotech pipeline, entrepreneurial ecosystem

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Alabama claims Silver Shovel Award for 2015 projects totaling $7.1 billion, 20,000 jobs

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Eissmann $14.5 million expansion latest in Alabama auto industry growth

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Alabama could be headed for more severe weather in spring 2017

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Claunch Cafe’s chicken salad plate is on list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die

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It’s Dad’s weekend: Can’t Miss Alabama delivers fast cars, a zoo visit, a blueberry festival and culture

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Big Something

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: JMR

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Boom Forest

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Los Colognes

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: The Bright Light Social Hour

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Dylan LeBlanc

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Seratones

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Baldwin County residential sales in April hold steady compared to 2015

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Cullman April home sales rose 3 percent over the same period a year ago

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Lake Martin waterfront’s April home sales dip slightly from 2015

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Gadsden home sales in April up 50 percent over same period last year

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Morgan County April year-to- date home sales up 13 percent over last year

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Dothan home sales up sharply in May over a year ago

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Phenix City year-to- date home sales through April rise 2 percent over last year

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Sharing Alabama’s Good News From Our Alabama NewsCenter Partners

| 10:16 am June 17, 2016

From Deontay Wilder to Winston Groom and from Project Sunrise to Milo’s Tea, there is a bit of good news for everyone at Alabama NewsCenter this past week.  Here’s some of what you might have missed.

Deontay Wilder readies for world boxing title defense in Birmingham

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Jefferson County out to lure $120 million ‘Project Sunrise’ and its 746 jobs

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Birmingham among Top 8 cities that look like America

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Milo’s Tea enjoys sweet Southern taste of success in Alabama on National Iced Tea Day

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Author Winston Groom is an Alabama Maker using words as his tools

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Gulf Coast facility helps keep saltwater fishing afloat in Alabama

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Disaster coordinators want better and faster response to emergencies

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UAB faculty member, alumna help teen girls see a future in computer science

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Advice for Alabama jobseekers: Sell yourself well

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USA Today names Auburn softball signee Ashlee Swindle ‘best in the nation’

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Alabama athlete Jayla Kirkland wants to make a run for World Junior Championships

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Birmingham’s Lakeshore Foundation partners with Apple on smartwatch

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This Alabama-built machine knows shooting better than Steph Curry

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Birmingham Barons GM Jonathan Nelson is the team’s giving arm

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Alabama Power Service Organization volunteers turn young mother’s Habitat dream into brick and mortar

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UAB researchers find potential breakthrough in binge-eating disorder treatment

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Birmingham’s Innovation Depot boosts biotech pipeline, entrepreneurial ecosystem

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Alabama claims Silver Shovel Award for 2015 projects totaling $7.1 billion, 20,000 jobs

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Eissmann $14.5 million expansion latest in Alabama auto industry growth

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Alabama could be headed for more severe weather in spring 2017

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Claunch Cafe’s chicken salad plate is on list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die

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It’s Dad’s weekend: Can’t Miss Alabama delivers fast cars, a zoo visit, a blueberry festival and culture

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Big Something

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: JMR

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Boom Forest

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Los Colognes

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: The Bright Light Social Hour

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Dylan LeBlanc

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: Seratones

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Baldwin County residential sales in April hold steady compared to 2015

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Cullman April home sales rose 3 percent over the same period a year ago

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Lake Martin waterfront’s April home sales dip slightly from 2015

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Gadsden home sales in April up 50 percent over same period last year

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Morgan County April year-to- date home sales up 13 percent over last year

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Dothan home sales up sharply in May over a year ago

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Phenix City year-to- date home sales through April rise 2 percent over last year

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More Good News from Our Alabama NewsCenter Partners

| 11:08 am June 10, 2016

Pastries, performers, patients and pianos all came together to make up the latest stories from our Alabama NewsCenter partnership.

Birmingham pastry chef’s delectable delights draw national recognition for Highlands Bar and Grill

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Kristin Chenoweth on her upcoming concert, ‘Wicked’ and the Birmingham actor who helped her through her Broadway debut

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‘Three Acts’ featuring Ira Glass, ‘This American Life’ … and dance coming to Birmingham

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Steel City Jazz Festival in Birmingham features big-name artists

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Brooks Barrow is an Alabama Maker finding beauty in stone

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Hoover steps up to the plate to keep SEC Baseball Tournament in Alabama

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Women’s College World Series features umpire from Alabama Power

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Southern Research, UAB collaboration produces ‘smart’ treadmill for medical community

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Alabama businessman among those finding robots are the new low-wage seamstresses

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Alabama Public Service Commission approves Walmart contract with solar facility in east Alabama

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Nancy Hornsby CARES for Alzheimer’s patients through song and love

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Skills for life taught at Life Labs in Alabama

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An ode to Alabama Power’s linemen on Alabama Lineman Appreciation Day

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Thanks and praise for linemen at Alabama Lineman Appreciation Day

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My marriage to my spouse … and to Alabama Power

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UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $29 million NCI core grant

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Birmingham SlossFest profile: The Burning Peppermints

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Alabama Power atrium the site of classical piano concert

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Can’t Miss Alabama delivers summertime family fun, BBQ and music

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McWane Science Center looks to future as Itty Bitty Magic City turns 1

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LawLers’ stuffed tater makes 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die

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The Color Project sheds vivid light on Ensley man’s hopes for his neighborhood

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Alabama rings up best first quarter for home sales since 2007

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Montgomery April home sales up 2 percent over 2015

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Tuscaloosa April home sales up 26 percent compared to same period last year

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Lee County April home sales up 13 percent over last April

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Baldwin County April condo sales hold steady compared to 2015

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Lake Martin April home sales slightly above five-year average

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Wiregrass year-to- date home sales through April up 12 percent over last year

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Shoals April home sales up 3 percent over last year

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Athens April home sales rose 19 percent over the same period a year ago

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An Abundance of Good News from Our Friends at Alabama NewsCenter

| 9:37 am June 3, 2016

Bear Bryant’s ring, banjo strings, artistic things and lineman kings are among the abundance of good news from Alabama NewsCenter this week.

Bear Bryant ring returned to All-American Crimson Tide player nearly 50 years after it was stolen

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Rickwood Classic is ‘old-time baseball’ for young and old alike in Alabama

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Birmingham Barons add former pitcher Don Heinkel to team’s Hall of Fame

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Negro League Baseball Reunion brings game’s greats, families to Birmingham

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Alabama’s Mo Williams still plays a key role in the Cavs’ NBA championship run

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DeMarre Carroll: Former John Carroll Cavs star now playing against NBA’s Cavs

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Alabama Power, Army break ground on Fort Rucker solar project

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A trip down ‘tobacco road’ set Jason Burns on a path to becoming an Alabama Maker

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With Dexateens and solo success, Birmingham native Brad Armstrong an artist on the verge in upstate New York

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Vestavia Hills’ Robert McCammon back with another in his Matthew Corbett series

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Brew up your own brand of fun with a Can’t Miss Alabama weekend

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Tim Garner preserves a treasure at Remington Hall in Fort McClellan

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Motorcycles rev up Holocaust education in Alabama

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UAB’s ‘Yaacov Agam: Metamorphic’ exhibit features more than 30 works by art pioneer

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Happy birthday to you, H. Neely Henry Dam!

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This is the story of an Alabama Power lineman’s wife, daughter and sister

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Lineman Appreciation Day celebrates unsung heroes who power our communities

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Throwback Thursday: Remembering our linemen as Alabama Lineman Appreciation Day approaches

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Alabama Power remembers the service of linemen

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UAB graduate student saving sea turtles from above

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Animal Planet features new series about Tuskegee University veterinarians

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Rattlesnake Saloon’s Duke Rustler burger makes list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die

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Keep an eye on safety this Memorial Day in Alabama

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Alabama April home sales up 7 percent over the same period last year

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Birmingham April home sales up 7 percent over the same month a year ago

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Mobile home sales up 7.5 percent year-to- date in April

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Rocket City home sales in April up 13.5 percent over previous year

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Marshall County April home sales jump 46 percent over same time last year

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