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Alabama News Center tels the stories of the people and businesses powering the states of Alabama, striving to make Alabama a wonderful place to live and work.

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Alabama NewsCenter — First Graduates of FlightPath9 Begin Careers at Airbus

Alabama NewsCenter — First Graduates of FlightPath9 Begin Careers at Airbus

| January 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

After a delay courtesy of COVID-19, graduates of Airbus Alabama’s first FlightPath9 class have begun their careers with the company.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Recipe: Sweet Cornbread Muffins

Alabama NewsCenter — Recipe: Sweet Cornbread Muffins

| January 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am

I’m about to get folks riled up. Like “we’re gonna revoke your Southern card” riled up. Like “no true Southerner would do that” riled up.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Wetumpka Shines, Despite the Dark Clouds of 2019, 2020

Alabama NewsCenter — Wetumpka Shines, Despite the Dark Clouds of 2019, 2020

| January 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Jonathan Yarboro, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Wetumpka, has found miracles in thinking over the storms that struck the city on Jan. 19, 2019. Despite significant devastation, all of the city’s residents were spared.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Hilltop Grill BBQ and Camp Stew One of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

Alabama NewsCenter — Hilltop Grill BBQ and Camp Stew One of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

| January 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

There is no shortage of great barbecue in Alabama and while all great ‘que can be a stand-alone meal, sometimes the sides help elevate it to another level.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Native Hank Aaron, MLB Homer King From Ruth to Bonds, Dies at 86

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Native Hank Aaron, MLB Homer King From Ruth to Bonds, Dies at 86

| January 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Alabama native Henry “Hank” Aaron, the Black baseball slugger who broke Babe Ruth’s career home-run mark in an American sports milestone imbued with racial significance and racist insults he never forgot, has died. He was 86.

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Alabama NewsCenter — People of Alabama: Clarence Smith of Birmingham

Alabama NewsCenter — People of Alabama: Clarence Smith of Birmingham

| January 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

I instilled in them education. All of them graduated from college and my youngest is working on her master’s. My youngest (son) has his master’s. My oldest son has a four-year degree too.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Manufacture Alabama Launches Diversify, an Initiative on Diversity and Inclusion

Alabama NewsCenter — Manufacture Alabama Launches Diversify, an Initiative on Diversity and Inclusion

| January 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Diversify addresses multiple dimensions of diversity, specifically those linked to conditions resulting from prejudice and discrimination.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Can’t Miss Alabama Delivers Engaging Virtual Ideas and Beyond

Alabama NewsCenter — Can’t Miss Alabama Delivers Engaging Virtual Ideas and Beyond

| January 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Make it a fantastic weekend with concerts, exhibits, and great food by checking out what’s in store in this week’s Can’t Miss Alabama.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Forest Products Industry Has Rich, Traditional, Bright Future

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Forest Products Industry Has Rich, Traditional, Bright Future

| January 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

The forest products industry has long been important to Alabama, and the evolution of the industry is ensuring it will continue to play a vital role in the state’s economy.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Meals for Heroes Will Continue Serving Meals to Front-Line Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

Alabama NewsCenter — Meals for Heroes Will Continue Serving Meals to Front-Line Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

| January 21, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

A campaign to feed front-line health care workers caring for COVID-19 patients is once again in action at UAB. It is a partnership between UAB Advancement and the UAB Department of Food and Nutrition Services, with donations from the community.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Mercedes to Have EQA Electric Car in European Showrooms This Spring

Alabama NewsCenter — Mercedes to Have EQA Electric Car in European Showrooms This Spring

| January 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Mercedes-Benz is taking on one of the most complex industry challenges with the rollout of its battery-powered EQA: selling small electric cars without a big profit squeeze.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power Employees Celebrate MLK Day by Giving Back to Communities

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power Employees Celebrate MLK Day by Giving Back to Communities

| January 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Contemplating ways to better the community, sharing ideals of justice and unity, and giving back are some of the ways Alabama Power employees celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18.

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