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Alabama News Center — From delivering fastballs to delivering the Gospel: Negro Leagues pitcher William Greason remembers Rickwood Field playing days

Alabama News Center — From delivering fastballs to delivering the Gospel: Negro Leagues pitcher William Greason remembers Rickwood Field playing days

| June 15, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

“Fastball. Curveball. That’s all I needed,” Greason recalled. “That was enough to get them out. That was enough. Just control. The main thing was to have control. That’s a blessing, and I was blessed to have pretty good control.”

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Alabama News Center — Can’t Miss Alabama: Entertainment ideas to celebrate Father’s Day

Alabama News Center — Can’t Miss Alabama: Entertainment ideas to celebrate Father’s Day

| June 15, 2024 @ 8:00 am

See where you can take dad to have a fun weekend, but be sure to stay hydrated and cool. This week’s Can’t Miss Alabama has all of the information you need.

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Alabama News Center — Alabama Department of Commerce’s Stimpson in European Union leadership program

Alabama News Center — Alabama Department of Commerce’s Stimpson in European Union leadership program

| June 14, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

Christina Stimpson, the top trade expert at the Alabama Department of Commerce, is in Belgium and Greece this week to participate in the EU-US Emerging Leaders Visitors Programme, which aims to strengthen ties between the two economic blocs.

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Alabama News Center — Sierra’s is more than a Mexican restaurant in Arab, Alabama

Alabama News Center — Sierra’s is more than a Mexican restaurant in Arab, Alabama

| June 13, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

Visitors to Sierra’s Mexicanisimo Restaurant in Arab always feel welcome when they come through the front door. That’s because they are greeted by a colorful chalkboard featuring a festive fellow in a Mexican sombrero brandishing a taco atop the sign that says, “Welcome Home.”

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Alabama News Center — Rickwood Field and Major League Baseball are set to put spotlight on Birmingham, Alabama

Alabama News Center — Rickwood Field and Major League Baseball are set to put spotlight on Birmingham, Alabama

| June 13, 2024 @ 8:00 am

No other professional baseball park can boast a past like Birmingham’s Rickwood Field and, with Major League Baseball returning there later this month, its future is looking brighter than ever.

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Alabama News Center — 908th celebrates MH-139 Grey Wolf at Alabama’s Maxwell Air Force Base

Alabama News Center — 908th celebrates MH-139 Grey Wolf at Alabama’s Maxwell Air Force Base

| June 12, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

The 908th Airlift Wing celebrated the MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopter and the unit’s efforts for the past three and a half years preparing for the transition from a tactical airlift mission to a formal training mission during a ceremony May 31, 2024, at Maxwell Air Force Base.

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Alabama News Center — University of Montevallo to launch nursing program in August 2024

Alabama News Center — University of Montevallo to launch nursing program in August 2024

| June 12, 2024 @ 8:00 am

The University of Montevallo is set to start its new Nursing Program in the newly established College of Health Professions in August. The program, which will offer a pre-licensure BSN track and an RN to BSN track, was approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing May 17.

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Alabama News Center — University of Alabama at Birmingham doctor uses CPR, AED to save life of man at the gym

Alabama News Center — University of Alabama at Birmingham doctor uses CPR, AED to save life of man at the gym

| June 11, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

“I thought ‘Wow, let me compose myself,’” Lawson recalled. “And that is the last thing I remember. That is, until I saw my guardian angel, Dr. Andy.”

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Alabama News Center — The ultimate guide to enjoying Alabama’s peach season

Alabama News Center — The ultimate guide to enjoying Alabama’s peach season

| June 11, 2024 @ 8:00 am

Two things signal the unofficial start of summer in Alabama: the arrival of hot, sticky days and the appearance of the first Chilton County peaches of Alabama’s peach season.

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Alabama News Center — $50 million amphitheater adds another attraction to Birmingham, Alabama’s, Uptown Entertainment District

Alabama News Center — $50 million amphitheater adds another attraction to Birmingham, Alabama’s, Uptown Entertainment District

| June 10, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

Birmingham’s booming Uptown Entertainment District got another boost recently when the BJCC, along with city officials and amphitheater operator Live Nation, broke ground to begin construction on a new 9,380-capacity amphitheater on the city’s north side.

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Alabama News Center — New venture focuses on pristine spring water in rural Alabama

Alabama News Center — New venture focuses on pristine spring water in rural Alabama

| June 8, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

Gov. Kay Ivey joined the leaders of Alabama Mineral Springs LLC to celebrate the company’s ambitious five-year project to sustainably distribute mineral-rich water from a free-flowing spring in Chilton County.

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Alabama News Center — Can’t Miss Alabama: Catch a variety of entertainment at the Peach Jam Jubilee, Caribbean Food and Music Festival, Zoo Brews

Alabama News Center — Can’t Miss Alabama: Catch a variety of entertainment at the Peach Jam Jubilee, Caribbean Food and Music Festival, Zoo Brews

| June 7, 2024 @ 8:00 am

There is plenty to see and do this weekend in Alabama. Check out this latest edition of Can’t Miss Alabama for all of the details.

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Alabama News Center — Toyota Alabama to expand production with 350 new jobs in Huntsville

Alabama News Center — Toyota Alabama to expand production with 350 new jobs in Huntsville

| June 6, 2024 @ 8:00 am

Toyota is expanding the production capabilities at its Huntsville engine factory with a $282 million investment while also adding more than 350 new, high-quality jobs with long-term stability, according to an announcement today by Gov. Kay Ivey.

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Alabama News Center — 6 must-try Milo’s menu hacks crafted by longtime employees

Alabama News Center — 6 must-try Milo’s menu hacks crafted by longtime employees

| June 5, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

While most customers would argue that there’s nothing wrong with Milo’s menu as is, longtime employees have cooked up a few special items that are available to customers in the know, even if they don’t show up on the menu.

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