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Alabama NewsCenter — Hall of Fame songwriting legend Mike Stoller lends support to honoring Alabama’s ‘Big Mama’ Thornton

Alabama NewsCenter — Hall of Fame songwriting legend Mike Stoller lends support to honoring Alabama’s ‘Big Mama’ Thornton

| December 8, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame songwriting legend Mike Stoller says he wants to help honor Alabama native Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, who made a hit of the now-classic “Hound Dog.”

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Alabama NewsCenter — Dr. Ann says more cheer (the emotional kind) leads to better memory

Alabama NewsCenter — Dr. Ann says more cheer (the emotional kind) leads to better memory

| December 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am

Cheerfulness helps maintain a sharp mind as we age. That was the uplifting conclusion from scientists at Northwestern University who monitored the emotional states and memory of aging adults over an extended period.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Another banner year in Alabama tax collections, but inflation will take a bite

Alabama NewsCenter — Another banner year in Alabama tax collections, but inflation will take a bite

| December 7, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

While revenues are up, Alabama lawmakers have taken a conservative approach to budgeting in recent years.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Air Force’s 908th embraces future, legacy of helicopter mission at Alabama air base

Alabama NewsCenter — Air Force’s 908th embraces future, legacy of helicopter mission at Alabama air base

| December 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am

An MH-139A from Test Detachment 7, Air Force Global Strike Command, Duke Field, Florida visits 908th Airlift Wing during a Unit Training Assembly at Maxwell Air Force Base.

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Alabama NewsCenter — A Birmingham, Alabama gift guide

Alabama NewsCenter — A Birmingham, Alabama gift guide

| December 6, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

From the Gulf waters to the Iron City, we’ve put together some of our favorite shop-local guides to help your search for the perfect gift go a little smoother this holiday season.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Longtime leader of Lake Martin volunteer organization passes the gavel

Alabama NewsCenter — Longtime leader of Lake Martin volunteer organization passes the gavel

| December 6, 2022 @ 10:00 am

And while Thompson is stepping back from a leadership role at LMRA, don’t expect him to put up his trash-picker and fade away. Because the passion is still there, and the pride in being involved in the ongoing movement to help keep Lake Martin clean, protected and developing in a thoughtful and positive way.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Auburn University, Tuskegee University sign agreement to create umbrella partnership

Alabama NewsCenter — Auburn University, Tuskegee University sign agreement to create umbrella partnership

| December 5, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Through faculty research and outreach collaborations, the universities will work to address the lack of health care access and other social and health inequities throughout Alabama.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Deshe family gift launches campaign to renovate University of Alabama’s Alston Hall

Alabama NewsCenter — Deshe family gift launches campaign to renovate University of Alabama’s Alston Hall

| December 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

Mary Hewell Alston Hall, home to the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business, was built in 1991 and is set for a renovation next year.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Recipe: Weeknight Sausage Alfredo

Alabama NewsCenter — Recipe: Weeknight Sausage Alfredo

| December 5, 2022 @ 8:00 am

It’s the perfect weeknight meal but tastes like it’s for a special occasion. You could totally impress your sweetie with this dish. Y’all enjoy.

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Alabama NewsCenter — 4 places for the best hot chocolate in Alabama

Alabama NewsCenter — 4 places for the best hot chocolate in Alabama

| December 3, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

We’ve curated a list of some of the best hot chocolates across the state to warm you up as we count down to Christmas.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Great Southern Wood plans $13.7 million Alabama expansion project

Alabama NewsCenter — Great Southern Wood plans $13.7 million Alabama expansion project

| December 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am

Great Southern Wood plans to invest $13.7 million in an expansion project at its treatment facility in Mobile County, allowing the company to create 12 jobs and retain 78 current positions, according to the Mobile Chamber.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power recognized for partnership in rural development

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power recognized for partnership in rural development

| December 2, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

The Alabama Power Economic and Community Development team has been named a Rural Star Partner by the Alabama Department of Commerce for its role in supporting rural development.

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