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Recipe: Grilled Eggplant Dip

Recipe: Grilled Eggplant Dip

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Dietitians Jessica Ivey and Patricia Terry brought a theme of tasty wellness to the Les Dames Takeover series of chef demonstrations at the Market at Pepper Place on Sept. 15 in Birmingham. Terry and Chef Ivey from the Samford Wellness Kitchen teamed up with some of their Samford University students to share a recipe for Grilled Eggplant Dip (Baba Ghanoush).

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‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer Sets Disney Up For Another 1-2 punch

‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer Sets Disney Up For Another 1-2 punch

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Just as this year’s “Black Panther” built buzz around a major character in “Infinity War,” the March release of “Captain Marvel” will pave the way for the next Avengers movie.

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On this Day in Alabama History: Writer Stephen Gresham was Born

On this Day in Alabama History: Writer Stephen Gresham was Born

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Another entry in Alabama’s rich history from our partners at the Alabama News Center.

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Alabama Power Issuing Two RFPs For Energy Projects

Alabama Power Issuing Two RFPs For Energy Projects

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power is seeking proposals to meet future energy and reliability needs, including proposals for potential renewable energy projects.

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Birmingham’s Jesse Lewis Among 9 Recognized As Black Pioneers Of Public Relations

Birmingham’s Jesse Lewis Among 9 Recognized As Black Pioneers Of Public Relations

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Birmingham businessman and entrepreneur Dr. Jesse J. Lewis Sr. has been named one of nine black public relations pioneers honored by the Museum of Public Relations in New York.

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Practical Energy Savings Tips Can Be Implemented As New Season Dawns

Practical Energy Savings Tips Can Be Implemented As New Season Dawns

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It may not feel like Autumn, but the cooler temperatures will be here before you know it. Here are some ways you can take advantage of milder days before winter sets in.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Allison Moorer Releases Debut Album

On This Day In Alabama History: Allison Moorer Releases Debut Album

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Allison Moorer released “Alabama Song.” The Monroeville-born singer-songwriter has had success with songs that have appeared in movies.

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Brenda Ladun is an Alabama Bright Light Illuminating Her Journey to Defeat Breast Cancer

Brenda Ladun is an Alabama Bright Light Illuminating Her Journey to Defeat Breast Cancer

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Cancer enhanced Brenda Ladun’s faith and strength.

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Fall Concerts In Can’t Miss Alabama Begin With Vulcan AfterTunes

Fall Concerts In Can’t Miss Alabama Begin With Vulcan AfterTunes

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Vulcan Park and Museum presents its 14th annual Vulcan AfterTunes fall concert series. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the three-part event, which takes place on Sept. 23, Oct. 7 and Oct. 21.

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Alabama Vintage Airplane Restorer Enjoys Taking It To New Heights

Alabama Vintage Airplane Restorer Enjoys Taking It To New Heights

| September 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Like many children growing up, Conrad Reed liked to tinker with model cars and airplanes. But while most have given up the childhood hobby, at age 68, Reed has yet to quit. He just works on the real things now.

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LPGA Pros Showcase Golf, Values At Alabama Power Junior Clinic In Prattville

LPGA Pros Showcase Golf, Values At Alabama Power Junior Clinic In Prattville

| September 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Three professional golfers with SEC connections held a golf clinic for more than 300 River Region children Wednesday at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill.

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Football Preview: Alabama, Auburn Welcome Aggies, Razorbacks; Troy Begins Conference Play

Football Preview: Alabama, Auburn Welcome Aggies, Razorbacks; Troy Begins Conference Play

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama whipped Ole Miss 62-7 in its Southeastern Conference opener. In so doing, the Crimson Tide became the first SEC team to open the season by scoring 50 points in each of its first three games. To no one’s surprise, Nick Saban isn’t blinded by his team’s glowing performances to date, especially with Texas A&M visiting Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on CBS.

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Ricatoni’s Italian Grill is a Florence Tradition

Ricatoni’s Italian Grill is a Florence Tradition

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

This Italian restaurant in historic downtown Florence has been around for decades serving tasty, homemade food, supporting its community and employing lots of local students, but the passion of owner Rick Elliott is what makes Ricatoni’s special. He’s as much of a draw as his dishes.

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HudsonAlpha Holds Grand Opening for Paul Propst Center in Huntsville

HudsonAlpha Holds Grand Opening for Paul Propst Center in Huntsville

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology officially opened the Paul Propst Center in Huntsville today. The newest addition to the biotech campus is a 105,000-square-foot, two-story building that aims to promote research, education and economic development.

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UAB Jerseys to Honor Alabama Children

UAB Jerseys to Honor Alabama Children

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Mary Laslie Pike doesn’t play football, but the 10-year-old from Homewood is among 100 youngsters whose names will be on the backs of UAB football players’ jerseys as they host the second installment of their Children’s Harbor Game.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama-Born Astronaut Returns To Earth

On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama-Born Astronaut Returns To Earth

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

September 20, 1992: Astronaut Mae C. Jemison returned to Earth aboard the Endeavour space shuttle. The science mission specialist logged 190 hours, 30 minutes and 23 seconds in space.

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Birmingham’s Woolworth Recreation and Refreshment Drawing Crowds

Birmingham’s Woolworth Recreation and Refreshment Drawing Crowds

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Woolworth Recreation and Refreshment offers something for everyone. So much so you may never have a reason to leave. The new entertainment concept in Birmingham’s Five Points brings duckpin bowling to the Magic City while offering food, drink and other games.

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On This Day in Alabama History: Secretary of Interior Hitchcock Was Born

On This Day in Alabama History: Secretary of Interior Hitchcock Was Born

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

September 19, 1835: Ethan Allen Hitchcock was born in Mobile. Hitchcock served as secretary of the Interior under President William McKinley and then President Theodore Roosevelt.

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