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Airbus Advances Project To Build New Alabama A220 Assembly Line

Airbus Advances Project To Build New Alabama A220 Assembly Line

| November 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Airbus announced that Birmingham-based HPM will act as program manager for the planning, design, and construction of a new assembly line at its Alabama manufacturing facility that will produce A220 aircraft.

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Mobile Energizer ‘Elves’ Bring Christmas To Southwest Regional School For The Deaf And Blind

Mobile Energizer ‘Elves’ Bring Christmas To Southwest Regional School For The Deaf And Blind

| November 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Mobile Energizers members played Santa’s elves Nov. 13, shopping for students at the Southwest Regional School for the Deaf and Blind in Mobile.

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What To Do If You Get Scammed

What To Do If You Get Scammed

| November 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Maybe it was the misspelled words… Maybe it was that feeling something was not quite right… Maybe it was that odd way the representative spoke to you… Any of those could be signs that a would-be criminal has scammed you.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Bobby Frank Cherry Died In Prison

On This Day In Alabama History: Bobby Frank Cherry Died In Prison

| November 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

November 18, 2004: Days after the 1963 bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church that killed four young girls, authorities homed in on Bobby Frank Cherry as a suspect.

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Going To Grandma’s For Thanksgiving? Drive Safely, Especially If Arriving Early, University Of Alabama Study Finds

Going To Grandma’s For Thanksgiving? Drive Safely, Especially If Arriving Early, University Of Alabama Study Finds

| November 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

More than half of all vehicle crashes during the week of Thanksgiving last year occurred in the three days before the holiday, according to a recent study of state traffic data by University of Alabama researchers.

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Don’t Get Bit By A Bitcoin Scam

Don’t Get Bit By A Bitcoin Scam

| November 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Bitcoin is the most well-known version of a cryptocurrency – a virtual currency that some people use as money even though it has no external governmental backing.

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Instruments Of Hope Unity Fund Continues Violins Of Hope’s Alabama Legacy

Instruments Of Hope Unity Fund Continues Violins Of Hope’s Alabama Legacy

| November 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Violins of Hope were played as Jews walked to their deaths at Holocaust camps during World War II. The sounds of those instruments in Birmingham last year heralded another purpose in promoting human rights, social justice and inter-religious dialogue.

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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Kicks Off Construction On $1.6B Alabama Plant

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Kicks Off Construction On $1.6B Alabama Plant

| November 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

With help from a robot, the first shovel of dirt was turned today at a sprawling site that will be home to Alabama’s next auto assembly plant – a $1.6 billion facility being built by Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA that will produce 300,000 vehicles annually, beginning in 2021.

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Alabama City Commemorating Its 200Th Birthday With Athens Bicentennial Bash

Alabama City Commemorating Its 200Th Birthday With Athens Bicentennial Bash

| November 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The city of Athens in Limestone County officially turns 200 on Monday, Nov. 19, but the party will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, during Christmas Open House weekend.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama Constitution Of 1875 Ratified

On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama Constitution Of 1875 Ratified

| November 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

November 16, 1875: After Democrats regained control of the governor’s office and state government in the 1874 election, one of their immediate goals was to “redeem” the state from Reconstruction and the Reconstructionist Constitution adopted in 1868.

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Music Legend Patti LaBelle Brings Electrifying Sounds To The Magic City In Can’t Miss Alabama

Music Legend Patti LaBelle Brings Electrifying Sounds To The Magic City In Can’t Miss Alabama

| November 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Catch these performances before the holiday rush begins.

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Delete Suspicious Emails To Fight Scammers

Delete Suspicious Emails To Fight Scammers

| November 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Email can be a convenience for doing business, but it can also be a risk if you don’t know what to look out for. It is very easy to make a message look official. The following tips will help you avoid being scammed…

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Football Preview: The Citadel Has Saban’s Attention, Tigers Take On Liberty And UAB May Have The Most Interesting Game

Football Preview: The Citadel Has Saban’s Attention, Tigers Take On Liberty And UAB May Have The Most Interesting Game

| November 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It’s not every week that UAB is on a bigger stage than Alabama or Auburn, but that’s the case this week. Bill Clark and his 9-1 UAB team will be in the spotlight as they travel to College Station to face Texas A&M, the Tide and Tigers’ SEC rival, at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.

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Honda Announces New Passport SUV Will Be Built In Alabama

Honda Announces New Passport SUV Will Be Built In Alabama

| November 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Honda said today that it will build its new Passport sports utility vehicle at its Alabama assembly plant in Lincoln.

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