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Alabama Newscenter — Deadline Approaching To Submit Ideas On Early Plans For Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument

Alabama Newscenter — Deadline Approaching To Submit Ideas On Early Plans For Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument

| June 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

The National Park Service (NPS) wants to hear your vision and ideas as it moves forward on developing plans for the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument.

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Alabama Newscenter — Alabama Seafood Cook-Off Draws Chefs From Throughout The State

Alabama Newscenter — Alabama Seafood Cook-Off Draws Chefs From Throughout The State

| June 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Four chefs from across the state will put their seafood cooking skills to the test in Gulf Shores on June 21 during the sixth annual Alabama Seafood Cook-Off.

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Alabama Newscenter — Loving Alabama’s Summer’s Harvest? Thank A Pollinator

Alabama Newscenter — Loving Alabama’s Summer’s Harvest? Thank A Pollinator

| June 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am

As Alabamians sink their teeth into the state’s luscious, summer bounty of local fruits and vegetables, it’s worth taking a moment to consider the pollinators that help make it happen.

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Alabama Newscenter — Claire Cotten Is An Alabama Bright Light Making Sawyerville Shine

Alabama Newscenter — Claire Cotten Is An Alabama Bright Light Making Sawyerville Shine

| June 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

In the Black Belt of Alabama, where the sun shines hot – melting the asphalt and driving field cows under the shade of hickory trees and shortleaf pines — there is a place of refuge in Hale County known as Sawyerville summer camp.

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Alabama Newscenter — Recipe: Strawberry Slab Pie

Alabama Newscenter — Recipe: Strawberry Slab Pie

| June 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

As we begin to enjoy summer gatherings once again, there’s no better treat than this strawberry slab pie. Here, two flaky layers of pie crust sandwich quartered strawberries that are slightly sweetened with brown sugar and scented with vanilla.

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Alabama Newscenter — Tips For Planting An Efficient, No-Till Garden

Alabama Newscenter — Tips For Planting An Efficient, No-Till Garden

| June 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am

One approach to gardening we’ve been excited about lately is no-till, also known as no-dig. No-till gardens have been gaining ground with farmers in recent years, partly because of the energy savings.

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Alabama Newscenter — People of Alabama: Meccosia Eggleston of Muscle Shoals

Alabama Newscenter — People of Alabama: Meccosia Eggleston of Muscle Shoals

| June 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Meccosia Eggleston feels like teaching is where she was meant to be… “My heart has always just told me to follow my dreams, pursue my goals and really know my destiny and purpose.”

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Alabama Newscenter — Miss Fancy the Elephant Returns Triumphant to Birmingham’s Avondale Park

Alabama Newscenter — Miss Fancy the Elephant Returns Triumphant to Birmingham’s Avondale Park

| June 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Miss Fancy is back home in Avondale Park, after repairs and retrofitting into a fountain by well-known sculptor Mike Chiarito. The statue was removed after it was damaged several years ago, but thanks to the efforts of Avondale resident Leslie Smukler, the pachyderm returned.

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