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Researchers, Agencies, Beekeepers Work Together to Fight Losses in Honey Bee Colonies

Researchers, Agencies, Beekeepers Work Together to Fight Losses in Honey Bee Colonies

| August 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Beekeepers across the U.S. lost 43.7% of their managed honey bee colonies from April 2019 to April 2020, according to preliminary results of the 14th annual nationwide survey by the nonprofit Bee Informed Partnership (BIP).

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Publication Gives Alabama High Marks for Business Climate, Workforce Training

Publication Gives Alabama High Marks for Business Climate, Workforce Training

| August 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Alabama’s workforce development and talent attraction programs ranked No. 2 among the states in the ranking, while Business Facilities rated Alabama’s automotive manufacturing strength No. 5.

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Recipe: Strawberry Icebox Pie

Recipe: Strawberry Icebox Pie

| August 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am

With no end to the sweltering Alabama temperatures in sight, this strawberry icebox pie is just the treat to cool you down. Here, a simple crust is complemented by a fruity filling that firms up in the freezer to create a dessert that is creamy yet refreshing.

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Powering Up for EVs at Alabama’s Port and the Rest of the State

Powering Up for EVs at Alabama’s Port and the Rest of the State

| August 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Mobile and its surrounding industries are taking more steps to electrify their businesses. From changing how work is done to supporting how employees get around, the use of all-electric solutions is helping overcome one of the biggest obstacles to an electric vehicle future.

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The Grilling King: Smoked Brisket Burgers

The Grilling King: Smoked Brisket Burgers

| August 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am

If there are two things I think make all the difference in the world when it comes to great burgers, it’s the meat choice and the burger-to-bun ratio.

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Alabama Principal’s Viral Music Video Hammer’s Home COVID-19 Guidelines

Alabama Principal’s Viral Music Video Hammer’s Home COVID-19 Guidelines

| July 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

While educators are figuring out how to safely return to school, one principal wants to make sure kids remember to laugh and enjoy life, even during a worldwide pandemic.

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Alabama Power Volunteers Throw Final Birthday Party for Closing Children’s Home

Alabama Power Volunteers Throw Final Birthday Party for Closing Children’s Home

| July 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Most birthday parties are happy occasions but one held Thursday afternoon in Mobile was mixed with sadness.

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SEC Football Teams to Play Conference-Only Schedule for 2020

SEC Football Teams to Play Conference-Only Schedule for 2020

| July 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am

The Southeastern Conference said today it will play a 10-game, conference-only football schedule this year with the start of the season delayed until Sept. 26.

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New Advanced Manufacturing Training Center Coming to Alabama

New Advanced Manufacturing Training Center Coming to Alabama

| July 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

A groundbreaking was held Wednesday morning for the $17 million Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) to help train a workforce that will meet the needs of businesses and industries in the Mobile community.

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Extends Mask Mandate, Wants Children Back in the Classroom

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Extends Mask Mandate, Wants Children Back in the Classroom

| July 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has extended the Safer at Home order with the masking requirement through the end of August, adding rules for schools and colleges to the order.

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Alabama Chef Keeps Rolling Through Pandemic With New Food Truck

Alabama Chef Keeps Rolling Through Pandemic With New Food Truck

| July 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am

On a Sunday in March 2019, chef Raquel Ervin gathered nearly 100 friends and family at Hoover Randle Home & Gardens knowing full well, at some point that evening, they would be disappointed.

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Alabama’s John Lewis Honored With Bipartisan Tribute at U.S. Capitol

Alabama’s John Lewis Honored With Bipartisan Tribute at U.S. Capitol

| July 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The American flag-draped casket of the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis, left, is carried by a joint services military honor guard up the U.S. Capitol steps before a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Monday.

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