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Trent Richardson’s Redemption: ‘I’m Back To A Place Where It’s Just Fun’

Trent Richardson’s Redemption: ‘I’m Back To A Place Where It’s Just Fun’

| February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Trent Richardson never played a snap inside Legion Field before Sunday afternoon, but he had experienced joy there.

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Vera Beck Found Opportunity And A Career As A Test Kitchen Cook In Cleveland

Vera Beck Found Opportunity And A Career As A Test Kitchen Cook In Cleveland

| February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The Limestone County native cooked with Julia Child and James Beard.

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Auburn AD Allen Greene Doing A Job That’s ‘Rewarding Beyond Measure’

Auburn AD Allen Greene Doing A Job That’s ‘Rewarding Beyond Measure’

| February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The trailblazer is the first African-American director of athletics on the Plains.

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Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: Need2Say

Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: Need2Say

| February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

This app-based system goes beyond learning a new language to communicating in any language.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Civil Rights Leader John Porter Died

On This Day In Alabama History: Civil Rights Leader John Porter Died

| February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Porter was pastor of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham for nearly 40 years.

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Southern Foodways Alliance Shares Labor And Linkage Of Food With Birmingham Symposium

Southern Foodways Alliance Shares Labor And Linkage Of Food With Birmingham Symposium

| February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

John T. Edge hopes participants in the Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA) Winter Symposium in Birmingham on Feb. 9 left the Magic City with “new ideas in our heads and new foods in our bellies.”

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Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: Fledging

Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: Fledging

| February 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

This electronics company already has one popular product on the market.

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Civic Innovation Panel Considers Birmingham’s Future

Civic Innovation Panel Considers Birmingham’s Future

| February 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Entrepreneurship took center stage at the A.G. Gaston Conference.

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Trail Can’t Miss Alabama For Black History Month And Valentine’s Day Events

Trail Can’t Miss Alabama For Black History Month And Valentine’s Day Events

| February 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Highlights include Step Afrika!, a children’s art exhibit, poetry and the Birmingham Home Show.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Skater JoJo Starbuck Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Skater JoJo Starbuck Was Born

| February 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The Birmingham native missed an Olympic bronze medal by one-hundredth of a point.

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Montgomery’s Georgia Gilmore Fed The Civil Rights Movement

Montgomery’s Georgia Gilmore Fed The Civil Rights Movement

| February 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

After Rosa Parks’ arrest, the cook and mother of six raised money for the bus boycott.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Mardi Gras Was Reborn In Mobile

On This Day In Alabama History: Mardi Gras Was Reborn In Mobile

| February 13, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Joe Cain created Slackabamirimico during Mobile’s first public celebration since the Civil War.

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April Ryan Talks Journalism, Politics At Power Of Culture And Contribution Luncheon In Alabama

April Ryan Talks Journalism, Politics At Power Of Culture And Contribution Luncheon In Alabama

| February 13, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power hosts event during Black History Month.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Tuskegee Airmen

Alabama Legacy Moment: Tuskegee Airmen

| February 13, 2019 @ 5:00 am

On This Day In Alabama History: Sisters Served Up Death At Temple Theatre

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Tuskegee’s George Washington Carver Had Huge Impact On Farming, Food

Tuskegee’s George Washington Carver Had Huge Impact On Farming, Food

| February 13, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Carver gained national acclaim, particularly for his research into peanuts.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Sisters Served Up Death At Temple Theatre

On This Day In Alabama History: Sisters Served Up Death At Temple Theatre

| February 12, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Famed actor Bela Lugosi was perhaps best known for playing a vampire but, for several years, he enjoyed a good run in the stage play “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

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