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Alabama News Center tels the stories of the people and businesses powering the states of Alabama, striving to make Alabama a wonderful place to live and work.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Kyes Stevens Provides Help, Hope for People and Animals in Need

Alabama NewsCenter — Kyes Stevens Provides Help, Hope for People and Animals in Need

| January 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

If Kyes Stevens sees anyone or anything in need, she’s going to stop and help. It’s why she’s served as a volunteer firefighter for the community around her hometown of Waverly.

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Alabama NewsCenter — ABC Trust Grant Helps Provide Heating, Cooling for Alabama Nonprofit’s Thrift Store

Alabama NewsCenter — ABC Trust Grant Helps Provide Heating, Cooling for Alabama Nonprofit’s Thrift Store

| January 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Sharon King said for a nonprofit like Raleigh’s Place, running a thrift store in a drafty, old building was an expensive proposition. But the load has become a little lighter, with the help of Alabama Power and the Alabama Business Charitable Trust Fund.

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Alabama NewsCenter — People of Alabama: Jared Presswood of Bessemer

Alabama NewsCenter — People of Alabama: Jared Presswood of Bessemer

| January 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Presswood, a Hueytown High School graduate, went to Alabama A&M before coming back to Birmingham to work.

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Alabama NewsCenter — When It’s Time to Bake a Pie, Try These Recipes From Alabama Cooks

Alabama NewsCenter — When It’s Time to Bake a Pie, Try These Recipes From Alabama Cooks

| January 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am

If the thought of making a homemade pie makes you a bit nervous, take it from a cook who knows how to bake a great pie: Don’t be.

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Alabama NewsCenter — UAB’s Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at 25: A Chat With the Pioneers

Alabama NewsCenter — UAB’s Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at 25: A Chat With the Pioneers

| January 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

It has been 25 years since leaders at UAB recognized the need to address widening health disparities in cancer screening and treatment, and then took decisive action to address it.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Auburn University Researchers Examine Impact of Feral Swine in Alabama to Decrease Devastation

Alabama NewsCenter — Auburn University Researchers Examine Impact of Feral Swine in Alabama to Decrease Devastation

| January 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am

A new project co-led by Auburn University researchers addresses previously unexplored questions about the increasing number and distribution in Alabama of feral swine – animals that cause more than $50 million a year in damage to agriculture in the state.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Recipe: Fudgy Brownie Tart

Alabama NewsCenter — Recipe: Fudgy Brownie Tart

| January 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

This fudgy brownie tart might be the first thing on my wish list this year. Clothing trends change and new technology eventually wears old, but chocolate remains one of the few simple pleasures that never goes out of style.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Veronica Crock Joins Commerce Team as Senior Project Manager

Alabama NewsCenter — Veronica Crock Joins Commerce Team as Senior Project Manager

| January 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Veronica Crock, an experienced economic developer and former educator who focused on workforce preparedness, has joined the business development team at the Alabama Department of Commerce.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power Employees Honor Martin Luther King Jr. By Serving the Community

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power Employees Honor Martin Luther King Jr. By Serving the Community

| January 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Serving others on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18 is one way to remember King’s achievements as a visionary and pioneer of the civil rights movement. King recognized the power of service and famously said, “Everyone can be great because everybody can serve.”

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Alabama NewsCenter — Ransom Ministries is a shining Alabama Bright Light

Alabama NewsCenter — Ransom Ministries is a shining Alabama Bright Light

| January 16, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

A decade ago, Matt Armbruster had a good job and so did his wife, Tara. They were living the American dream.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama’s Innovative Weather Data Network Growing

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama’s Innovative Weather Data Network Growing

| January 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am

Alabama Power is joining forces with Baron Critical Weather Institute (BCWI) to expand the collection and analysis of real-time weather data in Alabama in an effort to improve weather-related decisions by citizens, first responders and government agencies.

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Alabama NewsCenter — U.S. Business Starts Enjoyed Best Year Ever Amid COVID-19

Alabama NewsCenter — U.S. Business Starts Enjoyed Best Year Ever Amid COVID-19

| January 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

The surge of U.S. business formations in the back half of 2020 has been one of the pandemic’s many surprises.

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