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Alabama Power In The Spotlight For National Engineers Week

Alabama Power In The Spotlight For National Engineers Week

| February 18, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power relies on a number of engineering disciplines for its daily operations.

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Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: Babypalooza

Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: Babypalooza

| February 18, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Cecilia Pearson is known as the “Baby Lady” because of her company, Babypalooza.

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National Engineers Week Alabama Power Spotlight: Ben Ayer

National Engineers Week Alabama Power Spotlight: Ben Ayer

| February 18, 2019 @ 5:00 am

This distribution control center supervisor took his toys apart and reassembled them as a child.

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Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: Uptime Dynamics

Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: Uptime Dynamics

| February 17, 2019 @ 5:00 am

This startup is out to provide the next generation of maintenance management software.

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University Of Alabama Law Students Win National Competition

University Of Alabama Law Students Win National Competition

| February 17, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The UA team completed an undefeated run to best more than 150 other teams.

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On This Day In Alabama History: H.L. Hunley Sunk An Enemy Ship

On This Day In Alabama History: H.L. Hunley Sunk An Enemy Ship

| February 17, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The H.L. Hunley, often simply called the Hunley, was the first submarine in history to sink an enemy ship, the USS Housatonic, a Union vessel. The Confederate submarine operated from 1863 to 1864 during the Civil War.

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Martha Hawkins Had A Dream Of A Restaurant In A House

Martha Hawkins Had A Dream Of A Restaurant In A House

| February 17, 2019 @ 5:00 am

After a period of personal struggle, Martha Hawkins has the place she always dreamed about — a restaurant in an old house, with lines often out the door at mealtimes.

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Kora’s Place Soul Food Earned A Place On 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

Kora’s Place Soul Food Earned A Place On 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| February 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Kora’s Place is worth a drive to Demopolis for soul food.

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HudsonAlpha Researchers Help Identify Genetic Change That Is Causing Alzheimer’s, Opening Door For Prevention Efforts

HudsonAlpha Researchers Help Identify Genetic Change That Is Causing Alzheimer’s, Opening Door For Prevention Efforts

| February 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

A newly identified mutation causes proteins to form plaques in the brain.

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Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: S(w)ervice

Birmingham Velocity Accelerator Elevator Speech: S(w)ervice

| February 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

This third-party digital plug-in allows auto repair shops to enhance their customer service.

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Gee’s Bend Has The Nation’s First Electric Ferry

Gee’s Bend Has The Nation’s First Electric Ferry

| February 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The Gee’s Bend Ferry will be back operating in the next few weeks.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama Formally Adopted Its State Flag

On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama Formally Adopted Its State Flag

| February 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The Alabama flag features a crimson diagonal cross, in tribute to St. Andrew’s crucifixion.

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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 16, 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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