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Alabama’s Plant Farley Gets High Marks From Federal Regulators For Safe, Reliable Operation

Alabama’s Plant Farley Gets High Marks From Federal Regulators For Safe, Reliable Operation

| April 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

For more than 40 years Farley Nuclear Plant has provided safe, reliable and affordable energy to Alabama Power customers, and 2017 was no exception.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Ladies Memorial Association Created

On This Day In Alabama History: Ladies Memorial Association Created

| April 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

April 16, 1866: On this day, a group of prominent Montgomery women gathered at the Court Street Methodist Church

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South Alabama Music Professor Hand Crafts 17th-century Replica Trumpet

South Alabama Music Professor Hand Crafts 17th-century Replica Trumpet

| April 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

While on sabbatical in the fall of 2015, Dr. Peter Wood spent five solid days in Bloomington, Ind., hammering pieces of sheet metal.

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Mercedes Plans Electric S-class Sibling To Challenge Tesla

Mercedes Plans Electric S-class Sibling To Challenge Tesla

| April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Mercedes-Benz is developing a battery-powered sedan about the size of its $90,000 flagship S-Class, challenging Tesla Inc.’s Model S for high-end electric-car buyers.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Reuben Kolb Was Born In Eufaula

On This Day In Alabama History: Reuben Kolb Was Born In Eufaula

| April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

April 15, 1839: Reuben Francis Kolb Sr. was born in Eufaula. Kolb is perhaps best known as the voice of populism in Alabama’s bitterly contested gubernatorial elects of 1890, 1892 and 1894.

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Auburn Students Win $50k Toward Electrotherapy Garment To Aid Injury Rehabilitation

Auburn Students Win $50k Toward Electrotherapy Garment To Aid Injury Rehabilitation

| April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Auburn University students who developed a personalized electrotherapy garment to aid injury rehabilitation earned $50,000 in funding and services as winners of the fourth annual Tiger Cage student business pitch competition.

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Recipe: Herb-Brined Pork Chops

Recipe: Herb-Brined Pork Chops

| April 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

I have a close friend who just refuses to cook pork chops. She says they always end up dry. When I told her she must have been overcooking them, she was skeptical. I told her to grab a digital meat thermometer and to try cooking them to just between 145 and 160 degrees. It may seem like a useless gadget to some, but a meat thermometer is one of the most valuable tools when it comes to getting perfectly cooked, juicy and tender protein – especially pork.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Harry Gilmer Was Born In East Lake

On This Day In Alabama History: Harry Gilmer Was Born In East Lake

| April 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

April 14, 1926: Harry Vincent Gilmer Jr

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Spreading The Word About Money Matters To Alabama Women

Spreading The Word About Money Matters To Alabama Women

| April 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The charge was clear to this year’s attendees of the Alabama Women’s Commission’s sixth annual IMPACT event in Montgomery: Take something they learned at the Tuesday event back to their communities and groups they work or have influence with, and start talking about money matters with women.

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Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat Before You Die In Alabama

Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat Before You Die In Alabama

| April 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Customers say you can’t go wrong with either. Whether it’s the slow-grilled barbecue, or the homemade pies crafted each morning at the crack of dawn, customers rate these as two of their favorites at Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q in Decatur.

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Outdoor Market At Pepper Place To Open Saturday

Outdoor Market At Pepper Place To Open Saturday

| April 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The whipsawing temperatures the past few weeks may make some people question whether it’s really spring in Alabama (or still winter, or now summer). But a sure sign of spring is the opening of the Outdoor Market at Pepper Place in Birmingham.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Elba Was Incorporated As A Town

On This Day In Alabama History: Elba Was Incorporated As A Town

| April 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

April 13, 1853: The town of Elba was incorporated officially

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Cyclists Gear Up For 100-mile Dam Ride

Cyclists Gear Up For 100-mile Dam Ride

| April 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Cyclists are gearing up for the third annual Dam Ride to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Kimberly-clark Announces $100 Million Investment In Mobile Facility

Kimberly-clark Announces $100 Million Investment In Mobile Facility

| April 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Kimberly-Clark Corp. announced today that it has approved a capacity expansion at its manufacturing facility in Mobile to support K-C Professional’s continued bath tissue category growth in North America.

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Great Spring Weather Brings Festivals And Shows In Can’t Miss Alabama

Great Spring Weather Brings Festivals And Shows In Can’t Miss Alabama

| April 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Great Spring weather brings festivals and shows in this week’s edition of Can’t Miss Alabama.

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