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Alabama Legacy Moment: Alice Coachman Davis

Alabama Legacy Moment: Alice Coachman Davis

| April 17, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama. Done in conjunction with the ongoing bicentennial celebration of the state that concludes in December 2019, the short pieces should inspire you to learn more about the rich history of Alabama. “Alabama Legacy Moments”  are sponsored by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Alabama Broadcasters Association.

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Electrathon Alababma Participants Zip Toward Another Fantastic Finish At Barber Motorsports Park

Electrathon Alababma Participants Zip Toward Another Fantastic Finish At Barber Motorsports Park

| April 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Barber Motorsports Park was filled with the whir of electric vehicles as participants in Electrathon Alabama converged on the park under sunny skies Monday, April 15.

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University Of Alabama’s Ccn To Create Vital Learning Opportunities With Nursing Kid

University Of Alabama’s Ccn To Create Vital Learning Opportunities With Nursing Kid

| April 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

A Nursing Kid Simulator is a skills-based, child-sized manikin designed to train nursing students for the care and management of a variety of pediatric patients. The simulator represents a 6-year-old child and will allow students to practice numerous skills, including IV insertion, tracheal and nasogastric suctioning and wound assessment, among others.

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Mercedes Unveils SUV With Offroad Looks In China

Mercedes Unveils SUV With Offroad Looks In China

| April 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Mercedes-Benz unveiled a concept sport utility vehicle with rugged design and space for as many as seven passengers to expand its in-demand lineup of mid-sized and compact cars.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Birmingham News’ Brett Blackledge Won The Pulitzer Prize

On This Day In Alabama History: Birmingham News’ Brett Blackledge Won The Pulitzer Prize

| April 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

April 16, 2007: Birmingham News reporter Brett Blackledge won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Journalism on April 16, 2007

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Birmingham-area Companies Compete In Chick-fil-a Corporate Challenge

Birmingham-area Companies Compete In Chick-fil-a Corporate Challenge

| April 16, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Employees from 50 Birmingham-area companies competed against each other in 15 events, culminating in a series of sports events at Railroad Park on April 13.

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Alabama Power Company Bike Riders Raise Money For Ms Society

Alabama Power Company Bike Riders Raise Money For Ms Society

| April 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

For the fourth year, Alabama Power Company bike riders took to the streets for the annual Dam Ride.

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Sachai Tea Company Is An Alabama Maker With An Eye For Chai

Sachai Tea Company Is An Alabama Maker With An Eye For Chai

| April 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Sachai Tea Company (Homewood)

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Talladega Superspeedway At 50: Bill France’s Vision For Palace Of Speed Came To Life In 1969

Talladega Superspeedway At 50: Bill France’s Vision For Palace Of Speed Came To Life In 1969

| April 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a six-part series chronicling the creation of Talladega Superspeedway, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019, featuring highlights from springtime racing events through the decades.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Civitan International Was Incorporated In Birmingham

On This Day In Alabama History: Civitan International Was Incorporated In Birmingham

| April 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

April 15, 1920: The first meeting of the Civitans was in Birmingham in 1917

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Auburn University Researchers Recognized For Innovative Ideas

Auburn University Researchers Recognized For Innovative Ideas

| April 15, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Three Auburn University research teams have been recognized for innovative ideas that could have an impact not only on the economy of the state and region, but its health as well. The Office of the Vice President for Research presented faculty experts with funds from the LAUNCH Innovation Grant Program in an effort to help move their ideas from the lab to the marketplace.

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Baldwin County Condo Sales In March Nearly Double From February

Baldwin County Condo Sales In March Nearly Double From February

| April 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Sales: According to the Baldwin County Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service, Baldwin County condo sales, which include condos along the Gulf Coast, totaled 179 units during March, up 18.5 percent from 151 sales in the same month a year earlier. March sales were up 92.5 percent compared to 93 sales in February. Results were 19.8 percent above the five-year average of 149 sales. Two more resources to review: Quarterly Report and Annual Report.

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Epa Grant To University Of Alabama Team Assists In Understanding Wastewater Issues In Rural Alabama

Epa Grant To University Of Alabama Team Assists In Understanding Wastewater Issues In Rural Alabama

| April 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Researchers from the University of Alabama are shedding light on the issue of raw sewage draining into waterways of the state’s Black Belt region, a problem garnering international attention.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Archibald Gracie Was Aboard Titanic When It Struck Iceberg

On This Day In Alabama History: Archibald Gracie Was Aboard Titanic When It Struck Iceberg

| April 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

April 14, 1912: Archibald Gracie was a colonel, military historian, wealthy real estate investor and author

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Michelob Ultra Terrace Announced For New University Of South Alabama Stadium

Michelob Ultra Terrace Announced For New University Of South Alabama Stadium

| April 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The University of South Alabama and Budweiser-Busch Distributing Co., Inc. have reached an agreement on a commitment to the new Hancock Whitney Stadium that includes recognition of the terrace in the facility’s south end zone.

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Recipe: Hummingbird Bread Pudding With Salted Caramel Sauce

Recipe: Hummingbird Bread Pudding With Salted Caramel Sauce

| April 13, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Spring break was pretty epic for the Littles. We set sail on a Disney Cruise and spent a few days in the parks at Disney World. It was incredible! And much needed. When you run an “always on” business like a food blog, you need to always prioritize taking some time away from it all. It’s important to unplug and just relax.

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