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Horseshoe Farm In Greensboro Helping Strengthen Community, Improve Quality Of Life

Horseshoe Farm In Greensboro Helping Strengthen Community, Improve Quality Of Life

| August 12, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Project Horseshoe Farm in Greensboro offers something for all ages.

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Samford University’s Ida Moffett School Of Nursing Receives $3.5M Nurse Practitioner Residency Grant

Samford University’s Ida Moffett School Of Nursing Receives $3.5M Nurse Practitioner Residency Grant

| August 12, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The grant is the largest in Samford’s history.

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Josh Laney To Head Alabama Office Of Apprenticeship As Skills Program Expands

Josh Laney To Head Alabama Office Of Apprenticeship As Skills Program Expands

| August 12, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The new Alabama Office of Apprenticeship was created to boost the number of skilled workers in the Alabama workforce.

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‘Praying Doctor’ Mark Lequire Ministers To The Spirit While Treating The Body

‘Praying Doctor’ Mark Lequire Ministers To The Spirit While Treating The Body

| August 11, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Physicians are men and women of science. They practice the art of medicine, which means they are filled with the knowledge of biochemistry, anatomy, physiology and other sciences they apply to heal their patients’ bodies.

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Three Siblings Share Cancer Diagnosis Caused By Rare Genetic Mutation

Three Siblings Share Cancer Diagnosis Caused By Rare Genetic Mutation

| August 11, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The siblings got a new chance at life through UAB surgery.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Julia Smith Oliver Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Julia Smith Oliver Was Born

| August 11, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Julia Smith Oliver was the first woman to serve in a major cabinet position in Alabama.

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Recipe: Better Baked Beans

Recipe: Better Baked Beans

| August 10, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Prepare an all-time summer favorite in five minutes.

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On This Day In Alabama History: First-Ever Blues Record By A Black Singer Was Made

On This Day In Alabama History: First-Ever Blues Record By A Black Singer Was Made

| August 10, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Perry Bradford was born in Montgomery and left a legacy as a songwriter, bandleader, promoter and composer.

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Birmingham’s $24M American Life Redevelopment Begins

Birmingham’s $24M American Life Redevelopment Begins

| August 10, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Work has started on what is being touted as an opportunity zone model.

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Bobbie Knight Welcomed As Interim President Of Miles College

Bobbie Knight Welcomed As Interim President Of Miles College

| August 9, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The former Alabama Power executive becomes the first woman to lead the historically black liberal arts college in Fairfield.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Marla Townsend Became UAB’s First Softball Coach

On This Day In Alabama History: Marla Townsend Became UAB’s First Softball Coach

| August 9, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Townsend is the only UAB coach to win more than 500 games.

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Ozark Makes A Splash With New Community Pool, Commitment To Swimming Education For All Its Children

Ozark Makes A Splash With New Community Pool, Commitment To Swimming Education For All Its Children

| August 9, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The Alabama Power Foundation is helping the city train lifeguards for its aquatics center.

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The World Games Explained: Karate

The World Games Explained: Karate

| August 8, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Kata and Kumite are two categories of this martial art featured in the World Games.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Musician Charlie Stripling Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Musician Charlie Stripling Was Born

| August 8, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Stripling was born in northeast Pickens County in west Alabama.

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Alabama Department Of Commerce Taps Brenda Tuck As First Rural Development Manager

Alabama Department Of Commerce Taps Brenda Tuck As First Rural Development Manager

| August 8, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Tuck will help rural communities compete for economic development projects.

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Birmingham Zoo Adopts New Elephants, Opens Welcome Center

Birmingham Zoo Adopts New Elephants, Opens Welcome Center

| August 7, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Along with updated park renovations, the zoo welcomes two male African elephants.

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