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Alabama NewsCenter — Football Preview: Alabama Takes on Gators in the Swamp, Auburn Has a Catfight at Penn State, UAB Heads to North Texas

Alabama NewsCenter — Football Preview: Alabama Takes on Gators in the Swamp, Auburn Has a Catfight at Penn State, UAB Heads to North Texas

| September 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

It’s been 10 years since Alabama visited The Swamp. That meeting of Top 10 teams ended with the then-No. 3 Crimson Tide getting the best of then-No. 12 Florida 38-10.

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Alabama NewsCenter — This Program is Helping Alabamians Find Jobs

Alabama NewsCenter — This Program is Helping Alabamians Find Jobs

| September 16, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

Tamika Turner got excited when she discovered the Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP) offered by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) at Bishop State Community College.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Harold Franklin, First Black Student to Attend Auburn, Dies at 88

Alabama NewsCenter — Harold Franklin, First Black Student to Attend Auburn, Dies at 88

| September 16, 2021 @ 2:30 pm

Harold Franklin, the first African American student to attend Auburn University, has died at the age of 88.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power Traveling to Support Nicholas Victims in Texas

Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power Traveling to Support Nicholas Victims in Texas

| September 16, 2021 @ 10:30 am

Alabama Power crews and support teams are headed to Texas to help support restoration of electric service in that state following Hurricane Nicholas.

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Alabama NewsCenter — This City’s Growth Is a Pattern for Alabama

Alabama NewsCenter — This City’s Growth Is a Pattern for Alabama

| September 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

In the wake of devastating job losses from textile mills closing, the City of Valley weaved itself back together, stronger than ever.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Hop Aboard New Historic Red Ore Express Walking Tour for a Trip Into Birmingham’s Industrial Past

Alabama NewsCenter — Hop Aboard New Historic Red Ore Express Walking Tour for a Trip Into Birmingham’s Industrial Past

| September 15, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

The story about Birmingham’s heaviest corner is among many little-known facts that visitors will learn when they step into the past on the new Historic Red Ore Express.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Announces 2021 Class

Alabama NewsCenter — Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Announces 2021 Class

| September 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

For the next 13 weeks, 10 energy startups from eight states and Canada will take part in the intensive Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator program in Birmingham.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Canada’s Li-Cycle Plans EV Battery Recycling Facility in Alabama

Alabama NewsCenter — Canada’s Li-Cycle Plans EV Battery Recycling Facility in Alabama

| September 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Mercedes-Benz’s Alabama plant, which will begin manufacturing electric vehicles next year, welcomed Canada-based Li-Cycle’s plans to build a facility nearby to recycle lithium-ion batteries and battery manufacturing scrap.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Reflecting on the Freedom Rides of 1961

Alabama NewsCenter — Reflecting on the Freedom Rides of 1961

| September 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am

A 60th Anniversary event commemorating the Freedom Rides of 1961 at the former Greyhound bus station in Montgomery, now the Freedom Rides Museum.

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