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Sloss Fest 2018 Will Bring Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire And More To Birmingham

Sloss Fest 2018 Will Bring Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire And More To Birmingham

| January 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The fourth annual Sloss Music & Arts Festival will bring more than 40 acts, including Alabama’s own Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Waxahatchee and Moon Taxi, along with bill-toppers Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and GRiZ.

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UAB Study Examines Obesity And Reproductive Status Of Zoo Elephants

UAB Study Examines Obesity And Reproductive Status Of Zoo Elephants

| January 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

With low birth rates, the sustainability of a zoo African elephant population is in question. A new study from University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers reveals that there is no relationship between how fat a zoo African elephant is and her reproductive cycling status.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Alva Belmont Born In Mobile

On This Day In Alabama History: Alva Belmont Born In Mobile

| January 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

January 17, 1853: Women’s suffrage leader Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont was born in Mobile

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