Category: Partner News Stories

Cullman County Homes Selling 10 Percent Faster Than A Year Ago

Cullman County Homes Selling 10 Percent Faster Than A Year Ago

| May 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

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Auburn’s Jr. Manrrs Leadership Institute Helps Students Discover Agriculture, Natural Resources Fields

Auburn’s Jr. Manrrs Leadership Institute Helps Students Discover Agriculture, Natural Resources Fields

| May 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Auburn University is helping minority youth to discover first-hand how agriculture, engineering, technology and natural resources relate to the world around them and to experience the excitement of academic excellence, leadership, technical development and teamwork.

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On This Day In Alabama History: First Blood Shed In Miners’ Strike

On This Day In Alabama History: First Blood Shed In Miners’ Strike

| May 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

May 20, 1894: The first bloodshed of the 1894 miners’ strike occurred when a strike breaker was killed May 20 by striking miners near Birmingham

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UAB Offers Tips For Preventing Kidney Stones

UAB Offers Tips For Preventing Kidney Stones

| May 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It has been said that experiencing a kidney stone is the closest a man will get to experiencing childbirth, though the pain of a stone is alarming for both sexes. One in 10 people will form a kidney stone in their lifetime.

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Putting Earth’s Water Into Perspective

Putting Earth’s Water Into Perspective

| May 20, 2018 @ 4:30 am

DISCUSSION: Many people living around the world are consistently humbled by Earth’s oceans and their massive coverage area.  However, what is not readily apparent to many people is the fact that Earth’s oceans are actually relatively shallower with respect to the size and mass of the planet Earth itself.  In fact, as shown to scale in the image above (courtesy of research scientists from both the United States Geologic Survey and the National Aeronautic and Space Administration) […]

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Recipe: Summer Succotash Pico De Gallo

Recipe: Summer Succotash Pico De Gallo

| May 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Clifton Holt, the executive chef and owner of Little Savannah Restaurant & Bar in Birmingham shared this quick and easy blend of fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs. Holt demonstrated this dish at the Market at Pepper Place this morning (though he did change it up with different ingredients from the market), which you can watch below. Best of all, these are ingredients you can pick up at the market and make yourself all summer long.

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Brian Peters: Summertime Weather Pattern To Hold For Alabama

Brian Peters: Summertime Weather Pattern To Hold For Alabama

| May 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Brian Peters: Summertime Weather Pattern To Hold For Alabama

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On This Day In Alabama History: Cuba Burned To Prevent Capture

On This Day In Alabama History: Cuba Burned To Prevent Capture

| May 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

May 19, 1863: The first of three moderately successful steamships to “run the blockade” out of Mobile Bay were the Alabama, Cuba and Fox, a captured ship renamed the Fanny

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Those Involved Offer Behind-the-Scenes Look At How Mercedes Came To Alabama

Those Involved Offer Behind-the-Scenes Look At How Mercedes Came To Alabama

| May 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

In late September 1993, 18-wheelers loaded with Mercedes-Benz vehicles left New Jersey bound for … somewhere.

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Four Nor’easters Recently Wreaked Havoc on the East Coast of the United States

Four Nor’easters Recently Wreaked Havoc on the East Coast of the United States

| May 19, 2018 @ 4:30 am

DISCUSSION: Now that spring has officially begun, many in the northeast corridor of the United States are recuperating from the major snow storms to have battered the area. These storms are referred to as “nor’easters”. If you live anywhere else in the United States, or anywhere in the world for that matter, you may ask yourself, “what exactly is a nor’easter?” A nor’easter is a strong area of low pressure that often progresses along the Eastern Seaboar […]

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Relationship between Ocean Temperatures, Shear, and Tropical Cyclones

Relationship between Ocean Temperatures, Shear, and Tropical Cyclones

| May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 am

DISCUSSION: There is no question that as we approach the 2018 tropical Atlantic hurricane season, a primary thought for many millions of people living along the coastlines of the United States is whether they will be impacted the season by a landfalling tropical cyclone.  This is often a very difficult question to answer since it can often be very challenging to pinpoint the exact location of a given landfall at a given time during the tropical Atlantic hurricane season before t […]

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Oakman High Teacher Leading Holocaust Education In America

Oakman High Teacher Leading Holocaust Education In America

| May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Jeremy Brown wants to bring history alive for his students — one personal account at a time.

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Zambia Utility Executives Tour Alabama Power’s Lay Dam

Zambia Utility Executives Tour Alabama Power’s Lay Dam

| May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

In the utility businessd, risk is part of the job – and surprise is a four-letter word. Successful utilities achieve safety and reliability because they identify and manage risk well.

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At 4 Years Of Age, Austin Perine Is A Young But Super Alabama Bright Light

At 4 Years Of Age, Austin Perine Is A Young But Super Alabama Bright Light

| May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Most 4-year-olds live with only a few things on their minds: Mom, Dad, siblings, play, eat and drink.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Natchez Trace Parkway Created

On This Day In Alabama History: Natchez Trace Parkway Created

| May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

President Franklin D. Roosevelt officially signed the Natchez Trace Parkway into law on May 18, 1938.

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