Category: Partner News Stories

On this Date in 1975: Hurricane Eloise Sets its Sights on the Gulf Coast

On this Date in 1975: Hurricane Eloise Sets its Sights on the Gulf Coast

| September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Hurricane Eloise would have a few surprises before it made landfall along the Gulf Coast.

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Brenda Ladun is an Alabama Bright Light Illuminating Her Journey to Defeat Breast Cancer

Brenda Ladun is an Alabama Bright Light Illuminating Her Journey to Defeat Breast Cancer

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Cancer enhanced Brenda Ladun’s faith and strength.

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Fall Concerts In Can’t Miss Alabama Begin With Vulcan AfterTunes

Fall Concerts In Can’t Miss Alabama Begin With Vulcan AfterTunes

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Vulcan Park and Museum presents its 14th annual Vulcan AfterTunes fall concert series. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the three-part event, which takes place on Sept. 23, Oct. 7 and Oct. 21.

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Alabama Vintage Airplane Restorer Enjoys Taking It To New Heights

Alabama Vintage Airplane Restorer Enjoys Taking It To New Heights

| September 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Like many children growing up, Conrad Reed liked to tinker with model cars and airplanes. But while most have given up the childhood hobby, at age 68, Reed has yet to quit. He just works on the real things now.

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LPGA Pros Showcase Golf, Values At Alabama Power Junior Clinic In Prattville

LPGA Pros Showcase Golf, Values At Alabama Power Junior Clinic In Prattville

| September 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Three professional golfers with SEC connections held a golf clinic for more than 300 River Region children Wednesday at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill.

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Inside Edge on the Success of the Forecast Track for Hurricane Florence

Inside Edge on the Success of the Forecast Track for Hurricane Florence

| September 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am

There is no debate that despite the horrific flooding, wind, and storm surge impacts which have unfolded and “revealed their ugly head” in the wake of the landfall and the subsequent gradual weakening of Hurricane Florence, there are still parts of this tropical cyclone which are going to be looked more highly upon.

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Football Preview: Alabama, Auburn Welcome Aggies, Razorbacks; Troy Begins Conference Play

Football Preview: Alabama, Auburn Welcome Aggies, Razorbacks; Troy Begins Conference Play

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama whipped Ole Miss 62-7 in its Southeastern Conference opener. In so doing, the Crimson Tide became the first SEC team to open the season by scoring 50 points in each of its first three games. To no one’s surprise, Nick Saban isn’t blinded by his team’s glowing performances to date, especially with Texas A&M visiting Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on CBS.

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Ricatoni’s Italian Grill is a Florence Tradition

Ricatoni’s Italian Grill is a Florence Tradition

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

This Italian restaurant in historic downtown Florence has been around for decades serving tasty, homemade food, supporting its community and employing lots of local students, but the passion of owner Rick Elliott is what makes Ricatoni’s special. He’s as much of a draw as his dishes.

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HudsonAlpha Holds Grand Opening for Paul Propst Center in Huntsville

HudsonAlpha Holds Grand Opening for Paul Propst Center in Huntsville

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology officially opened the Paul Propst Center in Huntsville today. The newest addition to the biotech campus is a 105,000-square-foot, two-story building that aims to promote research, education and economic development.

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UAB Jerseys to Honor Alabama Children

UAB Jerseys to Honor Alabama Children

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Mary Laslie Pike doesn’t play football, but the 10-year-old from Homewood is among 100 youngsters whose names will be on the backs of UAB football players’ jerseys as they host the second installment of their Children’s Harbor Game.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama-Born Astronaut Returns To Earth

On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama-Born Astronaut Returns To Earth

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

September 20, 1992: Astronaut Mae C. Jemison returned to Earth aboard the Endeavour space shuttle. The science mission specialist logged 190 hours, 30 minutes and 23 seconds in space.

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Birmingham’s Woolworth Recreation and Refreshment Drawing Crowds

Birmingham’s Woolworth Recreation and Refreshment Drawing Crowds

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Woolworth Recreation and Refreshment offers something for everyone. So much so you may never have a reason to leave. The new entertainment concept in Birmingham’s Five Points brings duckpin bowling to the Magic City while offering food, drink and other games.

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On This Day in Alabama History: Secretary of Interior Hitchcock Was Born

On This Day in Alabama History: Secretary of Interior Hitchcock Was Born

| September 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

September 19, 1835: Ethan Allen Hitchcock was born in Mobile. Hitchcock served as secretary of the Interior under President William McKinley and then President Theodore Roosevelt.

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Observing Gust Fronts On Radar

Observing Gust Fronts On Radar

| September 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

If you like to look at the radar when observing thunderstorm events, you probably have noticed a long thin line that appears to be a line of rain propagating outward and away from the storms, much like what you see in the images above.

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Different Types of Lightning

Different Types of Lightning

| September 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Lightning is one of the most dangerous types of weather phenomena. As of September 3rd, 2018, according to the National Weather Service, in 2018 alone there have been 20 deaths from lightning strikes in the United States so far.

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Better Kombucha is an Alabama Maker Bottling a Passion for Healthy Living

Better Kombucha is an Alabama Maker Bottling a Passion for Healthy Living

| September 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Nancey Legg is an Alabama Maker.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Cullman

Alabama Legacy Moment: Cullman

| September 19, 2018 @ 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.

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Volunteers, Public and Private Partners, See Progress Along Birmingham’s Village Creek

Volunteers, Public and Private Partners, See Progress Along Birmingham’s Village Creek

| September 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

For more than 20 years, volunteers and multiple public and private partners have been working to transform Village Creek, a once-polluted and neglected stream that travels through the heart of several Birmingham neighborhoods.

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