Category: Partner News Stories

Day With Dr. Mona Fouad: Making A Difference At Uab And Across Alabama

Day With Dr. Mona Fouad: Making A Difference At Uab And Across Alabama

| May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am

On the 12th floor of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Faculty Office Tower is the office of a woman who seldom is there. Mona Fouad, M.D., one of the most influential medical professionals in Alabama, spends only about a third of her time in an office (she has another one on the sixth floor of the same building that overlooks Birmingham). Most of the time, she is out and about with her students and colleagues and in the communities she serves.

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Auto Supplier Ykta To Create 650 Jobs At $220m Alabama Plant

Auto Supplier Ykta To Create 650 Jobs At $220m Alabama Plant

| May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Gov. Kay Ivey joined executives from auto supplier Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama (YKTA) at a ceremony in Huntsville to announce the company’s plans to invest $220 million to open a manufacturing facility that will create 650 jobs.

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Baldwin County April Condo Sales Up Slightly From Last Year

Baldwin County April Condo Sales Up Slightly From Last Year

| May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Sales: According to the Baldwin County Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service, Baldwin County condo sales, which include condos along the Gulf Coast, totaled 164 units during April, up 1.2 percent from 162 sales in the same month a year earlier. April sales were down 8.4 percent compared to 179 sales in March. Results were 7.3 percent above the five-year average of 153 sales. Two more resources to review: Quarterly Report and Annual Report.

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On This Day In Alabama History: First Woman Graduated From UA Medical School

On This Day In Alabama History: First Woman Graduated From UA Medical School

| May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 26, 1925: In September 1923, Jimmie Ethel Montgomery entered the University of Alabama‘s medical school in Tuscaloosa as its first full-time female student

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American Flow Control Announces Plans For Valve And Hydrant Research Center

American Flow Control Announces Plans For Valve And Hydrant Research Center

| May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am

AMERICAN Flow Control, the valve and hydrant division of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, headquartered in Birmingham, has announced the formation of AMERICAN Innovation, LLC, a company dedicated to research and development. The company plans to build the AMERICAN Flow Control Center for Innovative Excellence in Crawfordsville, Indiana, beginning this summer.

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Recipe: No-bake Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Recipe: No-bake Peanut Butter Cup Pie

| May 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

I’m a huge fan of a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. In fact, it’s probably my favorite candy bar. Wait. Is a Reese’s Cup a candy bar? Hmmm…

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Scott Martin: Alabama Stays Hot, Dry Through Memorial Day Weekend

Scott Martin: Alabama Stays Hot, Dry Through Memorial Day Weekend

| May 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Scott Martin: Alabama Stays Hot, Dry Through Memorial Day Weekend

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On This Day In Alabama History: First Nighttime Flight Made Near Montgomery

On This Day In Alabama History: First Nighttime Flight Made Near Montgomery

| May 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 25, 1910: The first ever nighttime airplane flight was made at Orville Wright’s flying school near Montgomery

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Funds Help University Of Montevallo Expand Outdoor Education, Provide Scholarships

Funds Help University Of Montevallo Expand Outdoor Education, Provide Scholarships

| May 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Donations from the Alabama Power Foundation and the Alabama Farmers Federation will help the University of Montevallo expand its Outdoor Scholars program.

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Cahaba Lily Blooms A Sight To See Each May

Cahaba Lily Blooms A Sight To See Each May

| May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Every May, a couple of bends in the Cahaba River become one of Alabama’s most beautiful sights to see. That’s when the Hymenocallis coronaria, more commonly called the Cahaba lily, blooms.

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Wheelchair Rugby Tournament Brings World’s Best To Birmingham Ahead Of 2020 Olympics

Wheelchair Rugby Tournament Brings World’s Best To Birmingham Ahead Of 2020 Olympics

| May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Some of the world’s top athletes are in Birmingham this week for the 2019 Four Nations Wheelchair Rugby Invitational.

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Catfish Plate From Wayne’s Catfish Haven Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

Catfish Plate From Wayne’s Catfish Haven Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am

For nearly three decades, Wayne’s Catfish Haven has been proudly serving customers in Russellville.

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NOAA Predicts Near-Normal 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA Predicts Near-Normal 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

| May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center says the Atlantic basin should experience a near-normal hurricane season this year.

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How To Avoid Getting Sick From The Heat When Temperatures Soar

How To Avoid Getting Sick From The Heat When Temperatures Soar

| May 23, 2019 @ 5:00 am

With temperatures forecast to reach near-record highs this weekend, all of us are at greater risk of getting sick from heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses, especially people with heart problems, poor circulation, or diabetes. Those who have suffered a stroke, suffer from obesity or take medications for high blood pressure, nervousness or depression are also at greater risk of becoming sick in hot weather.

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Daimler’s Dr. Z Hands Over Reins With Need For Deep Savings

Daimler’s Dr. Z Hands Over Reins With Need For Deep Savings

| May 23, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Bidding farewell to the company he led for more than a decade, Daimler AG Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche urged sweeping cost cuts to prepare the carmaker for unprecedented industry upheaval.

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Mobile Apso, Partners Install Rain Barrels In Prichard

Mobile Apso, Partners Install Rain Barrels In Prichard

| May 23, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Several Mobile-area groups are teaming up to help residents in the Three Mile Creek Watershed better manage storm water impacts.

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