Category: Partner News Stories

Spring Concerts Are Heating Up The Stage With Willie Nelson And Kendrick Lamar In Can’t Miss Alabama

Spring Concerts Are Heating Up The Stage With Willie Nelson And Kendrick Lamar In Can’t Miss Alabama

| May 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Spring Concerts Are Heating Up The Stage With Willie Nelson And Kendrick Lamar In Can’t Miss Alabama

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On This Day In Alabama History: Freedom Riders Arrested In Birmingham

On This Day In Alabama History: Freedom Riders Arrested In Birmingham

| May 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

May 17, 1961: The 1961 Freedom Rides were public bus trips undertaken by racially integrated groups through the Deep South to test the enforcement of a new court order prohibiting segregation in interstate bus terminals.

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Sports Celebrities Tee Up For The Regions Tradition Pro-am

Sports Celebrities Tee Up For The Regions Tradition Pro-am

| May 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Bo Jackson. Nick Saban. Gus Malzahn, Kirby Smart. The Regions Tradition Pro-Am reads like a Southeast sports celebrity roster.

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Importance of Hurricane Awareness/Preparedness

Importance of Hurricane Awareness/Preparedness

| May 16, 2018 @ 6:00 am

DISCUSSION: As the Northern Hemisphere gets closer and closer to the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, it is imperative to know that it only takes one storm to forever change your life, your family, and your community. On that note there are several things that a person can do well ahead of the impacts of any given tropical cyclone.  Before stating any of the preparation measures one can take, it is imperative to recognize the fact that no one is ever helpless whe […]

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Football Stars Jeff Rutledge, Tony Nathan Headed Back To Alabama

Football Stars Jeff Rutledge, Tony Nathan Headed Back To Alabama

| May 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Two of the best high school football players that Birmingham has ever seen will be back in the city Thursday night.

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Tuskegee University Names First Female President In School’s 136-year History

Tuskegee University Names First Female President In School’s 136-year History

| May 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Tuskegee University’s board of trustees has voted unanimously to name Dr. Lily D. McNair as its next president. McNair becomes the first female president in the university’s 136-year history.

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PGA Veterans Lead Students Through Golf, Life Lessons At Alabama Power Junior Clinic

PGA Veterans Lead Students Through Golf, Life Lessons At Alabama Power Junior Clinic

| May 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Winning and losing will always be a part of sports – and so will the life lessons they bring.

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Cherishable Items: Alabama Man’s Pez Collection Is Indispensable

Cherishable Items: Alabama Man’s Pez Collection Is Indispensable

| May 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It only takes one look to make heads or tails of David Boyd’s cherishable item – well, heads anyway.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Author Viola Goode Liddell Died

On This Day In Alabama History: Author Viola Goode Liddell Died

| May 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

May 16, 1998: A resident of Alabama’s Black Belt nearly all her life, Viola Goode Liddell recounted the stories of many Wilcox County residents, including her own, in three memoirs

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Lurleen Wallace

Alabama Legacy Moment: Lurleen Wallace

| May 16, 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. Done in conjunction with the ongoing bicentennial celebration of the state that concludes in 2019, the short pieces should inspire you to learn more about the rich history of Alabama. “Alabama Legacy Moments”  are sponsored by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Alabama Broadcasters Association.

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So, How Does New Land Form Anyhow?

So, How Does New Land Form Anyhow?

| May 15, 2018 @ 5:36 am

Wanna see how a new island is made? Check out this fantastic show Mother Nature has put on in the middle of the Pacific Ocean in the Solomon Islands.

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Woodpecker Species Holding Its Own In Alabama

Woodpecker Species Holding Its Own In Alabama

| May 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

On the banks of the Coosa River, a federally endangered woodpecker continues to hold its own, with a little help from friends.

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Success Plus Initiative Aims To Add 500,000 High-skilled Workers

Success Plus Initiative Aims To Add 500,000 High-skilled Workers

| May 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

A new strategic workforce development initiative targets the addition of 500,000 high-skilled employees to Alabama’s workforce by 2025 in response to increasing employer demands for the higher levels of talent needed in modern workplaces.

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On This Day In Alabama History: League Of Municipalities Formed

On This Day In Alabama History: League Of Municipalities Formed

| May 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

May 15, 1935: The Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM), a voluntary association of cities and towns, formed May 15, 1935.

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Nature Conservancy Teams With Alabama Power On Mobile Bay Reef Project

Nature Conservancy Teams With Alabama Power On Mobile Bay Reef Project

| May 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Dozens of volunteers from Alabama Power Service Organization and the Nature Conservancy spent Saturday wading in the waters of Mobile Bay making castles of 35-pound concrete blocks.

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