Category: Partner News Stories

Author Marti Buckley To Sign Copies Of New Book At Birmingham’s Market At Pepper Place

Author Marti Buckley To Sign Copies Of New Book At Birmingham’s Market At Pepper Place

| September 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Homewood native and author Marti Buckley is celebrating a combination homecoming, book tour and Market at Pepper Place Les Dames takeover Saturday.

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Take Charge Of Your Health: Know The Dangers Of Belly Fat

Take Charge Of Your Health: Know The Dangers Of Belly Fat

| September 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It is now firmly established that not all body fat is created equal when it comes to making us sick.  Although we may not like the appearance of fat deposited on our arms, legs, hips, and thighs, this fat is a rather benign metabolic slug that basically just its sits there.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Jesse Owens Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Jesse Owens Was Born

| September 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Sept. 12, 1913: James Cleveland “Jesse” Owens was born Sept

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Alabama Power Crews Deploying To Assist States After Hurricane Florence

Alabama Power Crews Deploying To Assist States After Hurricane Florence

| September 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

While blue skies and gentle, late-summer breezes are predicted for Alabama this week, Alabama Power line crews are sitting on ready to help restore power from what is expected to be a devastating hurricane on the East Coast.

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How Solar-Based Energy May Soon Drive a Beneficial Global Energy Race (credit: UNFCCC)

How Solar-Based Energy May Soon Drive a Beneficial Global Energy Race (credit: UNFCCC)

| September 11, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

As we head further into the first half of the 21st Century, there is little to no debate among scientists from various disciplines all over the world that mankind will continue to need to swiftly and effectively change the way in which we harness usable forms of energy here on planet Earth.

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What to Do if a Hurricane is Headed Your Way?   

What to Do if a Hurricane is Headed Your Way?   

| September 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am

With us now fast-approaching the climatological peak of the 2018 Tropical Atlantic hurricane season (i.e., the period of time during which tropical cyclone formation is often found to occur most frequently over the course of recorded history), there are things you should know ahead of time.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Sequoyah

Alabama Legacy Moment: Sequoyah

| September 11, 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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Birmingham’s Curtiss Motorcycles Aims To Be Market Leader In Electric Motorcycles

Birmingham’s Curtiss Motorcycles Aims To Be Market Leader In Electric Motorcycles

| September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Whether it’s the familiar “potato” sound of a Harley, the “roar” of a Ducati or the “bark” of an Indian, motorcycles have long been identified by their sounds as much as by their brands.

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Varied Terrain Makes Alabama A Mountain Biking Destination

Varied Terrain Makes Alabama A Mountain Biking Destination

| September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Many Americans grew up riding bicycles as their primary form of independent transportation until they learned how to drive automobiles. In recent years, cycling enthusiasts have taken their sport to higher levels, literally and figuratively. Today, Alabama offers riders abundant trails running through terrain as varied as sandy beaches and mountaintops.

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Alabama Sawyer Is An Alabama Maker Turning Logs Into Lauds

Alabama Sawyer Is An Alabama Maker Turning Logs Into Lauds

| September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Sawyer, Birmingham

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How is GOES-16 Impacting Weather Forecasting and Research?

How is GOES-16 Impacting Weather Forecasting and Research?

| September 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

With the GOES-16 (or also known as the GOES-East) satellite imager fast-approaching the 2-year mark of its existence as an orbiting highly-advanced weather and observational satellite imager, it certainly has already earned plenty of tremendous of respect and appreciation.

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Storm Surge Impacts from a Tropical Cyclone….Why Worry?

Storm Surge Impacts from a Tropical Cyclone….Why Worry?

| September 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am

As the National Weather Service’s National Hurricane Center office in Miami, Florida continues to work on the track as well as intensity forecasts for a number of current as well as potential storms in both the tropical Eastern and tropical Atlantic Ocean basins, there are still people who have their doubts about the rest of the respective seasons.

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National Drive Electric Week Gets Charged Up In Alabama

National Drive Electric Week Gets Charged Up In Alabama

| September 10, 2018 @ 5:00 am

National Drive Electric Week got off to a powerful start Sept. 8 in Alabama with an electric vehicle showcase at Birmingham’s Brookwood Village.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Longtime Birmingham World Editor Died

On This Day In Alabama History: Longtime Birmingham World Editor Died

| September 10, 2018 @ 5:00 am

September 10, 1975: Emory Overton Jackson was born in Buena Vista, Georgia on Sept

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University Of South Alabama Kicks Off Campaign To Build On-campus Football Stadium

University Of South Alabama Kicks Off Campaign To Build On-campus Football Stadium

| September 10, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The University of South Alabama has launched a fundraising campaign with the goal of building an on-campus football stadium by 2020. The campaign, called Get On Campus, is part of a comprehensive effort to fund a new stadium.

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Why Are Crosswinds Dangerous for Takeoffs and Landings?

Why Are Crosswinds Dangerous for Takeoffs and Landings?

| September 9, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

On any typical day at airports spread around the world, there are dozens of situations wherein aircraft encounter a common wind issue which is most commonly referred to as a crosswind.

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The Return of The Jökulhlaup… Or Is It?

The Return of The Jökulhlaup… Or Is It?

| September 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am

This unique annual flooding event in Southeast Alaska results from a glacial dam outburst from Suicide Basin, located about 2 miles up from the eastern side of the Mendenhall Glacier.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Huntsville Public Schools Desegregated

On This Day In Alabama History: Huntsville Public Schools Desegregated

| September 9, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Sept. 9, 1963 : On this day 55 years ago, four African-American children walked into four public schools operated by the Huntsville Board of Education

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