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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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University Of Alabama Can Claim 3 Miss America Contestants This Year

University Of Alabama Can Claim 3 Miss America Contestants This Year

| September 9, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Callie Walker’s appearances schedule slowed down, but her preparations for Miss America remained intense over the last month.

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Hurricane Florence May Threaten, But Don’t Panic Yet & Here’s Why!

Hurricane Florence May Threaten, But Don’t Panic Yet & Here’s Why!

| September 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Over the past couple of days, there has been an increasing amount of attention paid to the development and intensification of Hurricane Florence which remains at major hurricane status as of earlier on Wednesday night (09/05/2018). Having said that, there is a lot of reason to be as well as to not be overly concerned at this point with regard to the future track of Hurricane Florence.

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How May Africa Continue to Influence the Remainder of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season?

How May Africa Continue to Influence the Remainder of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season?

| September 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am

As we now approach the heart of the 2018 tropical Atlantic hurricane season, there is little to no debate across the atmospheric science community that the tropical Atlantic Ocean basin has indeed finally fired up.

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Recipe: Homemade Pear Jam

Recipe: Homemade Pear Jam

| September 8, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Les Dames Takeover series is underway through Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Market at Pepper Place. Live cooking presentations will showcase some of the most prominent chefs from the Birmingham metropolitan area.

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Brian Peters: More Summer-like Weather For Alabama Today

Brian Peters: More Summer-like Weather For Alabama Today

| September 8, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Brian Peters: More Summer-like Weather For Alabama Today

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On This Day In Alabama History: Marshall Space Flight Center Dedicated

On This Day In Alabama History: Marshall Space Flight Center Dedicated

| September 8, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Sept 8, 1960: On this day, then-President Eisenhower dedicated NASA’s new George C

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Hyundai’s Hopes For U.s. Sales Rebound Ride On Revamped, Alabama-built Santa Fe

Hyundai’s Hopes For U.s. Sales Rebound Ride On Revamped, Alabama-built Santa Fe

| September 8, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Frank Maione breathed a sigh of relief this month when Hyundai Motor Co. started delivering the Alabama-built, redesigned Santa Fe crossover utility vehicle to his Nevada showroom.

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Hurricane Olivia Initial Discussion

Hurricane Olivia Initial Discussion

| September 7, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

According to the NHC, minimum central pressure is approximately 948mb, with no current watches or warning in effect. Hurricane Olivia is a major hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 130 mph, making Olivia a category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale.

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Severe Storms Hit Parts of France

Severe Storms Hit Parts of France

| September 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Earlier on during the first half of August here in the Summer of 2018, parts of France felt the full force of several noteworthy severe weather events. During a couple of these rounds of severe weather, some locals got the opportunity to catch the full fury of some of these storms on camera.

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Alabama Power Announces Enhancements To Logan Martin Lake Day-use Park

Alabama Power Announces Enhancements To Logan Martin Lake Day-use Park

| September 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power has announced plans to enhance a popular day-use recreation site on Logan Martin Lake by adding a new adventure playground and hiking trail.

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Behind The Smile Is An Alabama Bright Light Bringing Awareness To Teen Suicide

Behind The Smile Is An Alabama Bright Light Bringing Awareness To Teen Suicide

| September 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Every parent’s nightmare happened to Tara Martin on March 17, 2017.

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National Drive Electric Week Showcase Coming To Birmingham’s Brookwood Village

National Drive Electric Week Showcase Coming To Birmingham’s Brookwood Village

| September 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The public is invited to celebrate National Drive Electric Week with the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition (ACFC) on Saturday, Sept. 8, starting at 10 a.m. at Brookwood Village.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Sidney Lanier Died

On This Day In Alabama History: Sidney Lanier Died

| September 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Sept. 7, 1881: Sydney Clopton Lanier was born in Macon, Georgia, in 1842, and that state has perhaps as much claim to him as Alabama

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Samford’s Annual Economic Impact $424.8 Million, Study Says

Samford’s Annual Economic Impact $424.8 Million, Study Says

| September 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Samford University’s estimated annual economic impact on the state of Alabama is more than $424.8 million, according to a study released Wednesday.

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Fire Whirl or “Fire Tornado”

Fire Whirl or “Fire Tornado”

| September 6, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

The intense heat generated by wildfires causes air to rise. To replace the rising air at the surface, air must converge. Sometimes as it converges, it begins to rotate. Similar to an ice skater pulling in her arms, as this rotation gets squeezed smaller, it speeds up.

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How Wildfire Smoke Can Impact Your Health

How Wildfire Smoke Can Impact Your Health

| September 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Throughout this summer, wildfires have impacted areas all around the world. Earlier this month, a major disaster was declared for Northern California due to the active wildfires in the area. Additionally, British Columbia is experiencing its worst fire season on record.

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Football Preview: Alabama, Auburn, Uab Look To Build On Opening Wins

Football Preview: Alabama, Auburn, Uab Look To Build On Opening Wins

| September 6, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama coach Nick Saban didn’t wait for a question to say whether sophomore Tua Tagovailoa or junior Jalen Hurts would start at quarterback when his Crimson Tide hosts Arkansas State at 2:30 p.m. Saturday on ESPN2.

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