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Hudsonalpha Scientists May Have Found A Blood Test That Could End Some Colonoscopies

Hudsonalpha Scientists May Have Found A Blood Test That Could End Some Colonoscopies

| April 3, 2018 @ 5:00 am

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology researchers have discovered a measurable indicator in blood plasma that could identify patients who have colon polyps.

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February Median Sales Price Of Shoals Area Homes Increases 5 Percent From 2017

February Median Sales Price Of Shoals Area Homes Increases 5 Percent From 2017

| March 31, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Click here to view or print the entire monthly report compliments of the ACRE Corporate Cabinet.

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Apple Pursues Google In Education With $299 iPad, Software

Apple Pursues Google In Education With $299 iPad, Software

| March 30, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Apple Inc. is going head-to-head with Google in education, a market the iPhone maker helped pioneer but has let languish. For the first time in several years, Apple has released hardware specific to education: a new iPad that squares up against Google’s cheap Chromebook laptops, which have become popular in schools.

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Lost Items Land In Alabama At The Unclaimed Baggage Center

Lost Items Land In Alabama At The Unclaimed Baggage Center

| March 29, 2018 @ 5:00 am

If you left your iPad on the seat pocket in front of you on a plane in Albuquerque, there is a chance it’s now for sale at a deep discount in Alabama.

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Gov. Ivey Awards 8 Alabama Companies For Exporting Success

Gov. Ivey Awards 8 Alabama Companies For Exporting Success

| March 28, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Gov. Kay Ivey recognized eight Alabama companies for success in selling their goods and services in countries around the globe.

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LEGO Sculptures Connect The Public With Nature At Huntsville Botanical Garden

LEGO Sculptures Connect The Public With Nature At Huntsville Botanical Garden

| March 27, 2018 @ 5:00 am

From a distance, an unsuspecting visitor to Huntsville Botanical Garden might think the hummingbirds grow really big in these parts. A much-larger-than-life hummingbird sculpture made from LEGO bricks is one of the eye-catching sights in Nature Connects, a series of 14 Lego scenes created throughout the garden by New York artist Sean Kenney.

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Alabama Comic Con Hits The Magic City And Delights Fans

Alabama Comic Con Hits The Magic City And Delights Fans

| March 26, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama hosted its first Comic Con this past weekend at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC).

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On This Day In Alabama History: AU Track Coach Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: AU Track Coach Was Born

| March 24, 2018 @ 5:00 am

March 24, 1928: Auburn University track coach Mel Rosen was born in New York

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Recipe: Buttermilk Pecan Coffee Cake

Recipe: Buttermilk Pecan Coffee Cake

| March 24, 2018 @ 5:00 am

I could see my mom mouthing something to me as I backed down the driveway. I rolled my window down. “Watch out for my angels,” she said. I waved, said “I will,” and drove away.

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UAB Symposium Examines Healthcare Needs Of World’s Underserved

UAB Symposium Examines Healthcare Needs Of World’s Underserved

| March 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The first step in providing better healthcare for everyone is identifying the roots of disparate levels of care, leading to a lessened well-being of the underserved in the population.

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Alabama Music Maker Jamell Richardson A New Face In An Old Tradition Of Blues

Alabama Music Maker Jamell Richardson A New Face In An Old Tradition Of Blues

| March 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Jamell “Gulf Coast Blues Boy” Richardson’s musical journey began at the early age of 2. While he was growing up in his grandmother’s church, she gave him his first instrument, built by his uncle: an electric guitar, which Richardson still has to this day.

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Valley Creek Renew Our Rivers Volunteers Get It Done Amid Rain Showers

Valley Creek Renew Our Rivers Volunteers Get It Done Amid Rain Showers

| March 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

There was some dancing amid the raindrops, but the hundreds of volunteers who braved threatening skies near Valley Creek in Jefferson County on Saturday made a real dent in removing trash and debris from around the urban waterway.

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Big Escambia Spirits Is An Alabama Maker Barreling And Bottling Bourbon

Big Escambia Spirits Is An Alabama Maker Barreling And Bottling Bourbon

| March 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Big Escambia Spirits, Atmore

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UAB Alumnus/Student/Employee Becomes Patient Following Brain Blood Clot

UAB Alumnus/Student/Employee Becomes Patient Following Brain Blood Clot

| March 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Die-hard University of Alabama football fan Michel Thomas would not have missed the 2016 SEC championship game – the Florida Gators against his Crimson Tide – for anything. Although he had spent the days before the game suffering from debilitating headaches and would spend the week after too nauseated to participate in final exams or project meetings with his classmates, Thomas made it to the Georgia Dome on Dec. 3, 2016, with his co-worker of 14 years, Tracy Taylor, R.N., nurse to UAB neurosurgeon Mark Harrigan, M.D.

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Leaders Celebrate The Successful Launch Of The Al Solar A Facility

Leaders Celebrate The Successful Launch Of The Al Solar A Facility

| March 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Community and business leaders, as well as representatives from Walmart, Alabama Power and Clenera, gathered at the new 72-megawatt AL Solar A project in east Alabama on Thursday, March 15, to celebrate its successful launch and operation.

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