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Samford Economist Studies Connection Between Walmart And Food Insecurity

Samford Economist Studies Connection Between Walmart And Food Insecurity

| July 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

New research by Art Carden, associate professor in Samford University’s Brock School of Business, and a team of economists suggests that proximity to a Walmart Supercenter reduces food insecurity.

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Alabama Shoppers Skip State Sales Tax On Back-to-school Items From Clothes To Computers July 20-22

Alabama Shoppers Skip State Sales Tax On Back-to-school Items From Clothes To Computers July 20-22

| July 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The summer shopping season is in full swing at Painted Pink in Montgomery.

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Birmingham Barber Vincent Oliver Lived A Life A Cut Above

Birmingham Barber Vincent Oliver Lived A Life A Cut Above

| July 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Buddy Holloway of Cropwell would drive 44 miles to get his hair cut. The 90-year-old lived in East Lake for years and retired to a life on the lake.

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Birmingham’s Shipt To Create 881 Jobs In Major Expansion

Birmingham’s Shipt To Create 881 Jobs In Major Expansion

| July 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Gov. Kay Ivey joined executives of Shipt, the same-day delivery marketplace, and local officials today to announce that the company plans to grow the state’s technology industry by creating more than 800 new jobs in Birmingham over the next several years.

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Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Moon Taxi

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Moon Taxi

| July 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Performer: Moon Taxi

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Libba Vaughan To Serve As New Executive Director For Leadership Birmingham

Libba Vaughan To Serve As New Executive Director For Leadership Birmingham

| July 10, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Libba Vaughan has been selected as Leadership Birmingham’s new executive director, the group’s board of trustees announced today.

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GE Appliances To Create 255 Jobs With Expansion In Decatur

GE Appliances To Create 255 Jobs With Expansion In Decatur

| July 4, 2018 @ 5:00 am

GE Appliances announced plans to invest $115 million in an expansion of its manufacturing facility in Decatur that will add 255 full-time jobs, bringing the Alabama plant’s total employment to nearly 1,300.

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Forecasters Lower U.S. Hurricane Predictions For 2018 Season

Forecasters Lower U.S. Hurricane Predictions For 2018 Season

| July 3, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science has released a new forecast for the 2018 hurricane season that downgrades prior predictions and anticipates  “below-average activity.”

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Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Quinn Xcii

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Quinn Xcii

| July 2, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Performer: Quinn XCII

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Beach Travel Boosts Traffic On One Alabama Highway

Beach Travel Boosts Traffic On One Alabama Highway

| June 29, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It’s summer vacation time and people are excited about going to the beach.

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Thought-Leader Robert Safian Offers Alabama Nonprofits Advice On A Changing World

Thought-Leader Robert Safian Offers Alabama Nonprofits Advice On A Changing World

| June 28, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It’s easy to see why anyone could have trepidation when it comes to dealing with today’s speed of change.

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Birmingham’s Brick & Tin Makes Art Of Cooking An Everyday Experience

Birmingham’s Brick & Tin Makes Art Of Cooking An Everyday Experience

| June 27, 2018 @ 5:00 am

A sandwich can be as simple, or as simply awesome, as you’d care to make it.

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Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Waxahatchee

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Waxahatchee

| June 26, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Performer: Waxahatchee

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Umbrella For Power Wheelchairs Makes Rainy Days Less Of A Mess

Umbrella For Power Wheelchairs Makes Rainy Days Less Of A Mess

| June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Power wheelchair users may see a solution to rainy days with a new automatic umbrella attachment engineered by University of Alabama at Birmingham students. The UAB School of Engineering team is one of six internationally selected to present their designs at the eighth annual World Congress of Biomechanics in Dublin, Ireland, in July.

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Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: 21 Savage

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: 21 Savage

| June 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Joseph Bin-Abraham Shayaa, better known as 21 Savage, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. 21 first received attention in 2015, when he partnered with Metro Boomin on the EP “Savage Mode.”

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Take Charge Of Your Health: Wellness Tips From Dr. Ann Kulze For A Healthy Summer Season

Take Charge Of Your Health: Wellness Tips From Dr. Ann Kulze For A Healthy Summer Season

| June 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Emotional well-being and mood are profoundly influenced by diet and lifestyle. Gratefully, the science supports a host of “therapeutic lifestyle changes” – TLC for short – that can improve your mood and lower your risk of depression.

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