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On This Day In Alabama History: First Nighttime Flight Made Near Montgomery

On This Day In Alabama History: First Nighttime Flight Made Near Montgomery

| May 25, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 25, 1910: The first ever nighttime airplane flight was made at Orville Wright’s flying school near Montgomery

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NOAA Predicts Near-Normal 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA Predicts Near-Normal 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

| May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center says the Atlantic basin should experience a near-normal hurricane season this year.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Reggie Jackson, Hall Of Famer Who Played In Birmingham, Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Reggie Jackson, Hall Of Famer Who Played In Birmingham, Was Born

| May 18, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 18, 1946: Baseball superstar Reggie Jackson, whose career included a stint with Birmingham’s minor league team, was born near Philadelphia

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Daniel Pratt

Alabama Legacy Moment: Daniel Pratt

| May 15, 2019 @ 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 December 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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On This Day In Alabama History: Mary Ward Brown, Acclaimed Fiction Writer, Died

On This Day In Alabama History: Mary Ward Brown, Acclaimed Fiction Writer, Died

| May 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 14, 2013: Mary Ward Brown, whose collection of short stories, “Tongues of Flame,” earned her widespread fame relatively late in life, died in Marion at the age of 95

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On This Day In Alabama History: War Hero Was Born  

On This Day In Alabama History: War Hero Was Born  

| May 10, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 10, 1912: Laurie Calvin Battle was born in Wilsonville on May 10, 1912

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Matt Might’s Personal Quest Sparks UAB Precision Medicine Revolution

Matt Might’s Personal Quest Sparks UAB Precision Medicine Revolution

| May 9, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Medicine is undergoing a sea change driven by data, Might says.

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Aerospace, Automotive Summits Heading To Birmingham This Week

Aerospace, Automotive Summits Heading To Birmingham This Week

| May 7, 2019 @ 5:00 am

About 200 companies will exchange information on technology and innovation.

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Follow Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty Tour” In Can’t Miss Alabama

Follow Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty Tour” In Can’t Miss Alabama

| May 4, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Great outdoor festivities are happening all around the state.

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Georgia-Pacific To Invest $120 Million In Choctaw County Mill

Georgia-Pacific To Invest $120 Million In Choctaw County Mill

| May 3, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The new investment is the latest in a series of projects to modernize the operation.

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Alabama Officials Applaud Bell’s Plans To Build Navy Helicopter In Ozark

Alabama Officials Applaud Bell’s Plans To Build Navy Helicopter In Ozark

| May 2, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Bell will build the 407 GXi helicopter at its facility in Ozark if it wins a competition for the U.S. Navy’s next-generation training aircraft.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: The First 911 Call

Alabama Legacy Moment: The First 911 Call

| May 1, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The universal emergency telephone number has its roots in this Alabama town.

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Alabama Power Lineman Spotlight: Chris Jackson

Alabama Power Lineman Spotlight: Chris Jackson

| April 30, 2019 @ 5:00 am

This lineman took skills honed in the military and applied them to life and line work.

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Giant Golfer Signals Regions Tournament Back In Birmingham

Giant Golfer Signals Regions Tournament Back In Birmingham

| April 28, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Colored lights create the image of a golfer on the Regions Center building, marking the time of year for the Regions Tradition PGA Tour Champions tournament.

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Montgomery Wins 2019 Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

Montgomery Wins 2019 Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

| April 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am

A multi-pronged approach will make the Capital City more tech-ready.

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On This Day In Alabama History: NASCAR Driver Jimmy Kitchens Is Born

On This Day In Alabama History: NASCAR Driver Jimmy Kitchens Is Born

| April 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Jimmy Kitchens, a former NASCAR driver, who ran 47 times in the second-tier Busch Series, was born April 26, 1962.

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