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Alabama Power Honored For Diversity Efforts At Equal Opportunity Dinner

Alabama Power Honored For Diversity Efforts At Equal Opportunity Dinner

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Birmingham Urban League honored corporate citizens and community leaders Saturday, Dec. 8 at its Equal Opportunity Dinner.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama Legend Pat Trammell Died

On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama Legend Pat Trammell Died

| December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Dec. 10, 1968: Quarterback Pat Trammell led the University of Alabama Crimson Tide to a national championship in 1961.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Charles Barkley Suffered Career-Ending Injury

On This Day In Alabama History: Charles Barkley Suffered Career-Ending Injury

| December 9, 2018 @ 5:00 am

December 8, 1999: Leeds native Charles Barkley had intended to retire from the Houston Rockets at the end of the 1999 basketball season.

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Pet And Animal Safety Can Be A Concern During Holidays, Auburn Experts Say

Pet And Animal Safety Can Be A Concern During Holidays, Auburn Experts Say

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The holiday season is upon us, and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine reminds pet owners that the safety and well-being of their animals is important during the holidays and year-round.

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O’Neal Industries Gives $30 Million To UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

O’Neal Industries Gives $30 Million To UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

| December 6, 2018 @ 5:00 am

O’Neal Industries Inc., a family-owned global business based in Birmingham, and its shareholders have given the largest single gift in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s history – a $30 million donation to the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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HudsonAlpha Scientists Link Gene To Developmental Delay

HudsonAlpha Scientists Link Gene To Developmental Delay

| December 5, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville have linked a gene to a set of developmental disabilities that include speech problems and muscular difficulties, clearing the way for better support services and possible treatments for the people affected.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama Beat Auburn In First Iron Bowl

On This Day In Alabama History: Alabama Beat Auburn In First Iron Bowl

| December 4, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Dec. 4, 1948 was a day of firsts for the University of Alabama and Auburn University: The teams hadn’t played each other for 41 years.

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Alabama’s Westervelt Co. Plans Clarke County Lumber Mill With 125 Jobs

Alabama’s Westervelt Co. Plans Clarke County Lumber Mill With 125 Jobs

| December 3, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Gov. Kay Ivey and officials of Tuscaloosa-based Westervelt Co. today announced that the company will build a new lumber mill in Clarke County, creating 125 jobs.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Journalist And U.S. Sen. Maryon Pittman Allen Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Journalist And U.S. Sen. Maryon Pittman Allen Was Born

| November 30, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Birmingham journalist Maryon Pittman Allen represented Alabama in the U.S. Senate in 1978 after the death of her husband, James B. Allen. She worked as a columnist for The Washington Post for many years after her brief stint in Congress.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Account Of First Open Heart Surgery Published

On This Day In Alabama History: Account Of First Open Heart Surgery Published

| November 29, 2018 @ 5:00 am

November 29, 1902: On this day “The New York Medical Record” published an account of pioneering surgeon Dr. Luther Leonidas Hill performing the first successful surgery on a wounded heart in the Western Hemisphere when he sutured a knife wound in a 13-year-old boy’s heart.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Percy Sledge Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Percy Sledge Was Born

| November 25, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Nov. 25, 1940: One of the most iconic voices in American music first cried out in Leighton, Alabama, on this day in 1940.

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Prediction: Alabama Shoppers Will Spend More Than $12B This Holiday Season

Prediction: Alabama Shoppers Will Spend More Than $12B This Holiday Season

| November 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Shoppers in Alabama are expected to spend half a billion dollars more during the holidays this year than last year, creating the strongest holiday shopping season on record for the state.

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Alabama’s Blackbelt Benefit Group In Running For National Grant

Alabama’s Blackbelt Benefit Group In Running For National Grant

| November 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Selma’s Blackbelt Benefit Group (BBG) wants the public to help with a last-minute push in voting for a Levitt Foundation AMP (Your City) $25,000 grant.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Author Mary Counselman Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Author Mary Counselman Was Born

| November 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

November 19, 1911: Poet and author Mary Counselman was born in Birmingham on this day in 1911.

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