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Alabama Possible Working To Help State’s People Prosper

Alabama Possible Working To Help State’s People Prosper

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

What is possible to improve lives in Alabama, one of the poorest states in the country? For the nonprofit group Alabama Possible, what is possible starts with changing the way people think and talk about poverty, and believing that all Alabamians can lead prosperous lives.

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Construction To Begin On Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel At Talladega

Construction To Begin On Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel At Talladega

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Talladega Superspeedway and its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (ISC), revealed that the construction of the new Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel, an important component of the track’s new Transformation Infield Project, will begin during the week of Oct. 21.

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Nourish Foods Is An Alabama Maker Bringing Healthy Dining To Your Doorstep

Nourish Foods Is An Alabama Maker Bringing Healthy Dining To Your Doorstep

| October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

As moms with full-time careers, Mary Drennen and Tiffany Vickers Davis know the stress of rushing home to put a meal on the table for their family after a long day on the job.

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Alabama Power Crews Supporting Hurricane Recovery In Florida, Georgia

Alabama Power Crews Supporting Hurricane Recovery In Florida, Georgia

| October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power crews are hard at work today, helping restore hope and service to people in Florida and Georgia devastated by Hurricane Michael.

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Riley Center Quilters Bring Underground History To Vibrant Life

Riley Center Quilters Bring Underground History To Vibrant Life

| October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Quilts line the walls of the room where a group of women sitting at a long table talk, laugh and bond together about the very thing that has brought them here: quilting.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Gov. Kay Ivey Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Gov. Kay Ivey Was Born

| October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Kay Ellen Ivey was born on Oct. 15, 1944 in Camden. She graduated from Auburn University, where she was president of the Alpha Gamma Delta pledge class and served in the Student Government Association for four years.

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Auburn Vet School, UAB Part of Joint NIH Study of Glioma Brain Cancer

Auburn Vet School, UAB Part of Joint NIH Study of Glioma Brain Cancer

| October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

People and animals suffering from the deadliest form of brain cancer are undergoing similar treatment in an NIH-funded clinical trial through the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and two other currently enrolled Southeastern veterinary programs.

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Recipe: Coca-Cola BBQ Sauce

Recipe: Coca-Cola BBQ Sauce

| October 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Be the hit of your next tailgate with this barbecue sauce.

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Brunch Special From Spot Of Tea Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die

Brunch Special From Spot Of Tea Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die

| October 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Whether you stop in for breakfast or brunch, Spot of Tea in Mobile likely has something which will appeal to your palate. From common breakfast offerings to the more creative bananas foster and eggs cathedral, customers rave about the food and service.

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Alabama Power Crews Completing Restoration Work From Hurricane Michael

Alabama Power Crews Completing Restoration Work From Hurricane Michael

| October 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power crews are closing in on the last outages in Southeast Alabama caused by Hurricane Michael, which devastated sections of the Florida Panhandle before tearing through Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia.

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Martha Stewart Blossoms With Banter At Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Martha Stewart Blossoms With Banter At Birmingham Botanical Gardens

| October 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The 77-year-old homemaking-and-cooking guru spoke at two, one-hour sessions on her new book – her 90th – “Martha’s Flowers.” Known internationally for books, magazines and television shows, Stewart spent the 1:30 p.m. session cracking funny one-liners as much as she talked about gardening.

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New HVAC Training Center In Jasper Boosts Workforce Training Efforts

New HVAC Training Center In Jasper Boosts Workforce Training Efforts

| October 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Like so many other businesses being rapidly transformed by the technology, the job of installing and servicing heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems is becoming more complex and demanding.

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Alabama Power Wins Prestigious AEIC Achievement Award

Alabama Power Wins Prestigious AEIC Achievement Award

| October 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power has one of the nation’s highest reliability rates in the electric-utility industry – 99.7 percent – one reason the company hits the top of JD Power satisfaction studies year after year.

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Can’t Miss Alabama Highlights Pink Events Across The State

Can’t Miss Alabama Highlights Pink Events Across The State

| October 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The BCRFA 10th Annual Pink Luncheon and Stayin’ Alive Party, Calera Goes Pink, and the 47th Annual National Shrimp Festival headline this week’s Can’t Miss Alabama.

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Football Preview: Auburn Seeks A Needed Win While Alabama Hosts Missouri For Homecoming

Football Preview: Auburn Seeks A Needed Win While Alabama Hosts Missouri For Homecoming

| October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It was another game and another loss last week for No. 21 Auburn. But coach Gus Malzahn wants nobody to point fingers at members of his squad.

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Fans Make Talladega Superspeedway’s Fall Race Weekend A Worldwide Phenomenon

Fans Make Talladega Superspeedway’s Fall Race Weekend A Worldwide Phenomenon

| October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

From sweet home Alabama to the land Down Under, fans will be coming from far and wide to witness some of auto racing’s best drivers battle at 200 mph around Talladega Superspeedway during the venue’s doubleheader NASCAR Playoff this weekend.

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Alabama Power Has Restored Power To More Than 50,000 Customers Since Hurricane Michael Left State

Alabama Power Has Restored Power To More Than 50,000 Customers Since Hurricane Michael Left State

| October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power crews have restored more than 50,000 customers who lost power when Hurricane Michael pounded the southeastern part of the state Wednesday night.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Artist Charlie Lucas Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Artist Charlie Lucas Was Born

| October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Charlie Lucas, who has become known as “Tin Man,” first experimented with scraps of iron and steel, creating meaning from piles of junk and cast-off raw materials.

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