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Alabama NewsCenter — Historic A.G. Gaston Motel Restoration Will ‘Shine a Light’ on Civil Rights History

Alabama NewsCenter — Historic A.G. Gaston Motel Restoration Will ‘Shine a Light’ on Civil Rights History

| July 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

It’s been shuttered for decades, looking more like urban blight than a beacon of Birmingham’s civil rights legacy. But change is under way at the historic A.G. Gaston Motel, which will soon be a centerpiece of the steadily developing Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument.

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Heat Advisory for Much of North Alabama Extended Until Friday Evening

Heat Advisory for Much of North Alabama Extended Until Friday Evening

| July 29, 2021 @ 4:49 pm

NWS Huntsville has extended the Heat Advisory for Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan counties in North Alabama until 7 pm Friday evening.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Green Acres Is the Place to Be for Wings and a Side of History

Alabama NewsCenter — Green Acres Is the Place to Be for Wings and a Side of History

| July 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am

For more than 60 years — through some of Birmingham’s most significant social and economic history — Green Acres Café has been a constant in the city’s downtown.

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Weather Xtreme: We Dry Out but Get Extremely Hot for the Next Couple of Days

Weather Xtreme: We Dry Out but Get Extremely Hot for the Next Couple of Days

| July 29, 2021 @ 6:19 am

Mainly dry and very hot conditions to end off the work week and into the weekend, before a weak cold front brings back elevated rain chances and cooler temperatures for the start of next week.

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Heat Advisory for Central Alabama Extended Through Friday Evening

Heat Advisory for Central Alabama Extended Through Friday Evening

| July 28, 2021 @ 2:11 pm

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

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Alabama NewsCenter — Birmingham’s Carver Theatre: ‘We’re Happy to Say It’s Back’

Alabama NewsCenter — Birmingham’s Carver Theatre: ‘We’re Happy to Say It’s Back’

| July 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Birmingham’s Carver Theatre is completing a major renovation to make the venue and museum viable for years to come.

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Midday Nowcast: Trending Hotter and Drier

Midday Nowcast: Trending Hotter and Drier

| July 28, 2021 @ 11:38 am

The upper ridge in place over the region is intensifying causing our weather to trend hotter and causing sinking air which will limit our rain chances across the northern half of the state the rest of this week, and providing ample sunshine.

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Alabama NewsCenter — U.S. Civil Rights Trail Companion Book a Showcase for Alabama History

Alabama NewsCenter — U.S. Civil Rights Trail Companion Book a Showcase for Alabama History

| July 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am

Lee Sentell was in college when he personally heard the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. It was during the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march, on the night before King delivered his famous “How Long? Not Long” speech on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol.

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