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Lifeline: Pro-life Christian organization in Birmingham helps broken and struggling families

Herbie Newell was recently in Kansas meeting with a real estate agent about a piece of property. When the man asked him what he did for a living, Newell told him.

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Soda fountain shop in Foley offering 10-cent coffee and that 'Olde Tyme' feeling

The moment you walk through the doors of Stacey’s Olde Tyme Soda Fountain in Foley, you are transported to a simpler time. The days when a cup of coffee was 10 cents and you could sit and talk about life and politics with your neighbor. There was always a familiar face and a soda jerk with a smile.

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St. Nicholas: Separating man from myth

He existed in the most significant period of the early Church, which saw tremendous Christian persecution and the establishment of the first Christian creeds.

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Political powerhouse for over 50 years continues to impact policy through activism and true love of country and state

It was during a study group in the late 1960s that a newlywed couple had an experience that would change both of their lives and the future of Alabama. Albert Lee and Eunie Smith had only been married a year and for the most part, was an average, young couple, going about their days enjoying life and each other.

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Randolph County man honored in Indiana hometown as basketball legend

It was 72 years ago when the Madison Cubs took home the Indiana High School Athletics Association state basketball championship. On that day, Stan Weber would have never thought of what would be happening over seven decades later.

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Hoover 12-year-old giving back by collecting pillows for Alabama's foster children

Lucy Helland, a sixth grader at Bumpus Middle School, is collecting money to purchase pillows for foster children.

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‘We’re having a good time’: Alabama-born comedian Dusty Slay climbs his way up the national comedy scene

Opelika native Dusty Slay once lived in a trailer park and worked at Western Sizzlin. Now, he tells jokes for a living.

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‘It’s not just Larry’: Alabama wife pleads for blood and platelet donors to come forward to fight critical shortage

Recently, a problem many of us hear about in the news hit home for Larry and his wife, Sheila, and made his fight a little more difficult.

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Joy Haven Farm: A small certified naturally grown sustainable farm entering into their 10th growing season

At Joy Haven Farm they are passionate about growing nutrient rich food while using sustainable practices.

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Veterans Day: Remembering Alabama's posthumous Medal of Honor recipients

Veterans Day is a federal holiday set aside to honor U.S. military veterans. Today, 1819 News spotlights eight of these heroes.

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Life on Wheels: Serving women, saving babies and sharing Jesus

Thanks to one Alabama non-profit, women are being served, babies are being saved and the Lord’s grace is being seen.

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Alabama breast cancer survivor: 'Listen to your body'

Doctors at UAB spoke this week about how mammograms can reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer.

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God knows his name – The 'Will to Live' story of Austin Luke

We will be hard-pressed to hear a more inspiring story than that of Daphne resident Austin Luke.

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Alabama teen crowned Miss Junior Teen United States

Hewitt-Trussville High School student Katherine Grigsby is the new Miss Junior Teen United States.

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Alabama woman hopes to spread awareness of breast cancer caused by hormone irregularities

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and one Alabama family is an example of how important it is to stay aware and ask questions.

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Jeffrey Rease: One man’s quest to capture 'eyewitness history'

When it comes to his “Portraits of Honor” project, Jeffrey Rease has only two big regrets: that he did not come up with the idea and get it started sooner when more veterans of World War II were still with us, and that he simply cannot physically get to every vet that he would like so he can photograph and archive their story.

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10 best concert venues in Alabama for live music

Details on Orion Amphitheater, BJCC, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Saturn, Iron City, Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Alabama Theatre, Wharf Amphitheater, MPAC, & Mobile Civic Center

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Escambia County teacher wins $100K award

Turns out there really is a sharpest tool in the shed. And it’s an Escambia County Alabama teacher.

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Meet Alabama's 'Crazy Bee Lady'

Allyson Andrews, who some call “Ally” or “Crazy Bee Lady," has a deep passion for teaching others about the amazing little critter that God surely outdid himself in creating: the honey bee. 

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Extra! Extra! Eat all about it! A Little Something Extra Ice Cream Truck

There is a small business in a small northeast Alabama town that is making a big difference. A Little Something Extra might look like an average ice cream truck but a closer look will reveal a greater purpose.

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Alabama Music Spotlight: The Joe Cagle Band

Inspired by jam icons Dave Matthews and the Grateful Dead, the Joe Cagle Band’s namesake, lead singer and rhythm guitarist Joe Cagle called his band “a fusion of country, rock and jazz.”

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Landen's Story: Alabama teen heads to Cyprus for treatment of COVID-related macro and micro clots

By the time 19-year-old Landen Williams stood next to Dr. Jordan Vaughn to look at an X-ray of his lungs, he and his family had been in a year-long health nightmare.

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Back in the Bird: Alabama air racing team participates for 18th year in Reno Air Races

Sanders Aviation's Big Red Racing Team is back safely in Alabama after a tragic at the Reno Air Races this month.

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Crossville High homecoming queen hands over title and crown to classmate with cerebral palsy

If you are looking for a glimmer of hope for humanity, you have come to the right place. There is a story in Dekalb County that will surely inspire.

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Cherokee County SRO, Spring Garden student recognized for saving girl's life at football game

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office presented two life-saving awards Friday after a deputy and a student saved a girl’s life during a football game on Aug. 26.

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Huntingdon College linebacker Casey Peppers garners national honors after a 4-sack performance

Linebacker Casey Peppers had four of the team's nine sacks in a road win over Guilford College.

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CTE programs improving and expanding in Alabama; Students able to start careers out of high school

The Alabama State Department of Education’s Career Tech Education (CTE) and Workforce Development programs are growing and those in charge of the programs are hoping that growth will continue.

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