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'Casino Night' in Hoover to benefit Alabama Veteran Saturday

Alabama Veteran, a nonprofit that strives to connect Alabama veterans and help them transition to civilian life, is hosting a large annual fundraising event at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel, on Saturday, Aug. 13.

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Massive 100-acre cage-free dog rescue coming to former greyhound training facility at Victoryland

The largest cage-free no-kill rescue group in the United States is coming to Macon County with a 100-acre site.

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From Top Gun to Sanders Aviation, ‘as good as they are, they still have something to learn’
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Perseverance leads Maleak Bryant to a contributing role at tight end for UAB

The question was asked more than once during spring practice. Can Maleak Bryant be physically ready to help the UAB football team in the fall or any point in the future?

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'People have to be involved': New conservative grassroots organization focuses on information

Dedicated to educating the public on everything from political candidates to disaster survival, South Alabama Liberty has been growing exponentially since it started with eight friends in an Enterprise restaurant about a year and a half ago.

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Shocking phenomenon: Alabama man struck multiple times by lightning in his lifetime, then gravesite also destroyed by lightning

William Yeldell Cosper was struck by lightning at least five times. However, two of those times were after death.

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Alabama World War II, Korea and Vietnam veteran Sara Narcissa Harris celebrates 102nd birthday

In 1920, the passage of the 18th Amendment ushered in Prohibition. Soon thereafter, the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. It was also the year Sara Narcissa Harris was born in Wilcox County's Possum Bend.

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What is a Libertarian? Part I: The Libertarian Movement

America’s largest third party, the Libertarian Party (LP), will finally be on the ballot in Alabama in November’s election. The Libertarian Party’s website lists over 60 candidates running for positions across the state. But what does the word “libertarian” mean?

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New offensive coordinator Darrin Hinshaw gets comfortable at UAB

The Xs and Os of offensive football were on Darin Hinshaw’s mind when he showed up at the UAB Football Facility earlier this year to begin his first day as an analyst for the Blazers. The veteran assistant coach was ready to dive into the UAB playbook with then-offensive coordinator Bryant Vincent. Vincent had a different plan.

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Dylan Hopkins battles his way to top of UAB QB depth chart heading into fall camp

Injuries have certainly been part of Dylan Hopkins’ UAB career, to this point. There was a torn thumb ligament in his throwing hand in 2019.

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Mises Institute welcomes students to Auburn for Mises University, Institute marks 40 years

Mises University concluded Saturday at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, which is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its founding.

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ALABAMA MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: Barry Waldrep

Instrumentalist, songwriter and owner of Banjo.com Barry Waldrep has always been real about the music he likes to play.

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Samford's Bradley Porcellato took the long route to becoming top notch punter

In a way, Bradley Porcellato’s journey from Melbourne, Australia to Birmingham, Alabama traveled through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Charlottesville, Virginia. We’ll let Porcellato, a senior All-Southern Conference punter at Samford University, connect those dots.

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Identifying and avoiding Alabama's venomous snakes

If you talk about snakes in a public setting for any length of time, you will likely hear the phrase “the only good snake is a dead snake” or something similar. While it is important to be cautious around snakes, and other wild creatures, the phrase is not necessarily true.

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Festival honoring blues 'father' W.C. Handy under way

An area known year-round for its music kicks it up a notch for the rest of the month at the W.C. Handy Festival.

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ACC, SEC reap benefits from transfers moving between leagues

The plan wasn’t for Georgia Tech to lose top running back Jahmyr Gibbs as a transfer to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference. Yet the Atlantic Coast Conference school has found its share of help from the SEC, too, in the form of seven transfers.

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Going old school: entertainment venues use old public school facilities

Campus 805 in Hunstville used to be a public middle school. Now, the facilities are home to a diverse array of entertainment venues such as breweries, bars, restaurants and even an arcade, axe throwing range and an indoor golf simulator.

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Randy Tatano: Old school shaving

When a beautiful woman tells you to, “Take it off, take it all off” I was sold in sixty seconds Of course, no gorgeous woman appeared in the bathroom while I lathered my face with Noxzema. Teenage boys are so gullible when it comes to a pretty face. (So are adult men, but that’s a story for another day.)

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First-ever “Sweet Grown Alabama Day” spotlights local farmers

You don’t get musicians and inflatable rides for kids at the grocery store, but they’re included this Saturday at some farmers markets for Sweet Grown Alabama Day. The inaugural event will introduce consumers to the benefits of buying locally grown produce, which helps to support Alabama’s farmers.

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Today is 53rd anniversary of man walking on the Moon

Man walked on the Moon for the first time on July 20, 1969.

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The world tries Alabama beer: Breweries see new faces

Over the past two weeks, breweries have seen new customers from all around the world come in to try their Alabama-brewed beer while visiting Birmingham for the World Games 2022.

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Randy Tatano: The Hollywood divorce

Everyone has a father. Not everyone has a Dad. We often hear about the fact that many children don’t have a father figure in their lives. Divorce is more common than it was when I was a kid and my parents split up. Back then, coming from a single parent household was not the norm, especially in a Catholic neighborhood. And things were different when it came to the kids.

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Yelp names Birmingham ice cream shop as best in state

Yelp, an online review website, listed each state’s best ice cream, based on user ratings. In Alabama, the winner was Big Spoon Creamery on 3rd Avenue South, in downtown Birmingham.

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'It saved my life': Irreverent Warriors hosting benefit for upcoming hike for veterans

Irreverent Warriors focuses on bringing veterans together with camaraderie and humor. The purpose is to improve mental health and prevent veteran suicide.

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Dream comes true for female sumo wrestler with tour of Birmingham Zoo

Estonia's Eva-Maria Raudsepp had never seen a giraffe and understood American zoos often have them, so could she see one before leaving Birmingham? 

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Anniston woman celebrates 100th birthday, 75 years of supporting missions

Anne Powers was an impressionable young mother of a small daughter when she and her husband Orbie returned home after his World War II military service, when her eyes were opened to a new perspective on missions that has lasted 75 years.

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Alabama-based non-profit seeks to address mental health needs of law enforcement

An Alabama man is trying to address the mental health issues and stresses faced by law enforcement in the state.

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