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Teacher of the Year claims she faced discrimination at Alabama airport

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — When the American Samoan Teacher of the Year came to attend Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, alongside her decorated colleagues, she was already concerned about the state’s reputation of discrimination. At Space Camp, though, inclusion was the norm. The concern slipped from her mind. When she...
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On Your Side Consumer Alert: McCormick Recalling Spices Sold in Alabama

McCormick is voluntarily recalling some seasonings due to possible salmonella contamination. The products were sold in Alabama and many other states. The company said that it’s recalling McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning. No illnesses have been reported to date in relation to the recalled products.

Alabama Rep. Barry Moore on New Farmers

There have been many conversations about how difficult it is for new farmers to make a go of it. One person who is aware of this issue is Alabama Rep. Barry Moore (AL-2), who also serves on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. He explains why a pathway for new farmers to plow into the industry is so important.
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Striking Alabama coal miners hit streets of NYC to protest corporate greed

It’s been four months since over 1,000 union coal miners at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama, went on strike to demand a fair contract that includes better pay, benefits, and more time for workers to spend with their families. Faced with intransigence from the company and increasing hostility on the picket line, a caravan of striking miners and their supporters came back to New York City to voice their demands and hold a rally on July 28 in front of the NYC headquarters of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager and Warrior Met’s biggest investor. In this TRNN report, part of our ongoing series “Battleground Brookwood,” we give an update on the strike and hear directly from striking miner Mike Wright.
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Alabama NASA veterans celebrate creating the Lunar Rover

NASA wanted America’s astronauts to explore more of the Moon in the 1970s, but there was a problem. Apollo 14 in February 1971 illustrated that problem vividly when astronauts pulled an experiment and sample cart on foot to sites of interest. “They got so tired and their heart rate went...

Alabama businesses want help with face mask recommendations

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The CDC is now recommending vaccinated people wear face coverings in public, indoors or around a crowd of people. A Birmingham businesswoman doesn’t think it’s fair to try to enforce new face mask recommendations without some sort of mandate from the state, county or city. Queen’s...
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Serving the Best Meat in Alabama at Pursell Farms

Pury Pursell Farms is more than just a restaurant--it's a farm, restaurant, and event venue! They serve fresh Alabama beef and pork. What they offer is rare these days. The restaurant is an extension of his passion for family, cooking, and introducing visitors to Alabama's products. While the restaurant specializes in meats, it also offers a wide variety of seafood that can be boiled or broiled right at your table.

Metal Shark delivers new fireboat to Alabama, introduces 38 Defiant NXT

Jeanerette, La.-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has introduced the 38 Defiant NXT, a next-generation welded-aluminum monohull pilothouse model based on the company’s 38 Defiant platform. The first new vessel, the 43'x12" Fire Boat 2, has been delivered to Orange Beach Fire Rescue in Orange Beach, Ala. Since 2011, well over 100...

Alabama’s business climate scores near top in new rankings

Business Facilities published its 17th Annual Ranking Report online today. Besides the high ranking for business climate, Alabama also earned these rankings:. Manufacturing employment (percentage of workforce) — No. 6. Automotive manufacturing — No. 6. Manufacturing output (percentage of GDP) — No. 8. The publication singled out AIDT for its...