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APTV ‘Capitol Journal’ host Don Dailey to retire; ADN’s Todd Stacy to take over as host in January

On Tuesday, Alabama Public Television formally announced long-time "Capitol Journal' host Don Dailey would be retiring at the end of 2021. According to a release,...

Student cyber competition team is fifth of 120 competing in DOE contest

A University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) student team has placed fifth out of 120 teams in nationwide virtual competition at the recent three-week-long...

UA student chosen as a Rhodes Scholar

A student at The University of Alabama earned the most prestigious academic award for American college graduates and the oldest award for international study. Nicholas...

AARP releases the Veterans and Military Families Health Benefits Navigator

While Alabama military families and veterans do have access to the U.S. Department of Veterans affairs or Department of Defense health benefits, the options...

Longtime Tuscaloosa News University of Alabama sports beat writer Cecil Hurt dies at age 62

Tuesday, the Tuscaloosa News reported veteran Alabama beat writer Cecil Hurt passed away at age 62 at the UAB Hospital in Birmingham due to...

AARP just made Alabama veterans and military families lives so much easier

While Alabama military families and veterans do have access to the U.S. Department of Veterans affairs or Department of Defense health benefits, the options...

UAB ranked among top 10% of universities in the world, according to U.S. News & World Report

Based on global and regional reputation alongside academic research performance, U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the top 10% of...

Chuck Karr will get nod as UAH interim president

Chuck Karr, the former dean of engineering at the University of Alabama, is expected to be named interim president of the University of Alabama...

Darren Dawson stepping down as UAH president

Dr. Darren Dawson today announced his plan to retire as president of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He joined the university as its ninth...

UNA breaks enrollment records, experiences record six-year graduation rate

The University of North Alabama's student enrollment has topped 8,800 students, which breaks all previous enrollment records of the institution's 191-year history. Fall 2021 registration...

Kindergarten readiness nonprofit launches Alabama program to address reading deficiency

A free, at-home kindergarten readiness program has been launched in Alabama to tackle the issue of reading deficiency. Waterford.org, a Utah-based nonprofit created by its...

Warrior Met Coal issues call for end to violence on picket line

While outlining that it respects the right of employees to engage in lawful strike activities, Warrior Met Coal condemned a recent run of violent...

UAH hosts nationwide student poster contest at von Braun Memorial Symposium

University students from across the United States competed in the 14th annual Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium (VBS) student poster competition hosted by The...

Meet your favorite MLF anglers and MLB baseball players as they ‘Cast 4 Kids’ in Alabama

Professionals from two of America’s most popular sports are getting together in Guntersville to do a little fishing, and more importantly, raise money to...

House Majority Ldr Ledbetter urges caution on future state budgets as federal money dries up, economic hurdles arise

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) discussed concerns that could create...

State Rep. Oliver on legislative efforts to halt Critical Race Theory: ‘We’re trying to stop indoctrination’

Earlier this year, State Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) declared his intentions to restrict the teaching of so-called Critical Race Theory in public education and...

Shelby opposes Senate Democrats’ partisan approach to appropriations process, says bills ‘are filled with poison pills’

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, on Monday announced his opposition to Democrats' partisan approach to the...

7 Things: Brooks still up big in U.S. Senate race, Tuberville floats use of National Guard for supply chain issues, AG Marshall wants DOJ...

7. Racial justice group wants HPD accountable for woman entering a van in their parking lot After the death of Christina Nance, the group...

‘Black Hawk Down’ POW Mike Durant enters Alabama’s 2022 U.S. Senate race

Mike Durant, famously known for his heroics in the 1993 "Black Hawk Down" incident, has formally declared his candidacy to seek to Republican nomination...

State Rep. Crawford announces 2022 bid — ‘If re-elected, I will continue to work hard to provide conservative-Christian solutions’

On Monday, State Rep. Danny Crawford (R-Athens) announced his intentions to seek reelection for his State House of Representatives District 5 post. According to a...

Alabama continues to rise above workforce development challenges facing the state

As is an issue for the nation as a whole, many challenges currently face the state of Alabama in meeting industry demands regarding skilled...

State Health Officer Harris on possible anti-vaccine mandate legislation: ‘Don’t want to send a message that we need to protect Alabamians from being vaccinated’

During his weekly appearance on the latest broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris addressed the possibility Gov....

UAH, Spelman College join in research to improve air quality monitoring

Improved air quality monitoring is the goal of a research collaboration to develop a machine learning model that involves The University of Alabama in...

Alabama’s ULA successfully launches exploration mission for NASA

An Alabama-built United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Lucy mission for NASA lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Lucy will...