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Auburn University researchers lead $2 million project to produce hydrogen from blended feedstock

Auburn University researchers are leading a $2 million Department of Energy grant that aims to produce hydrogen from blended feedstock, such as legacy waste...

Alabama National Guard opens state-of-the-art ‘super-armory’ in Foley for training and response

The Alabama National Guard‘s Foley Readiness Center is a “super-armory” large enough to fit two units and can be used as a centralized location for...

University of South Alabama: New host for hospitality

Dr. Khaldoon Nusair, the new department head for Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of South Alabama, made his reputation as one of the most-cited marketing scholars in the...

Redstone Arsenal installs vehicle charging stations

Redstone Arsenal is going electric. Recently, Redstone Arsenal has begun placing solar-powered, electric vehicle charging stations around the Army post in Huntsville. The stations are...

State GOP leader backs DeSantis call for ‘new blood’ at RNC

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has called for a change in leadership at the Republican National Committee (RNC), Fox News reported Thursday. And Alabama's GOP national...

Hooper suing Montgomery, police chief

Former State Rep. Perry Hooper Jr., who was arrested in October on allegations of sexual assault that have since been dismissed, is suing the...

UA holds book drive for Black Belt children

Alabama’s Black Belt region, one of the poorest areas in the state, will be at the center of a University of Alabama donation program...

Alabama 6th in COVID cases; 10th in flu

Alabama is sick. The state is number six in the nation for COVID-19 cases and number 10 in the nation for cases involving the flu. A...

Box of baby’s cremains washes ashore in south Alabama

A box containing a small blue urn and a small blue blanket found along the Daphne shore apparently was part of a "burial at...

Study: College students work longer to pay tuition

Today’s average college student has to work about four times as many hours on minimum wage as a student 30 years ago to access...

Stephanie Smith named president and CEO of API

Stephanie Smith has been named the Alabama Policy Institute's president and CEO, it was announced today. She will succeed Caleb Crosby, who is stepping...

Mental health crisis center opens in Birmingham

Craig Crisis Care Center, a mental health facility, opened its doors with state and local officials in the ceremony. Gov. Kay Ivey was joined by...

From Plains to planes: Auburn, Southwest Airlines partner

To streamline the transition from the Plains to flying planes, Auburn University’s School of Aviation formed a partnership Monday with Southwest Airlines Destination 225° pilot...

Huntsville schools add weapons detectors

Huntsville City Schools will be rolling out Evolv Technology, an advanced weapons detection screening system, as an added layer of campus security to protect...

Boeing expands Huntsville Center of Excellence

Calling it a "microcosm of the larger Boeing enterprise," the space and defense giant cut the ribbon Monday on an addition to its Huntsville...

New analytics tools detect and disrupt sex trafficking in Alabama

Groundbreaking modeling from The University of Alabama is credited with assisting in the identification of dozens of potential sex trafficking victims in Alabama, according...

UA Hosting 15th Annual Southeast Regional ADHD Conference

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama, together with a statewide advisory committee, will present the 15th Annual Southeast Regional ADHD Conference Jan. 26-27...

UAB’s master’s in cybersecurity named best in the country by Fortune

Fortune ranked the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s in-person master’s degree in cybersecurity as the No. 1 program in the country. According to Fortune, there are...

Parole rate plummets; execution times decided by governor

Last year, 90% of Alabama inmates were denied parole, according to the Associated Press. This percentage is an all-time low. The decline, according to some...

Hyperbole or informative? Spann no fan of naming storms

We're hearing of bomb cyclones, atmospheric rivers and a polar vortex. Some weather outlets have even taken to naming storms. In fact, at its recent...

SCOTUS to hear workplace religious freedom case

Last week, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in the case of Groff v. DeJoy, which deals with the issue of workplace religious...

EPA takes lead in fighting St. Clair County landfill fire

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken the lead in fighting a landfill fire that has been burning for weeks in St. Clair County. Gov....

Donations aid Wetumpka cat women’s legal fight

A legal defense fund for two Wetumpka women convicted of feeding and trapping stray cats in order to fix them has topped over $80,000. Mary...

Montevallo transitions to gender-neutral bathrooms

The University of Montevallo has transitioned to gender-neutral bathrooms on its campus. According to a university affiliated social media site, under the profile name “um.spectrum”,...