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2015-04-27 23:07:50

First-of-Its-Kind Bakery To Provide Gluten-Free, Paleo for Markets and Restaurants Huntsville, Alabama (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Health conscious businesses

2015-04-24 12:22:48

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held three informational open houses for the Joseph M.

2015-04-23 16:20:52

Drivers can see how top Honda models compare to other, new manufacturer's vehicles BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Serra Honda is now giving drivers the opportunity

2015-04-23 08:22:22

Serra Mazda provides a variety of used cars under $10,000 TRUSSVILLE, Ala., Apr. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many car buyers have limited budgets.

2015-04-22 23:07:50

The Man Show by AL.com, a weekend long experience featuring everything men want, need and desire at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center, is accepting sponsors and exhibitors.

2015-04-22 20:20:28

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ: IPCC), today announced the closing of its $20 million purchase of The Birmingham News building

2015-04-21 20:22:03

PENSACOLA, Fla., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic, 50-year-old roadhouse will be holding its 31(st) Annual Mullet Toss this week April 23-26, but with another surprise addition.

2015-04-21 08:23:53

Serra Toyota of Decatur offers college graduates car buying discounts DECATUR, Ala., Apr.

2015-04-17 23:06:09

Garth Brooks tickets for Birmingham have been slashed in price at trusted provider BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com.

2015-04-16 23:06:52

The revamped Charity Preview event at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex benefits the Racing for Children’s program, which helps raise money for the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer


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Conecuh National Forest
2013-10-14 14:58:08

Conecuh National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Alabama in the United States. This forest holds 83,000 acres of land that was reforested after most of the original forest was cut down in the 1930’s. This negatively affected the red-cockaded woodpecker, but the forest is currently being reforested with longleaf pines, which are native to the forest. This hilly area also contains dogwood, upland scrub oak, hardwood swamps, pitcher plant bogs, cypress ponds, and...

James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

Henry Hartsfield
2012-10-18 13:36:10

Henry Hartsfield is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield, Jr. on November 21, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama where he was raised. He graduated from West End High School and went on to attend Auburn University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1954 and received his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Program. He joined the Air Force a year after his graduation and was assigned to the...

Larry DeLucas
2012-08-17 14:27:14

Larry DeLucas is an American biochemist and astronaut. He was born James "Larry" DeLucas on July 11, 1950 in Syracuse, New York. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received the following degrees: a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1972; a Master of Science degree in Chemistry in 1974; a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Optics in 1979; a Doctorate in Optometry in 1981; and a Doctorate in Biochemistry in 1982. After he received his last doctorate,...

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2012-06-14 11:28:00

Symbol: RHAL5 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   AZAL Azalea alabamensis (Rehder) Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, FL, GA, MS, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.