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2015-03-02 23:05:26

As part of Women in Construction Week and National Women's History month, Robins & Morton is highlighting several women who have contributed to the company and industry. Birmingham,

2015-03-02 20:24:01

ONTARIO, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of two hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems: Dallas Regional

2015-03-02 12:36:41

Company's Commitment to Network Superiority Ensures Alabamians Can Use Wireless Devices When and Where They Need To Do So BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabamians in 2015

2015-03-02 08:42:09

-- Company Names New President and Chief Financial Officer -- HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Camber

2015-02-26 08:22:06

Scottsboro, Alabama dealership specializes in new and used truck sales SCOTTSBORO, Ala., Feb.

2015-02-23 16:20:49

Popular models such as the Chevy Colorado and Silverado available for Alabama drivers SCOTTSBORO, Ala., Feb.

2015-02-20 23:02:24

Addressing the topic of staffing the best cybersecurity professionals, Deidre Kashou Diamond will present at the upcoming Connected World Conference, being held February 23-24 in Birmingham, Ala.

2015-02-19 16:20:51

Business Council of Alabama honors company for excellence in manufacturing HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb.

2015-02-18 23:03:53

The First Tinder-Inspired Dating App for Gay Men Offers Complimentary Lifetime Premium Membership for New Users in Alabama Users Through March 15 San Francisco,

2015-02-18 23:01:13

Christian & Small attorney to depart law firm after more than 11 years. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) February 18, 2015 The attorneys and staff of


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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.