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2015-05-22 16:25:27

Verizon Wireless Offers Tips for Keeping Families in Touch and Alabamians Safe BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabama is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the

2015-05-21 12:22:11

LINCOLN, Ala., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,500 associates at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) today celebrated the start of mass production of the all-new, thoroughly redesigned

2015-05-21 08:33:03

- Bayer continues to emphasize the importance of open client communication for pet owners SHAWNEE, Kan., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health today announced

2015-05-21 08:28:26

Mr. Jones to Take Stake in Future Alabama and Georgia Locations NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Latitude 360, Inc.

2015-05-20 23:07:32

In search of the next new K. Warrior, KSF is presenting 26th US Open Martial Arts Challenge at the Mobile Convention Center on May 30th, 2015, in Mobile, Alabama.

2015-05-20 16:32:49

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: The

2015-05-20 08:23:06

Jack Ingram Volkswagen recognized by popular dealer review website MONTGOMERY, Ala., May.

2015-05-19 23:00:29

The Balanced Scorecard Institute named two healthcare industry organizations -- Montana Unified School Trust, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama -- as winners of the 2015 Award for Excellence.

2015-05-19 12:31:10

- Bank teams up with mobile app development company to design, launch new app BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass is upping its digital game with the introduction

2015-05-17 20:21:20

Shelby Pro Beats 149 Anglers, Wins $125,000 in Nationally Televised Event EUFAULA, Ala., May 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.