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2014-08-30 23:04:17

25th US Open Challenge-K. Warrior Search presented by KSF, a part of Shaolin Chan Foundation and sponsored by Shaolin Institute, will take place on November 8th, 2014 at Mobile Civic Center, Mobile, AL, where first US Open along with resilient warrior fighter Cung Le was introduced in June 1994. Le, who has carried that Kung Fu warrior flag over two decades, showed his audience a glimpse of that resilient warrior spirit at UFC Octagon this past Saturday in Macau, China and will, without...

2014-08-28 23:10:13

The veEDIS software was successfully installed at Lawrence Medical Center in Moulton, AL, an affiliate of Huntsville Hospital. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 veEDIS Clinical Systems, LLC has successfully implemented its EHR, Emergency Department Information System (EDIS), in Lawrence Medical Center, located in Moulton, Alabama. Utilized by nurses and physicians to document patient care, veEDIS is a key ingredient in modernizing technology and patient record-keeping, as well as...

2014-08-27 23:14:55

The research team at Achieve Clinical is conducting a new clinical study in Birmingham, AL. People who are living with fibromyalgia may qualify to participate if they are at least 18 years of age. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 *To find out more about this fibromyalgia clinical trial in Birmingham, AL, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com) or contact them directly at (205) 380-6434. For those who qualify: There is no cost to participate...

2014-08-27 16:26:26

Leading global roofing manufacturer creates jobs, expands to serve Southeast US markets KANKAKEE, IL, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO Industries, a North American pioneer in the manufacture of residential and commercial asphalt shingles and related roofing materials has announced the official grand opening of its newest production facility in Sylacauga, Alabama. Marketing Director, Carol Perkins, says that local dignitaries and IKO customers will be invited to attend the...

2014-08-27 16:24:52

"Good to Go" Food Truck Hits Track at Atlanta Motor Speedway ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Good to Go," a state-of-the-art food truck owned by Wind Creek Hospitality in Alabama, today became the first food truck to take the track at the historic Atlanta Motor Speedway. Driven by Chef Paul Norton, "Good to Go" posted a blazing 4 minute lap time, only slightly slower than the average time of a NASCAR qualifier at 26 seconds. "I have always tried to run a fast kitchen, but...

2014-08-25 16:21:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Aug, 25, leaders of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers signed a new five-year contract effective Aug. 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139391 "I commend the leadership of the IBEW for helping to establish an environment of mutual respect necessary for the development of an agreement beneficial to our employees and the safe operation of our facility,"...

2014-08-21 12:21:03

Project to Advance Conversion of Non-food Biomass Feedstocks to Renewable Carbon Fibers for Use in Defense, Space, Aviation, and Automotive Industries BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass. The DOE award will fund development of a...

2014-08-21 08:34:53

Double the network capacity, higher peak speeds now in more than 350 markets nationwide GADSDEN, Ala., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology - known as XLTE - in more markets including Gadsden to boost 4G LTE network capacity and enhance high-speed services for customers. Today, more than 350 of Verizon's 4G LTE 500-plus markets have been enhanced with XLTE, with more scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. XLTE utilizes...

2014-08-20 23:10:16

Seasoned Technology Industry Veteran Joins Company to Lead Growth Strategy Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Malcovery® Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based malicious threats, today announced the appointment of technology veteran G.T. LaBorde to the post of President and Chief Executive Officer. LaBorde is a veteran operator, investor and advisor to technology companies. He co-founded MedMined, a...

2014-08-20 16:25:25

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system in Alabama. The system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales and helps law enforcement officials track down methamphetamine offenders and make...


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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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