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Birmingham Groups Team Up To Fight Human Trafficking

By Dakota Layton on February 1, 2020

The Junior League of Birmingham, the Birmingham Airport Authority, and the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama are teaming up to stop human trafficking in the Birmingham area.

The Junior League of Birmingham and Birmingham…

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Governor Ivey Announces $7 Million for Local Road and Bridge Projects

By Brent Wilson on January 17, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation on Thursday announced that $7 million in funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various local road and bridge projects.

The funding is…

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Mobile Artist Raises $1,300 For Homeless Shelter In Response To Police Officers Insensitive Homeless Photo

By Brent Wilson on January 9, 2020

A Mobile, AL artist is spreading joy in the new year after raising $1,300 dollars for a homeless shelter in response to two Mobile police officers who went viral in a Facebook post

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Montgomery Councilman Glen Pruitt To Propose Occupational Tax To Fund Public Safety

By Brent Wilson on January 7, 2020

Glen Pruitt, a Montgomery City Council Member for District 8, plans to bring up the discussion of an occupational tax for the city of Montgomery with the intention of raising the starting salary…

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Frontier Airlines Pulls Out Of Downtown Mobile Airport

By Brent Wilson on January 6, 2020

Frontier Airlines has announced they will cease service at the Mobile Downtown Airport as of April 22, 2020.

Frontier Airlines released the following statement:

“We have made the difficult decision to suspend operations at Mobile…

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Huntsville Hospital Foundation Receives $75,000 Grant For Infant Nutrition Lab Work

By Brent Wilson on January 6, 2020

Huntsville Hospital Foundation (HHF) announced today that the organization has secured significant funding from the Hearst Foundations — prestigious, philanthropic resources based in New York City. HHF is the first health care non-profit in North…

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Huntsville Ranked 30th Best Place In America To Find A Job

By Brent Wilson on January 6, 2020

Huntsville, AL is ranked the 30th best place in America to find a job according to online website WalletHub.

In order to determine the best job markets in the U.S., WalletHub compared 182 cities…

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Mobile Artist Auctions Off Painting In Response To “Homeless Quilt” Police Photo

By Brent Wilson on January 3, 2020

Local artist Abraham Partridge from Mobile, AL is going viral after he created a painting and posted it to Facebook to…

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Montgomery Arc and Two Subsidiaries to Pay $541,000 in Wages Back to Disabled Workers

By Dakota Layton on January 2, 2020

According to an investigation by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Hanan Center, a physical therapy clinic, and the McInnis Recycling Center has participated in violations of federal laws…

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13 Alabama Housing Authorities Receive $1.4 Million in HUD Grants

By Dakota Layton on January 2, 2020

As a result of a $79 million dollar grant effort by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 13 housing authorities in Alabama will receive $1.4 million dollars to help their residents improve their…

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