David Rainer: Conservation’s R3 program expanding college outreach
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by Bud McLaughlin
2h ago
One of the goals of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) is to not only manage and conserve our abundant natural wonders but to also share Alabama’s great outdoors with everyone. The R3 Program of ADCNR’s Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division is a significant part of outreach efforts to get Alabama’s […] The post David Rainer: Conservation’s R3 program expanding college outreach appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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Steve Flowers: State leaders all aboard on ‘Working for Alabama’ plan
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by Steve Flowers
2h ago
Anyone who follows the Legislative Session each year in Montgomery, knows that it is never short of controversy.  The House has its priorities, the Senate has its own, and governors have theirs. And it is fair to say that those priorities are not always the same. You can take gaming this session as an example.  […] The post Steve Flowers: State leaders all aboard on ‘Working for Alabama’ plan appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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Working for Alabama: Lawmakers advance bills to position state workforce, economy for gains
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by Grayson Everett
18h ago
This week, both chambers of the Alabama Legislature advanced bills to address a vulnerability in Alabama’s workforce and economy: Almost half of the state’s working-age individuals are neither employed nor seeking to participate in the workforce, reflected by one of the lowest labor force participation rates in the nation.  A seven-bill package entitled “Working for […] The post Working for Alabama: Lawmakers advance bills to position state workforce, economy for gains appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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Ramsey High School in Birmingham adds Trent Richardson to coaching staff
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by Charles Vaughan
18h ago
The Ramsay High School football team has added former Alabama running back Trent Richardson to their coaching staff, they announced Friday morning on social media. We will like to welcome Coach Richardson. pic.twitter.com/lKYLxNe5OD — Ramsay Football (@RamsayFootball) April 19, 2024 Richardson joins a Rams program that has ranked among the state’s elite in recent years. […] The post Ramsey High School in Birmingham adds Trent Richardson to coaching staff appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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Tuberville slams the Senate’s ‘organized grabass’ and the media pretends he’s the problem
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by Dale Jackson
21h ago
‘Organized grabass’ is probably a too kind way of describing our government. Dale Jackson is a thought leader for Yellowhammer News and hosts a talk show from 5-9 a.m. weekdays on WVNN, Talk 99.5, and News Radio 1440 from 10-11 a.m., and on Talk Radio 103.9 FM/730AM WUMP from 3-4 p.m. The post Tuberville slams the Senate’s ‘organized grabass’ and the media pretends he’s the problem appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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Sarkisian admits he briefly considered Alabama job
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by Michael Brauner
21h ago
After the retirement of Nick Saban, the Alabama coaching search was one of the wildest two-day sequences that this state, or the college football world in general, has ever seen. Names were being thrown around left and right, from Dan Lanning to Dabo Swinney to Lane Kiffin, with conflicting reports galore. But by all accounts, […] The post Sarkisian admits he briefly considered Alabama job appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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Tribute to Jim Wilson III installed at Bryant-Denny Stadium – ‘big heart, big vision, and big influence’
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by Charles Vaughan
22h ago
On Saturday, the University of Alabama System unveiled a plaque at Bryant-Denny Stadium honoring late trustee Jim Wilson, a longtime member of the board who passed away last year. “Jim Wilson was a remarkable individual whose impact on The University of Alabama is truly immeasurable,” said UA President Stuart Bell. “Jim’s leadership was instrumental in […] The post Tribute to Jim Wilson III installed at Bryant-Denny Stadium – ‘big heart, big vision, and big influence’ appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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Very Chill: Jalen Hurts donating $200k for air conditioning units in Philadelphia schools
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by Michael Brauner
1d ago
Former Alabama and current Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts is stepping up to provide ten Philadelphia schools with air conditioning units. Hurts is cutting a $200,000 check that will help schools that still do not have AC including Clara Barton, Gloria Casarez, Castor Gardens, D. Newlin Fell, Thomas Finletter, Fitler Academics Plus, Benjamin Franklin/Science Leadership […] The post Very Chill: Jalen Hurts donating $200k for air conditioning units in Philadelphia schools appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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Alabama residents to get first dibs on MLB’s Rickwood Field game tickets
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by Michael Brauner
1d ago
Last year, it was announced that Major League Baseball would be hosting a game at historic Rickwood Field in Birmingham in the MLB’s ‘Field of Dreams’ game as a tribute to Willie Mays and the Negro Leagues. Now, the league has announced that fans who hope to attend the matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals […] The post Alabama residents to get first dibs on MLB’s Rickwood Field game tickets appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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AHFA releases 5.5% and 6% fixed mortgage rates, down payment assistance
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by Bud McLaughlin
1d ago
Alabama households with modest incomes will soon benefit from new below-market mortgage interest rates offered by the Alabama Housing Finance Authority’s First Step Mortgage Revenue Bond program. Homebuyers who earn less than the median income for their area can apply for two special 30-year fixed mortgage interest rates: either 5.5% on FHA, VA, or USDA loans, […] The post AHFA releases 5.5% and 6% fixed mortgage rates, down payment assistance appeared first on Yellowhammer News ..read more
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