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Two companies win Alabama Launchpad Montgomery pitch contest

Two companies took home a combined $150,000 Thursday in the finale pitch competition for Alabama Launchpad in Montgomery. Huntsville-based Acclinate Genetics won $50,000 in the concept stage, while Birmingham’s CerFlux took the $100,000 seed stage prize. Both companies gave their pitch before a four-judge panel. Acclinate Genetics is working to increase the diversity of participants […]

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Montgomery Regional Airport to host Autism training for staff and public

© Provided by Montgomery-Selma WSFA Montgomery Regional Airport is holding a new type of training for its staff, and the public, learning to how to better interact with children who have autism. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Montgomery Regional Airport is holding a new type of training for its staff, and the public, learning how to […]

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Alabama St. looks to end streak vs Jackson St.

Jackson State (12-17, 9-7) vs. Alabama State (8-21, 7-9) Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Jackson State looks to extend Alabama State’s conference losing streak to five games. Alabama State’s last SWAC win came against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs 61-58 on Feb. 15. Jackson State blew out Arkansas-Pine Bluff by 20 […]

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Culture, effort problems continue to permeate Alabama basketball in Nate Oats’ first season

CLOSE Mar 3, 2020; Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA; Vanderbilt Commodores forward Dylan Disu (1) comes down with a rebound during the first half against Alabama Crimson Tide at Coleman Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports  (Photo: Marvin Gentry, Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports) TUSCALOOSA — Looking up from his seat behind the Crimson dais during his […]

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Alabama poised to execute man for three murders he didn’t commit

© Provided by The Independent On Thursday evening, the state of Alabama is scheduled to execute a man for capital murder in a case in which even prosecutors acknowledge that he did not kill the three victims. A group led by family members is asking the governor for an eleventh hour stay of execution. In […]

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Ruby: Little girl’s stance against racism on stage at Alabama Shakespeare Festival

CLOSE ASF’s production of Ruby Bridges’ first year in school runs through March 22 Faith Gatson, left, and Camryn Dillard play older and younger versions of Ruby Bridges with Adrian Lee Borden as Ruby’s teacher, Mrs. Barbara Henry, in “Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges” at Alabama Shakespeare Festival on March 6-22.  (Photo: Frank C. […]

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