Tag: Alabama

Alabama Passes Bill That Bans Nearly All Abortions

The most restrictive abortion law in the United States just got passed by the Alabama state senate. The bill, which makes performing abortion a criminal act for doctors, does not allow exceptions for rape or incest.

Public Health May 15, 2019

Cherokee Cave Markings In Alabama Cave Document Old Games, Rituals, And Health Conditions

Historical Cherokee writings inside Manitou Cave in Alabama were written backward to appease the spirits of the cave. The ancient script also recorded a game of stickball.

Ancient April 12, 2019

Disease Outbreak At Alabama Prison Leaves One Inmate Dead

One inmate has died after developing meningitis as a result of a disease outbreak at an Alabama prison. Two others had to be hospitalized, and authorities are already conducting an investigation.

Public Health September 29, 2018

New York Stops Sending Its Poo To Alabama After Residents Complain

To avoid polluting the waterways around the city, New York City was sending some of its sewage to be treated in Alabama. Residents in Alabama didn't like that they were the recipients of the city's sewer treasures.

Earth/Environment March 12, 2018

One In A Million: Rare Yellow Cardinal Spotted In Alabama Backyard

A Northern Cardinal surprised a bird watcher with its unconventional yellow plumage. Could its unique color be a result of genetic mutation, or is the bird having health issues?

Animals February 24, 2018

First Airbus Jet Made In US Takes Maiden Flight

The first U.S.-produced aircraft by European aircraft maker Airbus took its maiden flight from Mobile, Alabama last Monday. The A321 jetliner is due to be delivered to JetBlue in the early second quarter.

Business March 22, 2016

Google Fiber Gigabit Internet Taps Municipal Broadband Network In Huntsville, Alabama

Google Fiber scored an agreement with Huntsville, Alabama, to bring its gigabit Internet onto the municipal broadband network. The service should roll out by mid-2017, but it may take a while longer to become available throughout the entire city.

Internet February 23, 2016

US Space & Rocket Center Builds Replicas Of International Space Station Modules In Alabama

Do you want to experience what it's like to step inside the International Space Station? Head over to Alabama, where the U.S. Space & Rocket Center built mockups of ISS modules, complete with sleeping berths and toilets.

Space January 31, 2016

Abducted Kid From Alabama In 2002 Might Have Turned To Reddit To Solve His Own Mystery

A boy who went missing in Alabama was found unharmed 13 years later. He turned to Reddit to seek advice after learning he was abducted by his father.

Society November 6, 2015

Blue Bell To Start Testing Production Run In Alabama Factory Following Listeria Scare

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries has announced that it will begin test production of its ice cream products at the company's Alabama facility in the next few weeks.

Life July 9, 2015

Alabama Mom's Facebook Apology For Daughters' Rude Behavior At Movie House Goes Viral

Kyesha Smith Wood was able to track down Rebecca Boyd, who her daughters disrespected throughout a movie.

Society April 1, 2015

Alabama Halts Same-Sex Marriage: Twitterverse Gives It The Ring Finger With #LuvUAlabama

Twitterverse erupts with gay couples flicking the finger -- the wedding finger.

Internet Culture March 6, 2015

Is God In Your City? Here Are The Most Godless Cities In America

The American Bible Society released its third annual ranking of the most and least Bible-minded cities in America.

Internet Culture January 21, 2015

Oprah, Other 'Selma' Actors Join March in Alabama on Eve of Martin Luther King Day

“Selma” producer Oprah Winfrey commemorated one of the bloodiest chapters in civil rights history by leading a march in Selma, Alabama on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Society January 19, 2015

No escape from tuberculosis outbreak for Alabama prison inmates

The Alabama prison system is beset with several cases of tuberculosis among inmates, which has raised alarm to health officials. Should they be completely worried?

Life August 17, 2014

Zombie bass - is there something fishy about electrofishing?

Lake Wheeler in Alabama was the site of a study using electrofishing to stun fish, creating zombie bass. Is this practice humane?

Animals April 7, 2014

Alabama surgeon Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw is the superhero the whole world needs now: Here's why

Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw of Trinity Medical Center braved extreme weather on Jan. 28, walked six miles in his scrubs and saved a patient's life who only had 10 percent chances of survival.

Society February 3, 2014

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