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By Jennifer Kornegay The Alabama Tourism Department’s “100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die” round-up presents some of the tastiest bites being served at restaurants around Alabama. But while our state has no shortage of locations to enjoy a delicious meal out, we’ve also got...
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Young brothers find big dreams in ice cream Story and photos by Robert Crawford With their ice cream truck, and some help from their parents and the community, a pair of Pike County siblings are on a clear path — not a rocky road —...
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By Emmett Burnett Named for a former NASA administrator, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is something to behold – but you can’t. It’s almost one million miles from earth. Though far away, the world’s most ambitious $10 billion space observatory, soon to map the...
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Food styling and photos: Brooke Echols For sheer deliciousness, it’s hard to beat the aroma of a juicy steak or hamburger cooking on the grill.

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Snapper season set to open for summer fun The 2022 red snapper season will generally follow the same rules as last year. The season opens

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Small changes, big impacts

By Katie Jackson When it comes to gardening for nature, big changes come in small packages and work best when approached with baby steps. That’s

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Cogongrass campaign addresses threat to Alabama Cogongrass – a federally regulated noxious weed – has infested more than 75 percent of Alabama’s counties, according to

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