Photographer memorializes WWII veterans with images By Lenore Vickrey Of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II, only about 300,000 are still alive today. Jeff Rease has made it his life’s goal to memorialize as many of them as possible.  Dr. Donald...
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By Hardy Jackson Veterans Day. I grew up among veterans. World War II, mostly. Though I had an uncle who served in World War I, the veterans who defeated Hitler and Tojo are the ones I remember. My Daddy was one.   What I recall...
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By Allison Law In the late summer, electric utility employees keep a close and wary eye on the tropics. Tropical cyclone activity generally kicks into high gear in late August, and 2020 was no exception. Hurricane Laura, a deadly and destructive category 4 storm, pummeled...
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Odd Ducks

Unusual game birds becoming more common in U.S. By John Felsher Sounding like squeaky wheels needing grease, about 50 noisy long-necked birds with prominent white

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What to plant in the fall (and why)

A survey conducted by Scotts Miracle-Gro showed that, from March to July, some 21 million Americans took up gardening, most for the first time ever, and apparently they liked it.

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November 2020

Down the primrose path

Looking back into Alabama’s political history, I have to say that a few outhouses and a few well-placed spider bites might have made this a better state.

Traditionally Southern

While readers didn’t send us any recipes for fried chicken (maybe they didn’t want to give away their culinary secrets), they did share some favorite casseroles and main dishes that could bring a Southern touch to your table.

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