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1 hr ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

UAH and city sign cooperative energy agreement

A new agreement between the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the city is expected to bring in new jobs.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

New assistant principals hired for James Clemens High, Liberty Middle in Madison

MADISON, Alabama -- The Madison school board on Wednesday named two new assistant principals for the district, one at James Clemens High School and the other at Liberty Middle School.

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Related Topix: Madison, AL, Auburn University, Birmingham, AL

8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Auburn ranked 131 spots ahead of University of Alabama in Forbes' annual list of best colleges

But Samford University in Birmingham was the state's highest-ranked college or university in Forbes' annual list, which was released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Birmingham, AL, Samford University, Birmingham-Southern College

10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

UAB engineering profs, Bessemer superintendent, to talk about STEM in forum for students...

BESSEMER, Alabama - Elementary and high school students and their parents who wish to learn more about the importance of the much-hyped STEM disciplines - science, technology, engineering and math - can attend the STEM Awareness Forum to be held in Bessemer tonight.

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Related Topix: Bessemer, AL, Education Etc., McCalla, AL, Birmingham, AL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Congress is moving to approve a bill to refurbish the VA.

Drug overdoses are once again the leading cause of death in Tennessee, but the state Health Department is hoping a new law will reverse that trend.

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Alabama Live

UAB med students to hold Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run Sept. 6 to raise money for free clinic downtown

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Equal Access Birmingham , a student-run program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine designed to help reduce health disparities in the Magic City, will host its inaugural Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run fundraiser on Saturday, Sept.

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Alabama Live

UAH shooter Amy Bishop wants new trial, says she lacked intent to kill colleagues

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Amy Bishop, who killed three people at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and wounded three others in 2010, has submitted a court filing arguing her guilty plea was not voluntary because she suffers from schizophrenia and the court misinformed her of her rights.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Madison County, AL

Alabama Live

Adults should get vaccinations to live longer, feel better, 'help others in community,' says UAB doctor

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Everyone knows that children need their vaccinations, but it's less well known that adults also need to get their shots - some of which can help save lives - according to an infectious diseases expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Birmingham, AL, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Researchers aim to find new uses for shrimp shells

"I believe in what I would call a chitin economy. I personally believe, if properly developed, the material you can develop from chitin and the markets you could sell them in would make the shrimp shell worth more than the meat," said Rogers, an owner and founder of 525 Solutions, a startup company housed in UA's Alabama Innovation and Mentoring of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Life, Food, Seafood, Department of Energy, CPU, Science / Technology, University of Texas at Austin

WAFF-TV Huntsville

UAB students and advisers pitch ideas in their new Facebook suite.

A team of students working down at The University of Alabama in Birmingham could protect you from the next big computer hack.

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Alabama Live

The locations of Birmingham technology and innovation: a public map of #bhamtech

Last night I began the curation of an online map to show all the locations of technology, innovation, and community support that I've been so far.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

PhysOrg Weblog

Low-carb diet recommended for diabetics

A new study involving researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and other institutions says patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes should eat a diet low in carbohydrates.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Nutrition, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alabama Live

UAB begins advanced drug trial for potentially fatal pregnancy complication

A sometimes deadly condition of pregnancy called preeclampsia may be on the verge of a treatment that may reduce pre-term births and infant mortality.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Alabama Live

Students participate in fishing rodeo at Legacy Elementary pond

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Students from special education departments at any of the Sparkman High School cluster feeder schools were invited to the 1st Annual Monrovia Community Fishing Rodeo at Legacy Elementary School.

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City Paper

ToDo ToDay: Crisis, Hessismore, and ShowPony

More than half a century after it premiered on television, the National Archives invites contemporary audiences to view Robert Drew 's 1963 documentary, Crisis , in conjunction with the March on Washington Film Festival.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Dining

Alabama Live

Making startup life easier: UAH's ICE Lab launches back-office support service for new businesses

The Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship Lab of the College of Business Administration at The University of Alabama in Huntsville is pleased to announce the formation of Huntsville Startup Ventures.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Madison County, AL

Alabama Live

Watch how a heart gets fixed in video of new device at UAB

UAB has only done a handful of procedures fixing hearts with a MitraClip device but the device has delivered its promise.

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Alabama Live

Gov. Bentley said EPA 'trying to kill us in the South' with coal emission standards

EPA regulations that aim to reduce power plant carbon emissions by 30 percent will have a detrimental effect on the state's economy and hurt its efforts to recruit industry by driving the price of energy up, Bentley told those attending the Economic Development Association of Alabama 's Summer 2014 Conference.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Gulf Shores, AL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Is Alabama going to miss a 100 degree day for the second straight year?

This sunset in Orange Beach has been part of an Alabama summer that is yet to reach 100 degrees.

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Medical Daily

Texting While Driving Offenses Caught Directly By Police See Marked Drop In Auto Fatalities

Young hands behind the wheel pose a great threat already, but as technology endows them with confidence, multitasking turns deadly.

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