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Special features and reports from the APR News team at Alabama Public Radio.

Special features and reports from the APR News team at Alabama Public Radio.
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Tuscaloosa, AL

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Alabama PR

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Special features and reports from the APR News team at Alabama Public Radio.

Language:

English

Contact:

Box 870150 166 Reese Phifer Hall Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 (205) 348-6644


Episodes

Change a Pet's Life Day

1/20/2018
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Shelter workers and rescue groups make a major difference for animals every day. Folks who make contributions or volunteer allow them to continue helping pets. Pitch in today to change the life of pets - you may find your own life has changed for the better, too! **********************

Duration:00:01:59


APME Best Reporter: Pat Duggins

1/19/2018
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The political world is still reeling from reports in the Washington Post about Roy Moore. The paper quotes four women from Alabama who say the Republican candidate pursued them sexually when they were teenagers. One of these women was just fourteen years old at the time and Moore was thirty two. Supporters of the twice-removed Alabama Chief Justice are lining up behind while GOP leaders in Washington are keeping their distance. Other observers are watching else in Moore’s race against...

Duration:00:17:28


Best Series-- "Alabama Rural Health Care"

1/16/2018
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Please find enclosed Alabama Public Radio’s entry for best series, titled “Alabama's Rural Health Care Concerns.” The three member Alabama Public Radio spent the year, with no budget, investigating why the system here is so badly broken and why solutions aren’t being pursued. On September 27, 2017, the Washington Post published an article about how only one half of rural hospitals in the U.S. can deliver a baby. In rural Alabama, it’s barely a third. The National Rural Health Association...

Duration:00:29:05


Pet Weight Loss Program

1/13/2018
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Most cats love to play, and it doesn't require a lot of expensive toys. A piece of string might do nicely. For dogs, all you need is a leash to take your four-footed friend for a nice walk, or a ball to throw and chase. What matters is doing something you both enjoy - together! ***********************

Duration:00:01:59


Crimson Tide Stages Stunning Comeback To Win Title

1/9/2018
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The Alabama Crimson Tide hoisted its seventeenth national championship trophy last night. APR’s Pat Duggins reports it was a come from behind win over the Georgia Bulldogs that took the last few minutes, and a touchdown in overtime, to clinch… If fans of college football wanted a nail biter of a game, the Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs didn’t disappoint, Alabama defensive back Tony Brown tried to make a statement early with an interception just a minute and a half in the game. After...

Duration:00:04:43


Fan Predictions Ahead of CFB Title Game

1/8/2018
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It’s the Tide versus the Bulldogs for tonight’s College Football Championship. Georgia and Alabama each won their shot at the title by winning the Rose Bowl and the Sugar Bowl respectively. Now they’re playing for the national title, and APR’s Pat Duggins got some predictions from fans near Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Playoff Fan Central event gives supporters from both teams a chance to get their picture taken with the championship trophy they hope their team will take home. Tonight’s game...

Duration:00:00:49


Remembering a Friend

1/6/2018
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Prissy was an American Snowshoe cat, a breed based on a cross with a Siamese cat. You see the seal point markings and white feet, both of which are specific to her breed. She had at least two owners who loved her - one advertised to find her a new home, and one gave her a chance to live out her life as a loved pet. ********************

Duration:00:02:00


The Sugar Bowl = Last "Clash of the Titans?"

1/3/2018
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The Alabama Crimson Tide are back at practice for this Monday’s national championship game in Atlanta. The Tide will face Georgia after the Bulldogs defeated Oklahoma in this week’s Rose Bowl game in Pasadena. Alabama won its slot in the title game by beating Clemson in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. This was the third time the Crimson Tide has faced the Tigers in a major game. And one football historian says it might not be the last time. APR’s Pat Duggins reports on how legendary Alabama...

Duration:00:06:00


Resolutions for the New Year

12/30/2017
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The end of every year gives us a chance to consider what went right or wrong in the past, and how we might do better for ourselves and our furry companions going forward. It's a great opportunity to hit the reset button and try to make the coming year a better one for all! **********************

Duration:00:02:00


Animals at the Manger

12/23/2017
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Lacey, our little Calico cat, showed up at our house just before Christmas several years ago. It was cold, and she was so grateful to come inside and get warm that she fell asleep in my lap - a stranger's lap, no less. She is our reminder that Christmas is a time for sharing and caring! *********************

Duration:00:01:47


Steve Flowers' Year-End Tradition

12/20/2017
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At the close of each year, my tradition is to acknowledge the passing away of significant political leaders from the political stage in our beloved state. We lost some icons this year...

Duration:00:04:47


Steve Flowers on George Wallace Part Eight

12/19/2017
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Our legendary and iconic Governor George Wallace was Governor four times and his wife was governor once; Governor Wallace and Steve Flowers were close. Here's a story about their relationship...

Duration:00:03:53


Hanukkah Pets

12/16/2017
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Traditions are an important part of life, but keeping our best friends safe is a vital part of preparation for any celebration. You can still enjoy the holidays and observances and make small adjustments to protect the furry members of the family. ****************************

Duration:00:01:59


Not Horsing Around: Therapy With Horses at The Red Barn

12/13/2017
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The holidays are a time for togetherness and family. However it is also a time of high stress for many, especially adults and children who deal with issues like anxiety and post-traumatic stress. However there is a place in Alabama that helps them cope year round. Tucked away just north of Birmingham is a farm where people go to get help and put their minds at ease. That place is called the Red Barn, and not all of the helpers here walk on two legs. The Red Barn uses horses for therapeutic...

Duration:00:06:13


Alabama's Special Senate Election--Student Views...

12/12/2017
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Alabama will elect its next junior senator today in an election that pits former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore against former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones. Opinions about both candidates fall all over the board across the state. That includes students on campus at the University of Alabama. APR Student Reporter Allison Mollenkamp has more…. “Roy Moore is a religious zealot, I mean, he’s kind of insane…” says Chandler Gory, a political science and journalism major from...

Duration:00:04:40


Voices from Trump's Pensacola Rally

12/11/2017
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President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally in Pensacola as part of a weekend trip across the Gulf Coast – less than 20 miles from the Alabama state line and just four days before the hotly contested Senate election between Doug Jones and Roy Moore. Some political experts believed the event would be a de facto campaign stop for Roy Moore. Others said Trump was there to thank the Pensacola area for their strong support during last year’s election. Turns out, it was a little of both.

Duration:00:04:32


Doug Jones and Roy Moore = Slow Political Change in Alabama?

12/11/2017
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It was a weekend of denials following reports in the Washington Post about Roy Moore. The paper quotes four women from Alabama who say the Republican candidate pursued them sexually when they were teenagers. One of these women was just fourteen years old at the time and Moore was thirty two. Supporters of the twice-removed Alabama Chief Justice are lining up behind while GOP leaders in Washington are keeping their distance. Other observers are watching something else in Moore’s race...

Duration:00:05:54


Beyond Politics: The Realities of Abortion Access in Alabama...

12/11/2017
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We’re just a day away from the special General Election to pick Alabama’s next junior U.S. Senate. Republican Roy Moore is refusing to take questions over on-going allegation of sexual misconduct, child abuse, and attempted rape. He is willing to talk about Democrat Doug Jones stance in favor of abortion rights. APR student reporter Allison Mollenkamp looked into what women in Alabama currently face when they choose to end a pregnancy… “We all sat there for nine hours and almost none of us...

Duration:00:05:05


Home for the Holidays 2017

12/9/2017
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Adopting a pet at Christmas gives both pet and new owner a special gift that keeps giving all year long. If you have room in your life for a new four-footed buddy, adopt one today and share Christmas with your best friend! **********************

Duration:00:02:00


Steve Flowers on George Wallace Part Six

12/5/2017
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There's never been a man or woman born that loved politics more than George Wallace. He was born to be in politics; he lived it and breathed it...

Duration:00:04:10

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