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Mayor: Uber Ordinance May Be Up For Discussion Tuesday

Birmingham is the latest city in Alabama to pave the way for the ridesharing service Uber. Is Montgomery going to be next? Mayor Todd Strange says the city council will be looking at an ordinance as soon as Tuesday that would allow Uber to come to the Capital City. That’s an app that allows users to request a ride from…

Farm to School A Growing Success in Alabama

There’s success to report about a program aimed at getting more fresh fruits and vegetables into school lunchrooms across the state. Today, Alabama’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries and other leaders talked to students at Dalraida Elementary school in Montgomery. The were introducing the students to the satsuma, a variety of the mandarin orange grown right here in Alabama. The…

Remembering Civil Rights Leader Rev. Ralph Abernathy

From the West Alabama Newsroom– This is the 60th anniversary of the start of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. One of the key figures during the boycott was a Baptist preacher from a small town in Marengo County. Linden native — Rev. Ralph David Abernathy — was the pastor of First Baptist Church in Montgomery — and one of the leaders…

Honoring E.D. Nixon at Alabama State University

E.D. Nixon is not usually the first name that comes to mind when you think of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, but he was just as instrumental in the movement as more familiar names like Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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