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Nine Women Now Serving as Governors in US, Tying a Record

Taking over on short notice for a scandal-plagued predecessor in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul began her tenure Tuesday with more than enough challenges for a new administration. She also began with a historic opportunity: Hochul is the first woman to hold one of the most prominent governorships in the U.S. “New York as…

Alabama sets 3-pointer record in win vs LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. — — John Petty scored 24 points on eight 3-pointers, and Alabama made a Southeastern Conference-record 23 shots from beyond the arc in a 105-75 win over LSU on Tuesday night. Petty was 8 of 10 from long range. Joshua Primo was 6 of 8 from deep and scored 22 points, and Jahvon Quinerly also scored 22…

As U.S. Grapples with Virus, Florida Hits Record Case Increase

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — With the United States grappling with the worst Coronavirus outbreak in the world, Florida hit a grim milestone Sunday, shattering the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in positive cases. Deaths from the virus have also been rising in the U.S., especially in the South and West, though still well below the heights hit in…

Brewbaker Tech’s Spicer talks Gatorade Alabama T&F Athlete of the Year Award

    CHICAGO (June 25, 2020) — In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Chanice Spicer of Brewbaker Tech as its 2019-20 Gatorade Alabama Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Spicer is the first Gatorade Alabama Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year to be chosen from Brewbaker Tech. The award, which…

MPS Class of 2018 Breaks Last Year’s Scholarship Record by Earning $71 Million in Scholarships

Montgomery Public Schools graduating class of 2018 eclipsed last year’s record earnings of $49 million in college scholarship by gathering over $71,260,000 in offers. This includes two students who were offered more than $1 million each. MPS Superintendent Ann Roy Moore is excited for the senior class. “The cost of attending colleges and universities makes scholarships necessary for many students,”…

Survey Predicts Another Easter Of Big Spending

It’s expected to be another Easter of big spending. For the second year in a year in a row, experts say shoppers will spend a record amount of money this Easter weekend. According to the Alabama Retail Association, local businesses can expect a boost in business too. Melissa Warnke with the association says that ‘brick and mortar’ retailers will win…