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Child Care Crisis Pushes U.S. Mothers out of the Labor Force

NEW YORK (AP) – Research is increasingly pointing to a retreat of working mothers from the U.S. labor force, as the pandemic leaves parents with few child care options and the added burden of navigating distance learning. The trend threatens the financial stability of families in the near-term. In the long-term, the crisis could stall, if not reverse, decades of…

Selma City Schools Gearing up for New School Year

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is set to reopen in less than two weeks. Teachers are already back on the job — while students report back later this month. Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams says the district is preparing for a school year — like no other. The first nine weeks of the school year will be virtual…

Alabama Sports HOF Banquet to go Virtual

  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 52nd Annual Induction Ceremony will be held virtually on Saturday, August 1, 2020 in lieu of the previously scheduled Induction Banquet. “While we are very disappointed that we are not able to honor the Class of 2020 at a banquet, we are very thankful…

SWAC announces Football Media Days will go on virtually

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | For the first time in history, the Southwestern Athletic Conference will conduct its annual football media event using a virtual format on Wednesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24. 2020 SWAC Football Media Day was initially slated to take place Thursday, July 16, in Atlanta, Ga. “While the current COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly presented a unique set of…