Alabama

11:32am

Tue June 2, 2015
Around the Region

UAB Reinstates Football Program But With A Financial Caveat

In December, the president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham shocked people in the state's largest city when he canceled the football program, saying it wasn't economically feasible.

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11:30am

Tue June 2, 2015
Around the Region

In Rural Alabama, Limited Access To Obstetrics Care

Only 17 of 54 of Alabama's rural counties have hospitals that offer obstetrics services. It's one of the state's greatest healthcare challenges. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates speaks with journalist Anna Claire Vollers of AL.com and Dale Quinney of the Alabama Rural Health Association.

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10:56am

Tue December 2, 2014
Sports

Proposal Would End Football At University Of Alabama-Birmingham

Alabama is a state known for its college football. But a move to scuttle the football program at the state university in Birmingham is drawing fire from fans, students and athletes alike.

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4:36pm

Mon August 11, 2014
Around the Nation

Items Up For Sale At Unclaimed Baggage Center Reflect Trends

Originally published on Mon August 11, 2014 8:04 am

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4:28pm

Fri August 8, 2014
Community

Lost Any Luggage? It Might Be Close to Chattanooga

About an hour’s drive from Chattanooga, the Unclaimed Baggage Center is a massive retail outlet—it’s 40,000 square feet, and about one million people visit it every year.  It sells electronics, clothing, books, and all kinds of odds and ends left behind by passengers who were traveling on airlines, buses, trucks and trains.

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