Christmas en Bill Says Schools Can Teach Christmas, Hanukkah <p></p><p>The Alabama Senate has approved a bill that the sponsor says will keep education about Christmas and Hanukkah in public schools.</p><p>The Senate voted 22-7 Thursday for the bill by Republican Sen. Gerald Allen of Tuscaloosa. His bill now goes to the House for consideration.</p><p>Allen's bill allows schools to educate students about the history of traditional winter celebrations and allows student and staff to exchange traditional greetings.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:25:49 +0000 The Associated Press 46778 at Bill Says Schools Can Teach Christmas, Hanukkah The Animals at the Manger <p>Sharing this holiday with all members of our family, including the four-footed ones, is not a new idea.&nbsp; In fact, when we think back to how it all began it seems only natural that they should be&nbsp;a part of our Christmas celebration.</p><p>****************************</p><p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 43541 at The Animals at the Manger APR's Holiday Programming Schedule <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thanks to our listeners and supporters, all of us as Alabama Public Radio have a lot to be grateful for! &nbsp;We hope you will join us as we celebrate the holidays with special programming that&nbsp;will run throughout the month of December and ending on New Year's Day.</span></p><p>A list of some of our upcoming specials:</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">12/17</strong><br />9 a.m. The Carol Connection II<br />10 a.m. Christmas with the Morehouse &amp; Spelman Glee Clubs<br />11 a.m. St. Olaf Christmas Festival</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 18:06:03 +0000 Eva Demonbreun Lynch 43446 at APR's Holiday Programming Schedule The Animals at the Manger <P></P> <P></P> <P>There may be a reason why we humans like to include our animal friends in the Christmas celebration.&nbsp; After all, they were included from the very beginning!</P> <P>******************************</P> <P></P> <P> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 14:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 22291 at The Animals at the Manger Christmas Travel and Pets <P></P> <P>If you're traveling during the holidays, one of the first decisions is what to do with your pet.&nbsp; You can take it with you, board it, or have someone come to your home to care for it.&nbsp; Once you decide what's best for you and your best friend, you can relax knowing both of you will have a good holiday.</P> <P>************************************</P> <P> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 14:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 21400 at Christmas Travel and Pets Deck The Halls! <P>'Tis the season to deck the halls with boughs of holly and lots of other pretty things that we enjoy; but our pets may see the decorations as potential toys.&nbsp;</P> <P>********************************</P> <P></P> <P> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 14:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 21052 at Deck The Halls!