APR http://apr.org en Superheroes in Mobile http://apr.org/post/superheroes-mobile <p>LOOK! UP IN THE SKY! IT’S A BIRD! IT’S A PLANE! IT’S THE NEW EXHIBIT AT THE HISTORY MUSEUM OF MOBILE!...</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 20:03:00 +0000 Stan Ingold 21683 at http://apr.org Superheroes in Mobile Come Home to APR http://apr.org/post/come-home-apr-0 <P>Coming home means having a sense of belonging that lets you know you're in the right place.&nbsp; And what could be more right for a radio listener than Alabama Public Radio?</P> <P>************************************</P> <P> Sat, 13 Oct 2012 13:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 19201 at http://apr.org Come Home to APR Alligator Season Wraps http://apr.org/post/alligator-season-wraps <p> &nbsp; &nbsp;The seventh annual alligator season has just wrapped up in Alabama. One hundred twenty five tags were issued to hunters who wanted to chase down the large reptiles. Of that, seventy-eight gators were brought in, leaving forty seven tags unfilled.</p><p> &nbsp; &nbsp;Two weekends a year Alabamians get the opportunity to hunt for alligators. Hunters like Jennifer Smith and her family, who bagged a three-hundred fifteen pound alligator that measured ten feet five inches long. She says hope to go every chance she gets.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:24:29 +0000 Stan Ingold 17191 at http://apr.org Alligator Season Wraps VIDEO-- APR news team wins national award http://apr.org/post/video-apr-news-team-wins-national-award <p>The Alabama Public Radio news team collected a national Sigma Delta Chi award at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for best breaking news coverage of the Tuscaloosa tornado. News Director Pat Duggins was joined at the podium by reporters Ryan Vasquez, Maggie Martin and Stan Ingold for the presentation of the bronze medallion. Sat, 21 Jul 2012 11:55:37 +0000 Pat Duggins 14959 at http://apr.org VIDEO-- APR news team wins national award Tuscaloosa's Tornado--Lessons from Greensburg http://apr.org/post/tuscaloosas-tornado-lessons-greensburg <p>All week long on Alabama Public Radio, the news department is revisiting the people we heard from in the hours and days following the April 27th tornadoes that struck the state a year ago. Last night, the Tuscaloosa city council approved rezoning in the areas hit hard by the storm. Pending a final vote, this will set the city&#39;s rebuilding plan into full motion. APR&#39;s Pat Duggins takes us to the small town in Kansas which helped pioneer the &quot;green&quot; rebuilding ideas that may take root here.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 19:34:07 +0000 Pat Duggins 14347 at http://apr.org Tuscaloosa's Tornado--Lessons from Greensburg