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Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

Updated at 5 p.m. ET Senate Republicans have updated their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, attempting to patch a hole that threatened to destabilize the individual insurance market . The original Senate bill, unveiled last week, required insurance companies to offer coverage to everyone, including people with pre-existing medical conditions. But there was no requirement that individuals purchase insurance. Critics said that created a perverse incentive for healthy people...

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Alabama A&M University "142 Points of Pride"

Jun 15, 2017

ECONOMIC IMPACT

1. Alabama A&M University has an economic impact of over $350 million statewide and $228 million on the region, according to the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

2. Through its more than 5,800 students and 800 employees, AAMU is among the Top 20 largest employers in the Tennessee Valley region.

TheHundred-Seven.org: AAMU Tops Among HBCU/STEM Grads

May 24, 2017

Huntsville, Ala. ---- A Washington, D.C.-based organization that promotes higher education through support of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has listed Alabama A&M University among the top producers of African-American graduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Alabama A&M University President, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. provides updates on the University and discusses University events with Host Erica "Fox" Washington. 

Topics include: Day of Service, New Head Men's Basketball Coach, Honors Day, Ribbon Cuttings, Black Tie Gala, President’s Breakfast, Founder’s Day, Graduation, Administrative Professionals Day.

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Concerts in the Park presented by Arts Huntsville and Huntsville Parks and Recreation, returns every Monday starting June 5th through August 7th! The FREE concerts will be held in downtown Huntsville on the Huntsville Museum of Art outdoor stage in Big Spring International Park from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The concert series will showcase local musicians from jazz, latin, Americana, rock and roll, pop and top 40. The series is free to the public and concertgoers should bring their own seating. Leashed pets are welcome.

REVISED SCHEDULE as of April 18 2017!

The 2017 Alabama Jazz in the Park! All shows are FREE! 

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The BET Awards, like black America, is never a monolithic affair.

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(SOUNDBITE OF SEXMOB'S "HEAR YOU")

"I'm terrified as usual. Absolutely terrified," Radiohead leader Thom Yorke told the BBC ahead of the band's headlining performance at Glastonbury on Friday night.

Yorke's nervousness translated into a typically transcendent concert with a recording that actually does it justice, too. (Live recordings always tend to be a little light on the low end, but let us abandon nitpicks).

Head here and start at 28:25 to hear the beginning of the band's set.

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