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Thursday, October 31, 2019

UAH offers free highway construction training


UAH offers free highway construction training


Article Excerpt: "... Classes begin Nov. 13. There is no tuition. Books and materials will be provided. Participants can obtain NCCER Heavy Highway Construction level 1 credentials ..."


Reference: www.decaturdaily.com

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Here’s how Alabama high school students can apply to Alabama colleges for free


Here’s how Alabama high school students can apply to Alabama colleges for free


Article Excerpt: "... College Application Week is Nov. 4-8. This allows high school students in Alabama to apply to college for free ...Click or tap HERE for more information..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Star ID causing long wait times at Huntsville DMV


Star ID causing long wait times at Huntsville DMV


Article Excerpt: "... Because the federal deadline for REAL ID-compliant identification is Oct. 1, 2020, ALEA’s Driver License Examining Offices may experience higher volume than usual at some of its offices, including the Church Street location in Huntsville. Appointments are not required; however, customers are welcome to visit www.alea.gov to schedule a time at one of the agency’s district offices across the state. The Star ID program is a result of a change in federal law, which now requires four documents. They can only be issued by state licensing centers. STAR ID is not required..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

'Extreme haunted' house is 'torture chamber' in disguise, says petition to close it


'Extreme haunted' house is 'torture chamber' in disguise, says petition to close it


Article Excerpt: "... McKamey said that over the years, people have insisted things happened to them inside the haunted house that never actually took place. He films each tour and shows the participant the footage if they need to see it. "You'd be surprised over the years how many people have claimed something happened to them inside," he told WFLA. "And I need to go back and show whoever needs to see it the raw and unedited footage, saying 'here ya go, here's the complete show..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Friday, October 25, 2019

Modern Haunted Houses Require Insurance, Drug Tests For Entry


Modern Haunted Houses Require Insurance, Drug Tests For Entry


Article Excerpt: "... The McKamey Manor experiences in Summertown, Tennessee, and Huntsville, Alabama, also require visitors be at least 18, insured, and pass a background check and drug test ..."


Reference: www.huffpost.com

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

35801 is #7: Alabama's Most Expensive Zip Codes For Renters: Report


Alabama's Most Expensive Zip Codes For Renters: Report


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville and Tuscaloosa also make it to the top with ZIP codes 35801 ($1,129) and ..."


Reference: patch.com

Jeff Bezos announces an all-star team for Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander


Jeff Bezos announces an all-star team for Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander


Article Excerpt: "... Blue Origin executives said that the system has been proposed for NASA’s use under the terms of the space agency’s NextSTEP-2 Appendix H solicitation. NASA is expected to select at least a couple of landing systems for further development in January. The systems that are ultimately selected would serve as key elements in NASA’s Artemis program..."


Reference: www.geekwire.com

Monday, October 21, 2019

Rocket City: You can call it Radar City


You can call it Radar City


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville is known as Rocket City, as it is a mecca for the defense industry and home to both NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command at the Redstone Arsenal. It is also where Raytheon works with local suppliers to build its entry in the Army’s competition to produce the next-generation Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor, or LTAMDS ..."


Reference: www.raytheon.com

Watch: Orion’s Jettison Motor Aces Final Hot-Fire Test in Alabama


Watch: Orion’s Jettison Motor Aces Final Hot-Fire Test in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... built by Aerojet Rocketdyne for the Orion spacecraft’s Launch Abort System (LAS), was successfully tested at the Redstone Test Center in Huntsville, Alabama ..."


Reference: www.geek.com

Huntsville fire department says weekend fires intentionally set


Huntsville fire department says weekend fires intentionally set


Article Excerpt: "... The three fires took place at 1412 and 1418 Cavalry Street ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Saturday, October 19, 2019

All lanes back open on Maysville Road in Madison County after vehicle flipped


All lanes back open on Maysville Road in Madison County after vehicle flipped


Article Excerpt: "... Troopers say the driver lost control of his car, and it flipped onto the roof and cracked the pole. He had to be cut out of his car by the Huntsville-Madison County Rescue Squad ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

This Student Is One of the Top Scientists Studying Faster-Than-Light Warp Drives


This Student Is One of the Top Scientists Studying Faster-Than-Light Warp Drives


Article Excerpt: "... An undergrad from the University of Alabama, Huntsville just gave a presentation about warp drives to a packed house at a top propulsion conference ..."


Reference: www.vice.com

Graduate Mathematics Programs in Alabama


Graduate Mathematics Programs in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "...The University of Alabama in Huntsville offers a Master of Arts in Mathematical Sciences and a Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences, with thesis and non-thesis options, as well as a 54-semester hour Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics. The minimum semester hours required for thesis and non-thesis options in the master's programs are 24 and 33, respectively, and the M.A. track also allows students to apply for Class A teaching certification along with the degree ..."


Reference: learn.org

Facts About Space Camp


Facts About Space Camp


Article Excerpt: "... Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama is unique. Instead of canoeing and archery, young attendees get to ride spacecraft simulators, build robots, and program computers. It’s the closest young civilians can come to working for NASA ..."


Reference: mentalfloss.com

4 key reasons Alabama’s ‘Rocket City’ is best pick for Space Command HQ


4 key reasons Alabama’s ‘Rocket City’ is best pick for Space Command HQ


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville is in the running to be the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command, a move that is a natural fit for Alabama’s Rocket City and its longtime support of space and defense programs ..."


Reference: www.madeinalabama.com

Mexican cartel drug smuggling ring dismantled in north Alabama


Mexican cartel drug smuggling ring dismantled in north Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... According to officials, more than 70 pounds of meth were confiscated. Madison County Sheriff Kevin Turner applauded federal agents and local law enforcement officers for their cooperation during the operation ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Army defends decision to close space, tech library


Army defends decision to close space, tech library


Article Excerpt: "... The U.S. Army is defending a decision to close its historic 57-year-old space and technical library at Redstone Arsenal ..."


Reference: www.sfgate.com

Alleged Huntsville FBI employee center of North Carolina national forest suspicious death investigation


Deceased woman named in N.C. national forest suspicious death investigation


Article Excerpt: "... Welch said she had been told Miller was employed by the FBI as a forensic photographer in Huntsville, Alabama. An FBI official referred questions to the sheriff's department for Graham County, which includes the portion of the forest where Miller was found. A background search listed Miller as living in Owens Cross Roads near Huntsville and having worked in photography ..."


Reference: www.citizen-times.com

More Reading: Graham Co. deputies: Woman who drowned in creek was FBI photographer; criminal investigation underway

Friday, October 11, 2019

Astronauts Mourn Alexei Leonov, the World's 1st Spacewalker, While On a Spacewalk of Their Own


Astronauts Mourn Alexei Leonov, the World's 1st Spacewalker, While On a Spacewalk of Their Own


Article Excerpt: "... The world's first spacewalker, Alexei Leonov, died in a Moscow hospital Friday (Oct. 11), but his legacy lives on aboard the International Space Station, where astronauts mourned the famed cosmonaut ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Monday, October 7, 2019

Toyota will build SUV at Alabama plant with Mazda


Toyota will build SUV at Alabama plant with Mazda


Article Excerpt: "... The Toyota Mazda plant is being built near Huntsville, Alabama, and is expected to start production in 2021. It sits on a 2,500-acre site about 14 miles from Toyota’s engine plant in Huntsville, Alabama, and will employ up to 4,000 people ..."


Reference: msbusiness.com