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7 Water safety tips from Children’s Hospital educator Debbie Coshatt

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With the temperature on the rise, what better way to cool off than on the water? However, parents must be on the lookout, especially since drowning is the second leading cause of death among children. Children’s Hospital wants you to stay safe and enjoy the summer! So, check out this interview about water safety with Debbie Coshatt, RN, and nurse educator in Patient Health and Safety at Children’s Hospital.

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We dare defend our rights – health care sit-in at the Birmingham federal building

Birmingham AL
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Did you know there is a group of people camped out at the Robert S. Vance Federal Building on 5th AVE North in downtown Birmingham?  They are there day and night for a 103 hour protest of the proposed senate bill regarding health care.  Shea Rives and Carole Griffin, of Indivisible Alabama explain the purpose of the health care sit-in occurring this week from 10am on Monday until 5pm on Friday.

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Cory Pettway is running for Birmingham City Council in District 4

Ya’ll sure have been messaging me a lot with your city council, mayoral and school board candidate questions. Keep it up, and please share this District 4 candidate interview on Facebook!

Let’s keep that civic enthusiasm going and get to know more about Cory Pettway. He’s running in District 4.

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Chilton County peach crop hit hard. Auction raises $25K for Lions Club

Chilton Peach Auction
1st Place Peaches grown by Jerry Harrison. Won for $3400 by ALFA.

How much would you pay for a basket of peaches?  At the Clanton Lions Club annual benefit, 25 baskets were auctioned off for an average of $1K each.  Ok, it was for a good cause.  But get ready, ’cause your basket price  is going up too.

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