The space shuttle in Huntsville is about to get a major glow up

The Pathfinder space shuttle is getting ready for some restorations. Photo via the US Space & Rocket Center’s Facebook

Ready for blast off! Huntsville’s US Space & Rocket Center has plans to give the iconic full-size replica of the space shuttle a face lift. After years of weathering, let’s take a look at the history of this Alabama landmark and what’s in store.

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Huntsville may be the future home for the U.S. Space Force Command Headquarters

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U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. Photo via U.S. Space and Rocket Center on Facebook

On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced some big news for the state—Huntsville has been chosen as the preferred site for the future U.S. Space Force Command Headquarters. Read on to learn more.

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A Birmingham favorite, Cookie Dough Magic, announces new shop coming to Huntsville

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The perfect picture does indeed exist. Photo via Cookie Dough Magic’s Facebook.

Cookie Dough Magic, a Birmingham favorite, just announced that they will be opening a second location in Huntsville. This summer, there will be two spots in Alabama to satisfy all your edible cookie dough cravings and we’ve got the deets!

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3 day trips north of Birmingham that will transport you. Check out Ave Maria Grotto, Cathedral Caverns, U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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Photo by Joshua Berry @everlongpix via Instagram

With a two-hour drive or less, you can hop across the ocean, explore a hidden underworld or get out of this world entirely. How? Check out these day trips north of Birmingham, and you’ll see.

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Alabama Decatur Students Team with AT&T Employees to Learn Skills for Success

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A caring adult is a key factor to ensuring a student graduates from high school and succeeds beyond graduation. One in three young people do not have a mentor when growing up, according to recent research.

That’s why AT&T is teaming with DECA in Decatur, Alabama to provide mentoring to teens, helping them discover their career passions and potential.

AT&T supports Decatur High School and Alabama DECA to provide mentoring to more students.

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Teams Selected for the 2017 Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) holds an annual competition to provide the top three winners with funding for their startup.

Now, 9 more startups, one of which is based in Birmingham, will be competing in the 2017 round.

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and other officials pose with award winners at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference in Birmingham, part of the Alabama Launchpad program.

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