Viewpoint Alabama

Viewpoint Alabama

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June 13, 2024 29 mins
Ashley England, TVA’s Commercial Energy Solutions Manager has tips on how to lower your power Bill during the hot summer months in Alabama.
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In honor of the 80th anniversary of D-Day, We hear from Senator Tommy Tuberville, as well as a D-Day Vet and then a historian Jared Frederick who wrote the book “Into the Cold Blue: My World War II Journeys with the Mighty 8th Air Force.  We also talk with Amateur radio operator Greg Sims about the upcoming Amateur Radio Field Day that will be held at Oak Mountain State Park on June 22nd.
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May 31, 2024 29 mins
The Alabama Games open in Birmingham Next weekend, and we are joined by Laura Burt the executive Director.  She tells our listeners how that can participate or watch, and what the benefits are to the athletes and the community.
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JR “Chip” Carden Jr. the Executive director of the Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board explains how the limerences they issue protect home owners, and benefit the builder alike.  He also explains the resources available on their website. Then in Honer of Memorial Day, Author and historian Jared Frederick joins us to talk about the contributions that Alabamians have made to our military forces on this Memorial day weekend. We also...
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JR “Chip” Carden Jr. the Executive director of the Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board explains how the limerences they issue protect home owners, and benefit the builder alike.  He also explains the resources available on their website. Then in Honer of Memorial Day, Author and historian Jared Frederick joins us to talk about the contributions that Alabamians have made to our military forces on this Memorial day weekend. We also...
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Joe Abbott, a Christian Palestinian living in Birmingham provides a new way to look at the fighting and Human abuses happening in Gaza and now in the West Bank.  He also provides a historic background for what got us to this point, and offers his ideas for how we may be able to achieve stability in the region.
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Dr. Coral Hoh on a new treatment that uses AI to Help Solve Dyslexia in Alabama Schools and then Dr. Monica Murray an audiologist and national hearing health expert talks about preventing hearing loss, and also treatments for those who are already dealing with hearing loss.
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May 1, 2024 29 mins
Ellie Watson director of Sweetgrown Alabama explains how they are connecting Alabama Farmers with residents in a great way to eat local and benefit our economy while saving money.  Then we check in with both Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt for a check on how Alabama values are being represented in DC.
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Natalya Rice, attorney with the FTC’s southeast regional office joins us to talk about some of the biggest consumer scams that are happening in Alabama, and how our listeners can avoid them.  Then we check in with both Alabama Congressmen Gary Palmer and Senator Katie Britt.
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Protecting property and keeping you safe, McKay Lyvers, the Damage Prevention Manager/ APACT Coordinator at Alabama 811 joins us to talk about the importance of calling 811 before you dig.  Then JT talks with Paul Berry from the Alabama Foster Coalition to talk about an important informational session they have coming up.
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April 4, 2024 29 mins
An Alabama company made up entirely 20-something year olds is taking the Tech world by storm, and bringing Alabama along for the ride hiring local graduates and being operation here in Alabama. Ethan Hickey Chief Sales officer for Eve Industries joins us on Viewpoint Alabama.
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March 27, 2024 29 mins
IRS Criminal Investigation Atlanta Field Office Assistant Special Agent in Charge Lisa Fontanette joins us to talk about Money Mules, and how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim.  Then Matthew Kenslow the author of the book “Unstoppable: How One Person with Autism is Never Giving Up on His Lifelong Dream to Become a Teacher and Worldwide Influencer” joins us to talk about his Journey and how he is helping others who are on t...
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March 21, 2024 29 mins
In Gadsden Alabama, a non-profit has furnished a “Baby Box” which would allow new mothers who do not want to care for their babies to surrender them anonymously at a local fire station. Gadsden State Rep Mack Butler joins us to explain how this came to be and why it will save lives.
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Dr. Renee Harmon shares her experiences caring for her husband has he battled with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease.
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In light of the possibility of the legalization of gambling in Alabama, we talk with Jack Galassini the director of the Alabama Council on Compulsive Gambling. Then we talk with Sarah DeArmond from Voiceless Behind Bars talks about her efforts to provide lawyers and pay legal fees for the wrongfully convicted in Alabama.
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February 8, 2024 29 mins
Adina Peyton’s son was shot and killed by a SWAT team in Huntsville at a time when he was suffering from a mental health Crisis. Now Adina is on a mission to get mental health training for law enforcement officers through her nonprofit Getting Real About Mental Illness (GRAMI).
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January 25, 2024 29 mins
Local Hoover Middle school Teacher Logan Greene talks about why he received the coveted Robert I. Goldman Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education. He explained the importance of his lessons and the methods he uses to reach the kids in his 8th grade classroom at Berry Middle School.
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January 22, 2024 29 mins
January is National School Choice Month and we are joined by Shelby Doyle the Vice President of the National School Choice awareness foundation. She makes a case for why parents should be able to move their child to the public, private or homeschool of their choice.
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