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Auburn Pride at the Barbasol Championship

AUBURN WOMEN'S GOLF SUPPORTING AUBURN ALUM

The RTJ Trail at Grand National isn’t just home to the Barbasol Championship, but to many surrounding schools. One in particular being the Auburn University Women’s Golf Team. The Lady Tigers are out at the course every week playing and qualifying. They will now get the opportunity to see how the pros handle the course. “Its a really cool opportunity…

Barbasol Championship Do’s and Don’ts

HEALTH AND WELLNESS SAFETY TIPS FOR THE HEAT

The paramedics on standby at the Barbasol Championship can’t stress enough how important it is to fuel your body with all of the necessities before the tournament even gets started. “You don’t want to eat anything that’s going to be really heavy or greasy and your body, when its trying to cool itself it doesn’t have to do all the…

CSU Custodial Employee Graduates with Degree

GARY FREEMAN GRADUATES IN THE BUILDING HE HAS CLEANED FOR NINE YEARS

Per Columbus State University, Gary Freeman, 59, has been a custodian at CSU for nine years. Recently promoted to a team leader, he is responsible for cleaning a variety of buildings around campus, including the Frank G. Lumpkin Center, home to CSU basketball games and other major events. Friday night, the Lumpkin Center hosted a graduation ceremony for the College…

Alabama Principal Arrested on Child Porn Charges

40 YEAR OLD IS A FORMER PRINCIPAL

Former principal of Hueytown Middle School in Jefferson County, Alabama An Alabama school official pleads guilty to child porn charges. According to prosecutors, 40-year-old Brett William Kirkham of Tuscaloosa pleaded guilty to one count of enticing a minor and one count of possessing child pornography. Kirkham is a one time human resources director for Jefferson County Schools in Birmingham and…

Trump’s New Travel Ban Blocked

HOURS BEFORE IT WAS DUE TO GO INTO EFFECT, A FEDERAL JUDGE IN HAWAII BLOCK TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN

(CNN) Just hours before it was due to go into effect, US President Donald Trump’s revised executive order banning travelers from six Muslim-majority nations had been struck down by a federal court in Hawaii late Wednesday. The new ban was announced earlier this month and would have barred people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the…

South Korean president removed from office

TWO DIE IN PROTESTS AFTER SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT REMOVED FROM OFFICE

Two protesters died during demonstrations in the South Korean capital Friday, after the country’s president was removed from office over alleged corruption. A statement from acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn also said that several people were injured during the protests in Seoul. It called the casualties regrettable and didn’t provide further details on the deaths. Hwang called for unity during a…

Large decline in illegal US/Mexico border crossings

LLEGAL SOUTHWEST BORDER CROSSINGS DROP 40% FROM JANUARY TO FEBRUARY, ACCORDING TO CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

1/1llegal Southwest border crossings drop 40% from January to February, according to Customs and Border Protection. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Illegal southwest border crossings were down 40% last month; that’s according to just released Customs and Border Protection numbers. The decrease could be a sign that president Trump’s hardline rhetoric and policies on immigration may be having a…

Pizza Hut is offering shoes that order pizza for you

PIZZA HUT "PIE TOPS" - SHOES THAT ORDER PIZZA

1/1Pizza Hut “Pie Tops” Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Pizza Hut has a fun new way to order your pizza. “Pie Tops”  are sneakers that order up food by pressing a button on the shoe’s tongue. Bluetooth technology and geolocation lets pizza hut know where to deliver the pies. The limited edition shoes are designed to coincide with March Madness….

COSTCO raising membership fees

COSTCO RAISES ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEES FOR FIRST TIME IN SIX YEARS

1/1COSTCO RAISING MEMBERSHIP FEES Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – It’s going to cost you a little more to save money by shopping at COSTCO. The warehouse retail giant is raising its annual membership fees for the first time in six years. The cost of a basic “gold star” membership is going up five bucks to $60.00 a year. The…

Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins removing artificial colors

DUNKIN DONUTS AND BASKIN ROBBINS REMOVE ARTIFICIAL COLORING FROM PRODUCTS

1/1Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins remove artificial colors from products. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins are jumping on the “natural” foods train. Parent company Dunkin’ brands announced it will remove artificial coloring from its foods sold in the U.S. by the end of 2018. The change will impact nearly every item on the menus….