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How COVID-19 figures in to plans to restore Amtrak service in Mobile

May 21, 2020
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An Alabama Public Radio news feature, which is part of APR effort to address the "news desert" along the state's Gulf coast. APR recruited and trained veteran print journalists in Mobile and Baldwin counties to join our news team to do radio stories from along the Gulf coast.

Mobile residents reach out to people left homeless by COVID-19

May 14, 2020
Pixabay

An Alabama Public Radio news feature, which is part of APR effort to address the "news desert" along the state's Gulf coast. APR recruited and trained veteran print journalists in Mobile and Baldwin counties to join our news team to do radio stories from along the Gulf coast.

Alabama beach businesses work to recover visitor dollars lost to COVID-19

May 8, 2020
APR's Guy Busby

An Alabama Public Radio news feature, which is part of APR effort to address the "news desert" along the state's Gulf coast. APR recruited and trained veteran print journalists in Mobile and Baldwin counties to join our news team to do radio stories from along the Gulf coast.

Mobile deals with being Alabama's new COVID-19 hotspot

May 4, 2020
Pixabay

An Alabama Public Radio news feature, which is part of APR effort to address the "news desert" along the state's Gulf coast. APR recruited and trained veteran print journalists in Mobile and Baldwin counties to join our news team to do radio stories from along the Gulf coast.

Mobile County is now Alabama’s COVID-19 hotspot. It’s the first county in the state to top 1,000 cases of the coronavirus. The county also leads in coronavirus deaths with 49 as of April 29.

Feeding the body as well as the soul in Mobile during the COVID outbreak

Apr 24, 2020
APR's Lynn Oldshue

An Alabama Public Radio news feature, which is part of APR effort to address the "news desert" along the state's Gulf coast. APR recruited and trained veteran print journalists in Mobile and Baldwin counties to join our news team to do radio stories from along the Gulf coast.

APR's Pat Duggins

An Alabama Public Radio news feature, which is part of APR's effort to address the "news desert" along the state's Gulf coast. APR recruited and trained veteran print journalists in Mobile and Baldwin counties to join our news team to do radio stories from along the Gulf coast.

 

An APR News Feature --Part of an innovative collaboration between Alabama Public Radio, the commercial newsroom at WVUA23-TV, and the University of Alabama's Center for Public Television.

The coronavirus means almost no students are allowed on campus. And, almost all classes at the University of Alabama are being moved from face-to-face instruction to online platforms like ZOOM. 

Creative media instructor Maya Champion is trying to make the best of it.

 

Baldwin County braces for "spring break now, Coronavirus later"

Mar 19, 2020

An APR News Feature

EDITOR'S NOTE-- Governor Kay Ivey is ordering all Alabama beaches closed at 5 pm. today. This follows action by The City of Gulf Shores to close its beaches at 7 am tomorrow (Friday) until April 6th. Pat D