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Dan Carsen

Dan Carsen appears in the following:

Budget Cuts Threaten A Unique Alabama Prison Education Program

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The state has some of the country's most overcrowded โ€” and troubled โ€” prisons. Alabama is also home to a thriving life skills program that prison officials are fighting to save from budget slashes.

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A Small Device Helps Severely Nearsighted Drivers Hit The Road

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Dustin Jones is visually impaired, but after he got a bioptic telescope he started driving. About 40 states allow severely nearsighted drivers to use this technology on the road.

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With 3-D Printing, Affordable Prosthetics Are In Reach

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Dan Carsen of WBHM reports how 3-D printers are changing manufacturing. They're cheap, and their results can be impressive. In Alabama, a team is working to create affordable prosthetics for kids.

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Army Looks To Schools To Find The Next Cyberwarriors

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Security experts say the U.S. has a dearth of professionals qualified to take on cyberthreats like attacks on power grids or defense systems. A school district in Alabama and the U.S. Army Cyber Command have teamed up to help prepare a new generation for cyberwarfare careers.

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There's Not Enough Work For Veterinarians

Monday, August 26, 2013

There are way more veterinarians than there is work for them to do, according to a recent survey by the American Veterinary Medical Association, as the nation's veterinary schools continue to crank out graduates.

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Ala. School District Cancels Bus Service, Igniting Controversy

Monday, August 12, 2013

The decision by a suburban Birmingham school district to eliminate its busing program has erupted into a controversy over race and class. Officials in the Hoover school district say they were forced to drop the buses because of a severe budget shortfall. Many community members believe the decision was designed to force out the growing numbers of minority and low-income students who are lowering average test scores in Hoover schools.

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