Debbie Elliott

Debbie Elliott appears in the following:

'One Alligator Apart': Pandemic Puts New Business Models On The Menu For Restaurants

Thursday, May 07, 2020

A coalition of independent restaurants is calling on Congress for an industry-specific fund. Chefs and owners are struggling to figure out how they can reopen and turn a profit amid the pandemic.

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As COVID-19 Restrictions Ease, Restaurants Rethink Their Business Model

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

A coalition of independent restaurants is calling on Congress for an industry-specific bailout. Chefs and owners are struggling to figure how they can reopen and turn a profit amid a pandemic.

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Alabama Boutique Owner On Reopening: 'I Don't Know What To Expect'

Saturday, May 02, 2020

As states re-open economies, small businesses try to figure out how to do it safely amid the pandemic. But entrepreneur Jo Hood of Jane Loves Shoes says, "Any business would be better than none."

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The South's Handling Of Coronavirus Could Be 'A Macabre Game Of Whack-A-Mole'

Friday, April 24, 2020

Underlying issues such as poverty and chronic disease make the South particularly vulnerable. The region is also at high risk for natural disasters at a time when emergency resources are stretched.

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The BP Oil Disaster, 10 Years Later

Monday, April 20, 2020

It's been 10 years since the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history: the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Here's how the Gulf Coast is recovering.

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After Inmate Deaths, Mississippi Faces Pressure To Reform Its Prisons

Monday, April 20, 2020

The state of Mississippi is the subject of lawsuits and a federal investigation following the deaths of more than 30 inmates in its prison system since late last year.

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Mississippi Pressured To Overhaul Prison System After Inmate Deaths

Monday, April 20, 2020

Thirty prison inmates have died in Mississippi since the end of last year. The state faces lawsuits and a government probe over violence, decrepit conditions, and a culture of neglect and corruption.

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Mississippi Prison System Faces Investigation, Lawsuits After Rash Of Inmate Deaths

Saturday, April 18, 2020

At least 30 inmates in Mississippi have died since the end of last year. The state is facing lawsuits and a federal investigation over decrepit conditions and a culture of neglect and corruption.

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Deadly Storms Sweep Through Southeast U.S.

Monday, April 13, 2020

A powerful storm system hit the southeast United States Sunday night and Monday, killing at least 30 people, injuring scores of others and cutting power to more than a million homes and businesses.

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The Coronavirus Epidemic In Birmingham, Ala. Seen Through A Doctor With The Disease

Friday, April 03, 2020

The city of Birmingham, Ala., is now under a shelter-in-place order, as hospitals there are being inundated with COVID-19 patients. A local cardiologist who is now ill with the disease speaks.

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Alabama's Largest City Tightens Restrictions To Stem Spread Of Coronavirus

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Birmingham, Ala., is under a shelter-in-place order, as officials take a more aggressive approach than state leaders have, in order to curtail spread of the coronavirus.

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Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Lowery got his start as an activist organizing bus boycotts in 1950s Alabama. He led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for two decades and prayed at Barack Obama's first inauguration.

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Responses To Coronavirus Outbreak Vary Greatly In The American South

Thursday, March 26, 2020

As more states order residents to stay at home to combat spread of the coronavirus, Mississippi and Florida are taking a different approach.

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In The Gulf Coast, Responses To Coronavirus Outbreak Vary Greatly By State

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

More states are ordering residents to stay at home to combat spread of the coronavirus. But some states, notably Mississippi and Florida, are taking a more measured approach.

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Jeff Sessions Embraces President Trump In Comeback Senate Bid

Sunday, March 01, 2020

The former U.S. attorney general is making a play for his old Senate seat in Alabama, and despite his public falling out with the president tells voters there, "I've been with him from the start."

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In Comeback Senate Bid, Jeff Sessions Backs Trump — Despite Public Falling-Out

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Jeff Sessions is making a play for his old senate seat from Alabama, arguing he's the one who has Trump's back despite the president's disparaging remarks about his former attorney general.

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Stacey Abrams Spearheads 'Fair Fight,' A Campaign Against Voter Suppression

Friday, February 21, 2020

Since losing the Georgia governor's race in 2018, the Democrat has launched the voting rights campaign that's active in 18 battleground states ahead of this year's election.

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Stacey Abrams Spearheads Campaign Against Alleged Voter Suppression

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Since losing the Georgia governor's race in 2018, Democrat Stacey Abrams has launched Fair Fight — a voting rights campaign that's active in 18 battleground states ahead of this year's election.

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Pressure Mounts To Improve Mississippi Prison Conditions

Saturday, January 25, 2020

In Mississippi, 10 prison inmates have died in recent weeks. At a rally Friday, activists and citizens urged the state to close one controversial prison and to repair the others.

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Mississippi Activists Rally For Prison Reform After Recent Inmate Deaths

Friday, January 24, 2020

Three inmates died in Mississippi state prisons this week, leading the governor to announce operational changes. On Friday, activists are rallying at the state capitol to demand prison reform.

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