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Architect Of The Capitol Outlines $30 Million In Damages From Pro-Trump Riot

The cost of repairing damages from the attack on the U.S. Capitol and related security expenses have already topped $30 million and will keep rising, Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton told lawmakers on Wednesday. The events of Jan. 6, he said, were "difficult for the American people and extremely hard for all of us on campus to witness." Blanton said that congressional appropriations committees have already approved a transfer request of $30 million to pay for expenses and extend a...

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AAMU Athletics release information to purchase tickets for the Spring 2021 Football Season. 

Please note, due to COVID-19, this season has resulted in several changes to ensure a safe environment at Louis Crews Stadium. One of those will be that all general admission tickets will be sold on a first come/first serve basis and can be purchased only online at There is only one home game during the Spring 2021 Season. 

The Tradition of Excellence lives on for the 2021 McDonald's Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola! See in state rivals AAMU & ASU battle it out April 17th at Legion Field Stadium.

This year's Magic City Classic will be different due to COVID-19.

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WJAB 90.9FM AND WJAB-TV hosts a panel discussion on "A View From The Music Stand" in partnership with the PBS two-part series, “The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song.”

The moderator is Mr. David Person.

Panelists include:

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WJAB 90.9FM AND WJAB-TV hosts a panel discussion on "A View From The Pulpit" in partnership with a PBS two-part series, “The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song."

The moderator is Mr. David Person.

Panelists include:

Rev. Dr. Julius R. Scruggs, Pastor Emeritus of First Missionary Baptist Church (FMBC). Past President of The National Baptist Convention USA, Incorporated.

Dr. Carlton Byrd, Pastor of Oakwood University Church

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Feb 22, 2021

HudsonAlpha is introducing a new series on Vaccine Confidence to help address the community’s mistrust.  The first session is schedule for Monday, February 22, 2021

The moderator is Alabama A&M University alum and HudsonAlpha’s new director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Dr. Darrell Ezell.  Additionally, Dr. Tonya Perry of AAMU's Social Work Program is one of the panelists.    Click here for more information.

Governor Kay Ivey has issued another supplemental emergency proclamation extending the Safer at Home Order. This includes a statewide mask requirement. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order. This order extends until Friday, March 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m - To read the entire Safer At Home Order, click here.

The 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast hosted by the Delta Theta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated was held virtually Monday, January 18, 2021 at 8 a.m.

This year's Keynote Speaker is the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III.

WJAB-TV is a proud media sponsor of this event.

Click here to watch the 36th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast.

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The Manhattan district attorney's office is in possession of Donald Trump's tax returns, following a years-long effort by the former president to shield his finances and business affairs from scrutiny.

More than 500,000 people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19 since the pandemic hit this country and the world just over a year ago. NPR is remembering some of those who lost their lives by listening to the music they loved and hearing their stories. We're calling our tribute Songs Of Remembrance.

New Yorker writer Luke Mogelson says many of the insurrectionists he filmed at the Capitol "had no inkling that what they were doing was wrong or suspicion that it could result in any consequences."

The U.S. is still ramping up its vaccination program, hoping to finally clamp down on the COVID-19 pandemic. But even as vaccine doses are being rolled out, their makers are exploring several strategies to bolster them, hoping to protect people against worrying new variants that have sprung up in recent months, from South Africa to the U.K.

One of the rioters accused of storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was turned in by his ex-girlfriend after sending her several videos and texts from the scene, including one calling her a "moron," court documents show.

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