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Whitney Houston Hologram Tour And New Album In The Works 7 Years After Her Death

Seven years after her death, Whitney Houston may be coming to a venue near you. The pop icon's estate has partnered with BASE Hologram to produce "An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour," the company revealed in a statement on Monday. The announcement comes on the heels of a separate deal between the singer's estate and Primary Wave Publishing last week, which is also expected to produce a series of new projects, including a new album, a possible Broadway musical and Vegas...

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The April Edition of the Presidential Community News from the Hill is here!

 Host Erica Fox interviews Dr. Hugine about several topics related to Alabama A&M University. Topics include the 50th Year Retention Initiative, AAMU Day of Service, Academic Honors Convocation, STEM Day, Administrative Professionals Day, Black Tie Scholarship Gala, ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Founder's Day Community Breakfast and Spring Commencement Please CLICK HERE to view the Presidential Community News from The Hill. Thank you for supporting WJAB 90.9!

The March Edition of the Presidential Community News from the Hill is here!

Host Erica Fox interviews Dr. Hugine about several topics related to Alabama A&M Univeristy. Topics include, William Hooper Council Eternal Flame Memorial, Youth Motivational Task Force, Faith-Based Meeting, Dedication of the new AAMU Historical Marker, 7th Annual President's Bus Tour, Day of Service, 9th Annual First Lady’s Scholarship Luncheon, Honors Day, Founder's Day and Community Breakfast

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2019 Scholarship Recognition & Promotional Tour

The President, along with the First Lady, students, alumni, and community members, returned to campus at 3 p.m. Friday after a week-long tour across the state. The group traveled a total of 1,193 miles!

The February 2019 Edition of the "Presidential Community News From The Hill" is here!

Alabama A&M University President, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. is interviewed by WJAB 90.9 Program Manager, Erica Fox Washington. They discuss several topics related to Alabama A&M, including 50th Anniversary of the designation of Alabama A&M gaining university status and the establishment of The Foundation, Electric Buses, Presidential Scholarship and Promotional Bus Tour, Chase Road and Meridian Street intersection and a new crosswalk.

In response to the fire in Foster Complex on Monday night, Alabama A&M University officials have re-opened the building and started an incremental move-in approach.  All students have been scheduled to return to Foster Complex or have been reassigned to other residence halls.  The University has and will continue to provide toiletries, blankets, and hygiene items to students that were displaced.  Those items are now available for displaced students at Foster Complex on campus. 

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Children who live in areas with bad air pollution are more likely to develop asthma, which is the most common chronic illness among young people. But when you clean up the air does that actually protect the health of kids?

A study published Tuesday in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, looked to answer that question.

Two eminent avant-garde elders, a chameleonic vocal improviser, and a pioneering community organizer and presenter will make up the 2020 class of NEA Jazz Masters, according to an announcement this morning by the National Endowment for the Arts.

The four incoming inductees — saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell, bassist Reggie Workman, vocalist Bobby McFerrin, and jazz advocate Dorthaan Kirk — will officially be recognized next April 2, during a tribute concert and ceremony at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

Know a young driver who's ignoring your pleas to buckle up? Chevrolet suggests you might try to see if they'll listen to a different authority figure: their car.

The automaker is introducing a feature, specifically for teen drivers, that will temporarily block the auto from shifting into gear if their seat belt isn't buckled. A message will alert the driver to buckle their seat belt in order to shift into gear.

After 20 seconds, the vehicle will operate normally.

In December, 33-year old Ryan Rust was found dead in his solitary cell at Alabama's Holman prison, a belt around his neck with one end tied to a bar in the cell window.

"He's my little brother," says Harmony Rust-Bodke. She keeps his ashes in a gilded red urn in honor of his favorite college football team. "That's the crimson color cause he is an Alabama fan," she says.

The U.S. Department of Justice has put the state of Alabama on notice to fix dangerous and deadly prison conditions or face a lawsuit that could result in a federal takeover of the prison system.

As Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota was wrapping up her remarks to the crowd at a Ramadan gathering on Capitol Hill late Monday, she spotted a familiar face in the front row.

It was Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who was famously mocked by then-candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 race. Omar told the audience she remembered how Trump had belittled Khan's wife by saying he wasn't sure if Muslim women were allowed to speak.

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