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If Your Brain Feels Foggy And You're Tired All The Time, You're Not Alone

Updated May 7, 2021 at 5:52 AM ET In recent weeks, Dr. Kali Cyrus has struggled with periods of exhaustion. "I am taking a nap in between patients," says Cyrus, a psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins University. "I'm going to bed earlier. It's hard to even just get out of bed. I don't feel like being active again." Exhaustion is also one of the top complaints she hears from her patients these days. They say things like, "It's just so hard to get out of bed" or "I've been misplacing things more often...

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IT'S A FIRST FOR THE AAMU TENNIS TEAM AS THEY WIN THE SWAC TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP.

WITH A SCORE OF 4 TO 3 THE DIVISION 1 TENNIS TEAM DEFEATED IN STATE RIVAL ALABAMA STATE.BY WINNING THE CHAMPIONSHIP THEY WILL GO ON TO THE NCAA TOURNAMENT. For more on the team's championship game, click here

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It was a HISTORY MAKING season for the Alabama A&M Bulldogs Football Team!

An undefeated season, nationally ranked and winning the Spring 2021 South Western Athletic Conference Football Championship with a score of 40-33 victory over the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff.

For more on the championship game, click here. 

On this edition of WJAB's Yo! Just Checkin In" host Marcus Sims speaks with musician Canita Rogers. Canita is a producer, singer, songwriter and an AAMU grad! Currently Canita has the #1 song of Urban contemporary chart! Find out more about this Tennessee Valley native in this interview.

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Congratulations to our Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University Spring 2021 Graduates!!!

To view Commencement, click here.

Founder's Day 2021

Apr 28, 2021

Join Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University as we celebrate 146 Founder's Day Celebration!

This year's speaker for the virtual Founder's Day Convocation will be Alumna and AAMU General Counsel, Angela Redmon Debro, Esq. 

Convocation will premier on the AAMU YouTube page on Friday, April 30th. 

Click here for more information. 

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Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey states Alabama's mask order will expire at 5 p.m. on April 9, 2021. Also, on April 9, 2021, Alabama will begin the Safer Apart Order, which will be in effect until May 5, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Click here to read the order in its entirety.

“A Taste of Panoply”

For 2021, Panoply Arts Festival is schedule for April 23-25 in Big Spring Park. This year’s family-friendly festival will look different from previous years and will provide the community with an opportunity to safely interact and have fun while enjoying all things art.

There will be limits to touch points and close contact among festivalgoers. Only Friday evening will be ticketed this year. Saturday and Sunday are free for the public with a suggested donation of $10 per person.

Kenny Anderson announces the launch of a new podcast that will promote the Jazz in the Park- Huntsville brand, “Jazz with Kenny Anderson.” The new podcast will be produced by David Person and David Person Media, LLC. You will hear interviews from artists and hear their music.

The podcast will premiere on streaming services (TBA) on April 2, 2021 with a new podcast debuting every two weeks. 

More information on Jazz In the Park - Huntsville is forthcoming. 

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The new, modified order includes several changes. Alabama's mask order will be in place for another 5 weeks, until April 9, 2021. After April 9th, Governor Kay Ivey will not keep the mask order in effect.

The new Safer at Home Order makes changes to areas concerning senior citizens, summer camps, restaurants as well as hospitals and nursing homes.

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Teens and preteens in the U.S. have spent much of the past year distance learning. Many have missed out on birthday parties, book clubs, team sports and hanging out with groups of friends.

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration signaled that relief from all that may be nigh: Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is now authorized for use in kids ages 12 to 15 (older teens and all adults were previously eligible).

A year after slashing spending to fill a record-breaking deficit spurred by the pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom is eyeing a massive surplus and hopes to send out a second, larger round of stimulus checks to residents.

"It's a remarkable, remarkable turnaround," Newsom said in an interview with All Things Considered Monday.

NBC has said "no, thanks" to the Golden Globes next year, telling the Hollywood Foreign Press Association it needs to get its act together on lack of diversity and other problems recently uncovered.

The network is the latest company to distance itself from the press group which has been accused of self-dealing, corruption and conflicts of interest.

A U.S. Capitol Police watchdog told a congressional committee on Monday that the agency was not equipped to handle the flow of intelligence ahead of the Jan. 6 attack on the complex, and he focused his testimony on a suggestion that the force create a dedicated counterintelligence unit.

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