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Good News Fridays: My Picks For The AL.com Alabama Food Product Bracket Challenge

So AL.com has started a new thing for March Madness.  Instead of doing basketball teams, people can vote for their favorite Alabama made food product.  The bracket  features 32 food and beverage products that are either made in Alabama or …...
by Geek Alabama on Mar 20, 2015

Good News Fridays: Marriage Equality Has Arrived In Alabama

I had something else planned for this Good News Fridays, but then this evening, something amazing happened!  U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade in Mobile ruled that the Alabama Marriage Protection Act and the Alabama Amendment 774 (Sanctity of Marri...
by Geek Alabama on Jan 24, 2015

Good News Fridays: Obese To Beast Loose Skin Video

It’s a fact, when a person loses a lot of weight, they will have loose skin left behind from where their fat was stored.  Youtube channel ObesetoBeast, and John David Glaude, used to weigh over 300 pounds, and now he has lost … Continu...
by Geek Alabama on Nov 14, 2014

Good News Fridays: A Special Campaign Kicks Off On Monday

So, I am launching something very special on Monday!  This is something I have been wanting to do for a while now, and over the week, I have shot all of the clips and I am putting them together for … Continue reading →...
by Geek Alabama on Apr 4, 2014

Good News Fridays: Walking For Heroes

This week, we have a guy walking across America from Massachusetts to California in honor of veterans.   Carl Wentworth started his walk from Boston on Veterans Day 2013, and throughout the week Carl has walked along US 78 and has … Continue...
by Geek Alabama on Mar 28, 2014

Good News Fridays: Happy Birthday Colin / Gus Kenworthy Saving Puppies

On this Good News Fridays, I am talking about two things that are very special to me.  One story is about helping a boy who is lonely.  The other story is about saving stray dogs in Sochi! Happy Birthday Colin … Continue reading →...
by Geek Alabama on Feb 14, 2014

Good News Fridays: Walking The Streets, A Kidney Is Found

I love stories like this!  Larry Swilling, 78, went to extraordinary lengths to find a replacement organ for his spouse of more than 55 years, Sue Swilling, whose health was starting to seriously fail.  Sue was placed on a kidney … Continue r...
by Geek Alabama on Sep 6, 2013

Good News Fridays: Children’s of Alabama Get Back Up

Children’s of Alabama released a great video today that all of you will enjoy!  Here is the description of the video.  Cancer, Sickle Cell and Blood Disorders are diseases that far too many children and teenagers are faced with overcoming. &#...
by Geek Alabama on Aug 31, 2013

Good News Fridays: Refuge Ride, Biking Because, Sugar Dogs Ministries

This week, I am talking about three different projects from people you need to know!  Two of these projects involve going cross-country.  And the other project features raising money for diabetes.  Let’s get started! Refuge Ride Dustin and K...
by Geek Alabama on Aug 24, 2013

Good News Fridays: My Top 5 YouTube Geek Week Videos

It’s been a great week over at YouTube Geek Week.  I have watched many videos and I have come down with my top 5 videos from this special event.  It was hard to narrow it down to five videos, but … Continue reading →...
by Geek Alabama on Aug 9, 2013

Good News Fridays: Seacrest Studios

Ryan Seacrest is one busy guy, he’s on the network E!, he hosts his own radio show, and he is the host of American Idol.  But the guy has a great heart as well, as part of his foundation called … Continue reading →...
by Geek Alabama on Aug 2, 2013

Good News Fridays: Bush Shaves His Head / Police Dog Abi Photo Contest

This week, I wanted to talk about two great stories!  First off, a former president shaved his head to support a cancer patient.  Former president George H.W. Bush clean shaved his head to support a youngster battling cancer.  Patrick (2 years o...
by Geek Alabama on Jul 26, 2013

Good News Fridays: 2013 ESPYS Featuring Robin Roberts / The Hoyt’s Race

This week, the ESPYS were held.  And each year, two special awards are handed out to special people.  The Arthur Ashe Courage Award is given to a person or team who has made the most significant or compelling humanitarian contribution in transce...
by Geek Alabama on Jul 19, 2013

Good News Fridays: Prosthetic’s Made Out of LEGO’s

This week I wanted to show of two amazing videos from YouTube.  When a person loses a limb, their lives change dramatically.  Yes, prosthetic’s have gotten a lot better in the last few years as they are easy to use. … Continue reading &...
by Geek Alabama on Jul 12, 2013

Good News Fridays: SportsCenter’s Going Home Video

The ESPN program SportsCenter put together a wonderful video for the 4th of July holiday.  The video is a montage of many clips showing military men and women surprising their family members by coming home.  The video features 50 clips … Cont...
by Geek Alabama on Jul 6, 2013

Good News Fridays: 97.3 Hula FM In Birmingham

Today, 97.3 The Zone ended its broadcasting operations.  So what does Summit Media replace sports talk with, well with Hawaiian Music of course!  97.3 Hula FM is one of the few radio stations outside the state of Hawaii playing all … Continue...
by Geek Alabama on Jun 28, 2013

Good News Fridays: Flash Mob For Retiring Principal

First off, I wanted to share this first movie trailer for the movie “Jobs” coming out on August 16th.  Ashton Kutcher will star as Steve Jobs as he starts up Apple Computer.  Judging by the preview, I think this movie … Continue r...
by Geek Alabama on Jun 21, 2013


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