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Council votes to remove word ‘race’ from all official city forms

By ARTHUR L. MACK Staff Correspondent MOBILE — After a two-week layover, the Mobile City Council on Tuesday voted to adopt an ordinance eliminating and replacing the word “race” on City of Mobile official forms and documents, except as required by state and federal law. The vote went 6-1, with councilwoman Bess Rich abstaining. An…

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County approves new polling places

STAFF REPORT www.thecallnews.com        The Mobile County Commission, in its meeting on May 20, approved the relocation of 21 polling places for the upcoming elections.      All 21 of the polling places were relocated in response to the COVID-19 crisis, according to Commissioner Merceria Ludgood. The new polling locations were selected in order to provide additional…

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Dry-Brined New York Strips with Grilled Brown Butter Balsamic Onions

Prep time: 1-12 hours Cook time: 30-40 minutes Servings: 4   Dry Brine: 4          tablespoons Kosher salt 1          tablespoon coarse ground pepper 4          (11-ounce) Omaha Steaks Private Reserve Boneless New York Strips, thawed   Butter and Balsamic: 4          tablespoons salted butter 2          tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2          teaspoons fresh thyme…

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Summer educational programs approved

BY WILLIE GRAY williegray@thecallnews.com      Students attending the Mobile County Public School System have been doing schoolwork from their homes for the past several weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the official school year has come to a close for most students, those who might need additional assistance will be given an opportunity to continue…

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