Top Headlines: Pediatricians call for in-person school, Feds investigate Alabama nursing homes

U.S. Pediatricians Call For In-Person School This Fall
The nation’s pediatricians have come out with a strong statement in favor of bringing children back to the classroom this fall wherever and whenever they can do so safely. — Alabama Public Radio

Feds investigate nursing homes in Alabama where nurses died from coronavirus
The federal agency that regulates workplace safety has opened investigations at two nursing homes where nurses died from coronavirus: Marion Regional Nursing Home and Crowne Health Care of Mobile. — MSN

Remdesivir Priced At More Than $3,100 For A Course Of Treatment
Gilead Sciences will charge $520 per vial for its Covid-19 treatment, developed in clinical trials at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. With a double-dose the first day, that comes out to $3,120 for the five-day treatment course. — Alabama Public Radio

Governor Ivey announces COVID-19 testing, safety programs
Governor Kay Ivey announced two programs Monday that will provide robust COVID-19 testing and symptom monitoring, as well as notification of exposure to COVID-19, initially to public institutions of higher education. — UAB News

Huntington Ingalls Awarded $936 Million for USS Arleigh Burke
Huntington Ingalls Inc. has been awarded  a $936 million contract for the construction of a USS Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class ship. — Clearancejobs

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NASA Plans for More SLS Rocket Boosters for Moon Missions
The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville announced plans for more rocket boosters to launch the next missions to the moon. The Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage for the second Artemis mission, as well as the launch vehicle stage adapter and Orion stage adapter are in the initial phase of manufacturing in Alabama. — NASA

Montevallo receives nationwide recognition in “Main Street America” program
The City of Montevallo received a national accolade because of its successful four-year partnership with Main Street Alabama, an organization that revitalizes towns across the state. — WVTM13

The future of architecture? The buildings we already have
A new book by photographer Michel Arnaud shows some of the best examples of adaptive reuse. The cities he chose vary in public profile—Nashville and Austin are already well known for their unique spaces, while Birmingham, Alabama, and Omaha, Nebraska, are probably less so. — Fast Company

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