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 2020-02-20 19:30 

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[ Huntsville ]

Dozens celebrate Black History Month with Talladega artist...

The library at Drake State in Huntsville was packed with people on Thursday to hear a lecture from Talladega artist Dr. Art Bacon. Bacon has been painting since he was a boy and is still doing it today. During the lecture, Bacon told his story of being se...

 2020-02-20 19:27 

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[ Huntsville ]

Samsung accidentally sent bizarre 'Find my mobile' alert to Galaxy phones...

A mysterious "Find My Mobile" notification sparked confusion among Samsung Galaxy smartphone users overnight....

 2020-02-20 19:24 

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[ Huntsville ]

Contigo recalls 6 million kids water bottles for choking hazard...

More than 5.7 million kids water bottles have been recalled due to a choking hazard.The recalled Contigo water bottles were sold at Costco, Walmart, Target and other stores nationwide and online. About 5.7 million kids water bottles have been recalled on ...

 2020-02-20 19:24 

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[ Huntsville ]

Contigo recalls 6 million kids water bottles for choking hazard...

More than 5.7 million kids water bottles have been recalled due to a choking hazard.The recalled Contigo water bottles were sold at Costco, Walmart, Target and other stores nationwide and online. About 5.7 million kids water bottles have been recalled on ...

 2020-02-20 19:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

Why is 911 the emergency call number?...

It has been drilled into our heads since childhood: "Dial 911 for emergencies!" But why is that the number for emergencies in the United States?...

 2020-02-20 18:13 

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[ Huntsville ]

Tax Filing Deadlines Extended for Taxpayers Affected by Flooding...

MONTGOMERY, Feb. 19, 2020 The Alabama Department of Revenue is offering tax relief to Alabama taxpayers who have been affected by recent flooding across Alabama. The relief comes in response to the emergency declaration made by Gov. Kay Ivey on Feb. 18. A...

 2020-02-20 14:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

A Vietnam vet and a support cat formed an 'amazing' friendship at a Michigan retirement home...

Gary DuLude doesn't remember everything these days. But he remembers his best furry friend, a cat he calls Rascal....

 2020-02-20 12:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

Watch this violinist play while undergoing brain surgery...

LONDON, UK — A violinist in Britain performed her instrument while doctors were performing brain surgery on her to remove a tumor. King's College Hospital in London says Dagmar Turner, 53, with the Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra, was diagnosed...

 2020-02-20 05:41 

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[ Huntsville ]

Ryan Newman released from the hospital following Daytona 500 crash...

An amazing sight! NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is out of the hospital less than 2 days after a horrific Daytona 500 crash....

 2020-02-20 03:46 

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[ Huntsville ]

20 years since local radio DJ exposes Racist Alabama Marriage Law...

Walter Peavy says, "They would be proud. I'm proud. I would do it again. If I had lost my life-- so be it. But, I did what I was led to do."...

 2020-02-20 03:24 

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[ Huntsville ]

Weather Forecast Wednesday, February 19, 2020...

Rain overtakes the Tennessee Valley early tomorrow morning, but a little snow also looks to move in across parts of the area. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-20 02:29 

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[ Huntsville ]

MidCity adding three shops this summer...

MidCity just keeps getting bigger! Kamado Ramen, a Japanese restaurant that's become a local favorite, is opening its second Huntsville location. Also opening there are Kung Fu Tea, a popular tea shop, and Color Me Mine, an art studio that allows you ...

 2020-02-20 01:59 

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[ Huntsville ]

Drug Intervention Workshop shines lights on community needs...

We spoke with Hunter Black, with RISE Recovery. He tells our reporter that it...

 2020-02-20 01:29 

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[ Huntsville ]

Longtime school bus driver will be laid to rest in school bus casket...

Glen "Glennie" Paul Davis, a beloved school bus driver and member of the Grand Meadow community, is being remembered in a special way....

 2020-02-20 01:05 

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[ Huntsville ]

More illegal gaming devices seized in Decatur...

Only a week after two men were arrested in Decatur for promoting gambling, another man is under arrest on the same charges. After Decatur Police received complaints about illegal gambling at a business in the 1200 block of Danville Rd. SW, investigators w...

 2020-02-20 00:17 

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[ Huntsville ]

Talks Of Snow...

Rain moves into the Tennessee Valley tonight, and it could come with a passing snow shower. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-19 23:50 

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[ Huntsville ]

Are top pet health trends actually healthy?...

While the food for humans is highly regulated, pet foods are highly unregulated. So how do you know which foods and health products to choose for your pet?...

 2020-02-19 23:19 

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[ Huntsville ]

Car seat installation? Madison Fire & Rescue has you covered...

If you want to have your child's car seat inspected, tightened, or need one installed, Madison Fire and Rescue has you covered. The department spent the week doing training with some new car seat technicians. The training gives them more available per...

 2020-02-19 23:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

Decatur mayor wants Decatur Utilities to take care of sewage overflow immediately...

Mayor Tab Bowling wants sewage overflow problems in Decatur fixed, now. The mayor says 20 million gallons in overflows is not acceptable and says Decatur Utilities needs to take immediate action. Decatur Utilities responded, explaining their efforts to ha...

 2020-02-19 22:26 

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[ Huntsville ]

Uber launches new safety feature for riders...

Uber now has a new safety feature on their app for passengers....

 2020-02-19 22:21 

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[ Huntsville ]

Intervention Workshop tonight at 6 p.m....

Partnership for a Drug Free Community will be holding a free intervention workshop from 6 8 p.m. tonight at 2201 Clinton Ave. The workshop will be led by RISE Recovery Services and Chief Interventionist Dan Hobsen. Tonight is based around learning how to ...

 2020-02-19 22:01 

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[ Huntsville ]

Police warn about sextortion...

Local law enforcement want to warn folks about sextortion, as they say it...

 2020-02-19 21:52 

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[ Huntsville ]

5 burning questions before Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate...

It...

 2020-02-19 21:30 

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[ Huntsville ]

A moldy Whopper is the focus of Burger King's newest ad campaign...

Most restaurants and fast food chains like to showcase their food at its best, but this time Burger King is going a very different route to try and sell burgers. The fast food chain on Wednesday launched a global ad campaign that proudly features a Whoppe...

 2020-02-19 21:09 

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[ Huntsville ]

Decatur police looking for suspect vehicle in car-vs-pedestrian incident...

Decatur police are looking for the suspect car in a hit-and-run that left a pedestrian in the hospital. Decatur police responded to the scene of a vehicle-vs-pedestrian collision at 14th Street and Wolverine Driveon Feb. 18 at about 2:30 p.m. The pedestri...

 2020-02-19 21:01 

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[ Huntsville ]

Did you get this text message from your bank? Check your account now...

Did you get a text message from your bank saying there has been unusual activity on your account and ask you to click on an internet link? If you clicked, you may have given hackers access to your account. ZD Net reports almost 4,000 smartphone users were...

 2020-02-19 19:20 

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[ Huntsville ]

2020 SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS SALES TAX HOLIDAY...

Alabama will hold its ninth annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, beginning Friday, February 21, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 12 midnight, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain severe weather pre...

 2020-02-19 19:07 

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[ Huntsville ]

Is anxiety a growing problem?...

Anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States, but is it becoming even more common? A local counselor says there's not really a black and white answer to that question. "With more access to internet and social media rapidly, like ...

 2020-02-19 18:48 

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[ Huntsville ]

Madison Readyfest Life happens and you need a plan!...

MADISON, Ala. From being prepared for a severe weather event or even for financial safety, Madison ReadyFest can help prepare the whole family for the unexpected. This free community preparedness fair will be hosted Saturday, February 22nd at Discovery Mi...

 2020-02-19 18:34 

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[ Huntsville ]

VERIFY: Responding to real Census Bureau letters...

Here's everything you need to know to make sure you fill out the 2020 Census without falling for scams. This year, the United States Census Bureau will conduct its decennial headcount of people across the United States. The census helps determine Cong...

 2020-02-19 17:22 

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[ Huntsville ]

UNA Offensive Coordinator Ryan Aplin will leave for a job at Western Kentucky...

In the midst of spring football practice, The North Alabama Lions coaching staff took a major hit. Ryan Aplin, the Lions' offensive coordinator for the past two seasons, recently accepted a job with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers football program. H...

 2020-02-19 04:52 

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[ Huntsville ]

AHSAA Regional Finals: February 18, 2020 (Highlights)...

More high school basketball teams had an opportunity to punch their tickets to Birmingham for the AHSAA semifinals. At Wallace State, three local teams played for regional titles. Bessemer City 41, Hartselle 40 (Boys) Cold Springs 50, Hatton 47 (Girls) Re...

 2020-02-19 03:47 

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[ Huntsville ]

Black Ice causes injuries in valley: risk for drivers as temperatures drop...

We checked in with the Alabama Department of Transportation. They say they've seen a few incidents on this road with black ice over the years....

 2020-02-19 03:24 

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[ Huntsville ]

Minority Voter Discussion: locals discuss the power in the polls...

The United Women of Color held an open discussion on the importance of local elections and the impact of equal representation....

 2020-02-19 03:23 

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[ Huntsville ]

Weather Forecast Tuesday, February 18, 2020...

Rain continues tonight and early Wednesday before more rain moves through later this week. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-19 00:55 

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[ Huntsville ]

Mrs. Tomara Hammond Wins Valley's Top Teacher...

Positivity and encouragement fill the fifth grade classroom of Mrs. Tomara Hammond at Providence Elementary School. "I just think that when you are with someone all day that you should make a positive impact on their lives, however you can," says ...

 2020-02-19 00:28 

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[ Huntsville ]

Rain Continues This Week...

The rain continues through the night, and we address these talks of snow inside tonight...

 2020-02-19 00:04 

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[ Huntsville ]

Winchester Road construction is causing damage to cars...

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. The construction happening on Winchester Road is causing problems for residents who frequent the area. The stretch between Shields Road and Flint River Bridge has been getting a facelift for awhile now, but the road being used for current...

 2020-02-18 23:28 

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[ Huntsville ]

Get a look at what's on the primary election ballots...

The presidential primary and local elections are two weeks from today, and here's a look at what's on the ballot. If you're a Democrat or a Republican, the ballots will be different. Here are the races on both ballots: Presidential candidates ...

 2020-02-18 22:53 

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[ Huntsville ]

Third suspect charged with murder in killing of USA professor...

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) — Mobile Police said they have charged a third person in the killing of a University of South Alabama professor. On February 17, detectives arrested 23-year-old Curtis Anthony Womack Jr. on a murder charge. Womack's arrest co...

 2020-02-18 22:47 

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[ Huntsville ]

Limestone County sheriff's office looking for two armed robbery suspects...

One man is in custody and an man and woman are wanted after a February 8 armed robbery that left the male victim naked and searching for help. Lachriston Mayberry, 25, faces charges of robbery 1st degree, theft 1st degree, receiving stolen property 1st de...

 2020-02-18 22:07 

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[ Huntsville ]

One dead, one in custody after shooting in Boaz...

One person is dead after a shooting outside of Family Security Credit Union in Boaz Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say one person is in custody. The victim's identity has not yet been released. This is a developing story; check back for updates....

 2020-02-18 21:39 

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[ Huntsville ]

Gov. Ivey issues State of Emergency to aid flooding recovery...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. Governor Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency to aid recovery efforts of recent flooding across the state. The State of Emergency includes all 67 counties in Alabama and was made effective Tuesday, Feb. 18. "The significant amount...

 2020-02-18 18:30 

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[ Huntsville ]

U.S. Attorney Jay Town picked to co-chair working group in Presidential Commission on law enforcement...

Last fall, President Trump authorized Attorney General William Barr to create a commission to explore modern issues affecting law enforcement that most impact the ability of American policing to reduce crime. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ala...

 2020-02-18 17:34 

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[ Huntsville ]

Limestone County BOE member placed on leave files complaint...

Dr. Samuel Isley, Executive Director of Human Resources and Operations for the Limestone County Board of Education, has filed a complaint with the State of Alabama alleging wrongdoing by LCBOE members, including Superintendent Michael Owens. Isley was pla...

 2020-02-18 17:34 

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[ Huntsville ]

Shortage of volunteer firefighters in Madison County...

The Monrovia Volunteer Fire Department is seeing fewer people sign up to volunteer their time at the station. Monrovia Volunteer Fire Department Chief Kris West says a shortage of volunteers isn't just impacting his fire department. He says the shorta...

 2020-02-18 16:27 

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[ Huntsville ]

AHSAA Regionals February 17, 2020...

More high school basketball teams had an opportunity to punch their tickets to either Birmingham for the AHSAA semifinals or to their respective finals at their regionals. Deshler 75, Priceville 64 (Girls)Rogers 61, Haleyville 17 (Girls)Mars Hill 56 , Phi...

 2020-02-18 14:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

New seat belt covers allow first responders to better help those with autism...

Police in Massachusetts are handing out seat belt covers that could put parents of some special needs children and young adults at ease. The covers help first responders at the scene of an emergency on the road identify if a person in the vehicle is on th...

 2020-02-18 03:05 

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[ Huntsville ]

The best way to adjust your driver's seat...

If you've been driving for awhile, it's probably not something you think you need to change. In reality, many people aren't sitting in the best position for control, comfort or posture. Here are some helpful tips to use to ensure you are using...

 2020-02-18 01:39 

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[ Huntsville ]

Want to learn about art or science? Just head to USSRC this weekend!...

Interested in learning about art? Culture? How about science? Well, you don't have to wait much longer! You can take part in the Spring into Summer Activities Fair at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center this Saturday. It goes from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at...

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