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 2020-02-12 22:00 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

PGA Tour Series-China to postpone start of national tour due to coronavirus...

The new coronavirus outbreak has forced the PGA Tour Series-China to postpone two qualifying tournaments and delay the start of its season. The season was supposed to start March 26 with four straight events across China. Now the qualifying tournaments wi...

 2020-02-12 21:07 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Valentine's Day: What are people searching on Google?...

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, many are taking to Google to look for their love answers. According to Google Trends, "what is love?" is the most searched question about love ahead of Feb. 14. Other top questions include "how ...

 2020-02-12 20:44 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

New Twitter tool links users to accurate census information...

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is rolling out a new tool to help users find accurate information about this year's U.S. Census. The social media platform says that now anytime users search for census-related information, they will be given a link to th...

 2020-02-12 20:26 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Officials warn about flooding hotspots in Decatur as rain continues...

Rain has been falling steadily in Decatur, and it is expected to get worse Wednesday evening, with thunderstorms in the forecast. Emergency Management Officials say they're watching 32 roads in Morgan County and Decatur that have been known to flood, ...

 2020-02-12 20:18 

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[ Huntsville ]

All boats and docks removed from water at Jackson County Park Marina, two weeks after deadly fire...

It's been just over two weeks since eight people were killed in the massive fire at the Jackson County Park Marina in Scottsboro. As of Tuesday, February 12th Jackson County EMA says they have removed all of the boats and docks from the water. Over 35...

 2020-02-12 17:04 

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[ Huntsville ]

Flooding causes Ditto Landing to evacuate campers...

The severe flooding continues and has caused several parks to close, including Ditto Landing in Huntsville. The marina and campground evacuated campers because of the amount of flooding they've seen. This is a working story. We'll bring you update...

 2020-02-12 14:00 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Oh, crap: wet wipes causing damage to sewer, septic systems...

For many, using a wet wipe is a fast and easy way to get clean; however, plumbers say clearing clogged sewers and drains can often cost thousands of dollars. The issue is so bad in Utah, legislators are considering a new campaign to educate the public on ...

 2020-02-12 12:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

Phone scammers pose as Marshall County law enforcement...

There have been reports around the Valley of people posing as Marshall County law enforcement on the phone in an effort to get your personal information. Sheriff Phil Sims wants to remind you that no law enforcement agency will ever call you to solicit yo...

 2020-02-12 04:43 

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[ Huntsville ]

Challenger Elementary celebrates Black History Month...

Students at Challenger Elementary School in Huntsville are honoring the achievements of African-Americans during Black History Month. On Tuesday afternoon, the 4th and 5th graders held a Black History Month program with some familiar guest speakers. Local...

 2020-02-12 04:18 

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[ Huntsville ]

AHSAA Boys SubRegional action (February 11, 2020)...

Tonight, several teams in the Tennessee Valley tried to punch their ticket to their respective AHSAA Regional semifinal. Tommy Murr and Lindsay Lane advanced by defeating Woodville, 63-47. Austin Harvell and East Limestone are heading to their respective ...

 2020-02-12 03:20 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Weather Forecast Tuesday, February 11, 2020...

Severe weather and flooding will be the big issues through Wednesday night. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-12 02:51 

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[ Huntsville ]

Flooding across the valley: Lacey's Spring updates...

A major crack developed in the 2100 block of HWY 231 in the Lacey's Spring area, just south of all the flooded roads. Crews responded and diverted traffic to fix it....

 2020-02-12 02:30 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

VERIFY: Viral Broomstick Challenge has false claims you can watch out for...

Almost as quickly as the Broomstick Challenge spread, it was debunked and swept aside by fact-checkers....

 2020-02-12 02:23 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Evan Craighead signs NLI to play football with the U.S. Naval Academy...

Signing day came a week later for Madison Academy football standout Evan Craighead. Tuesday, Craighead signed a national letter of intent to play football with Navy. During his senior season. the all-state standout made 105 tackles, 3 Sacks and caught 2 I...

 2020-02-12 01:35 

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[ Huntsville ]

School delays for Wednesday, Feb. 12 2020...

Some school districts on the Tennessee Valley are starting late on Wednesday, Feb. 12, due to threats from weather and potential flooding. Colbert County Schools: 2 hour delay WZDX will update this list as more information becomes available....

 2020-02-12 01:30 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Meet Brenda Robinson: She was the Navy's first African American female pilot to earn her wings...

"They were opening a door, I didn't know was closed."...

 2020-02-12 01:12 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Forget the cockroaches...turn your ex into a "turd" for Valentine's Day...

Most people have a few "turds" in their past. Now, a Huntsville cat rescue is giving you the chance to turn your ex into one. Cattyshack, Inc. a soon-to-open lounge where guests can grab a drink and a snack and hang out with adoptable felines, is ...

 2020-02-12 00:32 

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[ Huntsville ]

United Way plans to drive locals in need to work...

United way is partnering with Toyota to start "Ride United"-- a ride-share service similar to Lyft to provide rides for locals to and from work....

 2020-02-12 00:14 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Severe Thunderstorms Tomorrow...

Severe weather is possible Wednesday evening with all modes of severe weather possible. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-11 23:22 

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[ Huntsville ]

AAMU celebrate Black History Month with guest speaker Reena Evers-Everette...

Students at Alabama A&M University celebrate Black History Month with a special guest, Reena Evers-Everette. She's the daughter of civil rights activists Medgar and Myrlie Evers, and Executive Director of the Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute. Evers-Eve...

 2020-02-11 23:15 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Local leaders, Navistar executives break ground for new facility...

A big expansion at the Huntsville Navistar plant is underway, and today local leaders celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony. Mayor Tommy Battle says this was years in the making, and it all started when he and developers met in Chicago. "When we w...

 2020-02-11 22:45 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Popular smoothie brand recalled due to Listeria risk...

Blendtopia Products, LLC, maker of smoothie kits sold across the country, is voluntarily recalling 29,078 cases of its 7 ounce frozen Superfood Smoothie Kits because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The smoothie blends affected incl...

 2020-02-11 22:31 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

President Trump again proposes ending student loan forgiveness program...

In his recently proposed budget for fiscal year 2021, President Trump is again trying to eliminate the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program....

 2020-02-11 22:08 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Mrs. Amanda Holland Wins Valley's Top Teacher...

Mrs. Amanda Holland at Danville-Neel Elementary in Morgan County makes each of her kids feel special and important. "We all need to feel loved and I want each child that comes in my door to know that they are loved and to feel welcomed," says Mrs....

 2020-02-11 21:35 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Atlanta firefighter suspended after decision to try and save woman's life...

ATLANTA (WXIA) — Last June, Capt. Daniel Dwyer of the Atlanta Fire Department did what firefighters are revered for doing threw himself into danger in order to save another. Crews had responded to a house fire on Collier Drive in west Atlanta, and a...

 2020-02-11 21:05 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Boy injured in Town Creek tornado receives scholarship letters...

The young boy who was injured in the December tornado in Town Creek got a big delivery this week. He was given scholarship letters from Wallace State and the University of Alabama system. 7-year-old Landen Godsey lost both of his parents, Justin and Keish...

 2020-02-11 20:59 

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[ Huntsville ]

Happy meal: Poodle stops for fast food, wins at Westminster...

Siba the black standard poodle has pranced and advanced at the Westminster Kennel Club, and did it fueled by fast food. Siba will only eat chicken and that became a problem when the dog's handler couldn't find any at the show Monday. After lunchin...

 2020-02-11 20:41 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

WATCH: 2-year-old girl channels Elsa after rare Texas snowfall...

(WTHR) The cold never bothered her anyway! TODAY Parents reports a severe snowstorm hit a West Texas town Feb. 5, resulting in 10 inches of snow. This gave 2-year-old Madelyn the perfect opportunity to recreate Elsa's iconic scene in "Frozen."...

 2020-02-11 19:42 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Trash Pandas promotions, individual game ticket sales announced...

Fireworks, bobble-head Sprockets, t-shirts and ball caps, dog leashes and water bowls, seat cushions, wine glasses, Christmas in July...the Trash Pandas are pulling out all the stops for their inaugural season promotions. They're also selling individu...

 2020-02-11 17:00 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Pets can improve your chances on dating apps...

OnePoll conducted a survey of 2,000 people who use dating apps, and found that those who had a dog in their profile picture were more than twice as likely to find love. "Yes, of course, cause I like dogs, and they're like the sweetest things ever,...

 2020-02-11 16:00 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

WATCH: Heartwarming send off for police K-9...

Watch an Arizona cop give his retiring K-9 partner a heartwarming sendoff. Bruno joined the Oro Valley Police Department seven years ago. Trained in narcotics detection, this very good K-9 cop helped seize over a million dollars in drugs during his career...

 2020-02-11 15:00 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Disposable vapes thrive after teen vaping ban...

Kids will be kids, and when it comes to vaping, the FDA says they do what they want. Despite laws in place to ban vaping under the age of 21, and despite a ban on rechargeable flavored vaping products, it looks like teens are still getting mango, strawber...

 2020-02-11 13:47 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Cullman County deputy in hospital after early morning wreck...

Early this morning, the Cullman County Sheriff's Office lost contact with one of their deputy's due to the heavy rain. Soon after they lost contact, he was found unconscious by other CCSO deputies on Hwy 69S. He was transported to a local hospital...

 2020-02-11 05:43 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Lady Bulldogs win third game in a row, defeat MVSU, 75-45 (Highlights)...

_ DeShawna Harper was on her game. For the Alabama A&M women's basketball team, that's a good thing. Harper poured in 19 points as Alabama A&M ran past Mississippi Valley State 75-45 Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game. Alabama...

 2020-02-11 05:36 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

UNA women run past Lipscomb 91-58 (Highlights)...

North Alabama shot 57.4 percent from the floor and hit 13 three-point baskets in a 91-58 home win over Lipscomb Monday evening in ASUN Conference women's basketball action. The third straight win, along with losses by Jacksonville and North Florida on...

 2020-02-11 05:33 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Alabama A&M falls to MVSU, 67-61 (Highlights)...

ITTA BENA, Miss. — Torico Simmons hit 11 of 13 free throws and scored 26 points as Mississippi Valley State snapped its seven-game losing streak, topping Alabama A&M 67-61 on Monday night. Michael Green added 21 points and seven rebounds for the Del...

 2020-02-11 05:30 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

UNA begins spring drills Wednesday...

The University of North Alabama football team will officially begin Spring drills on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. when the Lions take the field for the first of 15 days of practice. UNA returns 52 total lettermen from 2019, including 14 starters, as the Lions w...

 2020-02-11 05:27 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Priceville rolls past Fayette County, advance to AHSAA Regionals (highlights)...

The Priceville Lady Bulldogs defeated Fayette County, 70-23 in the subregionals on Monday Night. The Lady Bulldogs will advance to the AHSAA Regionals, later this week....

 2020-02-11 03:48 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Fallen Officer Nick O'Rear laid to rest...

Kimberly Police Officer Nick O'Rear was remembered today by family, friends, and fellow officers. The 33-year-old officer was gunned down in the line of duty last Tuesday night during a chase. He died hours later at UAB Hospital. RELATED: UPDATE: Name...

 2020-02-11 03:24 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Weather Forecast Monday, February 10, 2020...

Severe weather and life-threatening flooding are all possible in the coming days. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-11 02:54 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Deep in debt, deep in worry: What can you do about it?...

According to the latest numbers, Americans owe a total of almost $14 trillion dollars in debt. You may owe just a fraction of that number, but debt can impact every area of your life. What can you do to get "out of the hole"? Debt can be crippling...

 2020-02-11 02:30 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Brindlee Mountain Primary students get new Chromebooks...

Students at Brindlee Mountain Primary School got a pleasant surprise, thanks to a local tech company. Otelco presented them with 31 new Chromebooks. This, after the school was destroyed by an EF-2 tornado in January. The company also gave the school $655 ...

 2020-02-11 02:05 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Sounds Cheesy: Pizza Hut adds Mozzarella Poppers Pizza to menu...

Pizza Hut is getting even cheesier! The chain is rolling out the Mozzarella Poppers Pizza. It comes with 16 mozzarella-stuffed, seasoned squares baked right into the crust. Pizza Hut says the new option is a combo of your favorite app and your favorite pi...

 2020-02-11 01:57 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Move over for first responders...

If you see lights or hear sirens, move over! We wanted to reiterate the importance of yielding to first responders so they can get where they need to go. This is especially true in bad driving conditions like we are having here in the Valley, when more em...

 2020-02-11 01:47 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Coffee can do your body good!...

Your morning coffee could have some health benefits. Specifically, it could make your bones stronger. A study published in the The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism took data from 564 people and found those who drank coffee daily had better b...

 2020-02-11 00:14 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Folks concerned with possible new Publix development in Athens...

ATHENS, Ala. Mayor Ronnie Marks has been seeing some negativity on social media recently with the talks of a new Publix grocery store coming to the West side of town. The idea is the new Publix will replace the building where K-Mart used to be off Highway...

 2020-02-11 00:14 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Flooding and Severe Weather...

Flooding will remain a life-threatening concern this week, but there is also the chance for severe weather. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-11 00:01 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Suspect shot and killed in officer-involved shooting near Albertville...

Authorities say a suspect was shot and killed by officers during a domestic-related incident this morning. The Marshall County Sheriff's Office says deputies and officers with Albertville, Boaz, and Douglas police departments were involved in the shoo...

 2020-02-11 00:00 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Nuts 'N' More peanut spread recalled due to potential Listeria contamination...

Nuts 'N More is recalling more than 4,000 jars of plain Peanut Spread because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria species. According to the FDA, the only affected product is:Nuts 'N More Plain Peanut SpreadLOT PB91 (Lot and Exp. ...

 2020-02-10 23:51 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Help reduce the number of homeless animals with SNAP...

The Spay/Neuter Action Project (SNAP) is asking for donations this month. All throughout the month of February the non profit is teaming up with local businesses to raise money for spay/neuter surgeries. Any donation amount is accepted and can be done thr...

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