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 2020-02-07 03:26 

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[ Huntsville ]

Somerville Road closure...

We have a road closure to tell you about for tomorrow. Decatur Utilities will be repairing a water line in the 1100 block of Somerville Road Southeast, between 7th and 8th street. Traffic will be detoured down 7th and 8th streets to 16th avenue. The work ...

 2020-02-07 03:23 

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[ Huntsville ]

Weather Forecast Thursday, February 6, 2020...

Some light snow is possible across the Tennessee Valley with very minor accumulations possible. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-07 02:28 

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[ Huntsville ]

Alabama lottery push: How likely are we to get the "green light" on gambling?...

As one of the 5 states in the country without a lottery, Alabama's residents sometimes go to great lengths to play their numbers. Our reporter asked a few locals how they felt about bringing the lottery here to home-- and overall they just want the ch...

 2020-02-07 01:30 

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[ Huntsville ]

Longest-flying female astronaut returns to earth...

The Soyuz capsule returned to Earth on Thursday in Kazahkstan with an astronaut and two crewmates. Among the crew that landed was Christina Koch, who spent nearly 11 months in orbit. That's the longest spaceflight by a woman. The opportunity provided ...

 2020-02-07 01:04 

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[ Huntsville ]

Alabama senator says porn is "public health emergency"...

According to statistics from Google and PornHub, a popular pornography site, Alabama ranks in the top 10 states with the most online searches for porn. Alabama comes in at number 9....

 2020-02-07 00:07 

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[ Huntsville ]

Rain Ends Snow Begins...

The rain has ended, but a few snow showers are possible tonight and Friday morning. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-06 23:58 

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[ Huntsville ]

Marshall County to vote on jail food money amendment...

The way jail food money is handled in Marshall County could soon change. Marshall County Sheriff Phil Sims pushed for a food money amendment to be put on the ballot, and now voters will get to decide if the way jail food money is used will change in the u...

 2020-02-06 23:43 

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[ Huntsville ]

Extreme flooding across the Tennessee Valley...

Flooding is being seen across North Alabama right now. Flint River is extremely flooded. It's steadily flowing and surpassing these tree lines. Right now, the Flint River is sitting at 21.7 feet. That's very close to the major flood stage which is...

 2020-02-06 23:17 

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[ Huntsville ]

Auburn RB JaTarvious Whitlow enters portal as non-grad transfer...

Auburn running back JaTarvious Whitlow is in the NCAA's transfer portal. Whitlow started at Auburn for the past two seasons, rushing for 1,550 yards and 16 touchdowns on 306 carries. He appeared in 24 games, missing two weeks last fall following knee ...

 2020-02-06 23:04 

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[ Huntsville ]

VERIFY: Can your pets catch the Coronavirus?...

There is a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to the Coronavirus, and that's why the Verify Team exists...to debunk the many myths out there... We just need to talk about these photos spreading online. Dogs and cats wearing masks, along wit...

 2020-02-06 22:21 

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[ Huntsville ]

Man confirmed dead after car went off bridge into creek...

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a man is dead after his car slid off a bridge into a creek in the Limrock area of Woodville. The accident happened on County Road 119. The man's identity has not been released at this time....

 2020-02-06 21:47 

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[ Huntsville ]

Trey Lockhart signs with Jackson State...

On signing day, Bob Jones cornerback Trey Lockhart was filled with tears as he payed tribute to his late mother before he signed with Jackson State in the SWAC....

 2020-02-06 21:47 

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[ Huntsville ]

Ron Hopkins, The Valley's First Responder for February 2020...

Firefighter Ron Hopkins has been at it for more than three decades. He's been with Station 2 in Madison for nearly half that time. When you hear the siren or see the lights flashing on a firetruck, he's the guy behind the wheel, making sure the cr...

 2020-02-06 21:40 

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[ Huntsville ]

Local rescuers warn, "Turn around. Don't drown."...

Local rescue squads have been out in the Tennessee Valley dealing with cars trapped in flood waters. Unfortunately, some of these situations end in tragedy. So they're sounding the alarm: Turn around. Don't drown. The Limestone County Commission s...

 2020-02-06 20:23 

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[ Huntsville ]

A 'virus hunter' at UTMB Galveston explains the challenges of controlling coronavirus...

GALVESTON, Texas — To fight something like the new coronavirus, it takes people who love infectious diseases appreciate their dangers and have the knowledge to find solutions. They are solutions to something scientists don't yet fully understand...

 2020-02-06 18:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

'They're fun, they're loving, they're sweet,' and all 3 brothers are fighting cancer...

ATLANTA (11Alive) — Parents hope to pass on kindness, respect and their values to their children — but not their cancer. The tragic circumstance happened to a local family three times. All three of their sons are currently fighting retinoblast...

 2020-02-06 14:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

Click Here Comrade: We show you how to spot a misleading photo online...

PHOENIX — We live in a world of Twitter hot takes and instant punditry where everyone wants to be first to the punch — or the punchline. That combination of speed and opinion can make us vulnerable to disinformation. "Click Here Comrade...

 2020-02-06 05:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

VERIFY: Did Speaker Pelosi break the law when she ripped President Trump's speech?...

HOUSTON (KHOU) — Social media exploded Tuesday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripped the President Trump's speech moments after he stopped speaking. Several KHOU 11 News viewers emailed the newsroom asking the same question: Did Pelosi b...

 2020-02-06 04:45 

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[ Huntsville ]

Bulldogs sign 20 in the 2020 Signing Period...

Alabama A&M received a National Letter of Intent (NLI) from 20 football student-athletes as it continues to add to this season's class of signees. Continue to check here at aamusports.com, or follow @AAMUBulldogs and @aamufbr, for more National Signin...

 2020-02-06 04:13 

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[ Huntsville ]

Helping local students with World Read Aloud Day...

Today is World Read Aloud Day and our very own Conner Board got the chance to read to students over at Columbia Elementary school in Madison! They read a book called "We Don't Eat Our Classmates" about a dinosaur named Penelope who had her fir...

 2020-02-06 03:24 

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[ Huntsville ]

Weather Forecast Wednesday, February 5, 2020...

Round 1 has moved through and round 2 moves through tonight, but then things change and we could see some snow flurries across the Tennessee Valley. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-06 03:06 

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[ Huntsville ]

Storms roll through North Alabama: Here's the latest...

Strong rain and winds rolled through the valley Wednesday. Response crews removed a fallen tree in Sheffield that missed homes by just a few feet. Taking power lines along with it, the tree completely divides 8th street as it toppled over....

 2020-02-06 02:43 

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[ Huntsville ]

Register for recycling in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County...

The Recycling Alliance of North Alabama began phase four cart deliveries this week for residents who signed up for the program. There's still time to join the other 69,000 households who have signed up for recycling service. It's a free, opt-in se...

 2020-02-06 02:27 

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[ Huntsville ]

Newest enrollee at Sparkman High is service dog, Theo...

The newest enrollee at Sparkman High School in Madison County is a service dog named Theo. Theo and his owner, Dylan Lancaster, are working to give back to their community and beyond. On Wednesday, Dylan and Theo visited with the head nurse and medical st...

 2020-02-06 02:01 

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[ Huntsville ]

Signing Day in the Tennessee Valley...

Take a look at some of the Valley's high school standouts and where they'll be playing next year!...

 2020-02-06 02:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

How did the state of Iowa expand voter's rights?...

DES MOINES, Iowa — It is safe to say the Iowa 2020 caucus has not been great for the election season. However, in the past Iowa has led the way into elections and been a deciding factor for voting equality. In February of 1870, Iowa became the final...

 2020-02-06 00:36 

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[ Huntsville ]

Rescue attempt underway at Buck's Pocket State Park...

Rescuers are at Buck's Pocket State Park where they say a car was allegedly washed over the road and into the water. The Jackson County Sheriff's office is on the scene. They tell us that they have spoken with witnesses but are unable to get in th...

 2020-02-06 00:30 

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[ Huntsville ]

Do you need a bachelor's degree to be successful?...

It's been said for decades, to be successful you need a four year degree, but is that still true? Many people think graduating from a four year university is the only way to have a successful career, but others say earning a bachelor's degree isn&...

 2020-02-06 00:10 

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[ Huntsville ]

Severe Weather Update Wednesday PM, February 5, 2020...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect through the evening, as well as a flash flood watch. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-05 22:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

After injury, former pro ballerina finds purpose teaching seniors 'chair ballet'...

Vanessa Woods, whose own ballet career ended with a heart-breaking injury, teaches adaptive dance classes to seniors as a way to improve strength and balance....

 2020-02-05 22:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

Knoxville mom, daughter celebrate love for Dolly Parton with 'cake of many colors'...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — "Love never fails." That's Lindsey Hope Gilliam and her mom's favorite quote from "Coat of Many Colors," a movie inspired by Dolly Parton's upbringing in Sevierville. To Gilliam, it's more than just...

 2020-02-05 21:37 

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[ Huntsville ]

Senate votes to acquit President Trump on both articles of impeachment...

The Senate voted 52-48 to acquit President Donald Trump on the first article of impeachment, abuse of power. Every Republican, except Mitt Romney voted to acquit. Enough 'not guilty' votes to acquit Trump on 2nd impeachment charge, obstruction of ...

 2020-02-05 18:39 

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[ Huntsville ]

Police warn about spoof and scam phone calls...

One way local police say scammers are taking advantage of folks is through caller ID spoofing, and they...

 2020-02-05 18:31 

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[ Huntsville ]

Severe Weather Update Wednesday Afternoon February 5, 2020...

Late this morning, the Storm Prediction Center out of Norman, Oklahoma went ahead and included the entire Valley under a slight risk (level 2/5) to see severe storms later this evening/tonight with the exceptions being Franklin County, portions of Colbert...

 2020-02-05 18:31 

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[ Huntsville ]

Severe Weather Update Wednesday Afternoon February 5, 2020...

Late this morning, the Storm Prediction Center out of Norman, Oklahoma went ahead and included the entire Valley under a slight risk (level 2/5) to see severe storms later this evening/tonight with the exceptions being Franklin County, portions of Colbert...

 2020-02-05 18:00 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

4-month-old girl beats brain cancer and rings the bell...

"They say it's magic. I say it's faith," her mother said....

 2020-02-05 15:44 

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[ Huntsville ]

Schools closing early due to severe weather threat...

Due to the predicted severe weather this afternoon, several local schools will be dismissing early....

 2020-02-05 15:30 

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[ Huntsville ]

From billions spent to the least-desired gift | Valentine's Day data...

San Antonio (KENS) The holiday of love is also the holiday of spending; billions, yeah, BILLIONS are spent for Feb. 14, making it the second-priciest holiday in the US. WalletHub crunched numbers ranging from amounts spent on specific items, least-desired...

 2020-02-05 13:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

Cheetah and dog are beastly besties at New Jersey's Turtle Back Zoo...

Watch as this cheetah cub and a Labrador Retriever fight like cats and dogs. But don't worry, because these two are actually besties who've formed a special bond at New Jersey's Turtle Back Zoo. The predator and the pup were paired up when the...

 2020-02-05 07:18 

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[ Huntsville ]

Blue Alert issued after Kimberly police officer shot during pursuit...

A Blue Alert has been issued in Alabama after a Kimberly police officer was shot during a pursuit. Law enforcement is looking for Preston Cheyenne Johnson, who may be driving a for a black 4-door 2003 BMW 325 ISA, Alabama tag 2495AS2, missing a bumper. Ca...

 2020-02-05 05:00 

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[ Huntsville ]

Students at Dawson Elementary kick-off Black History Month...

Yesterday, kids at Dawson Elementary School in Huntsville kicked-off black history Month. Starting off, they held a parade inside the school. They walked through the halls holding signs expressing togetherness, equality, and thankfulness for accomplishmen...

 2020-02-05 04:59 

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[ Huntsville ]

AHSAA Boys Area tourney highlights February 4th, 2019...

Postseason play began for our local high school boys basketball teams on Tuesdays with a Area Tourney action. Mae Jemison defeated Buckhorn, 61-49 while Lee defeat Hazel Green 67-35. Mae Jemison will face Lee Friday for the Area Title....

 2020-02-05 04:29 

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[ Huntsville ]

VERIFY: Fact-checking President Trump's third State of the Union address...

WASHINGTON — President Trump is giving his State of the Union address to the American people and a joint session of Congress. Following Trump's address, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar will deliver the Democratic r...

 2020-02-05 04:10 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

Father and son accused of beating victim with pistol, brass knuckles...

41-year-old Benjamin Moore is in jail tonight, while authorities search for his son, Jeremy. Benjamin is charged with assault 2nd degree and burglary 1st degree, and is currently being held on a $5,000 bond. His son, Jeremy Moore, is wanted on the same ch...

 2020-02-05 04:07 

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[ Huntsville ]

Weather Forecast Tuesday, February 4, 2020...

Showers and storms move through tonight before the chance for severe weather Wednesday afternoon and evening. Details inside tonight...

 2020-02-05 04:03 

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[ Huntsville ]

Tennessee rallies from 15 down, beats Alabama 69-68...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — John Fulkerson wanted to make one thing clear to Alabama's boisterous student section: He is getting a haircut. First, Tennessee's shaggy-headed forward helped give the Crimson Tide a trim. Fulkerson scored a career-high 2...

 2020-02-05 03:56 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

No. 11 Auburn wins 79-76 in OT at Arkansas...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. For the second straight week, No. 11 Auburn overcame a double-digit, second-half deficit to earn an SEC overtime road win, beating Arkansas 79-76 Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena. "We didn't quit," Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said. ...

 2020-02-05 03:23 

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[ Huntsville ]

Cody Rhodes chats with Mo Carter about AEW Dynamite coming to Huntsville...

AEW superstar Cody Rhodes is in Huntsville this week to promote and participate in the Wednesday Night Dynamite show at the Von Braun Center. Mo asked Cody about Wednesday's show, the growth of the AEW brand and about carrying on the Rhodes family dyn...

 2020-02-05 02:39 

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[ Huntsville ]

Gov. Ivey calls for change in "State of the State" Address...

Ivey says, "We have put Band-Aids and duct tape on old ideas, old roads and bridges, and tired old prisons long enough."...

 2020-02-05 01:50 

WZDX

[ Huntsville ]

WATCH LIVE: State of the Union...

Watch the State of the Union address LIVE:...

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