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    Lincoln County Mayor Peggy Bevels in hospital

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Lincoln County Mayor Peggy Bevels is in Huntsville Hospital recovering from an apparent stroke. WHNT News 19 contacted her office, who said Bevels is conscious and able to talk with her family. Doctors believe she had a stroke, but say they’re encouraged by her progress.

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    WHNT.com Events Calendar: Returning Soon

    If you’re looking for the Events Calendar, we are currently making some changes.   We hope to have it restored very soon. Please check back in the coming days.

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    Face My Age: Your next selfie could reveal when you will die

    Your next selfie could reveal how long you will live.  A new website called Face My Age lets you upload a picture, and offers you your life expectancy. Brave enough to try it? Visit Facemyage.com. Here’s how it works: The website analyzes everything from the lines in your forehead to crow’s feet and the size of your nose. There are also a few lifestyle questions including smoking, drug habits, sun exposure and marital status. The site then estimates your expected […]

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    VIDEO: Peyton Manning caught dancing to “Rocky Top”

    DENVER, CO (July 29, 2014) – Once a Tennessee Vol, always a Vol. Peyton Manning was caught dancing to “Rocky Top” during Broncos practice Monday.

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    Former soccer coach faces new sex abuse charges in Madison County

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A former soccer coach accused of child sex abuse in Madison and Marshall counties now faces additional charges. The Huntsville Times/Al.com reports new charges were filed Monday against David Barrow in Madison County district court. The charges are first-degree sodomy, first-degree human trafficking and sexual abuse of a child. Court documents say the incident took place November 1, 2013, Al.com reports. Barrow was initially arrested in May at John Hunt Park, at the Alabama high school soccer […]

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    Spring Valley Firefighters to host rodeo August 29-30 at North AL Fairgrounds

    Spring Valley Firefighters will host its first rodeo August 29-30 at the North Alabama Fairgrounds in Muscle Shoals. Gates open at 6 p.m. both nights and the rodeo starts at 8 p.m.  Events include bareback riding, calf roping, team roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, saddle bronc riding, breakaway roping and bull riding. You can also check out a kids’ goldrush and calf scramble, Big Jake the mechanical bull and donate to a food drive for Sydney’s Safe Foundation. Learn more […]

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    Decatur Police, Target team up for “National Night Out” August 5

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The Decatur Police Department will team up with Target next week for a neat community event. Drop by “National Night Out” on August 5 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Target Shopping Center, at 1235 Point Mallard Parkway in Decatur. National Night Out is a national crime prevention effort designed to strengthen communities by encouraging neighborhoods to engage in stronger relationships with each other and with their local law enforcement partners. The goal is to heighten crime-prevention […]

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    Homeowners say house severely haunted with 5+ ghosts

    A home in York County, Pennsylvania was featured on “The Dead Files”, a national TV show on The Travel Channel this weekend. The homeowners say the house is severely haunted, with multiple ghosts and other entities. Owner DeAnna Simpson has ghostly photos, as well as photos from something that scratches people who come inside.  She also has audio recordings of voices, children laughing, and dogs barking that were not in the house. “Five plus,” she says of the number of […]

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    Alabama teen takes smiling Auschwitz selfie

    Alabama (WHNT) – An Alabama teen is under attack after posting to Twitter a smiling selfie with a smiley emoticon from the Auschwitz concentration camp. That’s according to our news partners AL.com. Breanna Mitchell, an 18-year-old from Roanoke, Ala., had planned a trip to Poland with her father, but just before her senior year at Handley High School he died of a heart attack. Mitchell took the trip in memory of her father, and took a selfie at Auschwitz. The tweet is a selfie […]

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    Athens State brings in therapy dogs to help during finals week

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – We know how stressful finals week can be.  Athens State University has a great idea to help take the pressure off students and staff. To help summer students stay calm and relaxed this week during their finals, therapy dogs paid a visit to campus.  Students spent some quality time with man’s best friend and the little fur babies loved it! “We are providing stress relief for all services across the campus. So for our students, staff […]

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    Awww: Overjoyed dog passes out when girl returns home after 2 years

    This will melt your heart! A dog fainted because he was so overjoyed to be reunited with a family member after two years. In the YouTube video description, Rebecca Ehalt wrote it had been two years since she had been home. She noted, “which in fairness is 14 years in dog years. Ehalt said she took the schnauzer to a veterinarian to be checked out. “Everything is fine,” she wrote.

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    Hottest Weekend of the Year Fest; More Downtown Bars Go Non-Smoking

    Instead of avoiding the heat, come out to Downtown Huntsville and embrace it!