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    Voting underway for first Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week!

    (WHNT) - The first four schools in the running for the Jack's Pep Rally of the Week are Bob Jones, Hazel Green, Huntsville and Austin. Voting goes until Wednesday, August 27 at 4 p.m. Good luck!

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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. (Updated August 20, 2014)

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    Ditka blames “politically correct idiots” for Redskins name change controversy

    Does Mike Ditka think the Washington Redskins should change their name? No.

  • DeKalb Regional Medical Center also victim of data breach

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT)-  DeKalb Regional Medical Center in Fort Payne also had data stolen in a cyber attack that impacted other hospitals nationwide, including Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville. In a statement released to the media, a hospital spokesperson said, “Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at physician practices and clinics affiliated with DeKalb Regional Medical Center over the past five years was transferred out of our organization in a criminal cyber attack by […]

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    News anchors freak out on live TV during Oklahoma earthquake

    A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Guthrie, Oklahoma, today, the U.S. Geological Survey says. Emily Sutton and Lacey Lett were on the air on KAUT when the quake hit. Here’s what happened: There’s the moment you realize you’re experiencing an earthquake. The obligatory shaking lights shot. Selfie? Or just taking a photo? The world may never know. And here’s how we all react to an earthquake. Los Angeles and Oklahoma. 1,300 miles apart but not that different.

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    Man attacked during Huntsville burglary

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-   A Huntsville man was attacked inside an apartment during a burglary.  Police say a man was staying at his sister’s apartment on Lantern Walk while she is out of town.   He told officers that Friday he was sitting on his sister’s porch when a man walked by and said something to him he did not understand. According to the police report, later in the night Friday as the man was sleeping, the man he’d seen earlier in […]

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    Teen builds hidden compounds, lives inside Walmart for days

    CORSICANA, Texas – Officials said they were surprised to learn a 14-year-old boy was able to live in Walmart for about three days without being noticed.  KTVT reported store employees found the teen after discovering “secret hidden compounds” he had build throughout the store. Officials said the boy constructed two campsites in the store; one in the baby aisle behind strollers and the other was shielded by stacks of paper towels and toilet paper. Walmart said customers didn’t notice the hideouts either. […]

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    Woman in critical condition, ‘poisoned’ by restaurant’s sweet tea

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A woman was hospitalized after she was poisoned from sweet tea she drank at a barbecue restaurant in Utah. It turns out the tea had cleaning chemicals mixed in it.

  • Robin Williams

    Remembering Robin Williams

    Click here to read coverage of Robin Williams’ death and how the world is remembering him.

  • Robin Williams with St. Jude patient Darcy in 2013. (Photo: Stjude.org)

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital releases statement on Robin Williams’ death

    Robin Williams was very active with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, helping raise awareness about the need for money for pediatric cancer research. St. Jude released a statement Monday following the beloved actor’s death: “Today the world lost an iconic man and entertainer, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital lost an incredible friend and supporter. We send our deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones of Robin Williams. Mr. Williams generously gave his time to raise awareness and funds […]

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    Fellow officers prank brother in blue on his 50th birthday

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police officers at the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department are a colorful bunch of people — with a sense of humor. Nothing proves that more than what happened last Tuesday, Fox4KC.com reports. They plastered hundreds, if not thousands, of sticky notes on a fellow officer’s car. The occasion? His 50th birthday. The men and women involved paid for the post-it notes out of their own pockets. They bought yellow ones, pink ones, blue and green – […]

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    Wow: Powerful video may change the way you view healthy eating

    A PSA posted to YouTube by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is making people think twice. The video points out that obesity doesn’t happen overnight.

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