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    Crestwood Medical Center nationally recognized as top performer for 3rd time

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Crestwood Medical Center has been named a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations. The honor recognizes hospitals that excel at meeting the Commission’s stringent measurements for exemplary patient care. This is the third time Crestwood Medical Center has earned the designation. Top Performers are recognized each year for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain […]

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    Graco recalls 4.7 million strollers due to “laceration or amputation hazard” from hinges

    WASHINGTON — Graco is recalling nearly 4.7 million strollers in the U.S. because the hinges pose a “laceration or amputation hazard” according to the company.  Additionally, 202,000 of the strollers were sold in Canada, and about 10,300 in Mexico. Graco has received 11 reports of finger injures, including six reports of finger amputation. The stroller models affected were made over the past 14 years. Graco is offering free hinge covers to owners. For the fix visit GracoBaby.com or call (800) […]

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    Alabama to mark Homecoming 2014 this Saturday: See the list of activities

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will celebrate homecoming this Saturday as the Crimson Tide hosts Western Carolina at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Kickoff is Saturday, November 22 at 3 p.m.  However, there’s plenty to do before the game. The annual bonfire and pep rally are Friday, starting at 6 p.m. on The Quad. The Homecoming Parade is Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m.  The parade begins in downtown Tuscaloosa and moves eastward along University Boulevard through the UA campus. All Alabama […]

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    Fugitive Finder Action Line: Help bring wanted individuals to justice

    WHNT News 19 is working with local law enforcement agencies to get wanted people off the streets. On Tuesday, we featured about 70 wanted individuals in our Fugitive Finder Action Line.  The men and women we featured have outstanding warrants for charges ranging from theft, burglary, fraud, drug possession and robbery. Others are wanted for sex crimes, kidnapping and murder. Law enforcement officers found about a dozen of the people during our Action Line, and are following up on many […]

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    Judge denies new trial for former teacher’s aide convicted of sodomy

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A former Huntsville teacher’s aide will not get a new trial following his conviction on sodomy charges. A Madison County judge issued that ruling Wednesday morning. A jury convicted Michael Horton back in September.  He had been accused of sexually abusing a child in his care. Horton was sentenced to roughly 15 years in prison. Judge Dennis O’Dell denied the motion for a new trial. Horton’s attorney cited a lack of evidence among the reasons his client […]

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    Disney releases official trailer for Cinderella, due in March 2015

    Disney has released the official trailer for its new film Cinderella, due in theatres on March 13, 2015. The movie stars Lily James as Cinderella, Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother, Helena Bonham Carter as the fairy godmother and Richard Madden as the Prince. Moms and Dads – we bet the kids are already talking about this one! Get more information at Disney.com/Cinderella.

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    How long to thaw a turkey before Thanksgiving? Plan ahead now

    Do you have your turkey already?  If you bought it frozen, make sure you plan ahead and give yourself enough time to thaw it out properly. An average 12-pound turkey will take about three days to thaw completely in the fridge and be ready to cook. If you’re buying an 15-18 pound bird, add another day or two. If you’re brining, you don’t want to do that until it’s thawed. Factor that in as well and then mark the date […]

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    Football coach at Oklahoma high school has awesome response to being fired

    DURANT, Okla. – A high school football coach in Oklahoma was recently let go after his team finished the season 1-9. He didn’t take the news too hard, KFOR reports. In fact, he and his family put smiles on their faces and made a video to Taylor Swift’s hit song “Shake It Off.” They dance, smile and pack up Dad’s office with a positive attitude!

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    High school quarterback jumps fence to hug Mom after big win

    HIGHLAND SPRINGS, Va. — Mothers and sons share a special bond. Following Friday’s playoff win, Highland Springs High School, Virginia quarterback Juwan Carter jumped the fence from the field to the stands, ran up the bleachers and gave his mother a big hug. Mom was waiting, teary-eyed. Video of the emotional moment was posted on Facebook where it has been shared and viewed thousands of times, family members said. “Family is everything to me – the connection, the unity and especially […]

  • UPDATE: 2 missing hunters found alive in Bankhead National Forest

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Good news — two hunters who went missing in the Bankhead National Forest on Sunday have been found alive.  We understand that only one man suffered minor injuries. Search teams found the two men just after 12 p.m. Monday.  Family members identify the men as Greg Sherrill and Buddy Brown.   They said the two were hunting for hogs. Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell said the two Franklin County men went hunting early Sunday morning.  The […]

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    Nov. 14 – Shades Valley vs. Florence, Southside-Gadsden vs. Decatur, Ramsay vs. Guntersville, Mortimer Jordan vs. East Limestone

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    Nov. 14 – Saks vs. Deshler, Piedmont vs. Madison Academy, Plainview vs. Colbert County, Reeltown vs. Fyffe

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