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    Portion of Wall Triana Highway to be closed for two weeks in Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Utilities has to close a portion of Wall Triana Highway to replace wastewater main and manholes. The closure will impact traffic for two weeks. The work is required at Park Meadow Drive. Crews will close Wall Triana Highway to through traffic from Eastview Drive to Brownsferry Road. Those needing to get around the construction should use Hughes Road as a detour.

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    Several bridges in Madison County to be closed Monday, Thursday for inspection

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Madison County authorities have scheduled several closures this week for bridge inspections. They are all in eastern Madison County. Drivers are being asked to avoid the areas listed below if possible. The listed times/dates are dependent upon the weather: Monday, February 8 from approximately 8:30am until 9:00am the bridge on Main Drive in New Hope over the Paint Rock River will be closed for bridge inspection. Monday, February 8 from approximately 9:30am until 10:00am the bridge […]

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    WHNT News 19 joins Snapchat!

    WHNT News 19 is expanding it’s social media presence. The TV station has joined Snapchat! While it’s a different way for us to communicate with you about what’s happening in the Tennessee Valley, we’d also like you to use it to communicate with us. See a great weather scene? Snap us! See breaking news? Snap us! Or maybe you just have a question for us…Snap that too! We know Facebook and Twitter, while still very popular, don’t dominate the social […]

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    Super Bowl programming impacts Sunday’s normal lineup on WHNT News 19

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – CBS’s coverage of NFL Super Bowl 50 will begin at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, February 7. For this reason, the standard lineup on WHNT News 19 will be changed. This includes First Baptist Church’s weekly service broadcast which will now air on WHNT 2 at 10:30 a.m. Those wishing to see the service will be able to do so on WHNT2. Click this on WHNT2 to find your listing for this channel. Super Bowl coverage will begin directly after Face the […]

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    Madison County man arrested, charged with robbery and gun charges

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Michael Javar Harris, 36, of Toney. Harris was arrested in connection with a robbery and theft in the 11,000 block of Highway 231-431 North. It happened last week. Criminal investigators identified Harris as a suspect, then saw him walking near Mt. Lebanon Road. Investigators say he was found in possession of a short-barrel shotgun. Harris is charged with Robbery in the First degree, Possession of a pistol by […]

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    South Africa: About 87 trapped after collapse at mine

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African miners’ union says about 87 people are trapped after a building collapsed at a gold mine in the country’s eastern Mpumalanga province. A spokesman for the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Manzini Zungu, said 52 people were trapped when an office building collapsed above ground on Friday, trapping an additional 35 miners below ground. Zungu said 80 miners have been rescued so far. Zungu said the building collapsed in the town of Barberton […]

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    Huntsville firefighters respond to fire on HeatherHill Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Firefighters are currently on the scene of a house fire on Heatherhill Drive. There are currently five fire units on the scene. WHNT News 19’s Jeff Gray is currently on the scene. He says heavy smoke was coming from the home when he arrived. WHNT News 19 will update this as soon as we can gather more information.

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    Huntsville Police investigate overnight shooting, one woman injured

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police were called to a home at the corner of Blocker Street and Old Madison Pike just before midnight Monday. They found a female suffering from a single gunshot wound. Huntsville Police believe a domestic dispute led to the shooting. Officers say the shooter turned himself in to police around 1:00 a.m. Paramedics rushed the woman to the hospital with serious injuries. She is expected to recover from her wounds.

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    The Latest: WHO declares Zika virus international emergency

    GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on developments regarding the Zika virus (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization has announced that the explosive spread of the Zika virus in the Americas is an “extraordinary event” that merits being declared an international emergency. The agency convened an emergency meeting of independent experts on Monday to assess the outbreak after noting a suspicious link between Zika’s arrival in Brazil last year and a surge in the number of babies born […]

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    Toyota to halt Japan production for a week after blast at supplier

    HONG KONG (CNNMoney) — Toyota, the world’s top-selling automaker, will stop producing vehicles at all assembly lines across Japan for an entire week because of a parts shortage. The Japanese company said Monday the shortfall was caused by an explosion about three weeks ago at a plant operated one of its suppliers, Aichi Steel. The shutdown will run from February 8 to February 13, Toyota (TM) said in a statement. The giant automaker produced nearly 3.2 million vehicles in Japan […]

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    Orion Spacecraft prepares for flight to Kennedy Space Center

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – At sunrise, the Orion Spacecraft will be mounted to NASA’s Super Guppy to make its trip to Kennedy Space Center. According to the space agency, technicians at the New Orleans facility recently finished welding together Orion’s pressure vessel. That provides a sealed environment for astronaut life support in “future human-rates crew modules.” This morning, the vessel will be shipped to Kennedy Space Center in Florida for engineers to start testing the structure. The goal is to […]

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    CDC director: What we’re doing about the Zika virus

    (CNN) — Vaccines and antibiotics have made many infectious diseases a thing of the past; we’ve come to expect that public health and modern science can conquer all microbes. But nature is a formidable adversary. And Zika is our newest threat, particularly to pregnant women. New, unfamiliar and mysterious threats to our health are scary. At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — where we identify, on average, one new health threat each year — we work around the […]

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