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    TODAY: TVA to hold emergency exercise at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant

    ATHENS, Ala. – Federal, state and local agencies will join Tennessee Valley Authority personnel today for an emergency preparedness drill at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant. The drill is part of a series of exercises required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Nearly 1,000 people working in and around the area will be involved in the drill. That may lead in increased vehicle traffic in the area. There may also be sirens triggered both on and off-site. Results from the drill […]

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    Huntsville church to hold Renaissance Bluegrass concert

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville First CP Church plans to hold a concert featuring the Renaissance Bluegrass Band. The group will perform a couple of times. Renaissance Bluegrass is one of several student performance groups. from Bethel University Performing Arts in McKenzie, Tennessee. “We strive to empower our students to uplift, inspire, and entertain through Ministry and performance opportunities. Whether it is singing or acting in front of thousands of people, operating a soundboard, building a set for a musical, or playing a wide variety of […]

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    Lauderdale County man who pleaded guilty to murder in 2003 denied parole

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – A man imprisoned for a Lauderdale County murder will spend at least another five years behind bars. A state parole board denied parole for Timmie Kelley this morning in Montgomery. Kelley pleaded guilty in 2003 to the murder of Troy Condrey, which happened three years prior to the plea. Condrey’s friends and family started a petition to keep Kelley behind bars several months ago. Kelley was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole […]

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    Multiple wrecks cause traffic issues at Interstate 565 & Wall Triana Highway

    MADISON, Ala. – Multiple wrecks caused traffic to slow down Tuesday morning on Interstate 565 in the area of Wall Triana Highway in Madison. Most of the wrecks have been cleared.  However, an 18 wheeler remains on its side on an off ramp at last check. The ALDot Traffic map shows no further traffic problems in the area.    

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    UPDATE: Eastbound Lanes of Airport Road reopened in Huntsville after wreck cleared

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have reopened the eastbound lanes of Airport Road near the intersection of Whitesburg Drive. Traffic was blocked for roughly an hour while emergency crews cleared the scene.  

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    International Space Station celebrates 15 years of human life in space

    (CNN) — Continuous human habitation in space began 15 years ago, when three people stepped onto an orbiting laboratory that space agencies see as a springboard to Mars. On November 2, 2000, a Russian Soyuz rocket docked at the International Space Station carrying Expedition 1, made up of NASA astronaut William Shepherd and Roscosmos cosmonauts Yuri Gidzenko and Sergei Krikalev. For 136 days, 17 hours and 9 minutes, they lived in the narrow quarters of the station as it zipped […]

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    Iraqi political figure Ahmed Chalabi, strong advocate of 2003 Iraq invasion, is dead at 71

    (CNN) — Ahmed Chalabi, a leading Iraqi political figure and a vociferous advocate of the 2003 U.S. invasion against Saddam Hussein, has died of a heart attack, a senior Iraqi military official said Tuesday. He was 71. A colorful and charismatic politician, Chalabi served in a variety of senior posts in the post-invasion Iraqi government. But his image in the West was tainted by his role in providing intelligence to the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush about Saddam’s […]

  • Madison County School Bus Wreck

    Madison County School Bus involved in wreck on Winchester Road, no children injured

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A Madison County School Bus was involved in a wreck with another vehicle this morning. It happened near the intersection of Winchester Road and County Lake Road. Authorities tell us the school bus was stopped on Winchester road when the other vehicle rear-ended the bus. There were children on the bus at the time. There were no injuries reported. The students who were on the bus have been picked up and taken to school.  

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    Local artists are leaving mark on new Huntsville parking garage

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Local artists are making a contribution to the parking garage The Shops at Merchant’s Walk. They’re sharing a bit of Huntsville. Robert Daniel and Andy Winn put the finishing touches on their murals locaed on each side of the garage Friday afternoon. RCP Compainies worked with Whole Foods and The Arts Council to make the artwork possible. The artists incorporated landmarks unique to the Tennessee Valley, including the Saturn V Rocket, Big Spring Park and the Tennessee […]

  • Beef Recall

    USDA announces ground beef recall because of possible E. coli contamination

    The United States Department of Agriculture has announce the Class I Recall of 167,427 pounds of ground beef products produced by All American Meats, Inc. The products may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7. The beef was produced at the company’s facilities in Omaha, Nebraska and shipped to retail locations nationwide. The ground beef items were produced on Oct. 16, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 80-lb. (approximate weight) boxes of “Ground Beef 80% Lean 20% Fat (Fine […]

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    Senate passes two-year budget deal

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate early Friday morning gave final approval to a large fiscal package that would prevent a U.S. default next week and lower the risk of a government shutdown in December. The bill, already cleared by the House, now goes to President Barack Obama, who is expected to sign it. The vote was 64 to 35. The measure, which suspends the nation’s debt limit through March 2017 and increases federal spending for domestic and defense programs by […]

  • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology (Photo: Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County)

    HudsonAlpha to offer free genetic testing for certain cancers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology launched a health initiative Thursday that county leaders are calling groundbreaking. The Institute will offer free genetic screening for genes related to breast and ovarian cancer for every woman in Madison County who is 30 years old. The initiative is being dubbed “Information is Power,” and it was unveiled at HudsonAlpha’s annual breast and ovarian cancer fundraiser “Tie the Ribbons” lunch event on Thursday at the Von Braun Center. Every woman living in Madison County […]


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