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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

DNC 2016: The night belonged to Sanders; Obama, Clinton booed at Democratic National Convention


Amid Jeers From His Supporters, Sanders Backs Clinton In First Night Of DNC


Article Excerpt: "...supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders disrupted the proceedings throughout the night with boos and jeers...interrupted with chants of "Bernie! Bernie!...began chanting during first lady Michelle Obama's speech...the night belonged to Sanders, who came onstage to rapturous applause...Obama was not immune from boos. Sanders supporters booed and began chanting "Bernie! Bernie!" as Obama ..."


Reference: www.npr.org

Friday, July 22, 2016

Professional bass fishing Forrest Wood Cup comes to Wheeler Lake August 4 – 7


Professional bass fishing Forrest Wood Cup comes to Wheeler Lake August 4 – 7


Article Excerpt: "...The Forrest Wood Cup – the world championship of professional bass fishing – will come to Wheeler Lake and the Huntsville area August 4-7 to crown bass fishing’s top angler of 2016. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, July 21, 2016

When the Supreme Court works against the people: Burning/Desecration of the U.S. Flag is legal


Cleveland Police, RNC Protesters Clash Over Flag-Burning Arrests


Article Excerpt: "...party to a U.S. Supreme Court case that legalized flag-burning, was among those taken into custody after the chaotic scene Wednesday afternoon near a security entrance...flag-burning drew counter-protesters, including some members of Bikers for Trump, to a crowded intersection in downtown Cleveland..."


Reference: www.nbcnews.com

Polaris begins production at Huntsville plant


Polaris begins production at Huntsville plant


Article Excerpt: "... The start of Huntsville production comes as the company works on belt-tightening measures based on what Wine calls 'a weaker retail sales environment.' ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Ladder Two: Huntsville Fire and Rescue Gets New Aerial ladder fire truck


Aerial ladder fire truck makes Alabama debut in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "...Fire Chief Howard Mcfarlen said the cutting edge technology of this truck will help them get their mission done. He said, “This is the only ladder truck in production in the United States now that you can have that’s over a hundred foot tall. But they designed it that it’s light enough to go on a single axle.” ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, July 7, 2016

HPD need help identifying credit card theft suspects


HPD need help identifying credit card theft suspects


Article Excerpt: "...Police say they were allegedly using cloned credit cards at Walmart locations throughout Madison County ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Restoration underway at Japanese Tea Garden on Monte Sano in Huntsville


Restoration underway at Japanese Tea Garden on Monte Sano in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... The garden was built several decades ago and served as the backdrop for the Japanese Festival that was held each year until 2007. Sadly, those who tended to the garden either moved away or passed away. Eventually the garden fell into a state of disrepair. ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Huntsville company’s helicopter work brings 140 new jobs


Huntsville company’s helicopter work brings 140 new jobs


Article Excerpt: "...this is actual production and re-modification of a chassis that has some ancient age on it,' said Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle. Plus, 140 new jobs are being added to complete the fleet. 'Our community is part of the war fighter community ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Sick Burn! NASA Fires Off Test of Next-Generation Rocket Engine


Sick Burn! NASA Fires Off Test of Next-Generation Rocket Engine


Article Excerpt: "... today's Qualification Motor-2 (QM-2) test. This is the last engine test before NASA's Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1) in 2018, in which SLS will send an uncrewed Orion capsule on a flight beyond the orbit of the moon and back to Earth ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Friday, June 24, 2016

Google Fiber is Coming: Check your address to be among the first to know when you can get it


Google Fiber is Coming: Check your address to be among the first to know when you can get it

Google fiber is coming to Huntsville
Google Fiber - Huntsville

Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville Utilities, along with the City of Huntsville, will be building their own fiber network for the city. We’re working with them to bring more residents access to super fast Internet, and to make the city’s vision for a more connected community a reality. When the network is done, we’ll use part of it to bring Gigabit Internet to residents and small businesses. We’d love to keep you updated on progress. Check your address to be among the first to know when there’s more to share. ..."

Reference: fiber.google.com

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Virtual Cyber Academy magnet to start in Huntsville


Virtual Cyber Academy magnet to start in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "...Students would actually be enrolled at a school in their area of the district, and can even do extracurriculars there. But their classes, and cyber security electives, will be virtual. It's a model best suited for students who need flexibility in their education. Thornton said that can mean students who are used to home schooling or work while taking classes ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, June 10, 2016

DUI checkpoints this weekend in Huntsville


DUI checkpoints this weekend in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... The police department has not released which location they will monitor but say they have nearly 40 hotspots across town that are prone for accidents. All motorists should be prepared to show proof of insurance, registration and valid drivers license ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Alabama Defends Second Amendment


Alabama Attorney General denounces CA ruling on 2nd Amendment


Article Excerpt: "...Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange denounced a federal appeals court ruling that denies residents of San Diego County, California the right of possession of a handgun for self-defense outside their home. “The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held today that residents have no Second Amendment right to carry a firearm outside their home for self-defense,” said Strange ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Concerts in the Park schedule released


Concerts in the Park schedule released


Article Excerpt: "... Concerts in the Park kick off Monday, June 6, 2016 for the season. All shows start at 6:30 p.m. and continue until about 8 p.m. behind the Huntsville Museum of Art. The concerts are free to attend, although donations are welcome ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Huntsville Police Department looking for Citizens Police Academy Volunteers


Huntsville Police Department looking for Citizens Police Academy Volunteers


Article Excerpt: "...The 5th Citizens Police Academy session starts next month and Huntsville Police are looking for a few good men and women to join the ranks. Applicationshpd can be submitted now through June 30, 2016 ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Best handguns under $300


Best handguns under $300


Article Excerpt: "...Affordable pistols for $300 or less. ULTRA-LITE TITANIUM MODEL 85 .38 SPL. REVOLVER Ultra-fast. Ultra-reliable. Ultra-lightweight. It's no wonder the 85s are our most popular family. We pack them with a combination of customer-requested features and pair them with the .38 Special +P ammo - making them powerful, easy to carry - and lightning-quick to use. To many of our friends in Law Enforcement, these are must-have revolvers. New for 2008, we're pushing our 85s to the next level. Check out our new light-as-a-feather HY-LITE Magnesium model ..."


Reference: www.washingtontimes.com

Sunday, May 29, 2016

New law allows retired military veterans to get a free concealed carry permit


New law allows retired military veterans to get a free concealed carry permit


Article Excerpt: "...The new law applies to any retied military personnel who are non-disability retirees. Upon proof of retirement, the law states, the permit is permanent and issued by their county sheriff, unless revoked. ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Officers ask for commuities help locating a capital murder suspect


Officers ask for commuities help locating a capital murder suspect


Article Excerpt: "...Huntsville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a capital murder suspect. Authorities are searching for 25-year-old Cornelius Deshawn Frazier of Huntsville ..."

Reference: whnt.com

HUNTSPEX 2016: Stamp and postcard show


HUNTSPEX 2016: Stamp and postcard show


Stamp Collecting Stamps
Stamp Collecting Stamps
Article Excerpt: "...SATURDAY JUNE 4th 10am - 5pm SUNDAY JUNE 5th 10am - 3pm, UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA in HUNTSVILLE CONFERENCE TRAINING CENTER, (Same location as last year, just the name has changed): 1410 Ben Graves Drive (I-565, exit 15) Huntsville, Alabama, FREE PARKING, FREE ADMISSION, EXHIBITS - OPEN, JUNIOR EXHIBITS - OPEN, U.S. POST OFFICE SPECIAL SHOW POSTMARK..."

Reference: www.stampshows.com

Friday, May 27, 2016

Huntsville Police begin Click It or Ticket campaign Friday


Huntsville Police begin Click It or Ticket campaign Friday


Article Excerpt: "... The overall goal of Click It or Ticket is to remind everyone to wear a seatbelt and to bring awareness to dangerous driving habits ..."

Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Study: Eight Alabama water systems have excessive levels of two chemicals


Study: Eight Alabama water systems have excessive levels of two chemicals


Article Excerpt: "... eight supply systems in North Alabama contains excessive amounts of two chemicals; perfluorooctane sulfonate, known as PFOS, and perfluorooactanoic acid, known commonly as PFOA. Both are man-made chemicals that are commonly used in products like nonstick cookware, waterproof clothing, and firefighting foam. Long term exposure to PFOS and PFOA is believed to lead to health problems ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Get One: Rocket Harley is now Redstone Harley-Davidson®


Redstone Harley-Davidson

Redstone Harley-Davidson
Redstone Harley-Davidson®

Article Excerpt: "... Redstone Harley-Davidson® is a place where we hang our helmets, spend time, and share our experiences and knowledge with other men and women who have a love for Harley-Davidson® and motorcycling. It's our way of life and we welcome you to join it. To be part of Harley-Davidson® is to be part of a family, an exclusive group of enthusiasts who appreciate the unique character, heritage and even the sound of these machines. Here at Redstone Harley-Davidson®, we have a sense of commitment that simply doesn't exist anywhere else. Ring the famous "Redstone Harley-Davidson® Bell"! All new bike owners stand under this bell and give it a LOUD RING to celebrate their new purchase. It serves as a symbol of joining the Harley-Davidson® family! ..."

Reference: www.redstoneharley-davidson.com

Monday, May 23, 2016

One arrested, drugs confiscated in Huntsville traffic stop


One arrested, drugs confiscated in Huntsville traffic stop


Article Excerpt: "... While searching May's vehicle later, police reported finding four bricks of compressed marijuana, weighing in total about 3.75 pounds ..."

Reference: www.abc17news.com

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Human Trafficking On The Rise In North Alabama


Human Trafficking On The Rise In North Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... 76 percent of these [victims] are Caucasian," said McCarty. "This is not a poverty issue. These are not girls from your poverty-stricken areas. Huntsville is also one of the primary targets for online child pornography. And the reason why is there's so much technology in Huntsville ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Horrible early-morning Interstate 565 wreck takes lives


Huntsville Police confirms third death in early-morning Interstate 565 wreck


Article Excerpt: "... Moments before the wreck, 911 received a call about a driver going the wrong way down 1-565 East. Seconds later, reports came in about a head-on collision ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tent City is back, an inside look at one of Huntsville's largest homeless camps


Tent City is back, an inside look at one of Huntsville's largest homeless camps


Article Excerpt: "...the homeless camp under the I-565 overpass at North Parkway will just continue to grow. Rows of tents and tarps are clustered between an interstate and a jail. For many in Huntsville, it’s home ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

10 Huntsville tech occupations that pay higher than the national average


10 Huntsville tech occupations that pay higher than the national average


Article Excerpt: "... low cost of living is very appealing for many job seekers, but when your job pays more than the national average at the same time, it makes the Rocket City a go-to destination for many tech workers ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Friday, May 6, 2016

A look and what passed and failed in the 2016 legislative session


A look and what passed and failed in the '16 session


Article Excerpt: "... Lawmakers approved a bill to prohibit cities from setting their own minimum wage. The legislation was quickly approved and signed into law in the wake of a Birmingham City Council vote to raise the hourly minimum wage to $10.10 ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Monday, May 2, 2016

Tornado sirens misfire, shut down Panoply arts festival


Tornado sirens misfire, shut down Panoply arts festival


Article Excerpt: "...Emergency management officials are scrambling to find out why their vaunted weather warning system upgrade failed on Saturday, firing sirens across the county and emptying Big Spring International Park during the Panoply arts festival while the dangerous weather was miles away ..."

Reference: www.al.com

Friday, April 29, 2016

Provide your input now! Give feedback on new Behavioral Learning Guides for schools


Huntsville parents, students & teachers encouraged to give feedback on new Behavioral Learning Guides


Article Excerpt: "... Thursday's arrests of three students at Grissom High School is just one behavioral issue that's happened in Huntsville City Schools this year. Recently, the Huntsville Board of Education unveiled the new "Behavioral Learning Guide" draft ... View the Elementary Behavioral Learning Guide and the Secondary Behavioral Learning Guide..."


Reference: whnt.com