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Friday, September 15, 2017

Amazon removes one-star reviews from Hillary Clinton's new book


Amazon removes one-star reviews from Hillary Clinton's new book


Article Excerpt: "... Amazon was on the defensive end this week after receiving criticism for deleting negative reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book. The online retail giant acknowledged its decision to remove one-star reviews of Clinton's memoir, What Happened ..."


Reference: Federal Worker News

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Madison County sheriff's deputy at heart of sexual harassment lawsuit previously investigated for raunchy photos on patrol car


Sheriff’s deputy at heart of sexual harassment lawsuit previously investigated for raunchy photos on patrol car


Article Excerpt: "... the supervisor in question, was involved in a previously reported incident in 2009 ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Huntsville woman shot in her car near north Parkway


Huntsville woman sent to hospital after being shot in her car near the Parkway


Article Excerpt: "... victim tells police she was shot in the shoulder while sitting in her car, near the Victory gas station on North Memorial Parkway ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Man arrested, charged with killing 2 elderly women in different Huntsville homes overnight


Man arrested, charged with killing 2 elderly women in different Huntsville homes overnight


Article Excerpt: "... Around 12:30 Tuesday morning, police found 27-year-old Otis Preston Mayes off Greene Street in Huntsville. Police arrested and charged Mayes with ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, September 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma shatters multiple records


Hurricane Irma shatters multiple records


Article Excerpt: "... The Category Five super-storm has generated winds averaging 295 kilometres per hour (183 miles per ..."


Reference: Earth Destroyed

Monday, September 4, 2017

U.S. Missile Defense Agency Could Shake Up Management Of GMD Intercept


U.S. Missile Defense Agency Could Shake Up Management Of GMD Intercept


Article Excerpt: "...Boeing is pushing back against the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) plan to assume management ..."


Reference: aviationweek.com

Salvation Army reminds people of change to annual Angel Tree registration


Salvation Army reminds people of change to annual Angel Tree registration


Article Excerpt: "... Instead of showing up for registration in October, parents of newborns to 12-year-old children, seniors ages 65 and older, and seniors with disabilities are asked to call the Salvation Army and make an appointment ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Saturday, September 2, 2017

The Illustrated Brief History of Time, Updated and Expanded Edition:


The Illustrated Brief History of Time, Updated and Expanded Edition


Amazon
Article Excerpt: "... In the years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's A Brief History Of Time has established itself as a landmark volume in scientific writing. It has become an international publishing phenomenon, translated into forty languages and selling over nine million copies. The book was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the nature of the universe, but since that time there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of macrocosmic worlds. These observations have confirmed many of Professor Hawking's theoretical predictions in the first edition of his book, including the recent ..."

Reference: Amazon

Mysterious signals from distant galaxy spark row over whether they could be from aliens


Mysterious signals from distant galaxy spark row over whether they could be from aliens


Article Excerpt: "... Mysterious signals detected in a distant galaxy by astronomers working for Stephen Hawking’s project to find alien life have sparked a debate over whether they could be from UFOs. The £77m Breakthrough Listen project (BL) recently picked up 15 fast radio bursts (FRBs) from an unknown source ..."


Reference: www.independent.co.uk

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Huntsville International Airport's Dreams Come True Files with FAA to Land SNC's Dream Chaser


Huntsville International Airport's Dreams Come True Files with FAA to Land SNC's Dream Chaser


Article Excerpt: "... The airport has signed a contract to apply for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) license to land the small, shuttle-shaped ship in Huntsville. The licensing process will take two years. Local leaders see the license to land Dream Chaser as a step toward making the city a hub for the growing commercial space industry. Science payloads on the International Space Station are managed now by the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, and officials believe they can leverage that relationship to build a new space business in the "Rocket City ..."


Reference: satnews.com

Houston flood: 'No way to prevent' chemical plant blast or fire


Houston flood: 'No way to prevent' chemical plant blast or fire


Article Excerpt: "...A chemical plant near the flooded city of Houston is expected to explode or catch fire in the coming days ..."


Reference: Earth Destroyed

Friday, August 25, 2017

Charged with two separate murders and out on bond again


Man police say they busted in overnight pursuit was out on bond for two murder charges


Article Excerpt: "... Campbell was out on a $150,000 bond for a murder arrest in 2016. He was charged with two separate murders. Jail records say he’s bonded out again. The Madison County District Attorney’s office said Thursday afternoon that it was reviewing the case to determine if it should ask a court to revoke Campbell’s bond ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Monday, August 21, 2017

How does the solar eclipse affect ham radios?


How does the solar eclipse affect ham radios?


Article Excerpt: "...He said the upcoming solar eclipse will weaken the signals of ham radios, but by how much will be determined on Monday ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, August 18, 2017

Where to get solar eclipse glasses in Alabama


Where to get solar eclipse glasses in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "...Solar glasses used for safely viewing Monday's eclipse are the hot item of the week...So where do you get glasses? There are still a couple of places..."


Reference: www.al.com

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Huntsville Police urge drivers to keep two hands on the wheel during traffic stop until instructed otherwise


Huntsville Police urge drivers to keep two hands on the wheel during traffic stop until instructed otherwise


Article Excerpt: "... It's common to try and find your license, registration and insurance information as soon as you are stopped. But, officers said wait for them to get to your window. "When an officer approaches your car, keep your hands visible," Lt. Bates advised. "As an officer, we're trained that if somebody's going to harm you, it's going to come from their hands." When an officer approaches your window, let him or her know if you have a weapon ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Monday, August 14, 2017

Sample Ballot For the 2017 Special Election for U.S. Senate to be held on 8/15/2017


Sample Ballot For the 2017 Special Election for U.S. Senate to be held on 8/15/2017


For the 2017 Special Election for U.S. Senate to be held on 8/15/2017:

Democratic Sample Ballot

Republican Sample Ballot

A sample ballot viewed or printed from this website is not an official ballot. To obtain an official ballot, you must go to a designated polling location on Election Day or apply for an absentee ballot. Information regarding absentee ballots can be found here.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us at (256) 532-3330.


Reference: www.madisoncountyvotes.com

Monday, August 7, 2017

16-year-old shot near Huntsville movie theater


16-year-old shot near Huntsville movie theater; 15-year-old in custody


Article Excerpt: "... A 16-year-old injured in a shooting Saturday night near Cinemark Monaco at Bridge Street Town Centre is expected to survive ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Japan Has Sent an Autonomous Drone Assistant to the International Space Station


Japan Has Sent an Autonomous Drone Assistant to the International Space Station


Article Excerpt: "... The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has sent a crew member to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a SpaceX launched rocked. The “Int-Ball,” is a spherical camera droid that takes full advantage of the gravity deficiency on the space station to zip around unencumbered by wheels or arms attached to heavy machinery ..."


Reference: futurism.com

Monday, July 31, 2017

A Father's Love


'He was a good boy': Dad visits son’s grave twice a day


Article Excerpt: "...Every day, Stan Wilson parks his truck, grabs his lawn chair out of the back and makes a pilgrimage across Huntsville’s McClung Avenue. He’s on his way to spend some time with his son. “He was my best friend,” Stan told me. “We always talked. We talked two or three times during ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Huntsville Councilman shares personal Facebook video after attempt to break up a neighborhood fight


Huntsville Councilman shares personal Facebook video after attempt to break up a neighborhood fight


Devyn Keith, City Councilman
Article Excerpt: "...when the young man's mother pulled up. "A parent pulls up in a car and almost hits the crowd," explains Keith. "She jumps out of the car, sees me holding her son and yells to me, 'Let go of my son.' I understand that she doesn't know what's going on. I eventually say to her, 'We're stopping your son from a fight.'" Her next words to him took him by surprise. "She says to me, 'I didn't raise no punk, let `em fight...Councilman Devyn Keith also admitted that the experience rattled him and nearly brought him to tears..."

Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Huntsville City Schools: An app to track your child's bus


BACK-TO-SCHOOL: There's an app for that, turn by turn bus tracking


Durham Bus Tracker (DBT)
Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville City Schools is partnering with Durham School Services again to offer turn by turn tracking right on your cell phone or tablet for your child's bus. The district offered the app last year but out of the 5,000 bus riders in Huntsville, only 25 % of parents actually used it ..."

Reference: www.waff.com

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Huntsville Police seek help in locating murder suspect


Huntsville Police seek help in locating murder suspect


Madison County Jail Photo
Article Excerpt: "... Investigators are looking for Mondrel Ward, 25, of Huntsville in connection to a shooting in the 2400 Block of Old Blue Spring Road shortly before midnight of July 14, Friday ..."

Reference: whnt.com

AAA defensive driving class will save older drivers money on auto insurance


AAA defensive driving class will save older drivers money on auto insurance


Article Excerpt: "... Alabama law requires auto insurance providers to award a discount to anyone who takes this class, age 55 and older. Typical insurance discounts range between five and ten percent and the certification is valid for three years. The one-day Safe Driving for Mature Operators class will be held on Friday, July 21 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Madison. The cost is $25 for AAA members and $30 for non-members. Advance registration is required ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Monday, July 17, 2017

Decatur 3M plant water pollution case set for early 2019 trial date


3M water pollution case set for early 2019 trial date


Article Excerpt: "... Tennessee Riverkeeper filed a lawsuit alleges synthetic chemicals manufactured by 3M at its plant in Decatur have been entering the Tennessee River for decades. The environmental group also alleges that chemicals pose a threat to human health and the environment ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Huntsville City Schools to push back high school start times


Huntsville City Schools to push back high school start times


Article Excerpt: "... the administration believes this is a safe way to alleviate bus issues. If the start times for buses that do dual-routes is staggered, then they believe this will result in fewer delays. Ferrell said this would help particularly in west Huntsville because of the distance between schools and the amount of ground buses cover on longer routes. Spokesman Keith Ward said school leaders also believe that this will be safer for teen drivers heading to school ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Alabama woman participates in a 'riptide' water rescue at Panama City Beach


AL woman starts human chain to save drowning family in PCB


Article Excerpt: "... on Monday, Jessica Simmons of Hueytown and her husband, Derek, were on the beach near the M.B. Miller County Pier Saturday afternoon when they heard a commotion and people pointing towards the water. What people on the beach were pointing at were two boys who were caught in a riptide ..."


Reference: www.wsfa.com

Thursday, July 6, 2017

SpaceX delivers for Intelsat on heavyweight Falcon 9 mission


SpaceX delivers for Intelsat on heavyweight Falcon 9 mission


Article Excerpt: "... Recovering from back-to-back countdown aborts earlier in the week, the two-stage, 229-foot-tall (70-meter) launcher lit nine Merlin 1D main engines and rocketed away from pad 39A at the Florida spaceport at 7:38 p.m. EDT (2338 GMT) Wednesday ..."


Reference: spaceflightnow.com

Monday, July 3, 2017

Huntsville is home to 4th best drivers in the country


This Alabama city is home to 4th best drivers in the country


Article Excerpt: "... According to Allstate, Huntsville drivers were rated the fourth safest in the country, behind only Kansas City, Kansas (1); Brownsville, Texas (2); and Madison, Wisconsin (3) ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Updated: Local Media Reports Possible 'Active Shooter' Situation on Redstone Arsenal in or Around te Sparkman Center


Redstone Arsenal Lockdown Lifted


Local media reporting a possible active shooter in place at Redstone Arsenal. The possible location is in or near the Sparkman Center, buildings 5301 -5308 are currently being cleared. 'Run, Hide, Fight' order has been issued. Gates to Redstone Arsenal are presently closed. Situation still active and ongoing at this time. Gate 9 is law enforcement/media staging area. Communications at the Arsenal may be being secured to contain information until scene is stable. No injuries reported at this time. Child care center is locked down and safe. Details are sparce. Updates to continue. Continue to shelter in place until ordered differently. FBI team on its way from Birmingham. Continues to be active scene (12:16 PM CST). Christopher Colster, RSA Spokesperson, confirms possible active shooter and possible weapon(s) seen. Gate 7 currently open for exit (12:17PM CST). Marine reserve office on South Parkway Huntsville reported on lockdown just as a precaution (WHNT; 12:19PM CST). Gate 9 is nearly cleared of law enforcement vehicles (12:22 PM CST). Sparkman Center remains secured. All RSA gates now opened. Primrose School at Bradford now has a large police presence, which may or may not be connected. Confirming possible active shooter situation at Sparkman Center. As of 12:30 PM you are free to move around RSA with the exception of the Sparkman Center where the scene is still active. Primrose School situation found to be a miscommunication. Repeating: A false alarm at Primrose School.
Lockdown has been lifted. Details explaining the incident are vacant.


Reference: rocketcity-us.blogspot.com
TAGS: #redstonearsenal, #activeshooter, #AMCOM, #MSFC, #Huntsville,

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Are you a Genius Like Ex-President Jimmy Carter? How do you compare to these celebrities?


Celebrity IQs That Will Shock You


Article Excerpt: "... Never judge a book by its cover because you’ll be surprised by its contents. Celebrities are stereotyped as people who are just all about looks. We often think celebrities give up their education to just make money off their physical skills or talents. But what we don’t know is that some celebrities actually have an IQ which can earn them high-payed corporate jobs! Doesn’t matter if they’re from an Ivy League University or any other academic institution, let’s take a look at the celebrities you can rather refer to as, “Celebrity Geniuses ..."

Reference: weightlossgroove.com
Note: IQ higher than 140 is considered a genius