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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Man invites police to help mow lawns in all 50 states


Man invites police to help mow lawns in all 50 states


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who traveled to all 50 states to mow lawns for free says he’s traveling cross-country again to bring together police officers and the community. Rodney Smith Jr. ..."


Reference: www.wkrn.com

Huntsville City Council Approves New City Salary Schedule


Huntsville council approves new city salary schedule


Article Excerpt: "... The schedule mandates a salary increase for each step increase for employees, a change from the previous schedule that had "empty steps" that did not include more money. The schedule increases salaries at..."


Reference: www.al.com

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Crime Stoppers: Pair deposits bogus checks to steal money (Photos)


Crime Stoppers: Pair deposits bogus checks to steal money


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville police need help identifying two people they say used fake checks to steal thousands of dollars from Redstone Federal Credit Union..."


Reference: www.waff.com

WWII veteran’s grave marker mysteriously found near railroad tracks


WWII veteran’s grave marker mysteriously found near railroad tracks


Article Excerpt: "... The memorial plaque was found during railroad work near downtown Hunsville. The person who found it posted a photo to Facebook noting that it was a marker for a World War II veteran – Army Private "Bennie L White" – and commenters went to work trying to find where the marker belonged..."


Reference: wtvr.com

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Here’s who will be the US Space Command deputy


Here’s who will be the US Space Command deputy


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Lt. Gen. James Dickinson has been nominated to become the deputy commander of the new U.S. Space Command, sources have confirmed to Defense News..."


Reference: www.defensenews.com

Alabama native Michaela Morard, 17, of Huntsville, carded 5-under 67s to share first round lead



Article Excerpt: "... and Morard, 17, of Huntsville, each carded 5-under 67s to share the lead after Round 1. A member of the 2016 and 2018 USA Curtis Cup Teams, Lee made five birdies over her first nine holes – Old Waverly’s inward nine – and then came home in even-par 36. Morard, who plans to attend the University of Alabama in 2020, finished with four consecutive birdies from No. 15, including a 6-footer on her closing hole..."


Reference: www.usga.org

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Don't bank on getting $125 out of Equifax data breach deal: Here's why


Don't bank on getting $125 out of Equifax data breach deal: Here's why


Article Excerpt: "... Don't worry, the FTC has an answer for those who have yet to submit a claim. The deadline to file is January 22, 2020. The FTC suggests opting for the free credit monitoring service for the next 10 years instead. "Frankly, the free credit monitoring is worth a lot more ..."


Reference: www.freep.com

Marissa Robledo, W4AQT, Named 2019 ARRL Alabama Outstanding Youth Ham


Marissa Robledo, W4AQT, Named 2019 ARRL Alabama Outstanding Youth Ham


Article Excerpt: "... The 2019 Alabama Outstanding Youth Ham Award goes to: Marissa Robledo W4AQT Marissa is a twelve year old General class license-holder who lives in Montgomery, AL and is devoted to consistently learning and growing in the great hobby of Amateur Radio. She exhibits enthusiasm, knowledge, and rapid growth in many areas of Amateur Radio..."


Reference: qrznow.com

Alabama teen wins PowerPoint World Championship


Alabama teen wins PowerPoint World Championship


Article Excerpt: "... Seth Maddox, a recent graduate of Geraldine High School in DeKalb County, was just crowned the Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint World Champion..."


Reference: www.al.com

“Rodent feces” and “live roaches with fresh egg sacks”: Your August 2nd, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report


“Rodent feces” and “live roaches with fresh egg sacks”: Your August 2nd, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report


Article Excerpt: "... One of the new hot spots at MidCity is making it’s first appearance on Kitchen Cops. The Twin Peaks get hit with an 84 due to foods at the wrong temperature, and employees handling food without gloves and with fingernails that didn’t meet regulations..."


Reference: www.waff.com

India's Chandrayaan-2 Mission to the Moon in Photos


India's Chandrayaan-2 Mission to the Moon in Photos


Article Excerpt: "... Chandrayaan-2 launched to the moon on July 22, 2019, and is expected to arrive in lunar orbit on Sept. 6. The India Space Research Organization (ISRO) is targeting the moon's south pole as a landing spot..."


Reference: www.space.com

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Alabama veterans die by suicide at a higher rate than the national average, help is available


Alabama veterans die by suicide at a higher rate than the national average, help is available


Article Excerpt: "... The first thing to know, if you are considering suicide, or are concerned that a loved one is considering suicide, you're urged to call: The Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, and Press 1. There are trained counselors and resources immediately available. With the state ranking second nationally in this terrible category, the Alabama Legislature and the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs have authorized a new study ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Huntsville police looking for suspects who stole car at gas station


Huntsville police looking for suspects who stole car at gas station


Article Excerpt: "... Wavaho on Pulaski Pike Friday afternoon... took off and got onto the interstate and fled from police at more than 100 mph. Now, officers are looking to locate both suspects involved..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts


SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts


Article Excerpt: "... The testing of a compact hydrogen generator for inflatable heat shields, which could help deliver larger payloads to Mars, comes in a deal with Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and Anasphere Inc. of Bozeman, Mont..."


Reference: www.upi.com

Friday, August 2, 2019

Mazda Toyota Plant Uses Drone Video to Advertise Employment Opportunities


Take a drone flight over Mazda Toyota auto plant


Article Excerpt: "... Mazda Toyota also used the tweet to solicit applicants to fill the 4,000 jobs that the plant will create. Interested applicants can visit the company’s website to search for available jobs and applications..."


Reference: www.al.com

Job Examples:

* Maintenance Team Member - Facilities, Huntsville, Alabama
* Security Specialist
* ...and many more

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Black Moon Tonight (Wed., July 31, 2019)


What Is a 'Black Moon'? Everything to Know About Wednesday's Rare Celestial Phenomenon


Article Excerpt: "... The "black moon," which will be visible Wednesday night, was last seen in September 2016 — and before that, in March 2014..."


Reference: people.com

Huntsville police testing license plate reader on Memorial Parkway


Huntsville police testing license plate reader on Memorial Parkway


Article Excerpt: "... The North Alabama Multi-Agency Crime Center is already up and running. Police said the current technology helped solve 63 cases in the first quarter of the year. Police said an employee of the FBI also plans to join their team inside the center. In the future, the department will also purchase gunshot detectors..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

One man arrested after locking a woman inside a UAH classroom


One man arrested after locking a woman inside a UAH classroom


Article Excerpt: "... UAH spokesman Ray Garner told us that last weekend a man, who is not a student at UAH, followed a woman into a classroom. Kevin Brown, 35, locked the woman in a classroom against her will ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Hacking security alert issued for small planes, DHS warns modern flight systems are 'exploitable'


Hacking security alert issued for small planes, DHS warns modern flight systems are 'exploitable'


Article Excerpt: "... An attacker with physical access to the aircraft could attach a device to an avionics CAN bus that could be used to inject false data, resulting in incorrect readings in avionic equipment," CISA said in its alert. "The researchers have outlined that engine telemetry readings, compass and attitude data, altitude, airspeeds, and angle of attack could all be manipulated to provide false measurements to the pilot..."


Reference: www.foxnews.com

How to protect yourself after the Capital One data breach


How to protect yourself after the Capital One data breach


Article Excerpt: "... A credit freeze can offer an extra layer of protection by restricting creditors’ access to a person’s credit report. If a thief applies for a fraudulent line of credit, most creditors would try to look at the applicant’s credit report and see it’s locked..."


Reference: www.nbcnews.com