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  1. Heavy rain, thunderstorms a good thing: Valley rainfall below average, dry spell on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    After a weekend marked by heavy rain and gusty winds, Monday continued the trend as a line of showers and storms marched through the Valley. raining so hard N Fort Payne I have pulled off the side of the road because I cannot see #valleywx @ simpsonwhnt https://t.co/JNxJxfBUdd - Erica Guthrie May 02, 2016 These storms developed ahead of a cold front that was making its way through the Southeast on Monday.

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  2. How much rain this week?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Some light, spotty showers moved into Northwest Alabama and Southern Tennessee late Tuesday afternoon; it did not amount to much. The same idea can be applied to rain on Wednesday: little if any appreciable rainfall.

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  3. Police find marijuana stuffed in child's car seat, man faces drug & child abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 12 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Fort Payne Police arrested Justin Tyron Pinkney after a traffic stop on April 7. Officers say the 24 year old had his four month old infant with him at the time of the arrest. A few days before the traffic stop, Fort Payne Police officers were called to an apartment in the 2000 block of Sanders Avenue north to investigate a report of child abuse.

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  4. Fort Payne corrections officer killed in weekend crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Alabama State Troopers say Cody LeDale Wells, 23, died when the 2014 Ford Focus he was driving left the roadway, overturned, and struck a tree. The single-vehicle crash happened at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, April 3 on DeKalb County Road 85, about one mile north of Fort Payne.

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  5. Man killed in weekend wreck in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    State Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency report a Fort Payne man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck early Sunday morning. They have identified him at Cody LeDale Wells, 23. Investigators say Wells died with the Ford Focus he was driving left the roadway, overturned and hit a tree.

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  6. Help save lives by marching for babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    There are two opportunities for you to join the March of Dimes "March for Babies" here in the Tennessee Valley. "March for Babies" helps mothers and babies in numerous ways, including helping women have healthy pregnancies, funding research to fight premature birth and birth defects, and helping families in the NICU.

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  7. Wild weather swings typical of MarchRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    There's a cold front headed in, and that means some rain Friday night and Saturday morning before the colder air takes over for the weekend. Frost likely, a freeze possible too: Cold, dry air and a light wind early Monday morning give us a chance of some frost and a light freeze.

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  8. Man shot in 'domestic situation' at Fort Payne WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A man was shot in what police are calling a "domestic situation" in the parking lot of the Fort Payne Walmart Wednesday night. The investigation is still in the early stages.

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  9. Truck carrying toilet seats wrecks on Highway 35 in Ft. PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Authorities in Fort Payne are on the scene of a wreck on Alabama Highway 35. A truck carrying toilet seats overturned.

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  10. Several Ryan's locations closing, some in north AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Employees of Ryan's on University Drive in Huntsville said they got a phone call from managers Thursday morning saying the restaurant was closing immediately. Employee Jackie Reed said she was told not to come to work.

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  11. Tennessee Valley area SKYWARN training schedule releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    "A storm spotter class will be held Tuesday evening February 9, 2016 starting at 6:00 pm at the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency located at 3550 Creek Path Road in Guntersville Alabama. The class is sponsored by EMA in conjunction with the Huntsville office of the National Weather Service, and the class will be presented by a National Weather Service Warning and Coordination Meteorologist.

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  12. Winter Weather Advisory in effect as threat of snow lingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The morning is going to start with light rain and drizzle; and it will also be windy. There is no threat of icy roads this morning, but that will likely change as the rain changes to snow.

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  13. Albertville officials seek information for potential future Main Street applicationRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The "Main Street Alabama" designation has proven to revitalize cities and communities across the state by utilizing local assets. As of now, the designation doesn't have a strong presence in the northern part of the state, however, one Marshall County city is doing its research to find out if it is a good fit for them.

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  14. Governor Robert Bentley announces nearly one million dollars in grant money for DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Monday Governor Robert Bentley announced nearly one million dollars in grant money that can be put to use in the DeKalb County area. Governor Bentley addressed a crowd of state and local leaders and community members Monday morning in Fort Payne.

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  15. Special parking for those wounded in combat just in time for Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    They will be designated on Veterans Day as special reserved parking for those wounded in service, who may feel forgotten. "It's a debt we can't repay," said Dana Hodges, who spearheaded the effort.

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  16. Local business left with several roof leaks after paying Huntsville company $19K for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A Fort Payne pizza buffet called Stevi B's is a leaky mess, after hiring a Huntsville Company to restore their roof. Nick and Lesley Barone paid almost $19,000 after they received a flyer in the mail.

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  17. PHOTOS: North Alabama woman finds her backyard transformed into Monarch butterfly havenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Over the years, you may have found a butterfly in development in your backyard, or maybe during a hike down a nature trail. You can definitely see many of them in the Purdy Butterfly House at the Huntsville Botanical Garden .

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  18. DeKalb County family's lost dog may have been stolenRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    It's always hard when pets disappear. But what do you do when someone finds your pet, but won't give it back? That's what happened to a DeKalb County family.

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  19. Fort Payne man enters guilty plea for April murder, sentenced to 20 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    DeKalb County District Attorney Mike O'Dell says Douglas Steven Minor, 32, entered a guilty plea for a case involving the death of Bobby Lynn Ross. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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  20. Series of classes teach DeKalb County and state officials how to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Responders from DeKalb County and across the state are learning how to better work together to handle any emergency situation. The representatives from different agencies are going through a series of classes.

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