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  1. HSV roundup: Sparkman boys bounce back, beat JCHSRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    One night removed from a 19-point loss to Muscle Shoals, Class 7A, No. 6-ranked Sparkman bounced back to defeat eighth-ranked James Clemens 63-45 in Madison.

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  2. Man convicted in deadly triple shooting in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A Huntsville man could face decades in prison after being convicted on two felony charges in a deadly triple shooting. A Madison County jury on Friday found Brian Andre Simpson guilty of manslaughter and first-degree assault.

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  3. Speaker Mac McCutcheon hospitalized with heart problemRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Alabama House Speaker Mac McCutcheon announced today that he has been hospitalized in Huntsville with a heart issue and expects to be released following treatment over the weekend. On Thursday, McCutcheon suffered mild chest pains and shortness of breath while returning from the legislative orientation session in Montgomery to his home in Madison County.

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  4. Dennis Lee Bragg has been named to the ServisFirst Bank Huntsville Board of Directors.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Bragg is the owner and operator of Bragg Farms, an 8,400-acre, row crop operation. He also operates a certified seed business with wholesale markets across the Southeast.

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  5. Huntsville sets calendar of bicentennial events in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    From the release of a new Alabama postage stamp to a re-enact of President James Monroe's unannounced visit to Huntsville to the combining with NASA on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, a big party is planned for next year in the Rocket City. "I'm exhausted listen to all of that," Madison Mayor Paul Finley joked Thursday as the Huntsville/Madison County Bicentennial Committee announced dozens of events for next year to celebrate the state's birthday.

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  6. Christmas ornament is tribute to Alabama's 'Eggbeater Jesus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Alabama Live

    Local resident Dave Whitten is paying tribute to an iconic Huntsville artwork with two punny creations he is selling at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment. Anyone who has lived in Huntsville for any amount of time is familiar with "Cosmic Jesus," a massive mosaic on the front of First Baptist Church on Governors Drive.

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  7. Alabama Restaurant Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Alabama Live

    From Huntsville to Birmingham to Mobile, Tuscaloosa to Montgomery to Auburn, Alabama is blessed with an abundance of classic restaurants that have stood the test of time, including barbecue joints, fish camps, meat-and-threes and white-tablecloth dining rooms. We want to recognize some of those old favorites with our inaugural Alabama Restaurant Hall of Fame, a tribute to some of the restaurants that have been in business for 50 or more years.

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  8. Freezing fog making for icy roads in some areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Alabama Live

    Freezing fog has been reported across parts of north and central Alabama, and it could reduce visibilities and make roads icy in spots this morning until temperatures rise, according to the National Weather Service. Ice on bridges along I-65 in Pelham.

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  9. Suspect in custody after Dollar General robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Alabama Live

    A Huntsville police officer suffered what is described as a "minor leg injury," while pursuing a suspect after a robbery and attempted robbery were reported Sunday morning. The officer was treated and released and a suspect is now in custody.

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  10. Madison County Circuit Judge Claude Hundley was sworn in Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Alabama Live

    "I'm pleased to be given the opportunity," Hundley said. "I look forward to continuing to serve the people of this county."

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  11. Victims' child alerted woman to call cops to slaying sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Alabama Live

    The investigation into a Huntsville double slaying began with a wandering, barefoot little boy who saw his parents' bloodied bodies inside their mobile home, court testimony revealed. The 5-year-old walked up to a woman in the neighborhood to ask if he could go home with her.

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  12. Date set to close major Huntsville road for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Alabama Live

    A rendering of what a four-lane Cecil Ashburn Drive will look like once the 18-month, $18 million project is completed in 2020. ( It's long been expected, in the plans since city officials said in August that it had determined the best path forward was to close the two-lane, winding road over Huntsville Mountain.

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  13. Cool things to do in Huntsville, Dec. 7 - 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Alabama Live

    Tinsel-covered folk-pop from local band The Beasley Brothers. Their new EP features a festive title-track as well as the jazzy "The Savior's On His Way" and cozy ballads "By This Christmas" and "First Christmas Night."

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  14. Who will win at the Super 7? Make your picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Alabama Live

    Central-Clay County quarterback Boyd Ogles runs against Madison Academy at Milton Frank Stadium Friday Nov, 16, 2018 in Huntsville, Ala. ( Who will walk away with a Blue Map? We're asking readers to weigh in by casting your vote for winners in the polls below.

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  15. Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith merging with Huntsville firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Alabama Live

    Accounting firm Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith has announced it is merging with Huntsville-based CPA firm Hall Albright Garrison & Barnes, to take effect Jan. 1. At this time, the existing BMSS location in Huntsville will relocate to HAGB's office at 400 Meridian St., the company announced. Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith, created in 1991, is currently located in Auburn, Birmingham, Gadsden, Huntsville and Opelika.

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  16. Winter temperatures are returning after warm weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Alabama Live

    After record-breaking high temperatures in some areas on Sunday, reality is starting to set in for the beginning of the work week, with temperatures today expected to be up to 20 degrees colder in some areas as a cold front passes through. North and parts of central Alabama will get the cold shot first, with highs today only expected to make it into the 50s.

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  17. Father of school shooting victim pleads to gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Alabama Live

    Letroy Cole has pleaded guilty to a federal weapons charge after his son took a gun to Blossomwood Elementary in Huntsville, Ala. The boy accidentally shot himself in the hand on Sept.

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  18. Redstone Arsenal leader sees 50,000 workers by 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Alabama Live

    Redstone Arsenal, the military base that occupies a large corner of Madison County, Ala., will grow from "40,000-plus" employees today to nearly 50,000 by 2025, solidifying its position as a "premier federal center of excellence" and key driver of Alabama's economy, its senior commanding general told a local audience Thursday. The arsenal now "accounts for 9.8 percent of Alabama's gross domestic product and 69 percent of the Tennessee Valley's GDP," Lt.

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  19. Myron Gordon scored a career-high 22 points for Samford in Thursday night's game vs. Belmont.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Alabama Live

    The Samford men's basketball team took undefeated Belmont to overtime, but eventually fell to the Bruins by a score of 99-93 Thursday night in the Pete Hanna Center. The game marked Samford's first overtime game since Feb. 22, 2017, when the Bulldogs earned a 72-68 win over Chattanooga.

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  20. FBI announces 1,350 jobs moving to HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Alabama Live

    The FBI on Thursday announced a major expansion at Redstone Arsenal as it plans to bring hundreds of jobs to the Army base in Huntsville. The agency, which already has a significant presence at Redstone, is relocated 1,350 employees from locations in and near Washington, according to Robert Hamilton, senior executive, FBI Redstone Arsenal.

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