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  1. Elderly man's allergies improve after Nexus Energy Center upgrades his Huntsville homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    It's only been a few months since Joe King's northwest Huntsville home was given a total energy makeover , but daughter Doris K. Lacey said her father is already reaping benefits from the upgrades. King, who turns 95 in August, lives independently in a 1,046-square-foot bungalow on Poplar Avenue.

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  2. Chris Horn has gone from a political fight to winning fight for his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    Civic leader and former state congressional candidate Chris Horn is recovering from stroke suffered in January For nearly a month, Horn, a 46-year-old civic activist and a Republican candidate last fall for the Alabama State House District 53 seat, was hospitalized after suffering a stroke on January 8. Doctors initially only gave him a five-percent chance of survival, he said. Horn, an All-State football player at J.O. Johnson was a fullback at the University of Michigan in the 1980s, where, in the almost nonchalant parlance of the day, suffered those half-dozen "dings."

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  3. Cupcakes & champagne party planned to celebrate same-sex marriage ruling in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Alabama Live

    For gay marriage supporters in the Rocket City, today's Supreme Court ruling granting same-sex couples the right to marry is cause for celebration. Free2Be , a Huntsville LGBT advocacy and resource center, and the Human Rights Campaign of Alabama will host a champagne-and-cupcakes party tonight in the organization's parking lot on Poole Drive in Huntsville.

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  4. The world looks to Alabama to buy Confederate flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Alabama Live

    From Australia to Germany, the world has turned its eyes to Alabama to purchase Confederate flags that are fast disappearing from shelves. Specifically, it's the brick building along Governors Drive near downtown Huntsville - Alabama Flag & Banner - whose owner told AL.com on Tuesday that her business would continue to sell the flags even as they have approached a new level of political toxicity.

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  5. Seeking AP success, 50 seniors from Madison, Marshall counties complete CollegeFirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Alabama Live

    More than 50 local high school students today completed CollegeFirst, a national summer enrichment program that better prepares students for college-level Advanced Placement courses in math, science and English. The students, from Huntsville City, Madison County, Madison City and Marshall County schools, were selected through A+ College Ready, a statewide initiative that works to dramatically increase AP success in math, science, and English.

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  6. Watch video of this huge Russian cargo aircraft land at Huntsville International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Alabama Live

    Russian Antonov An124, the second heaviest operating cargo aircraft landing at Huntsville International Airport in Huntsville, Ala. Wednesday June 24, 2015.

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  7. Huntsville man indicted in choking, beating death of 3-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Alabama Live

    Maurice Cartwright walks into a Madison County courtroom for his July 2013 preliminary hearing. Cartwright is charged with capital murder in the death of his 3-year-old son, Jeremyah Shoulders.

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  8. Who was the Birmingham's top girls team in 2014-15?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Alabama Live

    Mountain Brook got the Birmingham area off to a strong start when the Spartans captured the Class 7A volleyball title -- the first AHSAA 7A title in any sport. By the time the 2014-15 season ended, Birmingham area schools won girls state titles in golf, track, softball, volleyball and soccer.

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  9. NASA has 2 leading candidates for cause of bright spots on dwarf planet CeresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A cluster of mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres can be seen in this image, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 9, 2015. The closer NASA's Dawn probe gets to Ceres - it's 2,700 miles away now - the more fascinating the dwarf planet becomes to scientists.

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  10. Camp Tour 2015: Huntsville wants to be fastest team in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Alabama Live

    The theme at Huntsville this season can be summed up in one word: Fast. New head coach Clint Woodfin led an explosive offense while the coordinator at James Clemens, and now he wants the Panthers to be the fastest team in the state with their newly-installed, no-huddle attack.

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  11. Man charged with assault after shooting at Huntsville apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Alabama Live

    Reynaldo Carmoega-Guzman, 30, is charged with second-degree assault, according to Huntsville police. He is being held at the Madison County jail.

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  12. Sentencing postponed for convicted Huntsville killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Alabama Live

    William Barrett Slade, 33, was found guilty May 8 of murder in the March 2013 shooting death of 18-year-old Henry Woods on Brenda Street in Huntsville. Slade's sentencing hearing, originally scheduled for this past Friday, June 19, has been reset for 9 a.m. June 30. Slade's attorney, Chad Morgan, filed a motion last week requesting the delay because he had prepaid vacation accomodations set up for that same time frame.

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  13. Jimmy Bragan's Southern League legacy is bringing baseball across his home stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Alabama Live

    The fans begged for an encore. Somebody copied 8 x 10 signs and passed them around the ballpark on the final night of the season, begging him to come back.

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  14. Meet the vocationally disabled worker who dazzled 'em in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Alabama Live

    "I didn't speak for years and I had a hard time reading. I've learned to overcome it and keep going."

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  15. Wal-Mart to build Neighborhood Market at former Star Market store in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Alabama Live

    The former Star Market building on Bailey Cove Road in Huntsville will soon be home to a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. Wal-Mart spokeswoman Amanda Henneberg confirmed the retail giant plans to build a 40,000-square-foot store on 9020 Bailey Cove Road S.E. It will be the first development to rise at the property since Star Market closed there in October 2014.

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  16. Lawmakers go to work to study state's alcohol laws after brewers' growler bill diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Alabama Live

    Chase Shelton, general manager at Old Town Beer Exchange on Holmes Avenue in Huntsville draws a "growler" of beer. Alabama law allows stores such as Old Town to fill up customer growlers for drinking off-premises, but breweries and brew pubs cannot do so.

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  17. Driver in fatal Huntsville crash had blood alcohol content 7 times legal limit; assault charge addedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Alabama Live

    A Tennessee 19-year-old who was allegedly drunk when he killed a Huntsville teen in a crash last month had a blood alcohol content level seven times the legal limit, court records show. Christopher Wayne Ross, 19, was charged with manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident following the May 29 crash that killed 19-year-old Toniette "Toni" Katherine Piccinich of Owens Cross Roads.

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  18. Huntsville man arrested in Limestone County for trafficking marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Alabama Live

    A Huntsville man was arrested Wednesday in Limestone County after federal and local law enforcement intercepted a package from Mexico containing nearly 10 pounds of marijuana. Modesto Garcia, 42, is charged with marijuana trafficking, according to Limestone County officials.

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  19. Kids to Love gets $18,000 boost for foster kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Alabama Live

    Marshall on Wednesday accepted an $18,000 donation from the Rotary Club of Greater Huntsville, which raised the money at its annual gala fundraiser in February. The club's gala raised $36,000 for local charity, and split the donation between Kids to Love and the Rotary Education and Child Assistance Program, or REAP, which has provided eyeglasses and clothing to more than 1,000 Huntsville City Schools students.

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  20. Three Alabama abortion clinic owners awarded ACLU medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Alabama Live

    The Huntsville area's only abortion clinic, Alabama Women's Center for Reproductive Alternatives, wants to move into this building at 4831 Sparkman Drive. regulations and then is crafting a bill just to target my clinic."

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