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  1. Jemison High School, McNair Junior High construction soon to be underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The Huntsville school board on Tuesday night approved a $61 million contract with Auburn-based Bailey Harris Construction to erect the combined Jemison-McNair campus on Pulaski Pike, just north of Stringfield Road. The entire project, from design to construction, is budgeted at $65 million.

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  2. Live in south Huntsville? Meet your new City Councilwoman Jennie Robinson on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The meeting, which is free and open to anyone, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bailey Cove Branch Library, 1409 Weatherly Plaza Drive. According to a news release, Robinson wants to hear residents' ideas for improving Huntsville and to talk about "new, exciting proposed plans for District 3." One of her first actions as a council member was launching a south Huntsville business association to improve the retail climate along Memorial Parkway.

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  3. Learn about grassroots historic preservation efforts at Preserve Huntsville event Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    It's not a simple task to preserve the 1,735 homes in Huntsville's three historic districts. The houses themselves represent a wide variety of ages and architectural styles, and many have deep and storied histories.

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  4. Huntsville GOP officials working to bring presidential candidate debate to Rocket City in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is one of the venues under consideration by Madison County Republicans for a GOP presidential candidates debate in 2016. Republican Party officials in Madison County are working to bring a debate between GOP presidential candidates to Huntsville in March 2016.

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  5. Grand jury indicts Madison County woman on manslaughter charge in connection with 2013 hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A Madison County woman has been indicted in connection with a 2013 hit-and-run accident on Mountain Gap Road in Huntsville. Tammy Byrd Buchanan, 46, of Owens Cross Roads was indicted earlier this month by a Madison County grand jury on charges of manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident with an injury.

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  6. Construction contract for Jemison High, McNair Junior High on tonight's Huntsville BOE agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The Huntsville school board is anticipated to approve at tonight's meeting a $61 million construction contract for the combined Jemison High School-McNair Junior High School campus. Tonight's meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. in the board room of the Annie C. Merts Center, located at 200 White St. It is a relatively short agenda, with just four topics during the work session.

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  7. Teenager in Huntsville says he shot prostitute in self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A Huntsville teen charged with murdering a prostitute lied to police multiple times, prosecutors said in the opening of Dominick Everson's murder trial this morning. Madison County Assistant District Attorney Tim Gann said Everson's story was contradicted by multiple pieces of evidence, including the presence of the suspected murder weapon hidden in his bedroom, ammunition under his bed and no signs of DNA from anybody else having contact with the victim before she died.

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  8. Man indicted on capital murder charge in brutal Huntsville church pantry killing of two brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    A Huntsville man has been indicted in the brutal stabbing deaths of two elderly brothers who were killed while volunteering at a church food pantry in May 2013. Richard Burgin, 51, was indicted by a Madison County grand jury on a charge of capital murder and prosecutors may seek the death penalty.

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  9. Huntsville-Hazel Green girls top-3 rematch highlights metro hoops weekend scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Alabama Live

    Can the Hazel Green girls finally best Huntsville ? The Trojans get their final chance in the regular season when they host the Panthers on Saturday night. Class 7A, top-ranked Huntsville has knocked off No.

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  10. Craft brewers talk Alabama beer boom, potential for jobs, tourism in Huntsville and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Alabama Live

    "When craft beer in the United States as a whole outsells Big Red Budweiser, there's something there," Broadhurst said. What exactly fueled Madison County to produce the highest per-capita volume of craft beer breweries than any other in Alabama? The area's growing high concentration of scientists, engineers, artisans and manufacturers seems a rational possibility.

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  11. Light snow expected across parts of north Alabama tonight; some accumulations possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Alabama Live

    After originally expecting that there would be no accumulation from possible light snow tonight in north Alabama, it's been upgraded to a possibility. The National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville is allowing for a dusting of snow to up to a half-inch in higher elevations of northeast Alabama.

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  12. Huntsville signs development deal with Polaris; $142M all-terrain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Alabama Live

    A development agreement approved by the Huntsville City Council on Thursday night clears the way for construction to begin on Polaris' new $142 million all-terrain vehicle factory in southeast Limestone County. The contract outlines the city's $18 million-plus industrial incentive package to Polaris, as well as the Minnesota-based company's promise to employ at least 1,700 people in Huntsville at a minimum average wage of $18 an hour.

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  13. Craft beer business is booming in Huntsville and here's one way you can learn more about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    The popularity of craft beer in the Huntsville area is epitomized by Wish You Were Beer, the first craft-only beer store in north Alabama, which opened last year in Madison. (Lucy Berry The classes are in response to the increased demand for qualified brewers and the growth of craft beer and micro-brewing facilities in the Huntsville area, according to the Drake State announcement.

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  14. BizTech building in Huntsville is now under a new name, plans big facility revamp in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Alabama Live

    PROJECTXYZ subsidiary Creekwater Investments purchased the BizTech building on 515 Sparkman Drive in November. The facility is now operating as The Entrepreneurial Center.

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  15. Free tax income preparation services now available for low-income, working families in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Looking for a tax break? Beginning today, free income tax preparation services will be provided to working families making less than $52,000 a year with children in the home, or $20,000 per year without children in the home. The service is provided by Impact Alabama's SaveFirst initiative , in partnership with the United Way of Madison County and the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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  16. Huntsville/Madison County residential sales up 4% in December; 2014 sales slip 6%Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Alabama Live

    Huntsville/Madison County area residential sales in December improved 4.4 percent from the same period a year earlier. Total sales of 401 units were 9 units or 2.3 percent above our monthly forecast .

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  17. Lawsuit alleging Huntsville overpaid for land to lure Cabela's:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    A taxpayer lawsuit alleging Huntsville overpaid developers for land to lure Cabela's to Huntsville should be dismissed, attorneys for the city argued today in a hearing. "They don't like the amount, but these are valid contracts," said attorney Mike Brown, who is representing Huntsville in the lawsuit.

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  18. NOAA says 2014 was warmest year worldwide on record; UAH climate expert John Christy disagreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - John Christy had a simple response to a federal government released Friday stating that 2014 was the hottest year on record worldwide. "It wasn't the hottest," said Christy, the director of the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville as well as the state's climatologist.

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  19. More than 103K sign petition seeking firing of administrators in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A group of Madison County parents on Thursday presented the school district's new superintendent with the signatures of more than 103,000 people seeking the firing of two administrators at the heart of the Sparkman Middle School "rape bait" case. The petition, posted on Change.org in September , demands the termination of Sparkman Middle School principal Ronnie Blair and Madison County Elementary principal Jeanne Dunaway.

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  20. What's next for 'Huntsville 2 Hollywood?' School tours, a book, and the big screen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    "After people see what the students learned and produced from this trip, we won't have problems raising funds for next year," said Leon Burnette, founder of the Media Arts Institute of Alabama . The students have formed a video production company, managed by the Media Arts Institute, to help small businesses and nonprofits develop video content, YouTube channels, streaming content, documentaries and websites.

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