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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Parade, annual prayer breakfast highlight observances of MLK Day in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    A parade on Saturday and a Monday morning speech by Cynthia Butler-McIntyre, a community leader once included on a list of "Most Influential Black Americans," will highlight the area's observances of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. The parade, presented by Alpha Phi Alpha, will begin at 11 a.m. in downtown Huntsville and follow the route of the city's annual Christmas parade.

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  14. Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. challenges congregation at Martin Luther King Jr. service in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    The Rev. Dr. Janette Chandler Kotey leads a choir of about 130 voices and a congregation of about 1,000 in the great anthem, 'Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing,' to open the Celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and of the Emancipation Proclamation organized by the Greater Huntsville Interdenominational Ministerial Fellowship at Progressive Union Missionary Baptist Church, Huntsville, Ala., Jan. 15, 2015.

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  15. Madison County Superintendent Matt Massey introduces new capital plan - without Monrovia high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    I don't have a crystal ball. But I can guarantee that this will drive families out of this school.

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  16. Light snow across north Alabama produces little accumulation ... but flakes were prettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Little accumulation occurred across north Alabama on Thursday, falling short of the possibility of as much as a half-inch of snow in the early morning forecast. That's not to say there wasn't any snowfall.

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  17. Huntsville City Schools, Verizon officially roll out discounted Wi-Fi programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    Jacob Boyett, manager of the Huntsville school district's OmniLynx Wireless Internet Program, explains how the program works on Thursday at the Annie C. Merts Center. HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Huntsville school district on Thursday officially kicked off a partnership with Verizon Wireless that aims to give Rocket City students Internet connectivity anywhere they go.

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  18. Tonight's 'Preserve Huntsville' lecture rescheduled due to weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    Due to the cold and potentially icy road conditions, the first event in the new 'Preserve Huntsville' lecture series - originally planned for tonight - has been rescheduled. The new date is Jan.29, 6-7 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of the Public Service Building .

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  19. Once a decorated police officer, Lewis Hall facing different definition for his careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Lewis Hall is destined to be attached to an ironic, parenthetical description with each public mention of his name. There was a moment of heroics for Hall.

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  20. Raytheon missile program at Redstone Arsenal gets expanded use on Navy shipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The Raytheon Standard Missile-6, which undergoes final assembly at the company's production facility at Redstone Arsenal, has received a big order from the U.S. Navy. The SM-6 - a surface-to-air supersonic missile - has been authorized by the Navy to be used on ships with the Aegis Combat Weapon System.

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