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  1. Firefighters' parity raises and street-naming quandary tabled by Huntsville City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Councilman Will Culver previously introduced a plan that would provide Huntsville firefighters a parity in pay raises to match those of Huntsville police. "The firefighters were not able to be here tonight and I promised we would not do anything with this in their absence," Culver said.

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  2. Alabama Hammers open season Friday under new coach Scott SharpRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Alabama Hammers' Mico McSwain celebrates after a touchdown catch against Richmond in the Professional Indoor Football League championship game July 8, 2013 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville. The former Huntsville High coach leads the Hammers into their Professional Indoor Football League season opener at defending champion Nashville.

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  3. Gov. Robert Bentley to pitch tax plan in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    Gov. Robert Bentley will be in Huntsville on Thursday as part of a statewide tour to build support for his plan to raise taxes. Bentley is taking his plan to address a $700 million shortfall around the state while the legislature is recessed this week for spring break.

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  4. DesignHSV art contest will highlight Huntsville's beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    The American Advertising Federation of North Alabama and Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau are challenging local artists to create digital artwork that celebrates the beauty of the Rocket City. The DesignHSV graphic arts poster contest gets under way Monday.

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  5. Redstone Arsenal access to be easier for some visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    If you're a frequent visitor to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, the process of passing through security gates may soon get a little easier. The arsenal on Wednesday announced a new program that goes into effect April 1 that would allow some visitors the opportunity to be cleared at the gate instead of stopping at a visitor centers.

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  6. Huntsville's plan for Ditto Landing may include more campsites, zip linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Alabama Live

    A blueprint for transforming underused Ditto Landing into a waterfront recreation hub for Huntsville is about to be made public. City planners and Ditto's board of directors have scheduled a master plan reveal party for 6 p.m., April 15, at the Ditto pavilion on the banks of the Tennessee River.

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  7. Want to own a food truck? Cilantro selling trailer before street food season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Alabama Live

    Marina Wethington, manager and partner at Cilantro, is selling the Cilantro food trailer and a 2002 Dodge Ram after operating about a year in Huntsville. Running a food truck proved to be too much for Marina Wethington, but she hopes to help another culinary entrepreneur achieve his or her dream in Huntsville.

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  8. Huntsville/Madison County residential sales in February exceed forecast' Up 10 percent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Alabama Live

    Sales: Huntsville/Madison County residential sales totaled 330 units in February, a small slip in sales growth of .9 percent or 3 units from the same period last year. Year-to-date sales through February are 2.8 percent below 2014.

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  9. Fireplace fire spreads, damages Huntsville homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Alabama Live

    Huntsville firefighters and HEMSI responded to a house fire on Saturday that began when a fire in a fireplace spread to the home's walls. Firefighters on Saturday were called to a home on Burlingame Drive, where a fire in the home's fireplace got out of hand.

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  10. During War of 1812, Ditto Landing namesake ferried Andrew Jackson,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Alabama Live

    Without firing a shot, early Madison County settler James "John" Ditto played a key role in America's victory over the British in the War of 1812. In 1807, Ditto established a Tennessee River ferry crossing near present-day Ditto Landing Marina in Huntsville.

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  11. Four men charged in fraudulent gold scheme that drew $3 million in investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Alabama Live

    The fraudulent $3 million African gold stock scheme that a Huntsville man pleaded guilty to last week involved at least three other co-conspirators, investigators say. The fraudulent $3 million African gold stock scheme that a Huntsville man pleaded guilty to last week involved at least three other co-conspirators, investigators say.

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  12. Watch award-winning police dogs train in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Alabama Live

    Meet Apollo. The 16-month-old Belgian Malinois is the latest addition to the Huntsville Police Department K-9 Unit, and a unique one at that.

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  13. Demoted Alabama trooper drove patrol car while drinking, fled Arab officers during domestic incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Alabama Live

    Alabama Trooper Gary Shannon Gates is pictured in an undated photo taken from a Department of Public Safety publication. An Alabama state trooper who was demoted following a domestic incident last October was sent to rehab instead of jail, despite the fact that he drove his patrol car while under the influence of alcohol, pointed his state-issued gun at his estranged wife and fled from Arab police officers when they responded to the scene.

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  14. Madison County Jail officer charged with aggravated child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Alabama Live

    A Madison County Detention Facility officer was booked into the very jail she works in after Huntsville police charged her with aggravated child abuse. Jessica Debbie Rhinehart, 26, is charged with aggravated child abuse.

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  15. Huntsville man indicted in 2014 slaying of elderly Madison County residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Alabama Live

    A Huntsville man has been indicted for murder almost a year to the day after he allegedly gunned down an elderly Madison County resident at his home. A Madison County grand jury this week returned an indictment against Erskine Leon Hughes, 64, in the March 21, 2014, shooting death of 73-year-old Richard Alfredo Kier Sr. The victim was killed at his home at 5103 Colemont Lane, near Winchester and Moore's Mill roads in northeast Madison County.

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  16. Huntsville man suspected in more than 20 'smash-and-grab' burglaries across Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Alabama Live

    The Huntsville Police Department's Burglary Task Force made an arrest this week that clears more than 20 "smash-and-grab" burglaries across the city. Jeffrey Lenard Davis, 43, of Huntsville, was arrested Monday for the Jan. 27 burglary of the Golden Star Restaurant on Oakwood Avenue.

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  17. Madison County judge grants divorce for Alabama same-sex coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Alabama Live

    Keeping up with the seismic shifts in Alabama's marriage laws over the last two months, a Madison County judge approved the divorce of a same-sex couple Thursday, exactly a year after denying the same request. Madison County Circuit Judge Karen Hall certified the divorce of Shrie Michelle Richmond and Kirsten Allysse Richmond on March 12, court records show.

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  18. Desegregation judge weighs testimony; no ruling date setRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Alabama Live

    Huntsville has waited 45 years to end a federal desegregation order, and it will have to wait a bit longer to know if its plan to bring closure to the lawsuit has the U.S. District Court's approval. After two full days of testimony and public comments, Judge Madline Haikala has begun deliberating on whether or not to approve the proposed consent order presented jointly by Huntsville City Schools and the U.S. Justice Department.

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  19. Free pepperoni pizza to first 100 customers Saturday at new Papa Murphy's in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Alabama Live

    The first 100 customers to visit Papa Murphy's new Huntsville location on Sparkman Drive this Saturday will receive a free large pepperoni pizza from the take 'n' bake restaurant chain. Papa Murphy's is celebrating the grand opening of its 2250 Sparkman Drive store next to Wal-Mart from Thursday through Sunday, March 15. The location joins three other Papa Murphy's locations in Madison County.

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  20. Watch Huntsville rescue workers retrieve submerged vehicle from Braham Spring Park pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Alabama Live

    Huntsville rescue workers recover a sport utility vehicle that ran off the road and became mostly submerged in Braham Spring Park's pond on March 9, 2015. The driver made it out safely.

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