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The Huntsville City Schools board of education voted to award a contract for temporary staffing that's worth just o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ESCO first responders searching for a boater who was reported missing around 9:00 p.m. Monday night bit.ly/2NeXt6U

State and local law enforcement officers need more support from Alabama lawmakers to make a dent in the deadly driv… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Alabama Community College Systems receives $12 million federal grant >>> waff.com/2019/06/25/ala…

Monday, the Huntsville City School Board voted unanimously to spend more than $350,000 to replace the turf at Milto… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Crossville man is behind bars after the DeKalb County Narcotics Unit found nearly a pound of meth in his home.​ whnt.com/2019/06/24/pol…

Church briefs must be submitted in writing, either on a form available at The News Courier office at 410 W. Green S… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Laura Christmas made a bitter-sweet announcement on her Facebook page Monday morning.​ whnt.com/2019/06/24/lau…

A Richmond family is on the verge of having to move back to Iraq and give up medical care for their son unless they… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Email submissions to newscouriersoundoff@gmail.com, fax to 256-233-7753 or bring to The News Courier, 410 W. Green… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

"There will be no action on our part with respect to presentment to a grand jury, because it was clearly justified.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Update: Alyssa Torres has been located and arrested, according to officials.​ whnt.com/2019/06/24/pol…

A 5-year-old Arkansas boy who dreamed of one day becoming an "Army man" will be laid to rest this week—with his fam… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A car wash could be in trouble for employing what appear to be underage kids.​ whnt.com/2019/06/24/mad…

The Huntsville City Schools board of education voted to award a contract for temporary staffing that's worth just o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Dangerous conditions bring tragedy along the Gulf Coast fox10tv.com/news/dangerous…

The eastern end of Colbert County took the brunt of straight-line winds that came through the Shoals on Saturday af… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FLORENCE — City officials have decided to close the new canoe/kayak launch area of Jackson Road and Cox Creek Parkw… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Federal rules allow state Medicaid programs to recover money spent on some enrollees after their… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Ground-penetrating radar and soil borings didn’t give a clear picture on a long-term solution for Carrie Matthews R… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FLORENCE — Newly sworn-in Florence Rotary Club President Dot Buchanan said one focus of her tenure this year will b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TUSCUMBIA — The new Kids on Commons event comes with some pretty high expectations, organizers say. timesdaily.com/news/education…

CHICAGO — Willson Contreras homered and had three RBIs, Jon Lester pitched five-hit ball through six innings and th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

AUBURN — The debate that broke out Wednesday morning inside the TD Ameritrade Park press box in Omaha, Nebraska (an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Decatur City Schools has successfully implemented a 1970 plan to desegregate its school system and “has carried its… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FLORENCE — A University of North Alabama graduate student will present the findings from recent fieldwork at Armist… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CANCELLING DEBT: His plan would erase $1.6 trillion of student loan undergraduate and graduate debt for approximate… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ATHENS — A change in the retail rate structure for Athens Electric Department means the monthly bill for the averag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

AUBURN — The debate that broke out Wednesday morning inside the TD Ameritrade Park press box in Omaha, Nebraska (an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CHICAGO — Willson Contreras homered and had three RBIs, Jon Lester pitched five-hit ball through six innings and th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TUSCUMBIA — Local musicians who remember working with Jerry Carrigan said he was one of THE top sessions drummers i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Brutal murder in Wilcox County stuns community fox10tv.com/news/brutal-mu…

Nick Cochran wants to fight neurodegenerative diseases and now he's got a $200,000 grant to make a difference in th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Laura Christmas made a bitter-sweet announcement on her Facebook page Monday morning.​ whnt.com/2019/06/24/lau…

"Turn yourself in." Investigators working to find a killer in Escambia County, FL. How the victim's family is react… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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KFC to launch Cheetos sandwich nationwide next month bit.ly/2Fvoahg pic.twitter.com/hx3F6OPWTP

Florida tortoise ‘detained’ for blocking the road waff.com/2019/06/24/flo…

Police release more than 1,000 files from Smollett probe waff.com/2019/06/25/pol…

Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border, according to the country's Secretary of Defense L… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Police release more than 1,000 files from Smollett probe wsfa.com/2019/06/25/pol…

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Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyer says his accuser is "troubled" and the groping case is bogus bit.ly/2JaD266 pic.twitter.com/H8ZtoSx4l2

The storm threat lowers for Tuesday, but the temperatures do not. waaytv.com/content/news/S…

Viral challenges can be fun, but dangerous. What parents should know about the craze. wkrg.com/news/protectin…

Wiregrass facing severe drought conditions waff.com/2019/06/25/wir…

Microburst takes down tree limbs in Scottsboro waff.com/2019/06/25/mic…

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Richmond family is on the verge of having to move back to Iraq and give up medical care for their son unless they… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ALDOT admits turning lanes ‘too small’ on Governors Drive; repairs to come waff.com/2019/06/25/ald…

Wiregrass facing severe drought conditions wsfa.com/2019/06/25/wir…

Dangerous surf conditions led to water rescues and one near drowning. wkrg.com/top-stories/ro…

Mexico deployed almost 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border waaytv.com/content/news/5…

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Nearly $5 million of damage reported after Perdido Key fire bit.ly/2RBkteT pic.twitter.com/qyEGIQjWp4

Alabama power ready for more storms; how can you prepare? wsfa.com/2019/06/25/ala…

Large yellow jacket nests spotted in Alabama waff.com/2019/06/25/lar…

Police release hundreds of files from Smollett investigation fox10tv.com/news/police-re…

Lawsuit: 83-year-old woman was left in senior facility's van bit.ly/2IEXtZM

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund waff.com/2019/06/24/mcc…

"There will be no action on our part with respect to presentment to a grand jury, because it was clearly justified.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Cullman’s parks and recreation department is in the final days of trying to earn the state’s first national certifi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The NRA gave Bob Jones High School $3,000 for new rifles and equipment. waaytv.com/content/news/N…

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Alabama police escort geese across busy highway VIDEO: bit.ly/2WZiRSa pic.twitter.com/VZvTVp30bx

Meridianville man spots ‘big’ snake; experts say there’s no need to panic waff.com/2019/06/25/mer…

Committee discusses process to find Selma’s next police, fire chiefs wsfa.com/2019/06/25/com…

Several Madison County Schools get million dollar upgrades waff.com/2019/06/25/sev…

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Ever seen a bear swim across Guntersville Lake? 🐻 pic.twitter.com/LHWzANAcxY

Morgan County sees quadrupled increase in heroin arrests waff.com/2019/06/25/mor…

Update: Alyssa Torres has been located and arrested, according to officials.​ whnt.com/2019/06/24/pol…

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Covington County man denied mental health services in murder case buff.ly/2IFnA2D pic.twitter.com/6DU92celwW

If you have seen him, you're asked to call Tuscumbia police at (256) 383-3121. waaytv.com/content/news/T…

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill to announce future plans for U.S. Senate seat Tuesday… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Trump signs order that aims to reveal real health care costs waff.com/2019/06/25/tru…

Montgomery Public Safety Department loosens restrictions on facial hair, tattoos wsfa.com/2019/06/25/mon…

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill considering Senate 2020 run. wkrg.com/news/alabama-s…

In April, 3M disclosed to the Environmental Protection Agency that it illegally discharged FBSA and possibly FBSEE… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

DRUG BUST: A Crossville man is behind bars after the DeKalb County Narcotics Unit found nearly a pound of meth in h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

When did they start making Nike Dunk spikes?

Cullman Regional has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Key legislator says time needed to gather data to determine direction of potential sentencing changes montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/201…

An out-of-control hot air balloon knocked people to the ground at a festival in Missouri and it was caught on video… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FREE SENIOR BOWL TICKETS: The first 1,000 people through the gates at Blue Wahoos Stadium prior to Wednesday night'… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sharon Crawford went missing in November 2018, and since then, no one knows what happened to her. dothanfirst.com/news/fate-of-m…

WAAY 31 heard from the family of a 17-year-old boy who drowned in Lake Guntersville. waaytv.com/content/news/I…

Right now Alabama riders only need to pass a written test. bit.ly/2LeX166

The elderly gentleman didn’t require a ball glove to haul in the big fly, @Josh_SmithRTR. twitter.com/ncaacws/status…

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has released the cause of death for the man found dead in a mobile home. wkrg.com/news/update-ma…

Alabama Community College Systems receives $12 million federal grant waff.com/2019/06/25/ala…

A wreck on Saturday on Wall Triana Highway and McCrary Road left one 92-year-old woman dead.​ whnt.com/2019/06/24/hun…

PEEHIP requesting permission to pay refunds to teachers waff.com/2019/06/25/pee…

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Would you give your extra legroom seat to Cam Newton for $1,500? trib.al/mgoYlrr pic.twitter.com/nC26gAwMsp

Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much wsfa.com/news/national/…

She turned in her husband's guns after he was charged with trying to run her over. She was jailed in Florida. buff.ly/2WYvm0e

A Piedmont woman faces charges in Cherokee County after law enforcement caught up with her in Ohio. bit.ly/2Fu2yC2

Even months after the storm, one business in Donalsonville is trying to make a comeback. dothanfirst.com/news/local-new…

“They told us that would be a minimum of three months,” Sen. Cam Ward said. “Without all that data, all you’re doin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ATTENTION PARENTS: An infant formula sold at Walmart is being recalled! PLEASE SHARE wkrg.com/national/infan…

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Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer near Destin, Florida bit.ly/31Rnf4m pic.twitter.com/RYOlvMcT7g

The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer near Destin, FL. wkrg.com/news/coast-gua…

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Tonight - #SYTYCD is DOUBLE the fun on an all-new episode at 8 on FOX10! pic.twitter.com/M87ZfcELXP

Neighbors in Madison ask for change after deadly officer-involved wreck waff.com/2019/06/25/nei…

The Buck's Island lighthouse, one of Southside's most visible landmarks, is having the finishing touches put on fol… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CANCELLING DEBT: His plan would erase $1.6 trillion of student loan undergraduate and graduate debt for approximate… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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A federal appeals court will hear arguments on Birmingham's minimum-wage hike. trib.al/CgoH77x pic.twitter.com/t77hBVw1uw

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Fairhope officials discuss future of Dyas Triangle bit.ly/2Yh4h5i pic.twitter.com/smMB0V8ztN

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'Attack Squirrel' owner still on the run one week later bit.ly/2ZHoJMM pic.twitter.com/xvxUxaaS47

The LGBTQ push for a non-discrimination ordinance in Mobile will require city, not county, support.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Alabama Community College Systems receives $12 million federal grant wsfa.com/2019/06/25/ala…

Marcus Woodson and Wes McGriff hope a new coaching dynamic in the defensive-backs room pays off for Auburn’s second… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Witnesses say cars were exploding as the brush fire moved across the lot. wkrg.com/national/85-ca…

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An Alabama musician is set to appear on "America’s Got Talent." trib.al/MoDYeEb pic.twitter.com/RGVH45T8li

Smoking sharply raises young women’s risk of serious type of heart attack, study says waff.com/2019/06/24/smo…

Dairy Queen is commemorating the moon landing with a limited edition treat.​ whnt.com/2019/06/24/dai…

MCSO to start digging graves in Prichard cemetery fox10tv.com/news/mcso-to-s…

"If our hospitals and others-- if they’re embarrassed by these prices, lower them." bit.ly/2IEp1hI

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A Birmingham felon has been conviced in the bizarre 2018 shooting death of his friend. trib.al/OAx6mzt pic.twitter.com/4mkrZsRXA2

Photos: Scamp the Tramp wins 31st annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest buff.ly/2YbkYPl

TRAVEL NIGHTMARE: A woman said she fell asleep on a flight and woke up alone hours after touchdown. wkrg.com/international/…

As part of our ongoing Q&A series before the election, the Montgomery Advertiser asked mayoral candidates whether t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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.@ravelry, a social network for knitters, banned Trump talk on its website bit.ly/2x8Ikcw pic.twitter.com/YATJBS3rT2

The expansion is expected to improve traffic issues in the region. dothanfirst.com/news/local-new…

Theft of ambulance with keys in ignition not as rare as it might seem fox10tv.com/news/theft-of-…

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😎 STAY COOL: This bear was enjoying a swim in Lake Guntersville on a hot summer day! pic.twitter.com/ZeTnPhv4HG

There are no indications of what led a Limestone County man to lead two law enforcement agencies on a wild pursuit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This study says Alabama is just the 19th most patriotic state. Florida is right behind at 20. Do you agree? Should… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The festival has faced a series of setbacks, including Watkins Glen pulling out earlier this month. bit.ly/2LevjGC

More than 400 grams of meth found at DeKalb County home waff.com/2019/06/24/mor…

Laura Christmas made a bitter-sweet announcement on her Facebook page Monday morning - After nearly six years cover… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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A new HBO documentary looks at Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson’s career. trib.al/hefU7c8 pic.twitter.com/sTqRRzNMNM

Police are looking for a suspect after a Birmingham, AL man died in the Bronx over the weekend. Police say Troy Sco… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Mobile judge fed up with bizarre fashion choices in court bit.ly/2WYA2yt pic.twitter.com/18NQpSx9vd

REIMS, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipate… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Supreme Court will unseal records about Alabama’s death penalty. trib.al/oBDgZLm pic.twitter.com/NlqcSTFDpa

Police are asking anyone who's used the gas station in the past month to check their accounts. dothanfirst.com/news/credit-ca…

Bear cub receives police escort after stopping traffic in North Carolina bit.ly/2LePR1E

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A Mobile call center expects to hire 400 people. trib.al/tMGWitR pic.twitter.com/pZOEBb6NZV

It was a deadly Sunday in Limestone County as two fatal crashes were investigated, a state trooper said. enewscourier.com/news/local_new…

HELPING STUDENTS: The bill will make sure schools help students plan for careers even if they don’t want to seek a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The axe-throwing rage is coming to Mobile’s Blue Bird building. trib.al/A2GfznK pic.twitter.com/ZESWvXha2z

Time is ticking and there is still no guarantee that the House of Representatives and Senate can resolve their diff… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Calhoun County Fair received a loan of $76,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to purchase new land for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

PEEHIP requesting permission to pay refunds to teachers wsfa.com/2019/06/24/pee…

Watch Tyler Perry’s inspiring BET Awards speech honoring black women and the history of his Atlanta studio.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Trial date set for homeless man charged in 2018 murder of Mable Fowler buff.ly/2L9QZDT pic.twitter.com/uDy1OUIw8B

Do you think a traffic signal is necessary? waaytv.com/content/news/N…

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President Trump signs Executive Order requiring prices for medical services be made public bit.ly/31P7qLC pic.twitter.com/DS4RBihvF5

Work is expected to begin after July 4th. bit.ly/2LdyluF

A motorist was injured Monday afternoon when a truck pulling a camper overturned on Interstate 65 in Limestone Coun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A judge approved requests from a prosecutor Monday that will narrow the focus of Anniston City Councilman Ben Littl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Jacksonville man was charged Friday after, police said, he raped an unconscious woman early Thursday morning. annistonstar.com/news/jacksonvi…

A Hartselle man was arrested Thursday because he paid for yard sale items with fake money, according to a press rel… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The McClellan Development Authority, agreed last week to ask the state to reclassify Ossington Avenue as a “minor c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An Anniston man was charged Thursday after he allegedly cut an acquaintance with a knife that evening. annistonstar.com/news/crime/ann…

A one-car crash Monday morning left a Gadsden man dead after his van flipped on U.S. 431. annistonstar.com/news/local/man…

A judge denied Monday the request of a Union Springs man who asked that his bond be reduced after he was indicted i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Former Auburn players Carlton Davis and Jamel Dean are part of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ "totally fixed" secondary.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President Donald Trump's abrupt decision against military strikes in Iran showed him to be an unreliable partner. enewscourier.com/news/state_and…

Holzhauer tells tournament officials he'll donate winnings to a Las Vegas nonprofit for homeless teenagers. bit.ly/2Lfdkja

A Richmond family is on the verge of having to move back to Iraq and give up medical care for their son unless they… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Student hunts for ‘mystery couple’ she captured in stunning engagement photo at Yosemite waff.com/2019/06/24/stu…