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Weather service says two tornadoes hit Alabama in Saturday's storms

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Weather service says two tornadoes hit Alabama in Saturday's storms


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Honda recalling 800,000 Odyssey mini-vans over second row seat concerns

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Honda recalling 800,000 Odyssey mini-vans over second row seat concerns


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Meet People of Alabama

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Meet People of Alabama


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Macy's Parade balloon inflation hours changing this year

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Macy's Parade balloon inflation hours changing this year


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Escaped inmate broke into home, tied up residents; search ongoing

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Escaped inmate broke into home, tied up residents; search ongoing


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Canterbury United Methodist Church pastor steps down

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Canterbury United Methodist Church pastor steps down


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Trump says U.S. will declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror

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  • Weather service says two tornadoes hit Alabama in Saturday's storms
    Weather service says two tornadoes hit Alabama in Saturday's storms

    , al.com

    The first tornado was an EF-1 with top estimated winds of 105 mph. It touched down at 5:18 p.m. Saturday about four miles northeast of Hatton in Lawrence County. It was on the ground for just over two miles and was 250 yards wide at its maximum. That tornado touched down at 5:02 p.m. about 3.5 miles west of Littleville in Colbert County, and was on the ground for 1
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Politics & Government

  • The tragedy of evangelicals putting their faith in political kings
    The tragedy of evangelicals putting their faith in political kings

    , al.com

    A little more than a year ago, my church asked me to discuss how Christians should approach the election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The consternation was palpable as I spoke. Most of the audience didn't like their options. Right now, there's a similar struggle for Christian voters in Alabama's special election choosing between Roy Moore and Doug Jones. It's past time for evangelicals to recognize their desire for a political king and confront it
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Sports

  • Trump on UCLA basketball players: 'I should have left them in jail!'
    Trump on UCLA basketball players: 'I should have left them in jail!'

    , al.com

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. Trump has said he raised the players' detention with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) during the leaders' recent meeting in Beijing. The players returned to the U.S. last week. They have been indefinitely suspended from the team. UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero said last week that the players stole from three stores
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Society & Culture

  • Maine boy who asked for Christmas cards loses battle with cancer
    Maine boy who asked for Christmas cards loses battle with cancer

    , abc3340.com

    PORTLAND (WGME) -- The family of 9-year-old Jacob Thompson, the little boy who captured the nation's heart when he asked for Christmas cards early, says he has passed away. Jacob’s family says he passed away peacefully Sunday following his 4-year battle with neuroblastoma. The family decided to celebrate Christmas early and word spread that Jacob's wish was to receive Christmas cards from all over the world, and he did
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Della Reese, of TV's "Touched by an Angel," has died at 86
    Della Reese, of TV's "Touched by an Angel," has died at 86

    , abc3340.com

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," has died at age 86. A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday evening in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided
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Education

  • Mentors make the difference for college students
    Mentors make the difference for college students

    , tennessean.com

    As a second-grader, I never thought about attending college. Neither of my parents attended college. In fact, my mom dropped out of high school to marry my dad. While not a college-going household, my parents encouraged my love of reading, fostered my curiosities and demanded academic excellence. They provided the foundation for me to break our family’s cycle and attend college
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Science & Nature

  • Tornadoes cause damage in Gladeville and Joelton, NWS says
    Tornadoes cause damage in Gladeville and Joelton, NWS says

    , tennessean.com

    Buy Photo. Two small tornadoes touched down Saturday in Middle Tennessee, damaging homes, uprooting large trees and taking down power lines. The National Weather Service confirmed that one EF-1 tornado hit Joelton, the northeastern Nashville neighborhood, and another struck Gladeville, the unincorporated Wilson County community, said Mark Rose, a meteorologist with the weather service's Nashville office. The storm winds for the Joelton tornado were estimated to be 105 miles per hour; the Gladeville tornado reached about 100 miles per hour, Rose said
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Law & Crime

  • Gadsden Police searching for robbery suspect
    Gadsden Police searching for robbery suspect

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    GADSDEN, Ala. — Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a Gadsden robbery. The robbery happened on Nov. 17 at a check cashing business on George Wallace Drive. A store employee told police a man entered the business with a gun and demanded money. The employee, who was unharmed, complied and the suspect ran from the scene. Now, Gadsden Police are asking for the public's help identifying the suspect
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