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  • My Take - WAFF 48 Editorial

    My Take - WAFF 48 Editorial

    WAFF 48's General Manager, Dave Thomason, does weekly editorials on timely topics, opportunities, challenges and concerns facing our community. Give us your take by emailing mytake@waff.com

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    WAFF 48's General Manager, Dave Thomason, does weekly editorials on timely topics, opportunities, challenges and concerns facing our community. Give us your take by emailing mytake@waff.com 

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  • My Take - Gas Pump Skimmers

    My Take - Gas Pump Skimmers

    Thieves trying to steal your credit card info is back in the news this week.  Imagine that!!! So you pull up to get gas, you put your card in the pump and bam, a thief just stole your credit or debit card info.  Hard to believe isn’t it?  It’s called a card skimmer.  Here’s a few ways to keep your bank account safer.  Check the card reader at the gas pump or a-t-m.  If it looks different give it a tug to see if someone has inserted a ...More >>
    Thieves trying to steal your credit card info is back in the news this week.  Imagine that!!! So you pull up to get gas, you put your card in the pump and bam, a thief just stole your credit or debit card info.  Hard to believe isn’t it?  It’s called a card skimmer.  Here’s a few ways to keep your bank account safer.  Check the card reader at the gas pump or a-t-m.  If it looks different give it a tug to see if someone has inserted a ...More >>
  • My Take - Huntsville Ranks in the Top 10

    My Take - Huntsville Ranks in the Top 10

    Huntsville is in Top 10 US cities to live. Great news for those of us that call Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley home! Huntsville ranks in the top 10 of the 2018 Best Places to Live in the US according to the U.S. News & World Report's survey. Affordability, the availability of jobs and quality of life are all things people consider when deciding where to move. Huntsville is in 7th place in the rankings of the country's 125 largest metropolitan areas.U.S. News described Huntsv...More >>
    Huntsville is in Top 10 US cities to live. Great news for those of us that call Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley home! Huntsville ranks in the top 10 of the 2018 Best Places to Live in the US according to the U.S. News & World Report's survey. Affordability, the availability of jobs and quality of life are all things people consider when deciding where to move. Huntsville is in 7th place in the rankings of the country's 125 largest metropolitan areas.U.S. News described Huntsv...More >>
  • My Take - Crimestoppers

    My Take - Crimestoppers

    This weekend is a great opportunity to help support Crimestoppers. Please join us for the 17th Annual Huntsville Area Crime Stoppers Auction being held at noon on Saturday June 23rd at Redstone Federal Credit Union on Wynn Drive. You can preview all the wonderful items being offered at 11am. This is a combination LIVE and SILENT Auction and there are no reserves on any of the items. We have over 100 items being offered. We have a wide variety of items including: Jewelry Elect...

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    This weekend is a great opportunity to help support Crimestoppers. Please join us for the 17th Annual Huntsville Area Crime Stoppers Auction being held at noon on Saturday June 23rd at Redstone Federal Credit Union on Wynn Drive. You can preview all the wonderful items being offered at 11am. This is a combination LIVE and SILENT Auction and there are no reserves on any of the items. We have over 100 items being offered. We have a wide variety of items including: Jewelry Elect...

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  • My Take - Suicide

    My Take - Suicide

    This year we’ve seen countless well-known people share stories about their struggles with mental health. Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps, actor Dwayne Johnson, and singer Mariah Carey have discussed periods in their life when they suffered from depression.  Often, depression leads to drastic outcomes. It’s hard sometimes to imagine what would lead someone to take their own life, but it happens daily.  The Centers for Disease Control says the suicide rate has incre...

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    This year we’ve seen countless well-known people share stories about their struggles with mental health. Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps, actor Dwayne Johnson, and singer Mariah Carey have discussed periods in their life when they suffered from depression.  Often, depression leads to drastic outcomes. It’s hard sometimes to imagine what would lead someone to take their own life, but it happens daily.  The Centers for Disease Control says the suicide rate has incre...

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  • My Take - Crimestoppers

    My Take - Crimestoppers

    I wanted to share a huge success story with the Tennessee Valley called Crime stoppers. Crime stoppers is done in cooperation with WAFF, the Huntsville Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. Weekly we show felony offenders on WAFF that need to be captured by area law enforcement.  History indicates that the vast majority are quickly apprehended. Most are felony arrests so it’s a great service to our community. We appreciate the Tennessee Valley...More >>
    I wanted to share a huge success story with the Tennessee Valley called Crime stoppers. Crime stoppers is done in cooperation with WAFF, the Huntsville Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. Weekly we show felony offenders on WAFF that need to be captured by area law enforcement.  History indicates that the vast majority are quickly apprehended. Most are felony arrests so it’s a great service to our community. We appreciate the Tennessee Valley...More >>
  • My Take - Voting

    My Take - Voting

    We invite you to make a very important decision……a decision to do more than just lose 10 pounds. Alabama’s political primary, which will determine candidates for several VERY important seats, is fast approaching on June 5th.  The voter registration deadline is May 21st.Make a decision to register to vote, and if you’re already registered, vote every single time because it’s important! Nationally, the vast majority of the incumbents are re-elected e...More >>
    We invite you to make a very important decision……a decision to do more than just lose 10 pounds. Alabama’s political primary, which will determine candidates for several VERY important seats, is fast approaching on June 5th.  The voter registration deadline is May 21st.Make a decision to register to vote, and if you’re already registered, vote every single time because it’s important! Nationally, the vast majority of the incumbents are re-elected e...More >>
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