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  • Disney on Ice - Trivia Contest Instructions

    Disney on Ice is coming to Huntsville

    Disney on Ice is coming to Huntsville

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:36:30 GMT

    Disney On Ice - Reach for the Stars is COMING TO HUNTSVILLE on May 16th - May 20th. 

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    Disney On Ice - Reach for the Stars is COMING TO HUNTSVILLE on May 16th - May 20th. 

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  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day hopes to combat addiction

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day hopes to combat addiction

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:19:01 GMT
    (Source: Take Back Day)(Source: Take Back Day)

    The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day hopes to find ways to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths. 

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    The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day hopes to find ways to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths. 

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  • Panoply Arts Festival begins April 27

    Panoply Arts Festival begins April 27

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:29:43 GMT

    Huntsville is getting ready for the Panoply Arts Festival, hosted by Arts Huntsville. 

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    Huntsville is getting ready for the Panoply Arts Festival, hosted by Arts Huntsville. 

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  • Wells Fargo team members volunteer with Huntsville nonprofit

    Wells Fargo team members volunteer with Huntsville nonprofit

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-04-22 00:44:44 GMT
    (Source: Wells Fargo)(Source: Wells Fargo)
    (Source: Wells Fargo)(Source: Wells Fargo)

    Wells Fargo team members volunteered in the Huntsville community on Saturday. 

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    Wells Fargo team members volunteered in the Huntsville community on Saturday. 

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  • Legal Food Frenzy aims to feed children over the summer

    Legal Food Frenzy aims to feed children over the summer

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:31:11 GMT
    The Legal Food Frenzy runs through May 4 (Source: NXTSTEP Family Law)The Legal Food Frenzy runs through May 4 (Source: NXTSTEP Family Law)
    The Legal Food Frenzy runs through May 4 (Source: NXTSTEP Family Law)The Legal Food Frenzy runs through May 4 (Source: NXTSTEP Family Law)
    A Tennessee Valley law firm is asking for your help to keep students across the Tennessee Valley fed over the summer. NXTSTEP Family Law is teaming up with the Food Bank of North Alabama to provide food for hundreds of children. Many students rely on school lunches during the school year for food, but have no means to eat during the summer. "We do a lot of guardian work. We work with a lot of children," said attorney Coby Boswell, who is a founding partner of NXTStep Fami...More >>
    A Tennessee Valley law firm is asking for your help to keep students across the Tennessee Valley fed over the summer. NXTSTEP Family Law is teaming up with the Food Bank of North Alabama to provide food for hundreds of children. Many students rely on school lunches during the school year for food, but have no means to eat during the summer. "We do a lot of guardian work. We work with a lot of children," said attorney Coby Boswell, who is a founding partner of NXTStep Fami...More >>
  • Huntsville furniture company bridges the retail gap

    Huntsville furniture company bridges the retail gap

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:37:15 GMT
    Paperclip47 operates a furnitue website & Huntsville warehouse (Source: Paperclip47.com)Paperclip47 operates a furnitue website & Huntsville warehouse (Source: Paperclip47.com)
    Paperclip47 operates a furnitue website & Huntsville warehouse (Source: Paperclip47.com)Paperclip47 operates a furnitue website & Huntsville warehouse (Source: Paperclip47.com)
    From HGTV to Better Homes and Gardens interior designers have ceaselessly preached the power of  “small changes” but local entrepreneur and owner of Paperclip47, Leah Hess says, “Keep the pillows. Change the furniture!” Launched in 2015, the online-overstock furniture store Paperclip47 has garnered significant success, bridging the gap between traditional brick-and-mortar retail and e-commerce sites. Hess’s inventory is up to 70 percent off retail p...More >>
    From HGTV to Better Homes and Gardens interior designers have ceaselessly preached the power of  “small changes” but local entrepreneur and owner of Paperclip47, Leah Hess says, “Keep the pillows. Change the furniture!” Launched in 2015, the online-overstock furniture store Paperclip47 has garnered significant success, bridging the gap between traditional brick-and-mortar retail and e-commerce sites. Hess’s inventory is up to 70 percent off retail p...More >>
  • Huntsville Animal Services tackles growing number of owner surrenders

    Huntsville Animal Services tackles growing number of owner surrenders

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:00:29 GMT
    (Source: WAFF)(Source: WAFF)

    It's a packed house over at Huntsville Animal Services. Too many surrendered pets are coming in and not enough rescued pets are going out.

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    It's a packed house over at Huntsville Animal Services. Too many surrendered pets are coming in and not enough rescued pets are going out.

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  • WAFF 48 takes on Lemon Face Challenge for Aubreigh's Army

    WAFF 48 takes on Lemon Face Challenge for Aubreigh's Army

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:01:22 GMT
    (Source: WAFF)(Source: WAFF)

    A viral challenge is asking people to tough out the sour taste of a lemon to raise awareness for a big problem.

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    A viral challenge is asking people to tough out the sour taste of a lemon to raise awareness for a big problem.

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  • Superheroes Week Friday spotlight

    Superheroes Week Friday spotlight

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:38:29 GMT

    A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself and that describes Chad Smith.

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    A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself and that describes Chad Smith.

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  • Superheroes Week Tuesday spotlight

    Superheroes Week Tuesday spotlight

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:29:10 GMT

    We're continuing our Superheroes Week, spotlighting people in our community who are heroes for children, they just don't wear a cape.

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    We're continuing our Superheroes Week, spotlighting people in our community who are heroes for children, they just don't wear a cape.

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  • Superheroes Week kicks off Monday

    Superheroes Week kicks off Monday

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-04-12 15:59:08 GMT

    We're kicking off our Superheroes Week today leading up to a massive fundraiser for the National Children's Advocacy Center—the annual Superheroes 5K and Fun Run.

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    We're kicking off our Superheroes Week today leading up to a massive fundraiser for the National Children's Advocacy Center—the annual Superheroes 5K and Fun Run.

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  • Superheroes Week Wednesday spotlight

    Superheroes Week Wednesday spotlight

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-04-12 15:58:22 GMT

    It's day three of Superheroes Week and we’re continuing to highlight local heroes who are working hard to support and protect children in our community.

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    It's day three of Superheroes Week and we’re continuing to highlight local heroes who are working hard to support and protect children in our community.

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  • Superheroes Week Thursday spotlight

    Superheroes Week Thursday spotlight

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-04-12 15:57:33 GMT
    National Children's Advocacy Center Superheroes 5K and fun run this Sunday at 1 p.m.National Children's Advocacy Center Superheroes 5K and fun run this Sunday at 1 p.m.

    Our next hero is a retired teacher who knows the struggles of the classroom when there just isn't enough funding to go around and decided to do something about it.

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    Our next hero is a retired teacher who knows the struggles of the classroom when there just isn't enough funding to go around and decided to do something about it.

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  • Registration open for grief support camp in Guntersville

    Registration open for grief support camp in Guntersville

    Thursday, April 5 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-04-05 20:20:20 GMT
    (Source: Camp HOPE)(Source: Camp HOPE)

    Registration is open for the Shepherd’s Cove Hospice Family Camp HOPE on May 12.

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    Registration is open for the Shepherd’s Cove Hospice Family Camp HOPE on May 12.

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  • Huntsville Animal Services offering free spay, neuter services

    Huntsville Animal Services offering free spay, neuter services

    Thursday, April 5 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-04-05 18:14:08 GMT
    (Source: Huntsville Animal Services)(Source: Huntsville Animal Services)

    Huntsville Animal Services received a $20,000 grant from Best Friends Animal Society and the Rachael Ray Foundation to provide free spay or neuter services for about 400 dogs and cats to pet owners residing in Huntsville’s 35805 zip code. 

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    Huntsville Animal Services received a $20,000 grant from Best Friends Animal Society and the Rachael Ray Foundation to provide free spay or neuter services for about 400 dogs and cats to pet owners residing in Huntsville’s 35805 zip code. 

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  • Stop the excuses and startup with UrbanEngine

    Stop the excuses and startup with UrbanEngine

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-04-04 22:28:48 GMT
    UrbanEngine is a nonprofit that offers multiple programs for aspiring entrepreneurs (Source: UrbanEngine.com)UrbanEngine is a nonprofit that offers multiple programs for aspiring entrepreneurs (Source: UrbanEngine.com)
    UrbanEngine is a nonprofit that offers multiple programs for aspiring entrepreneurs (Source: UrbanEngine.com)UrbanEngine is a nonprofit that offers multiple programs for aspiring entrepreneurs (Source: UrbanEngine.com)

    Starting your own business is a great thing, perhaps the greatest of things, and thanks to a bevy of local resources it has become more approachable.

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    Starting your own business is a great thing, perhaps the greatest of things, and thanks to a bevy of local resources it has become more approachable.

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  • 1st Madison School Growth Community meeting announced

    1st Madison School Growth Community meeting announced

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-04-04 19:57:30 GMT
    Madison City and Madison Board of Education officials are working together on plans to address growth concerns.Madison City and Madison Board of Education officials are working together on plans to address growth concerns.

    Madison City and Madison Board of Education officials are working together on plans to address growth concerns.

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    Madison City and Madison Board of Education officials are working together on plans to address growth concerns.

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  • Clear the Shelters

    SLIDESHOW: Clear the Shelters a huge success

    SLIDESHOW: Clear the Shelters a huge success

    Sunday, August 20 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-08-20 20:34:19 GMT
    Clear the SheltersClear the Shelters

    WAFF 48, in partnership with NBC, is proud to champion the nationwide "Clear the Shelters" campaign in an effort to place pets in good homes. This August we will be showcasing animal shelters across North Alabama, and alerting you to ways you can help.

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    WAFF 48, in partnership with NBC, is proud to champion the nationwide "Clear the Shelters" campaign in an effort to place pets in good homes. This August we will be showcasing animal shelters across North Alabama, and alerting you to ways you can help.

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  • Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

    Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:49:40 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:33:33 GMT
    A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair.More >>
    A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair.More >>
  • Comparing Cosby's 2 trials: More accusers and a conviction

    Comparing Cosby's 2 trials: More accusers and a conviction

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:00:55 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:32:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby gestures as he leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Thursday, April 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby gestures as he leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Thursday, April 26, 2018.
    The retrial that led to Bill Cosby's conviction on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion played out far differently than one that ended in a hung jury last year.More >>
    The retrial that led to Bill Cosby's conviction on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion played out far differently than one that ended in a hung jury last year.More >>
  • Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault

    Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:29:46 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:31:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Prosecutors say the public has now seen 'the real Bill Cosby'; the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.More >>
    Prosecutors say the public has now seen 'the real Bill Cosby'; the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.More >>
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