ON YOUR SIDE: Coronavirus and the Classroom

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  Lebanon PM to introduce bill proposing early elections amid fury over massive blast

The blast claimed at least 154 lives, wounded more than 5,000 people and laid waste to the country’s largest port and nearby areas.
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  US hiring slows in July as signs of lasting damage emerge

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is weakening hiring and the economic rebound.

TOP STORIES

  Albertville Aggies make jump to Class 7A

  Summer heat building into the weekend

  Facebook group for non-native Alabamians helps create community

  Calhoun Community College holds graduation ceremony

  ADOC: Four inmates get into fight, three sent to hospital

Four inmates at the Limestone Correctional Facility in Harvest got into a fight Friday afternoon.
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Remains of 9 killed in California Marine sinking recovered

The military has recovered the bodies of nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast.

  ADOC: Four inmates get into fight, three sent to hospital

  Girl Scout gifts sensory wall to Whitesburg Elementary students

  Man charged with murder in deadly shooting on Jordan Lane

Alabama unemployment trust fund running low, state could borrow from feds

  ULA awarded billions in Pentagon rocket contracts

  Sheffield mayor not seeking re-election

  Hartselle Police still searching for homicide suspect

  Hartselle City Schools opening Monday

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Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

Federal prosecutors say a former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

SPORTS

  Albertville Aggies make jump to Class 7A

SEC releases medical protocols for fall sports

The SEC announced it's plans to test athletes regularly as practices and games resume

MORE TOP STORIES

The two new SEC Football non-divisional opponents announced

  Woman’s body found after house fire in Colbert County

  Man arrested in illegal gambling raid at Wild Bill’s Bar and Grill

  Madison County Public Schools could return to in-person learning before the end of the first nine-weeks

  Huntsville Police Citizens Advisory Council launches new web portal

The Huntsville Police Citizens Advisory Council continues its review of the police response to recent protests.
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  Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now

A breakdown in the talks would put at risk more than $100 billion to help reopen schools, a fresh round of $1,200 direct payments to most people and hundreds of billions of dollars for state and local governments to help them avoid furloughing workers and cutting services as tax revenues shrivel.

  Huntsville Police Citizens Advisory Council launches new web portal

Two people at South Lincoln Elementary test positive for COVID-19

Decatur Police arrest man suspected of breaking into vehicle

Georgia man pleads guilty to traveling to Alabama to engage in sexual contact with minor

HUNTSVILLE - MADISON

  Girl Scout gifts sensory wall to Whitesburg Elementary students

  Man charged with murder in deadly shooting on Jordan Lane

LIMESTONE - MORGAN

  ADOC: Four inmates get into fight, three sent to hospital

Decatur Police arrest man suspected of breaking into vehicle

SAND MOUNTAIN

UPDATE - Scottsboro City Schools delays opening

  Authorities identify body found in wooded area of Marshall County

  Man linked to theft arrested after chase in Marshall County

SHOALS

  Sheffield mayor not seeking re-election

  Sheffield Career Center hosting job fair for Aerotek

  Woman’s body found after house fire in Colbert County

  NextGen Shoals holds forum for Tuscumbia mayoral candidate