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  Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

The pardons and commutations for 143 people, including Bannon, were announced after midnight Wednesday in the final hours of Trump’s White House term.
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  Biden marks nation’s COVID grief before inauguration pomp

The sober moment on the eve of Biden's inauguration — typically a celebratory time in Washington when the nation marks the democratic tradition of a peaceful transfer of power — was a measure of the enormity of loss for the nation.

TOP STORIES

  Family looking for answers after they say a 91-year-old cancer patient doesn’t get COVID-19 vaccine

Madison County Democrats hosting virtual Inauguration Day watch party

  Some sunshine before more rain this week

  IRS spokesperson shares important message before filing

  Sanitation and Sewage will soon rise in Fort Payne

Home owners and renters in Fort Payne will soon see an increase to utility bills.
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  Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback; leaves note for Biden

Trump will be the first president in modern history to boycott his successor’s inauguration.

  Sanitation and Sewage will soon rise in Fort Payne

  Decatur City Council approves increased utility bills

  What do the new variants of the virus mean for the vaccine?

Elkmont teenager charged with capital murder requests speedy trial

  ADPH addresses “disaster” in trying to make COVID-19 vaccination appointments

Limestone County man charged with capital murder held without bond after first court hearing

DA’s Office says police justified in deadly Ted’s Bar-B-Q shooting

  Scattered showers possible today with more rain late week

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  Facing crush of crises, Biden will take helm as president

At age 78, Joe Biden will be the oldest president inaugurated. More history will be made at his side, as Kamala Harris becomes the first woman to become vice president.

SPORTS

Athens native Philip Rivers retires from NFL

  14 arrested as National Championship celebration draws massive crowd to The Strip

The crowd meant big business for bars in the area but it also causes concerns over coronavirus with positive cases rising in Alabama.

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UA mistakenly sends 7,500 COVID-negative email notifications

UPDATE: Huntsville Police identify man killed in shooting on Monday

  Decatur officials update latest on COVID-19

Huntsville officials discuss latest on COVID-19

  UPDATE: Brooks High math teacher placed on administrative leave for sexual misconduct

Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton said an alleged incident involving a Brooks High School teacher and a student has been turned over to the State Bureau of Investigation.
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  On Day One, Biden to undo Trump policies on climate, coronavirus

The new president will sign the orders almost immediately after taking the oath of office at the Capitol, pivoting quickly from his pared-down inauguration ceremony to enacting his agenda.

  UPDATE: Brooks High math teacher placed on administrative leave for sexual misconduct

COVID-19 in Alabama: 1,803 new confirmed cases on Tuesday

ICU bed availability still a concern in Alabama

  500 people vaccinated, 300 had appointments at Madison Co. Health Dept.

LIMESTONE - MORGAN

Athens native Philip Rivers retires from NFL

  Decatur City Council approves increased utility bills

Elkmont teenager charged with capital murder requests speedy trial

SAND MOUNTAIN

  DeSoto Golf Course in Fort Payne closing

  Drive-thru vaccine distribution in Rainsville

  Sanitation and Sewage will soon rise in Fort Payne

SHOALS

Colbert County storm shelter opening soon

  UPDATE: Brooks High math teacher placed on administrative leave for sexual misconduct

  One dead after boating accident in Cane Creek