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3-year-old girl found alone on boat in Texas; father’s body recovered nearby

A young girl was found alone on a boat the day after she and her father took it out on Lake Granbury. Hours later, her father's body was recovered, not far from where the boat was found.
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  Owner of ‘Heist Jewelry’ hit with sledgehammer, still fights off robbers

Security camera footage shows the owner of ironically named Heist Jewelry tending to his inventory at 2:40 p.m. A masked suspect runs into the store and smashes a display case with a sledgehammer.

TOP STORIES

  Traffic safety checkpoints in Huntsville this weekend

  #9PMRoutine: Nightly social media initiative to curb car break-ins

  NASA leaders, astronauts tour Arab High School

  Huntsville Taco Bell murder suspect indicted

  Marshall Space Flight Center taking lead on next manned lunar lander

The Marshall Space Flight Center will take the lead role in managing the next spacecraft that will fly to the moon.
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  Bear spray, shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests

Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon.

  Morgan County inmates offered hepatitis A vaccinations to prevent outbreak

  Alabama offers grants to push 2020 census participation

  Huntsville police searching for stolen Mustang

  Man caught after escaping Jackson County patrol car, deputies say

Lee Co. DA: Man who poisoned trees at Toomer’s Corner not paying fines

  Alabama and Tennessee patrol officers work together to reduce impaired driving

  Florence church sanctuary needs repairs after tree falls during storm

  Rats & gnats: Your August 16th, 2019 Kitchen Cops report

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  Family finds live frog in carton of organic salad greens

One Wisconsin family found a living frog in the packaged organic salad greens they bought from a grocery store.

SPORTS

  Swimmers come to Huntsville for Paralympics clinic

UNA to hold men’s rugby tryouts

The University of North Alabama’s men’s rugby team will hold open tryouts Aug. 19-20 and again on Aug. 22.

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  Man accused of pulling knife on mail carrier in Tuscumbia

  Round bank building is coming down in Muscle Shoals

  Council considers benefits of purchasing used aerial truck for Moulton Fire Dept.

Questions surround shooting death of 19-year-old college student in Talladega by off-duty officer

  License plate tag fee coming for Marshall County drivers, paying for county school SROs

Starting in January 2020, drivers in Marshall County will be a $12 license plate fee. The money will pay for 14 school resource officers for the county schools.
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  Doctors warn of fallout from new immigration rule

Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.

  Tip line pinpoints Madison student who made school threat

  Huntsville police address Walmart shooting threat

  ALEA wants more than 200 new state troopers hired within a year

  Ala. teacher on paid leave after pleading guilty to spying on children in bathroom