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What you need to know about COVID-19: A third of coronavirus tests are positive in one Florida county


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:54:00 GMT

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The new high comes as many states set records in infection rates and hospitalizations.

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High school student petitions to rename street currently named after Confederate soldier


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:44:00 GMT

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Rain Bellamy started a petition just prior to Juneteenth to change the name of the city street from Bluford Avenue to July Perry Boulevard.

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U.S. Attorney Jay Town resigning to take job with private defense contractor


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:29:00 GMT

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Jay E. Town is resigning as the U.S. Attorney of the Northern District of Alabama to take a job with a private defense contractor in Huntsville.

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Valentina Sampaio is the first transgender model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:20:00 GMT

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After becoming Victoria's Secret's first trans model, Valentina Sampaio is now the first trans woman to appear in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue.

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Child psychologist weighs in on children wearing masks


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:14:00 GMT

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Child psychologist Dr Joe Ackerson talked to WVTM 13 about what parents can do to help their child adjust to wearing a mask.

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Tropical Storm Fay shutters beaches as it heads north


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:51:00 GMT

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Beaches closed in Delaware and rain lashed the New Jersey shore Friday as the fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay churned north on a path expected to soak the New York City region.

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President Trump's rally in New Hampshire postponed because of approaching tropical storm


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:42:00 GMT

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President Donald Trump’s planned rally in New Hampshire has been postponed because of the tropical storm moving up the East Coast.

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President Trump pointed to European nations in call to reopen schools. Here's how the US compares


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:27:00 GMT

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Scientific advice on when and how to reopen schools has varied across different countries.

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Love to BBQ? Step up your grilling game with these tasty dry rubs and seasoning mixes


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:23:00 GMT

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Your guests will be licking their chops.

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Coronavirus in Alabama: Tracking the curve, latest map and case data


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:09:00 GMT

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The coronavirus case numbers and death toll are updated daily.

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As Confederate monuments come down, some states have laws that protect their removal


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:43:00 GMT

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Dating back decades to as recently as 2019, there are laws in several states that are protecting Confederate monuments from being removed from public places.

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Map shows Confederate symbols still standing in the United States. Here's where they are


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:43:00 GMT

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Confederate symbols are being taken down across America, whether by protesters or local leaders. An advocacy group says there are thousands of them still in existence.

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Heat advisories have been issued for central Alabama


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:39:00 GMT

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Both the heat and humidity will increase across central Alabama in the coming days. Widely scattered afternoon thunderstorms are still expected.

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'We see you. We hear you. We stand with you.': Milwaukee florists join the movement


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:14:00 GMT

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Public installations are popping up around the city

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University of North Alabama denies PETA's request to retire lion mascot


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:04:00 GMT

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The University of North Alabama says the school will keep its lion mascot following a request by an animal rights group that the lion be transferred to a sanctuary.

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Fact Check: Sessions, Tuberville campaign ads ahead of GOP Senate runoff


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:55:00 GMT

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WVTM 13's Ian Reitz researches statements made by both campaigns to see what's true and what's not ahead of the runoff next Tuesday.

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Author uses his writing skills to help in fight against COVID-19


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:41:00 GMT

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Bryan Thomas Schmidt asked other writers to donate short stories for a charity collection.

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Goya CEO, praising President Trump, sparks online culture clash


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:27:00 GMT

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The supercharged political landscape in the U.S. has grown potentially more perilous for companies ahead of the 2020 presidential election as Goya discovered this week.

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Sheriff: Nationwide manhunt for woman accused of killing husband in Ohio


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:58:00 GMT

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Have you seen this woman?

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A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠— a first for the Army Special Forces unit


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:43:00 GMT

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A female soldier for the first time will join the Green Berets, one of the Army's most elite units, after graduating this week from U.S. Army Special Forces training.

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