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Storm Recovery

September 9, 2011 - 4:49pm

The Tuscaloosa City Schools has started on a new journey of hope.  It's part of a Save Our Children program to help children through storm recovery.  School officials say 14 people are participtaing in special training to learn how to help kids affected by the April 27th storms.  Each leader will meet with students in group settings for four weeks.  The curriculum is designed to help children learn to deal with emotions after a disaster.  The program is paid for through a grant from Save Our Children.


Veterans' Event

September 9, 2011 - 4:44pm

A day of celebration for West Alabama veterans is set for Saturday.  The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center is hosting Picnic in the Park, a welcome home event, for returning combat veterans from Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn and their families.  Picnic in the Park will be at the Tuscaloosa VAMC Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be free food, music, games for kids and information on benefits and services.  For more information, call (205) 554-2000. ...Read more

Terror Threat

September 9, 2011 - 2:53pm

Senior U.S. counterterrorism officials say they have a general sense of who is behind the reported plot to attack New York or Washington with a car bomb on or around the 9/11 anniversary -- and who may be assigned to carry it out. But they don't have exact identities yet. ...Read more

Kentuck Block Party

September 9, 2011 - 8:57am
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The Kentuck Museum in Northport is celebrating the 40th anniversary of their art festival. The 40 Days of Kentuck events include a 5K fun and a block party.


Caring Days

September 9, 2011 - 8:36am
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If you have a loved one that's suffering from Alzheimer's or another memory related illness help could just be a phone call away. Caring Days Adult Day Care offers fun, engaging activities speficially for people suffering from memory disorders five days a week.


Thursday, 6:00

September 8, 2011 - 7:05pm
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WVUA News at Six. Airdate: Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Submitted by: Rick Grider and Megan Hayes

Thursday, 5:00

September 8, 2011 - 6:56pm
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WVUA News at Five. Airdate: Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Posted by: Rick Grider and Megan Hayes

Alabama Drought

September 8, 2011 - 3:08pm

A new government report shows heavy rains from Tropical Storm Lee dramatically improved the drought outlook across much of Alabama.  Parts of the state received 10 inches of rain from Lee, and statistics released Thursday show the result of the downpour. While 80 percent of the state was abnormally dry or in a drought this time last week, about 54 percent of the state is that dry this week. ...Read more


September 8, 2011 - 8:25am
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Dr. Milady Murphy discusses foods that are high in fiber and how a fiber rich diet can help prevent or battle disease.


Wednesday, 5:00

September 7, 2011 - 5:30pm
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WVUA News at Five. Airdate: Wednesday, September 7, 2011.