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Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre

August 19, 2011 - 8:49am
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The arts are an important part of a young person's education. They help develop creativity, individuality, and confidence. Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre gives kids an opportunity to shine on stage and create a show.


Classes & Expos

August 19, 2011 - 8:43am
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From puppy kindergarten to cake baking, the Phelps Center plans to offer all sorts of classes and workshops this fall. You can register online at the Tuscaloosa County Parks & Recreation website, tcpara.org.


Recipe Contest

August 19, 2011 - 8:28am
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Do you have a recipe that's a family favorite? How about inviting a senior loved one over to help you do some cooking and share a meal? The Craving Companionship Recipe Contest from Home Instead Senior Care is designed to bring seniors who are often isolated together with their family.


Tuscaloosa Gangs

August 18, 2011 - 6:19pm
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It's been five days since a shooting at the Cobb Hollywood 16 Theatre in Tuscaloosa, which landed one teen in jail and another in the hospital.  Since the shooting, police are saying the incident was likely gang-related. WVUA reporter Bradley Whittington talks to local investigators about gang activity.

Bradley Whittington, WVUA News

Air Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011; WVUA News at 6

Partlow Case

August 18, 2011 - 3:17pm

Department of Mental Health officials say they started a criminal investigation last month at the W.D. Partlow Developmental Center in Tuscaloosa after a known pedophile said he had sex with a boy at their Partlow home.  Partlow employees interviewed for a facility recertification say the adult male should not have been living in the same building with the boy. ...Read more

Churches Respond

August 18, 2011 - 3:11pm

More than 20 religious leaders and officials with church-operated charities say in affidavits filed in federal court in Birmingham that a new state immigration law would block them from providing food, shelter and transportation to the poor.  The Episcopal Bishop of Alabama, Henry Parsley, said in an affidavit the law would force church members to break the law when they follow the Biblical mandate to "share God's love with others" regardless of immigration status.  The affidavits were filed in support of a lawsuit filed by Parsley and two other church leaders seeking to block the ...Read more

Tuscaloosa Connection

August 18, 2011 - 12:11pm
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Students in Joplin, Missouri are going back to school, and Tuscaloosa schools need help delivering donations.

Wendesday, 6:00

August 18, 2011 - 12:04pm
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WVUA News at Six. Air Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011.

Wednesday, 5:00

August 18, 2011 - 11:10am
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WVUA News at Five. Air Date: Wednesdsay, August 17, 2011.

Talent Search

August 18, 2011 - 8:55am
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A lot of talented people call West Alabama home. And they'll be putting their talent on display at Kip Tyner's 25th Annual Talent Search.