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United Way

July 7, 2011 - 9:01am
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The United Way of West Alabama is one of many organizations playing a major role in tornado recovery efforts. And there's still time left for you to make a tax deductible donation to their disaster relief fund.


Summer Grilling

July 7, 2011 - 8:42am
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Summer is in full swing. And that means people are spending more time outdoors doing everything from yardwork to cooking. Dr. Milady Murphy shares some tips that will make your summer grilling a more tasty and healthy experience.


Sex Charge

July 6, 2011 - 5:50pm

A Tuscaloosa County School employee has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a student. The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's office says 38-year-old Hollie Thomas was arrested Sunday. Thomas was a school bus driver for the school system. ...Read more


July 6, 2011 - 5:42pm
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With mosquitos on the prowl, WVUA reporter Matt McCoy shares some household remedies that may repel these bloodsuckers.

Matt McCoy, WVUA News
July 6, 2011
6:39 p.m.

Public Forum

July 6, 2011 - 12:53pm

One of the final steps in the search for a Superintendent for the Tuscaloosa City Schools happens Wednesday night.  The two candidates left are Dr. Paul McKendrick and Dr. Tony Lamair Burks, II.  McKendrick is a recently-retired superintendent from Lynchburg, Virginia.  Burks is a native of Dothan, who is currently a superintendent in San Diego, California. ...Read more

Tornado Art

July 6, 2011 - 12:45pm
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The Kentuck Museum in Northport is gearing up a very special Art Night. The latest show will feature art inspired by April's deadly tornadoes.


Tuesday, 5:00

July 6, 2011 - 10:10am
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WVUA News at Five. Airdate: July 5, 2011

Posted By: Tia Bush and Rick Grider, WVUA News

Bobby Herndon

July 6, 2011 - 8:29am
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Mayor Bobby Herndon discusses a bond action taken by the Northport City Council that saved taxpayers a million dollars, and a new housing development that's made residents living behind city hall unhappy.


Riley Update

July 5, 2011 - 5:15pm

Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley is still recovering from injuries suffered last week in a motorcycle crash in Alaska, but now he's closer to home.  Riley was flown overnight on a medical air transport plane from Fairbanks, Alaska to Sarasota, Fla., and was admitted Tuesday morning to Sarasota Memorial Hospital.  The former governor's son, Rob Riley, said his father was resting comfortably in a private room and is expected to be released in a few days. ...Read more

Monday, 6:00

July 5, 2011 - 10:09am
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WVUA News at Six. Airdate: July 4, 2011.

Posted by Brittney Roscoe and Rick Grider, WVUA-TV News