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Tannehill State Park Damage

April 8, 2014 - 5:11pm
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Flash flooding caused major damage at Tannehill State Park...today, board members, city leaders, and park officials spent some time surveying just how much damage was done.

OAD: Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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Westwood Art

April 8, 2014 - 2:12pm

(Tuscaloosa) The Arts Council of
Tuscaloosa will host “Westwood Art Month at the Bama” May 1 – 17, 2014
featuring the fine arts programs of Westwood Elementary. The event will include
an exhibit of the students’ visual art and the 9th annual Musical Extravaganza
in the theatre.

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Flooding Update

April 8, 2014 - 12:37pm

HOOVER, Ala., April 8, 2014 — The American Red Cross is on the ground here in Alabama helping those affected by flooding and heavy rain. Preliminary damage reports for Jefferson and Shelby Counties indicate that approximately 100 homes were affected in some way. Red Cross volunteers will be further assessing the damage today. Red Cross volunteers will also be traveling through the affected neighborhoods today, via emergency response vehicles, to distribute meals and clean up items, including rakes, shovels, gloves, garbage bags, etc. ...Read more

Archery Tournament

April 8, 2014 - 12:25pm

BIRMINGHAM – On April 26 and 27, the public is invited to join members of the Alabama Society of Traditional Bowmen at Tannehill State Park for an archery tournament that benefits ill and injured children treated at Children’s of Alabama, the state’s only freestanding pediatric medical facility. ...Read more

Free Mortgage Assistance

April 8, 2014 - 9:36am

TUSCALOOSA,
Ala. — The University of Alabama School of Law Clinical Program and Community
Service Programs of West Alabama will lead a Mortgage Assistance Clinic
Saturday, April 12, at the Tuscaloosa Public Library’s Rotary Room.

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clinic will begin at 12:30 pm. ...Read more

Hot Grease Poured on Victim

April 8, 2014 - 8:38am

ANTHONY DWAYNE McGRAW

From Tuscaloosa Co. Homicide ...Read more

City Responds to Care Ambulance Closing

April 7, 2014 - 9:46pm
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Care Ambulance closed unexpectedly this past Monday, and the situation now is being evaluated by a legal team. The ambulance service left many employees jobless. They also violated a clause with the city of Northport to give warning of their closing 30 days in advance. City Administrator Scott Collins said they are continuing to look into the closing and the any wrongs Care Ambulance may have committed to prevent this from happening again.

Text-A-Thon

April 7, 2014 - 9:45pm
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The Alabama Credit Union partnered with regional food banks for the "Secret Meals For Hungry Children" program, which provides food to children in need. This week they are hosting a "Text-A-Thon" to raise money for the cause. You can donate $10 to feed a child every weekend for a month by texting "FOOD" to 27722.

Flood Damage

April 7, 2014 - 9:41pm
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The major flooding in West Alabama is due to the large amount of rain last night. Across the region, residents are facing the harsh effects of the flood waters. The waters have damaged roads and houses, leaving many people stranded and/or without power.

 

Air date: 4-7-14 10pm