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Coal Jobs Count Initiative

November 13, 2014 - 10:20pm
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The Coal Jobs Count initiative has made it's way across the state, fighting against regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.As part of the EPA clean power plan, they say burning coal as a natural resource is resulting in an overload of carbon emissions being put into the air.. ...Read more

Inside Ronald Perryman's Murder

November 13, 2014 - 6:28pm
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All week we're taking a closer look into some of Tuscaloosa's coldest cases. Tonight, we are digging deeper into the murder of 26 year old, Ronald Perryman. He was living a double life and murdered in his apartment just off of campus almost 40 years ago.

OAD: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Bama Hoops

November 13, 2014 - 3:45pm
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Everyone's talking about the matchup between #1 Mississippi State and #5 Alabama. But, the gridiron showdown isn't the only game in T-Town this weekend.

20/59 Traffic Trouble

November 13, 2014 - 3:41pm
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Sections of Interstate 20/59 near the Tuscaloosa and Cottondale exits caused motorists all sorts of problems over the past few weeks. Wrecks are becoming more and more common in the construction zones. So is deadlocked traffic. UA Gameday Operations' Gina Johnson explains how to avoid getting stuck in traffic on gameday.

UA professor develops sensor to help weight loss

November 13, 2014 - 3:09pm

You'll know how many calories you're eating


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Beat the cold weather

November 13, 2014 - 2:54pm

Tuscaloosa will open warming stations citywide; Alabama Power offers tips


    The Compassion Coalition Organization is teaming up with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office to help people find warm places during cold weather.


 When temperatures hit below 40 degrees, warming stations will be open in the city for those in need.


Contact Tuscaloosa 311 or any law enforcement agency for information on warming stations.  

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Georgia attorney wants evidence in Ross Harris hot car death thrown out

November 13, 2014 - 1:14pm


By WVUA Staff     

The attorney representing Tuscaloosa native Justin Ross Harris on charges that he left his 22-month old son to die in a hot SUV wants much of the evidence thrown out.

     Harris’ attorney, Maddox Kilgore, filed 15 motions in court ahead of Monday’s deadline. Kilgore wants the judge to dismiss the murder indictment as well as throw out Harris’ statements to police, and electronic evidence seized from Harris’ computer, evidence he argues was obtained without probable cause. ...Read more

Police continue investigation of unsolved murder from 1987

November 13, 2014 - 12:26pm

Seventeen years after the murder of Chanda Fehler, the
police are still looking for her killer.

By WVUA Staff

TUSCALOOSA – Allison Sherrill last talked to her
sister Chanda Fehler on June 10, 1987. Seventeen years later, her murder is
still unsolved.

“They took away a vital member of our family,” Sherrill
said. “I’m like, ‘How dare you? What gave you the right to take away my sister?’” ...Read more

Get ready for The University of Alabama Homecoming Activities

November 13, 2014 - 11:02am

WVUA staff


The University of Alabama Homecoming
Activities kick off on Sunday Nov.16 with the annual Powder-Puff game starting
at 10 a.m. on the student recreation fields. Watch for the paint the town red
window competition, which begins Monday 17.


Homecoming Court will be selected
on Tuesday, followed by the “Choreography” Competition in the Coleman Coliseum
on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Thursday, the paint the town red judging will begin.

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