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Former Alabama fullback arrested

November 6, 2014 - 12:21pm

Former Alabama fullback Le'Ron McClain was arrested on a synthetic marijuana trafficking charge on Wednesday.

By WVUA Staff

TUSCALOOSA – Former NFL and Alabama fullback Le’Ron
McClain was arrested by the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force on Wednesday.

McClain, a former Tuscaloosa County High standout, was
charged with synthetic marijuana trafficking. ...Read more

Animated hit has dresses, merchandise flying off the shelves

November 6, 2014 - 10:57am

By WVUA Staff

The Disney box office hit “Frozen” has sold more than 3 million dresses
this year.

The Elsa and Anna dresses were a popular costume for Halloween,
and look to be a popular outfit for the holidays as well.

Other “Frozen” items seem to be just as popular, flying off store

Money Talks: holiday shopping

November 6, 2014 - 10:54am

shoppiing bags with cursive "holiday shopping" over it

By WVUA staff


As the weather cools down
and the Christmas lights begin make appearances, the holiday shopping season
kicks into gear.


The average American will
spend $830 shopping this year, according to the National Retail Federation.

  ...Read more

President Barack Obama calls Gov. Bentley

November 6, 2014 - 10:43am

Republican Gov.
Robert Bentley received a call of congratulations from an unexpected person
last night, President Barack Obama.

Bentley said he got
the call from an unlisted number around 11:20 p.m., and was asked to hold for
the president.

He said the president
graciously congratulated him, and said he hopes to work together.

The governor admitted
that he wasn't sure what to think at first when he got the call. He said he
thought it was someone from "Saturday Night Live." ...Read more

Tuscaloosa West End Health Project offers free clinic every Wednesday

November 6, 2014 - 10:35am

WVUA staff

of the Tuscaloosa West End Health Project are dedicated to serving community
members in need of general medical care. They work to provide regular health screenings,
with a doctor on site. These screenings include blood pressure and glucose
level checks, and general health education.

     Student director Michael Moore says they
are trying to improve the lives of people in the Tuscaloosa community ...Read more

Bama Belle to relocate

November 6, 2014 - 10:26am
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The Bama Belle, a popular Tuscaloosa
attraction on the Black Warrior River, will be relocated.

After failed negotiations with the owner, Thad
Garner, the legal department of the city is taking steps to tow it to a
different area.

Safety was the key factor in the decision said District 7 Councilwoman Sonya
McKinstry. She said there were many other
components as well. ...Read more

UA Goes Smoke Free

November 5, 2014 - 10:28pm
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The University of Alabama has announced that as of January 1, 2015, smoking will not be allowed on their campus.Alabama is the last school in the SEC to set some form regulations when it comes to smoking.Interim Executive Director of UA's Student Health Center Margaret Garner tells WVUA there will be services provided to those students and employees who are interested in quitting smoking.

UA Smoke Free Campus Policy

November 5, 2014 - 6:14pm
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The upcoming new year means a big change for the University of Alabama. Come January first, UA will be a smoke free campus.

OAD: Wednesday, November 5, 2014


Abernathy Elected Sheriff

November 5, 2014 - 8:57am

Bentley Re-Elected

November 4, 2014 - 7:40pm