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Santa's Sleigh List

November 17, 2014 - 3:32pm

Santa’s sleigh is ready
to be filled with the necessary items needed  by individuals and families
currently receiving services through domestic abuse and sexual assault programs
at Turning Point. You can drop off your donations at the Northport Police Department located at 3721 26th Ave.

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"Creative Process" Gameday Buttons

November 16, 2014 - 10:33pm
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Alex Gatewood, owner/founder of popular Tuscaloosa clothing store The Locker Room, talks with WVUA about his 50 years as a successful Tuscaloosa business owner
OAD: Sunday, November 16, 2014

UA Creative Campus combines culture, art and football for their gameday buttons, which have been a hit with fans

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Open Enrollment Health Care

November 16, 2014 - 10:27pm
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Open enrollment has begun as November 15th kicked off the enrollment period. The period will continue until February 15th. Keep in mind that if you have a Marketplace plan for 2014, your coverage will end December 31st no matter when your plan began. Visit www.HealthCare.gov to find out more information or to contact a representative.

5th Annual Crimson Couch to 5K

November 16, 2014 - 10:26pm
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The University of Alabama held its 5th Annual Crimson Couch to 5K event today on a rainy Sunday in Tuscaloosa. Hosted by the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness, the event had a great turnout of about a thousand people, despite the weather. WVUA spoke with Heather Mundy, with the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness. 

Jacob Browder Cut-a-Thon

November 16, 2014 - 10:25pm
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A Demopolis teen is continuing to
recover from a critical bull riding accident. Sunday, a local salon came
together with his family and friends to raise money for his therapy. New Creations
Salon in Tuscaloosa dedicated a day of haircuts to Jacob Browder, and WVUA’s
Emileigh Forrester got the chance to sit down with him and ask what all this
support means to him.

Browder told WVUA, his family and friends were there
"to raise money, for like my therapy and stuff for the Cut-a-Thon and
everything." ...Read more

The Locker Room Turns 50

November 16, 2014 - 10:24pm

Keep Your Car Running During The Winter

November 16, 2014 - 7:35pm
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WVUA spoke to Technician Rodney Halsten about what cold weather can do to your car and how you can keep it running during the winter season.

Behind Enemy Lines

November 16, 2014 - 5:45pm
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TUSCALOOSA -- WVUA's own Peter Crank is a Mississippi State fan. In fact, he is currently a student there working on his masters while he works at WVUA. Usually football-watching in the newsroom goes smoothly, but Saturday was a test. Here's more on Peter's story and what it's like being a Mississippi state fan working behind enemy lines


OAD: Saturday, November 15 2014

Bama Fans Ready for MSU

November 15, 2014 - 12:54pm
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UA fans think they have the home team advantage against the number one ranked MSU Bulldogs. This is the first time in school history the Dogs have had to carry the weight of being on top, where Bama fans are very familiar with the title of the number one team in the land.

Inside Dionte Petty's Murder

November 14, 2014 - 6:22pm
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All week we've been taking a closer look at some of Tuscaloosa's coldest cases. In our final installment of Tuscaloosa Cold Case Files we dig deeper into the unsolved murder of 22 year old, Dionte Petty. Petty was caught in cross fire at the former Citizens Club off Highway 11 in 2000.

If you have any information about Petty's death you are encouraged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (205) 752 - STOP.


OAD: Friday, November 14, 2014