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Firearms Safety Course

April 26, 2015 - 5:04pm
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The Tuscaloosa County Sheriffs Office held their monthly firearms safety course on April 25th. Firearms safety students learned a variety of skills. Students left the course with a newfound confidence and knowledge on how to protect themselves. For information on the course, visit, tcsoal.org or their Facebook page at Tuscaloosa County Sheriffs Office.

Original airdate: April 25, 2015. 

University of Alabama A-Day 2015

April 19, 2015 - 3:23pm
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The University of Alabama scrimmage game took place on April 18th, 2015. Many people braved the weather to come see the Crimson team take on the White team. The White defeated the Crimson team, 27-14. Over the past seven seasons, Alabama's averaged around 83 thousand fans at a-day. This year, 65,000 watched the game in Bryant-Denny stadium.

Rain Effects

April 17, 2015 - 5:26pm
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Tuscaloosa has seen three inches of
rain in three days. Lots of people in West Alabama have mixed feelings about
how the rain affects their lives and businesses.

Hannah Gann told WVUA she and her
husband have been trying to build a house since December. They have been able
to clear out the land since the beginning of April, but the rain has made them
hold off.

Josh Meggs owns a lawn care and property
services business. He said if you work outside, you have to be prepared for
this kind of weather. ...Read more

New Local Tax Bill

April 13, 2015 - 9:12pm

Law School Honors Fellow Classmate

April 12, 2015 - 3:36pm
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Students and faculty honored one of their own who passed away one year ago on April 12th. Dominic DeSimone died at age 24 from a motorcycle wreck. Friends of DeSimone say he loved fitness and always encouraged everyone around him. Close friends created a workout in his honor called "DomFit" and also participated in the  workout on April 11th. The students along with the help of the University of Alabama Law School worked to raise money for a scholarship in DeSimone's name. If $10,000 is raised, the scholarship will go into a Trust and help aid law school students. ...Read more

Governor Bentley's Cigarette Tax Proposal

April 4, 2015 - 9:53pm
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Governor Robert Bentley has proposed a new bill to help with Alabama's budget deficit. Bentley's proposal would hike up cigarette taxes by $.82 per pack. Many Tuscaloosa locals believe increasing tax on cigarettes could create a black market and residents will start buying from other states.

Original airdate: Saturday, April 4, 2015. 

Civil Rights Panel

April 4, 2015 - 9:42pm
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Leaders from Greene County, Tuscaloosa, and Birmingham came together with members of the Greene County community.They remembered the works and legacy of doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. This was the opportunity for people both young and old to understand the importance in bringing blacks and whites together in the county. Organizers say our nation is so full of racial tension, people tend to forget what's important.

Original airdate: Saturday, April 4, 2015. 

Air Show Practice

March 27, 2015 - 9:10pm

5th Street Vintage Market

March 1, 2015 - 10:51pm
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The 5th Street Vintage Market in Northport was open Sunday. Items like old records, custom jewelry, vintage clothing and homemade bread were on display. 

Original airdate: Sunday, March 1, 2015.