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The Huntsville City Council has decided to buy a piece of land on Martin Luther King Drive that will allow the city to expand a popular park. 

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A resident of Aspen Heights Apartments told Huntsville police that a man jumped into his vehicle and forced him to withdraw money from an ATM, while yielding a machete. 

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The Boys & Girls Club of Walker County is currently asking for donations of gently used neck ties for their Dress For Success session in early December.

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Food trucks would be banned from Downtown Huntsville, under a draft ordinance still under consideration by the City Council. The ongoing debate and discussion of the ordinance has been continued until the Dec. 4 meeting. 

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NEW WAVERLY — A long-planned affordable housing rehabilitation project, with units set aside for low-to-moderate income families, is now open and accepting residents.

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Police are on the lookout for a suspect who was last seen burglarizing a vehicle Monday morning at a Huntsville apartment complex. 

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Walker County residents are invited to join SAAFE House at the Walker County Storm Shelter for a morning of giving back, fun activities, crafts, a pancake breakfast and even a visit from Santa himself.

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New Waverly schools have delayed the addition of more ESL teachers for another year. 

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For years, mobile homes have gone largely under-regulated in Walker County. Especially when a manufactured home is rented out.

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SHEPHERD – Representative Ernest Bailes has announced he will file for re- election and seek a third term as the state representative for House District 18, including Liberty, San Jacinto and Walker counties.

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If you’re looking for Masterpiece Theatre’s “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, this is not it. However, if you are looking for Saturday Night Live’s take on Austen’s 1813 classic novel of manners, you may have hit the jackpot.

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The Washington Post headlined an Oct. 11 story: “The partisan divide keeps growing,” suggesting that Americans on either side of the political spectrum have dug their collective heels and becoming less willing to budge and quicker to cast aspersions.

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas’ top appeals court on Friday halted the scheduled execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubt about his guilt.

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The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.26 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents less than on this day last week and is 11 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year.

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Currently the new burger joint to watch, Shorts Top owner Suraj Paikara is humble about his successful beginnings.

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Huntsville High School students Aidan Hill and Sara Schweitzer recently performed with the Houston Youth Symphony Organization at Stude Concert Hall on the campus of Rice University.

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Huntsville citizens looking for entertainment this weekend can find something for everyone at Old Town Theater. 

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With farm bankruptcies on the rise, farmers are seeking alternative crops to supplement their income and now they have the opportunity to get in on a real cash crop.

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The score for each establishment represents a grading scale of; 100-90 is considered an A, 89-80 is considered a B , 79-71 is a C (when any restaurant scores a 70 or below a Re-inspection is required) and 70 and below is an F. Daycare and childcare center inspections are not based off of a g…

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The torch has been passed at the Wynne Home Arts Center. 

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How will the Walker County Hospital District board react to a recent Chapter 11 filing from its tenant — the Walker County Hospital Corporation?

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On the heels of one of the largest municipal annexations in the Lone Star State, Walker County is now looking for a renegotiation of its extraterritorial jurisdiction agreement with the city of Huntsville. 

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“We weren’t fighting for the Vietnamese or President Nixon, America or apple pie – we were just fighting to stay alive and get home.”

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With the announcement of the new iteration of the XFL and the naming of the Houston team, the “Roughnecks”, timing could not be better for the eighth annual “The Mind of a Sports Executive Series” event at Sam Houston State University. This year, Brian Michael Cooper, president of the Housto…

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Years of multi-million dollar loses has forced the Walker County Hospital Corporation, the private operator of Huntsville Memorial Hospital, to file for bankruptcy protection.

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