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Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle Alabama News
Tommy Battle launches campaign seeking fifth term as Huntsville mayor

Tommy Battle held a luncheon event Wednesday to mark the occasion by touting his past successes and goals for the future.

David Cole Alabama News
Fmr State Rep. Cole sentenced to 60 days jail time after voter fraud guilty plea

Former State Rep. David Cole was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to voter fraud by voting at an unauthorized polling location.

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Jennifer Wolverton: A futuristic look at Huntsville, the education prototype

In 2043, as the sun set over the Rocket City, its people looked back on the past two decades with pride. They transformed their community into a place where every child's dreams could take flight.

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Huntsville Councilman Devyn Keith pleads guilty to two shoplifting charges; Banned from Walmart

Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two theft charges after he was accused earlier this year of shoplifting from multiple Walmarts.

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AG Marshall: Space Command HQ reversal a 'politically motivated charade'

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall sent a letter on Thursday to the U.S. Department of Defense’s Inspector General demanding an investigation into the sudden reversal of the decision to locate U.S. Space Command headquarters from Huntsville to Colorado. 

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Space Command HQ to remain in Colorado, despite protests

The headquarters for the U.S. Space Force will remain in Colorado after a tumultuous reneging of a Trump-era decision to move the HQ to Huntsville.

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U.S. House Judiciary Committee chair Jim Jordan: We're looking at moving FBI HQ to Huntsville

While Huntsville continues to fight to maintain its position as the Pentagon's choice for the Space Command headquarters, the Rocket City is beginning to create buzz that it could also be the home for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville: New FBI headquarters should be in Huntsville

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville voiced his support on Monday for a suggestion by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to move the FBI’s headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Alabama.

Jody Singer Alabama News
Tuberville, Strong applaud career of retiring director of Huntsville’s Marshall Space Flight Center

Jody Singer, the director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, announced her retirement on Monday.

Ivey Beer Alabama News
Huntsville's Chandlers Ford Brewing unveils Kay Ivey-inspired beer

Looking for a nice, cold beverage to put in your "real women of politics" Go. Kay Ivey koozie? Well, look no further than Huntsville's Chandlers Ford Brewing's new KIV Sweet Tea Sour.

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On this day in 1819: Alabama’s first constitutional convention convenes in Huntsville

On the Fourth of July, Americans celebrated the Declaration of Independence from the English crown and the birth of the new Republic, but today, July 5, Alabamians have something further to celebrate: the anniversary of our state’s conception.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville limits Air Force Secretary's travel budget until Space Force HQ selected

On Friday, the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) released its 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which outlines military spending and provides guidance for the coming fiscal year.

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Ivey commends Alabama's federal delegation for Space Command investigation — 'Redstone should, can and will be home to Space Command Headquarters'

Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday commended Alabama’s federal delegation for its investigation into Space Command's location while reiterating that Huntsville is the only logical place for the United States Space Force.

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Huntsville, Madison City, Madison County leaders alarmed by revelations about Space Command delay — 'Blatant attempt to skew independent findings and use highly questionable tactics'

Public officials in Madison County were alarmed by the information revealed Thursday after the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services announced it would launch an investigation into the ongoing delays in choosing a permanent U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) Headquarters.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville: The Biden administration is right to be afraid of aggravating me by stripping SPACECOM from Huntsville

It should be obvious that Huntsville is the ideal spot for Space Command. But Democrats in Washington never let the facts get in the way of good politics.

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U.S. News ranks Alabama #44 in best state rankings; Huntsville still among top of best cities for second year in a row

U.S. News released its best rankings report, listing Alabama as only the 44th best state in the United States, despite Huntsville remaining near the top as one of the best places to live.

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Legislation adjusting 2017 Memorial Preservation Act to save I-65 Welcome Center Saturn 1B rocket stalls in Senate committee

The Alabama Senate State Governmental Affairs Committee delayed a bill on Wednesday that would’ve helped replace the Saturn 1B rocket at the Alabama rest stop off of Interstate 65 while making changes to the laws governing the removal of monuments. 

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Conference USA men's and women's basketball tournament moves to Huntsville for the next two seasons

Propst Arena at the VBCC in Huntsville will be the host site for the Conference USA Men's and Women's Basketball Championships in 2024 and 2025.

Juan Laws Alabama News
Suspect in deadly Huntsville police shooting was out on bond in connection to bar shooting that left 2 injured

The suspect in the shooting of two Huntsville police officers and a civilian has been identified as Juan Robert Laws, 24.

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Report: Biden White House 'appears ready to reverse a Trump administration plan to relocate the U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Huntsville'

Late Thursday, veteran Washington Post columnist David Ignatius reported the Biden administration was poised to reverse a 2021 Trump-era decision to locate U.S. Space Command in Huntsville.

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Counties in north Alabama shut down travel as snow, ice cover roadways

Following days of subzero temperatures, an afternoon wintery mix of snow and ice on Monday caused several north Alabama counties to shut down their roads due to treacherous traveling conditions.

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Some Birmingham flights canceled during deadly winter storm, other flights delayed across the state

As Christmas vacationers depart Alabama airports, they could be faced with flight delays and cancelations due to the severe winter storm that carried extremely low temperatures and icy conditions to many areas of the United States this weekend.

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Homeless man sleeping in Huntsville dumpster saved after garbage truck pickup

A homeless man sleeping inside a dumpster got a rude awakening Monday when a garbage collection truck came around.

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Facebook pauses construction of $1.5 billion data center expansion in Huntsville, potentially due to metaverse failures

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, announced the expansion of a data center in Huntsville earlier this year. Now, after construction has already started, the company is changing plans.

Redstone Arsenal Sign Alabama News
Redstone Arsenal talks expansion, Ukraine aid during annual update

Redstone Arsenal, which already manages $50 billion in federal funds and employs around 43,000 people among its various agencies, gave its annual update Thursday on how it has grown and plans to continue expanding. 

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Self-proclaimed Alabama man arrested for 'slavery'-type human smuggling from Mexico

A man who says he's from Huntsville will likely be sent back to Mexico after a crash that revealed he was driving Mexican nationals to different states for work and forcing them to pay him, police say.

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle Alabama News
Huntsville Mayor Battle touts 'national accolades,' future investments in State of the City address — 'Experiencing growth and development like we’ve never seen before'

A capacity crowd gathered at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville on Tuesday to hear Mayor Tommy Battel give his State of the City address for 2022 where he highlighted the Rocket City's rapid growth and "quality of life investments" in infrastructure.

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