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New weather satellite set to launch early Saturday

The clock is ticking for the launch of a next-generation weather satellite. NOAA said the launch of Joint Polar Satellite System-1 is scheduled for the early hours of Saturday in California. A Delta II rocket will carry the satellite into orbit at 3:37 a.m. CST Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Bas

AL.COM - 2017-11-17 15:00:00

Judge finds probable cause in case of 2 Tiger Transit drivers charged with rape and sodomy

Warning: This article contains graphic content that may be uncomfortable or unsuitable for some readers. A Lee County District Judge has found probable cause in the case against two former Tiger Transit drivers, Tony Patillo and James Johnson Jr., who are charged with first-degree rape and sodomy of


Several Anniston groups to offer meals on Thanksgiving

The first of several Thanksgiving meal programs for those in need is set for Saturday atUnity House, a building on the southwestern corner of Zinn Park in Anniston. John Elston, pastor of New Life Covenant Church and a board member of the Higher Ground Ministerial Fellowship, said the group plans to

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-16 22:01:00

Local author Marshall Pope visits St. Jude's clinic in Huntsville, donates book of poems, cash

TALLADEGA -- Talladega author and poet Marshall Pope visited St. Jude's Research Clinic in Huntsville on Monday, presenting Director Melissa Jones with a copy of one of his volumes of poetry, "Blind Faith," and a cash donation. "Pope and his wife, Lori, were welcomed with open arms as they agreed to

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-17 01:52:00

Ending of the growing season (Garden Talk)

As I write on the eve of Reformation Day 2017, I think of the frost that hit my Talladega mountain cabin this morning. This past weekend was cool and damp. I am glad I did not have high school or college football commitments over the weekend. Watching the action on television took me back to a game


EXTENSION CORNER: Agriculture Outlook meetings set in December, January

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will hold a series of Alabama Agriculture Outlook meetings across the state in December and January. The Farm and Agribusiness Management team will update farmers, producers and agribusiness owners on the current agricultural situation in the state, as well a

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-17 06:01:00

SU Music Department presents Candy Cane Christmas

The Southern Union Music Department will present its annual Christmas concert, Candy Cane Christmas, Tuesday, Nov. 28, through Friday, Dec. 1, in Brazeal Auditorium on Southern Union's Wadley campus. All shows begin at 7 p.m. CT. Under the direction of Dr. Trey Rayfield, concert-goers can expect to


Election deadlines - The Randolph Leader: News

With the Dec. 12 general election for the U.S. Senate seat on the horizon, those who have not registered in Randolph County have until Monday, Nov. 27, to do so. You can register at the Boards of Registers office adjacent to the county courthouse or by going on the Secretary of State's website where


Chris Christie leaves a complicated record

Reflecting on Gov. Christie's time in office, N.J. Senate President Sweeney said Christie's decision to run for president is when "everything started to turn." Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com From his earliest days in Trenton, Chris Christie clearly relished the prospect of one day having his portrait

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 10:49:27

Big changes in football, soccer highlight new GMC fall sports division alignments

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Greater Middlesex Conference announced new division alignments for the fall 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. Football, which expands from three to four divisions, and boys soccer, which expands from four to five divisions, highlight the biggest changes to the conf

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 18:54:50

'Nutcracker' and a Proposal - The holiday classic holds special memories for members of American Repertory Ballet

For ballet dancers, "Nutcracker" is an annual occurrence, and barely a holiday season goes by without dancing with sugar plumbs, snowflakes and giant mice. It's understandable then that after 10 years or more, dancers would have had enough of the famed Tchaikovsky ballet, but for Anna Porter Wilkes-

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-17 22:06:00

Police arrest 1 on gun, drug charges hours after 2 are shot

SOMERVILLE - Kaseem Stewart-Hunt, 20, of the Somerset section of Franklin Township, is facing gun and drug possession charges after being arrested hours after two men were shot on Tuesday, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said Friday. Kaseem Stewart-Hunt Robertson said detectives from

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 20:30:20

Media Blitz: Week 11 High School Football Playoff Frenzy

Welcome back as MyCentralJersey.com continues with complete coverage of Week 11's Greater Middlesex Conference and Mid-State 37 Conference NJSIAA Tournament semifinal action. A full schedule of games can be found below. Final scores of those games, as well as links to stories, will be updated on thi

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 01:00:01

Jobs report: 2,600 new private-sectors jobs in October

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics released data that show New Jersey added 2,600 new jobs to the market for the month of October. The majority of job creation came from the trade, transportation and utilities industry which added over 3,100 jobs in the past month. Manufacturing (1,700+ jo

NJBIZ - 2017-11-17 22:20:00

After bankruptcy, new management breathes life into Soupman

Following the recent completion of bankruptcy filings and restructuring, The Original Soupman announced that it's under new management. The new Eatontown-based team includes President Joseph Hagan, Chief Operating Officer Bryan Guadagno and Chief Strategic Advisor Mitchell Cohen. Hagan, who has been

NJBIZ - 2017-11-17 21:49:00

Weekly wrap up: NAI Hanson

Brokerage firm NAI James E. Hanson announced several leases this week. In Emerson, the brokerage's Randy Horning and Darren Lizzack announced they worked on behalf of landlord, Hudson Emerson Properties and tenant Faustini's Institute of Martial Arts and Fitness in the leasing of 2,800 square feet o

NJBIZ - 2017-11-17 21:13:00

SUNY Geneseo student sit-in protests prof's 'transphobic quiz,' college's response

Standing before a loosely-arranged horseshoe of fellow SUNY Geneseo students, Olivia Clarke recalled the daily ordeal of growing up as a trans woman. "From a very young age... we've grown up with our parents and teachers and others reinforcing this idea that who we are is negative or wrong somehow,


Ceremonies recognize those who served in York, Avon and Geneseo

Students at York Central School honored local veterans Thursday during the 8th annual Golden Knights' Veterans Day celebration. Students wore red, white and blue and filled the Veterans' Memorial Gymnasium while veterans marched in to be honored. The Honor Guard posted the colors while Scouts displa

THELCN.COM - 2017-11-15 23:01:00

170 firefighters battle fire in 6-story apartment building

NEW YORK (AP) - Firefighters are battling a large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building. The fire started Friday afternoon on the top floor of the Harlem building. The Fire Department of New York says 170 firefighters are at the scene. There are no reports of injurie

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-17 21:39:18

Finger Lakes wineries thriving despite global shortage

Wine lovers listen up, you might want to stock up on the vino. Global wine production has reached a 50-year low. European countries aren't doing well right now. Bad weather in countries like Italy, Spain and France is fueling this shortage. Those countries have seen extreme frost and droughts this y

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-17 14:16:00