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Posted Friday, May 19, 2017 by WLRH News

Season tickets are on sale now for the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra's 63rd season. Prior to the final concert of the last season, music director and conductor Gregory Vajda spoke with Ginny Kennedy about what's ahead for the next one. Tickets and information are available at www.hso.org.

  • Then-national security adviser Michael Flynn (left) and Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser and the president's son-in-law, in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 13.

    Posted Friday, May 26, 2017 by NPR News

    Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told the Kremlin that Jared Kushner had discussed setting up a secret means of communicating directly, using Russian facilities, according to the Washington Post.

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The new art shows are going up, and they'll be on view at the Lowe Mill Friday, May 12 2017 from 6 to 8 PM at Art After Hours.

Theatre Huntsville presents a comedy, "Always A Bridesmaid," written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten.

It's "crunch time" for budget formulation in the halls of Alabama's government, and the legislature is working toward its big annual agreements wit

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Lee Boyd Malvo attends court proceedings for fellow sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad in 2003. A federal judge has thrown out two sentences of life without parole that Malvo has been serving in Virginia.

The judge ruled Friday that, because the Supreme Court has found mandatory life for juveniles unconstitutional, two sentences being served in Virginia by Lee Boyd Malvo must be reconsidered.

When the sun sets, the crew of the M/V Sam Simon takes to the deck to relax. The crew volunteers come from countries including France, Germany, Australia, the U.K. and Poland.

There are only 30 of the small porpoise left, due to over-fishing in the waters of the Gulf of California. Efforts to save the vaquita have pitted environmentalists against fishermen.

The Air Force says it is investigating allegations that an employee at the military mortuary at Dover Air Force Base offered to show the remains of John Glenn to Defense Department inspectors. Above, a photo of the former astronaut and U.S. senator as he lay in state at the Ohio Statehouse in December 2016.

DOD inspectors declined the offer and "at no time viewed the remains" during a review of the mortuary at Dover Air Force Base. The Air Force says it will investigate the incident.

John Boehner sharply criticized Donald Trump's presidency this week and said he doesn't think the Affordable Care Act will be repealed and replaced. "Republicans never ever agree on health care," he said.

The former speaker of the House told an energy conference in Texas that Trump is "still learning how to be president."

Todd Kohlhepp's enters the courtroom for a bond hearing in Spartanburg, S.C., last November.

On Friday, Todd Kohlhepp was sentenced to seven consecutive life terms — as well as 60 years in prison for other crimes — in a plea bargain.

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