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Posted Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by WLRH News

The Sundial Writers Corner proudly presents another winner of the Huntsville Literary Association's Young Writers Contest. Rising sixth grader Vendanth Gopinathan won the Upper Elementary Poetry division with his journey of the mind called "Cycling Dreams".

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Huntsville musician Shane Bloemetjie sings online with the a capella ensemble called The Group BC to stay connected and offer a message of healing and hope.

We chat with Danny Davis, of Tangled Strings Studios, about the hurdles imposed by the corona virus. We’ll also feature tunes from Deqn Sue, Camacho, Big Gaping Holes, Gus Goldsmith, Wither Without You, Eyes on Lips, Joe Canada, Cancerslug, Owls and Other Animals, and Zami Mare’.

Young Sundial Writer Collin Williams has given us a plausible picture of our world some years from now.

In this episode, we go behind the scenes of 'White Lies' w/ co-creator Andrew Grace; Hsv. Hospital CEO David Spillers talks masking/ a lack of COVID testing, and haunting prose from Young Writer Calvin Engstrom.

On this week’s Valley Sounds we spotlight prolific southern roots songsters The Pine Hill Haints. We’ll also hear from Karmessa, The Cole Boyz, Bonner Black, Black Market Salesmen, Trashcats, Trick Zipper, Tres Locos, Lamont Landers and Ally Free.

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Waves kicked up by Tropical Storm Isaias crash along Deerfield Beach, Fla., on Sunday. Isaias is expected to make landfall as a hurricane in the Carolinas on Monday evening.

The storm has already dumped rain on Florida's east coast. It's expected to linger in North Carolina on Monday, traveling inland through the night before swirling up the Mid-Atlantic coast.

An Israeli company is selling airline meals as many flights remain grounded.

"Chicken or beef?" A leading Israeli airline food company, which is struggling with most flights grounded, is selling its meals to the public as a low-cost delivery option during the pandemic.

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that while some COVID-19 vaccine candidates have progressed to phase three testing, the world must remain reliant on "the basics" of disease control. Tedros is seen here last month in Geneva.

Vaccine candidates are in advanced clinical trials, and WHO's director-general expresses hope they will be effective. But until then, he said, the world is reliant on "the basics" of disease control.

A screenshot of a video posted on Twitter by Billy Corben shows a K-9 demonstration with a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey.

Viral videos show dogs attacking a man in a Colin Kaepernick jersey at an event reportedly hosted by a Florida museum dedicated to Navy SEALs.

Afghan security personnel take position on the top of a building where insurgents were hiding in the city of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Monday. The day before, militants attacked a prison holding many ISIS members.

About 1,000 prisoners who escaped during the attack were later found by Afghan security forces. The attack shattered a three-day ceasefire between Afghan forces and the Taliban.



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