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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by WLRH News

Challenger's House is a no-kill cat shelter in Toney, Alabama. June 24th and 25th, the International Cat Association will hold a cat show at the Huntsville Jaycees building on Airport Road to benefit the shelter. The show will feature exotic purebreds and household pets. Susan Burlingame, one of the founders of Challenger's House tells us more about the shelter and what we can expect at the cat show. More information about this and other cat shows is at www.tica.org.

  • Muslims and supporters gather on the steps of Borough Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y., during a protest against President Trump's temporary travel ban in February.

    Posted Monday, June 26, 2017 by NPR News

    The nation's highest court says it will decide the fate of President Trump's travel ban in its session that begins in October.

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Challenger's House is a no-kill cat shelter in Toney, Alabama.

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