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This Saturday, the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and Huntsville Community Chorus team up to share their love for one of the world’s greatest composers. We Heart Mozart features two monumental works – the symphony number 41 and the Mass in C minor. Conductor Gregory Vajda and Choirmaster Billy Orton dropped by to chat with Ginny Kennedy about this concert and contemplate what makes Mozart so phenomenal. More information about the Huntsville Symphony is at www.hso.org. You can learn more about the Huntsville Community Chorus at www.thechorus.org.

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In its latest reversal, the Academy Awards restores four awards to its live broadcast. It had tried to shorten the program by handing them out during commercial breaks.

The parent company of the Hartford, Conn., newspaper has agreed to recognize a new union representing nearly 60 journalists. The move comes just four days after they petitioned to unionize.

Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee sent letters to the Center for Public Interest, the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department asking for information about meetings with Russians in 2015.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released new rules for officers to identify visa petitions in which spouses are minors. No minimum age requirement for such requests currently exists.

Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that lawyers and others in the case must refrain from statements that risk creating "material prejudice" but neither they nor Stone must keep completely silent.

An attorney for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback tweeted that after discussions, the "parties have decided to resolve their pending grievances." The terms are not public.

"I saw that you guys are speaking Spanish, which is very unheard of up here," an agent told two women in a convenience store. The two friends were born in California and Texas.

Five civilians and the shooter were killed, officials said Friday. Several others were wounded in the shooting at the Henry Pratt Co., about 40 miles outside Chicago.

When President Trump declared a national emergency on the Southern border on Friday, he claimed the move was routine — even as he acknowledged the administration is likely to face legal challenges.

Large groups of migrants are crossing isolated parts of the Southwest border. Border Patrol agents call it a crisis, and advocates say immigration officials underestimate the migrants' desperation.

Amazon canceled plans for a New York City HQ after meeting stiff opposition over big tax breaks and other incentives. A California mayor refused to offer similar incentives but landed Google anyway.

Women's rights groups have welcomed the declaration, but are concerned whether the new policies can impact the lives of the country's women and girls.

The high court agreed to a speedy review of a lower court's ruling that stopped Trump administration plans to use the census to ask whether every person living in the country is a U.S. citizen.

Refugees are fleeing to try and get health care. And disease outbreaks across Latin America are being linked back to Venezuela.

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