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Red Cross Tornado Help

Updated: 11/19/2013 - The Red Cross is ready to help the tornado victims and has a way for area residents to help from home.

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Wiregrass Students Collects Food for Needy

Posted: 11/18/2013 - Morris Slinguff Elementary School collected over 700 canned goods for the Salvation Army in two weeks. Other area schools are also participating in the drive.

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Abbeville Airport Plans to Expand

Updated: 11/19/2013 - The City of Abbeville has applied for a $1.2 million grant to move power lines that prohibit the expansion of the Abbeville Airport.

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Slocomb Business Expanding

Updated: 11/19/2013 - Mayor Rob Hinson made an announcement about an expanding business on Monday morning, however, he did not release the name of the business.

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Emergency Light Safety

Updated: 11/19/2013 - Area police officers are reminding people what flashing lights mean.

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Police Asking for Public's Help to Stop Violence

Updated: 11/19/2013 - Authorities say they have responded to multiple weekend shootings and stabbings over the past few months. Many of the incidents allegedly happened after parties got out of control.

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Woman Accused of Assulting Her Husband

Posted: 11/18/2013 - On November 16, 2013 the Dothan Police Department made a felony arrest after responding to the 100 block of North Roberta Avenue in reference to a Domestic Violence complaint.

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Comet ISON in 2013

Updated: 11/18/2013 - Comet ISON has had an outburst in recent days. It’s now barely visible to the eye alone in dark skies! Plus now near a bright star.

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Library Job Fair Ends Tonight

Updated: 11/19/2013 - Officials are looking to hire part-time and full-time positions for both the new Westgate location and the downtown branch.

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It's a Sticky Business Making Stalk into Syrup

Posted: 11/18/2013 - Syrup makers call it a lost art. The process of turning a field of sugar cane into the perfect pancake topper. Earl Stokes spends his fall weekends making the golden liquid from his Enterprise home. He explained the tedious process of making syrup.

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Dothan Area Weather Forecast Nov 17

Posted: 11/18/2013 - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 955 PM EST Sun Nov 17 2013 DENSE FOG Advisory into Monday morning...

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Tropical Outlook Nov 18

Posted: 11/18/2013 - Tropical Weather Outlook Nws National Hurricane Center Miami Fl 100 Am Est Mon Nov 18 2013 For The North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea And The Gulf Of Mexico...

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Beach & Gulf Forecast with Tides thru Nov 22

Posted: 11/18/2013 - Winds and seas will increase once again Monday night behind a cold front. Advisory conditions are possible Monday night and Tuesday morning.

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JFK: Nov 22-25, 1963 - Seared Memories; Disbelief, Overwhelming Loss - Yet a Profound Feeling of Togetherness

Updated: 11/17/2013 - Those who were closest to events the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated still talk about what they witnessed as if it happened yesterday... As the limousine cruised out of the Dallas airport, 11-year-old Stephanie Landregan snapped pictures with her Brownie camera. Watching with her grandparents and four siblings, the schoolgirl felt a "giddy" thrill. Her mother was at the Trade Mart, where Kennedy was headed for lunch. The only family member who'd miss the rare presidential visit, it seemed, was her father. He had to be at work -- at Parkland Memorial Hospital.... Happy pandemonium greeted the presidential motorcade, and suddenly Buell Frazier could see Jackie Kennedy. "She's as pretty as the pictures," he remembers calling out to a woman nearby. And that quickly the motorcade glided by, enveloped by more cheers ahead. But then came another sound that Frazier first thought was a police motorcycle backfiring. Then another pop. And another. Frazier recognized the sound of gunfire. Instantly, all was mayhem. "People were running and screaming and hollering," Frazier says. "Somebody came running by as we were standing there on the steps and she says, `They've shot the president."'... "Jackie Kennedy sent word that she wanted the East Room, where the president would lie in state, to look as it did when Lincoln's body lay there," Goodwin remembers. He and others went to work. Someone was sent to the Library of Congress for a sketch and a newspaper description from Lincoln's time; artists and upholsterers were called in, and black crepe was carefully hung. "In the midst of all these activities we would alternately break down in tears," Goodwin says.... An unforgettable drama that began on Friday with the murder of the 35th president of the United States, continued on Sunday with the murder of his murderer, and came to a close Monday with the kindling of an eternal flame on a wind-swept Virginia hillside.... As one writer of the time suggested, the funeral was attended by 180 million Americans -- the entire stunned populace. Only 50,300,000 American households had televisions in 1963, and it was estimated that 41,553,000 sets were tuned into the funeral... As the coffin left the church, Jackie Kennedy leaned down and whispered a few words to John Jr., who turned 3 years old on that day. He lifted his right hand to his brow, a child's farewell salute to his father; it would be the most memorable moment in a day full of them... (more)

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US News: Health Care Delays Iran Sanctions; Benghazi Reward; Ethanol Mandate Reduced; Out-of-Control Drone; Hens Abandoned

Posted: 11/17/2013 - Health care dispute could delay Iran sanctions... US quietly offers rewards for Benghazi attackers... EPA proposes reducing ethanol mandate... Malfunctioning drone hits Navy ship while training... Kerry, Clinton: Afghanistan nearing turning point for Afghan women... Afghan boy aided by Army recovers from surgery... Urban hens often abandoned once egg-laying end...

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Update on Aftermath of Typhoon Ravaged Philippines

Posted: 11/17/2013 - Philippines death toll becoming clearer as rebuilding efforts move ahead... 3-day-old girl dies in storm-wrecked hospital... Water a pressing concern for typhoon survivors... Aid missions boost US troops' image, readiness... Church services held in typhoon-shattered city... China ready to send rescue teams to Philippines...

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