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Posted Thursday, July 20, 2017 by WLRH News

Director Christopher Nolen’s new film Dunkirk, based on the true heroic story from World War II, opens July 20th and is already receiving spectacular reviews. The U. S. Space and Rocket Center is showing it in its IMAX dome theater, providing a truly immersive experience. CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart tells Ginny Kennedy more about the movie and what other new things are happening at the Rocket Center.

  • The National Park Service is considering relocating some goats and shooting others. They say the animals are damaging the environment and threatening people at Olympic National Park.

    Posted Monday, July 24, 2017 by NPR News

    Likely introduced in the 1920s as prey for hunters, the animals proliferated and now park officials are looking at ways of getting rid of them.

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Director Christopher Nolen’s new film Dunkirk, based on the true heroic story from World War II, opens July 20th and is already receiving spe

With Huntsville quite likely to become Alabama’s biggest city, its development work is constant.

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In this February photo released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, agents arrest foreign nationals. According to a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling Monday, local law enforcement cannot honor ICE "detainers," which request that a person remain in custody who would otherwise be released.

The practice known as "ICE detainers" allowed state officers to detain immigrants who would otherwise be free to leave, in order to give federal immigration authorities a longer look at their status.

Rep. Mo Brooks with reporters in Alexandria, Va., following the June 14 shooting by a rifle-wielding gunman at a congressional baseball practice.

"This makes my stomach turn," said an aide to Rep. Steve Scalise of a fellow Republican's ad. The video opens with sound from last month's shooting that left Scalise seriously injured.

President Trump is pushing the Senate to repeal and replace Obamacare this week. But with multiple bills in play, it's far from clear what the Senate would vote on. Here's a recap of the options.

White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner reads a statement Monday in front of the West Wing of the White House after meeting behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The president's son-in-law and senior adviser said Monday he "did not collude with Russia." NPR journalists annotated Kushner's full statement about his role in the campaign and contact with Russians.

Palestinian Muslim worshippers pray outside an entrance to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday. They gathered to protest new Israeli security measures implemented at the holy site following an attack that killed two Israeli policemen the previous week.

The prime minister's office says security forces will use other technology around a mosque complex where two Israeli police officers were killed. Angry Muslim worshippers prayed next to the machines.

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