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Posted Friday, February 24, 2017 by WLRH News

AVE is a fairly new vocal group in Huntsville. This Sunday (2/26) they'll be performing at 3 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. The program features choral works by Thomas Tallis, Eric Whitacre, Morton Lauridsen and local composer Susan Fletcher. Ms. Fletcher, pianist Kathy Heim and Andy Kruspe from St. Thomas chatted with Ginny Kennedy about the upcoming performance and what's to come for the vocal ensemble.

  • A Milwaukee police officer stands before the remains of a bar in last summer, after police there faced off with protesters following the police shooting of a black man. For decades, interactions between police and people of color in the Midwestern city have been fraught, and those encounters are the subject of a new lawsuit brought by the ACLU.

    Posted Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by NPR News

    The ACLU says the city police's stop-and-frisk policy unconstitutionally targets blacks and Latinos — another example of the fraught relationship between law enforcement and people of color there.

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It's still winter, but Arts Huntsville is getting ready to Spring into Summer with a showcase this Saturday (2/25) at the U. S.

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This computer-enhanced barium contrast X-ray shows colon cancer in red. Researchers have been trying to figure out what looks to be a decade-long rise in colon cancer among people younger than 50.

Data suggests that the rate of colon cancer among people under 50 is on the rise, but there are lots of possible explanations for that. Scientists say teasing out the truth will be tricky.

One of two homes that suffered catastrophic damage from a plane crash Monday is seen in this image released by the city of Riverside, Calif.

The survivors — two women in their late 30s or early 40s — were ejected from the plane and into the house, leading to initial confusion among rescuers.

President Trump addresses a crowd during the debut of the new Dreamliner 787 at Boeing's South Carolina facilities on Feb. 17 in North Charleston. Trump uses Boeing as an example of his "America First" policies, but the plane parts come from all over.

President Trump's plans, a rebuke of the prevailing push toward globalization, may overlook what's under the hood when it comes to manufacturing.

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talk with reporters outside the White House on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.

Congressional Republicans are divided over the best path forward to deliver on the party's long-promised pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Tamil and Sinhalese workers pick tea on Amba Estate in the early morning.

The island nation is one of the world's biggest exporters of tea, an industry that employs a sizable part of the population. We visit one organic tea farm that shares revenues with its workers.

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