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Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 by WLRH News

FOODLine Pantry Ministry is a volunteer-based clearing house that connects callers in desperate need of food to pantries nearest them.

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The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra’s Classical Series resumes this Saturday (1/20/18) at the Mark C. Smith concert hall at the VBC.

Theatre Huntsville brings you Clybourne Park, a very important and timely work.

This Sunday (1/14) afternoon at 3, four local musicians will present a “Midwinter Musicale” at First United Methodist Church in downtow

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Thai police process suspected wildlife trafficker Boonchai Bach, who was arrested after an X-ray inspection last month of a bag on a flight from Ethiopia revealed the rhino horns.

Boonchai Bach is accused of heading a network that dealt in large quantities of poached elephant ivory, rhinoceros horn and other endangered species.

A kamayan is a communal-style Filipino feast, composed of colorful arrays of food that are usually served on banana leaves and eaten without utensils.

Kamayan is the traditional Filipino way of eating — without utensils. But it's also a generous shared meal of time-honored colorful foods that creates camaraderie. And it's catching on in the U.S.

The world's second-biggest garbage dump is in Brasilia. It has been growing since the 1950s, when city planners failed to factor in proper facilities for trash disposal, and now occupies the equivalent of 250 football fields.

Authorities are closing a dump on the outskirts of Brasilia. Some 2,000 trash-pickers, who sort and sell recyclables, depend on the dump for their livelihoods — despite the risk of disease and injury.

Contrary to what you might see on TV, homicide, assault and rapes have decreased in big cities since the 1970s. Patrick Sharkey attributes the change, in part, to something that happened in the '90s.

Donald Trump is sworn in as president of the United States on January 20, 2017, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Trump has continued to own a business empire while serving as president. That has revealed that expectations about handling presidential wealth, businesses and brands was about norms not laws.



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