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Posted Friday, March 16, 2018 by WLRH News

Theatre Huntsville brings Jim Leonard, Jr.'s play "The Diviners" to the Von Braun Center Playhouse, opening March 16th. The play is a "slice-of-life" piece set in a small town in the 1930s.

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What are Uilleann pipes? How are they different from Highland pipes? Most importantly, what do they sound like?

There are lots of wonderful communities of people helping people in Huntsville, and one of those is 305 8th Street.

This week, Lee High School presents Tarzan, based on the animated Disney film of the same name.

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House intelligence committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks on Capitol Hill in October 2017.

When Nunes and his House intelligence committee concluded there was "no evidence of collusion, coordination or conspiracy," which Nunes was speaking: the intelligence insider or the party loyalist?

Workers roll barrels of Guinness in June 1955 on a quayside in Dublin.

If you're picking up a glass of Guinness this St. Patrick's Day, savor it while pondering this story from 1917, when Ireland's famous stout was cause for true celebration: It saved lives.

British ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, leaves after a meeting at the Russian foreign ministry building in Moscow on Saturday. Russia says it's expelling 23 U.K. diplomats.

Earlier this week, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said 23 Russian diplomats would be expelled for a poisoning with a nerve agent in the U.K. Russia said it would respond to any "unfriendly actions."

Students hold their lighted cellphones at a rally at Parkland High School outside Allentown, Pa., on Wednesday.

A month after Parkland, the nation's focus remains on school safety. Plus, long rides to school in our weekly roundup of education news.

Jairus Lyles, left, and teammate Jourdan Grant of the UMBC Retrievers react Friday night to their 74-54 victory over the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlotte, N.C.

Since the NCAA tournament expanded in 1985, no 16 seed had ever beaten a top-seeded team. Until UMBC beat the stuffing out of Virginia, the best team in the country, Friday night.



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