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Posted Sunday, May 28, 2017 by WLRH News

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  • A member of the Secret Service stands guard as President Trump and first lady Melania depart the White House.

    Posted Sunday, May 28, 2017 by NPR News

    A House committee has approved a measure allowing the Service to spend more to protect the president's many homes, and Trump's proposed budget would increase the number of agents.

The Latest Stories from WLRH

Season tickets are on sale now for the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra's 63rd season.

The new art shows are going up, and they'll be on view at the Lowe Mill Friday, May 12 2017 from 6 to 8 PM at Art After Hours.

Theatre Huntsville presents a comedy, "Always A Bridesmaid," written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten.

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A Sherpa fetches ladders for climbers attempting to summit Mt. Everest.

A study adds to evidence that it's a matter of blood and genes. "Hopefully, there will be huge medical implications," says one researcher.

Children of people in the country illegally often experience fear and worry — with the shadow of deportation as a constant presence. How can they work through those emotions? One workshop uses comics.

The good old reflex hammer (like this Taylor model) might seem like an outdated medical device, but its role in diagnosing disease is still as important as ever.

Nearly 130 years since its inception, a modest knob of rubber with a metal handle is still invaluable in diagnosing disease and avoiding expensive testing. But its history is anything but simple.

Then-Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher, delivers a pitch prior to a game in Arlington, Tex., in 2003. Bunning died Friday at age 85.

Bunning was one of few ballplayers to pitch no-hitters in both leagues; in 1964, he pitched a perfect game. As a politician, the Kentuckian was known as cantankerous and staunchly conservative.

Walter Shaub Jr., director of the United States Office of Government Ethics.

The tiny Office of Government Ethics, led by Walter Shaub Jr., has scored a victory in its effort to gather information about Trump administration employees who were previously lobbyists.

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