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Posted Friday, February 14, 2020 by WLRH News

The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra continues its classical series Saturday (2-15) with sensuous music of Debussy and Ravel and the Alabama premier of a concerto for two trombones by Ricardo Molla.

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Barrels of Love benefits families living in the city of Decatur and across Morgan County. The event kicks off Valentine's day 2020!

Settle in for an hour of stories about love lost, found and unrequited. From the WLRH Sundial Writers Corner, we bring you "Stories of Love."

Sundial contributor Joyce Billingsley's late husband Bill is never far from her thoughts and her heart.

Cattyshack, a not for profit cat lounge is coming to Lowe Mill. You can enjoy a snack and a drink while cuddling adoptable cats.

Two Shakespearean actors of the American Shakespearean Center talk about the plays being presented in Huntsville Feb 4 and 5 at Mae Jemison High School.

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Elton John performs at the Academy Awards on Feb. 9 in Los Angeles. He had to end a show in New Zealand early. He told his fans: "I gave it all I had."

The legendary showman didn't want to cancel his show in New Zealand despite a pneumonia diagnosis earlier in the day. "I played and sang my heart out, until my voice could sing no more," he wrote.

Buses arrive at Yokohama Port, near Tokyo, as the Japan Self-Defense Forces prepare to move American passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship on Sunday.

Not all of the Americans on board the vessel, which is currently quarantined in Japan, are sick. Those who are will remain in Japan for treatment.

Strong currents from the swollen Pearl River flood over the Old Brandon Road Bridge in Jackson, Miss., on Sunday.

Flooding is rippling across parts of the state capital of Jackson. Officials say that with more rain expected, the inundation could worsen. Thousands of residents have already been affected.

The Santa Fe Rail Depot in downtown Redlands, Calif., is the center of one of three "transit villages' where the city is trying to create livable, walkable communities.

San Bernardino County, Calif., is creating a commuter train that reaches the small city of Redlands. While good for the environment, some residents worry it will undo the city's slow growth measures.

We asked epidemiologists and doctors to assess the science in the 2011 movie, in which the character played by Gwyneth Paltrow starts a global pandemic. Spoiler alert: It does a pretty good job.



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