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Shane Kennedy directs the Heritage Ringers, one of the longest-running performing groups in the Huntsville area. Shane knows the complexities of playing handbells and working with a handbell choir; he talked with WLRH's Beth Norwood on Friday's Morning Blend about music, techniques, arrangements and other special details of the Ringers' upcoming spring concert. Their conversation, and some magical music, follows...

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People were asked to do six 30-minute sessions that included cognitive behavioral therapy and problem-solving therapy. They were less likely to develop major depression than other people at risk.

Almost all of the district's 97 schools are closed again as lawmakers debate legislation that would extend school funding. Without it, many teachers would lose paychecks for days already worked.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and force behind Hamilton, is nominated for three individual awards, including best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.

The SEAL died after ISIS fighters broke through Kurdish defensive lines with a complex attack involving car or truck bombs and subsequent infantry-style raids, Defense Department officials say.

They've fried hard shell tacos, made a gooey pot of queso, even whipped up a batch of rainbow sprinkle-covered doughnuts. All in a dollhouse kitchen roughly 1/12 the normal size.

Taking a year off before college can be a great idea or a disaster. Follow these tips.

Mom-and-pop businesses are considering how a British exit from the EU could affect them. The owner of Britain's oldest salmon smokehouse, who wants out, says EU membership dilutes British culture.

Uber is using machine learning to predict high demand, which would allow the app to schedule extra drivers instead of hiking rates at busy times. But such a change would hurt driver pay.

When Renee Powell's premiums exceeded her mortgage payments, it was upsetting. But it's just one way health care costs rise for many voters.

The 745-mile trip took nearly 16 hours — less time than expected, largely due to powerful tailwinds.

How much will Donald Trump pad his lead, and what will Ted Cruz do next? Even if Bernie Sanders wins, Hillary Clinton's lead is virtually insurmountable. And the GOP Senate primary is one to watch.

The unfavorable numbers for Democrats look pretty bad lately. Their one silver lining: The GOP's look even worse.

If Donald Trump wins most of Indiana's delegates, his path to the nomination will be clear. Even if Bernie Sanders wins the state, he will likely wake up with less of a chance of being the nominee.

Jaime Rangel was 14 when he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Bike rides helped him get in shape and defeat the illness. Now 26, he's showing other kids from low-income families how to do it.

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