Activists call for support of immigrant children if housed in Alabama
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama lawmakers have drafted legislation to prevent immigrant children from being placed at military bases nationwide. It comes after Governor Bentley confirmed Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery was being considered as one such location. In a statement to WHNT News 19, Representative Mo Brooks wrote: “Military bases are for national security, […]
Alabama 8th graders ranked 50th in nation for math, 47th for Reading
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The National Assessment of Education Progress (NEAP) test garnered some hard news for Alabama. The longest, and largest national progress test ranked 8th graders 50th in math in the nation. Fourth graders ranked 47th. Students scored marginally better in reading and science, but still trail the pack. Only 25% of 8th were rated as proficient […]
Rattlesnake found in TV station
(FOX) – A rattlesnake slithers its way into an Alabama news station. Staffers at the Huntsville station found this rattlesnake coiled up on a sticky tarp. The snake slithered back into a hole in the wall. It’s not clear where the snake is now or if it was safely removed.
Local company finalist in startup competition
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - Ten Alabama companies are vying for a chance to win a share of $300,000 to help promote their start-up businesses. One of those companies is in Huntsville, Clemons Coding Com