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Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 by WLRH News

FOODLine Pantry Ministry is a volunteer-based clearing house that connects callers in desperate need of food to pantries nearest them.

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The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra’s Classical Series resumes this Saturday (1/20/18) at the Mark C. Smith concert hall at the VBC.

Theatre Huntsville brings you Clybourne Park, a very important and timely work.

This Sunday (1/14) afternoon at 3, four local musicians will present a “Midwinter Musicale” at First United Methodist Church in downtow

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The world's second-biggest garbage dump is in Brasilia. It has been growing since the 1950s, when city planners failed to factor in proper facilities for trash disposal, and now occupies the equivalent of 250 football fields.

Authorities are closing a dump on the outskirts of Brasilia. Some 2,000 trash-pickers, who sort and sell recyclables, depend on the dump for their livelihoods — despite the risk of disease and injury.

Contrary to what you might see on TV, homicide, assault and rapes have decreased in big cities since the 1970s. Patrick Sharkey attributes the change, in part, to something that happened in the '90s.

Donald Trump is sworn in as president of the United States on January 20, 2017, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Trump has continued to own a business empire while serving as president. That has revealed that expectations about handling presidential wealth, businesses and brands was about norms not laws.

Christine Caria in her home, holding a picture of her as a child in Lake Tahoe. It's her "happy place" that she thinks of when traumatic thoughts get into her head.

A fund set up to help the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas isn't getting the same kind of donations other funds in devastating tragedies have gotten.

<em>Nightlife</em> in London's Leicester Square is one of dozens of light installations on display around the city this week.

Winters in London can be damp and dreary, and it gets dark early. The "Lumiere London" light festival features more than 50 outdoor installations by artists from Europe and North America.



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