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Coronavirus Impact On Special Education

Coronavirus Impact On Special Education

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First Day Of School For Jackson County Schools

First Day Of School For Jackson County Schools

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Alternating Schedule For Sheffield City Schools

Alternating Schedule For Sheffield City Schools

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Student, Staff Member Test Positive

Positive Coronavirus test results have hit South Lincoln Elementary School

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08/07/20 Late Weather

Kate's Forecast

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WAAY 31 en español 7 de agosto

WAAY 31 en español 7 de agosto

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School Contact Tracing Overwhelming Task

WAAY 31's Max Cohan spoke to Dr. Karen Landers with the health department about new issues

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Changes In Sheffield City Schools

In the Shoals, the Sheffield City School Board voted to update it's back to school plan.

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Back To School Amid Pandemic

WAAY 31's Max Cohan reports after speaking with a pediatrician on their thoughts about the return to school.

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Superintendent: First Day Of School Successful

Teachers and parents in Limestone County were anxious to get back to some normalcy as schools re-opened for the 2020-2021 school-year.

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Limestone County Positive School Cases

As schools are starting back up, Limestone County is having to enact a response to positive coronavirus cases.

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Colbert County schools superintendent explains schedule changes

Colbert County schools superintendent explains schedule changes

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08/07/20 Evening Weather

Kate's Forecast

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WATCH: Madison County officials give coronavirus update for Aug. 7

WATCH: Madison County officials give coronavirus update for Aug. 7

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Limestone County students start first day of school with new coronavirus precautions

Limestone County students start first day of school with new coronavirus precautions

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Jackson County bus drivers work to sanitize buses as school starts back

Jackson County bus drivers work to sanitize buses as school starts back

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More Data With Radar Overlap

Early Warning Radar Network

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Better Street Level Resolution

Early Warning Radar Network

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Better Wind Data

Early Warning Radar Network

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Complete Control of Radar

Early Warning Radar Network

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Rob's Friday August 7th North Alabama Forecast

Hot weather sets in for North Alabama Friday through this weekend. Expect mostly dry conditions today and Saturday but we'll see a slight chance for a few pop-ups by Sunday.

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A.J. Buckner Jackson Co. Curriculum Supervisor

A.J. Buckner Jackson Co. Curriculum Supervisor

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Dr Randy Shearhouse, Limestone Co Superintendent

Dr Randy Shearhouse, Limestone Co Superintendent

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Coronavirus Impact On North Alabama

Huntsville Hospital Infectious Disease Specialist Dr Ali Hassoun

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School Board Says A Faster Return To Classroom Possible

Many schools systems will start school virtually, but some may restart in person classes sooner than planned

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WAAY 31 en español 6 de agosto parte dos

WAAY 31 en español 6 de agosto parte dos

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08/06/20 Late Weather

Kate's Forecast

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WAAY 31 en español 6 de agosto parte uno

WAAY 31 en español 6 de agosto parte uno

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Prices going up at grocery stores

Prices going up at grocery stores

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Managing meal services at Marshall County Schools during a pandemic

Managing meal services at Marshall County Schools during a pandemic

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Should Students Return To The Classroom?

WAAY 31's Najahe Sherman interviewed Dr. Ali Hassoun about whether or not students should return to the classroom.

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Parents Worried About First Day Of School

WAAY 31's Max Cohan learned more about the concern of some parents for their students returning back to school.

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Responding To Positive Cases In Schools

WAAY 31's Breken Terry joined us live from Muscle Shoals with what the district plans on doing.

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Marshall Co. Fair Safety Precautions

Marshall Co. Fair Safety Precautions

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Teacher Staffing Concerns During Pandemic

School districts across North Alabama are making their final preparations for the first day of school.

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08/06/20 Evening Weather

Kate's Forecast

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Rob's Thursday August 6 North Alabama Weather Forecast

Highs top out near 90 for North Alabama Thursday. A few stray showers and storms are possible for areas east of I-65 and closer to Sand Mountain. Highs in the mid 90s by this weekend.

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Outbreaks In Schools

Outbreaks in schools

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Chrome Book Shortage

Schools facing laptop shortage before school year .

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Fast Cast: Thursday

Top stories for Thursday morning.

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US Senator Doug Jones

US Senator Doug Jones

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Dr Jon Smith Lawrence Co Schools Superintendent

Dr Jon Smith Lawrence Co Schools Superintendent

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08/05/20 Late Weather

Kate's Forecast

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Coronavirus Pandemic Causing Agitation

Coronavirus Pandemic Causing Agitation

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Private School Students Return To School

Students at some private schools in Madison County are back in the classroom amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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School Districts Waiting For Computers

The demand for Chromebooks for online learning has lead to a supply shortage.

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Protest Calls For Removal Of Confederate Monument

The Alabama Attorney General's office says that the Madison County Commission has not contacted them about a legal way to move the statue.

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Schools waiting for computers

Officials learned Wednesday that the devices many thought were stuck in customs had never been shipped.

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WAAY 31 en español 5 de agosto

WAAY 31 en español 5 de agosto

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Guntersville City Schools Delays Start Date

Due to what the district is calling "maintenance issues at elementary schools", Guntersville City Schools are delaying their start date.

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Safety Measures For Football Season

Coaches in Huntsville showed Lynden Blake the actions they're taking during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Nurses Feeling The Stress Caused By The Pandemic

On Wednesday, Huntsville Hospital CEO David Spillers said nurses are starting to feel the stress from tending to coronavirus patients at an uncontrollable rate.

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Monument Won't Move Without State Approval

Ashley Carter was outside the Madison County Courthouse after repeatedly asking why commissioners wont take action towards moving the confederate monument.

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Pool Sample Testing Used To Test College Students

WAAY 31 is learning more about the testing process used for college students returning to campus across Alabama.

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No State Guidlines For Outbreaks At School

Sydney Martin was in Huntsville working to learn the school districts plan if an outbreak happens.

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08/05/20 Evening Weather

Kate's forecast

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Albertville City Schools pushes back first day of school

Albertville City Schools pushes back first day of school

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Huntsville City School coaches say they feel safe starting fall sports

Huntsville City School coaches say they feel safe starting fall sports

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Madison County Confederate monument vandalized

Madison County Confederate monument vandalized

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Muscle Shoals City School System changes back to school plan due to coronavirus

Muscle Shoals City School System changes back to school plan due to coronavirus

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Taking care of your teammates

Boaz Football gives freshman new bike

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WATCH: Madison County officials give coronavirus update for Aug. 5

WATCH: Madison County officials give coronavirus update for Aug. 5

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Rob's Wednesday August 5 North Alabama Weather Forecast

A few stray showers and storms are possible Wednesday but most will stay dry today. Best chances will be east of I-65 and closer to Sand Mountain. Highs will top out near 90 for most of North Alabama this afternoon.

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Huntsville City Toolkit

A closer look at the back school toolkit .

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ADPH Plan

ADPH plan on how to deal with virus in school .

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Kevin Dukes, Jackson County Superintendent

Kevin Dukes, Jackson County Superintendent

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Catherine Hereford, Move the Monument

Catherine Hereford, Move the Monument

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Morgan County Schools

Morgan County Schools

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School System Cancels And Reschedules Football Games

Football coaches, athletic directors, and principals requested that Madison City Schools modify the season.

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Training To Deal With Coronavirus In Schools

Training To Deal With Coronavirus In Schools

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Save Space Camp Campaign Reaches Goal

A fundraising campaign has been working to keep the US Space and Rocket Center open

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Superintendent Warns Parents About Scam

Superintendent Warns Parents About Scam

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A Closer Look At The Back To School Toolkit

A Closer Look At The Back To School Toolkit

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08/04/20 Late Weather

Kate's Forecast

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WAAY 31 en español 4 de agosto

WAAY 31 en español 4 de agosto

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Lauderdale Co. Back To School Plan

WAAY 31's Breken Terry spoke with the Lauderdale County School Superintendent about why splitting students into groups is best for his school system.

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DeKalb County EMA working to provide internet service to students

DeKalb County EMA working to provide internet service to students

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Plans To Clean Schools Once A Week

WAAY 31's Casey Albritton learned what that cleaning process will look like for students returning back to school.

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Limestone County schools' virtual class plan worries some parents

Limestone County schools' virtual class plan has some parents concerned

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Financial Losses From Virtual Conventions

WAAY 31's Ashley Carter worked to learn how the city is making up the lost money.

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Ensuring Accuracy For Self-Administered Tests

WAAY 31's Sydney Martin was live in Huntsville after talking to Hudson Alpha about the test and its work on the project.

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Florence preparing for more absentee ballots for municipal elections

Florence preparing for more absentee ballots for municipal elections

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08/04/20 Evening Weather

Kate's Forecast

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Coronavirus rapid testing begins for college students

Coronavirus rapid testing begins for college students

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Lincoln County Schools has first full day of classes

Lincoln County Schools has first full day of classes

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Lincoln County Schools Curriculum

A look inside Lincoln County Schools' curriculum for the upcoming school year, including both classroom and online lessons

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U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie

WAAY 31's Marie Waxel and Pat Simon talk with U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie about veterans and the Coronavirus

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Dr. Sue Feldman, University of Alabama at Birmingham

WAAY 31's Marie Waxel and Pat Simon talk with Dr. Sue Feldman of the University of Alabama at Birmingham about the contact tracing aspect of the Guidesafe app

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Rob's Tuesday August 4 North Alabama Weather Forecast

Tuesday will warm to around 90 for North Alabama. Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible but most will stay dry today. Drier and warmer conditions return the 2nd half of this week.

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Local Tutoring Program Sees Spike In Students

Program offers virtual services

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A Closer Look At Daily Cleaning Inside School

Schools are ramping up cleaning programs to keep students safer

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08/03/20 Late Weather

Kate's Forecast

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First day of school goes as planned in Fayetteville

First day of school goes as planned in Fayetteville

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No problems during first day of school

WAAY 31's Max Cohan takes us to the first day of school in Fayetteville, Tennessee.

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WAAY 31 en español 3 de agosto

WAAY 31 en español 3 de agosto

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Students To Be Split Into Groups For Restart Plan

As part of Lauderdale County's return to school plan, students will be divided into an "A" and "B" group.

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Coronavirus Testing For College Students

WAAY 31 is learning more about the rapid test process being used for college students across the state.

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Family Concerned About Cases At Nursing Home

WAAY 31's Megna Reyna speaks with one family on what they are, and aren't, being told in regard to coronavirus cases at a nursing home in Huntsville.

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Rocket City Trash Pandas host school supply drive

Rocket City Trash Pandas host school supply drive

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Athens offers $10,000 to help restaurants expand outdoor seating

Athens offers $10,000 to help restaurants expand outdoor seating

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Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 94827

Reported Deaths: 1674
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson12743242
Mobile9565206
Montgomery6521148
Madison525030
Tuscaloosa410371
Unassigned347461
Baldwin344323
Shelby320133
Marshall309034
Lee262844
Morgan233017
Etowah207530
DeKalb177113
Calhoun170413
Elmore169438
Walker150264
Houston136412
Russell13422
Dallas131123
St. Clair131016
Limestone128413
Franklin125820
Cullman120112
Colbert115613
Lauderdale113917
Autauga106521
Escambia105416
Talladega98613
Jackson9454
Tallapoosa84979
Chambers83538
Dale82323
Blount7743
Chilton7676
Butler75935
Coffee7475
Covington72620
Pike6907
Barbour5695
Lowndes56724
Marion56724
Marengo54614
Clarke4969
Hale46726
Bullock45411
Winston44411
Perry4364
Wilcox41810
Bibb4164
Monroe4154
Randolph39410
Pickens3849
Conecuh38210
Sumter36218
Lawrence3441
Macon33213
Washington32712
Crenshaw3133
Choctaw27912
Cherokee2637
Geneva2550
Henry2523
Greene25011
Clay2495
Lamar2172
Fayette1985
Cleburne1251
Coosa1012
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Tennessee Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 118782

Reported Deaths: 1206
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Shelby22635302
Davidson20185212
Rutherford640453
Hamilton597052
Knox440737
Williamson344825
Sumner336573
Unassigned30809
Out of TN284216
Wilson222923
Montgomery188313
Bradley187412
Sevier18307
Putnam171717
Trousdale15826
Robertson152119
Hamblen137214
Blount124310
Washington12002
Tipton11839
Maury11787
Madison102417
Sullivan93312
Bedford90811
Hardeman87517
Macon85613
Lake7820
Loudon7183
Bledsoe6901
Fayette6708
Gibson6705
Anderson6686
Dickson6662
Dyer6197
Cheatham5737
Jefferson5523
Henderson5472
Lawrence5346
McMinn52420
Rhea5221
Obion5194
Coffee5073
Warren4984
Carter4976
Lauderdale4878
Haywood4576
Hardin4538
Cocke4502
Greene4477
Smith4464
Hawkins4357
Roane4332
Cumberland4126
Monroe4079
Weakley3974
Giles36913
McNairy3665
DeKalb3392
Franklin3134
Carroll2903
Marshall2833
Lincoln2761
White2735
Henry2660
Crockett2604
Johnson2580
Claiborne2550
Hickman2530
Campbell2391
Wayne2252
Marion2164
Chester2112
Decatur1983
Polk1953
Grainger1940
Overton1751
Unicoi1560
Union1500
Cannon1420
Benton1391
Humphreys1203
Jackson1181
Scott1180
Grundy1112
Morgan1031
Sequatchie1020
Meigs1010
Fentress880
Hancock781
Perry770
Clay740
Stewart730
Lewis711
Moore600
Houston570
Van Buren350
Pickett311

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