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Sarah Dash, Singer And Co-Founder Of Labelle, Dies At Age 76

Sarah Dash, the singer and co-founder of the all-female singing group Labelle, best known for their 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade," died Monday at the age of 76. Dash's bandmate Patti LaBelle announced her longtime friend's death on social media. "We were just onstage together on Saturday and it was such a powerful and special moment!" LaBelle said on Twitter. "Sarah Dash was an awesomely talented, beautiful and loving soul who blessed my life and the lives of so many others in more ways than I...

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The Alabama A&M University graduate and Illinois State University graduate student, Jelani day, 25, vanished on August 24, 2021. 

 Bloomington Police are seeking the public's help on information on his disappearance. If you have a tip, contact the Bloomington Police Department at 309-820-8888Click here for the story on WGN. 

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On the second Monday of each month, "This Week at Alabama A&M" host Michael Burns interviews staff and guests of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES).  

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Alabama A&M Athletics will honor its Spring 2021 Champions (Men's Tennis and Football)  on Saturday, September 11th but has announced changes to the program to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved.

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Click here to read the press release referencing tailgating ticket sales for the Magic City Classic 2021.

On this episode of  "This Week At Alabama A&M" with Host Michael Burns with special guest, Alabama Cooperative Extension at AAMU's Marcus Garner discuss the pests that are infesting North Alabama, armyworms. 

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  On this episode of YO! Just Checkin In, host Marcus Sims speaks with Carrie Humphrey of Dance Africa! This cultural and educational event is aimed towards youth grades third through eighth grade.. Find out more about dance Africa in the history of African dance through this interview.

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On the latest edition of WJAB's "Yo! Just Checkin In" host Marcus Sims goes one on one with Minister Fred Whitlow & special guests about the GOOD MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL! This event will feature gospel, hip-hop ,poetry, R&B and more! Yes, this a FREE event!

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Robyn's Garden Winery

Saturday September 4, 2021 - unlimited samples of over 20 new wines coupled with live entertainment.

Click here for tickets for the 6pm or 9pm showtime.

Robyn's Garden Winery was also a featured guest on WJAB-TV's Inside Connection.  Click here to watch.

Huntsville Bible College in Partnership with Mallard Creek Brotherhood hosts a Community Vaccine Day on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Syler Tabernacle. 

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A storm brewing in the Atlantic is now a "major hurricane," but forecasters say it currently poses little threat to land.

The National Hurricane Center said Saturday that Sam was bringing wind speeds higher than 110 miles per hour, the threshold for a storm to be dubbed a major hurricane.

It's the fourth storm to receive such a designation this year, according to Andy Latto, a hurricane specialist at the National Hurricane Center.

Smoldering lava is exploding into the sky, residents have been evacuated and the local airport has been closed — but one small home on the island of La Palma has been spared, bringing a small amount of relief as a volcanic eruption intensifies off the northwestern coast of Africa.

Social media users are calling the home — which was surrounded by lava — the "miracle house."

What if we told you there was a hamster who has been trading cryptocurrencies since June — and recently was doing better than Warren Buffett and the S&P 500?

Meet Mr. Goxx, a hamster who works out of what is possibly the most high-tech hamster cage in existence.

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