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4 Ways President Trump's 2nd Impeachment Will Change Washington

One week after a violent mob breached the U.S. Capitol, threatened lawmakers and forced evacuations, members returned to the House floor. What followed was an emotional, and often angry, debate about recrimination for the president who many argued incited the riot that resulted in five dead. The House of Representatives approved one article of impeachment Wednesday against President Trump for "incitement of insurrection," with 10 Republicans joining all Democrats in a 232-197 vote. The...

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On this final "Yo! Just Checkin In "of 2020, host Marcus Sims speaks with Huntsville based singer- songwriter Victoria Jones. Victoria is a Sparkman High graduate that skillfully combines neo soul, pop and jazz elements into her music. 

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On this edition of WJAB's Yo! Just Checkin In, host Marcus Sims speaks with the Tennesse Valley's and AAMU's own Kelvin Wooten! 

Wooten is a Grammy nominated producer, arranger and composer. He has worked with artists such as Anthony Hamilton, TLC, Jill Scott, Earth, Wind and Fire and many more. Wooten is also up for a 2021 Grammy for his work with hip hop artist Royce Da 5'9.

On this edition of WJAB's " Yo! Just Checkin In" host Marcus Sims goes one on one with AAMU graduate Rashad Rayford! "Rashad the Poet" is a musician, poet, actor, writer and public speaker. Rashad had the opportunity to work with such artists as Fantasia, Dwele, Big Boi (Outkast) and many others. Rashad recently launched his online series "Nashville Dads Club" Find out what's happening with this Bulldog on "Yo! Just Checkin In"

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The 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast hosted by the Delta Theta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated is scheduled for Monday, January 18, 2021 at 8 a.m.

This year's Keynote Speaker is the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event will be held virutally. See the flyer for viewing the event.

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Begin the new year by attending the Central North Alabama Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc virtual Go Red for Women Lunch ‘n’ Learn.

Join the Rosa Parks Day Committee of Huntsville/Madison County Sunday, December 6th, 4:00 p.m. on Facebook Live to celebrate the life of Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks and honor our 2020 Catalyst for Change Award recipients.

Senator Cory Booker will be the keynote speaker. Danielle McGuire, author of At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power, will also participate for a Q&A interview.

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ReleasedOffice of the Mayor, City of HuntsvilleOctober 20, 2020 It is with deep sadness that Mayor Tommy Battle announces the death of his wife and best friend, Eula Catherine Sammons Battle.Eula was born in Huntsville, Alabama, on Sept. 29, 1955, to Dr. Robert A. Sammons and his wife, Calvert Sammons.

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Next week marks one year since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first coronavirus case in the United States.

Dr. Robert Redfield, the outgoing CDC director, has been heading the federal public health agency's response to the pandemic from the start.

Parler calls itself a "conservative microblogging alternative" to Twitter and "the world's premier free speech platform."

But it's been offline for five days, and possibly forever, after Amazon kicked Parler off of its Web hosting service.

Civil rights officials at the Department of Health and Human Services issued a series of actions to protect people with disabilities from health care discrimination by medical providers during the pandemic.

The actions, by the Office of Civil Rights, or OCR, at the Department of Health and Human Services, specifically address discrimination related to the denial of treatment for people with disabilities who have COVID-19 or the symptoms of COVID-19. They include:

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The National Mall, where millions of people have gathered to mark historic events in Washington, D.C., was closed to the public late Friday morning, as officials announced a string of security measures meant to foil any attempts to derail next week's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

As nations around the world scramble to start vaccinating against COVID-19, many countries are finding it difficult if not impossible to get the vaccines they want.

Case in point — Argentina. President Alberto Fernández promised to start vaccination campaigns in the South American nation before the end of 2020.

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