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MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS: Cold & Flu benefits + Chili peppers benefits

New research found catching a cold lowers the odds of getting the flu at the same time. The reverse also seemed to be true. Researchers in Scotland found those who have the flu are 70% less likely to also become infected with the rhinovirus, which is a type of virus that can cause the common cold. researchers in Italy find…

Crumbling Classrooms: A Look Inside MPS Schools & the Millions It Will Take to Repair

Two hundred million dollars in deferred maintenance… That’s just the estimate for Montgomery Public Schools, but one board member said that number could actually be higher. Unusable classrooms, faulty heat and A.C. units… and numerous schools that need new roofs. Now, we’re taking you inside the schools to see these issues up close. It is no secret that Montgomery Public…

Exclusive: Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange Reflects on His 10 Years in Office

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange took time on his final full day in office to sit down with Alabama News Network anchor Darryl Hood to reflect on his 10 years leading the city. The Live interview appeared on Alabama News Network at 6. Strange was elected in a special election and took office in March 2009. Since then, he says he’s…

Get an Inside Look at Alabama News Network’s Thunder Truck

Chances are, you’ve seen the Alabama News Network Thunder Truck driving through a parade or parked at a school. But you may have wondered what type of weather technology is on the inside. Thunder Truck is a fully-equipped severe weather studio on wheels. You’ll find everything from computers and cameras to weather data collectors and TV broadcasting equipment on board….

Body of Rantavious Love Recovered from Coosa River

Elmore County officials have recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy who went missing earlier this week. Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis confirms the body of Rantavious Love was recovered at 6:45 this morning near Gold Star Park. Love was swept away in the Coosa River while swimming with friends Wednesday afternoon. Crews had searched for him over the past days….

Tree Falls Near Home on Kenny Street

 A large tree fell near A home on Kenny Street just after 5 this morning. A family was inside at the time, but they were able to exit the home with help from Montgomery Fire Officials. No one was injured. Categories: News Tags: Alabama News Network, Local News, weather

2 People Injured After Tree Falls on House

Montgomery Fire Officials have confirmed 2 people were injured when a tree fell onto a house in the 800 block of Sayre Street just after 4 this morning. Their injuries are considered to be minor. Categories: News Tags: Alabama News Network, Local News, weather

Alabama News Network Anchors Read to Students

Part of The "Read Across America" in Montgomery today.

Members of The Alabama News Network staff read to students in the area today as part of that NEA sponsored program. Sr. Political Reporter Tim Lennox read for 4th graders at Vaughn Road Elementary.     News Anchor Andrew James visited with students at Garrett Elementary…   …and News Anchor Stefanie Hicks was with students at Peter Crump Elementary Categories:…