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Jimmy Kimmel calls Roy Moore ‘despicable’ in midst of Twitter clash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and ABC late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel traded comments on Twitter Thursday after Kimmel sent Jake Byrd, AKA comedian Tony Barbieri, to heckle Moore during a speech at a church in Theodore on Wednesday, according to USA Today. After the event Moore tweeted the following response to Kimmel, accusing the talk-show h ...

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Former ‘TODAY’ anchor Matt Lauer apologizes in statement after dismissal for sexual misconduct

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK — Former "TODAY" anchor Matt Lauer, who was fired from his longtime position on Wednesday after NBC received a detailed report of inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by him from another employee, issued a statement Thursday apologizing for his actions, according to NBC News. "There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have ...

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BREAKING: NBC’s Matt Lauer fired from TODAY show for inappropriate sexual behavior

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK, N.Y. --NBC network officials announced Wednesday morning that longtime Today show host Matt Lauer had been fired. "Today" co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb announced Lauer's firing. According to the network, they received a detailed report of inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Lauer from another employee. The report was received on M ...

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Trussville’s Jordan Fisher takes Dancing With The Stars crown

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold took the Dancing With The Stars championship on ABC's Tuesday night finale. Fisher, 23, formerly of Trussville, honed his skills at Red Mountain Theater in Birmingham before taking his act national to much acclaim. In 2016, Fisher played to role of Doody in Fox's live broadcast of Grease. Fisher and Arnold faced off in the DWTS final ...

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Rock pioneer Fats Domino dead at 89

From Trussville Tribune staff reports Fats Domino, born Antoine Dominique Domino, Jr. in 1928, has passed away after leaving behind a legacy as a pioneer of rock n' roll, as well as boogie-woogie and rhythm and blues. He was 89, according to NPR News. [caption id="attachment_47433" align="alignleft" width="300"] Fats Domino, 1928-2017. Photo from Facebook.[/caption] Domino died in the same city he was born ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

From Trussville Tribune staff reports OCTOBER 25 Join Trussville First United Methodist for a fun evening of fellowship, trunk or treating, games, face painting, and more. It all starts at 6 p.m. out back of the church. Costumes are welcomed. OCTOBER 27 The Birmingham Children’s Theatre will be bringing this show to the stage at the Rock School Center in Pinson. This free event is for all ages and open to t ...

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A new entertainment district will be the centerpiece of Trussville Downtown

By Tanna Friday For the Tribune  On Thursday, mayor Buddy Choat, unveiled the city’s designs for a new entertainment district on Morrow Avenue which will open late in 2018 and serve as the centerpiece for downtown redevelopment. [caption id="attachment_47067" align="alignleft" width="300"] An entertainment district on Morrow Avenue will be the centerpiece of downtown redevelopment.[/caption] The entertainme ...

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Frightmare on Freda: Clay family trades frights for food donations on Halloween

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune CLAY — “Boys and girls of every age/Wouldn’t you like to see something strange?/Come with us and you will see/This our town of Halloween” — "The Nightmare Before Christmas" [caption id="attachment_46911" align="alignleft" width="300"] The coffin serves as a dropping off point for food donations at the Phillips' yard in Clay.[/caption] Every year, the front yard of the Phill ...

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School district pulls ‘Mockingbird’ from reading list, official cites ‘uncomfortable’ language

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being yanked from a Mississippi school district's reading list at Biloxi Junior High School. [caption id="attachment_46753" align="alignleft" width="300"] An image from the film version of "To Kill A Mockingbird."[/caption] Biloxi Public School District administrators reportedly pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curricu ...

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Upcoming Trussvillle fall carnival to offer rides, fair food, activities and more

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The fall carnival is coming up. [caption id="attachment_46229" align="alignleft" width="300"] A youngster enjoys a thrill on a ride featured at the Trussville Chamber of Commerce's 2013 fall carnival.[/caption] The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the dates and times for its fall carnival. The annual event will be held this year Oct. 18-21 in t ...

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