WVTM 13 Anchors Dream Big For The Summer Olympic Games

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Team USA Swimming has arrived at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. We wish we were this cool. Photo via @NBCOlympics

When WVTM 13 broadcasts the Summer Olympic Games July 23-August 8, you can find me camped out on the couch, neglecting all household duties and cheering on the red, white and blue. Fend for yourself, fam. And, because WVTM 13 news team has Olympic dreams too, they are sharing what they’d compete in should the Olympic selection committee come calling.

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Night Blooms at the Huntsville Botanical Garden light the way

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Follow the yellow poppy road at Night Blooms. Photo via the Huntsville Botanical Garden

If you could safely downsize for an hour or two—think Honey, I Shrunk the Kids—I bet it would be a lot like an evening stroll through the Night Blooms experience at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Gather your squad, your swarm, or your sweetie to learn how you can tiptoe through the tulips and more Wednesday, July 21 through Sunday, September 26. Buy your tickets now!

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See how Lifeline’s R(un) for One 5K on August 28 helps unadopted children–register now

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Who do you run for? Them. Photo via Lifeline Children’s Services

People run for all sorts of reasons. Those who run in Lifeline’s R(un) for One 5k run for one. This year’s race takes place Saturday, August 28, at Veteran’s Park in Hoover. Register now to put a reason in your race and a smile on the faces of unadopted children around the world.

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5 Local Corgis bring the Magic (and the Fur) to Birmingham [Photos]

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Bridget the champion fly dog on agility course. Photo via Elizabeth Lee, owner

Long before the breed became an internet sensation, I’ve had the distinct honor of raising two Welsh Corgi partners in crime. We swapped pics and stories with other local Corgi owners in the Magic City Corgis and Friends group on Facebook to learn about five outstanding Corgis in Birmingham. Be warned: cuteness overload ahead!

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Keep the change! Quarter honoring the Tuskegee Airmen released

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Design via the U.S. Mint featuring the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site as part of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program as

The U.S. Mint released Alabama’s quarter recognizing and honoring the Tuskegee Airmen January 5th. This rounds out a ten year campaign that teaches us a little history and geography along the way. Keep reading to see the quarter that acknowledges the men who fought two wars at once. Find out why it couldn’t have come at a more significant time.

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