- Matt Barrentine of WALA-TV's weather department conducted a telephonic interview with a native of Mobile living in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii named Tori Tanner as part of WALA-TV's local 9:00 p.m news program ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.) this past Thursday, August 7th, that was mainly about a tropical cyclone predicted to affect the state of Hawaii by today named "Iselle".
- This past Thursday's edition of WKRG-TV's local 10:00 p.m. news program ("WKRG News 5 at 10:00 p.m.") ended with audio of their main announcer Jay Gardner making a vague reference to WKRG-TV's recent regional Edward R. Murrow Award for one of their newscasts about the Carnival Cruise Ship "Triumph" being towed toward Mobile in 2013 (he only said WKRG-TV was the "winner of the 2014 Edward R. Murrow award for best newscast" as if they were the only station to win such an award).
- By 8:30 p.m. this past Thursday, WALA-TV had their regular network programming interrupted by their own special report about Barack Obama, the president of the United States, delivering a speech about his recent decisions to have members of the military of the United States deliver food and water to civilians in the nation of Iraq and to permit these members to use aerial weapons in Iraq against members of the militia known as the Islamic Republic to protect other citizens of the United States working in Iraq since the provider of their network programming (the FOX Broadcasting Company) did not interrupt it with a special network report about the speech (WKRG-TV continued to broadcast regular network programming from the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) in spite of it not being interrupted for a special report about the speech like the network programming provided by the American Broadcasting Company and the National Broadcasting Company at the time of the speech). .
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