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8:41am

Fri March 13, 2009
WVAS Local

WVAS Newscast

Montgomery, Alabama – Listen,now,to some of the stories making headlines in the WVAS newsroom. Send your news items to WVAS-FM via e-mail to Tana Shealey at tshealey@alasu.edu or call us at 334-229-4783.

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8:19am

Fri March 13, 2009
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South Alabama Gunman Was Depressed Before Shooting Spree

March 13,2009 – GENEVA, Ala. (AP) - The investigation into the life of the Alabama gunman that killed 10 people and then himself paints a troubling portrait of a depressed young man who couldn't hold a job.
He was also a self-proclaimed survivalist who ordered instructional videos on how to commit violence.
At a news conference last night, state law enforcement officials said Michael McLendon had talked recently about being depressed over failing to become a Marine or a police officer.

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10:17am

Thu March 12, 2009

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10:06am

Thu March 12, 2009
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Summary of Action in Alabama Legislature

Montgomery,Alabama –

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10:02am

Thu March 12, 2009

9:58am

Thu March 12, 2009
WVAS Local

WVAS Newscast

March 12,2009 – Listen,now,to some of the stories making headlines this hour in the WVAS newsroom. Send your news items to WVAS news via e-mail to tshealey@alasu.edu or call us at 334-229-4783.

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9:55am

Thu March 12, 2009
Top Stories

Shooter Left a List

Montgomery, Alabama – SAMSON, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say the gunman who killed 10
people and committed suicide in a rampage across the Alabama
countryside had struggled to keep a job and left behind lists of
employers and co-workers he believed had wronged him.
District Attorney Gary McAliley says the lists found in Michael
McLendon's home included a metals plant that had forced him to
resign years ago and where he ended up killing himself Tuesday to
end the rampage.
At a prayer service at First Baptist Church of Samson on

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11:18am

Wed March 11, 2009
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More Alabamians Left Jobless

Montgomery, Alabama – (AP) - Alabama's January unemployment rate soared to 7.8 percent. That's compared to December's rate of 6.5 percent.
Alabama Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees said January's
figure represents 167,774 unemployed Alabamians.
He said the state lost 40,700 jobs in January with most
occurring in the trade, transportation and utilities sector.
Wilcox County leads Alabama in unemployment for January with
19.5 percent, Chambers at 17.9 and Dallas at 17.3 percent. The

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11:04am

Wed March 11, 2009

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