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10:44am

Mon December 22, 2008
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Holiday troops

Tallassee, AL – It's not exactly the holiday trip the had in mind, but military duty has called another group of Alabama National Guard personnel. About 190 soliders assigned to the 158th Maintenance Company, based in Tallassee and Tuskegee, are expected to depart the U.S. sometime Monday. According to a company commander, the unit had been in training at an Army installation in Indiana since early November. The soliders will serve approximately one year and should arrive somewhere in nothern Iraq around Christmas.

10:36am

Mon December 22, 2008
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Jewish Rabbi

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10:09am

Mon December 22, 2008
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Fraternity gives back

Montgomery, AL – The Montgomery chapter of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity brought an early Christmas celebration to more than 80 underprivileged children Saturday as part of their mission to uplift their community. The festivities at the Omega Center on South Court street included a visit from Santa, a large table of food and more than 200 toys packed under a large tree. Sam Jeter, who pledged in 1975, said the annual event is a great time for them to get together as members and give back to the less fortunate.

9:50am

Mon December 22, 2008
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Winter Weather

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2:07am

Mon December 22, 2008
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8:52am

Fri December 19, 2008
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10:16am

Thu December 18, 2008
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Montgomery, Alabama – The Alabama Supreme Court refuses to throw out a lawsuit filed against Governor Bob Riley by the Legislature's Joint Fiscal Committee. The suit was filed back in July because Riley used a line item veto to remove language that the Legislature put into the new General Fund budget that shields some health and social service programs from budget cuts in the face of proration.

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9:59am

Thu December 18, 2008
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Montgomery, Alabama –
The Alabama Supreme Court refuses to throw out a lawsuit filed against Governor Bob Riley by the Legislature's Joint Fiscal Committee. The suit was filed back in July because Riley used a line item veto to remove language that the Legislature put into the new General Fund budget that shields some health and social service programs from budget cuts in the face of proration.

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8:41am

Wed December 17, 2008
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Montgomery, Alabama – Local Economics Professor, Dr. Kevin Deravi, says that the average citizen won't feel relief from recent cut to the key interest rate. The Federal Reserve Tuesday slashed the interest rate to 0.25 percent. Dr. Deravi tells WVAS news that it will take quite some time before the average consumer feels the cut.

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9:32am

Tue December 16, 2008
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December 16,2008 – State officials are beginning work to implement budget cuts. This after Governor Bob Riley announced proration of the Education budget by 12.5 percent and an across the board cut in state government spending, including a hiring freeze. The declaration of proration was the result of lagging sales tax collections.

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