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Wed November 26, 2008
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November 26, 2008 – The Southern Poverty Law Center Director of the Intelligence Projects, Mark Potok, says his group has seen an increase in racially threatening internet postings and activities targeting President-elect Barack Obama.


Alabama's 131 school systems will receive only 75 percent of their money from
the state allotted for payroll for November; the rest will arrive December 5th. State Schools Superintendent, Dr. Joe Morton, points to lagging income tax and sales tax receipts as the reason.


A Selma man is being sought in connection with the death of his girlfriend. Selma policy are looking for 25 year old Rodriques Simpson in the death of 22 year old Shamika Walton. Walton's body was found off a rural Dallas County highway. Officials have not determined the exact cause of death.


First time turkey chefs, listen up. Janet Johnson, Regional County Extension Agent, says when preparing the coveted Thanksgiving turkey, chefs should remember that the key is in the preparation: that is thawing the bird.


It's one of the very busiest travel days of the year, but AAA Alabama says it's not quite as busy as in year's past.


Preparing for tomorrow's 85th Annual Turkey Day Classic, the ASU community is buzzing with activity. Alumni Registration and Hospitality will be held from Noon through 4 o'clock on the ASU Acadome Concourse. The ISTAP Annual meeting will be held in the Alabama Room beginning at 2 o'clock. The Alumni Open House will be held at the President's House beginning at 5 o'clock this evening. The Homecoming concert, featuring Patti LaBelle, gets underway at 8 o'clock this evening in the Acadome.