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By Tana Shealey, Reporting
November 27,2008 – NOVEMBER 27,2008 (2008-11-27) Alabama State University is preparing for the big showdown as the ASU Hornets tackle the Tuskegee Golden Tigers in the 85th Annual Turkey Day Classic. Kickoff is 1:00 p.m. at Cramton Bowl.
Two state rainy day savings accounts took effect after a state canvassing board certified the results from the general election. The accounts went into effect Tuesday. The accounts could provide as much as $620 million to lessen or prevent state budget cuts this year.
A key figure from the civil rights movement sentenced to 15 years in prison for incest has been released on bond while he appeals his conviction. It's unlikely the Rev. James L. Bevel will ever serve another day in jail even if his conviction stands because he's been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Doctors estimate the 71-year-old has only a few months to live.
Your weather forecast: TODAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 66. LIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS. TONIGHT...CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 51. LIGHT WINDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT. FRIDAY...RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 64. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT. FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 54. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF RAIN
80 PERCENT. SATURDAY...RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 62. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT. SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SUNDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT. MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.