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11:20am

Mon August 31, 2009

11:19am

Mon August 31, 2009
WVAS Local

Reports of Coach Punched at Alabama High School Football Game

Jackson, AL – (AP) - The head football coach of Meadowview
Christian School has a black eye, and school officials are looking
into reports that another coach punched him during a game.
Meadowview headmaster Michael J. Gaylor says the school is
investigating reports that assistant coach Robin Terry punched head
coach hit head coach Kenny Strong in the face during a weekend game
against Jackson Academy.
Terry was hired this year. He was an assistant coach at Dallas
County High School last year.

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11:18am

Mon August 31, 2009
WVAS Local

A Jefferson County Judge Will Run for the State Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – (AP) - Jefferson County Circuit Judge Mac
Parsons says he's going to run for the Alabama Supreme Court next
year, but he hasn't decided which of the three races he will enter.
Three seats currently held by Republicans are up for election
next year. Justices Mike Bolin and Tom Parker are seeking
re-election, but Justice Patti Smith is not. Parsons, a Democrat,
says he will decide later which of the seats he will seek.
Parsons has served 11 years as a circuit judge. Before that, he

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11:17am

Mon August 31, 2009
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WVAS Newscast

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Listen,now,to some of the stories making headlines this hour in the WVAS newsroom.

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11:16am

Mon August 31, 2009
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WVAS Newscast

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Listen,now,to some of the stories making headlines this hour in the WVAS newsroom.

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7:34am

Thu August 20, 2009
WVAS Local

Alabama Department of Youth Services Changes Record Keeping Policy

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – (AP) - The Alabama Department of Youth Services is making big changes to the way it keeps records.
The department is in its first year of switching from paper to mostly electronic record keeping. Now, contractors enter data into spreadsheets instead of just filling out incident reports to turn in to DYS and put into the child's file.
That way the data can be easily viewed and analyzed on
electronic spreadsheets.
DYS officials say it's already paying off after they noticed

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1:00pm

Tue August 18, 2009
WVAS Local

Montgomery Investment Banker Pleads Guilty to Bribery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –
(AP) - An investment banker accused of paying
bribes to Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford has agreed to plead
guilty and cooperate with prosecutors.
Federal court documents filed Tuesday show William Blount admits
giving Langford thousands of dollars in exchange for Langford using
his influence to send Jefferson County's bond financing business to
Blount. Langford was on the Jefferson County Commission at the
time.
Blount initially pleaded not guilty. But a federal judge

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8:28am

Tue August 18, 2009
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Lady Hornet Softball Team Helps Local Women's Shelter

Montgomery, Alabama – The ASU Lady Hornet Softball team is holding a special effort to benefit a local women's shelter.

Softball Coach Telma Hall says team members will collect used and old cell phones for donation to the battered women's shelter through the Family Guidance Center.

Members of the Lady Hornet Softball Team will collect the donations in front of the Alabama State University Dining Hall on August 25,2009 from Noon through 1:00 p.m.

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8:28am

Mon August 17, 2009
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South Alabama Braces for High Winds and Rain

Birmingham,Alabama –

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11:20am

Fri August 14, 2009
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Montgomery's New School Superintendent Analyzes the System's Budget

Montgomery, Alabama – The Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Thompson, says the school system is bracing for the possibility of deeper cuts in the amount of state funds it receives.

Writing in her blog on the Montgomery Public Schools website, Dr. Thompson states that the system is beginning the school year with a budget that is almost $8
MILLION below state funding from the final prorated amount of 2009.

Dr.Thompson says there is "a real possibility" there could be a 6 percent proration announced as the new fiscal year begins in October.

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