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10:17am

Thu May 14, 2009
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WVAS Newscast

Montgomery, Alabama – Listen,now,to some of the stories making headlines this hour in the WVAS newsroom. Send your news tips or news items to WVAS via e-mail to tshealey@alasu.edu or call us at 334-269-NEWS.

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8:37am

Wed May 13, 2009
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Autauga County Murder for Hire Case Goes Back to Lower Court

Prattville, Alabama – An alleged murder for hire case out of Autauga County is being sent back to a lower court. 32 year old Shana R. Cromwell is charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex husband.

Cromwell was arrested last June and indicted last November. An Autauga County Circuit Court Judge dismissed the charges, but the Autauga County District Attorney's Office appealed the ruling and the state's criminal appeals court overturned the decision sending it back to the lower court.

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8:27am

Wed May 13, 2009
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WVAS Newscast

Montgomery, Alabama – Listen,now, to some of the stories making headlines this hour in the WVAS newsroom. Call us with your news tips at 269-NEWS or e-mail Tana Shealey at tshealey@alasu.edu.

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10:00am

Tue May 12, 2009
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WVAS News

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

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9:28am

Tue May 12, 2009
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Lawmakers Consider Prepaid College Tuition Plan

Montgomery, Alabama – (AP) - Some key legislators say they may pass a
resolution later this week to have the Retirement Systems of
Alabama do a detailed financial study of the prepaid college
tuition plan.
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Roger Bedford of Russellville
says that will provide needed information on how big the problems
are.
State Treasurer Kay Ivey says that's not enough. Ivey is the
leader of the board that oversees the plan. She says the tuition
plan needs an infusion of cash.

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8:31am

Mon May 11, 2009
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WVAS Newsroom

Montgomery, Alabama – Listen,now,to some of the stories making headlines in the WVAS newsroom this hour. Please send your news items to the WVAS newsroom by calling 334-229-4783 or e-mail us at tshealey@alasu.edu.

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8:28am

Mon May 11, 2009
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Murder Suspect Sought

Montgomery, Alabama – Montgomery Police are looking for a suspect in the city's 13th murder. The search continues for 20 year old Courtney Givan of Sandy Ridge Curve.

Govan is wanted in connection with the murder of 22 year old Jervarion Wright. Police were called to Bristol Downs apartments off Carmichael Road just after midnight Saturday and found Wright had been shot once in his chest.

Police are not releasing a motive,but they say that it does NOT appear that this was a random shooting.

8:17am

Mon May 11, 2009
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Wetumpka City Council Considers Raise for Police Force

Wetumpka, Alabama –
The city of Wetumpka is considering increasing the salary of those who serve and protect Wetumpka Residents.

Currently, Wetumpka Police earn $28,384 dollars annually. Wetumpka officials say they are considering an increase to make the pay more competitive with that of surrounding cities.

Montgomery Police officers earn up to $36,534 annually, and Prattville's Police officers earn $31,566 per year.

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12:43pm

Fri May 8, 2009
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Montgomery Police Search for Possible Flood Victim

Montgomery, Alabama – Search crews are looking again today for a man believed to have been swept away by 0flood waters Thursday.

The missing man is believed to be about 67 years old, but Montgomery Police are not releasing any other information because they are not sure whether he was killed in the rushing waters.

A Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy was trying to help the man get out of his car after it had been pulled into a ditch behind the IHOP Restaurant near the old Montgomery Mall.

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12:34pm

Fri May 8, 2009
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WVAS Newscast

Montgomery, Alabama – Listen, now, to some of the stories making headlines in the WVAS newsroom.

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