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9:22am

Thu April 2, 2009
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8:58am

Tue March 31, 2009
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Group Calls for Tougher Laws

Birmingham, Alabama – (AP) - A Birmingham group is calling on state officials to strengthen laws against teachers who have inappropriate relationships with students.
The group, called Citizens for Better Schools, held a news conference outside the State Department of Education headquarters in Montgomery on Monday.
Executive director Ronald Jackson said the organization was contacted two weeks ago by a mother whose 17-year-old son had an inappropriate relationship with his 38-year-old Advanced Placement history teacher.

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8:52am

Tue March 31, 2009
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Battle Over White Hall Gambling Center Goes to Alabama Supreme Court

Montgomery, Alabama – The fight over the White Hall gambling center is going to the Alabama Supreme Court.

Governor Bob Riley is asking the state's top court to block a ruling by former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mark Kennedy that allowed the facility to reopen.

The Governor says Kennedy's ruling should be thrown out because Kennedy had worked in the past for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians which operates three gambling halls in the state.

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2:22am

Mon March 30, 2009
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11:07am

Wed March 25, 2009
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Forecasters Predict Stormy Weather Through Saturday

Montgomery, Alabama –
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Forecasters say a cold front moving into
Alabama likely will bring strong storms and the possibility of
tornadoes.
Forecasters say the main threats Wednesday are heavy rainfall,
damaging winds and flooding, but isolated tornadoes are possible.
Meteorologists in Mobile say strong southerly winds could
generate a high risk of rip currents along area beaches.
The system is expected spawn additional storms Thursday through
Saturday.

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8:52am

Wed March 25, 2009
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March 25,2009 – Listen,now,to some of the stories making headlines this hour in the WVAS newsroom.

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8:23am

Tue March 24, 2009
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9:34am

Mon March 23, 2009
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Grocery Tax Bill Heads for Vote

Montgomery, Alabama –
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A debate looms in the Alabama House this
week over proposed legislation that would remove the state's 4
percent sales tax from food.
Returning from spring break, lawmakers take up the controversial
food tax bill Tuesday as the first order of business.
Members will debate replacing the lost sales tax revenue by
disallowing the deduction of federal income tax from state income
tax.
The vote likely will be close and probably will break along

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8:29am

Mon March 23, 2009
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7:52am

Mon March 23, 2009
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Montgomery Swears In New Mayor

Montgomery, Alabama – Montgomery Mayor-elect Todd Strange takes the oath of office this afternoon. The swearing in ceremony will get underway at 3 o'clock at the Gateway Park Lodge. Strange won the seat after defeating five other candidates in the special election held back on March 11th. Strange replaces interim Mayor Charles Jinright who returns to his position with the Montgomery City Council.

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