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Missouri Governor Calls For National Guard

        Everything's a little more settled this morning in Ferguson, Missouri, but there was more unrest late last night. Protesters took to the streets, and police fired more smoke and tear gas canisters. http://bit.ly/1BsSQHe   Overnight, Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order to bring in the National Guard. Read more here and join us for WAFF 48 News Today. We'll show you what it looks like there right now.

Here in the valley, it's back to school for students in Lincoln County, Tennessee. And students at South Lincoln Elementary will get to see what their newly repaired school looks like. A tornado damaged their school in the spring. Our Muriel Bailey is there this morning. You'll see her live at the top of each half hour this morning.

Did you hear the thunder and rain overnight? The skies opened up on me just as I got to the station, and it's pouring overhead while I write this on the anchor desk. Meteorologist David Ernst is tracking all of that for you. He'll get you caught up in Weather On The Tens. Meantime, check out Storm Tracker Doppler Radar here http://bit.ly/uDu9dU

And tubing behind a boat looks like a lot of fun, but it can be very dangerous. The Today Show's Jeff Rossen investigates what can go wrong. You'll see that after 7:00 on WAFF 48, but we have a great preview for you at 5:52.

Tiani's under the weather this morning, so Lauren Morrison's on the desk with me. Join us, and we'll get this Monday off and running. See you on TV!

-- Jim Abath



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