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Orion's On The Move Already

     Three days after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean, Orion is on the move. http://bit.ly/1A7XBTY Scientists can't wait to gather data from the first test flight. Our Lauren Morrison is following the timeline of what they're doing with the craft right now and when workers can start poring through the data in Huntsville. Look for Lauren's report from the Alert Center at 5:06 a.m. on WAFF 48 News Today.

Huntsville City Schools are looking to the future with some new ideas about laptops for the 2015-2016 school year. They want you to take a look at some options they're considering. The first meeting's tonight at Johnson High School from 5:00-6:00 p.m. There are several others in the near future. Muriel Bailey has more on that at 5:04 and 6:02.

Can I get a "Roll Tide"? That's OK, Auburn fans, I understand. But you have to admit it's exciting to have Alabama (or at the very least, an SEC team) in the first college football playoff. They'll play Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, one of the semifinals, on New Year's Day. We checked in with some Bama fans to get a feel for the excitement level right now. Check that out at 5:38. And here's where the other SEC teams are going http://bit.ly/1CYgEpC

And maybe it's me, but 43 degrees seems a lot colder these days than it used to. That's what it was when I drove in this morning. Meteorologist David Ernst is checking to see how much it's going to warm up for all of us. Catch his Weather On The Tens from now until 7:00 a.m. And then throughout the Today Show this morning. http://bit.ly/GSwBfq

I have to run. I'll see you on TV, and have a great Monday!

-- Jim Abath

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