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Flu cases on the rise

Good morning!

Here's what we're working on in the WAFF newsroom:

Investigators are looking for the person who shot and killed a man last night.

They say he was shot several times on Bridge Road in Huntsville.  This morning, investigators are trying to figure out who he is so they can notify family.

Also, We have an update on that missing AirAsia plane.

It's been found, but search teams in Indonesia are battling bad weather as they search for more remains from flight 8501.  We'll bring you updates on their efforts throughout the morning.

Another story we're working on has to do with the Flu.

The CDC says it's now an epidemic.  More than a dozen children have died from the flu this year.  Three of them right next door in Tennessee.

The Alabama Health Department and North Alabama Physicians, tell us flu cases are on the rise here as well.  In the last few days, HEMSI says they've seen an increase in flu-related calls.

We'll have these stories and more on WAFF 48 News Today. 
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