(WAFF) - Good Monday Morning to you! It's Margo Gray here with your morning headlines.
Let's start with good news, a Hartselle company is expanding and that means more jobs coming to Morgan County. Busche Alabama plans to create 100 more jobs over the next year. The company manufactures parts for heating, ventilation and air conditioning compressors for semi trailers. The Indiana-based company is primarily looking to hire machine operators. Hiring is expected to ramp up near the end of the year.
Alright, State regulated gambling and lottery is gaining momentum. Senators had a rough draft of the legislation to review over the weekend. We keep hearing about the budget challenges the state and some believe this is the way to climb out of a multi-billion dollar deficit hole. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians want the exclusive right to run casinos in the state. Hear why they feel they a "better approach," at 5:30 a.m. & 6:30 a.m.
Today, one of the most vocal groups involved in Huntsville City Schools' fight for unitary status is speaking out again. The North Huntsville Community United For Action Members is holding a meeting this morning since a federal judge approved a desegregation consent order. It's starts at 9:00 in front of the Annie Merts Building. Our Muriel Bailey, will break down what they plan to address at 5:00 & 6:00 a.m.