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Time to get back to work for state lawmakers!

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Some of you may be wondering what's going on in Joppa out in Morgan County. We are too! There's a heavy police presence in the area with K-9's searching. We're working to find what or who they are looking for. 

State lawmakers are getting back to work today to finally pass a budget. Governor Bentley called for the special session after gridlock over raising taxes or cutting millions from state agencies. Muriel Bailey will break down what's at stake and what the governor plans to do if they can't agree at 5:00 & 6:00 on WAFF 48 News Today. 

A 50 year-old Huntsville woman is in jail this morning accused of stabbing and killing her boyfriend. Catch this story and what police say led up to it at 5:00 & 6:00.
 
You may have had their chicken last night for dinner. Hear why Tyson Foods is under investigation at 5:52 a.m.

...And right after that, I'll tell you about a Publix coupon circulating over social media that really is to good to be true.

If you thought the weekend was hot, just wait for this work week. Meteorologist David Ernst has your weather on the tens.

I hope you had a great weekend, now let Trent & I ease you in to this Monday. See you starting at 4:30 a.m.

--Margo

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