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AT 10: Confederate flag opponents zero in on trooper emblem

Good Monday evening.
 
The Alabama NAACP is fighting to have the Confederate flag removed from Alabama State Troopers’ cruisers and their uniforms. WAFF 48’s Tiani Jones will have more from our local NAACP leaders on the fight here in North Alabama.
 
Controversy has kicked up in Cullman County. President Obama has commuted the sentence of Robert Young of Joppa for a 2002 meth arrest. WAFF 48’s Vincent Crivelli will have the reaction from that move.
 
And there’s also a kick back to the Athens City Council’s vote to approve to tax increase for upgrading the educational facilities in that city. WAFF 48’s Jim Abath will have more on those speaking out against that August special election.
 
We hope you’ll join us tonight at 10.
 
Mark Thornhill

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