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Happy Friday! We've made it folks so let's get to it. Here's what we have on the rundown this morning for WAFF 48 News Today.

If you were wondering just how much it cost you -the taxpayer- for that helicopter run to pick up Governor Bentley's wallet cost. The saga continues and we've got you covered on every angle. Details at 5:00 a.m. & 6:00 a.m.

The education budget has not yet budged out of a conference committee in the legislature. It still needs the Governor's signature as well to usher in a 4% increase in teacher salaries, an increase they haven't received since 2008.

Within a couple of weeks, every single Huntsville police officer on the beat will have a body camera. Hear what kind of impact it's already making at 5:00 a.m. & 6:00 a.m.

Madison's Police Chief Larry Muncey will go before a federal judge AGAIN today to answer for a contempt of court charge. This week, Muncey voluntarily stepped down as chief until this whole thing gets resolved. By the way, Muncey denies any wrong doing. 

We'll also have an update on the growth and construction happening at Creekside Elementary in Harvest.

Tonight is the kickoff of the 2016 of the Food Truck Rally in downtown Huntsville. Jonathan Radford will be live to tell you how organizers are making it bigger and better this year. 

Plus, we'll tell you about all the weekend happenings around the valley. 

Also, the weather is expected to be fantastic this weekend. Meteorologist David Ernst will have your forecast during weather on the 10s.

Alright, I'll see on the show!

-Margo Gray

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