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Good Morning, here's what we're working on for WAFF 48 News Today.

April 27th is significant for all of us who live in the Tennessee Valley. It is a day I will never forget. Five years ago today, the state of Alabama saw the worst tornado outbreak in history. Tornadoes killed 103 people in North Alabama counties and more than 200 across the state. This morning, we'll look back at their stories and what's changed to keep you safe. Remember to tune in tonight for our special broadcast at 9 p.m. 

As predicted, Republican front-runner Donald Trump sweeps all five primaries in East Coast states. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton picked up four of the five states, only leaving Rhode Island to Bernie Sanders. We'll breakdown the delegate count and what this means for both parties nomination at 5:00 & 6:00 a.m.

"Lying Governor," that's what one state lawmaker is calling Governor Bentley. The attack came from Representative Mack Morrow. Hear it for yourself at 5:30 a.m.

The state of Alabama is seeing a spike in syphilis cases for the first time in seven years. Hear which North Alabama county is topping the list at 5:30 & 6:30 a.m.

Scattered storms are in the forecast this Wednesday. Meteorologist David Ernst is tracking the potential for some of them to be pretty strong. He'll break it all down for you in weather on the 10s.

Before you hit the road, don't forget to tune in for your First Alert Road Report. Kaitlin Chappell will let you know about road work and construction that could slow you down.

Let's get this day started! See you starting at 4:30 a.m.
-Margo Gray
 

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