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   Here we go! Another work week has rolled around again. Trent Butler here letting you know about some of the stories we're covering for you on this Monday morning. 
   Alabama's Speaker of the House is heading to court today to face 23 charges of ethics violations. This week, a jury will be picked for Mike Hubbard's trial. Opening statements are expected to begin next week. Hubbard is accused of using his position and influence as House Speaker to benefit his businesses.  
   Many people in Tennessee are celebrating now that 9-year-old Carlie Trent has been returned safely after being the subject of an Amber Alert. We'll take you to her homecoming where she was reunited with the men who rescued her. Police say Carlie was abducted from school by her uncle.
  The chairman of the Republican party claims voters don't care about Donald Trump's personal life. Reince Preibus is responding to an article in the New York Times that accuses the likely GOP nominee of unwanted advances towards women in the workplace. Trump denies the accusations. 
  We'll get to enjoy one more day full of pleasant temps before the humidity starts to creep back into the Valley. David Ernst will also let you know about rain chances for the week. We hope you'll spend part of your morning with us on WAFF 48 News Today. 

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