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Tuesday Morning on WAFF 48 News Today

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  Good morning from Trent Butler! Many of you are returning to the grind after a three day holiday weekend. We hope you enjoyed Memorial Day and took some time to pay tribute to those who died while serving our country. Here's what we're working on for you on the Tuesday edition of WAFF 48 News Today. 
  
   An accused killer calls the victim's family to apologize. Family members of Dominique Hereford say Cornelius Frazier called them and told them he plans to surrender to police this week. Frazier also apologize for shooting Hereford. 

  Many of you have been expressing strong opinions on social media after workers at the Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who was able to get into the animal's enclosure. The zoo's director says they made the right decision because they were worried the gorilla might kill the child. Yet, many animal rights activists are protesting outside the zoo and others are criticizing the boy's mother for losing track of her son.   

  Animal rights protesters are also making news in California. Demonstrators rushed the stage during Bernie Sanders' latest campaign rally in Oakland. Secret Service agents had to protect Sanders from harm.  We'll show you what happened. 

  A Texas man finds a great use for all that change in his house that's gone unspent! Brett Sanders rolled up 22-thousand pennies and took them to the courthouse to pay his speeding ticket!  We'll show you why Sanders decided to pay his ticket in protest form. 

   Kevin Jacobs is showing us another warm day and whether we might see some much needed rain. We'll help you get back into the work mode this morning. See you soon on TV!  

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