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FIRST ALERT: Auburn University experts: Mosquito controls ineffective against Zika virus

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Auburn University experts: Mosquito controls ineffective against Zika virus

Our news partners at the Decatur Daily are reporting that efforts by cities and counties in the Tennessee Valley to combat the Zika virus may be ineffective. You've likely seen fogger trucks roaming through your neighborhood during the afternoon and evening hours over the past few weeks, but experts say the pesticides those trucks spray out aren't actually attacking the Asian tiger mosquito, which is the main carrier of the Zika virus.

Latonya Haley to be sentenced in manslaughter for 2014 hit-and-run death

On Monday afternoon, Latonya Haley who was convicted of manslaughter in a May 2014 hit-and-run death of an 8-year-old boy will find out how much longer she'll stay behind bars.

Cavaliers defeat Warriors 93-89, clinch first NBA title

Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers brought their city its first championship win since 1964, and defeated the Golden State Warriors 93-89 for the title of NBA champions. Kyrie Irving helped lead his team to victory with 26 points in the game and James kept the momentum with 27 points. 

Temperatures into the lower 90s with low humidity 

Temperatures are pleasant this morning, and in many cases running a few degrees cooler than they were yesterday. We’re starting in the low-to-mid 60s for the most part. We’ll see plenty of sunshine today so those temps will warm quickly. 


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