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Friday morning on WAFF 48 News Today

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   Good morning! Trent Butler here sharing some major news from overseas on this FINALLY FRIDAY. British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns and stock markets tumble after voters decide the United Kingdom should leave the European Union.  We'll show you the latest fallout which includes the pound falling to its lowest level in more than 30 years. 
   Here in the Valley, investigators say more charges could be filed after rescue workers find the body of a teenage kayaker in the Tennessee River. A 20-year-old who was with Alonda Veniszee is already facing a public intoxication charge. 
   An Athens woman is charged with rape after she's accused of having sex with a 14-year-old boy. We're talking with the Limestone County Sheriff's Office to give you the latest details on this case. 
   A Meridianville day care is closed this morning after video of a worker forcefully handling a child goes viral. We'll show you the video this morning and let you decide for yourself if the worker went over the line.  Right now, DHR is investigating the day care which hasn't had any complaints against it since it started operating in 2013. 
  Make sure you are drinking plenty of water today. Meteorologist David Ernst is showing us the hottest conditions of the week and "feels like" temps that will soar into the 100's! Stay cool and watch us as we kick off the weekend on WAFF 48 News Today.  

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