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Thursday morning on WAFF 48 News Today

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Good morning. Trent Butler here as we edge ever closer to the weekend. Here's a look at some of the stories we are following for you this morning. 

As the death toll rises to 42 in the triple suicide bombing in Turkey, many local Muslims say they are praying for the victims of the airport bombings.  Leaders with the Huntsville Islamic Center say they are appalled that the deadly attacks were carried out during Ramadan, a holy month dedicated to peace and prayer. 

An attorney for a Decatur woman, who's accused of killing her husband. wants his client to go through a mental evaluation. Michelle Owens is accused of killing her husband Eddie in the family's home. During a 911 call, her older son said she had mental issues, and a family member told the court she was diagnosed with Schizophrenia.

We're also finding out more about another woman who grew up in Decatur, but is accused of killing her daughters in Houston, Texas. Investigators now say Christy Sheats killed her daughters to punish their father. 

With the July 4th holiday right around the corner, today the Consumer Product Safety Commission will remind all of us about the dangers of fireworks. We certainly want you to have an enjoyable but safe holiday weekend. We also want you to spend part of your morning with us on WAFF 48 News Today! We hope you can join us starting at 4:30. 

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