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Tuesday morning on WAFF 48 News Today

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Many people will pause today to remember and honor the five police officers who were ambushed and killed in Dallas late Thursday night. Good morning. Trent Butler here. President Obama and former President Bush will both deliver remarks during an interfaith memorial service. Funerals for the fallen officers begin tomorrow.

The Athens police chief will announce details today about his new program targeting area youth. He says there is a distrust between officers and the communities they serve. So, he's working to change that.  Chief Floyd Johnson made those comments during a Unity Rally at Athens State University last night.

Colorado prosecutors are expected to formally charge 2 North Alabama men after accusing them of starting a fire in Colorado.
Jimmy Suggs and Zackary Kuyendall of Vinemont are charged with 4th degree arson. Deputies say they did not property extinguish a fire before they left a campsite. The fire has burned several hundred acres and destroyed several homes.

Many political experts are wondering if Indiana Governor Mike Pence will join Donald Trump on the Republican presidential ticket. Today, Pence will appear with Trump at a private fundraiser and a rally in Indiana. 

SEC Media Days continue today in Hoover. Today, college football fans can get a preview of the teams at Georgia, Mississippi State, Tennessee and Texas A and M. This morning, you'll hear from Auburn coach Gus Malzahn who talks about all the speculation surrounding his job. Malzahn says no one would be talking about his job security if Auburn would do a better job of winning close games.

We're here for you starting at 4:30. We hope you're on the other side of the TV this morning for WAFF 48 News Today.  

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