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Morning Headlines: Federal judge blocks Alabama abortion restrictions

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Federal judge blocks Alabama abortion restrictions

A federal judge has blocked new Alabama abortion restrictions that would ban clinics near schools and outlaw a common second-trimester abortion procedure.

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued a preliminary injunction Thursday against the provisions.

Halloween weekend in the Tennessee Valley

There will be plenty of tricking-or-treating going on in the Tennessee Valley this weekend leading up to Halloween.

Here is a list of family-friendly events that everyone, any age, will enjoy.

Lauren: Sunny skies and warm temperatures for Friday

The drought and above normal temperatures continues to be the lead story in weather. 

The updated drought monitor this week shows no improvement, with many areas of the Shoals now in the extreme drought category. There are no signs of any improvement for next week with no rain through at least the end of next week.

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