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New Alabama governor announces inaugural plans

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov.-elect Robert Bentley says his inauguration Jan. 17 in Montgomery will be a family-friendly event.

Bentley announced Friday that his inauguration will begin with a $20-per-person prayer breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church. The free inaugural parade starts at 9:45 a.m. on Montgomery's main street, Dexter Avenue. It will lead up to the inauguration on the Capitol steps at noon. Bentley says an inaugural celebration will begin at 2 p.m. at the Montgomery Biscuits Baseball Stadium. It will include free food, music, inflatables for children, photo opportunities and remarks from Bentley. It will conclude at 5 p.m. with fireworks. Inauguration day wraps up with a $125-per-person ball starting at 7 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Montgomery.

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