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SHUTTLE LAUNCH; HEALTHIER MONTGOMERY; MORE CHARGES FOR FOWLER

FRIDAY

JULY 8, 2011

GOOD MORNING!

SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS IS ON THE LAUNCH PAD READY FOR LIFT-OFF. EARLY THIS MORNING CREWS LOADED THE SHUTTLE WITH 500-THOUSAND GALLONS OF FUEL. ATLANTIS WILL BE THE THE FINAL SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION EVER TO LIFT OFF.

A FORMER ALABAMA STATE TROOPER IS OUT OF JAIL, BUT HE COULD FACE MORE CHARGES. JAMES BONARD FOWLER SERVED A 6-MONTH SENTENCE FOR KILLING CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST JIMMIE LEE JACKSON DURING A DEMONSTRATION IN 1965. FIND OUT ABOUT THE NEW CHARGES HE COULD BE FACING.

ACCORDING TO A NEW GALLUP POLL, THE RIVER REGION IS SHAPING UP TO BE A LEAN MEAN FIGHTING MACHINE. THE SAME POLL THAT CAST A BAD LIGHT ON MONTGOMERY'S OBESITY RATE IN 2010 SHOWED THINGS ARE GETTING A LITTLE BETTER. WE'LL TELL YOU MORE ABOUT THE HEALTHY TURN-AROUND ON TODAY IN ALABAMA!

THOSE STORIES, PLUS YOUR FORECAST FOR TODAY AND THE WEEKEND THIS MORNING 5-7AM ON WSFA 12 NEWS!

SEE YOU SOON!

TONYA TERRY

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