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McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...More >>
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...More >>
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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn's poisoned oak trees are going through another round of pruning.
The city says a contractor hired by Auburn University will be cutting back the ailing hardwoods most of the day on Wednesday. Some lanes will have to be closed, so traffic could be a problem through town.
The university also plans to release an update on the health of the trees at Toomer's Corner, where fans traditionally gather to roll the oaks with toilet paper after a big win.
A University of Alabama fan is awaiting trial in Lee County on charges of poisoning the trees with a powerful herbicide. School officials say they're still unsure whether the landmark trees will survive.
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The following is a press release from the city of Auburn
On Wednesday, August 8, a contractor hired by Auburn University will complete tree maintenance on the Toomer's Oaks at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and College Street from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Lane closures are expected at the intersection. Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling in this area or take alternate routes to avoid traffic delays.
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