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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 >>
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AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -
Major League Baseball and
NFL player Bo Jackson led the way for an over 60 mile bike ride around East
Alabama Saturday, April 19.
The Heisman Trophy winner
returned to Auburn, Ala. to hold his third annual Bo Bikes Bama charity bicycle
The event began in the
morning with riders participating in either a 22 or 62 mile ride. Both routes
zipped through the Auburn University campus. Jackson says he was more than
happy to return home for this great event.
"First and foremost,
we raise a lot of money for a needy cause," Jackson says. "Second of all, I got
to see a lot of my old teammates, and friends that I only get to see once every
year at my ride, and to have it back here in Auburn, that's icing on the
The Bo Bikes Bama charity
ride raises money for the Governor's Emergency Relief Fund in Alabama, which
was established after the deadly tornado outbreak of 2011.
Promoters say the rides
have raised more than $700,000 for storm relief in the state.