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Coming Up Tonight on News Leader 9 at 11

Good Evening from Barbara Gauthier in the WTVM Newsroom.  Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for News Leader 9 at 11.

Not in My Backyard

It might be considered a good thing for a community but this one doesn't want it in their back yard.  We'll tell you why several people from one Columbus neighborhood came to City Council tonight to ask them to stop a new head start from opening up shop.

Change Could Encourage Teachers to Retire Early

A change that will force Georgia teachers eligible to retire to make a decision about their pensions could encourage many to leave the system early.  We'll explain the change and tell you what it will mean for retiring teachers.

Community Grieves After Child Dies in Fire

An Opelika neighborhood mourns tonight after an 11 year old child dies in a house fire.  We'll tell you what neighbors say the family was doing that may have caused the home to catch fire.

Join us for these stories and much more tonight on News Leader 9 at 11.

 

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