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Your Exclusive Look at What's Ahead on Newsleader 9 at 11

Good Evening, I'm Barbara Gauthier in the WTVM Newsroom.  We hope you'll join us in about an hour for Newsleader 9 at 11.  Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on.

School Closings Eminent – Now What?

Now that the Muscogee County School Board has voted to close down two Columbus schools, what's next for the 600 students and 100 staff members? Newsleader 9's Curtis McCloud takes a look at the plans for these students and staff.

Oklahoma Authorities: No More Victims or Survivors Trapped in Storm Damage

Authorities in Moore, Oklahoma are trying to get a precise count of the number of injured and dead following the monstrous tornado that tore a path through the town yesterday.  The latest count is 24 dead and more than 200 in area hospitals. Many of the dead and injured are children.  We've got the latest of the efforts.

Demand for Storm Shelters in AL

Meantime, the Oklahoma storms have created a sharp rise in requests for storm shelters in Alabama.  Many people watching the tragedy unfold are racing to find ways to make sure they are safe if and when bad weather hits our area.

Join us for those stories and much more tonight on Newsleader 9 at 11.

 

 

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