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Friday Night lights Week 1 Playoff Review

13 hours ago
The Montgomery Advertiser

The road to a high school football State championship has begun and as some teams move on others are feeling the disappointment of defeat.

Starting us off in a HUGE upset the Park Crossing Thunderbirds who back doored their way into the playoffs at only 3-7 pulled off the biggest shocker of the playoffs knocking off the #1 team in the class of 6A Saraland who was undefeated on the season by a score of 30-27.

Friday Night Lights Week 1 Playoff Preview

Nov 8, 2019
The Montgomery Advertiser

The road to a state championship has officially begun as the playoffs are set to kick-off tonight all throughout the state.

With some teams looking to continue the success of the regular season some teams are looking to pull the upset and make a Cinderella run to a championship.

We start off with 8-3 Glenwood at 7-2 Macon-East, 3-7 Park Crossing back doored their way into the playoffs but unfortunately have to play 10-0 Saraland, 6-4 Bullock County also has to face an undefeated team in 10-0 Gordo, and 5-5 Wetumpka travels to face 8-2 Bessemer City.

Friday Night Lights Week 11 Preview

Nov 4, 2019
The Montgomery Advertiser

The final week or the high school football regular season kicked off last night as Auburn took down Park Crossing 44-28.

As for tonight matchups 5-4 ACA travels to 0-10 Weaver, 6-2 Macon-East hosts 3-6 Abbeville Christian, 1-8 Leflore from Mobile travels up   to face 6-4 Selma, Winless Barbour County is at 5-4 Bullock County, and 6-3 Holtville pays a visit to 5-4 Marbury.

Alabama School Bus Recall

Oct 31, 2019

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall that affects more than 50,000 school buses nationwide.

Certain models of Thomas Built buses are being recalled for not having enough padding in the back of the seat. The organization says this could increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

The state of Alabama is offering a $5,000 reward for information about the missing stepdaughter of Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Walt Harris.

The governor's office announced the reward for information about 19-year-old Aniah Haley Blanchard.

A statement says the money is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Police initially said there wasn't any indication of foul play but now say it's possible.

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The National Transportation Safety Board, in a blistering report, says the U.S. Coast Guard's failure to adopt its safety recommendations, dating back twenty years, likely led to a Missouri boating accident that killed 17 people in July 2018.

The fatalities were among 31 passengers aboard an amphibious passenger vehicle called the Stretch Duck 7, which sank in a rapidly developing high-wind storm on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Mo.

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is making a last-minute entry into the crowded Democratic presidential primary.

A source with direct knowledge of his decision tells NPR that Patrick has been making calls to Massachusetts and national elected officials and supporters to brief them on his plans and that he plans to formally enter the race as soon as Wednesday night.

Patrick's decision is about as last minute as it gets for a candidate who still wants to compete in the key early primary states: New Hampshire's filing deadline is Friday.

After welcoming Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the opening day of public impeachment hearings for a second visit to the Oval Office, President Trump did something highly unusual for such encounters: He invited a select group of Republican senators to join the two leaders' meeting.

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