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Top 9@9 for October 4, 2012

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1. UNA police and the FBI are chasing several leads after a series of threatening letters sent to the math department. We're told one contained a bullet.

2. Three of five deaths in the nation from meningitis happened in Tennessee. More than two dozen people are sick across six states, all from steroid shots for back pain.

3. Two men and a 16 year old boy are charged with burglary in connection with a violent assault at a home on Ginnery Row in Toney. Investigators say a teenage girl visiting the home was assaulted during the incident.

4. The Huntsville Rotary Club rolled away 53 hospital beds off to Guatemala. The beds will be used at a hospital that specializes in cancer treatment.

5. Simpson Bowles, Dodd-Frank, "who is winning the debate?" and Sesame Street's Big Bird were the top four most searched terms during last night's debate according to Google.

6. Five children and their mother jumped to escape a burning building in New Jersey. Victims of the blaze were treated at a hospital that just happened to be right across the street.

7. Miguel Cabrera earned baseball's first triple crown in 45 years, meaning he lead the Major Leagues in average, home runs and runs batted in. The Detroit Tigers third baseman finished the season batting .330, with 44 homers and 139 RBI.

8. Zagat now has something to say about fast food. In-and-Out burger, Wendy's and Subway are the best according to its new survey.

9. It's not a trick in North Dakota. October is bringing a winter wonderland. There's already four inches on the ground for the state's first snow storm of the season.

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