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Top 9@9 for October 23, 2012

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1. The victims of a series of murders in Tennessee were identified. Chabreya Campbell and her 18 month old son Rico Ragland were found dead in a home on Huntsville Highway just North of the Alabama state line alongside Amber McCaulley. Jessica Brown was found at a second crime scene on Fox Wood Drive a couple of miles away.

2. In Madison County, the body of Warren Crutcher was found by a Huntsville Utilities crew in a field. He was a person of interest in the Lincoln County murders.

3. A Huntsville man was shot and killed Monday night on Ortega Circle. No suspect has been identified.

4. A new tool was developed by UAHuntsville engineering students with hopes of changing the way we use keyboards. The gauntlet keyboard is a glove device that functions as a wireless keyboard.

5. The city of Athens is teaming up with Keep Athens Limestone Beautiful for a new way to get rid of cooking grease. FOG Recycling program will collect fats oils and grease and give them to farmers to turn into bio-diesel.

6. Officials say they found unclean conditions including visible black specks of fungus in steroids made by the pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis. The state has moved to revoke the license of the compounding center.

7. The new iPad Mini is as thin as a pencil and about half the size of a standard iPad. The $329 product is designed to compete with tablets from Google and Amazon.

8. The pace of the presidential campaign is picking up two weeks before Election Day. President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have embarked on a cross-country rush for votes, a day after their third and final debate.

9. "It's not like losing a child, but it's certainly like losing a pet that you love," says a Texas resident. Texans are looking for ways to express their affection for the Texas State Fair's mascot. Big Tex went up in flames Friday when his right boot caught fire from an electrical short.

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