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Top 9@9 for November 1, 2012

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1. More than a dozen injuries were sustained when a school bus crashed in Franklin County. The bus overturned around 3:30 in the Hodges Community.

2. Next week's wet/dry ballot in Boaz is sparking controversy. The legalization of alcohol sales was voted down in 2010.

3. Interstate 565 will be down to one lane in each direction this weekend. Crews will work on a necessary surface replacement from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

4. After 32 years of service, Mike Gillespie is retiring from the Madison County Commission. Gillespie was the youngest person to be elected as County Chairman in Alabama.

5. There were long lines at the courthouse as Madison County residents turned out for the last day to apply for an absentee ballot. 10,000 have been distributed so far for Tuesday's general election.

6. Dr. Judy Bonner named president of the University of Alabama. She is the first woman president in the University's 181 year history.

7. A man trying to avoid traffic ended up on the railroad track. He says he got out of his car when he saw a bright light behind him and thought a train was approaching.

8. Wild Salmon are taking advantage of a flooded roadway in Washington, swimming across after heavy rains left the roads submerged.

9. Doctors at an Arizona hospital are treating patients with a stomach churning remedy. Medical maggots are being used to clean patients wounds.

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