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Top 9@9 for November 14, 2012

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1. Investigators say 72 year old Melba Davis died of smoke inhalation when that fire ripped through her home on Governors Drive this morning. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames in the back of the house when they arrived.

2. An explosion at the Cherokee Nitrogen Plant is being investigated. A spokesman says a heat exchange system that cools gases exploded around 10:30pm, causing minor injuries to one employee.

3. Police are looking for the gunman who shot Pedro Love at a gas station near Mastin Lake Way. The 31-year-old died at the hospital after he was found lying the grass at a nearby residence.

4. The Madison County coroner says a 14-year-old boy was apparently wearing headphones when he was struck and killed by a train that was blowing its whistle. The death of Dylan Jones has been ruled an accident.

5. Counting provisional ballots in Lawrence County changed the outcome of the race for a spot on the Board of Education. Gary Bradford picked up six votes from those ballots. He trailed by two.

6. Korean War Veterans returned to Huntsville Wednesday after their first trip back to Korea since the War.

7. President Obama says he's not going to extend tax cuts to the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans. At a news conference today, he said he wants Congress to extend expiring tax cuts immediately for all but the highest income earners.

8. The Black Friday deals and bargains are beginning earlier than ever this year. Many stores, including Walmart, Target, Sears, and Toys R Us, will open on Thanksgiving night.

9. "I had it tattooed on me because it is something I believe in," says Eric Hartsburg. He has no regrets on that belief. An anonymous republican donor paid him $15.000 dollars to get the permanent Romney tattoo. He doesn't plan to remove it.

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