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Top 9@9 for January 3, 2013

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1. A Huntsville woman is accused of hitting a child with her car on Triana Boulevard. The child was taken to the hospital with no life-threatening injuries. The driver was tracked down and arrested.

2. Local sporting goods stores are stockpiling boxes of t-shirts that might be opened on January 7th. The apparel, which celebrates an Alabama National championship, will be sold if Alabama wins on Monday.

3. New uniforms were unveiled for the Tide's title game. The Nike Pro Combat Hypercool uniforms feature a Chain Mesh venting system, but don't look a whole lot different from the traditional Alabama attire.

4. A group including non-profit organization Florence Main Street is campaigning to add movie projection equipment to the Shoals Theatre in downtown Florence. The group hopes to show classic and foreign films to offer more culture to the city.

5. More than 400 students are back in class at a different building in Connecticut. Thursday was the first day back for Sandy Hook Elementary with the goal of making everything as routine as possible.

6. House Speaker John Boehner was sworn in for a second term. During the ceremony, he talked about cutting government spending.

7. "Paper or plastic?" will soon be the new question for Starbucks customers. The coffee chain is launching a new reusable cup in hopes of reducing waste.

8. Walmart shoppers in Commerce, Georgia got more than they bargained for when a woman went into labor and gave birth inside the store. The healthy baby was swaddled in its first Walmart blanket when EMTs arrived.

9. A sperm donor is now being asked for child support in Kansas. William Marotta answered an ad on Craigslist to help a lesbian couple have a child. Now, because of a loophole in state law, the state says he is responsible for monthly payments.

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