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Top 9@9 for January 21, 2013

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1. The nation took Monday to remember former civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. King would have been 84 on this holiday.

2. In Huntsville, 1,300 guests were on hand to celebrate unity. Alpha Phi Alpha hosted its 28th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast at the VBC. Funds raised support the Delta Theta Lambda Education Foundation.

3. In Athens, Monday was the annual Martin Luther King March. Dozens gathered to march around downtown.

4. An estimated 700,000 people were at the Nation's Capitol as President Obama took his public oath of office. The president used two bibles.  One belonged to Abraham Lincoln, the other to Martin Luther King, Jr.

5. First Daughter Sasha Obama, did not seem too impressed with her dad's speech. She was caught yawning on camera and that yawn set social media sites abuzz.

6. Abortion protesters were on Madison Street and at the Madison County Courthouse. Tuesday is the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, which legalized abortion.

7. The family of two UAHuntsville shooting victims say the University is trying to charge them millions of dollars for documents they need for civil lawsuits. They are filing a motion to ask the judge to intercede.

8. A Texas school district is offering free concealed handgun license classes. More than 100 teachers have enrolled to take the class, even before the school board meets to talk about gun policies.

9. Getting on early will cost you with Southwest. The airline rolled out a new $40 fee for early boarding with the first group. Southwest does not have assigned seating.

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