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Top 9@9 for January 23, 2013

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1. The Huntsville City School Board discussed the future of Grissom High School. At a meeting Wednesday evening, they discussed a potential new site and decided on the architect who will work on the project.

2. An overturned truck created a traffic nightmare in Western Madison County Wednesday. The truck was filled with mulch and made the intersection of Stovall and Yarbrough Roads impassable.

3. Six Decatur families were displaced after an apartment fire last night on Fifth Avenue. The Red Cross is assisting the families that lived in the four apartments damaged by the blaze.

4. A $13 million road project is causing a backlog of traffic on the Beltline. The widening project has forced speed limits to drop to 35 miles per hour and down to 25mph near Central Parkway.

5. Twenty new tornado sirens are set to go up in Marshall County. The warning system is a welcome upgrade for the community that lost several lives on April 27th.

6. While Powerball and Mega Millions get the attention, Tennessee Lottery officials say the scratch off state lottery games accounted for 80 percent of the $1.3 dollars in Lotto sales in 2012.

7. Since the President announced his plans for gun regulations, ammunition has been flying off the shelves. Some entrepreneurs are even doubling the price for bullets while some law enforcement agencies are having a hard time finding ammo.

8. "This girl, who I committed myself to, died on September 12th. Now I get a phone call on December sixth, saying that she's alive and then I'm going to be put on national TV two days later," says Manti Te'o in an exclusive interview with Katie Couric. The Notre Dame linebacker says he had no choice but to keep talking about his online girlfriend who supposedly died of cancer, even after he learned she was fake.

9. A Denver man is facing charges after plowing into a row of parked cars. He says he fell asleep at the wheel after a day of wrestling.

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