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Top 9@9 for February 27, 2013

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1. Congressman Mo Brooks is co-sponsoring a bill to stop sequestration and help national defense.  He's hoping for a last minute deal with those automatic spending cuts set to go into effect on Friday.

2. Guntersville leaders are backing off a proposed ordinance that would give police the power to disarm individuals during a disaster. The City Council met with the Mayor this evening to remove the proposal.

3. A bill that would allow you to carry a pistol in your car without a permit if you are on the way to a range for practice has passed an Alabama house committee.

4. In Tennessee, a Senate committee is turning away a bill that would make it a crime to enforce federal firearm laws in the state. The Attorney General deemed the bill unconstitutional.

5. Prosecutors claim accused Discovery Middle School shooter Hammad Memon admitted to a gang affiliation at the time he was accused of gunning down a classmate. They say Memon stole the gun.

6. Coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday that Russellville native Brent Calloway and three of his teammates are no longer associated with the Alabama football team. All four were arrested on February 11th after two robberies on campus.

7. A class action lawsuit was filed against Anheuser-Busch breweries accusing the beer maker of selling booze that overstated the amount of alcohol it contained. Former employees say they routinely watered down popular beers.

8. An Indiana man, who has at least 13 convictions for public intoxication, was arrested last week after police say he called 911 multiple times requesting a cheeseburger.

9. A 7-year-old in Texas is learning the ropes at her father's tattoo parlor. She's actually doing some ink work on her own.

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