1. Decatur's Arts and Entertainment District is now open. The 90 acre area centers around 2nd Avenue and Bank Street
2. There was an emergency landing on the fairway of a golf course in Jackson County. The pilot of a Cessna aircraft says engine trouble forced him down around 11:00 Thursday morning as he was trying to get to Ft. Payne.
3. Governor Robert Bentley made a stop in the Valley to check out the Alabama Robotic Technology Park's new Mobile Training Lab.
4. Woody Anderson Ford is going the extra mile to help troops fighting for our country. As part of Operation Gratitude, Ford will donate $15 towards a care package for every person who goes for a test drive.
5. Lawyers for 'bama fan Harvey Updyke say the million dollar restitution is too much. The amount is based on doubling the costs incurred of replacing materials. Updyke pleaded guilty to poisoning the famous Oak Trees at Toomer's Corner.
6. More Americans are graduating from college according to the latest statistics. Last year 33.5 percent of Americans between the ages of 25 and 29 had at least a bachelor's degree.
7. 80,000 legos are on display in Times Square. The artist says it took him an entire summer to construct a giant tyrannosaurs rex skeleton.
8. Apple is considering launching a larger and cheaper iPhone. The screen could be seven by 5.7 inches, with a plastic carrying case. The cheaper device could be available in 5 or 6 colors.
9. NASA took a 2010 image of the moon passing over the sun and turned it into a 3D model. The data is from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and was made into the shadow of the original image.