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Top 9@Nine for November 18th, 2013

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1. The trial for Alabama State Trooper Heath Moss started Monday. Moss is charged with two counts of criminal negligent homicide for an April 2011 wreck that killed two people.

2. Monday was day five of the murder trial against Zakkawanda Moss. Investigators from Madison County were on the stand all morning long.

3. Lawrence County residents now know what's causing white spots in their gardens. Tests show it's a fungus called Cercospora. It can be cured by using a fungicide.

4. The opening date for a new visitors center in Florence has been pushed to December. The architect says bad weather and delays with suppliers and subcontractors have slowed down the process.

5. The United States Postal Service announced that it has lost $5 billion over the past year, marking the seventh straight year of a net loss.  But revenue from package delivery continues to grow, rising 8 percent last year.

6. The United Nations Children's Fund is hoping to raise $34 million for emergency relief efforts in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan affected more than 11 million people, including nearly 4.5 million children.

7. George Zimmerman was arrested Monday after police responded to a disturbance call. Zimmerman has been in the spotlight since his July acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

8. The clean-up continues in the Midwest after a powerful line of storms left behind plenty of damage. Several tornadoes were reported on Sunday. Those storms also led to fatalities.

9. A new survey from says about one-third of college-educated workers say they have never found a job related to their major. That holds true even for seasoned workers who are 35 and older.

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