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Top 9@Nine for November 19th, 2013

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1. Pilgrim's Pride Corporation is closing a poultry plant that employs more than 1,000 people in Boaz. Executives told workers about the decision in a meeting at the plant on Tuesday.

2. November 19th marked day six of the murder trial against Zakkawanda Moss. The jury heard from two witnesses regarding evidence in the case. Moss is charged with the murders of six people in Lincoln County in October of 2012.

3. For the first time in more than 15 years, city workers in Decatur will not be getting a holiday bonus. The city council chose not to give 530 full-time employees a $100 bonus.

4. The state of Alabama will celebrate national Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 21st. Only three of Alabama's 55 rural counties are not classified as primary care shortage areas. Eight rural Alabama counties do not even have hospitals.

5. A deployed Huntsville soldier is mentoring students overseas. Harold Mitchell is serving in Germany. During his deployment, he spends his extra time helping out students with their studies.

6. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is holding its first ever Senior Day on Wednesday, November 20. For a discounted rate of $11, visitors 55 and older can tour the center.

7. Three people were injured in a tank explosion at a plant in Shelbyville, Tennessee. It happened at Southern Energy Company.

8. George Zimmerman was released on bond following his arrest for alleged assault and battery. His girlfriend claims he destroyed her furniture and pointed a shot gun at her during a fight at her home.

9. McDonald's is experimenting with a new, custom-made burger concept. Customers would design their burger on an I-pad and the patties would be grilled to order.

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