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BC-AL--Alabama News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, AL

November 28, 2014

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news covering is shaping up today in Alabama. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Montgomery AP Bureau at 334-262-5947 or apalabama@ap.org .

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease. Located in north Alabama, the family-owned Kappler Inc. of Guntersville typically gets only a few orders annually for the type of suit needed by health workers who are in contact with Ebola patients. By Jay Reeves. UPCOMING: 400 words.


MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama shoppers pack stores for Black Friday madness. by Kim Chandler. UPCOMING: 300 words.


— IRON BOWL-MAYORS’ BET — Mayors of Auburn and Tuscaloosa bet $100 on Iron Bowl; money to go to charity.

— ATTEMPTED BURGLARY ARREST — Huntsville police arrest 3 men accused of trying to break into apartment.

— JACKSON COUNTY SHOOTING — Authorities investigate deadly Thanksgiving shooting in Jackson County.

— CIVIL AIR PATROL-CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL — Civil Air Patrol to be awarded Congressional Gold Medal for war-time role of founding members.

The AP.

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