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GOOD MORNING FRANKLIN COUNTY

By Staff
Today is Friday, Nov. 19, 2004. It is now only 36 days until Christmas. Expect a chance of showers today with a high of 69 degrees. On this day in history:
1863 – President Lincoln delivers his famous Gettysburg Address.
1917 – Indian Prime Minister Indire Ghandi is born.
1942 – Designer Calvin Klein is born.
1959 – The Ford Motor Company decides to halt production of the Edsel.
1962 – Actress Jodi Foster is born.
1985 – President Reagan and Soviet leader Gorbachev meet for the first time.
PLAYOFFS CONTINUE
The second round of the state high school football playoffs gets underway this evening. The Red Bay Tigers will host Randolph County and Russellville will play host to the Parker Thundering Herd. Both games will kick off at 7 p.m.
LOOK WHAT IVAN FOUND
Workers in Castleberry, Ala., who were cleaning up after Hurricane Ivan discovered a round object while removing a six-foot oak tree. An archaeologist from the University of South Alabama believes the round object is a cannonball dating back to the Civil War.
BY THE NUMBERS

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