The Sunrise News Sampler
The top ranked Crimson Tide and No. 4 Auburn are preparing to meet Saturday in only the in-state rivalry’s second Top-5 matchup. This is slated to be one of the biggest Iron Bowls in history, with the winner taking the SEC West.
The state Department inf Agriculture and Industries is donating nearly 800 pounds of fresh collards grown in the department’s community garden to help feed some families for Thanksgiving.
A large storm that caused at least eight deaths in the West and has led to hundreds of flight cancellations in the Southwest is now heading east, and forecasters are warning that travel will likely be impacted in the South and East ahead of Thanksgiving Day.
Taylor Swift has been voted Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards for the third time. Meanwhile, country music singer Wayne Mills was shot and killed in a Nashville bar early Saturday morning. The business owner says he shot Mills in self-defense.
Attorney General Luther Strange says scam artists may be offering to help black farmers file claims in the discrimination lawsuit involving the USDA. The deadline to file a claim was more than a year ago.
More than 12,000 survivors of the Philippine typhoon have made it to Manila with no idea how or where to rebuild their lives.
About 15,000 villagers have fled the danger zone for an erupting volcano in western Indonesia as powerful bursts of hot ash and gravel began spewing today from Mount Sinabung. Lava and gas flowed nearly a mile down the slope.
Today, President Obama has a full day of fundraisers for the Democratic National Committee and for House and Senate Democrats, which he’ll be blending with a pitch for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws.
Lawmakers are watching Iran, following a temporary deal to curb Tehran’s nuclear program in return for partial sanctions relief.