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Authorities said 99 parents were arrested this week because their school-age children have excessive unexcused absences.More >>
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Wednesday, December 11 2013 11:58 PM EST2013-12-12 04:58:48 GMT
A long-term narcotics investigation results in the arrest of a Baton Rouge man late Tuesday evening.Bruce Causey, 40, was arrested after a search of his home revealed nearly four pounds of cocaine, 116More >>
A long-term narcotics investigation results in the arrest of a Baton Rouge man late Tuesday evening.More >>
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – Auburn University
officials say after months of debate and suggestions, the future of Toomer's Corner
has been decided.
trees conditions continue to fade and a decision has been made to continue the
rolling of Toomer's Corner with new trees.
is focused specifically on the tradition of rolling Toomer's Corner and how to
preserve the celebration if the trees die.
Gary Keever has been caring for live oaks since they were poisoned and expects
the trees will die soon.
committee has decided to replace the oaks with one or two new oak trees.
timeline of all this depends on how the trees look this Spring, but even if
they do die, oak wood is hardy and they may be able to be rolled this football
2013 a massive renovation project at Toomer's Corner could begin.
say based on how the trees look now, in the year 2013, this plaza will be
totally redone and one or two large trees will be replanted," says Keever. "They
would not be able to be rolled immediately, need to allow three to five years
for them to reestablish."
during the time that the new oaks cannot be rolled; the university and city
leaders are working on a cable system at Toomer's Corner than can be rolled.
says redoing the plaza will be a major undertaking. It is not just about
replanting new oaks but it is about removing all of that contaminated soil that's
been tainted with Spike 80-DF.
point, there is no word on the cost or the length of the project.
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