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Top 5: Hoover school cuts, Orange Beach sharks and remembering Bloody Tuesday top your Tuesday morning headlines

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Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

Birmingham could become the first U.S. city to host the world games. The city has placed a bid for the 2012 competition. More than 4,000 athletes will be competing in dozens of non-Olympic sports. If selected, the World Games could bring in more than $250 million.

The Hoover City School board has voted to cut at least nine positions. The positions eliminated will include administration jobs, support staff and teachers.

RELATED: Nine positions to be cut from Hoover City School system

Two Alabama VA hospitals have some of the country’s longest wait times for new patients. According to VA records, new patients at facilities in Montgomery and Tuskegee have to wait an average of 75 days for care. The Average wait for Tuscaloosa patients is 47 days, and in Birmingham the average time is 31.

A school of sharks is affecting the vacations of many who have traveled to Orange Beach. The city is flying double red flags to warn swimmers to stay out of the water in certain areas. No attacks have been reported.

RELATED: Rare shark event at Orange Beach (Photos)

Tuscaloosa is remembering the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Tuesday today. It was June 9, 1964 when a group of black people tried to march to the county courthouse to demand equal rights. Many of the marchers were beaten and arrested. The march will be reenacted this morning at 9:00 a.m.

RELATED: Tuscaloosa to commemorate 50th Anniversary of Bloody Tuesday

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