A.M. UPDATE: 'Bama wins BCS, Wright will join Ted Cruz
ALABAMA WINS BCS
Contrary to previously popular beliefs, you do NOT have to listen too awfully close to hear the tide roll in. In last night's college national championship, played in Miami, the Alabama Crimson Tide beat all remaining fight out of the No. 1 ranked and undefeated fighting Irish to win their second consecutive BCS Title.
WRIGHT TO JOIN CRUZ
As reported first here yesterday, Tyler City Councilman Jason Wright has announced his resignation as he turns his attention to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz. (PLAY CLIP)
Some other local news you may be interested in includes Bullard preparing to jump on the alcohol sales band-wagon, Lon Morris open for bidding and eight wonderful women of our community were honored for outstanding work. You can find these stories and much more in today's Tyler Morning Telegraph and right here on tylerpaper.com.
TRENDING NATIONALLY THIS MORNING
Trending nationally this morning are Obama's Hagel and Brennan nominations, the release of the sole suspect in the U.S. Consulate bombings in Libya and an Illinois' million-dollar lottery winner's death is now being reported as a result of cyanide poisoning.
Our local weather will be rain, some very heavy at times, through tomorrow tonight with a high today in the low 50's. Be sure to download our app to keep up with news and weather through out the day.