Top Local Stories Today 02/06/17

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In news with Kaitlin Moore, this weekend kicked off the first of several performances at the San Angelo live stock show and rodeo.

Competitions in bareback, bull riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling and team roping were on the docket.

Some scores to note, Kyle Balls and Jordan Spears both scored 84 points in bull riding.

Meanwhile, Jacobs Crawley scored 78 points in saddle bronc with Roger Kiesner receiving 70 points.

For more scoring information you can visit sanangelorodeo.com.

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Also this weekend was 85th annual San Angelo rodeo parade.

This year’s parade had over 100 entries and despite the chilly morning weather many lined the streets of downtown San Angelo.

A big part of the fun was the the Santa Fe Trail Riders who arrived at Fort Concho a day before the parade.

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The San Angelo NAACP chapter hosted hundreds of people to their annual freedom fund banquest over the weekend.

The event takes place the first Saturday of every February to commemorate black history month.

The theme for this year’s banquet was “a place called hope” and the banquet funds upcoming activities and scholarships for local high school seniors.

San Angelo NAACP president, Garland Freeze, talked about the progress the united states has made in regards to race relations, but he says there are still a number of glaring issues facing society today.

If you know a high school senior looking to apply for scholarships the San Angelo NAACP funds, you can visit their website at sanangelonaacp.org.

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Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

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