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Alabama voters turning down $1B road amendment

Associated Press - November 2, 2010 11:14 PM ET

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A proposed constitutional amendment to spend $1 billion on road construction projects is losing narrowly in early returns.

With half of the precincts reporting statewide Tuesday night, 56% were voting against Amendment Three.

Amendment Three would authorize taking $100 million per year for 10 years from a state savings account and using the money to build roads and bridges in every county.

Amendments One and Two were also trailing.

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