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Tucker Boswell Wins Day 2 of the 12 Days of Christmas Contest!

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Congratulations to Tucker Boswell of Auburn, the winner of the second prize in the 12 Days of Christmas contest! Tucker wins a pair of CloudTec ON Running Shoes and Gift Cards from Mountain High Outfitters .

Day 3 is tomorrow (12/5) and we’ll be giving away a pearl necklace and earrings from Jewelry By Design .

Remember, still 10 more chances for you to win! You can register HERE. Good Luck!

12 Days of Winning Starts Monday!

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The 12 Days of Christmas winning starts Monday!

Our first of 12 prizes will be awarded this Monday in the Wings 94.3 12 Days of Christmas contest. The first prize will be a $300 gift certificate from Auburn Med Spa!

The winner will be announced during Auburn/Opelika This Morning with Zac Blackerby, Monday morning. We’ll also post winners on and on our Facebook Page.

If you’ve entered, good luck! If not, text 12 to 88474 or enter online.

Merry Christmas!

NewsTalk WANI Presents the 12 Days of Christmas!

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NewsTalk WANI celebrates the season of giving…with the 12 Days of Christmas! 12 prizes…12 sponsors…12 chances for you to win!  
Prizes include … 
Click HERE to register.   
Prizes will be awarded each weekday beginning December 3rd. 
A new prize – a new winner – every day!  
It’s the 12 days of Christmas. Celebrate and win with NewsTalk WANI! 


WANI Sister Station Now Playing Christmas Favorites

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We’re happy to pass along some exciting Christmas news!

One of our sibling radio stations, 96.3 WLEE, has switched formats from Lite Favorites to Christmas Favorites! Their massive library of over 1000 Christmas songs covers almost every genre and artist imaginable and they’ll be playing them exclusively all the way through December 25.

We hope that 96.3 WLEE’s custom blend of Christmas Favorites will help make this season extra special for you and your family! The station is also streaming 24/7 at so it’s easy to listen at home or work, too.

Don’t worry, we’ll keep delivering local news and the best talk programming for you on NewsTalk WANI!

Ron Anders Elected Auburn Mayor

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City Councilman Ron Anders was elected the next Mayor of Auburn in Tuesday’s municipal runoff election. Anders defeated David Hill by a 54 to 46% margin. Anders received 4683 total votes to Hill’s 3976 votes.

Anders will succeed Bill Ham, who did not seek re-election after 20 years as Auburn’s mayor.

Click HERE to view complete results from Tuesday’s mayoral and city council runoff races.


Live Auburn Runoff Election Coverage Begins at 7:00 Tonight

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NewsTalk WANI will deliver live, up-to-the-minute results from Auburn’s municipal election runoff  tonight beginning at 7 p.m.

John Bodiford will report results and interview candidates live from City Hall while Zac BlackerbyChuck Wacker and Jana Jager, will provide recaps and commentary from the NewsTalk WANI studio.

Coverage will be available on 98.7 FM, 1400 AM, and Alexa-enabled smart devices.



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The following schools have announced that they will be closed on Thursday, January 18:

Auburn City Schools

Opelika City Schools

Lee-Scott Academy

Lee County Schools

Lanett City Schools

Chambers County Schools

Macon County Schools

Trinity Christian School (Opelika)

Glenwood School (Smiths Station)

Southern Union

Auburn University – Resuming normal operations at NOON with classes beginning at 12:30