On Wednesday, January 1st, WALA-TV, WPMI-TV, and WKRG-TV each had reporters stationed in New Orleans, Louisiana to provide reports for their respective stations' local TV news programs about plans for holding a Sugar Bowl football game there on Thursday, January 2nd, with the football teams of the University of Alabama and the University of Oklahoma (the names of the reporters stationed in New Orleans were Derrick Rose of WPMI-TV, Russell Colburn of WALA-TV, and Chad Petri of WKRG-TV). WALA-TV and WPMI-TV even had employees in southern California (the area with the reporters includes the cities of Pasadena, Newport Beach, and Anaheim) to provide reports for their respective stations about plans for holding a Bowl Championship Series National Championship football game set to take place in Pasadena, California on Monday, January 6th, with the football teams of Auburn University and Florida State University (the names of the reporters stationed in southern California were Simone Eli and Michael Brannon of WALA-TV and Clement Townsend of WPMI-TV).
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