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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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Justices moving to heart of health care overhaul

WASHINGTON — As demonstrations swirled outside, Supreme Court justices signaled on Monday they are ready to confront without delay the keep-or-kill questions at the heart of challenges to President Barack Obama’s historic health care… Read More

Government seeks long minimum sentence for Campbell

Federal prosecutors are recommending a minimum sentence of 21 years, 10 months for Maurice William “Bill” Campbell for his role in “the extensive conspiracy and scheme to defraud the State of Alabama out of more than $7.3 million… Read More

Collapsed pipe draining lake at Camp Sumatanga

A collapsed pipe at Camp Sumatanga is draining the 55-acre lake there, and Executive Director Matt Johnson said the lake will have to be almost completely drained before the pipe can be repaired. Read More


State News More State News

West Alabama partners with sustainability group

The University of West Alabama has become the state’s first school to partner with The Institute of Sustainability to promote environmental awareness and preservation. Read More

Tuscaloosa’s Bunn named to Ala conservation board

A Tuscaloosa businessman is the newest member of the advisory board for Alabama’s state conservation agency. Read More

SBA deadline near for loans to cover Ala. damage

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved nearly $3.3 million in disaster assistance loans for Alabama residents and businesses affected by severe storms and tornadoes on Jan. 22-23. Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama extends Saban’s deal, boosts pay

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama coach Nick Saban said he received overtures for other jobs after claiming the second national title in three years. Instead of bolting, he has received a raise and contract extension worth $5.62 million a year that he said… Read More

Top Guns: Talent defines this year’s Final Four

Lurking in virtually every corner of the Superdome this weekend will be lottery picks, some other NBA first rounders and assorted AP All-Americans. Read More

Tiger Woods begins phase 2

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tiger Woods might be the only one who doesn’t consider his win at Bay Hill the start of a comeback. Read More

Life More Life

Instead of spas, women opt for hunting and fishing

Erika Faulk and her cousin, Gale Robinson, could have met up for a weekend spa retreat or planned a shopping excursion, but the two middle-aged, suburban moms opted for weekend learning to shoot guns, build campfires and track deer deep in the Ocala… Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for March 25

Gadsden Boy Scout Troop 54 meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Scout cabin at Noccalula Falls. Call Larry Sitz, 256-538-5720. Read More

Coming Soon for March 25

THE SOUTHERN TEA presented by the Woman’s Club of Gadsden will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 5. Tickets are $25 each. Read More

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Federal Building in jeopardy

Past talk about closing Gadsden’s historic and ornate Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse at the corner of Broad and Sixth streets went nowhere, but the jeopardy now appears to be real. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Adkins, Sue

Sue Adkins, 98, Gadsden, died Monday, March 26, 2012. Arrangements will be announced by Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services. …..

Clay, Clyde

Clyde Clay Jr., 62, Trenton, S.C., died Thursday, March 22, 2012. He is survived by his sister, Buris Lorraine Hart. Arrangements will be announced by …..

Groover, James Burton

James Burton Groover, 57, Gadsden, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012. A private memorial service was held Sunday. On-site cremation was provided by Morgan Funeral Chapel …..

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