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U.S. prepares for last major Afghan offensive

KABUL, Afghanistan — For Taliban militants and U.S. strategists alike, all roads in this impoverished country of mountain passes, arid deserts and nearly impassable goat tracks lead to this ancient capital of 3 million people nestled in a high… Read More

Robbery at East Gadsden restaurant under investigation

Gadsden police are investigating a robbery Saturday night at an East Gadsden restaurant. Read More

Teenager charged in Friday shooting

A Gadsden teenager has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after an early morning shooting Friday. Read More

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State News More State News

Ala. Senate to take up bill limiting cold medicine

The Alabama Senate expects to consider legislation designed to curb the illegal production of methamphetamine by making it harder to buy cold and allergy medicine with ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. Read More

Grand jury cites problems with Ala. campaign law

A Montgomery County grand jury did not issue any indictments after investigating complaints that some Republican and Democratic organizations allegedly violated Alabama’s campaign finance law. Instead, the panel said the Legislature needs to revisit… Read More

Tuscaloosa News wins Pulitzer Prize

The Tuscaloosa News won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting for its coverage of a deadly tornado last April that knocked out power to the newspaper for more than two days and sparked creative ways of getting news to the devastated… Read More

Sports More Sports

Gadsden Area golf tourney set to tee off

The Gadsden Area Boys and Girls High School Golf Tournament is scheduled to be played Tuesday at Twin Bridges Golf Club in Gadsden. Read More

Commissioners talk BCS, expansion, other college football issues

BIRMINGHAM — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive and Conference USA head Britton Banowsky agree that change likely is coming in the method of crowning college football’s national champions. Read More

Hanson, Braves lose again to the Mets

ATLANTA — Tommy Hanson put the pitch right where he wanted. Read More

Life More Life

TITANIC: Tragedy at sea remembered

In the birthplace of the Titanic, residents gathered for a choral requiem. In the North Atlantic, above the ship’s final resting place, passengers will pray as a band strikes up a hymn and three floral wreaths are cast onto the waves. Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for April 15

DISCUSS “THE THINGS THEY CARRIED” by Tim O’Brien at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Blackstone Pub & Eatery as part of Gadsden Reads 2012. Read More

Community Services for April 15

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. daily at 525 W. Grand Ave., Rainbow City (call 866-360-5967); at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in a building at the corner of Second and Bay; and at noon and 7 p.m. daily at 1109 Baltimore Ave., Albertville. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: The best way to fix bridges, roads?

Alabama’s bridges and roads need work. No one’s arguing that fact. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Barnett, Willie Edward

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Collier-Butler Chapel for Willie Edward Barnett, Gadsden. The Rev. Les Overstreet and …..

Dye, Maxine

Maxine Dye, 77, Albertville, died Thursday, April 12, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral service was at 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Calvary …..

Floyd, David L.

David L. Floyd, 60, Lafayette, died Friday, April 13, 2012. He is survived by his mother, Gracie Floyd Lipscomb. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. …..

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