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House could take up immigration law revisions Thursday

MONTGOMERY — A House committee on Tuesday approved revisions to Alabama’s anti-illegal immigration law, and the sponsor said the full House could take it up on Thursday. Read More

Decatur Plastics expanding; 25 to 50 jobs could be created

The Gadsden City Council on Tuesday approved incentives for an expansion for Decatur Plastics Products that will result in between 25 and 50 additional jobs. Read More

Commission could charge cities for transporting bodies

The Etowah County Commission could begin charging municipalities a flat rate to transport bodies to Huntsville for forensic tests. Read More

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State News More State News

Feds question spending by Ala. Forestry Commission

An audit by the U.S. Forest Service says the Alabama Forestry Commission did not accurately account for more than $5 million in spending from the federal stimulus program. Read More

Youth sessions to focus on Ala tornado recovery

Young people are getting a chance to speak out about recovering from the tornadoes that slammed Alabama nearly a year ago.
A series of discussions called "Winds of Change" begins Wednesday at Holt High School, located near Tuscaloosa. Read More

House panel approves bill changing immigration law

A bill making some changes to Alabama’s immigration law has been approved by a House committee, but Democrats complained it does not go far enough to alleviate concerns that the law allows police to engage in racial profiling. Read More

Sports More Sports

Spring football may have new look in future

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan facing another school in a spring game at the Big House?
Probably not. Read More

Braves knock out Santana, finally beat Mets 9-3

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves were getting a little tired of losing to the New York Mets. Read More

Petrino’s ex-mistress resigns from Arkansas team

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The former mistress of fired University of Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino has resigned from her position with the program, school officials announced Tuesday. 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: Easier ballot access?

To get on Alabama’s election ballot, an independent or third party candidate must submit valid signatures totaling 3 percent of the number of votes cast in the previous gubernatorial election (that would be 44,828 based on the 2010 results) by… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Clark, Becky

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19 2012, at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Becky Clark, 64, of Reece City, …..

Ferrell, Janice

Janice Ferrell, Fort Payne, died Monday, April 16, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Lynnwood Ferrell. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday …..

Leach, Doris J.

Doris J. Leach, 64, Gadsden, died Saturday, April 14, 2012. She is survived by her family. Arrangements will be announced by West Gadsden Funeral Home. …..

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