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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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Social Security rushing even faster toward insolvency

WASHINGTON — Social Security is rushing even faster toward insolvency, driven by retiring baby boomers, a weak economy and politicians’ reluctance to take painful action to fix the huge retirement and disability program. Read More

Medicaid funding to CED stopped until billing allegation can be examined

MONTGOMERY — Medicaid has told the Alabama Department of Mental Health it has stopped state and federal payments to the CED Mental Health Center in Northeast Alabama because of an allegation of fraudulent billing. Read More

Bo Jackson biking to help tornado relief efforts

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Bo Jackson hopes to raise $1 million for tornado relief and increase awareness of lingering damage across Alabama with a five-day, 300-mile bike ride through the state. Read More


State News More State News

Heisman winner Bo Jackson starting Ala bike ride

Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson is starting his charity bicycle ride across Alabama for tornado relief. Read More

House to consider making kids attend school at 6

The Alabama House is considering a bill to require children to begin attending school by the age of six instead of seven, which is currently the minimum school attendance age. Read More

Light turnout expected for Alabama runoff election

Alabama’s chief election official is predicting extremely light turnout for the state’s primary election.
Secretary of State Beth Chapman says the turnout Tuesday could be 2 percent to 4 percent. Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama has become NFL draft pipeline

MONTGOMERY — Alabama is becoming the kind of NFL draft factory that the Miami Hurricanes were a decade ago. Read More

Arkansas hires John L. Smith as head coach

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — John L. Smith knew Arkansas as well as anyone, had a vested interest in seeing the program’s recent run of success continue. The chance to help clean up the mess Bobby Petrino made was too much for Smith to pass up. Read More

Caution-free races aren’t thrilling the fans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The last 901.5 miles at NASCAR’s top level have been quick and clean, the kind of races where a team can tinker on the car the entire day and not worry about artificial on-track action ruining a strong run. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for April 22

“Titanic the Musical” will be staged at 2:30 p.m. at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center, Gadsden State Community College. Tickets include admission to show, admission to Titanic art gallery and Titanic Boarding Pass. Read More

Coming Soon for April 22

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY INC., LAMBDA ETA OMEGA CHAPTER presents the Outstanding Mothers’ Banquet at 6 p.m. May 8 at the Hardin Center. Deadline for nominations is April 21. Read More

Community Services for April 22

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

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: GCHS’ exciting new step

There were some unhappy people in 2006 when Gadsden’s three existing high schools were dissolved and the mammoth Gadsden City High School on Black Creek Drive took their place. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Dalton, Robert Dewayne

Robert Dewayne Dalton 46, Sylvania, died Sunday, April 22, 2012. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. W.T. Wilson …..

Evans, Mary

Mary Evans, 95, Scottsboro, died Sunday, April 22, 2012. Graveside service was at 2 p.m. Monday at New Home Cemetery. W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel was …..

Graham, Patricia Lynn

Patricia Lynn Graham, 54, Centre, died Monday, April 23, 2012. She is survived by her family. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. …..

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