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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Man’s death under investigation

An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death of a man found Monday morning in a car at a business on Forrest Avenue. Read More

Testimony begins in sexual harassment suit against city of Gadsden

Attorneys made opening arguments and testimony began Monday afternoon in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the city of Gadsden Read More

Homeless shelter faces another setback in reopening

The Love Center’s plans to reopen its homeless shelter for men faces another possible setback with the recent theft of the facility’s central air conditioning and heating unit. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. gov signs law banning texting while driving

Gov. Robert Bentley plans to sign into law a measure banning texting while driving on public roads in Alabama. Read More

Ala. House expected to consider new pension plan

Newly hired public employees would pay less of their pay toward pension benefits and get smaller retirement checks under a bill up for final passage in the Alabama House. Read More

Budgets take top priority in Alabama Legislature

The Alabama Legislature is beginning the last full week of its 2012 regular session with the emphasis on the state budgets. Read More

Sports More Sports

Homers lift Cubs over Braves 5-1

CHICAGO — Jeff Samardzija allowed five hits and a run over seven strong innings, and Bryan LaHair, Ian Stewart and Geovany Soto each homered Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-1. Read More

Stewart takes his shots at Talladega

TALLADEGA — By Tony Stewart’s standards, his tongue-in-cheek assessment of NASCAR’s latest wreckfest at Talladega was tame stuff. But his four-minute Q&A following Sunday’s race was vintage Smoke, and boy did he deliver. Read More

Mickelson, 5 others enter Hall of Fame

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Phil Mickelson loved golf before he was old enough to walk and swing a club. It took him on a thrilling ride of major championships and a few spectacular crashes, eventually leading to his induction Monday night into the… Read More

Life More Life

Gold Tigers reunion planned

Hazel Pierce Oliver is looking forward to June 16 and the chance to renew friendship with fellow Tigers — fellow Gadsden High School Gold Tigers, that is. Read More

Community Services for May 5

DOWNTOWN CELEBRATE RECOVERY meets every Friday in the Open Arms International building located at the corner of Second and Locust Streets, downtown Gadsden. A meal is served at 5:30 p.m. for $3. Large group meets at 6:30 p.m., small groups meet at… Read More

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Choking charter schools

Sometimes, legislation is not what it seems to be on the surface. Such is the case with the charter school bill passed last week in the Alabama Senate. The restrictions included in the legislation virtually assure that the state won’t be… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Beasley, Jeff M.

Jeff M. Beasley, 77, Hokes Bluff, died Monday, May 7, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Bettie Beasley. Funeral will be at First Baptist …..

Booth, Raymond E.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Crestwood Chapel for Raymond E. Booth, 83, Cedar Bluff, who died May …..

Camp, Benny Lane

Benny Lane Camp, 64, Horton, died Monday, May 7, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Adams …..

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