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Williamson: Underfunding Medicaid will cause medical crisis in state

MONTGOMERY — State Health Officer Dr. Don Williamson on Tuesday described a brewing medical crisis in Alabama if the state-federal Medicaid program is underfunded. Read More

Testimony continues in sexual harassment trial

A Gadsden city employee on Tuesday testified during a sexual harassment trial that he had a sexual relationship with a former employee during work hours. Read More

Council approves additional funding for retirement incentives

About 47 employees with the city of Gadsden have turned in paperwork indicating they want to participate in the Voluntary Retirement Incentive Plan, Gadsden City Councilman Robert Avery said Tuesday. Read More

State News More State News

Money unlikely for wrongfully jailed Alabama mom

Republican Sen. Arthur Orr says the Legislature appears unlikely to go along with his plan for the state to pay nearly $119,000 to an Alabama woman who spent nine months in jail facing a capital murder charge that resulted from a botched autopsy on… Read More

State budgets center stage at Alabama Legislature

Budgets are taking center stage at the Alabama Legislature.
Senate leaders say the Senate will take up the General Fund budget on Wednesday. The budget has already passed the House. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the 27th meeting day of the regular session:
HOUSE: Read More

Sports More Sports

Uggla helps Braves knock off Cubs 3-1

CHICAGO — Dan Uggla hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Tuesday night. Read More

Woods hopes to stick around at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Tiger Woods is about the only person not in a panic about his game. Read More

‘Hitman’ Harvick, ‘Rowdy’ Busch set for Round 2

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Darlington Raceway is bracing for Round 2 between Kevin “The Hitman” Harvick and Kyle “Rowdy” Busch. 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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cdcbama1 or call 770-972-3845. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Fighting the battle of the bulge

Americans are going to continue to get fatter at a bit of a slower pace. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Beasley, Jeff M. "J.M."

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Hokes Bluff, for Jeff M. "J.M." Beasley, Hokes Bluff, who passed away …..

Cammeron, Ruthie L.

Homegoing services celebrating the life of the late Mrs. Ruthie L. Cammeron, 86, of Gadsden, who passed away on May 3, 2012, will be Thursday, …..

Craig, Forrest R.

Forrest R. Craig Jr., 62, Attalla, died Monday, May 7, 2012. He is survived by his sister, Pamela D. Floyd. Arrangements will be announced by …..

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