Headlines: High court ruling vindicates Obama on health care


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High court ruling vindicates Obama on health care

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is on the way to its ultimate jury: the families, doctors, business people and state officials who’ll have to grapple with the confusing details while striving to fulfill… Read More

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Cooling centers open in response to heat advisory

Cooling centers will be open in Etowah County for those seeking shelter from the heat, Mike Bryant, director of the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency, said. Read More

Rape suspect sought

Etowah County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man believed to have raped a woman early Sunday after he helped her with car trouble. Read More

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State News More State News

State takes over Birmingham’s school system

The Alabama Department of Education is taking over the operations of Birmingham City Schools.
WBRC-TV reports ( that the state takeover begins this week. Read More

Dry, hot weather increasing wildfire risk in Ala

Forestry officials say dry weather, low humidity and gusty winds are increasing the risk of wildfires in Alabama. Read More

2 plead guilty to skimming IDs for fake cards

A Bulgarian man and a Florida woman have pleaded guilty in Birmingham to skimming bank customers’ identification at ATMs across the South and using the information to create more than 300 counterfeit credit and debit cards. Read More

Sports More Sports

Hornets select Davis with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

NEWARK, N.J. — Best in the country and No. 1 and 2 in the NBA draft. The celebration goes on for Kentucky’s kids. Read More

Nadal stunned at Wimbledon by 100th-ranked Rosol

WIMBLEDON, England — Rafael Nadal bumped into his unknown and unheralded opponent as they headed to a break between games. Perhaps it was incidental contact. Read More

Young, bullpen help Diamondbacks beat Braves

ATLANTA — Chris Young hit a tiebreaking homer against Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night. Read More

Life More Life

Cheers for June 24

The Spring Semester 2012 President’s List at Gadsden State Community College was released by President Raymond W. Staats. Full-time students who earn all A’s in college-level courses are named to the President’s List. Read More

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: It’s time for water wars to end

Twenty-odd years of talking has accomplished nothing in the battle between Alabama, Florida and Georgia over water usage. We’re about to see if that changes. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Alexander, Margaret (Parr)

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Salem Baptist Church for Margaret Parr Alexander, 73, Altoona, who died June 27, 2012. Bro. Stanley Naylor …..

Baxley, Nina

Nina Baxley, 81, Boaz, died Thursday, June 28, 2012 She is survived by her husband, Herbert Baxley. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at …..

Burttram, Christine (Wilson)

Christine Wilson Burttram, 89, passed away on June 27, 2012. Funeral services honoring her life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012, …..

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