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Massacre suspect mum on motive; Batman mask found

AURORA, Colo. — University of Colorado officials were looking Sunday into whether James Holmes used his position in a graduate program to collect hazardous materials, but school officials weren’t saying whether they knew the suspect in a… Read More

US poverty nearing highest rate since 1960s

WASHINGTON — The ranks of America’s poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net. Read More

Sponsors, volunteers needed for Vicki Meeks benefit event

Sponsors and volunteers are needed for Ride for the Cause II, a day-long set of events to benefit Vicki Meeks in her battle against lung cancer. Read More

State News More State News

Huntsville church celebrates ‘lunar communion’

Congregants of a Huntsville church snacked on Moon Pies and Tang before heading into the sanctuary to commemorate an astronaut’s "lunar communion" 43 years ago. Read More

Incentives fuel growth on historic Dexter Avenue

More than 20 years ago, the last major business on lower Dexter Avenue – the lunch counter at the Kress building – closed its doors. Read More

Filmmaker shoots scenes in the Shoals

When R. Todd Campbell needed outdoor locations to shoot scenes for his upcoming independent film, "The Mourning Hills," he knew exactly where to go: the rolling hills, hollows and woods of northwest Alabama. Read More

Sports More Sports

NCAA to punish Penn State; Paterno statue removed

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The NCAA announced Sunday that it will issue sanctions against Penn State in the wake of a scathing report that found that top university officials buried child sex abuse allegations against a now-convicted retired… Read More

Els wins British Open after Scott’s epic collapse

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Ernie Els plucked the ball from the hole after one last birdie and heaved it into the grandstand. At the time, it looked like nothing more than a classy gesture by a former British Open champion — not the next… Read More

With painful meltdown, Scott joins infamous list

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Adam Scott, meet Jean Van de Velde. Read More

Life More Life

Farm-Raised: Altoona couple devoted to growing fresh, organic food

When Cricket and Kimberly Adams plan their dinner menu, they don’t look in the fridge or the pantry. They look out their kitchen window. Read More

What’s Going On for July 22

MONDAY | 7.23
DWIGHT MASONIC LODGE NO. 550 meets at 7 p.m. for practice. Read More

Community Services for July 22

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. daily at 525 W. Grand Ave., Rainbow City (call 866-360-5967); and at noon and 7 p.m. daily at 1109 Baltimore Ave., Albertville; 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 7 p.m. Saturday 7 p.m. at 609 Washington St.,… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Difficult choices required

Gov. Robert Bentley was joined by a chorus of Republican leaders Thursday, essentially singing their own praises for putting the state on the “road to a billion dollars in savings.” Read More

OUR VIEW: Whooping cough on the rise

Doctors and health officials say whooping cough, thought to be a relic of times long past, is returning with a vengeance. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Campbell, Edwin C. ‘Jig’ ‘Shine’

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church for Edwin C. "Jig" "Shine" Campbell, 68, Gadsden, who died July 18, …..

Farley, Barbara Wheeler

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Mrs. Barbara Wheeler Farley, 79, Attalla, who passed away Saturday, July 21, …..

Harcrow, Eunice Ford

Funeral services for Eunice Ford Harcrow, 82, of Hokes Bluff, will be at 4 p.m. today at Wellspring Church of God with the Rev. Donnie …..

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