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Sessions: Government spending ‘unsustainable’

Government spending is at an unsustainable level, and significant changes will have to be made, U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions told the Gadsden Kiwanis Club Wednesday. Read More

Three Gadsden schools fail to meet AYP goals

Three Gadsden schools did not reach adequate yearly progress goals this year, but all the system’s elementary schools met 100 percent of their goals. Read More

Strange vows to enforce gambling laws, warns bingo operators

MONTGOMERY — Attorney General Luther Strange on Wednesday warned bingo operators anew that if they’re not playing traditional charity bingo, they can expect a visit from his investigators. Read More

State News More State News

Ga. man drowns at Little River Canyon in Ala.

Authorities say a Georgia man has drowned at Little River Canyon National Preserve in DeKalb County in Alabama. Read More

Drivers with no license could have vehicle impound

A proposed ordinance could allow police officers to impound a vehicle if the driver has a suspended, revoked, expired or no driver’s license. Read More

Strange defends asking court OK of redistricting

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange says the state asked a District of Columbia federal court to approve a redistricting plan for the Alabama Legislature because it’s legal and possibly quicker than seeking preclearance from the U.S. Justice… Read More

Sports More Sports

Uggla, Bourn lead Braves to 12-6 win over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Dan Uggla got the big hit that can bust a slump. Read More

Auburn prunes poisoned oak trees at Toomer’s Corner

Auburn University pruned the poisoned oaks at Toomer’s Corner on Wednesday. Read More

May-Treanor, Walsh go out on top of medal stand

LONDON — Misty May-Treanor danced on the sand and then off it, leaving Horse Guards Parade with Kerri Walsh Jennings and a third gold medal. Read More

Life More Life

Healing Touch: Studies show massage has physical, emotional benefits

I used to consider the occasional massage a blissful, self-indulgent luxury. But as I’ve gotten older, I’ve become more and more convinced that regular rubdowns are an important prescription for physical and mental well-being. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Too early to talk of ending relationship with ICE

Twenty months ago, the prospect of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement removing federal detainees from the Etowah County jail produced panic among county officials, who marshaled support in Washington that stopped the pullout. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bartos, Bonnie Ruth

Bonnie Ruth Bartos, 91, Gadsden, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Franklyn "F.J." Bartos. A private memorial service will be …..

Brown, Willis Ralph "Butch"

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday for Willis Ralph "Butch" Brown, 69, Gadsden, who died Aug. 7, 2012. The Rev. George Lankford will officiate. …..

Hill, Marie Richard "Maw Maw"

Funeral services for Marie Richard "Maw Maw" Hill, 94, widow of Leonard Hill, will be held at 1 p.m. today at Anniston Memorial Funeral Home, …..

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