Headlines: Isaac lashes Caribbean, new storm also forms

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Friday, August 24, 2012

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Isaac lashes Caribbean, new storm also forms

Tropical Storm Isaac churned toward the Dominican Republic and Haiti on Thursday, threatening to strengthen into a hurricane that could take a shot at Florida just as the Republicans gather for their national convention. Read More

UA wants bite of bakery’s treat receipts

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Mary Cesar created a cake that resembled the BCS National Championship trophy for the Crimson Tide’s athletic department for National Signing Day in February. And when the University of Alabama Law School held a reception… Read More

Marijuana seized during DeKalb eradication program

About 72 marijuana plants, some more than 6 feet tall, were seized on Tuesday during the annual marijuana eradication in DeKalb County, according to a news release from Sheriff Jimmy Harris. Read More

State News More State News

House Democrats re-elect Ford as minority leader

The Alabama House’s Democratic Caucus has chosen Rep. Craig Ford of Gadsden to remain as House Minority Leader. Read More

Alabama governor to announce new disaster plans

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says state officials are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Isaac in the Caribbean and will decide later if drastic measures are needed like reversing interstate highway lanes or ordering massive evacuations. Read More

Ala. man pleads guilty to producing child porn

An Alabama man who was accused of posing online as pop star Justin Bieber while urging young girls to send him explicit photos of themselves pleaded guilty Thursday to producing child pornography, authorities announced. Read More

Sports More Sports

Former JSU alum Lett takes on new role with Gamecocks

JSU alum Ed Lett has returned to campus in a new role for the Gamecocks. Read More

Frazier wins battle for starting quarterback at Auburn

AUBURN — Sophomore Kiehl Frazier will start at quarterback in Auburn’s opener against Clemson, but he said that’s not the end goal. Read More

Harrington races out to lead at Barclays

Padraig Harrington made six birdies on the tough back nine of Bethpage Black and opened the FedEx Cup playoffs with a 7-under 64 for a one-shot lead at The Barclays. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 8/22

Here are the inspection scores from Aug. 6 through Aug. 10 for food, lodging and body art establishments in Etowah County. If an establishment received any major (4- or 5-point) deductions, those are noted in parentheses. Lesser (1- to 3-point)… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Insurance crackdown ahead

Alabama drivers have been required by law since 2001 to carry liability insurance on their vehicles. The penalties for not doing so include fines, driver’s license suspensions, vehicle registration suspensions and hefty fees to get those… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bolding, Cory Brett

Cory Brett Bolding, 25, Boaz, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at …..

Bynum, Calvin Elbert

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Highland Cemetery in Piedmont for Calvin Elbert Bynum, 89, of Gadsden, who died Aug. 22, 2012. …..

Davis, Vickie Lee

Funeral service with will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Vickie Lee Davis, 53, of Walnut Grove, who …..

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