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Skydiver goes supersonic, breaking sound barrier in record edge-of-space jump

ROSWELL, N.M. — In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever — a tumbling, death-defying plunge from a balloon to a safe landing in the New Mexico… Read More

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Anniston attorney believed to have drowned in Glencoe

An Anniston attorney is believed to have drowned Sunday while diving in Glencoe, according to Deputy Coroner Michael Head. Read More

Paws in the Kingdom Humane Society fundraiser set

There will be about as many games for dogs as there will be for humans Saturday at Paws in the Kingdom 2012 at Kingdom K-9 in Glencoe. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. city home to collection of Civil War relics

A model of the Derringer pocket pistol John Wilkes Booth used to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln is on display in Decatur. Read More

UA students drawing up plans for old mill office

A dilapidated office building on an overgrown lot is the last remaining trace of the cotton mill that turned Cordova into a boom town at the turn of the 20th century. Read More

Ala. high School students build robots for contest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The pit was alive with excitement Saturday as teams anxiously looked over their robots one more time, making last-minute tweaks and adjustments before the competition began. Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama, Florida debut as 1-2 in initial BCS standings

Alabama and Florida are at the top of the season’s first BCS standings, making it yet another all-SEC top two, with Oregon and Kansas State close behind the Gators. Read More

Florida, Kansas State, Notre Dame move up in Associated Press poll

Don’t get comfortable, Florida. Same goes for you, Kansas State. Notre Dame, too. Read More

Win puts Bowyer back in NASCAR championship hunt

CONCORD, N.C. — One of these days, Clint Bowyer might have enough gas in his tank to do a celebratory burnout. Read More

Life More Life

Community Services for Oct. 14

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP meets at 6 p.m. Monday in POB Building 500, Gadsden Regional Medical Center campus. Read More

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Times Weekly Calendar for Oct. 14

Get a taste of Brazil with guest lecturer and frequent traveler Caleb Matthews from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Lena Martin Room of the Gadsden Public Library. Learn about the country’s diverse culture, cuisine and Portugese language. Read More

Club Notes for Oct. 14

Gadsden Civitan Club installed officers for 2012-2013. John Floyd is president; Installing Officer International Director Lee Hustler; Jack Floyd is President-Elect; Kent Henslee is past president. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: A question of public safety

Providing for public safety is a responsibility of government. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Champion, Betty C.

Betty C. Champion, 77, Attalla, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. She is survived by her family. Memorial service will be at noon today at Adams …..

Childers, Ted

Ted Childers, 52, Gadsden, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Arrangements will be announced by Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Service. …..

Gregory, William

William Gregory, 91, Collinsville, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Janie Small Gregory. Arrangements will be announced by Adams-Buggs Funeral …..

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