Headlines: Bentley: No insurance exchange, Medicaid expansion

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Bentley: No insurance exchange, Medicaid expansion

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Robert Bentley on Tuesday said Alabama will not create a state insurance exchange under the federal health care law, nor will it expand Medicaid as it currently exists. Read More

Council members differ on I-759 extension’s future

The Interstate 759 extension in East Gadsden seems stuck in an extended delay, and two Gadsden councilmen have different ideas about the project’s future. Read More

Etowah Detention Center escapee captured in less than 15 minutes

A Gadsden man escaped Tuesday afternoon from the Etowah County Detention Center and was back in custody less than 15 minutes later. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. governor to again pardon Clyde the turkey

Clyde the Turkey will live to see another day.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley will continue a decades-old Alabama tradition Wednesday when he pardons Clyde the turkey. Read More

Escaped Etowah County inmate found in dumpster

An escapee from the Etowah County Jail was a free man for 13 minutes Tuesday before he was found hiding in a dumpster near the jail. Read More

Ala. governor: No to health insurance exchange

Alabama’s governor set up a showdown with the federal government Tuesday when he announced the state won’t create a health insurance exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act or use the law to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income… Read More

Sports More Sports

Chizik understands anger, appreciates support

Auburn coach Gene Chizik said he understands the anger of fans over this season, but also has heard from some who are more supportive. Read More

Bama’s Johnson, others talk to team after loss

Saturday night, University of Alabama’s senior linebacker Nico Johnson got everyone’s attention. Read More

No more in-car tweeing for Keselowski

Brad Keselowski became a social media darling after hopping on Twitter during a lengthy delay in the Daytona 500. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 11/14

Here are the inspection scores from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 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: Eight years is too long

Gadsden Councilman Billy Harris’ almost plaintive observation that he doesn’t think he’ll live to see Interstate 759 joined to Meighan Boulevard isn’t just a politician’s exaggeration. It looks like cold reality. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Battles, Harold Lee

Harold Lee Battles, 62, Fort Payne, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. A memorial service will be held at a later date. W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel …..

Cauthen, Ralph

Ralph Cauthen, 63, Attalla, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. Arrangements to be announced by Morgan Funeral Chapel & Crematory. …..

Davis, Marie Annette (Leak)

Dec. 31, 1959 – Nov. 10, 2012 Marie Annette Leak Davis, of Madison, Ala., has gone to be with our Lord. May a thousand angels …..

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