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Local News More Local News

Local schools promote reading, literacy in different ways

Educators from two local schools spent Wednesday promoting reading and literacy in different ways. Read More


Managed care could be in store for Alabama’s Medicaid program

MONTGOMERY — Alabama’s Medicaid program probably will move to some type of managed care system much like private insurance functions with commercial management companies or community-based care. Read More

Obama blasts senators for comments on U.N. ambassador

WASHINGTON — Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous criticism at his United Nations ambassador instead of confronting him directly over a… Read More

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State News More State News

Ala. governor, others advocate pre-K expansion

The governor has added his voice to business and education leaders calling for an expansion of Alabama’s small pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds. Read More

Letters of convicted Ala. church bomber now open

Birmingham’s public library on Wednesday opened a new resource about the city’s civil rights history: Letters written from prison by one of three Ku Klux Klansmen convicted in a deadly church bombing that killed four black girls. Read More

IRS auctioning 11 Harleys in north Alabama

The Internal Revenue Service is planning to auction 11 Harley Davidson motorcycles next month in north Alabama. Read More

Sports More Sports

Texas A&M, Missouri make their mark in first SEC season

The Southeastern Conference’s six-year streak of national championships could be in jeopardy. And the SEC has expansion to thank for making it happen. Read More

Alabama, Auburn add basketball signees

Alabama signed two players and Auburn signed three on the first day of the college basketball early signing period Wednesday. Read More

Price, Dickey win Cy Young awards

David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays and R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets won baseball’s Cy Young awards Wednesday. 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: Roadways becoming woman’s world

Jokes and complaints about female drivers were common (or at least more open) in less enlightened times, when men ruled the streets and highways. It’s difficult to comprehend now, when girls are just as anxious as boys to see birthday No. 16… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Cauthen, Ralph

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Cave Springs Cemetery for Ralph Wayne Cauthen, 63, Attalla, who died Nov. 13, …..

Gaither, Maria Jean

Martha Jean Gaither, 76, Hanceville, formerly of Carlisle community, died Nov. 12, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at Etowah Memorial Chapel. …..

Harper, Altus

Altus Harper, 90, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 13, 2012, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, …..

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