Headlines: Bentley defends insurance exchange, Medicaid decisions

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Bentley defends insurance exchange, Medicaid decisions

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Robert Bentley on Monday defended his decisions to not create a state-based health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act and to not expand Medicaid as it currently exists. Read More

Gadsden police to increase patrols for Black Friday shopping

The Gadsden Police Department will unveil its holiday detail aimed to protect shoppers on Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Read More

Israel, Hamas trade fire; truce proposals, talks tough

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers traded fire and tough cease-fire proposals Monday, and threatened to escalate their border conflict if diplomacy fails. No deal appeared near. Read More

State News More State News

Police seek clues in fire at Toomer’s Oaks

Police hope a video provides clues about a fire that damaged the oak trees of Toomer’s Corner at Auburn University.
Authorities said the blaze started when toilet paper draping the trees caught fire early Sunday morning. Read More

Gilley begins serving prison sentence in Atlanta

Country Crossing casino developer Ronnie Gilley has reported to the federal penitentiary in Atlanta to begin serving a sentence of six years and eight months for offering bribes to legislators to support pro-gambling legislation. Read More

Dana Shelley named public affairs director at SPLC

A veteran communications specialist, Dana Vickers Shelley, has been named director of public affairs for the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center. Read More

Sports More Sports

Edwards leads Westbrook boys past Glencoe

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Glencoe girls rout Westbrook 62-30

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Saban, Alabama focus on Auburn

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama players don’t even have to leave their couches to be one of the big winners in college football’s national championship sweepstakes. Read More

Life More Life

Club Notes for Nov. 18

Hokes Bluff Seniors and Friends met Oct. 26 at the Hokes Bluff Community Center. President Mary Johnson presided over the meeting. Read More

Community Services for Nov. 18

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

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Coming Soon for Nov. 18

Gadsden Christmas Parade starts at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 on Broad Street in downtown Gadsden. Call Gadsden Parks & Rec at 256-549-4680; or Glenda at 256-549-8420. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Battalion a good catch

Some folks probably will be alarmed when they start seeing low-flying military aircraft every few months in the skies over Gadsden and Etowah County. We’ll probably get calls, as will other media outlets, wondering “what’s going on… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Cofield, William Taft

William Taft Cofield, 74, Albertville, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. He is survived by his daughter, Teresa Day. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today …..

Martin, Era Cotton

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Crestwood Cemetery for Era Cotton Martin, 91, Gadsden, who died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Bro. …..

Thrash, Billy

Billy Thrash, 78, Albertville, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 He is survived by his family. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Adams …..

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