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Debt limit gives GOP leverage; Obama demands fix

WASHINGTON — The political fight that took the nation to the verge of defaulting on its debts last year is back, overshadowed by “fiscal cliff” disputes but with consequences far graver than looming tax hikes and steep spending… Read More

Bentley endorses challenger to GOP chairman

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Robert Bentley on Thursday endorsed Shelby County attorney Matt Fridy for chairman of the Republican Party over incumbent Chairman Bill Armistead. Read More

Boaz robbery under investigation

Boaz police are investigating a robbery after a man pulled a gun on a woman who had stopped to use her cellphone, Police Chief Terry Davis said. Read More

State News More State News

Police recapture escaped Alabama inmate

Authorities have recaptured a Talladega inmate who escaped from a facility in eastern Alabama. Read More

Ala. man sentenced for federal tax violations

Authorities say a northern Alabama mortgage company owner has been sentenced to five months in prison for failing to file his federal income taxes over a five-year period. Read More

Ala. governor advocates new GOP chairman

Gov. Robert Bentley and other top Republicans are encouraging the Alabama Republican Party to replace Bill Armistead as chairman. Read More

Sports More Sports

Auburn hires Johnson to lead defense

New Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has turned to veteran Southeastern Conference assistant coach Ellis Johnson to lead the Tigers’ defense. Read More

Nussmeier to interview at Southern Miss

Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier is expected to interview for the head coach opening at the University of Southern Mississippi. Read More

Gadsden State beats Chattanooga State

Gadsden State improved to 9-0 with a 115-95 win over Chattanooga State in men’s junior college basketball Thursday. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for Dec. 2

GADSDEN CHRISTMAS PARADE starts at 6 p.m. on Broad Street in downtown Gadsden. Call Gadsden Parks & Rec at 256-549-4680; or Glenda at 256-549-8420. Read More

Community Services for Dec. 2

NAMI CONNECTION is a weekly support group that meets each Thursday at the Tyler Center (731 Leighton Ave.) in Anniston. They meet from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. NAMI Connection is for people living with a mental illness. People will learn from each… Read More

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Coming Soon for Dec. 2

ASBURY/MARTLING CHRISTMAS PARADE will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 9. For information, call Lisa Landers, 256-298-4114, or Asbury Water Board, 256-878-9158. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Don’t remove sheriffs’ discretion on gun permits

Two years ago, the United States Supreme Court in McDonald v. Chicago ruled the Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees U.S. citizens the right to keep and bear firearms. We support that decision, which followed years of protests by gun… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Gentry, Kathleen D.

Kathleen D. Gentry, 77, Valley Head, passed away at DeKalb Regional Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Visitation will be held today until 9 p.m. …..

McClellan, Michael

Michael McClellan, 65, Gadsden, died Dec. 5, 2012. He was a retired Gadsden police officer. He is survived by his family. Funeral service will be …..

Quiroga, Mario

Mario Quiroga, 63, Texas, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at Adams …..

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