Headlines: Tour of detention center doesn’t match detainee complaints

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Sunday, December 9, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Tour of detention center doesn’t match detainee complaints

One flatscreen television was tuned in to ESPN. Another was tuned to CNN. Some detainees were using the phones hanging on a wall in a unit at the Etowah County Detention Center, others were working out in the exercise yard. Cell doors were unlocked… Read More

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Alabama GOP chairman subject of infighting

MONTGOMERY — Republicans hold every statewide elected office and a supermajority in the Legislature, but top elected Republicans now are trying to stage a coup on their chairman of two years, Bill Armistead. Read More

Democrats want jobless benefits in ‘cliff’ deal

WASHINGTON — Hovering in the background of the “fiscal cliff” debate is the prospect of 2 million people losing their unemployment benefits four days after Christmas. Read More

State News More State News

Montgomery, Ala., pollster’s firm thrives

In 1994, Montgomery’s John Anzalone started a public opinion research firm with "one guy and a part-time secretary." Read More

State Rep. Yvonne Kennedy dies at age 67

State Rep. Yvonne Kennedy, a Mobile lawmaker and former president of Bishop State Community College, died Saturday after a brief illness. She was 67. Read More

Ala. dedicates new veterans cemetery

A new cemetery for veterans has opened in coastal Alabama.
The burial ground in Spanish Fort was officially dedicated Friday on the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which prompted the United States to enter World War II. Read More

Sports More Sports

Manziel becomes first freshman to win Heisman

He’s Johnny Best in Football now — and a freshman, at that. Read More

Navy rallies to beat rival Army

Keenan Reynolds scored the winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter in a 17-13 victory over Army. Read More

Falcons face revenge-minded Panthers

It’s difficult to say one play changed the course of a season. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for Dec. 9

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

Coming Soon for Dec. 9

Birthday Brunch is at 11 a.m. Dec. 17 in the Senior Circle Suite, first floor of Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Read More

Community Services for Dec. 9

Dementia Support Group, facilitated by SouthernCare Hospice, meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. at Gadsden Health & Rehab Center, 1945 Davis Drive, Gadsden, on 800 Hall. For information, call Jane Sims, 256-5566. Read More

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Time to change focus on immigration?

It seems those who in the U.S. who are concerned about illegal immigration might need to direct their efforts away from building walls at the southern border. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

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