Headlines: No one retreating; ‘fiscal cliff’ talks seem at standstill

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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Local News More Local News

No one retreating; ‘fiscal cliff’ talks seem at standstill

WASHINGTON — A year-end deadline approaching, negotiations to avoid an economy-rattling “fiscal cliff” appeared at a standstill Monday. Republicans pressed President Barack Obama to name specific spending cuts he will support,… Read More

Farmers see record yields in cotton, soybeans and peanuts in 2012

Alabama’s record yields in cotton, soybean and peanut crops in 2012 helped to offset lower than average corn yields, according to state agriculture officials. Read More

Man charged with burglaries, thefts, car break-in in same neighborhood

A man has been charged with burglaries, thefts and other offenses after he allegedly broke into a car and three homes in the Camp Sibert neighborhood in Attalla, Police Chief Dennis Walker said. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. prisons make changes concerning complaints

Alabama’s prison system has changed a policy that required placing inmates who file a complaint into segregation while the issue is being investigated. Read More

Tornado damages homes in Birmingham neighborhood

The National Weather Service has confirmed that storm damage Monday morning in Birmingham was caused by a tornado with maximum winds estimated at 90 mph. Read More

Ala. legislators offer bills to curb elder abuse

Two bills proposed for the legislative session starting Feb. 5 will provide additional criminal penalties for the abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of older citizens. Read More

Sports More Sports

Sims, Drake give Alabama offense multiple options

Call them the second wave, or maybe the Blake and Drake Show. Read More

All-Star Classic features Auburn recruits

MONTGOMERY — Reuben Foster has been bombarded by recruiting pitches ever since he decided to decommit with Auburn’s coaching change. Read More

Super Cooper: Alabama freshman bursts onto SEC scene

TUSCALOOSA — The one-year circle for Amari Cooper will close complete on Jan. 7. 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: Moving forward downtown

Downtown Gadsden got a much-needed facelift in the late 1990s with the repaving of Broad Street, the addition of crosswalks and the redesign and accompanying landscaping of parking spaces. There has been plenty of progress since then, such as the… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Body, Linda Pauline

Linda Pauline Body, 59, of Gadsden, passed away Dec. 7, 2012. Linda attended Jesus Name Church and was employed as an attendant at the Laundry …..

Collum, Geraldine Elizabeth ‘Jerri’

Geraldine Elizabeth "Jerri" Collum, 89, Milton, Ga., formerly of Cherokee County, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral services will …..

Gray, Infant Xander Casen

Infant Xander Casen Gray died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. …..

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One Response to Headlines: No one retreating; ‘fiscal cliff’ talks seem at standstill

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