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Standoff ends in bloody chaos; 23 hostages, 32 terrorists dead

ALGIERS, Algeria — In a bloody finale, Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert Saturday to end a standoff with Islamist extremists that left at least 23 hostages dead and killed all 32 militants involved, the… Read More

Bentley urged to accept Medicaid expansion funds

MONTGOMERY — Retirement Systems of Alabama CEO David Bronner is urging Gov. Robert Bentley not to close the door on expanding the state’s Medicaid program because of billions in federal dollars the state would get. Read More

Coosa student to take part in conference

Mikey Green will need a note signed by the president to be excused from school, Coosa Christian School history teacher Michelle Myrick said as she joked with the freshman who will have a front-row seat Monday for the inauguration of President Barack… Read More

State News More State News

Family mourns a child; celebrates birth of second

Davey and Amy Grote experienced one of the joys of life earlier this month- the birth of a child.
At the same time, the Grotes, both, 29, are going through one of the worst tragedies of life – the loss of a child. Read More

Ala. man convicted for 2 rapes at mobile home park

A Pike County jury has convicted a 36-year-old man of raping two women last year at a mobile home park in Troy. Read More

Bessemer to get $8.2M for public housing makeover

An Alabama city says it will receive $8.2 million from a federal program aimed at improving public housing. Read More

Sports More Sports

Hokes Bluff girls top Southside for county tourney title

Hokes Bluff believed in itself, and now everybody else does. Read More

Southside boys claim Etowah County tournament title

Southside’s boys high school basketball team is the Etowah County tournament champion for the fourth time in six years under coach Kevin Troup. Read More

Alabama celebrates championship

The University of Alabama on Saturday celebrated its third BCS National Championship in four years in front of thousands of crimson- and white-clad fans. Read More

Life More Life

1/20 Community Services

MOUNTAIN VIEW Hospital is offering a bipolar support group that will be open to the public at no charge. The support group will meet at 10 a.m. second Monday of each month at Daugette Towers. Read More

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1/20 Coming Soon

ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION, sponsored by the city of Attalla and the Attalla Jr./Norris High Foundation, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at Attalla Senior Citizens Center on Case Avenue. There will be free food and drinks and prizes… Read More

1/20 Calendar

PILOT CLUB of GADSDEN meets Thursday in Building 500 Conference Room, GRMC campus. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. and the business meeting is at 6 p.m. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Sound principle, needless law

The principle behind legislation prefiled by Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, to prohibit the use of public benefits to buy alcohol, cigarettes and other non-essential items is one with which we agree. However, just because the principle is sound… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

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