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Hood praised as creating opportunities for others

James “Jimmy” Hood, a 1961 Carver High graduate who 50 years ago was one of the first blacks to attend the University of Alabama, was eulogized Thursday as a civil rights pioneer who opened the doors of opportunity for others. Read More

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Friends, classmates recall how Hood took on challenge

Friends and classmates of James “Jimmy” Hood said taking on a challenge and helping others motivated him to integrate the University of Alabama almost 50 years ago. Read More

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Freezing rain expected; schools delay classes

Freezing rain is forecast Friday morning in Etowah County and much of Northeast Alabama, and is expected to cause some travel problems. Read More

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State News More State News

Freezing rain possible in north Alabama

Multiple freezing rain advisories have been issued as a round of wintry weather heads toward Alabama, Read More

5 arrested in Ala. in theft from police car

Police in Dothan say five people have been arrested for breaking into an unmarked police car and stealing tactical gear. Read More

Ala. toddler taken in stolen SUV found safe

Police in Midfield say toddler who was riding in a stolen SUV has been reunited with her aunt. Read More

Sports More Sports

Braves sends Prado, prospects to D-Backs for Upton, Johnson

PHOENIX — Justin Upton is joining older brother B.J. Upton in a new-look Braves outfield he expects to be called the best in baseball. Read More

Te’o speaks with Couric

NEW YORK — The person Manti Te’o says was pretending to be his online girlfriend told the Notre Dame linebacker “I love you” in voicemails that were played during his interview with Katie Couric. Read More

Lewis focuses on 49ers, not retirement

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — For weeks, no one could determine when The Ray Lewis Retirement Tour would draw to a close. Read More

Life More Life

AMY BURGESS: It’s time to start organizing important documents

Why is record keeping important? Each new beginning or change in life calls for a fresh look at the types of records and papers you should keep. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Conflicting plans for streamlining law enforcement

A political party can be in solid control of state government and still have differences of opinion, if not outright conflicts. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Ballenger, Nola

Nola Ballenger, 87, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in …..

Bell, Judson Phillip

Judson Phillip Bell, 72, Rising Fawn, Ga., died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. He is survived by his family. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. …..

Boyd, Nellie Mae

Nellie Mae Boyd, 86, Springville, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. She is survived by her family. Arrangements to be announced by Christian Memorial Funeral Home. …..

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