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Obama urges GOP to back his plans in State of the Union

WASHINGTON — Uncompromising and politically emboldened, President Barack Obama urged a deeply divided Congress on Tuesday night to embrace his plans to use government money to create jobs and strengthen the nation’s middle class. Read More

Body found in rubble of burned cabin where gunman took refuge

BIG BEAR, Calif. — The extraordinary manhunt for the former Los Angeles police officer suspected of three murders converged Tuesday on a mountain cabin where authorities believe he barricaded himself inside, engaged in a shootout that killed a… Read More

Leaders oppose sales tax for school security

Mayor Sherman Guyton said he is opposed to a proposed 1 percent sales tax increase for school security, and that Gadsden will use existing revenues to fund certified security personnel at city schools that don’t have school resource officers. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the fourth meeting day of the regular session:
-Passed a bill to approve the sale of $50 million in bonds to help improve career tech programs. Goes to Senate. Read More

Ala. House approves career tech bond issue bill

The Alabama House has approved a bill to sell $50 million in bonds to be used to help Alabama public schools upgrade career tech programs. Read More

Alabama Senate votes to merge law enforcement, IT

Republican-led efforts to consolidate state government operations found bipartisan support in the Senate on Tuesday, with Democrats and Republicans voting to merge law enforcement and information technology operations. Read More

Sports More Sports

Etowah fans welcome Noles

ATTALLA — New Etowah High School football coach Drew Noles got a warm Blue Devils welcome during a meet-and-greet session at the school’s cafeteria Tuesday night. Read More

Saban suspends 4 arrested players

TUSCALOOSA — Four University of Alabama football players were suspended indefinitely by coach Nick Saban Tuesday after they were arrested on charges ranging from robbery in the second degree to fraudulent use of a credit card. Read More

Alabama defeats Georgia 52-45

Levi Randolph and Rodney Cooper hit back-to-back 3-pointers in the closing minutes, leading Alabama to an ugly 52-45 victory over Georgia. Read More

Life More Life

English Excursion: Enjoying sights, sounds ‘across the pond’

Recently, my husband Oscar and I traveled “across the pond” to visit Great Britain. Read More


· visit to England

Club Notes for Feb. 10

The Alpha Xi chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary teachers’ sorority, celebrated its 52nd birthday Jan. 14. T Read More

Cheers for Feb. 10

The University of Alabama has named its Dean’s List and President’s List for the Fall 2012 Semester. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Gadsden State’s gateway

A lot of dignitaries were at Gadsden State Community College on Monday, and a parade actually was held, to commemorate a traffic signal and a new street. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Busby, Frances Patton

Mrs. Frances Patton Busby, 76, of Rome, Ga., died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in a Rome hospital. Mrs. Busby was born in Franklin County, Ala., …..

Doyle, Earl

Earl Doyle, 69, Birmingham, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Usrey Funeral Home, Pell City. Burial will …..

Finley, Sidney Martine

A memorial service was held on Feb. 11, 2013, at the S.K. Schultz Funeral Home followed by cremation in Eastpointe, Mich., for Sidney Martine Finley, …..

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