Headlines: ‘Argo’ wins best-picture Oscar; Day-Lewis, Lawrence, Hathaway, Waltz score awards

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‘Argo’ wins best-picture Oscar; Day-Lewis, Lawrence, Hathaway, Waltz score awards

LOS ANGELES — Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards. Read More

One year after Martin’s death, Florida city healing

SANFORD, Fla. — One year after the shooting of Trayvon Martin thrust this small central Florida city into the national spotlight, life in Sanford is returning to its regular rhythm. Read More

Former Gadsden State student returns as instructor, hopes to inspire

Many would say everyone has a destiny or purpose; one thing he or she is born to do. It would seem that becoming an instructor at Gadsden State Community College was Jana Vallejo’s destiny. Read More

State News More State News

Economic reality hits teaching hopeful

Amanda Wheless was supposed to be teaching fourth-graders fractions, not whipping up mocha lattes and frappuccinos at Starbucks four years after college graduation. Read More

F-4D Phantom Jet finds home in Florence, Ala.

One of the most iconic military aircraft of the 20th century can be seen, albeit in a rough state of repair, in Veterans Park. Read More

White House forecasts budget cuts for Alabama

The White House predicts that automatic budget cuts scheduled to take place Friday would affect Alabama residents of all ages, with the biggest impact on the military. Read More

Sports More Sports

Johnson wins Daytona 500; Danica finishes 8th

A big first for Danica Patrick, but an even bigger second for Jimmie Johnson. Read More

Early wreck takes out several Daytona 500 favorites

Tony Stewart grabbed his tools and banged away on the No. 14 for do-it-yourself repairs. Read More

Kuchar takes Match Play Championship

Matt Kuchar answered every challenge Sunday to win the Match Play Championship. Read More

Life More Life

PAPER PULPIT: Using anaphora to understand Scripture

It was William Safire, the New York Times columnist who won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary — a former White House speech writer, reporter and historian — who introduced me, in his writings, to Norma Loquendi, or… Read More

Worship Guide for Feb. 23

• FCM Camp and Conference Center, Boaz — today, “Save Our Children” Ladies Retreat will be held. There will be inspirational testimonies, thought provoking instruction infused with Southern humor and music with special guests… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Who can solve Medicaid problem?

It’s bad when there’s a problem for which no one has a good solution. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Breeden, Betty Jean Lawson

Betty Jean Lawson Breeden, 82, Gadsden, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services. …..

McCarver, Clinton W.

Funeral services for Clinton W. McCarver, 93, of Gadsden, will be held at Collier-Butler Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Mr. McCarver …..

Parker, Beverly Hollis

Celebration of Life for Beverly Hollis Parker, 56, Gadsden, who died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at …..

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