Headlines: GOP leaders headed to state Supreme Court on school bill

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Local News More Local News

GOP leaders headed to state Supreme Court on school bill

MONTGOMERY — Republican legislative leaders plan to ask the Alabama Supreme Court to lift an order that is keeping a bill from becoming law that gives tax credits to parents who send their children to private schools. Read More

Gadsden superintendent voices concerns about school bill

Gadsden City Schools Superintendent Ed Miller Tuesday night expressed concerns about the Alabama Accountability Act during a school board meeting at Litchfield Middle School, even though he doesn’t think it will dramatically affect the city… Read More

Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser set for Saturday

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Alabama is having its 14th annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser Friday and Saturday at Paradise Lanes in Rainbow City. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. police officers slashed while serving warrant

Police in Birmingham say a woman used a box cutter to slash three officers who were trying to serve her with a warrant. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, a committee meeting day:
-Senate Health Committee approved a House-passed bill setting stricter standards for abortion clinics. Goes to Senate. Read More

Ala. Senate panel delays voting on Gulf hotel bill

An Alabama Senate committee has delayed consideration of a bill to support efforts by Gov. Robert Bentley’s administration to build a hotel and conference center on the beach at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores. Read More

Sports More Sports

McIlroy takes blame for leaving tournament early

Rory McIlroy has been going through damage control the last five days after his abrupt departure from last week’s Honda Classic. Read More

Alabama beats Mississippi State 63-36 in SEC tournament

Meghan Perkins scored 17 points, Daisha Simmons added 13 and Alabama beat Mississippi State 63-36. Read More

Edwards, Johnson kick off 2013 NASCAR feuds

Just two races into the season and NASCAR already has a little driver discord. Read More

Life More Life

Own Your Office Space: Bring your personality into your workplace

We focus so much energy turning a house into a home, we sometimes forget to aim our decorating genius in another notable direction: the office cubicle. Read More

AMY BURGESS: Managing predators fosters better wildlife health, hunting

Managing for healthy and balanced wildlife populations is not much different than growing a bountiful vegetable garden or raising quality livestock. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Start the day off right

Students, faculty and staff at Hokes Bluff Middle School on Monday ate breakfast, then burned the calories off with a Zumba workout. It was a rousing kickoff to National School Breakfast Week, which is designed to highlight the importance to young… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Baker, Norma E. (Johnson)

Norma E. Johnson Baker, 81, Mentone, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Burt Chapel, Fort Payne. Burial will …..

Bell, nada

Nada Bell, 98, Walnut Grove, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Collier-Butler Funeral Home. …..

Daniel, Peggy Colleen (Riggins Cannon)

Peggy Colleen Riggins Cannon Daniel, 77, of Ashville, Ala., died March 5, 2013. Peggy Riggins Daniel, of Ashville, was born on Jan. 26, 1936, in …..

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