Headlines: GOP takes aim at Democratic spending plans

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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Local News More Local News

GOP takes aim at Democratic spending plans

WASHINGTON — House Republicans redoubled their efforts to roll back signature accomplishments of President Barack Obama on Tuesday, offering a slashing budget plan that would repeal new health care subsidies and cut spending across a wide… Read More

Crane presents case against May to board

Gadsden Police Chief John Crane on Tuesday presented his case against Capt. Regina May during a disciplinary hearing before the Gadsden Civil Service Board.
Crane last month filed charges with the board against May. Read More

Attalla Elementary piano brought back to life

A newly refurbished 60-year-old Chickering baby grand piano at Attalla Elementary School is a link to the school system’s past and an important tool school officials say will help in the education of current students. Read More


State News More State News

Hightower wins Alabama Senate District 35 runoff

Mobile businessman Bill Hightower has defeated state Rep. Jim Barton of Mobile in the Republican runoff for state Senate District 35. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the 12th meeting day of the regular session:
-Approved a bill to exempt international cargo flights from having to pay a fuel tax in Alabama. Goes to Senate. Read More

Ala. Legislature votes for law enforcement changes

The Alabama Legislature is starting a massive reorganization of Alabama’s law enforcement programs that proponents predict will save millions. Read More

Sports More Sports

SEC tourney begins with teams full of hope

Almost every team in the Southeastern Conference has at least some hope of taking home the tournament championship. Read More

NFL free agency begins with flurry of activity

The Baltimore Ravens are paying the price for winning a Super Bowl. Read More

Allmendinger adjusts to IndyCar

A frustrated AJ Allmendinger climbed out of the car and made a beeline to the fence behind pit road for a chat with teammate Will Power. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for March 13

Here are the inspection scores from Feb. 25 through March 1 for food, lodging and body art establishments in Etowah County. If an establishment received any major (4- or 5-point) deductions, those are noted in parentheses. Lesser (1- to 3-point)… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Lessons from the Blizzard of ’93

Those who experienced it will never forget it. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Baird, Linda (Burns)

Linda Burns Baird, 66, Boaz, died Monday, March 11, 2013. She is survived by her husband, William R. Baird. Funeral service will be at 4 …..

Collins, Sammy Lee

Sammy Lee Collins, 66, Valley Head, died Monday, March 11, 2013. A memorial service will be held from 6 to 8 this evening at Burt …..

Curry, Doris L.

Doris L. Curry, 82, Ragland, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013. She is survived by her family. Arrangements to be announced by Christian Memorial Funeral Home, …..

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