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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY — Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Francis, associating himself with the humble… Read More

Father accused in Gadsden child’s death

A 20-month-old girl was found dead Tuesday night at the corner of Plainview Street and Block Avenue, according to Gadsden police. Her father is in custody and is expected to be charged today with capital murder. Read More

Common Core standards survive by one vote in Alabama

MONTGOMERY — Alabama’s Common Core standards for public schools survived by one vote Wednesday. Read More

State News More State News

State court letting governor sign tax credits bill

The Alabama Supreme Court cleared the way Wednesday for the governor to sign a bill providing tax credits to some parents who send their children to private schools. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, a committee meeting day:
-Senate Education Committee killed a bill to repeal the Common Core standards for public schools. Read More

Ala. House panel Oks bill regulating title loans

A bill that would regulate loans that use car titles as collateral, while still allowing most of the businesses that issue them to continue operating, was passed by an Alabama House Committee on Wednesday. Read More

Sports More Sports

Young bats, pitching propel Glencoe over Hokes Bluff

HOKES BLUFF — Glencoe used its big bats and the pitching arm of a freshman to take a 7-3 victory over Hokes Bluff in high school baseball Wednesday. Read More

Alabama linemen take field for pro day

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama’s pro day was mostly about the big men. Read More

Liner knocks Medlen out of game in Braves’ win over Marlins

JUPITER, Fla. — Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was more surprised than concerned after Kris Medlen was hit by two line drives Wednesday night. Read More

Life More Life

AMY BURGESS: Planting blueberries for beauty, healthy eating

Blueberries are one of the few plants that have something to offer almost all year long. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Restored to musical life

It will be spring in less than a week and Easter is just 17 days away. Those are annual times of rebirth, regeneration and renewal — so the story of an old piano that’s been restored to musical life is a perfect fit. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Adams, Nancy M.

Nancy M. Adams, 65, Anniston, died Monday, March 11, 2013. She is survived by her granddaughter, Shundrell Williams, Gadsden. Funeral service will be at 1 …..

Alexander, Thelma Gennette (Green)

Funeral services for Thelma Gennette (Green) Alexander, 83, of Attalla, were at 11 a.m. Feb. 23, 2013, at Antioch United Methodist Church with Elder …..

Berry, Charles M.

Charles M. Berry, 68, Attalla, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Arrangements to be announced by Morgan Funeral Chapel and Crematory. …..

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