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Sunday, March 17, 2013

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Noojin Building in downtown Gadsden to be razed soon

The Noojin Building, an eyesore in downtown Gadsden for years, will be torn down beginning in the next few weeks. Read More


Technology investment could boost Alabama graduation rates

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Legislature is close to approving a plan to borrow $50 million to replace outdated equipment in high school technology programs, which proponents say will help more students stay in school and get jobs when they… Read More

Charm offensive produces no breakthroughs with Congress

WASHINGTON — Over dinner at a swank hotel a few blocks from the White House, Republican senators wanted to know if President Barack Obama would support a gradual increase in the age of eligibility for Medicare, set at 65 since the… Read More

State News More State News

Ancient underwater forest older than first thought

An ancient forest found 60 feet underwater about 10 miles offshore of Alabama is much older than originally thought. Read More

Decision on new Tuscaloosa sheriff expected soon

A spokeswoman for Gov. Robert Bentley says he expects to appoint a new sheriff for Tuscaloosa County soon. Read More

SEC wants trial date in Ala. suit against bankers

Federal regulators are asking a federal judge in Birmingham to set a trial date and avoid further delays in a civil fraud lawsuit against two former bankers accused of making payoffs to win billions of dollars in deals involving municipal sewer… Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama falls 61-51 to No. 13 Florida

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Alabama couldn’t leave its fate out of the NCAA tournament selection committee’s hands. Read More

Alabama opens spring practice after rough offseason

TUSCALOOSA — Nick Saban said some Alabama players didn’t start out handling the prosperity of a second straight national championship particularly well. Read More

‘Everybody on eggshells’ as Gen-6 car heads to Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — There’s an expectation from fans that a ticket to Bristol Motor Speedway will get them a seat to NASCAR’s version of the Roman Colosseum. Read More

Life More Life

Sandlins celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Sandlin celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary March 13. Read More

Nappers celebrate golden anniversary

Larry and Shirley Napper celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 8 with a dinner hosted by their family and trips to Europe and DisneyWorld in Orlando. Read More

Calendar for March 17

THE NORTHSIDE COMMUNITY CLUB ( A.P.T.T.) meets at 4 p.m. at 411 N. Ninth St. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: New era at the Vatican

The vacancy in the Vatican was filled Thursday when the world was introduced to Pope Francis. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Baker, Travis

Travis Baker, 61, Henagar, died Friday, March 15, 2013. He is survived by his family. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rainsville Funeral …..

Beck, Wiley Gary "Dump"

Funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Collinsville Funeral Home-Sharpe Chapel for Wiley Gary "Dump" Beck, 77, Sand Rock, who died Friday, March 15, …..

Carson, Millie Gaynell

Millie Gaynell Carson, 76, Fort Payne, died Friday, March 15, 2013. Funeral will be Wednesday and graveside at 12:30 p.m. at Wesley’s Chapel Cemetery. W.T. …..

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