Headlines: At least 3 killed as 2 bombs explode at Boston Marathon; police searching apartment in suburb

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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At least 3 killed as 2 bombs explode at Boston Marathon; police searching apartment in suburb

BOSTON — Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 140 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that… Read More


Gadsden residents at marathon, heard blasts

Hilary Jarecki of Gadsden crossed the finish line 16 minutes before two explosions Monday at the Boston Marathon. Read More


Albertville students will go barefoot to help shoeless

ALBERTVILLE — Some Albertville High School students will spend part of today barefoot — not because they have to, but because they want to. Read More

State News More State News

2 Ala. teens arrested in fatal stabbing

Two teens have been arrested in the stabbing death of a third teen in Abbeville. Read More

91-year-old Alabama rancher wins cattle award

Gordon Rosen got a taste of cattle ranching out West back when cowboys on horseback still drove herds to rail lines – a process that took days and was done with a chuck wagon in tow. Read More

Budget squeeze still threatening state parks

Facing revenue shortfalls, Alabama officials are considering several ways of generating the money required to keep parks open and running. Read More

Sports More Sports

Baseball playoffs begin Friday

The Alabama High School Athletic Association state baseball playoffs begin Friday with three teams from Etowah County hosting first-round games. Read More

Area tourney tees off Tuesday

High school golfers in Etowah County will compete in the Gadsden Area Golf Tournament on Tuesday. Read More

Alabama visits White House — again

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In what quickly has become a rite of passage for University of Alabama football players, members of the Crimson Tide’s Bowl Championship Series national title team visited the White House on Monday, marking the… Read More

Life More Life

District UMC clergy changes announced

North Alabama Conference Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet have announced the following full-time appointment changes for United Methodist clergy in the Mountain Lakes District to take effect in June 2013: Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: King’s words still resonate after 50 years

Tuesday, throughout the world, 6,871 of the most important words in the history of the U.S. will be read either in whole or in part on the 50th anniversary of their writing. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Colley, Eliza Thompson

Eliza Thompson Colley, of Gadsden, Ala., passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Millennium Nursing and Rehabilitation, Huntsville, Ala. She was the daughter of …..

Engle, David Michael

David Michael Engle, 57, of Northport, AL, passed away April 13, 2013. Mr. Engle was preceded in death by his parents, James and Anna Engle. …..

Golson, Carol Clotfelter

Carol Clotfelter Golson "Gran Carol", 75, Southside, died Thursday, April 11, 2013. She is survived by her family. A memorial service will be Saturday at …..

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