Headlines: Boston bombs reportedly made from pressure cookers

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Boston bombs reportedly made from pressure cookers

BOSTON — The bombs that ripped through the Boston Marathon crowd appear to have been fashioned out of ordinary kitchen pressure cookers, packed with nails and other fiendishly lethal shrapnel, and hidden in duffel bags left on the ground,… Read More


Richey struggles to get home after Boston Marathon bombing

Mark Richey missed a flight Tuesday from Boston after heightened security checks delayed his boarding the plane. Read More

GCHS students pass resolutions at mock council meeting

At Youth in Government Day Tuesday, Gadsden City High School students, serving as the mayor and City Council, passed a number of resolutions at a mock council meeting including two that would impact senior citizens. Read More


State News More State News

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the 21st meeting day of the regular session:
HOUSE: Read More

GOP Ala. lawmakers suggest school safety bills

Republican leadership in the Alabama Legislature has offered proposals to try to make public schools safer. Read More

Ala. senator waits on changes to tax credits

An architect of Alabama’s new private school tax credits is holding off for one week on legislation to clarify the law while he sorts out a new question: Do the tax credits apply to students already attending private schools? Read More

Sports More Sports

Southside tops Sardis in 9 innings to win county title

SARDIS CITY — Class 5A, No. 4 Southside rallied twice en route to winning the Etowah County high school baseball tournament Tuesday. Read More

Bishop repeats as girls area golf winner, Dawson takes boys title

Glencoe’s Hope Bishop shot a 73 to win-back-to-back titles in the Gadsden Area Girls High School Golf Tournament at Twin Bridges Golf Club in Gadsden on Tuesday. Read More

Boston attacks raise worries for Olympics, World Cup

The deadly bomb attacks on the Boston Marathon raised new concerns Tuesday over safety at major sports events around the world Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for April 17

Here are the inspection scores from April 1 through April 5 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: Terrorism returns to U.S.

It would be nice to say, for once, “We’re not going to let them win, we’re going to continue living our lives as we always have, boldly and without fear.” Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Broyles, John Coise

John Coise Broyles Sr., 90, Fort Payne, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013. He is survived by his family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. …..

Downer, Charles Gerald

Charles Gerald Downer, 51, Rainsville, died Saturday, April 13, 2013. Memorial service will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Word of Life Ministry …..

Hall, Dorothy Ann

Dorothy Ann Hall, 72, Crossville, died Monday, April 15, 2013. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Crossville Memorial Chapel. Burial will be …..

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