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Thursday, April 18, 2013

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Boston official: Video footage shows suspect

BOSTON — In what could be major break in the Boston Marathon case, investigators are on the hunt for a man seen in a department store surveillance video dropping off a bag at the site of the bombings, a local politician said Wednesday. Read More

Arrest made in ricin letters case

OXFORD, Miss. — A Mississippi man was arrested Wednesday, accused of sending letters to President Barack Obama and a senator that tested positive for the poisonous ricin and set the nation’s capital on edge a day after the Boston… Read More

Gun control loses: No expanded background checks

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades Wednesday, rejecting tighter background checks for buyers and a ban on assault weapons as… Read More

State News More State News

Proposed Medicaid reform bill passes first votes

Committees of the Alabama House and Senate passed similar Medicaid financial reform bills Wednesday, clearing the way for debate on the floors of both houses. Read More

Ala. mayor supports random drug tests in schools

The mayor of a southern Alabama city is pushing a plan to begin random drug testing at its middle and high school campuses. Read More

Panel approves tight Alabama General Fund budget

An Alabama House committee has approved a $1.75 billion General Fund budget to fund most non-education state agencies during the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
The tight spending plan calls for nearly level funding for most agencies. Read More

Sports More Sports

Southside wins Glencoe Invitational

Southside won the Glencoe High School Invitational boys high school golf tournament Wednesday. Read More

Royals snap Braves’ 10-game winning streak

The Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta’s 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday. Read More

Penske crews penalized for unapproved parts

NASCAR came down hard with far-reaching penalties against Penske Racing on Wednesday. Read More

Life More Life

DANI CARROLL: The kudzu bug is back to feed on plants

March and April is when adult, overwintering kudzu bugs starting moving out of their hiding habitats and aggressively seek plants and invade homes. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Saluting the symphony

Tuesday evening the Gadsden Symphony Orchestra filled the quad at Gadsden City High School with music of a quality that would be envied in many larger cities. The weather was perfect for an outdoor concert and the crowd was appreciative. It’s… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Brent, Bertram Leon "Bert"

Bertram Leon Brent 77, of Ashville, Ala., passed away on April 14, 2013. He was a loving father, grandfather and brother. Bert, as everyone knew …..

Brown, David A.

David A. Brown, 71, Mentone, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Burt Chapel, Valley Head. …..

Copeland, Larry Joe

Larry Joe Copeland, 48, Albertville, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013. He is survived by his family. Funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Friday at …..

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