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Obama: Gun laws fight ‘ought to obsess us’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by urging Americans not to give up on a transformation in gun laws that he argued are to blame for an epidemic of violence. Read More

Gadsden Regional celebrates 50 years

Gadsden Regional Medical Center will celebrate its golden anniversary in East Gadsden 50 years to the day from when its previous incarnation, Baptist Memorial Hospital, opened its doors. Read More

Kenyan forces: ‘Most’ hostages rescued after standoff

NAIROBI, Kenya — Helicopters circling overhead, Kenya’s military launched a major operation Sunday at an upscale Nairobi mall and said it had rescued “most” of the hostages being held captive by al-Qaida-linked militants… Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Federal insurance exchange in Ala. down to wire

Alabamians hoping to find health insurance through a new federally developed insurance marketplace won’t get any details before October, when the insurance options are scheduled to go online. Read More

Ala. libraries gear up for ‘Banned Book Week’

Hundreds of books that were pulled from library shelves will be available once again for "Banned Books Week." Read More

Tuscaloosa County planning consolidated 911 center

The Tuscaloosa County Board of Commissioners is considering three sites for a proposed consolidated emergency dispatch center. Read More

Sports More Sports

Injuries plague Alabama

TUSCALOOSA — The hit TV show “The Walking Dead” won’t be back on the air until October, but Saturday in Tuscaloosa was the premiere of “The Walking Wounded.” Read More

Alabama finds ways to score

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama’s special teams and defense are providing a pretty nice bailout whenever the offense isn’t racking up points. Read More

Braves win NL East

CHICAGO — The title was right there, across the front of the soaked gray T-shirts that each of the Atlanta Braves wore. Read More

Life More Life

Club Notes for Sept. 22

The Alpha Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa had its regular meeting recently at Rainbow Community Church in Rainbow City. Twenty-two members and two guests, Katie Sewell and Meg Williams, were present. Read More

Community Services for Sept. 22

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden, 801 Goodyear Ave. For information, contact Katie Baker, RN, 256-439-5000. Read More

Coming Soon for Sept. 22

“A WALK THROUGH TIME” will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at Forrest Cemetery. Rain date is Oct. 20. See people in period dress tell the stories of those buried at the cemetery. This year, the stories will extend beyond the cemetery to… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Documenting Vietnam War veterans’ memories

All World War I veterans are gone. The Veterans Administration estimates there will be no World War II veterans left after 2036 (that seems generous; few people make it that far into triple digits). Another eight years, and Korean War veterans also… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Davis, Naomi Ruth

Naomi Ruth Davis, 85, Boaz, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. She is survived by her daughter, Myra Davis. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. …..

Sexton, Judith B.

Judith B. Sexton, 74, Rainbow City, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services. …..

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