The Sunrise News Sampler
According to the City of Tuscaloosa, the Tuscaloosa Farmers’ Market at the River Market will resume Tuesday markets tomorrow, operating from 7am until noon. For more information, call Tuscaloosa 311 or visit www.tuscaloosarivermarket.com.
The Alabama Legislature enters the final days of its 2013 session with the main priority being passage of the education and General Fund budgets, which are the only tasks lawmakers are constitutionally required to complete before the end of the regular session.
The Senate is set to vote today on a bill that would give states the power to charge sales tax for online purchases. Right now, a state can only collect sales taxes if the online company has a brick and mortar store in that state.
Viagra is available online starting today. Men will still need a prescription, but they won’t have to go into a pharmacy to get it filled.
MSN reports that for whatever reason, Miley Cyrus was named No.1 on Maxim’s annual Hot 100 list.
According to our daily, the groundbreaking ceremony for the downtown Embassay Suites Hotel will be held at 11:00 this morning, and the cement foundation for the new Wright’s Restaurant near Hopewell Baptist Church in Alberta will be poured this week, weather permitting.
Sledge Hardware in downtown Greensboro will close its doors for good on June 1st after almost 100 years in business.
Efforts by some legislators to put new restrictions on payday loans and title loans are dead for the 2013 legislative session, as industry leaders said the bills would put them out of business.
Republicans in Congress are pushing legislation to give private sector employees the option of paid time off instead of overtime pay for working beyond 40 hours a week. They think this idea will appeal to working families, while worker advocacy groups, labor unions, and others say it’s really a backdoor way for businesses to skimp on overtime pay.