The Sunrise News Sampler
Denise Hills, who lost the board chair race, and District 4 incumbent Kelly Horwitz refuse to concede until other measures are taken.
Former Governor Don Siegelman is asking a federal appeals court to grant him a new trial on his 2006 bribery conviction, arguing that the case was tainted by the U.S. attorney in Montgomery having ties to Republican politics.
The Justice Department says it won’t stand in the way of states that want to legalize marijuana, as long as it’s kept away from kids, the black market, and federal property.
Tickets to see R. Kelly at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on October 6 go on sale today at 10a.m.
Fergie gave birth to a 7lb 10oz son, Axl Jack.
The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center opened in the former Allen and Jemison building at Seventh Street and Greensboro Avenue downtown. The center will feature exhibits as well as hold the offices for arts-related companies. It will also host performances and be available for event rental.
Alabama’s farmers are in line to have the same 6 percent growth in income that the U.S. Department in Agriculture has forecast for farmers nationwide this year.
Eighty-seven-year-old former politician Chris McNair, whose dauther was killed in the 16th St Baptist Church Bombing, was released from prison yesterday, following a call from President Obama to free him.
Bottles of Tylenol will soon have warnings about potential risks of taking too much of the pain reliever, as overdoses from acetaminophen send 55,000 to 80,000 people in the U.S. to the emergency room each year.