According to the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education, At-Risk funds are being offered to all community agencies that offer services for children who are at-risk of school failure. Said agencies must provide current evidence of 501(c)3 status, and applications for funds are due to assistant superintendent Mike Daria Friday at noon.

This evening, Central High School's Campus Life will kick off at Shelby Park at 6:00pm. Central High School students and their parents are invited for fun, games, fellowship, and refreshments.

Area law enforcement and safety agencies look forward to meeting the public in the parking lot of Belle Food tomorrow from 5:00pm to 7:00pm for Statewide Be Ready Day. This event will serve as the local National Night Out as the previously scheduled event was postponed because of rain.

Tuscaloosa city officials say they're working to address sewage spills that are increasing in frequency because of heavy rain, broken sewer lines, and malfunctioning pumping stations. According to a report by the Water and Sewer Department, 1.3 million gallons of sewage has spilled in the first part of 2013. \

Mexico is being hit from two sides, with the remnants of Tropical Storm Manual on its southwestern Pacific shoulder and Hurricane Ingrid heading for landfall today on the country's opposite coast. So far, at least 21 people are dead.

Afghanistan's presidential race begins today with nominations for would-be candidates.

Alabama state Capitol will host a ceremony to commemorate national Prisoner of War and Missing in Action recognition day Saturday.

Today, President Obama is scheduled to address the state of the economy in a Rose Garden speech, where he will seek to confront public skepticism about the economy.

Billboard has named Pink "Woman of the Year."