The Sunrise News Sampler
- According to Tuscaloosa City Schools, the Workforce Development Academy, Tuscaloosa City Schools partnership with Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, will take place tomorrow and next Saturday at the Tuscaloosa Center for Technology from 8am until 11am.
- Alabama authorities are searching for 21-year-old Joseph Lee Rainey, who escaped from an Alexander City Community Based Facility yesterday afternoon. State corrections officials say a head count was conducted about an hour before he went missing.
- An AP/GfK poll says that more Americans say the nation is heading in the right direction now than at any time since the start of President Obama's first term, with the president's overall approval rating at 57 percent.
- Last night, the Denver Broncos won their 8th straight game, handing Oakland its sixth straight loss, with Peyton Manning throwing 310 yards and earning his 30th touchdown pass of the season to help lead the team to its 26-13 victory.