The Sunrise News Sampler
Oone person was killed and three others were injured in a head-on collision, involving two pickup trucks, yesterday evening. The identities of the victims have not been released; however, one of the victims was airlifted to Children’s of Birmingham while the other two were treated at DCH Regional Medical Center.
Next week, the Alabama Department of Education will release a list of failing schools, which will be based on test scores that were released this fall.
Economists have an optimistic view of the employment data due out today. A survey predicts the Labor Department will report 196,000 jobs created last month along with 7 percent unemployment. A jobless figure is unchanged from November but is a 5-year low.
The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission is calling for musicians to participate in the Druid City Arts Festival at Government Plaza on April 5. Registration is open at druidcityartsfestival.com. The official lineup will be announced on February 28.
The Tuscaloosa City Schools is seeking the opinions of parents, students, and empoloyees as part of an upcoming district accreditation this spring. Links to the surveys may be found at the Tuscaloosa City Schools website.
Ten landmarks have been selected by the Alabama Historical Commission for a share of $20 million in new tax credits for rehabilitation projects, and 10 more landmarks are on a wait list.
The Department of Veterans Affairs says from 2009 to 2011, the suicide rate increased nearly 44 percent for male veterans between the ages of 18-29 and more than 11 percent for female veterans.
Yesterday, Bridget Anne Kelly, top advisor to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, was fired after she was outed as the source of an email ordering the partial shutdown of a major roadway.
France’s broadcast watchdog, CSA, says that two videos by Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears should only be shown after 10pm.