The Sunrise News Sampler
Today, the West Alabama Education and Job Fair will be held at the Belk Activity Center in Bower’s Park from 1pm to 4pm. The free event will provide job opportunities, financial education, resume building assistance, credit counseling, and registration with the Alabama Career Center Job Link System in addition to a Grand Prize Drawing of $250.
As part of Body Appreciation Week, tomorrow, the University of Alabama’s Counseling Center will host “Open Your Eyes,” a program focusing on body image. The event will take place at Tutwiler Hall from 5 to 7pm.
Yesterday, the Alabama House Health Committee approved a bill to ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
A bill to require drug testing for some welfare applicants has stalled in the Alabama Senate.
President Obama’s increasing frustration with Afghanistan is prompting plans for other options besides leaving some troops there after 2014. He is still hoping the next Afghan president will sign a security agreement, but he’s also instructing the Pentagon to pick up the pace of planning for a possible full U.S. troop withdrawal.
President Obama says about 4 million people have signed up for health insurance through federal or state marketplaces set up under his health care law. March 31 is the deadline for Americans to sign up if they don’t want to wait until open enrollment in the fall.
A security guard and driver for Justin Bieber have been arrested near Atlanta, charged with stealing a photographer’s camera. Luckily, Bieber is said to have no involvement.
A family in San Diego is suing Petco after their 10-year-old son died from a bacterial infection they say he contracted from a pet rat bite.
A Los Angeles couple has found $10 million in gold coins buried on their property.