The Sunrise News Sampler
Beginning tomorrow, there will be no admission to enter the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, according to the Tuscaloosa News. Officials hope to attract more visitors to the museum, as not much was made in admission fees anyway.
The Alabama Senate debated a bill to allow people without pistol permits to carry loaded pistols in their cars, but the lawmakers took no vote yesterday. Supporters adjourned after they couldn’t get enough votes to end the filibuster.
Search planes scouring an area of the South China Sea off the southern tip of Vietnam have turned up nothing in the hunt for the Malaysian Airlines jetliner that went missing nearly a week ago. India now says it is expanding its search for the plane to seas west of the Andaman Islands while the international hunt shifted toward the Indian Ocean.
“Good Morning America” is said to be celebrating its most-watched week in nearly 23 years, an increase fueled by its post-Oscars show.
University of Alabama graduate Sarah Grimes is asking a Tuscaloosa judge to reinstate a lawsuit against the daughter of Alabama football coach Nick Saban, Kristen, over a fight they had 4 years ago. A judge dismissed the civil suit last month.
The U.S. Department of Labor is looking to award grants to programs focused on helping juvenile offenders enter the workforce. The Birmingham-based Dannon Project received $1 million through the program last year to provide juvenile offenders with support services, training, and more to help them work toward meaningful employment.
Today, President Obama is scheduled to meet with groups pushing for bipartisan immigration reform.
The National Archives plans to make public another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House today, including previously unreleased records related to Vice President Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign and the 2000 recount in Florida.