The Sunrise News Sampler
With the growing number of veterans with dementia, according to the Tuscaloosa News, the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center is now reaching out to those living in rural areas and their caregivers through a telephone-based assistance program. For more information, call 554-2000 ext 3247 or ext 2257.
21-year-old Teon Graham supposedly confessed to killing his roommate in Atlanta and dumping the body behind the old Continental Club in West Blocton before fleeing to Louisiana. It has not yet been determined if Graham will face murder charges in Georgia or Alabama.
Alabama’s voluntary pre-kingergarten program for 4-year-olds gets high marks by the National Institute for Early Education Research. But the report says access is limited in the state.
Last week’s death of gambling expert Bob Sertell could delay a trial over the state’s raid of VictoryLand Casino in shorter as Sertell was used by the Alabama attorney general’s office for several years.
A new video from Nigeria’s Boko Haram terrorist network purports to show dozens of abducted schoolgirls, covered in jihab and praying in Arabic. It is the first public sight of the girls, whom most of which are said to be Christian, since they were kidnapped four weeks ago.
Remember former American Idol runner up Clay Aiken was said to possibly be in a runoff for the Democratic nominee to North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District? Well, his primary opponent. 71-year-old businessman Keith Crisco died in his home after an accidental fall yesterday.
Pepsi is pairing singers and filmmakers such as Spike Lee, Timbaland, Idris Elba and Kelly Rowland to release the visual album “Beats of the Beautiful Game” that celebrates soccer during the World Cup.
The Standard Hotel in New York City says it is investigating the leak of a security video that appears to show Solange attacking Jay Z, saying the leak violates the confidentiality it provides customers.