The Sunrise News Sampler
Starting this Thursday and running through July 18, Tuscaloosa City Schools’ Child Nutrition Program will provide breakfast from 7am until 8am and lunch from 10:30am until 12:30pm for children ages 18 and under at Arcadia, Central, Eastwood, MLK, Northington, and Oakdale Elementary Schools and Westlawn Middle School.
Last night, the Northport City Council unanimously approved a new fence ordinance that places restrictions on fence construction and requires Northport residents and businesses to obtain city permits to build.
Today, Alabama voters head to the polls for primary elections. Officials expect a low turnout as the voter ID law will be enforced.
Gov. Bentley says that President Obama’s plan to reduce carbon emissions puts an unfair burden on Southern states as well as threatens the jobs of those working in the coal industry, which is a leading industry and employer in Alabama.
A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality says about 16 percent of U.S. teachers in some of the country’s largest public school districts are considered chronically absent and out of the classroom, which may be hurting students’ progress.
President Obama is asking Congress to back a $1 billion effort to boost the U.S. military presence across Europe. And in entertainment news, AMC’s “Breaking Bad” is said to be in the lead for Twitter activity.