The Sunrise News Sampler
Today is National HIV Testing Day, and although the West Alabama AIDS Outreach offers free testing year round, today, free testing is being offered at Maude L. Whatley Health Center from 9am until 2pm and at Walgreens on University Blvd East as well as Highway 69 S from 3pm until 7pm and tomorrow from 10am until 2pm with results in as little as 20 minutes.
The petition to drop the murder charges faced by Justin Ross Harris has been withdrawn, according to AL.com. Harris was arrested following the death of his infant son, who he’d left in a hot vehicle. Support poured in for Harris until evidence in the case was revealed, saying someone used his computer to search how long it takes an animal to die in a hot vehicle as well as the fact that he’d returned to his vehicle during the work day.
The Alabama Department of Public Health has announced it is sending letters to individuals whose identities may have been taken from department records and used by a tax fraud operation.
The U.S. Department of Labor is offering more than $823,000 in National Emergency Grant funding to help Alabama Career Center offices help former mill workers find new job after closed plants caused the loss of over 1,000 jobs.
Today, President Obama will get an update on problems in the health care system for veterans in a meeting with Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson.
The Supreme Court says President Obama went beyond his authority when he made some appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.
President Obama is asking Congress to approve $500 million to train and arm the Syria moderate opposition.
Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McDarthy are leaving “The View.”
Last night, NBA commissioner Adam Silver selected Isaiah Austin as an honorary draft pick. Austin’s basketball career was over before it really began after he was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder.