The Sunrise News Sampler
The Alabama Department of Transportation is seeking qualified individuals to fill vacancies for Engineering Assistant I in the Tuscaloosa area. Completed applications should be brought to ALDOT at 2715 Skyland Blvd E ONLY on Wednesday, September 3 between 8am and noon. Testing will being promptly at 1pm, and space is limited.
Yesterday afternoon, a jacknifed truck near Exit 79 on the westbound side of Interstate 20/59 and a vehicle fire near Exit 76 on the eastbound side created major delays for Interstate travel. Both sides were cleared around 3pm.
The state of Alabama has delayed about 100,000 tax refunds this year in an effort to prevent identity theft. However, said refunds are to be paid with 3 percent interest, as required by law.
The six Tuskegee students who were kept in Africa amid the spreading of Ebola have returned to the U.S.
The Atlanta hospital where two American health care workers with Ebola are being treated says it’ll hold a news conference this morning to discuss the release of the two from the hospital.
The Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives in Huntsville has won permission to relocate so it can comply with new state restrictions. It’s the state’s only abortion clinic north of Birmingham.
Despite threats by militants to kill more American hostages in Syria, yesterday, the U.S. launched a new barrage of airstrikes in Iraq against the militant group Islamic State.
Billy Crystal will present a Robin Williams tribute at Monday’s Emmy Awards.
Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell Broadus and Muhammad Ali’s grandson Biaggio Ali Walsh are both set to play football for Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, creating one of the largest lime lights for high school football in the nation.
The streets of Ferguson, Missouri were much calmer last night, and a grand jury has begun hearing evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Mike Brown.