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  • Although last year’s figures are not yet available, it appears that suicide rates in Tuscaloosa County have slacked, following an upturn in recent years. Suicide rates have drastically increased since the recession began, but rates in Alabama were higher than the national average.
  • An attorney for inmates says a long-term solution is needed to fix the state’s prisons, and Alabama’s prison commissioner says a federal study found an oppressive, intimidating atmosphere at Tutwiler prison.
  • This week, the Jefferson County commission president and another commissioner will attend meetings with hedge fund managers in New York as they try to negotiate a deal on rate increases for sewer services that might help the county to emerge from the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history.
  • In local government news, in their annual Legislative Breakfast today, city officials will urge local legislators to oppose any legislation that will streamline sales tax collections statewide, according to our daily.
  • A possible immigration reform deal covering border security, employer verification, and a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the country will be outlined at a news conference today by a bipartisan group of leading senators.
  • Economists are increasingly optimistic about growth in the year ahead as they expect the value of all goods and services produced in the US to grow between 2 and 4 percent, but they’re still a bit cautious.
  • Funerals begin today for the more than 245 victims killed in a club fire in Santa Maria, Brazil, said to have been caused by pyrotechnics.
  • R&B singer Chris Brown is under investigation for an alleged assault in a West Hollywood parking lot, which supposedly started with a fight over a parking space. However, no arrests were made.

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