The Sunrise News Sampler
- Tomorrow evening at 6, a free educational workshop on estate planning and asset protection will be presented by local attorneys at the Tuscaloosa Public Library Rotary Room. Space is limited to the first 20 to register. Reserve your seat by calling (205) 345-6789 or by visiting http://www.alabamaestatelaw.com.
- Organizers of the Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma say Vice President Joe Biden and his wife will be in attendance this Sunday. The event celebrates the Selma-to-Montgomery march that helped lead to passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
In other news, cancellations about and public works crews are scrambling for salt and sand as a second major winter storm approaches the central Plains. This comes less than a week after another storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the region. Blizzard warnings are up.
- And in entertainment news, "Life of Pi" won four awards in the Oscars last night, "Argo" won best picture, Daniel Day-Lewis won best actor for "Lincoln," and Jennifer Lawrence won best actress for "Silver Linings Playbook."