The Sunrise News Sampler
- Yesterday, the University of Alabama announced that following a judicial review, Tyler Hayes, Dennis Pettway, Eddie Williams, and Brent Calloway, the students involved in robberies on campus, are no longer enrolled at UA.
- In state news, yesterday, more than 100 people filed into the Alabama House chamber for a public hearing on legislation that would repeal Common Core standards. However, neither the House Education Policy Committee nor the Senate Education Committee voted on the proposal to repeal.
- In national news, today, Senate Republicans and Democrats will push their own plans that they say will cope with upcoming mandatory, cross-the-board spending cuts. Officials concede neither measure has a chance to pass. Meanwhile, lawmakers also have to ponder a potential government shutdown in a month.
- In entertainment news, Sony is said to be releasing "Annie" on Christmas Day of 2014.