The Sunrise News Sampler
Last night, the New England Patriots defeated the defending champion Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win the Super Bowl, the teams fourth since 2001.
Many celebrities are offering their support and prayers for 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina, who authorities say was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday. She was taken to a hospital in Roswelll, Georgia and her situation appears grim as she is said to be in a medically induced coma.
A new study says many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar.
Alabama probate judges are faced with the decision of whether to continue performing weddings if same-sex marriages become a reality in the state. While judges could be required to issue wedding licenses to gay couples under the law, they have the option of whether to officiate weddings.
This evening, the League of Women Voters of Greater Tuscaloosa and other partners will host a "Meet Your Legislators Night" at Central High School from 6:30 until 8:00pm. Legislators will discuss possible issues for the upcoming legislative session, and audience questions will be addressed as time permits.
President Obama is sending Congress a $4 trillion budget that proposes raising taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations and using the extra income to lift the fortunes of families who've felt squeezed during tough economic times. The budget would also ease tight budget constraints on military and domestic programs as well as unveil new initiatives, including a public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades.
Today, the Senate is expected to take up a bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans.The House passed the measure last month.
State health officials say no one in Alabama has contracted measles linked to the outbreak in California. But they are using the outbreak to remind parents of the importance of vaccinating their children.
A 4-year-old girl died in a house fire on Old Marion Road in Duncanville early Saturday morning, and according to our daily, a 50-year-old Northport pedestrian was killed Saturday evening when he was struck by a vehicle on Hwy 82, 4 miles south of Tuscaloosa.