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Richard Shelby visits Prattville

Richard Shelby visits Prattville

Prattville – United States Republican Senator Richard Shelby visited Prattville Wednesday morning to discuss the national debt, the state of the economy, and health care reform, at a breakfast sponsored by the Prattville Chamber of Commerce. Since 1986, Shelby has served in the Senate, and is ranking member of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs […]

Former President Bill Clinton rushed to hospital

Former President Bill Clinton rushed to hospital

New York, NY – Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center Thursday afternoon, according to ABC News. A spokesperson from Clinton’s office said that he was experiencing chest pains and underwent heart surgery. Doctors inserted two stints into his native coronary artery after one of the bypass […]

Ted Kennedy “Lion of the Senate” has died

Ted Kennedy “Lion of the Senate” has died

Hyannis Port, MA – The “Lion of the Senate” Edward Moore “Ted” Kennedy, 77, has died at his Hyannis Port, Massachusetts home after a long battle with brain cancer. He was elected to the Senate in 1962. Kennedy was the second most senior member of the Senate, after Robert Byrd of West Virginia. He is […]

National Forest caves closed due to bat illness, speleology groups affected

National Forest caves closed due to bat illness, speleology groups affected

Atlanta, GA – The United States Forestry Service has closed most of the caves and mines on National Forests in the Southeastern U.S. for 12 months endeavoring to protect bats, according to Regional Forester Liz Agpaoa. “We are working to stop the uncontrolled spread of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) among bat species,” she said. “The […]

Memorial Day observance held in Prattville

Memorial Day observance held in Prattville

Prattville – About one hundred people braved the inclement conditions Monday morning to attend the Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Autauga County Courthouse in Prattville. The event began at 11:00 AM and was held to honor those men and women who died while in military service. Prattville Mayor Jim Byard and members of the […]

President believes gay ban “isn’t working for our national interests”

President believes gay ban “isn’t working for our national interests”

Santa Barbara, CA – Press secretary Robert Gibbs was asked today if the White House would consider ending gay discharges by presidential authority and said it would not stop the firing of gay troops. That being said, Gibbs insisted that the President believes that the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy “isn’t working for our national […]

National Hospital Week 2009

National Hospital Week 2009

Prattville – National Hospital Week 2009, celebrated the week of May 10-16, is the nation’s largest annual health care event.This year’s theme is “A Healthy Commitment in Changing Times,” a phrase organizers believe provides a positive view of the future. A spokesperson for Prattville Baptist Hospital said that National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week […]

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