June 21, 2021
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Jasper restaurants cope with staffing shortage

Now hiring signs are posted at businesses across the country, and restaurant leaders in Jasper say things are slowly improving but workers are still desperately needed.

Sports
Viewpoints
Danny Cain

How to avoid mosquitoes as best you can

Fourth of July is always one of my favorite holidays – and as hard as it is to believe it is only a couple weeks away now. There’s …
Don Craven

God, the Fountainhead! Of the Teaching of Jesus (Part 2 of 2)

Being removed from the Lord’s earthly presence by more than two millenniums, the only enabling source to achieve my purpose, which …
Steve Flowers

Prison Issue Unresolved

There were two major issues not resolved during the just completed regular legislative session. Gambling and prisons were left on the …
Daniel L. Gardner

The SBC hosts thinkers and feelers

Why do we believe what we believe? Some people just feel what they believe is true. Others weigh evidence before deciding what they …
Buckingham fountain rests on the shore of Lake Michigan and provides residents and visitors with a spectacular view of downtown Chicago as it lights up the night.

'We're all in this together' - Lessons from a Second City vacation

Whether one has ever visited Chicago or not, there are things universally recognized with the Windy City. Michael Jordan, CM Punk, …

Let's go to the movies

So let's ignore the fact that I own stock in AMC and am currently waiting to get to the moon. And while we ignore that, let's say that …

AP News
Across the nation
Hit by a ransomware attack? Your payment may be deductible

WASHINGTON (AP) — As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI is doubling down on its guidance to affected businesses: Don't pay the cybercriminals. But the U.S. government also offers a …

Voting debate roils Washington but leaves many voters cold

Federal holiday pressures companies to give Juneteenth off

Western heat wave threatens health in vulnerable communities

Declaration of Juneteenth holiday sparks scramble in states

Around the globe
Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's hard-line judiciary chief won the country's presidential election in a landslide victory Saturday, propelling the supreme leader's protege into …

Germany hits vaccination milestone but wary of delta variant

North Korea's Kim vows to be ready for confrontation with US

Rare poached cacti found in Italy sent home to native Chile

Iran votes in presidential poll tipped in hard-liner's favor

Entertainment

Q&A: Abdul-Jabbar talks new documentary, MLK, social justice

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA legend, but the man known for his trademark skyhook shot has also devoted his life advocating for equality and social justice. Abdul-Jabbar …

Letters to the Editor
Letter to the Editor: Pistol permit money should all remain with local departments

I’m very disappointed right now in our wonderful state. On Thursday, SB308 made it through the floor of the Alabama Senate. SB308 establishes a lifetime $300 pistol permit option for citizens, and …

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