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November 12, 2012

The Times' Morning Update for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Early weather and community news

CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:

Weather:

Today there will be showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 3 p.m. Temperature falling to around 46 by 5 p.m. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.

Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 30. North wind around 10 mph.

Best bets:

Holiday bazaar: Baileyton United Methodist Church, 12274 Highway 69 N, Cullman 35019, will hold a holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Menus: Sausage biscuits for breakfast; soups, chili, cornbread, salad bar and homemade desserts for lunch. Lots of homebaked goods, Christmas decor, gift items and more. All proceeds to benefit Special Projects Fund for the building and local misssions work.

Look Good, Feel Better support group: This support group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon at the Cullman Oncology Center at 1750 Ala. Highway 157 in Cullman. Info: the Center at 256-255-2500; Coordinator Hillary Parmer at 205-930-8870.

OA: Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Carriage House at Grace Episcopal Church. Info: 256-747-6218 or 256-352-1143.

10 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:

1. THE SECOND WOMAN IN THE PETRAEUS CASE

A U.S. official says Jill Kelley, a longtime friend of the former CIA director and his wife, was getting harassing emails from Paula Broadwell, leading to the FBI investigation.

2. AFGHAN CHILDREN DESCRIBE MASSACRE

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales maintains a calm composure as they testified about the bloodbath that left their parents and other loved ones dead.

3. ANOTHER AFTERMATH OF SANDY: DISASTER VOYEURS

While residents and volunteers on Staten Island try to clean up after the storm, they also must deal with gawking tourists sneaking a look at the damage.

4. SYRIAN JET BOMBS AREA 30 FEET FROM TURKISH BORDER

Ambulances are bringing the injured over the border into Turkey where at least six have been declared dead and dozens more are injured..

5. HOW FAMILIES COPE AFTER A DEADLY BLAST

Residents of an Indianapolis neighborhood can’t return to their homes after a blast killed two people and damaged up to 31 homes.

6. GREEK CRISIS SPARKS A RAGE AGAINST FOREIGNERS

As Greece sinks further into economic misery, police are seeing a rising wave of extreme-right violence against dark-skinned migrants.

7. WHAT THE BBC IS DOING TO DEAL WITH ITS SCANDAL

The head of the broadcaster’s governing body is calling for a “thorough, radical structural overhaul” after the bungling of reports that powerful Britons sexually abused children.

8. U.S. COLLEGES GET A MORE INTERNATIONAL LOOK

The full out-of-state tuition foreign students pay may be a factor in their increased numbers at universities.

9. FINDING HUMOR IN THE STORM TRAGEDY

New York’s comedy clubs deal with a bad situation like they always do — by turning Sandy into a running punchline.

10. WHO THE LAKERS HIRED AS THEIR NEW COACH

Mike D’Antoni got the job over former Lakers coach Phil Jackson.

 

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