The Cullman Times
Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind around 5 mph.
Reminder: Cullman Christian School open house for interested families is today at 6 p.m. in the Seventh Street Baptist Church gymnasium, where the school is currently being held (708 7th St. SW, Cullman 35055). This informative event is a no-pressure, no-obligation introduction to what the school has to offer. Dinner will be provided at no cost. Must have reservations.
Allergies seminar at CRMC: Cullman Regional Medical Center’s WomenFirst & SeniorChoice Programs are pleased to offer a lunch and learn seminar on “What You Need to Know About Allergies” at 11:30 a.m. (registration begins at 11 a.m.) today in CRMC’s Col. Cullman Room in the Community Education Center in Professional Office Building 2 (1912 AL Highway 157, POB 2, Cullman, AL 35058). Speaker will be Alice Morgan, M.D., PhD, with ENT Associates of Alabama. Info: CRMC at 256-737-2600.
OA: Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 4:45 p.m. in the Carriage House at Grace Episcopal Church. Info: 724-376-2124 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. REVELATIONS ABOUT QUESTIONING OF BOSTON BOMB SUSPECT
U.S. officials say Dzokhar Tsarnaev stopped talking after he was read his Miranda rights, and after admitting his role in the marathon attacks.
2. BANGLADESH BUILDING ORDERED CLOSED A DAY BEFORE COLLAPSE
Factories flouted the mandate — despite deep cracks visible in the walls — before the building tumbled down, killing nearly 200 people.
3. WARNINGS IN KOREAS, THIS TIME FROM THE SOUTH
Seoul warned of a “grave measure” if North Korea rejects talks on reopening a jointly run factory park shuttered for nearly a month.
4. A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN THE U.S. ECONOMY
A new survey today finds Americans’ belief in the job market has rebounded to a normal level from record lows after the Great Recession.
5. FUEL BARGES BURNING ON ALABAMA RIVER
At least seven explosions created a major fire that left three workers hospitalized burned overnight on the Mobile River.
6. WHERE ALL LIVING U.S. PRESIDENTS WILL BE TODAY
Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush will join George W. Bush for the dedication in Dallas of his presidential library.
7. A MEMORIAL FOR TEXAS FERTILIZER BLAST VICTIMS
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend the service at Baylor University for the 14 people killed.
8. MYSTERY MOTIVE FOR KILLINGS OF 5 IN ILLINOIS TOWN
Police say the victims — including two boys — killed by a mayor’s nephew were related, but didn’t reveal a reason for the shootings.
9. SWEARING NEWSCASTER GETS 15 MINUTES
A.J. Clemente, fired as a North Dakota news anchor after his profanity-laced debut, was asked to appear on “Today” and David Letterman’s show.
10. HEAVY ON SIZE IN NFL DRAFT
Linemen like Texas A&M’s Luke Joeckel are expected to dominate the top picks tonight.