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May 13, 2013

The Times' Morning Update for Monday, May 13, 2013

Early weather, traffic and community news

Staff Reports
The Cullman Times

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



Traffic:



The Cullman County Street Department will have a patch crew St. Joseph Dr. NW, Hickory Ave. SW, Ward Ave. SW and Ann St. NW.



Weather:



Today: Sunny, with a high near 71. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.



Best bets:



Computer classes: The Guy Hunt Library, 60 Lions Park Road, Holly Pond 35083, will hold free computer classes from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Anyone interested may contact the staff at the library at 256-796-5226.



RadKIDS summer camp registration: The Cullman Police Department is now taking registration for the 2013 RadKIDS summer camp, which will be from 9 to 11 a.m. June 24-28 at the McGukin Civic Center. This camp is for boys and girls ages 4 to 10. Class is $5/child for the entire week, to be paid first day of camp. Campers will learn house fire escapes, stranger danger, calling 911 dispatch, Internet safety, protecting themselves from vicious dogs and more.

Registration begins May 1 at the civic center, 510 5th St. SW, Cullman 35055, Contact Officer Cindy Rohrscheib at 256-736-4703 or email her at cindyr@cullmanpd.com.



Consignors wanted for upscale consignment sale: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 in Arab will hold a consignment sale June 7-9, at 760 N. Brindlee Mtn. Pkwy, Arab 35016. Consignors are encouraged to bring in their new, like new or gently used items. Needed are maternity, children’s clothes, shoes of all sizes. Children’s furniture and toys must be fully functional and if it takes batteries, they must be included to show proper working order. Will start taking consignments after May 24 by appointment; call numbers included in this brief.

Sales breakdown: Consignor-70 percent; Well Dressed For Less-30 percent.

All proceeds to go to community projects of the American Legion Auxiliary in Arab.

Contact Well Dressed For Less office at 256-200-0022 or 256-586-8009 or visit their website at welldressedforless.net.



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. REPUBLICANS WANT TO DEPOSE OFFICIALS ON BENGHAZI

Rep. Darrell Issa says he will seek testimony from the officials who cleared Hillary Rodham Clinton of blame in the September attack that killed a U.S. ambassador.

2. WHAT THE COST OF OBAMACARE DEPENDS ON

The AP’s Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar reports that where you live could make thousands of dollars a month’s difference for cancer drugs and other expensive medications.

3. PAKISTAN’S NEW LEADER COULD BE COMEBACK KID

Nawaz Sharif led the country twice before, but was toppled in a 1999 coup and served as the country’s main opposition leader before winning Saturday’s elections.

4. 19 WOUNDED AT MOTHER’S DAY PARADE

Gunmen opened fire on hundreds of revelers in New Orleans.

5. DEADLINE FOR APPEALING PLAN B

Today is the last day for government lawyers to try and stop a New York judge’s ruling that would lift age restrictions for buying the morning-after pill.

6. WHY A FENCE IS UP AROUND CASTRO’S CLEVELAND HOME

Prosecutors want to keep the house intact while they prosecute Castro in the imprisonment of three women for a decade, while neighbors and vigilantes want the house torn down.

7. HOW BANGLADESH IS RESPONDING TO GARMENT FACTORY DISASTER

The country agreed today to allow garment workers form trade unions in the latest response to the disaster that killed more than 1,100.

8. O.J. SIMPSON BACK IN COURT

The ex-football star, who’s serving nine to 33 years in prison for the robbery of Las Vegas sports memorabilia dealers, says his attorney gave him bad advice at his trial.  

9. BARBARA WALTERS SIGNING OFF

The veteran ABC News anchor, 83, will announce her retirement from journalism today on her morning show, “The View.”

10. WOODS WINS PLAYERS AS RIVAL SINKS

Tiger triumphs for first time since 2001 as Sergio Garcia flounders on the infamous ‘Island Green’ 17th hole.