Almanac: Monday, April 21, 2014
by Bill Edwards (Compiled)
Assistant Metro Editor
11:55 PM, Sunday, April 20
A look back at this date in history.

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Shops, restaurants prepare for influx of cyclists, visitors
Anniston businesses are preparing for one of their biggest weekends all year, as thousands of visitors and locals jam...
03:18 PM, Thursday, April 03
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Parental-notification abortion bill awaits governor’s sign...
The bill would require parents to show proof of their identity, and of the identity of their child, when granting per...
03:12 PM, Thursday, April 03
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Secure video link expected to streamline warrant process
A pilot program that uses video chat software similar to Skype or Facetime would allow deputies to file and sign warr...
02:35 PM, Thursday, April 03
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More than 100 students participate in job shadowing program
Between the two schools, more than 100 sophomores, juniors and seniors have spent the week shadowing employers throug...
12:17 PM, Thursday, April 03
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Senate passes parental-notification abortion bill
The Alabama Senate voted Thursday to approve a bill that would tighten some of the parental notification restrictions...
11:58 AM, Thursday, April 03
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New mental health facility to accept patients in April; of...
The Calhoun-Cleburne Mental Health Board expects to admit patients to its new 16-bed, crisis residential program faci...
09:19 AM, Thursday, April 03
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Man walking across country for Wounded Warrior Project pas...
On March 3, Josh Lydell set off on a 2,800-mile journey that he expects will take him eight months and cost him at le...
08:46 AM, Thursday, April 03
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Noble Street Festival sticks with tried and true
New coordinators and planners for the Noble Street Festival said Wednesday that they want to get their footing this w...
12:05 AM, Thursday, April 03
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Jacksonville readies for its first Cheaha Challenge
Hundreds of cyclists are expected to dash through Jacksonville's Public Square Sunday for the Cheaha Challenge Gran F...
06:38 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Heflin Arts Council cast premieres “Magnolias” Thursday
The Heflin Arts Council will celebrate another first this year — its first performance on the Heflin Civic Center sta...
01:47 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Handgun reported stolen from Choccolocco Road home
Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday were looking into a complaint of burglary Monday at a Choccolocco Road home where a han...
01:42 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Weaver officials hope new grocery store will encourage mor...
On Wednesday, Weaver Mayor Wayne Willis stood in the crowded parking lot of Weaver’s Discount Foods on the corner of ...
01:01 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Dry weather sparks woods fires
Foresters and firefighters battled three woods fires that burned across a total of 46 acres Tuesday, according to the...
12:57 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Guns-in-cars bill dies in House committee
The bill, which passed the Alabama Senate in March, failed to pass out of a House committee because no one on the com...
12:25 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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E-textbook bill passes hurdle, heads to House
A bill that would allow the state to issue up to $100 million in bonds to replace paper textbooks with electronic one...
09:31 AM, Wednesday, April 02
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