As those along the East Coast brace for Hurricane Sandy, meteorologists also warn inland areas to prepare for high winds and 4 to 8 inches of rain once the storm makes landfall.
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Former ASU trustee threatens to sue governor
Bentley removed Circuit Judge Marvin Watkins as a trustee on Friday after Watkins refused the governor's request to resign.
Hospital: No evidence that penis amputated there
In court documents, Princeton Baptist says there is no evidence that an amputation of Banks' penis occurred at the facility. The hospital is asking that it be dismissed from the suit.
Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators
The city wants to rein in a summertime spike in badly behaving characters such as the Spider-Man accused of punching a police officer recently.
Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
The new poll found 53 percent of Americans believe the United States has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution, while 44 percent believe it has that responsibility.
Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws
With the president relatively unpopular, these senators are desperate to cite personal achievements that set them apart from generic Democrats. Their opponents, meanwhile, suggest they are deadbeats.
Sevierville man added to TBI's wanted list
Nathan McCollum removed his GPS monitor after being discharged from a drug treatment program in Bessemer, Alabama.
Motion filed to dismiss Alabama penis amputation suit
Mike Florie says his clients, Dr. Michael Bivins and Dr. Alan Aikens, never performed a procedure on Johnny Lee Banks Jr. that involved the removal of any tissue or the amputation of the man's penis.
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Congresswoman slams Central Alabama VA scheduling manipulation
The Department of Veterans Affairs released data to Congress showing 57 percent of the staff surveyed at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System said they were instructed to change the dates of when a veteran asked for an appointment.
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