Earnhardt cruises to 1st Talladega win since '04

...decision.Earnhardt vowed to never again be cautious at the Alabama track, to always race aggressively for the win.It paid off...a first ballot Hall of Fame inductee, won 10 times at the Alabama track. He would have celebrated his 64th birthday Wednesday...
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Mariners edged by Houston as Astros win 10th straight

...Seattle Mariners 7-6 Sunday for its 10th straight victory, the Astros' longest winning streak since 12 in a row in 2004.An AL-best 18-7, Houston set a team record for its top record through 25 games. The Astros are coming off a 70-92 season, which...
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Around town for Monday, May 4

...of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690. "Live and Let Live" Al-Anon family group, 7-8 p.m., every Monday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details...
Alaska Editorial: Standing against sex trafficking

...Republican majority to keep members of their caucus from attaching amendments not germane to its intent: Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, wanted to attach language relating to illegal immigration, but was convinced by party leadership doing so would endanger...
Saudis foil embassy attack, arrest 93

...targets recalls a wave of attacks launched by al-Qaida inside the kingdom from 2004 to...Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki told The Associated Press that Saudi...which took place over several months.Al-Turki said the security raids included...
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Around town for Wednesday, April 29

...everything from starting and formatting a letter to adding tables. Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6...Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.Back to Basics Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall Activity Room...
Grizzlies clinch semis with 99-93 win over Blazers

...The Trail Blazers lost in the first round for the seventh time in their last eight postseasons.HAWKS 107, NETS 97ATLANTA - Al Horford and Jeff Teague scored 20 points apiece, helping top-seeded Atlanta hold off Brooklyn in an NBA playoff series that's...
Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch dies at 91

...142 pounds on Oct. 30, 1962.As the weekly meetings at her home grew to include dozens of people, two of them - Felice and Al Lippert - convinced Nidetch she had the makings of a business. Weight Watchers International was founded in 1963.By the following...
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Money the thing as Floyd, Manny fight to actually get the fight to happen five years after it should have happened.Mayweather said he kept calling his adviser, Al Haymon, telling him to make the fight because he wanted it so much. But Pacquiao said it was the pressure he put on since beating...
Sports On TV for Sunday, April 26

...SpringNationals, at Baytown, Texas (same-day tape)11 a.m., NBCSN - IndyCar, Grand Prix of Alabama, at BirminghamCOLLEGE BASEBALL9 a.m., ESPN - Alabama at Mississippi11 a.m., FS1 - Kansas St. at BaylorGOLF62 a.m., TGC - European PGA...


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