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Barney L. Taylor


Taylor, 79, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday ...
Honorary bearers will be Bobby Chandler, Al and Burl Sadler and Bill Barker. Condolences to the family may be sent online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.c om.

SEC hoops: Alabama edges Auburn in 57-55 slugfest


"Everyone wanted to win. We respect them. They respect us. We know how big the rivalry is." Alabama forward Jimmie Taylor played an inspired defensive game with six blocks in the first half. He was close to his career high in blocks with seven set against ...

Recap: Alabama 57, Auburn 55


and Levi Randolph paced Alabama (13-6, 3-3 SEC) with 18 points and seven boards. Shannon Hale had nine points off the bench and Jimmie Taylor blocked six shots for the Crimson Tide, which halted a three-game slide.KT Harrell had 22 points for Auburn (10-9 ...

BC-BKC--Auburn-Alabama Box


Totals 20-51 12-15 55. Norris 1-1 0-0 3, Tarrant 1-4 6-6 9, Taylor 1-4 1-2 3, Randolph 7-14 3-4 18, Cooper 4-8 0-0 8, Kessens 2-5 0-0 4, Coleman 1-4 1-2 3, Hale 3-5 1-2 9, Obasohan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-45 12-16 57. Halftime_Alabama 25-23. 3-Point Goals ...

Germans came to build cars, but they got a lesson on Alabama


Taylor, now the President of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, spoke at the Birmingham International Center's Spotlight on the People's Republic of China Business Roundtable on Friday. He said had hundreds of similar stories as the German ...

Alabama cruises to senior day victory over Cincinnati


For the backstroke races, freshman Luke Kaliszak turned in a time of 49.41 to win the 100, while newcomer Christopher Reid swam the fastest time in the 200 with a 1:47.16, which ranks him seventh all-time at Alabama. Sophomore Taylor Charles brought home ...

Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama hands out honors


Larry Taylor, owner of Moundville Telephone Company, received the 2014 Charles H. Land Member of the Year award from the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama on Thursday evening. The award is the highest honor given annually to a chamber member. Taylor was ...

Steve Taylor Jr., Sandy Cohen earn extra time in loss


Taylor, who had entered the game on a 5-for-23 shooting slump of his own, including five straight misses from distance, had snapped out of his funk. He finished the game with 13 points, his most since scoring 16 against Alabama A&M on December 19 ...

The Hot Stove Report: Walker, Taylor, AL West Favorites


Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the Seattle Mariners’ budget, their plans at catcher and what they expect from the club in 2015 in terms of wins and losses. The guys also tackle Twitter questions, including whether or not part ...

Alabama school superintendent denies club's request to see 'Selma,' AL.com reports


according to an AL.com report. Hugh Taylor, superintendent of the DeKalb County Board of Education in northeastern Alabama, said Collinsville High School history club sponsor Bradley Crawford could not take the roughly 50 high school students to see the PG ...




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR TAYLOR

Two years of community college free for responsible students in TAYLOR

The President unveiled a new proposal: Make two years of community college free for responsible students across America.

In our growing global economy, Americans need to have more knowledge and more skills to compete -- by 2020, an estimated 35 percent of job openings will require at least a bachelor's degree, and 30 percent will require some college or an associate's degree. Students should be able to get the knowledge and the skills they need without taking on decades' worth of student debt.


The numbers:

If all 50 states choose to implement the President's new community college proposal, it could:

  • Save a full-time community college student $3,800 in tuition per year on average
  • Benefit roughly 9 million students each year

Under President Obama's new proposal, students would be able to earn the first half of a bachelor's degree, or earn the technical skills needed in the workforce -- all at no cost to them.


The requirements:

  • What students have to do: Students must attend community college at least half-time, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and make steady progress toward completing their program.
  • What community colleges have to do: Community colleges will be expected to offer programs that are either 1) academic programs that fully transfer credits to local public four-year colleges and universities, or 2) occupational training programs with high graduation rates and lead to in-demand degrees and certificates. Community colleges must also adopt promising and evidence-based institutional reforms to improve student outcomes.
  • What the federal government has to do: Federal funding will cover three-quarters of the average cost of community college. Participating states will be expected to contribute the remaining funds necessary to eliminate the tuition for eligible students.

Expanding technical training programs:

President Obama also proposed the new American Technical Training Fund, which will expand innovative, high-quality technical training programs across the country. Specifically, the fund will award programs that:

  • Have strong employer partnerships and include work-based learning opportunities
  • Provide accelerated training
  • Accommodate part-time work

Read the full fact sheet on the President's proposal here.

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Found Unclaimed Money in TAYLOR

What Is Unclaimed Money?

If the government owes you money and you do not collect it, then it’s unclaimed. This can also happen with banks, credit unions, pensions, and other sources.

Beware of unclaimed money scams. There are people who pretend to be the government and offer to send you unclaimed money for a fee. Government agencies will not call you about unclaimed money or assets. Learn how to spot these types of scams.

Currently, the government does not have one website for finding unclaimed money by name, Social Security number, or state. To find it, you’ll need to visit each site separately and perform a search.

States’ Unclaimed Money

  • Search by State  – Search your state’s listing of unclaimed funds and property.

Retirement

Taxes

Banking, Investments, and Currency

  • Bank Failures  – Search the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for unclaimed funds from failed financial institutions.
  • Credit Union Failures  – Find unclaimed deposits from credit unions.
  • SEC Claims Funds  – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lists enforcement cases where a company or person owes investors money.
  • Damaged Money  – The Treasury Department will exchange mutilated or damaged U.S. currency.

Mortgages

  • FHA-Insurance Refunds  – If you had an FHA-insured mortgage, you may be eligible for a refund from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Savings Bonds

International

  • Foreign Claims  – U.S. nationals can find money owed to them from foreign governments after loss of property.

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6 Tips for Managing Portion Size

Eating healthy is about enjoying your food while also managing portion size. Most people eat and drink more than their bodies need especially when they are served larger portions. So, choosing smaller portions to begin with is important for maintaining your overall health and well-being.

Here are some tips to help you manage your portion size:

  1. Measure out 1 cup, 1/2 cup, or 1 ounce of some different foods onto the bowls, glasses, cups, and plates you usually use to see what these portion sizes look like on them.
    Remember:
    • 1/2 cup = light bulb
    • 1 cup = baseball
    • 1 oz. or 2 tbsp. = golf ball
    • 3 oz. of chicken or meat = deck of cards
    • 3 oz. fish = checkbook
  2. Eat you meals on a smaller plate. The smaller your plate, the smaller your portion.
  3. Finished your plate but think you’re still hungry? Wait 10 minutes before going back for seconds. You might not want them after all. If you do go back for seconds, aim for the same balance you had with your first serving and start with veggies.
  4. When ordering at a restaurant, ask for a take-home container as soon as your meal comes. Put half of the meal in the take-home container so you’re sure to let your stomach—instead of your eyes—be your guide. Or share the meal with a dining companion. Many restaurants offer a smaller or “appetizer size” of entrees, so when a smaller portion is available, go for it!
  5. Buy or portion out treats and snacks in small, single-serving bags or packages.
  6. Check out the food label for serving size info

Try This: Small changes like these can make a big difference. Commit to making at least one change to reduce your portion sizes this week.

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