Monday

10 Things to Know for Today

by The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. GUNNED-DOWN TEXAS DA KNEW HE WAS AT RISK

Mike McLelland told the AP that he carried a gun everywhere, even to walk his dog around town, a bedroom community for the Dallas area.

2. COURT BATTLES COMING OVER ABORTION LAWS

Tough laws in North Dakota, Arkansas challenge the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision.

3. HOW TO SELL THE U.S. ON OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE LAW

The administration turned to the science of mass marketing to craft pitches aimed at convincing the uninsured.

4. LONG PATH TO U.S. IMMIGRATION BILL

Despite a key agreement between business and labor groups, lawmakers from both parties say negotiations aren't finished.

5. WHERE MANDELA SPENT EASTER

The 94-year-old is in a hospital receiving treatment for a recurrence of pneumonia.

6. WHO FACES TRIAL IN WISCONSIN TO DETERMINE SANITY IN KILLINGS

Aaron Schaffhausen has conceded guilt in the grisly deaths of his three girls, but maintains he's not responsible due to mental illness.

7. ABBAS CLAMPS DOWN ON CRITICS

The Palestinian leader's government in the West Bank has interrogated, prosecuted, even jailed journalists and bloggers for allegedly 'defaming' him.

8. THESE WORKPLACES INCLUDE BIKE SHOPS, LEGO STATIONS, ARCADES

This spring, as the tech industry soars out of the Great Recession, plans are in the works for a flurry of massive, perk-laden headquarters at Yahoo, Google and other Silicon Valley companies.

9. WHEN OPENING DAY IS ABOUT MORE THAN BASEBALL

For nearly 150 years, Cincinnati has celebrated the new season with parades, parties and concerts.

10. FRIGHTENING INJURY EN ROUTE TO FINAL FOUR

Louisville's Kevin Ware breaks leg, but teammates carry on to defeat Duke and reach big dance. Michigan, Syracuse, Wichita State also punch their tickets.



More Local

Prof: United States losing its superpower influence

The inability of the current administration to effectively negotiate with countries like Iran is signalling the downfall of the United State ... Read More


Confederate Memorial Day program scheduled for Saturday

Confederate Memorial Day is several weeks away, but local Sons of Confederate Veterans are holding their commemoration early this year. Mike ... Read More


HB 1 signing delayed

Gov. Nathan Deal won’t be signing House Bill 1 today after all. Instead, the governor plans to wait until after the end of the Georgia ... Read More


Fourth armed robbery suspect arrested

A fourth man believed to be involved in one of February’s convenience store robberies was arrested by authorities with the Coweta Coun ... Read More


Egg hunting season starts today in Coweta

There will be no shortage of colored eggs, wrapped candy and prizes for Coweta County children who enjoy hunting for them. Many local church ... Read More

buy one, give one

Coweta Community Foundation first recipient

Ginger Jackson Queener has become the first to take advantage of The Newnan Times-Herald’s “Buy One-Give One” advertising ... Read More