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Al.com
Here's why Alabama politicians keep going to jailbudget that would give their client exactly that. But on the night that budget
Here's why Alabama politicians keep going to jail
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
budget that would give their client exactly that. But on the night that budget was heading toward final passage in the Alabama Legislature, Howe learned from his partner that Hubbard had a contract with the pharmacy coop, too. That contract,... Read more
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Al.com
Finally, a way to understand the charges against Mike HubbardAlabama GOP money to his own personal businesses, Craftmaster and the Auburn Ne
Finally, a way to understand the charges against Mike Hubbard
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
Alabama GOP money to his own personal businesses, Craftmaster and the Auburn Network. 2010: The GOP wins control of Alabama Legislature for the first time in 137 years. Hubbard is elected speaker of the House. Dec. 2010: As the final act of... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contractsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Day 2: 2 Hubbard staffers not aware of contracts
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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ABC News
Alabama House Speaker's Former Staff Chief TalksHubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial fav
Alabama House Speaker's Former Staff Chief Talks
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. Defense lawyers say the transactions were proper. A former business associate says Alabama House... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama urgently needs more safe, decent, affordable housingassistance or for emergency repairs to keep people from becoming homeless. The
Alabama urgently needs more safe, decent, affordable housing
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
assistance or for emergency repairs to keep people from becoming homeless. The fund was established in May of 2012 by the Alabama Legislature, but our elected officials have not yet assigned a single dollar to it, leaving it empty and useless at a... Read more
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Salon.com
Alabama speaker’s partners describe ‘consulting’ incomecompanies, by steering Republican Party campaign funds or soliciting financial
Alabama speaker’s partners describe ‘consulting’ income
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
companies, by steering Republican Party campaign funds or soliciting financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. His defense argues that the transactions were proper and within the bounds of state ethics law. Barry... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Alabama speaker had lucrative consulting dealsHubbard of using his political positions to make money and solicit financial fa
Alabama speaker had lucrative consulting deals
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
Hubbard of using his political positions to make money and solicit financial favors from people with business before the Alabama Legislature. His defense argues that the transactions were proper. Under cross-examination, Hines noted the... Read more
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Al.com
Could you live off a 'part-time' salary of $61,500 a year? Mike Hubbard couldn'twork, even if its revenue didn't always exceed expenditures. Leading up to his
Could you live off a 'part-time' salary of $61,500 a year? Mike Hubbard couldn't
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
work, even if its revenue didn't always exceed expenditures. Leading up to his 2010 campaign to take control of the Alabama Legislature from Democrats, Hubbard leveraged those companies and skills to achieve an "economy of scale," Baxley... Read more
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Al.com
New Alabama law says juveniles convicted of capital murder must serve 30 years before parole eligibilityfor parole. Under the law a judge also still has the ability to impose life wi
New Alabama law says juveniles convicted of capital murder must serve 30 years before parole eligibility
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
for parole. Under the law a judge also still has the ability to impose life without the possibility of parole. The Alabama Legislature has been faced with having to give judges a second option for sentencing juveniles convicted of capital... Read more
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Al.com
What exactly is Mike Hubbard accused of? Charges against Alabama House speaker explainedhis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
What exactly is Mike Hubbard accused of? Charges against Alabama House speaker explained
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges: Hubbard is accused of using his past position as... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Trial begins for Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbardhis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
Trial begins for Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and company heads with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard faces 23 felony ethics charges accusing him of steering GOP campaign work to his media companies... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ethics trial to begin for Alabama House Speaker Hubbardand disciplined, House Speaker Mike Hubbard was the general of the GOP offensiv
Ethics trial to begin for Alabama House Speaker Hubbard
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
and disciplined, House Speaker Mike Hubbard was the general of the GOP offensive in 2010 to win Republican control of the Alabama Legislature, a body that had been under the direction of Democrats since Reconstruction. The 2010 campaigns were... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trial to begin for Alabama House speakerOPELIKA, Ala. — House Speaker Mike Hubbard was the general of the GOP offensive
Trial to begin for Alabama House speaker
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
OPELIKA, Ala. — House Speaker Mike Hubbard was the general of the GOP offensive in 2010 to win Republican control of the Alabama Legislature, a legislative body that had been under the direction of Democrats since Reconstruction. The 2010 campaigns... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's Househis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's House
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges: Hubbard is accused of using his past position as... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's Househis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's House
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges: Hubbard is accused of using his past position as... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's Househis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's House
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges: Hubbard is accused of using his past position as... Read more
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The Washington Times
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama’s Househis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama’s House
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges: Hubbard is accused of using his past position as... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's Househis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's House
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges: Hubbard is accused of using his past position as... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's Househis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's House
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges: Hubbard is accused of using his past position as... Read more
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Salon.com
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama’s Househis political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyist
Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama’s House
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges: Hubbard is accused of using his past position as... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
The problems of power for William A. Bell, Sr.the city forward, while an equal number of people felt he was making a power gr
The problems of power for William A. Bell, Sr.
The Birmingham Times / Posted 9 days ago
the city forward, while an equal number of people felt he was making a power grab that would take the city backward. The Alabama legislature this month amended the Mayor-Council Act, which arguably makes him—intended or not—the most powerful... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mobile County receives funding for five additional Pre-K sitesthis for the children in our community.” This expansion is part of a $16 milli
Mobile County receives funding for five additional Pre-K sites
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 10 days ago
this for the children in our community.” This expansion is part of a $16 million increase in Pre-K funding approved by the Alabama Legislature and signed by the governor as part of the Education Trust Fund for fiscal year 2017. One hundred and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mobile County receives funding for five additional Pre-K sitesthis for the children in our community.” This expansion is part of a $16 milli
Mobile County receives funding for five additional Pre-K sites
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
this for the children in our community.” This expansion is part of a $16 million increase in Pre-K funding approved by the Alabama Legislature and signed by the governor as part of the Education Trust Fund for fiscal year 2017. One hundred and... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Jury Seated for Hubbard Ethics Trialethics charges accusing him of using his public positions to make money and obt
Jury Seated for Hubbard Ethics Trial
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 10 days ago
ethics charges accusing him of using his public positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and others with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard has pleaded not guilty and maintained the transactions were... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
$15 million awarded to AL pre-k programslives now and for years to come. In his Education Trust Fund budget recommendat
$15 million awarded to AL pre-k programs
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
lives now and for years to come. In his Education Trust Fund budget recommendation, Governor Bentley recommended a $20 million increase for the voluntary pre-k program. The Alabama Legislature approved a $16 million increase for Fiscal Year of... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
$15 million awarded to AL pre-k programslives now and for years to come. In his Education Trust Fund budget recommendat
$15 million awarded to AL pre-k programs
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
lives now and for years to come. In his Education Trust Fund budget recommendation, Governor Bentley recommended a $20 million increase for the voluntary pre-k program. The Alabama Legislature approved a $16 million increase for Fiscal Year of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Jury being selected for indicted Alabama GOP House speakerof corruption in state government as he led the Republican takeover in 2010, en
Jury being selected for indicted Alabama GOP House speaker
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
of corruption in state government as he led the Republican takeover in 2010, ending 136 years of Democratic control of the Alabama legislature. One their first actions with Hubbard as speaker was to pass the tough new ethics law. Hubbard is... Read more
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Al.com
What the hell is a kakistocracy? It's Alabamaread better. Which gives them a better chance to succeed. And prosper. And con
What the hell is a kakistocracy? It's Alabama
Al.com / Posted 13 days ago
read better. Which gives them a better chance to succeed. And prosper. And contribute to Alabama. So what did the Alabama Legislature do? It cut funding to the program by 15 percent, or $7 million. So schools where the reading program... Read more
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Al.com
For the tenth year in a row, Alabama is the best in Pre-Knote of the impact First Class Pre-K is having on the children that have been l
For the tenth year in a row, Alabama is the best in Pre-K
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
note of the impact First Class Pre-K is having on the children that have been lucky enough to attend. Just last month, the Alabama Legislature approved a historic $16 million expansion of the voluntary program. This means as many as 155 new... Read more
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The Brewton Standard
Prison bill fails; 270+ local jobs safe for nowMore than 270 local jobs are safe for now, after the Alabama Legislature adjour
Prison bill fails; 270+ local jobs safe for now
The Brewton Standard / Posted 15 days ago
More than 270 local jobs are safe for now, after the Alabama Legislature adjourned at midnight without passing a prison construction bill that would close at least some of the state’s aging prisons and replace them with fewer, larger structures. In... Read more
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CNBC
Don’t believe what Donald Trump says: He won’t raise minimum wagefrom raising the minimum wage within their boundaries, and more are rushing to
Don’t believe what Donald Trump says: He won’t raise minimum wage
CNBC / Posted 15 days ago
from raising the minimum wage within their boundaries, and more are rushing to join this group. The GOP-controlled Alabama legislature recently overturned the will of the democratically elected members of the Birmingham city council when it... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Reward and punishment: How Johnathan Austin got re-elected presidentstaff writer Reward and punishment. That was a message sent by five Birmingha
Reward and punishment: How Johnathan Austin got re-elected president
The Birmingham Times / Posted 16 days ago
staff writer Reward and punishment. That was a message sent by five Birmingham City Councilmembers this week to the Alabama Legislature, the Birmingham mayor’s office and even some members of the City Council. The panel on Tuesday... Read more
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Al.com
Mobile police officer Julius Schulte selflessly helped city's youth before his death in the line of dutyshooting. Schulte's widow, Betty, received numerous awards on her husband's be
Mobile police officer Julius Schulte selflessly helped city's youth before his death in the line of duty
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
shooting. Schulte's widow, Betty, received numerous awards on her husband's behalf: a proclamation from both houses of the Alabama Legislature; a flag and medal of honor bestowed by the American Police Hall of Fame; the Exchange Club of Mobile's... Read more
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Al.com
Live odds for today's Birmingham city council horseraceIt is almost post time, as the Birmingham City Council, forced by the the Alaba
Live odds for today's Birmingham city council horserace
Al.com / Posted 18 days ago
It is almost post time, as the Birmingham City Council, forced by the the Alabama Legislature and the mayor, must pick a new council president in mid term. This morning. It's a race to the finish here at Titanic Downs. If they all show up at the... Read more
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