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Breitbart
Dr. Sebastian Gorka to Campaign for Judge Roy Moore Alongside Sarah Palin in Alabamathe governor appointed Strange into the Senate seat vacated by now-Attorney Gen
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
the governor appointed Strange into the Senate seat vacated by now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions after Strange asked the Alabama legislature to hold off on impeachment proceedings and before the governor was eventually forced to resign. Notably,... Read more
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Al.com
Confederate monument rally at Madison County Courthouse scheduled today: 'Will not tolerate racism'the same year that a lynching was also held on the courthouse square. The petit
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
the same year that a lynching was also held on the courthouse square. The petition surfaced around the same time the Alabama Legislature pressed forward with approving the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act, which prohibits local governments... Read more
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Al.com
Jefferson County to distribute $69 million to school systemsago. By early 2017, the county had paid down the debt to roughly $500 million.
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
ago. By early 2017, the county had paid down the debt to roughly $500 million. The county in 2015 got permission from the Alabama Legislature to refinance the remaining amount and use the savings of more than $60 million a year for the general... Read more
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The Troy Messenger
Clyde May: The man behind the whiskeythe Conecuh Ridge really good stuff in 2002 using Clyde May’s recipe and Conecu
The Troy Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
the Conecuh Ridge really good stuff in 2002 using Clyde May’s recipe and Conecuh Ridge Spring Water. In April 2004, the Alabama Legislature declared, by resolution, Conecuh Ridge Alabama Fine Whiskey as Alabama’s Official State Spirit. “Looks... Read more
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Breitbart
Fact Check: Mitch McConnell-Affiliated PAC Lies About Roy Moore in False Attack Ad on Border Wallto resign. But Bentley appointed Strange into the Sessions U.S. Senate seat bef
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
to resign. But Bentley appointed Strange into the Sessions U.S. Senate seat before he resigned after Strange asked the Alabama legislature to hold off on impeachment proceedings of Bentley while his office’s investigation progressed. The murky... Read more
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Al.com
State education leaders must reform themselvesin their governance role over K-12 rarely makes the news with positive stories.
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
in their governance role over K-12 rarely makes the news with positive stories. This should be different. In 2013 the Alabama Legislature began requiring that all local boards of education adopt a Code of Conduct and undergo annual training.... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
County commissioners complete trainingleadership and the roles and responsibilities of public service. The unique pr
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
leadership and the roles and responsibilities of public service. The unique program was created in 1994 by act of the Alabama Legislature as a mandatory program for first-time county commissioners. Classes are supervised by the ALGTI board of... Read more
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Breitbart
The Cavalry Arrives in Alabama: Pro-Trump Forces Align Behind Judge Roy Moore as ‘Swamp Monster’ Luther Strange Sufferswas investigating Bentley for a corruption and sex scandal that eventually forc
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
was investigating Bentley for a corruption and sex scandal that eventually forced Bentley to resign. But Strange asked the Alabama legislature to hold off on impeachment proceedings, and then Bentley appointed Strange into the U.S. Senate... Read more
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Breitbart
Under Pressure, Mitch McConnell Bends the Knee to Conservatives on Debt Ceilinghis job. Bentley appointed Strange into the seat vacated by now U.S. Attorney G
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
his job. Bentley appointed Strange into the seat vacated by now U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions after Strange asked the Alabama legislature to hold off on impeachment proceedings, and shortly thereafter Bentley resigned as a result of the... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster OKs one-time bonus for some city retireesFarrell, an Alabaster Fire Department retiree, abstained from voting. The bonu
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
Farrell, an Alabaster Fire Department retiree, abstained from voting. The bonuses came as a result of a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature during the 2017 session allowing employers who participated in the Employees Retirement System to provide... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster OKs one-time bonus for some city retireesFarrell, an Alabaster Fire Department retiree, abstained from voting. The bonu
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
Farrell, an Alabaster Fire Department retiree, abstained from voting. The bonuses came as a result of a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature during the 2017 session allowing employers who participated in the Employees Retirement System to provide... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
City considers speeding cameras to slow lead-footed drivers downSelma will have to have a local bill approved in Montgomery and amend its city
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Selma will have to have a local bill approved in Montgomery and amend its city ordinance by a vote of the city council. The Alabama Legislature will not reconvene until late January. Willing said Redflex had done business with Phenix City, Brantley... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama Supreme Court puts hold on education employees' insurance refundsincreases unfairly take away much or all of the long-overdue pay raise that was
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
increases unfairly take away much or all of the long-overdue pay raise that was adopted in bi-partisan fashion by the Alabama Legislature shortly before the Board's unlawful action," the lawsuit says. Mobile attorney Cecil Gardner, who... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Region Digest: Kitchen fire displaces a family of 4education at Trenholm State Community College and as principal of a Montgomery
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
education at Trenholm State Community College and as principal of a Montgomery magnet high school. Several members of the Alabama Legislature leadership wrote recommendations on behalf of Ross. Ross is a three-time graduate of Alabama State... Read more
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The Demopolis Times
Marengo County VFDs hold chiefs meeting, receive fundsto show appreciation to the hard-working volunteers was Alabama House District
The Demopolis Times / Posted 14 days ago
to show appreciation to the hard-working volunteers was Alabama House District 65 Representative Mrs. Elaine Beech. The Alabama Legislature appropriates funds and directs the Alabama Forestry Commission to administer the program and distribute... Read more
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Al.com
Put progressive Civil War Republicans on a pedestalof the Union Army. We could commemorate Lincoln School, founded by a former sla
Al.com / Posted 21 days ago
of the Union Army. We could commemorate Lincoln School, founded by a former slave and Republican candidate for the 1874 Alabama legislature, George Hooper Councill. We could celebrate the work of Methodist missionary Arad S. Lakin, who came to... Read more
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Al.com
Who killed the day care safety bill? It's time to name namesSometimes the Alabama Legislature seems like a comedy, set on a stage below spe
Al.com / Posted 25 days ago
Sometimes the Alabama Legislature seems like a comedy, set on a stage below spectators in the State House gallery. Political theatre in the round. In 2014, Rep. DuWayne Bridges, R-Valley, introduced a bill to legalize the display of the Ten... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Alabama School of Fine Arts Honors Three of the Area’s Finestmade an impact on this city and the lives of so many. They were instrumental in
The Birmingham Times / Posted 27 days ago
made an impact on this city and the lives of so many. They were instrumental in founding ASFA.” Waggoner has served in the Alabama Legislature for 44 years and said helping create ASFA was one of his proudest moments. “My proudest moments would be... Read more
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Al.com
Doug Jones says counties and cities should determine fates of Confederate monumentsJones criticized a new state law that protects historical markers 40 years or o
Al.com / Posted 27 days ago
Jones criticized a new state law that protects historical markers 40 years or older. The law was approved this year by the Alabama Legislature and signed by Gov. Kay Ivey three months ago. Jones said that cities will most likely have to deal with... Read more
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Al.com
Hey America: It's not about the statuesare fighting today to preserve. That's the history people are fighting today to
Al.com / Posted a month ago
are fighting today to preserve. That's the history people are fighting today to remove. It is that history the overseeing Alabama Legislature protected in its plantation-like law forbidding cities to do what they wish with such monuments. That is... Read more
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Al.com
Teen acquitted in death of Hoover veteran now charged with rapehis July 18 sentencing on the breaking and entering charges. Tolbert explained
Al.com / Posted 1 months ago
his July 18 sentencing on the breaking and entering charges. Tolbert explained that under recent sentencing reforms by the Alabama Legislature those convicted of property crimes face probation or little jail time. Wells had been in jail for more... Read more
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Al.com
Here's the monster ethics reform bill AG Marshall was too scared to turn looseout from the side where earlier this year I annotated the thing thinking that m
Al.com / Posted 1 months ago
out from the side where earlier this year I annotated the thing thinking that maybe it might drop, as they say, in the Alabama Legislature. But it never did. The document's synopsis begins this way: "This bill would substantially revise the... Read more

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