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Boston Globe
He took on the Voting Rights Act and won. Now he’s taking on Harvardlocalities that had recently come under Justice Department scrutiny, and then c
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
localities that had recently come under Justice Department scrutiny, and then cold-called Frank Ellis, county attorney of Shelby County, Alabama. Ellis was wary at first of Blum, but not of his cause. “We vetted him as best we could,” Ellis said,... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
Jobless rate continues to fall, sets record lowjob fairs and career centers for helping people find jobs. Counties with the l
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted yesterday
job fairs and career centers for helping people find jobs. Counties with the lowest unemployment rate for October are Shelby County at 2.6 percent, Marshall, Madison, Lee and Cullman counties at 3 percent and Tuscaloosa and Elmore counties at... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Inmate reportedly walks away from federal prison camp in MillingtonMILLINGTON, Tenn. — An inmate has walked away from a federal prison camp in Mil
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MILLINGTON, Tenn. — An inmate has walked away from a federal prison camp in Millington and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says he should be considered armed and dangerous. Travon Gardner, from the Nashville area, is 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Infant mortality rates on the raise; Experts concernedevery 1,000 born, won’t make it to their first birthday. A large number of tho
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
every 1,000 born, won’t make it to their first birthday. A large number of those children are born prematurely and here in Shelby County, the infant mortality rate used to make parents cringe. “If you’ve got to be a premature baby this is the best... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Man charged with Bernie’s burglaryBrackett could face up to 10 years in prison and owe up to $15,000 in fines. B
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Brackett could face up to 10 years in prison and owe up to $15,000 in fines. Brackett is currently being held at the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $10,000. His case was assigned to Shelby County District Court Judge Daniel A. Crowson.... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
State allocates $2.7 million to help domestic violence, sexual abuse victimsexams and court support and preparation. Of the $2.7 million allocated, $1.28
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
exams and court support and preparation. Of the $2.7 million allocated, $1.28 million went to three organizations serving Shelby County. SafeHouse of Shelby County Inc., which is based in Pelham, received $698,747 to aid victims of sexual and... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Locals react after Roy Moore allegationsSeveral Shelby County political groups recently issued statements after allegat
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Several Shelby County political groups recently issued statements after allegations of flirting and sexual misconduct with underage girls were brought up against U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. The Shelby County... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Locals react after Roy Moore allegationsSeveral Shelby County political groups recently issued statements after allegat
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Several Shelby County political groups recently issued statements after allegations of flirting and sexual misconduct with underage girls were brought up against U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. The Shelby County... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Law On Proof Of Medical Expenses In Personal Injury Casescomplaint. While Mrs. Dedmon’s case was pending, the Tennessee Supreme Court i
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
complaint. While Mrs. Dedmon’s case was pending, the Tennessee Supreme Court issued its opinion in another case, West v. Shelby County Healthcare Corporation. West involved a hospital’s legal claim, called a lien, for the full amount of patients’... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Suspect charged in armed Boost Mobile robberyDontavious Parker/ Courtesy of Shelby County Jail MEMPHIS, Tenn. — At least on
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
Dontavious Parker/ Courtesy of Shelby County Jail MEMPHIS, Tenn. — At least one suspect wanted in connection to a recent armed robbery at a Boost Mobile store has been charged with aggravated robbery. Late Wednesday evening, officers responded to... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Izak the dog on the mend, looking for forever homeis now full of life and getting ready to find his forever home. About two mont
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
is now full of life and getting ready to find his forever home. About two months ago, a good Samaritan contacted the Shelby County Sheriff's Office after spotting Izak on the side of the road. That person's actions just might've saved his... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
AL unemployment rate drops to another record low in Octoberstate, we are helping employers find the employees they are looking for.” Coun
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
state, we are helping employers find the employees they are looking for.” Counties with the lowest unemployment rates are Shelby County at 2.6 percent, Marshall, Madison, Lee, and Cullman Counties at 3.0 percent, and Tuscaloosa and Elmore Counties... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AL unemployment rate drops to another record low in Octoberstate, we are helping employers find the employees they are looking for.” Coun
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
state, we are helping employers find the employees they are looking for.” Counties with the lowest unemployment rates are Shelby County at 2.6 percent, Marshall, Madison, Lee, and Cullman Counties at 3.0 percent, and Tuscaloosa and Elmore Counties... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Nov. 17 is World Prematurity Awareness Dayrate among Africa American women is 49 percent higher than the rate among all o
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
rate among Africa American women is 49 percent higher than the rate among all other women and location is important, while Shelby County received an A grade, Montgomery, Madison, and Mobile counties all received an F. The report grades every state... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Police arrest robbery ring in Nutbush, recover more than $14,000on Tuesday. "I can believe that," said Nutbush resident Natasha Vera. "People
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
on Tuesday. "I can believe that," said Nutbush resident Natasha Vera. "People gotta lock their stuff up around there." Shelby County deputies say they busted a father and son, Willie Matthews Sr. and Willie Matthews Jr., as well as Jeovanie... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Route changed for annual Westover Christmas Paradehave a new route this year. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec.
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
have a new route this year. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9. This year’s parade route will begin at Shelby County 55 and continue east on Shelby County 280 (Old Highway 280) to Westover City Hall. Parade staging will take... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Teen arrested after Arlington High School threat on social mediaHigh School on Thursday morning after authorities say he made a threat on socia
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
High School on Thursday morning after authorities say he made a threat on social media to shoot up the school. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said the 16-year-old posted a picture of himself holding a rifle along with the threat... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Man receives 25 years for attempted murdermurder. Louis Henry Knight, 55, who formerly listed an address in Birmingham,
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
murder. Louis Henry Knight, 55, who formerly listed an address in Birmingham, was sentenced to 25 years in prison by the Shelby County Circuit Court on Monday, Nov. 13. Knight began his sentence on the day of the plea hearing. He was also ordered... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Restored Major home to be featured in Tour of HomesHands and at Joyce’s Old Country Store. Tickets can also be purchased at the do
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
Hands and at Joyce’s Old Country Store. Tickets can also be purchased at the door on the day of the event for $20. The Shelby County Arts Council will have its Annual Artists Market on the same day as the tour. Admission is free and will take... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Graceland asks court to intervene in squabble over new venuethe Graceland tourist attraction in Memphis, said in a news release Wednesday i
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
the Graceland tourist attraction in Memphis, said in a news release Wednesday it filed for a declaratory judgment in Shelby County Chancery Court. Graceland says extending tax incentives for the venue would not violate non-compete agreements... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Strangers helped Montevallo veteran survive warof World War II is thinning rapidly, they continue to teach us through the stor
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
of World War II is thinning rapidly, they continue to teach us through the stories and mementoes left behind. When Shelby County resident James Cunningham died in 2013, he was buried at the Alabama National Cemetery for Veterans in... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster FBC Food Pantry serves families in needChurch Alabaster has seen an overwhelming growth recently, and now serves more
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
Church Alabaster has seen an overwhelming growth recently, and now serves more than 250 families each month throughout Shelby County. “What started out as a small ministry has now turned into something really big,” said FBC Alabaster Director... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
10-old shot, killed identified; police release pictures of cars soughtby her 3-year-old brother. The owner of that gun, Shawn Moore, was later charge
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
by her 3-year-old brother. The owner of that gun, Shawn Moore, was later charged with criminally negligent homicide. Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson tweeted his condolences: “These are our babies. Heart goes out to these... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster FBC Food Pantry serves families in needChurch Alabaster has seen an overwhelming growth recently, and now serves more
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
Church Alabaster has seen an overwhelming growth recently, and now serves more than 250 families each month throughout Shelby County. “What started out as a small ministry has now turned into something really big,” said FBC Alabaster Director... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Memphis Airport Issues First Business Diversity Development Annual ReportMemphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has released its first annual B
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has released its first annual Business Diversity Development report. According to the report, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Business Enterprises (D/M/WBEs) were awarded 27 percent of the $46 million... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Kingsbury High evacuated due to strange smellMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A local school was evacuated Thursday morning after a strange
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A local school was evacuated Thursday morning after a strange smell was reported inside the building. Shelby County Schools confirmed the incident, adding that everyone was safely evacuated and no one was hurt. School leaders are... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Accident, shooting reported near Holmes and Hacks Cross RoadTenn. — Authorities responded to the scene of an accident and shooting near Hol
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
Tenn. — Authorities responded to the scene of an accident and shooting near Holmes and Hacks Cross. According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened in the northbound lanes Thursday morning. Shots were fired during the... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Graceland asks court to intervene in squabble over new venuethe Graceland tourist attraction in Memphis, said in a news release Wednesday i
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
the Graceland tourist attraction in Memphis, said in a news release Wednesday it filed for a declaratory judgment in Shelby County Chancery Court. Graceland says extending tax incentives for the venue would not violate non-compete agreements... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacketsaid. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
said. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance. Humphrey is charged with possession of drug... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacketsaid. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
said. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance. Humphrey is charged with possession of drug... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacketsaid. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
said. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance. Humphrey is charged with possession of drug... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacketsaid. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
said. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance. Humphrey is charged with possession of drug... Read more
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ajc.com
Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacketsaid. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
said. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance. Humphrey is charged with possession of drug... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacketsaid. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
said. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance. Humphrey is charged with possession of drug... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacketsaid. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
said. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance. Humphrey is charged with possession of drug... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Shooting victim facing criminal charges because of what police say they found in his jacketsaid. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
said. Humphrey was taken to Regional One in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries and then booked into the Shelby County jail. He has since been released on his own recognizance. Humphrey is charged with possession of drug... Read more
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Al.com
Suspect in theft of guns shoots self in front of lawmen, airlifted to hospitalhospital Wednesday with a gunshot wounded after authorities say he shot himself
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
hospital Wednesday with a gunshot wounded after authorities say he shot himself during a law enforcement operation in Shelby County. The incident happened about 3 p.m. on August Road in the Summerhill community, according to the Shelby County... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Caught on camera: woman carjacked in Northeast Shelby CountySHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Cameras were recording as woman was held at gunpoint ne
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Cameras were recording as woman was held at gunpoint next to her car outside of a gas station on New Brownsville Road. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday night. Deputies said two men were caught on camera in the gas station... Read more
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ABC News
As national party abandons Moore, Bannon and Alabama GOP dig in“I believe that the Democrats will do great damage to our country.” In another
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
“I believe that the Democrats will do great damage to our country.” In another show of local support for Moore, the Shelby County Republican Party passed a resolution of support for his candidacy last night and urged other Republicans in the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
TNReady testing company sues the state of Tennesseetests the state fired the vendor. "It has become a nightmare," said Keith Will
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
tests the state fired the vendor. "It has become a nightmare," said Keith Williams, Executive Director of the Memphis Shelby County Education Association. He can't believe Measurement Inc. is suing the state for breach of contract and... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Elvis Presley Enterprises asks court to approve Graceland concert venueElvis Presley Enterprises is taking their battle for an event venue to court.
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
Elvis Presley Enterprises is taking their battle for an event venue to court. The company is asking the Chancery Court of Shelby County to rule that the proposed 6,200-seat venue on the Graceland campus would not violate the non-compete and... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Marriages for the week of Nov. 15, 2017The following marriage licenses were granted in Shelby County from Oct 23 to No
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
The following marriage licenses were granted in Shelby County from Oct 23 to Nov 3. -Donald Spain of Alabaster to Julie Gortney of Alabaster -Celia Hildago Garcia of Alabaster to Raul Rivera Alberton of Alabaster -Darrell Strickland of Alabaster... Read more
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Al.com
Metro Area Crime Center marks 1 year of fighting crimeHueytown, Mountain Brook, Tarrant, Trussville, UAB and Vestavia Hills police de
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
Hueytown, Mountain Brook, Tarrant, Trussville, UAB and Vestavia Hills police departments, as well as the Etowah County and Shelby County sheriff's offices. "We all understand these criminals don't just work where they lived. They travel all over... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Marriages for the week of Nov. 15, 2017The following marriage licenses were granted in Shelby County from Oct 23 to No
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
The following marriage licenses were granted in Shelby County from Oct 23 to Nov 3. -Hannah Byrnside of Montevallo to Dustin Johnson of Montevallo -Tiffany Dunning of Calera to Jerome Prince of Calera -William Champlin of Columbiana to Ashton Hale... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Land transactions for the week of Nov. 15, 2017The following deeds were transferred in Shelby County from Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
The following deeds were transferred in Shelby County from Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017 -David Acton Building Corp to George Yarbrough for $75,000 for lot 11 of village at highland lakes -Barbara Connor to Kelly Davis for $400,000 for lot 61 of barkley... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Graceland challenges FedExForum agreement as it seeks to build new arenato Memphis City Council. The operating agreement that governs the FedExForum re
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
to Memphis City Council. The operating agreement that governs the FedExForum restricts competition from other venues within Shelby County. Critics contend the agreement has held back redevelopment of the Mid-South Coliseum and pushed concerts to... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Amateur radio club welcomes young memberPELHAM – The Shelby County Amateur Radio Club (SCARC) recently welcomed its you
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
PELHAM – The Shelby County Amateur Radio Club (SCARC) recently welcomed its youngest member, 9-year-old Helena Staggs, on Nov. 7 during a meeting held at the Pelham Fire Department Training Center on Stuart Lane. Helena Staggs, of Bessemer, was... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Scholarship fund created to send under-privileged kids to Camp Hi-Honon-profit organizations to an area summer camp. According to a news release,
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
non-profit organizations to an area summer camp. According to a news release, Camp Hi-Ho, located off Aiken Road in Shelby County, Kentucky, has partnered with the Community Foundation of Louisville to launch the scholarship. The fund will... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Man gets 20 years in prison for distributing methguilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to dist
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
guilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute during a Nov. 13 hearing in front of Shelby County Circuit Court Judge William Bostick. As a result of Turman’s guilty plea, Bostick sentenced him to 20 years in... Read more
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The Hill
Shelby County GOP passes resolution in support of MooreThe Shelby County Republican Executive Committee on Tuesday passed a resolution
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The Shelby County Republican Executive Committee on Tuesday passed a resolution in support of GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, according to multiple reports. The committee said in its resolution it would "assist and support" Moore's effort to win the... Read more
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