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50-state look at how Common Core is playing out
A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards: ___ ALABAMA The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Downtown parking spaces under Interstate 20/59 close Tuesday
Barricades will be in place Tuesday morning underneath the Interstate 20/59 bridges downtown as the Alabama Department of Transportation closes off parking spaces.
Court to weigh use of race in drawing political lines
Alabama's use of race to draw political district lines has drawn the attention of the Supreme Court, which will hear a case this fall that could have repercussions throughout the South.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Here's why the judge in Lowell Barron corruption case slapped Alabamians in the face
About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
50-State Look at How Common Core Playing out in US
The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
When a sociopath meets Dr. Death, the conversation's already over: opinion
So we're to believe that President Obama is an egomaniacal, lazy, arrogant sociopath who would rather vacation on posh golf courses than tend to the nation.
ALDOT expectations for Labor Day holiday weekend
From Madison to Dekalb County, motorists are seeing a number of road improvement projects.
Alabama denies claims that if fails to give prisoners adequate medical care
Lawyers for the Alabama Department of Corrections responded today to a lawsuit that alleges the medical care for state prisoners is so poor that it violates the U.S. Constitution.
What they're saying about Alabama: Demonizing the Islamic faith?
The American and Alabama Laws for Alabama Courts Amendment will be voted on by Alabamians on Nov. 4. Legislation passed in 2013 proposed the amendment which, if passed, will "prohibit the application of foreign law" in Alabama.
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Don't forget about Alabama's entrepreneurs
Lately you would have to be hiding under a rock not to hear a politician talk about job creation.
Cameron Smith joining Alabama Media Group as regular columnist
Cameron Smith, former vice president and general counsel of the Alabama Policy Institute, is joining The Alabama Media Group as a regular columnist.
The eco-devo impact of the massive I-22 delay
The interchange between Interstate 65 and Interstate 22 isn't just one of the costliest road projects in Birmingham history.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Guntersville High School led state in increase of students earning college credit through AP exams
Guntersville High School was among four high schools honored Wednesday as the leaders in Alabama's drastic increase in the number of students earning college credit through Advanced Placement exams.
'What if Alabama elected multiple congressmen per district? A radical reform proposal'
Al.com reports: No one would dispute that Alabama is a Republican-leaning state, but an electoral reform group contends the current voting system distorts GOP dominance.
Labor Day: Travel, football season combine for busy holiday on Alabama roads
Labor Day travel is expected to bounce to its highest level nationwide since the recession's onslaught several years ago, according to AAA.
Proceeds from food campaign to benefit Children's of Alabama
The Buy Alabama's Best campaign, which began on Wednesday, will continue through September with some of the proceeds from purchased Alabama food products going to benefit Children's of Alabama, according toa a report from Al.com.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Poll: How would you rate President Obama's job performance?
As we approach the start of the fall campaign for a host of offices across Alabama, especially the races for governor and attorney general, I wanted to do a quick check on President Obama's popularity in Alabama.
City of Troy counts down to football with tailgate
Officials with the Alabama Department of Public Health say the first round of testing is almost complete following an investigation after an Auburn University student was Officials with the Alabama Department of Public Health say the first round of testing is almost complete following an investigation after an Auburn University student was ... (more)
First round of screening done after AU student develops active TB
Officials with the Alabama Department of Public Health say the first round of testing is almost complete following an investigation after an Auburn University student was diagnosed with an active case of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Alabama leads nation in raising number of Advanced Placement scores for college credit
Alabama led all states in the increase in the number of qualifying scores by high school students on math, science and English Advanced Placement exams over the last six years, officials will announce today.