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3 hrs ago | Anniston Star
For too many in Alabama, the ladder to the top is a rickety, unsteady contraption that's missing a few rungs.
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7 hrs ago | Alabama Live
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signs a bill to realign University of South Alabama trustees' districts and reduces trustees' terms from 12 to six years.
11 hrs ago | Alabama Live
Matt Hardegree with Alabama Department of Transportation inspects the eastbound bridge over the Cahaba River on US 280.
15 hrs ago | Alabama Live
In 2014, AL.com is looking beyond political battle lines to examine how the Affordable Care Act is affecting the cost, availability and quality of health care in Alabama.
A House committee will consider a new version of the education budget that does away with a teacher bonus and instead uses the money to try to prevent large increases in education employees' health insurance costs The proposed substitute budget before the House Ways and Means Education Committee this week eliminates a one-time 1 percent bonus for ... (more)
The Alabama Supreme Court is divided over whether the state Legislature is acting legally by rewriting the state Constitution a few portions at a time.
Perrion Roberts received a pardon from the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles on Jan. 24, 2014.
Troy University's Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy recently released a study finding that expanding Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would prove exceptionally costly for Alabama.
Makers and suppliers of Alabama's execution drugs would be kept secret and not released to the public or the courts under a bill approved Thursday in the Alabama House of Representatives.
State Superintendent Tommy Bice Friday strongly criticized a bill filed by Sen. Scott Beason, R-Gardendale, which would allow local school districts the opportunity to use curricula not associated with the Common Core Standards.
Next month..., the Samson City Council will seek bids on the first of three downtown sidewalk projects.
The Alabama's Sheriff's Association came out against the bill that would allow people to carry loaded guns in their vehicles without the need for a concealed carry permit, if it passes into law.
In 2008 a bipartisan state panel found the conditions at Tutwiler Prison for Women to be "deplorable" and "inhumane" and looked forward to plans to tear it down and replace it the following year.
After all, the company that is now Alabama's largest brewery started brewing its beer before it even had its own brewery - working an arrangement with Lazy Magnolia Brewing Co.
On Thursday, the Legislature gave final approval to a bill by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh to exempt from new regulations barbers who have been cutting hair at least 10 years.
The bill is being pushed by the Alabama Department of Corrections [official website], and passed [AP report] the House by a vote of 77-19.