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The Alabama Democratic Party has reaffirmed its leadership and that's not good
I started to write that "I read with interest" the Alabama Democratic Party had voted to give its chairwoman, Nancy Worley, another term.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Geneva Road Project
BIG STATE TRANSPORTATION BUCKS ARE COMING ONE WIREGRASS CITY. FELICIA WARD SAYS VISITING HER MOTHER OFF OF WEST FLEMING AVENUE IN GENEVA CAN BECOME A MESSY EXPERIENCE.
Lull in firearm sales and transfers to Alabama behind 105 layoffs at Remington Arms
Over 100 employees will walk out of Remington Arms Friday, not knowing if they'll ever be back.
Alabama's move incentives get second look
Tucked inside leafy Bruns Drive, the 40,000-square-foot production studio features a two-story sound stage and green screen room, an editing room, a space for wardrobe and prop design, and all the technical gadgets needed to make a movie.
New York inmate's wrongful death lawsuit targets Corizon, Alabama's inmate health care...
Photo from 'Cruel Confinement' report released this morning by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program.
Forget Alabama job stats, for Gov. Bentley there's only one number that matters: opinion
For the last nine months, I've written the same column so often that I can almost turn it into a fill-in-the-blank exercise - Alabama job numbers and Gov. Robert Bentley's job performance.
Should Alabama submit records of voluntary mental commitments for gun background checks? AL.com readers divided
A clear majority of the AL.com readers who have responded to an online survey believe Alabama should provide more mental health records to an FBI database used in determining whether a person can buy a gun.
Pro-life activists appeal zoning board decision to approve abortion clinic
Huntsville's zoning board will hear from pro-life activists on their decision to approve a new spot for a local abortion clinic.
Alabama Risk Management for Schools is Now Alabama Trust for Boards of Education
ATBE was chosen to emphasize that AASB risk management Funds are focused on AASB member boards of education and to help distinguish ATBE Funds from the mandated and established by the state Legislature to provide liability coverage to board of education employees, which is administered by the state boards of education that you have come to expect ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
ALDOT working to address crumbling freeway asphalt
The Alabama Department of Transportation is trying to determine what caused a stretch of Interstate 65 to crumble after crews laid new asphalt.
Bid Day: 21 out of 2,054 is not a lot. But it is a beginning
University of Alabama women run from Bryant-Denny Stadium to their new sorority houses on Aug. 16, 2014.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Alabama blocking more mentally ill residents from buying guns under 2013 law
After years of lax reporting, Alabama this year began blocking more mentally ill citizens from carrying guns.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
State highlights: TB outbreak in Alabama prisons; court order could...
The Associated Press : Worst TB Outbreak In 5 Years Hits Alabama Prisons Alabama's prison system, badly overcrowded and facing a lawsuit over medical treatment of inmates, is facing its worst outbreak of tuberculosis in five years, a health official said Thursday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Alabama Supreme Court rules brand name drug makers liable for harm caused by generic...
The Alabama Supreme Court today ruled that makers of brand name prescription drugs can be liable for claims by people who say they suffered from using generic versions made by different companies.
The EPA and Evangelical (Anti)Environmentalism
So began the prayer of Joel Watts of the West Virginia Coal Forum at a July 30 rally in Pittsburgh.
Little Risk Of Backlash On Immigration For Mo Brooks, Jeff Sessions
Yazmin Contreras, a 26-year-old Alabamian born to Mexican immigrant parents, was recently waiting for a flight at the Atlanta airport.
I-10 Mobile River Bridge's construction could generate $1.5 billion for Mobile area
The state of Alabama would get $41 million in new tax revenues from the construction of an Interstate 10 bridge over the Mobile River, while the city of Mobile could anticipate $1.5 billion in overall impact from a construction project that could last up to six years, a study by an University of South Alabama instructor will show when it's released ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Daily Tribune News
Jury awards day care owners $1.7M in DOT ruling
Robin Seaverns and her husband, Richard, operate Robin's Nest Childcare out of their home at 1475 Douthit Ferry Road.
Study: Alabamians with poor credit pay higher home insurance rates
Your credit score could mean more out-of-pocket costs for homeowner's insurance in Alabama, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com.
The Macon Telegraph
Ala. prisons hit with worst TB outbreak in 5 years
Pam Barrett, director of tuberculosis control for the Alabama Department of Public Health, said medical officials have diagnosed nine active cases of the infectious respiratory disease in state prisons so far this year.