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6 hrs ago | WALA
The Alabama Department of Transportation has set up temporary traffic control to make the I-10 eastbound on-ramp on the east side of Bankhead Tunnel accessible to traffic traveling alt-90 from the Cochrane Bridge.
12 hrs ago | The Star Press
High levels of legionella bacteria have been found in the water at the Montgomery and Tuskegee campuses of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care system, posing a health threat to patients.
12 hrs ago | WALA
Mobile Police said a strong chemical smell led them to a hotel room at the Beverly Motel on Government Blvd. in which they found several suspects and a child.
12 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery
Alabama's mobile career center will now be able to serve more people thanks to a grant from Governor Robert Bentley.
Some in Alabama government have asked for prayers to defeat new EPA rules on coal-fired power plans but some religious leaders are praying those rules are imposed Members of the Alabama Public Service Commission have called on Alabamians to pray to God to stop new federal regulations aimed at cutting carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants, ... (more)
Once Alabama prison officials work out how to most effectively use video surveillance for security, Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women could be "a model for the country," a national consultant said Thursday.
Gov. Robert Bentley says the only stat that matters is that more Alabamians are working now than in 2011, but he's wrong about that, too.
The right lane will be closed for two miles between the Red Mountain Expressway and Tallapoosa Street through mid-August, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.
Hundreds gathered at the Alabama State Capitol on May 31, 2014 to ask Gov. Robert Bentley to save lives and expand Medicaid in the state.
Last spring, the Alabama Legislature passed the landmark Alabama Taxpayer Fairness Act, Act # 2014-146, the modified successor to a bill long known as the Alabama Taxpayers' Bill of Rights II .
"Like many folks in Alabama, I grew up with the Golden Rule. We should treat others as we want to be treated - a simple and powerful concept."
U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for... Republicans began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting President Barack ... (more)
The Alabama Department of Transportation has confirmed two public hearing dates for the proposed I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway widening project.
First, some background. The D.C. Court of Appeals ruled on July 22 that the subsides under the law - formally called the Affordable Care Act - were illegal on the federal exchange because the statute authorized them only on state-run exchanges.
Pushing back against new Environmental Protection Agency standards limiting carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, Alabama officials gathered Monday to argue that the new federal policy flouted the Almighty's will by regulating a God-given resource.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 04:56 pm
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