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In a major victory for Alabama conservatives, the Alabama Southern Baptist Convention passed a resolution questioning the federal Common Core curriculum and the control of the federal government over state curricula and testing in classrooms.
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MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- The Alabama House Republican Caucus today released its 2014 legislative agenda, which House Speaker Mike Hubbard of Auburn said would help businesses and the state's economy.
Over the last several months, liberal politicians, members of the media, hospitals and even the head of Alabama's retirement system have renewed their calls for Alabama to expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Animal activists in Florida are calling for measures to protect greyhounds in the racing industry.
University of Alabama System Chancellor Robert Witt, seen in this file photo, was unanimously appointed today to lead the Alabama Council of College and University Presidents.
I've come to the conclusion listening to Governor Bentley throughout the year that his position against Medicaid expansion in Alabama under the Affordable Care Act is based more on emotion and political pretence than logic.
Alabama's parole board wrote a new ending for the infamous "Scottsboro Boys" rape case Thursday morning by approving posthumous pardons more than 80 years after the arrests.
The good news for state employees: Many can anticipate merit raises in 2014. The bad news: The chances of across-the-board wage increases in 2015 are slim.
Competitors in the 44th edition of the Classic have until Dec. 31 to do their homework at Lake Guntersville and then won't be able to wet a line there until a 3-day practice period begins a week before the event in February.
The Tuscaloosa News reports that the Alabama Department of Transportation is working to get rights of way from 14 property owners along the route.
The thought of Alabamians opposing Medicaid expansion makes my head hurt. How can our business community do nothing over the next 30 days and allow $375 million to disappear? How can we sit idle and let Gov. Robert Bentley lose Alabama $1.5 billion per year in our economy for three years at no cost to the taxpayer? Medicaid expansion allows the ... (more)
With eight months left in his tenure, UAW President Bob King has reversed the union's membership decline, negotiated contracts that accelerated the Detroit Three automakers' recovery and established stronger ties with international labor organizations.
With eight months left in his tenure, UAW President Bob King has reversed the union's membership decline, negotiated contracts that accelerated the Detroit Three automakers' recovery and established DETROIT -- With eight months left in his tenure, UAW President Bob King has reversed the union's membership decline, negotiated contracts that ... (more)