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4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Bo Bice Day nixed in Alabama? The Onion takes a swipe at state's obsession with 'American Idol'

Bo Bice, left, really was acknowledged with a Bo Bice Day in 2005, courtesy of Alabama's governor at the time, Bob Riley.

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Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Alabama, US Governors, Montgomery, AL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Charleston Business Journal

S.C. governor leading trade mission to expand portfolio

Led by Gov. Nikki Haley , the state's 10-day trade mission to India this fall will be far more than a visit to her parents' homeland.

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Related Topix: Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, Nikki Haley, US Governors, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Pat McCrory, World News, India,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Political Agenda: Is the AEA flat-out lying about former Gov. Bob Riley?

Gregory Graves, the associate executive secretary of AEA, said in the article that Alabama Education Trust Fund money was going straight into Riley's pocket, as much as $1.25 million.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Our Views: Flash point on standards

While political rhetoric in the State Capitol swells to a volume that would fill the Norton Anthology of Literature, a prominent Southern Republican pricks the bubble of criticism of Common Core, the new and higher academic standards that Louisiana and most other states are pursuing.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Alabama Live

Recently freed Legal Schnauzer blogger says website was 'hijacked'

Blogger Roger Shuler was arrested for contempt of court and resisting arrest after he violated a court order, but some legal experts say the order was unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Blog News, US Governors, Alabama

Mon Apr 07, 2014

ThinkProgress

Meet The Alabama Blogger Who Spent Five Months In Jail Over His Journalism

"You get down to survival mode." That was blogger Roger Shuler's state of mind after being arrested and hauled off to jail for writing about a politically connected Alabama lawyer.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Alabama Government, Alabama, Journalism, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

Sat Apr 05, 2014

NOLA.com

Continuing the Common Core initiative is smart for Louisiana: Editorial

Common Core standards will allow Louisiana students to see how well they do compared with their peers across the nation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, US Governors, Alabama Government, Alabama, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Alabama Live

Legal Schnauzer blogger thankful to be freed from jail; maintains First Amendment rights violated

Blogger Roger Shuler was arrested for contempt of court and resisting arrest after he violated a court order, but some legal experts say the order was unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Prison, Blog News, Birmingham, AL, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Alabama Live

At long last, a light at the end of the GulfQuest construction tunnel

Tony Zodrow, executive director of the GulfQuest National Maritime Museum in Mobile, Ala., provides a tour of the few finished exhibits inside the museum.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, US Governors, Marketing

Alabama Live

Remembering Jeremiah Denton: A timeline of his life, what he said, tributes on social media

People remembered Sen. Jeremiah Denton on social media Friday as the news of his death at the age of 89 was announced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, Alabama, US Military, US Navy, US Governors

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Gov. Bentley designates Friday as 'Day of Prayer Over Students' in Alabama

Tomorrow has been designated by the State of Alabama as a day to pray for students, according to a Christian group that coordinates prayer in schools.

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Related Topix: Alabama, US Governors, Robert Bentley

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Former Gov. Bob Riley throws support behind Common Core

In an op-ed in the National Review today, former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley threw his support behind Common Core education standards and said that the maligned initiative has been misrepresented by its critics and that the standards are crucial for Alabama's success.

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Related Topix: US Governors

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