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Here's what Parker Griffith says he would do if the Legislature repeals Common Core

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith said he supports Common Core academic standards in public schools and would try to block any legislation that would repeal their use in Alabama.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Plastics News

Germany's Bolta building $50 million plating plant in Alabama

Bolta first announced the project in September, when Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said the new plant could employ more than 350 by 2016.

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Related Topix: US Governors, World News, Mexico, Vance, AL, Cullman, AL

Alabama Live

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Alabama, Alabama Government, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Opinion

Freshnews

Baxter Announces Hemodialysis Dialyzer Expansion in Opelika, Alabama

Baxter International Inc. announced today that it plans to expand its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Opelika, Ala., to help address the growing global demand for dialyzers, a critical component used in hemodialysis therapy .

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Related Topix: Opelika, AL, Medicine, Baxter International, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, US Governors

The Trussville Tribune

Northern Beltline progress in Pinson: Landscape - changes every day'

The area just off Alabama Highway 75 in the Pinson area by Palmerdale United Methodist Church is vast, the walls of red-orange dirt built high.

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Related Topix: Pinson, AL, Palmerdale, AL, Jefferson County, AL, Bessemer, AL, US Governors, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Daily Mountain Eagle

Reed explains delay in ATRIP projects in Walker County

Sen. Greg Reed gave an impromptu update on two bridge restoration projects during Monday's meeting of the Walker County Commission.

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Related Topix: Walker County, AL, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Not a caretaker governor: Bentley promises further action on jobs, roads and prisons if re-elected

Despite an unemployment rate going in the wrong direction and state budget concerns, Gov. Robert Bentley told a gathering of news media on Monday afternoon that he will grapple with the state's problems as he claims he has in his first term, and will change things for the better.

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Alabama Live

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a Gov. Bentley cartoon caption contest

About the writer JD Crowe is the statewide cartoonist for the Alabama Media Group.

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Alabama Live

'Beautiful day': Fairhope rededicates community park, anchored by new splash pad

FAIRHOPE, Alabama -- It was a dream nearly 20 years ago that developed what would become Fairhopers Community Park, and over the weekend a new dream was realized.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily News-Record

#1 - Pols Don't Get Economics

President Obama rejoiced that Airbus is "building new planes in Alabama." a SAirbus is in right-to-work Alabama because capital, being mobile, goes where it is wanted and stays where it is well-treated.

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Alabama Live

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley soars across the globe, and so do collateral costs

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gulf Shores, AL, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WALA

Fairhope celebrates grand re-opening of city park

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and other political and civic leaders were on hand Saturday morning for the re-dedication ceremonies of the re-opening of the Fairhope Community Park, but it was the children and their parents who were celebrating the most.

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Alabama Live

Some Alabama lawmakers open to idea of gambling compact

Alabama's only federally recognized Indian tribe for two decades has sought a compact with the state.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Baldwin Beach Express will help tourism, governor says

The opening of a new north-south corridor in Baldwin County should have a big impact on the county's biggest cash cow - tourism, Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday.

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Alabama Live

Bradley Byrne: If Gov. Robert Bentley insists on I-10 tolls, 'we really have to figure out how to sell it'

Implementing a toll system on some of the Mobile area's most heavily used roads after an Interstate 10 Bridge is built "won't be very popular" with the public, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne said Friday.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

AL unemployment rate climbs to 7 percent in July

Alabama's unemployment rate is 7 percent, up from June's rate of 6.8 percent. The state Department of Labor says this preliminary, seasonally adjusted rate is refers to BLS's practice of anticipating certain trends in the labor force.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Alabama Live

30 flights in 2 weeks: Here's when Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley was at his busiest

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has flown 600 times in just over three years, but the busiest stretch happened during a frantic two-week period.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, Alabama, Oil Spill, Muscle Shoals, AL

Alabama Live

House District 27 nominee says he was turned away from economic development forum with...

House District 27 nominee says he was turned away from economic development forum with Gov. Bentley because he's not a Republican Jeff McLaughlin, who was the state representative for District 27 from 2001-2010 and is seeking re-election, said he was asked to leave Synco Corp. in Arab, where Bentley and other community and business leaders were ... (more)

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Alabama Live

Powerful firm lobbies for Alabama prison health contractor, then defends company in court

Photo from 'Cruel Confinement' report released this morning by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Alabama Live

Beason's bad idea for prison reform: reader opinion

Scott Beason wants to talk about prison reform. His idea for overcrowding is to make them sleep in shifts.

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