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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Stacy Lee George, the aspiring 'gun-toting governor,' talks about string of political setbacks

Stacy Lee George, the state corrections officer who is challenging Gov. Robert Bentley in the June 3 primary, lost the last three times he ran for office in his home county and is separated from his fourth wife.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Newt Gingrich, Alabama

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Gov. Bentley releases group's report detailing proposal for water management plan

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Gov. Robert Bentley's office Thursday released the report of a group of state agencies commissioned to examine Alabama's water management practices.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Alabama Live

Larry Wood: No quick fixes, but Tutwiler should be the place that prison reform begins

Conditions at Tutwiler women's prison are disturbing to most, but there are no evident, easy solutions.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Psychology, Science, Opinion

Alabama Live

Sen. Cam Ward says meetings with national group working on Alabama prison reforms to start in May

The chairman of the Alabama Legislature's prison oversight committee said meetings will begin next month with a national group to come up with a long-range plan to fix some of the state's prison problems.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, US News, State Prisons, Tutwiler Prison for Women

Alabama Live

What is the medical standard for prisoners? No cruelty, no deliberate indifference

Gov. Robert Bentley met with corrections officers at Julia Tutwiler Prison in Wetumpka, Ala., on March 6, 2014.

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Alabama Live

Watch Shelby County School District's new video featuring Bentley, 2005 Miss America

SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- The Shelby County School District has released a new roughly two-minute promotional video that touts the benefits of the system's education.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Shelby County, AL, US Governors, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Pelham, AL, Auburn University Montgomery

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

One of Bentley's opponent releases his tax return

One of Gov. Robert Bentley's opponents in the governor's race released his income tax return Wednesday, and another opponent said he will release his tax return as soon as he files it.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Governors, Morgan County, AL, Baileyton, AL, State Prisons, Prison, US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

ABC 33/40

Toyota Boshoku bringing new, high-paying jobs to Vance

Dozens of high paying jobs are on the way to the community of Vance in Tuscaloosa County.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tuscaloosa County, AL

Alabama Live

Political Agenda: Bentley shares his taxes, Griffith files for an extension, and Alvin Holmes keeps being Alvin Holmes

Gov. Robert Bentley hasn't drawn a salary since taking office, but that hasn't hurt him much.

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WTVY Dothan

Opp Student Scholarships for Starting Small Businesses

MONTGOMERY, April 16, 2014-The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation today announced the Alabama recipients of the 12th annual NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards, a scholarship program designed to reward and encourage entrepreneurial talents among high school students.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Education Etc., Orange Beach, AL, US Governors

Institute for Southern Studies

Meet the NC officials who promoted a far-right conspiracy theory to...

North Carolina elected officials have joined with far-right groups such as the John Birch Society to promote a conspiracy theory about the United Nation's environmental sustainability plan for the 21st century.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Environment, Science, World News, Brazil, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

William Canary: Legislative session was very good for BCA

The 2014 legislative session that began Jan. 14 and ended April 3 saw significant results for Business Council of Alabama members and the entire business community of more than 1 million employees, their families, and investors, topped by enactment into law of Taxpayers Bill of Rights II legislation.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, US Governors, Tax, Opinion

Alabama Live

As June 3 election approaches, ads fill airwaves on photo ID requirements

A number of Alabama election offices, civil rights groups and Democrats are urging voters to get familiar with the state's new voter identification law, or risk being turned away at the polls during the primary and general elections.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Terri Sewell, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Montgomery County, AL, US Governors

WIAT-TV Birmingham

Governor Bentley releases tax return

Tuscaloosa police responded to a home invasion call on Pinbrook Lane and found the homeowner holding 21-year-old Daniel Pearman at gunpoint.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Montgomery, AL

The Miami Herald

Alabama governor releases tax return

Gov. Robert Bentley's tax return shows he's still not receiving any income from being governor, but he and his wife reported an adjusted gross income of nearly $373,000 for 2013.

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Related Topix: US Governors, IRA, Personal Finance, Social Security

The Trussville Tribune

Paine fourth-graders visit Montgomery

Students toured the state capitol, the governor's mansion where one group was greeted by Gov. Robert Bentley's wife Dianne Bentley and Alabama Old Town.

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The Trussville Tribune

Alabama changing method of tax collection on CNG

A measure passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Robert Bentley suspends a motor fuel road tax decal program for compressed natural gas vehicles that fuel in the state.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Trussville, AL, Jefferson County, AL

Common Dreams

Alabama: The Next Tar Sands Frontier?

If you're like me, you probably have a special spot in your heart for your hometown and home state.

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Related Topix: Alabama, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Teachers' insurance rates will stay level in 2015

The governing board of the Public Education Employees Health Insurance Program voted Monday to keep premiums and co-pays unchanged in 2015.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

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Common Core, or Alabama's College and Career Ready Standards, were a hot issue Monday night as they had been, even though the legislature ultimately decided not to defund them, or let school systems opt out.

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