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11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

AEA's future is an open question, but an answer is coming soon: opinion

After the polls closed on June 3, Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was almost jubilant.

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Related Topix: US News, Alabama, US Governors, Opinion

15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

New Franklin County school security plan forgoes armed volunteers, at least for now

Franklin County will not put armed volunteers in its schools this fall, despite a state law that gives it the right to do so.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, AL, Russellville, AL, Red Bay, AL, US Governors

21 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Alabama Commerce Secretary Canfield: State economic development plan is working

Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield said since the state adopted the Accelerate Alabama economic development plan two years ago, more than 38,000 jobs have come to the state through recruitment or expansion and companies have invested more than $9.8 billion in state operations.

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Related Topix: Alabama, US Governors, University of Alabama, Auburn University, Montgomery, AL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Alabama Live

Gov. Bentley declines to reinstate Alabama State University trustee despite threat of...

In an email, Wiggins requested Bentley rescind his letter of removal and provide for a hearing before the ASU Board of Trustees in accordance with its bylaws.

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Alabama Live

Alabama State University president announces fundraising event in wake of leadership shake-up

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- In the wake of criticism over her fundraising abilities , Alabama State University President Gwendolyn Boyd has announced a new fundraising event set for next week.

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Alabama Live

Using education funds to lure businesses is a short-sighted plan: reader opinion

Any good deep-fried, sweet-tea washed Southerner is familiar with "bless his heart."

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Alabama Live

Alabama State University spent $318K suing forensic auditor hired by Gov. Bentley

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Alabama State University spent $318,099 suing a Birmingham forensic auditor hired by Gov. Robert Bentley to investigate claims of financial wrongdoing at the school.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Alabama, Alabama State University, Birmingham, AL, Whatley, AL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Franklin County schools setting up security teams with volunteers; some could be armed

Officials on Thursday will announce a security plan for Franklin County schools that might include armed volunteers, which is allowed under legislation that passed over the governor's veto in 2013.

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Related Topix: Red Bay, AL, US Governors, Franklin County, AL

Switched

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Calls Prison Reform Advocates 'Crazy' To Sue State

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley knows his state has a serious prison problem, but he had some harsh words for reform groups suing the state over alleged shortcomings in providing inmates health care, Alabama Media Group reported.

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Related Topix: Prison, Alabama, US Governors, Jerry Brown, Drugs

Alabama Live

Alabama 'very attractive' as Southeast gains attention from international businesses and manufacturers

Business leaders who call Alabama home know how much the state has to offer in terms of economic development potential.

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Related Topix: Carpenter Technology, Steel, Metals, US Governors

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Christie planning August swing through the south

Gov. Chris Christie will be swinging through the south as part of another jam-packed month of travel boosting Republican candidates.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Aviation legend to visit Maxwell Air Force Base Thursday

A Smiths Station High School teacher is recovering after a devastating train collision on Monday, July 28. Twisted metal, airbags deployed, and personal items scattered everywhere are all that's left of the SUV that Vivian Martin was driving when she crossed the path of a train running parallel to Lee County Road 430.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base, US Governors, Israel, World News, Middle East

The Trussville Tribune

Car tag renewal in Clay to begin Monday

The city of Clay is "ready to go" with the car tag renewal process at Clay City Hall if there are no computer glitches at the last minute, according to City Manager Ronnie Dixon.

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

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Daughter of soldier killed in Florida beach plane crash dies

When Gov. Robert Bentley last week cited allegations of a conflict of interest to remove Hale County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins from the Alabama State University board of trustees, it was not the first When Gov. Robert Bentley last week cited allegations of a conflict of interest to remove Hale County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins from the Alabama ... (more)

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Teen rescued from Blount Co. cave

When Gov. Robert Bentley last week cited allegations of a conflict of interest to remove Hale County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins from the Alabama State University board of trustees, it was not the first When Gov. Robert Bentley last week cited allegations of a conflict of interest to remove Hale County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins from the Alabama ... (more)

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Four arrested in Enterprise for series of burglaries

When Gov. Robert Bentley last week cited allegations of a conflict of interest to remove Hale County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins from the Alabama State University board of trustees, it was not the first When Gov. Robert Bentley last week cited allegations of a conflict of interest to remove Hale County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins from the Alabama ... (more)

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Alabama Live

Top aide for Gov. Robert Bentley, Luther Strange to testify at EPA's hearing on carbon...

A top aide to Gov. Robert Bentley will testify at a hearing today that proposed restrictions on coal-burning power plants will hurt Alabama, according to a news release from the governor's office.

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Alabama Live

Clean power plan is an opportunity for Alabama: reader opinion

The limits on power plant pollution that will be discussed in four hearings across the country on July 29 and 30 are truly an opportunity to improve Alabama's business environment and quality of life for its citizens.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government, Environment, Science, US Governors, Alabama Power, Energy, Jefferson County, AL, Opinion

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Activists call for support of immigrant children if housed in Alabama

Alabama lawmakers have drafted legislation to prevent immigrant children from being placed at military bases nationwide.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government, US Military, US Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base, US Governors, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Switched

Alabama's Refusal To Expand Medicaid May Hurt Its Economy

Alabama's refusal to expand Medicaid eligibility to 235,000 uninsured, low-income residents is hindering the state's economic development efforts, experts argued at the Economic Development Association of Alabama's summer conference on Monday.

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