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  1. Laughter Laughter Laughter at the Alabama RepublicanRead the original story

    6 min ago | RickeyStokesNews.com

    The Republican circles are all sqirming with the indictment of Mike Hubbard. They are furious with the Republican nominee for Attorney General, Luther Strange.

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  2. Republican John Merrill, Democrat Lula Albert-Kaigler say what they will do if elected...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Alabama Live

    Merrill appears to be in strong position to keep the office, like all other statewide offices, in Republican hands. He has a huge lead in campaign funds and endorsements.

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  3. Alabama voters to decide school funding issueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Alabama voters will decide Nov. 4 whether to give new protections to public schools against unfunded mandates enacted by the Legislature. Amendment Four requires that at least two-thirds of the Legislature must pass a law that causes city and county boards of education to collectively spend more than $50,000 in local funds if the state is not going to pay for the increased expense.

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  4. Heads and tales: Mighty big footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wade on Birmingham

    Let's say 25,000 children left behind: The Birmingham school system is shopping for another superintendent. Craig Witherspoon surprised many with his Oct. 7 resignation after four-and-a-half years on the job.

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  5. Incumbent John McMillan faces Doug Smith in race for state agriculture commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    His Democratic challenger, Doug Smith, said he's running because he wants to revive economic development practices that have stalled under Republican leadership. McMillan, 73, a Baldwin County native and former state legislator, took over an agency in 2010 that was facing steep budget cuts.

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  6. Gulf State Park convention center challenged in lawsuit; Group calls project 'shocking...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Gov. Robert Bentley joins state and local leaders in Gulf Shores on May 14, 2013 to sign the bill authorizing construction of the Gulf State Park Convention Center with NRDA funds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. GULF SHORES, Alabama -- The Gulf Restoration Network, an environmental group based in New Orleans, has filed a law suit seeking to block the use of $58 million in Deepwater Horizon oil spill recovery funds to construct a hotel and conference center at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores.

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  7. Alabama's Darius Foster Wants To Bring Back 'Fight For The People' GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Darius Foster says he wants to challenge racial and political expectations. "With me, unfortunately, everything is black Republican.

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  8. Panel releases plan to help Alabama veterans with health, employment, homelessness, legal problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- A state commission appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley released a plan today that officials said would improve and coordinate services for Alabama veterans and their families. Among the goals are to reduce unemployment and homelessness among veterans, improve access to health care and help veterans with legal problems.

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  9. Alabama's income gap hurting the state's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Alabama's growing income gap has produced an uneven playing field between the richest and everyone else and is hurting the state's economy, according to a new report. Alabama's growing income gap has produced an uneven playing field between the richest and everyone else and is hurting the state's economy, according to a new report.

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  10. Car smashes Ten Commandments statue, man detainedRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned. UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned.

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  11. A Very Scary Time of the Year: MTC Joint Audit SelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    With both Halloween and the Multistate Tax Commission Income Tax Audit selection nearing, taxpayers should prepare themselves for the possibility of being spooked in the near future. On Thursday, October 30, from 2-4 pm EST, the MTC Audit Committee - including representatives from the 22 states participating in the upcoming round of joint income tax audits - will be holding a teleconference that will begin with a public comment period.

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  12. 5 questions with state Sen. Paul Sanford of Huntsville and Democratic challenger Bryan BennettRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Republican state Sen. Paul Sanford of Huntsville, who is up for re-election Nov. 4, provided written answers this week to five issue-related questions from AL.com. Bryan Bennett, Sanford's Democratic opponent for the District 7 Senate seat, answered the same questions in person Oct. 23. Sanford, 46, was originally elected in 2009 and chairs the Senate Job Creation and Economic Development committee.

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  13. 5 questions with Drew McKay and Lynda Hall, candidates for Madison County tax collectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- McKay Properties property manager and day trader Drew McKay hopes to unseat 14-year Madison County tax collector Lynda Hall in the Nov. 4 general election. AL.com sat down with both candidates Friday afternoon to discuss what issues are most important to them.

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  14. Senate fails to heed the ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The 17th of September is known as Constitution Day . All schools that receive federal funding are required to hold educational programs on that glorious document.

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  15. Should Shelby County's probate judge be a licensed attorney? Voters will decide Nov. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Shelby County voters in the general election will decide whether to approve a proposed amendment to the Alabama Constitution that requires the county's probate judge to be a licensed attorney in the state. If approved in the Nov. 4 election, Shelby County would join Jefferson and Mobile counties as those in Alabama that have the requirement for probate judges.

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  16. 'Dinner and Dialog' event aims to break silence on domestic violence: opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Whether it's out of fear, embarrassment or pity, it's often easier to bury the scars of abuse under a mountain of makeup and excuses than address the source of that pain. Witherspoon is hosting "Dinner and Dialog," a community conversation about abuse, on Oct. 28 at Olivia's restaurant, 2013 Second Ave. N. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is free.

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  17. Inside the Statehouse: No challenge to Alabama GOP in this year's electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Trussville Tribune

    We aren't indicative of or really even a part of the national political equation. The Heart of Dixie is an integral part of the heart and soul of the Republican Party.

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  18. Find out who was a low performer in this weeks Kitchen Cops.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Casa Mexicana Restaurant in Muscle Shoals scored an 82 with the Colbert County Health Department. The inspector reported seeing an employee who didn't wash their hands before putting on gloves, then handling lettuce.

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  19. Friday, October 24 declared Food Day in AlabamaRead the original story

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries John McMillan is set to join other leaders and organizers across the state Friday in an effort to support Food Day, a national celebration focusing on the importance of a healthy diet and improving food policy. This year is the first year Food Day has been coordinated on a statewide level in Alabama, with hopes of promoting unity within the agriculture community, start a conversation and use this year as a springing board for Food Day 2015.

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  20. Slow STARt: Fewer than 1 percent have registered for new secure IDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Alabamians are slowly moving toward new federal identification standards the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says will go into effect sometime in 2016. As of most recent numbers, about 37,000 Alabamians have registered for a "STAR ID," the new secure driver's licenses and identification cards that in coming years will be required for things such as boarding airplanes and entering federal facilities.

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