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  1. 9 scholarships awarded from $24.8 million raisedRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | SFGate

    Scholarship-granting organizations raised nearly $24.8 million in tax-deductible donations through the Alabama Accountability Act, but granted only nine scholarships in their first semester of operation, a report by the Alabama Revenue Department shows.


  2. Case Overturned Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences In ShamblesRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    This is a conviction case for murder where the case was reversed because of a report from the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.


  3. No Fix In Regardless Of WDHN AssertionRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 |

    HOUSTON COUNTY: A recent article by WDHN TV Ken Curtis eludes to the fact "the fix is in" for Houston County Sheriff candidate.


  4. Don't tune out yet: Gambling could even odds in Alabama AG's race: opinionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Alabama Live

    Democrat Joe Hubbard, left, will face Republican Luther Strange in the November general election for Alabama's Attorney General.


  5. Speaker Mike Hubbard says Republicans will keep super-majority; Rep. Craig Ford says Democrats can break itRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Alabama Live

    House Speaker Mike Hubbard of Auburn said he's pleased with results in the 2014 Republican primary, even though six Republican incumbents lost.


  6. What did you think of last night's election results and what comes next? Chat live with Kyle WhitmireRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Alabama Live

    The primary is over, and with it most of the races in Alabama. I've got a notebook full of questions I never answered to my satisfaction and a few observations that were never meaty enough for a full post.


  7. Harbison wins GOP runoff House District 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Good Hope Mayor Corey Harbison has defeated incumbent Republican Rep. Mac Buttram of Cullman in the Republican runoff for House District 12. With 97 percent of the precincts of reporting Tuesday night, Harbison had 55 percent of the vote to Buttram's 45 percent.


  8. The Week in Birmingham History: Dixiecrats nominated Strom Thurmond; 1908 strike turned deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Alabama Live

    The former Jones Valley and Lawson State basketball standout was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in 1979 and played there until 1984.


  9. Fairhope sticks with state senator's company after rebidding debris removal contract, but...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Alabama Live

    FAIRHOPE, Alabama -- Despite going through a much-scrutinized rebidding process for its debris removal contract, the City Council decided to renew its contract with state Sen. Trip Pittman's company .


  10. How you can drink whiskey and show your Alabama pride at the same time: Today in state...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Alabama Live

    Gov. Robert Bentley paid a visit to North Alabama yesterday to celebrate the opening of Jack Daniel's 150,000-square-foot, $60 million barrel-making plant in Trinity.


  11. 'Auburn resident uses math to lead political campaigns'Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Votelaw

    The Opelika-Auburn News reports: It is not uncommon for John Pudner to work 18 hours during an average day--mostly from his home in Auburn--writing up political campaign plans for politicians and analyzing data.


  12. Trouble in the GOP over chairman encouraging candidates for state committeeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Votelaw reports: An internecine battle is brewing in the Alabama Republican Party, which last month appointed a committee to investigate the large number of newcomers who challenged incumbents on the party's Executive Committee.


  13. Questionable donations, allegations of improper candidate recruitment fuel Alabama GOP strifeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Alabama Live

    "He was trying to line up candidates to run against members who were not friendly to him."


  14. Riley's Man On Tap For Alabama Ethics Commission DirectorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 |

    Common plan, scheme and design, apparently being orchestrated by former Alabama Governor Bob Riley and Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard.


  15. Politics, power and payouts trump educational opportunity in AlabamaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    When the curtain closes on this 2014 election cycle, the most significant thing we may learn is not who will occupy the governor's office or control the legislature, but who is trying to control education.


  16. DeMarco's First/Last Stand: Congressional candidate doubles down on deceptive campaign adRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    Is DeMarco's reputation for being wishy-washy unfair? Maybe. But when he finally took a stand, it was the wrong one.


  17. Madison County District Attorney Rob Broussard named president of Alabama DA's associationRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Madison County District Attorney Rob Broussard has been named president of the Alabama District Attorney's Association for the 2014-15 term.


  18. Editing Out the Facts in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 |

    In a Republican primary runoff in Alabama's 6th Congressional District, Paul DeMarco's TV ad leaves the false impression that Gary Palmer supported a $1.2 billion tax plan.


  19. Alabama Labor Commissioner Tom Surtees resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Business Journal

    The Associated Press is reporting Surtees is stepping down after leading the labor department since 2011.


  20. Ala. labor chief exiting after serving 2 governorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Washington Times

    Serving in key positions in two administrations is rare in a capital city where department heads normally change with each governor.