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  1. Top 5 donors in Alabama's 2014 state campaigns: Numbers to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The Center for Public Integrity recently compiled the numbers for the top donors in Alabama's 2014 election cycle. Or, as they put it, "who tried to buy the 2014 state elections?" The data includes donations to all state-level races from governors to state legislators and includes money given to candidates' campaigns, state political parties and other groups that work for or against a particular candidate.


  2. Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley named adviser for HR firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    RIley served as 52nd governor of Alabama and announced on Tuesday that he will serve as an advisor for the group's board of directors, according to a report from . Additionally, Riley will speak to regional groups about different human resource issues in the workplace.


  3. Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley to serve as senior adviser to Florence-based Lyons HRRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Alabama Live

    Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley is pictured at a groundbreaking ceremony for Airbus' A320 aircraft final assembly line held Monday, April 8, 2013, at the Brookley Aeroplex in Mobile, Ala. Bob Riley, the 52nd governor of Alabama from 2003-2011, announced today he will provide counsel to the northwest Alabama human resource management company and speak to regional groups about employment and economic issues in the workplace.


  4. Investigators offer reward in missing person caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Madison County Sheriff's Office held a press conference on Thursday to cover further information and rewards being offered in the missing person case of Jennifer Powers from 2008. Powers went missing on July 12, 2008.


  5. $10,000 reward offered for Harvest woman missing since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Alabama Live

    A proclamation was signed by Gov. Bob Riley that offered a $5,000 reward to anyone who could provide information that could lead to an arrest of anyone who was responsible for Jennifer's disappearance. Chaffin said Thursday morning in a press conference that Sheriff Blake Dorning and the sheriff's office is offering an additional $5,000 for any information, bring the total reward amount to $10,000.


  6. 5 things you should know about Alabama's teacher-student sex problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Alabama Live

    A heat map showing where 24 Alabama teachers were accused or convicted of having sex relationships with students last year. (Stephen Dethrage Alabama had the highest rate of teacher-student sex in the nation in 2014 on a per capita basis, former chief of staff of the U.S. Department of Education Terry Abbott said last week.


  7. Inauguration Day: A happy day with many good words but history shows words are not enough:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Alabama Live

    This will be a happy day in Alabama's capital city. Gov. Robert Bentley will take the oath of office signaling the start of a second term.


  8. Alabama governor's portrait hung in CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2013 | WALA

    Visitors to Alabama's Capitol for Gov. Robert Bentley's inauguration Monday will be among the first to see his official portrait. The portrait was hung Thursday in the second floor rotunda without any fanfare.


  9. Don Siegleman: The Wrong Cause for the Wrong ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Daily Kos

    I know this post will likely not be received with much support or much enthusiasm. It will probably draw lots of criticism, but I cannot be silent any longer.


  10. Electronic Bingo: Gov. Bentley tells AG Luther Strange that troopers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    Attorney Gen. Luther Strange sent a letter recently to local law enforcement agencies and district attorneys telling them that state police would serve as a "valuable resource" in the in investigation and enforcement of laws prohibiting electronic bingo.


  11. Bentley gathers cabinet to discuss his first-term accomplishments onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Alabama Live

    But being a political junkie, he didn't tune into reality TV. Instead, he watched New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's State of the State address.


  12. Don Siegelman's lawyers tell appeals court that politics influenced case, sentence was excessiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Alabama Live

    Eight years after his conviction on corruption charges, former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman took his case back to an appellate court in an effort to win his release from prison. In oral arguments Tuesday before the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Siegelman's attorneys said the 2006 trial was tainted by partisan politics and that a judge handed down a much longer sentence than the conviction warranted.


  13. Inside the Statehouse: Gov. Robert Bentley has made me eat my wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Trussville Tribune

    During the 2010 governor's race, I continuously made the statement that whomever won would be a one-term governor. My prophecy was based on the fact that the state was flat broke and it would take a lot of tough decisions and probably tax increases to fix the mess.


  14. Circuit Judge Billy Bell to retire after serving Madison County families for 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Twenty-third Judicial Circuit Court Judge Billy Bell is finishing his term set to expire this month. Bell was first elected in 2002 and won a second term without opposition in 2008.


  15. AP Interview: Bentley says no to property taxesRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 3 | Washington Times

    Gov. Robert Bentley says the revenue-raising package he plans to present early in his second term will likely cause him to pay more taxes. Bentley isn't saying what will be in the package he will ask the Legislature to pass.


  16. The problem with punditry, Common Core and 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    It's December 2014, and we all know what that means - the news media and politicians are in full 2016 presidential election mode. It's as if the midterms of only a month ago never happened.


  17. Alabama's second-chance factory prepares parolees for life outside prison wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Alabama Live

    As a former corrections captain, David Martinie sometimes runs across the men he once watched behind bars. Only now, he watches them try to rebuild their lives.


  18. Beth Holloway Tells Oprah: Joran Van Der Sloot Tried To 'Sell Me Natalee's Remains'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Switched

    It may be hard to believe that it's been nearly 10 years since the highly publicized disappearance of 18-year-old Natalee Holloway in Aruba, but for her mother Beth, the quest for answers has never stopped. The last decade has been filled with not just heartbreak, but also great frustration, as Beth tells Oprah on "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" The man suspected of killing Natalee in 2005, Joran van der Sloot , has never been charged with her murder, but he is currently in prison for the 2010 murder of another young woman.


  19. By this standard, Alabama has more corrupt politicians than clean onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    So it's hard to take any study on corruption seriously when it doesn't have enough data to even include Louisiana. A recent study couldn't say a thing about Louisiana, but shaded it in red, as if to tell you we know it's dirty as the devil, but nobody's talking.


  20. Alabama governor plans bold revenue plan in 2015Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    In 2015, Gov. Robert Bentley will propose Alabama's first major revenue-raising package since voters defeated Gov. Bob Riley's $1.2 billion tax package in 2003. Since that defeat, Alabama's General Fund budget has been patched together with borrowed money, federal stimulus funds and other non-recurring revenue.