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  1. Bo Bice Day nixed in Alabama? The Onion takes a swipe at state's obsession with 'American Idol'Read the original story

    24 min ago | Alabama Live

    Bo Bice, left, really was acknowledged with a Bo Bice Day in 2005, courtesy of Alabama's governor at the time, Bob Riley.

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  2. S.C. governor leading trade mission to expand portfolioRead the original story

    Wednesday | Charleston Business Journal

    Led by Gov. Nikki Haley , the state's 10-day trade mission to India this fall will be far more than a visit to her parents' homeland.

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  3. Political Agenda: Is the AEA flat-out lying about former Gov. Bob Riley?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Alabama Live

    Gregory Graves, the associate executive secretary of AEA, said in the article that Alabama Education Trust Fund money was going straight into Riley's pocket, as much as $1.25 million.

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  4. Our Views: Flash point on standardsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Advocate

    While political rhetoric in the State Capitol swells to a volume that would fill the Norton Anthology of Literature, a prominent Southern Republican pricks the bubble of criticism of Common Core, the new and higher academic standards that Louisiana and most other states are pursuing.

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  5. AEA says former Gov. Bob Riley making big bucks off Alabama Accountability Act; Riley says he hasn't made a dimeRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2013 | Alabama Live

    AEA repeats in today's edition of its publication, the Alabama School Journal, a claim it has made for months --- that Riley is profiting from a scholarship organization.

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  6. Recently freed Legal Schnauzer blogger says website was 'hijacked'Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Alabama Live

    Blogger Roger Shuler was arrested for contempt of court and resisting arrest after he violated a court order, but some legal experts say the order was unconstitutional.

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  7. Thanks Virginia HowardRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    Howard wrote a letter to the editor of The Dothan Eagle and Enterprise Ledger questioning the article they wrote concerning Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard and State Representative Barry Moore.

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  8. Please Believe People Are Hungry: Spiritual Memoir Details Author's...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | SBWire

    When Lisa Thomas turned fifty-two, she asked God what she needed to do to help make people aware of the plight of the hungry.

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  9. Meet The Alabama Blogger Who Spent Five Months In Jail Over His JournalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | ThinkProgress

    "You get down to survival mode." That was blogger Roger Shuler's state of mind after being arrested and hauled off to jail for writing about a politically connected Alabama lawyer.

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  10. Continuing the Common Core initiative is smart for Louisiana: EditorialRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | NOLA.com

    Common Core standards will allow Louisiana students to see how well they do compared with their peers across the nation.

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  11. Legal Schnauzer blogger thankful to be freed from jail; maintains First Amendment rights violatedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Alabama Live

    Blogger Roger Shuler was arrested for contempt of court and resisting arrest after he violated a court order, but some legal experts say the order was unconstitutional.

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  12. Remembering Jeremiah Denton: A timeline of his life, what he said, tributes on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Alabama Live

    People remembered Sen. Jeremiah Denton on social media Friday as the news of his death at the age of 89 was announced.

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  13. At long last, a light at the end of the GulfQuest construction tunnelRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Alabama Live

    Tony Zodrow, executive director of the GulfQuest National Maritime Museum in Mobile, Ala., provides a tour of the few finished exhibits inside the museum.

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  14. Gov. Bentley designates Friday as 'Day of Prayer Over Students' in AlabamaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | Alabama Live

    Tomorrow has been designated by the State of Alabama as a day to pray for students, according to a Christian group that coordinates prayer in schools.

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  15. Fact Check: New ad takes aim at Al Education AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A new political ad that hit the airwaves this week takes aim at the Alabama Education Association -- the teacher's union that touts an association of more than 90,000 members.

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  16. Common Core standards 'demand accountability' and 'deserve the...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Alabama Live

    In a column published in National Review Online today, former Gov. Bob Riley outlined his reasons for supporting the national education standards known as the common core.

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  17. Former Gov. Bob Riley throws support behind Common CoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Alabama Live

    In an op-ed in the National Review today, former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley threw his support behind Common Core education standards and said that the maligned initiative has been misrepresented by its critics and that the standards are crucial for Alabama's success.

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  18. Is Indiana Right to Drop the Common Core Education Standards?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | US News & World Report

    On Monday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed legislation withdrawing his state from the Common Core education standards, a set of common curricula spearheaded by the National Governors Association that aim to standardize math and reading skills in schools across the country.

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  19. Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund Is Accepting Applications For 2014-2015 School YearRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | 24-7 Press Release

    The Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund has opened its 2014-2015 School Year Application Season.

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  20. Common Core a poison apple for AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 19 | Examiner.com

    "Today we are having a discussion about the Common Core Standards, which was an initiative of the Obama Administration."

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