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Lanes of I-85 in Montgomery scheduled to close again this weekend for bridge ... - al.com

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 20:52

Lanes of I-85 in Montgomery scheduled to close again this weekend for bridge ...
al.com
MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to close lanes of U.S. Interstate 85 in Montgomery again this weekend for ongoing bridge repair work. ALDOT plans to close about a mile of lanes from the bridge over Jackson ...
Bridge maintenance brings weekend road closures to Montgomery - WSFA.com ...WSFA

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Montgomery man accused of burglarizing homes, attempting to rape occupants - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 18:58

Montgomery man accused of burglarizing homes, attempting to rape occupants
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A 20-year-old Montgomery man is accused of attempting to sexually assault the occupants of four homes he burglarized in April and May. Ellis Conrad was arrested by Montgomery Police on May 1 in connection to five residential ...

Montgomery man, 20, charged with attempted murder in April 28 shooting - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 17:09

Montgomery man, 20, charged with attempted murder in April 28 shooting
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department has charged a 20-year-old man with attempted murder. Orlando Devonte Smith is accused of shooting his handgun inside an occupied residence in the 200 block of Booth Road ...

Gulfport woman, Montgomery man arrested for Walmart shoplifting spree in ... - Mississippi Press (blog)

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 16:36

Gulfport woman, Montgomery man arrested for Walmart shoplifting spree in ...
Mississippi Press (blog)
A traffic stop early Wednesday morning resulted in a Gulfport woman and a Montgomery, Ala., man being arrested on shoplifting charges after stolen items from two Walmart stores in Alabama as well as Ocean Springs were recovered, according to Ocean ...

1 person injured, 4 families displaced in Montgomery apartment fire - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 14:14

1 person injured, 4 families displaced in Montgomery apartment fire
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- One person was injured and four families were displaced in an apartment fire Wednesday night on Price Street. Montgomery Fire/Rescue Lt. KO Jones said about 15 units responded to the fire of a two-story, four-unit apartment fire ...

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Alabama: Bicycle Unfriendly? - WNCF

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 13:59

WNCF

Alabama: Bicycle Unfriendly?
WNCF
The bike group ranks the states based on infrastructure and laws that protect people on bikes from other traffic on the roads. Only North Dakota ranked lower. The states with the best ranking are Washington Colorado and Oregon. See the Alabama report ...

Activists end bus tour for voting rights in Ala. - Macon Telegraph (blog)

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 01:54

Activists end bus tour for voting rights in Ala.
Macon Telegraph (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Montgomery was the final stop Wednesday on a bus tour of Alabama and Mississippi aimed at keeping the 1965 Voting Rights intact. The "Never Forget, Never Again" pilgrimage for voting rights came to the Alabama State House on ...

Activists end bus tour for voting rights in Ala. - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 00:59

Activists end bus tour for voting rights in Ala.
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Montgomery was the final stop Wednesday on a bus tour of Alabama and Mississippi aimed at keeping the 1965 Voting Rights intact. The "Never Forget, Never Again" pilgrimage for voting rights came to the Alabama State House on ...

Ala. House Approves Money to Rebuild Storm-Damaged Schools - WTVY - WTVY, Dothan

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 19:29

Press-Register - al.com

Ala. House Approves Money to Rebuild Storm-Damaged Schools - WTVY
WTVY, Dothan
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama lawmakers have approved a bill to steer $15 million to help rebuilt a tornado-ravaged high school and five other schools struck by storms. Al.com reports that the Alabama House of Representatives approved the bill on ...
Alabama Senate votes to ignore federal gun laws that are in 'violation' of ...al.com (blog)
Alabama Senate tells feds back off on gun controlChattanooga Times Free Press
Alabama Senate votes to expand death penalty lawCBS42
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Alabama artists and chefs to partake in Southern Makers event in Montgomery ... - al.com

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 16:17

Alabama artists and chefs to partake in Southern Makers event in Montgomery ...
al.com
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Artisans and chefs from across Alabama will participate in the Southern Makers event from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday in Montgomery at the downtown Train Shed and Visitor's Center. The event will give attendees the chance ...

Montgomery man found with more than 28 grams of cocaine on Eastern Boulevard - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 15:36

Montgomery man found with more than 28 grams of cocaine on Eastern Boulevard
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Montgomery man is charged with drug trafficking after police find more than 28 grams of cocaine in his possession. Marco Robinson was arrested by Montgomery Police on April 30 and charged with trafficking in illegal drugs, ...

Wednesday forecast calls for rain in Montgomery area (updated) - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 13:27

Wednesday forecast calls for rain in Montgomery area (updated)
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The National Weather Service predicts an 80-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today in the Montgomery area. The high is expected to be near 77 and the low near 61. Wednesday night is forecast to be mostly cloudy ...

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Freedom Riders for Voting Rights end pilgrimage in Montgomery Wednesday - WRBL

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 01:41

Greene County Democrat

Freedom Riders for Voting Rights end pilgrimage in Montgomery Wednesday
WRBL
Members of the National Coalition of Leaders to Save Section 5 are participating in this Pilgrimage and have scheduled a 4:00 p.m. news conference tomorrow on the steps of the Alabama Capitol to discuss the continuing struggle for voting rights. The U ...
Freedom Riders at Capitol to uphold voting rightsAlabama's13.com
Freedom Riders send Voting Rights message to US Supreme CourtWSFA
Freedom Riders for Voting Rights Bus Tour Rolls Through SelmaWNCF

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Editorial: "Balancing Act" - WSFA

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 23:26

Editorial: "Balancing Act"
WSFA
A couple of weeks ago we learned that the $50 million dollars of Alabama's portion of the national tobacco settlement, which before now was tied up in court, is now destined for our state. Good news, right?More >>. A couple of weeks ago we learned that ...

Montgomery woman indicted on charges in scheme to file fraudulent tax returns - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 21:25

Montgomery woman indicted on charges in scheme to file fraudulent tax returns
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Montgomery woman was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related her to involvement in a scheme to use stolen identities to file fraudulent tax returns. Bridgette Rivers was indicted on charges of conspiracy and theft ...

Alabama Senate tells feds to back off on gun control - Montgomery Advertiser

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 20:39

Alabama Senate tells feds to back off on gun control
Montgomery Advertiser
Paul Sanford of Huntsville, said the bill resulted from hundreds of emails and calls he received from his north Alabama constituents concerned that Congress might enact new gun regulations or restore the previous ban on assault weapons. He said the ...

Extra:Living the Legacy - WNCF

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 06:42

Extra:Living the Legacy
WNCF
... new Score! interactive sports exhibit. Alabama News Network traveled to Las Vegas to see how Smith's treasures make for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the best in all kinds of sports. Next Article Montgomery Residents Voice Concerns About ...

Court rejects Alabama appeal over immigration law - The State

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 17:57

GOPUSA

Court rejects Alabama appeal over immigration law
The State
Find n Save. Advertisement. The Associated Press. MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An attorney for the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center says the U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Alabama's appeal to revive portions of the state's immigration law.
US Supreme Court rejects Alabama request to consider key part of immigration lawal.com (blog)
Reaction from both sides as SCOTUS makes Ala. immigration ruling - WSFA ...WSFA
Supreme Court rejects Alabama's appeal of immigration law decisionGOPUSA
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Court rejects Alabama appeal over immigration law - MiamiHerald.com

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 17:47

New York Times

Court rejects Alabama appeal over immigration law
MiamiHerald.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- An attorney for the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center says he's not surprised the U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a request to revive portions of Alabama's immigration law. Supreme Court justices on Monday ...
US Supreme Court rejects Alabama request to consider key part of immigration lawal.com (blog)
Alabama immigration law stays deadWaterbury Republican American
Reaction from both sides as SCOTUS makes Ala. immigration ruling - WSFA ...WSFA
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Alabama Lyme Disease Association set to host awareness events on May 18 in ... - al.com (blog)

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 14:55

Alabama Lyme Disease Association set to host awareness events on May 18 in ...
al.com (blog)
The Alabama Lyme Disease Association serves as a support group and information resource for Alabamians with signs of Lyme disease. Montgomery resident Kevin Wolfe started the association in 2012 after it was discovered his 7-year-old son had Lyme ...

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