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Former Alabama Democratic Party chair creates new organization - Montgomery Advertiser

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 18:12

WNCF

Former Alabama Democratic Party chair creates new organization
Montgomery Advertiser
The new organization, Kennedy said, was not a political party, and would work with the Alabama Democratic Party to elect candidates to office, and “defeat the country club mentality in Montgomery that protects corporations and lays our state to waste.” ...
The Alabama Democratic Majority: Hitting the restart button on a struggling ...al.com (blog)
Former chairman of Democratic Party starts foundationTuscaloosa Magazine
Former Ala. Democratic Party head resigns, creates non-profit - WBRC.comWBRC

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Montgomery area weather: Sunny with a high near 72 degrees Sunday - al.com (blog)

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:48

Montgomery area weather: Sunny with a high near 72 degrees Sunday
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high near 72 degrees, the National Weather Service reports. Look for an east wind at 5 to 10 mph. Here's the three-day forecast: Weather map Sun April 21 2013.JPG : Look for sunny ...

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Alabama Democrats: $500K debt divides party - Montgomery Advertiser

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 09:09

Alabama Democrats: $500K debt divides party
Montgomery Advertiser
The Alabama Democratic Party has long operated with a heavy debt, but that debt, which party officials say now totals close to $500,000, recently became a point of contention between outgoing Chairman Mark Kennedy and some other top party officials.
A party revolt? Democratic Party Chairman Mark Kennedy is resigning to form ...al.com (blog)

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Montgomery Biscuits' 12-run inning too much for Mobile BayBears - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 03:28

Montgomery Biscuits' 12-run inning too much for Mobile BayBears
The Birmingham News - al.com
Montgomery's big inning got a boost when, after yielding singles to Ricco Torrez and Kevin Kiermaier to start the third, Mobile pitcher Bradin Hagens threw away Shawn O'Malley's bunt, allowing the first run to score. Before he left with two out in the ...

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Alabama Supreme Court upholds reduced rates for PACT - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 22:58

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Alabama Supreme Court upholds reduced rates for PACT
Montgomery Advertiser
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's financially troubled prepaid college tuition program can pay participants less than full tuition, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. In its opinion, the high court affirmed a ruling that a law passed by the ...
Prepaid tuition plan settlement approved by Alabama Supreme Courtal.com (blog)
Ala. Supreme Court Upholds Reduced Rates for PACTWPMI Local 15 News

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Montgomery man accused of shooting another in face multiple times Thursday ... - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 16:32

Montgomery man accused of shooting another in face multiple times Thursday ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Montgomery man is charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting Thursday evening in the 100 block of Rosebud Court. Montgomery Police have charged James Mercer, 27, with attempted murder. He is being ...
Metro & state briefs: Montgomery man arrested in Thursday night shootingMontgomery Advertiser
Police presence strong at weekend racesWSFA

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Troy University professor to give out free books on Tuesday in Montgomery - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 15:47

Troy University professor to give out free books on Tuesday in Montgomery
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- As part of the annual World Book Night celebration, a Troy University professor will give away free books in Montgomery on Tuesday at Chris' Hot Dogs. Dr. Kirk Curnutt, chair of the English Department at the Montgomery Campus, ...

Montgomery man sentenced in Oct. 2011 bank robbery - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 15:35

Montgomery man sentenced in Oct. 2011 bank robbery
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Montgomery man was sentenced Thursday to more than seven years in prison for the Oct. 5, 2011 armed robbery of a bank. Darrin Joseph Bell, 35, was sentenced in the armed robbery of the Community Bank and Trust (CB&T) ...

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Alabama Democratic Party chairman Mark Kennedy to resign - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 12:21

Alabama Democratic Party chairman Mark Kennedy to resign
Montgomery Advertiser
Mark Kennedy during a meeting of the executive board of the Alabama Democratic Party in Montgomery, Ala. on Friday March 29, 2013 (Montgomery Advertiser, Mickey Welsh) / Mickey Welsh / Advertiser ...

Mobile BayBears break through in 13th inning against Montgomery Biscuits - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 04:48

Mobile BayBears break through in 13th inning against Montgomery Biscuits
The Birmingham News - al.com
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - After getting one hit in six scoreless innings against the Montgomery bullpen, the Mobile BayBears broke through with four runs in the 13th inning to take an 8-4 victory over the Biscuits in a Southern League baseball game on ...

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Montgomery Board of Education tables proposal to consolidate five offices - al.com (blog)

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 02:22

Montgomery Board of Education tables proposal to consolidate five offices
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Montgomery County Board of Education on Thursday voted to table a proposal to consolidate five administrative offices and an accompanying authorization to negotiate a lease for a new building to house the consolidated ...

Alabama lawmakers meet astronauts and talk space on 'NASA Day' in Montgomery - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 22:56

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Alabama lawmakers meet astronauts and talk space on 'NASA Day' in Montgomery
al.com (blog)
Patrick Scheuermann View full size Marshall Space Flight Center Director Patrick Scheuermann addresses Alabama lawmakers during NASA Day in Montgomery on April 18, 2013. (Lee Roop/lroop@al.com). MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama lawmakers ...
NASA shows off SLS, Astros at State LegislatureMiamiHerald.com
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Honored by Alabama Legislature; Director ...NASA (press release)

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Bill to lower campaign reporting threshold clears Alabama Senate committee - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 17:30

San Francisco Chronicle

Bill to lower campaign reporting threshold clears Alabama Senate committee
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- A bill that would lower the fundraising and spending threshold that brings political candidates under the requirements of the Fair Campaign Practices Act won approval this morning in a state Senate committee. The bill, by Sen.
Proposed Medicaid reform bill passes first votesSunHerald.com
Panel approves plan to end Alabama tax on foodWAAY
Home brewing closer to being legal in AlabamaWLTZ 38 NBC
WSFA -WTVY, Dothan
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Montgomery attorney and Hueytown businessman nominated to ASU governing ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 15:46

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Montgomery attorney and Hueytown businessman nominated to ASU governing ...
al.com (blog)
A Montgomery attorney and a Hueytown businessman could soon be the newest trustees for Alabama State University. Gov. Robert Bentley submitted to the state Senate today the names of Robert Gilpin and Larry Thornton as nominees to the historic ...
Governor nominates 2 for Alabama State University board - The RepublicThe Republic
Bentley appoints two to ASU boardMontgomery Advertiser
WVAS Local NewsWVAS

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Montgomery Police charge suspect in city's 20th homicide - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 14:56

Montgomery Police charge suspect in city's 20th homicide
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Montgomery Police have arrested a suspect in the city's 20th homicide of the year, which occurred on April 14. Dominic Gaither, 26, of Michigan is charged with one count of murder, according to Montgomery Police. Gaiter was ...

US Marine accused of killing wife now back in Montgomery; set to be discharged ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 14:48

US Marine accused of killing wife now back in Montgomery; set to be discharged ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Marine accused of killing his wife in the commission of a robbery on April 1 is now being held in the Montgomery County Detention Facility without bond. Lance Cpl. Marquis Cheatham was stationed at Camp Lejeune in North ...

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Montgomery Biscuits edge Mobile BayBears 3-2 in Southern League baseball - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 03:09

Montgomery Biscuits edge Mobile BayBears 3-2 in Southern League baseball
The Huntsville Times - al.com
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Mobile pitcher Zeke Spruill took another hard-luck loss tonight as the Montgomery Biscuits defeated the BayBears 3-2 at Riverwalk Stadium. Spruill dropped to 0-3 for the season even though he turned in the longest outing by a ...

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Alabama's Tana Patrick may finally get his chance - Montgomery Advertiser

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 23:16

ESPN

Alabama's Tana Patrick may finally get his chance
Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama's 2009 signing class was rated the best in America and featured eight guys that were drafted last year or will be drafted this year, including D.J. Fluker, Dre Kirkpatrick, Trent Richardson and Chance Warmack. Eleven others never arrived ...
Tide's Jones getting used to playing two positionsDothan Eagle

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Home brewing closer to being legal in Alabama - Montgomery Advertiser

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:53

The Republic

Home brewing closer to being legal in Alabama
Montgomery Advertiser
The executive director of the church-based Alabama Citizen Action Program is trying to make sure the bill doesn't pass. Joe Godfrey said the bill follows new laws in recent years that allowed larger and stronger beers, as well as Sunday alcohol sales ...
Proposed Medicaid reform bill passes first votesSunHerald.com
Alabama Medicaid overhaul moves forwardal.com (blog)
Senate committee approves plan to phase out Alabama tax on food - The RepublicThe Republic
WTVY, Dothan -WZTV
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Homeless Montgomery teen, another suspect charged in Tuesday robbery ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 16:38

Homeless Montgomery teen, another suspect charged in Tuesday robbery ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A homeless Montgomery teenager and another man are charged with first-degree robbery of a victim outside the Extended Stay Hotel on Eastern Boulevard early Tuesday morning. Jaymes Thomas, 18, who is listed as homeless, ...