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Alabama breaks out of the bottom five states in child well-being, says KIDS ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:03

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Alabama breaks out of the bottom five states in child well-being, says KIDS ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
While Alabama was making strides to improve child well-being through both policy and programs, other states were as well,” said Linda Tilly, executive director of VOICES for Alabama's Children, based in Montgomery. "We have made up the ground that had ...
Alabama Improves Children's Well Being RankWNCF
Alabama moves up to 44th in Kids CountKTVU San Francisco

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2 Alabama groups protect patients' safety - Montgomery Advertiser

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 10:34

2 Alabama groups protect patients' safety
Montgomery Advertiser
Neither the federal government nor individual states track unnecessary surgeries or their consequences. A spokesman for the Alabama Department of Public Health said the agency does not keep a database of surgeries performed in Alabama.

Abuses point to Alabama prisons' lack of security cameras - Montgomery Advertiser

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 09:06

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Abuses point to Alabama prisons' lack of security cameras
Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama Corrections Commissioner Kim Thomas brought in the National Institute of Corrections, part of the Justice Department, to conduct a review at Tutwiler. Its report, released in January, cited the lack of security cameras monitoring major areas of ...
Abuses point to lack of prison security camerasWSFA

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Wright Flyer replica lands at new home in Alabama - USA TODAY

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 15:27

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Wright Flyer replica lands at new home in Alabama
USA TODAY
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A Wright Brothers plane is now soaring above Interstate 65 near the present-day Air Force base where the men opened the nation's first civilian flying school. The full-size, steel replica of the aviation pioneers' first flyer was ...
Wright Flyer lands in Montgomery's Overlook Park (updated with video, photos)al.com (blog)
Replica of Wright Brother's Flyer now on display at Montgomery's - WSFA.com ...WSFA
Wright Flyer Replica: New Gateway into MontgomeryWNCF

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Alabama cities vie for aerospace jobs - Montgomery Advertiser

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 10:57

Alabama cities vie for aerospace jobs
Montgomery Advertiser
Visitors walk past an Airbus M400 on Saturday during the 50th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, north of Paris. The event attracted officials from all over the world, including Alabama and 21 other U.S. states. / AP ...

Alabama's jobless rate falls to 6.8% - Montgomery Advertiser

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 11:33

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Alabama's jobless rate falls to 6.8%
Montgomery Advertiser
April housing starts were up more than 12 percent over April 2012, according to data from the Alabama Center for Real Estate. The pace of growth is even faster in Montgomery, where new home construction doubled in that same period of time. Meanwhile ...
Alabama unemployment rate down to 6.8 percentSan Francisco Chronicle
State Unemlpoyment Numbers DeclineWNCF
Alabama's unemployment rate drops to 6.8 percentThe Cherokee County Herald
Anniston Star -Times-Journal
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Alabama woman pleads guilty in tax fraud scheme - Montgomery Advertiser

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 09:06

Alabama woman pleads guilty in tax fraud scheme
Montgomery Advertiser
A Montgomery County woman has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government for her role in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme, the Justice Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced Friday. Scottie Alice Johnson ...
USDOJ: Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy in Tax Refund Identity ...7thSpace Interactive (press release)

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Ala. Supreme Court clerk retiring after 30 years - Alabama's13.com

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 14:44

Ala. Supreme Court clerk retiring after 30 years
Alabama's13.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Robert Esdale started a new career at the point in his life when most people are counting the years toward retirement. Now that he's 85, he's decided it's time to end that new career, which lasted nearly 30 years. Esdale is ...

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Montgomery man accused of setting fire to Woodley Road apartment - al.com (blog)

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 14:26

Montgomery man accused of setting fire to Woodley Road apartment
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Montgomery man is accused of intentionally setting fire to an apartment in the 3000 block of Woodley Road on June 19. Antonio Tyson, 30, is charged with first-degree arson by the Montgomery Police Department, jail records ...

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Alabama's jobless rate drops to 6.8 percent in May - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 14:09

Alabama's jobless rate drops to 6.8 percent in May
Montgomery Advertiser
April housing starts were up more than 12 percent statewide over April 2012, according to data from the Alabama Center for Real Estate. The pace of growth is even faster in Montgomery, where new home construction doubled in that same period of time.

Low of 70, slight chance of rain tonight in Montgomery area - al.com

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 23:44

Low of 70, slight chance of rain tonight in Montgomery area
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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The National Weather Service is forecasting a slight chance of rain and a low of around 70 tonight in the Montgomery area. There is a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. On Friday, there is a 30 percent ...

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DAS North America to hire 300 more workers at Montgomery plant; leaders ... - al.com

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 21:13

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DAS North America to hire 300 more workers at Montgomery plant; leaders ...
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ground breaking.jpg DAS North America executives along with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and other local leaders and Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce officials broke ground on the new 300,000-square-foot ...
DAS North America project means 300 new jobs in MontgomeryMade In Alabama
Supplier breaks ground on $37M plantMontgomery Advertiser
Auto seat-maker breaks ground for new Ala plantVentura County Star
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Wright Flyer lands in Montgomery's Overlook Park (updated with video, photos) - al.com

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 20:57

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Wright Flyer lands in Montgomery's Overlook Park (updated with video, photos)
al.com
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - City officials gathered to watch the Wright Flyer find its new home at Overlook Park today. The replica was transported from Burt Steel, through downtown to the park where it was hoisted onto a stand overlooking Maxwell Boulevard ...
Replica of Wright Brother's Flyer now on display at Montgomery's - WSFA.com ...WSFA
Wright Flyer Replica: New Gateway into MontgomeryWNCF

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The Eats Beat: 'Alabama Evening' will feature farm-fresh foods - Montgomery Advertiser

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 13:17

The Eats Beat: 'Alabama Evening' will feature farm-fresh foods
Montgomery Advertiser
From 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, ClefWorks invites the community to enjoy “An Alabama Evening” at the Tipping Point, located at Hampstead in east Montgomery. This event will celebrate all things Alabama, and will include a farm-fresh picnic box created with ...

Alabama legislators in thick of national immigration debate - Montgomery Advertiser

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 10:26

Alabama legislators in thick of national immigration debate
Montgomery Advertiser
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions, R-AL, talks with the Montgomery Advertiser Editorial Board during a visit on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in Montgomery, Ala.. (Montgomery Advertiser, Lloyd Gallman) / Lloyd Gallman/Advertiser ...

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Montgomery Police searching for man wanted for questioning in January homicide - al.com

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 21:06

Montgomery Police searching for man wanted for questioning in January homicide
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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Montgomery Police Department is searching for 26-year-old man wanted for questioning in connection with a capital murder case from January 2013. Harvey Johnson is wanted for second-degree theft of property and for ...
Man wanted for questioning in city's 4th homicide turns self inWSFA
WVAS Local NewsWVAS

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Alabama cities at the Paris Air Show: Huntsville, Mobile, Baldwin County ... - Made In Alabama

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 13:05

Made In Alabama

Alabama cities at the Paris Air Show: Huntsville, Mobile, Baldwin County ...
Made In Alabama
In addition, McNair said Montgomery has plans to attend the Seoul, Korea, air show in the fall because of the city's relationship with Korean automaker Hyundai, which employs more than 3,100 people in the Alabama capital. “We met with several Korean ...

Shelby v. Holder Part 1: Calera, Alabama and Councilman Ernest Montgomery - Beaumont Enterprise (blog)

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 20:28

Shelby v. Holder Part 1: Calera, Alabama and Councilman Ernest Montgomery
Beaumont Enterprise (blog)
Calera, Alabama is where the fight over Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act began. It resides in Shelby County. Ernest Montgomery was the second black to ever serve on Calera's city council when he was elected back in 2004. But before the election in ...

Eight Montgomery schools on 'failing' list - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 16:01

Eight Montgomery schools on 'failing' list
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Eight Montgomery Public Schools are included in the failing schools list released by the Alabama Department of Education today. The Montgomery schools are Bellingrath Middle School, Brewbaker Middle School, Capitol Heights ...

Alabama Medicaid unveils draft of regional map - Montgomery Advertiser

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 11:22

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Alabama Medicaid unveils draft of regional map
Montgomery Advertiser
Montgomery and the River Region would be in Region D with an estimated 172,518 participants. “Region C” would include a number of counties in west Alabama and the Black Belt, starting with approximately 61,000 patients. Williamson acknowledged the ...
New Alabama Medicaid districts unveiledNorthwest News and Tribune
State Health Officer Don Williamson introduces proposed Medicaid regionsThe Birmingham News - al.com
WVAS Local NewsWVAS

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