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Alabama State to host Voting Rights Center - Montgomery Advertiser

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 23:52

Alabama State to host Voting Rights Center
Montgomery Advertiser
Montgomery Rep. Thad McClammy championed the proposal that would breathe new life into an old plan. McClammy says he hopes the Montgomery Voting Rights Interpretative Center will be open by March 2015, the 50th anniversary of the historic struggle.

Developers of loft project in downtown Montgomery highlight building's past - al.com (blog)

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 22:42

Developers of loft project in downtown Montgomery highlight building's past
al.com (blog)
The Printing Press Lofts in downtown Montgomery will feature a newspaper scales and other artifacts on display as a way to highlight the historic building'€™s past as the home of the Alabama Journal printing press. The apartments are expected start ...

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Alabama Accountability Act a lifeline for one Montgomery family - al.com (blog)

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 22:21

Alabama Accountability Act a lifeline for one Montgomery family
al.com (blog)
Robert Bentley talks to the media after signing the Alabama Accountability Act of 2013 Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. Bentley later raised objections to the bill and sought to delay its implementation for two years, but ...

Real estate investors sentenced in Ala. fraud case - SunHerald.com

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 01:37

Real estate investors sentenced in Ala. fraud case
SunHerald.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Two real estate investors have been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for bid rigging at public foreclosure auctions and mail fraud. Department of Justice officials said Monday that Jason Brannon, of Mobile, and his father ...
State real estate investors sentenced for bid-rigging, mail fraudMontgomery Advertiser

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Alabama House rejects Bentley's 2-year delay for private school tax credits - The Republic

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:53

The Republic

Alabama House rejects Bentley's 2-year delay for private school tax credits
The Republic
MONTGOMERY, Alabama — The Republican majority in the Alabama Legislature handed the GOP governor a major defeat Monday night by rejecting his proposal to delay the start of private school tax credits for two years. The House voted against the ...
Bond issue approved for Alabama armories, schoolsSan Francisco Chronicle
Gun Rights, School Vouchers Top Alabama Legislature's Last Daywhnt.com
Legislature overrides Gov. Bentley's veto on Accountability Act - WSFA.com ...WSFA
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Man accused of shooting wife in Montgomery's 24th homicide of the year - al.com (blog)

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 16:16

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Man accused of shooting wife in Montgomery's 24th homicide of the year
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Montgomery man faces murder charges after police say he shot his wife in the 3900 Block of Oak Street last night. The report says Shamieka A. Brown, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene after being shot inside her residence ...
Weekend shooting ends with Montgomery's 24th homicide of 2013 - WSFA.com ...WSFA

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Five bond issues totaling $280 million could clear Legislature on Monday - al.com (blog)

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 03:08

Five bond issues totaling $280 million could clear Legislature on Monday
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- At least five bills authorizing bond issues could pass on the last day of the legislative session on Monday, including one with the goal of eventually providing a digital tablet device to every public school K-12 student. In all ...

Senate Democrats urge Bentley to repeal, not delay, Alabama Accountability Act ... - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 18:06

Senate Democrats urge Bentley to repeal, not delay, Alabama Accountability Act ...
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Senate Democrats this morning renewed their call for the repeal of the private school tax credits established under the Alabama Accountability Act. The senators held a press conference two days after Gov. Robert Bentley, a ...

Montgomery metropolitan area unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent in April - al.com (blog)

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 16:20

Montgomery metropolitan area unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent in April
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Preliminary figures released by the Alabama Department of Labor Friday show the April unemployment rate in the Montgomery metropolitan area was 6.1 percent, down from 7 percent in March. April's preliminary rate for the ...

NAMI Alabama receives 2013 Best of Montgomery Award - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 19:13

NAMI Alabama receives 2013 Best of Montgomery Award
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Montgomery Award Program has selected NAMI Alabama as the Best of Montgomery Award in the Doctors and Clinics category this year. The program identifies companies that have achieved marketing success in their local ...

Montgomery Municipal Court to offer amnesty program in June for outstanding ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 17:31

Montgomery Municipal Court to offer amnesty program in June for outstanding ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and the city's municipal court administrator announced Thursday the court would offer an amnesty program during two Saturdays in June for people with outstanding traffic fines of less than $2,500 ...

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City of Montgomery unveils first public charging station for electric vehicles - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 16:44

City of Montgomery unveils first public charging station for electric vehicles
al.com (blog)
Electric car charger Montgomery.jpg The city of Montgomery unveiled its first public charging station for electric cars on Thursday May 16, 2013. The station in front of a parking space on Commerce Street near the Tallapoosa Street intersection charges ...
ALM : Alabama Power partners with City of Montgomery on electric vehicle ...4-traders (press release)

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Mostly cloudy skies forecast in the Montgomery area tonight - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 22:27

Mostly cloudy skies forecast in the Montgomery area tonight
al.com (blog)
The National Weather Service forecasts mostly cloudy skies in the Montgomery area tonight.(National Weather Service). MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The National Weather Service forecasts mostly cloudy skies in the Montgomery area tonight. The forecast ...

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Montgomery Police Department pays tribute to its 27 fallen officers during ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 19:27

Montgomery Police Department pays tribute to its 27 fallen officers during ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Montgomery Police Department remembered and paid tribute to its 27 fallen officers during its annual ceremony and luncheon on Wednesday. “We take this day to reflect and remember and to honor those who gave the ...

41-year-old Montgomery man shot, wounded during home invasion robbery - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 14:54

41-year-old Montgomery man shot, wounded during home invasion robbery
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A 41-year-old man was shot and wounded during the armed robbery of his home Tuesday night on Cross Creek Drive. Montgomery Police are investigating the robbery that occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m. at a residence in the ...

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Montgomery Public Schools to graduate 1493 students beginning Friday ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 14:45

Montgomery Public Schools to graduate 1493 students beginning Friday ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Some 1,493 seniors attending Montgomery Public Schools are preparing to receive their diplomas during seven ceremonies set for this month. To accommodate all of the graduates' family and friends, graduation ceremonies for ...

Gov. Robert Bentley: 'Best session ever' by lawmakers in Montgomery - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 11:54

Gov. Robert Bentley: 'Best session ever' by lawmakers in Montgomery
al.com (blog)
2013-05-14_14-34-17_237.jpg Gov. Robert Bentley speaks to reporters in Gulf Shores, Ala., following a news conference on May 14, 2013. (George Talbot photo). GULF SHORES, Ala. - With one day left in the 2013 legislative session, Gov. Robert Bentley ...

Montgomery serial rapist pleads guilty to the rape of five women - al.com (blog)

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 22:07

Montgomery serial rapist pleads guilty to the rape of five women
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Montgomery man authorities deemed a serial rapist has pleaded guilty in the rapes of five women. Roderikus Alloway, 21, pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree rape, six counts of first degree sodomy and one count of ...

Montgomery's Mary Helen Flowers becomes Alabama Army National Guard's ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 18:27

Montgomery's Mary Helen Flowers becomes Alabama Army National Guard's ...
al.com (blog)
After 30 years of active services, Montgomery resident and Alabama Army National Guard Sgt. Major Mary Helen Flowers has earned appointment to the top enlisted grade, command sergeant major. She becomes only the second female in the Alabama Army ...

Mobile, Auburn Montgomery in field as NAIA tennis tourney starts today - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 13:11

Mobile, Auburn Montgomery in field as NAIA tennis tourney starts today
The Birmingham News - al.com
MOBILE, Alabama - The University of Mobile has its men's and women's tennis teams playing in the NAIA championship tournament that starts today at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center. Another Alabama team, Auburn Montgomery, also has designs on ...

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