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1 hr ago | RickeyStokesNews.com

Alabama Governor Bob Riley Sought to Annihilate Corruption Whistleblower

On the second of July, 2010, judicial whistleblower Kathryn Bauman Rubenstein was removed from US Airways Flight 3855 by Birmingham, Alabama airport police when in transit from Birmingham to Philadelphia, as she fled to New York fearing for her life. The background to this distressful event lies within judicial and political corruption in Houston County, AL, when it was detected by Bauman Rubenstein and tied directly to former Alabama governor Bob Riley, who was governor at the time the discovery was made.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, US Governors, Birmingham, AL

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Business Journal

Alabama Accountability Act grants 2,800 scholarships statewide

Of the 2,800 scholarships granted statewide as a part of the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund, 240 were in Jefferson County. Students in Jefferson County received 240 out of the 2,800 statewide scholarships granted as a part of the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund, according to the AOSF.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, AL, US Governors

Mon Sep 15, 2014

ABC 33/40

Gov. Riley's group awards 1,474 scholarships

An organization headed by former Gov. Bob Riley has awarded nearly 1,500 scholarships for students to attend private schools rather than failing public schools. The Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund released enrollment figures Monday, as well as an audit report saying none of its board members, including Riley, received any money.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Alabama Government, Alabama

Thu Sep 11, 2014

RickeyStokesNews.com

McClendon Campaign Ads Are Attack Ads With Players From Out of District

McClendon, hand chosen to run by Bob Riley and Mike Hubbard. Both of which are under investigation by a Grand Jury for using their office for personal gain.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Houston County, AL

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Alabama Live

What's your take on the future of the AEA? AL.com columnists speak on Hubbert's revelations: editorial roundtable

A stunning letter from Paul Hubbert, founding father of the Alabama Education Association, warns that the organization is in dire straits: "With great reluctance, but with absolute conviction of its necessity, I write this letter to you to inform you of the immediate danger, in fact crisis, in which our association finds itself." I've had a few hours to try to digest Paul Hubbert's stunning letter to the governing board of the Alabama Education Association, where essentially the founding father of AEA warns that the organization he built into arguably the most influential force in state politics is on the verge of collapse.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Alabama Live

This day in Huntsville history: Groundbreaking held for $40 million downtown hotel project

The convention hotel project would inclulde a 1,100-foot canal, an arched bridge over the waterway and a climate-controlled skyway to the Von Braun Center. Gov. Bob Riley, hotel executive John Q. Hammons and state Tourism Director Lee Sentell joined Mayor Loretta Spencer, City Council members and others this morning for the groundbreaking.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Senior Alabama lawmaker praises film incentives, wants to close loophole in law

Alabama's film incentive program did more than just dole out millions of dollars to production companies to lure A-list actors such as John Cusack and Bruce Willis to the state.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government, Public Relations, US Governors

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