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  1. Senate approves nitrogen execution optionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

    It's never been used in the United States. Or anywhere in the world. Or been tested on human beings.

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  2. Bobby Bright faces GOP ballot challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Bright, who served as a Democrat in the U.S. House from 2009 and 2011, is running for the GOP nomination in the 2nd congressional district, which he lost to current U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, in 2010. He said Thursday he faced two complaints that could challenge his ballot access, but said one had been withdrawn.

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  3. Bill to end traffic cameras stalls in committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Montgomery Advertiser

    The legislation from Rep. Ken Johnson, R-Moulton, got a lengthy hearing from the House Public Safety and Homeland Security but ended up going to a subcommittee amid defenses of the cameras from city and law enforcement officials. Johnson's bill would end the use of red light and speeding cameras, which the city of Montgomery has used for about a decade.

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  4. Bills could ease marijuana punishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    In a recent CBS poll, 61 percent of people said they believe recreational marijuana use should be legal. Video provided by Newsy Two legislative committees will take up bills this week that, if approved, could ease punishments for simple possession of marijuana.

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  5. Bill would raise requirements for new districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall talks about a new bill introduced Tuesday that his office has advocated for adoption by the state on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Montgomery, Alabama. Legislation that would increase the minimum population required to form an independent school district drew strong reactions in a Senate committee Wednesday.

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  6. Wetumpka's Perry, Catholic's Blackwell receive top coaching honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Wetumpka's Tim Perry and Catholic's Aubrey Blackwell receive top coaching honors while Wetumpka's Jordan Stewart signed a volleyball scholarship to Tennessee Wesleyan. Wetumpka coach Tim Perry says the Indians' emotions after the 6A championship loss to Pinson Valley show how much they expected to win, rather than being happy just to reach the finals.

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  7. Ivey's pitch: Economy, break with BentleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Gov. Kay Ivey's case for a term in her own right: The state's economy is strong, and Alabama is moving beyond a long-term leadership crisis. Governor Kay Ivey announces that she is running for a term as governor in her own right in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday evening February 13, 2018.

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  8. House approves $6.6 billion education budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $6.6 billion budget which includes pay raises for education employees and funding increases for most state services. Alabama House of Representatives gather during the legislative special session on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at the State House in Montgomery, Ala.

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  9. Prattville police search for brazen tire thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Two men were caught on surveillance cameras taking four tires in a brazen daytime theft from the Auto Save and Tire store in Prattville. In the video, one of the suspects can be seen loading the tires into the car's back.

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  10. BTW Magnet choir rehearses for Saturday at MPACRead the original story

    Monday Feb 12 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Montgomery native Tommy Jackson of Rising Star Road Show speaks to the Booker T. Washington Magnet High School Choir as they rehearse "Bridge Over Troubled Water" on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The choir will perform Saturday, Feb. 17, at MPAC.

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  11. Don Siegelman recovering after bypass surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    The big rains are moving away, but we have a cloudy, gray Monday.. On this video, Rich will run down the daily rain chance and see what cooler days could be in our future. 1 comment

  12. After qualifying, Dems look better than 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    If the ending of candidate qualifying pointed to anything, it's a whole bunch of choices for Alabama voters in the 2018 elections. The state Democratic and Republican parties on Friday finished a monthlong period for candidates to get on the ballot, with the GOP putting up candidates in most office but Democrats showing significant enthusiasm and getting more candidates than they did four years ago, particularly in the Legislature.

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  13. Montgomery reps want $1.4 million restored to MPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    MPS board members Melissa Snowden and Robert Porterfield discuss voting against contract to sell Georgia Washington Middle School and what's next for the school system. Two Montgomery representatives sent a letter to the Alabama State Department of Education Wednesday asking for a resolution of an error that cost Montgomery Public Schools $1.4 million.

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  14. New A&M coach Fisher raves about Jenkins, FosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    New Texas A&M coach Jim Fisher had high praise for James Foster and Tank Jenkins as the Montgomery natives signed Wednesday with the Aggies. Park Crossing senior lineman Marcus "Tank" Jenkins signed to play college football Wednesday at Texas A&M on National Signing Day.

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  15. Montgomery man faces robbery, burglary charges in PrattvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Central Alabama CrimeStoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers.

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  16. Cash, The Killer & The King: Rock & roll your Valentine's heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Blair Carman coming for his first visit to Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and bringing Jerry Lee Lewis' music with him; plus Scot Bruce's tribute to Elvis Presley and Neil Morrow's tribute to Johnny Cash on Feb. 13 & 14 Spend this Valentine's Day with Cash, the Killer, and the King on Feb. 13, 14! Walk down memory lane to the greatest era of rock 'n' roll music of 3 iconic legends: Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley. You'll be all shook up.

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  17. 'In God We Trust' bill sparks debate over KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    An Alabama House bill over the motto "In God We Trust" sparked a lengthy discussion about the racial attitudes of the composer of the National Anthem Tuesday. Alabama House of Representatives gather during the legislative special session on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at the State House in Montgomery, Ala.

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  18. Life in 'A Doll's House' isn't so perfectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    "It's really the story of the unraveling of a marriage," said director Caroline Reddick Lawson. "It starts out with what seems to be a doll house perfect marriage."

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  19. Come and witness 'A Mother's Cry'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    "A Mother's Cry" by Tira Judkins is being presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the Doster Memorial Community Center, 424 S. Northington St., Prattville. "A Mother's Cry" by Tira Judkins is being presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Doster Memorial Community Center, 424 S. Northington St. "Basically, it's about a family going through transitions," says Letita Porterfield of Montgomery, who plays the mother Janet Reeves.

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  20. New film: Rosa Parks was 'sick and tired'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 3 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    "I don't think that a lot of people knew that Rosa wasn't tired. She was sick and tired," said D'Angela Proctor, head of original programming for TV One.

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