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  1. Josh Moon: Just give Alabama back to the Poarch CreeksRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Josh Moon: Just give Alabama back to the Poarch Creeks If we want to fix this state, the easiest solution is to just let the Poarch Creeks have it Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2bZjJyl I mean it. The citizens of Alabama should go to the Poarch Creek tribal council today, admit our utter failures of governing the lands we took from them and ask that they help us.

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  2. ProgressCity elections slatedCity elections slatedVoters in the...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    City elections slated Voters in the municipalities in Autauga and Elmore counties will go the polls Tuesday in city elections. Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2bvQHCN Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. On the ballot are mayor's and city council posts.

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  3. Lottery stalls in Senate; House advances BP settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Lottery stalls in Senate; House advances BP settlement Bill to settle state debts appears best chance of finding money for Alabama Medicaid Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2btW0D1 But as the day wore on, it became clear that a proposed settlement of the state's claims over the 2010 Gulf oil spill would likely be the one hope of keeping the state's Medicaid program alive. The Senate debated a constitutional amendment sponsored by Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, that would establish a lottery , allow lottery machines at the state's four dog tracks and authorize the governor to negotiate a gaming compact with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, who operate casinos in Atmore, Montgomery, and Wetumpka.

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  4. Amid divisions, Ala. Senate begins debating lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Amid divisions, Ala. Senate begins debating lottery Legislators say chasms exist over the scale and scope of a lottery Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2bsnlFx The Alabama Senate Wednesday morning began debating lottery and gambling proposals amid uncertainty that any approach had the votes to pass.

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  5. Ala. lottery headed for Senate debate; vote uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Ala. lottery headed for Senate debate; vote uncertain House approves BP settlement bill as lottery and gambling proposals advance Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2bpi7KJ Lottery legislation will make it to a debate on the floor of the Senate. But the leader of the chamber can't promise anything beyond that.

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  6. Alabama Senate committee to consider lottery billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Alabama Senate committee to consider lottery bills Five proposals before Senate Tourism and Marketing committee Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2bo4bka The Senate Tourism and Marketing committee will consider five different bills Tuesday morning, which could bring a lottery or expanded gambling to the state if they pass. Silent Session takes a look at the politics of the lottery as the Legislature prepares to return to consider an amendment authorizing one.

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  7. Fake delivery driver steals beer from Prattville storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Authorities and store owners alike are searching for a man who disguises himself as a delivery driver to steal cases of beer and soda from Prattville stores, according to a release from CrimeStoppers. Fake delivery driver steals beer from Prattville stores Authorities and store owners alike are searching for a man who disguises himself as a delivery driver to steal cases of beer and soda from Prattville stores, according to a release from CrimeStoppers.

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  8. Robert Bentley wants impeachment probe suspendedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Robert Bentley wants impeachment probe suspended Governor says charges he faces are vague; wants three members of House Judiciary Committee to recuse themselves Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2bkOTQc Gov. Robert Bentley Thursday asked the House Judiciary Committee to suspend his impeachment proceedings, arguing the charges he faces are vague and violate his due process rights. Silent Session looks at the history of the state's impeachment article, and how decisions made in 1875 are creating confusion today.

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  9. Sen. Jim McClendon to propose lottery and gambling billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Sen. Jim McClendon to propose lottery and gambling bill Senator's bill will authorize lottery, lottery machines & gaming compact with Poarch Band of Creek Indians Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2bd6x8F There will be a lottery bill before the Legislature next week, and there will also be a bill combining a lottery with expanded gambling. The Springville senator, who will introduce a lottery and gambling bill next week, says his approach will help Medicaid and the children who rely on it.

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  10. ProgressWetumpka to host unity forumWetumpka to host unity forumThe...Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Wetumpka to host unity forum The City of Wetumpka will hold a unity forum Tuesday to discuss recent events across the nation. Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/2a5I1We The Wetumpka Police Department, Elmore County Sheriff's Office and District Attorney's Office along with area churches will discuss recent police involved shootings of civilians and shootings of police officers, Mayor Jerry Willis said.

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  11. ProgressCity election races slatedCity election races slatedMillbrook ...Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Millbrook Mayor Al Kelley heaved a big sigh of relief at 5 p.m. Tuesday when it became obvious he would be unopposed as he seeks his sixth term. City election races slated Millbrook Mayor Al Kelley heaved a big sigh of relief at 5 p.m. Tuesday when it became obvious he would be unopposed as he seeks his sixth term.

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  12. MA's All-Star Sidney Mims training for AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    MA's All-Star Sidney Mims training for Auburn Montgomery Academy defensive end Sidney Mims passed on ACC offers to try and walk on at Auburn Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/29Spubz "What I'm trying to do this game is to get better," Mims said. "That's every day, just to get better and take the momentum from this game to that walk-on tryout."

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  13. Wetumpka celebrates Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    The group Wishbone performs as Wetumpka holds it's Fourth of July celebration Monday, July 4, 2016, at Gold Star Park. Wetumpka celebrates Fourth of July The group Wishbone performs as Wetumpka holds it's Fourth of July celebration Monday, July 4, 2016, at Gold Star Park.

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  14. Stanhope hires Mike Dean as football coachRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Stanhope hires Mike Dean as football coach Dean is 59-25 in 7 seasons as a high school head coach. Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/293R5pF WETUMPKA - Mike Dean was named Stanhope Elmore's football coach at a special meeting of the Elmore County school board Thursday.

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  15. Dunkin' Donuts coming to WetumpkaRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Dunkin' Donuts coming to Wetumpka New location hopes to open next month Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1sM7c5l You can celebrate National Donut Day on June 3 by picking up a free treat at Dunkin' Donuts in Montgomery. But Wetumpka may be in the mood to celebrate next month.

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  16. Artie is great with other dogs, loves to play with toys and is the perfect size for most any family.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Pets of the Week The cutest adoptable pets in the tri-county area. Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1TBp1Nv Tristan is a cute shepherd mix that is about six months old.

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  17. North-South All-Star Mims hopes to walk on at AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    North-South All-Star Mims hopes to walk on at Auburn Montgomery Academy's Sidney Mims a North-South All-Star, hopes to walk on at Auburn Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/27xqjQV Montgomery Academy's Sidney Mims was one of eight River Region standouts to be selected to the 57th annual North-South All-Star football game, but he may be the one with the most to prove. The 6-foot-5, 245-pound defensive end-tight end was a standout for the Eagles and picked up a handful of offers, including Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Navy.

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  18. Lee WR Henry Ruggs III gets Army All-American inviteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Lee WR Henry Ruggs III gets Army All-American invite Lee 4-star receiver Henry Ruggs III invited to US Army All-American game Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1TmormB Lee's Henry Ruggs carries against Wetumpka at Hohenberg Field in Wetumpka, Ala. on Friday October 30, 2015.

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  19. Prison construction bill reaches final roundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Prison construction bill reaches final round Legislators to decide fate of $800 million proposal on last day of session Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1SYxRVi Gov. Robert Bentley's ambitious $800 million prison construction bill reached its endgame Wednesday morning, with its fate still up in the air. Inmates sit on their bunks as Governor Robert Bentley tours Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Ala.

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  20. Alabama Medicaid hearings turn focus on hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Alabama Medicaid hearings turn focus on hospitals Officials: Hospitals self-funding, but cuts to other parts of the program could overwhelm them Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/26vms6p The new surgery recovery rooms are seen as Elmore Community Hospital holds a ribbon cutting and open house for their new Surgery Department on Tuesday July 14, 2015 in Wetumpka, Ala. The main thrust of Medicaid officials' argument: Hospitals self-fund their costs, but reductions to other parts of Medicaid could drive more patients to emergency rooms and straining hospitals' already stressed budgets.

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