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  1. EDITORIAL: Alabama has an opportunityRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

    These uninsured residents are typically caught between poverty programs and employment-sponsored insurance. They are employed and thus earn too much to qualify for A state's uninsured population is expensive.

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  2. Alabama owed more than $3,000,000,000 in back child support paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Imagine going to the bank only to learn your checking and savings accounts have been seized by the government. It happened last month to a Marshal County man.

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  3. What caused nosebleeds in Porter Ranch? New questions emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | LA Daily News

    For weeks after the gas leak began near Porter Ranch , Los Angeles County health officials kept assuring residents that their complaints of headaches, dizziness and nosebleeds were similar to what had happened in a small town in Alabama. There, residents from unincorporated Eight Mile in Mobile County complained of a rotten egg smell, of the way the foul odor messed with their breathing and their stomachs.

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  4. 14 Alabama prisons to close as part of consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTVM

    Alabama Department of Corrections commissioner Jeff Dunn revealed on Monday that the state plans to close 14 "major" prison facilities as part of a transformation in corrections. The 14 prisons will be replaced by four larger facilities with the end result adding about 2,500 to 3,000 in the system's capacity.

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  5. Spencer Collier Gets Almost A $ 20,000.00 A Year RAISERead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | RickeyStokesNews.com

    MONTGOMERY: State Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh describe the law enforcement consolidation as a savings of more than $ 30 million. When the 12 law enforcement agencies were combined, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley appointed his good legislative buddy as the head man.

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  6. Governor to make major announcement tomorrow about MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Gov. Robert Bentley will make an announcement tomorrow about a transformation of the Medicaid payment system that is expected to control the costs of the program. Federal and state sources would not release any details about the announcement, except that it relates to regional care organizations.

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  7. According to the CDC, Alabama is one of 16 states reporting local flu cases.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Luckily, Dr. Stephanie Burrell said she has seen an unusually low number of flu cases. But she warns winter isn't over just yet, and it's not too late to get your flu shot if you haven't already done so.

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  8. Lottery bill scheduled for early hearing in Alabama LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A proposal by some Republican lawmakers to allow a statewide vote on a lottery is scheduled for discussion in a public hearing on Wednesday. The Economic Development and Tourism Committee in the House of Representatives plans to hold the hearing at 1 p.m. in room 410 at the State House.

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  9. Tonight at 10: Man caught up on child support payments until DHR seizes his bank accountRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Alabama parents are behind $3 billion in child support payments. That's a huge number, but some say efforts to collect that money are only making matters worse.

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  10. Legislature releases proposals allowing more games at casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.

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  11. Parents reunited with their 'stolen' childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The 33 infants and children that an American Christian group tried to smuggle out of quake-hit Haiti are being reunited with their families, the US-based aid group now caring for them said Tuesday. The children were picked up last week by members of an Idaho-based Baptist group called New Life Children's Refuge who tried to take them across the border to the Dominican Republic where they planned to establish an orphanage.

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  12. Is Medicaid expansion at a tipping point?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Louisiana last month became the first state in the Deep South to make the politically charged decision to expand Medicaid health insurance to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. At least one other state - South Dakota - is expected to extend Medicaid coverage this year.

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  13. State agencies reviewing impact of cuts, level fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | WAAY

    A new law in Alabama is targeting both rural drag racers and observers. Anyone convicted of drag racing on a public road will lose their driver's license for up to six months for a first offense.

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  14. Predators stealing Haiti's childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Mia Pean saw the same pick up trucking circling the area, shouting out of the window, "Manje! Manje!," which is Creole for "eat." These children, starved for food, shelter and love run to this vehicle every time it passes.

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  15. Couple arrested in Lewis Co. of interest in missing persons caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Columbia Daily Herald

    A couple arrested in Lewis County on Thursday is of interest to police in an Ohio missing person's case, contrary to initial reports that they were wanted in connection with murder. "These two people are not wanted, but we would like to speak to them in reference to that missing person's report," Lt.

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  16. Is Medicaid expansion near a tipping point? New president could make difference for MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    Louisiana last month became the first state in the Deep South to make the politically charged decision to expand Medicaid health insurance to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. At least one other state - South Dakota - is expected to extend Medicaid coverage this year.

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  17. Upcoming roadwork, lane closures in Shelby County, downtown BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Alabama Live

    The Alabama Department of Transportation warns that delays are possible Sunday and Monday because of road work in several locations. ALDOT asks drivers to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival and departure times, observe work zone speed limits and other work zone signs, and use extreme caution in the area.

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  18. Social liberals a friend to most AlabamiansRead the original story

    Saturday | The Decatur Daily

    To The Daily : Lately, I've begun to think that President Barack Obama has entered Alabama's Senate race, as Sen. Richard Shelby's political ads are mostly fulminations against Obama and, of course, liberalism. As one of the most impoverished states, with high negatives in health, literacy, education, etc.

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  19. How to get tax breaks for your medical practiceRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2013 | American Medical Association

    Constructing a new medical facility or hiring new employees might seem like a daunting and expensive undertaking for many physicians. But those tasks could become a little more feasible if they take advantage of the many federal, state and local incentives available to help developers, including physicians, substantially reduce taxes and slash their building, equipment and hiring costs.

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  20. Two decades after Mercedes, South Carolina looks down on AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alabama Live

    The state beat out other finalists to win Mercedes Benz. It committed hundreds of millions of dollars to do it.

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