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  1. LGBTQ advocates fear 'religious freedom' bills moving forward in statesRead the original story

    39 min ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    San Francisco Fire Department Deputy Chief Raemona Williams passes out beaded necklaces to the crowd during the 2015 San Francisco Gay Pride Parade. Tony Avelar/AP There are renewed efforts at the state level to pass so-called religious freedom bills.

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  2. Inmate stabbed to death at Elmore Prison, second death at Elmore in ten daysRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WAAY

    The Alabama Department of Corrections reported the death of an inmate at the Elmore Correctional Facility on Sunday, the second killing at the prison in ten days. Demarko Carlisle was stabbed by another inmate during a fight on Sunday afternoon.

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  3. DeMarko Quinta Carlisle, 36, was stabbed during an altercation with another inmate.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An altercation between two inmates on Sunday at the Elmore Correctional Facility has left one inmate dead, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections. DeMarko Quinta Carlisle, 36, was stabbed during an altercation with another inmate inside the facility around 2:45 p.m. He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 3:40 p.m. Carlisle's death is the third reported inmate death from an assault at ADOC facilities in Elmore County in the last 10 days.

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  4. Conivcted murder stabbed to death in prison on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    An Alabama inmate - who was just 16 when he fatally shot an Adamsville grandmother outside of Kmart - was stabbed to death in prison on Sunday afternoon. DeMarko Quinta Carlisle, 36, was stabbed during an altercation with another inmate inside the facility, said Alabama Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton.

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  5. Image: Estately BlogRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    No matter which side of the aisle you come down on, there's simply no question that Americans are as polarized as politically as they've ever been. Which is exactly why we need to appreciate the humor in politics, wherever it can be found.

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  6. Bill Crawford: Shift tax burden or delay cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    The Tax Foundation expert legislative leaders brought in last fall to advise them on tax reform recommended a shift in the state's tax burden - away from corporate and individual income taxes to user-based taxes. User-based taxes - gas taxes, sales taxes, use taxes, etc.

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  7. LGBTQ Advocates Fear 'Religious Freedom' Bills Moving Forward In StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    There are renewed efforts at the state level to pass so-called religious freedom bills. LGBTQ rights advocates believe that's because local lawmakers are anticipating support from the Trump administration.

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  8. GOP Rep On 'Spineless' Colleagues: Repeal Obamacare DangitRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Representative Mo Brooks is mad that his colleagues in the Republican caucus don't have more "spine" when it comes to eradicating health insurance for twenty million citizens. Where's their backbone? Brooks blames those terrible Town Hall meetings.

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  9. Historic civil rights landmark launches fundraising campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    When the Colored Masonic Temple opened in downtown Birmingham in 1924, it was one of the only places African-Americans could walk in the front door and not have to move to the back. For decades, the seven-story, Renaissance Revival building housed black professionals, such as doctors, lawyers and accountants.

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  10. Up next: The Alabama Task Force on Task ForcesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Pardon me if I didn't flip for joy this week as the governor gripped and grinned and set up a task force to study repealing the state sales tax on groceries. I mean, if I flipped for anything I'd break something.

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  11. Alabama Law Enforcement AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WALA

    Alabama State Troopers have issued a traffic advisory about heavy smoke in the area of Interstate 65 NB in Baldwin County between the 41 and 42 mile marker.

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  12. Speaker: Gas tax bill still in worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Decatur Daily

    A bill to increase the state's gas tax hasn't yet been filed this legislative session, but Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon said last week work is being done on one. "There's some moving parts with that bill, dealing with some interests in how are we going to help the state in state road projects as well as the counties and municipalities," said McCutcheon, R-Monrovia.

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  13. Synchronized traffic lights won't end red-light delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Decatur Daily

    Motorists driving through Decatur will still have to stop at red lights - but not as frequently - when the city completes synchronization of major traffic corridors, says the owner of the company that manages the lights. Decatur is slowly progressing toward a modern wireless synchronization system, which uses video detector cameras on 30- to 35-foot poles, said Blake Temple, who owns Temple Inc. and has been managing traffic lights for more than 60 years.

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  14. State: Several students at University of Alabama have mumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Department of Public Health, in a news release Friday, said it's investigating those cases and working with the school to contact potentially exposed people. Mumps is a virus that spreads through saliva and mucus from the mouth, nose or throat.

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  15. Alabama gas tax bill in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anniston Star

    Alabamians would pay more at the gas pump - three to six cents more per gallon - under a draft gas tax bill that's making the rounds of Montgomery policymakers. Supporters of the gas tax proposal say the state needs more money to fix roads that haven't been repaved in years.

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  16. Alabama's prisons flow with needless deaths yet again. We know one of the reasons why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | San Francisco Bay View

    Elmore - "Alabama prison officials are investigating the beating death of an inmate who was attacked by other prisoners Thursday - the second deadly attack on a state prisoner within 24 hours," reports the Montgomery Advertiser Feb. 19 in a story headlined, " State inmate beaten to death in 2nd such killing in 24 hours ." "In the most recent case," the story continues, "David Sanders, 41, was found badly beaten and unresponsive in a dorm of the Elmore Correctional Facility on Thursday, the Alabama Department of Corrections said.

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  17. Alabama's historic Gee's Bend Ferry going all-electricRead the original story

    Saturday | Washington Times

    Officials say the Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a more than $1 million grant to convert the diesel-powered Gee's Bend Ferry into a battery-powered electric vessel. The Alabama Department of Transportation announced Friday that it will become the first zero-emission passenger/vehicle ferry of its type in the nation, and only the second in the world.

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  18. Famous Alabama ferry going all-electricRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WAAY

    Officials say the Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a more than $1 million grant to convert the diesel-powered Gee's Bend Ferry into an electric vessel powered by batteries. A statement from the Alabama Department of Transportation says the ferry will become the nation's first powered vessel with zero emissions.

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  19. ALDOT opens bids for Alabama 127, Quinn Road projects in LimestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Decatur Daily

    Joe Keenum Excavation and Construction Inc. of Muscle Shoals submitted the apparent low bid of nearly $1.34 million to repave 5.4 miles of Alabama 127. The company will have 45 working days to repave the highway from just north of Wire Way Road to the Tennessee state line.

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  20. Glass State House: Bentley isn't only one with campaign finance problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alabama Live

    If Gov. Robert Bentley's impeachment goes to the Alabama House, two lawmakers could find themselves in a pickle. Rep. Terri Collins and Rep. Laura Hall both accepted money outside the campaign finance widow, just like the governor.

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