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  1. PCHS expands hours; assists visitors seeking family history in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Calhoun Times

    It is now open from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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  2. in Re: Franklin X. BainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    Franklin X. Baines petitions pro se for a writ of mandamus. For the reasons that follow, we will deny the petition.

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  3. Bentley: Lottery best option for revenue in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Decatur Daily

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley once said state lotteries were as outdated as leisure suits, but in throwing his support to a state lottery this week he said it was the only revenue option left in the closet. The governor, in an opinion piece submitted Wednesday to news outlets, said lawmakers have rejected the idea of tax increases while the state faces a continued revenue crisis.

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  4. Lowdown on Alabama's lottery ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Anniston Star

    Earlier this year, the Alabama Legislature passed and Gov. Robert Bentley signed a budget that decimated Medicaid, leaving an $85 million hole. No one had a viable solution.

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  5. new I-59/20 construction will continue through football season in Tuscaloosa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    In fact, ABC 33/40 learned construction crews will still be on the road when football season kicks off this fall. Getting stuck in traffic along Interstate 59/20 isn't uncommon especially around Alabama home football games.

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  6. Gadsden woman arrested for taking meth while pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Sheriff Todd Entrekin said Sara Ashley Sims, 27, of Gadsden, was arrested Wednesday on chemical endangerment of a child charges. Entrekin said Sims failed a drug test with the Alabama Department of Human Resources while pregnant.

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  7. Alabama House Republicans planning to choose new speaker next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The Republican Caucus in the Alabama House of Representatives will meet on Tuesday and is expected to informally choose a new House speaker. Republicans hold 70 of the 105 House seats, so their choice will likely win the official election for speaker, which can't happen until the Legislature meets.

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  8. Calhoun County Commission signs on to support Kronospan expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anniston Star

    Calhoun County commissioners on Thursday agreed to join the city of Oxford in providing incentives to an Eastaboga plant in exchange for promised jobs. Calhoun County Administrator Ken Joiner said the $362 million expansion by wood flooring producer Kronospan is "unheard of" and will give county schools a boost.

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  9. Angel Gieske is accused of theft and theft by deception.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    We first told you about a woman claiming to be a doctor who is accused of faking it all to counsel children. She had no credentials, but was still able to collect thousands in tax dollars working for Alabama's Department of Human Resources in child custody cases for seven years.

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  10. Bankhead Tunnel again open to cyclists, pedestrians Saturday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Scenes from the Petal and Pace Duathlon on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014: On the descent into Bankhead Tunnel, cyclists easily topped 30 mph. A week after hundreds of people took advantage of a rare chance to walk and pedal through the Bankhead Tunnel, the opportunity comes round again on Satuday morning.

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  11. Special election for Shelby County House seat set for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A special primary election will be held Oct. 18 for a vacant Shelby County seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, Gov. Robert Bentley has announced. Mike Hill resigned from the seat to accept an appointment by Bentley as the commissioner of the state Banking Department.

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  12. Irondale veterinarian arrested for possession of protected wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Trussville Tribune

    Irondale veterinarian Dr. William B. Weber has been charged with 30 counts of possessing protected wildlife, according to a release from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. According to the release, Weber had 24 raccoons and six coyotes confiscated from Eastwood Animal Clinic and his residence in Irondale on July 20/ The animals were in cages that indicated long-term captivity and evidence suggested some animals were imported in a violation of state and federal law.

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  13. ADOC graduates 25 new correctional officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WTVM

    As of 10:30 a.m. Thursday, 25 correctional officer trainees will graduate from the Alabama Department of Corrections Academy after completing an extensive 12-week course. ADOC officials say completing the academy certifies these trainees as law enforcement officers.

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  14. Birmingham vet charged after 24 raccoons, 6 coyotes seized from clinic, homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WTVM

    A Birmingham-area veterinarian has been charged after authorities found 24 raccoons and six coyotes at his clinic and home. Dr. William B. Weber is facing 30 counts of possessing protected wildlife, the Alabama Department of Conservation and National Resources said in a release on Wednesday.

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  15. State-wide tax-free holiday starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    Just in time for school, the seventh annual sales tax holiday in Mississippi offers shoppers a little break on their back-to-school shopping. Starting at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ending Saturday at midnight, shoppers are exempt from paying state sales tax on many articles of clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item or pair.

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  16. Henry to challenge Hammon for House majority leader spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Decatur Daily

    Rep. Ed Henry said Wednesday he is challenging Rep. Micky Hammon for the job of majority leader in the Alabama House of Representatives. House GOP caucus members will be in Montgomery on Tuesday to informally select a new speaker of the House to replace Mike Hubbard, who was convicted in June of 12 felony ethics violations and removed from office.

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  17. Florida trims its back-to-school tax holiday to only three shopping daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Facing tighter budget restrictions this year, Gov. Rick Scott and the state Legislature reduced the back-to-school tax free holiday to three days and ruled that the credit this year will not apply to computers or clothing items costing more than $60. Last year, consumers enjoyed 10 days without paying the 6 percent state sales tax on certain items, including computers.

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  18. Baldwin County voters react to lottery special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama Governor Robert Bentley called Wednesday, July 27, 2016 for a special session which could lead to a referendum on a lottery. Alabamians haven't had a chance to vote on the issue since it was voted down in 1999.

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  19. Oxford officials hope to speed up parkway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anniston Star

    Bridges that span US Hwy 78 and I-20 near the Oxford Exchange on Leon Smith Parkway are going to be widened. - Officials here have taken note of the traffic traveling Leon Smith Parkway to and from shopping centers south of I-20, and hope to speed up a project intended to make the parkway more accommodating for cars.

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  20. McClellan authority shown plans for marketing former fortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anniston Star

    McClellan Development Authority board members on Wednesday were given a presentation of a master plan meant to better market McClellan's available properties. Those plans show architectural renderings of what those three commercial and one industrial properties could be, with hotels and restaurants, commercial facilities and retail shop landscaped and ready for investors to write a check.

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