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  1. Candidate Minutes: Alabama Governor candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WAAY

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is hoping to become the third governor since the 1970s to be elected for two terms in Montgomery. Bob Riley and Guy Hunt are the only governors since 1979 to serve two consecutive terms in office, although Hunt did not finish his second term.

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  2. Water Wars in the US SoutheastRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The future is Green

    The semi arid US Southwest has been accustomed to bitter conflicts over water rights, but now years of drought combined with rapid growth have sparked a fight between Georgia, Alabama and Florida over the rights to the use of water from the federal reservoir at Lake Sidney Lanier. In July, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers erred by putting drinking water for Atlanta before Lake Lanier's mandated purposes: hydroelectric power, navigation and flood control.

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  3. Could Luther's Special Prosecutor Be On His Way To Being Indicted?Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    LEE COUNTY: In the criminal case of Alabama Speaker of House Mike Hubbard in Lee County, a sworn affidavit has been filed with strong accusations against Special Prosecutor Matt Hart. The accusations in the sworn affidavit, Barron Coleman, claim that Matt Hart has leaked information to Coleman from the Lee County Grand Jury.

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  4. New Alabama mma regulating body means good and bad news for local promoters and fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2010 | Examiner.com

    HFC's show in May will have to be put on hold as the new Alabama Athletic Commission takes shape. According to a post by Hardknock Promotions on their facebook page, Alabama Governor Bob Riley signed SB 327 yesterday.

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  5. New Alabama mma regulating body means good and bad news for local promoters and fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2010 | Examiner.com

    HFC's show in May will have to be put on hold as the new Alabama Athletic Commission takes shape. According to a post by Hardknock Promotions on their facebook page, Alabama Governor Bob Riley signed SB 327 yesterday.

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  6. Hide your students and teachers! Alabama politicians are at it againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Alabama Live

    Granted, it's hard to know just yet the full extent of the damage this bill can do. The Rewarding Advancement in Instruction and Student Excellence Act, or RAISE Act of 2016, is still early in the legislative process.

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  7. Water Wars in the US SoutheastRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The future is Green

    The semi arid US Southwest has been accustomed to bitter conflicts over water rights, but now years of drought combined with rapid growth have sparked a fight between Georgia, Alabama and Florida over the rights to the use of water from the federal reservoir at Lake Sidney Lanier. In July, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers erred by putting drinking water for Atlanta before Lake Lanier's mandated purposes: hydroelectric power, navigation and flood control.

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  8. Bill would remove Mike Hubbard from speaker's roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Alabama Live

    In court filings, Speaker of the Alabama House Mike Hubbard argued that he had a constitutional right to be a lobbyist and a lawmaker at the same time. At the end of the legislative session, the Alabama House awards the distinction to its "deadest bill," complete with a little suit in a coffin to be kept by the bill's sponsor.

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  9. Candidate Minutes: Alabama Governor candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WAAY

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is hoping to become the third governor since the 1970s to be elected for two terms in Montgomery. Bob Riley and Guy Hunt are the only governors since 1979 to serve two consecutive terms in office, although Hunt did not finish his second term.

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  10. Governors almost never stop executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    For decades Alabama death row inmates died in the state's electric chair and it was rare for a governor to commute a sentence then or now As he prepared himself for death in his final years, Alabama Gov. George Wallace worried that he might be kept from heaven by two actions in his life: One was his military service aboard a U.S. bomber during World War II tasked with bombing Japanese cities -- an action that Wallace knew killed thousands of civilians. The other was his final decisions to allow executions by electric chair of death row inmates when he had the power to stop it.

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  11. Portrait of Lurleen Wallace, Alabama's only female governor, belongs in Capitol Rotunda,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Alabama Live

    The portrait of Gov. Lurleen Wallace, as well as that of her husband, four-time Gov. George Wallace, have been removed from the Capitol Rotunda. Almost a year after the portrait of Lurleen Wallace was removed from the Capitol Rotunda, State Auditor Jim Zeigler is once again calling for the image of Alabama's only female governor to be returned to its place of honor.

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  12. Jeb Bush touts 'Sportsmen's Coalition' for gun rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | News10.net

    Jeb Bush touts 'Sportsmen's Coalition' for gun rights Bush backers will promote hunting, fishing, and the Second Amendment Check out this story on abc10.com: http://usat.ly/1Rk5br7 Seeking to amplify the issue of gun rights, Jeb Bush's campaign announced Tuesday the formation of an advisory committee for what he calls his "Sportsmen's Coalition." The group of officials from government, agriculture, and wildlife departments "will build the coalition and help spread Jeb's message about the importance of hunting and fishing traditions and protecting the Second Amendment for law-abiding citizens," the Bush campaign said in a statement.

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  13. Jeb Bush touts 'Sportsmen's Coalition' for gun rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | USA Today

    Jeb Bush touts 'Sportsmen's Coalition' for gun rights Bush backers will promote hunting, fishing, and the Second Amendment Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Rk5br7 Seeking to amplify the issue of gun rights, Jeb Bush's campaign announced Tuesday the formation of an advisory committee for what he calls his "Sportsmen's Coalition." The group of officials from government, agriculture, and wildlife departments "will build the coalition and help spread Jeb's message about the importance of hunting and fishing traditions and protecting the Second Amendment for law-abiding citizens," the Bush campaign said in a statement.

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  14. Alabama millionaire bankrolled Rose Bowl's 'Trump is disgusting' sky writingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Alabama developer Stan Pate said he bankrolled a series of anti-Donald Trump messages that appeared at recent bowl games. A wealthy - and colorful - Tuscaloosa developer said he's behind a series of anti-Donald Trump messages written in the sky above today's Rose Bowl game, as well as banners at yesterday's Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl.

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  15. Meet the man behind the "Trump is disgusting" skywritingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | CBS News

    A millionaire real estate developer -- who also happens to be a donor to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential campaign - is behind the aerial messages at the Rose Bowl calling GOP front-runner Donald Trump "disgusting" and he says that there's more to come. Much more.

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  16. Josh Moon: Top Moments of 2015: Packed bridge, fistfight leadRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Josh Moon: Top Moments of 2015: Packed bridge, fistfight lead Interesting moments happen in reporting, and they make the job worth doing Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1Owt91U Truth be told, it's not too bad. I meet a lot of cool people, get to go to a lot of good events and find myself in the middle of some of the weirdest situations imaginable.

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  17. Josh Moon: End the embarrassment and pardon Don SiegelmanRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Josh Moon: End the embarrassment and pardon Don Siegelman The Siegelman case is a national embarrassment and one more black eye for the state Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1lXP7OU Why this absolute travesty has been allowed to continue - and make no mistake, it is both Democrats and Republicans who have allowed it - is a mystery to me and to a number of attorneys and legal scholars from across the country. So, deep breath, ready, go a Siegelman, a Democrat, was narrowly defeated in 2002 by Bob Riley, after a late-night recount in Baldwin County gave Riley an unexpected 3,000-vote edge.

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  18. End the embarrassment and pardon Don SiegelmanRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    End the embarrassment and pardon Don Siegelman The Siegelman case is a national embarrassment and one more black eye for the state Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1YjFndt Why this absolute travesty has been allowed to continue - and make no mistake, it is both Democrats and Republicans who have allowed it - is a mystery to me and to a number of attorneys and legal scholars from across the country. So, deep breath, ready, go a Siegelman, a Democrat, was narrowly defeated in 2002 by Bob Riley, after a late-night recount in Baldwin County gave Riley an unexpected 3,000-vote edge.

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  19. Letter Exchange Clears Path For Victoryland To OpenRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    A letter exchange between Gov. Robert Bentley, Macon County District Attorney E. Paul Jones, and Sheriff Andre' Brunson seems to clear a path for the reopening of VictoryLand. It also serves as an assurance to those companies supplying bingo machines, that the State will not confiscate them as in the past.

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  20. OpinionAlabama Gubernatorial Derby heads to Round 3Alabama...Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Alabama Gubernatorial Derby heads to Round 3 Columnist Steve Flowers makes picks for who should run for governor in 2018 Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1Qu7sOp So far, we have counted down from 18 to 8. In descending order, the list includes Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard , Supreme Court Justice Jim Main , Sen. Greg Reed , Sen. Arthur Orr , Mayor Vaughn Stewart , Mayor Walt Maddox , Mayor Sandy Stimpson , Congressman Bradley Byrne , Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey , Sen. Del Marsh , and state Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan .

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