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  1. Mike Hubbard arrives for his sentencing on Friday, July 8. Source: WBRC videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was sentenced to four years in prison and eight years of probation on Friday, July 8. His fines are estimated at around $210,000. He will also have to pay court costs and payments to the Crime Victims' Compensation fund.

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  2. Mike Hubbard sentenced; appeal plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been sentenced to at least two years in prison and $210,000 in fines after being convicted on 12 felony ethics charges last month. Mike Hubbard sentenced; appeal planned Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been sentenced to at least two years in prison and $210,000 in fines after being convicted on 12 felony ethics charges last month.

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  3. Bill Baxley says sentence recommendation for Mike Hubbard 'absurd'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    Defense attorney Bill Baxley, standing, reads an email with former Alabama Gov Bob Riley, left, during Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's trial, Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Opelika, Ala. Bill Baxley, lead lawyer for former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, said today he had no response to a sentencing motion filed by prosecutors on Thursday night.

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  4. Gone But Not Forgotten: 3 Birmingham police officers killed 12 years ago todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Birmingham police radios will observe a moment at silence today in remembrance of three officers killed 12 years ago today in a hail of gunfire at an Ensley drug house. Officers Carlos Owen, Robert Bennett and Harley Chisholm died in a hail of gunfire at an Ensley drug house on what would become the deadliest day in Birmingham police history .

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  5. Fate of Alabama House Speaker Put to JuryRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Prosecutors and defense attorneys made their final attempts to sway jurors in the ethics trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard Friday morning, a case that could end with one of the state's most powerful men facing decades in prison. Jurors were expected to begin their deliberations Friday afternoon.

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  6. Jubilee for Jabo commemorates 50 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Trussville Tribune

    A few Friday nights ago, a large throng of people gathered at The Club in Birmingham despite a torrential thunderstorm. The event was called Jubilee for Jabo.

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  7. Alabama conviction ousts House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | NWAonline

    On Friday night, a jury found the Republican guilty of 12 counts of public corruption for using the influence and prestige of his political stature to benefit his companies and clients. He faces up to 20 years in prison for each count.

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  8. Convicted Alabama House speaker faces 20-year termRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | HeraldNet

    Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's conviction on ethics charges automatically removes him from office and could mean years in prison for the powerful Republican. Friday night, a jury found the one-time GOP star guilty of 12 counts of public corruption for using the influence and prestige of his political stature to benefit his companies and clients.

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  9. Hubbard's mugshot released; AG Luther Strange, others react to verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Following the guilty verdict, Hubbard was taken into custody by Lee County sheriff's deputies, though not placed in handcuffs, and escorted from the courtroom. Judge Jacob Walker set his bond at $160,000. 3 comments

  10. a Friendshipa defense fails to save Hubbard from guilty verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Late Friday night, a Lee County jury found Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard guilty on 12 of 23 felony corruption charges, immediately removing him from office . After a brief arrest, he was released on $160,000 bail and scheduled for sentencing at 10 a.m. on July 8. One of them came during the testimony of Minda Riley Campbell, daughter of former governor Bob Riley and a registered lobbyist with her father's firm, Bob Riley & Associates.

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  11. Josh Moon: Hubbard conviction not a 'dark day'Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    The conviction of the Alabama Speaker on 12 felony counts wasn't the dark day, it was the days leading to it that were dark Josh Moon: Hubbard conviction not a 'dark day' The conviction of the Alabama Speaker on 12 felony counts wasn't the dark day, it was the days leading to it that were dark Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1tjEfhh Oh, I know you've heard that it was a "dark day," that former House Speaker, former state Representative and former non-felon Mike Hubbard's conviction on 12 felony charges in the county where he resides was somehow an additional black mark on a state that's running out of space for additional black marks.

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  12. Why Hubbard conviction is a really big deal for AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Defense lawyer Bill Baxley stood before the jury last week in the trial of his client, then-Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard. He said he was scared.

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  13. Ala. House Speaker convicted on corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Hill

    The Alabama House Speaker was convicted on ethics charges Friday night, automatically removing him from office and opening the possibility of years in prison, according to the Associated Press . After nearly seven hours of deliberation, a jury found Mike Hubbard guilty on 12 counts of public corruption and acquitted him of 11 other counts.

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  14. Jury Convicts Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard On 12 Felony Ethics ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been ousted from office and could face up to decades in prison after a jury found him guilty on 12 of the 23 ethics charges. Hubbard was taken into custody after the jury returned its verdict Friday night in Opelika, Ala.

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  15. Count by count: The verdict in Hubbard's ethics trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    Count 1. NOT GUILTY: Accused Hubbard of using his position as chairman of the Alabama Republican Party to obtain business for his printing company, Craftmaster Printers. Count 2. NOT GUILTY: Accused Hubbard of using his position as chairman of the Alabama Republican Party to obtain business for his company, The Auburn Network.

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  16. Jurors deliberate in ethics trial of Alabama House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Jurors began deliberations Friday in the ethics trial of the speaker of Alabama's House, weighing whether lawmaker Mike Hubbard used his position to enrich himself or - as his defense claims - was the victim of an overzealous prosecution. The Deep South Republican faces 23 felony ethics charges accusing him of using the power and prestige of his political positions to obtain consulting contracts and company investments.

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  17. What is Mike Hubbard accused of? The 23 charges facing Alabama's house speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Here are the charges a jury in Lee County is currently considering in the ethics trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard. Count 4, using office as state Republican Party chairman to steer business to Auburn Network through The Howe Group and SRM Media.

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  18. Alabama House Speaker's Fate Now In Jurors' HandsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Prosecutors and defense attorneys made their final attempts to sway jurors in the ethics trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard Friday morning, a case that could end with one of the state's most powerful men facing decades in prison. Jurors were expected to begin their deliberations Friday afternoon.

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  19. Hubbard Trial Closings Part 2Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    The judge tells the juey that the state could not compel Mr. Hollbrook to testify. The jury is not to infer or give any weight to the fact that he did not appear concerning that part of the indictment.

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  20. Hubbard Trial Closing ArgumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    The prosecution will begin at about 2:30 and go until 3:30. After a short break the defense will have one hour to present part of their closing argument.

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