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  1. Carlos Kennedy's capital murder retrial to be retried in Mobile CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    Mobile County Circuit Judge Joseph "Rusty" Johnston talks to Carlos Kennedy during a hearing in this 2011 file photo. On Wednesday, Sept.

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  2. Dirty Conduct By FBI Agent Who Now Works For Luther StrangeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    MONTGOMERY: During the Bingo trials RSN said there was something strange about Keith Baker, the lead FBI Agent of the investigation not testifying. In fact we caught early on before the trial that Judge Thompson went into chambers for a hearing on the "Baker Matter".

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  3. Bottom LineRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Hill

    The American Association of Independent Music , a trade group that represents smaller and independent music labels signed up with bipartisan boutique firm Thorsen French Advocacy to work on issues relating to "copyright, immigration, [and] issues of important to independent music labels," according to lobbying disclosure forms. The group is expanding its presence in Washington as it works to be David to the Recording Industry Association of America's Goliath.

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  4. While Gov. Bentley and Sen. Marsh wrangle over gaming, Speaker Mike Hubbard holds most of the cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Alabama Live

    As Gov. Robert Bentley and Sen. Del Marsh debate the percentages of lawmakers it takes to override Bentley's exclusion of gambling legislation for consideration in the special session, it may turn out that the outcome of that debate really won't matter. This 1 is House Speaker Mike Hubbard, sort of a forgotten man in the tug-of-war between Bentley and Marsh over gaming and the attention paid to what might happen in the Senate.

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  5. 10 key voices in Alabama's General Fund budget crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Alabama Live

    Senator Marsh is willing to take a gamble on a lottery and some sort of new gaming arrangment in Alabama. He doesn't seem interested in increasing taxes...at all.

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  6. Carlos Kennedy's death sentence reversed, charged with murdering Zoa WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Alabama Live

    Mobile County Circuit Judge Joseph "Rusty" Johnston talks to Carlos Kennedy during a hearing in this 2011 file photo. On Wednesday, Sept.

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  7. Let Freedom RingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Tyler Star News

    We hope you all had a wonderful Independence Day. We definitely enjoyed covering the various local festivals marking the occasion.

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  8. Living off the grid in Alabama -- or as close as you can getRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Alabama Live

    No water bills, for they drink from a vast system that captures and filters rainwater as it flows from the roof of their barn. They keep chickens and ducks for eggs, grow corn and potatoes, onions and figs, fruits and berries and vegetables of all description to set a bountiful table.

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  9. THANKS to Troy King For What Bentley and Strange Are Taking Credit ForRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    Thank You to Troy King. Your wisdom in filing the BP Oil Lawsuit has resulted in Alabama getting the settlement. Your wisdom cost you to be beat up and lied about by former Alabama Governor Bob Riley. He verbally assaulted you and got the people of Alabama to vote against you.

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  10. Former AG weighs in on Victoryland bingo battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WTVM

    The question over legality of electronic bingo in Macon County has been hanging in the balance since 2008. Troy King was the Attorney General, and the gambling task force was in the Governor Bob Riley's Office.

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  11. Former AG weighs in on Victoryland bingo battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The question over legality of electronic bingo in Macon County has been hanging in the balance since 2008. Troy King was the Attorney General, and the gambling task force was in the Governor Bob Riley's Office.

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  12. Oil stoppedRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2010 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Oil stopped gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's busted well today for the first time since the disastrous spill began, the oil giant said.

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  13. On Common Core, Jeb Bush and Ohio have it right: Jerry HaarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    Now that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has officially thrown his hat in the ring , the feeding frenzy among Republican presidential contenders will intensify. Many of them, urged on by Tea Party supporters, Libertarians and members of the Republican base, will wield their piA ata sticks to bash Common Core State Standards of education -- the policy issue most associated with Jeb Bush.

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  14. The Cabal that Never Was: How Alabama's leadership failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Alabama Live

    State Sen. Del Marsh introduced a plan to legalize gambling in Alabama, but he had no buy-in from fellow lawmakers. A year ago, our politics team here at AL.com gathered together to make a plan.

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  15. Alabama Commission on Higher Education honors Huntsville womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Huntsville resident Missy Ming Smith was honored this week by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education. Commissioner Smith just completed a nine-year term on the state's coordinating board for Alabama's public two- and four- year institutions.

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  16. GulfQuest Maritime Museum to open in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Officials announced the GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, located on the Mobile River, will open on September 26, 2015. When it was announced that the city of Mobile would build a museum dedicated to the maritime industry, officials believed it would provide "a critical mass" for the area's tourism economy.

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  17. Most Alabama Accountability Act scholarships go to students not in failing schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Annual reports from organizations created under the Alabama Accountability Act show that about 70 percent of the nearly 6,000 scholarships went to children who would not otherwise attend a failing school. The number touches on what has been a sore spot for critics of the two-year-old law -- that it is not tailored specifically to help children from failing public schools, which was originally the stated intent.

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  18. Kick Gov. Bentley out of GOP for pushing tax hikes? Well then boot...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Sorry Gov. Bentley. You gotta go! You're getting the boot out the big red door. See ya! Why? Well you are no longer fit to call yourself a Republican according to Birmingham-based radio talk show host, provocateur and my friend, Matt Murphy.

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  19. Thank You Attorney Joey SheffieldRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    HOUSTON COUNTY : Thank you to Attorney Joey Sheffield for your diligent work this past week in the representation of former Houston County Commissioner Bobby Snellgrove. Last week a Houston County Jury of 12 for Bobby Snellgrove NOT GUILTY of the charges lodged against him by the Alabama Attorney General Office - Luther Strange and Matt Hart.

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  20. #NPRReads: Gambling In The Bible BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Deep in the Bible Belt, gambling is a fraught political issue. Is it sinful exploitation of the poor, or an industry that can pull desolate communities out of poverty? The Montgomery Advertiser 's Josh Moon digs into the history of legalized gambling in Alabama and the intricate political and legal battles that have ensued as gaming expanded in the state.

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