The embattled Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will have a new governor-appointed director in September, and could have a new chairperson just as soon.
Heat wave continues; Kids get rabies shots after bat infestation; Barr, Ross held in contempt of Congress; Skip Tucker on the rise of internet news.
A bat infestation at a Union Springs day care last month resulted in 47 children receiving treatment for possible rabies exposure, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Rumblings of how the Internet eventually would kill newspapers began about the time it came on line. When I took editorship of the Daily Mountain Eagle in Jasper in 1974, national news analysts said 10 more years and gone. I didn’t do it. Really.
The Democratic-controlled House voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Alabama indicated in a court filing that it might agree to keep the state's new abortion ban on hold until 2020 to let a legal challenge play out in court.
With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns.