Headlines – January 10, 2018

AL.COM – Sessions’ Justice Department pursuing federal death penalty cases.

AL.COM – Gov. Kay Ivey says state of the state is steady, sound.

AL.COM – Jefferson County to commit $30 million to downtown stadium.

AL.COM – Child care center bill introduced on short first day of session.

AL.COM – Doug Jones committee assignments include Health, Homeland Security.

AL.COM – Baldwin County joining wave of painkiller litigation.

AL.COM – Breakaway school districts should be curbed, Alabama lawmaker says.

AL.COM – 10 issues to watch during 2018 Alabama legislative session.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER – In post-Moore Alabama, Young Alabama hopes to be a springboard for young leaders.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER – Columnist Josh Moon:  Alabama the state could learn a thing or two from Alabama the football team.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – Local small business owner, farmer running for Alabama State Senate.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS – Governor Ivey has a nice wish list for the Alabama Legislature.

DECATUR DAILY – The Decatur Daily:  It’s halftime in Alabama.

DECATUR DAILY – A look at the issues before lawmakers in 2018.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY – Local sheriffs named in lawsuit concerning inmate meals.

ANNISTON STAR – Number of students in Alabama’s schools is declining.

ANNISTON STAR – The Anniston Star:  The Sabanization at the University of Alabama.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Gov. Kay Ivey calls for employee pay raises, rural investments in State of State.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER – Contributor John McMillan:  Rural communities are key to Alabama’s future.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS – Alabama’s Thompson to be sworn in Friday as TVA board member.

DOTHAN EAGLE – Seven area sheriffs named in lawsuit seeking information on jail food profits.