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API: What you need to know about Proposed Statewide Amendments Three and Four
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API: What you need to know about Proposed Statewide Amendments Three and Four

By PARKER SNIDER, Alabama Policy Institute On November 6, Alabamians will vote on four proposed statewide constitutional amendments. Although the first two amendments will likely receive the most attention (API’s analyses can be found on our website), amendments three and four deserve notice as well. They are, in fact, changes to the longest known constitution in the...

Perry Hooper: Midterms That the GOP Cannot Afford to Lose
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Perry Hooper: Midterms That the GOP Cannot Afford to Lose

By PERRY HOOPER, Jr. Under President Trump’s foreign policy, we have seen ISIS effectively destroyed, North Korea finally talking to South Korea including a joint bid for the 2032 Olympics, North Korea ending nuclear testing, NATO countries contributing their fair to the alliance and most importantly a move to fair and balanced trade agreements. On...

No. 9 Auburn aims to rebound against Arkansas
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No. 9 Auburn aims to rebound against Arkansas

By The Associated Press Arkansas (1-2, 0-0 SEC) at No. 9 Auburn (2-1, 0-1), 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network) Line: Auburn by 30. Series record: Auburn leads 15-11-1. VIEW: Hugh Gamble’s College Football TV Schedule: Week 4 WHAT’S AT STAKE? Both teams need a win. The Tigers are coming off a last-second loss to No....

Alabama Realtors release endorsements for 2018 General Election
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Alabama Realtors release endorsements for 2018 General Election

The Alabama Realtors on Wednesday released its endorsements of candidates for the 2018 general election. The group said its supported candidates demonstrate a commitment to “homeownership, private property rights, economic growth and development.” “Each of these candidates has shown support of the real estate industry and growth in Alabama,” said Kim Hallmark, Alabama Realtors Political...

State sends resources to help North Carolina with storm response
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State sends resources to help North Carolina with storm response

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama is sending state personnel and resources to North Carolina to assist with hurricane response efforts, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday.  The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) has received requests for assistance from North Carolina and South Carolina as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. Currently AEMA has one mobile communication site vehicle,...

Alabama Power crews deploying to assist states after Hurricane Florence
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Alabama Power crews deploying to assist states after Hurricane Florence

By Gilbert Nicholson, Alabama News Center While blue skies and gentle, late-summer breezes are predicted for Alabama this week, Alabama Power line crews are mobilizing to help restore power from what is expected to be a devastating hurricane on the East Coast. Some APC employees Tuesday this afternoon, with plans to stage safely near the coast as Hurricane...