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Alabama jobless rate dips to 3.9 percent
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Alabama jobless rate dips to 3.9 percent

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s unemployment rate is down slightly. The state Department of Labor says December’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted jobless rate is 3.9 percent. That’s a decrease from the November rate of 4 percent but slightly above the rate from a year before of 3.8 percent. ”Exciting news – Alabama has broken two new...

AHSAA Statement on Eligibility of Charles Henderson Student-Athlete
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AHSAA Statement on Eligibility of Charles Henderson Student-Athlete

By JOHNNY HARDIN, President of the AHSAA Central Board of Control As President of the Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control, I would like to address the numerous stories being circulated regarding a recent eligibility ruling assessed to a student-athlete attending Charles Henderson High School (CHHS). Several facts involved in the ruling...

Perry Hooper: Trump’s Year in Review
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Perry Hooper: Trump’s Year in Review

By PERRY HOOPER, Jr. President Donald J. Trump approached 2018 just as he did 2017–fulfilling campaign promises and meeting new challenges head on. Here are some of his major accomplishments for the year: Confronting China – Much of the heartland anxiety that vaulted Trump into the Oval Office can be directly attributed to the abusive...

Mary Sell to join Alabama Daily News for 2019 Regular Session
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Mary Sell to join Alabama Daily News for 2019 Regular Session

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Veteran Capitol News Corps reporter Mary Sell will be joining Alabama Daily News as a reporter and editor for the 2019 Regular Session. Sell is well known as one of the best and most experienced State House reporters, having covered the Alabama Legislature for  The Decatur Daily and The Florence Times Daily. Sell...

Bradley Byrne: Christmas traditions old and new
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Bradley Byrne: Christmas traditions old and new

By BRADLEY BYRNE, Congressman, Alabama’s 1st District I was recently asked what my favorite Christmas tradition is and found that a surprisingly hard question to answer. It seems that nearly every moment is a tradition with my family, and that makes it hard to pick just one. From making gumbo Christmas Eve morning to wrapping...