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Ivey Receives Endorsement from NFIB
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Ivey Receives Endorsement from NFIB

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, which she used to highlight her support for small business and the state’s economic progress. NFIB Alabama Director Rosemary Elebash said that Ivey had received a record-setting 98 percent of support...

Weekend Digest- September 16, 2018
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Weekend Digest- September 16, 2018

I hope everyone had a good weekend! Here is the news you need to know for September 16, 2018. 1. Affects of Florence so far Record amounts of rain have been hailing down on the Carolinas this weekend as, now Tropical Storm, Florence made landfall on Friday. As of Sunday morning, the New York Times is reporting that 14 people have...

Allen, Williams vie for State House in District 89
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Allen, Williams vie for State House in District 89

The race for House District 89 in Pike and Dale Counties is shaping up to be a competitive one this fall. Republican Wes Allen faces Democrat Joel Lee Williams for the seat being vacated by Rep. Alan Boothe, who is retiring after serving 20 years in the Legislature.

Alabama Delegation Remembers 9/11
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Alabama Delegation Remembers 9/11

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Yesterday was the 17th anniversary of 9/11. It was a harrowing day that should never be forgotten and a good reminder of how far this nation has come since that devastating day. Here is how the members of Alabama’s delegation chose to commemorate the day: 17 years ago today, our...

Weekend Digest- September 9, 2018
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Weekend Digest- September 9, 2018

I hope everyone had a good weekend! Here is the news you need to know for September 9, 2018. 1. U.S. Open Ends in a fiery argument Serena Williams lost on Saturday to 20-year old Naomi Osaka, keeping Williams from earning the record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. Osaka became the first Haitian-Japanese American to win a Grand Slam...

Coca-Cola hosts internship week for HBCU students
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Coca-Cola hosts internship week for HBCU students

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED recently hosted a total 25 students representing 14 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) for a week-long internship program at the company’s Birmingham, Ala., Montgomery, Ala., Baton Rouge, La., New Orleans, La., and Sandy Springs, Ga. facilities. Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc., founded in 1902...

Whatley Releases New Campaign Ad for State Senate Race
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Whatley Releases New Campaign Ad for State Senate Race

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Alabama State Senator Tom Whatley has released one of the first TV campaign ads of the general campaign season in his bid for reelection to his District 27 seat. The spot features issues like improving Alabama’s education system and cutting taxes, while also highlighting Whatley’s record in the military....

New Drug Promises to Help Battle Opioid Overdoses in Rural Areas
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New Drug Promises to Help Battle Opioid Overdoses in Rural Areas

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News State Senators Gerald Dial, Jim McClendon and Steve Livingston announced Thursday that in cooperation with pharmaceutical company Kaléo, an injecting device that is meant to immediately stop the effects of an opioid overdose will be distributed to first responder units and to schools across the state. EVZIO is an easy...