Category: Aggregated

Daily News – April 2, 2018
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Daily News – April 2, 2018

Good morning! I hope you and your family had a great Easter. It’s Monday, April 2, and this is your Daily News. 1. Jacksonville & Calhoun County hoping for federal help with cleanup. Jacksonville and Calhoun County continue to clean up after the devastating storms that rolled through on March 19. Amazingly, there was no loss of life...

Daily News Digest – March 29, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 29, 2018

Good morning! Praise the Lord and pass the Cracker Jack, it’s Opening Day for Major League Baseball. Go Cubs Go. Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, March 29. 1. More like “Sine Don’t,” amirite? Bad blood in House / Senate delays session another day. Boy, that really escalated quickly.  State lawmakers have been talking for weeks about how the relative...

Daily News Digest – March 27, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 27, 2018

 Good morning! Sorry I’m late. Lots of news today. It’s Tuesday, March 27, and this is your Daily News. Click to Subscribe for Free 1. Here we go: last days of session, part one By this time 48 hours from now, the 2018 Regular Session will be done-zo. Well, at least we think so. A few notes...

Daily News – March 23, 2018
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Daily News – March 23, 2018

Good morning! This is your Daily News for Friday, March 23.  1. Trump Tariffs Take Toll “This is what a trade war looks like.” Stock markets took a tumble Thursday, in large part due to fears that President Trump’s new trade policies will spark a debilitating trade war with China. The Dow fell by more than 700 points – it’s fifth...

Daily News Digest – March 22, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 22, 2018

Good morning! This is your Daily News for Thursday, March 22.  1. Guns are done The teacher carry bill is dead. Rep. Will Ainsworth and House Speaker Mac McCutcheon both blamed Democrats for threatening filibuster the bill, yet there wasn’t a whole lot of enthusiasm for passing it within the House GOP Caucus. Gun control bills are also...

Daily News – March 21, 2018
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Daily News – March 21, 2018

Good morning! Spring was supposed to have sprung, but today is mighty chilly in Alabama and downright blustery in DC. Warm up with your Daily News for Wednesday, March 21.  1. Terror in Texas Things are scary in Texas. Another package bomb exploded in Austin Tuesday night, marking the fourth this month. A suspicious package was detonated by police in San Antonio....

Daily News – March 20, 2018
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Daily News – March 20, 2018

Good morning! This is your Daily News for Tuesday, March 20.  1. Spring storm packs a punch Alabama and much of the southeast got walloped overnight by tornado-producing thunderstorms. The damage is most severe in Jacksonville and Calhoun County, where an apparent tornado destroyed homes, apartment buildings, businesses, and caused significant damage to JSU campus facilities. There is no reported...

Daily News Digest – March 19, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 19, 2018

Good morning! I don’t want to talk about last night’s game. This is your Daily News for Monday, March 19.  1. This will make you mad School officials and a deputy sheriff recommended that Parkland, Florida shooter Nickolas Cruz be involuntarily committed back in 2016, but nothing was done. Documents obtained by the Associated Press show Cruz had written the word...

Daily News Digest – March 16, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 16, 2018

Good morning and happy Friday!  Per AP Planner, today is National Sleep Day. Please observe as you will. Here is your Daily News for Friday, March 16.  1. Gun, school safety compromise As predicted yesterday, sponsors of the two competing  gun and school safety bills under consideration in the House came together on a compromise. Rep. Will Ainsworth introduced an...

Daily News Digest – March 15, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 15, 2018

PRESENTED BY THE ALLIANCE FOR ALABAMA’S INFRASTRUCTURE Good morning! Beware the Ides of March! Seriously, if I was a benevolent tyrant who had just taken over a republic, I wouldn’t even bother showing up to work today. Here is your Daily News for Thursday, March 15.  Click to Subscribe for Free 1. Man, this Russia spy stuff is crazy “Would you care for...