Category: Digest

Weekend Digest- August 19, 2018
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Weekend Digest- August 19, 2018

Bit of a slow news week for Alabama, but people are already making their predictions for the midterm elections.  Here is the news you need to know for August 19, 2018.   1. Forecasting the Midterm Elections There are 79 days until the November 6 Midterm Elections. Various polls and predictors are forecasting the outcome, most saying...

Daily News Digest – August 15, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 15, 2018

Good morning! My sincere apologies for the tardiness. Slept through several alarms and was only stirred by a call from Washington (that’ll do it). It won’t happen again. Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, August 15, 2018. 1. There’s a new Catholic priest abuse scandal – and it’s horrific.  A new Grand Jury report shows that more than...

Daily News Digest – August 14, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 14, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, August 14, 2018. 1. Trump signs $716 billion defense bill. President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law Monday from Fort Drum, New York. It authorizes $716 billion in military spending, including many programs in Alabama. The bill was named for Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, who...

Daily News Digest – August 13, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 13, 2018

Good morning! Apologies to all my Nats fan friends reading, but baseball doesn’t get much better than David Bote’s walk-off grand slam for the Cubs last night. Also, Tiger is back. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, August 13, 2018. 1. More like NOmarosa, amirite? We knew that erstwhile White House staffer and Trump world player Omarosa...

Daily News Digest – August 9, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 9, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, August 9, 2018. 1. Brookwood on the brink. What Happened Brookwood Baptist Hospital is in crisis mode due to a potential lack of reimbursement funding from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). Because of lingering problems with patient care and neglect, CMS had given Brookwood until today...

Daily News Digest – August 8, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 8, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, August 8, 2018. 1. Midwest Midterm Test: what we learned. Game on People are going crazy about a razor-thin special election for Congress where Republican Troy Balderson appears to have edged Democrat Danny O’Connor. Why? Because Republicans aren’t supposed to come close to losing that district. Trump won OH-12 by...

Daily News Digest – August 7, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 7, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, August 7, 2018. 1. Trump slaps Iran w/ sanctions. What happened President Trump has put strict economic sanctions against Iran back into effect. The sanctions – which target financial transactions, commercial planes and automobiles, and gold – had been eased under the nuclear deal reached by President Obama. Trump did...