Category: Digest

Daily News Digest – February 13, 2018
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Daily News Digest – February 13, 2018

Good morning! Please stop posting what you would look like as the other gender on Facebook. Some things you can’t unsee. Here is your Daily News Digest for Tuesday, February 13.  1. Slade Slid “What is going on??” Texts, emails and tweets to this effect poured in late last night when news broke that State Sen. Slade Blackwell is no longer running...

Daily News Digest – February 12, 2018
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Daily News Digest – February 12, 2018

Good morning! I hope the media getting snookered by North Korea’s attempt to appear nice and legitimate hasn’t completely extinguished your Olympic spirit. Here is your Daily News Digest for Monday, February 12.  1. Who’s running As suspected, Friday’s qualifying deadline for the Alabama Republican and Democratic primaries saw several last minute surprises. Looking for a list of all...

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Daily News Digest – February 9, 2018

Good morning!  Hope you’ve had your coffee. There’s a lot to talk about in your Daily News Digest for Friday, February 9.  1. Buckle up for a wild day Today is the last day for candidates to qualify for the Alabama Republican and Democratic 2018 primary elections. Buckle up because it’s going to be a wild ride....

Daily News Digest – February 7, 2018
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Daily News Digest – February 7, 2018

Good morning! Man, was that rocket launch yesterday really cool, or what? This is your Daily News Digest for Wednesday, February 7.  1. Budget talks promising Congress appears close to passing another stop-gap spending measure to keep the government open. The House got the ball rolling last night by passing a Continuing Resolution that prioritizes increased funding for the military...

Daily News Digest – February 6, 2018
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Daily News Digest – February 6, 2018

Good morning! Today is February 6, 2018 – 240 years to the day since France recognized the United States as an independent nation and became our first ally. Here is your Daily News.  1. Don’t freak out Rough couple of days on Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by more than 1,175 points yesterday – the largest...

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Daily News Digest – February 5, 2018

Good morning! The Philadelphia Eagles have won the Super Bowl and their fans are celebrating by laying waste to their city and hurting themselves. Here’s to the City of Brotherly Love! This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Monday, February 5, 2018. 1. About that memo The dog finally caught the car Friday when a previously-classified...

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Daily News Digest – February 1, 2018

Good morning and welcome to February! Didn’t January just seem go on forever? Don’t worry, this month promises to be a shorter one. Here is your Alabama Daily News digest for Thursday, February 1, 2018. 1. Things are about to get real… Fasten your seatbelt for an intense few days of developments surrounding a three-way struggle between the House Intelligence Committee, the...

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Daily News Digest – January 31, 2018

Good morning! This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Wednesday, January 31, 2018. 1. Home run What a speech. Even critics of President Donald Trump are conceding that his State of the Union address struck a tone of unity, bi-partisanship, and American exceptionalism. If you didn’t watch the speech live, go do it right now here....

Daily News Digest – January 30, 2018
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Daily News Digest – January 30, 2018

Good morning! Thank God the “Go To Church or the Devil will Get You!” sign is being replaced. I was beginning to worry we had gone soft.  This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Tuesday, January 30, 2018. 1. Could Alabama have two Appropriations Chairmen? With so much news coming out of Washington, it might have been easy...

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Daily News Digest – January 29, 2018

Good morning from Washington, D.C, where the weather is brisk and decidedly un-swamp-like!  This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Monday, January 29, 2018. 1. Trump’s big moment Well that’s silly. Trump’s big moment? If we have learned anything over the last two years it is that Donald Trump’s presence on the political stage is never-ending. Whether you...