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Will Sellers: What’s In A Name?
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Will Sellers: What’s In A Name?

The lives of humans are complicated, complex and contradictory. Many seemingly mainstream people can have odd ideas about the world. In hindsight, old fads look sinister; the basis of past popular culture rarely survives contemporary scrutiny.

A Year into a Pandemic, Truckers Continue to Deliver for Alabama
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A Year into a Pandemic, Truckers Continue to Deliver for Alabama

Despite the dangers, the trucking industry remains resilient during this pandemic at every stage. During the early weeks of the outbreak, America’s 3.6 million truck drivers ensured stores were stocked, hospitals were supplied, and first responders were equipped. While some Americans have taken steps to show their appreciation for truck drivers, most do not realize how essential the industry is to their daily lives until a crisis hits. 

Leah Nelson: With HB 129, lawmakers have an opportunity to pass business-friendly legislation that will help Alabamians get back to work. They should jump on it.
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Leah Nelson: With HB 129, lawmakers have an opportunity to pass business-friendly legislation that will help Alabamians get back to work. They should jump on it.

As of Jan. 21, 2021, about 100,000 Alabamians had their licenses suspended for failure to pay traffic debt, failure to appear at hearings about those tickets, or because they were convicted of simple possession of drugs. These suspensions penalize behavior that has nothing to do with dangerous driving. We all suffer the consequences.

Op-ed: Building a Better Criminal Justice System Together
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Op-ed: Building a Better Criminal Justice System Together

By Jeff Dunn, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Corrections and Cam Ward, Director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles As Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) and Director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles (ABPP), our top priority is to ensure public safety in Alabama. No matter your...

Le Fleur: Despite Criticisms, Alabama’s Environment Is Best It’s Been Since Standards Were First Measured
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Le Fleur: Despite Criticisms, Alabama’s Environment Is Best It’s Been Since Standards Were First Measured

By Lance LeFleur Director, Alabama Department of Environmental Management As the director of the state agency charged with safeguarding Alabama’s environment, I have great respect for and deep appreciation of our state’s wonderful natural resources and rich biodiversity of species and habitats, including many that are unique to Alabama. Protecting human health and those environmental...