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Army installation in Alabama expected to have 50,000 workers
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Army installation in Alabama expected to have 50,000 workers

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A U.S. Army installation in Alabama will grow from 44,000 employees to more than 50,000 by 2025, its commander said. About $2 billion in infrastructure projects in the next five years will keep Redstone growing, said Lt. Gen. Edward Daly, the senior commander of Redstone Arsenal. Daly made the comments at...

Slain Alabama officer’s father also died in the line of duty
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Slain Alabama officer’s father also died in the line of duty

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities on Saturday identified an Alabama police officer who was killed during a drug enforcement operation and said the man’s father was also an officer with the Huntsville Police Department who died in the line of duty. Billy Clardy was shot in the heart Friday during a drug buy set up...

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack
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Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi student who fatally shot three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shootings, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Saturday. Officials investigating the deadly...

Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly
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Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice” but to act swiftly because he’s likely to corrupt the system again unless removed before next...

Judge delays decision on suit over Alabama Democratic chair
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Judge delays decision on suit over Alabama Democratic chair

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by the longtime chair of the Alabama Democratic Party challenging a newly elected leader can continue, at least for now, a judge said Thursday. Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin said he will wait for a decision from the Alabama Supreme Court in an...

Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump
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Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. ‘’Our democracy is what is at stake,” Pelosi said. “The president leaves us no choice but to act.” Pelosi delivered the historic...

Families of inmates describe violent conditions to panel
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Families of inmates describe violent conditions to panel

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Family members and advocates of Alabama inmates crowded into a state task force meeting Wednesday to plead for changes to the state’s criminal justice system and in state prisons that have come under national scrutiny for violent and crowded conditions. The Governor’s Study Group on Criminal...