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In the Weeds with Cam Ward
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In the Weeds with Cam Ward

For today’s In the Weeds episode, I am talking with the newly appointed director of the Bureau of Pardons and Paroles Cam Ward. I spoke with Ward on his vision for the agency amidst the concerns over Alabama's crowded prison system and the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit against the state over the conditions of its men's prisons.

Lawmakers call on ADPH to fix ‘kink’ in vaccine recording
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Lawmakers call on ADPH to fix ‘kink’ in vaccine recording

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Four Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday called on the Alabama Department of Public Health to improve its COVID-19 vaccine distribution pipeline and recording system. In response, ADPH said the state’s allotment of vaccines is based on population, not rate of distribution.  State Sens. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, Greg...

Byrne joins Adams and Reese as special counsel
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Byrne joins Adams and Reese as special counsel

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Former Congressman Bradley Byrne, R-Mobile, is joining the Mobile-based law firm Adams and Reese as a special counsel in his first move in post-congressional life.   Byrne is a member of the firm’s Intersection of Business and Government Practice Group, where he focuses on representing a wide range of...

Weekend Digest – January 10, 2021
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Weekend Digest – January 10, 2021

Ivey: Brooks ‘does not speak’ for all Republicans; AG Marshall asks review of his GOP group’s rally involvement; Alabamians 75 and older, first responders to receive COVID vaccine; State House upgrades in time for session; 2nd GOP senator urges Trump to resign

Weekend Digest – January 3, 2021
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Weekend Digest – January 3, 2021

Dark Days of pandemic ahead for Alabama; Congress opening new sessions as virus, Biden’s win dominate; Small-town Alabamian transformed to protest leader; Tuberville joins senate election vote; Birmingham city leaders as help in fighting gun violence