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Marshall urges unity after officer slayings
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Marshall urges unity after officer slayings

Attorney General Steve Marshall implored teachers, parents, communities and the media to help support Alabama law enforcement officers in light of the seventh Alabama officer killed in the line of duty in less than 13 months.

Senate panel debates monuments bill
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Senate panel debates monuments bill

A state lawmaker wants to increase penalties for cities that violate the state’s law protecting Confederate monuments, but others are concerned about creating financial burdens for smaller cities and the lack of an appeal process.

Weekend Digest- January 2, 2020
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Weekend Digest- January 2, 2020

Good afternoon. Happy Super Bowl Sunday and Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil says that spring will come early this year. Here is your Weekend Digest for Sunday, February 2. 1. Session preview It’s that time of year again! State lawmakers return to Montgomery on Tuesday for the start of the 2020 Regular Session. A state prison crisis...

Maintenance issues force portions of Holman prison to close
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Maintenance issues force portions of Holman prison to close

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Montgomery, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Corrections is closing part William C. Holman Correctional Facility because of several maintenance issues, including essential power, water and sewer services. Commissioner Jeff Dunn said plans to decommission the facility were already made in August 2018 but had to be accelerated because...