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For prison problems, past is prologue
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For prison problems, past is prologue

Severe crowding, extreme violence, insufficient mental health care and a lack of overall resources. That’s the Alabama prison system as we find it today, but also as it was in the 1970s before it was taken over by the federal government for 13 years. 

Coleman leads Q3 fundraising for AL-2
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Coleman leads Q3 fundraising for AL-2

Jeff Coleman, the Dothan businessman running for the Republican nomination for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District, came in on top in the third quarter campaign finance reports submitted this week.

Supreme Court denies review of 6 Alabama death row cases
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Supreme Court denies review of 6 Alabama death row cases

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News The U.S. Supreme Court this week declined to review six Alabama death penalty cases, including two for the murders of police officers and the state’s first prosecution for the death of an unborn child. In a press release, Attorney General Steve Marshall said he was happy with the court’s...