Absentee voting hits record levels; White House says ‘we’re not going to control the pandemic’; AL economy expected to contract 3.4%; Voters could remove racist phrases from state constitution; US navy plane training killed two in Alabama residential neighborhood
Alabama finishes Census count on par with other states; ADPH expands free breast cancer screening efforts; Auburn to study pandemic in southern states; Jefferson county and Bessemer courthouse opens for Saturday voting; Undecides torn as election nears.
State Public Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said there are still a lot of unknowns about who will get the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines and when they'll arrive, but the Alabama Department of Public Health is preparing for distribution.
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The Alabama Legislature's Contract Review Committee met last week for its monthly examination of contracts sought by state agencies. The bi-cameral committee cannot cancel contracts but can vote to delay them by as much as 45 days and draw public scrutiny on any questionable arrangements.
The results showed about 54% of Alabamians plan on voting for Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach, and 42% plan to vote for Democrat Jones in the Nov. 3 election. Four percent of voters remain undecided, according to the survey.
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