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Lawmakers return to very different legislative session
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Lawmakers return to very different legislative session

Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon strikes the gavel as the Alabama House of Representatives restarts the session at the State House in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, May 4, 2020. (Jake Crandall/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP) By MARY SELL and CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Legislature resumed Monday a...

DAs look to Legislature for funding help after COVID-19
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DAs look to Legislature for funding help after COVID-19

By CAROLINE BECK and MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Several district attorneys in Alabama say the coronavirus pandemic has reduced funding for their offices and they’re looking to the Legislature for help. At least two DAs have already cut staffing or salaries  because of the drop in revenue, they said. District attorneys...

COVID-19 cases increase at Alexander City VA home
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COVID-19 cases increase at Alexander City VA home

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News The cases of COVID-19 in Alabama’s veterans homes increased late last week as leadership pushes for more testing of residents. The first case was confirmed on April 8 at the Bill Nichols State Veterans Home in Alexander City. As of Friday morning, 64 residents and 23 employees there tested...