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Daily News Digest – January 10, 2018

  Good morning! This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Wednesday, January 10, 2018.  Click to Subscribe for Free 1. BOOM: Alabama wins $1.6 billion Mazda-Toyota plant We won! Word leaked out ahead of schedule Wednesday that Alabama has been selected for the Mazda-Toyota joint U.S. auto-manufacturing venture, a $1.6 billion assembly plant that is expected to...

President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: “I’ll beat Oprah”
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President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: “I’ll beat Oprah”

By CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. “I’ll beat Oprah,” the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, “I don’t think she’s going to run.” Asked about all the presidential speculation suddenly swirling around Winfrey, the typically pugilistic Trump...

EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Ivey Previews “State of the State” Address
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EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Ivey Previews “State of the State” Address

BY TODD STACY, ALABAMA DAILY NEWS MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Tuesday night, Gov. Kay Ivey will deliver her first State of the State address as Alabama’s chief executive. Members of the Alabama Legislature will gather in the historic Old House Chamber of the State Capitol and citizens will watch live on network television to hear the...

We’ll be blackout by noon…
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We’ll be blackout by noon…

Starting Tuesday, January 9 at 12:00 noon, all candidates for state political office must cease accepting campaign contributions. That’s because Alabama law generally prohibits campaign contributions for state office during the legislative session. Secretary of State John Merrill issued a press release late last week reminding all candidates and PACs of the blackout period. His release quoted...

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Headlines: January 9, 2018

AP: Justices seem to favor Florida in water fight with Georgia AP Trump Takes field at national championship game AP: Source: Romney treated for prostate cancer AL.COM – Toyota-Mazda plant could set off wave of investments. AL.COM – Toyota Huntsville plant produced 700,000 engines last year. AL.COM – Tuscaloosa’s Mercedes-Benz plant produces 3 millionth vehicle. AL.COM – ‘Lackadaisical’: How...

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Daily News Digest – January 9, 2018

By Todd Stacy Good morning! Congrats to the Crimson Tide faithful on a big win. Enjoy your Tua-tastic front pages. Condolences to the tens of Bulldog fans reading this. Auburn fans welcome you all to basketball season. This is your Alabama Daily News digest for Tuesday, January 9, 2018. 1. EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Ivey previews “State of the State” Address Alabama...

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Headlines for January 8, 2018

AL.COM – Contributor State Rep. Anthony Daniels:  In 2018 Alabama must unite to face challenges. AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith:  Fix the marijuana mess by allowing states to sort it out. AL.COM – Alabama lawmakers return to work with eyes on election. AL.COM – ‘It’s only fair’: As Supreme Court ponders online sales tax, Alabama looks for solutions. AL.COM –...