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Daily News Digest – March 15, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 15, 2018

PRESENTED BY THE ALLIANCE FOR ALABAMA’S INFRASTRUCTURE Good morning! Beware the Ides of March! Seriously, if I was a benevolent tyrant who had just taken over a republic, I wouldn’t even bother showing up to work today. Here is your Daily News for Thursday, March 15.  Click to Subscribe for Free 1. Man, this Russia spy stuff is crazy “Would you care for...

After UK slaps penalties on Russia, attention turns to Trump
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After UK slaps penalties on Russia, attention turns to Trump

By JULIE PACE, AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON (AP) — After the brazen poisoning of a former spy, British Prime Minister Theresa May quickly pinned the blame on Russia. So did U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in what ultimately became one of his last public statements before being fired. But at the White House, President...

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Twinkle Cavanaugh first on the air in Lt. Governor’s race

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News In the race for Alabama Lt. Governor, Public Service Commission President Twinkle Cavanaugh is the first to go up on television with a campaign ad targeting Republican voters. The ad connects Cavanaugh dual roles as a mother and as a public servant. Driving her children to school is spent...

Daily News Digest – March 14, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 14, 2018

PRESENTED BY THE ALLIANCE FOR ALABAMA’S INFRASTRUCTURE Good morning! Here is your Daily News for Wednesday, March 14.  1. On the Air: candidates begin TV, radio ad campaigns As Governor Pappy “Pass the Biscuits” O’Daniel taught us, “We ain’t one-at-a-timin’ here. We’re MASS COMMUNICATIN​‘!” The air campaign has begun. Candidates for statewide office have begun running ads on television and radio, marking...

Pro-life groups rally behind Roby
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Pro-life groups rally behind Roby

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – U.S. Rep. Martha Roby consolidated the support of the pro-life community Tuesday by securing the endorsement of National Right to Life, the nation’s largest and oldest pro-life advocacy organization. Roby had previously received the endorsement of the Susan B. Anthony List, known as the political arm of the pro-life movement. To have...

Daily News Digest – March 13, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 13, 2018

Good morning!  Here is your Daily News for Tuesday, March 13.  1. Opinions differ on gun and school safety Jefferson County school officials met with lawmakers, including House Speaker Mac McCutcheon yesterday to discuss the issues of gun violence and school safety. The meeting was organized by Rep. Allen Farley, who is trying bring legislative colleagues to a...

Hillary Clinton doubles down on ‘Deplorables”
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Hillary Clinton doubles down on ‘Deplorables”

It’s like magic. Even as President Donald Trump is making more people every day doubt his good judgment, Hillary Clinton reemerges to remind America of what a disaster candidate she was. Watch the video for yourself: Speaking in India, Clinton rehashed the 2016 election (bad idea jeans) and broke down the electorate in terms of...

Weekly Column: Trump Tariffs a Political Gamble
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Weekly Column: Trump Tariffs a Political Gamble

By Todd Stacy, Alabama Daily News The American economy is going gangbusters. A new report shows that more than 313,000 new jobs were added to the economy in February. That’s a seriously solid number and the highest monthly jobs gain in almost two years. Also, the unemployment rate remains at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent. A surging...

Daily News Digest – March 12, 2018
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Daily News Digest – March 12, 2018

Good morning! I hope you are fully sprung forward. It’s March 12 and this is your Daily News .  1. Teen charged in Huffman High shooting Michael Jerome Barber, a 17-year-old junior, has been charged with manslaughter and possession of an illegal firearmafter the classroom shooting that killed his Huffman High School classmate, Courtlin Arrington last week. Authorities have...

Justice Department proposes banning rapid-fire bump stocks
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Justice Department proposes banning rapid-fire bump stocks

By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Saturday it has taken the first step in the regulatory process to ban bump stocks, likely setting the stage for long legal battles with gun manufacturers while the trigger devices remain on the market. The move was expected after President Donald Trump ordered the...