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Daily News Digest – June 4, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 4, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Monday, June 4, 2018.  1. Fair Play? Nasty AG race might have crossed a legal line. Negative ads are nothing new in Alabama politics. They work and I think some voters secretly love the mudslinging. They are also perfectly legal, so long as political committees and campaigns follow all the rules to...

Fair Play? AG race gets nasty and may be crossing legal lines
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Fair Play? AG race gets nasty and may be crossing legal lines

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – With just a few days to go until the June 5 primary election, the campaign mudslinging is in full effect. Negative attack ads can be seen on television, heard on the radio, read in the mail, and even patched through to your phone. Many times campaigns...

Daily News Digest – June 1, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 1, 2018

Good morning! We made it to Friday! We made it to June? Here’s your Daily News for Friday, June 1, 2018.  1. ALGOP kicks Bonner off the ballot. Having already publicly condemned Public Service Commission candidate Jim Bonner, the Alabama Republican Party went a step further voting to not certify Bonner on the ballot should he win...

A New Low
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A New Low

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News What is it with this year? Why has this relatively low-key election cycle taken a turn for worse with ugly, sexually-tinged political attacks? Thursday morning, Alabama Political Reporter editor Bill Britt published a picture of Poarch Creek Indian vice chairman Robbie McGhee dancing in a New Orleans night club....

Daily News Digest – May 31, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 31, 2018

Good morning! This is your Daily News for Thursday, May 31, 2018. 1. Saving Sessions. If you follow President Trump on Twitter, or have generally been awake at all for the last 24 hours, you probably know that the commander-in-chief is once again ripping into Attorney General Jeff Sessions publicly. He said he “wishes” he didn’t pick Sessions for AG and...

Ivey announces new program allowing armed school administrators
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Ivey announces new program allowing armed school administrators

"Until we have a consensus built and a concrete plan for SROs in every school, which will require a majority of legislative support, we must provide a way now for schools which do not have a resource officer to protect their students and to respond to an active shooter," the governor said. 

Daily News Digest – May 30, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 30, 2018

Good morning! This is your Daily News for Wednesday, May 30, 2018. 1. School Safety. Today, Gov. Kay Ivey will announce the results of her SAFE Council recommendations. SAFE stands for Securing Alabama’s Facilities of Education. What will they include? That’s anyone’s guess, but I’m told Ivey’s team has been working with the education community (superintendents,...

Stuart, Parker compete in chief justice primary
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Stuart, Parker compete in chief justice primary

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Republican primary for Alabama chief justice pits a long-time ally of Roy Moore against the judge who took over his duties when Moore was suspended from the bench by a judicial ethics panel for defying rulings on same-sex marriage. Alabama Chief Justice Lyn Stuart faces Associate Justice Tom Parker in...

Daily News Digest – May 29, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 29, 2018

Good morning! I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. I took a breather. Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, May 29. 1. The gloves come off.  It was a matter of time.  With just one week to go until the June 5 primaries, several campaigns have now unleashed their attack ads. Will Ainsworth has a new piece hitting Twinkle Cavanaugh...

Daily News Digest – May 25, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 25, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday! I need you to read an update to our Privacy Poli- just kidding. Hope you like Han Solo GIFs because the movie is out today and I’m into it. Here’s your Daily News for May 25. 1. Closing arguments: new ads make the case for candidates.  There are just 11 days until the...