Category: Digest

Daily News Digest – July 5, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 5, 2018

Good morning! Hope you had a great Fourth. Wouldn’t you know it, I move away from DC and six months later they book Jimmy Buffett to play two blocks away from my house. Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, July 5. 1. Begun the trade wars have.   American tariffs on some $35 billion of Chinese imports went...

Daily News Digest – July 4, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 4, 2018

Good morning and Happy Fourth of July!!! I love this country and I’m glad you do, too. Some headlines and front pages for your news needs are at the bottom, but otherwise today’s content is meant to help you enjoy and appreciate our country’s Independence Day celebration.  If you can’t make it to a fireworks...

Daily News Digest – July 2, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 2, 2018

Good morning! Somehow, we are halfway through the year. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, July 2, 2018.  1. Blue Wave or Red Tsunami?  Looking toward November, Kim Chandler of the Associated Press writes about how Alabama Democrats are going into the general election with more hope for meaningful victories than they’ve had in a long time. From...

Daily News Digest – June 29, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 29, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday! Here’s your Daily News for Friday, June 29, 2018.  1. The Supremes.   Go inside the biggest political event of the year from the following angles… Adam Liptak & Maggie Haberman of the New York Times have a fascinating story about how the White House may have gently coaxed Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement along...

Daily News Digest – June 28, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 28, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, June 28, 2018.  1. Trump gets second SCOTUS pick.  What’s Happening Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will retire at the end of July. He’s 81 and been on the Court since 1988. President Trump will appoint his replacement, which he says will be someone on the same list of...

Daily News Digest – June 27, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 27, 2018

Presented by the Alabama Farmers Federation Good morning! MIKE MIKE MIKE MIKE, guess what day it is? It’s Hump DAAaay! Hope your week is going well. Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  1. Big day at SCOTUS. [The picture above is from the “running of the interns,” in which news organizations challenge their interns...

Daily News Digest – June 26, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 26, 2018

Good morning! Stay cool out there ’cause that heat is no joke. Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, June 26, 2018.  1. This Raycom-Gray merger is a big deal.  What happened Atlanta-based Gray Television is purchasing Montgomery-based Raycom Media for $3.6 billion. If approved, the merger would create the country’s 3rd largest TV conglomerate behind Sinclair and Nexstar. The increasingly-competitive TV...

Daily News Digest – June 25, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 25, 2018

Good morning. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, June 25, 2018.  1. No words. Attorney General Steve Marshall’s wife, Bridgette, dies.  I don’t know what to say. Yesterday, Bridgette Marshall, wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall, died. Here’s the statement from the AG’s office: We are saddened to report that Bridgette Marshall, wife of Attorney General...

Daily News Digest – June 22, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 22, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday! Sorry for the delay, but as you’ll see, there’s a lot of breaking news. Here’s your Daily News for Friday, June 22, 2018.  BREAKING: TRUMP ENDORSES ROBY This is big. Moments ago, President Donald Trump tweeted his support for U.S. Rep. Martha Roby in her bid for reelection in Alabama’s 2nd District. Of course,...

Daily News Digest – June 20, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 20, 2018

Good morning! My sincere apologies for the tardiness the last two days. Spinning too many plates lately, but I’ll try to get back on schedule and have your news on time. Here’s the Daily News for Wednesday, June 20, 2018.  1. Immigration: the policy & the politics The backgroud Congress has been grappling with the immigration...