Category: Digest

Daily News Digest – January 3, 2018
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Daily News Digest – January 3, 2018

1. Don’t freak out, but Trump pretty much threatened nuclear war with North Korea via Twitter President Donald Trump on Tuesday made it clear he wasn’t impressed by North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s big talk of a functional nuclear arsenal, tweeting (actually subtweeting, maybe) a message saying his nuclear button “is much bigger” than Kim’s.  The tweet was in response to Kim’s...

Daily News Digest – January 2, 2018
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Daily News Digest – January 2, 2018

1. Longtime Anniston Star publisher Brandt Ayers accused of spanking women employees   Longtime Anniston Star publisher H. Brandt Ayers is being accused of assaulting female employees. Two former Star employees have come forward with detailed accounts of humiliating, painful instances in which Ayers spanked them in the workplace.  The Montgomery Advertiser’s Brian Lyman has a thorough, well-sourced story about the accusations and Ayers’ background as an influential voice in...

Daily News Digest – January 1, 2018
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Daily News Digest – January 1, 2018

Good morning and Happy New Year! Pour a cup of coffee or get yourself some green tea and settle in for your daily news digest for Monday, January 1, 2018.  1. So, what is the Alabama Daily News? In case we haven’t met, I’m Todd Stacy. I’ve spent the last 15 years working inside Alabama politics, including the last five...