Category: Primary

Daily News Digest – July 31, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 31, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, July 31, 2018. 1. Shelby meets with Kavanaugh, offers support. Recess? What recess? Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby met with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Monday and expressed his support for the judge. “After speaking with Judge Brett Kavanaugh, I am confident that he is principled, intelligent, and a steadfast supporter...

Ms. Alabama Nursing Home 2018 Crowned
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Ms. Alabama Nursing Home 2018 Crowned

BIRMINGHAM – Ms. Annie Avery was crowned Ms. Alabama Nursing Home 2018 during the Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover on Monday, July 30. She was crowned by Miss Alabama 2018 Callie Walker, who was co-host of the event. Ms. Avery, age 80, is...

Gun control issue enters race for Governor with “Moms Demand Action” distinction
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Gun control issue enters race for Governor with “Moms Demand Action” distinction

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox has received the distinction as a “”Gun Sense Candidate” from the group Moms Demand Action, and Gov. Kay Ivey’s campaign is attempting to use that to its advantage. Moms Demand Action was formed after the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting to support “common sense gun...

Shelby meets with Kavanaugh, shows support
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Shelby meets with Kavanaugh, shows support

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby met with Supreme Court nominee Bret Kavanaugh Monday and offered his unequivocal support, saying the judge is a great selection for the benhc because he will uphold conservative values on the court. “After speaking with Judge Brett Kavanaugh, I am confident that he is principled,...

States Suing Trump Administration Over 3D Gun Company
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States Suing Trump Administration Over 3D Gun Company

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press Eight states are filing suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun, contending the hard-to-trace plastic weapons are a boon to terrorists and criminals and threaten public safety. The suit, filed Monday in Seattle, asks a judge to...

Plans to be unveiled for completion of Alabama nuclear plant
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Plans to be unveiled for completion of Alabama nuclear plant

HOLLYWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Plans for completing an idled nuclear plant in northern Alabama are to be unveiled soon. Al.com reports that the plans for the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in Jackson County are to be unveiled Monday. The facility was sold at auction by the Tennessee Valley Authority for $111 million in 2016. The plant was acquired...