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Girls basketball player remains benched for $857.20 check
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Girls basketball player remains benched for $857.20 check

By JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — One of the nation’s top girls high school basketball players appears likely to remain benched for her entire senior season after spending part of last summer playing with USA Basketball. Maori Davenport, who received an $857.20 check from USA Basketball that was later repaid, has been...

AHSAA Statement on Eligibility of Charles Henderson Student-Athlete
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AHSAA Statement on Eligibility of Charles Henderson Student-Athlete

By JOHNNY HARDIN, President of the AHSAA Central Board of Control As President of the Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control, I would like to address the numerous stories being circulated regarding a recent eligibility ruling assessed to a student-athlete attending Charles Henderson High School (CHHS). Several facts involved in the ruling...

Column: Bay Area no place for college football championship
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Column: Bay Area no place for college football championship

By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Columnist SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The downtown streets were soaked and largely empty. Extra police officers loitered at the intersections, but they mostly just talked among themselves. On the weekend before one of the country’s biggest sporting events, the host city appeared to have hit the snooze button. This shouldn’t...

Matthew Stokes: A fiscal conservative ponders the gas tax
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Matthew Stokes: A fiscal conservative ponders the gas tax

By MATTHEW STOKES, Alabama Daily News Columnist By the time this goes to print, most all of Alabama’s students will be back at school, and the rest of us will be back to work.  Our elected officials are doing the same; Alabama’s legislative session begins this week, and Congress is back in Washington D.C. With...

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Alabama civil rights institute rescinds Angela Davis honor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Alabama has rescinded its decision to honor political activist and scholar Angela Davis following unspecified complaints. Davis is a Birmingham native who has spent decades fighting for civil rights. She was an active member of the Black Panther Party, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and Communist...

No breakthrough in shutdown talks as Trump stands by demands
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No breakthrough in shutdown talks as Trump stands by demands

By CATHERINE LUCEY and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stood by his demands for funding for a border wall Sunday as another round of shutdown talks failed to break an impasse, while newly empowered House Democrats planned to step up the pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers by passing legislation this...

Weekend Digest- January 6, 2019
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Weekend Digest- January 6, 2019

I hope everyone had a restful and fun holiday season. There is plenty of news today so let’s dive in. Here’s your Daily News for Sunday, January 6, 2019. 1. The Shutdown and Alabama With little progress being made toward agreement on border wall funding and no clear sign to when the partial government shutdown...