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Hiring rebounds as US employers add a solid 196,000 jobs
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Hiring rebounds as US employers add a solid 196,000 jobs

The unemployment rate remained at 3.8%, near the lowest level in almost 50 years, the Labor Department reported Friday. Wage growth slowed a bit in March, with average hourly pay increasing 3.2% from a year earlier. That was down from February's year-over-year gain of 3.4%, which was the best in a decade.

Gulf states to continue managing anglers’ red snapper catch
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Gulf states to continue managing anglers’ red snapper catch

The group that manages Gulf of Mexico fishing in federal waters says states can keep managing anglers' catch of red snapper after this year. Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries called the decision a major victory for the state's private anglers.

House Democrats ask IRS to provide Trump’s tax returns
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House Democrats ask IRS to provide Trump’s tax returns

A House committee chairman formally asked the IRS to provide six years of President Donald Trump's personal tax returns and the returns for some of his businesses as Democrats try to shed light on his complex financial dealings and potential conflicts of interest.

Daily News Digest – April 3, 2019
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Daily News Digest – April 3, 2019

Presented by AT&T   Good morning! It’s going to be a great day. I can feel it. Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, April 3, 2019.   1. Bills seek benefits changes. Legislation being considered in the Alabama State House could offer better retirement benefits to public school teachers and many city and county government...

Skip Tucker: The Finger of God
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Skip Tucker: The Finger of God

Today, Beth Tucker will say a prayer for tornado victims everywhere - past, present and future. She’ll pray for those killed or wounded, in whatever way, in Beauregard, Alabama and in Havana, Cuba.

Alabama bill would outlaw abortion as lawmakers aim at Roe
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Alabama bill would outlaw abortion as lawmakers aim at Roe

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is the latest Republican-leaning state seeking to enact a strict abortion ban as conservatives take aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Energized by new conservatives on the Supreme Court, abortion opponents in multiple states hope to ignite new legal battles...

Bills seek benefits improvements
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Bills seek benefits improvements

Legislation being considered in the Alabama State House could offer better retirement benefits to public school teachers and many city and county government employees as well.

Steve Flowers: State Budgets are Priority Number One
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Steve Flowers: State Budgets are Priority Number One

By Steve Flowers After their successful special five-day Special Session, the Legislature has been in their Regular Session for a few weeks now.  The Session will end in June so it is about one-fourth over. Almost one-third of the members are new, freshmen if you will. Even though they are, for the most part a...

Shelby presses Trump on Lindh
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Shelby presses Trump on Lindh

Sen. Richard Shelby confirmed via Twitter Monday night that President Donald Trump would support his call for convicted terrorist John Walker Lindh to serve out his full sentence. Shelby had written Trump to express his dismay that Lindh is set to be released from prison on May 23. Lindh is the U.S. citizen who joined...