Category: Primary

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...

Trump says ‘no problem’ shutting government, dismaying GOP
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Trump says ‘no problem’ shutting government, dismaying GOP

By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Unnerving fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump declared Monday he would have “no problem” shutting down the federal government this fall if Congress won’t come up with more money for border security. Trump’s threat, his second in two days, put him further at odds with his own party in...

Daily News Digest – July 30, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 30, 2018

Good morning! After a weeklong reprieve, the rain is coming back this week. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, July 30, 2018. 1. Doug Jones talks tariffs, Trump nominations, and 2020. I caught up with U.S. Sen. Doug Jones last last week for a sort of unintentional exclusive interview (for most of the time). Jones was relaxed and candid talking...

Doug Jones on tariffs, Trump’s nominations, and 2020
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Doug Jones on tariffs, Trump’s nominations, and 2020

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – U.S. Senator Doug Jones sat unassumingly in the lobby of Montgomery’s Renaissance hotel late on a Friday afternoon. It was the end of an ambitious state travel day in which Alabama’s newest senator had toured both the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International plant in Tuscaloosa and the Hyundai...

Weekend Digest, July 29, 2018
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Weekend Digest, July 29, 2018

Hello! Welcome to another weekend edition of the Daily Digest. The worst thing about Sunday afternoons is knowing Monday morning is coming. But at least you’ll be informed as you start the week! I’m Caroline Beck and here is your Daily News weekender for July 29, 2018. 1. To Debate or Not to Debate? Democratic candidate...

Schools get guidance on program to arm administrators
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Schools get guidance on program to arm administrators

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s public schools chief is giving schools guidance for a program that would allow designated administrators to access guns or weapons stored on campus. Superintendent Eric Mackey sent the Friday memo to school systems emphasizing that program is voluntary. He outlined a suggested multi-step process for schools that want to participate....