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  • Few Ala. college graduates have easy path to jobs

    At 13, Brianna Moore wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up. Seven years later, she's on track to graduate with a degree in computer information systems.

  • Hubbard says politics fueling Alabama ethics probe

    Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard said he believes politics are behind a public corruption investigation that has resulted in one Republican lawmaker's plea deal and another's indictment.

  • Common Core key issue in Alabama's GOP primary

    Sen. Dick Brewbaker was one of the first Alabama politicians to sound an alarm against the Common Core State Standards. These days, he has some misgivings.

  • Auburn sports contract focus of Hubbard race

    Auburn University's former lobbyist is appearing in a campaign commercial accusing Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard of obtaining confidential information to win the college's broadcasting contract more than a decade ago.

  • GOP supermajority plays defense in primaries

    In 2010, a slate of Republicans won control of the Alabama Legislature after a high-dollar, coordinated campaign ended 136 years of control by Democrats. But this year many of those GOP victors find themselves playing defense as other Republicans try to unseat them.

  • Court: Casino not immune in traffic crash lawsuit

    The Alabama Supreme Court has denied the Poarch Band of Creek Indians' request to dismiss a lawsuit involving a former patron at one of the tribe's casinos.

  • Correction: Prescription Drug Collection story

    In a story May 21 about a prescription drug take-back program, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Alabama Attorney General's office, reported erroneously the amount of drugs collected. This year's total is 7,531 pounds, not 9,800. The overall total since 2010 is 32,183 pounds, not 34,000.

  • Civil rights center to stay at Alabama State Univ.

    A civil rights interpretive center will remain on the Alabama State University campus for now, following a vote by the Montgomery City Council.

  • Alabama governor candidate promotes lottery plan

    Republican candidate for governor Stacy George says his state lottery proposal could produce up to $200 million annually to help five programs.

  • Trial over Alabama abortion law begins

    The operators of three of Alabama's five abortion clinics testified Monday they use out-of-town doctors who wouldn't be able to admit patients to local hospitals as required under a new state law and would have to end abortion services if a federal judge allows the measure to take effect.

  • Federal court trial takes up Alabama abortion law

    A federal court trial begins Monday over an Alabama abortion law that proponents say will make abortions safer and opponents say will close three of Alabama's five licensed abortion clinics.

  • Montgomery County opening public defender office

    Criminal defense has always been a passion for Aylia McKee, even though she got her legal start with the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office.

  • Death could delay VictoryLand raid trial

    The death of a gambling expert who assisted the Alabama attorney general's office for the last decade could delay a trial over the state's raid of VictoryLand casino.

  • Poarch Creeks give $750,000 to Hubbard AG campaign

    Alabama's Republican attorney general is accusing his Democratic candidate of being bought by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians because the tribe gave him $750,000 in donations this week.

  • Catholic church closing St. Jude school

    The Roman Catholic church is closing a landmark school after nearly 80 years in Montgomery.

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  • "They are still only talking about one site," Montgomery said - not additional wells that might follow if the first one proves productive.

    Opposition builds to well proposal in St. Tammany →

  • He said the union hasn’t determined the role it’ll play in the general election, but it’ll work to defeat Rauner.

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