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Feb. 28, 2013
House panel approves coastal convention hotel.

A center for all Alabamians: State should carefully plan for Gulf Coast park and hotel.

Sequestration spin gets ahead of reality.

Bill would require funeral homes to provide clear pricing.

Legislative summary.

Watch Algeria!

Feb. 27, 2013
Charter schools: All Riley's men

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Court will look at voting rights law.

State Sen. Hank SandersBiden our time.

Legislative summary.

Shelby likely to weather criticism over Hagel support.

Feb. 26, 2013
North Alabama vs. South Alabama: "Opt-out" on school calendar expected to split lawmakers by geography.

Republican lawmaker open to Medicaid expansion in state if changes made.

Proposed $1.3 billion retail development in Decatur could impact Huntsville, Tennessee Valley region.

America’s Overpaid Doctors -- Time’s long investigation of American health care prices missed one thing: We pay our doctors way too much.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's Medicaid deception

Feb. 25, 2012
The Real Deal by Kathy Jumper.

Gulf Coast convention hotel: Tourism boom or boondoggle for Alabama beach? Private investor would get a 99-year lease.

Fish fraud.

Civil rights and the collapse of Birmingham, Ala.

Is the Voting Rights Act still needed?

Defense and the sequester.

Budget impasse signals shift in GOP's focus.

Obama’s legacy likely to be determined by upcoming battles.

Brave new world of print media.

Bitter Pill: Why medical bills are killing us.

Feb. 24, 2013
A chat with Robert Bentley: 'As well as we could possibly do': Halfway through first term, the governor details successes, controversies, lingering problems.

​It’s all about jobs: Bentley assesses first two years in office.

Fault-finding grows intense as cuts near.​

Obama's sequester deal-changer.

Governors express frustration with Washington gridlock, sequestration.

Ahead of trial, talk of settlement in 2010 BP oil spill.

The New York Times: A world without work.​

JFK holds complex place in black history.

Bentley likely to seek second term.

By George: The truths of Wallace.

Bald eagles back from the brink in Alabama.

Feb. 23, 2013
Will only suckers buy Obamacare insurance?

Analysis: Broad federal budget cuts to take effect as Obama, GOP vie for political advantage.

Fear of U.S. cuts grows in states where federal dollars flow.

Feb. 22, 2013
Nonprofit founder claims Bob Riley directed donations to Mike Hubbard-owned businesses.

Luther Strange: Why I'm fighting illegal gambling, on and off the reservation.

Why GOP governors are caving on Medicaid expansion.

Legislative summary.

GOP needs reality check.

Anniston Star: Alabama's congressional delegation not so conservative after all.

Time has come for BP's judgment day.

Feb. 21, 2013
Mississippi law firm sues Carnival on behalf of cruise ship Triumph passenger. 

Legislative summary.​

Washington Post gives Sessions' welfare chart three Pinocchios.​

Survey finds fish often not what label says.

Feb. 20, 2013 
Why Congress won’t win a sequester showdown with President Obama — in 3 easy steps.

Shelby: Entitlements driving debt.

Does the federal government spend more on ‘welfare’ than anything else?

College degree now equivalent to high school diploma.​

Battle lines drawn for BP's day in court.

Politics and profits.

Giant chain stores and the ruination of America.

Legislative summary.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: A lot has happened already.​

Majority StrategiesMike Hubbard and Brett Buerck.

State Sen. Hank Sanders: The power of black history.

Southern poverty pimps: The 'original sin' of the Southern political class is cheap, powerless labor.

Feb. 19, 2013
The Political Round-Up: Big fundraiser scheduled in Mayor Sam Jones' campaign for re-election. 

Obama using new political freedom to tackle domestic agenda.

Feb. 18, 2013
The Real Deal by Kathy Jumper.

Some employers could opt out of insurance market, raising others' costs.

Siblings discover dad's Scout abuse, remember own.

The Monday Hot Blast: Your guide to politics and punditry: Bike City Edition.

Decatur Daily: Strange fights for Wall Street.

Voting rights act challenged as cure the South has outgrown.

Feb. 17, 2013
Ready Orr not: Is the senator in? ​

Wal-Mart execs sweat slow start to February sales.

Job corps closes door on new recruits.

New York Times: Equal opportunity, our national myth.

Washington Post: A permanent financial fix.

Obama to GOP: My way or the highway.

New York Times: The real cost of shrinking government.

Feb. 16, 2013
Governor expresses opposition to legislative power grab.

Will young adults face ‘rate shock’ because of the health-care law?

House bill addresses land swap deals: Legislation would require governments to announce land sales.

Benghazi attack was retaliation for Brennan’s secret Al-Qaeda war.

Feb. 15, 2013
Legislative summary.

Two legislative sessions better than one?

In Alabama, a model for Obama's push to expand pre-school.

Judge accepts Transocean's guilty plea in Gulf oil spill.

Feb. 14, 2013
Legislative summary.

Drop coverage or cut hours? Big companies grapple with Obamacare.

Feb. 13, 2013
New law school ranking places University of Alabama over Harvard, Yale.

U.S. on fast track to energy independence.

Obama’s incredibly ambitious second-term agenda.

A cautionary tale: Head of Florida GOP pleads guilt to enriching himself with donor funds.

Alabama Voices: Community colleges will train tomorrow's workforce.

Legislative summary.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve FlowersNo liberal or Democratic interest is safe.

State Sen. Hank Sanders: 'It's all about voting.'

ObamaCare and union blues.

Stalled out on Tesla's electric highway.

Feb. 12, 2013
Middle class empowerment to define Rubio speech.

Feb. 11, 2013
The Real Deal by Kathy Jumper: RV resort sells for $6.5 million; New steakhouse in west Mobile; Hillcrest Road properties sell; Carmike gobbles up Rave. 

Obama weighing executive actions on housing, gays and other issues.

Ex-House members still dipping into campaign funds.

Alabama lawmaker wants to eliminate some runoffs.

Growing trend: Young, liberal and open to big government.  ​

A call for drastic change in educating new lawyers.

The man who killed Osama bin Laden.

Feb. 10, 2013
GOP infighting nothing new, just more noticeable with higher stakes.

Automatic budget cuts almost certain.

No savings yet from Alabama's reform of its indigent defense payment system.

Remaking Department of Agriculture & Industries continues moving forward.

GOP: Proposed measure gives more local control to state’s school districts.

This week in the laboratories of democracy.

Feb. 9, 2013
Ranking the 2016 Republican presidential field.

Mercedes to produce new SUV at Alabama plant.

Shooting suit against USA dismissed.

Week One Wrap-Up: Snark attack.

Feb. 8, 2013
Legislative summary.

Sen. Figures calls foul.

Measure would strengthen mental health-care system.

Call Obama's bluff.

The budget outlook: Why the hysteria?

UA tops list of freshman National Merit Scholars.

Feb. 7, 2013
Hubbard enters session under cloud of grand jury investigation.

Legislative summary.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Legislature must get to work on general fund crisis

Feb. 6, 2013
Battle shaping up in House between Hubbard forces and teachers' union over education policy.

A legislative summary.

Is Sen. Del Marsh a campaign finance scofflaw?

Feb. 5, 2013
Hubbard sends message to house caucus, “Get in line on School Flexibility Act, or else.”

Feb. 4, 2013
The Real Deal by Kathy Jumper. ​Shopping center sells for $37 million; Million dollar corner; Fire sale; Old Haverty's building sells; Better Homes & Gardens; Gulf Shores take-out; Victoria's Secret moves; Shrimp Basket scores.

Money: Legislative session’s No. 1 issue.

Alabama faces General Fund budget woes even after $437M shift.

Tech, telecom giants take sides as FCC proposes large public WiFi networks.

​Feb. 3, 2013
2013 Legislative Preview: Session to focus on rights, raises. Struggle over budget provides turbulent backdrop as state lawmakers return.

Capital concerns: 2013 legislative session starts Tuesday.

Alabama Legislature 2013: 10 hot issues to watch in the upcoming session.

Washington Post: The case for a national ID card.

As standoff drags on in Alabama, nearby town grieves for bus driver who was shot to death.

Hope and fear mix as hostage situation drags on.

Feb. 2, 2013
Vivian Figures sends open letter to Gov. Bentley.

Feb. 1, 2013
Figures favors communication over combat.

Poll: Alabama most conservative state.

Small town in Alabama confronts boy's kidnapping.

Julia Tutwiler would be appalled by prison report. 

IRS: Cheapest Obamacare plan will be $20,000 per family.

Eco vs. econo: 11th-hour dispute over plan to spend $20B in BP fines.

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