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May 31, 2006
Mobile attorney defends city's judges.

A reader/real estate professional responds to downtown condo story. And follows up with a second letter.

May 30, 2006
The Political Round-Up: Five finalists named in police chief competition; out with the Spanish, in with the French?; political pro's assess the races on both sides of the bay.
May 29, 2006
Mobile Bay Times hears occasionally from its elder statesmen/philosopher/readers who, because they like to tinker with things and solve problems, noodle over community conundrums and difficulties until they have a plan, most destined to whither, but others … well, you plant a seed and wait.With that the Mobile Bay Times introduces an occasional feature: Thinking Outside the Box

District 7 summertime Farmer's Market to open Thursday.

Longshot Nathan Mathis bets all on gambling issue.

May 25, 2006
REGIONS FINANCIAL STRUCK a $10 billion deal to merge with rival AmSouth, as the two Alabama banks gird for competition with national giants. The deal would create the nation's 10th-largest bank as measured by market capitalization, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal this morning. State, local buzz. One analysis of the deal. A second take. And a third from an AmSouth perspective.

May 24, 2006
Downtown Mobile: What a long, strange trip it's been. From the glory of King Cotton, through Reconstruction to turn-of-the-century charm, a heyday that lasted 60 years. Then a long, dank derelict period of decay set in from about 1970 until a reawakening over the past decade. And now could downtown Mobile become home to a legion of condo dwellers?

Kids these days and the obstacles they surmount, or sometimes don't.

May 23, 2006
The fall of the Deke House.

May 20, 2006
Shelby: Amnesty is not the answer.

May 19, 2006
Area law enforcement, emergency response agencies get Homeland Security grants.

May 16, 2006
Democratic candidates for sheriff to meet in forum May 30.

May 15, 2006
The Political Round-Up: Who will be Mobile's new police chief?; Police group issues endorsements;  polls, barbecues and other fish to fry.

Will Mexicans ever love Mexico enough to stay?

May 12, 2006
Embattled and impeached, ex-school commissioner David Thomas agrees to plead guilty.

May 8, 2006
One candidate holds huge cash advantage in the final weeks of the six-person Republican primary battle to succeed retiring state Sen. Hap Myers in District 34.
May 7, 2006
Shelby gives commencement address to USA graduating class of 2006.

May 6, 2006
GOP sheriff's forum in Semmes Monday.

Lucy Baxley to address fire fighters in Orange Beach June 5.

May 5, 2006
Local United Way to get U.S. Justice Department grant of nearly $120,000 to curb gang violence.

May 4, 2006
Who do Mobile attorneys favor in the various local and state judicial races?

Jury doubting Thomas, returns guilty verdict in impeachment trial.

Local headquarters in Gov. Bob Riley's re-election campaign to open.
May 3, 2006
With ex-DA Chris Galanos on the jury, what are the implications for the outcome of the impeachment trial of School Commissioner David Thomas?

Battle of Mobile Bay scheduled for Sunday.

May 2, 2006
Ben Brooks boasts some big contributions in opening a large cash advantage over his foe George Callahan in the GOP primary for the state Senate District 35 seat.
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Chip Drago
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