On the Left, unity; on the Right, a cauldron of debate.
May 28, 2007
Absent interstate, dense and livable, Vancouver thrives.
May 25, 2007
First Lady Laura Bush will accompany President George Bush Thursday, June 21 when they visit Mobile to highlight a major fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, members of Sessions' campaign team were informed recently. Rarely does the couple jointly attend such events. The Sessions' team hopes to raise $750,000 or more at the reception at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center. Sessions is seeking a third term in the U.S. Senate in elections next year.
May 24, 2007
Where are local and state politicos lining up as Presidential Campaign '08 gains traction? Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,6, 7, 8, 9.
(Editor's note: Lt. Gov. Jim Folsom Jr. also lost a U.S. Senate race to former U.S. Sen. Jeremiah Denton.)
In Spain, like U.S., a price ultimately will be paid for the demonization of one's political opposition.
May 23, 2007
Artificial fishing reef installed between Mullet Point and the mouth of Weeks Bay to open in time for Memorial Day weekend.
May 22, 2007
The Political Round-Up: Hillary visits the lion's den; A long, Strange trip to the AG's office ahead?; Kindergartners to restore dignity to Barton Academy?; Steeling up for ThyssenKrupp; Criminal appeals court jabs Tillman again; Holding court in Hillsdale Heights.
Bob Kerrey: Yes, indeed, democracy can be imposed by military force.
State Sen. Hank Sanders: Tests are like kidney stones, as long as you pass them, everything will be okay.
Area airports to get grants exceeding $3.28 million.
Christian Coalition of Alabama sues former leader.
May 18, 2007
Eddie Smith: From hunter to hunted. Insurance company lawyers draw bead on jailed and notorious outdoorsman. High life in the Sonneborn home on Fowl River in the balance. A mess of keeper claims checks. Quick, to the Hooters boat!
Puncher's Chance: Ex-Sheriff Jack Tillman hopes haymaker can reverse convictions.
With 29,000 construction workers headed this way to build a $3.7 billion steel plant in north Mobile County, several questions loom. One is: Where will they stay?
Feminine Force: Five fascinating portraits of powerful women.
May 11, 2007
Alabama wins: ThyssenKrupp this morning chose a north Mobile County site for its $3.7 billion steel mill. The public is welcome at 3 p.m. here today when state, local and Thyssen Krupp officials gather at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center downtown.
Mobile County Commissioners Mike Dean and Stephen Nodinecomment on ThyssenKrupp announcement.
Disappointed Louisiana officials: "We did all we could do." Blanco sees the bright side, press conference set for mid-morning.
Keeping up with Sam Jones: The mayor on ThyssenKrupp, new I-10 Mobile River bridge, Water Street condo project at CSX site, downtown redevelopment, the city's future as a cruise port, local air fares, airport annexation and "the good old days."
Demography is Destiny: The realignment of America or native-born fleeing 'hip' cities for the heartland.
"The fact that I'm a lawyer that has a specialty in white-collar criminal defense doesn't mean just because somebody hires me that I'm providing white-collar criminal defense." -- James Sturdivant, a lawyer with Sirote & Permutt, hired with taxpayer money to represent interim chancellor Renee Culverhouse in criminal investigation of two-year college system.
May 7, 2007
The Political Round-Up: Thomas' trials deepen; Artur in the Azalea City; Dean challengers looming on the horizon; You can call me Al;
Rudy, Rudy, Rudy; The dog ate my paycheck?; Those red & rowdy Republican ladies.