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May 31, 2011
American exceptionalism? Bosh.

May 30, 2011
Delaying Alabama's presidential primary may save money, affect candidates' campaign plans.

Controversial $13 million no-bid Paragon Source contract ditched by Bentley administration.

May 29, 2011
Mike Hubbard: Tenure bill biggest vote of the session.

Republican legislators push to tighten voting rules.

GOP freshmen get tough lesson in politics. 

May 28, 2011
Once again, in McIntosh, Ala., life is sweet.

Savings from indigent defense legislation a mirage.

Legislature passes tort reform bill.

May 27, 2011
State budgets: 'Best we could do under the circumstances.'

State party primary elections moved from June to March.

'Do-over' at Auburn.

America's forgotten liberal.

May 25, 2011
Legislative summary.

Senate passes bill changing indigent defense compensation.

Steve Flowers: Legislature busy.

Fed made multi-billion dollar secret loans to banks.

May 24, 2011
Time dwindling for GOP to enact key bills.

California's prison crisis. Thousands of inmates on verge of release.

State Agriculture department feels sting of cuts. McMillan stands by new hires.

Decatur Daily: Furloughs better than layoffs.

May 23, 2011
Anniston Star: 'Just knock it off and pass the teacher tenure bill.'

May 22, 2011
Those old Westerns.

Passing ships in the night: Reverse Freedom Riders.

Frustrated with Democrats, some large unions cut back on donations.

Redistricting plan's behind-the-scenes maneuvering.

May 21, 2011
GOP, establishment nightmare: Young guns mean what they say.

Henry Kissinger on global developments: It's all just so darn confusing.

Old dog, new trick: Bentley sides with GOP leadership.

South Alabama farmer named state's Small Farmer of the Year.

May 20, 2011
Strange on verge of crackdown on illegal gambling in guise of bingo.

Alabama Policy Institute: Time for tenure reform.

Coast Guard pulls plug on SEAL exchange.

May 19, 2011
Best and worst states for business.

Strange: Bingo had better be for charity.

Country Crossing not dead yet.

Bentley right to take mulligan on AU trustees.

Redistricting may mean big change for Montgomery.

May 18, 2011
Steve Flowers: Alabama politics yesterday and today.

Alabama 7th on list of 'welfare queen' states.

U.S. massive stockpile of gold: Time to sell?

Secret Service grills 13-year-old over Facebook post.

Terror, tragedy and hope in Tuscaloosa.

Black Warrior River placed on endangered list.

Opelika-Auburn News: Good riddance to Lowder.

'Gang of Six' on verge of collapse with GOP Sen. Coburn's exit.

May 17, 2011
Montgomery Advertiser: Bar push polls.

Lowder withdraws from AU trustee selection process. Still, issue raises questions. Opelika-Auburn News: Marsh did right by Auburn. Was Lowder Auburn's Moses?

Verizon to launch 4G network in Mobile, Montgomery on Thursday.

Don’t be fooled by money illusion: Inflation accelerates as incomes barely budge.

AEA declares war on tenure, fair dismissal bill. Where's the protection? Or maybe teachers don't have it so bad.

How Drudge has stayed on top.

Pelosi district leads way in Obamacare waivers.

May 16, 2011
The Political Round-Up:

GOP presidential candidates appear weak because Republican litmus test neuters them politically.

Great Flood of 2011: Morganza spillway about to open.

Haylee: One year later.

NYPD cops with hooker history eyed in Long Island serial slayings.

Advertiser spanks freshman legislator.

Reduction in troopers' speeding tickets hitting courthouse coffers.

Should U.S. unload stockpile of gold at current stratospheric prices to reduce debt?

Strauss-Kahn Charges: Stunning sexual assault case against French IMF chief.

May 15, 2011
State legislative aide paid $100,000 after gambling indictment.

Gambling in Alabama: The power play that won't go away.

Federal worker pensions emerge as target in debt reduction talks.

Big Oil: whiners or easy scapegoat?

May 14, 2011
Is Fairhope Utopia?

Gingrich calls Obama the 'food stamp president.'

What if U.S. Treasury defaults?

Hyundai plans expansion.

Tax debate sparks rift among Democrats.

Obama moves to appease GOP, oil industry.

Anniston Star: Georgia on right track, Atlanta correcting its water woes.

May 13, 2011
The Political Round-Up: Who should GOP champion in bout with Obama?.

Romney's Daredevil Act: On health care, Mitt tries to bridge the unbridgeable.

Judge, lawyers prepare for state corruption trial.

Bingo craps out.

May 12, 2011
Boeing and the Union Berlin Wall.

Reading, 'riting and revenues.

Digging into Boehner's anti-tax philosophy.

Redistricting gets public input under GOP guidance.

May 11, 2011
Boeing pro-growth, not anti-union.

Government to raid private pensions to spur economy.

State Sen. Hank Sanders: 'At real loggerheads over teacher tenure.'

Siegelman fights on. Siegelman ruling to effect Alabama gambling trial, another twist in corruption case.

Steve Flowers: Helen Hunt was a true first lady.

May 10, 2011
The Political Round-Up:

Appeals court tosses two convictions each against Siegelman, Scrushy; leaves others intact.

Braggin' rights go to House Republicans.

Muskets in hand, tea partiers blast House Republicans.

Toppled by tornadoes, Southern seniors forced to start over.

'He said he was going to vote Republican, and they shot and killed him on the spot.'

Dothan Eagle: Legislature missing point, opportunity in rush to pass nonsensical Commonsense Consumption Act.

Google's war on privacy.

May 9, 2011
The Political Round-Up: 105 degrees and rising; In Semmes, candidates beginning to bloom; Airport Blvd.: It's auto magnet for the people;

On spending cuts, Democrats give voters the brush off.

Housing market bad, getting worse.

In U.S., top one percent of taxpayers pay 38 percent of all income taxes, while the bottom 90 percent of taxpayers pay just 30 percent of the income tax burden.

May 8, 2011
In the heart of tornado-ravaged Bama Nation, a new battle cry: ‘Let go! Let God!’

Redistricting, recovery dominate agenda.

GOP in fits and starts with agenda.

With Republican surge, anti-abortion bills flood state legislatures.

May 7, 2011
Don Siegelman: Guilty of bribery or politics?

Councilman Kip Tyner the go-to guy in storm-ravaged Tuscaloosa.

May 6, 2011
Legislative summary.

Redistricting hearings to begin Monday.

Opelika-Auburn News: Don't sell out, keep Alabama Forever Wild.

Americans play blame game on rising gas prices.

Senate passes bill overhauling teacher tenure.

Alabama home to the kindness of strangers.

Cut school year only as last resort.

Reaganomics vs. Obamanomics: Facts & Figures.

May 5, 2011
Legislative summary.

State official: Damage at Guntersville park rivals hurricane.

Hyundai expansion announcement possible.

Tornadoes weren't playing chicken.

Poll: U.S. not so united.

May 4, 2011
Legislative summary.

Steve Flowers: Hoodwinked legislator voted to abolish his county.

May 3, 2011
Bin Laden mission, birther furor offer sharp contrast in favor of Obama, Dems.

Tuscaloosa's storm-tossed.

May 2, 2011
Loss of schools tears at Alabama communities.

Ronnie Gilley's guilty plea: What does it mean?

Scene belies Pleasant Grove's name.

Lawmakers consider charter schools proposals.

May 1, 2011
Running in the red: How U.S. money train derailed.

New York Times: The high cost of low teacher salaries.

Montgomery Advertiser: Don't shield bad teachers.

Morris Dees discusses Southern Poverty Law Center's 40 years of history, its future.

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