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Nov. 30, 2009
The Political Round-Up: Jones endorses Davis; Denton updated; Hay, Tim; Young pro's for Byrne; Go west, old man.

Young professionals stage fundraiser for GOP's Byrne here Thursday.

Nov. 29, 2009
Interactive map tracks food stamp usage in U.S.

Nov. 28, 2009
Harassing letters continue to vex GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Johnson.

Southern states form alliance to win tanker contract.

Nov. 27, 2009
Big fundraiser scheduled in McMillan run for state agriculture and industries commissioner.

Alabama/Auburn football game a tough ticket? Not if you are a state legislator.

ThyssenKrupp confirms steep loss.

Single mom making $15,000 a year struggles to keep up with $5,635 a month mortgage.

Nov. 26, 2009
All aboard: Claudette Colvin caused the stink, Rosa Parks got the ink.

Bradley Byrne: 'Disciplined management' vital to weathering state's budget crisis. Kay Ivey says it's time to prioritize. Tim James: Live within means.

Navy Seals who secretly captured one of the most wanted terrorists in Iraq — the alleged mastermind of the murder and mutilation of four Blackwater USA security guards in Fallujah in 2004 -- now face criminal charges for allegedly roughing him up.

Nov. 25, 2009
Giving thanks for many things, including the eternal fruitcake. So There. By Emmett Burnett.

Nov. 24, 2009
Gregory over and out at Mobile Housing Authority?

Those Thanksgiving traditions.

Birmingham mayoral candidate Patrick Cooper disavows YouTube spoof.

Republicans, know your heritage.

University of Alabama President Robert Witt says $60 million is school's top offer for Bryce Hospital property.

Nov. 23, 2009
The Political Round-Up: The sweet sting of defeat.

Huckabee trailing Palin in book battle in Alabama where 130 high schools stumble in reading. 

State workers face furloughs.

Turkey Day Classic in Montgomery booming.

Nov. 22, 2009
Federal funding for charter schools in Alabama 'the chance of a lifetime,' says Riley.

Obama administration employs Louisiana Purchase in health care reform strategy.

Cullman Liquidations Mobile Home Sales: Straight talk.

Mercedes unveils Alabama-built hybrid.

Only Palin can derail Palin.

Nov. 21, 2009
In Your Facebook: Riley staffers squabble.

Deer season means big bucks in hunting-crazed Alabama.

Per Site Selection magazine, Alabama ranks 7th in U.S.

Nov. 20, 2009
Third time a charm for local GOP next year when former party chairman Mark Erwin runs for district attorney?

Huntsville Times: Bedford owes Alabama an apology.

Alabama transit commission holds first meeting.

Nov. 19, 2009
From Dixie Landing to Dixey Bar, who is Baldwin County's best politician?

Former Mobilian Patrick Cooper front runner to be next mayor of Birmingham. List of qualified candidates.

Lt. Gov. Jim Folsom Jr. will hold a luncheon fundraiser Thursday, Nov. 19 at noon at Wintzell's on Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile, according to his deputy finance director Lauren E. Klumpp. Supporters are encouraged to attend and make a contribution of their choice. The veteran Democratic public official is seeking to win another term in office in elections next year. For more information contact Klumpp by email at laureneklumpp@gmail.com or by phone (540) 239-1730.

Who will guide the GOP in the future? The party's staunchly conservative base or its center/right establishment?

Nov. 18, 2009
Steve Flowers: Riley's gambling fever shows signs of irrational compulsion.

Birmingham News backs Beason bill on bingo.

Bedford says he may be a pot, but GOP's a kettle. Let the police sort it out, say GOP leaders.

Nov. 17, 2009
Who is the best politician in Mobile County? If you answered "Sam," you are not only with the majority, you're not a bad politician yourself.

Byrne details plan to combat state's 'culture of corruption.'

State auditor says finding time to audit not easy.

Lawmakers have some 'plainin' to do, says Birmingham News.

Nov. 16, 2009
Non-profits formed by three legislators go unaudited.

Sessions pivotal to adoption of federal shield law to protect investigative journalists.

Making punishment fit crime key to managing prison population.

Hauling ash and cash in Perry County.

Can't have it both ways: Without charter schools, state can forget federal education innovation dollars.

Sluggish economy could boost GOP bid to take over Alabama Legislature. 

Nov. 15, 2009
School of Politics: Birmingham non-profit seeks to teach  women the abc's of campaigning.

In redistricting, Republicans, black Democrats and safe seats ally.
 
No answers in suicide of Anniston 12-year-old.

Nov. 14, 2009
Production booming at Montgomery Hyundai plant.

Nov. 13, 2009
The Political Round-Up: Pawlenty a glimpse of GOP future?; Hubbard going Mobile; James leads straw poll; 'Bond, Mobile bond, not Jeffco bond'; Garnering praise; Go east, young girl.

Mobile lucky 13, says BusinessWeek.

Alabama bank halts mortgage lending.

Mercedes may shift more production to Alabama.

Nov. 12, 2009
Alabama on the road from fellowship hall bingo to Vegas with a drawl, y'all.

Mobile ranks 59th in Milken Institute Best Performing Cities Index, up from 91st.

Get off your dead butt, Mobile: Voted 25th laziest city in the U.S.

Alabama's historical aversion to charter schools, now a severe handicap in the competition for federal ed­ucation dollars, is about to be challenged.

Candidates usually campaign raining promises down like throws from a Mardi Gras float, but Artur Davis tells voters 'no.'

Roy Moore offers to lead lost state back into God's fold.

Study says 10 states face looming budget disasters.

Abortion may doom health care reform. By E.J. Dionne, Jr.

Federal Reserve attempts to find way through political swamp.

FDA ban on warm-water oysters would bring to an end a picturesque era at Cedar Point in Mobile County.

Nov. 11, 2009
Veterans Day: Answering freedom's call.

The Political Round-Up: Brooks fundraiser set; Tis the season ... for political rumors; Dems Trip up; Blue who top cop?

1986: Gov. Guy Hunt. Who woulda thunk it? By Steve Flowers.

State Senate District 28 race getting crowded.

Can a prisoner request anything for his last meal?

Nov. 10, 2009
Big Ben Brooks fund raiser scheduled for next week to launch his GOP bid for re-election to the state Senate District 35 seat.

Tea Party Express makes stop in Birmingham.

Nov. 9, 2009
The Political Round-Up: Davis, Sparks fur fly; MADA suggests pancakes; Best men & Indian givers; Ida, smyda;
More pancakes; Trip up; Hudson, Hastie, Wood to speak; Vultures circle.

Then there was one: With Kenyen Brown's near certain confirmation as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama in Mobile, only the vacancy for the Middle District in Montgomery remains unsettled with Joe Van Heest and veteran prosecutor George Beck still in the running.

The Republican 'irrational right.' By Paul Krugman.

Workers in Perry County take Monday off to celebrate Obama Day.

Nov. 6, 2009
Baldwin voters to return verdict on District Attorney Judy Newcomb in elections next year.

Nov. 5, 2009
Mobile County District Attorney John Tyson Jr.: Dinged up or done for?

Steve Flowers: Blacks help Wallace win fifth term as governor in 1982.

Decatur Daily: State Legislature badly needs new blood.

Nov. 4, 2009
The Political Round-Up: The greens of freedom stewing; Brown in; Dems regroup; Senior Bowl tix on sale; Parsons promoted

Helping Obama cut costs. So There. By Emmett Burnett.

Nov. 3, 2009
Mary Scott Hunter announces state school board bid.

Nov. 2, 2009
Big crowd expected for Tuesday's gubernatorial debate in Auburn.

Nov. 1, 2009
Alabama Democratic officeholders: Would they rather fight or switch?

The Anniston Star: When Riley visits, Ayers is all wet.

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