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Alabama
8:59 am
Wed March 2, 2005

State Rep. Tries to Eliminate "Archaic" Laws

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Alabama
8:56 am
Wed March 2, 2005

Daughter of Confederacy Upset By Klan Reference

Selma, AL – A Selma woman who is a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy says she's upset that someone added the title Wizardess to her name in a Christmas card from Governor Riley. Patricia Godwin told the Governor's office about her concerns, and Riley did write her a letter of apology. Meanwhile, the Governor's spokesperson Jeff Emerson says Godwin had previously used that title to refer to herself, so he says staff members thought she preferred it. Godwin also helped create a group named for a female Confederate spy.

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Alabama
6:58 pm
Tue March 1, 2005

AG Doesn't Like Court Ruling

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Alabama
6:57 pm
Tue March 1, 2005

President Bush Will Visit Montgomery

Montgomery, AL – President Bush is expected to come to Montgomery next week. He's planning to deliver a speech to promote his plan to restructure Social Security. Some Republicans who are familiar with the plan say the president will arrive in Montgomery on Thursday, March 10th. Auburn University Montgomery has been asked to reserve its gymnasium for the appearance. Bush would be the first president ever to speak at A-U-M. He spoke at Auburn's main campus in October 2002.

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Alabama
6:57 pm
Tue March 1, 2005

Another Former Employee Implicates Scrushy

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Alabama
6:56 pm
Tue March 1, 2005

Former Justice Will Run for Lieutenant Governor

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Alabama
9:12 am
Tue March 1, 2005

Fort Rucker Pilot Dies in South Korea

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Alabama
9:01 am
Tue March 1, 2005

Former JeffCo DA Pleads Guilty to Assault

Birmingham, AL – A former Jefferson County assistant district attorney has pleaded guilty to federal assault charges. Stephen Grey Mahon told a judge Monday that he assaulted a passenger aboard a Continental Airlines flight last June. The incident happened when Mahon was apparently intoxicated and started harassing passengers on the flight. After being moved for safety reasons, Mahon then punched a man seated next to him. He was sentenced to one year probation and was ordered to undergo alcohol counseling.

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Alabama
9:00 am
Tue March 1, 2005

New Design for State Waterfowl Stamp

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Alabama
6:29 pm
Mon February 28, 2005

Defense Tries to Clear Scrushy

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Alabama
6:29 pm
Mon February 28, 2005

Senator Wants Rural Development Program

Montgomery, AL – State Senate President Pro Tem Lowell Barron says Alabama needs a program to focus on the development of the state's rural areas. He announced Monday he will introduce legislation to create the Center for Rural Alabama. A board appointed by state officials would look for ways to help rural areas become just as successful as urban areas. State Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks says it's important to keep small businesses thriving in rural areas because many farmers have second jobs.

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Alabama
6:28 pm
Mon February 28, 2005

State Prisons Still Overcrowded

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Alabama
6:27 pm
Mon February 28, 2005

Old Train Depot Could Be Restored

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Alabama
9:38 am
Mon February 28, 2005

Civil Rights Chair Says to Step Up, Fight Crime

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Alabama
9:31 am
Mon February 28, 2005

Habitat Officials to Hire Extra Security

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