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Alabama
9:45 am
Thu October 7, 2004

New Poll Says Majority of Alabamians Support Education Lotto

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Alabama
9:42 am
Thu October 7, 2004

Government Expert in Rudolph Case Admits to Making Racist Jokes

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Alabama
9:39 am
Thu October 7, 2004

AEA Threatens MobileCo Schools With Lawsuit

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Alabama
1:36 pm
Wed October 6, 2004

Defense Claims Victory for Eric Rudolph

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Alabama
12:01 pm
Wed October 6, 2004

Speeding Now Main Cause of Death on State Roads

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Alabama
9:05 am
Wed October 6, 2004

Morton Asks Legislature for $36 M for Math and Science Initiative

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Alabama
11:37 am
Tue October 5, 2004

Siegelman Case Dismissed

Lori and Don Siegelman leave the Federal Courthouse in Tuscaloosa with attorney Joe Espy
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Alabama
4:53 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

Mobile Marine Sergeant Remembered as Volunteer

Mobile, AL – Marine Sergeant Foster Harrington was remembered Sunday at a memorial service at a Mobile church. The 31-year-old was killed in September while fighting insurgents in southern Iraq. He was a member of the Mobile-based Third Force Reconnaissance Company. That's an elite Marine Reserve unit. He was also a medic and a firefighter with the Seven Hills Volunteer Fire Department.

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Alabama
4:26 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

Ivan Damages More Dauphin Island Homes Than First Thought

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Alabama
2:54 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

Bham Mayor Wants to Bring More Money to Minority Contractors

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Alabama
1:32 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Consider Indian Gambling

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Alabama
12:48 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

Roy Moore's Appeal Rejected

Washington, DC – The U-S Supreme Court Monday decided not to hear the appeal of former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. He lost his job last November, and he had appealed to get his job back. Moore defied a federal judicial order to remove his Ten Commandments monument from the state judicial building. The display was removed in August 2003. Later, the Alabama Court of the Judiciary ordered Moore to vacate his office.

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Alabama
12:16 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

State Moves to Help Owners of Damaged Timber

Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Forest Recovery Task Force will help south Alabama land owners harvest thousands of trees damaged by Hurricane Ivan. The 24 member panel also will work with state and federal forestry officials to immediately begin the work in 12 counties. State Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks says about 700 million dollars worth of timber was damaged. But Governor Bob Riley says he's confident the state's forests will eventually recover. Paper and forest products are the largest manufacturing industry in the state.

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Alabama
2:18 pm
Sun October 3, 2004

Trial Against Siegelman Underway

Tuscaloosa, AL – Jury selection began Monday in the corruption trial of former Governor Don Siegelman. U-S District Judge U-W Clemon openly questioned the strength of the prosecution's case. Siegelman and his former chief of staff, Paul Hamrick, are charged with conspiracy and health care fraud. They're accused of rigging the state Medicaid bid process. The trial is being held in Tuscaloosa.

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Alabama
4:54 pm
Fri October 1, 2004

Ford Resigns from Legislature

Tuskegee, AL – State Representative Johnny Ford is leaving the legislature. He notified House Speaker Seth Hammett Thursday that he is resigning his seat. Ford's resignation will take affect at nine o'clock Monday morning. Ford is the only black Republican serving in the state legislature. He's leaving to once again become mayor of Tuskegee. He was elected to the post last month. Before serving in the House, he spent 24 years as mayor. Governor Bob Riley will call a special election to fill Ford's seat.

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