Mobile, AL – THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO MAKE A PILGRIMAGE TO MOBILE TO VIEW THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS. TO MANY, THE ANCIENT SCROLLS SERVE AS A TESTAMENT TO THE PAST. THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS ARE THE OLDEST SURVIVING TEXTS OF THE HEBREW BIBLE, WHICH IS KNOWN TO CHRISTIANS AS THE OLD TESTAMENT. ALABAMA PUBLIC RADIO'S CHRIS NEWBOLD PREVIEWS THE EXHIBIT.
Montgomery, AL – Governor Bob Riley addressed lawmakers and the public last night as he outlined Alabama's progress and future challenges. His State of the State speech included good news about the state's economic health, some educational initiatives, and a call for the government to reflect the moral values of Alabamians. Alabama Public Radio's Butler Cain reports.
Montgomery, AL – Governor Riley's State of the State address left different impressions on state legislators. And despite the request in the governor's speech for them to let politics stand down for a while, their differences in opinion were mostly drawn along party lines. Alabama Public Radio's Gina Smith reports from Montgomery.
Republican Senator Bradley Byrne openly praised Governor Riley's plans for the state.