APR News Reports
11:34 am
Wed June 30, 2004

Communion and Politics

Tuscaloosa, AL – Earlier this month the U-S Conference of Catholic Bishops released a statement concerning the actions of Catholics in political life. The statement came in response to concerns raised by bishops who say Catholic politicians supporting certain positions should be barred from receiving Holy Communion. And now religious leaders across the country, as well as in Alabama, are taking their own stances on the issue. Alabama Public Radio's Terri Jenkins reports.

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Alabama
9:29 am
Wed June 30, 2004

Judge Steps Down from Siegelman Case

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Alabama
3:57 pm
Tue June 29, 2004

Reading Initiative Won't Help Some Schools Yet

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Alabama
2:39 pm
Tue June 29, 2004

Settlement Brings Better Health Care to Tutwiler

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Top Stories
2:12 pm
Tue June 29, 2004

Debate Over Same-Sex Marriage

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions supports taking a vote on a constitutional amendment to define marriage.
Photo Courtesy of Senator Jeff Sessions

Washington, DC – Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions is playing an instrumental role in scheduling a vote in July on a proposed constitutional amendment in the Senate. The amendment could help determine the fate of same-sex marriages. Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill.

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Alabama
10:10 am
Tue June 29, 2004

Alabama's Graduation Rate Low Nationally But Still Improvement

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Top Stories
4:36 pm
Mon June 28, 2004

Most Alabamians Decline to Visit Polls

Secretary of State Nancy Worley says turnout for primary election runoffs may reach record lows.
Photo courtesy of Secretary of State

Florence, AL – Runoff elections will be held in 24 counties across the state Tuesday (6/29). However, Alabama's Secretary of State says she's worried about voter apathy. From our University of North Alabama bureau, Pat Sanders reports.

 

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Alabama
3:36 pm
Mon June 28, 2004

Alabama Gets Settlement Money

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Alabama
3:06 pm
Mon June 28, 2004

Controversy Continues Over 10 Commandments

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Don Noble
12:58 pm
Mon June 28, 2004

Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent

This book of essays is not a debate. Published in the midst of the campaign season, it is a call to arms by a group of writers who believe the Bush presidency to be the worst and the most dangerous, ever.

Tuscaloosa, AL – Where We Stand will inevitably be compared and contrasted with the 1930 collection of essays I?ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition, by Twelve Southerners.

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