Alabama-Congress
3:42 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

DeMarco, Palmer Seek GOP Nod In Ala. 6th District

A state legislator and the founder of a conservative policy group are meeting in the runoff for the Republican nomination in Alabama's 6th congressional district.
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A state legislator and the founder of a conservative policy group are meeting in the runoff for the Republican nomination in Alabama's 6th congressional district.

State Rep. Paul DeMarco and Gary Palmer are competing in Tuesday's runoff to replace the retiring Rep. Spencer Bachus.

The winner faces Democrat Avery Vise in November. The central Alabama district is considered one of the nation's strongest-leaning Republican areas.

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Newscast
6:48 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Polls open for runoff election, Prostate cancer a big problem in Alabama

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Tuesday July 15, 2014

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Business & Education
6:36 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Huntsville Lawyer New Leader of Alabama State Bar

Richard Raleigh
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Huntsville attorney Richard Raleigh is the new president of the Alabama State Bar.

Raleigh was installed at the group's weekend meeting. He will serve a one-year term as the leader of the State Bar's 17,600 members.

Raleigh is a University of Alabama Law School graduate and served in the Army before joining a Huntsville law firm. He is now the managing shareholder at Wilmer & Lee.

Montgomery attorney Lee Copeland is the State Bar's president-elect.

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Business & Education
6:28 am
Tue July 15, 2014

USDA Grant Provides Produce at Tuscaloosa Schools

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Tuscaloosa schools officials say they're going to use a grant of more than $93,000 to bring fresh produce to students at four elementary schools.

The district's nutrition director Kimberly Jackson tells the Tuscaloosa News officials are hoping the U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program will boost produce consumption at Holt, Maxwell, Matthews and Flatwoods elementary schools.

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Newscast
5:11 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Health Insurance Options And Prison Changes

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Monday July 14, 2014

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Historic Sites-Sale
3:57 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Ala. Group Works To Spare Historic Sites From Sale

Alabama Historical Commission officials say they're working to save some of the state's historic sites from being sold despite an audit outlining the possible sale of some landmarks.
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Alabama Historical Commission officials say they're working to save some of the state's historic sites from being sold despite an audit outlining the possible sale of some landmarks.

Commission Director Frank White told Al.com on Monday that a five-year plan to cut costs and boost revenue are expected to help the organization stave off sales of popular historical properties. If sales do become necessary White says Fort Morgan, Old Cahawba and the state Capitol building won't be among the sites being considered.

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Alabama Legislator-Arrest
3:47 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Alabama Rep. Moore Turns To Appeals Court

Republican Rep. Barry Moore has requested that Circuit Judge Jacob Walker III stay the proceedings while Moore seeks a review of his case by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.
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An Alabama legislator indicted in a government corruption investigation is asking a Lee County judge to put his case on hold while he appeals to a higher court.

Republican Rep. Barry Moore of Enterprise has requested that Circuit Judge Jacob Walker III stay the proceedings while Moore seeks a review of his case by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.

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Health Overhaul-Alabama
3:40 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Alabama Insurance Marketplace Options To Increase

Alabamians looking for health insurance will likely have more choices in the second year of the insurance marketplace.
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Alabamians looking for health insurance will likely have more choices in the second year of the insurance marketplace.

A spokesman for the state insurance department said Monday that United Healthcare has filed plans with state and federal regulators to offer coverage in all 67 counties during the second year of the program. United Healthcare did not offer individual plans in any county during the first year.

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Alabama Runoff-5 Things
3:36 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Things To Know About Alabama's Runoff Election

Alabama voters go to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election that has more contested races on the Republican ballot than the Democratic ballot.
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Alabama voters go to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election that has more contested races on the Republican ballot than the Democratic ballot.

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