Water war continues, Chinese drywall settlement

Jun 9, 2015

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley was absent from a private meeting with the governors of Florida and Georgia as they discuss a long-running water dispute.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal at the governor's mansion in Tallahassee.

A federal judge is not backing off her order to an Alabama probate judge that he must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

U.S. District Judge Callie Granade on Monday refused to stay her order to Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis. Granade in January ruled that Alabama's gay-marriage ban is unconstitutional and told Davis that he could not refuse licenses because of a couple's sexual orientation.

Beer Firm: State OKs Brew With Controversial Name

Jul 31, 2012
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A beer distributor says Alabama's alcohol board has reversed an earlier decision to ban a beer over its name, and will now allow it to be sold in the state.

The Birmingham Beverage Co. said in a statement that Alabama's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will allow the sale of Dirty Bastard Beer.

State officials could not immediately be reached for comment on the decision.