Tallapoosa River

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9:18 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Hubbard Ethics Case, European Trade Agreement and Alabama Jobs

Rep. Mike Hubbard (R), Speaker of Alabama's House of Representatives

Lawyers for House Speaker Mike Hubbard are now asking prosecutors to disclose any conversations they had with legislators. They are also looking for conversations with members of the executive branch about the case.

Defense lawyers filed a discovery motion Wednesday asking a judge to force prosecutors to disclose any calls with legislators or executive branch members. They also asked for any copies of conversations that might have been recorded.

Hubbard's lawyers had already asked prosecutors to disclose any media calls.

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Arts & Life
6:13 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Tallapoosa River Added to Alabama River Trail

Credit Alabama Scenic River Trail

The Alabama Scenic River Trail has added 200 miles of waterway.

The executive director of the Alabama Scenic River Trail, Jim Felder, says the new segment is the Alabama portion of the Tallapoosa River. He says the new segment includes 13 primitive campsites donated by Alabama Power and four portages allowing people to walk canoes or kayaks around the four Alabama Power dams on the river.

An experienced paddler, 66-year-old Harold Banks of Dadeville, says the Tallapoosa River offers views of bald eagles, deer, turkey and otters in abundance.

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