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Arise Daily News Digest 8-14-2018

AL.COM - Doug Jones heckled over Brett Kavanaugh at Birmingham town hall.

AL.COM - Rural Alabama charter opens as first integrated school in Sumter County.

AL.COM - 3 Alabama residents contracted Zika virus in 2018.

AL.COM - High cost of multiple sclerosis treatment blamed for firings.

AL.COM - Forbes takes a look at Birmingham's bid to become a 'Southern Silicon Valley'.

AL.COM - Religious boarding school, once raided in Alabama, now subject of Texas investigation.

AL.COM - 2 Alabama cities on list of worst places to raise children.

AL.COM - Alabama Democratic chair Nancy Worley responds to critics.

AL.COM - 'Our blood runs through that ditch': Family confronts racially-motivated 1948 Alabama murder.

AL.COM – Contributor Thomas Scovill: Alabama Ethics Commission is a snake in the grass.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Secretary of State’s letter addressed out-of-state PACs meddling in Alabama elections.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Alabama Senate Republicans lead Democrats 12 to 6 going into fall elections.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Lee Auman calls for new leadership in Alabama Democratic Party.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Hagan is “hitting the campaign trail hard”.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Columnist Josh Moon: Alabama Democrats can’t rebound without a change in leadership.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor State Sen. Cam Ward: A thank you note to Alabama’s teachers

FORBES - Inside Birmingham's Bid To Become The Southern Silicon Valley

GADSDEN TIMES - Longtime civil rights activist Williams dies.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Montgomery lawyer calls multiple sclerosis discrimination in workplace a 'crisis'.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 'In God We Trust' motto could be coming to Alabama schools.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Amanda Scott: Alabama hurts vulnerable citizens by refusing to expand Medicaid and imposing work requirements.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Editor Troy Turner: Space Force or Space Farce? This isn't a toy story.

DOTHAN EAGLE - Enterprise: Regional effort needed for interstate.

WASHINGTON POST - ‘Everyone signed one’: Trump is aggressive in his use of nondisclosure agreements, even in government.

WASHINGTON POST - Do children have a right to literacy? Attorneys are testing that question.

WASHINGTON POST – Columnist Elizabeth Bruenig: Cruelty without consequence is Trump’s way.

WASHINGTON POST - ‘Immigration hypocrite’: Stephen Miller’s uncle lambastes him in scathing op-ed.

WASHINGTON POST - Retired and broke: Bankruptcy filings surging for seniors.

WASHINGTON POST - Drug companies don’t want to be involved in executions, so they’re suing to keep their drugs out.

WASHINGTON POST – Contributors Sanford Schram, Richard Fording and Joe Soss:

Do work requirements for federal assistance help people escape poverty? No. Here’s what really happens.

NEW YORK TIMES - A Year After Charlottesville, Disarray in the White Supremacist Movement

NEW YORK TIMES - The Large Hidden Costs of Medicare’s Prescription Drug Program

NEW YORK TIMES The New York Times: Documenting ‘Slavery by Another Name’ in Texas

NEW YORK TIMESThe New York Times: Trump, Omarosa and ‘Only the Best People’

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AL.COM - Columnist Kyle Whitmire: Records show Sessions, Strange put donors' interest first.

AL.COM - Talladega College grad wins 2018 Harper Lee award.

AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald: Golden Age of Alabama corruption nears end; new one begins.

AL.COM – Columnist Dana Hall McCain: Liberals and science: Pick a lane.

AL.COM – Contributor Tony Petelos: 'I was at death's door'.

ATHENS NEWS COURIER - Contributor Jim Zachary: SUNSHINE WEEK 2018: Sunshine always right.

JASPER MOUNTAIN EAGLE - Scammers targeting Alabama Power customers.

JASPER MOUNTAIN EAGLE – Editor James Phillips: Shining light on opioid epidemic.

BIRMINGHAM TIMES - Crowded Shelters And The Vicious Flu Brew Perfect Storm For The Homeless

BIRMINGHAM TIMES - How Tina Reuter and UAB’s Institute for Human Rights build platform for social justice.

SELMA TIMES JOURNAL - Coleman announces campaign for state representative.

SELMA TIMES JOURNAL - EPA closes Uniontown investigations.

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - Program raises awareness of payday loan issues, proposed new regulations.

LAGNIAPPE - $315 million worth of projects greenlighted by RESTORE Act Council.

MOTHER JONES - The Rich Are Happier About Their Taxes Than the Poor

GULF COAST NEWS - Congressman Byrne considering 2020 U.S. Senate run.

DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: Trump searches for a scapegoat.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - Incentive program could attract investors.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - State's physicians contribute billions to economy.

GADSDEN TIMES - Trump backs off call for raising minimum age to buy gun.

GADSDEN TIMES - Piano once lost, now found.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Vanzetta McPherson: The name is Obama, not O’Bama.

WASHINGTON POST - White House vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns.

WASHINGTON POST – Columnist E. J. Dionne: The needy salesman in chief.

WASHINGTON POST - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stumbles during pointed ‘60 Minutes’ interview.

WASHINGTON POST - Elizabeth Warren keeps up criticism of fellow Democrats supporting bank deregulation.

WASHINGTON POST – Contributor Matt O’Brien: The recovery isn’t slowing down. The Fed should let it keep going.

NEW YORK TIMES - AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Trouble With Numbers

NEW YORK TIMES - White Evangelical Women, Core Supporters of Trump, Begin Tiptoeing Away

NEW YORK TIMES - The Mideast Peace Plan Is Nearly Finished. Is It Dead on Arrival?

NEW YORK TIMES – Contributor Denene Millner: Black Kids Don’t Want to Read About Harriet Tubman All the Time

NEWSWEEK - Sixth Graders In Alabama Write Wills In Case They Die In School Shooting

ALABAMA TODAY - How today’s loudest progressives are nothing like those who fought for civil rights.

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AL.COM - Scott Dawson wins gubernatorial straw poll at GOP club in Madison.

AL.COM - Trump believes North Korea will suspend missile tests ahead of planned summit.

AL.COM - Car lease tax for BJCC stadium not yet a done deal.

AL.COM - A new era of recording begins at Muscle Shoals Sound.

AL.COM - Truck & Wheel opens plant in Vance, to employ 74.

AL.COM – Contributor Frances Coleman: Let's go with Florida: all daylight saving, all the time.

THE ATLANTIC - How Poverty and Racism Persist in Mississippi

THE ATLANTIC - A Provision Hidden in the Banking Bill Could Hurt Black Homeowners

THE NATION - It’s Time to Abolish ICE: A mass-deportation strike force is incompatible with democracy and human rights.

THE NATION - Here’s How California Is Resisting Jeff Sessions on Immigration Policy

THE NEW YORKER - Contributor Margaret Talbot: The Gun-Control Debate After Parkland

SLATE - Trump Will Get His Military Parade — But Without Tanks

MOTHER JONES - The NRA Just Sued Florida for Raising the Minimum Age to Purchase a Gun

MOTHER JONES - Children Pay the Price for America’s Addiction to Gun Violence: A new report says that children who survive shootings suffer the consequences for decades.

FACING SOUTH - Meet the organizer who helped create the soundtrack for the Poor People's Campaign.

FACING SOUTH - New 'Opportunity Zone' program risks gentrifying distressed communities.

NEWSWEEK - Alabama ‘Bible as Literature’ Teacher Accused of Sexual Relationship With Student

DECATUR DAILY - Gun control continues to bring mix of opinions.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - Gun bills pile up in House.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: Open government is good government.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - Reporter Mary Sell’s Capital Notebook: Bill toughens penalties for indecent exposure.

GADSDEN TIMES - Alabama Power to close ash facilities.

GADSDEN TIMES - Sessions: Small-time pot growers can take a breather.

ANNISTON STAR - Contributor Chris Roberts: Harper Lee, Atticus Finch and open records in Alabama.

ANNISTON STAR - Editor Bob Davis: Development bill admits sad fact about Alabama.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Marty Ford: New Trump rules will drive people with disabilities off Medicaid and out of work.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Nick Bell: Abortion issue all about science, not religion.

DOTHAN EAGLE - Ozark man who threatened president unable to stand trial.

DOTHAN EAGLE - After 100 years, Wiregrass identity remains tied to the peanut.

DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: An ironic death.

WASHINGTON POST - After once predicting quick end to Mueller probe, White House now looking to expand legal team.

WASHINGTON POST – Columnist Kathleen Parker: Republicans might be about to take a licking.

WASHINGTON POST – Contributor John Feeley: Why I could no longer serve this president.

WASHINGTON POST – Contributor Anne Fuqua: The other opioid crisis: pain patients who can’t access the medicine we need.

NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times: Vote. That’s Just What They Don’t Want You to Do.

NEW YORK TIMES - Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’

NEW YORK TIMES - G.O.P. Rushed to Pass Tax Overhaul. Now It May Need to Be Altered.

NEW YORK TIMES – Contributor Neil Irwin: The Economy Is Looking Awfully Strong

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