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Arise Daily News Digest 9-29-2014
AL.COM - Charlie Graddick says Democrats 'shot themselves in foot' in 1986: Days that changed Alabama politics.
AL.COM - Want a job in auto manufacturing, plus a degree, with no student debt? Check out this program at Calhoun.
DECATUR DAILY - Help wanted: Free lawyers for immigrant children.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Enrollment an issue at UNA, other state colleges.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Race is lopsided for Ag commissioner.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - BFGoodrich rolls out advanced generation of all-terrain tires that bring more job security for workers in Tuscaloosa.
WASHINGTON POST - These five races will decide control of the Senate.
WASHINGTON POST - Low wages, no overtime: The downside of being a retail ‘manager’.
NEW YORK TIMES - Mostly Black Cities, Mostly White City Halls
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: The Tide of the Culture War Shifts
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Paul Krugman: Our Invisible Rich
Arise Daily News Digest 9-28-2014
AL.COM - Mule Day: Gov. Bentley shows he can't clog but has a warm bedside manner.
AL.COM - Republicans rallying behind religious liberty.
AL.COM - Republican John McMillan seeks 2nd term as Alabama agriculture commissioner.
AL.COM - Obamacare sign-ups in Alabama varied by race, geography; search your ZIP code.
AL.COM – Columnist Wesley Vaughn: What could prison reform look like? Burn churches, then behave, take classes and get out early.
AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald: What are the most 'Alabama' moments in Alabama history?
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Alabama health department investigating hepatitis A.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: The numbers about Alabama's prisons.
USA TODAY - 5 reasons why we're losing the war on poverty.
WASHINGTON EXAMINER - Rand Paul to Americans in poverty: 'Give Republicans another chance'.
SALON - 4 ways Amazon’s ruthless practices are crushing local economies.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Enrollment an issue. Trend: Fewer students joining public, community colleges.
DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: Accountability Act ill thought out.
ANNISTON STAR - Candidates make opposing claims about Alabama’s economy.
ANNISTON STAR - Editor Bob Davis: Alabama under the microscope.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Alabama 50th most happy state; physical health.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - State auditor hopefuls want to protect state property.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Secretary of state hopefuls running quiet campaigns.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - No LOL matter.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Charlotte Meadows: Plan 2020 will better prepare our children.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: No one else does what your newspaper does.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: We can try new 'steps'.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - The Opelika- Auburn News: Joining the charge.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - UA football game crowds integrated 50 years ago.
DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: School prayer isn't Alabama’s biggest problem.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Colbert King: I didn’t know the woman who committed suicide, but I mourn her.
NEW YORK TIMES - For Many New Medicaid Enrollees, Care Is Hard to Find, Report Says
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: A Group Shout on Climate Change
LOS ANGELES TIMES - Columnist Scott Martelle: The Great Recession: The financial crisis that keeps on giving
Arise Daily News Digest 9-27-2014
AL.COM - Luther Strange, Joe Hubbard trade jabs about Strange's fundraiser on big yacht, as attorney general race heats up.
AL.COM - University of Alabama: No new threats since Monday, classes to continue next week as scheduled.
AL.COM - AEA, state employees' association lose automatic dues deduction lawsuit at high court.
AL.COM - Alabama tops in nation for jobless when disability added to unemployed.
AL.COM - Gov. Robert Bentley: Battling against voter apathy.
AL.COM - AEA, now supporting Griffith, says Bentley didn't follow through on veto threat for raise.
AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: Admit it, Alabama Republicans, you're going to miss Obama when he's gone.
AL.COM - Women's equality activist Lilly Ledbetter endorses Mark Lester in Alabama's 6th district race.
AL.COM - Lawmaker: Alabama Legislature to address 'full package of bills' on prison reform in upcoming session.
AL.COM - Gov. Robert Bentley's re-election campaign is flying high, literally.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Leaked Letter Designed to Discredit Hubbard Investigation
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - McClendon Emphasizes that Republican Turnout is Critical in November 4 Election
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor John Hill: Improving Alabama's Culture Will Involve Civility, Responsibility and Self-Control
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Lawyer: Court committee named to investigate Alabama federal judge.
WASHINGTON POST - U.S. carbon emissions tick higher; Obama tells U.N.: ‘We have to do more’.
WASHINGTON POST - Mail and milk: Struggling Postal Service wants to deliver groceries.
LOS ANGELES TIMES - Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law.
SALON - Obama loses the left: Why his low approval rating may be here to stay.
SALON - “American dream” is now a myth: How bad policies and worse ideology ruined us.
THE ATLANTIC - The Supreme Court Is Looking Out for the Rights of the Majority
THE NATION - Why Don’t We Have Real Data on Charter Schools?
THE NATION - The Score: Why Prisons Thrive Even When Budgets Shrink
CNN - Silent crisis: 1 in 5 American kids is poor.
Arise Dailly News Digest 9-26-2014
AL.COM - Parker Griffith fires back at GOP's Armistead but hits Gov. Bentley.
AL.COM - Clandestine meth labs down statewide thanks to 'toughest laws in the U.S.' authorities say.
AL.COM - Attorney General Eric Holder to resign.
AL.COM - From Stand in the Schoolhouse Door to abortion clinic bombing trial: AG Eric Holder's connections to Alabama.
AL.COM - Gary Palmer opposes Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, but here's what he'd do instead.
AL.COM - Obamacare gives Alabama portion of $212 million to battle chronic diseases.
AL.COM - Alabama GOP chief blasts U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as he exits Washington.
AL.COM - Lawmakers plan student prayer bill in Alabama; concerns raised over constitutionality.
AL.COM - GOP chief says foul-mouthed Parker Griffith would be an 'embarrassment to our state:' Today in Alabama politics.
AL.COM - AEA gives $300,000 to Parker Griffith's campaign for governor.
AL.COM - Conservative revolt against John Boehner? Don't count on Congressman Byrne's participation.
AL.COM - At $3.4 million, Alabama tops in the nation for legislative candidate spending on television advertising.
AL.COM - Alabama state senator: Strengthen alternative sentencing, fight drug epidemic to reduce prison overcrowding.
AL.COM - Ending some tax breaks, unearmarking some education dollars among possible solutions to budget crisis.
AL.COM – Contributor Richard Berman: Worried about money in politics? Look for the union label.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Armistead Calls Griffith a Serial Party-Switcher
WSFA - Columnist Ken Hare In Depth: Hubbert on target about AEA troubles.
ALABAMA SCHOOL CONNECTION - ACT Aspire Results – What to Do with Them
DECATUR DAILY - Ex-Athens State provost gets $95K severance.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS – The Tuscaloosa News: Not all can afford global-warming tax.
GADSDEN TIMES - The Gadsden Times: Lowering the voting age?
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: The games politicians play.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Progress in Pennsylvania, but not Alabama.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - In Alabama, major income gaps between races, genders.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Fight ignorance: Teach civics better.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Wayne Curtis: Prosecutions of businesses too often go too far.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Alabama congresswoman: Complete mistrust of VA.
WASHINGTON POST - There have been roughly 550,000 state race TV ads this campaign season — so far.
WASHINGTON POST - Republican House districts are not getting any less white.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Catherine Rampell: The investment in for-profit colleges isn’t paying off.
NEW YORK TIMES - How a Lopsided Recovery Fueled the Dollar-Store Wars
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Paul Krugman: The Show-Off Society
Arise Daily News Digest 9-25-2014
AL.COM - Alabama, Mississippi among handful of states that provide no welfare to immigrants.
AL.COM - While Alabama balks, insurance brokers do big business in pro-Obamacare Kentucky.
AL.COM - One Alabama metropolitan area's HIV diagnosis rate ranked in national report.
AL.COM - Eight takeaways from new FBI 'active shooter' report that mentions 5 Alabama shootings.
AL.COM - BP’s request for compensation of overpaid claims denied in federal court.
AL.COM - If elected, Gary Palmer could find himself in epicenter of movement to oust Speaker John Boehner.
AL.COM - President Obama is back in Alabama's TV ad wars, as attorney general candidates begin air battle.
AL.COM - Corroding gas pipes pose explosion risk: Same pipes were in place during deadly Gate City explosion.
AL.COM - Two Alabama-made models land on short list for Car of the Year honors.
AL.COM - Gov. Bentley on solutions to budget woes: "I don't have a specific thing I'm in favor of right now."
AL.COM – Contributor Jessica Hammonds: For Alabama students, the sky is no longer the limit.
AL.COM – Columnist Edward Bowser: Scottish voter turnout reached 80 percent; what would motivate Alabama's voters?
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Heath Jones Running as Republican in House District 39.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - US domestic violence: Data tells complex story.
ANNISTON STAR - Anniston leaders restrict payday, title loan business growth in city.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Rock on, Gov. Shrug.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: The poverty among us in Alabama.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Martha Roby: More CAVHCS employees on leave.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: CAVHCS inquiry clearly needed.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Alabama offers training on reporting child abuse.
WASHINGTON POST - National student loan default rate dips to 13.7 percent; still ‘too high,’ official says.
WASHINGTON POST - How Nevada won a billion-dollar Tesla plant, and how Tesla scored a great deal.
WASHINGTON POST - ALEC and 156 state legislators: Google’s departure from the group is ‘based on misinformation’.
WASHINGTON POST - The American Dream is hurting.
WASHINGTON POST - Obamacare’s small business exchanges offer cheaper health coverage, study shows.
WASHINGTON POST - The Washington Post: New U.S. attorney’s office unit will review cases of possible wrongful conviction.
NEW YORK TIMES – Driven Into Debt: Miss a Payment? Good Luck Moving That Car
NEW YORK TIMES – G.O.P. Error Reveals Donors and the Price of Access
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Gail Collins: Florida Goes Down the Drain
Arise Daily News Digest 9-24-2014
AL.COM - Advocate predicts Alabama will start 'talking like grown-ups,' expand Medicaid after election.
AL.COM - NRA endorses Luther Strange in attorney general race.
AL.COM - From trucks to defibrillators to M-16s, 5 Alabama universities stock up on surplus military equipment.
AL.COM - Chief Judge Roy Moore weighs in on convicted Winn-Dixie robber denied new look at case.
AL.COM - Parker Griffith says Gov. Bentley should appoint special prosecutor to oversee corruption investigation.
AL.COM - District 6 candidates Palmer and Lester join chorus of Alabama politicians calling for Judge Mark Fuller’s resignation.
AL.COM - Rep. Spencer Bachus, House GOP press Obama administration to share immigration plans.
AL.COM - Judge Robert Vance lifts order blocking newspaper from publishing Alabama Gas pipeline information.
AL.COM - Alagasco says Montgomery Advertiser 'reckless' to publish pipeline plan; newspaper says it is letting the public know about dangers.
AL.COM - Pipe dreams? Alabama could raise serious green if it legalized pot: Today's state political update.
AL.COM - Alabama Republican group hosts forum on issue that has divided party – Common Core.
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: State-run lottery grows government at the expense of the poor and uneducated.
AL.COM – Contributor Pepper Bryars: Conservatives won't support another Romney campaign, but I sure would.
AL.COM – Contributor Clete Wetli: Ignoring the homeless and poverty-stricken will only cost us more in the long run.
AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald: What do Winston, Bentley and Bell have in common?
AL.COM - Students to University of Alabama officials: 'We don't feel safe on campus' after threats.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Alabama Constitutional Conservatives Hold Organizational Meeting in Leeds
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor U. S. Rep. Martha Roby: Easing the Squeeze on Middle Class Families
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - State Rep. Craig Ford: We Need Real Solutions for the Budget Crisis
SENATE SKETCHES – “Senate Sketches,” Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly message to his constituents.
TRUSSVILLE TRIBUNE - Columnist Steve Flowers’ Inside the Statehouse: 1990 governor race becomes a fray.
DECATUR DAILY - ‘Breaks my heart’ - Poverty, unemployment among issues at Diversity Summit.
DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: Healthy eating takes back seat to affordability.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: Act needs more accountability.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Alabama schools superintendent Tommy Bice speaks in Tuscaloosa on innovation in education.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - The Tuscaloosa News: Whose ideas are really the extreme?
ANNISTON STAR - Democrats converge in Oxford to promote state Medicaid expansion.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Montgomery morality.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: 'Vague phantoms' in Alabama.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Corroding cast-iron pipes are explosion risk.
USA TODAY - Look out below: Danger lurks underground from aging gas pipes.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Mercedes labor chief seeks UAW foothold in Alabama.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Alagasco pipe safety plan: Our win matters to you.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: Narrow use of cannabis oil makes no sense.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Deputy AG requests independent investigation.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Report: Alabama 11th in TV ad campaign spending.
WASHINGTON POST - Obama appeals for ‘ambitious’ effort to stem effects of climate change.
WASHINGTON POST - Where the U.S. gets its domestic oil and gas, in two maps.
WASHINGTON POST - The Washington Post: Mr. Obama’s action against corporate tax ‘inversions’ just a short-term fix.
NEW YORK TIMES - Under Affordable Care Act, 25 Percent Increase in Health Insurers Is Predicted
NEW YORK TIMES - The Benefits of Easing Climate Change
NEW YORK TIMES - Marriage Rates Keep Falling, as Money Concerns Rise
NEW YORK TIMES - Companies Are Taking the Baton in Climate Change Efforts
NEW YORK TIMES - Academic Skills on Web Are Tied to Income Level
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: Cracking Down on Corporate Tax Games
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Thomas Edsall: America Out of Whack
NEW YORK TIMES – Contributors Bob Kocher and Farzad Mostashari: A Health Care Success Story
Arise Daily News Digest 9-23-2014
AL.COM - NRA endorses Gov. Robert Bentley in governor's race.
AL.COM - Gov. Bentley campaigns saying state is facing budget crisis but says little about solutions.
AL.COM - Revenues sluggish as state's budget year comes to end; debt repayments looming.
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: If we valued government like the iPhone, we would be lining up to pay taxes.
AL.COM - Record number of homeless students reported in Alabama schools.
AL.COM - University of Alabama officials address rampant rumors following threats of campus violence.
AL.COM - Rep. Mike Rogers, national figures call for resignation of Judge Mark Fuller.
AL.COM - Legislator plans to introduce 'Hiawayi Alert' to expedite missing children investigations.
AL.COM - Ineligible in Alabama: 75 percent of young people in state not fit for military service.
AL.COM - 7 quotable quotes from State Auditor candidate Jim Zeigler: Today's Alabama political update.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Unmasking the Jackals: Inside the AG Conspiracy
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Budget Basics: the Legislature's Limits and Need for Reform
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER – Sessions Says America is Not an Oligarchy
ALABAMA SCHOOL CONNECTION - How Much Is Too Much to Keep in the District’s General Fund?
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Moral Mondays spreads to state.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: A need for new ideas.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Mercedes announces it will begin making hybrid cars.
ANNISTON STAR - Amendment would raise bar for unfunded mandates given to school districts.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Those lazy Americans, Boehner says.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Judge delays ruling on Alagasco restraining order.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Moral Monday speakers sharply critical of lawmakers.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Small Business Commission: Practical approach better.
WASHINGTON POST - Southern states are now epicenter of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.
WASHINGTON POST - Does the United States need a Department of Homeland Security?
WASHINGTON POST - Happy ‘Unmarried and Single Americans Week’ to the 105 million single people in America.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Catherine Rampell: Crowding children out of government budgets.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Eugene Robinson: A climate summit with a worthy purpose.
WASHINGTON POST - The Washington Post: If a federal judge has committed domestic violence, Congress should impeach him.
NEW YORK TIMES North Carolina, in Political Flux, Battles for Its Identity.
NEW YORK TIMES - HealthCare.gov Is Given an Overhaul