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Arise Daily News Digest 12-18-2018

AL.COM - Bradford family lawyer urges state to return mall shooting prosecution to Jefferson County.

AL.COM - Jeff Sessions’ time as Alabama’s attorney general felt a lot like his time serving Trump.

AL.COM - New Jersey enacts ‘Nosey’s Law,’ named for elephant seized in Alabama.

AL.COM - Hemp farming coming to Alabama but still months away.

AL.COM - Wickles Pickles moving production back to Alabama.

AL.COM - Navy wants two more Littoral Combat Ships from Austal.

AL.COM - 2 women arrested on drug charges at Alabama prisons over the weekend.

AL.COM - Columnist Dana McCain: Peace around the table.

AL.COM - Alabama House of Representatives keeping chairs of key committees.

AL.COM - Trump blasts ex-Attorney General Jeff Sessions…again.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Department of Corrections hints at billion dollar prison plan.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Columnist Josh Moon: Alabama voters: stupid or scared?

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Kay Ivey inaugural committee releases schedule of events.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Jones encourages rural Alabama entities to apply for USDA broadband infrastructure grants.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor Artur Davis: What the next mayor needs.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - Faculty groups respond to censure issue.

GADSDEN TIMES - US homeless count up slightly, but declines in key cities.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Two Montgomery schools try to attract students left in lurch by Virginia College's closing.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist John Boyle: Why are Southerners obsessed with milk and bread when it snows?

DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: Building new prisons is the wrong approach.

WASHINGTON POST - Being a boy: Age 8.

WASHINGTON POST - Top Republicans struggle to persuade Trump not to shut down the government.

WASHINGTON POST - Controversial ruling on health care law could face a skeptical Supreme Court — if it gets there.

WASHINGTON POSTThe Washington Post: Russia’s support for Trump’s election is no longer disputable.

WASHINGTON POST – Contributor Patti Davis: A child occupies the White House — and the world knows it.

WASHINGTON POST - Criminal justice bill clears hurdle in the Senate on strong bipartisan vote.

WASHINGTON POST - Comey lambastes GOP over Trump’s continued attacks on FBI: ‘Stand up and speak the truth’.

WASHINGTON POST - Family: Alabama tries to shield officer who killed black man.

NEW YORK TIMES - AP Analysis: Unemployment, Income Affect Life Expectancy

NEW YORK TIMES - Set It and Forget It. How Better Contraception Could Be a Secret to Reducing Poverty

NEW YORK TIMES - Trump Officials Plan to Rescind Obama-Era School Discipline Policies

NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Paul Krugman: Conservatism’s Monstrous Endgame

ACLU - We Need to Address Police Brutality in Alabama

WHNT - Members of Alabama congressional delegation want to avoid government shutdown over border wall money.

THE NATION - The State Where Black Women Are Twice as Likely to Die of Cervical Cancer as White Women: Alabama’s painful racial legacy lives on in health-care inequality.

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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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