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Arise Daily News Digest 3-22-2018

AL.COM - 49 Alabama sheriffs hide jail food funds, flout open records law.

AL.COM - Advocates call for equal pay for women; bill unlikely to pass.

AL.COM - Tommy Battle pushes Gov. Kay Ivey on issue of debates.

AL.COM - Most Americans against arming teachers, Gallup says.

AL.COM - Columnist Roy Johnson: No-show Alabama lawmakers are law-fakers when it comes to gun safety.

AL.COM - Will Trump lawsuit ruling affect Roy Moore court case?

AL.COM - Alabama Legislature approves budget with more prison funding.

AL.COM - Failed Alabama theme park promoter sentenced to prison.

AL.COM - JSU President: Campus closed through April 2.

AL.COM - 'It is time': Doug Jones calls on Senate to unite on stemming gun violence in floor speech.

AL.COM - Alabama lawmakers won't tackle statewide solutions to sheriff food funds.

AL.COM - Alabama Senate rejects term limits proposal.

AL.COM - Alabama House speaker says arming teachers bill will be revisited next session.

AL.COM - Protective Life offering paid parental leave to mothers, fathers.

AL.COM - Alabama lawmakers skip meeting on assault weapons bills.

AL.COM - Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak to law enforcement group in Birmingham Friday.

AL.COM - Auburn could be site of Southern Living hotel.

AL.COM - Bill tightens Alabama law on ignition devices for DUI offenders.

SENATE SKETCHES - “Senate Sketches,” Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly message to his constituents.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Senate to put economic developer bill on fast track.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Lieutenant governor bill likely dead for this session.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Palmer says that millions of Americans are reaping the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Columnist Josh Moon: HB317: The ethics bill that just won’t die.

DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: President Trump comes clean.

DECATUR DAILY' - Bill to allow judges to commit 18-year-olds on - hold.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - Cobb proposes 'Lifelong Learner Lottery'.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - Walk focuses awareness on poverty.

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - UA: Student using racial slur in video no longer enrolled.

ANNISTON STAR - Residents around Jacksonville sort through rubble left in tornado’s wake; JSU closed until April 2.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Sen. Jones takes the floor.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Economic developer bill could face floor fight in Alabama Senate.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - House committee considers equal pay for equal work.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributors Peter Cunningham and Richard Whitmire: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos probably won't be fired but she needs to resign.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Alabama House speaker blames Dems for blocking vote on bill that would arm some teachers in schools.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Alabama to execute convicted bomber nearly 30 years later.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Senate votes to track civil asset forfeiture cases.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - NBC documentary looks at images that propelled civil rights.

WASHINGTON POST - Congressional negotiators reach deal on $1.3 trillion spending bill ahead of Friday government shutdown deadline.

WASHINGTON POST – Columnist George Will:   Fueled by fury against Trump, Democrats dream of turning California bluer.

WASHINGTON POST – Columnist Charles Lane: What the Soviet bloc and the American South have in common.

WASHINGTON POST – Contributor Michael McBride: The young voices we aren’t hearing in the gun-control debate.

WASHINGTON POST - What happens to children who survive school shootings in America?

WASHINGTON POST - Federal Reserve hikes interest rate to highest level in a decade amid stronger economy.

WASHINGTON POST - States Extend Medicaid For Birth Control, Cutting Costs — And Future Enrollment

WASHINGTON POST - As Americans become more educated, the GOP is moving in the opposite direction.

NEW YORK TIMES - Highlights of What's in, What's Out of Vast Spending Bill

NEW YORK TIMES - Trump Plans to Slap Stiff Tariffs and Investment Restrictions on China

NEW YORK TIMES - Getting Sick Can Be Really Expensive, Even for the Insured

NEW YORK TIMES - Border Wall Not High Priority for Front-Line Agents, Study Finds

NEW YORK TIMESThe New York Times: Why Is Trump So Afraid of Russia?

NEW YORK TIMES – Contributor Ralph Banks: An End to the Class vs. Race Debate

FORBES – Contributor Bruce Japsen: Study Illustrates How Medicaid Expansion Can Pay For Itself

DAILY YONDER - Contributor Matthew Marcus: FCC Set to Waste Billions on the Wrong Rural Broadband Providers

Arise Daily News Digest 3-12-2018

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.

Arise Daily News Digest 3-11-2018

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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