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AL.COM - Jeff Sessions flexes Trump influence in fight with DeVos on transgender student rights.
AL.COM - Bill letting adoption agencies turn away gay couples passes Alabama Senate committee.
AL.COM - Bloody Sunday event organizers in dispute with city of Selma.
AL.COM - Rep. Micky Hammon resigns as Alabama House GOP leader.
AL.COM - It's not 'just a money thing,' sheriff says in opposing pistol permit bill.
AL.COM - Lawmakers hear proposed changes to Alabama public charter school law.
AL.COM - Alabama attorney general seeks Tommy Arthur execution date 'as soon as possible'.
AL.COM - Sen. Rusty Glover to run for lieutenant governor of Alabama.
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: "Free speech" isn't a justification for being terrible.
AL.COM – Contributor Quin Hillyer: Bentley's right: No grocery taxes.
AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald: Make no mistake: The gun is God in the Bible Belt.
AL.COM - CSX Corp. cutting 1,000 jobs.
AL.COM – Contributor Karim Shamsi-Basha: Dear KKK: Your absurd email won't derail me.
AL.COM - Many Alabamians can't find themselves on a map, and that's dangerous.
AL.COM - Mobile-built Austal LCS stranded in Singapore.
AL.COM - Warrior Met Coal hiring up to 200 mine workers.
AL.COM – State Rep. Anthony Daniels: Alabama legislature doesn't have a moment to lose.
AL.COM – Contributor Lauren Denton: Turning the page: Same South, new voice?
AL.COM – Contributor Brett Talley: What the pundits get wrong about Luther Strange.
REVEAL NEWS - Child Care Safety Act would give state oversight of religious day cares.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Legislators float an alternative to Bentley’s $800 million prison construction plan.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Lawmaker: Letter proves governor knows he’s breaking the law.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Task force to explore removing grocery tax.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Columnist Joey Kennedy: Gun permits are a small, but necessary, restriction.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Columnist Steve Flowers’ Inside the Statehouse: The circus begins, and it will leave a mess behind.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor Perry Hooper: Term Limits: the key to draining the swamp both in Washington and Montgomery.
YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - Report: Alabama is the second most religious state in the nation.
WAAY TV - Cost of childcare weighs on parents, state unable to help.
DECATUR DAILY - ‘Drugged driving’ bill stalls in committee.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Commissions support gas tax increase.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Church security bill faces questions.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Greer: Winery bill stalled by opposition.
GADSDEN TIMES - The Gadsden Times: Pistol permits serve a legitimate public interest.
GADSDEN TIMES - Contributor Mary Scott Hunter: Tests are a part of life.
ANNISTON STAR - CDP staff had concerns about ricin 5 years before mistake was discovered.
ANNISTON STAR - Bill would block measure against ticket scalping.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: It's time to do the right thing in Alabama about groceries.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Bill would extend tax credit for rural physicians.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Selma mayor, senator clash over cost of Bridge Crossing.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - The Opelika-Auburn News: Too many elephants fill the chambers where Alabama politics are fed.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Chairman: Impeachment should be 'resolved' this spring.
DOTHAN EAGLE - Troopers: Many Alabama teens violate driver license law.
DOTHAN EAGLE - Legislature considering bills to require coverage of autism treatment.
DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: One price paid in blood, but others linger.
WASHINGTON POST - Donald Trump is losing his war with the media.
WASHINGTON POST – Columnist George Will: America’s utterly predictable tsunami of pension problems.
WASHINGTON POST – Columnist Dana Milbank: Trump should try acting a bit more vice presidential.
WASHINGTON POST – Contributors Nancy Northup and Rachel B. Tiven: If abortion rights fall, LGBT rights are next.
WASHINGTON POST - At a town hall in Trump country, an America that’s pleading to be heard.
WASHINGTON POST - GOP senator says she’s open to demanding Trump’s tax returns as part of Russia probe.
WASHINGTON POST - Republicans’ dream of tax reform is in big trouble.
WASHINGTON POST - Conservatives learn dealing with Trump can be complicated.
NEW YORK TIMES - Immigrants Hide, Fearing Capture on ‘Any Corner’
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: President Trump Takes Aim at the Environment
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Charles Blow: The Death of Compassion
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Nicholas Kristof: Even if Trump Is the Enemy, His Voters Aren’t