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Arise Daily News Digest 7-1-2015

AL.COM - Roy Moore's lawyer to Gov. Bentley: 'Public officials are ministers of God'.

AL.COM - 'Minister of God' letter sparks call for the resignation of Alabama courts official.

AL.COM - Gov. Robert Bentley names new criminal justice council.

AL.COM - Governor presses Alabama A&M for financial records.

AL.COM - Alabama lawmakers meeting on budget shortfall this week.

AL.COM - Alabama, other states challenge EPA Clean Water Rule that covers tributaries, streams, ditches.

AL.COM - Blue Cross to cut coverage of special medications to 11,000 members.

AL.COM - Permanent measure sought to force Alabama's probate judges to marry gay couples.

AL.COM - Gov. Robert Bentley consults with lawyers on how same-sex marriage ruling could affect churches.

AL.COM - Fighting heroin on Alabama streets: Inside covert world of police raids, undercovers, informants.

AL.COM - Old Birmingham map outlined 'Negro Concentrations,' then shunned them.

AL.COM - KKK began national recruiting efforts, including in Alabama, days after South Carolina massacre.

AL.COM - Greene County shaken by 16th earthquake in less than a year.

AL.COM - Alabama Chief Justice Moore: Gay marriage 'not in accordance with Constitution'.

AL.COM - Alabama executions: Who's next and when?

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Dye Sends Letter to Legislators Argues Passage of Lottery, Gaming

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Study Finds Alabama Failing in Best States for Working Moms, Dads

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Strange, Byrne Applaud Supreme Court Ruling on EPA

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor State Rep. Darrio Melton: It’s not the chicken or the egg; It’s growing a better Alabama.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - Alabama Congressman supports bill to eliminate Supreme Court’s ObamaCare exemption.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - Alabama manufacturers celebrate Supreme Court’s EPA decision.

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

SALON - Contributor Robert Reich: America is facing an economic apartheid.

SALON - GOP declares war on the Supreme Court: What’s really behind the reactionary plot against the judiciary.

THE ATLANTIC - Renting: Awful for Just About Everyone Right Now

THE NATION - Shouldn’t Home Care Workers Earn a Living Wage?

THE NATION - Now the Real Obamacare Fight Begins

THE NATION - Fast Food CEO Blames Low-Wage Workers for Poverty

SLATE - Is Bail Unconstitutional? Our broken system keeps the poor in jail and lets the rich walk free.

(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Judge seeks AG’s opinion on marriage licenses.

(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Judge: No marriage licenses in Lauderdale until further notice.

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Tuition hike of 4 percent eyed at University of West Alabama.

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Alabama prisons considered most overcrowded in the country.

TUSCALOOSA NEWSThe Tuscaloosa News: Marriage should be abolished as a state function.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: A warning for probate judges in Alabama.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: 462 dead in America.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Supporters, opponents of same-sex marriage look ahead.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - NAACP state chapters plan march to nation's capital.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Poll: After Charleston, a nation divided on the Confederate flag.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: Despite rhetoric, America is doing just fine.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Alabama still lagging in business creation.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Same-sex couples can marry in Lee County; Alabama probate judges are still divided.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Alabama Law Enforcement Agency concerned about budget cuts.

WASHINGTON POST – Why racists burn black churches.

WASHINGTON POST - Court decisions provided nationwide unity for states split by ideology.

WASHINGTON POST - Environmental groups look to contain fallout from SCOTUS mercury ruling.

WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Katrina vanden Heuvel: Behind the momentum for paid sick leave.

WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Ruth Marcus: Why there won’t be a gay marriage backlash.

WASHINGTON POST - The Washington Post: States should stop trying to defy the Supreme Court on gay marriage.

NEW YORK TIMES - Oklahoma Commandments Monument Is Ruled a Religious Symbol

NEW YORK TIMESThe New York Times: A Needed Update for Overtime Pay

NEW YORK TIMES – Editor Jesse Wegman: A Death the Supreme Court Should Remember

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