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Arise Daily News Digest 10-1-2014
AL.COM - 'Cause for concern': Read Florida prison official's scathing letter to inmate health care provider Corizon.
AL.COM - Alabama's inmate health care supplier Corizon facing new scrutiny in Florida.
AL.COM - Prison sentences down 16 percent under new guidelines that took effect a year ago.
AL.COM - Jacksonville State only school in Alabama to receive $3 million technology grant.
AL.COM - Nursing program at Calhoun Community College ranked among tops nationally in associate degree producers.
AL.COM - Candidates and politicians across Alabama and nation are increasingly skipping this important election-year event.
AL.COM - Eight takeaways from new FBI 'active shooter' report that mentions 5 Alabama shootings.
AL.COM - Alabama will play role in Iron Dome work, Rep. Mike Rogers confirms.
AL.COM - Here's the latest from Alabama's prison reform task force.
AL.COM - 'Blowing off Medicaid' campaign comes to Mobile; billboards urge program's expansion.
AL.COM - Redstone Arsenal to be home to the largest solar power array in Alabama.
AL.COM - REV Birmingham's Urban Food Project receives $100,000 grant to aid food deserts.
AL.COM - Study of arrests, sentencing to reveal more about what's causing logjam in Alabama prisons.
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: Does simply calling for Judge Fuller to resign send the right message about domestic violence and the Federal bench?
AL.COM - U.S. Chamber of Commerce backs Gary Palmer in 6th District race.
AL.COM - Sen. Jeff Sessions says expansion of Pentagon's immigrant policy will push U.S. soldiers out of the military.
AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: If Judge Vance can admit he was wrong, I can too.
AL.COM - Courts sentence fewer to prison, but revolving door keeps prisons packed.
AL.COM - Buy ads Griffith told: "Most people don't know who you are or what you want to do...
AL.COM - Parker Griffith: In Perry County where the question isn't how people will vote but how many will vote.
AL.COM – Contributor Lois Davis: Using education to stop the prison revolving door.
AL.COM – Contributor Katherine Roberson: Budget basics: The Legislature's limitations and need for reform.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Will President Pro Tem Survive Hubbard Scandal?
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Sells Announces Support for Vote on Lottery and School Prayer
SENATE SKETCHES – “Senate Sketches,” Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly message to his constituents.
DECATUR DAILY - Decatur’s schools facing new immigrant challenge.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Report: One-third of Alabama inmates are eligible for parole.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS – The Tuscaloosa News: AEA must make case to its members.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: 'Chilled' GOP turns to rhetorical heat.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Despite declining arrests, prison inmates on the rise.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Prayer misused again.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - The Opelika-Auburn News: At risk of a turning tide.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - First lady hosts domestic violence vigil.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Trial begins for former Alabama education official.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Court rules in case tied to jailed casino boss.
WASHINGTON POST - You can now track the billions that drug companies pay doctors and hospitals.
WASHINGTON POST - Our criminal justice system is making it really hard for people to find jobs.
WASHINGTON POST - Only 36 percent of Democratic candidates have expressed support for Obamacare.
WASHINGTON POST - The Forbes 400 billionaires: Where they live, how much they own, and how they got it.
WASHINGTON POST - Calls grow for federal judge in Alabama to resign after domestic violence incident.
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Paul Krugman: What’s the Matter With Alabama?
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Thomas Edsall: Are Liberals Fund-Raising Hypocrites?
SALON - Wal-Mart’s new scheme to prey on America’s poor.
SALON - The South’s victim complex: How right-wing paranoia is driving new wave of radicals.
Arise Daily News Digest 9-30-2014
AL.COM - Alabama Arise calls for ending sales tax on groceries, repeal of Alabama Accountability Act.
AL.COM - Lawson State takes the lead in a $10 million, multi-state federal transportation job-training grant.
AL.COM - Potential for paralysis from Enterovirus now being explored in Alabama cases.
AL.COM - 5-member committee investigating Judge Mark Fuller includes 1 woman, no Alabamians.
AL.COM - Asahi Kasei Plastics kicks off construction of new $30 million Athens production plant.
AL.COM - A Southern breakfast: Grits, gravy and guns; Elberta restaurant owner carries 9mm as he serves food.
AL.COM - Despite fears of waning enthusiasm, Alabama Obamacare advocates confident in year two.
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: Under carbon rule, the EPA will be either Alabama's overlord or its puppet master.
AL.COM – Contributor Kristina Scott: In fight against poverty, measure success by impact, not effort.
AL.COM – Contributor Jennifer Marsden: Violence against women hurts us all.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Ethics Director Denies Complaint Against Hubbard
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Expect More Fake Outrage from the Hubbard/Riley Spin Machine
THE NATION - How to Destroy a Public-School System
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Recession can permanently postpone motherhood.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: Protect the Shoals.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: It's all in the numbers for job creation in Alabama.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Diversity ‘not just a nice thing to do’.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Research will shed light on Alabama's prison problem.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Paddle poor tool to teach.
WASHINGTON POST - Supreme Court rules 5-4 for Republican plan to limit early voting in Ohio.
WASHINGTON POST - How closely do members of Congress align with the politics of their districts? Pretty darn closely.
WASHINGTON POST - State legislatures are very, very busy.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Dana Milbank: For a grievously wounded soldier, a better side of America.
WASHINGTON POST - Our infant mortality rate is a national embarrassment.
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