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Arise Daily News Digest 11-27-2014
AL.COM - EPA proposes lowering ozone standards; Birmingham, Mobile, Huntsville metro areas could be affected.
AL.COM - Brown recluse spider-bite death of 5-year-old is rare event, but the spiders flourish in Alabama.
AL.COM - Alabama Department of Public Health investigating probiotic supplement after infant death.
AL.COM - Alabama Republicans electing more candidates but not more women.
AL.COM - Should Alabama inmates be given razor blades? Federal judge to hear issue next year.
AL.COM - Car parts manufacturer to open second location in Lowndes County, create 200 jobs.
AL.COM - Mississippi's same-sex marriage law overturned: Can Alabama's be far behind?
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: Responding to Ferguson by building bridges across the racial divide: opinion.
AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: One question explains why what happened in Ferguson isn't justice.
AL.COM - Gov. Robert Bentley, Speaker Mike Hubbard and 10 others share their holiday wishes for Alabama.
AL.COM - Alabama: Where you'll find more gun stores than libraries.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Defining a Journalist
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Roby preparing for the Next Congress
SALON - Americans waste a ridiculous amount of food on Thanksgiving
DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: Pause to give thanks for our blessings.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - 21 reasons to be thankful: Holland house is full of children.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Stutts to take office as senator Friday.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Alabama legislative chambers get $1.2M improvements.
ANNISTON STAR - Troopers out in force, but force may be smaller.
TRUSSVILLE TRIBUNE - Columnist Steve Flowers’ Inside the Statehouse: Breaking down Gary Palmer’s election to Congress..
WASHINGTON POST - In chairman fight, Jeff Sessions is battling his perception on immigration debate.
WASHINGTON POST - A half-million people sign up for insurance during HealthCare.gov’s first week.
WASHINGTON POST - EPA to propose tougher rules on smog-causing ozone, setting up clash with GOP.
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: Mass Imprisonment and Public Health
THE ECONOMIST - Jobs for young Southerners: Thanks for nothing.
Arise Daily News Digest 11-26-2014
AL.COM – Contributor Artur Davis: Looking from Montgomery, Artur Davis sees a mayor's nightmare in Ferguson.
AL.COM - Alabama is broke and out of easy solutions: Here are 4 options.
AL.COM - Republican Senator says he -- not Alabama's Jeff Sessions -- will lead the next budget committee.
AL.COM – Contributor AG Luther Strange: President Obama's defiance of the Constitution sets dangerous precedent.
AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: So now you tell us? After reelection Bentley comes clean about Alabama budget crisis.
AL.COM – Columnist Edward Bowser: Ferguson outrage proves we can no longer ignore America's problem with race.
SENATE SKETCHES - “Senate Sketches,” Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly message to his constituents.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Report Investigates Distribution of Tax Dollars
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Palmer Names William Smith as Chief of Staff
DECATUR DAILY - RSA board revamps its policy on investments.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Thanks and concerns in Alabama.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Lessons learned from Ferguson.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - CAVHCS getting better, still work to be done.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Larry Lee: No quick fixes for Montgomery's public schools.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: The generalizations in Ferguson hurt both sides.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Hearing set in prison razor challenge.
DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: On Goat Hill, the chickens have come home to roost.
WASHINGTON POST - Obama says law enforcement must be made fairer.
WASHINGTON POST - Federal review suppressed safety concerns with BP Atlantis oil platform, lawmaker says.
WASHINGTON POST - Illegal immigrants could receive Social Security, Medicare under Obama action.
WASHINGTON POST - Supreme Court to hear challenge to EPA’s power-plant emissions rule.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Robert Samuelson: Our giant welfare state.
NEW YORK TIMES - After Obama’s Immigration Action, a Blast of Energy for the Tea Party
NEW YORK TIMES - Obama Threatens to Veto $440 Billion Tax Deal
NEW YORK TIMES - U.S. Wants Teacher Training Programs to Track How Graduates’ Students Perform
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Nicholas Kristof: Thoughts on Race in America
Arise Daily News Digest 11-25-2014
AL.COM - America must learn from Michael Brown tragedy, Rep. Terri Sewell says; President Obama calls for peace.
AL.COM - Why Alabama's budget hole is so large and won't be easy to solve.
AL.COM - Alabama's photo voter ID law declared a success; not everyone agrees.
AL.COM - Birmingham out of running for 2016 Democratic convention.
AL.COM - HealthSouth to spend $750 million on home health business.
AL.COM - How long is too long in Congress? For Gary Palmer, it's 6 years: Today in Alabama politics.
AL.COM – Op-ed: Alabama should focus oil spill settlement funds on large, long-lasting projects.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - APR Speaks with Acting Attorney General W. Van Davis
AL.COM - Columnist John Archibald: Alabama's for-profit courts turn American Dream into nightmare.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Reporter Bill Britt: US Attorney General Charges President Obama With 23 Counts Of Felony Public Corruption
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Sessions Says Obama’s Immigration Orders Have Sold Out The Middle Class
THE HILL - Who will stop Wal-Mart from 'wreaking havoc' on the American Dream?
DECATUR DAILY - Volunteer firefighter ranks decline.
DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: Path to change lies with Republicans.
ANNISTON STAR - Governor’s executive orders draw little objection.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Big plans in Montgomery.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Former Gov. Siegelman’s daughter injured in hit-and-run.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - VA deputy says wait time still too lengthy in Ala.
WASHINGTON POST - FBI reports 27 cops were killed last year. But how many civilians were killed by officers?
WASHINGTON POST - Federal officials issue new code of conduct for police highway seizures.
WASHINGTON POST - Darren Wilson won’t be indicted. Just 3 in 10 people agree with that decision.
WASHINGTON POST - Unemployment has fallen in 27 states since last year.
NEW YORK TIMES – A Place Where Lost Luggage Gets Another Shot
NEW YORK TIMES - F.D.A. Plans Broad Rules on Calories for Restaurants
NEW YORK TIMES – Editor Teresa Tritch: It’s Good to Be Rich: You Get a Lower Tax Rate
Arise Daily News Digest 11-24-2014
AL.COM - No impeachment for 'emperor' Obama, Sen. Jeff Sessions says.
AL.COM - Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits against businesses on the upswing in Alabama.
AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: Dear Eleventh Circuit: Please don't 'football fire' Judge Mark Fuller, just fire him.
AL.COM - Why that Black Friday computer from Best Buy will cost you more in Alabama.
AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald: This guy is fixing the U.S. Capitol dome, but what he says about Alabama workers is the real wonder.
DECATUR DAILY - Bentley: More money needed to fix budget.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS – The Tuscaloosa News: We wish the new University of West Alabama president good luck.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Foxx: No long-term highway bill hurts South.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - State board to certify election results.
WASHINGTON POST - Supreme Court case tests the limits of free speech on Facebook and other social media.
WASHINGTON POST - Obama ramps up defense of immigration action; conservatives urge tough response.
WASHINGTON POST - Pro-marijuana groups eye Northeastern states, including Maine.
NEW YORK TIMES - Where Oil and Politics Mix
NEW YORK TIMES - Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: Will Texas Kill an Insane Man?
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Charles Blow: Bigger Than Immigration
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Paul Krugman: Rock Bottom Economics
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: A Step Forward on Child Care
SALON - “There’s been class warfare going on for the last 20 years, and my class has won”
SALON - The ominous reason voter turnout was so low this election cycle.
Arise Daily News Digest 11-23-2014
AL.COM - Sick for a decade: Alabama's prison health care continues to face scrutiny.
AL.COM - Functioning marketplace, insurer efforts may boost 2015 Obamacare enrollmen.
AL.COM – Contributor Quin Hillyer: The intriguing re-emergence of Artur Davis.
THE NATION - What Will Happen to the Immigrants Left Out of Obama’s Executive Actions?
SALON - The death of working-class politics: How the wealthy conquered Congress and abandoned blue-collar America.
DECATUR DAILY - Scholarships go to students of non-failing schools.
DECATUR DAILY - Reporter Mary Sell’s Capital Notebook: Senate asks question: Just who is journalist?
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Group seeks prison investigation.
(FLORENCE0 TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: Careful what you ask for.
ANNISTON STAR - Looming Alabama budget crunch has GOP lawmakers changing course on tax breaks.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Storm of tourism publicity expected from historic march.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Alabama insurance rates up in exchanges.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - VA Southeast Network director to retire.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Stop epidemic of homeless children.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Don’t limit definition of journalists.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: 'Angry' Republicans brought nothing to immigration.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - New UWA president to start January 1..
DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: Alabama Supreme Court: That's not bingo.
WASHINGTON POST - In the run-up to Black Friday, Walmart and strikers wage a war of words.
WASHINGTON POST – Contributor Jared Bernstein: Both the economics and politics of the president’s immigration action make sense.
WASHINGTON POST - Where people who got green cards in 2013 came from.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Colbert King: The lessons of November 1963.
WASHINGTON POST - Contributor Peter Theil: Thinking too highly of higher ed.
NEW YORK TIMES - The Fight for $15.37 an Hour: How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: The Piecemeal Assault on Health Care
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Nicholas Kristof: Immigration Enriches You and Me
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Ross Douthat; The Making of an Imperial President
LOS ANGELES TIMES - Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly.
GREENWICH (CT) TIME - Rutgers: A paycheck away from homelessness.
HUFFINGTON POST - We Are the Most Unequal Society in the Developed World... And We Don't Know It
Arise Daily News Digest 11-22-2014
AL.COM - Feds may have eye on Alabama prisons, but watchdog suggests federal prisons far from perfect.
AL.COM - That's not bingo, Alabama Supreme Court says about machines seized in Houston County.
AL.COM - Some church child care centers in Alabama to face state inspections under new federal law.
AL.COM - Obamacare visualization: Company makes interactive map showing insurance prices.
AL.COM - How does the Obamacare enrollment gaffe affect Alabama numbers?
AL.COM - How will Obama's immigration action affect Alabama schools?
AL.COM - 56 Alabama cities, including Birmingham and Huntsville, included in Post Office's 7-day package delivery plan.
AL.COM - Alabama unemployment rate drops to 6.3 percent, while state adds 33,000 jobs over past year.
AL.COM - Think Alabama should roll the dice on gambling? Not so fast, says analysts in state political update.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Reactions to Executive Amnesty
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - GOP May Prevent Sessions From Being Budget Chair
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor Larry Lee: Where are Bob’s Children? Education Matters.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Roby and Brooks Praise Passage of Secret Science Reform Act
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: All we do is fight.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - ASU board discusses furloughs other cost-saving options.
OPELIKA AUBURN NEWS - Alabama ranks low in contested legislative races.
WASHINGTON POST - Republicans challenge Obama’s executive actions, file lawsuit over Obamacare.
WASHINGTON POST - Why wage growth disparity tells the story of America's half-formed economic recovery.
WASHINGTON POST - 7 charts that explain the undocumented immigrant population.
WASHINGTON POST - What states to shop in if you want to pay a lower sales tax.
NEW YORK TIMES - As Immigration Rules Shift, Migrants’ Joy Is Tempered
NEW YORK TIMES - In Alabama Town, Obama Immigration Move Brings Hope and Sneers
LOS ANGELES TIMES - 2 out of 3 states have too few skilled workers, too little demand or both, OECD finds.
Arise Daily News Digest 11-21-2014
AL.COM - U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks blasts Obama's immigration plan, describes him as 'petulant child'.