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Arise Daily News Digest 11-18-2018

AL.COM - New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing.

AL.COM - Orange Beach mayor pitches north-south beach road, but settlement may prevent it.

AL.COM – Columnist Frances Coleman: Why Thanksgiving is a special kind of holiday.

THE ATLANTIC - Betsy DeVos’s Sexual-Assault Rules Would Let the Accused Cross-Examine Accusers

THE ATLANTIC - How America’s First Women Voters Lost the Franchise

THE NATION - Moving Beyond the Earned-Income Tax Credit

SLATE - Trump Says Pence Is “100 Percent Loyal” Amid Reports He’s Questioning the VP’s Loyalty, Role

SLATE - Climate Change Creates Conditions That Allow for Disasters Like the Camp Fire

NEW YORKER - The Crucial Significance of Lucy McBath’s Win in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District

NEW YORK MAGAZINE - What the State of the VA Tells Us About Trump’s War on Welfare

MOTHER JONES - There Are Now More Than 14,000 Immigrant Kids in Federal Custody—a New Record

MOTHER JONES - Private Prison Companies Poured Record Cash Into the 2018 Elections

FACING SOUTH - How gerrymandering blunted the South's blue wave.

FACING SOUTH - Southern midterms marred by voting problems.

DECATUR DAILY - Demand high, wages up for seasonal holiday workers.

ANNISTON STAR - Spore wars: Alabama’s mushroom hunters battle over state regulation.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Expungement law is legal wisdom.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Hudson Family Foundation inducts 1,200 students into the Legends Club.

DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: Appreciate the victories.

WASHINGTON POST - Fight for House speaker explodes into national political campaign.

WASHINGTON POST - In Mississippi, Republican concern rises over a U.S. Senate runoff that should have been a romp.

WASHINGTON POST – Contributor Daniel Dale: It’s easy to fact check Trump’s lies. He tells the same ones all the time.

WASHINGTON POST – Columnist Dana Milbank: While Trump feasts on Thanksgiving, troops on the border eat rations and await Pancho Villa.

WASHINGTON POST - From slavery to possible sainthood: The story of America’s first black priest.

NEW YORK TIMES - America’s Election Grid Remains a Patchwork of Vulnerabilities

NEW YORK TIMES – Contributor Sabrina Tavernise: These Americans Are Done With Politics

NEW YORK TIMES - Trump Proposes a New Way Around Birth Control Mandate: Religious Exemptions and Title X

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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