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Arise Daily News Digest 9-2-2015

AL.COM - Gov. Bentley: Second special session to start Sept. 8.

AL.COM - Day one in trial of Alabama police officer who slammed down Indian grandfather.

AL.COM - Marriage on the rocks, First Lady Dianne Bentley almost skipped Governor's inauguration, sources say.

AL.COM - Alabama's new gun laws effective today: What do they do?

AL.COM - Young at heart? In Alabama, not so much.

AL.COM - Court says Shelby County can't collect $2 million in legal fees for voting rights lawsuit.

AL.COM - Auburn University study examines whether Democrats or Republicans are more likely to restrict payday lending.

AL.COM - Alabama lawmaker has 'confidence' in Bentley despite divorce, rumors.

AL.COM - PSC approves Alabama Power's renewable energy project request, with modifications.

AL.COM - Alabama's gay marriage loss could cost taxpayers $200,000.

AL.COM - UAH to host U.S. Department of Justice cybersecurity summit.

AL.COM – Contributors Dr. Steven P. Brown and Dr. Kathleen Hale: Public administration is a valuable, important degree.

AL.COM – Contributor West Honeycutt: Judges denying marriage licenses are in criminal contempt.

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

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Bussman Accuses Bentley of Making Threats

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Line of Succession

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Pension Reform Considerations

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Davis Plans to Remain in Montgomery

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - Lt. Gov. Ivey’s inner circle making transition plans in case Bentley ultimately resigns.

(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Reports show scholarship group had $1.4M in expenses.

ANNISTON STAR - Federal study shows improvement in school meal nutrition over last 14 years.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Do your job -- or step down.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: A governor’s public life.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: Focus on root cause of justice system distrust.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Redistricting case: Plaintiffs must provide map proposals.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - USA Today: Cops die, too: Our view

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - State to sell cars, computers at public auction.

DOTHAN EAGLE - Study ranks Dothan lowest cost of living area in Alabama.

WASHINGTON POST - It’s on: Jeb Bush embraces a risky fight with Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON POST - Clinton, using private server, wrote and sent e-mails now deemed classified.

WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Katrina vanden Heuvel: Memo to Fed: Don’t raise interest rates.

WASHINGTON POST - Contributor Louis Porter: Fearing for my black, transgender child’s life.

WASHINGTON POST - The Washington Post: The choice for Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis: Follow the law or resign.

NEW YORK TIMES - Big Leaps for Parental Leave, if Workers Actually Take It

NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Thomas Edsall: What Donald Trump Understands About Republicans

THE ATLANTIC - The Problem with Challenging Birthright Citizenship

THE ATLANTIC - Blood Plasma, Sweat, and Tears: When cobbling together a livable income, many of America’s poorest people rely on the stipends they receive for donating plasma.

THE ATLANTIC - Chronic Absences Hinder Young Learners

THE NATION - What a Band of 20th-Century Alabama Communists Can Teach Black Lives Matter and the Offspring of Occupy

MOTHER JONES - Coal Companies Are Dying While Their Execs Grab More Cash

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