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Arise Daily News Digest 12-16-2018

AL.COM - This is the least-healthy city in Alabama.

AL.COM - Judge speaks about his wife after fatal Thanksgiving hit-and-run.

AL.COM - Future USS Mobile taking shape at Austal USA.

AL.COM - Mercedes-Benz is spending $23 billion on battery cells.

AL.COM - Contributor Frances Coleman: No Santa Claus: A matter of equity, a dumb idea, or somewhere in between?

THE NATION - Portraits From the Exodus: Members of the migrant caravans, stranded in Tijuana, explain why they traveled thousands of miles from their homes.

THE ATLANTIC - Contributor Joseph Sakran: I'm a Trauma Surgeon and a Shooting Victim. I Have Every Right to Speak Out on Gun Violence.

NEW YORK MAGAZINE - The Impossible Job: How John Kelly Failed to Tame the West Wing

SLATE - The Affordable Care Act Is Not Dead Yet

SLATE - The Federal Reserve Says Millennials Are Broke. Pew Says Millennials Are Loaded. Which Is It?

MOTHER JONES - Individual 1 Spent His Saturday Morning Ranting About the “Russia Hoax”

MOTHER JONES - The Death Penalty May Be on the Decline, But It’s Still Really Racist

ROLLING STONE - Investigation into Inaugural Committee Spending Reportedly Closes in on Ivanka Trump

DAILY YONDER - Farm Bill Receives Mixed Response from Rural Advocates

HUFFINGTON POST - Robert Mueller Is Pressing To Interview Trump After President’s Written Answers: CNN

DECATUR DAILY - 60 percent of city of Decatur employees take paychecks elsewhere.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - Muscle Shoals Career Academy first in state to earn STEM certification.

GADSDEN TIMES - The Gadsden Times: Even hoax threats have to be taken seriously.

ANNISTON STAR - Drug epidemic swells rolls of foster children.

ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: The slow death of the death penalty in the U.S.

ANNISTON STAR - Editor Anthony Cook: What do the lonely do at Christmas?

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Community Hero: For city and state, Ed Bridges spans past, present and future.

DOTHAN EAGLE - Wiregrass Angel House's crime scene clean-up service eases distress for families of victims.

DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: Tuition talk runs counter to the notion of free public education.

WBRC - Family holds vigil for EJ Bradford.

WASHINGTON POST - Mounting legal threats surround Trump as nearly every organization he has led is under investigation.

WASHINGTON POST - White House prepares for shutdown as GOP lawmakers struggle for an alternative.

WASHINGTON POST - Legal experts rip judge’s rationale for declaring Obamacare law invalid.

WASHINGTON POSTThe Washington Post: The Democratic House is taking on ethics reform first. We need it.

WASHINGTON POST - Health-care law ruling puts Republicans on the defensive after campaign promises.

WASHINGTON POST - Analysis | With the ACA in peril, Republicans get to show if they really want to protect people with preexisting conditions.

NEW YORK TIMES - Climate Negotiators Reach an Overtime Deal to Keep Paris Pact Alive

NEW YORK TIMES - Zinke’s Likely Successor Is a Former Oil Lobbyist Who Has Influenced Trump’s Energy Policy

NEW YORK TIMES - As the Trumps Dodged Taxes, Their Tenants Paid a Price

NEW YORK TIMESThe New York Times: Ryan Zinke, Into the Sunset

NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Cristian Farias: A Partisan Ruling on Obamacare

NEW YORK TIMES - A Salamander of Legend Emerges From Southern Swamps

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AL.COM - Columnist Kyle Whitmire: Will Justice Department junk Franklin Haney’s Bellefonte nuclear jalopy?

AL.COM - Amazon opens Birmingham sortation center ahead of Bessemer facility.

AL.COM - Federal judge in Texas rules Obama health-care law unconstitutional.

AL.COM - Clotilda slave ship exactly the size of Alabama wreck.

AL.COM - Mercedes-Benz is spending $23 billion on battery cells

AL.COM - Civil rights lawyer hired in Sumter County lawsuit over charter school,

AL.COM - For-profit college closures: Feds cancel $150 million in student loans.

AL.COM - Alabama House Democrats stick with Daniels as minority leader.

AL.COM - Research group releases report on death penalty, cites Alabama cases,

AL.COM - Birmingham named 16th neediest city in the U.S.

AL.COM – Columnist Roy Johnson: ‘Chronicle of Racism’ would enlighten Confederate Park librarians.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Columnist Josh Moon: Trump’s con game is almost over.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Jones appointed to powerful Senate Armed Services Committee.

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Sewell calls Trump’s threat to shutdown the government over border wall “disgraceful”.’

ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Alabama House Rural Caucus re-elects David Standridge as chairman.

DECATUR DAILY - Red Kettle Concern: Salvation Army $65,000 short of goal with days left in campaign.

FLORENCE TIMES DAILY - Muscle Shoals Career Academy earns state distinction.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Tumbling down: With $200M in deferred maintenance, Montgomery public schools in dire need of repairs.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Alabama public schools enroll nearly 5,000 fewer students.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Police: 2 Brothers shoot teen spotted in stolen vehicle.

WASHINGTON POST - Trump names budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff.

WASHINGTON POST - Hours before her collapse in U.S. custody, a dying migrant child’s condition went unnoticed.

WASHINGTON POST - Anti-Trump conservatives want to reverse the GOP’s destruction. But they helped light the fuse.

WASHINGTON POST - In the Trump era, job satisfaction tumbles in the federal workforce.

WASHINGTON POST - NASA moves liquid hydrogen tank to Huntsville for testing.

NEW YORK TIMES - For Kushner, Criminal Justice Has Been a Personal Issue and a Rare Victory

NEW YORK TIMES - Wall St. Looks to Fed Outlook Wednesday for Early Christmas Gift

NEW YORK TIMES - After Decades, a Death Sentence Depends (a Little) Less on Where You Live

NEW YORK TIMES - In North Carolina, Voting Controversies Are Common. Here’s the Recent History.

WHNT - Alabama Senators say new Farm Bill provides major benefits for state agriculture, rural residents.

MYNBC 15 - Latino voters allowed to join Alabama suit over Census,

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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.

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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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