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Arise Daily News Digest 10-22-2014
AL.COM - With Mike Hubbard indicted, Rep. Jim Carns wants Speaker of the House post: Today in Alabama politics.
AL.COM - Former Gov. Bob Riley voices support for Hubbard after indictment.
AL.COM - Gov. Robert Bentley goes over $6 million mark, adds to landslide lead in campaign cash.
AL.COM - Indictment of Speaker Mike Hubbard dismissed as 'Chicago-style gutter politics,' supporters blame AG Luther Strange.
AL.COM - Luther Strange says recusal from Mike Hubbard investigation was to 'remove any appearance of politics'.
AL.COM - Alabama House District 47: Election pits Salvatore Bambinelli versus Jack Williams.
AL.COM - Luther Strange, Joe Hubbard battle over meaning of Mike Hubbard indictment in attorney general's race.
AL.COM - Alabama Senate District 7: Election pits Republican incumbent Paul Sanford against Democratic challenger Bryan Bennett.
AL.COM - State Senate District 22: Republican Greg Albritton faces Democrat Susan Smith for open seat.
AL.COM - Mike Hubbard after arrest keeps firm grip on speakership as GOP rallies behind him.
AL.COM - U.S. House District 3: Election pits Rep. Mike Rogers versus Jesse Smith.
AL.COM - Gary Palmer says he'll keep promise, won't vote for John Boehner, though there could be consequences.
AL.COM - Mike Hubbard indicted: What they are saying nationally.
AL.COM - 8 times Alabama politicians found themselves on the wrong end of the law.
AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: 23 reasons Mike Hubbard might be going to jail (and bribery isn't one).
AL.COM - State Senate District 32: Incumbent Trip Pittman faces independent Kimberly McCuiston.
AL.COM - State Senate District 35: Election pits incumbent Bill Hightower against Beau Doolittle.
THE ATLANTIC - The Great Midterm Divide: It’s an obvious problem for Democrats—and perhaps an even larger one for Republicans.
THE ATLANTIC - What If America Had Canada's Healthcare System?
MOTHER JONES - Judge Rips Alabama for Hiring a Discredited Abortion Foe
ALABAMA SCHOOL CONNECTION - What Do Check Registers Reveal About School Spending?
DECATUR DAILY - Experts: Fallout unlikely - Hubbard’s arrest not expected to sway Nov. 4 vote.
DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: US dragging feet on climate change.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - GOP businessman faces Democratic incumbent in House District 16 race.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS – The Tuscaloosa News: Answers about Hubbard won’t come quickly.
ANNISTON STAR - In Senate District 13 race, Democrat and independent aim for GOP incumbent’s seat.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Alabama deserves swift answer on Hubbard indictment.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: Hubbard conspiracy theory fit for film.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Hubbard case further erodes Alabamians' confidence.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Speaker Hubbard deserves 'due process', local officials state.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - The Opelika-Auburn News: Big battles ahead for Speaker Hubbard.
WASHINGTON POST - Nine ways the government squandered your money, according to Sen. Coburn’s 2014 ‘Wastebook’.
WASHINGTON POST - Minority representation gaps, by the numbers.
WASHINGTON POST - There really are two Americas. An urban one and a rural one.
NEW YORK TIMES – States Ease Laws That Protected Poor Borrowers
NEW YORK TIMES – Nation’s Confidence Ebbs at a Steady Drip
LOS ANGELES TIMES - The Los Angeles Times: Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding.
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AL.COM - Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard indicted on 23 felony corruption charges by Lee County Grand Jury.
AL.COM - Mike Hubbard indicted: Alabama GOP leader, others react to speaker's arrest.
AL.COM - Mike Hubbard after arrest is comfortable, confident in campaign appearance.
AL.COM - Judge Fuller divorce records reveal little, show parties struggled over keeping proceedings secret.
AL.COM - UAB pushes past CDC and sets cutting edge Ebola protections for health care workers.
AL.COM - Mike Hubbard indicted: Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley, Auburn Network among people, businesses linked to case.
AL.COM - Alabama AG Luther Strange says 'one corrupt public official is too many,' declines to discuss legal status of House Speaker Mike Hubbard.
AL.COM - Gov. Robert Bentley continues to rake in campaign cash; Parker Griffith loans campaign another $100,000.
AL.COM - Luther Strange has failed, says Joe Hubbard, candidate for attorney general, at meeting with Alabama Media Group.
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: Five potential consequences of Republicans winning the U.S. Senate in November.
AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald: Storm in the Statehouse isn't just indictment of House Speaker Mike Hubbard, but of all Alabama.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Prosecution's Witnesses Revealed in Rep. Moore Case
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Poll Shows Strange Tops 2018 Governor's Race
SENATE SKETCHES - “Senate Sketches,” Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly report to his constituents.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Taxes vs. morality, which will Alabama choose?
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Bad budgets and no solution.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Joe Hubbard ahead of Luther Strange in fundraising.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Confront prison violence.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Sally Howell: Amendment 4 will protect local schools.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Mike Hubbard timeline, from UGA to the Statehouse.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Hubbard attorney says grand jury process 'has been hijacked'.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - The Opelika-Auburn News: A black eye day for Alabama.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Alabama small business panel set for first meeting.
DOTHAN EAGLE - Ivey wants state’s military prepared for BRAC.
DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: On corruption, Alabama loses again.
WASHINGTON POST - Survey: Majority of men want flexible work.
WASHINGTON POST - The GOP hates the ‘lamestream media’ even more than you think.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Eugene Robinson: Elizabeth Warren makes a powerful case.
WASHINGTON POST - The Washington Post: Judicial elections are no place for money from interest groups.
NEW YORK TIMES - In Raising Immigration, G.O.P. Risks Backlash After Election
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AL.COM - Disabled Alabama: Big money, but less than 1% of nationwide fraud investigated here, AL.com finds.
AL.COM - Federal disability reaches 'end of the tracks' in 2016 if Congress doesn't act.
AL.COM – Columnist Wesley Vaughn: Quality pre-k is key to state's educational and economic future.
AL.COM - Cat fight! Alabama veterinary organizations battling each other over spay/neuter clinics.
AL.COM - Open door or last-ditch effort? Dueling experts hash out pros and cons of unionization efforts in Alabama.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - State attorney general, rival trade jabs as election nears.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Gerald Allen-Phil Poole Senate race is a repeat of 2010.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Guidelines aimed at slowing growth of prison population.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Judge Mark Fuller's 2012 divorce files unsealed.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Strange, Hubbard trade blows on crime, gambling.
DOTHAN EAGLE - Lewis, Grimsley lock horns in District 85.
WASHINGTON POST - Tally of federal probes of colleges on sexual violence grows 50 percent since May.
WASHINGTON POST - The tea party’s anti-Washington consensus.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist E. J. Dionne: Both parties face a blue-collar imperative.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Ruth Marcus: A campaign with no answers.
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Paul Krugman: Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K.
SALON - American meat’s disgusting secret: Why factory farms are even worse than you thought.
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AL.COM - Supreme Court balks at last-minute state voting changes.
AL.COM - Paul Hubbert remembered as one grounded by humble roots, Christian faith.
AL.COM - Gov. Bentley challenges Madison County Republican Men to get out the vote, refuses to criticize 'liar' 'scumbag' opponent.
AL.COM - Meet Alabama's top 25 highest paid state employees.
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: Far-reaching "Waters of the United States" rule could be the most significant EPA regulation you have never heard about.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Publisher Bill Britt: A Frenzy of Lies, Rumors and Manipulation
SALON - ALEC’s disgusting new ploy: How corporate America’s trying to roll back local liberal laws.
THE ATLANTIC - Southern Evangelicals: Dwindling—and Taking the GOP Edge With Them
THE NATION - The GOP Is Winning the War on Voting.
THE NATION - Even Red-State Voters Want to Raise the Minimum Wage
MOTHER JONES - Rate of Mass Shootings Has Tripled Since 2011, Harvard Research Shows
DECATUR DAILY - Lawmakers: Campaign money laws need tuning.
DECATUR DAILY - Homeless students on rise.
DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: Surrendering our rights for whose convenience?
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Operations of tourism offices vary across state.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Reporter Mary Sell’s Capital Notebook: Past elections have been redone.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Alabama House speaker denies wrongdoing amid probe.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - The Tuscaloosa News: AEA Hubbert’s creation both then and now.
GADSDEN TIMES - Ivey seeks second term in Alabama lieutenant governor race.
ANNISTON STAR - Politicians mostly mute when asked about looming Alabama budget crisis.
ANNISTON STAR - Experience vs. change: Newcomer challenges longtime state representative.
ANNISTON STAR - Editor Bob Davis: Let's define 'too full of Alabama'.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Sentencing reform has slowed, not stopped, inmate growth.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: Deadline another GOP voter suppression tactic.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Vanzetta McPherson: Flip-flopper Griffith not trustworthy.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Only two amendments deserve passing.
WASHINGTON POST - The Social Security office of judges who hear appeals for disability benefits is 990,399 cases behind: ‘It’s just maddening. There’s nothing you can do.’
NEW YORK TIMES - To Siri, With Love: How One Boy With Autism Became B.F.F.'s With Apple’s Siri
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: A Rate Cap for All Consumer Loans
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AL.COM - Mike Hubbard still free after long day of rumors and waiting.
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AL.COM - Amendments give Alabama voters chance to further enshrine rights to hunt, fish and own guns in state constitution.
AL.COM - Alvin Holmes' Republican challenger says it's time to silence his 'race antics'.
AL.COM - Pepper spray OK, but 2nd Amendment rights stop at Alabama college campuses.
AL.COM - Knauf Insulation's reborn Chambers County plant plans $30 million expansion, 100 new jobs.
AL.COM - Sitel announces call center expansion, 300 new jobs at Hamilton facility.
AL.COM - Oil spill plaintiff's lawyers contest BP's move to oust economic claims chief.
AL.COM - Judge Mark Fuller's attorney says don't believe gossip, calls allegations of prior abuse 'nonsense:' Today in Alabama politics.
AL.COM – Contributor Larry Lee: Dr. Paul Hubbert: A country boy who hoed a row of cotton that stretched to eternity.
AL.COM - Obama or no? Attorney General Luther Strange will talk about who he voted for, but opponent Joe Hubbard won't.
AL.COM – Contributor Clete Wetli: Do conservatives have anything else to talk about besides Obama?
AL.COM – Columnist Wesley Vaughn: The Alabama prison reform lexicon.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Alabama Constitutional Conservatives View "Unfair" Movie on IRS
WSFA - Columnist Ken Hare In Depth: Hubbert went out fighting for teachers and schools.
AL.COM - Democrat Griffith's big idea - but not his candidacy - gets big numbers in new poll.
AL.COM - Rep. Bradley Byrne: U.S. military not the right organization to fight Ebola.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: Money was Wise investment.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Alabama student spending one of the lowest in nation.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Kristina Scott: Use data on anti-poverty policies.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Paul Hubbert's legacy gigantic.
DOTHAN EAGLE - Hubbard: Strange too focused on bingo.
WASHINGTON POST - Rental America: Why the poor pay $4,150 for a $1,500 sofa.
WASHINGTON POST - America may never have a draft again. But we’re still punishing low-income men for not registering.
WASHINGTON POST - At least 30 states are spending less per pupil than before the recession, report says.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Catherine Rampell: Is sex only for rich people?
NEW YORK TIMES - White House Takes Drop-Everything Approach to Respond to Public Health Crisis
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Paul Krugman: What Markets Will
Arise Daily News Digest 10-16-2014
AL.COM - Gov. Bentley appears leaning toward striking deal with Poarch Creeks to expand gambling for tax dollars.
AL.COM - How a Jefferson County court ruling "riled" Wall Street and sewer bond investors.
AL.COM - Amendment 4 makes it harder for Legislature to pass some laws involving school spending.
AL.COM - How could Alabama boost its economy by $22 million? Just approve same-sex marriage, study suggests.
AL.COM - You've come a long way, baby: Alabama no longer worst for number of women in office.
AL.COM - In his own words: Paul Hubbert talks Bentley, Republicans, regrets and his legacy.
AL.COM – Contributor Pepper Bryars: Conservatives should be cautious about school prayer efforts.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - ALGOP Factions Divided on Strategy as Election Looms
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Sells Denies Armistead's Claim
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Stone Investigation Bears Striking Similarity To Hubbard Probe.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - More of HB 56 Is Blocked
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Columnist Steve Flowers’ Inside the Statehouse: The Inevitable Novel National Surprise
HUFFINGTON POST - Poverty The Strongest Factor In Whether High School Graduates Go To College
AL.COM - Alabama Ebola update: Only patient tested so far had been to Kenya, had malaria.
AL.COM - Selma march anniversary sparks call to repeal voter photo ID, advocates say.
AL.COM - Arizona settles prison lawsuit targeting Alabama's inmate health care provider.
AL.COM - Alabama state Senate candidate accuses opponent of failing to protect children from molesters.
AL.COM - Lieutenant governor candidate James Fields makes statewide campaign tour, praises Parker Griffith.
AL.COM - Auburn study: payday lenders target African-American neighborhoods.
DECATUR DAILY - Johnson, Letson square off for House Dist. 7 seat.
DECATUR DAILY - Joly challenging Black for House District 3 seat.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: AEA’s Paul Hubbert leaves mixed legacy.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Passion and power of Paul Hubbert.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Human Rights Campaign president talks importance of ‘coming out’ at Auburn University.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - US Supreme Court to hear Alabama case Nov. 12.
DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: Paul Hubbert, the de facto governor.
WASHINGTON POST - School standardized testing is under growing attack, leaders pledge changes.
WASHINGTON POST - People think Democrats ‘get’ them. But they are voting for Republicans.
NEW YORK TIMES - In South, Clinton Tries to Pull Democrats Back Into the Fold
NEW YORK TIMES - Norward Roussell, Who Led Schools in Selma in Turbulent Time, Dies at 80
HUFFINGTON POST - Poverty and School Funding: Why Low-Income Students Often Suffer