Arise Daily News Digest 4-29-2012

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Alabama's FEMA approval rate lowest among 7 states.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - April 27, 2011 tornadoes: Alabama poultry farmers, foresters continue to recover.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - The Birmingham News: Jefferson County legislators making replacing county’s occupational tax more difficult than it needs to be.

(MOBILE) PRESS-REGISTER - Contributor Joe Openshaw:  Same-sex marriage is inevitable, even in Alabama.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Contributor Cynthia Ryan:  Poor shouldn't pay ultimate price for care.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Contributor Jim Noles:  More to Cinco de Mayo than meets the eye.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Contributors Becky Barlow and Ken McNabb:  Staving off an Alabama forestland crisis.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Contributor Michael Hanson:  Smoke-free air is a matter of social justice, equality.

(MOBILE) PRESS-REGISTER - The Press-Register: Mobile area legislators should support courts, fee increase.

AL.COM - Bo Jackson's bike tour raises $410,000 for Governor's Emergency Relief Fund.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Sarah Palin tells Christian women to follow Alabama's motto, 'Dare to defend our rights.'

DECATUR DAILYThe Decatur Daily: Pandering made tough.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Adult day care centers in limbo.

DECATUR DAILY - Columnist Eric Fleischauer:  2 woes pose deep danger to US.

TUSCALOOSA NEWS – Reporter Dana Beyerle’s Alabama Exposure:  House OKs reprimand for profane remarks.

GADSDEN TIMES - Alabama may have to address immigration law again.

GADSDEN TIMES - Alanbama GOP plans on bringing party leaders to state.

GADSDEN TIMES - National disabilities health center moving to Alabama.

ANNISTON STAR – Publisher H. Brandt Ayers: Past clearer than present.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Succeeding in the classroom: Teach for America group coming to Lee admired, controversial.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - How are Teach for America staffers selected and trained?

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - State lawmakers debate school start age.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Sponsor says voters will approve legislative pay bill.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISERThe Montgomery Advertiser: Cigarette tax makes sense.

DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: Double standard?

WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Kathleen Parker:  Preezy come, preezy go.

WASHINGTON POST - Contributors Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein:  Let’s just say it: The Republicans are the problem.

WASHINGTON POST - Five myths about conservative voters.

WASHINGTON POST - Contributor Jonah Goldberg:  Top five cliches that liberals use to avoid real arguments.

NEW YORK TIMES - The Criminalization of Bad Mothers

NEW YORK TIMES - In Hopeful Sign, Health Spending Is Flattening Out

NEW YORK TIMES - How Apple Sidesteps Billions in Taxes

NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Frank Bruni:  The Imperiled Promise of College

NEW YORK TIMES - The Post-Cash, Post-Credit-Card Economy