http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1162289806296080.xml&coll=2 – Candidates tout differences in gubernatorial debate.
http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1162289948296080.xml&coll=2 – Strange, Folsom speak to different relationships with governor in their debate.
http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1162290033296080.xml&coll=2 – King, Tyson argue over experience.
http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1162289907296080.xml&coll=2 – Federal judge sets December hearing on objections to settlement of long-running higher ed desegregation suit.
http://www.al.com/opinion/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/opinion/1162289845296080.xml&coll=2 – The Birmingham News announces endorsements for state’s appellate courts, gives nod to Nabers in race for Chief Justice.
http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/1162290085296120.xml&coll=3 – Group receives federal funds to build affordable housing for Katrina victims in Bayou la Batre.
http://www.al.com/opinion/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/opinion/1162289862296120.xml&coll=3 – Press-Register criticizes Cato report giving Riley an F in fiscal policy.
http://www.al.com/opinion/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/opinion/1162289813295930.xml&coll=1 – The Huntsville Times recommends reelection of Sue Schmitz in House District 6 and Randy Hinshaw in House District 21.
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061031/NEWS/610310355/1007/NEWS02 – Riley and Baxley both plan to spend last days of campaign on the road.
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061030/APN/610301450 – Secretary of State’s office owes about 24 counties reimbursement for equipment purchases made to implement HAVA.
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061030/APN/610301266 – Nabers says he is not participating in Exxon appeal case.
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061030/APN/610301376 – Proponents pushing 10 mill measure for education.
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061031/NEWS/610310305/1012/editorial1 – The Tuscaloosa News endorses Chapman in race for Secretary of State.
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061031/NEWS/610310306/1012/editorial1- The Tuscaloosa News endorses Ivey for State Treasurer, Shaw for State Auditor, Sparks for Agriculture Commissioner, and Rice and Parker for PSC seats.
http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/opinion/editorials/061031a.shtml -The Decatur Daily endorses Ivey in race for State Treasurer.
http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/opinion/editorials/061031b.shtml – The Decatur Daily endorses Shaw in race for State Auditor.
http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/opinion/editorials/061031c.shtml – The Decatur Daily endorses Sparks for Agriculture Commissioner.
http://www.gadsdentimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061031/NEWS/610310340/1050/OPINION – The Gadsden Times calls for further improvement in state’s open records law.
http://www.thedailysentinel.com/story.lasso?ewcd=8043f392ee71bff7 – Plant closure could have “devastating” impact on Stevenson.
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061031/NEWS02/610310341/1009 – House District 88 pits veteran legislator against activist who espouses “Southern ideals.”
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061031/OPINION01/610300344/1012/OPINION – The Montgomery Advertiser urges voters to approve local home rule.
http://www.annistonstar.com/opinion/2006/as-editorials-1031-editorial-6j30u2753.htm – The Anniston Star say Alabama is a “no-party state.”
FROM TODAY’S ANNISTON STAR:
State & Region News
Education officials say Amendment 2 is necessary to improve school funding
By Brian Lyman
Star Capitol Correspondent
MONTGOMERY — State education officials Monday argued for the passage of Amendment 2, saying the legislation on next week’s ballot is needed to bring fairness and equity to funding for state schools.
“We know citizens understand the value of paying for something that’s important for them,” Alabama schools Superintendent Joe Morton said at a press conference Monday afternoon. “They understand the value of national defense, the value of police protection, the value of fire protection, and they understand the value of paying for schools. And that’s what Amendment 2 does.”
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