http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1161681885150440.xml&coll=2 – Abramoff email praises Scanlon for Alabama efforts to protect Mississippi gambling interests.
http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1161681652150440.xml&coll=2 – Parker says she wants to represent “the little guy” in race for PSC seat.
http://www.al.com/opinion/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/opinion/1161681620150440.xml&coll=2 – The Birmingham News praises today’s efforts by college students across the state to focus attention on constitutional reform.
http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/1161681525150530.xml&coll=3 – New allegations of financial improprieties surface as investigations continue at Mobile’s Bishop State Community College.
http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/news/1161681545150300.xml&coll=1- Ads used in lt. governor’s race recycled from Lynn Swann campaign in Pennsylvania.
http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/news/1161681532150300.xml&coll=1- Article profiles races for Senate District 3 seat.
http://www.al.com/opinion/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/opinion/1161594949171700.xml&coll=1 – The Huntsville Times endorses approval of constitutional amendments, Madison County home rule.
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061023/APP/610232150 – Riley filling final days of campaign with groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremonies to focus attention on economic development.
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061024/NEWS/610240306/1012/editorial1 – The Tuscaloosa News suggests that legislators should stay up with students reading Alabama’s constitution.
http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/news/061024/graded.shtml – New report says Alabama is failing to meet educational needs of poorest students.
http://www.gadsdentimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061022/NEWS/610220358/1050/OPINION – Gadsden Times endorses Riley in governor’s race.
http://www.gadsdentimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061023/NEWS/610230327/1050/OPINION - Gadsden Times joins other papers in praising college students’ efforts to bring attention to constitutional reform.
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/S/SOU_GOVERNOR_NALLS_NECKLINE_ALOL-?SITE=ALMON&… – Libertarian candidate for governor runs unconventional campaign.
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061024/OPINION01/610240… – The Montgomery Advertiser endorses Chapman in race for Secretary of State.
http://www.annistonstar.com/opinion/2006/as-editorials-1024-editorial-6j23t5105.htm – The Anniston Star calls on Governor Riley to explain if and how his administration’s $1 billion in no-bid contracts differs from the $1 billion in no-bid contracts for which he criticized Siegelman.
FROM TODAY’S ANNISTON STAR:
State & Region News
Folsom uses Mercedes as reason to vote for him
By Brian Lyman
Star Capitol Correspondent
MONTGOMERY — If Jim Folsom Jr. isn’t talking about the heat he’s packing, he’s talking about bringing Mercedes-Benz to Alabama.
The former governor has made a point of talking about his four shotguns and how he brought the German automaker to Alabama in 1993, helping spark the growth of Alabama’s automotive industry. In fact, it’s so important to Folsom that he uses it in all three of his television ads.
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