Birmingham News – Support for Obama growing among Alabama’s Black voters.
Birmingham News – Bill Clinton, Huckabee, and McCain all to make Alabama campaign stops on Saturday.
Birmingham News – Following action by appeals court, Alabama plans execution of death row inmate this evening; opponents of capital punishment seek stay from US Supreme Court.
Birmingham News – Governor says state must increase efforts if economic surge is to be maintained.
Birmingham News – Union membership increases in Alabama and nationally.
Birmingham News – The Birmingham News cautions that citizens should not get “too excited” over recent survey showing wide support for proosed ban of PAC-to-PAC transfers.
Huntsville Times – With legislative session days away, Madison County delegation holds public forum to hear citizens’ concerns.
Tuscaloosa News – State Board of Education member denies asking former chancellor for help in finding jobs for relatives.
Anniston Star – The Anniston Star discusses actions by legislators to expand capital punishment crimes in state, sees Alabama as “going against the trend” in capital punishment.
Gadsden Times – The Gadsden Times says state should evaluate its capital punishment laws and processes.
Montgomery Advertiser – Alabama supporters of Clinton and Obama look at swaying Edwards supporters into their camps.
Montgomery Advertiser – The Montgomery Advertiser reminds us that in spite of strong victory by Black candidate in white majority district, “race remains a major issue in state.”
Daily Home – The Daily Home says that proposed moratorium on death penalty “makes sense.”
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