Daily Headlines, Thursday, 10/16/2008

Birmingham NewsChildren’s Hospital gets state OK for $483 million replacement hospital

Birmingham NewsHuntsville crash leads to new bus safety rules

Birmingham NewsPossibility of state budget cuts has Birmingham Board of Education looking at cost-cutting measures; some schools in consolidation plan may close sooner

Birmingham NewsACORN not active in Alabama

Birmingham NewsGovernor Riley says Jefferson County bankruptcy would send a wrong message

Birmingham NewsAlabama’s economic developers working 50 active

Birmingham NewsThe Birmingham Board of Education can’t seem to get its act together on even starting on a long-term strategic plan.

Press-RegisterReport: Mobile is badfor kids

Press-RegisterEADS puts Trent Lott on board of directors

Press-RegisterContests filed in Evergreen, Monroeville elections

Press-RegisterDefendant sits out trial in Mobile federal court after failed plea

Press-RegisterGround broken for LNG natural gas terminal at Port of Pascagoula

Press-RegisterSen. Barron gets off again

Huntsville TimesCouncil rejects $3M deal in lawsuit

Huntsville TimesSeat belongs to you, Figures tells voters

Huntsville TimesAlabama Supreme Court hopefuls get endorsements

Huntsville TimesThe speed of justice

Montgomery AdvertiserMontgomery ranks low on child well-being report

Anniston StarAmericans who do their duty: Paying taxes helps the U.S.

Decatur Daily Barron leaves Andalusia with politicians happy

Decatur Daily Al Smith lost to fear eight decades ago

Opelika-Auburn NewsRogers: Seniority matters in Washington

4 comments to Daily Headlines, Thursday, 10/16/2008

  • Anonymous

    something about the headline “Sen Barron gets off again,” just doesn’t sound good this early in the morning.

  • jpo

    seems like you missed Segall making Red-to-Blue. That’s been on the advertiser website and in the paper.

  • straight arrow

    Like it or not, Barron did not “get off”. I would not have stopped either. It was late at night, unmarked motorcycle, he said vs he said. Sounds to me like the guy was a Barney Phyffe. If he was still a police office, he should have had identification, a citation book, and a “FLASHING BLUE LIGHT”. Don’t blame Barron one bit. If the guy wants to be a motocycle cop, then get the proper equipment.

  • Pecan Jim

    Apparently the “officer” who wrote the ticket was not employed by any law enforcement agency at the time.
    This one of those cases where I think we will never get the real story.

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