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Just a few links pointing to the next round in the Bingo war.
Birmingham News – State school board chooses two-year college system chancellor
Birmingham News – Updated: Jefferson County bingo halls ask judge to block order to close
Birmingham News – Archibald: In the money suit
It almost feels like we’ve seen this movie before. Alabama Republicans poised to take the legislature! Coming to a theater near you…. Fall 1998!…. Make that 2006! This time for real… 2010!
Of course Republicans have talked up their chances in each of the past several cycles… as well they should have. But Republican [...]
If your primary opponent garners the support of your party’s two sitting senators, you could do a lot worse than fire back with the support of your party’s presidential nominee.
The latest development in the high profile disagreement over gambling with electronic bingo machines in the state between Governor Bob Riley and his attorney general Troy King?
Country Crossing developers are telling the Dothan Eagle that Gov. Riley’s administration has tried to stop the shipment of 1,703 electronic bingo machines from Nevada to [...]
Rep. Cam Ward has taken time “to survey the wreckage across the political landscape” in the aftermath of Larry Langford’s conviction, here in the Parlor’s Legislative Dispatch.
I hope you [...]
Birmingham News – Archibald: The Trial’s Eight Great moments
Birmingham News – Alabama doctor confirmed as U.S. surgeon general
Birmingham News – Turnout for Alabama swine flu clinics lower than expected
Birmingham News – Zombies take over heart of University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham News – After Larry Langford, business leaders seek new tone
Troy Messenger – Pike County governments end year with less revenue
BaldwinCountyNow – Baldwin County Commission hears about proposed legislation
The North Jefferson News – Kimberly town officials reacts to bingo ruling
I think you would be hard pressed to find anyone in the Birmingham area just totally shocked by Larry Langford’s conviction. This case has been grinding its way to a finale for quite some time and the testimony for the prosecution was the nail in the coffin. Now that it is over it will [...]
Alabama politics is increasingly reflective of what we’ve seen at the national level for decades. While politics used to be dominated by the charismatic and the colorful, such local color has been bred out of politics as the television and internet age seems to favor the cautious and bland over the brash and bold. [...]
The Alabama Farmers Federation’s FarmPAC (commonly but not quite accurately known as ALFA) has polled the state to identify voters supportive of its issues and along the way they “determine[d] how likely incumbents are to be elected in the upcoming 2010 elections.”
Their poll measured the “re-election index” of each incumbent. Simply put, the [...]
According to the South Union Street blog. Gives one hope that such fierce vigilance and protection of the public purse will continue.
Birmingham News – Archibald: Town feels the sadness of corruption
Birmingham News – Larry Langford: ‘Calm inside’ as verdicts halt career
Birmingham News – Jefferson County courts face cuts because of shortfall in state funding
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