Daily Headlines, Friday, 2/25/2011

Montgomery AdvertiserAla. loses bid for Air Force tanker

Montgomery AdvertiserExperts: Losing tanker contract blow for state

Montgomery AdvertiserAlabama Senate committee audio going online

Montgomery AdvertiserEx-executive guilty in fraud scheme

Montgomery AdvertiserBentley: Alabama attorney general will return BP funds

Montgomery AdvertiserFire ants in Asia came from U.S. South

Montgomery AdvertiserNear unanimous vote makes MPS closures, changes official

Montgomery AdvertiserCensus shows tri-county area population grew in last 10 years

Montgomery AdvertiserClinton: Ethanol could fuel food riots

Montgomery AdvertiserAdvertiser Editorial: Montgomery could vie to be state’s largest city

Huntsville TimesHuntsville now has state’s second-largest metro area, census figures show

Huntsville TimesMadison County, Huntsville and Madison show double-digit growth rates in 2010 Census

Huntsville TimesGurley residents dismayed by $2.75 million quarry lawsuit verdict against town

Huntsville TimesLimestone County gravel mine moving forward, despite concerns from neighbors

Huntsville TimesEDITORIAL: Time to end legislative immunity from speeding and other arrests

Huntsville TimesEditorial: Tornadoes and numbskulls

Birmingham News2010 Census: Hispanic residents up 161% in Birmingham area

Birmingham News2010 Census: Birmingham shrinks, Hoover, Shelby surge

Birmingham NewsSewell delivers keynote address at Minority Business Awards in Birmingham

Birmingham NewsCensus 2010: St. Clair County one of the fastest-growing counties in the state

Birmingham NewsBoeing won air tanker contract due to ‘Chicago politics’, says Richard Shelby

Birmingham NewsSeveral western Jefferson County cities see population decline, 2010 census shows

Press-RegisterAir force tanker contract: EADS wants process details before making protest decision

Press-RegisterDolphin deaths in Mississippi, Alabama part of ‘mortality event,’ say scientists

Press-RegisterEADS executive said he knew his company could lose on price

Press-RegisterCensus 2010: The raw documents on Alabama’s population for all cities, counties

Press-RegisterEDITORIAL: Don’t touch gambling, but don’t give up on it, either

Tuscaloosa NewsTuscaloosa population falls short of 100,000 in census

Tuscaloosa NewsBOE seeks easier way to fire poor teachers

Tuscaloosa NewsWitness says Shelton chief told him to lie

Tuscaloosa NewsEDITORIAL: Tuscaloosans supported Sunday sales

Florence TimesDailyResidents plead to save school amid cutbacks

Florence TimesDailyArea population increases

Florence TimesDailyOrr: Dump racist language

Anniston StarBusting the AEA: Clipping wings of teachers lobby

Anniston StarPhillip Tutor: Who will be Anniston’s Moses?

Anniston StarJames L. Evans: In the face of adversity

Anniston StarTyranny of the majority

Decatur Daily Jackson and Russell fail the basics

1 comment to Daily Headlines, Friday, 2/25/2011

  • JD

    Senate Committee audion on line. Thank you Dell and the new menbers of the Alabama Senate.

    Is the House listening? We would like to hear their committees also.

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