Daily Headlines, Tuesday, 3/29/2011

Montgomery AdvertiserAlabama courts announce layoffs

Montgomery AdvertiserEarly release hearing set in civil rights slaying

Montgomery AdvertiserAlabama leadership recognized at Washington ceremony

Huntsville TimesMadison Council postpones emergency system vote; sets property tax public hearing April 25

Huntsville TimesFired principals sue Huntsville superintendent, school board

Huntsville TimesAlabama state workers join teachers in contesting ban on payroll deductions

Huntsville TimesNational Childrens Advocacy Center hosts annual symposium

Huntsville TimesAlabama court system braces for new way of handling indigent legal aid

Huntsville TimesCounty funds may be sought to save local court system jobs

Huntsville TimesEDITORIAL: What can we do to help Huntsville city schools?

Birmingham NewsProposal would allow Jefferson County to remove sales tax earmarks

Birmingham NewsMcNair’s lawyer asks for probation for former Jefferson County commissioner

Birmingham NewsState legislator will pull Republic, Watson communities from Graysville annex bill

Birmingham NewsAbout 160 turn out for Birmingham area mass transit meeting

Birmingham NewsShelby County Commission approves truck route for Vincent quarry

Birmingham NewsNominees for Shelby circuit judge cut to three

Birmingham NewsLawyers urge court to halt execution of William Boyd in Calhoun County double slaying

Press-RegisterEADS finalizes deal for Vector Aerospace, with facilities in Andalusia and Huntsville

Press-RegisterStephen Nodine’s attorney seeks hearing on Angel Downs’ cell phone

Press-RegisterBP engineer’s e-mails fair game for lawyers suing over oil spill, judge rules

Press-RegisterMonroeville tax preparer accused of identity theft, fraud in 99-count indictment

Press-RegisterPreventing oil well blowouts (Editorial)

Tuscaloosa NewsMost of tax cut going down workers’ gas tanks

Tuscaloosa NewsFire College officials want to stay in charge of certification rules

Tuscaloosa NewsJapanese radiation reaches Alabama

Tuscaloosa NewsPolice seek information regarding grave marker

Tuscaloosa NewsEDITORIAL: State agencies to announce cuts, layoffs

Florence TimesDailyState ranks second in poor eating habits

Florence TimesDailyVoter photo ID bill up for vote today

Florence TimesDailyRealty company to auction county property near landfill

Decatur Daily Bring back the shops

Decatur Daily Losing our state’s history

Gadsden TimesCrowd rallies at Moragne Park in name of public education

Opelika-Auburn NewsLee County Commission: Employees to get one-time cash reward

New York TimesStates Battling Meth Makers Look to Limit Ingredients

2 comments to Daily Headlines, Tuesday, 3/29/2011

  • OC

    RE: Huntsville Times – Alabama state workers join teachers in contesting ban on payroll deductions

    What is the percentage of state employees who are actually dues-paying members of Fat Mac’s ASEA?

  • FatGuyInALittleCoat

    100% of ASEA’s members are dues paying members.

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