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Bentley open to Medicaid expansion with plan crafted in Ala.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Gov. Robert Bentley said Thursday that he is open to expanding Alabama’s Medicaid program, but the plan would have to be designed by the state and it would require people to work. 563 more words

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Group asks DOJ to investigate Alabama prisons

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s severely overcrowded prison system is going to have to change, say state officials. The unknown is whether the state will make the changes voluntarily or the federal government will force the state like it did in the 1970s. 690 more words

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Fearing Ebola, Alabama gov. asks colleges about travel

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Gov. Robert Bentley wants Alabama colleges to identify students or instructors returning from Ebola-ravaged countries in West Africa.

Bentley wrote in a letter to college officials that students and instructors from West Africa may return home for the holidays to visit family and friends. 94 more words

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Gov. Robert Bentley pardons Clyde the Turkey

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has given the annual reprieve to a Thanksgiving turkey named Clyde.

The turkey pardoning tradition Bentley hosted Thursday dates back to 1949 and Gov. 89 more words

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Bentley picks Alabama Power CEO to head inaugural

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Gov. Robert Bentley has selected Alabama Power’s top executive to serve as chairman of his inaugural committee.

Bentley says Mark Crosswhite of Birmingham will be in charge of planning an inauguration that brings people together regardless of political affiliation and that celebrates the things that make Alabama great. 58 more words

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Bentley picks Alabama Power CEO to head inaugural

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Gov. Robert Bentley has selected Alabama Power’s top executive to serve as chairman of his inaugural committee.

Bentley says Mark Crosswhite of Birmingham will be in charge of planning an inauguration that brings people together regardless of political affiliation and that celebrates the things that make Alabama great. 41 more words

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PHOTOS: Robert Bentley re-elected

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Governor Robert Bentley defeats Parker Griffith to stay Governor of Alabama.

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