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Cellphones from Alabama inmates find new use

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Cellphones confiscated from Alabama prison inmates are being used to prevent domestic abuse.

The governor’s office says first lady Dianne Bentley will be in Birmingham on Thursday to donate more than 4,000 unused cellphones to HopeLine from Verizon. 64 more words


Alabama Governor Robert Bentley

We are about a month away from elections, and our governor in Alabama is up for reelection.  How is he doing?


  • Unemployment is down, just like it is across the rest of the nation. 
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Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Where are the jobs?

2010 was a cornerstone election year for the state of Alabama. In the middle of the “Great Recession,” politicians who spouted a platform centered on job creation overwhelmingly received the vote of the people. 410 more words


Alabama sets training on reporting child abuse

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama officials are kicking off a statewide effort to ensure that all people who are supposed to report child abuse and neglect are receiving the necessary training. 59 more words


Sen. Vivian Davis Figures pens open letter to Gov. Bentley

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WALA) – After Gov. Bentley’s remarks following the murder of 8-year-old Hiawayi Robinson, State Senator Vivian Davis Figures sent an open letter to the Alabama Governor. 139 more words


Bentley, Griffith to address employees' group

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Republican Gov. Robert Bentley and Democratic challenger Parker Griffith won’t be speaking to the same audience at the same time, but they will be speaking on consecutive days. 60 more words


Losing the lottery

The year was 1999; Governor Don Siegleman (D) had just been elected on the platform of bringing the lottery to Alabama. A year-long campaign ensued with Gov. 452 more words