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Alabama gov. Robert Bentley to attend Trump inauguration

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he is attending Donald Trump’s inauguration as president.

Bentley initially supported Ohio Gov. John Kasich for the GOP presidential nomination and was critical of Trump during the primary campaign. 67 more words

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Alabama Democrats mull comeback bids in statewide offices

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Republicans hold all statewide offices in Alabama, but some prominent Democrats believe it’s time to attempt a comeback.

Former Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb, one of the last Democrats to win statewide office in Alabama, said she is considering a run for governor in 2018. 80 more words


Governor Bentley issues State of Emergency for winter weather threat

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) – Thursday afternoon, Governor Robert Bentley issued a State of Emergency effective at 7:00 a.m. Friday for all Alabama counties in preparation for potential severe winter weather. 353 more words


Albert P. Brewer, 47th Governor of Alabama, passes away, Gov. Bentley issues statement

(WIAT) — Albert P. Brewer, the man that served as the 47th Governor of the State of Alabama after Lurleen Wallace, has died, according to the office of the Governor. 275 more words


Governor won't release documents given to impeachment probe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley’s office said it won’t release a set of documents turned over to an impeachment committee, for now. 244 more words

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Governor's office lifts statewide burn ban

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Governor Bentley and Interim State Forester Gary Cole have rescinded the statewide burn ban, according to a release from the governor’s office. 156 more words

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JeffCo Commissioner David Carrington considering running for governor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington says he’s seriously considering running for governor.

Carrington announced Tuesday that he is not seeking a third term on the commission. 30 more words

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