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Daniel Sutter: The games donors and universities play

Controversies over gifts at two SEC schools, Alabama and Missouri, have recently attracted attention. The cases highlight the tension between donor goals...
William Taylor

The diplomat took notes. Then he told a story.

A secret cable. A disembodied voice. A coded threat. William Taylor, a career diplomat, went behind closed doors in the basement of the...
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Bradley Byrne: How do you solve a problem like Syria?

Recent developments in Syria highlight the need for the United States to revisit its broader Middle Eastern policy.Early last week, I joined...

Governor’s panel tours aging, understaffed prison

State officials toured a state prison that the corrections commissioner say illustrates the state’s problem with aging facilities. It also shows the...
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Adam J. MacLeod: Alabama’s marriage compromise follows the law and history

For just over a month now, Alabama officials have not issued marriage licenses. They instead record certificates memorializing marital contracts, signed by...
Birmingham City Hall

William Parker and Wardine Alexander to lead Birmingham Council next 2-years

Councilor William Parker (District 4) and Councilor Wardine Alexander (District 7) were elected as the new president and pro tempore of the...

Donald Trump likens House impeachment inquiry to ‘a lynching’

President Donald Trump enraged Democrats on Tuesday by comparing their impeachment inquiry to a lynching, assigning the horrors of a deadly and...
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Birmingham City Council passes 100-block ‘health district’ smoking ban

An Alabama city council has approved an ordinance prohibiting smoking in a 100-block zone around schools and health facilities. Al.Com reports Birmingham City...
AL Democrats

National democrats says Oct 5 bylaws ‘binding’ on Alabama party

The chairman of the Democratic National Committee said state Democrats should follow their recently adopted bylaws and urged the state party chair...
Donald Trump

Donald Trump exaggerates scope of cease-fire deal

As President Donald Trump describes it, the U.S. swooped into an intractable situation in the Middle East, achieved an agreement within hours...