The BIG McWane Discount 2019

We’re partnering up with the McWane Science Center for their Annual Membership Drive, and we’re offering Birmingham Moms some BIG Savings! We’re offering this AMAZING discount of $20 off any membership level to our readers, and it’s good for 1 week only!! November 17th – November 23rd. It’s THE biggest discount you will see this

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Clearing Tonight; Dry Weekend Ahead

A STATE DIVIDED: For those in West Alabama, most of this day has been bright and sunny with temperatures in the 50s this afternoon. However, for the eastern two-thirds of the state, it has been a cloudy, cold, and wet day as a cold core upper low moves overhead. Rain continues this afternoon mainly along and east of I-65, where temperatures are only in the mid 40s.

NPR covers Alabama’s dangerous prisons, state announces prison commissioner receives award

Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn received a “National Outstanding Service” award, the department announced Thursday, the same day a nationally-syndicated radio program broadcast live from Birmingham about the state’s broken pris…

Opinion | Self-interested lawmakers are why Alabama gambling laws are so messed up

There are many, many reasons for the mess that is Alabama’s current predicament with gambling — bad laws, lazy and indifferent lawmakers, under-the-table money, constitutional amendments and outside influences all playing roles. 
But one of the b…

Twenty Alabama prisoners killed this year

Thursday, Alabamians for Fair Justice released a statement critical of Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn’s tenure in charge of the state’s prisons.
“Under Commissioner Dunn’s leadership, Alabama’s prison system is in a constituti…

SPLC: Stephen Miller, another former Sessions staffer pushed anti-immigrant stories to Breitbart

In the second story in a series published Thursday by the Southern Poverty Law Center,  emails show that Trump senior advisor and former aide to then-U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, Stephen Miller, had ties to an anti-immigrant think-tank. 
The emails also sh…

Thomas Casson to run against Mike Rogers

Thursday, Thomas Sick of D.C Casson of Opelika officially filed his candidacy for U.S. House of Representatives in Congressional District 3. Casson is challenging longtime House District 3 incumbent Mike Rogers (R-Saks) who is running for his tenth ter…