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Tougher Math Curriculum

Updated: 10/21/2014 - If you've recently helped any grade school student with homework, you've probably noticed that a lot has changed.
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Alabama Hopes Guidelines Control Inmate Population

Posted: 10/21/2014 - Officials studying ways to reduce Alabama prison overcrowding and inmate recidivism say new sentencing guidelines are expected to slow the growth of the state's prison population.

Alabama House Speaker Arrested in Ethics Case

Posted: 10/20/2014 - An attorney for Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard says the powerful politician has been arrested on felony charges accusing him of several ethics violations.

Bentley Posts First Ad to Mention Griffith

Posted: 10/14/2014 - Alabama's race for governor is heating up with Republican incumbent Robert Bentley releasing his first ad that focuses on his opponent, Democrat Parker Griffith.

Local Jail Population Takes Huge Dip

Updated: 10/13/2014 - The occupancy level at the Lauderdale County Detention Facility is at an almost three year low. Sheriff Billy Sollie said he thinks he knows the reason.
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