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Recollections of Shooting

February 22, 2010 - 11:34am

amy bishop; uahCongressman William Delahunt is scheduled to detail his recollections of the investigation into the 1986 death of Amy Bishop's brother. A spokesman for the Massachusetts Democrat says Delahunt will be speaking to the media about the case on Monday. Delahunt was district attorney when the then 21-year-old Bishop shot her 18-year-old brother to death in ...Read more

Davis' Economic Plan

February 22, 2010 - 10:54am

economy; money; financeU.S. Rep. Artur Davis is laying out an economic development plan for his Democratic gubernatorial campaign that includes tax credits for staying in school, creating jobs andincreasing salaries. Davis unveiled his lengthy plan Monday on the Capitol steps in Montgomery. ...Read more

Gubernatorial Candidate Artur Davis in West AL

February 22, 2010 - 10:50am
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Artur Davis wants to be Alabama's next governor.  This weekend, Davis took the opportunity to give his two cents about gambling in the state and the Governor Bob Riley's gaming task force. ...Read more

Concerns Over Greenetrack

February 15, 2010 - 4:15pm

greenetrackA controversial West Alabama bingo attraction will no longer be selling alcohol. Greenetrack issued a statement to the Greene County Commission, Greene County Racing Commission and Sheriff's Department, voluntarily surrending its liquor license to the local office of the ABC Board. The statement went into effect as of 12:10p.m. Thursday. ...Read more

Weather Related Fatality

February 15, 2010 - 3:30pm

Limestone County officials say a 26-year-old Limestone County woman was killed when ice on U.S. 72 caused a car to spin into the path of an oncoming pickup truck. Limestone County Coroner Mike West says the highway was a sheet of ice when the collision occurred Monday morning.

The News Courier reports that West says the victim, identified as Kelly Ann Adams, was a passenger in the car. The truck driver was not injured.

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