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  • Looking At Top Ten Football Teams and Their Chances Against Alabama

    10/18/2018 8:01:32 PM PDT · by blam · 44 replies
    TDA Alabama Magazine ^ | 10-18-2018 | Larry Burton
    Many are saying that this could be the best overall team that Nick Saban has ever assembled. That is not good news for opponents since Saban has assembled so many national championship teams. So looking at the current top ten, what are the chances they realistically have to pose a problem to the Tide? Let’s go in order of what this writer who has covered football for long thinks and we’ll start in order of the teams with the worst chance. Starting with number nine of the chart to topple the tide. 9. Michigan – Currently the number 6 team...
  • Gun Displayed in School Bathroom Image Appears to be Loaded S&W Revolver

    10/18/2018 6:09:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 38 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 October, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    A middle school student from Mobile, Alabama, is shown holding a revolver in a school bathroom. The picture has gone viral. The photo was taken sometime before September 11, 2018. From mynbc15.com: MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — A photo of a Mobile middle school student allegedly depicting the student with a gun in a school restroom is under investigation by Mobile police.The picture was posted on Facebook on Thursday October 11th 2018. The photo was a allegedly taken inside a bathroom at Chastang-Fournier K-8 in the Trinity Gardens neighborhood of Mobile. The image was well focused on the revolver. Whoever...
  • These States Are Voting On Abortion Bills In The Midterms. Here’s What You Should Know

    10/15/2018 3:49:49 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 15, 2018 | Grace Carr
    Voters in Alabama, West Virginia and Oregon will cast their ballots in November against or in support of bills amending their state’s abortion laws. Alabama’s proposed constitutional amendment, “Statewide Amendment 2,” will ask voters to affirm that “the constitution of this state does not protect the right to abortion or require the funding of abortion.” It would also “recognize and support the sanctity of unborn life and the rights of unborn children.” “The real aim is to ban abortion, but that’s not what you see in the language. This is just very broad. We have seen some split among conservatives...
  • Alabama grocery store refuses to sell Pepsi products with NFL logo

    10/13/2018 11:52:32 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 13 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    Pepsi's slogan may have once been "The Choice of a New Generation," but one grocery store owner has chosen to no longer sell its products because they feature the NFL logo. A Facebook post from S&Z Grocery in Athens, Alabama, stated the store would not sell the products until the logo is removed. “This may cause me to lose some business, but here goes. S&Z supermarket currently will not be selling 20 ounce Pepsi or Diet Pepsi. These two items are currently produced with the NFL logo on them. I refuse to sell the product until the logo is removed....
  • Alabama's Offense The Story Of 2018 Season, And Now The Real Fun Begins

    10/08/2018 3:23:08 PM PDT · by blam · 30 replies
    Sporting News ^ | 10-8-2018 | Bill Bender
    Tua Tagovailoa and the Crimson Tide offense remain the dominant story of the first half of the 2018 college football season. That continued for No. 1 Alabama in a 65-31 victory at Arkansas on Saturday, which capped a 6-0 first half of the season for the defending national champions. Tagovailoa bolstered his Heisman Trophy campaign by finishing 10 of 13 passing for 334 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. He didn't take a fourth-quarter snap for the sixth time this season.His first-half stats this season are amazing enough as it is. The best chapters are yet to come, too: Alabama...
  • Alabama GOP: Doug Jones' no vote on Kavanaugh 'betrays our state'

    10/03/2018 5:28:03 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 92 replies
    AL.com ^ | September 28, 2018
    The Alabama Republican Party said Friday that U.S. Sen. Doug Jones', D-Ala., intention to vote against confirming Brett Kavanaugh "betrays our state." Jones indicated Thursday night that he would not vote to confirm Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, citing what he believed was Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's credible testimony that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when he was a high school student. Alabama's junior senator also suggested that the Senate Judiciary Committee's decision not to subpoena Kavanaugh friend Mark Judge, whom Ford said witnessed the incident, and the committee's failure to receive all relevant documents on Kavanaugh impacted his decision.
  • Bill Cosby wants to teach kids how to avoid being accused of sexual assault

    06/22/2017 3:05:10 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 18 replies
    Vox ^ | 06/22/2017 | Michelle Garcia
    Bill Cosby is apparently wasting no time firming up his summer plans, after a jury couldn’t decide last week as to whether he drugged and sexually assaulted accuser Andrea Constand in 2004. And what do those plans entail? Embarking on a town hall tour across the country to educate young people on how to avoid being accused of sexual assault. Cosby’s spokespeople, Andrew Wyatt and Ebonee Benson, announced the initiative on Thursday to a Fox News affiliate in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Voters in most Southern states expected to back GOP in midterms: poll

    10/02/2018 4:48:40 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/02/18 | EMILY BIRNBAUM
    Voters in most Southern states are expected to back Republican candidates in the upcoming midterms, according to a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey online poll. The poll found that voters in most Southern states are more likely to support a Republican for Congress than the nation as a whole, with 48 percent of Southerners saying they would vote for a GOP candidate if the midterms were held today compared to 43 percent that would back Democrats. Forty-nine percent of voters nationally would vote for a Democratic candidate if the elections were held right now while 42 percent would vote for a Republican,...
  • ARE THE DEMOCRATS THROWING ELLISON UNDER THE BUS?

    09/25/2018 12:44:18 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    Powerline ^ | September 25, 2018 6:00 AM | JOHN HINDERAKER
    The Democrats sacrificed Al Franken in order to shore up their effort to win a Senate seat in Alabama. They knew that Minnesota’s governor would appoint another Democrat to replace Franken, so they could net a Senate seat with an upset pickup in Alabama, which is exactly what happened. Many Minnesota Democrats are still unhappy that Franken was forced out of the Senate, not by Republicans but by his own Democratic colleagues. Now it is starting to look as though the Democrats may be throwing Deputy DNC Chairman Keith Ellison overboard in a similar manner. We noted last week that...
  • Vote "YES" on Amendment #1 Ten Commandments Amendment

    09/29/2018 2:40:00 PM PDT · by lyby · 23 replies
    Facebook ^ | July 3, 2018 | Dean Young for Alabama
    "November 6, 2018, will be a day that goes down in the history books in Alabama. The Ten Commandments Amendment will be on the ballot in November..."
  • First They Came For Roy Moore, Then They Came For Brett Kavanaugh, Then They Came For.....

    09/27/2018 5:31:59 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 33 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/27/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "hopefully we are not witnessing an opening salvo to be followed by additional allegations as happened to Judge Moore..." "Nextrush Free" post on Brett Kavanaugh 9/17/2018 The 'can of worms' opened up in Alabama last December with a series of sexual assault allegations against Republican US Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore enabling Democrat Doug Jones to pull off the upset win in a "Red" state. It started with one and others followed. And now its Judge Brett Kavanaugh's turn to be annihilated after being nominated to the US Supreme Court. The Republican Establishment and President Trump preferred lobbyist Luther Strange...
  • Red-state Democrats refuse to come out against Kavanaugh

    09/25/2018 6:24:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Politico ^ | September 25, 2018 | Burgess Everett and Elana Schor
    Democratic leaders need a unified caucus to put maximum pressure on a handful of holdout Republicans. Democrats have all the cover they need to vote in lockstep against Brett Kavanaugh. But a half-dozen of them have refused to go there, even after the pair of sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee. Democratic insiders are feeling more bullish than ever that the party’s 49 caucus members ultimately will oppose Kavanaugh. Yet the undeclared bloc of Democratic senators could be a problem for Democratic leaders, who want to put the weight of the nomination entirely on a handful of holdout...
  • Woman claims restaurant called her 'crazy b----' on receipt

    09/25/2018 10:58:24 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 23 replies
    Fox ^ | 9/25/2018 | Michelle Gant
    An Alabama woman claims she was shamed and called a 'crazy b----' on her receipt by a local fast-food restaurant when she tried to order a burger without cheese. Jess, a regular at Henry’s Burgers and Cream in Brookwood, stopped by the local spot to pick up lunch for her co-workers Tuesday, one of whom is lactose-intolerant. When she got back to the office with the food, she noticed the restaurant forgot to leave the cheese off her co-worker’s burger, so she called to have the order corrected. In a post on Facebook, Jess explained she drove back to Henry’s...
  • Alabama 13-Year-Old Found Naked, Chained to Door Was Forced to Sleep in Dog Crate: Officials

    09/25/2018 7:14:46 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    ktla ^ | 09/24/2018
    Danielle Martin replied that she didn’t know what the boy’s grandmother had been doing and claimed she “tried to stop her when she put him in the dog crate.” Joshua Martin also blamed Higginbotham, telling the judge that he wasn’t aware of what was happening because of his long hours. Higginbotham tried to take the blame, according to the Advertiser, telling the judge that she “didn’t know what to do with the child” and did what was done to her as a girl. The 13-year-old and two other children found in the home, a 12-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy,...
  • News Summary At This Hour-Thursday 9/20/2018

    09/20/2018 5:17:51 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/20/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    President Donald Trump is taking his "Make America Great Again" mid-term election tour to Las Vegas today. The President is banking on his own personal popularity and persona to boost Republican candidates, even ones backed by those known for opposing his immigration policies like the "Cheap Labor Express" US Chamber of Commerce. In Nevada's race for governor there's a third force present with the candidacy of Ryan Bundy...... President Trump says: "I don't have an Attorney General".... An Israeli delegation is in Russia led by its air force chief to explain Israel's side of the Monday night incident in Syria...
  • Dem senator says Senate panel should subpoena Kavanaugh's ex-classmate

    09/18/2018 3:22:53 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/18/18 | Brett Samuels
    Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) said Tuesday that the Senate Judiciary Committee should subpoena a former classmate of Brett Kavanaugh as it examines sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee. Jones weighed in shortly after the former classmate, Mark Judge, told committee leaders through his attorney that he won't testify and that he has no recollection about the alleged incident from the early 1980s. "You can count on the fact that that letter, his response, is going to be entered into the record by someone, and that needs to be tested as well," Jones, who is not a member of...
  • Brett Kavanaugh: Where Were You When They Came For Roy Moore?

    09/17/2018 5:04:15 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 44 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/17/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Its easy to argue that sexual assault allegations are the rage nowadays, a quick way to take out opponents and bring the high and the mighty down. But in politics, the Democrat Party political machine saw how sexual allegations can win a political fight just nine months ago in Alabama. They were able to use the notion of gross sexual misconduct by Republican US Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore to score and upset win for their candidate Doug Jones in a Special Election. Women came forward with various allegations including the notion of sexual assault. So why not use the...
  • College students hoping to create new interstate from Texas to Georgia

    09/15/2018 10:47:40 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 66 replies
    The LaGrange Daily News ^ | August 29, 2018 | Alicia B. Hill
    A group of college students is working together with lawmakers and communities to try to make the route to locations throughout the southeast a little shorter by using Interstate 14 to connect Killeen, Texas, with Columbus, Georgia. The idea started when Frank Lumpkin was in high school, taking part in Youth Leadership Columbus. While taking part in the class, he said he realized that the city needed more infrastructure to succeed, and he said he has been working on the project ever since. “From the moment I saw this robust transportation network that linked the southern military instillations, would address...
  • Wayne Farms talks expansion and new jobs at open house (Up to 435 jobs in Alabama)

    09/14/2018 1:14:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    WTVY-TV ^ | September 13, 2018 | Lynsey Smith
    ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WTVY) - Are you in the market for a new job? Employment opportunities are waiting for you at the newly-expanded Wayne Farms manufacturing facility in Enterprise. Eddie Fortner, Enterprise Operations Manager for Wayne Farms, says "We've actually invited community leaders from around the Jack/Enterprise area...mayors, chamber of commerce, community leaders to talk about our expansion and what's going on." Fortner says the company needs to hire hundreds of new employees. "We anticipate adding from 350 to 400 hourly jobs. We have about 35 salary positions that we're hiring for so we have a lot of opportunities that's fixing...
  • Obesity map reveals more than 35 percent of people in seven US states are dangerously overweigh

    09/12/2018 3:14:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 48 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 09/10/2018 | Mary Kekatos
    Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and West Virginia all have adult obesity rates of at least 35 percent Prevalence ranged from 22.6 percent in Colorado to 38.1 percent in West Virginia Middle-age adults between ages 45 and 54 are twice as likely to be obese as young adults between ages 18 and 24 Data came from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, which is a survey conducted via telephone by the CDC and state health departments. In addition to having the highest obesity prevalence, West Virginia also led the nation in the percentage of adults with diabetes at 15.2....