May 22, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

House panel won't get into tanker issue

Report From Congress

The House Armed Services Committee met last week to draw up the bill that sets defense spending levels for military programs for the upcoming fiscal year. More...

1865 arsenal explosion blows up part of Mobile

This Week In Alabama History

May 25, 1865: During the early weeks of Federal occupation of Mobile, the city suffers one of its worst disasters as 20 tons of captured Confederate gunpowder explodes in a warehouse being used as an arsenal. More...

State Senate fails session

The Alabama Legislature adjourned at midnight Monday without passing a state education budget. That means they will have to go back to Montgomery for a special session sometime before Oct. 1 to pass a budget for schools. More...

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Montgomery-Panama City toll road being promoted

Alabama Viewpoint

Talk has emerged in Montgomery about construction of a toll road from the Capital City to Panama City, Fla. Among those pushing the project is Birmingham lawyer Luther Strange. Strange, who was defeated by Democrat Jim Folsom Jr. More...