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STATE: In Ala., 90,000 have to find new health insurance
About 90,000 Alabamians will have to find new health insurance policies because their current policies don’t meet the requirements of the federal health care law.
Judge lets private school parents enter AEA suit
A Montgomery judge is letting three parents intervene in the Alabama Education Association's lawsuit challenging the state's new private school tax credits.
Alabama considers creating election commission
Alabama legislators who have been studying state election laws say there’s a problem: Candidates for state offices have to report their contributions and expenditures to the secretary of state, but little is being done to make sure the reports are filed accurately.
Accused kitten killer faces 22 animal cruelty charges
Police say Ronald Fraser Golden kept a "cat room" in his house where he threw kittens onto the floor, stomped them and wrung their necks.
Salmonella sickens people in northern Alabama
Health officials are investigating at least half a dozen cases of salmonella poisoning in Limestone County.
Despite PSC vote, Ala. Power rates to remain flat
Alabama Power Co. predicts its rates will remain level through 2014 despite the forecast of consumer savings when the state’s utility regulatory board approved a new rate plan.
Rapping Alabama jihadi killed in Somalia
A rapping jihadi from Alabama who became one of Somalia’s top al-Qaida-linked rebels was killed Thursday in an ambush ordered by the rebels’ leader, the extremists said.
IP closing Alabama mill, 1,100 jobs affected
International Paper said Wednesday it will close a mill in north Alabama because of declining demand, a move that will affect 1,100 jobs.
Ala Guard to honor Pentagon same-sex policy
The Alabama National Guard said Wednesday it will follow a Pentagon policy and honor requests for military benefits for same-sex couples, who aren’t legally recognized under state law.
Montgomery halts new payday lending businesses
The city of Montgomery is enacting a temporary ban on new business licenses for payday lending companies.
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