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Alabama Joins Suit Over Transgender Restroom Policy

Alabama and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about transgender students in public schools. The lawsuit announced Wednesday also includes Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah and Georgia. The challenge… continue reading ›

Alabama's April Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly

Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted April unemployment rate is 6.1%, down from March’s rate of 6.2%. “Every aspect of this month’s jobs data reflects positively on Alabama’s economy,” Governor Robert Bentley said. “More people… continue reading ›

Former UA Pres. Headed to Mississippi

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University has named former University of Alabama President Judy Bonner as its provost. The College Board must vote to approve the appointment. She's expected to begin work as MSU's chief academic officer on July… continue reading ›