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Pence and Trump Appear to Reach Détente after a Week of No Communication

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence appear to have come to a détente after nearly a week of silence, anger, and finger-pointing. A senior administration official says the two met Monday evening in the Oval Office and had a “good conversation.” It was their first time speaking since last Wednesday, when Trump incited his supporters…

Electors Meeting to Formally Choose Biden as Next President

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) – Presidential electors are meeting across the United States to formally choose Joe Biden as the nation’s next president. Monday is the day set by law for the meeting of the Electoral College. In reality, electors meet in all 50…

Mayor Steven Reed: ‘I Want Montgomery to be the Safest City in the Country’

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed’s Transition Team hosted the final day of public meetings Thursday. The Public Safety Committee heard from MPD Chief Finley, District Attorney Daryl Bailey and MPS Superintendent Ann Roy Moore. Chief Finley says the biggest challenges for MPD in 2020 are funding (technology & vehicles), recruiting, retention and recidivism. When asked what the number one thing he…

UPDATE: Alex City Mayor and Wife Face Assault Charges

Courtesy of Alex City Government The mayor of Alex City is facing assault charges after a fist fight Monday night in council chambers. Authorities say the fight happened during a council meeting Monday night between Mayor Shaw, his wife and councilman Tony Goss. The two got into a heated exchange over city finances. Shaw says during the exchange, Goss swore…