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Day: August 3, 2022

Alabama

🌱Four Mountain Brook Shops Could Be Retailer Of Year + Where To Vote | #elections | #alabama

Hello again, neighbors. It’s Thursday in Mountain Brook and I’m back in your inbox to get you caught up on all the most important things happening locally. First, today’s weather: A t-storm around in the p.m.. High: 91 Low: 75. Here are the top four stories today in Mountain Brook: Four Mountain Brook businesses — […]

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Mayor

Lafayette mayor Josh Guillory absence leads to council meeting spat

The first Lafayette City Council meeting since Mayor-President Josh Guillory entered rehab saw frustration over his absence lead to an argument Tuesday over trust versus proof of the mayor-president’s availability.  Guillory’s July 25 announcement that he had entered a 21-day, in-patient rehab program for untreated post-traumatic stress disorder and alcohol use prompted a question of […]

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Arkansas

Drought disaster relief available for north Arkansas farmers

HARRISON, Ark. (KY3) – An additional 20 Arkansas counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced this week. Hutchinson said that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack had responded to his request for more drought assistance in Arkansas. As of Wednesday, counties designated primary natural disaster areas in north Arkansas […]

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City Council

Virginia Beach City Council member criticizes colleagues for excluding several from discussions about referendum – The Virginian-Pilot | #citycouncil

VIRGINIA BEACH — Some members of the Virginia Beach City Council recently discussed the idea of adding a referendum question to the November ballot that would gauge voter’s interest in returning to an at-large voting system. They decided against it for now, but Councilman Aaron Rouse criticized the council members for excluding him and two […]

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Alabama

House Republicans Tell State Department to Preserve All Documents on Grants Backing Atheism | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Eighteen House Republicans, led by Republican Study Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), are warning Secretary of State Antony Blinken to preserve all official documents and communications on a grant program promoting atheism overseas. Their warning came in an Aug. 2 letter made public on Aug. 3 in which the House Republicans told Blinken that […]

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Alabama

Orrick’s 2022 State Attorney General Election Preview | Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | #elections | #alabama

It will be a busy election year in 2022 for state Attorneys General (AGs) with races in 31 of the 43 states with elected AGs, including the District of Columbia (which we count among the states in this report). The Orrick State Attorney General Team’s election preview provides a snapshot of the races in 2022, […]

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Alaska

Cost estimates for constitutional convention in Alaska range widely | #alaska | #politics

by Lisa Phu, Alaska BeaconJuly 29, 2022 This November, voters will be asked whether or not to call a constitutional convention, which could pave the way for changing the Alaska state constitution. If Alaskans vote ‘yes,’ cost estimates to hold a convention range from a few million dollars to $20 million. One Republican senator said […]

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Mayor

NYC Mayor Adams, police slam bail reform policies amid arrests of repeat offenders: ‘Definition of insanity’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! New York City Mayor Eric Adams and police department heads slammed the state’s bail reform laws as “insane” and “dangerous” amid an increase in arrests and a series of high-profile attacks on law enforcement and the public. New York Police Department Commissioner Keechant Sewell joined Adams and […]

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California

Rebuilding After Devastating California Wildfires

(TNS) – California wildfires have been known to ravage through cities, burning thousands of acres and destroying properties and homes, and taking lives. Sometimes, forcing residents to rebuild their community from ashes. See how recent fires that have devastated these California cities: Greenville and the Dixie Fire The Dixie Fire started in July of 2021, […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas state elections board denies ballot initiative to block Pope Co. casino

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A state election board on Wednesday blocked an effort to put a new measure in front of Arkansas voters that would stop development of a casino in Pope County. The Arkansas State Board of Election Commissioners decide against the proposal from the group Fair Play for Arkansas, which would have partially […]

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