A sports complex would be big for our local economy


By House Minority Leader Rep. Craig Ford

Etowah County has produced a lot of great athletes over the years, including several NFL players like Dre Kirkpatrick and Carnell “Cadillac” Williams. In November, the “Lady Fusion 03” soccer team won the state championship in the U13 division.

We have a proud sports tradition here, and now more than ever we need a sports complex to accommodate these teams. Whether its you

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Free UAB Movement Challenges Board of Trustees


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter 

The University of Alabama System with campuses in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and Huntsville is (by far) Alabama’s largest employer.  It is a big family of colleges, hospitals, research centers, libraries, and even a health insurance company; but recently it has not been a happy family.

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees (BOT) met Wednesday on the campus of the University of

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