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Monday, June 14, 2021

    Whitmire: Different year, same old fight, but a new champion for open government

       Alabama doesn’t function like other states on a lot of things, but especially when it comes to public records.  Last year, my colleague Amy Yurkanin had a question: How much was the University of Alabama at Birmingham paying a private company to recruit students from...

    Guest Editorial: It’s the dirt that makes us

    The Bible tells us that we are all made of dust, and to dust we shall return. Well, I think the Good Lord must have made me out of Alabama red clay and river bottom silt. I was born and raised on a cattle...

    Guest Editorial: Know where you get your news

    In many areas of Alabama, blogs or Facebook pages have begun to function as news agencies. While those entities can be helpful in distributing information, they lack the accountability to be considered an actual news outlet. In my opinion, a news outlet should be credentialed...