WTVY  | Dothan, AL  | Politics, News

More Headlines

VP Biden: Obama's Secret Campaign Weapon?

Posted: 11/27/2011 - Democrats are crafting a campaign strategy for Biden that targets the big three political battlegrounds: Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida.

Read More

Pentagon Visit Ahead for Veteran who's Dance Champ

Posted: 11/25/2011 - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has invited soldier-turned-actor J.R. Martinez, who just won the most recent "Dancing with the Stars" competition, to the Pentagon for meeting.

Read More

Fla. Lawmakers Look to Repeal Bottle Ban

Posted: 11/23/2011 - Home brewing has become a nationwide fad. It's a way of making quality beer for less than you'd pay for a six-pack, but in Florida how you store the beer is what can get you in trouble with the law. Now there's a new drive to do away with what some are calling an outdated ban on bottles.

Read More

Bachmann Says Fallon Show Song Shows Sexism, Bias

Posted: 11/23/2011 - GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is lashing out at NBC for not apologizing or taking immediate disciplinary action for an off-color song played during her appearance on Jimmy Fallon's "Late Night."

Read More

Fla. Redistricting Process Getting Heated

Updated: 11/21/2011 - The holidays are shaping up to be a busy time for Florida lawmakers. With the annual legislative session starting two months early, they're focusing on the task of redrawing the state's political maps, but the process is already behind schedule.

Read More

Fla. Lawmakers Push to Release Some Elderly Inmates Early

Posted: 11/18/2011 - Florida's prison system is the 3rd largest in the country. It costs the state $2.5 billion a year. In an effort to cut costs, lawmakers are pushing new legislation that would give some elderly inmates a chance to be released before their sentence is up.

Read More

Fla. Lawmakers Consider Bill to Let Some Inmates Out Early

Updated: 11/17/2011 - Right now there are more than 100,000 inmates in Florida's prisons. The most common offender is in for drug possession, and now some state lawmakers say they should have the opportunity to be set free ahead of schedule.

Read More

Fla. Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Resort Casino Bill

Updated: 11/16/2011 - Florida lawmakers had a hearing Wednesday about a bill that would allow multi-billion dollar resort casinos in the state. Top-level gaming executives came all the way from Las Vegas and Asia for the hearing.

Read More

Alabama Republicans Endorse Jobs Bills

Posted: 11/16/2011 - The Republican caucuses of the Alabama House and Senate have endorsed a package of jobs-related bills they intend to pass in the legislative session starting Feb. 7.

Read More

Fla. Lawmakers File Heat Stroke Bill

Updated: 11/14/2011 - Youth sports can be competitive, demanding and in some cases deadly. Last year, 13 kids died from heat stroke nationwide, two in Florida. Now, some lawmakers are calling for new safeguards.

Read More

Giffords Praises Husband as Brave in ABC Interview

Posted: 11/14/2011 - In her first extended interview, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is praising her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, calling him "brave, brave, brave" as she kisses his bald head.

Read More

Fla. Wildlife Commission Unveils Bear Management Plan

Updated: 11/10/2011 - Florida's known the world over for its alligators, its majestic birds, even its fish, but black bears don't generally come to mind. That is, until you come face-to-face with one. With the growing population, it's happening a lot more often, and not just in remote areas. Now state wildlife officials are unveiling a new plan to keep bears well away from Florida's major cities.

Read More

Newt Has New Life

Posted: 11/10/2011 - Newt Gingrich is picking up steam for presidential nomination.

Read More

Fla. to Ban Sale of Lighters to Minors?

Updated: 11/09/2011 - The number of Florida high school students who admit to trying cigarettes has grown by more than 10 percent over the past eight years. Now state lawmakers are taking aim at lighters.

Read More

Life at Conception Initiative Defeated in Mississippi

Posted: 11/08/2011 - Mississippi voters Tuesday defeated a ballot initiative that would've declared life begins at conception, a proposal that supporters sought in the Bible Belt state as a way to prompt a legal challenge to abortion rights nationwide.

Read More
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability