Day care regulation bill nears final hurdle

The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill aimed at getting more oversight for hundreds of faith-based day cares that go uninspected by the state.


A proposal to lower the penalty for marijuana possession cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature, but faces a dubious future as it heads to a possible floor vote.



Florida could start sharing voter information to make sure people aren't registered in other states under a bill now headed to Gov. Rick Scott.


Organizations and residents across the Wiregrass are opening their hearts and hands to help those affected by Hurricane Irma, both before it makes landfall and after it passes.


Teenager arrested for social media threat toward school


Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'


Geneva residents get assistance for their high power bills


Holmes County couple is taking their heart for ministry overseas


Southeast Worlds of Work Career Expo attracts students from three states.


Enjoy the hidden gems of Madison, Wisconsin


Local woman almost scammed out of $2,000


Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99


VIDEO: President Trump hosts listening session with high school students and teachers


Senate approves budget with prison funding boost


Dothan Police Chief meets with Board of Education


States could face severe flooding, other problems in Midwest


Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikes


Vice president wants US businesses trailblazing into space


Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump


Attorney wants confession in Colts player's death thrown out


Report: Truck hit by train in Crozet was on tracks after gates came down


US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B


At least 44 dead as bus veers off cliff in Peru


UPDATE: Leaders respond with admiration, sadness for Billy Graham


WINTER OLYMPICS: Norwegian athlete becomes most decorated Winter Olympian


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