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On Tuesday evening, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey presented her State of the State address, claiming that "we have successfully steadied the ship of state; I... [Read More]
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Three reasons Alabama football coach Nick Saban, whose team will compete for the national championship Monday evening against Georgia, should run for president in 2020. [Read More]
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As an editor, I've always followed a rule of thumb: Never promise that a story will be published until it is ready to be published. [Read More]
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In the mid-1970s, a pair of fifth-grade boys were inspired by a Weekly Reader article on UFOs. The gist of the brief item was how... [Read More]
For most of our history, Alabamians have preferred one-party rule in our politics. From the late 1800s until the early part of this century, Democrats... [Read More]
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In the 2003 mockumentary film A Mighty Wind, one character explains to the camera his offbeat religious practices as represented by Witches In Nature's Colors... [Read More]
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During the 1960s, comedian Flip Wilson did a routine about Christopher Columbus discovering the New World. But which asset of the New World is the... [Read More]
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Stevie Wonder is a musical genius, not a political scientist. [Read More]
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Geography and authority took center stage last week as the allegations of misconduct against Roy Moore rolled on. In the old Alabama way of saying... [Read More]
We get lots of questions about how The Star operates, particularly when it comes to covering politics. [Read More]
Here's a conspiracy theory waiting to happen: The spread of social media, particularly Facebook, is actually a plot to trick people into self-identifying as extremely... [Read More]
Mountain bikers were rolling into Anniston Friday as the the three-day Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Festival kicked off. The streets surrounding Zinn Park were full... [Read More]
Mountain bikers were rolling into Anniston Friday as the the three-day Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Festival kicked off. The streets surrounding Zinn Park were full... [Read More]
A pair of international journalists delivered a stark message to U.S. editors earlier this month: President Donald Trump's hostile words towards the news media give... [Read More]
The Oxford City Council's secretive budget process last month is a reminder of something that should be on state government's to-do list. [Read More]
A significant portion of Alabama voters aren't Republicans or Democrats. They are members of the Heck No Party, and their allegiances are for rent to... [Read More]
This week's most pertinent question was posed by an NFL running back who played his college ball at the University of Alabama. Despite appearances, its... [Read More]
The massive online retailer Amazon isn't going to put its second headquarters in Calhoun County — not Oxford, not Anniston, not Jacksonville, not the former... [Read More]
A column written by a former Vanderbilt University professor published on the opinion pages of Tuesday's Wall Street Journal — "What It's Like to Be... [Read More]
Six months after Katrina killed 1,800 people, left tens of thousands homeless and destroyed $150 million worth of property, residents near ground zero of the... [Read More]
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