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“I Want My South Back”

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“I want my South back.” That’s the rallying cry from Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald. In a recent column he lays out a Southern identity that he admits may be a fictional memory, but one he’d like see more of. He also reflects on the fifth anniversary of the April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak that killed more than 250 people in Alabama.

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John Archibald says Former Birmingham Water Works Board President’s Sentence a Slap on the Wrist

Sherry Lewis, the former chair of the Birmingham Water Works Board, will not go to prison despite being convicted of two felony ethics charges. A judge sentenced Lewis Thursday.

Internal City Government Spats Affect Election Outcome

Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald discusses the results of Tuesday's municipal elections in Birmingham.

Republicans Prepare for Battle in Senate Runoff

Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald discusses this week's U.S Senate primary and next week's municipal election in Birmingham.

Outgoing State Ethics Commissioner Takes Aim at Fellow Commissioners

An outgoing member of the Alabama Ethics Commission says the panel has been lax in upholding rules to keep state government in line.

Trump’s Attacks on Sessions Become Part of U.S. Senate Primary

Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald discusses the Republican side of the special primary election for U.S. Senate.

Corruption Probe Moves Beyond Indicted Former State Lawmaker

Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald discusses what could be next now that indicted former state lawmaker Oliver Robinson is cooperating with prosecutors in a bribery scandal.

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