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Kim Chandler

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Montgomery, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Kim:

Alabama gov seeks 3 private built mega prisons, names sites

Alabama’s governor announced plans Thursday to move forward with state leasing of three privately built mega prisons that would begin construction next year, in what she described as a step toward overhauling an understaffed and violence-plagued prison system beset by years of federal criticism. → Read More

Across South, a push to change Confederate school names

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Trude Lamb is a standout cross country runner at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas, but the name on her jersey is a sharp → Read More

Across South, a push to change Confederate school names

More than 100 public schools in the U.S. are named for Confederate figures — roughly 90 of those for Lee, Confederate President Jefferson Davis or Gen. Stonewall Jackson — according to a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. Many were founded during the days of segregation as all-white schools but now also serve African American students. → Read More

Across South, a push to change Confederate school names

A renewed push has emerged to rename schools named for Confederate figures amid ongoing nationwide protests over police misconduct and racial injustice → Read More

Across South, a push to change Confederate school names

A renewed push has emerged to rename schools named for Confederate figures amid ongoing nationwide protests over police misconduct and racial injustice → Read More

Another 481 COVID-19 cases found at University of Alabama

The University of Alabama reported Friday that an additional 481 students have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to more than 1,000 infections since students returned to campus. → Read More

Special session possible to renew industrial incentives

Two of Alabama’s major industrial incentive acts that the state used to lure businesses will expire later this year without legislative action. → Read More

Special session possible to renew industrial incentives

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two of Alabama's major industrial incentive acts that the state used to lure businesses will expire later this year without legislative action, raising the possibility that → Read More

Another 481 COVID-19 cases found at University of Alabama

The University of Alabama reported Friday that an additional 481 students have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to more than 1,000 infections since students returned to campus → Read More

State Supreme Court denies Hubbard rehearing

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday refused to reverse its decision upholding much of the 2016 ethics conviction of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard, possibly paving → Read More

Hospitals support extension of Alabama mask order

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hospitals are urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to extend an order requiring face coverings in public — a directive currently set to expire at the end → Read More

More than 500 COVID-19 cases reported on Alabama campus

The University of Alabama has recorded 531 cases of COVID-19 on campus since the fall semester began last week → Read More

Tuscaloosa closes bars after rise in university virus cases

Tuscaloosa is closing bars for the next two weeks after University of Alabama officials said there has been an unacceptable rise in COVID-19 cases on campus → Read More

Tuscaloosa closes bars after rise in university virus cases

The mayor of Tuscaloosa announced Monday that the city is closing bars for the next two weeks after University of Alabama officials described an “unacceptable" rise in COVID-19 cases that → Read More

Four COVID-19 cases reported at Auburn dorm, fraternity

Auburn University said a number of students are quarantined after four COVID-19 cases were reported in a campus residence hall and a fraternity house, a university spokesman. → Read More

Alabama health officials encouraged by COVID-19 numbers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama health officials are encouraged by a decline in COVID-19 cases about a month after a state mask order took effect → Read More

Alabama health officials encouraged by COVID-19 numbers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama health officials are encouraged by a decline in COVID-19 cases about a month after a state mask order took effect but cautioned that people should → Read More

State mask rule extended, now includes students

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday extended a state order requiring face coverings in public for another month and expanded it to include students in grade 2 and above in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 as schools reopen.Ivey's action, announced during a Capitol news conference, added more than four weeks to an earlier order that had been set to expire on… → Read More

Alabama lawmaker criticized for honoring Confederate, KKK figure

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker is facing sharp criticism, including a call to resign, for participating in a celebration marking the birthday of a Confederate general who was → Read More

Body of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses Selma bridge

The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final time Sunday as remembrances continue for the civil rights icon. → Read More