Editorial: Dig deep and save lives Though it would save lives, there’s no way — logistically or financially — to build enough underground storm shelters to protect everyone from tornadoes. But we can do better.
Late in the 19th and early in the 20th century, miners in the United States went on strike for better pay, shorter hours and safer working conditions. Mine owners brought in strikebreakers, men who were so desperate for work that they would risk their lives to reach the job and risk them again to do the work. Most of the strikebreakers were black.
Alabama politics has never had a shortage of self-proclaimed conservatives. Whether they had a “D” or an “R” behind their name, most office-seekers in the state self-apply the label “proud Alabama conservative.”
The tri-state water war began in 1990 when Georgia, Florida and Alabama could not resolve the question of how much water Georgia could take from lakes Lanier and Allatoona, which are federal reservoirs in the Peach State.