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National Beef Packing Co., a Liberal, Kan., establishment, is recalling approximately 22,737 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The problem was discoveredMore >>
National Beef Packing Company - a Liberal, KS, establishment - is recalling approximately 22,737 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 4:50 PM EDT2013-06-19 20:50:56 GMT
Montgomery Police have identified a man wanted for questioning in connection with one of Montgomery's five unsolved homicides from 2013. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is asking for help to locate 25-year-oldMore >>
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Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery. All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connectionMore >>
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery.
All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connection with these incidents.More >>
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A federal judge has refused a request from indicted casino owner Milton McGregor to have federal investigators turn over information about wire taps and copies of...More >>
"ALABAMA STATE NAACP TAKES ACTION ON GAMING ISSUE"
WHEREAS, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded in 1909 on the principles embodied in the CONSTITUTION of the United States of America; and
WHEREAS, Members of the NAACP, in keeping with the charge of the founders, stand against all forms of injustice; and
WHEREAS, The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination; and
WHEREAS, Economic equality and stability are major concerns of the NAACP, especially during this challenging period in our country; and
WHEREAS, The gaming industry and its status have become a major legal, political and economical issue in the State of Alabama; and
WHEREAS, Gaming sites are being exposed to raids or attempted raids, following the recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling, and under the direction of the Governor, with visits made by the Gaming Task Force; and
WHEREAS, Employees at these sites are being negatively affected, with possible unemployment/termination in the immediate future, thereby threatening the financial and economical stability of their families in these devastating financial times.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the representatives of the Alabama State Conference of NAACP, attending the scheduled Quarterly Conference Meeting, hereby authorize the Executive Officers to arrange a meeting with the Governor, the Honorable Bob Riley, within the next thirty (30) days, and NO LATER THAN March 1, 2010, with a follow-up report.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the primary purpose of this meeting will be established, but not limited to:
Sharing concerns by both the Governor and NAACP representatives;
Focusing on and analyzing the negative effects of this unstable gaming situation, particularly on the masses of employees and their families;
Attempting to reach a consensus on the future of gaming in the State of Alabama with specific attention given to the employment status of the thousands of employees at the state's gaming sites.
FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That a copy of this Adopted Resolution shall be distributed to all Alabama State NAACP Officials and Executive Committee Members, Alabama State NAACP Units, the NAACP National Office (President/CEO), the NAACP National Board of Directors, Associated Press and other press affiliates throughout the State of Alabama and the Region.