Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:05 AM EDT2013-05-22 14:05:59 GMT
ORLANDO, FL (RNN) – A man with possible ties to a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was shot and killed after the FBI interviewed him early Wednesday. The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a manMore >>
The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a man in custody while conducting "official duties," spokesman Dave Couvertier told NBC News. In a WESH interview, a friend identified the deceased as Ibragim Todashev, 27.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:38 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:38:12 GMT
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Animal protection groups are urging Alabama's governor to sign legislation toughening the penalties for animal cruelty. The Legislature passed a bill on the last night of its sessionMore >>
Animal protection groups are urging Alabama's governor to sign legislation toughening the penalties for animal cruelty.More >>
By PHILLIP RAWLS Associated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Gov. Robert Bentley's state finance director has asked state agency heads for ideas for legislation that could increase fees or provide help in some other way to ease cutbacks in the state General Fund budget.
Finance Director Marquita Davis said she's looking for inventive and innovative suggestions for addressing budget cuts. She said nothing is off the table, except tax increases. She gave agency heads until Wednesday afternoon to submit their ideas, and then she plans to share them with the governor and legislative budget chairmen.
She said she's also trying to identify government mandates that were appropriate at one time, but are no longer needed and are still costing the state money.
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