Daily Archives: October 25, 2006

That’s an odd group

Three Jeffco mayors balk at flood plan, may draft own rules

Center Point, sure. And Trussville, maybe. But when the mayor of Vestavia thinks that developer interests weakened the flood prevention plan, it has a problem.

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More partisan judicial election fun

Gambling money, false ad claims fly

The Republicans have been running some pretty negative ads — I particularly enjoy the fat jokes that noted attorney and supervillain Luther Strange is going with in the Lieutenant Governor’s race, and Riley is being relentlessly negative with a 2:1 lead — but the Chief Justice race is getting really ugly. Cobb and Nabers have run $2 million in ads, largely negative and responses to negative ads, and it’s going to continue.