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Five Questions With Doug Jones

By David Preston on August 21, 2019

This article continues an ongoing series of articles where will ask questions of the candidates running for federal office in 2020. These articles are designed to give our readers an introduction to each candidate…

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Tow Woes Abound in the Port City

By David Preston on August 20, 2019 | Opinion

Mobile has a towing problem. If you ask the police administration, they will tell you it started with towing companies overcharging for their services. If you ask the towing companies, they will tell you it started when the police administration started targeting a few companies that dared to speak up about the towing ordnance it had.

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Mobile Anti-Toll Leaders Should Stop Fussing at the Kid’s Table

By David Preston on August 13, 2019 | Opinion

Like most populist movements headed by the Tea Party Movement, the omissions, the misinformation, and the outright lies are starting to metastasize in the anti-toll…

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Let’s Understand the Full Impact of Tourism, Mobile

By David Preston on August 9, 2019 | Opinion

It’s time that the city of Mobile stops using a whack-a-mole approach to handling, developing, and managing the different tourist attractions and tourist draws to the city.

It seems like this administration hops from…

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Airbus Is As American As Apple Pie, President Trump

By David Preston on August 1, 2019 | Opinion

If you have ever used the phrase ‘As American as apple pie’ to describe something as uniquely American, well you are probably right in ways that you didn’t realize and wrong in your intended use….

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Let’s Take A Step Back On The Civic Center, Mobile

By David Preston on July 29, 2019 | Opinion

Since joining, I have written several times about the ongoing saga that is the re-development of the Mobile Civic Center property. I’m sure this piece will not be the last time I write…

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More Questions and Concerns About the Mobile Civic Center

By David Preston on July 15, 2019 | Opinion

Today, the Mobile City Council will meet in executive session to review the final to proposals for the redevelopment of the Mobile Civic Center property. This is not the final step in the process…

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Youthful Offender Status Should Be Reserved For Youthful Crimes

By David Preston on July 2, 2019 | Opinion

Recently in Mobile, AL, a young man who drove down a residential street at 90 miles per hour where the speed limit was 30 mph was granted youthful offender status.

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Paris Air Show Airbus Previews

By David Preston on June 13, 2019 | Opinion

With the new leadership at the top of Airbus, it’s time for them to start laying the groundwork for the type of company Airbus is…

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