Monday, January 15, 2018
For a couple of hours on a recent Thursday, Sen. Kamala Harris of California became the favorite to win the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination.
According to the oddsmakers, that is.
PredictIt, a website that allows election junkies to place real money behind their political prognostications, has been asking thousands of its traders who they think will be the party's next White House standard-bearer. Harris, just entering her 12th month as a senator, has remained among the top three candidates since the market opened Aug. 30.
The trio of other front-runners – Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former Vice President Joe Biden – are no surprise given their well-established national followings.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Auburn Montgomery women’s basketball team hosted nationally-ranked University of North Alabama on Monday evening, falling to the No. 24 Lions 66-51.
2017 saw major investments and innovative plans for new technologies, as the state’s automakers continued to build vehicles and engines for customers around the world.
Governor Kay Ivey announced that Kimber Mfg Inc., a leading U.S. firearms manufacturer, has finalized plans to open a production facility in Troy, where it will create 366 jobs and invest $38 million into the local economy over the next five years.