News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - TV viewers longing for a reality show featuring housewives who shoot guns and love the outdoors are in luck. "Redneck Housewives of Alabama" is set to make its premier next month in Huntsville. The show features eight truck-driving, gun-toting, beer-swilling, family-raising women. A trailer for the pilot made its debut in August on YouTube, showing cast members doing everything from working on a farm to mudbogging to getting a tattoo.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A new analysis shows that there's still a demand for student housing near the downtown area in Auburn. The Auburn City Council hired Danter & Associates several years ago. The aim was to learn more about the market potential for student housing amid concerns of overbuilding. The firm's 2018 updated analysis suggests that there is still a demand for purpose-built student housing, particularly within a walkable distance to the Auburn University campus.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama voters next month will decide a constitutional amendment regarding the display of the Ten Commandments in public schools and government buildings. The proposal would allow public schools and government buildings to display the Ten Commandments in a way that "complies with constitutional requirements" such as being intermingled with historical documents.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Monday is the final day to register to vote in next month's election. People can register by mail in person or online. Voters will go to the polls on Nov. 6 to elect a governor, attorney general, congressional and legislative representatives and other office.
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