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Posted Friday, August 11, 2017 by WLRH News

In this episode, our featured podcasts (51% and Engines Of Our Ingenuity) bring us stories about Girl Scouts in STEM and Samuri Swords. The Public Microphone heads to a hidden room full of voting machines and poll watchers. We also talk about a wide range of voting topics with Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, including new voting freedoms for overseas military personnel, the Description of Moral Turpitude Act and voter turnout projections for Tuesday's Primary Election.


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