ATLANTA -- Alabama Gov. Jim Folsom beat back a spirited challenge from teacher-lobbyist Paul Hubbert to win the Democratic gubernatorial nomination Tuesday.

Hubbert challenged Folsom's handling of schools, economic development, and crim prevention. These issues will probably stay in the spotlight when Folsom faces the winner of a June 28 runoff for the Republican nomination between former Gov. Fob James and state Sen. Ann Bedsole of Mobile.

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