Around the South for Jan. 8: AL, OK & TX

 Alabama: Moore accusers in the news. The home of Tina Johnson, who accused former Judge Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, was burned on Jan. 3 in a fire that authorities say appeared to be arson, but not linked to the Moore controversy. Since then, some $150,000 has been raised on Johnson’s behalf. In another matter, Leigh Corfman, who accused Moore of misconduct toward her when she was just 14, has brought a civil suit against Moore, asking for attorney’s fees, an apology from Moore, and a ban on him or his campaign attacking her again, reports the Washington Post ……. Oklahoma: Medical marijuana vote set. The June 26 primary will include State Question 788, which if passed will allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to persons 18 years old or older. Gov. Mary Fallin (R) set the date for the vote after more than 66,000 citizens signed petitions asking for the vote, says The McCarville Report ……. Texas: Cuban would beat Trump. Mark Cuban, billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team, would receive 47% to President Trump’s 44% in a hypothetical matchup of Texas voters. The survey, taken by Public Policy Polling (D), designated Cuban as a Democrat, reports The Hill. Cuban has not said he would run, nor what party he would choose …….