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Father of deceased Selma High student charges school was slow to respond to possible fentanyl overdose; School denies claims

The father of the Selma High School sophomore who passed away in the school lunchroom accused the school on Thursday of not responding until it was too late and failing to notify him of the incident. However, the school denied these claims were true.

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Troy wins the Sun Belt Conference Football Championship Game

Troy scored the first 31 points of the Sun Belt Conference Championship Game and led Coastal Carolina by 24 points at halftime.

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Clowney leads Tide past the Jackrabbits

Alabama picked up their seventh win of the season, struggling past South Dakota State, 78-65.

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Saban says improvement since losses, 3-0 finish make case for Alabama in CFP

Even though Alabama did not play on Saturday, Crimson Tide head football coach Nick Saban made his way to the office to make a case for his team's participation in the college football playoff set to be announced on Sunday.

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Samford emerges with a FCS football playoff victory behind the play of backup quarterback Quincy Crittendon

Samford hosted a FCS playoff game for the first time and it was a memorable afternoon at Seibert Stadium.

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Freeze on ESPN's 'College Gameday': 'Auburn is a special place'

New Auburn head football coach Hugh Freeze was a guest on Saturday's broadcast of "College Gameday" on ESPN.

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All-purpose threat Ryan Williams leads Saraland to a win over Mountain Brook in the AHSAA Class 6A title game

Ryan Williams, one of several outstanding sophomores on Saraland football team, led his team to the school's first football state title.

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Troy and Samford play host to postseason football games on Saturday

Troy is playing host to the Sun Belt Football Championship Game. Samford is ready to get started in the FCS football playoffs.

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Does a leadership change, drop in GOP contributions suggest a new political direction for the Business Council of Alabama?

New leadership in the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) has some wondering if the political tides in the organization are shifting left.

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Montgomery man sentenced for using heroin, violence and embarrassing information to coerce women into prostitution

A Montgomery man was sentenced to 60 years in prison on Friday for forcing five individuals into prostitution, including one minor.

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Huntsville City Council president decries police chief appointment as a 'step backwards' — 'Stark contrast' to commitment to 'diversity, equity and inclusion'

The Huntsville City Police Department has new leadership after the city council approved the appointment of Kirk Giles to take over as police chief despite some objections from council members.

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Alabama prison captain and former lieutenant arrested on ethics charges

An Alabama prison captain and a former officer were arrested Monday on ethics charges, including bribery of a public servant.

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108 machines, over $13,000 seized from five gambling halls in Etowah County

Deputies with the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) seized 108 machines and over $13,000 from five gambling halls in the area on Thursday.

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U.S. Rep. Moore joins amicus brief urging court to affirm decision to vacate CDC mask mandate

U.S. Rep Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) has signed onto an amicus brief in a lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control over COVID-19 mask mandates.

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Cullman County can issue bail again after five-year court battle

Cullman County hasn't been able to issue bonds since 2017 due to a lawsuit claiming the bail system was unconstitutional. Those arrested have since been able to sign themselves out of jail without paying. The 11th Circuit's decision to lift the injunction means the county won its case and can now protect the public from criminal activity.

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State Sen. Elliott predicts a 'continued push' to unwind the ABC board over time

For years, lawmakers in Montgomery have questioned the role of Alabama's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board in ways ranging from its participation in the wholesale and retail marketplaces to how it enforces existing laws and regulations pertaining to the sale of liquor.

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Tuberville questions FTX’s ‘high marks’ by ESG ratings companies

Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) questioned the liability some major Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings companies might have for giving crypto exchange, FTX, “high marks, very high marks for corporate governance” before its recent collapse.

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U.S. Rep. Carl on January 6: 'What did Pelosi know? Why didn't she put more security out there?'

With the Republicans on the verge of taking charge of the U.S. House of Representatives on the heels of last month's elections, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) says it is not time to close the books on the January 6, 2021 incident just yet.

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Amie Beth Shaver: When the bullies are in charge

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Matt Clark: Keep your eye on 303 Creative v. Elenis

A victory in 303 Creative would be the final nail in the coffin for the commissions in those cities who wish to stamp out dissent.

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1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith talks methodical integrity on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss methodical integrity and its impact on those around us.