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St. Clair Sheriff's investigating apparent triple-murder/suicide.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent triple-murder-suicide in Riverside.

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St. Clair Sheriff's investigating apparent triple-murder/suicide.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent triple-murder-suicide in Riverside.

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Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Mcgee dies

Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee has died. He was 59. The school said the longtime college football coach died on Friday but didn't release the cause of death.

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Alabama Teacher of the Year receives new car

Alabama’s Teacher of the Year received a substantial gift from an Alabama Insurance powerhouse on Friday.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer teases GOP's 'Commitment to America' agenda to build momentum for 2022, 2024 elections

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), the House Republican Policy Committee chairman, discussed the efforts behind the "Commitment to America" during an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show."

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Tim James calls for 'massive faith-based outreach' as possible fix for Alabama prisons, recidivism

Should Fob James' son Tim James be elected governor in November, he would be inheriting a situation that is not quite as dire as what the elder James faced in 1979.

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Starliner launches to Space Station on uncrewed flight test for NASA

Starliner launched Thursday on an unmanned mission to carry cargo to the International Space Station.

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Brooks signs letter supporting Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO

“Russia’s continued heightened aggression toward both Finland and Sweden is more than enough justification for these two countries to request admission into NATO," said Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05).

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Sean of the South: Sister Angel

I saw her in the supermarket, wearing a dark habit. The old nun was meandering through the aisles, consulting a paper list with a pencil. Her medieval gown looked so wonderfully out of place in our fast-paced modern world.

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Richard Simmons: Protecting our greatest treasure

What we all must realize is that all material objects decrease in enjoyment and satisfaction over time. What this means is that our possessions fail to give us any degree of lasting happiness.

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Ray Melick: Saban never says anything without knowing what he wants to happen

When the most successful football coach in college history accused Texas A&M and Jackson State of (legally) buying players, he did so with a purpose.

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Daniel Sutter: Birmingham vs. Nashville, and how cutting taxes pays off

Nashville has become “a destination for technology, culture, and business investment.”  Could Birmingham have prospered similarly?

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Caylah Coffeen: Huntsville ranking proves we can change

But even on a small scale, Huntsville’s cultural growth promises that we’ll one day rival Nashville, Atlanta, Austin, and other famous southern cities. But what makes a city great and famous? And how can we plan for a greater future right here in Huntsville?

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Ray Melick talks the Senate race and Saban's athlete recruiting comments on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the Republican Senate Primary race and Alabama football coach Nick Saban's bombshell comments on athlete recruiting.

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KCarl Smith: The people's right to keep and bear arms

Many Americans were shot and killed over the last weekend, and some of the shootings apparently involved racial hatred.

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Republican Party Primary Election Overview

Republican voters go to the polls on Tuesday to pick their party's nominees for governor, senate, congress, secretary of state, state senate, state supreme court, attorney general, state board of education, and much more.

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White House pauses plans to create a “Ministry of Truth”

The White House has paused plans by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ to create a “Disinformation Governance Board,” was to be headed by Executive Director Nina Jankowicz.

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Bill Holtzclaw seeks a return to the Senate

Former State Sen. Bill Holtzclaw (R-Madison) is running to return to the Alabama Senate after not running for re-election in 2018.

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Retired Lt. Gen. who served with Durant says he is a 'miracle' and 'warrior'

Retired Lt. General William “Jerry” Boykin, who deployed multiple times with U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Durant, announced his endorsement for his comrade just days before the Alabama primary election.

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Vimal Patel is running for Congress in District 2

Vimal Patel is a businessman who owns four hotels and a laundromat while also working as a commercial real estate broker. He is running in Tuesday's Democratic primary in Alabama's Second Congressional District.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer teases GOP's 'Commitment to America' agenda to build momentum for 2022, 2024 elections

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), the House Republican Policy Committee chairman, discussed the efforts behind the "Commitment to America" during an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show."

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Tim James calls for 'massive faith-based outreach' as possible fix for Alabama prisons, recidivism

Should Fob James' son Tim James be elected governor in November, he would be inheriting a situation that is not quite as dire as what the elder James faced in 1979.

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Pies by Mike: Clanton’s greatest pie-maker tells his story

Mike Graham was once a drummer in a Christian rock band. Now, he is the owner of one of Alabama’s most beloved pie shops.

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World’s Largest Space Museum Kicks Off Summer With a Launch Party, New Hands-On Exhibit, and Movie Premieres

Hundreds of enthusiastic guests of all ages attended a launch viewing party and other festivities at the United States Space and Rocket Center (USSRC) Thursday night.

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Talk 99.5 Jawbone Jam coming to Iron City Birmingham May 26

Talk 99.5’s sixth Jawbone Jam will be held on Thursday, May 26, at Iron City Birmingham.