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Alabama Republicans leaders backing Trump after FBI raid

“Yesterday’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on President Donald Trump’s personal residence was a clear use of excessive force by a regime that continues to show a double standard. Republicans are harassed and demonized, while Democrat officials get a pass. The raid on President Trump’s home is outrageous," the Alabama Republican Party said in a statement.

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Commissioners decry ALDOT-proposed I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Toll

Florida has weighed in on a $2.7 billion I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway proposal unveiled by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) last year.

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Mo Brooks says no 'strong reaction' to Trump raid – 'Don't have enough information'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said he did not have a strong reaction to the raid, unlike many of his Republican colleagues.

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James “Jimmy” Lambert named executive director of Alabama Sheriffs Association

James "Jimmy" Lambert is the new executive director of the Alabama Sheriff's Association. Lambert has spent the last decade as an investigator for the Alabama Attorney General's Office following a career with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Birmingham mayor vows stricter penalties on illegal 'car exhibitions' after 5 shot

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is vowing to strengthen penalties for car exhibitions, following a deadly shooting Sunday.

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SHERIFF: Man who pointed flare gun with modified 12 gauge shotgun shell at deputy killed during pursuit

The Lawrence County Sheriff is standing by his deputy after deadly shooting during vehicle pursuit.

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Tyler Johnston III and Tyrrell Pigrome take unlikely journey from prep rivals to college teammates

They are linked together from a long ago, memorable December evening at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Now, you can add extended college football journeys concluding at the same spot, which happens to be about 800 miles northeast of Birmingham, to that link.

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Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate reportedly raided by FBI

Donald Trump has released a statement claiming his home has been raided and searched by the FBI.

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Justin Bogie: The truth behind inflation and the impending recession

Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the country’s economic growth rate had dropped by 0.9 percent, falling for the second straight quarter.

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Craig Monger talks the double murder in Tallapoosa County on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the double murder in Tallapoosa County, the child labor violations at a Hyundai subsidiary and the FDA warning on transgender drugs.

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1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith talks the "test" recently sent out to Mountain Brook students on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss the "test" recently sent out to Mountain Brook students, the continuous modifying of definitions being attempted by the Left, and the fact that Republicans don't always walk the talk.

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Stephanie Holden Smith: The 'Respect for Marriage Act' will destroy America

As I’ve pointed out recently, members of Congress tend to name pieces of legislation the exact opposite of what the bill actually does. The “Respect for Marriage Act” is no different.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Refusing to define a woman destroys all women
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Joey Clark: We always have the choice to stand against evil

I presume the government I live under is swift to evil and even swifter to call such evil necessary. But, why?

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Phil Williams: Just do the good

Too often one of the side effects of politics is that people expect their elected officials to “bring home the bacon."

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Commissioners decry ALDOT-proposed I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Toll

Florida has weighed in on a $2.7 billion I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway proposal unveiled by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) last year.

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Mo Brooks says no 'strong reaction' to Trump raid – 'Don't have enough information'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said he did not have a strong reaction to the raid, unlike many of his Republican colleagues.

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AFL-CIO endorses Democrats, Republicans and Libertarians

The Alabama-CIO has endorsed Yolanda Flowers for Governor, Will Boyd for Senate, Rick Pate for Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, and a mix of Democrats, Libertarians, and Republicans.

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Lt. Governor candidate criticizes controlled media, power company influence and gangster rap

The Alabama Libertarian Party has ballot access this year and Ruth Page-Nelson is the Libertarian candidate for Lt. Governor. Nelson faces incumbent Will Ainsworth. There is no Democrat running in the race.

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Alabama Democratic Party faces cash crisis

The Alabama Democratic Party reportedly has less than $200,000 in cash on hand going into the Nov. 8 general election.

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Four State House conservatives to watch in 2023, according to State Rep. Sorrell

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” Sorrell named his list of conservative “who to watch” for the next quadrennium.

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U.S. Rep. Carl says hiring 87,000 additional IRS agents makes him a 'nervous wreck' – 'Folks need to be worried'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Monday, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) said that aspects of the so-called Inflation Reduction Act made him "nauseated," and he warned Americans needed "to be worried."

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Massive 100-acre cage-free dog rescue coming to former greyhound training facility at Victoryland

The largest cage-free no-kill rescue group in the United States is coming to Macon County with a 100-acre site.

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From Top Gun to Sanders Aviation, ‘as good as they are, they still have something to learn’
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Perseverance leads Maleak Bryant to a contributing role at tight end for UAB

The question was asked more than once during spring practice. Can Maleak Bryant be physically ready to help the UAB football team in the fall or any point in the future?