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Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee selects Mike Shaw to be HD47 nominee; McFeeters claims he was the conservative candidate

Hoover City Councilman Mike Shaw will be the Republican nominee on the Nov. 8 general election ballot the Alabama Republican Party announced on Monday in a press release.

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Inflation rising faster than Alabama wages, forcing tough decisions for many families, communities

Eric Martin’s grocery cart looks different than just one year ago.

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Hugh Culverhouse gives $200,000 to PAC supporting Britt

A Florida landowner, who in 2019 encouraged students at the University of Alabama (UA) to boycott the school and state over the passage of an anti-abortion law, donated $200,000 to a super PAC that supports candidate for U.S. Senate Katie Britt. 

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Pro-life group SBA List's Musgrave says Ivey support of 2019 abortion ban earned her endorsement

Last month, Susan B. Anthony List’s Candidate Fund PAC announced its endorsement of Gov. Kay Ivey in her re-election bid.

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Transgender medication law in Alabama blocked by judge

A federal judge on Friday blocked part of an Alabama law that made it a felony to prescribe gender-affirming puberty blockers and hormones to transgender minors.

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Britt calls on Congress to finish border wall, address baby formula crisis before giving Ukraine $40 billion

During an interview with Sirius-XM Radio's The Patriot, Britt told Breitbart News host Matt Boyle that the U.S.-Mexico border wall and the shortage of baby formula should take precedent over Ukraine aid.

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Air Force Secretary Kendall vows 'final decision as quickly as we can' on Huntsville Space Command HQ

According to Kendall, the Air Force would move on its final decision "as quickly as we can" and estimated a time of within "several months."

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Joey Clark: Enjoy the sunshine, even if tomorrow looks like rain

Am I the only one in Alabama who can’t wait for this election cycle to end?

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Dr. Julia Boothe: New telehealth law includes important patient protections

Alabama physicians will have to brush up on their “webside manner” now that a new law is on the books to improve the delivery of telehealth to patients across the state.

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Casey Wardynski: Education must focus on children's needs

Education must focus on children's needs, and parents must have the discretion to place their children in the educational environment that best prepares their children for life and work

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Phil Williams: The first rule of Fight Club

By now you’ve likely heard about the inexplicable mix of joy and anger coming by way of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Readers react: Concerns of compromise by legislature, and Sean of the South

Our readers react to recent stories or current events, including a recent column by CEO Bryan Dawson.

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Sean of the South: The Hugger

I was in Texas a few years ago, giving a speech in the elementary school auditorium. She was sitting in the front row. She laughed at all my jokes. She laughed first. She laughed loudest.

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Richard Simmons: Is God watching?

Have you ever given much thought to how certain people can commit unspeakably evil deeds? Most of us assume they are mentally deranged and sick, and in some instances they are.

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'Always Totin' Jeremy Oden makes last push with late campaign ad drop

Like them or not, Place 1 Public Service Commissioner Jeremy Oden's "always totin" campaign ads leave a lasting impression and in a down-ballot contest with higher-profile races at the top of the ticket, that could be the difference in a winning campaign.

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Pro-life group SBA List's Musgrave says Ivey support of 2019 abortion ban earned her endorsement

Last month, Susan B. Anthony List’s Candidate Fund PAC announced its endorsement of Gov. Kay Ivey in her re-election bid.

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Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee selects Mike Shaw to be HD47 nominee; McFeeters claims he was the conservative candidate

Hoover City Councilman Mike Shaw will be the Republican nominee on the Nov. 8 general election ballot the Alabama Republican Party announced on Monday in a press release.

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Blanchard addresses Mid-Alabama Republican Club about bid for governor

Gubernatorial candidate Lindy Blanchard spoke to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club on Saturday about her campaign to be Alabama’s next governor.

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Christine receives endorsement from former acting U.S. attorney general in District 15 race

Matt Whitaker, appointed by former President Donald Trump to serve as acting United States Attorney General after the resignation of former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, announced his endorsement of Dr. Brian Christine in the District 15 Alabama State Senate race.

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List of primary contests in the Alabama Senate

There are ten Alabama Senate seats being contested in next week's Republican primary and four in the Democratic primary. Alabama has 35 State Senate seats in total.

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Arthur Kennedy says Alabama needs change

"I am a person able to listen to the citizens. I look forward to serving the state of Alabama as Governor with the same dedication as I served in the United States Army," said Democratic gubernatorial candidate Arthur Kennedy.

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50th Anniversary of Wallace assassination attempt offers opportunity for reflection
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Randy Tatano: My 80s makeover

My mom was a fanatic when it came to how I dressed. I’d be heading off to play baseball, and she’d stop me. “Your t-shirt is all wrinkled!”

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Aliceville WWII Prisoner of War camp reenactment is this weekend

The Aliceville POW Camp was one of the largest in the USA, housing 6,150 POWs and 1200 American Army personnel at its peak.