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Kay Ivey
Why is Gov. Kay Ivey silent on Department of Corrections chaos?

Governor Kay Ivey has yet to address the chaos that has continued to fester over the past several months in the Alabama Department of Corrections.


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Jalen Hurts
Philadelphia quarterback Jalen Hurts has more than one way to harm opposing defenses

Doing what's needed to get a win is Philadelphia quarterback Jalen Hurts' approach to Super Bowl LVII.

Alabama up to No. 3, Auburn drops out of AP top 25

The University of Alabama basketball team moved up to No. 3 in the nation, while Auburn University's basketball team fell out of the Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll for the first time in 33 weeks.

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Alabama expected to hire Kevin Steele as defensive coordinator

Alabama filled its offensive coordinator vacancy Friday afternoon with Tommy Rees, and just a couple days later, they found their guy to fill the defensive coordinator opening left by Pete Golding.

Former West Limestone High standout Reed Blankenship set to complete his first NFL season in Super Bowl LVII

Reed Blankenship went for West Limestone High to Middle Tennessee State University to joining his Philadelphia Eagle teammates in Super Bowl LVII.

State college basketball roundup: Free throws key Samford win at home

Faulkner head coach Scott Sanderson gets his 500th win as a college head coach and Alabama A&M dominates SWAC leader Southern to highlight the day in college basketball.

The National team coasts to victory in the Reese's Senior Bowl

The National team, led by former Fresno State quarterback and an outstanding defense, won the Reese's Senior Bowl.

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Crimson Tide notch 20th win by defeating LSU on the road

The No. 4 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide remained perfect in SEC play, defeating LSU 79-69.

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Pistol permit revenue loss grant awards for sheriff's departments begin

Alabama will soon begin reimbursing counties for revenue losses from constitutional carry, according to Gov. Kay Ivey.

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Alabama Department of Public Health now advertising WIC benefits to same-sex couples

The Alabama Department of Public Health is advertising the WIC program “no matter your family structure.”

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Alabama Hospital Association vies for ARPA money with dire hospital report; Critics charge Medicaid expansion won't fix the problem

A new report commissioned by the Alabama Hospital Association (AHA) suggests that profit margins for Alabama hospitals were down nearly 80% from pre-pandemic levels in 2022. Now, the AHA is seeking American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds from the state.

Report claims UAB made $12.1 billion impact on Alabama in 2022

UAB is the most significant single contributor to the Alabama economy and the leading generator of jobs, according to a new study by Tripp Umbach.

AG Steve Marshall: Accountability is key to addiction recovery

On Wednesday, state Attorney General Steve Marshall sat down with 1819 News CEO and host of the 1819 News Podcast Bryan Dawson for a wide-ranging interview, during which they discussed how accountability is the key to drug recovery.

Why does the City of Montgomery own Joe Reed's front yard?

Since 1977, the city of Montgomery has owned a significant portion of the front yard of Alabama Democratic powerhouse Joe Reed.

U.S. Reps. Rogers, Aderholt criticize Biden admin after Chinese spy balloon shot down — 'China challenged Biden, and Biden failed'

On Saturday, an F-22 U.S. Air Force fighter jet shot down a suspect Chinese spy balloon off the South Carolina coast using a single AIM-9X supersonic, heat-seeking, air-to-air missile, according to reports.

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Aderholt, Britt, Palmer among 196 U.S. Congress members who received funds from FTX

The three are among 196 congressmen who took money from the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange.

State Sen. Orr says BCA, other business community players now behind Medicaid expansion push

Medicaid expansion proponents have a new ally in their effort, according to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur).

Danny Garrett
State Rep. Garrett: State's dependency on sales, income taxes over property taxes poses challenge for permanent tax cuts

As seems to be the case with many lawmakers, State Rep. Danny Garrett (R-Trussville), the House Education Trust Fund Budget Committee chairman, is down on the prospects of permanent tax cuts under the current budgetary circumstances.

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Amie Beth Shaver talks the 'intolerant tolerance' of higher education on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss UA Professor Matthew Wielicki and how colleges nowadays no longer teach students how to think but instead teach them what to think.

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Bishop Jim Lowe talks the disrespect for human life on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Bishop Jim Lowe on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss the disrespect for human life in the context of the Tyre Nichols killing at the hands of the Memphis Police Department.

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Phil Williams: Fightin' words

Tell young red-blooded Americans you will make them warriors, in the spirit of those before them who stormed the beaches, rained from the skies, and defended that which we hold dear, and they will beat a path to the recruiters.