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Tuberville, Palmer, Dobson react to Biden's 'big boy' press conference — 'The White House is quickly becoming ‘Weekend at Bernie’s''

Despite being delayed for over an hour, President Joe Biden made it through his “big boy” press conference Thursday evening. During the conference, he took questions directly from the media. The conference was touted as another cognitive test for Biden to see if his poor debate performance last month was a one-off or part of a pattern.

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Montgomery man charged with trafficking minor for commercial sex acts

On Thursday, a task force of the attorney general’s office and U.S. Marshalls arrested a Montgomery County man on a charge of Human Trafficking in the First Degree for commercial sex acts involving a juvenile.

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‘Rock the South’ brings music heaven to Cullman July 18-20

“Rock the South" runs July 18-20 at York Farms in Cullman.

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Alabama ABC Board approves new warehouse, office space construction

Members of the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board voted to move forward with building a new warehouse and office space on Thursday.

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Outgoing Baldwin County Sheriff Mack reveals replacement recommendation, discusses challenges with drugs, immigration policy

Outgoing Baldwin County Sheriff Huey “Hoss” Mack was featured on FM Talk 106.5’s Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan Thursday concerning his recent announcement that he will be leaving his post. He talked about his accomplishments, challenges and his recommendation on who will take his place.

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CNBC: Alabama is America’s Most Improved State for Business in 2024

Alabama is the nation’s most improved state for business in 2024, according to CNBC.

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Books-A-Million Mobile drag queen story time canceled, corporate confirms

A drag queen story time event in Mobile has been canceled for a second time.

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AG Marshall, Regions Bank, Mabel Amos Trust Fund board members settle lawsuit

A lawsuit alleging self-dealing among trustees overseeing a scholarship fund for needy children created by former Alabama Secretary of State Mabel Amos has been settled pending approval by Montgomery County Circuit Judge Greg Griffin.

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Kristin Landers: Daisy, the rescue dog

During this interesting election year, I’ve decided to take a step away from politics for a bit and highlight someone who has truly never let me down: our dog.

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Gerrick Wilkins: The RNC’s pro-life retreat

I was dismayed to learn the "pro-life party" has dramatically watered down many of our conservative principles in the new Republican platform, especially around protecting life. 

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Col. John Eidsmoe: Who is the real threat to 'democracy'?

Desperate people will say anything. And the radical left is getting desperate as they look toward the November election.

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Joey Clark: Crime is a tragic failure of free will

The beautiful thing is, emphasizing personal responsibility and free will isn’t just a way out for individuals. A strong example of personal responsibility can also serve as a growing beacon of hope, a grassroots model of change for an entire community and culture. 

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State Rep. Leigh Hulsey: Katie Britt was right

In her response to the State of the Union, Senator Katie Britt characterized President Biden as “a dithering and diminished leader.” However, the same Democratic leaders and media personalities who are now looking to throw Biden overboard lambasted Alabama’s Senator for succinctly stating the obvious.

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Phil Williams: Pay your own way

Thanks to President Biden, a brand-new entitlement class is springing up: the liberal-arts-student-loan-recipient class.

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Kaitlyn Smith: True heroism is being a voice for the voiceless

Heroes aren’t made in a moment; heroes are made because they are moved – moved by the force of their beliefs, their convictions, and their God.

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Saban honored with the Icon Award at the 2024 ESPYS

Thursday evening, former Alabama head football coach Nick Saban received the Icon Award at the 2024 ESPYS.

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Six Alabama football players make EA Sports College Football 25 Top 100 players list

After an 11-year hiatus, EA Sports will release its college football video game next Friday, July 19.

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First two statues for sports ‘Heroes Plaza' arrive in Mobile: Hank Aaron, Satchel Paige

Statues of Hank Aaron and Satchel Paige arrived in Mobile July 2 as part of "Hall of Fame Walk."

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Amtrak in Mobile: Support lacking at roundtable of four Mobile City Council members

A plan to return Amtrak passenger service to Mobile lacked support at a roundtable of city council members Wednesday.

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Tuberville calls out Democrats, 'RINOs,' 'neocons' over reckless spending — 'They can't find where half this money goes'

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee added nearly $35 billion in last-minute emergency spending to its fiscal year 2025 spending bills, prompting harsh criticism from U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) for wasting taxpayer dollars by spending money the government doesn’t have.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer: Early debate was a 'setup' to oust Biden from Democrat ticket — 'They knew that this moment was going to come'

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) said he believes the debate was a setup to force Biden out and that it further exposed how he is not the one calling the shots behind the scenes.