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Alabama state offices closed for holiday honoring Jefferson Davis

Alabama state offices are closed Monday for a holiday marking the birthday of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

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Aubrey field goal keeps Stallions undefeated as Birmingham clinches USFL South title

Brandon Aubrey made his first field goal of the day with 1:44 to play to give Birmingham a 10-9 victory over the New Orleans Breakers Saturday at Legion Field.

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Matt Clark: Free Speech and the right to say 'No' to promoting sin

This Tuesday, the Alabama Center for Law and Liberty filed a brief in perhaps the most important case involving the free exercise of religion that we have seen in a very long time. Strangely, to maximize its chance of success, it had to be framed as a free speech case. But however one frames it, this case involves the question that Christians have been wanting to know since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage: Does the Constitution protect my right not to promote it?

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Retired Mobile pastor falsely tied to SBC abuser list by local news outlet

Retired Mobile pastor Charles Brown, 79, has found himself navigating a situation he never anticipated — clearing his name for someone else’s misconduct.

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Readers React to opinions on Ivey winning primary

“I returned to Alabama from Hawaii on February 14 past, after 30-plus years. I’m proud to be back. I also voted for Kay Ivey in the recent primary. I must tell you though, if I had read the recent articles from Caylah and Justin, I most certainly would not have voted for Gov. Ivey. ..."

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Guest Editorial: Ivey's transgender protection did not go far enough

During the most recent broadcast of HBO’s Realtime, Bill Maher posited that there had to be a social component to the general rise of children claiming to be transgender in certain regions of the United States. After noting that there are fewer transgender kids in Youngstown, Ohio, than Los Angeles, Maher quipped, “Either Youngstown is shaming them, or L.A. is creating them.”

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Justin Bogie: What to expect from four more years of Ivey

What does another four years of Kay Ivey as governor mean for the state of Alabama? Unless a newly elected class of state legislators acts much more conservatively than their predecessors, it will likely mean bigger government, more taxes, and less freedom for Alabamians.

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TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl announces game day, possible times

The game will be played at Protective Stadium in Birmingham and will feature teams from the Southeastern Conference and the American Athletic Conference. Kickoff will either be 2:15 or 5:45 PM CT and will air on ESPN. Participating teams and kickoff time will be announced on December 4th.

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USFL begins stretch run to playoffs

While no team in the United States Football League (USFL) has yet punched a ticket for the postseason, this weekend’s games will certainly impact who eventually travels to Canton, Ohio, for the new League’s inaugural playoffs.

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Matt Clark: How the heroes of Benghazi may have saved the Unborn

Today, I want to share a story about two American heroes who laid down their lives to save their friends. But what they didn’t know is that their sacrifice could have saved tens of millions of others.

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Tim James falls short in primary bid for Alabama Governor

Greenville businessman Tim James lost his bid for the Republican nomination for Governor tonight finishing third behind Governor Kay Ivey and Lindy Blanchard.

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Readers React: To what to remember when voting and being 'woke'

Our readers react to recent stories or current events:

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USFL Roundup: Birmingham remains undefeated with victory over Michigan

The USFL’s only remaining unbeaten squad maintained its perfect record on Saturday evening at Protective Stadium, as the Birmingham Stallions topped the Michigan Panthers, 33-17.

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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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Briarwood's Liddell wins 2022 Sixth District Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) announced Lynzie Liddell, a student at Briarwood Christian High School, as the winner of the Sixth District 2022 Congressional Art Competition. The Artist Reception was held on April 25, 2022.

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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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Justin Bogie: Gas, grocery taxes crushing Alabama families; is this the leadership we want?

Next week, Alabama voters will cast their votes for the 2022 Primary Election.

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Autauga County farmer says lightning struck, killed cow during Sunday storm

An Autauga County farmer says a lightning strike killed a cow in his pasture during a storm on Sunday.

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Matt Clark: A good judge's bad call on Alabama's Child Protection Act

Nearly two centuries ago, Hans Christian Andersen wrote a proverbial tale that is worth revisiting frequently.

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Samford receives historic $100M gift from estate of Marvin Mann

Samford University in Birmingham has received the largest single donor gift ever received by an institution of higher education in Alabama — $100 million from the Marvin Mann estate.

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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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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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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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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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USFL Stallions remain unbeaten after victory over Stars

The Birmingham Stallions moved to 5-0 this season with a 30-17 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Stars on Sunday at Protective Stadium.

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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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Justin Bogie: State parks Amendment is more of legislature's fiscal malfeasance

In less than two weeks, Alabama voters will head to the polls to cast their votes in the 2022 Republican and Democratic primary elections.

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