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Ray Melick: What were once vices are now legislative priorities

The band “The Doobie Brothers” (ask your parents) put out an album way back in 1974 with the title, “What were once vices are now habits.”...

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Caylah Coffeen: Who stands for the Asian Americans?

Tensions are rising again in the East. China continues to close the noose around Taiwan. Russia seeks to invade Ukraine. The more Communists...

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Severe storms possible Saturday could bring damaging winds and slight chance for tornadoes

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor The National Weather Service is monitoring a system that is expected to bring severe thunderstorms...

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Forestry Industry leaders discuss hiring and training formerly incarcerated workers

From the 1819 News staff The Commission on Reentry met Tuesday and heard from leaders from the Alabama Forestry Association’s Forest...

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Mo Brooks replaces campaign staff with team from 2017

By Erica Thomas, managing Editor Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05) confirmed to 1819 News he has replaced his campaign staff and is hoping...

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Justin Bogie: More money coming in should mean less money taken out of Alabama pockets

In 2021, more state revenues flowed into Alabama than ever before. An extra $1.2 billion compared to 2020. And there is more money...

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KCarl Smith: Only in America - Immigration

I have written about this before, and it bears repeating: Frederick Douglass is undoubtedly America’s greatest liberty messenger. I...

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New veterans program offers 'rules of engagement' for veterans on Alabama farms

By Randy Tatano You’ve probably never heard of a “therapy farm,” which isn’t a farm in a traditional sense. It doesn’t produce anything...

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Matt Murphy: A love letter to Alabama

It was supposed to be a fling. Hanky-panky. Not quite a one-night stand…but close.  One of those summer camp romances that come and...

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UAB suspends COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees

By 1819 News staff UAB Medicine announced Tuesday it is suspending its vaccine mandate. The announcement came on the same day that...

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ALEA deputy secretary to take place of outgoing ADOC Commissioner Jeff Dunn

By 1819 News staff Gov. Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn will retire at the...

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Lynda Blanchard officially announces candidacy for governor

 By Craig Monger Tuesday, Lynda "Lindy" Blanchard announced she will run for governor of Alabama. Blanchard held an event at the Jeanette...

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WWII veteran reflects on 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack and his time in service

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor It was 80 years ago when Japanese forces killed more than 2,403 Americans at Pearl Harbor, a naval...

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Krissie Allen: The competing visions hanging in the balance of Dobbs

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor posed a telling question during last week’s oral arguments in Dobbs v....

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A look back: Alabama war hero honored for World War II efforts

By 1819 News staff Eighty years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and drew the United States into World War II.  There...

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‘Trying days’: Sanctuary steps at FBC Montgomery damaged

From The Alabama Baptist Still cleaning up from a Sept. 30 arson attack, First Baptist Church Montgomery experienced another destructive...

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Phil Williams: Surveillance vs. Security

I’m that guy that turns off the location setting on my phone when I’m not using it. I am also that guy that very often puts a piece...

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Chance for strong storms Monday as cold front moves in

The National Weather Service (NWS) is watching a storm system that will bring showers and thunderstorms into Alabama Monday morning....

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James makes it official: will challenge Kay Ivey for governor of Alabama

By Ray Melick, Editor in Chief Saying “the third time is the charm,’’ Greenville businessman Tim James filed his paperwork with the...

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Talk 99.5 host Matt Murphy signing off in Birmingham: 'I hope I made a difference'

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Since he got his start in radio at age 15, Matt Murphy has been evolving and improving his craft....

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Palmer says Immunization Act does not track COVID or COVID vaccinations

By 1819 News Staff Responding to criticism over the passage Thursday of the “Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act,” Congressman...

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Poke Sallet: A toxic weed with roots in southern cuisine

By Jim McDade “If some of ya'll never been down south too much, I'm gonna tell you a little story so's you'll understand what I'm talkin'...

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Richard Simmons: "You don't expect me to do that every day, do you?"

Hans Selye was a scientist from Canada who was the true pioneer in discovering the impact of emotions on a person’s health. He wrote...

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Randy Tatano: The billboard wedding

People often ask me, “What’s the craziest story you ever covered?” I don’t even need a second to think about it. It was the time a...

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Sean of the South: Fire Fighters

By Sean Dietrich, Sean of the South  The sky above Surry County, North Carolina, smells of burnt wood and heavy soot tonight. The atmosphere...

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Alabama Association of School Boards withdraws from national organization after letter to Biden

By Erica Thomas The Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) has joined other organizations across the nation in distancing itself...

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Caylah Coffeen: Generational lines blur in a stand for life

Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Center, the case which we all hope will overturn Roe v. Wade. Many...

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