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Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Mcgee dies

Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee has died. He was 59. The school said the longtime college football coach died on Friday but didn't release the cause of death.

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New Alabama hospital facing fiscal crisis over COVID relief money

Thomasville Regional Medical Center opened, offering state-of-the-art medicine that was previously unavailable in a poor, isolated part of Alabama. Now, the hospital is facing a financial crisis.

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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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Stricker goes wire-to-wire for 2nd Regions Tradition win

Steve Stricker couldn't have predicted seven months ago that he'd be back on the 18th green celebrating another Regions Tradition victory.

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Biden cancels offshore oil lease sales in Gulf Coast, Alaska

The Biden administration is canceling three oil and gas lease sales scheduled in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska, removing millions of acres from possible drilling as U.S. gas prices reach record highs.

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Alabama's Saban denies tampering with Louisville transfer

Alabama coach Nick Saban denies that anybody from his program had contact with receiver Tyler Harrell before the former Louisville player entered the transfer portal, which would have violated NCAA rules.

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Alabama store flattened as storms race across Southeast

A possible tornado flattened a downtown store before dawn and ripped the front off a metal building across Mobile Bay on Friday. Violent...

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Alabama church of 'Bloody Sunday' on endangered places list after COVID-19 closure

Like religious congregants all over, the people of historic Brown Chapel AME Church turned off the lights and locked the doors at the...

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U.S. Marshals: $10,000 reward for info on escaped inmate, missing officer

The U.S. Marshals Service said Sunday that it is offering up to $10,000 for information about an escaped inmate and a “missing and...

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Police: Man confessed to killing woman who vanished in 2001

Police in Alabama say a South Carolina truck driver has confessed to killing a woman who disappeared 21 years ago and to hiding her...

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Hearing set in effort to block Alabama transgender law

A federal judge will hear arguments next month on whether to block enforcement of an Alabama law outlawing the use of gender-affirming...

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Alabama man held in Georgia case of body found in toolbox

A suspect jailed in Alabama has been charged in the death of a man whose body was stuffed in an abandoned toolbox and found by a road...

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Ex-student blames rape on lax security at Alabama college
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Alabama space museum marking 50th anniversary of Apollo 16

Alabama's space museum is both marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 16 lunar mission and looking ahead to the next U.S. spaceflight...

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CLOSED: All driver's license offices in Alabama; system upgrades underway

Forget about getting a new driver's license in Alabama for a while: The state is temporarily shutting down all its licensing offices...

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Alabama virus hospitalizations lowest since pandemic start

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Alabama has dropped to the lowest point since the earliest...