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Libertarians, defeated GOP candidates question revised GOP bylaws

It sounds like the start of a joke: What do a Democrat, Libertarian, independent, write-in candidate, and other non-Republicans have in common? The answer: They cannot run as a Republican for six years.

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Joe Reed back at the helm — 'We are the backbone of the Democratic Party'

Last week, with the State Democratic Executive Committee electing Randy Kelley as the new chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party, long-time party boss Joe Reed showed that he was back in charge.

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Homicides are climbing at a record pace in Birmingham

Birmingham is experiencing its third year in a row of high homicide rates.

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Wellborn Cabinets touts Oxford expansion: 'Georgia made us a very competitive offer — but Alabama is our home'

Wellborn Cabinets announces plans for $17 million plant in Oxford. The new facility will create 414 new jobs in the Talladega Calhoun County area.

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Legislative Fiscal Office: State budgets in 'great shape,' ready to 'weather a storm'

“Alabama budgets are in a great shape. We are in a better position to weather a storm than we were ten years ago," said Kirk Fulford with the Fiscal Office of the Legislative Services Agency.

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Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announces open registration for hunting workshops

Registration for Hunting 101 Workshops are now open.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers joins Leader McCarthy, GOP leadership in criticizing Biden administration on one-year anniversary of Afghan exit

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) joined House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and U.S. Reps. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Mike Turner (R-Ohio), and James Comer (R-Ky.) in commemorating the occasion in an op-ed posted on Fox News.

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ALGOP looks to have strong fall coming out of Summer Executive Committee meeting

The Alabama Republican Party intends to spend twice in this cycle what it spent electing Republicans in the last cycle.

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Alabama Department of Corrections faces struggle to hire and retain personnel

Ask anyone with insight into the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC), and they'll tell you it is understaffed.

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Alabama Republican Party passes resolution honoring the Supreme Court for recent decisions

The Alabama Republican Executive Committee passed a resolution honoring the conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court for several recent landmark decisions.

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Mountain Brook City Council elections next week amid school system controversies

Mountain Brook has elections for 3 of its 5 City Council seats on Tuesday, Aug. 23.

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ALGOP backs Trump on Mar-a-Lago raid - 'Unprecedented overreach'

Wahl: "This use of force was uncalled for and incredibly disrespectful of a former president. Our membership stands with President Trump as he faces this injustice."

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Joe Reed-endorsed Randy Kelley elected Alabama Democratic Party chairman

On Saturday, Huntsville Pastor Randy Kelley was elected chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission votes in favor of rules

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission adopted rules and regulations for the new Alabama medical marijuana industry at the Commission's August meeting.

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USDA announces grants of over $70 million for school access to locally grown foods

The Farm to School program seeks to increase the amount of locally produced foods served through child nutrition programs, while also educating children about how their foods are harvested and made.

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Birmingham's LGBTQ liaison running for Alabama Democratic Party Chair

“I am a young face, but not a new face. I have spent the last two years serving on the DNC,” said Alabama Democratic Party Chair candidate Josh Coleman. “I have been head of the Young Democrats. I have been involved in campaigns at the local city council level, city wide, for the state House, and statewide.”

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Resolution to reintroduce prayer in Alabama schools expected Saturday

"Prayer in Alabama Schools is not a partisan issue but an issue that all Alabama Legislators can support," said sponsors of a Republican Executive Committee resolution urging the Legislature to pass a school prayer statute.

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Parole Board denies parole to career felon facing three counts of capital murder

“I am pleased that the Board has denied Jimmy Spencer parole for the crimes for which he is currently serving two life sentences,” said AG Marshall after the Alabama Pardons and Paroles Board denied parole to career criminal Jimmy O'Neil Spencer. Spencer is accused of killing three people in Guntersville during his last parole.

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Alabama Republican leaders backing Trump after FBI raid

“Yesterday’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on President Donald Trump’s personal residence was a clear use of excessive force by a regime that continues to show a double standard. Republicans are harassed and demonized, while Democrat officials get a pass. The raid on President Trump’s home is outrageous," the Alabama Republican Party said in a statement.

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AFL-CIO endorses Democrats, Republicans and Libertarians

The Alabama-CIO has endorsed Yolanda Flowers for Governor, Will Boyd for Senate, Rick Pate for Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, and a mix of Democrats, Libertarians, and Republicans.

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Lt. Governor candidate criticizes controlled media, power company influence and gangster rap

The Alabama Libertarian Party has ballot access this year and Ruth Page-Nelson is the Libertarian candidate for Lt. Governor. Nelson faces incumbent Will Ainsworth. There is no Democrat running in the race.

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James “Jimmy” Lambert named executive director of Alabama Sheriffs Association

James "Jimmy" Lambert is the new executive director of the Alabama Sheriff's Association. Lambert has spent the last decade as an investigator for the Alabama Attorney General's Office following a career with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Alabama Democratic Party faces cash crisis

The Alabama Democratic Party reportedly has less than $200,000 in cash on hand going into the Nov. 8 general election.

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'Dangerous and downright despicable': Ivey opposes parole of alleged triple murderer

“Under no circumstances should Jimmy O’Neil Spencer be given parole,” Ivey wrote to the Board. “Spencer is a career criminal who is still awaiting trial for killing three innocent people after he was wrongfully granted parole in November 2017.

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Tuberville and Shelby opposed Manchin-Schumer deal legislation

"The reality is the brunt of any new revenue will come from small business owners and low to middle-income Americans who often lack access to a tax lawyer who could help them navigate the audit process,” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

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Tabitha Isner seeking to be Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party

Tabitha Isner is asking the State Democratic Executive Committee to elect her as the new chair of the Alabama Democratic Party in their organizational meeting on Aug. 13.

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Democratic Senate candidate feels confident in campaign; talks business, weapons ban, other issues

Will Boyd is running for U.S. against Republican Katie Britt and Libertarian John Sophocleus in the Nov. 8 general election.

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