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Gen. McCurry takes command at Fort Rucker

There was a change of command at Fort Rucker on Thursday as Brig. Gen. Michael McCurry II took command of the Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker from Maj. Gen. Francis.

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Meet Britt challenger for Senate: John Sophocleus, Libertarian candidate

John Sophocleus is the Libertarian Party nominee for U.S. Senate. "We aren't going to get out of this if we keep electing Bidens and Trumps.

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Ivey announces a new state record all time low unemployment rate

“For the third consecutive month, Alabama has set a record-low unemployment rate," announced Gov. Kay Ivey (R).

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Alabama receives first shipment of monkeypox vaccine

If you have been exposed to monkeypox you may be eligible to receive the monkeypox vaccine, which is now available from the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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Juandalynn Givan asks for a stay of execution for Joe James

State Rep. Juandalynn Givan filed a request for a stay of execution for Joe James citing the victim's family's opposition to the death penalty.

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Brandaun Dean is running for Alabama Democratic Party chair

Brandaun Dean has announced that he is running for chair of the Alabama Democratic Party.

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Tuberville and colleagues voice opposition to Biden Administration’s new Title IX proposal

Sen. Tuberville joined 20 of his colleagues in a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona strongly criticizing the department’s proposed rule to change how Title IX is implemented.

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Alabama Congressmembers respond to votes on government spending bill

“I’m so proud to have helped secure millions of dollars in funding for local projects in our district! The funding for these projects responds directly to the needs of our communities, which is why I fought so hard for its inclusion.," said Rep. Sewell.

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Today is 53rd anniversary of man walking on the Moon

Man walked on the Moon for the first time on July 20, 1969.

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Mike Clardy is new director of communication for Alabama Extension System

Mike Clardy takes over as head of communication for Alabama Cooperate Extension System. He previously worked in communications for Auburn University and was a newscaster in South Texas.

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Alabama Democratic Party removes Sebrina Martin from ballot over abuse allegations

"Martin’s conduct bears directly on her fitness for the office she seeks. Candidates for judicial office should conduct themselves “in a manner that promotes public confidence in the integrity and impartiality of the judiciary,”" the Alabama Democratic Party wrote announcing that they have removed Sebrina Martin from their Nov. 8 general election ballot for a Montgomery judgeship.

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Barry Moore demands Biden rescind abortion executive order

“The recent Executive Order from the Biden Administration defending the right to terminate the lives of unborn children up until the moment of birth is further proof of how extreme and beyond the mainstream Biden and Washington Democrats have moved on abortion," said Rep. Moore.

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Tuberville and other Senators ask Pentagon to justify claim that Court’s abortion decision will hurt military readiness

Tuberville and other Republicans Senators request that Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin justify claim by a DoD political appointee that the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade will impact military readiness.

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COVID-19 cases on the rise again

Preliminary data suggests that the BA.5 subvariant is more infectious than previous subvariants. It also appears to cause milder sickness, although hospital numbers and deaths due to COVID-19 have increased over the last several weeks.

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Congressmen respond to votes on National Defense Authorization Act

“Our military’s role is to protect our Constitutional rights and the American way of life from our enemies at home and abroad, and any bill that undermines those foundational pillars not only harms our national defense but dilutes what makes our nation so worthy of defending. No amount of money authorized to spend on bases or weapons programs could compensate for such dangerous policy missteps that destabilize our nation," Rep. Moore said explaining his decision to oppose the House version of the NDAA.

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Alabama Congressman supports legislation for veterans exposed to toxins

“I understand the necessity of delivering on our responsibility to honor the sacrifices of our servicemembers and care for them when they return home, and this bill helps us fulfill that responsibility. I thank my colleagues on the House Veterans Affairs Committee for their hard work on this legislation,” said Rep. Moore.

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Stakeholders express concerns with cannabis rules

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission held a public hearing on Thursday where stakeholders and citizens were allowed to express their opinions on the proposed rules for the Alabama cannabis industry.

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Sewell challenger says Democrats couldn’t prevent inflation even when they controlled the House, the Senate, and the Presidency

“Terri Sewell and the Democrats couldn’t prevent inflation or high gas prices, even though they control the House, Senate, AND the Presidency. Why should we think they have the answers now?” said Republican challenger Beatrice Nichols.

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House passes legislation creating federal protection for abortion rights

"These bills are meant to trample on the Dobbs decision, which affirmed that there is no constitutional right to abortion and sent the power to determine abortion laws back to the states. Democrats’ unconstitutional and barbaric legislation demonstrates how radical the pro-abortion movement has become and would end thousands of innocent lives if signed into law.," Rep. Barry Moore wrote.

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Two cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Alabama

" Avoid close, skin-to-skin contact with a person who has monkeypox," the Alabama Department of Public Health warned after a Mobile person has been diagnosed with the monkeypox virus - the first case in Alabama

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Alexander Shunnarah law firm is offering scholarships to law students

Law firm is offering three scholarships to Alabama law students.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission awards contract after lengthy debate

“Recommendations from people that we don’t know who they are or what criteria they used in making their recommendation is not acceptable. I don’t believe there should be anonymity,” said Alabama Medical Cannabis Commissioner Loree Skelton on the proposal to award Metric the seed to sale tracking system contract for the state's cannabis program.

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Dean Odle running as a write-in candidate for governor

"How did Kay Ivey win the primary election without a run-off? Did people forget about her gas tax, her unnecessary and unconstitutional shutdown of businesses, churches and schools, her mask-mandate, and her harsh, false accusations against the “unvaccinated folks?” Dean Odle said announcing his write-in campaign for Governor.

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House passes FY 2023 National Defense Authorization Act

" I was proud to cast my vote for the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act. I’m particularly proud that this year's NDAA delivers hard-earned pay raises to Alabama servicemembers and includes initiatives to support cutting-edge research at HBCUs,” Rep. Terri Sewell said.

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Ivey shares progress report on Alabama workforce development

“I am proud of our progress and predict we are well on our way to surpassing the goal of adding 500,000 additional credentialed individuals to our workforce by 2025,” said Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey,

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Alabama Congressmembers at odds over Active Shooter Alert Act bill

“This critical bill builds on the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which I proudly voted for last month, by helping to keep people safe and informed during active shooter incidents," said Rep. Sewell.

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Inflation hits 40-year high - Alabama Republicans blame Biden's economic policies

“We are talking about basic necessities like groceries, clothes, transportation. Families no longer have extra money to do things like go out to eat after Church or take a vacation. Soaring prices are impacting small business too," Sen. Tommy Tuberville said.

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