Rise to the moment of truth Friday, December 9, 2022

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Selwyn Vickers leaving UAB to head Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

“Dr. Selwyn Vickers has been a jewel of the Birmingham health care system,” said Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin. “While I'm happy that he's moving on to new opportunities, I'm very sad to see him leave the Magic City."

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Alabama Republican Party to meet today to reconsider SD27 challenge

The Alabama Republican Party will meet to reconsider whether or not Senate District 27 is really a tie or not on Friday. Sen. Tom Whatley and Auburn City Councilman Jay Hovey will both have ten minutes to present their cases to the committee.

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Today is the 159th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought from July 1 to 3 1863. The Union victory was decisive turning point in the Civil War.

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Bibb County Deputy Brad Johnson, wounded in shooting dies

“The Prattville Police Department sends our prayers to the family of Deputy Bradley Johnson of the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. He was mortally wounded in the line of duty yesterday and is currently on life support so that he may continue to save lives through the organ donor process. The person responsible for this has since been captured and will hopefully face justice for this unspeakable act of cowardice and evil. "

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ALGOP grants Hovey motion for rehearing of Senate District 27 contest

The Alabama Republican Party has granted a motion for a rehearing of Saturday's election contest in State Senate District 27. The motion was granted based on new evidence from ALEA about a disputed ballot. The committee on Saturday declared the race between Sen. Tom Whatley and Jay Hovey a tie. Hovey won the race by one vote, according to election results certified by local election officials.

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Zeigler says shooter of Bibb County deputies should not have been out of prison

“This inmate was not appropriate for work release then, and he was not supposed to be out of prison now,” Zeigler said of Austin Patrick Hall. Hall is the subject of a manhunt for allegedly shooting two Bibb County Sheriff's Deputies. Hall is considered armed and dangerous.

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Miss Alabama competition underway

The Miss Alabama competition is underway with the crowning scheduled for Saturday night,

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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing in Huntsville to hold a community appreciation event today

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA has already created and will continue to create thousands of direct advanced manufacturing jobs as well as supplier jobs in north Alabama. These are sought-after careers that will provide wages Alabamians can live on with global companies that consistently invest in their workforce and communities. Toyota and Mazda’s monumental presence in Alabama highlights how our state leads the nation in the automotive manufacturing industry,” Nicole Jones said.

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Sewell visits rural hospital in Thomasville

“I along with Mayor Day, have been working tirelessly to find solutions that would address the hospital’s urgent financial needs. I want my constituents to know that I am committed to doing everything in my power to assist the Thomasville Regional Medical Center so that it can continue to serve this community," said Rep. Terri Sewell.

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Republican lawmakers say Biden's economic policies making inflation worse

“I was in Alabama all last weekend going around to restaurants and grocery stores. Inflation's out of control,” Tuberville claimed. “It's been growing for the last two years ever since he [Biden] took office,” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

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Pete Buttigieg to visit Birmingham Thursday

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will be in Birmingham on Thursday hosted by Congresswoman Terri Sewell.

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Lockheed breaks ground on new missile facility in Huntsville

The 25,000 square foot Missile System Integrated Lab facility is a $16.5 investment in Huntsville for Lockheed Martin. The company is adding 200 additional jobs to its North Alabama workforce this year.

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Alabama leaders react to Supreme Court decision protecting religious liberty

“The right to freely exercise religion is a powerful – and important – part of the fabric of our nation and must be protected. We are blessed to live in a country that recognizes the ability to worship freely and I applaud the Supreme Court for upholding this fundamental right.” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

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House Armed Services Committee passes National Defense Authorization Act

"This is the first step in the process – the House and Congress have a number of issues to address as we move forward. The Committee was able to blunt the impacts of inflation on the military, accelerated the recapitalization of our nuclear triad, and invest in capabilities and platforms to deter and, if necessary, defeat China and other enemies," said Congressman Mike Rogers

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Alabama Republican Party 'excited about the possibility of correcting the tragedy of Roe v. Wade'

“I cannot communicate how excited I am about the possibility of correcting the tragedy of Roe v. Wade, and restoring the sanctity of life," said Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl. "It gives me hope in the ideals of individual liberty and protecting the rights of every person from the moment of conception to the grave.”

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Tyson Farms Settlement dollars to be used for 3 projects in 2 Alabama counties

As part of the settlement of the lawsuit, the Attorney General created a Restitution Fund Oversight Committee to oversee the projects that are designed to enhance the State’s natural resources, increase recreational opportunities, and benefit the environment and public health in the impacted areas. 

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State Senate seat likely to be decided by a coin toss

The Alabama Republican Party Candidate Committee voted to declare the outcome of Senate District 27, between Tom Whaley and Jay Hovey, at tie. It will likely be decided by a coin toss.

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Foley firm awarded NASA facilities engineering design, inspection services contract

NASA has awarded a facilities engineering design and inspection Services (FEDIS) II contract to Foley-based Vanguard Pacific LLC. The company will provide architect and engineering design services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.

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Congress passes bipartisan gun control legislation

The landmark gun control bill will provide federal dollars to states that pass red flag laws. It also tightens the background check requirement, adds abusive boyfriends to the forbidden to purchase list, and provides millions of dollars for mental health services in schools.

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Rep. Sewell Votes to accelerate cutting-edge cancer research

“With more tools than ever before to detect and treat cancer, there is no doubt that our nation is nearing a turning point in the fight against this horrible disease,” said Rep. Terri Sewell. “Now is the time to build on our momentum by making critical investments to accelerate cancer research and save lives.

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Palmer introduces bill to allow states to require voters to provide proof of citizenship

"This bill will fix the problem by amending the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to give states the ability to verify the citizenship status of their voters when they register,” Congressman Gary Palmer said.

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Alabama state leaders react to Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

“Because neither the United States Constitution nor the Alabama Constitution provides a right to abortion, Alabama laws that prohibit abortion and that have not been enjoined by a court are in full effect," said Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R). "For those laws that have been halted by courts, the State will immediately file motions to dissolve those injunctions. Any abortionist or abortion clinic operating in the State of Alabama in violation of Alabama law should immediately cease and desist operations.”

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Alabama officials react to Supreme Court striking down restrictive New York gun control law

“Today’s decision was a major victory for the right of self-defense and for the rule of law,” said ACLL President Matt Clark “The Second Amendment is not a second-class right, and today’s decision gave it the respect it deserves. We commend the Court for its well-reasoned decision, and we hope to see more like it in the future.”

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Mo Brooks asked Trump for a pardon following Jan. 6 riot

Testimony from former Trump aides named Brooks as well as Reps. Matt Gaetz (Florida), Louie Gohmert (Texas), Andy Biggs (Arizona), and Scott Perry (Pennsylvania) as having sought pardons from President Trump in the days following the Capitol Building attack.

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Auburn's Smith, Kessler selected in first round of NBA draft

Auburn's Jabari Smith Jr. was the second player taken in the NBA draft on Thursday. Smith went to the Houston Rockets. Teammate Walker Kessler was 22 to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Farmers Federation candidates win big in runoff elections

FarmPAC endorsed candidates did really well in the major party runoff elections on Tuesday,

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Flowers becomes Alabama's first Black major party nominee for governor

If elected Yolanda Rochelle Flowers will be the first Black Governor in the history of the state of Alabama.

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