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Federal judge orders Alabama to secure all evidence from failed Miller execution

A federal judge has ordered the state of Alabama to preserve records, supplies, and other evidence from a failed execution that was called off after officials struggled to find a vein.

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State Education Superintendent Eric Mackey, ADPH's Scott Harris connected to radical 'sexual education' organization

Comprehensive sexual education has been at the center of the cultural discussion within public education, and Alabama is no exception.

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Alabama halts scheduled execution last minute — 'Veins could not be accessed'

After a lengthy and time-crunched process attempting to execute Alan Eugene Miller, the State called off lethal injection because officials struggled to find a vein.

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Barry Moore: Biden administration 'abusing its authority' with Eagle Forum subpoena – 'un-American and partisan'

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is calling out the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for targeting Eagle Forum of Alabama.

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State attempts to move forward lethal injection of Alabama man after injuction from federal judge

The state of Alabama has asked a federal appeals court to allow the lethal injection of an Alabama man that was previously blocked by a federal judge.

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Federal judge permanently blocks Biden preschool mask, vaccine mandate

A federal court has permanently blocked the Biden administration’s attempted vaccine and mask mandate for preschool teachers and students involved in certain federal programs.

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Andrea Alvarez wins heated runoff race for Huntsville Education Board

A highly politicized and contentious runoff election for Huntsville Board of Education (BOE) ended Tuesday in a landslide victory for Andrea Alvarez over her opponent, Angela McClure.

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Former House Democratic leader Craig Ford wins Gadsden mayoral race

The mayoral race in the city of Gadsden has ended in a victory for former Democratic leader in the Alabama House of Representatives, Craig Ford.

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Defense for Dadeville double-murder suspect attempt to block DNA sample

Despite previously admitting to killing his girlfriend and her son, lawyers for double-murder and kidnapping suspect Jose Paulino Pascual-Reyes are appealing the state’s request for a compulsory DNA sample. 

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Federal judge blocks execution of Alabama triple-murderer

A federal judge has blocked the lethal injection execution of a convicted triple-murderer in Alabama after a long and tempestuous debate surrounding execution methods.

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1819 News Reporter Craig Monger talks the prisoner beating caught on video on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the prisoner beating caught on video at the Elmore Correctional Facility and conditions in the prisons.

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Drag queens, Critical Race Theory front and center in Tuesday's Huntsville school board runoff

Tuesday's runoff election for Huntsville Board of Education District 3 has crescendoed in the late stages with accusations flying from both sides.

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Watch: Alabama Department of Corrections officer allegedly beats, kicks inmate who climbed on roof

A video has surfaced on social media apparently showing an Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) detention officer allegedly beating a man on the roof of its Elmore Correctional Facility.

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Alabama federal delegation speaks out in opposition to Biden admin VA Hospital abortion proposal

Republicans in Alabama's congressional delegation are expressing their disapproval of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) proposal to offer abortion services to veterans and their beneficiaries in certain circumstances.

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Teachers' Unions: How AEA-parent organization NEA gained political clout to promote radical ideologies in American public education

Teachers' unions have long been controversial in the United States, especially now, as polarizing discussions about public education in America are front and center.

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Alabama Supreme Court hears oral arguments in campus free speech lawsuit

The Alabama Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Thursday regarding a free speech lawsuit that could challenge the limits of free speech on all Alabama campuses.

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Alabama unable to perform nitrogen hypoxia execution in required time frame

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) has said they will not be able to perform an execution by Nitrogen Hypoxia after suggesting they may have the capability in a Monday Court filing.  

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Federal judge rules Alabama must clarify 'vague' language to perform nitrogen hypoxia execution method

A federal judge has ruled that Alabama must clarify “vague” language on its ability to perform an execution by nitrogen hypoxia.

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State BOE's Reynolds: Local school boards responsible for enforcement of Alabama's transgender bathroom law

Alabama’s transgender bathroom law is in full effect, and enforcement is left to local school boards, according to the BOE's Wayne Reynolds.

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1819 News Reporter Craig Monger talks Alabama's 375 regulatory boards on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss Alabama's 375 regulatory boards and some legislators' desire to modify the state's abortion law.

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Board game: How 375 regulatory agencies impact Alabama's employment and business

Alabama has around 375 regulatory boards and agencies responsible for issuing licenses. The boards cover everything from electricians, to cosmetology, to interior designers.

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1819 News Reporter Craig Monger talks the bathroom bill, CRT and more on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the bathroom bill, CRT, and who is enforcing both. What are the punishments for breaking these laws and regulations and what are the consequences for schools/school boards failing to punish/report incidents.

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Birmingham VA health care system making preparations for abortion services

The Birmingham office of the Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to offer abortion services, in line with the national plan to begin offering services in VA medical centers regardless of state laws.

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Alabama Supreme Court strikes down decades-old homicide law

The Alabama Supreme Court has struck down a long-standing law that only allowed homicide prosecutions when the victim dies within one year of the criminal act.

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State Board of Education approves controversial mental health coordinator law

The Alabama State Board of Education (BOE) has approved the implementation of an Alabama law that requires mental health coordinators in every school system in the state.

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Childersburg pastor sues police for arrest while watering neighbors' flowers

Michael Jennings, the Childersburg pastor arrested while watering his neighbor’s plants, has filed suit against the city and three police officers.

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State Education Board moves forward additional high school diploma requirements

The Alabama State Board of Education (BOE) has proposed additional high school diploma requirements for high school graduates across the state.

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