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School choice bill presented to legislature

A school choice bill is being presented before the Alabama legislature. Rep. Charlotte Meadows and Sen. Del Marsh have teamed together...

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Bill seeks to broaden scope of Midwife care

A bill is before the Alabama legislature which would broaden the scope of midwife care.   Currently, under Alabama law, midwives may...

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Lowndes County set for improvements to wastewater system

Lowndes County will see improvements to its water and sewage infrastructure now that the Alabama legislature has approved the use of...

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Rep. Givan doubles down on resignation demands

Representative Juandalynn Givan has released a statement, further calling for resignations in Brookside.   “The mayor and city attorney...

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Wetumpka LDS missionary safely evacuated from Ukraine

A Wetumpka man was evacuated from Kyiv, Ukraine after tensions continued to mount between Ukraine and Russia.    Isaac Stubbs, a valedictorian...

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State leaders calling for investigation into Brookside PD; Rep. Givan calls on employees to resign

Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D–Jefferson) held a press conference Thursday discussing the accusations of police malpractice and corruption...

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Death row inmate to re-select method of execution

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Alabama death row inmate Matthew Reeves will be able to re-select his method of execution....

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Sweet Grown Alabama gets $10,000 pledge from local bank

United Bank pledged financial support to Sweet Grown Alabama (SGA) with a $10,000 sponsorship for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. “United...

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EU calls for Gov. Ivey to stay execution of death row inmate

The European Union (EU) has sent a public letter to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey asking for a stay of execution for Alabama death row inmate,...

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Ivey speaks at Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Gov. Kay Ivey appeared as a guest speaker at a luncheon hosted by the Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce in Jackson County.   Ivey...

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Alabama Aviation High School prepares to open in August

The Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School (AAHS) finalized its contract with the Alabama Public Charter School Commission on Nov....

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Desoto Falls to close for at least two months

One of Alabama’s natural treasures is being temporarily shut down for an extensive and time-consuming ecological project.   Desoto...

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CDC Director wants to "pivot" definition of fully vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to “pivot” the language on what it means to be “fully vaccinated.”...

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Alabama could see first execution by nitrogen suffocation

Alabama could see its first execution by nitrogen suffocation in the next few months.   The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard...

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Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association pleads for state funding

The Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association (ARHA) is pleading with the legislature for financial relief in the struggling restaurant...

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Candidates for governor talk gambling, education, other issues in candidate forum

Recently, at a meeting of the Republican Women of Coffee County, Tim James, Lindy Blanchard, and Dean Odle took the podium to discuss...

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Could COVID slow down legislative session?

The Alabama legislature has found itself short five members due to COVID-19. With several legislators out due to illness, there are...

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Sen. Greg Reed previews special session

Broadband internet, water and sewage, and healthcare expansions are all on the docket for Alabama’s upcoming special session.   Gov....

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NCAA rules to govern student-athlete compensation.

House Bill 76 (HB76), which repealed state restrictions on student-athlete contracts, has passed the Alabama House of Representatives....

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New legislation seeks to ban ticket quotas for law enforcement

New legislation in the Alabama House of Representatives seeks to remove quotas for traffic citations.   Rep. Andrew Sorrell (Muscle...

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Alabama tourism announces new all-in-one attraction tickets

Alabama tourism has introduced a new system to make touring the state a more user-friendly experience.   The Alabama Tourism Department...

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Sheriff's Association Director says he would support change to Second Amendment

Alabama Sheriffs Association (ASA) director Robert 'Bobby' Timmons is standing by his criticism of the Constitutional carry bills set...

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Gov. Kay Ivey delivers State of the State Address

Alabama’s legislature gaveled in for its regular session Tuesday at noon.   Tuesday evening, members of the legislature, justices of...

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Burdette asks campaigns to self-limit contributions

Alabama Gubernatorial candidate Lew Burdette is calling on those running for office to put a self-imposed restriction on campaign contributions....

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Alabama Nurses Association pleads for state funding

The Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA) is seeking state funding to address the lack of nursing in the state.   Since the COVID-19...

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First case of Chronic Wasting Disease found in Alabama

The first-ever recorded case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been recorded in Alabama.   According to a preliminary report from...

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National Association for Gun Rights continues push against Alabama Sheriff's Association

The National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) is doubling down on its criticism of organizations fighting against constitutional carry...

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