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Childcare not affordable for some Alabama households, data shows

Access to affordable child care continues to be a struggle across the nation and the Yellowhammer state.

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2 infants dead after tree topples on Birmingham home

Two babies were killed after Thursday's storm toppled a tree onto a Birmingham home.

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Former Limestone education officials sentenced in multi-million-dollar fraud scheme

Four Limestone County school officials were sentenced this week in a multi-million dollar scheme that defrauded the state.

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Alabama AG joins letter urging Google not to restrict crisis pregnancy centers

Attorney General (AG) Steve Marshall has joined several AGs nationwide in a joint letter urging Google not to suppress online access to crisis pregnancy centers.

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Greenetrack to remove all Bingo machines after $76 million tax lien from the state

Greenetrack officials are finally speaking out after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled the casino must pay $76 million in unpaid taxes on its gaming enterprise in Greene County.

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Convicted Alabama triple murderer set to be executed in September

The Alabama Supreme Court has scheduled the execution of a man convicted of killing three men in a workplace shooting rampage more than two decades ago.

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Congress advances bill to cement right to same-sex marriage, 47 Republicans vote in favor

The United States House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in favor of legislation that would federally codify the right to same-sex marriage.

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Alabama 4-H centers offering summer events across the state

Alabama 4-H centers will be open and running this summer for Alabama kids to attend summer camps, day camps, and other community events.

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North Alabama man pleads not guilty to double murder of brother and father

34-year-old Matthew Edward Garren was arrested on April 30, 2022, and later charged with two counts of murder in the death of his brother and father.

Adoption Alabama
After overturning of Roe, Alabama DHR addresses adoption process

Adoption has continued to be a significant discussion in the state after the striking down of Roe V. Wade.

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Lightning safety during summer months

With the warmer weather come thunderstorms, and thunderstorms come with lightning.

DANNY PITTS
Former Alabama pastor pleads not guilty to criminal sex allegations

A former Alabama pastor has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing an underage person.

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Alabama to participate in national 988 number for those suffering mental health or substance abuse crises

Alabama will join the rest of the nation on July 16 in integrating a three-digit phone number to help citizens address all mental health, substance use, and suicide crises.

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A second victim has died after being attacked by dogs in April

Michelle Sheeks, a Red Bay resident, has passed away in hospital after reportedly being attacked by a pack of dogs owned by a local resident in April.

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Residents to see slight increase in power bills, according to Alabama Power

Alabama Power has announced that customers can expect to see an increase in energy costs in the month of August.

Adoption Alabama
Adoption in Alabama: parents, agencies, lawmakers weigh in

With the striking down of Roe v. Wade, professionals in the industry are preparing for an increase of children as mothers may consider adoption instead of abortion. 

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Deck repairs underway for USS Alabama, first time since WWII

Deck repairs for the USS Alabama Battleship are well underway.

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Escaped inmate charged with murder in death of jail official who helped him

Casey White, who prompted a nationwide manhunt by escaping an Alabama jail, has been charged with killing the corrections official who helped him escape, although authorities have not claimed he pulled the trigger.

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Hotly debated Chelsea school vote ends in landslide victory for opposition

The contentious vote for the city of Chelsea to separate from the Shelby County school system has concluded in a landslide victory for the opposition.

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Alabama-based non-profit seeks to address mental health needs of law enforcement

An Alabama man is trying to address the mental health issues and stresses faced by law enforcement in the state.

MOSQUITO BUG
Mobile County health authorities report first case of human West Nile Virus this year

Mobile County has reported the first case of human West Nile Virus (WNV), which is a form of mosquito-borne encephalitis (brain inflammation).

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Alabama man pleads not guilty to murder of 11-year-old in 1988.

An Alabama resident pleaded not guilty on Thursday for the 1988 slaying of an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

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'Good Time' laws blamed for killing of Bibb County deputy?

“If we just keep being more lenient, and lenient, and lenient, and we are going to keep having more police officers die because of our justice system.”

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Terminated Austal employees sue, claiming company refused religious, medical vaccine exemptions

Over 50 former employees at the Austal plant in Mobile have listed themselves as plaintiffs in a lawsuit claiming the company violated their civil rights after they sought religious exemptions for the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Multiple state entities challenge injunction against Alabama law banning transgender youth drugs, operations

Attorney General Steve Marshall and the Alabama Center for Law and Liberty have filed briefs challenging the injunction against a law that would ban transgender surgeries and hormone treatments for minors.

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Chelsea community torn over upcoming school system vote

Drama is brewing in Chelsea after a proposed vote to create a separate city school system draws closer.

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'Change your dang filter regularly': Ways to save on air conditioning costs

As we plunge deeper into the summer months, the time to start caring about your air conditioning unit was yesterday.

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