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Birmingham considers allowing medical cannabis dispensaries; Aims to promote health care, inclusivity

The Birmingham City Council introduced an ordinance Tuesday to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits.

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Gadsden man arrested in multi-million dollar health care fraud conspiracy connected to Huntsville business

Two men from north Alabama are facing federal charges related to medical kickback and health care fraud conspiracies.

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Former Citronelle police chief indicted for using excessive force, misleading investigators

Former Citronelle Police Department Chief John Tyler Norris was recently indicted by a grand jury in the Southern District of Alabama for allegedly using excessive force and lying to investigators.

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'Just being cruel': ALGOP chairman John Wahl responds to hit piece against his family

Last week, Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl has been the subject of two hit pieces courtesy of AL.com opinion writer Kyle Whitmire. On Friday, Wahl spoke with host Phil Williams on Rightside Radio about the hits on his family and gave his side of the story.

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Alabama Medicaid patients no longer required to be drug, alcohol free for hepatitis C treatment

The Alabama Medicaid Agency (AMA) has removed its requirement for patients with hepatitis C to be drug and alcohol free before receiving treatment.

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Tuberville cautious about Shelby-supported electoral reform bill

A bill aimed at electoral reform made it out of committee in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday with the help of Sen. Richard Shelby. Sen. Tommy Tuberville said he wants to wait and see what's in the bill before deciding how to vote.

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Jefferson County sheriff candidate Jared Hudson explains importance of protecting constitutional rights

Jared Hudson is running for Sheriff of Jefferson County on the Republican ticket, and he believes the office of sheriff is more important than many people think.

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Huntsville City Council asks Alabama Legislature for discretion in issuing citations for misdemeanor offenses

The Huntsville City Council passed a resolution last Thursday requesting the Alabama Legislature amend the state code to restore police discretion regarding how to handle misdemeanor offenses.

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‘Zero chance’: Mo Brooks denies rumors of ALGOP chair bid

For weeks, rumors have been circulating about whether U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks plans to run for chairman of the Alabama Republican Party.

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Shoals Salvation Army preps for busy holiday season as inflation drives greater need

The Salvation Army in the Shoals area is anticipating one of its busiest holiday seasons yet as inflation drives up need for assistance.

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Auburn's Bruce Pearl rips Democrat U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's call for defunding fossil fuels

Bruce Pearl dunks on Rep. Rashida Tlaib calling for defunding of fossil fuels

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City workers in Selma strike for higher pay

As inflation impacts wallets across the nation, city workers in Selma have gone on strike demanding higher pay.

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Montgomery city councilman decries teen gang activity

Montgomery may have a gang problem, according to Councilman Oronde Mitchell, who played a concerning video at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.