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Adam Moseley Alabama News
Critics pan AHSAA decision to suspend Hoover baseball coach — 'Zero common sense'

The AHSAA Central Board of Control’s decision to suspend Hoover baseball coach Adam Moseley has received significant backlash from prominent voices in the world of sports.

Mo Brooks, Jerry Carl Alabama News
Mo Brooks would be celebrating pay raise if he were still in Congress, says U.S. Rep. Carl

"I guarantee, if Mo Brooks was still in office, he would be the first one screaming ‘We need it, we deserve it.’”

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Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen withdraws from ERIC organization

Sect. of State Wes Allen sent a letter to ERIC executive director Shane Hamlin on Monday notifying him of the withdrawal.

(US House of Rep. Aderholt Robert/Facebook) Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Aderholt to chair Appropriations subcommittee with 'largest pool of non-defense government spending'

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) has been picked to chair the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Dale Strong nominated to House Armed Services Committee

Freshman U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) announced on Monday his nomination to serve on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC).

AL Senate Orr Arthur Alabama News
State Sen. Orr says tax rebates still being considered, cuts unlikely — 'This is one-time money'

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) said last December that a rebate plus a tax cut weren’t off the table. However, now he said most people should expect a one-time rebate of roughly $200 per person.

Selma tornado damage Alabama News
Biden declares 'major disaster' in Alabama following last week's deadly storms

On Sunday, President Joe Biden officially approved a “major disaster declaration” for Alabama following last week's storms that left many areas damaged and nine people dead.

Darius Miles shot Alabama News
Alabama basketball player Darius Miles charged with capital murder in fatal shooting

After being sidelined for the remainder of the season due to an ankle injury, Crimson Tide basketball player Darius Miles has been charged with capital murder related to a fatal shooting near campus early Sunday morning.

Mo Brooks Alabama News
Mo Brooks decries influence of special interest groups over U.S. Congress — 'It’s a very corrupt process'

Though no longer in office, former U.S. Congressman Mo Brooks is still speaking out against government corruption and the influence of special interest groups.

Madison Forward Alabama News
Citizens group petitions to overhaul Madison city leadership structure

The petition calls for hiring a city manager to oversee daily city operations, redrawing the city’s seven districts into six and having the mayor become the tie-breaking seventh vote, 256 Today reported.

Kay Ivey at FTC Alabama News
Ivey continues to tout broadband expansion as a top priority — 'The state’s plan for expanding digital infrastructure is working efficiently'

On Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey visited the Farmers Telecommunications Headquarters in Rainville to participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for broadband projects in DeKalb and Jackson counties.

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U.S. House forms committee to investigate China — 'We are serious about challenging the CCP'

In a surprising show of bipartisanship, House Democrats and Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to form a select committee to analyze strategic competition between the U.S. and the Chinese Communist Party.

Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Burchett walks back 'drunk,' 'redneck' remarks aimed at Mike Rogers — 'We're all friends'

Of the many reactions to U.S. Rep. Mike Roger’s (R-Saks) outburst on the U.S. House floor Friday night, U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett’s (R-Tenn.) may have been the most disparaging.

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U.S. Rep. Aderholt secures $13.8 million for 14 projects in north Alabama including broadband, education, medical expansions

U.S. Rep Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) announced on Monday he had secured funding for 14 projects in north Alabama totaling $13,792,200.

Tubs Shelby623 Alabama News
Bills backed by Tuberville, Shelby to support Alabama’s National Heritage Areas signed into law

Drafted by U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and former U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa), the bills renew the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area for 15 more years and create a new area, the Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area.

IRS Alabama News
U.S. House passes bill to defund 'army' of 87,000 new IRS agents

As is its first official act following the contentious Speaker race, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Monday night with the help of Alabama's delegation to strip the IRS of new funding for 87,000 new agents.

Rogers Gaetz Alabama News
U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers, Matt Gaetz reconcile following outburst on House floor during Speaker race

U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) and Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) are back on speaking terms following an outburst by Rogers Friday night during the final hours of the U.S. House Speaker race.

Hannah Alabama News
Crimson Tide football legend turned cattleman John Hannah decries beef industry ‘oligarchies,’ inflation — ‘I’m going to go out of business’

John Hannah is a Crimson Tide and New England Patriot football legend. Now he raises beef cattle in Blountsville, and he said inflation could put him out of business if it continues at its current rate.

two teens killed in car crash Alabama News
Two north Alabama teens killed around New Year's Day in separate car crashes

Crossville City Schools as well as the surrounding communities have already experienced more than their fair share of grief in the new year after two teens were killed in separate car accidents.

Robert Aderholt Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt: Negotiations in House Speaker race progressing — 'I do think there’s some movement taking place'

A new record was set by the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday when they failed to vote in a new Speaker for the 11th time.

Dale Strong Alabama News
Dale Strong swearing-in delayed as U.S. House fails to elect a Speaker

U.S. Rep.-elect Dale Strong will have to wait at least one more day to be sworn in as the House of Representatives continues its search for a Speaker.

American Airlines planes Alabama News
Worker killed at Montgomery Regional Airport was 'ingested into the engine,' officials say

An "industrial accident" at Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) on New Year’s Eve claimed the life of one American Airlines ground crew member and shut down air traffic for several hours. 

Mobile SS Alabama News
Police apprehend suspect in deadly New Year's Eve shooting in Mobile

A suspect linked to the deadly New Year’s Eve shooting in Mobile was apprehended by police Sunday.

Barry Moore Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore blames Biden admin for ongoing inflation, high gas prices — 'We're suffering as American people'

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore puts the blame for high gas prices and rising inflation on the Biden administration and its continuing infusions of cash into the economy.

Bellefonte aerial Alabama News
Dale Strong, Mo Brooks blast TVA for north Alabama rolling blackouts; Cite green energy push, abandonment of Bellefonte nuclear plant for shortcomings

As a cold front brought subfreezing temperatures to much of the country over the past Christmas weekend, the TVA broke from its 90-year history and, for the first time, instituted rolling blackouts and cut the power to thousands of customers, including in north Alabama, to lessen the burden of the unexpected increase in demand.

marijuana plants Alabama News
Only 10 medical cannabis applications received as deadline looms, says Medical Cannabis director John McMillan

Thursday afternoon marks the application deadline for anyone hoping to get in on the medical cannabis business in Alabama.

Monte Sano Blvd. seen from Governor’s Drive in Huntsville Alabama News
Counties in north Alabama shut down travel as snow, ice cover roadways

Following days of subzero temperatures, an afternoon wintery mix of snow and ice on Monday caused several north Alabama counties to shut down their roads due to treacherous traveling conditions.

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