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Kay Ivey HB342 Signing Alabama News
Ivey signs bill to address teacher shortages by expanding opportunities to earn alternative certifications

House Bill 342, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Susan DuBose (R-Hoover), will provide more “high-quality pathways” for Alabamians who want to become teachers to access alternative certification instead of going through the traditional route.

Trump Alabama News
Tuberville, Moore blast Biden, DOJ for Trump federal indictment — 'The Biden Administration is the most corrupt in American history'

On Thursday, Donald Trump announced he is being indicted for allegedly mishandling classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida, marking the first time a former president has been federally indicted.

Trump in Waco, Texas Alabama News
Trump to headline ALGOP event in Alabama this summer

Former President Donald Trump is planning to visit Alabama this summer as part of his campaign to reclaim the White House in the 2024 presidential election.

Space Command Alabama News
SPACECOM commander James Dickinson assures Tuberville, Strong, Britt that Huntsville remains best location for U.S. Space Command HQ; Ohio makes last-ditch effort to host

After meeting with U.S. Space Command commander Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) said the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force has “some explaining to do” on why it appears to be wavering on choosing Alabama as the permanent headquarters for SPACECOM.

Clay Scofield Alabama News
Alabama Legislature passes Scofield-sponsored resolution affirming Huntsville as best location for U.S. Space Command HQ

Alabama Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield and other state lawmakers are lending their support for locating U.S. Space Command’s permanent headquarters in Huntsville.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong 'skeptical' of north Alabama power grid since last winter blackouts; Asks TVA to be ready for summer heat

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) is helping Alabamians beat the heat this summer by ensuring the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is ready for the extra load on the power grid.

Palmer on Rick and Bubba Alabama News
'This is far better than a clean debt limit bill' — Palmer says Fiscal Responsibility Act not a 'massive loss' for GOP despite 'no' vote

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) was one of three of Alabama’s congressional delegation to vote against raising the national debt limit, but he said the bill was not all bad for Republicans.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville targeted? New Hampshire man charged with threatening to kill a U.S. Senator over 'blocking military promotions' — 'You’re a dead man walking you piece of f———ing s——t'

Though the senator has not been named, court documents point toward it being U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) since Landry told investigators he was “angry with certain politicians over their handling of important entitlement programs for veterans” and he “saw on the news that U.S. Senator #1 is blocking military promotions.”

Mrs Doubtfire IMDB Alabama News
Daniel Taylor: What God meant for comedy, the devil meant for drag

Common sense should tell us there’s a clear difference between what’s meant for comedy and what’s meant for, well, something entirely different.

Space command Alabama News
Report: Congress moves to block funding to expand temporary Space Command HQ in Colorado as Alabama HQ decision is threatened

In the latest salvo in the ongoing battle over choosing a permanent home for U.S. Space Command, Alabama lawmakers have reportedly drafted a bill to block funding the continued growth of the temporary headquarters in Colorado.

Tuberville and Britt Alabama News
Tuberville, Britt vote ‘no’ as U.S. Senate passes debt ceiling bill

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation to raise the national debt limit into 2025 following the bill’s approval in the House a day prior. Both of Alabama’s U.S. senators, Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) voted against the bill, which now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville calls for more teacher accountability, slams Birmingham's 19% reading proficiency rate — 'That's embarrassing'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville is continuing to call for more accountability in America’s education system after comments he made about inner-city teachers sparked outrage from Democrats and leftist activists across the country.

I Stock 1488479431 Alabama News
U.S. House votes to raise debt ceiling; Alabama congressional delegation split with four 'yes' votes, three 'no' votes

On Wednesday, 149 U.S. House Republicans joined 165 House Democrats in voting 314-117 to the Fiscal Responsibility Act to raise the national debt ceiling for two years and avoid a default on money borrowed.

Tuberville vs Aderholt Alabama News
Tuberville rips debt ceiling deal as U.S. House prepares to vote Wednesday; Aderholt calls it 'a step in the right direction'

Tuberville called the bill a "terrible deal," while Aderholt, though not happy with the final bill, highlighted some of its positives.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville's national security staffer resigns following allegations he led effort to hold up military promotions due to DoD abortion policy

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) national security advisor has reportedly resigned over allegations that he played a key role in holding up over 200 senior military nominations over the Department of Defense’s abortion policy.

Space Command Alabama News
Alabama House members send letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary supporting congressional investigation into delay on U.S. Space Command decision

Several members of the Alabama House of Representatives sent a letter to U.S. Airforce Secretary Frank Kendall voicing their support for U.S. House Armed Services Committee’s investigation into the ongoing delay in choosing a permanent home for U.S. Space Command Headquarters.

Devil's Playground Alabama News
Podcaster investigates 'The Devil's Playground' near Hayden where locals claim children were experimented on

Small towns can often hide big secrets, but the story behind an abandoned compound known locally as “The Devil’s Playground” in the middle of the woods in Hayden could be too monstrous to believe.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville camp blasts Democrat outrage over comments about failing inner-city schools — 'Effort to start another media feeding frenzy by misconstruing something Coach said'

Following outrage from Alabama Democratic leaders and organizations over his comments about failing inner-city schools, U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville clarified his remarks while doubling down on his original point.

Finley Battle Mac Alabama News
Huntsville, Madison City, Madison County leaders alarmed by revelations about Space Command delay — 'Blatant attempt to skew independent findings and use highly questionable tactics'

Public officials in Madison County were alarmed by the information revealed Thursday after the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services announced it would launch an investigation into the ongoing delays in choosing a permanent U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) Headquarters.

Tuberville Alabama News
Alabama Democrats triggered by Tuberville's comments on inner-city school teachers: 'Stop dog whistling'

“The COVID really brought it out about how bad our schools are and how bad our teachers are in the inner cities,” Tuberville said. “Most of them in inner cities; I don’t know how they got degrees, to be honest with you. I don’t know whether they can read and write.”

Rogers and Strong Alabama News
Rogers, Strong launch investigation into ongoing delays in U.S. Space Command decision

U.S. Reps. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) and Mike Rogers (R-Saks) are spearheading a House Armed Services Committee investigation into what’s causing the continued delays in picking a permanent headquarters for U.S. Space Command.

Marshall County Sheriff's Office Alabama News
Marshall County Sheriff's Office identifies body in 26-year-old murder case

On April 15, 1997, the body of a white male was discovered near a shallow creek bed in Union Grove, Marshall County. According to the sheriff’s office, the body had its head, hands and feet intentionally removed, making a positive identification nearly impossible beyond race and gender.

Benard Simelton Alabama News
Alabama NAACP condemns state legislature's anti-CRT bill; Claims it would ban teaching of slavery, 'real history' — 'We know what's happening on Florida'

The president of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP, Bernard Simelton, compared Alabama to Florida as he openly condemned the Alabama Legislature for its efforts to pass a law banning Critical Race Theory and other "divisive concepts" from the classroom.

Guntersville soccer player town hall Alabama News
Parents claim racism in Guntersville public schools, NAACP denounces legislature CRT ban at town hall — 'She sounds like she came out of the cotton field'

A group of concerned parents and community members gathered in Guntersville Tuesday evening to discuss concerns of racial discrimination within the Guntersville City School system.

Devyn Keith Alabama News
Huntsville councilman Devyn Keith's bench trial delayed for second time this month

For the second time this month, Huntsville councilman Devyn Keith has had his shoplifting trial date rescheduled, this time until August 22.

Strong Putin Britt Alabama News
Russia bans Britt, Strong over U.S. sanctions: 'I’d say bless his heart, but he doesn’t have one'

In retaliation for various sanctions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation released a list of 500 Americans now banned from the country, including U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville).

JD Crowe KKK Alabama News
AL.com cartoonist JD Crowe's KKK obsession

The Ku Klux Klan hasn't had any significant social, political or economic influence in Alabama in decades, but AL.com cartoonist J.D. Crowe seems determined to keep its memory alive.

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