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Ray Melick talks the contested races in the recent Republican Primary election on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the contested races in the recent Republican Primary election, Democrat crossover voting in the Republican Primary and the upcoming runoff election.

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Ray Melick talks the questions raised by the Executive Director of the Alabama Democratic Party on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the questions raised by the Executive Director of the Alabama Democratic Party, whether the Republican Party should insist on closed primaries to preclude Democrat crossover voting and the Republican U.S. Senate runoff.

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From middle school to the pros: Stallions' Aubrey proving to be best kicker in USFL

The last football game Birmingham Stallions kicker Brandon Aubrey played in before the first game of the USFL season was in middle school, where he was a wide receiver and kicker. Now he leads the league in points scored with 60 and has made 14 of 16 field goal attempts and 90% of his extra point attempts for the Stallions,

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USFL can't beat Garth Brooks, moves to Legion Field this weekend

The USFL moves from Protective Stadium to Legion Field this weekend, to make way for a sold-out Garth Brooks concert that will be the first in the new stadium. The anticipation for this event has taken over the Uptown are of Birmingham, with a FanFest at UpTown from noon to 6 p.m.

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Ray Melick talks his recent interview with Mike Durant on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss Ray's recent interview with Mike Durant, the influence of Super PACs and the Alabama Secretary of State's assertion that MyPillow's Mike Lindell has no credibility.

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Ray Melick talks his interview with Durant and the U.S. Senate runoff on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss their respective interviews with Mike Durant, the U.S. Senate runoff and the pending release of John Hinckley Jr.

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Durant on election loss: 'The process is as broken as you can possibly imagine'

Mike Durant spent 22 years in the military, including time as a Prisoner of War, and another two decades building a successful business in the cutthroat world of defense contractors. But none of that prepared him for what he called the “corrupt” world of politics and running for office.

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Ray Melick talks crossover voting by Democrats in the Republican Primary on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss crossover voting by Democrats in last week's Republican Primary and the appearance that conservative Alabama doesn't seem to have a fiscally conservative Republican Party.

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Ray Melick talks Alabama voters' "Low T" on FM Talk 1065

Ray Melick talks Alabama voters' "Low T" on FM Talk 1065

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Ray Melick talks the 2022 primary election results on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Ray Melick talks the 2022 primary election results on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

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Britt says victory clear sign that Alabama wants "new blood"

Katie Boyd Britt emerged from the shadow of Alabama Senator Richard Shelby to stand in her own light as winner of the Republican Primary for U.S. Senate last night.

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Ray Melick talks the primary races on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the primary races being decided as they spoke.

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Ray Melick: Thank you for your vote

The truth is, by choosing to not participate in the election process, those people who don’t vote have given those of us who do, power - over their very lives, their laws, their rights, their citizenship.

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Ray Melick: Saban never says anything without knowing what he wants to happen

When the most successful football coach in college history accused Texas A&M and Jackson State of (legally) buying players, he did so with a purpose.

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USFL at the halfway point: more players, hotter temperatures, better play and the NFL takes notice

Daryl “Moose” Johnston knew the vision was catching on when his phone started ringing.

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Ray Melick talks the Senate race and Saban's athlete recruiting comments on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the Republican Senate Primary race and Alabama football coach Nick Saban's bombshell comments on athlete recruiting.

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Attorneys in lawsuit challenging Alabama’s transgender medical treatment ban face questions about judge-shopping

Attorneys representing plaintiffs challenging Alabama’s ban on medical treatments for transgender minors have been ordered to appear before a panel of three federal judges to answer questions about possible judge-shopping.

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Callaway back home doing what he loves: family and football

Neil Callaway has always loved coaching. But he also loves his family, especially now that he is a grandfather.

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Ray Melick talks crime and other stories on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss crime, new polls on the US Senate and Alabama Governor races and catfish, all stories today on 1819 News.

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Ray Melick talks the upcoming Republican primary races on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the various Republican primary races.

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Mike Durant denounces Lincoln Project, addresses claims made against him by rivals

In a video obtained by 1819 News, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Durant denounced the Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump PAC led by...

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Ray Melick talks apparent abortion backpedaling on FM Talk 1065 Midday Mobile

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Dalton Orwig substituting for Sean Sullivan as they discuss the...

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Ray Melick: The Roe decision, and a mom who is 'happily raising' a son she wanted to abort

In an Associated Press story this week with the title “Abortion restrictions are racist,” a woman who moved to Mississippi from Chicago...

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Ray Melick talks Alabama reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court leak on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News' Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss the Alabama reaction to the U.S. Supreme...

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Ray Melick talks the U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade leak on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News' Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision on Roe...

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Ray Melick: Musk plunges into the battle over free speech; good for him - and us

Democracy dies in darkness. That’s the motto, adopted in 2017, of the Washington Post, arguably the most influential media outlet in...

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Ray Melick talks the US Senate and Alabama Gubernatorial races on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News' Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the US Senate race and the Alabama...

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