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Basketball Hall of Famer Lefty Driesel dies at 92: Retired coaching after losses at three Alabama schools in 2002

Coach Lefty Driesel died February 17 at age 92 at his home in Virginia Beach.

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State Sen. Elliott: I do not think the House gambling bill has the votes to move forward as it is now

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) said the so-called comprehensive gambling bill that passed the State House of Representatives could not pass in the State Senate as currently written.

ABC Board Alabama News
Task force recommends keeping premade mixed drink sales under ABC Board control

Spirit-based, ready-to-drink cocktails should remain under the control of the ABC Board, according to a report filed by the legislative Mixed Spirits Beverage Task Force on Wednesday.

Biden Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Palmer: Biden's 'poor memory' has nothing to do with age — 'It’s about his cognitive ability'

Due to President Joe Biden’s many public gaffes and a special counsel report calling him an "elderly man with a poor memory," people on both sides of the political aisle are growing concerned about his mental capacity.

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Sean of the South: Boiled

There truly is nothing better than a bulled pee-nut.

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4 takeaways from No. 15 Alabama's 100-75 win over Texas A&M

No. 15 Alabama kept their place on top of the SEC standings on Saturday with a 100-75 win over Texas A&M.

Kay Ivey on Capitol Journal, 2/16/2024 Alabama News
Ivey dismisses gambling opponent concerns: 'They don't have to gamble'

On Friday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Gov. Kay Ivey weighed in on the first two weeks of the legislative session, which included the House of Representatives' passage of a comprehensive package she endorsed.

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Public Service Commission looking into high power bills statewide; Blames Biden administration

The Alabama Public Service Commission (APSC) blamed the Biden administration for higher power bills across the state.

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Alabama basketball focused on 'playing harder on defense' during bye week

SEC basketball teams were awarded a bye week during conference play for the first time since 2012.

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American Idol premiere Sunday features McIntosh, Alabama's 15-year-old: Triston Harper

The premiere of the 2024 season of American Idol will be on Sunday at 7 p.m. It will feature a 15-year-old high school kid from McIntosh: Triston Harper.

Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall leads multi-state brief supporting of Donald Trump seeking SCOTUS opinion in election interference case

Attorney General Steve Marshall recently led a 22-state brief in support of former President Donald Trump, asking for a stay in his prosecution until the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) rules on his presidential immunity for charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election.

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4 things to watch for in Auburn's game against Kentucky

No. 13 Auburn hosts No. 22 Kentucky today. What are the biggest things to watch for during the game?

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Jennifer Oliver O'Connell: Alabama is saving lives by banning lab grown meat

Having moved away from a state that shoved synthetic meat and byproducts down the public’s throat at every possible opportunity, it is heartening that the Alabama Senate just voted 32-0 to ban lab grown meat.

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High school band members can play with Million Dollar Band at A-Day, April 13

High school band members are invited to register and experience a day with the Million Dollar Band on A-Day, the spring football game.

IVF Alabama News
Alabama Supreme Court rules IVF embryos are protected under Wrongful Death of a Minor Act

An embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child protected by Alabama’s wrongful death act and the Alabama Constitution, the Alabama Supreme ruled on Friday. 

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Barry Moore leads resolution for immediate release of Nicaraguan pastors

On Friday, U.S. Rep Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) introduced a resolution condemning the imprisonment of 11 pastors in Nicaragua on what Moore says are trumped-up charges.

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ESPN's Rece Davis: 'I don't have any doubt' Nick Saban will 'thrive' in 'GameDay' role — 'He's going to be sensational'

During a discussion on this week's "College GameDay Podcast," ESPN's Rece Davis, an Alabama native and University of Alabama grad, predicted retired Crimson Tide head football coach Nick Saban would "thrive" in his new role as analyst on "College GameDay."

Gov. Kay Ivey. Alabama News
Ivey applauds passage of gambling legislation: 'In their current form, these bills will continue to have my support'

Governor Kay Ivey recently praised the House of Representatives for passing a series of comprehensive gambling bills allowing for casino gaming, sports betting, and a lottery in the state.

Voter registration Alabama News
Pay raise bill for boards of registrars passes Senate

Legislation giving boards of registrars a pay raise passed the Senate by a 15-10 margin on Thursday.

ACS Reeves Alabama News
Albertville superintendent asks for more funding to handle rapid growth, immigrant language barrier — 'I beg you to call and email your local legislators'

Albertville City Schools is in desperate need of more funding to accommodate its rapid growth and immigrant population, according to Superintendent Bart Reeves.

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Elmore County Sheriff’s Deputy commits suicide during training event in Fultondale

The law enforcement community is mourning the loss of one of its own after a tragic incident in Fultondale Thursday.

Phillip Ensler Alabama News
State Rep. Phillip Ensler's anti-swatting bill advances in House

Legislation by State Rep. Phillip Ensler (D-Montgomery) that would add criminal penalties for swatting in the state is heading for a vote in the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Alabama Senior Olympics 2024: Registration now open

Alabama folks age 50 and up can compete in the Alabama Senior Olympics 2024 Games.

Adolph Grimmett Alabama News
Female store clerk 1, criminal 0 in Fultondale robbery attempt

It may have seemed like a smart opportunity. Quiet Sunday afternoon in out-of-the-way Fultondale. One store clerk on duty (a female at that).

Belinda Thomas Alabama News
Republican congressional district 2 hopefuls focus on immigration, national debt in Montgomery forum

With less than three weeks until the primary election on March 5, five Republican candidates in the newly created congressional district 2 discussed immigration, the national debt and their backgrounds at a forum in Montgomery hosted by the Montgomery County Republican Party and the Capital City Young Republicans on Thursday night.

State Rep, Chris Blackshear on APTV's Capitol Journal, 2/15/2024 Alabama News
State Rep. Blackshear: 'Our caucus is still together'

Thursday's 67-31 vote for House Bill 152, the enabling legislation accompanying a constitutional amendment on gambling, marked the end of a contentious week for members of the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Alabama Senators eye comprehensive gambling legislation: ‘It would be very embarrassing for the Senate to fail’

The gambling debate will now move to the State Senate after the House of Representatives passed two comprehensive bills on Thursday.

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