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Tuberville criticizes NCAA 'lack of leadership' on NIL: 'Created an environment where student-athletes can be exploited'

Congress must pass name, image, and likeness (NIL) legislation due to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) “lack of meaningful leadership and clarity” on the issue, according to Sen. Tommy Tuberville R-AL. 

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State Rep. Pringle to introduce manslaughter for lethal drug dealers bill again in 2023

Should dealers in Alabama who sell narcotic drugs that result in someone's death be charged with manslaughter?

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Dale County gives law enforcement 27% pay bump

Christmas came early for law enforcement personnel employed by Dale County last week.

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Dothan delays short-term rental regulations on 'overreach' concerns

The Dothan City Commission delayed passing regulations on short-term rental properties Tuesday morning after a local mission house owner expressed concerns about governmental overreach.

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Alabama on 'an island' in Southeast — No major tax relief in 2021 and 2022

Alabama was the only state in the Southeast to not offer its citizens any broad-based, major sales or income tax relief in 2021 or 2022.

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U.S. Rep. Moore: Send IRS agents to the U.S.-Mexico border

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) introduced the Bureaucrats to the Border Act last week to require new Internal Revenue Service enforcement personnel hired through the so-called Inflation Reduction Act to complete a 30-day detail supporting Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the southern border.

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Visit Dothan CEO to be sentenced in November for fraud in former role

The Visit Dothan President & CEO Aaron McCreight has a November sentencing date in federal court in Iowa after pleading guilty to one count of bank fraud in January.

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Two-thirds of Alabama hospitals non-compliant with price transparency rule

Less than one-third of Alabama hospitals are complying with a Trump-era rule mandating price transparency online, according to a new report.

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Proposed federal red snapper rule decreases Alabama catch limit

A proposed federal rule could dramatically limit red snapper fishing opportunities if enacted next year.

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Dothan extends $9,000-a-month D.C. lobbying contract

City commissioners in Dothan approved a two-year continuation of a contract with a lobbying firm at their most recent meeting on Aug. 15.

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Dothan upholds employee’s termination in food program scandal

Members of the Dothan Personnel Board upheld the recent termination of a former city of Dothan employee who oversaw an after school food program now allegedly under FBI investigation. 

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Biden’s student loan forgiveness tax-free In Alabama

Alabamians likely won’t owe any state taxes on the amount received from President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan announced last week. 

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