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Jennifer Oliver O'Connell: Alabama libraries and the battle for the minds and hearts of our youth

Parents across Alabama are demanding that libraries change their policies to ensure books with sexualized content are unavailable to young children. This should not be difficult, but everyone from town mayors to library directors to city councils are pointing the finger and passing the buck.

Made in Alabama: Christmas gift guide

What better way to celebrate Christmas than to give back to the hardworking people of Alabama? This year, consider purchasing homegrown gifts from Alabama companies.

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4 takeaways from Alabama's 92-81 loss to Ohio State

No. 17 Alabama (4-1) dropped its first game of the season Friday night, losing 92-81 to Ohio State in the Crimson Tide's first game of the Emerald Coast Classic.

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Birmingham city councilman once promising investigation into October’s council president election now silent

Last month, Birmingham City Councilman Clinton Woods told the media that he planned to bring an investigation into the election of the council president before the council in the coming weeks. 

John Giles: Why is casino gambling expansion a priority?

Gambling in Alabama is already unconstitutional and laws against it should be enforced.

Iron bowl Alabama News
Ranking the top 10 Iron Bowls of all time

What are the top 10 Iron Bowls of all time?

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Planning for Sweet Trails Alabama system begins

State and local officials have begun planning a possible Sweet Trails Alabama system that would eventually connect all 67 counties.

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Watch: Anthony Daniels releases first TV ad in District 2 contest

On Wednesday, U.S. House District 2 candidate State House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) released his first media advertisement entitled “Seeds.”

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Poll finds stuffing Alabama’s favorite Thanksgiving leftover dish

A recent poll asked Americans about their favorite leftover dish after Thanksgiving. Among Alabamians, the most popular dish was stuffing.

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Aderholt details appropriations committee slashing FBI funding over allegations of civilian targeting

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) recently detailed how lawmakers are using the appropriations process to curb the Biden administration’s alleged abuse of federal law enforcement authority.

Library Books Alabama News
Emily Jones: The surprising lack of accountability in school libraries

If we’re witnessing our schools push a strongly worded memo calling for corrective actions without a deadline, why should we believe anyone is taking this issue seriously? We shouldn’t. 

GOP Debate Alabama News
Republican presidential debate at UA will compete with distractions

The Republican presidential debate on December 6 at the University of Alabama will face distractions and competition for attention.

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10 ways to give in Alabama this Thanksgiving

There is no lack of charitable organizations in Alabama to put the “giving” in “Thanksgiving” this holiday season.

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Two at Andy Griffith’s Thanksgiving table were from Alabama — Can you answer these questions about them?

Two at Andy Griffith's Thanksgiving table are from the state of Alabama. Let’s see how many of you Alabama folk can answer all of these questions:

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Kristin Landers: A Thanksgiving perspective in the midst of hard times

Circumstances in our lives are constantly shifting. One day we’re well, the next day we’re sick. One month we have plenty, the next month half the appliances break and we find our budgets in the red.

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Birmingham family thankful for embryo adoption — 'How sweet God has been'

This Thanksgiving, one Alabama family is especially grateful after receiving two little gifts from God almost a year ago. Dalton and Mary Elizabeth Miller were born on one of the coldest days in Alabama history: December 23, 2022.

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Jim Zeigler: Thanksgiving all year round

Thanksgiving means THANKSLIVING.

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Nick Saban delivers final message before the Iron Bowl

Wednesday night on “Hey Coach,” Saban praised the support that the fans have supplied this year and stressed the need for the support to travel on the road as well.

Virginia Doyle Alabama News
Ivey removes library board member Virginia Doyle after criticism of governor, legislature for threats to state funding

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday removed Alabama Public Library Service board member Virginia Doyle after Doyle questioned Ivey and lawmakers’ suggestions to cut library funding depending on APLS’s policy and procedures regarding sexually explicit library books.

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Reports: Secret Service appear at next RNC debate venue in Tuscaloosa ahead of possible Trump appearance

Will former President Donald Trump be attending the next RNC debate in Alabama in December?

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City of Montgomery changing supplemental health insurance administrative company for retirees in 2024

The administrator managing the City of Montgomery’s supplemental health insurance program for retired Medicare-eligible employees is changing next year. 

Huntsville International Airport Alabama News
Huntsville Airport working to improve travel this holiday season

Be sure to arrive at the airport early this holiday season.

Doug Jones Alabama News
Fmr U.S. Sen. Doug Jones: Thanksgiving price increases ‘thanks to Republicans in Congress,’ not ‘Bidenomics’

Former U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Mountain Brook) quoted a Tweet by U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) to argue that Thanksgiving meal price increases are not due to President Joe Biden’s policies but rather the Republicans in Washington, D.C.

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Caroline Joyous: Restoring patriotism among Alabama's youth

There is no greater time than now to restore patriotism among Alabama’s youth and hopefully change our state and nation for the better for years to come.  

Ladd Peebles Stadium Mobile Alabama News
Ladd-Peebles event producer claims 'manipulation,' 'incompetence' could lead to canceled Battle of the Bands

A producer of special events came to Mobile Tuesday to address the council after he said he has been dealing with incompetence and manipulation with the management of Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

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Bidenomics causing a kitchen table crisis with 25% cost increase this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is this Thursday, and families across the U.S. are already getting a taste of how much the cost to feed their family has increased under the Biden administration.

Birmingham-Southern Alabama News
City Council’s $5 million Birmingham-Southern College loan plan advances

A plan to loan Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) $5 million in city funds in an attempt to keep the school open passed a Birmingham City Council committee on Tuesday.

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