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Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., arrives for a Senate Armed Services Committee nominations hearing on Gen. David Allvin for reappointment to the grade of General and to be U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington Alabama News
Tuberville's Poison Control Centers bill unanimously passes out of Senate committee

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville's (R-Auburn) Poison Control Centers Reauthorization Act of 2024 passed unanimously out of committee, 21-0.

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Suspect in shooting of Auburn's Brian Battie, brother Tommie arrested in Florida

A Sarasota man has been arrested in connection to a shooting involving Auburn running back Brian Battie, his brother Tommie and three others in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Hugh Freeze asks Auburn family to 'pray' for Brian Battie, says running back suffered a 'set back' after shooting

Auburn head football coach Hugh Freeze issued a plea for prayers for running back Brian Battie after he was shot in the head over the weekend.

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Johnny Manziel to serve as keynote speaker VitAL Alabama Annual Conference in August

"Johnny Football" is coming to Alabama this fall to speak on mental health and substance abuse, two issues he has struggled with in his journey from Heisman winner to the NFL and beyond.

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Mayor Woodfin makes 'direct plea' to citizens to work with Birmingham Police amid recent shootings — 'Residents have to step up'

On Wednesday, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin issued a "direct plea" to residents following recent shootings in which two children were shot on Mother's Day and a 62-year-old disabled man was shot and killed.

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AG Marshall: No 'greater perversion of the criminal justice system' than Trump hush money trial — 'Clearly a politically motivated prosecution'

On Tuesday, AG Steve Marshall went on Fox Business Network's "Mornings with Maria" and described the trial as "political theater" with the intention to "damage" Trump and get President Joe Biden re-elected.

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Nick Saban says UAW ad used his comments 'entirely out of context' — 'I do not personally endorse the UAW or its campaign'

On the eve of the vote for Mercedes-Benz workers in Vance to join the United Auto Workers, former Alabama head football coach Nick Saban asked the UAW to take down an advertisement that he says misused his comments and image.

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State Sen. Orr: Gambling push 'sucked all the oxygen out' of passing other legislation

During Friday's broadcast of Huntsville WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) lamented that the ongoing battle to pass a gaming package made things "not very productive" in either chamber to pass other legislation.

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'Unwarranted,' 'Unacceptable': Tuberville, Britt pen letter to Mexican government over mistreatment of Alabama-based Vulcan Materials Company

Alabama's U.S. Senators are demanding action regarding the Mexican government’s mistreatment of Alabama-based Vulcan Materials Company two years after the Mexican government illegally invaded and shut down Vulcan’s deep-water port in Quintana Roo.

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Pearl presses Biden to demand Hamas to surrender, release hostages — 'Many have died because our President has stopped Israel from finishing Hamas!'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl called on President Joe Biden to tell Hamas to surrender and release hostages, a number of which are American, on Thursday.

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Tuberville: Biden 'trying to play both sides' in Israeli-Hamas war

During a Monday interview on Fox Business Network's "The Evening Edit," U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) accused President Joe Biden of "riding the fence" when it comes to Israel's ongoing war with Hamas.

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Gambling bill not a 'clean' lottery, says former Supreme Court justice

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Glenn Murdock pushed back on the notion of the lottery bill being "clean."

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ALCAP's Davis: House's Hindu prayer to open legislative day on National Day of Prayer 'odd,' 'disturbing'

During Thursday's broadcast of "Priority Talk" on Birmingham radio's Truth 101.1 WXJC, host Greg Davis weighed in on the Alabama House of Representatives electing to kick off National Day of Prayer with a Hindu prayer rather than a traditional Christian prayer.

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Tuberville on Biden admin Title IX changes: 'You can't erase women, and you can't erase Title IX'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is pushing back against President Joe Biden's efforts to undo Title IX by redefining what a woman is and allowing biological males to compete in athletics as females.

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Britt demands White House 'take concrete, meaningful action to restore order on college campuses' amid Pro-Hamas protests

As pro-Palestine protests rage on at college campuses across the United States, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) urged President Joe Biden and his administration to do something to end the discrimination against Jewish college students.

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13 players with Alabama ties taken on third day of NFL Draft

Thirteen athletes tied to the state of Alabama had their names called during the final day of the NFL Draft, which consisted of the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh rounds.

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Tuberville: Trump 'the only person' who can lead this country 'in the right direction'

During an appearance on "The Lou Holtz Show" podcast, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) praised former President Donald Trump and said the GOP presidential nominee was "the only person" who could lead this country back "in the right direction."

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'They will eventually learn the truth': Auburn's Pearl decries anti-Israel protests on college campuses

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Wednesday condemned the rise of anti-Israel protests popping up on college and university campuses across the United States as Israel and Palestine continue to wage war.

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Pell City School Board fails to remove embattled head football coach Rush Propst

The Pell City School Board attempted but ultimately failed to remove Pell City High School football coach Rush Propst on Wednesday.

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'A direct result of Joe Biden's weak foreign policy': Tuberville blames White House for 'funding' Iran's attack on Israel

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) blamed President Joe Biden and his "weak foreign policy" for Iran's attack on Israel over the weekend.

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Tuberville seeks transparency from Biden admin, introduces bill requiring reports on abortions at Department of Veterans Affairs

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) introduced the VA Abortion Transparency Act, which would impose new abortion reporting requirements on the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Auburn's Pearl: 'The Biden Administration policies have enriched, empowered and emboldened Israel's enemies'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Monday continued to voice his support of Israel in the wake of a recent attack by Iran while also criticizing President Joe Biden for enabling Israel's enemies.

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Hoover City Schools takes online library system offline to ensure 'books with mature sexual content are removed'

On Thursday, Hoover City Schools announced the online library system, SORA, students use to access books online has been made unavailable while the system conducts an internal audit.

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Tuberville blasts 'failed' AL(dot)com for calling concern about attacks by illegal aliens 'political' — 'Try telling that to the parents'

During his weekly Wednesday call with reporters, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) responded to AL(dot)com describing his use of the story of Pablo Mendoza, a 23-year-old illegal alien residing in Enterprise who allegedly raped a mentally handicapped a 14-year-old female, as "political."

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'Either a punk or a pervert!': Pastor scolds Hoover Board of Education for book on anal sex being available to students

A Hoover City Schools Board of Education meeting got testy on Tuesday over a sexually charged book that had been available to children in school libraries across the district.

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'I, like everyone else, am not immune to making mistakes': Broad Metro's Kadish releases video responding to Hoover City Councilman Lyda personal attack during Stadium Trace Village saga

On Monday, Broad Metro president William Kadish released a video in which he addressed a recent Hoover City Council meeting in which council president John Lyda brought up Kadish's felony arrest in 2001 as a reason for not going through with plans for an 82-acre, $250 million Stadium Trace Village Phase 2 project.

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Bruce Pearl on Israel-Hamas conflict: 'This is a clear battle between good and evil!'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl is continuing to push for restoring security for Israel and the people of Palestine as Hamas and terrorist groups continue to wage war in the Gaza Strip.

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