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Alabama mom warns of deadly drugs sold on messaging app: 'In a moment he was gone'

Terri Mundy's son, Jack, had just turned 24-years-old when he died last year from an accidental overdose. Now, Mundy is warning other...

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Oak trees torn down by hurricane reborn in south Alabama art exhibition

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Shortly after Hurricane Sally wreaked havoc on Mobile’s Bienville Square in September 2020, an idea emerged: Use...

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Sean of the South: Library cards

“How you doin’?” the security guard said as I walked inside the public library. “I’m getting my library card today,” I told him. “Congratulations,”...

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Escambia County schools lead the way helping Huxford storm victims

Residents of the Huxford area found out the Escambia County school system’s new slogan “We Are One”  doesn’t just apply to the classroom...

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Randy Tatano: My big movie break that wasn't

I think in some ways we have all wondered what it would be like to be a movie star. As someone who has spent his life in front of a...

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The day an Alabama boy defused a nuclear bomb accidentally dropped on North Carolina

In 1961, the Cold War was at its peak, President John Kennedy was only days into his office in the White House, and two nuclear bombs...

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World Games 2022 medals going on statewide tour; first stop made in Mobile

The World Games 2022 medals are on tour across the state of Alabama. As the time draws nearer for the World Games in Birmingham, Hibbett...

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Printing parts: Auburn's NCAME receives big grants

The Auburn University National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) is teaming up with the Federal Aviation Administration...

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'What is Huntsville?' This Alabama city was featured on 'Jeopardy'

On Wednesday's episode of the long-running game show "Jeopardy," Huntsville got a mention during the category "Big City." The answer:...

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1819 News produces new video from Governor's Forum

Gubernatorial candidates from both major parties recently gathered at the Hoover Library for a candidate forum sponsored by LOCAL Alabama,...

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Alabama-based WellHouse helping human trafficking victims from across nation

"Gasoline dripped from my naked body as I stood near the gas station pump. I shook because when he doused me with gasoline, I had a...

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Alabama troopers encourage traffic safety for teens during Spring season

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) encourages parents with teenage children to prioritize safety this spring.   This advice...

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When it mattered most, Auburn showed up the least

When it comes to the NCAA Tournament this year, in the SEC it just means … Arkansas. For a league that got six bids – second-most of...

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Author shares how son with Down syndrome defied the odds

By The Alabama Baptist In Little League, it’s cute for a four-year-old to sit in the outfield, oblivious to the T-ball game being played...

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Sean of the South: Ribs

The white tent with Auburn University markings was set up outside an automotive garage. There were a couple grills beneath the tent,...

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Randy Tatano: Creative school discipline from a nun

Back in 1966, kids were starved for good science fiction. We were stuck with junk like Lost in Space and Voyage to the Bottom of the...

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Alabama woman shares colorectal cancer journey for Colorectal Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and one Alabama woman hopes people will know what to look for after hearing her story. ...

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East Alabama women make quilts for children’s home

A group of women at Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church in Heflin have been working diligently to produce quilts for children in need.  ...

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Ukrainian athlete, 'ordinary soldier,' still plans to compete at The World Games

Until Russia invaded Ukraine three weeks ago, Stanislav Horuna was captain of Ukraine’s national karate team and preparing to compete...

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Conservative students face challenges on Alabama college campuses

Among their battles against ideas like critical race theory and identity politics, conservatives have made not just K-12 schools but...

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Weed expert offers advice for managing spring forages

Mismanagement of forages can be detrimental for many reasons.   Forages feed livestock, offering them the nutrients they need to live...

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Retired IMB missionary tells story of God’s faithfulness after drowning accident in Mexico

By The Alabama Baptist The news was jarring when it made it back to the States on June 18, 1999. An International Mission Board missionary,...

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State Senator recounts Romanian experience after communism, warns of threat under Biden

State Sen. Tom Whatley (R-Auburn) has unique insight into the Russian invasion of Ukraine. From 2005 to 2007, Whatley served in the...

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Transgender Life: 2 adults weigh in on Alabama bill to ban juvenile sex reassignment

There is no doubt that transgenderism has become a hot topic across the country. It has sparked intense debate, not only in psychology...

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Evonik announces a $176.5 million expansion of Mobile plant

German specialty chemicals company Evonik announced it is launching an expansion project at its Mobile area manufacturing facility...

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Auburn gets No. 2 seed; Tide, Blazers and Gamecocks all make NCAA Tournament

It feels like old times. For the first time since 1987, Auburn, Alabama and UAB will all be going to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament....

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550 textile jobs to Elmore County with reopening of abandoned textile facility

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) announced last week that BELLA+CANVAS, a fast-growing apparel manufacturer with a “Made in the U.S.A” focus,...

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