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ALGOP executive committee overwhelmingly approves closed primary resolution

MONTGOMERY – By an overwhelming 81%-to-19% margin, the Alabama Republican Party executive committee voted to approve a resolution calling for party registration and closed primary elections.

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Alabama moms working from home while raising families

Working from home has become increasingly popular for women, especially in light of increased costs nationwide.

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Huntsville Board of Education election draws controversy over equity and gender teaching

Parents and candidates alike are expressing concern with the Huntsville city school system ahead of the upcoming Board Of Education (BOE) election.  

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Mississippi AG Fitch credits Alabama pro-life officials with assist on Dobbs ruling

Fitch thanked several high-profile Alabama officials for their help on the case, including Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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Roy Moore awarded over $8 million in damages for derogatory ad in 2017 Senate bid

Former Chief Justice Roy Moore has won a long-standing lawsuit that stemmed from a derogatory ad run against him in his 2017 bid for U.S Senate.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission votes in favor of rules

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission adopted rules and regulations for the new Alabama medical marijuana industry at the Commission's August meeting.

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AG Marshall urges legislature to move to ensure 'good time' credit used to incentivize good behavior, not given blanketly

In the wake of the shooting death of Bibb County Deputy Sheriff Brad Johnson, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has urged the Alabama Legislature to reevaluate the state's so-called Correctional Incentive Time laws, also called "good time."

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UAB offensive lineman Kadeem Telfort overcomes obstacles to become a college graduate

It all slowed down when Bryant Vincent heard the question. What does it mean for Kadeem Telfort to walk across the stage inside Bartow Arena on Saturday and receive his college diploma from UAB?

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Former UAB tight end Hayden Pittman is on his way to the WWE

Hayden Pittman treated his first contact with a member of World Wrestling Entertainment the same way many of us would. He considered it to be fake.

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South Alabama man facing 8 charges after improper lane change leads to narcotics bust

The Flomaton Police Department announced the arrest of a man on multiple drug charges after an officer said he pulled him over because of an improper lane change.

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Jeff Poor named executive editor of 1819 News

Jeff Poor, currently the political editor of 1819 News, will soon assume the role of executive editor at 1819 News.

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Alabama voter maintenance system has ties to Democratic operatives, study finds

A new study about a voter roll maintenance company that works with the state of Alabama shows cause for concern over possible political influence.

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USDA announces grants of over $70 million for school access to locally grown foods

The Farm to School program seeks to increase the amount of locally produced foods served through child nutrition programs, while also educating children about how their foods are harvested and made.

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Alabama Democrats chase tax cut mantle with calls to repeal state tax on groceries

In what is probably best described as a hopeless election cycle for Democrats in Alabama, some are trying their best to fill a void in this state that is a traditional Republican issue – tax relief.

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Alabama receiver JoJo Earle out with a foot injury

Alabama will be without sophomore wide receiver JoJo Earle for 6-8 weeks because of a fractured foot. UA head coach Nick Saban said that Earle hurt his foot in practice.

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Special education in Alabama and options for parents

According to the Alabama Department of Education (ADE), the state will spend as much as it needs to in order to provide education for every child, even those with the most severe special needs.

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State Rep. Meadows 'optimistic' about school choice's future in the new quadrennium

Despite the challenges that lie ahead, State Rep. Charlotte Meadows (R-Montgomery) is optimistic about the prospects of school choice in the upcoming quadrennium.

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Real estate scene changing rapidly in Alabama: Pros and cons for buyers and sellers

The housing market is changing quickly and realtors in Alabama are seeing a difference.

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Jacob Zeno settled in for quarterback competition at UAB

Trying to unseat a returning starter, while attempting to hold off two other quarterbacks striving to move up the depth chart, is fine with UAB’s Jacob Zeno.

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Resolution to reintroduce prayer in Alabama schools expected Saturday

"Prayer in Alabama Schools is not a partisan issue but an issue that all Alabama Legislators can support," said sponsors of a Republican Executive Committee resolution urging the Legislature to pass a school prayer statute.

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Renaming Ft. Rucker to cost estimated $1.5 million, says Naming Commission report

On Monday, the Naming Commission released its first report, which focuses specifically on recommending new U.S. Army base names for bases currently named for Confederate officers to Congress. In total, the anticipated price tag is $21 million to rename nine bases.

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Parole Board denies parole to career felon facing three counts of capital murder

“I am pleased that the Board has denied Jimmy Spencer parole for the crimes for which he is currently serving two life sentences,” said AG Marshall after the Alabama Pardons and Paroles Board denied parole to career criminal Jimmy O'Neil Spencer. Spencer is accused of killing three people in Guntersville during his last parole.

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Commissioners decry ALDOT-proposed I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Toll

Florida has weighed in on a $2.7 billion I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway proposal unveiled by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) last year.

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Mo Brooks says no 'strong reaction' to Trump raid – 'Don't have enough information'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said he did not have a strong reaction to the raid, unlike many of his Republican colleagues.

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Jaylen Key earning his chance to shine in the UAB secondary

Jaylen Key is in his fourth fall camp at UAB. At this point, he’s not only latched on to a spot in the rotation at a crowded safety position but he could very well be one of the starters. Key’s story is a testament that overnight sensations aren’t common in college football.

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Borden Dairy closing Alabama plant and distribution branches

Borden Dairy announced the closure of two production facilities and one of them is in Alabama.

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James “Jimmy” Lambert named executive director of Alabama Sheriffs Association

James "Jimmy" Lambert is the new executive director of the Alabama Sheriff's Association. Lambert has spent the last decade as an investigator for the Alabama Attorney General's Office following a career with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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