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St. Clair Sheriff's investigating apparent triple-murder/suicide.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent triple-murder-suicide in Riverside.

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Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Mcgee dies

Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee has died. He was 59. The school said the longtime college football coach died on Friday but didn't release the cause of death.

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Alabama Teacher of the Year receives new car

Alabama’s Teacher of the Year received a substantial gift from an Alabama Insurance powerhouse on Friday.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer teases GOP's 'Commitment to America' agenda to build momentum for 2022, 2024 elections

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), the House Republican Policy Committee chairman, discussed the efforts behind the "Commitment to America" during an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show."

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Tim James calls for 'massive faith-based outreach' as possible fix for Alabama prisons, recidivism

Should Fob James' son Tim James be elected governor in November, he would be inheriting a situation that is not quite as dire as what the elder James faced in 1979.

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Starliner launches to Space Station on uncrewed flight test for NASA

Starliner launched Thursday on an unmanned mission to carry cargo to the International Space Station.

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Brooks signs letter supporting Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO

“Russia’s continued heightened aggression toward both Finland and Sweden is more than enough justification for these two countries to request admission into NATO," said Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05).

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Briarwood's Liddell wins 2022 Sixth District Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) announced Lynzie Liddell, a student at Briarwood Christian High School, as the winner of the Sixth District 2022 Congressional Art Competition. The Artist Reception was held on April 25, 2022.

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Former Alabama Sheriff pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges

A former Alabama Sherriff has pled not guilty to federal charges accusing him of fraudulently applying for loans in his official capacity to pay off personnel debts.

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Mother’s Milk Bank of Alabama asking mothers to donate in time of need

Mother’s Milk Bank of Alabama (MMBAL) is asking breastfeeding mothers to donate milk.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers says record gas price 'manufactured on purpose' – 'Malfeasance on the part of the administration'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) argued the pain at the pump was "manufactured on purpose."

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Talk 99.5 Jawbone Jam coming to Iron City Birmingham May 26

Talk 99.5’s sixth Jawbone Jam will be held on Thursday, May 26, at Iron City Birmingham.

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3 injured in Murray State softball team bus crash in Alabama

Three people were injured when the chartered bus carrying the Murray State softball team was involved in a two-vehicle crash on the way to the NCAA Tournament in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, police said.

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Alabama middle schoolers wish retired Tuskegee Airman happy 100th birthday with letters

Retired Sgt. Victor W. Butler is turning 100 on Saturday and asked for people to send him cards for his birthday

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USFL at the halfway point: more players, hotter temperatures, better play and the NFL takes notice

Daryl “Moose” Johnston knew the vision was catching on when his phone started ringing.

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Tuberville raises questions about accountability in 'no' vote on $40B Ukraine package

In a video address posted to his U.S. Senate YouTube page on Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he was committed to voting against the package when it is expected to hit the floor for a vote later on Friday.

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Massive donations from trial lawyers on eve of Alabama Supreme Court election

Lines have been drawn in the decades-long battle between businesses and trial lawyers as the race for the upcoming seat in the Supreme Court of Alabama heats up.

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Saban calls out Texas A&M for using NIL deals to buy players

Alabama coach Nick Saban called out Texas A&M on Wednesday night for “buying” players in its top-ranked recruiting class with name, image and likeness deals, saying Crimson Tide football players earned more than $3 million last year “the right way.”

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Limestone County Sheriff’s Office to host 40th annual rodeo Friday and Saturday, largest rodeo east of Mississippi

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office will host its 40th annual Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo on Friday and Saturday in Athens.

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Steve Marshall says Alabama AG's office 'readying' to be the aggressor if Roe v. Wade overturned

If the draft opinion leaked earlier this month reflects the U.S. Supreme Court's ultimate ruling, overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and creating a new precedent will leave abortion law up to individual states, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall vowed to act immediately.

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State abortion abolitionists turn attention to House races

End Abortion Alabama (EAA) has launched a statewide campaign questioning the records of various Alabama lawmakers.

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‘We’re…scared’: Alabama families struggle through formula shortage; State ‘monitoring’ situation

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office told 1819 News the state’s price gouging laws are only in effect when there is a declared state of emergency within the state, adding that there is no state of emergency currently in effect in Alabama.

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Auto Supplier Shinhwa is investing $78 million in a second Auburn facility, creating 42 jobs

“With this expansion, Shinhwa will have invested over $190 million and created more than 185 well-paying jobs since choosing Auburn as their first U.S. location," said Gov. Kay Ivey.

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Prattville daycare workers indicted on over 40 counts involving child abuse

Three church daycare workers have been indicted on more than 40 charges involving the abuse of children ages two and younger.

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Autauga County farmer says lightning struck, killed cow during Sunday storm

An Autauga County farmer says a lightning strike killed a cow in his pasture during a storm on Sunday.

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Huntsville named #1 best place to live in the United States

US News voted Huntsville the best place to live in the United States in 2022-2023.

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Shelby County School Board President faces eligibility question

With one week before the May 24th primary, Aubrey Miller, the current President of the Shelby County School Board of Education, is facing questions regarding his eligibility to appear on the ballot. 

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