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Selma (Ala.) City Schools to refuse 'unauthorized' grant from LGBTQ+ advocacy group — Claims 1819 News erred in initial report, backtracks

Selma City Schools says it will not accept an "unauthorized" grant from an LGBTQ+ advocacy group after it and state education board members initially spread claims that 1819 had misreported the news about the grant.

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Treasurer’s Office begins accepting distressed college loan applications

The Alabama State Treasurer’s Office is now accepting applications for the Distressed Institutions of Higher Education Revolving Loan Program. 

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ALDOT, Gulf Shores Mayor Craft applaud Alabama Supreme Court decision on new Intercoastal Waterway bridge — ‘An important victory’

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) released a statement Friday following the ruling of the Alabama Supreme Court concerning a bridge in south Baldwin County.

Supreme Court reverses preliminary injunction on building of Baldwin County bridge

The Supreme Court of Alabama ruled in favor of the Alabama Department of Transportation’s director John Cooper in his case appealing a preliminary injunction halting the construction of a bridge in south Baldwin County. The Court ordered the lower court must reverse that preliminary injunction.

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Nursing student withdraws from University of Alabama claiming CRT, DEI curriculum promoted 'hate, racism, sexism and lies'

A student earning her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama says she left the school after a professor brought Critical Race Theory and other diversity, equity and inclusion ideas into the classroom.

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Auburn Police, Mayor Anders silent about Magnolia Street altercation resulting in one-punch knockout

Earlier this week, a college-based social media account uploaded a video on Twitter that shows a confrontation between two individuals on Magnolia Street in Auburn, resulting in one of them being knocked unconscious in a single punch.

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Tuberville on Trump indictment: 'It just hurts me to know our country has gotten to this point'

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) blasted the Georgia indictment and arrest of former President Donald Trump hours before Trump turned himself over to Georgia police.

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Tuberville slams Democrats over Trump arrest in Georgia: 'They're weaponizing everything they possibly can to bring this president down'

“If you care anything about this country, you should have the same look on your face that President Trump just had on his face during his mug shot,” U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville said.

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Moms for Liberty chapter starting in Baldwin County to fight for parents' rights

A Baldwin County woman is starting a chapter of Moms for Liberty, a nationwide non-profit with the mission to organize and empower parents to defend their rights.

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile). Photo: Erica Thomas. Alabama News
LISTEN: Jerry Carl slams Biden border policy after MS13 member apprehended in Chelsea

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) recently criticized the “open border” policy of President Joe Biden after an MS13 gang member on El Salvador’s most wanted list was apprehended in Chelsea.

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AG Marshall confirms conviction of road rage shooter upheld in Court of Criminal Appeals

The guilty verdict in a deadly road rage case in Jefferson County was upheld by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals earlier this month.

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Witnesses testify in former Crimson Tide basketball player Darius Miles immunity hearing as defendant argues self defense

Several witnesses testified this week in an immunity hearing for former Alabama Crimson Tide basketball player Darius Miles, who has been charged with capital murder alongside childhood friend Micheal Lynn Davis for the shooting of Jamea Harris in January.

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No COVID overreaction expected, says state senator — Likelihood of shutdowns 'pretty slim'

The Mobile County Health Department released an update on COVID-19 this week as concerns of another widespread surge loom.

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Rogers requests investigation into Biden administration's Space Command decision

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) is calling on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate the basing process for U.S. Space Command after choosing not to set up in Huntsville.

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Judge keeps temporary restraining order on Medical Cannabis Commission

Montgomery County Circuit Judge James Anderson declined on Thursday a request from the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) to lift a temporary restraining order on proceedings and delay a court hearing on Monday.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer: Northern Beltline 'critical' for Alabama; Says I-65 should be widened but not 'top priority'

At an Alabama League of Municipalities Luncheon on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) spoke about the importance of finishing Birmingham's Northern Beltline and advocated for widening Interstate 65, though he said he didn't know if that should be a top priority.

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Selma High School receives grant to fund LGBTQ+ literature, field trip to 'queer heritage site'

Selma High School recently received a grant that includes funding for LGBTQ+ literature and a field trip to a “queer heritage site.”

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Convicted shoplifter Devyn Keith maintains innocence despite guilty plea — ‘The definition of stealing has intent’

Mere hours after being convicted of multiple shoplifting charges, Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith appeared to claim he was innocent of stealing from several Walmarts despite what he agreed to in court.

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Legislators begin considering ethics law changes

Legislators are considering making changes to Alabama’s ethics laws in the legislative session next year.

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Lay Lake property owners blame Alabama Power for flooding, roadway problems: 'It looks like a warzone'

Some property owners near Lay Lake are coming together after they claim Alabama Power has caused flooding, environmental damage, road damage and more around their neighborhood.

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Rick & Bubba push back against return of lockdowns, mandates amid spike in COVID cases — 'Let's not destroy the economy again'

On Tuesday, Bill "Bubba" Bussey and Rick Burgess of "The Rick & Bubba Show" reacted to the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases and the immediate response to require masking.

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Advocacy groups offering grants for out-of-state transgender treatments for minors after federal court decision

In light of a recent federal court decision that allowed Alabama to enforce its ban on transgender surgeries and medicines for minors, advocacy groups are already setting up grants to fund out-of-state travel for transgender individuals.

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Clawbacks considered as ARPA deadlines loom

The deadline for state agencies, local governments, and community organizations to obligate federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds is about 16 months away. 

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Tuberville slams Biden for falling asleep while meeting with Maui fire survivors — ‘So much for all that empathy the media keeps telling us about’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) called out President Joe Biden on Twitter on Tuesday for apparently falling asleep during a ceremony honoring the victims of the recent Maui wildfires.

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State Sen. Elliott: Tired of 'incremental indoctrination' in libraries and other public venues

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) spoke Tuesday to the Common Sense Campaign at the Foley Public Library about top issues facing his constituents.

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U.S. Rep. Moore on Space Command decision: ‘They’ve picked a fight with the wrong people’

The Alabama congressional delegation and House Republicans will attempt to block funding from going to any permanent Space Command headquarters facility in Colorado, according to U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise).

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Rare, mosquito-borne illness kills child in Baldwin County

A child died in Baldwin County after being bitten by a mosquito infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Another case was reported in Baldwin County. At least one of the Baldwin County cases occurred in the Spanish Fort area, officials said.

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