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ALGOP on Bolin winning JeffCo Commission seat: ‘Proud to see a strong Republican win’

Alabama GOP chairman John Wahl praised former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin on Wednesday for his “impressive win” in District 5 of the Jefferson County Commission, which he said secured the five-person commission in favor of conservatives. 

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House passes Pro-Tem Pringle’s redistricting map

Members of the Alabama House passed a redistricting plan sponsored by House Pro-Tem Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) on Wednesday.

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Senate Democrats expected to try to lift Tuberville’s DOD hold Wednesday night

A U.S. Senate source told 1819 News that Senate Democrats intend to attempt lifting U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) hold on military promotions on Wednesday night.

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Supporters argue for election audit bill — 'Your vote is sacrosanct, and it has value to you'

Speaking to 1819 News, attorney and HB 457 supporter Robert Garris said, “Every state has adopted some form or has in place a system for initiating a post-election audit, except for Alabama.”

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Helena mayor accuses Hoover of cherry-picking properties in annexation legal battle

On Monday, a Jefferson County judge ruled to amend a temporary restraining order against the City of Hoover to restrict city officials from soliciting properties in a nearby unincorporated community for annexation. 

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Bills to defund $5 million ADAH appropriation from Archives over LGBTQ+ luncheon likely dead

Bills to defund the Alabama Department of Archives & History of a $5 million appropriation appear to be dead after not being heard in House and Senate committees on Tuesday.

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'We’ll ask that you sit if you do that again' — Tensions rise at city council meeting in continued fight over sexually explicit books in Prattville library

Tensions flared at a Tuesday Prattville City Council meeting, which led to an interruption from council president Lora Lee Boone, asking a local resident not to describe the content of one of the books in the library.

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Mike Bolin wins special election for Jefferson County Commission, maintains conservative majority

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin won the seat for Jefferson County Commission’s District 5 on Tuesday’s special election, maintaining the conservative majority on the five-person commission.

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Mobile wins 3 of 4 annexation areas to become second-largest city in state; Stimpson suggests future annexation in outlying areas

The city of Mobile is now the second-largest city in the state after residents in three out of four areas voted to become part of the city.

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Over 5,000 veterans sign onto letter urging Senate leadership to support Tuberville military holds over Pentagon abortion policy

Over 5,000 veterans signed a letter voicing support for U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) hold on military promotions to combat a U.S. Department of Defense policy that financially facilitates abortions.

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Mobile City Council repeals previous agreement on Ladd-Peebles Stadium sale, adopts new version

The Mobile City Council repealed a former intergovernmental agreement with the Mobile County School system after receiving a letter from the superintendent and the school board.

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Summerdale Police chief fired following criminal investigation

Summerdale Police Chief Kevin Brock was officially fired during a special town council meeting Monday.

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Jerry Carl announces 'record fundraising total' headed into 2024 election

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) recently announced his second-quarter fundraising numbers, raising over $600,000 between April 1 and June 30.

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House, Senate committees narrow redistricting plans down to two

Members of House and Senate committees advanced two redistricting maps on Tuesday morning.

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RSA, legislators to begin lease negotiations on new State House

Members of the Legislative Council approved a resolution to begin negotiating a lease agreement for a new State House with the Retirement Systems of Alabama on Tuesday.

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Parents of Carlee Russell on ‘Today’ show: ‘She was not in a good state’

While investigators continue to try and figure out what exactly happened when 25-year-old Carlee Russell disappeared on the night of Thursday, July 13, her parents are revealing some of what they know on national television.

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U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville: New FBI headquarters should be in Huntsville

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville voiced his support on Monday for a suggestion by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to move the FBI’s headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Alabama.

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No jail time for former State Rep. Will Dismukes after felony theft of property conviction

Former State Rep. Will Dismukes (R-Prattville) will serve five years of community corrections and two years of probation with no jail time for his Class B felony theft of property conviction earlier this year.

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State Senate Pro Tem Reed 'frustrated that we’re here' for redistricting special session

A legislative committee on reapportionment approved a new congressional map in an attempt to comply with a court order on redistricting in June.

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Firefighter dies five days after double shooting at Station 9 in Birmingham

A Birmingham firefighter has died five days after being injured in a double shooting at Fire Station 9.

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Sir Charles: If you're trans, God bless you — If you have a problem with them, f--- you'

Former Auburn basketball star Charles Barkley appeared on stage at Harrah's Lake Tahoe Casino and Resort to make statements in support of Bud Light as a boycott of the beer over its partnership with trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney continues.

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Annexation vote for areas west of Mobile Tuesday; Here are maps and polling places

Residents in four areas west of Mobile will vote on July 18 on whether they want to annex into the city.

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John Merrill says involved citizens help secure elections — 'We have to have more citizens that are willing to step up and identify whenever they see something'

According to former Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, greater community involvement will help keep elections more secure.

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New congressional map for Alabama approved by redistricting committee

A new congressional map that doesn’t pit any incumbents against each other was approved by the Permanent Legislative Committee on Reapportionment on Monday.

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Tuberville, Strong applaud career of retiring director of Huntsville’s Marshall Space Flight Center

Jody Singer, the director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, announced her retirement on Monday.

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Cullman Regional expands, receives approval for freestanding emergency department in Harstelle

Cullman Regional completed a third expansion as a part of a four-step project to keep up with demand.

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'Hopefully it’s something we don’t have to worry about': Non-profit failing to raise funds for 'abortion ship' in Gulf of Mexico

One woman's dream of building a floating abortion facility off the Gulf of Mexico is having trouble becoming a reality due to a lack of funding.

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