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'The Greatest Show in Sportfishing' underway in Orange Beach this weekend

The 2023 Blue Marlin Grand Championship is underway off the Alabama Gulf Coast.

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New congressional map proposal for Alabama to be released Monday

A new congressional redistricting map proposal will likely be released on Monday.

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AG Marshall calls for Fortune 100 companies to end 'insidious and unlawful' race-based hiring practices

The AGs put any company that has previously “resorted to racial preferences or naked quotas to offset its bigotry” on notice, urging the CEOs to cease those practices.

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Advocates speak out against proposed ADPH regulations for birthing centers

Women, doulas, doctors, midwives and other sundry birthing advocates from all over the country, many with children in tow, showed up in Montgomery on Thursday to protest proposed regulatory rules from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on birthing centers.

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Prattville City Council bans reading LGBTQ+ books for minors during public comment, threaten police intervention

Prattville Mayor Bill Gillespie said he was "embarrassed" at hearing the books' content, which is still available for children to read at the local library.

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Supreme Court of Alabama to hear cases involving embryos allegedly destroyed by Mobile Infirmary patient

The Supreme Court of Alabama is set to hear the cases of three families seeking compensation after their embryos were destroyed by a patient at Mobile Infirmary.

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Former State Rep. Sorrell, State Sen. Givhan lead Club for Growth 2022 legislative scorecard; Democrats receive lowest scores in both houses

Club For Growth Foundation, the conservative advocacy organization dedicated to economic growth and limited government, recently released its 2022 Alabama economic scorecard.

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Biden doesn’t want to negotiate on military promotions hold over abortions, Tuberville says

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said President Joe Biden doesn’t sound like someone who wants to negotiate after Biden said on Thursday Tuberville was jeopardizing national security.

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Alabama ranked 42nd in CNBC’s Top States for Business 2023

Alabama was ranked 42nd in the nation in a survey of state’s business friendliness released by CNBC this week.

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Montgomery residents outraged at sober living residents' alleged attempt to lure underaged girls to halfway house

Dozens of residents in McGehee Estates are outraged after residents of a sober living facility allegedly attempted to coax three underage girls into their vehicle.

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Former Sen. Shelby sends $5 million in campaign funds to University of Alabama

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) donated almost all of his remaining campaign funds to his alma mater, the University of Alabama, in April.

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Two Birmingham firefighters seriously injured in possible targeted shooting

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a double shooting that happened Wednesday morning at Fire Station 9.

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Victorrus Felder seeks to tackle crime in bid for Montgomery mayor – 'It’s just so much chaos in the streets of Montgomery, and nothing is being done'

Victorrus Felder, one of three to vie for the title of Montgomery’s next mayor, recently sat down with 1819 News to discuss his campaign and plans for the city should he win his bid.

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Geneva County woman sues Polaris for son's wrongful death

A Geneva County woman is suing after her 13-year-old son died when the utility vehicle he was driving overturned.

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Hurricane Sally debris still causing problems; City of Foley clearing stream beds

The City of Foley has approved a project to clear debris from Hurricane Sally from the Bon Secour River.

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Mobile hosting 'Meet the Team' event for residents in proposed annexation areas

The City of Mobile is hosting a special event Wednesday to explain to residents in the proposed annexation areas how becoming part of the city would benefit them.

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Tuberville on Biden’s Europe trip: ‘I’m afraid he’s going to fall down every time I turn on television’

President Joe Biden is in Europe visiting with NATO leaders as the war against Ukraine and Russia continues.

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'Liberal extremism at its worst' — State Rep. Chip Brown slams proposal to restrict Mobile port's operations to protect endangered whales

State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger’s Island) is taking aim at “far left environmental advocates” for suggested federal regulations that would force the Port of Mobile to shut down its nighttime operations.  

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Former Jefferson County sheriff candidate Jared Hudson recounts narrow defeat in 2022, urges conservative voter turnout for July 18 county commission special election

In 2022, former Navy seal and law enforcement officer Jared Hudson narrowly lost to the incumbent Democrat Mark Pettway in the election for Jefferson County Sheriff. Now, Hudson is encouraging conservatives to get out and vote in a special election later this month that will determine which party holds the majority in the Jefferson County Commission.

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ALDOT hosting annual conference same week as director Cooper's harassment trial

This year, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is hosting the 82nd Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The conference will be in Mobile from August 5-9, just days after director John Cooper is set to go to trial on a harassment charge.

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Mobile City Councilmen Joel Daves, Ben Reynolds frustrated with lack of official word on Ladd-Peebles Stadium sale

The city of Mobile has approved draft lease agreements and intergovernmental agreements concerning Ladd-Peebles Stadium, but negotiations with the Mobile County School system have stalled.

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'Outright lies' — ALGOP accuses Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed's campaign of lying in mass text ads

The Alabama Republican Party is accusing Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed's campaign of using deceptive text messages to gain support in next month’s municipal election.

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Study reveals little return on investment to support millions spent on DEI efforts at Alabama, Auburn

The Claremont Institute recently published a new study outlining diversity, equity and inclusion policy and programs at the University of Alabama and Auburn University.

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Tuberville backs legislation increasing penalties for those who steal firearms from federally licensed dealers

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) recently joined Senate colleagues in reintroducing legislation to increase criminal penalties for those who steal firearms from federally licensed firearms and ammunition dealers (FFLs).

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Mobile police officer holds funeral for ‘n-word’: 'We had the sunshine of the Lord'

Sgt. John Young with Mobile Police Department held a special event Monday to bury the “n-word.”

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Most of Alabama's congressional delegation silent on redistricting nonprofit donations

How many members of Alabama’s congressional delegation donated to a new redistricting nonprofit called Citizens for Fair Representation?

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State Rep. Moore to AL(dot)com's Whitmire: 'There is no 'new' Black — being Black has always been about being Black'

In a recent opinion piece, State Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) blasted the opinion of Alabama Media Group’s Kyle Whitmire, in which he claimed, “In Alabama, queer is the new Black.”

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