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Alabama's federal delegation blasts Biden's decision to keep Space Command in Colorado Springs

On Monday, The Biden administration announced the headquarters for the U.S. Space Command will remain in Colorado, reversing a Trump-era decision to move the HQ to Huntsville.

Adrianne Miller Alabama News
Trump commuted her sentence, now she wants to tell him ‘thank you’ in Montgomery

Adrianne Miller, born and raised in Montgomery, was in year seven of a 15-year sentence in 2021 for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute meth and possession of a list I chemical when she got news that changed her life.

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Steve Bannon praises 1819 News: ‘A fantastic site’

Former Trump advisor and host of "War Room" Steve Bannon gave 1819 News and its editor-in-chief Jeff Poor some high praise during his show on Monday.

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'Completely shocking and outrageous': U.S. Rep. Aderholt on Biden choosing Colorado for Space Command HQ

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) said he and the rest of the Alabama congressional delegation were blindsided Monday by the Biden administration’s decision to make Colorado the permanent home of U.S. Space Command over Huntsville.

Katie Britt Alabama News
Britt recovering well after weekend hospitalization from 'sudden onset' of facial numbness

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) is reportedly in recovery after suffering facial numbness likely caused by post-viral infection.

Redstone Arsenal Sign Alabama News
Space Command HQ to remain in Colorado, despite protests

The headquarters for the U.S. Space Force will remain in Colorado after a tumultuous reneging of a Trump-era decision to move the HQ to Huntsville.

John Hannah on farm Alabama News
NFL Hall of Famer turned Alabama farmer John Hannah struggles to keep cattle farm as Congress debates Farm Bill

Alabama farmers are struggling to stay afloat and one former NFL Hall of Famer says he knows firsthand.

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Plaintiffs object to new Alabama congressional map in redistricting lawsuit

Plaintiffs in a redistricting lawsuit against the State of Alabama formally objected to the new congressional district map passed by state legislators recently.

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Safe haven baby box allowing mothers to drop off newborns to be installed in Baldwin County

A bill passed this year in Alabama will allow for baby boxes to be placed across the state, and one of them is going to Baldwin County.

Mike Bolin Alabama News
Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin sworn in as Jefferson County commissioner

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin was sworn into the Jefferson County Commission on Monday morning after winning a special election for the final seat on July 18.  

Chicken Plant Alabama News
Seven confirmed tuberculosis cases at North Alabama chicken plants provoke ADPH call for testing

A confirmed case of tuberculosis in North Alabama has the Alabama Department of Public Health asking poultry workers in the area to receive TB screening.

April Weaver Alabama News
State Sen. Weaver to drop Carlee Russell-inspired bill creating felony charges for faking an abduction

State Sen. April Weaver (R-Brierfield) announced on Monday that she will introduce legislation in the 2024 regular session that creates a new felony crime for faking an abduction.

Bama Boom Tracker Alabama News
No reports of injuries after mysterious big boom heard in Shelby County

Dozens of residents in Shelby County reported hearing a big boom Monday morning, but authorities are unsure what caused it.

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Alabama Power appoints affirmative action advocate Miles College president Bobbie Knight to board of directors

Miles College president Bobbie Knight, an outspoken critic of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling against affirmative action admissions programs in public universities, will now sit on the board of directors for the oldest and largest utility in the state.

Tim Melson Alabama News
State Sen. Tim Melson 'very stable' after cardiac arrest in South Korea

State Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence) is currently “very stable” after suffering from cardiac arrest on a legislative trip in South Korea last week.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
'This is not a victimless crime': AG Marshall vows to seek restitution from Carlee Russell abduction hoax — Says investigation is 'not over'

It has been a week since Carlee Russell admitted to an alleged kidnapping hoax, but the fallout continues.

JARED HUDSON Alabama News
Alabama's 'Sound of Freedom': Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jared Hudson works to save human trafficking victims

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jared Hudson has spent a great deal of time targeting human traffickers and rescuing victims from their captors. The movie “Sound of Freedom” has put a spotlight on the issue of human trafficking and Hudson has a unique perspective on the subject of the movie.

Katie Britt Alabama News
Katie Britt: DOD abortion policy an attempt to 'undermine life on the taxpayer dime'

After the U.S. Senate recently passed a spending package without a House provision to stop military-funded abortions for service members, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) criticized the ongoing attempt by the Biden administration to "undermine life on the taxpayer dime."

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Alabama mid-pack among states' friendliness to sound money, precious metal defense, organization says

For thousands of years, money was based on precious metals like gold and silver, but in the 20th century, the United States moved away from metal-based currency and toward fiat currency backed only by full faith and trust in the federal government.

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Former law enforcement officers turned lawmakers respond to Hoover police chief call for stricter penalties following Carlee Russell case

Hoover Police chief Nick Derzis said Friday during a press conference that he plans to go to state lawmakers to try and get penalties changed when it comes to reporting false violent crimes. At least two former law enforcement officers turned state representatives are on board.

Beltline Alabama News
Poll shows support for Birmingham's Northern Beltline, but little confidence in a timely completion

One of the last components of the 1960s-era Appalachian Development Highway System yet to be completed is Birmingham's Northern Beltline, an estimated $5 billion 52-mile highway project that would bypass north of the Magic City.

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AG Marshall applauds new trial denied for recently convicted cold case murderer in Dale County — 'We will never give up our relentless pursuit of justice'

Dale County Circuit Judge William Filmore has denied the motion for a new trial of recently convicted cold case murderer Coley McCraney.

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Statewide effort underway to address 'pornographic' and 'obscene' children's books from Alabama libraries and disaffiliate with national library association

What started as a group of concerned residents over adult content in children’s books in Prattville has grown into a statewide effort to remove “obscene” books from Alabama libraries and separation from the American Library Association (ALA).

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Gulf Shores tattoo artist charged with attempted rape, sex abuse, asks for trial delay so he can pay attorneys

Daniel Anthony Crain, 46, is asking for more time to prepare for trial after being indicted on two counts of attempted rape first-degree and sexual abuse first-degree in connection to an incident last year.

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‘I’ve always been the elephant in the room’ — Former felon turned West Alabama pastor Floyd Rodgers, Jr. running as Republican in District 16 special election

At one point in his life, Floyd Rodgers, Jr. was raking in as much as $47,000 a week selling drugs. Then he found Christ in prison and became a pastor. Now, he’s running for the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Plaintiffs in lawsuit disagree over Alabama redistricting solutions

Plaintiffs in the redistricting lawsuit against Alabama disagree on which type of congressional map a federal court should force the state to adopt for the 2024 elections if the map passed by Republicans last week in a special session is thrown out.

Carlee Russell Alabama News
Carlee Russell arrested in connection to kidnapping hoax in Hoover; Case could mean changes in Alabama law

More than two weeks after a widespread search for Carlee Russell, she has been charged after authorities said she faked her own kidnapping.

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