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City of Mobile logo illegally used on AL-2 candidate Brewbaker’s signs; Supporters had 'pure intentions,' campaign says

The City of Mobile responded Wednesday to reports that a Republican candidate for Congressional District 2 was illegally using the City’s logo.

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Trash Pandas reveal 2024 Opening Day roster

The Rocket City Trash Pandas have released their 2024 opening-day roster.

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Senate passes state income tax exemption for active duty National Guard, reserve pay

The Alabama Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that provides a state income tax exemption for active duty pay for National Guard and Reservists.

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State Sen. Sessions files bill increasing state’s limit on medical cannabis licenses

State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) filed legislation on Tuesday increasing the number of some types of medical cannabis business licenses available in Alabama.

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House passes ethics law overhaul — ‘These are the lines; if you cross them, we’re coming for you'

Legislation repealing and replacing the existing code of ethics and revising the duties and powers of the ethics commission passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

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Morgan County DA issues subpoenas in Decatur's Perkins shooting body cam footage leak investigation

The Morgan County Prosecutor, working under District Attorney Scott Anderson, issued subpoenas to 19 people on Monday, according to court records, in an effort to uncover how the body cam footage of the officer-involved shooting death of Stephen Perkins was leaked.

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City of Gulf Shores considering changes to ordinances following Spring Break shooting

Gulf Shores city leaders are examining city ordinances to see if anything can be done to stiffen penalties for certain violations, following the March 27 shooting that left one injured.

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AG Marshall files brief with U.S. Supreme Court to stop cities and states from crippling energy industry

Attorney General Steve Marshall led a 20-state coalition on Monday in filing a brief in a major U.S. Supreme Court case that will decide who is allowed to set the nation's energy policy.

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People taking off with cars during test drives, Mobile police say

The Mobile Police Department is urging used car dealerships to be aware of a rash of recent car thefts.

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ULA to launch Delta IV Heavy rocket on its 16th and final mission

The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-70 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office is now planned for Tuesday, April 9, at 11:53 a.m. central time, pending range approval.

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Bill consolidating 25 licensing boards advances in Senate

An amended bill consolidating the administration of 25 licensing boards into an office inside the Department of Labor passed the Senate County and Municipal Government committee on Tuesday afternoon.

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Sparks fly at Hoover City Council meeting over long-anticipated Stadium Trace Village Phase 2

"Contentious," "shocking," "confusing." Those were some descriptions given to Monday night's Hoover City Council meeting by the media after Hoover City Council president John Lyda ambushed developer Broad Metro president William Kadish by revealing he was a convicted felon.

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Bahama Bob’s misses Spring Break crowd; Plans underway to open soon

It wasn’t meant to be for Bahama Bob’s Beach Side Café in Gulf Shores to reopen in time for Spring Break.

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Mobile-based Center for Reproductive Medicine IVF clinic resumes practice

On Monday, the Mobile-based Center for Reproductive Medicine resumed operations after a more-than-a-month pause in the wake of an Alabama Supreme Court decision granting IVF embryos protection under Alabama's Wrongful Death of a Minor Act.

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April is Autism Awareness Month in April: Why it’s important

The month of April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a proclamation recognizing the cause statewide.

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Alabama-to-Texas relief brings 21 truckloads of hay to fire-ravaged farmers

Alabama cattlemen and truckers have sent 21 truckloads of hay to Texas after wildfires destroyed cattle and hayfields.

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State Auditor Andrew Sorrell: Biden’s sacrilege of Easter may hurt him with Alabama’s black churchgoers

A PAC of State Auditor Andrew Sorrell texted 102,654 Alabama African-American voters Monday who always or almost always vote. The message was about President Biden's proclaiming Easter Sunday as "Transgender Visibility Day."

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Debate Night: Dobson, Brewbaker spar in runoff debate covering immigration, LGBTQ agenda, inflation and industry

The two candidates in the Republican runoff for Alabama's second congressional district debated at Government Plaza in Mobile on Monday.

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Gambling legislation uncertain in the House as lawmakers return from Spring Break

The Alabama Legislature will gavel in this week after its last week-long break, and negotiations on the much-debated gambling legislation will pick up in the coming weeks.

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Real Estate Appraisers Board’s ‘unconstitutional’ racial quota requirement not enforced by Ivey, attorney says

Attorneys for Gov. Kay Ivey responded to a lawsuit filed by the Pacific Legal Foundation in February in federal court over a state law requiring two members of the Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Board (AREAB) to be racial minorities. 

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'Laughing in the face of God' — ALGOP demands apology from Biden White House for transgender day of visibility proclamation

The Alabama Republican Party is demanding an apology from President Joe Biden after he proclaimed on Friday that the official "transgender day of visibility" would fall on March 31, Easter Sunday.

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Moore, U.S. House colleagues call out Biden admin for abstaining from vote calling for Israeli ceasefire as Americans still held hostage

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) signed a letter led by U.S. Rep Andy Bigs (R-Texas) condemning the United States' recent abstention on a vote that called for an "immediate ceasefire" in Gaza.

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Beachgoers more aware of surroundings following Gulf Shores Spring Break shooting

While Gulf Shores is known for being a “family-friendly” beach destination for Spring Break, two Spring Break shootings, two years in a row, have some people noticing things aren’t how they used to be.

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State commission revokes Dothan charter school’s contract

Members of the Alabama Public Charter School Commission revoked the charter of the Barnabas School for Leadership in Dothan on Monday.

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State Rep. Rafferty to CNN: Alabama public school gender identity, sexual orientation restrictions prohibit classroom discussion of George and Martha Washington

Legislative efforts to expand on sexual orientation and gender identity instruction in K-12 public school classrooms continue to draw the ire of Democrats mourning the death of "inclusive discussions."

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Protesters in Decatur mark six months since police shooting of Steve Perkins

The Decatur community and family of Steve Perkins marked the six-month anniversary of the officer-involved shooting that led to the death of Steve Perkins with a protest in Decatur.

Interest rates, supply still impacting Alabama’s real estate market

Spring is typically primetime for homebuyers, but even with plenty of homes for sale, Alabama is experiencing one of the slowest markets since the 1990s with little hope of improvement in the near future.

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