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Mobile County man found guilty of ‘fit of rage and jealousy’ murder

Prosecutors revealed Murice Sashington went into his ex-wife’s home when no one was there and waited for her to come home. He shot Quincy Kemp and killed him. Sashington’s ex-wife, Shanda Aver, was also shot and injured.

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Man caught on camera in 2023 Gulf Shores Spring Break shooting to serve five years

Rafiq Sh’mare Bradley, of Baldwin County, pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to a 20-year split sentence with five years to serve and five years probation.

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'Makes no sense': Donald Trump, Jr. asks why Alabama won't pass lottery bill for education

Donald Trump, Jr., took to social media to ask why Alabama isn’t able to pass a bill allowing the people to vote on a lottery. He said gaming and the lottery are always hot topics when he talks to people from Alabama.

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Senate unlikely to vote again on gambling, lottery constitutional amendment on Thursday

The Alabama Senate likely won’t vote on a gambling and lottery constitutional amendment on Thursday.

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AL(dot)com misleads readers, says 'state GOP' will appoint North Shelby Library board

For whatever reason, liberals in Alabama have chosen who controls the children's section book collections in public libraries as a hill to die on, and they have an ally in AL(dot)com, an outlet owned by Alabama Media Group, a subsidiary of New York billionaires Donald and Samuel Newhouse’s Advance Publications.

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Meta to open data center in Montgomery

Meta Platforms plans to open an $800 million data center in Montgomery that will bring 100 jobs.

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Drug informant shot 15 times sues Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

In April 2022, the plaintiff was shot 15 times in his front yard. This, after attorneys said he warned the sheriff’s office a “hit man” was after him and his wife. They said deputies did nothing to protect them. The victim survived the shooting but has permanent damage.

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House unanimously passes UAB-inspired Senate bill authorizing 'research and development corridors'

The House of Representatives passed Senate legislation on Thursday allowing cities to authorize "research and development corridors" for economic development

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Alabama House of Representatives kicks off National Day of Prayer with Hindu prayer and scripture recitation, which was cut short, according to Hindu statesman

The Alabama House of Representatives began its legislative day on the National Day of Prayer with a Hindu prayer, followed by similar displays from lawmakers from various Christian denominations.

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North Alabama Turning Point chapter hosts 'Faith in the Public Square' meeting with Christianity, Founding Fathers focus

This was the beginning of a six-week series called "Faith in the Public Square," which the group said is designed to empower Christians to stand boldly for truth and liberty.

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Senate committee passes bill allowing some illegal immigrants to attend college

The Alabama Senate Education Policy Committee passed legislation on Wednesday allowing illegal immigrants to attend college.

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Library obscenity bill advances in Senate with promise of amendments

After holding a public hearing, the Alabama Senate Children and Youth Help Committee advanced a bill on Thursday to remove the obscenity exception for public schools and libraries.

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Arab High School football coach arrested for alledgedly sending obscene photos to male student

The Arab High School football coach, Lee Ozmint, who was arrested and charged with sending obscene photos to a male student last Thursday, resigned on Friday.

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Plane built by Gulf Shores High students has first public flight with State School Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey aboard

The first public flight of a plane built by aviation students at Gulf Shores High School carried State School Superintendent Eric Mackey.

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Anti-Israel protests erupt at University of Alabama; Crowd chants 'USA,' 'F*** Joe Biden'

Protesters descended on the University of Alabama campus Wednesday evening over the ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza.

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Ivey backs new gambling, lottery package: ‘Let’s get this done’

Gov. Kay Ivey threw her support behind a gambling and lottery legislative package that passed the House easily yesterday.

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Bill banning tracking of firearm, ammunition purchases delivered to Ivey to become law

The Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation prohibiting financial institutions from collecting transaction data specific to firearms and ammunition sales, sending it to Gov. Kay Ivey’s desk for a signature.

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See which lawmakers flipped their vote on controversial gambling legislation

A handful of changed votes between House and Senate lawmakers have again put both bodies in contention after contradictory votes on proposed gambling legislation late Tuesday night.

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Mobile Mayor Stimpson focusing on rebuilding public trust, better policing and mayoral run for 2025

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson is working to push the city forward through a storm of controversy over the firing of Police Chief Paul Prine.

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Mercedes-Benz replaces United States CEO amidst unionization push in Vance

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International named Federico Kochlowski as president and chief executive officer on Tuesday.

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Lottery, gambling constitutional amendment falls one vote short in Senate

The Senate was one vote short of passing a lottery and gambling constitutional amendment on Tuesday.

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AG Steve Marshall, State Education Superintendent Eric Mackey warn schools not to implement Biden admin Title IX changes

Attorney General Steve Marshall and State Education Superintendent Eric Mackey are telling Alabama’s public schools not to implement any of the Biden administration’s recent changes to Title IX.

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Jeana Ross wins special GOP primary runoff for HD27

The House District 27 seat has finally been filled after Jeana Ross beat out Alan Miller in a special Republican primary election runoff on Tuesday.

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Conference committee reaches breakthrough on lottery, gambling bills — Entire House of Representatives 'likely' to vote on final legislation later today

Six members of a House, Senate conference committee passed legislation creating a lottery and legalizing electronic gambling machines at seven locations across Alabama on Tuesday.

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'I'll sleep well tonight': Mobile police chief ousted but may run for mayor in 2025

The Mobile City Council voted unanimously to oust Police Chief Paul Prine after months of controversy surrounding a review of policies and procedures.

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Ivey signs law giving enhanced penalties for AI-produced child porn

Governor Kay Ivey has signed into law a bill that would enhance penalties for those who use artificial intelligence to produce child pornography.

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Ivey, other governors oppose DoD proposal integrating portion of Air National Guard into Space Force

Gov. Kay Ivey and other governors told Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Monday they oppose a new Department of Defense proposal that would merge parts of the Air National Guard into the United States Space Force.

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