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Strong, Rogers oppose effort requiring airlines to rehire pilots fired for refusing COVID vaccine — Warn of 'slippery slope'

The U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass an amendment to a bill on Thursday morning that would have required airlines to rehire pilots who were fired or forced to resign for not taking the COVID-19 vaccine.

Shelby Alabama News
Shelby’s $5 million donation from campaign for new Shelby Institute at University of Alabama

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) $5 million donation from his campaign in April to the University of Alabama (UA) will go to a public service and leadership institute named after him and his wife, Dr. Annette Shelby.

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Tuberville hopes to submit NIL bill soon — 'Our bill is finished, and it's ready to go'

In a call with reporters on Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) announced that his NIL legislation was complete.

Carlee Russell Alabama News
Should've seen it coming? Ten warning signs from Carlee Russell on social media

A dive into Carlee Russell's social media posts in the wake of her seemingly debunked story of abduction.

The Strip Alabama News
TPD vs. T-Town nightlife: Tuscaloosa Police and its long battle with bars, crime and overcrowding on The Strip

In June, the Tuscaloosa City Council voted 5-2 to institute a moratorium on bars within the city limits, citing police shortages and concerns about calls from the Strip, the nightlife district just down the street from the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Jawan Dallas Alabama News
Civil rights attorneys plan to file lawsuit against Mobile in connection to Jawan Dallas

Civil rights attorneys from across the nation were in south Alabama Thursday morning just before the funeral of a man who died after an encounter with Mobile police officers on July 2.

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'Jason Aldean is always welcome in Orange Beach!' — Mayor Tony Kennon supports 'Try That in a Small Town'

One supporter of the Country music star is Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon, who tweeted, “Jason Aldean is always welcome in Orange Beach!”

Reedpresser Alabama News
House, Senate Republican negotiations over redistricting continue

House and Senate Republicans continued negotiating over congressional redistricting maps on Thursday.

Trump Tuberville Alabama News
'Nobody’s ever seen anything like this' — Tuberville blasts Trump January 6 grand jury and possible indictment

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is aiming at the Biden administration after former President Donald Trump reportedly received a letter from Department of Justice special counsel Jack Smith regarding Trump’s involvement in the riots on January 6, 2021.

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Montgomery Mayor Reed noncommittal on possible congressional run, depending on state's redistricting plan

In a recent radio interview, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed gave a somewhat evasive answer when asked if he would pursue a congressional run, depending on the outcome of Alabama’s redistricting special session.

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House, Senate Republicans to try new compromise redistricting plan in final days of special session

House and Senate Republicans will attempt to find a compromise between two competing redistricting plans after different maps passed each chamber on Wednesday. 

misTAKEN: Hoover PD reveal internet searches found in Carlee Russell's phone prior to disappearance — 'No threat to public safety'

Hoover police revealed new information in case of Carlee Russell.

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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.

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson Alabama News
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.

Tuberville Alabama News
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.

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.

Kevin Brock Alabama News
Summerdale Police chief fired following criminal investigation

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

Carl Alabama News
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.

Livingston Alabama News
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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