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Tuberville, Strong applaud career of retiring director of Huntsville’s Marshall Space Flight Center

Jody Singer, the director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, announced her retirement on Monday.

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Cullman Regional expands, receives approval for freestanding emergency department in Harstelle

Cullman Regional completed a third expansion as a part of a four-step project to keep up with demand.

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'Hopefully it’s something we don’t have to worry about': Non-profit failing to raise funds for 'abortion ship' in Gulf of Mexico

One woman's dream of building a floating abortion facility off the Gulf of Mexico is having trouble becoming a reality due to a lack of funding.

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Jefferson County Commission ‘nonpartisan’ candidate David Silverstein endorsed by prominent Birmingham-area Democrats

A candidate to fill the fifth spot on the Jefferson County Commission was endorsed by Birmingham-area Democrats in spite of branding himself as “nonpartisan” in an election in which political parties will not be included on the ballot. 

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U.S. House Republicans pass bill ending military drag shows, paid abortion leave

“This bill prioritizes a strong national defense, military readiness, and service members' needs over Biden's far-left, woke agenda at the Department of Defense."

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Alabama Department of Archives & History featured 'Queer South' archivist in 2022 'Food For Thought' lunchtime lecture

Dr. Maigen Sullivan's presentation of the "Invisible No More: Alabama's LGBTQ History" program last month at the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) was not the first time subject matter of this nature was featured by the state agency.

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Bahama Bob's restaurant in Gulf Shores damaged by fire — 'Thank God everyone got out'

Bahama Bob's in Gulf Shores was damaged in a fire Sunday. The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage is unknown.

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'Last Chance U' star Brittany Wagner: 'We ended up being the Alabama of junior college football'

For some struggling teens, college sports can be a second chance to get their act together, while for others, it may be their last chance at a better life.

Alabama's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is next weekend

Parents getting their kids ready for the new school year will have the opportunity to save on supplies next weekend.

Missing Hoover woman found safe; Transported to UAB Hospital for evaluation

A woman reported missing out of Hoover has been found safe after a two-day search.

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Blount County deputy cleared of charges after lineman death; Sheriff urges public to not jump to conclusions

A Blount County deputy involved in a freak accident that killed an electrical lineman in March will not be charged.

Kenneth Paschal Alabama News
Alabama black Republicans nervous about redistricting based on 'stereotype'

Black Republicans urged lawmakers at a redistricting committee meeting on Thursday not to redraw congressional districts based on racial stereotypes about voting.

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Archives & History director Steve Murray claims June LGBTQ event 'a legitimate historical inquiry' — 'It wasn't about contemporary political issues'

"It was very much a traditional talk in the way of a speaker coming in who has done research on a topic and presenting that historical research in a way that is very consistent with our long-standing pattern that really approaches just about every topic under the sun in Alabama history," Murray said.

Elliott Murray Alabama News
Showdown looms between Alabama Archives, legislature as effort underway to cut $5 million in funding after June LGBTQ+ event

The battle between the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) and lawmakers continues after ADAH director Steve Murray sent a letter to lawmakers defending last month’s event celebrating LGBTQ+ history in the state.

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U.S. Reps. Rogers, Strong applaud House's passage of defense spending package that cut funding for abortions, DEI programs

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included amendments removing DEI training, vaccine requirements and abortion funding from the Department of Defense (DOD).

Governor Kay Ivey Alabama News
$67 million in GoMESA-funded projects by Ivey

Gov. Kay Ivey announced funding for twenty-seven projects with a cost of about $67 million, which are supported by funds from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 (GoMESA). 

Joint Committee on Redistricting Alabama News
More redistricting maps released ahead of special session

More redistricting maps were released to members of the reapportionment committee on Friday, according to State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa).

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Enterprise Police capture fugitive

Anthony was armed and only surrendered after hours of negotiation. He had been on the run since early Friday morning after escaping a police standoff.

Dale Jackson Alabama News
'Someone will die!': Huntsville City Council confronted with alligator panic

The city of Huntsville wants to educate its residents about alligators in the area after one reportedly ate a man’s dog in the Hays Farm area.

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State Rep. Kiel 'optimistic' ballot harvesting bill will pass in 2024 — 'We want everybody who's legally able to vote to vote'

Kiel said the legislation would help crack down on ballot harvesting and shore up the most vulnerable aspect of Alabama’s elections.

KAROL KEMP Alabama News
Spanish Fort prosecutor Karol Kemp running for added Baldwin County Circuit Court Judge seat

A prosecutor in Baldwin County put her name in the hat for a new Circuit Court judge position.

Barry moore Alabama News
Barry Moore on NDAA: Tuberville has 217 House members saying, 'Hey, we're standing with you, sir'

Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the National Defense Authorization Act by a 219-210 vote.

$25,000 offered in case of missing Hoover woman who reported toddler walking on I-459

The Hoover Police Department announced $25,000 was being offered in the search for missing woman Carlethia “Carlee” Nichole Russell.

Enterprise Fire and Rescue Alabama News
Wanted fugitive escapes Enterprise Police standoff

The Enterprise Police Department is currently searching for Shannon Scott Anthony, 40, after he escaped from a police standoff Friday morning.

Woman missing after reporting toddler walking along I-459 in Hoover

The Hoover Police Department is searching for a missing woman after they said she called 911 to report a child walking along Interstate 459 South late Thursday.

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House doesn’t pass anti-state motor vehicle registration bill in 2023 session

Legislation clarifying that motor vehicle registration in Alabama happens at the county level wasn’t passed into law in the previous session.

Michael Hoyt Alabama News
Daphne Municipal Judge Michael Hoyt announces Republican run for new Baldwin County District Court seat

Daphne Municipal Judge Michael Hoyt announced he will run for the new Baldwin County District Court Judge Place 3.

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