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Federal judges hear last arguments on new Alabama redistricting map

Three federal judges heard final arguments in the Allen v. Milligan redistricting case on Monday before they decide the fate of a congressional map passed by Republicans in a special session within the next couple of weeks.

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Tuberville: 'I live in Auburn' — 'If people didn't want me in there, I wouldn't have won by 20% in the last election'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has been under fire after a recent Washington Post report questioned his Alabama residency.

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Members of Alabama's congressional delegation rip late summer price increases — 'That's Bidenomics'

Three members of the Alabama delegation slammed President Joe Biden’s economic policies after the already strained U.S. economy experienced its first rise in the rate of consumer price increases after approximately a year. 

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Black elected leaders claim proposed redistricting map favors white voters in Baldwin County over black voters in Mobile County

A brief filed Sunday in Alabama’s redistricting case claims the proposed congressional map takes away the power of the black vote in Mobile County and gives it to the white vote in Baldwin County.

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Foley library director refuses to remove pro-LGBTQ children books — Calls selection 'a pretty good reflection' of community

The director of the Foley Public Library says he would not remove a book deemed inappropriate by some from the children's or young adults section because he is against censorship and constitutional rights.

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Mobile Police officer under ethics investigation for alleged conflict of interest

Members of the Alabama Ethics Commission found at a recent meeting in August that there was cause to hold that Kevin Naman, a Mobile Police Officer, committed at least one minor violation of the Alabama Ethics Act.

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Despite repeated pleas to ALDOT for improvement, fatality-plagued State Hwy 160 collapses in Blount County

A section of Alabama Highway 160 in Blount County collapsed Sunday night, according to the Blount County Emergency Management Agency.

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Top 10 concerts coming to Alabama this fall

From mid-August to Thanksgiving, Alabama music venues have a packed lineup from country legends to alt-rock superstars. For your conscience, 1819 News compiled the top 10 concerts this fall from the Tennessee Valley to the Gulf. 

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Ainsworth confident Alabama Legislature will pass school choice — 'Even people that are opposed to school choice say it’s coming'

With Gov. Kay Ivey now pushing for legislation to create education savings accounts next session, Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth is confident school choice will become a reality in Alabama.

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Federal court hearing on Alabama redistricting to begin Monday

A federal court hearing in Birmingham on Monday will decide the fate of a new congressional map for the 2024 election passed by Republicans in the state legislature in July.

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Will Ainsworth: ALDOT director John Cooper would be fired if I were governor

When it comes to Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Director John Cooper, Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth doesn’t mince words.

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Why the City of Birmingham received 100% on far-left Human Rights Campaign municipality database

The City of Birmingham was awarded the highest possible score from the Human Rights Campaign in its Municipal Equality Index for 2022, which rewards scores for cities based on factors such as providing transgender-inclusive health care benefits and employing an “LGBTQ+ Liaison” among other criteria.

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State Sen. Hatcher shrugs off racial tension being 'on the rise' after Montgomery Riverfront incident — Says it is an opportunity for 'hope and healing'

Although the now infamous and regrettable incident at the Montgomery Riverfront occurred last Saturday evening, it was not until Tuesday that the national media were prodding local officials about the possibility of a racial element and federal so-called hate crime charges.

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Lt. Gov. Ainsworth warns against a federal takeover of Alabama prison system, contractors 'taking advantage of the state'

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth, who many expect to make a run for the governor’s mansion next election cycle, said a federal takeover of Alabama’s prison system “would be bad for our state.”

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Montgomery Mayor Reed: Riverwalk brawl 'seems to meet the moral definition of a crime fueled by hate'

A total of five suspects have been arrested in relation to the much-publicized brawl last week at the Montgomery Riverwalk.

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WATCH: Florence PD release dash cam and body cam footage after arrest video goes viral

The Florence Police Department released body camera video to show officers' actions were justified during an arrest that went viral on social media.

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Fourth suspect, first female, arrested in fallout of Montgomery Riverfront brawl

Officers with the Montgomery Police Department (MPD) arrested a fourth individual concerning Saturday’s brawl at Montgomery’s Riverfront.

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Mobile Mayor Stimpson discontinues LGBTQ+ liaisons positions after ‘rift within the city’

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced Friday the LGBTQ+ liaison positions have been discontinued after months of debate and concerns throughout the community.

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Former Dothan beauty queen on arrest in alleged plot to kill former Auburn football player: ‘It’s been really tough’

Lindsay Shiver, a Dothan beauty queen, told the New York Post on Friday morning life has been difficult since getting arrested in the Bahamas recently for her alleged involvement in a murder-for-hire plot of her husband, Robert Shiver, a former Auburn football player.

Driver beaten to death after hitting, killing woman outside Atmore bar had previous murder charge

A man has died days after being beaten by a mob outside a bar in Atmore, according to multiple reports.

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Pinson Valley High School student dies suddenly after suffering 'medical event' at school

The city of Pinson is mourning the death of a high school student that passed away Thursday.

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Clean Up Alabama applauds suggested AG opinion, board investigation regarding sexually explicit library books

Clean Up Alabama, the group formed to address sexually explicit children’s books, praised the actions of Alabama Public Library System (APLS) board member and Alabama GOP Chairman John Wahl for attempting to address the issue at a state level.

'Really disgusting and sick stuff': Baldwin County residents concerned about books offered for children in public libraries

Williams and others checked out several LGBTQ books from the children’s and young adult section Thursday. They say they plan to look through them to get a better understanding of what children in Foley are being exposed to.

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Former Barbour County Sheriff sentenced for ethics violation, coverup

A former Barbour County Sheriff will spend three years in the custody of the Alabama Department of Corrections for using his office for personal gain.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission awards 24 licenses, but more lawsuits likely

The vast majority of the new licenses awarded on Thursday were to the same companies that received licenses in June. 

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Britt blasts Biden's $6 billion prisoner swap with Iran — 'Will only embolden our adversaries and invite hostile actors to take more American hostages'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) criticized the Biden administration Thursday over reports it had reached a deal with Iran to release five American prisoners in exchange for five Iranian prisoners and $6 billion.

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State Sen. Gudger: Time to start planning for I-65 widening — 'If you fail to plan, you're planning to fail'

It is likely years away from the possibility of Interstate 65 adding an additional lane in both directions to alleviate traffic flow problems.

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