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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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Anti-Israel protester tries to disrupt Mobile City Council meeting

The Mobile City Council turned off the microphone for a speaker who came to speak in support of Palestine and police escorted him out during the regular council meeting Tuesday.

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Tuberville introducing ‘Repealing Big Brother Overreach Act’ against federal rule that could jail millions in small businesses

Tuberville has introduced the "Repealing Big Brother Overreach Act" to overturn a new federal rule that could bring criminal penalties to millions of business folks.

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Watch Alabama’s Triston Harper advance to 'American Idol' Top 7: Next performance set for Sunday

Alabama's Triston Harper advanced to Top 7 in American Idol. Next up Sunday, May 5 at 7 p.m. on ABC.

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Alabama to consider changing K-12 public school funding formula

Alabama lawmakers will study possible changes to how the state funds K-12 public education before the 2025 legislative session begins.

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Steve Perkins controversy: Decatur City Council meeting devolves into threats of George Floyd protest-style chaos

Monday's Decatur City Council public comment session started with cooler heads prevailing, much to the surprise of many in the room, given that just over a week prior, Decatur police had arrested three protesters and detained the widow of Steve Perkins, Catrela Perkins, during "3rd Friday" festivities.

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House expected to pass legislation giving Democrats more time to certify Biden, Harris as candidates for general election

The Alabama House of Representatives is expected to pass a bill allowing  President Joe Biden to appear on the state’s presidential ballot after the Democratic Party learned it would not have sufficient time to certify a candidate.

Attorney for former Jefferson County constable says investigation was abusive, unsupported by facts

A former Jefferson County constable originally charged with five felony counts settled on a plea deal of one misdemeanor charge.

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AG Marshall leads lawsuit against Biden's Title IX changes — 'I expect the rule to be struck down swiftly'

Alabama officials are leading a legal charge against the Biden administration in hopes of reversing the recent changes to Title IX laws dealing with gender identity.

Fort Morgan businesses, homeowners come together to spread awareness of rip currents

The Fort Morgan Civic Association (FMCA) headed up a project to warn visitors about deadly rip currents.

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Man holds up Arby’s employee, customers with BB gun, Gulf Shores Police say

Being a criminal is not working out for one Fairhope man who allegedly tried to rob several people at Arby’s in Gulf Shores over the weekend.

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U.S. Rep. Strong introduces SERVICE Act — Enables pilot program DOJ funding to assist law enforcement with veterans response teams

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) announced he introduced the bi-partisan H.R. 8140, “Supporting Every at-Risk Veteran In Critical Emergencies Act,” on Monday.

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Report: UAB becomes first D-I football team to join players association

Every member of the UAB football team recently elected to join Athletes.org, one of several companies trying to organize athletes for possible revenue sharing discussions, according to ESPN.

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Andalusia man goes on trial for murder of pregnant soldier in Germany 23 years ago

Jury selection in the trial of an Alabama man charged with murder of a pregnant soldier in Germany in 2001.

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Senate committee to consider House bill allowing certain illegal immigrants to attend college

The Alabama Senate Education Policy Committee will meet on Wednesday to deliberate a bill that passed the house last week, allowing certain illegal immigrants to attend college.

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Senate passes legislation legalizing ‘historical horse racing’ slot machines in Greene County

The Senate passed legislation legalizing historical horse racing gambling machines in Greene County on Thursday by a 20-3 margin.

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Former Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely released on parole

Former Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely was released from jail after serving over a year on two convictions.

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Alabama General, Ambassador, State Representative, cabinet member Gary Cooper dies at 87

Gary Cooper of Mobile has died at 87. A Marine, Ambassador to Jamaica, governor's cabinet member, State Representative, CEO.

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Watch Alabama’s Triston Harper advance to Top 8 of 'American Idol'; Next round continues Monday

McIntosh Alabama's Triston Harper advances to the Top 8 of American Idol. The 15-year-old has added animated movement to his deep, mature voice.

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‘Organ harvesting’ lawsuit against Alabama Department of Corrections dismissed by federal judge

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit last week alleging officials with the Alabama Department of Corrections or a related entity removed and retained a dead inmate’s organs.

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Senate to debate $9.35 billion Education Trust Fund budget, possibly add summer EBT funding for kids

Members of the Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee will begin on Tuesday debating and possibly changing the $9.35 billion Education Trust Fund budget passed by the House recently. 

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State Sen. Orr: Hyundai, other car manufacturers 'not happy' with Mercedes-Benz possibly unionizing — 'Future growth in Alabama would come to a screeching halt'

As workers at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance prepare to vote on joining the United Auto Workers Union (UAW), State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) said other car manufacturers in the state may consider moving out if the unionization goes through.

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