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U.S. Reps. Brooks, Moore blast Democrat release of former President Trump tax returns

Alabama Congressmen are criticizing House Democrats after the Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives released former President Donald Trump’s tax returns.  

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Drag queens, sex-ed and test scores, oh my! Top 5 education controversies from 2022

The content of public education has been a matter of contentious public discourse in the United States, and Alabama was no different in 2022.

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Freshman Legislator Focus: Ben Harrison – ‘My focus will be on initially the repeal of the food tax’

Eliminating Alabama’s state sales tax on groceries is a ”logical first step in our tax reduction efforts,” according to new State Rep. Ben Harrison (R-Cartwright).

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Alabama Secretary of State Merrill refers over 100 candidates to AG Marshall for failure to file campaign finance reports in time

The Alabama Secretary of State referred 113 candidates and political actions committees (PACs) to Attorney General’s Office for violating campaign finance rules, according to Secretary of State John Merrill.

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Abbeville daycare worker charged with seven counts of child abuse

An Abbeville daycare worker has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of child abuse. 

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'Forrest Gump' and 'Sweet Home Alabama' actor dies on Christmas Day

An Alabama man that appeared in more than 30 movies and TV series and worked as a professor at UAB died on Christmas day at the age of 87.

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Abortion pills over the internet: How stringent are Alabama's abortion laws?

In June, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down Roe V. Wade, which claimed that abortion was a Constitutional right.

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JSU law enforcement training program celebrates 50 years in business

This month, a program used statewide to train law enforcement officers celebrated 50 years. On December 7, the founders of the Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy gathered to celebrate.

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Hoover Police share 15 tips to protect your information while shopping online

The Hoover Police Department shared several tips on how to protect your wallet online:

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Tuberville praises Senate passage of bill to clear up issues with military benefits

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) successfully pushes a bill that allows veterans to grant their dependents post-9/11 GI benefits more efficiently.

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Freshman Legislator Focus: Kerry Underwood — 'I’m all about employment and good-paying jobs'

New State Rep. Kerry Underwood (R-Tuscumbia) is hoping to use his CPA and mayoral experience to help Alabama small businesses and attract more high-paying jobs to the state.

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Selma Mayor Perkins: ‘We are out of danger’ after Christmas water leakage state of emergency

They were worried about running out of water on Christmas. Now, Selma is out of danger of that happening, according to Mayor James Perkins, Jr.

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Violent Christmas season makes 2022 one of the deadliest years in Birmingham’s modern history

In Birmingham, 2022 was another year stained with blood. With a spree of holiday homicides, the city is set to close off one of the most violent years in recent history. 

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Barry Moore, Gary Palmer praise SCOTUS decision to temporarily maintain Trump-era immigration policy

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled to extend a Trump-era COVID-19 policy that lessened illegal immigration.

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Dale Strong, Mo Brooks blast TVA for north Alabama rolling blackouts; Cite green energy push, abandonment of Bellefonte nuclear plant for shortcomings

As a cold front brought subfreezing temperatures to much of the country over the past Christmas weekend, the TVA broke from its 90-year history and, for the first time, instituted rolling blackouts and cut the power to thousands of customers, including in north Alabama, to lessen the burden of the unexpected increase in demand.

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Sludge dump from dog food manufacturing plant could relocate after complaints from Calhoun County residents

The dumping of waste from a dog food manufacturer in Calhoun County is causing a big stink in a subdivision near White Plains.

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Anti-Christian violence on the rise in the U.S. — Five Alabama churches attacked since 2018

A new report from the Family Research Council (FRC) indicates that acts of hostility toward Christian churches in the United States are on the rise. 

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Omnibus bill sends $7.25 million in federal funds to four organizations in Jefferson County

Over $7 million from the new $1.7 trillion federal spending package is going to four projects in Jefferson County.

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Permitless carry starts next week — Here's what you need to know

At the beginning of the new year, eligible Alabamians can carry firearms without having to procure a license.

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Freshman Legislator Focus: Brock Colvin — 'At age 27, I will become the youngest member of the Alabama Legislature'

At 27, State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) will become the youngest member of the Alabama Legislature.

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Only 10 medical cannabis applications received as deadline looms, says Medical Cannabis director John McMillan

Thursday afternoon marks the application deadline for anyone hoping to get in on the medical cannabis business in Alabama.

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Police warn of thieves monitoring Christmas trash for an easy opportunity

With all of the goodies you received this Christmas, comes a lot of trash. There are wrapping paper scraps, gift bags and boxes. But disposing of those items could be an invite for thieves, police say.

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Huntsville nurses walk to work after being stranded on impassible roadways

A social media post is going viral after nurses were seen walking to work Monday after hazardous road conditions left them stranded.

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Pipes freeze, causing flooding at the Alabama State House during Christmas temperature drop

Over the Christmas weekend, many Alabama buildings experienced plumbing issues following below-freezing temperatures that reached single digits. Among them was the home of the state legislature: the Alabama State House.

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'Turf War': Local, federal law enforcement challenged by Birmingham's ever-present gang violence threat

Officers say these groups have turf wars - basically, certain groups can’t enter the space occupied by other groups.

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Limestone Correctional Facility guard charged with smuggling hamburgers, magazines, smartwatches into prison

Another corrections officer at Limestone Correctional Facility has been charged with using his position for personal gain and promoting prison contraband for allegedly smuggling items, including hamburgers, into prison.

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Counties in north Alabama shut down travel as snow, ice cover roadways

Following days of subzero temperatures, an afternoon wintery mix of snow and ice on Monday caused several north Alabama counties to shut down their roads due to treacherous traveling conditions.

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