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Avondale Brewing cancels conservative guitarist Ted Nugent's farewell tour concert after social media backlash from leftists

Avondale Brewing Co. in Birmingham canceled rock artist Ted Nugent after a slew of left-wing complaints appeared in the comment section on the brewery’s social media post.

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Centre Police arrest one of their own for ‘unlawful handing and planting of evidence’

A former officer with the Centre Police Department is charged with conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime-distribution after investigators said he unlawfully handled and planted evidence.

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House Pro-Tem Pringle: ALDOT director John Cooper is a ‘tyrant’

State Rep. Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) called Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Director John Cooper a ‘tyrant’ and placed a hold on 21 transportation contracts on Thursday.

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Jefferson County commissioner Steve Ammons to resign from commission, named Birmingham Business Alliance CEO

Jefferson County commissioner Steve Ammons has been named the CEO of the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) and will now be stepping down from the commission.

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Suspect in Daphne quadruple homicide to appear in court this month for preliminary hearing

The man accused in a quadruple homicide that happened on Feb. 22 in Daphne will have a preliminary hearing later this month.

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Tarrant mayor acquitted on assault, harassment charges; Bench trial set for councilman Tommy Bryant for punch caught on camera

Tarrant Mayor Wayman Newton has gotten some positive news from the courts after being acquitted of two criminal charges against him.

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Education supplemental budget passes State Senate with $100 tax rebates

The Senate passed an amended supplemental education budget on Thursday that included a $100 tax rebate for Alabama taxpayers.

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‘Distressed’ Birmingham-Southern college loan bill passes Senate

The Senate passed legislation on Thursday creating a “revolving loan” program for distressed colleges in Alabama.

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'I will never be bullied or insulted into apologizing for what I am': State Rep. Paschal addresses racist comments from Democrat State Rep. Givan

State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) has addressed the exchange between him and State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham), in which she referred to Paschal as an N-word.

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State Rep. Givan says calls to apologize for racist comments directed at GOP lawmaker 'merely another alt-right Republican distraction'

State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham), is resolutely “unapologetic” for her comments in which she referred to a GOP lawmaker as an "N-word."

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Tucker Carlson praises Alabama, urges meaningful charitable giving in first appearance since his Fox News firing

Despite a drama-filled exit from his hosting duties from the highest-rated Fox News Channel program, Tucker Carlson said very little about his former employer during a speech given at a Rainbow Omega fundraiser on Thursday night.

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Alabama GOP calls for official apology from Rep. Juandalynn Givan after racist remarks given from House floor

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) has called for an official apology from State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham) after her Tuesday tirade in which she referred to a GOP lawmaker as an N-word.

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Transgender college athletics ban passes Senate

Legislation banning college athletes from participating in sports that do not correspond to their biological sex passed the Alabama Senate on Wednesday.

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Legislation adjusting 2017 Memorial Preservation Act to save I-65 Welcome Center Saturn 1B rocket stalls in Senate committee

The Alabama Senate State Governmental Affairs Committee delayed a bill on Wednesday that would’ve helped replace the Saturn 1B rocket at the Alabama rest stop off of Interstate 65 while making changes to the laws governing the removal of monuments. 

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ALDOT director Cooper says bridge company plans 'useless as a screen door on a submarine'

The judge in the case of Baldwin County Bridge Company, LLC v. John R. Cooper, in his official capacity as director of the Alabama Department of Transportation extended a deadline for both parties to submit proposed orders.

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State Rep. Givan doubles down on racist Tuesday Jay-Z tirade — Not the first time, 'may not be' the last time

State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham) is not backing down from her racist Tuesday tirade in which she referred to the only black Alabama GOP lawmaker as an "N-word."

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Regions Financial driving force behind pushback against anti-ESG legislation, sources say

Just as State Sen. Dan Roberts' (R-Mountain Brook) anti-ESG (environmental, social and governance) bill was gaining momentum in the Alabama Legislature, its hearing before the Senate Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee, chaired by State Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman), was delayed until at least next week.

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Watch: Democrat State Rep. Givan cites Jay-Z song to refer to Alabama's lone black GOP lawmaker as an 'N-word' — 'You gon’ always be one when you walk up in here'

While referencing a song by hip-hop artist Jay-Z, State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham) indirectly referred to black GOP House member State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) as an "N-word."

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Amended education budget advances minus Montgomery Whitewater Park, World Games appropriations

Members of the Finance and Taxation Senate Committee passed an amended supplemental education budget that didn’t include some controversial projects in Gov. Kay Ivey’s budget proposal on Wednesday. 

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Auburn's Sky Bar owner sues city, claims it wrongfully issued sex offender notice

A bar owner in Auburn has filed a suit against the city for improperly notifying local residents of his registration status as a sex offender.

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‘Divisive concepts’ legislation advances in State Senate

A bill banning the teaching of "divisive concepts" in Alabama schools and universities has passed a Senate State Governmental Affairs Committee on partisan lines on Wednesday.

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Proposed bill would allow legislature to call special session, removing Governor's sole authority

A proposed constitutional amendment to remove the Alabama Governor's unilateral authority to call the state legislature into a special session has been filed in the House of Representatives.

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Bill changing how State Health Officer is appointed has been ‘gutted,’ Givhan says

State Sen. Sam Givhan's (R-Huntsville) bill to make the state health officer an appointed position by the Governor has been “gutted,” he said, by “key figures” in the legislature.

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Lawsuit filed against Mueller Co. in Albertville alleges sexual harassment, solicitation, rape

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against a Delaware-based fire-hydrant company over complaints of sexual harassment at its factory in Albertville.

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Federal judge refuses request by Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center to drop defamation lawsuit against its ‘hate’ list from immigration reform group

Montgomery’s far-left legal activist group, the Southern Poverty Law Center, is involved in yet another defamation lawsuit over its controversial “hate list.”

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Judge upholds Guntersville School Board’s decision to fire elementary teacher over foot-licking incidents

Judge Phillip Wood issued a ruling affirming the decision made by Guntersville City Schools Board of Education’s decision to terminate former elementary teacher Natalie Bunch after a student licked her foot on multiple occasions.

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State Rep. Paschal's parental rights bill stalls in House, carried over at House Speaker's discretion

Legislation that would codify parental rights as "fundamental” was postponed on the House floor after lengthy protests from Democratic lawmakers.   

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