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Birmingham-Southern College Alabama News
Report: Birmingham-Southern Board of Trustees issues statement to campus telling students to not worry about possible closure, delays meeting to April 5

The Birmingham Southern Board of Trustees is still trying to figure out what to do in the face of lackluster legislative support surrounding the financially embattled private college’s requested $37.5 million bailout.

Medicaid Alabama News
Is Alabama about to expand Medicaid?

Some groups have their sights set on Alabama to pass Medicaid expansion in the near future.

City of Mobile Alabama News
City of Mobile short 170 positions; Hiring and retention challenges discussed

The City of Mobile is facing challenges in hiring and keeping employees, according to data revealed Tuesday during the regular council meeting. There are currently around 170 vacant positions citywide.

Families leave a reunification site in Nashville, Tenn., Monday, March 27, 2023 after several children were killed in a shooting at Covenant School in Nashville. The suspect is dead after a confrontation with police. (AP Photo/John Amis) Alabama News
Briarwood Christian offering prayer and support after ‘tragic evil’ shooting that killed six at sister church in Nashville

Senior pastor Harry Reeder, of Briarwood Presbyterian Church, which is a sister church of Covenant, offered prayer and support.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall: 'The Soros influence is so bad for communities'

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined Fox Business’ "The Evening Edit" on Monday to discuss some states recently changing course on how they punish property crimes.

Gulf Shores Shooting Alabama News
Suspected shooter in Gulf Shores identified as 21-year-old from Fairhope; Victim released from hospital

The suspected shooter in a Monday night incident near The Hangout and Gulf Place, in Gulf Shores, has been identified as Rafiq Sh’mare Joel Bradley, 21, of Fairhope.

Montgomery Federal Courthouse Alabama News
Federal judge rules in favor of Alabama in its continued fight to ban transgender medicine and surgeries on minors

The State of Alabama has won a small victory as it continues to fight challenges to its 2022 ban on transgender surgeries and hormones for people under 19.

Troy University Alabama News
'Good-ole-boy-type cronyism,' 'Pro-business but not pro-economic freedom': Heavy-handed tactics alleged at Troy University to stop criticism of RSA, force backing of economic incentives

A former professor at Troy University is accusing the college of targeting him for criticizing the Retirement System of Alabama (RSA).

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State Rep. Kenneth Paschal introduces veteran funeral service legislation

State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) is sponsoring legislation that seeks to identify the unclaimed cremated remains of military veterans and outlines their proper and respectful final disposition in a state or national military cemetery.

Alabama Congressional delegation Alabama News
Alabama's congressional delegation meets with Mexican officials; Vulcan port no longer under control of Mexican military or police

Mexico's military and police have reportedly vacated the previously-seized port owned by Birmingham-based construction firm Vulcan Materials.

Gulf Shores shooting Alabama News
Watch: Video shows Gulf Shores shooting; Witness credits police for quick response

New video shows a shooting that happened Monday night in Gulf Shores. Police were first called to the area of The Hangout and Gulf Place around 9 p.m. A suspect was taken into custody, and one victim was transported to the hospital.

Chuck Schumer, Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Schumer gripes about Tuberville blocking DoD nominees over VA pro-abortion policy

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is blasting U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) for blocking Department of Defense (DoD) appointees due to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and their rule to allow abortion access to servicemembers despite state laws.

The hangout shooting Alabama News
Shooting reported outside of Gulf Shores hotspot The Hangout; Suspect in custody

Gulf Shores police are on the scene of a shooting that took place Monday night at The Hangout on Beach Boulevard.

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall blasts Biden over 'disastrous' immigration policies — 'The open-borders agenda has created a crime wave in our streets'

“Every state, including Alabama, has become a border state due to the disastrous and misguided immigration policies of the Biden administration.”

CASINO GAMBLING GAMING LOTTERY BETTING Alabama News
Casinos switch from electronic to paper bingo, still operating after court ruling

Three casinos in Macon and Lowndes County are still operating after making slight changes despite an Alabama Supreme Court ruling last year that some believed would put casinos in Macon and Lowndes Counties out of business.

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'Dear Jesus, please help them': Trussville man receives so many donations, truck has two blowouts on way to tornado survivors

An Alabama man is back home after a weekend full of challenges in his mission to bring relief to tornado survivors in Amory, Miss.

Katie Britt at the southern border Alabama News
U.S. Sen. Britt spars with HHS Secretary Becerra — Slams Biden admin's 'reckless and irresponsible policies'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) is going after the Biden White House's screening of household members of underage migrant children when placing them with a U.S. sponsor after detainment at the southern border.

Edmund Rucker left and Michael Novosel right Alabama News
Fort Rucker to officially undergo projected $1.5 million name change on April 10

South Alabama’s U.S. Army base Fort Rucker, named after Confederate officer Edmund Rucker, is undergoing a name change that will become official in April.

J6ers event in Mobile County. Photo: Erica Thomas. Alabama News
Supporters of January 6 prisoners unite in Mobile County, hear from inmates in federal prison

Several of those arrested in Washington on January 6, families of those arrested and supporters gathered Saturday in west Mobile County to tell their stories and garner support for those they call “J6ers.”

Bureaucracy Alabama News
Gaming Alabama's occupational licensing system: How one company manages 15 boards in Alabama and why some lawmakers want to change that

Though Alabama's motto, as often stated by Gov. Kay Ivey, is "Alabama is open for business," occupational licensing is making it difficult and expensive for many workers to join the labor force in the Yellowhammer State.

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U.S. Rep. Strong: 'Indisputable' Huntsville the top choice to host Space Command HQ — Colorado wasn't in the top three

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) released a statement about the U.S. Space Command permanent headquarters basing process on the heels of a Washington Post report that the Biden administration was looking to reverse a Trump-era decision to locate the headquarters at Redstone Arsenal.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville continues fight to keep biological men from competing in women's sports: 'It’s unfair, it’s unsafe and it’s wrong'

As the left continues to blur the lines between genders, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is continuing to fight to keep women’s sports safe, fair and for females only.

Ledbetter Alabama News
'We don’t have a voice': Democratic lawmaker Mary Moore challenges House Speaker Ledbetter over limited input

Tensions are brewing early in the Alabama House of Representatives, with some Democratic lawmakers accusing leadership of silencing debate and discussion.

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Workforce participation rate eases up two-tenths of a percent, as unemployment rate drops to 2.5%

Friday, Gov. Kay Ivey's office and the Department of Labor reported February's job data with slight improvements in the labor force participation and unemployment rates.

Montgomery Whitewater Alabama News
Ivey education budget proposal includes $25 million economic development around Whitewater project

The Montgomery County Commission would receive $25 million for economic development around the Montgomery Whitewater recreation facility under Gov. Kay Ivey’s proposed Education Trust Fund supplemental budget this week.

Steve Marshall on CapJournal, 3/17/2023 Alabama News
AG Marshall leads call to reject federal court nomination of SPLC, ACLU-tied ‘activist’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 17 other state attorneys general to warn the Senate about a federal court nominee who he says is a “far-left extremist” who is connected to left-wing activist groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Groups gather to discuss LGBTQ initiatives in Mobile and how they can impact religious liberty. Alabama News
Mobile Mayor Stimpson LGBTQ liaison appointments spark backlash

The Eagle Forum of Alabama and the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) came together Friday for a forum at Government Street Baptist Church in, Mobile. The forum focused on LGBTQ initiatives set forth by the city of Mobile.

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