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U.S. Marshals discouraged from arresting leftwing protesters at SCOTUS justices' homes, Katie Britt reveals

A whistleblower within the U.S. Department of Justice has provided material to U.S. Sen. Katie Britt that appears to contradict U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland’s recent testimony regarding federal marshals' response to protests at the homes of U.S. Supreme Court justices.

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Baldwin County, Montgomery Public and Tuscaloosa City school systems suing social media platforms for mental harm to children

Due to the impact of social media on children, some Alabama school systems claim they need money for support and training, according to a new lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles.

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Contract shows Alabama Power paid Matrix $124,000 a month for political consulting services — Tasked with maintaining ‘ongoing direct relations’ with AEA, AFL-CIO

In 2018, Alabama power signed a contract with Matrix LLC in which it agreed to pay the political consulting firm $124,000 per month for their services, including “external relations” with controversial groups like the Alabama Education Association.

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ALGOP chairman John Wahl officially endorses cutting the state's grocery tax

The head of the Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) is officially coming out in full support of ending the state’s grocery tax, an effort that has failed to gain any traction in the state house in past years.

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City of Fairhope denies stopping building of two apartment developments was unconstitutional

The city of Fairhope has responded to a lawsuit that was filed after a development company was denied applications to build two multi-occupancy housing complexes.

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Shelnutt, Dubose to introduce Drug Free Babies Act to prevent pregnant women from obtaining medical marijuana

With so-called medical cannabis soon to be available under certain conditions in Alabama, the legislature is looking at ways to prevent pregnant women from using it.

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Huntsville couple indicted for using $1.7 million in COVID loans for plastic surgery, vacation

A Madison County couple were indicted on Wednesday for allegedly defrauding the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) of $1.7 million, according to the Department of Justice.

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Legislation would double renewal time for Alabama driver's licenses, increase fee to $75

New legislation filed in the Alabama Senate would double the amount of time a person can renew their drivers license in Alabama.

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Ivey orders flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday to honor Huntsville police officer killed in the line of duty

Gov. Kay Ivey has ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff on Monday, April 3, to honor Huntsville Police Department Officer Garrett Crumby who was killed in the line of duty.

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Suspect in deadly Huntsville police shooting was out on bond in connection to bar shooting that left 2 injured

The suspect in the shooting of two Huntsville police officers and a civilian has been identified as Juan Robert Laws, 24.

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Unsafe city: 16 children shot dead in Birmingham over last 15 months

On Sunday, Birmingham police detected gunfire around Third Avenue Southwest in the Titusville community and arrived at the scene to find a 17-year student at Jackson Olin High School dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

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Judge extends hearing in suit by owner of Foley Beach Express; Possible ALDOT witnesses revealed

The remaining dates for preliminary injunction hearings in the Baldwin County Bridge Company (BCBC) lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director have been changed after both parties agreed they needed more time.

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Ivey’s education budget proposal includes $100 million for prison construction

Gov. Kay Ivey’s educational budget proposal includes $100 million for prison construction in Elmore and Escambia County.

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Alliance Defending Freedom explains why 'common-sense' legislation is necessary to protect rights of Alabamians

The Common Sense Campaign TEA party's South Baldwin Chapter held a meeting Tuesday at the Foley Public Library to talk about how common sense isn’t so common.

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State Sen. Shelnutt pulls bill due to concerns from GOP leadership over 'potential for unintended consequences' with teachers' unions

State Sen. Shay Shelnutt (R-Trussville) is withdrawing a bill he previously filed after concerns from GOP lawmakers and Republican leadership.

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Ainsworth 'not a big fan' of ALDOT leadership — Says agency has not done a 'great job' on managing highways, infrastructure

Widening Alabama Highway 53 from Huntsville to Ardmore, U.S. Highway 45 from Prichard to the Mississippi state line and Alabama Highway 167 from Troy through Enterprise to the Florida state line are just a few of the long-discussed projects scoffed at by Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) officials over the years.

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Huntsville officer shot in the line of duty Tuesday dies from injuries; Suspect identified

“Tonight, our State grieves the death of another member of the law enforcement community—one who, when called upon, ran toward danger in aid of a female victim,” State Attorney General Steve Marshall said.

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Two officers, one civilian shot in Huntsville; Suspect barricaded in apartment

Multiple agencies responded to a scene Tuesday evening after two police officers and a citizen were shot. The officers responded to a shooting call at the Governor's House apartment complex when a subject fired at officers.

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.

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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.

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Is Alabama about to expand Medicaid?

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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