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Mobile addressing issues brought up during annexation discussions

As the city of Mobile considers multiple annexation plans, there is some pushback and concern about which areas could be brought into city limits. The city, along with a financial consulting company, is currently studying four options on the west side of Mobile.

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FTC: Tuscaloosa ranked most fraud-ridden metro area in the U.S. since 2020

The Tuscaloosa area may be the most fraud-laden metro area in the country, according to statistics from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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Tuberville 'hates what’s going on' with U.S. Sen. John Fetterman hospitalization

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he “hates what’s going on” with U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pennsylvania).

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State Sen. Chambliss: Elmore County mega prison project 'moving along really well'

Construction on a new 4,000-bed prison in Elmore County is “moving along really well,” according to State Sen. Clyde Chambliss (R-Prattville).

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Trial underway for former Mobile neurosurgeon charged with reckless murder in drunken crash­­

Jury selection is underway for the reckless murder trial of a former Mobile neurosurgeon charged in the death of a third-year medical student in 2020.

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Tax filing deadlines for Alabamians affected by storms delayed until October

Alabamians in counties under a disaster declaration by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from January storms now have until October to pay their taxes.

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State Rep. McCampbell introduces bill to change Alabama's 'failing school' designation

State Rep. A.J. McCampbell (D-Demopolis) has introduced legislation to change Alabama’s “failing school” definition, which critics believe harms students and staff.

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Dothan pastor, Al Sharpton half-brother Kenneth Glasgow facing up to 20 years after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud, drug conspiracy

Reverend Al Sharpton’s half-brother Kenneth Glasgow is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud and drug conspiracy charges on Friday.

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Scott Bridge Company removed from lawsuit against ALDOT in Baldwin County bridge controversy; Judge says ALDOT spokesman disclosed confidential material to media

What was supposed to be three days of hearings in the case of Baldwin County Bridge Company LLC v. Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Director John Cooper, continues Monday after being extended to four days.

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ALGOP resolution calls to abolish 'DEI bureaucracies and policies, restore colorblind equality' in public universities — 'Stop indoctrinating our students'

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) passed a resolution supporting legal efforts to abolish diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies and bureaucracies and mandatory diversity training in public universities and other public institutions. 

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How free is Alabama? 'Pretty mediocre' say analysts

Troy University’s Johnson Center for Political Economy and the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) hosted a panel on Thursday afternoon to discuss exactly how free Alabama is. 

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Nurse anesthetist Christine Carr warns against medical marijuana ordinances, advises what can be done

The city of Jasper is one of many in Alabama that has approved ordinances allowing business licenses to dispensaries in the medical marijuana industry. The approval had some residents concerned and they gathered to hear this week from Christine Carr, CRNA.

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ERIC head responds to Secretary of State Wes Allen claim headquarters doesn't exist — 'Always operated without a brick-and-mortar office'

The executive director of the Electronic Registration Information Center responded to Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen after he went to Washington and discovered an address provided by ERIC was not the center's headquarters address.

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Bibb County Sheriff, deputy remember fallen deputy, support ‘good-time’ reform legislation

Members of the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office were on hand Thursday at the State House to speak in favor of legislation that would change how state inmates’ “good-time” credits are accrued.

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John Wahl reelected ALGOP chairman; Joan Reynolds elected vice chair for 2023 at Birmingham winter meeting

BIRMINGHAM — The Alabama GOP (ALGOP) held leadership elections during the party’s winter meeting at the Sheraton Hotel on Saturday morning.

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Atmore woman accused of chasing down husband, striking him with car at Walmart

A woman is facing a domestic violence charge after witnesses say she ran over a man in the Atmore Walmart parking lot.

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U.S. Rep. Sewell backs Birmingham-Southern bailout — Announces $500k award for financially beleaguered university

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) announced the award for financially struggling Birmingham-Southern College of $500,000 in federal money earlier this week for the school's "experiential learning and civic engagement student initiatives" and suggested that lawmakers should use public funds to bail out the private college.

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Alabama seeks to carry out first execution of the year after ADOC review, says AG Marshall

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the state's first planned execution after Gov. Kay Ivey revealed the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) completed its top-to-bottom review of its execution protocol.

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'2000 Mules' producer and True the Vote leader Gregg Phillips vying for vice chairmanship of ALGOP

True the Vote leader and "2000 Mules" producer Greg Phillips has announced his last-minute candidacy for vice chairman of the Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP).

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Economist: Alabama has a history of making ‘drastic moves in the wrong direction,’ criticizes economic incentives, state income tax, retirement system

State legislators have consistently insisted the state can't afford to permanently cut income taxes, much less eliminate them altogether. Lawmakers have also strayed away from reforming the state’s retirement system, even as it reported negative returns in 2022. One economist says they’re all wrong.

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Accused shoplifter Devyn Keith removed from Huntsville City Council's finance committee, has travel request denied — 'It is easy to be guilty before proven innocent'

Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Kieth was removed from the council’s finance committee and had a travel request denied on Thursday during his first full council meeting since being arrested and accused of shoplifting from local Walmarts.

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Alabama Attorney General's office takes over Perry County voter fraud case

The Alabama Attorney General’s Office is taking over as prosecutor in a voter fraud case in Perry County.

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Ivey says review of ADOC's execution process has concluded, executions to resume in the state

Gov. Kay Ivey says the  “top-to-bottom” review of the state’s execution process is complete and has welcomed Attorney General Steve Marshall to ask the Supreme Court to issue an execution warrant whenever he chooses.

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U.S. Sen. Britt backs several bills to address Chinese influence — 'No doubt that the CCP is our greatest geopolitical and national security threat'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) is backing a number of legislative actions to push back against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

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Audio — Montgomery Mayor Reed boasts about threatening state legislators Ingram, Barfoot; Ingram: 'I think it would be great for him to resign'

Newly released audio of Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed shows him claiming to have threatened two lawmakers for legislative purposes, causing one to call for his resignation.

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Guardian Credit Union expanding to Prattville

Guardian Credit Union is planning on expanding into Prattville.

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Daphne PD identifies victims in quadruple homicide where three were shot, a fourth bludgeoned with pickaxe

Daphne Police identified the suspect and victims in a quadruple homicide that happened Wednesday night on Melanie Loop.

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