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Former U.S. Sen. Shelby named 'Porker of the Month' by Citizens Against Government Waste

Despite being out of office for over a month, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) designated former U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby the February 2023 “Porker of the Month” for securing $666 billion in “pork-barrel” earmarks.

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Owners of Huntsville’s Orion Amphitheater acquire another popular Alabama music venue

In 2018, London-based entertainment company TVG Hospitality began working with the City of Huntsville to construct a new $40 million 8,000-seat music venue, The Orion, which opened in May 2022. 

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Former Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely to begin sentence for corruption conviction Friday

Former Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely will begin his 36-month jail sentence in the Franklin County Jail on Friday, Feb. 24.

Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen says ERIC headquarters doesn’t exist in location given on website

After over a year of questioning the integrity and purpose of the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), the new Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen went a step further after pulling Alabama from the center and went to the physical address ERIC gave for its headquarters. What he found was virtually nothing.

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Alabama Center for Law and Liberty helps UA nursing student with religious exemption from COVID vaccine

The Alabama Center for Law and Liberty (ACLL) celebrated a victory concerning COVID vaccine exemptions and no litigation was necessary.

Bridge company complaints are ‘just bad claims’: ALDOT side revealed in Baldwin County Bridge Company lawsuit hearing

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has responded in court to claims that a bridge project in south Alabama was formulated in bad faith.

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2.3% of inmates on early release have reoffended, says Pardons & Paroles Director Cam Ward

Alabama’s mandatory early-release population has a recidivism rate of 2.3 percent a little over a month since the program started, according to the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.

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Man accused of leaking Montgomery Mayor Reed's inflammatory remarks welcomes legal action — 'Everyone can judge for themselves my character and his'

The man accused of recording and leaking profanity-laced audio of Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed says he welcomes legal action against him so people can judge who is telling the truth after the full audio is released.

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Four dead in Daphne shooting; Suspect in custody

The Daphne Police Department is investigating a quadruple homicide that happened around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday night on Melanie Loop.

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Report: Birmingham Water Works considering automated meter readings

Birmingham Water Works may be looking to automate meter readings after a year of chaos in the utility due to meter reading issues, which the utility attributed in part to labor shortages.

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Gov. Ivey announces $125 million steel manufacturing investment coming to Decatur as workforce participation rate continues to lag

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $125 million investment from Nucor Corp to open an advanced manufacturing facility in Alabama which will produce transmission towers.

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ALEA reports increase in drivers not yielding to emergency vehicles: Here's what to do

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued a reminder about what drivers should do when they see emergency vehicles after noting an increase in people not respecting first responders on the road.

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Dothan employee fired over feeding scandal asks court for job back

A former city of Dothan employee who oversaw an after-school meal program now allegedly under FBI investigation is asking for her job back.

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Bama coach Nate Oats forced to apologize for 'unfortunate remarks' regarding Brandon Miller's alleged involvement in Darius Miles murder case

Alabama men’s basketball coach Nate Oats apoligized Tuesday evening for comments he made earlier that day regarding one of his player’s alleged involvement in a shooting that took place last month.

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U.S. Rep. Moore proposes designating AR-15 as America's official national gun

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) unveiled new legislation Tuesday that would designate the AR-15 as the National Gun of the United States.

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Montgomery Mayor Reed gives no apology, plans to prosecute man who recorded, leaked inflammatory audio

While falling short of an apology, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed has announced plans to prosecute the man who leaked audio of Reed in a profanity-filled, racially charged rant.

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Mobile's Comic Cowboys defy cancel culture for another year

Even though their existence was threatened by some busybody-concerned citizens inspired by a progressive woke culture, the Comic Cowboys have been a fixture in Mobile's Mardi Gras celebration since the late 1800s.

'Abortion is murder:' State Rep. Yarbrough to introduce bill treating abortion as murder in Alabama

State Rep. Ernie Yarbrough (R-Trinity) has announced his filing of The Abolish Abortion in Alabama Act, a bill to treat abortion as murder in Alabama.

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Alabama star basketball player Brandon Miller brought gun to deadly shooting, according to report

Tuscaloosa detectives have revealed more information about a deadly Jan. 15 shooting that claimed the life of a young mom and ended in the arrest of an Alabama basketball player and his friend. A new report by Carol Robinson with states there were other basketball players there, including star player Brandon Miller and teammate Jayden Bradley.

‘Our beaches are in bad shape’: Gulf Shores Mayor Craft blames FEMA for beach erosion issues impacting property, public safety

The City of Gulf Shores is looking into ways to restore its beaches after Hurricane Nate caused significant erosion in 2017, followed by Hurricane Sally in 2020 and multiple winter storms in 2022.

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Alabama AG Steve Marshall, 19 AGs condemn FBI’s label of Catholics as ‘potential terrorists’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 19 other attorneys general in a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray stating their concern over a leaked FBI memo labeling some Catholics as potential “racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists.”

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'Incredibly disheartened': Montgomery leaders demand answers from Mayor Steven Reed over leaked audio

Montgomery City Council leaders are calling for answers from Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed after leaked audio shows Reed in a series of profanity-laced tirades downplaying his need for the black vote and bashing in-state economic investment in Montgomery.

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'Extortion' — Montgomery Mayor Reed claims victimhood in wake of controversial remarks; Questions remain unanswered

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed claims that recently leaked, profanity-laced audio resulted from an extortion attempt from a Montgomery community member in 2020.

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Twinkle Cavanaugh announces Alabama PSC president re-election bid

Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh announced Monday that she will seek re-election as President of the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC). 

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Samford revival showing no signs of stopping as displays of prayer, singing and testimonies nears fifth day

Students at Samford University have been gathering for over four days to sing and pray in a spontaneous revival that has been ongoing since Wednesday.

Baldwin County bridge contractor donated thousands to Kay Ivey campaigns; Hearings in case to begin this week

The newest defendant named in the case, Scott Bridge Company, is the company chosen by ALDOT to build the new bridge, and a quick search of campaign contributions with the Secretary of State’s office shows a connection to state leaders.

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‘It was all just God working’: Alabama pastors visit Asbury revival

The Asbury revival in Kentucky has been making its way through the hearts and souls of Christians throughout the country and the world. That was no different for three pastors of an Alabama church. They were so inspired, they made the trip from Trussville, Alabama, to Kentucky to experience the revival firsthand.

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