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State Education Superintendent Mackey's name removed from controversial 'sexual education' campaign board – 'Never notified of the ex officio appointment'

State Board of Education Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey has requested his name and image be removed from the Alabama Campaign for Adolescent Sexual Health’s list of board members following controversy over the group’s promotion of inappropriate education materials.

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Alabama prisons faced with inmate work strikes around the state

Inmates at all major Alabama prisons are refusing to work.

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Alabama watches as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida — How to prepare

Hurricane Ian is expected to impact East Alabama, per the latest updates.

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Trussville residents, leaders pushing for change after 'death notebook' controversy sheds light on policy failures

Outraged parents in Trussville are planning to gather at the next city council meeting to address issues following the discovery of a “death notebook” that was kept from them for nearly a year.

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Birmingham Police: Male shot after pointing gun at officer

Police said a Birmingham Police Department (BPD) officer shot an armed man on Saturday while responding to a call on the city's west side.

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Which of the top 10 Alabama high schools spend the most on students and impose highest property taxes?

Alabama is home to 565 public high schools, each ranging from under 400 students to almost 3,000.

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Back in the Bird: Alabama air racing team participates for 18th year in Reno Air Races

Sanders Aviation's Big Red Racing Team is back safely in Alabama after a tragic at the Reno Air Races this month.

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Federal judge orders Alabama to secure all evidence from failed Miller execution

A federal judge has ordered the state of Alabama to preserve records, supplies, and other evidence from a failed execution that was called off after officials struggled to find a vein.

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Cherokee County SRO, Spring Garden student recognized for saving girl's life at football game

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office presented two life-saving awards Friday after a deputy and a student saved a girl’s life during a football game on Aug. 26.

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State Education Superintendent Eric Mackey, ADPH's Scott Harris connected to radical 'sexual education' organization

Comprehensive sexual education has been at the center of the cultural discussion within public education, and Alabama is no exception.

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Crossville High homecoming queen hands over title and crown to classmate with cerebral palsy

If you are looking for a glimmer of hope for humanity, you have come to the right place. There is a story in Dekalb County that will surely inspire.

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Enterprise vet gets key to the city for jumping into burning house to save neighbors

A local Army veteran was honored by the city of Enterprise last week for his role in saving two women from a house fire recently.

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Opelika author's debut novel features Alabama charm and Southern style

Opelika native, former real estate agent and Dothan elementary Spanish teacher Anessa Sewell Kent is about to release her debut novel, “The Bitter and the Sweet,” a Character-driven historical fiction drama set in 20th-century Alabama.

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Shoals Salvation Army preps for busy holiday season as inflation drives greater need

The Salvation Army in the Shoals area is anticipating one of its busiest holiday seasons yet as inflation drives up need for assistance.

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NIL collectives scrutinized by Tuberville, Manchin

Over a year ago, the NCAA revised its guidelines to allow student-athletes to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness (NIL). Now U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) are on a fact-finding quest to learn how to best craft legislation to regulate NIL collectives.

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Report: ADOC officer placed on leave after caught on camera beating inmate, has a record of potential abuses

An Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) correctional officer was placed on leave after what reports say was potentially a fight with an inmate.

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Houston County considering property tax increase

Houston County Commissioners will consider passing a property tax increase at their next meeting on Monday at the request of the Houston County Healthcare Authority to benefit Southeast Health.

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Alabama halts scheduled execution last minute — 'Veins could not be accessed'

After a lengthy and time-crunched process attempting to execute Alan Eugene Miller, the State called off lethal injection because officials struggled to find a vein.

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Pew Research Center: Christians will be minority within decades – Alabama faith leader responds

America was founded on Christian principals, but the number of people practicing Christianity may soon fall into the minority if current trends continue.

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Barry Moore: Biden administration 'abusing its authority' with Eagle Forum subpoena – 'un-American and partisan'

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is calling out the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for targeting Eagle Forum of Alabama.

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CTE programs improving and expanding in Alabama; Students able to start careers out of high school

The Alabama State Department of Education’s Career Tech Education (CTE) and Workforce Development programs are growing and those in charge of the programs are hoping that growth will continue.

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State Rep. Garrett: 'Unsure' of what to do about loss of gas tax revenue if electric vehicles are adopted

State Rep. Danny Garrett said Thursday that he is “unsure” of what the state should do in response to the loss of gas tax revenue that would likely come with a transition to electric vehicles (EV). 

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Army, Alabama National Guard stand pat on vaccine mandate — ‘It’s insane’

Despite other military branches beginning to loosen or pause restrictions on COVID-19 vaccine exemption requests, the Alabama National Guard hasn’t received any change in guidance on the issue yet.

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State attempts to move forward lethal injection of Alabama man after injuction from federal judge

The state of Alabama has asked a federal appeals court to allow the lethal injection of an Alabama man that was previously blocked by a federal judge.

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Blount County switching ambulance services amidst ongoing EMT shortage

Blount County is switching ambulance contracts after experiencing issues getting ambulances to arrive on time to emergencies.

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Federal judge permanently blocks Biden preschool mask, vaccine mandate

A federal court has permanently blocked the Biden administration’s attempted vaccine and mask mandate for preschool teachers and students involved in certain federal programs.

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10-year-old Saraland girl to undergo brain surgery for rare neurological disease

A south Alabama child is preparing to undergo surgery to remove the entire left side of her brain after she was diagnosed with a rare neurological disease nearly four years ago.

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