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Secretary of State Merrill says HD2 ballot snafu 'still under investigation'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Secretary of State John Merrill, Alabama's top election official, acknowledged problems in last month's State House District 2 Republican primary but said the dispute was "still under investigation."

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State Sen. Elliott says 'no need' to tweak 2019 abortion ban – 'It's settled in Alabama'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5, State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) reminded listeners the debate before the passage of the 2019 law was thorough and noted the Alabama Constitution, amended by a vote of the public, reflected that law.

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Alabama state leaders react to Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

“Because neither the United States Constitution nor the Alabama Constitution provides a right to abortion, Alabama laws that prohibit abortion and that have not been enjoined by a court are in full effect," said Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R). "For those laws that have been halted by courts, the State will immediately file motions to dissolve those injunctions. Any abortionist or abortion clinic operating in the State of Alabama in violation of Alabama law should immediately cease and desist operations.”

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UAB's Clark announces retirement, effective Aug 1

UAB coach Bill Clark announced his retirement on Friday. The Blazer coach released a statement that he had to make the decision to step away because of his health. Clark said that he needs back surgery for long-term back issues.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, giving decision back to the states

Friday morning, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) officially released its decision to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, changing the landscape of abortion policy in the nation.

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FDA bans Juuls, gas station managers do not expect financial impact

Federal health officials on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S. market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.

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Alabama officials react to Supreme Court striking down restrictive New York gun control law

“Today’s decision was a major victory for the right of self-defense and for the rule of law,” said ACLL President Matt Clark “The Second Amendment is not a second-class right, and today’s decision gave it the respect it deserves. We commend the Court for its well-reasoned decision, and we hope to see more like it in the future.”

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Mo Brooks asked Trump for a pardon following Jan. 6 riot

Testimony from former Trump aides named Brooks as well as Reps. Matt Gaetz (Florida), Louie Gohmert (Texas), Andy Biggs (Arizona), and Scott Perry (Pennsylvania) as having sought pardons from President Trump in the days following the Capitol Building attack.

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Shelby, Tuberville slam U.S. Senate gun bill – 'Legislation raises serious constitutional concerns'

Alabama's two members, U.S. Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) were not among the 15 Republicans who voted with the Democrats on a so-called gun safety bill passed by the Senate on Thursday.

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Katie Britt pledges to make earning Mo Brooks voters' support 'a priority'

Fresh off of her Republican primary election runoff victory earlier in the week, Republican U.S. Senate nominee Katie Britt laid out her strategy going forward to November for her general election match-up against Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Will Boyd.

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Auburn's Smith, Kessler selected in first round of NBA draft

Auburn's Jabari Smith Jr. was the second player taken in the NBA draft on Thursday. Smith went to the Houston Rockets. Teammate Walker Kessler was 22 to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Alabama OKs $725M bond sale to build 2 supersize prisons

Alabama officials approved a $725 million bond sale on Thursday to help finance the construction of two supersize prisons, housing up to 4,000 inmates each, as part of a building plan that also relies on a portion of the state’s pandemic relief dollars.

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BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court expands gun rights, striking down New York limits

In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public.

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High-profile murder conviction involving Alabama man overturned

Georgia's highest court on Wednesday overturned the murder and child cruelty convictions against a man whose toddler son died after he left him in a hot car for hours, saying the jury saw evidence that was “extremely and unfairly prejudicial.”

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Officials in south Alabama city say discolored water is safe but warn water emergency could be declared

Blazing hot weather and little rain have occasionally left residents of Fairhope seeing discolored water coming out of the tap. While it’s perfectly safe to drink, the reason is simple.

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for 683-acre industrial park in Macon County

On Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey attended a groundbreaking ceremony for an upcoming industrial park coming to Macon County.

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Flowers becomes Alabama's first Black major party nominee for governor

If elected Yolanda Rochelle Flowers will be the first Black Governor in the history of the state of Alabama.

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Tuberville rips NCAA over Title IX, transgender athletes – 'They won't take a side'

Wednesday, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) took to the nationally syndicated "Rick & Bubba Show" to commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Title IX, which he credits for the expansion of female sports at the grade school and collegiate levels.

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Water outage planned Thursday for parts of Madison County

The Madison County Water Department announced a planned outage on Thursday, June 23.

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Third-place HD2 GOP primary candidate's attorney notifies apparent nominee Ben Harrison of formal challenge

Bryan Taylor, the attorney for Kimberly Butler, the third-place finisher in last month's State House District 2 Republican primary, formally notified apparent nominee former Limestone County Commissioner Ben Harrison of a challenge to the outcome in Tuesday's Republican primary.

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Auburn's Jabari Smith expected to be first pick in NBA draft

Auburn freshman Jabari Smith is projected by many mock drafts to be the first player taken in tonight's NBA draft.

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Whatley 'disturbed' by Democrat claim of swaying GOP primary outcome in NY Times; Says 422 Dem voters crossed over in SD27

State Sen. Whatley criticized a New York Times op-ed and claimed 422 voters who participated in "multiple" Democratic primaries voted in last month's SD27 Republican Party primary.

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EXTREME HEAT: Forecasters warn of impact of hot and muggy conditions

A warming trend is expected to continue this week and forecasters are warning about the possible impact across Alabama.

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Artemis I rocket test update: 'The rehearsal was successful, but we do have a leak'

While the football field length rocket performed very well overall during the simulated countdown test, there were a few problems with some hardware, including a problem with the same piece of ground support equipment on the launch pad that caused the failure of a previous attempt to fully fill the rocket’s huge propellant tanks and simulate a countdown during the last test a couple of months ago.

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Alabama group offers church security training in light of recent shooting

Churches across the state are looking to heighten their security in light of the recent shooting in Vestavia Hills

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Alabama Department of Public Health releases guidelines for vaccinating Infants and toddlers

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has announced official guidelines for vaccinating infants and toddlers.

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Funerals to be held this week at church where 3 were shot and killed

Funerals for three people killed by a gunman during a church potluck dinner in Alabama will be held this week, the church's pastor said Monday.

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