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State Sen. Elliott supports lottery but not 'messy' gaming bills of the past

The people of Alabama see it time and time again. A big lottery jackpot is up for grabs and folks race across state lines to purchase their chance at millions.

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Alabama opts out of summer EBT grocery program for kids

Alabama will be one of 15 states not to participate in an upcoming federally-funded summer program that provides EBT benefits to kids for groceries.

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Vance's Mercedes-Benz plant employees meet 30% threshold for UAW unionization push

United Auto Workers officials announced on Wednesday that 30% of the Mercedes-Benz plant’s workforce have signed union authorization cards.

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Family of former Mobile cop who died in custody files federal lawsuit against Washington County Sheriff

The family of Robert Harris, a 35-year-old former Mobile Police Officer who died in custody at the Washington County Jail, recently filed a federal lawsuit against Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer and an unnamed detention officer.

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Chief justice candidate Bryan Taylor continues call for debate against 'RINO' opponent Sarah Stewart

Bryan Taylor, one of two candidates running for the soon-to-be-vacated chief justice seat on the Alabama Supreme Court, continues to call on his “woke” opponent to a public discussion on their respective positions.

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Legislators consider expanding ‘ready-to-drink’ alcoholic beverages to grocery stores, gas stations

Legislators unveiled a tentative proposal to be considered in the upcoming session that would allow for pre-made mixed drink beverages to be sold in grocery and convenience stores in Alabama.

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Tuberville calls Biden the 'Rodney Dangerfield of being president': 'No respect'

Tuesday, during an appearance on Newsmax TV, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) criticized President Joe Biden and his administration for its handling of the absence of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin after a weeklong stint at the intensive care ward at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center earlier this month.

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Prichard city councilman arrested on insurance fraud charges

Prichard City Councilman Derrick Griffin was arrested on Tuesday for two counts of insurance fraud stemming from a December 2023 grand jury indictment.

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Kitchens claims Senate District 9 seat in Tuesday’s special election

State Rep. Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) emerged victorious on Tuesday in the three-way special election for Senate District 9.

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Bryan Brinyark wins State House District 16 special election: 'I am ready to get to work!'

Republican Bryan Brinyark has won the Alabama House of Representatives District 16 special election.

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Democratic primary for Montgomery County Circuit Judge seat heats up: ‘He has stooped lower than a snake in a wagon rut!’

With less than two months to go before the primary election on March 5, a race for a Montgomery County Circuit Judge seat is starting to get entertaining.

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Tuscaloosa’s University Club to open new chapter in 2024

The University Club has been closed since the COVID pandemic of 2020, three years sitting unused. Now, it is undergoing a $17 million makeover.

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City of Mobile to host Public Safety Peace Forum in 'aggressive' effort to battle crime

The city of Mobile is asking for community members to come together to work with city leaders to understand what’s happening with crime and efforts to stop it.

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Mobile considers marijuana decriminalization

A citizen of Mobile came forward Tuesday and asked the city to consider the decriminalization of marijuana or to lessen penalties for being in possession of marijuana.

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Caroleene Dobson earns ALFA endorsement for Congress in AL-2

The ALFA endorsement went to political newcomer Caroleene Dobson, raised on a family farm, now a lawyer in Montgomery and mother of two daughters.

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Decatur-based ULA instrumental in first U.S. moon launch in decades; Mission in jeopardy due to faulty lunar lander

United Launch Alliance had a successful rocket launch on Monday in Cape Canaveral, Florida, thanks in large part to the efforts of its manufacturing operations in Decatur.

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Poarch Creeks continue to invest millions in OWA after Paula Deen franchise closure; Casino rumors persist

From its 2017 opening to its planned resort hotel completion, the OWA project in Foley is expected to become a total investment of $414 million by the Poarch Band Creek of Indians (PCI).

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Judges decline to stop ballot disqualifications Democrat Jefferson County Treasurer candidates

Two Montgomery County Circuit Court Judges rejected restraining order requests on Monday filed by two disqualified Jefferson County Democrat candidates against Jefferson County Probate Judge James Naftel and Alabama Ethics Commission Director Tom Albritton.

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Judson College hoping to reach Chapter 11 agreement to settle debts

Judson College is attempting to reach a settlement and satisfy its debts over time with a Chapter 11 plan.

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Tuberville takes Michigan in CFB championship game, Crimson Tide ‘got exposed’ in semifinals

Michigan will defeat Washington in the college football national championship on Monday, according to U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn). 

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'On the brink' of World War III: Tuberville issues dire warning as Iran ramps up nuclear program

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is warning of another world war after learning Iran ramped up its nuclear program at the same time U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was secretly hospitalized.

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Former University of Alabama, NFL defensive end Wallace Gilberry drops out of AL-2 race

Retired NFL and University of Alabama defensive end Wallace Gilberry announced on Monday he was dropping out of the race for the newly-drawn second congressional district in Alabama.

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Trial to begin over 2019 shooting death of Mobile Police officer

The capital murder trial of Marco Antonio Perez, 24, of Theodore, is scheduled to begin this week in Mobile County.

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Auburn University wins Metallica marching band competition

On Sunday, heavy metal band Metallica announced Auburn University had won its inaugural marching band challenge.

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The double life of Alabama writer, Asa Carter

Asa Carter was always a writer, but what he wrote about and the theme of his work changed so dramatically that few in Alabama knew it was the same writer. Almost no one knew.

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City of Mobile working with businesses in newly annexed areas to collect sales tax

November 2023 was the first month the city of Mobile collected sales tax from businesses in the newly annexed areas.

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'I've been assured and reassured': State Rep. Oliver says divisive concepts legislation will pass in 'first week or two' of legislative session

What seems like a layup for a supermajority Republican-led Alabama Legislature has eluded the body for the last few years.

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