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Storms take two lives in Alabama, cause more property damage and injuries

At least two lives were lost early Wednesday morning due to a tornado that hit the Flatwood area near Montgomery.

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Newly-elected Dale Strong endorses Donald Trump's 2024 presidential campaign

Since former President Donald Trump announced his bid for the 2024 presidential election, he has not been without support from Alabama politicians.

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Attorneys claim Kenneth Eugene Smith suffered 'pain and torture' in botched execution

The drama surrounding Alabama’s ongoing issues with the death penalty continues to unfold, as lawyers for the most recently failed execution describe “torture” in the botched attempt.

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AG Marshall files lawsuit against state ethics commission

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed a lawsuit Monday in Montgomery County Circuit Court against the Alabama Ethics Commission stating an advisory opinion of theirs “directly interferes with and impairs his duties.”

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Huntsville Mayor Battle touts 'national accolades,' future investments in State of the City address — 'Experiencing growth and development like we’ve never seen before'

A capacity crowd gathered at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville on Tuesday to hear Mayor Tommy Battel give his State of the City address for 2022 where he highlighted the Rocket City's rapid growth and "quality of life investments" in infrastructure.

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North Alabama man accused in illegal scheme to export U.S. goods to Iran

A Madison County man faces up to 40 years in prison after being arrested in connection to an illegal scheme to export goods from the United States to Iran.

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Mercedes-Benz Marathon to host final race in Birmingham, ending 21-year tradition due to increased cost, lack of support

The Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend announced Monday afternoon that its event weekend planned for February 2023 will be its last. 

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'Sick season': Birmingham-area hospitals experiencing high volume — Doctors call on legislature to act

An early spike in flu this year is straining health care providers across the state. Birmingham-area hospitals are seeing higher volumes of patients in emergency departments and beds are filling up quickly.

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Katie Britt tapped to serve on new Republican Advisory Council

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has appointed U.S.  Senator-elect Katie Britt to the newly formed Republican Party Advisory Council.

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Houston County approves marketing contract to aid employee recruitment

Houston County Commissioners approved an annual marketing contract Monday to help with county employee recruitment.

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Tuscaloosa County residents to vote on property tax increase in early 2023

Residents of Tuscaloosa County will be voting in a referendum on Valentine’s Day 2023 to determine whether or not they will increase property taxes for the county school system.

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Alabama Department of Public Health ramps up advertising spending 500% since 2018

Advertising expenses at the Alabama Department of Public Health increased by over 500% from fiscal years 2018 to 2022.

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Mobile Council members walk out of meeting on medical marijuana as heated debate continues

The debate over whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within Mobile's city limits got heated Monday night resulting in council members walking out of the meeting.

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Alabama officially certifies results of November midterms

The Alabama State Canvassing Board has officially certified the results of the November 8 election, which included several constitutional amendments now in effect.

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Four shot at Mobile nightclub over Thanksgiving weekend

A shooting over the holiday weekend at the Paparazzi Club in Downtown Mobile landed four victims in the hospital.

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Accuser asks that sexual abuse charges be dropped against former State Rep. Perry Hooper

The woman who accused former Alabama State Rep. Perry Hooper Jr. of sex abuse is now asking for law enforcement to drop the charges against him.

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Two children dead from flu so far this season — Urgent care facilities seeing increases in flu, strep, COVID

Alabama is among the top five states in the United States with the highest rate of flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Motion to Dismiss filed against Jefferson County election challenge on heels of election results certified by State Canvassing Board

The results from the November 8 General Election have been certified by the State Canvassing Board, despite a complaint filed in Jefferson County challenging election results and voting machine integrity.

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Alabama charter schools growth reflects national enrollment trend

With education slipping in Alabama, charter schools are popping up to offer solutions for students, especially in predominantly black communities in the Deep South.

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Randolph County man honored in Indiana hometown as basketball legend

It was 72 years ago when the Madison Cubs took home the Indiana High School Athletics Association state basketball championship. On that day, Stan Weber would have never thought of what would be happening over seven decades later.

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Why are Shelby County officials mostly silent about the proposed Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move?

Over a month after news broke of a potential deal that would move Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre to North Birmingham, most Shelby County officials remain silent.

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Stolen checks reported in east Alabama were endorsed electronically; Customers forced to close accounts

Some businesses and customers in east Alabama are dealing with the fallout after they say several checks that were sent through the United States Postal Service (USPS) were stolen and cashed by scammers.

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Law schools in Alabama not planning to drop LSAT requirement after ABA announcement

Deans of law schools in Alabama aren’t planning on changing requiring LSAT scores for admission of incoming students after the American Bar Association (ABA) announced they were planning on making the test optional starting in the fall of 2025.

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How Bama Fever-Tiger Pride pulls off the speedy apparel process featuring victor after the Iron Bowl

Regardless of the outcome of the upcoming Iron Bowl, fans on both sides of the divide will flock to stores to find apparel to support the victorious team.

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Lifeline: Pro-life Christian organization helps broken and struggling families

Herbie Newell was recently in Kansas, meeting with a real estate agent about a piece of property. When the man asked him what he did for a living, Newell told him.

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Alabama cold case from 1973 continues to get national attention nearly 50 years after disappearance of 3-year-old girl

Hueytown Police continue to receive tips about a cold case from the seventies. A three-year-old child was last seen in Hueytown on September 17, 1973, but her mother was found dead less than a month later on the Tennessee-North Carolina line.

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Alabama, Auburn unite for four-day 150-mile 'Iron Ruck' supporting veteran-suicide awareness

To support awareness for veteran suicide, the University of Alabama and Auburn University will be participating in a ruck march beginning Wednesday and ending at Bryant-Denny for the iron Bowl.

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