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Medical Cannabis Commission director McMillan: Over 566 medical cannabis requests received; Applications to go out next week

Director of Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission John McMillan said applications for licenses will be going out October 24 along with guidelines on what the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) is looking for.

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Alabama second to last in energy efficiency, study finds

Alabama ranked the second-least energy-efficient state in a study conducted by WalletHub on the continental United States.

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Freeze warning issued for most of Alabama: Sub-freezing temps expected tonight

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning for much of the southeast and most of Alabama.

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Florence man fires shotgun at house in fight after Alabama-Tennessee ending

Some college football fans take losses worse than others.

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Tallapoosa County tests ES&S voting machines in preparation for midterms

The midterm election is less than a month away, and states and counties are preparing for polling. Part of that preparation involves testing voting machines and making sure all parts are working.

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Mo Brooks calls Trump fundraising a 'scam'; Promotes ‘truth in campaign soliciting’

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks called out former President Donald Trump on Monday, accusing him of scamming donors in a fundraising scheme all too common in politics.

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State Sen. Albritton: Ivey has to be 'major player' in gambling solution

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Albritton argued failure by the House of Representatives to pass legislation had been the reason in the past for the lack of progress on the gaming issue.

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ADOC: Inmate work stoppages over at all facilities

All inmate workers in Alabama prisons have returned to work after ending their strike on Monday, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC).

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Federal Judge dismisses suit of murder-for-hire convict, execution to proceed in November

A federal judge has thrown out the lawsuit of an Alabama man convicted in a 1988 murder-for-hire.

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UAB doctor: Transgender teen 'boldly ended her life'

A gender health specialist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) appeared on video referring to the suicide of an underage transgender individual as bold.

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Victoryland asks Supreme Court to reconsider ‘electronic bingo’ ban

Victoryland Casino officials are asking the Alabama Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to ban “electronic bingo” in Lowndes and Macon Counties. 

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'The issue is crime, not race': Tuberville responds to criticism over rally remarks

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville broke his silence regarding the controversy surrounding comments he made at a Trump-backed political rally in Nevada.

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Police officer shot multiple times in standoff at Hoover apartment complex

A Hoover police officer was shot multiple times in a standoff at an apartment complex on Sunday morning.

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State Treasurer Boozer, Retirement Systems of Alabama deny using ESG criteria for investments

Alabama state treasurer Young Boozer assured that the Alabama State Treasury (AST) does not make investment decisions using ESG criteria.

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State Sen. Elliott calls Ivey's West Alabama Corridor Project 'nonsense'; Says better to invest in growing areas

Dividing up government funds and resources can be a challenge, but State Senator Christ Elliott (R-Josephine) believes investing in areas that are growing instead of shrinking would be a good start.

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Black box voting: Confessions of an elections hacker (Part 2)

Cyber security expert and certified ethical hacker Clay Parikh is part of a legal effort here in the state to test and evaluate the security level and accuracy of our voting machines.

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Lt. Gov. Ainsworth: I-65 widening from Tennessee line to Mobile 'should have been done decades ago'

From state line to state line, Georgia's portion of Interstate 75 is six-laned. Many of the exits along Georgia's longest Interstate highway, from the suburbs south of Chattanooga, Tenn. to Valdosta, have $1 billion in business investment, ranging from distribution centers to hotels, motels and restaurants. Alabama's version of Interstate 75, which is Interstate 65, pales in comparison.

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Ascension St. Vincent's celebrates groundbreaking of Trussville freestanding ER and hopes to expand to communities in need

Officials with Ascension St. Vincent's hope to not only expand the Trussville facility in the future but also expand those services to other areas throughout the region.

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AG Marshall files brief defending Arkansas ban on transgender surgeries for youth

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall led a second amicus brief to defend an Arkansas ban on transgender medical procedures for underaged persons.

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Black box voting: Confessions of an elections hacker (Part 1)

Clay Parikh spent nine years in an election testing lab seeking to hack everything in his path.

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Jefferson County DA's office releases homicide map, hoping for community involvement

Phase one of another initiative to crack down on homicides in Jefferson County has launched and investigators hope it will help the community stay informed and fight violent crime.

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DOJ to drop subpoena against Eagle Forum of Alabama, second subpoena possible

The Department of Justice’s subpoena against Eagle Forum of Alabama (EFA) has been essentially quashed, according to the organization's executive director Becky Gerritson.

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Huntsville takes 'cautious' first step in introducing ordinance for medical cannabis dispensaries

The Huntsville City Council introduced an ordinance Thursday evening to allow medical cannabis dispensaries to operate within the city limits.

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Escambia County teachers get active shooter training

It’s a teacher’s worst nightmare, and one they don’t like thinking about. But they have to be prepared just in case.

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AG Steve Marshall orders Birmingham Water Works to disclose documents about potential rate increase

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall asked the Birmingham Water Works board on Thursday to turn over a handful of documents pertaining to its consideration of another rate increase for 2023.

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Facebook targets certain Alabamians for voter registration

With the midterm elections less than a month away, Facebook has been pushing voting information to the top of social media feeds across Alabama. However, not everyone has been getting these notifications, and state election officials have not been told who Facebook targets.

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Homicides, drug-related deaths on the rise across Alabama prison system; ADOC claims 'working diligently' to improve the safety, security

Homicides and drug deaths are on the rise at one Alabama prison.

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