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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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Huntsville City Council passes resolution to clarify stance on abortion law

The Huntsville City Council approved a resolution Thursday to deprioritze investigating pregnancy outcomes in light of Alabama’s newly authorized abortion law.

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Trussville City Schools appoints interim superintendent following 'death notebook' controversy

The Trussville City Schools Board of Education announced who will fill in for Superintendent Dr. Pattie Neill, who is on administrative leave.

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Huntsville considers zoning options in 'measured' approach toward allowing medical marijuana dispensaries

Like several other cities in Alabama, Huntsville is looking into allowing medical cannabis dispensaries, but not without first carefully considering zoning options.

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DOJ charges Alabama with discriminating against disabilities over psychiatric treatment facilities for children in foster care

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) notified the State of Alabama on Wednesday of findings that indicate the state’s foster care system violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Huntsville middle school teacher under fire for drag queen performances

A Huntsville middle school teacher has come under fire for appearing in non-school-related functions dressed in drag and reading suggestive books to children.

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FBI looks for friends, relatives of Alabama man in case of unidentified victim of Long Island serial killer

Investigators with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are looking for relatives of a long-deceased man who they think might help them solve the case of a New York serial killer.

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Parents file complaint against Madison City Schools over 'LGBTQ+ pride' flags

A group of Madison City School parents has lodged a complaint against the Board of Education, claiming the school allowed the promotion of LGBTQ+ materials during school activities and school hours.

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Houston County approves federal relief funding for nonprofits

The Houston County Commission approved federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for local nonprofits and a new industrial site Tuesday.

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Audio recording shows Birmingham Water Works warned of billing issues in December

A former Birmingham Water Works employee released an audio recording of herself warning general manager Michael Johnson of potential billing issues in December.

Alabama hopes to match last year’s record ‘zero fatalities’ deer hunting season

In the 2021-22 season, there were zero fatalities due to hunting accidents

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Cato Institute gives Kay Ivey 'D' rating in fiscal policy score, third-worst for Republican governors

The Cato Institute released its 2022 fiscal policy report card on America’s governors, which gives Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey a "D" rating.

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin blames city's flooding issues on climate change, racism

Flash flooding can be a big problem for metropolitan areas with poor drainage, but mayor Randall Woodfin believes climate change and systemic racism have made it a much worse issue for the city of Birmingham.

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Report: Fewer than 50% of education students pass PRAXIS test on first try in Alabama

With Alabama continually ranking low in education, a recent report by the Alabama Commission on the Evaluation of Services shows the problem may stem from how public universities prepare future teachers for the classroom.

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Alabama's climatologist says hurricane data shows different story, despite 'fear-mongering' climate change agenda

While politicians and the national media tie destruction caused by Hurricane Ian to climate change, Alabama's climatologist is uncovering the truth with real data.

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Autopsy reports inconclusive about cause, manner of death of girl found in shallow grave in Springville

Authorities still have questions following the results of an autopsy report performed on the body of a missing Florida woman who was found in a shallow grave in St. Clair County in April. 

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Court order obtained against Hyundai and Kia auto parts manufacturer for child labor violations

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) obtained a federal court order against a Hyundai and Kia auto parts manufacturer in Alabama on Tuesday, claiming the company is violating child labor laws. 

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'Extremely racist and divisive': House Minority Leader denounces Tuberville's comments

The Alabama political scene continues to hammer away at Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s statements at a Nevada Trump rally on Saturday.

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