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Birmingham gets $100K from DOJ to tackle violent crime problem

More than $107,000 in grants will be going to Birmingham to reduce violent crime in crime-heavy areas.

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Would-be customers lose thousands in deposits after closure of Tru-Wood Cabinet Company in Clay County

As operations at Tru-Wood Cabinet Company, LLC, and Ashland Trucking Company wind down, some would-be customers are experiencing headaches and facing the loss of money.

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Dothan extends $9,000-a-month D.C. lobbying contract

City commissioners in Dothan approved a two-year continuation of a contract with a lobbying firm at their most recent meeting on Aug. 15.

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Who is moving to Alabama and where are they coming from?

Rising costs of living, restrictive policies and flexibility accompanying the rise of at-home work are all factors leading people to immigrate between states now more than ever. 

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Embattled Birmingham Water Works appoints interim purchasing manager

The Birmingham Water Works may have appointed an interim purchasing manager after suddenly retiring the former manager last week.

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Alabama to begin accepting medical cannabis business applications

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission will begin accepting applications from companies seeking a medical marijuana grower, processor, transporter or dispensary license on Thursday.

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Beginning of region play is the story in high school football this week

Week three of high school football is the full-scale kickoff of region play around the state.

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UAB readies to face the unknown in season opener against visiting Alabama A&M

Facing the unknown is often a tricky part of season opening college football games. Potentially facing 11 new starters on the opposing defense, which UAB could do on Thursday night against Alabama A&M takes unknown to a new level.

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Matrix-Canopy Partners legal dispute ends in an apparent truce

At the rate it was going, the ongoing legal saga between political consulting groups Matrix LLC and Canopy Partners was destined to result in the mutually assured destruction of all involved.

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State Sen. Jabo Waggoner on Birmingham Water Works scandal: If we don't see some improvement, legislative action 'definitely a possibility'

For the better part of the last decade, State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) has had multiple run-ins with the Birmingham Water Works.

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Gulf Shores Police make arrest after reported sexual assault in Mud Bugs Pub & Club parking lot

The Gulf Shores Police Department announced the arrest of a man in connection to a sexual assault that happened in the parking lot of a bar and grill.

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Biden’s student loan forgiveness tax-free In Alabama

Alabamians likely won’t owe any state taxes on the amount received from President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan announced last week. 

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Judge hears from both sides on case questioning integrity of Alabama's voting machines

Montgomery County Circuit Judge Greg Griffin is considering a motion to dismiss a case involving Alabama’s voting machines. The lawsuit seeks to prohibit the use of electronic voting machines, claiming the machines make elections “unsecure and fatally compromised.”

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Madison City Schools take down pride flags in classrooms

Madison City School (MCS) teachers were told to take down rainbow flags, according to a statement from the school district superintendent Ed Nichols. 

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Dothan upholds employee’s termination in food program scandal

Members of the Dothan Personnel Board upheld the recent termination of a former city of Dothan employee who oversaw an after school food program now allegedly under FBI investigation. 

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The cost of Alabama's state-owned liquor business: Top Alcoholic Beverage Control Board executives rake in six-figure salaries

Who is in charge of the ABC Board, and how much do they get paid?

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Starling Thomas V speeds into his final college football season at UAB

Speed got Starling Thomas V into college football. Speed got him into the starting lineup at UAB. Speed is the primary reason he landed on Bruce Feldman’s Freaks List, which is an annual list honoring the most athletically gifted players in college football.

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QB Michael Hiers and the Samford Bulldogs brace for tough opener against Kennesaw State

The quarterback tussle between Michael Hiers and Nik Scalzo did not end the way that Samford head coach Chris Hatcher hoped it would.

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Orange Beach Mayor Kennon rips Mobile TV's WPMI, AL.com cartoonist J.D. Crowe for 'false' Bad Ass Coffee controversy

If you believe the reporting, you might think Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon was seeking to deny Hawaii-based Bad Ass Coffee the opportunity to open a franchise in his hometown.

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Opelika police charge 2 in connection to 2000 homicide of baby

The Opelika Police Department announced an arrest in a cold case involving the murder of a 4-month-old baby.

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Decatur apartment manager arrested, accused of stealing rent money from tenants

 An apartment manager in Decatur is facing first-degree theft of property charges after police claim she stole more than $45,000 from tenants, possibly up to $150,000.

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Alabama Appeals Court rejects appeal of Enterprise man convicted of human trafficking

Attorney General Steve Marshall has announced that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the human-trafficking conviction of an Enterprise man sentenced to life in prison. 

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Bryce Young prepares for big things with a new set of Crimson Tide receivers

The bond between quarterback and receivers started with communication and developed through on-the-field reps with more off-the-field conversation. On Saturday, we’ll see how that process worked for University of Alabama quarterback Bryce Young and a receiver corps filled with newcomers and first-time contributors.

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School systems dealing with bus driver shortages because 'people don't want to work anymore'

From Alaska to Rhode Island and even Hawaii, there is a school bus driver shortage impacting school systems, transportation officials and families across the nation. Alabama is no exception.

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Despite record low unemployment, Alabama ranks among worst states for labor participation, new Fed data says

According to new statistics from the Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) for July 2022, Alabama had the sixth lowest labor participation rate in the country, despite recently announcing record unemployment.

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Alabama Center for Law and Liberty files brief supporting Navy SEALs in vaccine lawsuit

The Alabama Center for Law and Liberty has filed an amicus brief in defense of a group of Navy SEALs facing discipline or discharge over their religious objections to the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

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Bryant Vincent getting closer to his first game at the helm of the UAB football program

When it comes to football – whether he’s running an offense or running the entire team – routine is very important to Bryant Vincent.

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