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Merrill predicts voter turnout as high as 50%, feeling good about Republicans in November

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill said he predicts voter turnout will be between 45% to 50% of registered voters for the general election in November, which would total around 1.64 million to 1.84 million people voting in the state.

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Attorney hired in case of Elmore inmate beating on top of prison chapel

An Alabama inmate who claims to have been assaulted by a prison guard has retained attorneys for his case against the officer.

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Department of Veterans Affairs pushes 'equity and inclusion' during diversity week

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) kicked off diversity week with a mass email containing a video boasting the benefits of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

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Chronic wasting disease creates problems for Alabama deer processors

As deer season approaches in Alabama, deer meat processors are preparing to face new challenges this year due to chronic wasting disease.

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Houston County considers participating in state’s ‘one-time post-election audit’

The Houston County Commission will decide Tuesday whether to agree to participate in a limited voting audit after the general election in November. 

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AG Steve Marshall: Using race to redraw district maps 'unconstitutional'

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the case over Alabama's recent redrawing of its congressional districts. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has been arguing for the state to keep its new map based on 2020 census data, while the plaintiffs say it violates the Voting Rights Act and should be invalid due to racial gerrymandering.

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Trial set for high profile case in which woman's body was found buried behind Hueytown house

The man charged in connection to a body found buried behind a house in Hueytown will go to trial on Jan. 9, 2023, over three years after the death.

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Local resident urges archeologists to investigate land feature, discovers 1,400-year-old canal in Gulf Shores

A coastal Alabama resident urged researchers to examine a strange landscape feature near Mobile Bay. They found a 1,400-year-old canal.

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Alabama native Gregg Phillips vindicated following arrest of election company CEO found to have ties with China

The CEO of an election worker management company was recently arrested due, in part, to the investigative efforts of an Alabama man.

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Man convicted in abduction of Kamille 'Cupcake' McKinney

An Alabama Man has been convicted for the 2019 kidnapping of Kamille “Cupcake" McKinney, which ultimately led to her murder.  

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Gas prices climb in Alabama as demand increases globally

Gas prices are on the rise again in Alabama and across the country after having been steadily declining from record summer highs.

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Audit finds Birmingham school failed to document over $300K, former CEO relieved of charges

A recent state audit report found that a Birmingham charter school misspent or failed to document more than $300,000 in funds over the course of two years.

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Alabama seeks second execution date for Alan Miller

Amid an internal investigation into a failed execution attempt, the State of Alabama is attempting to set a new date for the execution of Alan Eugene Miller.

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6 municipalities, Dale County squabble over federal relief funds

Six cities and towns in Dale County are calling for an investigation into the county government’s use of federal funding.

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ABC Board spends over $11 million annually on leases for stores, office space and storage

The ABC Board leases more space than any other state agency, according to the Examiners of Public Accounts.

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin's tweet touting falling gas prices did not age well

Democratic mayor of Birmingham Randall Woodfin recently attempted to call out those blaming Joe Biden for rising gas prices, and it didn’t take long to backfire.

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Houston County Assistant District Attorney jailed on multiple ethics charges

Houston County Assistant District Attorney Mark David Johnson turned himself over to authorities on Thursday after being indicted on multiple ethics charges.

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Out-of-state police department recruiting in Birmingham, offering higher salaries for cops

A law enforcement agency from another state is attempting to hire officers away from the Birmingham area.

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ADPH funds comprehensive sexuality education across the state

Comprehensive sexuality education continues to be a matter of contention in Alabama.

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Huntsville man arrested in connection with 2021 crash that killed 2 people

A man suspected in a crash that claimed two lives last year is now charged, nearly a year after the crash.

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Escambia County teacher wins $100K award

Turns out there really is a sharpest tool in the shed. And it’s an Escambia County Alabama teacher.

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'Copycat' death notebook found at elementary school in Pell City

The Pell City Police Department said a “copycat” case concerning a death notebook in school has led to the expulsion of a sixth-grade student.

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Lawsuit over COVID unemployment overpayments appealed to Alabama Supreme Court

A lawsuit against Alabama Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington over the handling of COVID-19 unemployment benefits is now being appealed to the Alabama Supreme Court after it was dismissed in August.

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Matt Walsh’s ‘What is a Woman?’ tour headed to University of Alabama

Matt Walsh’s “What is a woman?” fall tour is making a stop in Tuscaloosa on Oct. 27 despite some complaints from students about the conservative commentator.

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U.S. Rep. Brooks calls out Alabama delegation — Says 'Americans get what they vote for' as national debt breaks $31 trillion

While some may blame inflation or increased government spending for the ballooning debt, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said the responsibility ultimately falls to voters.

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'Most dangerous drug on the streets': Alabama doctors discuss fentanyl crisis

Alabama doctors went live on Facebook Wednesday night to discuss the dangers of fentanyl amidst a recent surge in overdose deaths.

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Former chief deputy in Randolph County on probation following 40 ethics charges

A former Randolph County Chief Deputy was sentenced to probation after a plea agreement was reached concerning multiple ethics charges.

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