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City of Tuscaloosa planning for medical marijuana dispensaries in city limits

The Tuscaloosa City Council is now discussing how to go about having its own set of regulations and a licensing process.

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Roy Moore lauds $8.2M verdict, rips press for not getting the truth out

Last week, a federal court jury awarded former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore $8.2 million in damages after determining a super PAC defamed him in a television ad during his unsuccessful 2017 U.S. Senate bid.

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'It can take them two to three hours to get an ambulance': City of Springville considering purchasing its own ambulance

The city of Springville is considering purchasing its own ambulance in case of a critical need after some say they have had to wait hours for emergency transport.

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Alabama workforce reaches record high; Unemployment rate remains at record low 2.6%

Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that Alabama's unemployment rate had held steady at its record low of 2.6% for the month of July.

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Vincent City Council to 'temporarily abolish' police department in wake of racist text messages

The Vincent City Council on Thursday voted to "temporarily abolish" the city's entire police department.

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Bentley rips lawmakers for Medicaid expansion opposition, dismisses proration threat

Former Gov. Robert Bentley was a one-time Medicaid expansion opponent. However, since leaving office in 2017, Bentley has changed his stance.

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Multiple inmates caught with drugs last week in Morgan County Jail

The Morgan County Jail saw multiple incidences of drugs being brought behind bars this week, according to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO).

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Rainsville residents evacuated after 18-wheeler Hazmat spill

Thursday, an 18-wheeler overturned near the intersection of Alabama Highways 35 and 75, spilling organic peroxide, a substance linked to health issues, including breathing problems.

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Police: Off-duty Decatur officer struck by car while trying to defend himself in front yard

The Decatur Police Department is investigating after an off-duty officer was struck by a car at his home.

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Truckworx dealer opening near Birmingham – 'It’s a great asset for Graysville'

Truckworx has opened a new body shop location in Graysville, Alabama. Truckworx is a longtime Kenworth dealer.

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Taco Bell testing meatless substitute in Birmingham

Fast-food chain Taco Bell announced plans to test out a new plant-based meat substitute made from soy and pea protein at its restaurants in Birmingham.

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Alabama cabinet manufacturer and trucking company announces permanent closure

An east Alabama cabinet manufacturer and trucking company announced Thursday it would permanently close.

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NAACP brief filed for Alabama inmate who claims he was sexually assaulted by correctional officer

The Legal Defense Fund (LDF) of the NAACP has filed a brief on behalf of an Alabama Department of Correction (ADOC) inmate who claims a corrections officer sexually assaulted him.

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John Merrill: Closed primary system will reduce voter turnout

According to Secretary of State John Merrill, if the Alabama Legislature follows the recommendations of the Alabama Republican Party executive committee to institute a closed primary system, it could hurt voter participation.

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Homicides are climbing at a record pace in Birmingham

Birmingham is experiencing its third year in a row of high homicide rates.

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Multiple jurisdictions from Alabama to Georgia investigating interstate shootings; Montgomery man arrested

A Montgomery man was arrested in Chambers County Wednesday afternoon after multiple jurisdictions from Alabama to Georgia were looking for him in connection to interstate shootings.

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Defiant Lawrence County GOP chairman will not resign school board post in wake of KKK GOP elephant 'mistake'

Lawrence County School Board member Shanon Terry, also the chairman of the Lawrence County GOP, released a statement Thursday morning pushing back against calls for his resignation for what he had called a "mistake."

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Law enforcement agencies warning citizens of phone scammers posing as officers

Law enforcement agencies across Alabama have been warning citizens about a phone scam in which crooks use a number that appears to come from the police department or sheriff’s office.

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Pre-trial set for Dadeville double-murder suspect Pascual-Reyes

The pre-trial hearing has been set for the Dadeville man accused of murdering two and kidnapping one.

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Beer in the bleachers – Tuscaloosa City Council approves alcohol sales at Bryant-Denny

The Tuscaloosa City Council approved a concession application to sell alcohol inside football games at the University of Alabama (UA) Tuesday.

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Mysterious loud boom causing concern in Calhoun County – 'Sounded like death was on its way'

A mysterious loud boom was reported in east Alabama late Tuesday, and although some agencies claim they know the source of the boom, people in Calhoun County want more information. Furthermore, that alleged source, which is Pelham Range, denies responsibility.

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Orr proposes 'significant' rebates for those who paid state income taxes – 'We conservatives need to send money back'

Earlier this week, State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), the Senate Education Trust Fund chairman, floated the possibility of lawmakers offering a tax rebate in the upcoming year, given the current budgetary surplus of state government.

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Judge issues gag order, makes sheriff remove social media posts after shooting death near Cheaha State Park

Clay County District Judge David F. Law issued a gag order in connection to a deadly shooting that happened Sunday near Cheaha State Park.

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Legislative Fiscal Office: State budgets in 'great shape,' ready to 'weather a storm'

“Alabama budgets are in a great shape. We are in a better position to weather a storm than we were ten years ago," said Kirk Fulford with the Fiscal Office of the Legislative Services Agency.

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'Bad things happen behind closed doors all the time between kids and adults' – Concerned parents address school mental health counselors

Concerns linger for children 14 and older who can have unsupervised consultation with school mental health counselors without the knowledge or consent of parents.

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Wellborn Cabinets touts Oxford expansion: 'Georgia made us a very competitive offer — but Alabama is our home'

Wellborn Cabinets announces plans for $17 million plant in Oxford. The new facility will create 414 new jobs in the Talladega Calhoun County area.

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Smith & Wesson CEO Mark Smith slams effort to 'disparage' company over gun violence – Politicians 'to blame for the surge in violence and lawlessness'

Mark Smith, CEO of gun maker Smith & Wesson, released a spirited statement this week, blaming "politicians and their lobbying partners in the media" for the "surge in violence and lawlessness."

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