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Ivey wins Republican nomination for Governor

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) was the overwhelming winner in Tuesday’s Republican primary.

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LIVE UPDATES: Primary election results

Polls close at 7 p.m. and you can check back here for the latest, unofficial results.

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Libertarians gain ballot access

The Alabama Libertarian Party will be on the Nov. 8 general election, Secretary of State John Merrill told the 1819 News. The Libertarian Party has 69 candidates including Jimmy Blake for Governor and John Sophocleus for U.S. Senate.

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Communist poster hung in Alabama middle school; System says 'part of understanding history’

In a news release from Jefferson County Schools last week, a poster depicting communist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara appeared on a classroom wall at Clay-Chalkville Middle School.

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Shelby, Tuberville join in call for immediate increase of energy production in Gulf

In a letter to Secretary Gina Raimondo, Senators Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) joined 18 other senators in expressing dismay with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) delay in issuing permits required to bring additional production online from existing federal oil and gas leases.

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Mo Brooks accepts massive Republican endorsements on eve of Alabama primary

Congressman Mo Brooks received a bevy of support from veritable conservative celebrities, while Mike Durant kept the campaign wheels moving on the eve of Alabama’s Republican Primary.  

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Katie Britt says attacks on UA SGA record, claims she is pro-abortion are a 'blatant lie'

Earlier this month, U.S. hopeful Katie Britt's record as Student Government Association president at the University of Alabama was raised by her opponents for her failure to veto an SGA Senate resolution that called for the campus health center to offer the morning-after pill.

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Durant hints at Mo Brooks endorsement if he misses runoff, calls Britt campaign 'corrupt'

The rough-and-tumble of attack ad politics has caused U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Durant to sour on former Business Council of Alabama CEO and president Katie Britt, one of his opponents in Tuesday's Republican U.S. Senate primary.

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Statewide Amendment on today's ballot: Here is what it means

The amendment would authorize $85 million in new borrowing with $80 million dedicated to the Alabama Parks System and $5 million to be spent on historical parks by the Alabama Historical Commission. The amendment bars any of the money being spent on the Confederate Memorial Park in Marbury.

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2022 midterms: What to watch in Alabama, Georgia, Texas, elsewhere

Georgia could take center stage in Tuesday's primary elections as Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger try to fight back challengers endorsed by former President Donald Trump, who is seeking revenge for his 2020 election defeat in the state.

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Subprime loan defaults on the rise

Subprime loan defaults are, once again, on the rise as concerns over the U.S economy continue to grow. 

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State sets new record unemployment rate

“The people of Alabama want to work, plain and simple, and that combined with our efforts helped us reach the lowest unemployment rate in our state’s history, yet again,” said Governor Ivey.

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State Senate Pro-Tem Reed says attempts to modify 2019 abortion ban could face state constitutional hurdles

Should the legislature seek to modify Alabama's existing abortion laws, there could be state constitutional hurdles to overcome, says State Senate President Pro-Tem Greg Reed (R-Jasper).

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Gubernatorial hopeful Burdette says Ivey should have debated gas tax hike during 2018 campaign 'instead of sneaking it in'

Lew Burdette, one of Kay Ivey's opponents in the 2022 Republican primary on Tuesday, criticized the governor for not making her position on a fuel tax increase known during the 2018 campaign cycle.

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A local look at the upcoming hurricane season

Hearing that the hurricane season will be “busier than normal” makes Alabama residents a little nervous. And it has our local meteorologists preparing for storms like the rest of us stock up on batteries and bottled water.

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USFL Roundup: Birmingham remains undefeated with victory over Michigan

The USFL’s only remaining unbeaten squad maintained its perfect record on Saturday evening at Protective Stadium, as the Birmingham Stallions topped the Michigan Panthers, 33-17.

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St. Clair Sheriff's investigating apparent triple-murder/suicide.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent triple-murder-suicide in Riverside.

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Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Mcgee dies

Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee has died. He was 59. The school said the longtime college football coach died on Friday but didn't release the cause of death.

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Brooks signs letter supporting Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO

“Russia’s continued heightened aggression toward both Finland and Sweden is more than enough justification for these two countries to request admission into NATO," said Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05).

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Briarwood's Liddell wins 2022 Sixth District Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) announced Lynzie Liddell, a student at Briarwood Christian High School, as the winner of the Sixth District 2022 Congressional Art Competition. The Artist Reception was held on April 25, 2022.

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Former Alabama Sheriff pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges

A former Alabama Sherriff has pled not guilty to federal charges accusing him of fraudulently applying for loans in his official capacity to pay off personnel debts.

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Alabama Teacher of the Year receives new car

Alabama’s Teacher of the Year received a substantial gift from an Alabama Insurance powerhouse on Friday.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer teases GOP's 'Commitment to America' agenda to build momentum for 2022, 2024 elections

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), the House Republican Policy Committee chairman, discussed the efforts behind the "Commitment to America" during an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show."

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Tim James calls for 'massive faith-based outreach' as possible fix for Alabama prisons, recidivism

Should Fob James' son Tim James be elected governor in November, he would be inheriting a situation that is not quite as dire as what the elder James faced in 1979.

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Starliner launches to Space Station on uncrewed flight test for NASA

Starliner launched Thursday on an unmanned mission to carry cargo to the International Space Station.

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Talk 99.5 Jawbone Jam coming to Iron City Birmingham May 26

Talk 99.5’s sixth Jawbone Jam will be held on Thursday, May 26, at Iron City Birmingham.

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Mother’s Milk Bank of Alabama asking mothers to donate in time of need

Mother’s Milk Bank of Alabama (MMBAL) is asking breastfeeding mothers to donate milk.

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