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Kane Wommack building higher expectations for South Alabama football

Memorable moments are certainly part of South Alabama’s relatively brief college football tenure.

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Russian prisoner and Tuscaloosa native Alex Drueke 'stronger and healthier' says mother

Bunny Drueke, the mother of Alex Drueke, a Tuscaloosa U.S. Army veteran who went to Ukraine to fight against the Russian invasion before being captured, said her son sounded better after receiving a phone call from him a day earlier during an interview with Newsmax TV's Greta van Susteren.

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UAB athletic program is less than a year away from moving to a new conference

The UAB athletic program, which is a charter member of Conference USA, is approximately 11 months away from moving into the American Athletic Conference.

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Shelby heads into retirement as Citizens Against Government Waste's 'Prince of Pork'

Leading the way on earmarks was Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa), the ranking member on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, who also has a long legacy of bringing home the bacon.

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Sewell votes along with House Democrats to approve 'Assault Weapons Ban of 2022'

“Barely a month after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen, gun control advocates in Congress are spearheading an assault upon the freedoms and civil liberties of law-abiding Americans," said NRA-ILA Executive Director Jason Ouimet.

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ACT recognizes Alabama with award for student preparedness despite low average scores

The Alabama State Department of Education is celebrating after winning an award from ACT. The first-ever State College and Career Champion Award was presented by Janet Godwin, the CEO of ACT.

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UAB football elevates Darrin Hinshaw to offensive coordinator

Darin Hinshaw will serve as UAB’s offensive coordinator this season. Hinshaw was hired as an analyst at UAB earlier this year. He was elevated after Bryant Vincent took over as the interim head coach.

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Congress approves NASA Authorization Act

“With strong support from the Biden-Harris Administration as well as this authorization, NASA will continue to advance scientific discoveries, enable sustainable aviation, address climate change, and much more,” NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said.

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Troy University’s Johnson Center to launch Free Enterprise Scholars program to combat 'woke capitalism'

The Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University is creating a Free Enterprise Scholars program to help combat the growing left-wing bias in corporations and businesses in Alabama and across the country.

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AAC commissioner Mike Aresco looks at the conference's future

The question would have been asked. Mike Aresco, commissioner of the American Athletic Conference, which will have a different look next season, didn’t wait.  He asked the question himself. “What will happen after this year, when Cincinnati, Houston and UCF depart?” Aresco said during his state of the conference address during AAC Media Day, which was shown virtually on Thursday.

PPP Loan Alabama News
‘Biggest fraud in a generation’ – Fraud related to PPP loans estimated above $80 billion

Ever-increasing numbers of nationwide fraud stemming from federal relief funds during the COVID–19 pandemic continue to be of national concern.

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Palmer and Moore opposed CHIPS and Science Act, Sewell voted in favor

“This $280 billion unpaid-for bill is a wasted opportunity to combat aggression by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and ignores the record levels of inflation American families are facing,” said Rep. Palmer.

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Fmr Gov. Siegelman urges Alabama Democrats to focus on issues, not campaign on Donald Trump

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," former Gov. Don Siegelman weighed in on the Democratic Party's current challenges to be relevant in Alabama.

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State Sen. Livingston warns 'good possibility' gas tax holiday would not be reflected at the pump

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) explained how Georgia was able to offer a break from fuel taxes. However, he also argued that if Alabama were to follow suit, those savings might not be realized by the consumer.

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Alabama man convicted in 1994 murder executed by lethal injection

An Alabama man was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, July 28.

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One of Birmingham’s tallest buildings listed for sale by PNC

PNC Bank is selling one of Birmingham’s tallest buildings.

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Congressmen and Senator from Alabama criticize Biden economic policies after second quarter of GDP decline

"Biden, Pelosi, and Schumer have only worsened the economic crisis facing Americans with their out-of-control socialist spending and anti-American energy policies," said Rep. Mike Rogers.

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HudsonAlpha opens new greenhouse facility

“Research that goes on at the HudsonAlpha Center for Plant Science and Sustainable Agricultures Greenhouse and Education Learning will have the capacity to transform the field of agricultural genomics, right here in Alabama,” Dr. Nicole Jones said.

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Ukrainian church with Alabama ties awakened by rockets

The congregation of a Ukrainian church that has been assisted by the people of Alabama was awoken Thursday morning by the sound of rockets and an air alarm, warning the country was under the threat of an attack.

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Man who murdered ex-girlfriend in 1994 set to die by lethal injection tonight

An Alabama death row inmate is scheduled to be put to death Thursday night. Joe Nathan James Jr., who was convicted of a 1994 murder, is set to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m.

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Tennessee’s month-long grocery tax holiday set to begin Aug. 1; to save taxpayers $80 million

Starting Monday, Tennessee residents will pay 4% less for groceries thanks to a month-long grocery tax holiday approved by the state’s legislature in April.

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Record high inflation on energy leads to higher gas prices, utility bills in Alabama

While prices are up across the board, the price of energy is seeing the greatest increase. This is resulting in higher prices at the gas pump, higher monthly power bills and higher natural gas bills for many Alabama families.

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ADPH recommends COVID-19 vaccinations for students; some doctors disagree

"Getting children all recommended vaccines is one of the most important things parents can do to help protect their kids’ health, the health of their classmates, and their community," ADPH wrote in a statement.

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NASA’s LRO finds lunar pits harboring comfortable temperatures

Recent analysis reveals that astronauts could potentially use deep pits on the Moon to shelter from the severity of the lunar surface according to a recent report by NASA.

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Future of Alabama mall still in question after exit of all retailers

What was once a thriving Birmingham-area indoor mall, Brookwood Village, is now closed to the public. However, the mall has been purchased by two developers.

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UTSA and UAB in spotlight at beginning of Conference USA football season

Media members voted UTSA as the favorite to win the Conference USA football championship.

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Former Auburn University Trustee Michael McCartney dies

Michael McCartney was the President of McCartney Construction, served 14 years on the Auburn University Board of Trustees, and headed the powerful Alabama Road Builders. He was also a great philanthropist and family man who was deeply involved with his state, community, and Auburn University.

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