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Local officials green-light I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway proposal

The Mobile and Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) unanimously approved moving forward with a $2.7 billion Mobile River Bridge and Bayway proposal unveiled by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) in June.

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House General Fund budget chair rules out ARPA-based tax break; says relief could come from education budget

According to State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark), tax relief will not likely be a part of the ARPA appropriations but could come from other sources.

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Childcare not affordable for some Alabama households, data shows

Access to affordable child care continues to be a struggle across the nation and the Yellowhammer state.

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Birmingham Police giving away free bookbags: how to participate or how to help

The Birmingham Police Department (BPD) is hosting a community bookbag giveaway on Saturday to provide school supplies to the Birmingham community.

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Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day includes four new members

Tuesday was a time for Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Keith Gill to celebrate the recent accomplishments of the football teams in the conference. It was also time to welcome four new members, who Gill believes will increase the strength of the conference.

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USDA announces $1 billion in grants for plans to defend against wildfires

“Prescribed fires not only reduce fuels but also serve many other important ecological functions, including increasing plant and animal biodiversity and reducing unwanted pests like ticks and chiggers."

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More than 70 employers to participate in job fair at Wallace State

Sewell will host her 11th Annual Job Fair in her hometown of Selma in the heart of Alabama’s rural Black Belt.

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U.S. Reps. Rogers, Brooks, Aderholt press DefSec Austin on Communist China's efforts to infiltrate U.S. colleges

U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Saks), Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville), along with Republican Study Committee chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.), sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin earlier this week inquiring why federal funds were going to schools with alleged connections to the Communist Chinese government.

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Marshall sues Biden administration over threat to withhold school lunch money if state does not advance LGBTQ+ agenda

According to the new guidance, schools would risk forfeiting lunch money for their neediest students if they engage in “sex discrimination,” such as having sex-separated bathrooms or sports teams for boys and girls.

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Search for missing 21-year-old woman underway in north Alabama

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is looking for a missing 21-year-old, Katie Lee Harbin, who may have a condition that can potentially impair her judgment.

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What are teachers in Alabama paid in each school district?

As school districts across Alabama struggle with finding enough teachers for the upcoming school year, administrators are hoping the state’s new teacher pay raises will help fill jobs.

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Escambia County Schools new CFO using technology to save tax dollars

Escambia County Schools hires new CFO to bring system up-to-date.

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4th and 5th inmates escape work release centers in past 3 months in Alabama; No response from ADOC

Police said they believed two Morgan County jail inmates took a car from a Decatur business job while on work release on Sunday before they were quickly located.

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New football head coach works his way to a special opportunity at UAB

June 27 wasn’t the culmination of Bryant Vincent’s grinding journey through the coaching profession. The 46-year-old Kentucky native still has plenty of work left before he hangs his whistle up and kicks his feet up. June 27 was certainly different, though. It was the first day he woke up as a college football head coach. It was two days following Bill Clark’s stunning announcement that he was stepping down as UAB’s head coach to deal with back problems.

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State Sen. Sessions eyes eliminating business personal property tax

If State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) has his way, he would completely eliminate the business personal property tax.

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UAB men's basketball slate includes non-conference Bartow Arena visit by South Carolina

Andy Kennedy met with media members on Monday afternoon to catch up on what has been a news-filled time for the UAB men’s basketball team.

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Inflation hitting Moulton's Red Land Cotton with higher cotton, fuel prices

During an interview that aired Monday on Newsmax TV, Red Land Cotton's Anna Brakefield explained how inflation has made it more expensive for Red Land Cotton to do business.

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USDA announces plans to plant more than one billion trees to fight climate change

The REPLANT Act directs the Forest Service to plant more than a billion trees over the next decade, removes a cap of $30 million and is now expected to provide the agency significantly more resources every year to do so.

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NFL veteran Eddie Robinson Jr. embarks on his coaching career at Alabama State

His coaching resume, at least his regular season coaching resume, begins when Eddie Robinson Jr. leads his Alabama State team into the 2022 season opener on Aug. 27 in Atlanta in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge against Howard University.

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Former Alabama WR John Metchie III diagnosed with leukemia

Former Alabama wide receiver John Metchie III said on Sunday that he was diagnosed with leukemia and will probably not play in his first NFL season with the Houston Texans.  

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Birmingham at top of list of U.S. cities cheaper to buy than rent

According to Realtors.com's monthly report for June out last week, Birmingham is second to Pittsburgh, Pa., where the monthly median rent is significantly higher than the cost to buy a home on a percentage basis.

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U.S. Rep. Carl: Biden visit with Saudi prince 'embarrassing'

The freshman congressman called it "embarrassing" and referenced accusations from Biden and his allies that the Saudi prince was responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Meet Britt challenger for Senate: John Sophocleus, Libertarian candidate

John Sophocleus is the Libertarian Party nominee for U.S. Senate. "We aren't going to get out of this if we keep electing Bidens and Trumps.

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Gen. McCurry takes command at Fort Rucker

There was a change of command at Fort Rucker on Thursday as Brig. Gen. Michael McCurry II took command of the Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker from Maj. Gen. Francis.

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No one hurt when plane 'hard lands' into Smith Lake

A small plane made a "hard landing" into Smith Lake on Saturday, July 23.

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Man shot while in vehicle with young daughter in Bessemer; Salvation Army reacts

The Salvation Army is reacting after a man was shot and killed in front of its Corps in Bessemer Sunday.

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Juandalynn Givan asks for a stay of execution for Joe James

State Rep. Juandalynn Givan filed a request for a stay of execution for Joe James citing the victim's family's opposition to the death penalty.

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