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Frantic finishes and tremendous comebacks highlight Thursday night high school football

A full slate of Thursday night high school football produced some memorable games. The remainder of the games will be played on what is supposed to be a soggy Friday night.

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Alabama Commission on Higher Education director pushes back against Biden's student loan forgiveness plan — ‘Bad policy’

Alabama colleges and universities should not increase tuition "for a long time" and President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness makes people think “Santa Claus will come along often,” according to Dr. James Purcell, executive director of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE).

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Jefferson County EMA director: World Games offered invaluable training of first responders, emergency management

The World Games in Birmingham was not as much of a success as organizers hoped it would’ve been, but there were some invaluable aspects when it came to emergency training leading up to the event.

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'Not safe to speak' — See how UAB, Auburn, Alabama fare in collegiate free speech survey

Auburn University is the top school in Alabama when it comes to free speech, according to a report released this week.

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College football moves into its second full week of action

Alabama plays a true road game while Auburn stays home again. UAB looks for revenge against Liberty. The football season is heating up.

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Alabama Board of Education votes to allow disciplinary action against teachers who give age-inappropriate instruction on gender identity, sexual orientation

The Alabama Board of Education (BOE) voted Thursday to adopt rules prohibiting the discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in specific classrooms.

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Houston County to consider allowing medical cannabis dispensaries

The Houston County Commission will consider at their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12 whether to allow medical cannabis dispensaries to operate in the county.

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State Board of Education drops transgender bathroom law from meeting agenda

The Alabama State Board of Education (BOE) met Thursday to vote on several hot-button issues in the state, but an anticipated issue was left off the agenda.

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'Felons and guns do not mix' – St. Clair County sheriff has message for legislators after carjacking and shooting

St. Clair County Sheriff Billy Murray has a message for lawmakers and leaders in Alabama: Do not defund law enforcement.

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South Alabama QB Carter Bradley familiar with Saturday's MAC opponent

South Alabama quarterback Carter Bradley isn’t going to a place he called home for four years, but he is returning to familiar territory this weekend.

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'It is what it is': Jefferson County Commission votes to give $4M in ARPA money to bail out beleaguered Birmingham World Games

The Jefferson County Commission will be forking up $4 million to the World Games 2022 to help address the organization’s $14 million debt. 

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Birmingham Water Works chair Chris Rice resigns amid ongoing billing controversy

Birmingham Water Works Board chair Chris Rice resigned Thursday morning.

Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96

Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 Thursday. She died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland with family by her side.

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State Rep. Pringle to introduce manslaughter for lethal drug dealers bill again in 2023

Should dealers in Alabama who sell narcotic drugs that result in someone's death be charged with manslaughter?

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Report: Leaked emails accuse Birmingham Water Works of ignoring billing problems

Two Birmingham Water Works employees said they warned management of potential billing problems for months, according to WBRC.

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Tuberville criticizes NCAA 'lack of leadership' on NIL: 'Created an environment where student-athletes can be exploited'

Congress must pass name, image, and likeness (NIL) legislation due to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) “lack of meaningful leadership and clarity” on the issue, according to Sen. Tommy Tuberville R-AL. 

Dadeville double-murder, kidnapping suspect admits to murders, court documents say

The illegal resident living in Alabama, who was arrested for double murder and kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl who escaped his home, has admitted to killing his girlfriend and her son.

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Oral arguments begin in civil suit against Huntsville officer convicted of murder

Oral arguments began on Wednesday in the civil case against the former Huntsville police officer convicted of murder in 2021.

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Stray bullet hits Daphne preschool; Bullet recovered by student

Daycare director: "We heard a pop and after the pop white stuff from the ceiling tile went all over the floor. We didn’t find the bullet immediately. A child found the bullet."

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North Alabama electric company manager agrees to plea guilty to receiving bribes from other company

The general manager of North Alabama Electric Cooperative (NAEC) in Jackson County will be pleading guilty to a bribery charge, according to the terms of a plea agreement filed last week.

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Much of Coastal Alabama to participate in 35th annual cleanup day

On Sept. 17, the Alabama Coastal Cleanup returns. The 35th annual cleanup day will be from 8 a.m. until noon. The name of the event this year is “Get the Trash Out of the Splash.”

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Localized flooding possible through Saturday; Football games rescheduled

Some high school football games have been moved to Thursday night due to the possibility of storms and flooding.

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'Harassment,' 'Unprecedented' — DOJ subpoenas Eagle Forum of Alabama, Demands 'all information' on promotion of Alabama Vulnerable Child Compassion And Protection Act

Wednesday, Eagle Forum of Alabama revealed the Department of Justice issued an August 9 subpoena "demanding all information related to the non-profit’s legislative activities promoting the Alabama Vulnerable Child Compassion And Protection Act (VCAP) since 2017."

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UAB prepares for a pair of Liberty quarterbacks

The UAB defense is preparing to face Liberty’s offense. The Blazers are not preparing to play Malik Willis, who is earning NFL money with the Tennessee Titans. That’s good news.

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Dothan delays short-term rental regulations on 'overreach' concerns

The Dothan City Commission delayed passing regulations on short-term rental properties Tuesday morning after a local mission house owner expressed concerns about governmental overreach.

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Dale County gives law enforcement 27% pay bump

Christmas came early for law enforcement personnel employed by Dale County last week.

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AG Marshall vows to uphold Alabama's abortion law against VA — 'The power of states to protect unborn life is settled'

“For this Administration, there is nothing more important than attempting to bully conservative states on every major issue, including abortion, even when the Administration lacks the authority to do so.”

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