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After overturning of Roe, Alabama DHR addresses adoption process

Adoption has continued to be a significant discussion in the state after the striking down of Roe V. Wade.

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Stakeholders express concerns with cannabis rules

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission held a public hearing on Thursday where stakeholders and citizens were allowed to express their opinions on the proposed rules for the Alabama cannabis industry.

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Alabama Congressman supports legislation for veterans exposed to toxins

“I understand the necessity of delivering on our responsibility to honor the sacrifices of our servicemembers and care for them when they return home, and this bill helps us fulfill that responsibility. I thank my colleagues on the House Veterans Affairs Committee for their hard work on this legislation,” said Rep. Moore.

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Medical Cannabis Commission director John McMillan says 'best case' late 2023 for product availability

Although the legislature voted to make so-called medical cannabis available in May 2021, Alabamians will still have to wait a bit until cannabis products are available for legal use.

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World Games close with a celebration at Protective Stadium

Heat and hospitality. How’s that for a quick summation of 10 days in July in Birmingham, Alabama with the world in town for the 11th edition of the World Games?

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Netherlands plays Belgium for yet another World Games Korfball championship

The minimum goal, at least for the Belgium Korfball team coming into the World Games in Birmingham, was to make the gold medal game. The Belgium did just that on Saturday with a down-to-the-wire 19-18 win Chinese Taipei. Now the hard part starts. Next up is the Netherlands.

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Canada claims another World Games gold medal in lacrosse

Once again, Birmingham showed up to support lacrosse. Once again, Canada spoiled the party by securing the gold medal. This time, the Canadian women’s lacrosse team saved its best for last with a decisive fourth quarter in a 14-12 victory over the U.S. before more a noisy crowd of 2,000 at PNC Field on the UAB campus.

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U.S. wins Flying Disc gold medal at World Games

“Luckily nothing was in my mind,” said Williams, who was tracking down what became a perfectly placed throw by teammate Grant Lindsley. “I just saw the disc and it was go catch it. Luckily, in those moments, for me at least, it’s a simple game of catch.” Catch it he did, giving the U.S. a 13-11 World Games win over Australia in the Flying Disc gold medal game in front of an overflow crowd at John Carroll High’s football stadium. It touched off a wild celebration in the South end zone and created a memory that will last a lifetime.

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Thompson Square, Velcro Pygmies and more set to play at Franklin County Watermelon Festival

The Franklin County Watermelon Festival announced its 2022 lineup.

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World's Longest Yard Sale coming to Alabama in August

The World’s Longest Yard Sale is coming to Alabama. 

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Lightning safety during summer months

With the warmer weather come thunderstorms, and thunderstorms come with lightning.

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World Games closing ceremonies to feature Lionel Richie

The grand finale features scores of musical acts, with live performances by Closing Ceremony headliner and Alabama native Lionel Richie. Other performers on the lineup include Allison Sanders, Blind Boys of Alabama, Jamey Johnson, Martha Reeves, Pastor Mike Jr., Yung Bleu, Alabama, Bo Bice, Ruben Studdard, Taylor Hicks and Worth the Wait.

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Two cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Alabama

" Avoid close, skin-to-skin contact with a person who has monkeypox," the Alabama Department of Public Health warned after a Mobile person has been diagnosed with the monkeypox virus - the first case in Alabama

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Former Alabama pastor pleads not guilty to criminal sex allegations

A former Alabama pastor has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing an underage person.

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U.S. Beach Handball teams fail to medal but make progress in World Games

One step away from the podium is a positive step forward for the United States beach handball programs. Both men’s and women’s team advanced through pool play into the medal round. Each lost in Thursday’s semifinals, the men’s team dropping a shootout to Croatia, and each fell in the bronze medal game on Friday.

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin grades city's handling of World Games 'an A-plus'

Friday, during an appearance on Birmingham's News Radio 105.5 WERC, Mayor Randall Woodfin told "Alabama Morning News" host JT Nysewander that his city deserved an "A-plus" grade.

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House passes legislation creating federal protection for abortion rights

"These bills are meant to trample on the Dobbs decision, which affirmed that there is no constitutional right to abortion and sent the power to determine abortion laws back to the states. Democrats’ unconstitutional and barbaric legislation demonstrates how radical the pro-abortion movement has become and would end thousands of innocent lives if signed into law.," Rep. Barry Moore wrote.

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Alexander Shunnarah law firm is offering scholarships to law students

Law firm is offering three scholarships to Alabama law students.

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U.S. takes home gold and silver in World Games flag football

The world’s flag football audition to include the sport in The Olympic Games finished with the United States having to share the gold. The United States mens’ team outlasted Italy, 46-36, to capture the gold medal on Thursday night. However, the U.S. fell short of taking home pair of gold medals as Mexico’s women’s team blitzed the Americans, 39-6, in the nightcap.

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Masking order issued at Redstone Arsenal

Tens of thousands of people working at Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal complex, the home of the Army's critical missile and rocket programs, are required to wear masks at indoor worksites yet again.

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House passes FY 2023 National Defense Authorization Act

" I was proud to cast my vote for the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act. I’m particularly proud that this year's NDAA delivers hard-earned pay raises to Alabama servicemembers and includes initiatives to support cutting-edge research at HBCUs,” Rep. Terri Sewell said.

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Alabama to participate in national 988 number for those suffering mental health or substance abuse crises

Alabama will join the rest of the nation on July 16 in integrating a three-digit phone number to help citizens address all mental health, substance use, and suicide crises.

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A second victim has died after being attacked by dogs in April

Michelle Sheeks, a Red Bay resident, has passed away in hospital after reportedly being attacked by a pack of dogs owned by a local resident in April.

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Residents to see slight increase in power bills, according to Alabama Power

Alabama Power has announced that customers can expect to see an increase in energy costs in the month of August.

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Shelby predicts 'big boost' in employment, traffic from Port of Mobile expansion

Richard Shelby boasted about the progress of the Port of Mobile during an interview with Mobile NBC affiliate WPMI, He predicted an uptick in business upon completion in the years to come.

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After low primary participation, State Rep. England won't seek another term as Alabama Democratic Party chair

Late Thursday, the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee reportedly announced State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) would not seek another term as party chairman.

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UFC veteran, former Tide linebacker Eryk Anders misses out on World Games appearance

“My manager called me and said the UFC is not going to like that,” Anders said.

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