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Executive VP Erin Beasley discusses how Alabama Cattlemen’s Association helps keep state beef industry independent

Beginning in 1944, the Alabama Cattlemen's Association has grown to become the largest state cattlemen's association in the nation, now representing over 10,000 members across the state.

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Basketball Hall of Famer Lefty Driesel dies at 92: Retired coaching after losses at three Alabama schools in 2002

Coach Lefty Driesel died February 17 at age 92 at his home in Virginia Beach.

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State Sen. Elliott: I do not think the House gambling bill has the votes to move forward as it is now

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) said the so-called comprehensive gambling bill that passed the State House of Representatives could not pass in the State Senate as currently written.

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Task force recommends keeping premade mixed drink sales under ABC Board control

Spirit-based, ready-to-drink cocktails should remain under the control of the ABC Board, according to a report filed by the legislative Mixed Spirits Beverage Task Force on Wednesday.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer: Biden's 'poor memory' has nothing to do with age — 'It’s about his cognitive ability'

Due to President Joe Biden’s many public gaffes and a special counsel report calling him an "elderly man with a poor memory," people on both sides of the political aisle are growing concerned about his mental capacity.

Kay Ivey on Capitol Journal, 2/16/2024 Alabama News
Ivey dismisses gambling opponent concerns: 'They don't have to gamble'

On Friday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Gov. Kay Ivey weighed in on the first two weeks of the legislative session, which included the House of Representatives' passage of a comprehensive package she endorsed.

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Public Service Commission looking into high power bills statewide; Blames Biden administration

The Alabama Public Service Commission (APSC) blamed the Biden administration for higher power bills across the state.

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American Idol premiere Sunday features McIntosh, Alabama's 15-year-old: Triston Harper

The premiere of the 2024 season of American Idol will be on Sunday at 7 p.m. It will feature a 15-year-old high school kid from McIntosh: Triston Harper.

Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall leads multi-state brief supporting of Donald Trump seeking SCOTUS opinion in election interference case

Attorney General Steve Marshall recently led a 22-state brief in support of former President Donald Trump, asking for a stay in his prosecution until the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) rules on his presidential immunity for charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election.

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High school band members can play with Million Dollar Band at A-Day, April 13

High school band members are invited to register and experience a day with the Million Dollar Band on A-Day, the spring football game.

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Alabama Supreme Court rules IVF embryos are protected under Wrongful Death of a Minor Act

An embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child protected by Alabama’s wrongful death act and the Alabama Constitution, the Alabama Supreme ruled on Friday. 

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Barry Moore leads resolution for immediate release of Nicaraguan pastors

On Friday, U.S. Rep Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) introduced a resolution condemning the imprisonment of 11 pastors in Nicaragua on what Moore says are trumped-up charges.

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Ivey applauds passage of gambling legislation: 'In their current form, these bills will continue to have my support'

Governor Kay Ivey recently praised the House of Representatives for passing a series of comprehensive gambling bills allowing for casino gaming, sports betting, and a lottery in the state.

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Pay raise bill for boards of registrars passes Senate

Legislation giving boards of registrars a pay raise passed the Senate by a 15-10 margin on Thursday.

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Albertville superintendent asks for more funding to handle rapid growth, immigrant language barrier — 'I beg you to call and email your local legislators'

Albertville City Schools is in desperate need of more funding to accommodate its rapid growth and immigrant population, according to Superintendent Bart Reeves.

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Elmore County Sheriff’s Deputy commits suicide during training event in Fultondale

The law enforcement community is mourning the loss of one of its own after a tragic incident in Fultondale Thursday.

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State Rep. Phillip Ensler's anti-swatting bill advances in House

Legislation by State Rep. Phillip Ensler (D-Montgomery) that would add criminal penalties for swatting in the state is heading for a vote in the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Alabama Senior Olympics 2024: Registration now open

Alabama folks age 50 and up can compete in the Alabama Senior Olympics 2024 Games.

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Female store clerk 1, criminal 0 in Fultondale robbery attempt

It may have seemed like a smart opportunity. Quiet Sunday afternoon in out-of-the-way Fultondale. One store clerk on duty (a female at that).

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Republican congressional district 2 hopefuls focus on immigration, national debt in Montgomery forum

With less than three weeks until the primary election on March 5, five Republican candidates in the newly created congressional district 2 discussed immigration, the national debt and their backgrounds at a forum in Montgomery hosted by the Montgomery County Republican Party and the Capital City Young Republicans on Thursday night.

State Rep, Chris Blackshear on APTV's Capitol Journal, 2/15/2024 Alabama News
State Rep. Blackshear: 'Our caucus is still together'

Thursday's 67-31 vote for House Bill 152, the enabling legislation accompanying a constitutional amendment on gambling, marked the end of a contentious week for members of the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Alabama Senators eye comprehensive gambling legislation: ‘It would be very embarrassing for the Senate to fail’

The gambling debate will now move to the State Senate after the House of Representatives passed two comprehensive bills on Thursday.

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Long-time TV anchor Scott Richards dies in Birmingham

One of the best-known voices and faces in the Birmingham television market has died.  Scott Richards passed away from a medical emergency on Valentine’s Day.

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Rocket to moon launched Thursday with help from Alabama developer

Did you ever think you’d live to see colonization of the Moon?  One small step for a man from Alabama, a giant leap for mankind.

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Alabama House of Representatives handily approves comprehensive gambling legislation

The Alabama House of Representatives passed two bills on Thursday to allow comprehensive gambling in Alabama.  

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Alabama Senate votes to ban lab-grown meat

Members of the State Senate voted to ban the sale of lab-grown meat in Alabama on Thursday.

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AL-2 candidate Caroleene Dobson says federal money can build new I-10 Bayway bridge without a toll  

Caroleene Dobson, a Montgomery attorney and native of rural Monroe County in the district, addressed a problem that has plagued Mobile and southern Alabama for decades.

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