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Childhood liver disease now "moderate global risk," WHO says

Global cases of liver disease in children are still on the rise, with experts still claiming the cause is a mystery.

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Birmingham mayor names Scott Thurmond permanent police chief

The City of Birmingham's interim police chief has been appointed to the post permanently.

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API's Bogie warns Ivey could pursue gambling legislation in special session 'very soon'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Alabama Policy Institute senior director of fiscal policy Justin Bogie speculated on the future of Alabama's gas tax and what Ivey could do regarding the gaming question.

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Sewell announces her support for Democrats’ gun control bill

“This critical bill would crack down on illegal gun trafficking, raise the age to purchase semi-automatic weapons, strengthen background checks, and prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them," Rep. Terri Sewell said of the Democrats' latest gun control bill.

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$5,000 reward given for help capturing escaped inmate

A $5,000 reward has been given to a person who provided help in capturing an inmate who sparked a nationwide manhunt after escaping with a jail official, Alabama’s governor said Wednesday.

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Durant on election loss: 'The process is as broken as you can possibly imagine'

Mike Durant spent 22 years in the military, including time as a Prisoner of War, and another two decades building a successful business in the cutthroat world of defense contractors. But none of that prepared him for what he called the “corrupt” world of politics and running for office.

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Dothan man charged with leaving two small children home alone with narcotics

A Dothan man was charged Tuesday with leaving two young children home alone with narcotics in their reach.

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Connie's Law: protection for families proposed in wake of north Alabama murder

New legislation is being targeted in the wake of the ever-evolving case of Casey White. This time, it involves the case he is accused of murder in, the murder of Connie Ridgeway in Lauderdale County.

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'If I have anything to do with it, we will': State Sen. Chambliss envisions four-lane U.S. 82 from Montgomery to Tuscaloosa

During an interview that aired on Montgomery radio NewsTalk 93.1's "Straight Talk," Chambliss discussed the prospects of a completed four-lane route connecting Montgomery and Tuscaloosa after updating listeners on progress made to the U.S. Highway 82 route near and around Prattville.

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USDA announces the Biden Administration’s framework for transforming the food system

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Wednesday details of the Biden administration’s plan for a framework to transform the food system.

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Saban on feud with Fisher: 'I have no problem with Jimbo'

Alabama coach Nick Saban tried to put an end to his feud with Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday as Southeastern Conference leaders gathered for spring meetings at a resort on the Florida Gulf Coast.

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Retired Mobile pastor falsely tied to SBC abuser list by local news outlet

Retired Mobile pastor Charles Brown, 79, has found himself navigating a situation he never anticipated — clearing his name for someone else’s misconduct.

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Multiple government agencies partnered with various LGBTQ+ orgs

More Government entities are supporting LGBTQ+ corporations, even those who market books on being transgender and non-binary to kids as young as five.

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Provisional ballot counting leads to one-vote lead in State Senate District 27 race

Political watchers figured the contest for the Republican nomination in State Senate District 27 to be competitive, but as it stands now, it will be one of the more bizarre state senate contests in Alabama political history.

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Katie Britt credits 67-county strategy for rural dominance in GOP primary

Last week, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt dominated the map by winning 62 of Alabama's 67 counties in the GOP primary.

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Tuberville defends Title IX sports

“Any such weakening of current Title IX protections would amount to a reversal of 50 years of progress for women and girls in sports and an offense to every woman who has ever benefited from the enactment of the law," said Tuberville.

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Crews searching for body of man who drowned on Smith Lake

Search crews are working to recover the body of a Good Hope man who drowned in Smith Lake on Memorial Day, law enforcement officials said.

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Mobile Police still looking for three children

The Mobile Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating three children: Layla Grace Fiero, 5, Brenn May Forrister, 7 months, and Gunnar Ray Forrister, 7 months.

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Volunteers undergo sex-trafficking training ahead of The World Games in Alabama

The highly-anticipated world games starts in less than six weeks and it's expected to bring thousands of people from over 100 countries into the Birmingham-metro. With that kind of influx, sex-trafficking is a concern for those in charge.

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Alabama Secretary of State says Mike Lindell has no credibility

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill (R) told the 1819 News that Mike Lindell has no credibility after Lindell questioned the integrity of the May 24 primary results in Alabama and claimed that Blanchard and Ivey should be in a runoff.

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State Farm tries to backpedal after transgender book backlash

After backlash, the insurance powerhouse State Farm has ended its partnership with an organization distributing LGBTQ+ books to schools, libraries, and community centers.

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Shelby says Biden military funding request fails to keep pace with inflation

Last week, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) dinged the Biden administration for its Navy and Marine Corps funding request during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing.

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Woman rams semi-truck into mobile home after 'domestic argument'

The Piedmont Police Department released few details after a Memorial Day domestic incident that ended with a semi-truck crashed into a mobile home.

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Tuberville honors Alabamians who died for our freedom for Memorial Day

Senator Tommy Tuberville spoke on those Alabamians who have died in service to their country.

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Birmingham VA nurses facing reassignment, termination warn of critical shortages

As many as 50 nurses at the Birmingham VA (Veterans’ Affairs) Hospital say their request for religious or medical exemptions to COVID vaccines has gone unrecognized, and as a result, they are being threatened with disciplinary action, reassignment or even termination.

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Senate Majority leader Scofield says bolstering school safety, enhancing mental health should be considered in wake of Uvalde shooting

During an appearance on Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," State Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville) named two areas the Alabama Legislature could consider: school safety and mental health in the wake of the Uvalde, Texas shooting.

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USFL Roundup: Fake punt sparks Birmingham in playoff-clinching win

The Birmingham Stallions remained undefeated with a 26-16 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Maulers on Sunday at Protective Stadium. With the win, the Stallions clinched the second USFL playoff spot.

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