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State Sen. Sessions predicts gambling push in new quadrennium; 'Not a priority' for him

The Mobile Greyhound Park sits 14 miles from the Alabama-Mississippi state line and 43 miles from the closest casino in Biloxi, Miss....

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Ivey opponents respond after 'biggest regret' comment on gambling

On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) told 1819 News that her greatest regret about the 2022 Alabama Regular Session is that gambling...

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ACLU and transgender parents challenge the Vulnerable Child Protection Act in court

The Alabama chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Monday that two Alabama families have filed a lawsuit...

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Failure of gambling legislation Ivey's biggest regret

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) told reporters on Monday that her biggest disappointment in the recent legislative session is that gambling...

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New genomic center at UAB expected to advance medical science

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new Altec/Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data...

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Search for late Representative's replacement on November ballot underway

The Alabama Republican Party announced that it is now accepting applications for candidates seeking to be the Republican nominee in...

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Rep. Gary Palmer attends Eagle Forum in Hoover

Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) met with the Eagle Forum Monday in Hoover to discuss pressing issues in national politics. Palmer is...

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How did Alabama fare during COVID-19 pandemic?

Alabama’s performance during the COVID-19 pandemic may not be as bad as one might think.   A study by the National Bureau of Economic...

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Maryland woman charged with murder after woman's body found in Alabama

A Maryland woman faces a murder charge after Alabama sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead at a home. Limestone County deputies were...

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Mo Brooks campaign reacts to Trump's Dr. Oz endorsement: 'They played him'

Former President Donald Trump surprised a lot of people on Saturday by giving Dr. Mehmet Oz his endorsement for Pennsylvania's U.S....

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More accusations against warden of Alabama’s largest prison; no new word from ADOC

More misconduct accusations are being levied against the warden of the state's largest prison. Limestone Correctional Facility Warden...

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The Daily Detail for 4.11.22

Alabama Governor Ivey signs 3 bills into law dealing with K-12 students and transgender issues Further statements by superintendent...

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End of Regular Session drowns in debate over wake boarding

Perhaps a fitting end to the 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative Session was a somewhat humorous discussion of wake boarding that went...

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Gubernatorial hopeful Tim James questions Ivey U.S. Highway 43 widening project

In her 2021 State of the State address, Gov. Kay Ivey first announced a proposal to complete the four-laning of U.S. Highway 43 from...

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Alabama airport changes name to Mobile International Airport

A south Alabama airport will be known as Mobile International Airport. The Mobile Airport Authority board voted Wednesday to change...

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Transgender bathroom bill signed into law

Gov. Kay Ivey has signed the controversial transgender bathroom bill into law.    House Bill 322 (HB322), which requires public K-12...

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Jefferson County School Board says no ban on prayer, but no mention of PA system

In a press conference Friday, Jefferson County School Superintendent Walter B. Gonsoulin Jr., Ph.D., said the rumors claiming the school...

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Legislature approves bill allowing alcohol to be sold through drive-thru windows

The Alabama Legislature passed legislation allowing convenience stores to sell alcohol through drive-thru and walk-up windows. House...

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2 Alabama men charged after 'Panamaniac' as officials brace for another possible 'takeover'

Two Alabama men are accused of inciting or encouraging a riot after authorities said messages were spread online encouraging the spring...

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Transgender bathroom bill heads to Governor with controversial amendment

The transgender bathroom bill has passed the Alabama Legislature with an amendment and will now head to the governor's desk.    House...

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Brookside Police-inspired bill on verge of becoming law

A bill making it a misdemeanor crime to misrepresent a police jurisdiction has passed the Alabama Legislature.    House Bill 315 (HB315),...

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Psaki threatens Alabama lawmakers for ban on trans therapy for minors

During the White House press briefing on Thursday, Press Secretary Jen Psaki offered a stern lecture to legislatures that have placed...

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House passes bill to protect children from gender-altering experimental medical treatments

The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday passed controversial legislation to prevent minors from having their gender medically...

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Orange Beach Mayor Kennon rips Alabama education 'equity system' – 'Penalized for being wealthy'

Last month, city of Orange Beach officials followed an ongoing trend in Alabama of municipalities forming their own school system,...

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Bill limiting election funding passes legislature, awaiting governor signature

Legislation prohibiting county or state election officials from accepting funds from private groups for Alabama elections has passed...

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Capital murder trial underway for man accused in death of NASA retiree

A thorough jury member selection process took place this week in a Madison County court for the capital murder trial of Warren T. Hardy....

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Amendment to abolish the State Auditor fails in House

The Alabama House of Representatives rejected a Constitutional amendment to abolish the elected position of State Auditor and to transfer...

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