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State Rep. Yarbrough files Laken Riley Act to bolster local police cooperation with federal immigration

State Rep. Ernie Yarbrough (R-Trinity) recently filed The Laken Riley Act in the House of Representatives, which would allow law enforcement agencies to enter into agreements with federal agencies to enforce federal immigration and customs laws.

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U.S. Senate votes to avoid partial shutdown; All 6 Alabama U.S. House Republicans vote against $1.2 trillion government funding package

A partial government shutdown began at midnight on Saturday after the House passed a $1.2 trillion government spending package on Friday.

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Bill requiring fentanyl education in schools named after Auburn teen who lost his life to overdose

State Rep. Joe Lovvorn (R-Auburn) is using his background as a first responder to explain why a bill he is introducing is so important in the fight against the opioid crisis.

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'A huge win for Alabama’s cattlemen': Tuberville votes to block beef imports from Paraguay

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) voted to repeal a Biden administration rule allowing beef to be imported from Paraguay.

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Tyson Foods ‘strongly opposed to illegal immigration,’ denies hiring illegals

Tyson Foods is denying claims it is replacing American citizen workers for illegal immigrants. The meat and poultry manufacturer and processor claimed information stating otherwise is false.

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State Sen. Stutts wants rural Alabama exempted from certificate of need requirement

State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) filed legislation on Tuesday exempting rural Alabama hospitals and health care facilities from certificate of need.

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Prosecutors seek to enter additional evidence in sentencing of five-year-old Kamarie Holland's killer

Prosecutors are seeking to bring additional evidence in the sentencing of  Jeremy Tremaine Williams, the man who pled guilty to killing and posthumously sexually assaulting five-year-old Kamarie Holland.

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1819 News Editor-at-Large Erica Thomas talks Spring Break at the beach on News Talk 93.1 'News & Views'

Listen to 1819 News Editor-at-Large Erica Thomas on "News & Views" with Joey Clark as they discuss a few of Erica's recent stories, including some spring break craziness on the Alabama coast.

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Police warn of new law as Orange Beach Invasion rolls in

The 2024 Orange Beach Invasion is this weekend and police are getting ready for over 70,000 visitors.

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Read Freely Alabama racking up L's in effort to keep sexually explicit children's books in libraries

Despite mostly favorable media coverage and assistance from out-of-state entities, the group supporting sexually explicit children’s books in Alabama libraries has yet to claim a significant win.

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Retired Autauga County Probate Judge, State Senator, City Councilman Cordy Taylor dies at 99

Cordy Taylor has died at age 99. He served Autauga County as Probate Judge, State Senator, Chair of the GOP Party and City Councilman.

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Federal judge considers sanctions on 11 left-wing lawyers over ‘judge shopping’ in transgender surgery ban lawsuit

Eleven attorneys suing the state of Alabama over its Vulnerable Child and Compassion Act (VCAP) engaged in “judge shopping” to try to move the case to a more sympathetic judge, according to a report unsealed this week.

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Ivey signs ‘Parents’ Right to Know’ legislation into law

Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law “Parents’ Right to Know” legislation on Thursday. 

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Carlee Russell pleads guilty, sorry for ‘grave mistake’ of faking abduction

Carlethia “Carlee” Russell, 26, of Hoover, pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of false reporting of an incident in connection to her July 13, 2023, fake abduction.

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New Alabama Victim Notification System website unveiled

State officials and crime victim advocates unveiled a new Alabama Victim Notification System website on Wednesday.

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House committee advances bill prohibiting teaching sexual orientation, gender identity in public K-12 schools; Votes down Space Camp amendment

The House Education Policy Committee voted on Wednesday to advance a bill that would prohibit instruction of gender identity or sexual orientation in public K-12 schools while voting down an amendment that relates to the recent Space Camp controversy.

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Reactions from University of Alabama, Auburn University suggest compliance with 'divisive concepts' ban

In the early stages of discussions about the so-called "divisive concepts" legislation, the question was raised as to whether or not the University of Alabama System and Auburn University could be compelled by an act of the Alabama Legislature to adhere to such a ban given both schools have specific language regarding their governance in the Alabama Constitution.

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'Good versus evil': Baldwin County man boycotts Planet Fitness over 'agenda-driven' transgender policy

There is a nationwide call to boycott Planet Fitness after members became aware of a policy allowing men in women’s bathrooms. With stock and memberships dropping from the gym, one Alabama man believes the policy is part of a much bigger and ugly picture.

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Workforce development bills aimed at increasing Alabama’s low labor force participation filed

Alabama officials announced a new package of bills on workforce development on Thursday.

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CNN attempts to use abortion, IVF to boost HD10 Democrat Marilyn Lands in special election

On Wednesday, CNN ran a segment in which the network openly tried to make the special election in House District 10 between Democrat Marilyn Lands and Republican Teddy Powell a referendum on abortion.

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Ivey signs into law ban on taxpayer-funded DEI departments

Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law on Wednesday a ban on taxpayer resources from funding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) offices and training in Alabama public universities, schools, and agencies.

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Senate narrowly avoids blowout in loss to House in Battle of Goat Hill softball game

The Alabama House of Representatives handily defeated the Alabama Senate in the annual softball match on Wednesday night, gaining the body bragging right for a whole year while raising money for a well-loved Alabama establishment.

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House Judiciary Committee advances legislation requiring parental consent for vaccinations

The House Judiciary Committee passed legislation on Tuesday that would require parental consent for minors to receive vaccinations.

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'A big relief': Tuberville claims victory, says Alabama’s catfish industry safe from Biden administration proposal

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is claiming success after sending a letter to stop the Biden administration from making a decision that could have put Alabama catfish farmers out of business.

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State Sen. Orr files bill to allow ALFA to sell health plans

Legislation was filed on Tuesday that would allow the Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA) to begin offering health plans to their members.

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Britt slams Biden, Schumer for undermining Israel during Mark Levin appearance — 'It's totally unacceptable for America to turn its back on its ally'

Biden recently praised a speech Schumer gave last Thursday when he blamed Netanyahu for being a hindrance to peace in the ongoing war against the terrorist group Hamas. Biden has since tried to persuade Netanyahu against moving ground forces into Rafah despite Israel’s claims of its strategic importance for wiping out Hamas.

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Living History Days at Alabama sites: YOU ARE THERE

Spring 2024 is blooming with historical reenactments and in-person history lessons at four Alabama sites.

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