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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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Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn endorses Bryan Taylor for Chief Justice

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has endorsed Bryan Taylor for Alabama Chief Justice.

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Grateful Dead tribute February 17 in Birmingham: Cosmic Charlie

On Saturday Deadheads in Alabama will be heading to the Southside of Birmingham to the club, Zydeco. 'Cosmic Charlie' will do their tribute to "The Grateful Dead.'

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Who is Steve Raby?

Alabama politics has many influential people. However, few have risen to the level of long-time political operative Steve Raby.

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Search for lost Mardi Gras crown in Mobile  

The search is on for a lost crown of a past Mardi Gras queen from a parade in Mobile.

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Trial pushed back for Gulf Shores tattoo artist accused of trying to rape woman in parking lot

The trial for a Gulf Shores tattoo artist accused of trying to rape a woman in the parking lot of Mud Bugs Pub & Club on August 28, 2022, has been rescheduled.

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Foley to begin work on new $20 million library

The City of Foley is clearing land for the new public library, which is expected to be completed in 2025. However, the city stated it plans to keep as many trees as possible on properties impacted.

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‘This is not Nazi Germany!’: Democrat Senate Minority Leader Singleton rejects efforts to rein in Department of Archives & History, libraries

Two bills sponsored by State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) on changing how boards for local libraries and the Alabama Department of Archives and History are appointed drew the ire of Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton (D-Greensboro) on Wednesday.

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House Democratic caucus pushes back against Gov. Ivey's proposed school choice bill

On Wednesday, the Alabama House Democratic caucus came out in staunch opposition to Gov. Kay Ivey’s proposed school choice legislation that will be debated during the 2024 legislative session.  

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'Sound of Freedom Act' advances in House committee

The Sound of Freedom Act unanimously passed the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, bringing it one step closer to final passage.

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U.S. Rep. takes fight for imprisoned Mountain Gateway pastors to House floor

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) spoke in Washington, D.C. Wednesday on behalf of over a dozen people imprisoned by the Nicaraguan government.

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First vote on new $100 million school choice education savings account bill happening next week

Members of the Senate Education Budget committee will likely take a vote on legislation creating a new $100 million education savings account school choice program next week.

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State Sen. Stutts: Ivey school choice CHOOSE Act 'a very good bill'

Tuesday, on the syndicated radio program "Right Side Radio," State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) signaled his support for Gov. Kay Ivey's school choice legislation, titled the CHOOSE Act.

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Hospitals warning transgender patients to tell the truth about their sex: ‘Be truthful’

Transgender medical care is growing in hospitals across the nation as more medical institutions sign on to help those who do not identify as their biological selves.

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Mobile Mardi Gras honors Jimmy Buffett: Giant billboard in parade

A giant billboard in Tuesday’s Mobile Mardi Gras parade read: “Jimmy Buffett’s last hit. Changes in Altitude.”

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Lawmakers, advocates gather at State House Tuesday to debate proposed gaming legislation

Tuesday was all about gambling at the Alabama State House, as lawmakers and advocates spent time either opposing or supporting the proposed legislation currently being debated by legislators.

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Jefferson County GOP passes resolution urging lawmakers to oppose gambling legislation

While the debate over a comprehensive gambling bill is underway in Montgomery, the Republican Party in Alabama's most populous county is making its opposition to the gambling effort known.

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Boards of Registrars group opposes pay raise bill over concerns about ‘racial quotas’

The Alabama Association of the Boards of Registrars opposes legislation giving registrars pay raises due to concerns about the bill possibly mandating racial quotas on county boards of registrars.

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Bill changing Department of Archives and History’s board appointment authority passes committee

Legislation changing how the Alabama Department of Archives and History’s Board of Trustees is appointed advanced out of the Senate County and Municipal Government committee on Tuesday.

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U.S. House votes to impeach Mayorkas — 'He is derelict in his duty'

U.S. House Republicans voted Tuesday to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his mishandling of the illegal immigrant crisis at the southern border.

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Alabama Senate passes bill increasing penalties for ballot harvesting

Legislation increasing penalties on ballot harvesting in Alabama passed the State Senate on Tuesday by a 27-8 margin along party lines.

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High stakes game: Lawmakers eyeballing loopholes that could bring casino to Baldwin County

There are two loopholes in a proposed gaming bill that open the possibility of a casino in Baldwin County, despite years of denial from the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) to bring a casino to OWA Parks & Resort in Foley.

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