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City of Mobile approves 5-year agreement with Carnival Cruise Line

The Mobile City Council unanimously approved a terminal and berthing agreement with Carnival Cruise Line, during its regular meeting Tuesday.

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‘Was he hurting anyone?’: Father of Jefferson County elementary school student suspended for making a finger gun defends his son

A parent of a Jefferson County student who was suspended earlier this month for pretending his finger was a gun in a game of cops and robbers spoke out on Alabama Unfiltered on NewsTalk 93.1 on Tuesday.

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Auburn Police arrest D’Andre Hartwell for alleged assault in viral video — ‘Additional charges are anticipated’

Auburn Police arrested D'Andre Frederick Hartwell, 22, on a warrant charging him with felony second-degree assault on Tuesday.

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Negotiations between legislators and RSA continue on new State House

Members of the Legislative Council approved a resolution to begin negotiating a lease agreement for a new State House with the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) in July.

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'We need answers and accountability for his wrongdoings' — Alabama GOP federal delegation praise Biden impeachment inquiry

Several members of Alabama’s congressional delegation came out Tuesday to fully support the impeachment inquiry.

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AG Commissioner Pate endorses Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart in bid for chief justice

Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate recently announced his endorsement of Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart in her campaign to be Alabama’s next chief justice.

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Robert Lane McCollum announces PSC president run: ‘Twinkle never saw a light bill she didn’t want to raise’

Businessman Robert Lane McCollum announced on Tuesday that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for president of the Public Service Commission in 2024. 

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Crimson Tide walk-on wide receiver arrested, charged with sodomy

A football player for the University of Alabama was arrested on Monday and charged with sexual assault in his home county.

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ADOC to graduate largest class of corrections officers in years; Salary increase credited

The Alabama Department of Corrections will celebrate the largest correctional officer graduation in years on Thursday. Sixty trainees will graduate from the Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center at Wallace State.

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Former Montgomery Public Schools CFO pleads guilty to ethics law violations, making false statements

Brenda Palmer, a former interim chief financial officer of Montgomery Public Schools, pleaded guilty on Monday in Montgomery County Circuit Court to two counts of state ethics law violations and two counts of making false statements to investigators.

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Heritage Foundation legal expert: ‘I kind of doubt Alabama is going to be successful’ in appealing redistricting case to SCOTUS

Alabama likely won’t be successful in appealing a recent decision by a panel of federal judges that struck down a congressional map passed by state lawmakers in July, according to Hans von Spakovsky, a senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

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Qualifying for political candidates to begin in October as state gears up for 2024 election

Candidate qualifications for Alabama’s Republican candidates in the 2024 election cycle will begin in October as the states gear up for several pivotal elections.

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Citizens spar over Fairhope Public Library options for children: These books 'may result in mental health issues'

Some of the citizens addressing the council wanted books to be reconsidered, while the majority of those in attendance were speaking in support of all books remaining on the shelves.

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Indoor soccer team coming to Pelham as potential loss of Oak Mountain Amphitheatre looms

Entertainment management company Live Nation might be leaving Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre for a new venue in downtown Birmingham, but it’s gaining a professional indoor soccer team. 

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Ivey calls special election for now-vacant House District 10 seat after arrest, resignation of previous member

Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced the special election for the currently vacant House District 10 seat after the former officeholder resigned after being arrested on voter fraud charges.

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Some residents displeased with Autauga Library board rule change requiring parental supervision for children under 16

The group that began expressing concern over adult content in children’s books at the Prattville-Autauga Library is displeased with the recent decision by the Autauga County Library Board to require children under 16 to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Defendant in civil case cries foul over ALDOT's John Cooper posting barbed wire, 'no trespassing' signs on disputed property easement

In a civil case involving a company owned by Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director John Cooper, the defendant has filed for a preliminary injunction to stop Cooper's company and new plaintiffs from keeping the defendant from his property.

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Two vacant Homewood office buildings adjacent to Magic City Acceptance Academy could become living community for disabled and LGBTQ seniors

Two vacant office buildings in Homewood may soon become living communities for disabled and LGBTQ seniors.

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Auburn Police on viral fight that left two unconscious: ‘Criminal charges are pending’

Criminal charges are pending from a fight that left a man and woman unconscious early Sunday morning, according to the Auburn Police.

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State Sen. Elliott slams Ivey administration's 'reckless' spending on West Alabama Corridor: 'This isn’t an Oprah giveaway'

"This isn’t an Oprah giveaway where she gets to say, ‘You get a car. You get a car. You get a road project. You get a road project.'"

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Auburn named one America's fastest growing college towns

A recent study named one small town in Alabama one of the fastest-growing college towns in the United States, even as enrollment in higher education is declining nationwide. 

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VIDEO: ‘Insane fight at Auburn University’ leaves two unconscious; Viewers call for attempted murder charges

A viral video of a parking lot brawl near Auburn University has many viewers calling for one of the assailants to be charged with attempted murder.

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Mobile City Council to vote on new 5-year agreement with Carnival Cruise Line

The Mobile City Council will soon vote on a new terminal and berthing agreement with Carnival Cruise Line.

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Lawsuit against former Alabama State Bar director dismissed

A lawsuit filed by Katherine Church, a former bar employee, against Phillip McCallum, former Alabama State Bar director, was dismissed recently.

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APLS's Pack argues case for same-sex couples in library children's books, downplays role of American Library Association

During this week's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Alabama Public Library Service director Nancy Pack addressed some of the controversies confronting her organization and other libraries around Alabama.

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Three teens killed in Labor Day weekend crashes; Zero fatalities on waterways

No lives were lost on Alabama waterways during the Labor Day weekend travel period, which was September 1 through September 4. This was the second year in a row that there were no marine-related fatalities on the three major holidays of the summer: Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.

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State Sen. Givhan: West Alabama Corridor 'about politics': 'What it's going to take for them to vote for the gas tax'

Speculation is rampant as to why Gov. Kay Ivey's Alabama Department of Transportation, under the leadership of director John Cooper, is willing to spend in excess of $1 billion of federally unmatched state gas tax revenue on the so-called West Alabama Corridor project.

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