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Ladd-Peebles event producer claims 'manipulation,' 'incompetence' could lead to canceled Battle of the Bands

A producer of special events came to Mobile Tuesday to address the council after he said he has been dealing with incompetence and manipulation with the management of Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

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Bidenomics causing a kitchen table crisis with 25% cost increase this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is this Thursday, and families across the U.S. are already getting a taste of how much the cost to feed their family has increased under the Biden administration.

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City Council’s $5 million Birmingham-Southern College loan plan advances

A plan to loan Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) $5 million in city funds in an attempt to keep the school open passed a Birmingham City Council committee on Tuesday.

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Birmingham city councilwoman ‘at a loss of words’ over shootings in Five Points South neighborhood, asks mayor for help

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Birmingham City Council, councilwoman Crystal Smitherman told Mayor Randall Woodfin she was “at a loss of words” in response to recent shootings in the Five Points South neighborhood, one of which she said happened last weekend.

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Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decision could have implications for Alabama's congressional map

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that private litigants can no longer bring lawsuits claiming violation of section two of the Voting Rights Act.

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Ivey declares Wednesday Operation Iron Ruck Day in support of veteran suicide awareness march

Governor Kay Ivey recently signed a proclamation declaring Wednesday as Operation Iron Ruck Day in honor of the veteran suicide awareness march from the University of Alabama to Auburn University.

Mobile bridge to be dedicated to runner killed in head-on collision

Victor Birch was well-known in the Mobile running community. He was known to run in marathons and triathlons. However, Birch’s life was taken in a tragic crash in September of 2022 when another vehicle sped over the center line and hit Birch’s vehicle head-on.

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Paris Hilton thanks U.S. Sens. Tuberville, Britt for co-sponsoring juvenile system reform bill

Businesswoman and celebrity Paris Hilton thanked U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and other lawmakers on Monday for co-sponsoring a bill that, if passed, would reform the juvenile justice system and foster care.

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Mobile City Council delays vote on PD bodycam policy change

The Mobile City Council Tuesday delayed a vote changing the police department’s video footage policy due to the need for more discussion.

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State of Alabama agrees to pay $515,000 special master bill in redistricting lawsuit

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall agreed to pay a requested $515,000 bill from court-appointed special master, Richard Allen, for fees and expenses related to drawing congressional redistricting maps in October for the 2024 election. 

Foley student's positive affirmation project under fire from Freedom From Religion Foundation

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to the Baldwin County School system after a social media post by Foley High School showed a student-made “prayer mirror” in the girls’ bathroom.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission, license applicants reach possible settlement

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) and multiple cannabis companies who have unsuccessfully sought a cannabis business license might have reached a settlement in multiple lawsuits. 

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State library board's Wahl praises Ivey for proposed rules addressing sexually explicit books — 'Libraries should be a safe place for our kids'

Alabama GOP chairman and Alabama Public Library Service Board member John Wahl recently praised Gov. Kay Ivey for her attentiveness and recommendations for the state library board to address sexually explicit library books.

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Argo police chief says he cannot police Facebook: 'I believe in good old-fashioned police work'

Earlier this month, the Argo Police Department was working to track down a suspect and sought public help by posting information online. Before he knew it, Chief Alan Busler said people from the community were volunteering to take matters into their own hands.

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Decatur Police Chief determines department policies were violated in shooting of Stephen Perkins

Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling released a statement Monday in response to the shooting death of a man killed during an interaction with police.

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State Rep. DuBose to co-host ‘Girls’ Day at the Capitol' to encourage involvement in state government among females

State Rep. Susan DuBose (R-Hoover) announced on Monday she will co-host a “Girls Day At The Capitol” event on Monday, December 18.

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AL-5 GOP hopeful Daniel Boman facing legal, ALGOP ballot challenges

Alabama Congressional District 5 candidate Daniel Boman may have issues with the Alabama Republican Party in addition to his legal trouble. 

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Mobile’s Africatown featured on '60 Minutes'; Descendants from slave ship met with descendants of ship financier

Historical events from 163 years ago in Alabama were featured on Sunday's CBS's "60 Minutes."

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Man sentenced in 2019 crash that killed Auburn broadcaster Rod Bramblett and wife pleads guilty to child porn charges

The man charged in the 2019 crash that took the life of the voice of the Auburn Tigers Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula pleaded guilty last week to child porn charges.

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Borrower accuses Alabama Farm Credit of corruption, extortion; U.S. Farm Credit Admin investigates

An Alabama man is leading a campaign to remove the board of directors at Alabama Farm Credit alleging the lender is guilty of corruption, conflicts of interest and extortion.

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Alabama Supreme Court to hear Dothan’s Harvest Church lawsuit against UMC

The Alabama Supreme Court agreed last Friday to hear oral arguments in Harvest Church’s lawsuit against the United Methodist Church.

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Mobile City Council to vote on police video policy change

The Mobile City Council will vote Tuesday on a change to the police department’s policy on video footage from body-worn cameras and dashcams.

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Multiple homicides in West Birmingham over the weekend; Brings year’s total to 113

Three homicides occurred within 12 hours of each other on Saturday in West Birmingham, each inside the same five-mile radius.

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Former first lady Rosalynn Carter dies at 96

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter died Sunday at age 96.  She had gone onto home hospice Saturday, almost 10 months after her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, 99, had gone onto home hospice care.

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U.S. Rep. Strong: FCC's Jackson County reassignment to Chattanooga is a top public safety threat

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) has come out against the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision to move Jackson County from the Huntsville Designated Media Market Area (DMA) and into the Chattanooga, Tenn. DMA.

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Kids to Love working to bring Christmas to foster children

Kids to Love, a non-profit that supports foster children in Alabama, is holding its annual Christmas for Kids ornaments program.

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Resort-style hotel coming to OWA Parks & Resort – Foley

A new $50 million resort-style hotel is coming to Foley in 2025.

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