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Union at New Flyer’s Anniston plant announces new contract with pay raises, benefit increases

Workers at New Flyer's Anniston facility ratified their first union contract with 99.39% of union members voting in favor recently. 

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Ivey signs property tax increase cap into law

Gov. Kay Ivey has signed legislation into law that caps the amount property tax can increase every year after reappraisals.

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Labor force participation, unemployment rates increase in April

Alabama’s April labor force participation rate increased slightly by one-tenth of a percentage point to 57.5 %,  according to Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington.

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Longtime Fultondale Police Chief Bill Finn dies at 87

Longtime Alabama police chief Bill Finn has died at 87. Unusual tribute in photos.

May Day shooting mugs. Tyquan French (left)/Mobile County Sheriff's Office and Robert Brown (right)/Baldwin County Jail. Alabama News
Second arrest made in May Day shooting in Baldwin County

A teen was arrested Thursday in connection to the May 11 gathering in the Stockton community that left three dead and 15 injured.

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'American Idol' star Triston Harper busy with song release, TV, home parade, Pow Wow, concert

Alabama's 15-year-old singer Triston Harper has an upcoming song release, TV show, home parade, Pow Wow, and concert.

Athens Limestone Library Alabama News
AG opinion must be requested to solve Athens-Limestone library board issues

The Alabama Public Library Service held a meeting on Thursday, and the Athens-Limestone County library board was a key issue of contention. The board was accused of providing inaccurate documents to the APLS and not abiding by those submitted.

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UAW election at Mercedes-Benz plant enters final day

Whether Mercedes-Benz workers in Vance will unionize will be decided on Friday.

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Autauga-Prattville Library Board settles lawsuit with terminated library director Andrew Foster; All parties deny wrongdoing

The Autauga-Prattville library board has reached a settlement with its former library director after a public battle following his termination and a subsequent lawsuit.

APLS Alabama News
'Today the people of Alabama won': State library board approves rule changes for sexually explicit library books

The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) approved on Thursday an amended list of proposed administrative rule changes from Gov. Kay Ivey after months of back-and-forth regarding policies that address sexually explicit children’s books.

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Ivey signs sales tax increase on alcohol bought at ABC stores

Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law legislation increasing the state sales tax on alcohol sold in ABC stores into law last week.

Huntsville Police Officers Alabama News
Fallen Huntsville officer Garrett Crumby honored in Washington, D.C. during National Police Week

Etched into the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial wall in Washington, D.C., is fallen Huntsville Police officer Garrett Crumby. His name joins the thousands of other law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty before him.

Adecasurplus Alabama News
State to hold online auction of surplus property May 18-26

An online auction of state surplus property starts Saturday and runs through Sunday, May 26.

Mayor Sandy Stimpson Alabama News
Mobile mayor acknowledges 'mistakes,' apologizes for Brown report fallout

Mayor Sandy Stimpson went on FM Talk 106.5’s Midday Mobile and spoke to Sean Sullivan about false information in the police department review by former U.S. Attorney Kenyen Brown.

Chris Blackshear Alabama News
State Rep. Blackshear puts failed gambling package on Senate – 'Ask one of the 15 senators that voted against this legislation'

State Rep. Chris Blackshear (R-Phenix City) is not shying away from blaming the Senate for its inability to advance multiple iterations of the comprehensive gambling package during the legislative session.

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Feds claim migrant children working at Jasper poultry plant; Child labor law violations listed

The U.S. Department of Labor is asking a judge to stop the Mar-Jac Poultry plant in Jasper from shipping goods they say were processed illegally. The DOL filed a civil complaint seeking injunctive relief.

Wes Allen Alabama News
Secretary of State Allen applauds ballot harvesting, ranked-choice voting bans: ‘There is still more work to do’

Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen said he was “especially proud” of a new ballot harvesting law and four other bills passed by the legislature during the 2024 session.

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Watch: Mini-documentary features 98-year-old Alabama WWII Vet graduating from high school

98-year-old WWII Vet graduates from Alabama high school, Class of 2024.

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‘We have a president who does not care about the country’: Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry unloads on Biden’s open border policies at D.C. Police Week event

Increased illegal alien crime from President Joe Biden’s open border policies is spreading to other states, according to Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry.

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Tuberville condemns Antisemitism Awareness Act for restricting free speech — 'We have to go by the Constitution'

Though he’s been a vocal supporter of Israel and the Jewish community, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he’s opposed to the so-called Antisemitism Awareness Act since it hampers free speech.

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Officer-involved shooting leaves one dead in Athens

The State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Athens.

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Auburn Police arrest two on gambling charges

Auburn Police arrested Rifat Hassan for conspiracy to promote gambling and possession of a gambling device on Tuesday.

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Father refunded for Huntsville's Space Camp months after social media post on trans employee goes viral

Clay Yarbrough, the father whose social media post caused statewide controversy surrounding Huntsville’s Space and Rocket Center’s Space Camp, has received a full refund for the trip his daughter never took.

APLS Board meeting Alabama News
State Library Board to vote on Gov. Ivey's proposed rule changes related to sexually explicit children's books

The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) board will vote Thursday to either advance or reject a series of administrative policies suggested by Gov. Kay Ivey addressing sexually explicit books.

Robert G. Brown. Baldwin County Jail Alabama News
Arrest made in Baldwin County May Day shooting; Sheriff’s office looking for other suspects

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of one person in connection to a shooting at a May Day event in Stockton.

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Mayor Woodfin makes 'direct plea' to citizens to work with Birmingham Police amid recent shootings — 'Residents have to step up'

On Wednesday, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin issued a "direct plea" to residents following recent shootings in which two children were shot on Mother's Day and a 62-year-old disabled man was shot and killed.

GKI Signs HB113 Alabama News
Ivey signs First Grade Readiness Bill into law

Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed House Bill 113, the First Grade Readiness Bill, into law. 

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