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Ceremonial signing with Gov. Ivey signifies unity on Beach Express project; Mayor Kennon wants new bridge

Governor Kay Ivey was in Foley Wednesday for a ceremonial signing of paperwork related to the purchase of the Beach Express bridge in Baldwin County.

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Tuberville rejects VP, cabinet speculation in possible second Trump term – 'I look forward to supporting him from the Senate'

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) downplayed speculation of a potential vice president or cabinet position in a possible second Donald Trump administration.

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Legislators begin considering K-12 funding formula changes

Alabama lawmakers began a series of meetings on Tuesday to consider possibly changing how the state funds K-12 public education before the 2025 legislative session begins.

Baldwin County Coroner Alabama News
May Day mass shooting close call for Baldwin County; Coroner almost out of space for bodies

In the wake of the mass May Day shooting in Baldwin County, the coroner says there is a big problem with small facilities.

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Alabama band ‘Red Clay Strays’ on NBC 'Tonight Show' Thursday

The country rock band Red Clay Strays has strayed from a garage band in Mobile to the NBC "Tonight Show" and opening for the Rolling Stones.

Asherhavon Alabama News
Selma's Asher HaVon wins 'The Voice'

An Alabama contestant won "The Voice" for the first time ever, Asher HaVon, 31, of Selma.

Steve Marshall in New York City, 5/13/2024 Alabama News
AG Marshall calls on local law enforcement to 'do their job' in cracking down on illegal gambling

After the failure of a comprehensive gambling package that would have created an enforcement arm to crack down on illegal gambling, Attorney General Steve Marshall is calling on local officials to enforce the state’s preexisting restrictions.

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Fairhope mayor announces plans for former K-1 Center; $5.2 million project to serve as startup incubator

Fairhope Mayor Sherry Sullivan announced the city's plans for the former K-1 School off South Church Street during a Tuesday evening meeting of the Eastern Shore Republican Women.

MPD Alabama News
Multiple new arrests made in shooting that left innocent Montgomery woman paralyzed

On Tuesday, Acting Montgomery Police Department (MPD) Captain John Hall and Montgomery City officials announced a slew of recent arrests in the Atlanta Highway shooting that left an innocent woman paralyzed.

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U.S. Army: No training programs disrupted or halted at Fort Novosel

Despite some social media rumors to the contrary, no Fort Novosel funding or training will be halted or disrupted.

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68 Ventures 'Mt. Everest' event raises $155K for Baller Dream Foundation

The event in Olde Towne Daphne raised a record $155,000 for the Baller Dream Foundation.

Amish Schoolchildren Alabama News
AG Marshall leads brief defending Amish private school's right to religious vaccine exemptions

Attorney General Steve Marshall recently led an amicus brief in defense of a group of New York Amish-only private schools facing the state’s ban on religious vaccine exemptions.

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Alabama to offer free maternal autopsies to battle high mortality rate

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is offering a new program to help find out why so many pregnant women and new mothers are dying in the state.

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Freedom From Religion 'monitoring' Elmore School District, accuses superintendent of 'gaslighting'

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is doubling down on its criticism of Elmore School District after it denied forcing students to participate in a religious assembly.

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'He just lost it': Court docs reveal details on May Day event shooting; Suspect denied bond under Aniah's Law

The suspect charged with intentional murder in a shooting in Baldwin County that killed three people was denied bond Monday under Aniah’s Law.

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Illegal alien with prior record charged with murder in Mobile County

Semmes Police recently arrested Antonio Antonio Rodas, an illegal alien, after allegedly driving drunk and causing a collision that killed Adam Luker, 19, about a week after the wreck.

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Limestone County Commission declines to request AG opinion on library board issue

The Limestone County Commission convened on Monday, yet a crucial motion was not discussed. If passed, this motion would have requested the Attorney General intervene in the ongoing dispute between the city of Athens and the county commission regarding appointments to the library board. 

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State of Alabama to begin accepting applications for another $30 million in site development funding

The State of Alabama will begin accepting applications for another round of $30 million in site assessment and development grants this summer.

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'It’s sickening' — Birmingham Mayor Woodfin laments recent Mother's Day shootings while slamming Trump for 'praising' NRA

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin recently bashed former President Donald Trump for his acceptance of the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) endorsement for his presidential campaign while his city still reels from Mother's Day shootings.

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'What an insult to the parents of our state': Advocates outraged over library obscenity bill failure due to gambling gridlock

Parents and reform advocates are outraged that instead of taking steps to protect children from potentially harmful material, the state legislature instead prioritized a gambling bill that got lost in political gamesmanship.

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National winner of 'MasterChef Junior' is 11-year-old from Opelika

12-year-old Opelika boy Bryson McGlynn won "MasterChef Junior." He wins $100,000 and the start of a culinary career.

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174-year-old historic church burns in Coosa County

The historic Blue Springs Baptist Church was destroyed by fire Monday in rural Coosa County.

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'How were we breeding such cold, callous killers?': Mobile PD's John Young questions lack of 'outrage' over black-on-black violence

Mobile Police Officer John Young asks, “Where is the outrage over violence in the city?”

Katie Britt, Donald Trump Alabama News
Britt on Trump trial: 'If they'll do it to him, they'll do it to you'

Britt reacted to the trial saying the criminal charges are only for political purposes.

United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain speaks to reporters in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Friday, May 17, 2024, after workers at two Alabama Mercedes-Benz factories voted overwhelmingly against joining the UAW. Alabama News
WSJ editorial board on UAW’s Mercedes-Benz loss: ‘Many workers aren’t interested in what the union is selling’

The Wall Street Journal editorial board dismissed UAW president Shawn Fain’s complaints about Mercedes-Benz’s anti-union tactics a “classic excuse” after a majority of workers in Vance declined to join the union last week. 

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Suspect in Montgomery shooting that left innocent woman paralyzed released on bail after weekend arrest

A suspect in the Montgomery shooting that left an innocent woman paralyzed was released on bail after being arrested on charges related to the crime over the weekend.

BALDWIN COUNTY BRIDGE COMPANY Alabama News
ALDOT to demolish toll plaza on Beach Express bridge; Traffic changes announced

The Alabama Department of Transportation will complete the purchase of the Beach Express toll bridge this week and traffic changes will go into effect immediately.

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