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Secretary of State's Elections Director on redistricting: 'It is likely that there will be multiple splits with counties'

Nobody knows what Alabama’s next congressional map will look like in the next few weeks, but it will most likely feature multiple splits with counties in different congressional districts and put local election officials under a tight deadline for implementation, according to Alabama Secretary of State Director of Elections Jeff Elrod.

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AG Marshall applauds court decision blocking Treasury Dept. from further pursuing tax mandates in ARPA funds

On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals denied a full review panel for the U.S. Treasury Department in a longstanding, Alabama-led lawsuit challenging tax-break restrictions in the federal COVID stimulus bill called the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

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Alabama-hosted GOP debate delayed until later this year; Miami to host third debate

The third debate will not go to the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, as has been rumored for months. 

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Tuscaloosa federal building and courthouse to be renamed after Richard Shelby on Friday

The United States Federal Building and Courthouse in Tuscaloosa will be renamed after retired U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) on Friday.

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Jefferson County Commission ‘very smoothly’ passes record $1 billion operating and capital budget for 2023-2024

The Jefferson County Commission unanimously passed a record $1 billion balanced operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2023-2024 during Thursday morning’s commission meeting.

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State Rep. Brown files bill to close loopholes, regulate insurance cancellation requirements

State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger’s Island) announced on Thursday that he had pre-filed legislation for the 2024 legislative session that would require all insurance companies operating in Alabama to formally provide customers a written notice at least 90 days before canceling, reducing or non-renewing their property coverage.

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ALGOP chair Wahl says adults must protect children from 'disturbing material' in libraries — 'Let's get one thing straight, we are not talking about banning anything'

The day after the Alabama Public Library Service voted on a measure concerning inappropriate books in children and teen sections of libraries, board member John Wahl spoke in Fairhope about what he heard.

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Prescription drugs found in Ozark Dale County Library; Librarian took pills to CVS

The Ozark Dale County library director said she responded immediately after finding out prescription pills were found in a free book bin in the library.

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Tuberville all-in on Biden impeachment probe after meeting with House Oversight Committee members

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has come full circle on supporting the congressional impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden.

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Former Montgomery Public School financial officer pleads guilty to fraud, lying to AG's office

On Tuesday, former Montgomery County Public Schools interim chief school financial officer (CSFO) Brenda Palmer pleaded guilty to two felony ethics charges and two felony counts of lying to the Attorney General's Office about a matter under investigation.

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'The short answer is nothing is resolved': ALDOT contracts still on hold by legislators

Fourteen Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) contracts held up over a dispute last week about the future of the West Alabama Corridor project are still on hold nearly a week later.

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‘Community of Interest’ map submitted to Special Master by House Pro-Tem Pringle

House Pro-Tem Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) told 1819 News recently he'd submitted a congressional map to the special master for his consideration. 

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Alabama Public Library Service adds collation policy for possibly sexually explicit books

The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) recently voted to enact a book collation policy as statewide voices grow in opposition to sexually explicit books for minors.

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Youngest suspect in Dadeville Sweet 16 shooting to be tried as adult

A Tallapoosa judge ordered the case of the 15-year-old charged in the Dadeville Sweet 16 shooting to be moved from Juvenile Court to adult court for criminal prosecution.

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Man accused of hitting, killing Mobile runner scheduled for disposition hearing this week

The man accused of hitting and killing a Mobile runner in September last year is scheduled for a court appearance Thursday.

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Auburn University’s Turning Point USA chapter welcoming conservative commentator, radio show host Dan Bongino on Friday

Auburn’s chapter of Turning Point USA is hosting an event by conservative commentator and radio show host Dan Bongino on Friday.

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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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Indian Ford Fire District residents in Jefferson County vote to join Helena after contentious annexation battle with Hoover

Unofficial election results show the City of Helena victorious in an annexation referendum in the Indian Ford Fire District that was the subject of a battle between it and the City of Hoover this summer.

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Thousands gather for 'Unite Auburn' — Event concludes with wave of student baptisms

Auburn University's Neville Arena hosted a massive crowd of nearly a thousand people across the age spectrum on Tuesday night for the "Unite Auburn" event featuring several speakers and a worship band performance. 

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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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