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Helena delays annexation vote, Hoover officials decline to discuss legal battle until case is over

A City of Hoover attorney told 1819 News Monday at the Hoover City Council meeting that city officials will not be commenting on the ongoing annexation battle with Helena until the case is resolved by the Alabama Supreme Court.

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Montgomery Riverboat captain speaks on Saturday brawl – 'This was not a black and white thing'

The riverboat captain of the vessel at the center of the recent Riverfront Brawl in Montgomery recently gave his side of the events as they’ve played out in a story that has grabbed national headlines.

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Matt Clark steps down as president of Alabama Center for Law & Liberty to join Chief Justice Tom Parker’s staff; Laura Clark appointed interim president

The Alabama Center for Law and Liberty (ACLL) is under new management now that the organization's president, Matt Clark, has stepped down to join Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker’s staff as his senior staff attorney.

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Residents of Fairhope under mandatory water conservation phase due to lack of rain and intense heat

The city of Fairhope enacted phase III of its water conservation ordinance Monday due to a lack of rain and heat, city officials said.

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'Had she been a white woman, nobody would be introducing a law' — Former ESPN host Jemele Hill slams Carlee Russell-inspired bill creating felony charges for faking an abduction

As the dust continues to settle following the fake kidnapping of Carlee Russell last month, former ESPN host Jemele Hill is pushing back against State Sen. April Weaver’s (R-Brierfield) bill that would create a new felony crime for faking an abduction.

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Selma business owner present at weekend Riverpark brawl receives wave of negative Yelp reviews after Facebook post

A mini-mart in Selma received a wave of negative Yelp reviews on Sunday after internet users identified its owner as one of the men present at Saturday’s Riverpark brawl in Montgomery.

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Etowah County storm survivor thankful for 'miraculous' happening during World’s Longest Yard Sale

Each year, thousands of people from all over flock to the World’s Longest Yard Sale. The sale spans six states, including Alabama.

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Trump meets Wiregrass woman whose prison sentence he reduced on last day in office

Former President Donald Trump met Adrianne Miller, a Wiregrass resident, in Montgomery on Friday over two years after he commuted her prison sentence for drug crimes on his last day in office in January, 2021.

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin dismisses I-65 widening, proposes rail transportation investment instead — 'A train to the beach is way better than driving!'

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is proposing an interstate rail line in lieu of the much-debated widening of Interstate 65.

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Milking the market: Lamar County farm transitions from dairy to beef production

After three generations of dairy farming, the Gilmer Family Farm in Lamar County is now producing cattle for beef. The dairy heifers have been sold and life is a lot different on the farm.

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Mayor Steven Reed, political opponent Barrett Gilbreath react to Montgomery Riverfront brawl: 'Justice will be served'

On Saturday, a massive brawl on Montgomery’s waterfront on the Alabama River led to multiple arrests.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Massive Riverfront Park brawl in Montgomery leads to multiple arrests

A brawl in Montgomery's Riverfront Park on Saturday led to multiple arrests, according to multiple reports.

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ALGOP passes resolution condemning Biden administration, praising U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) State Executive Committee passed a resolution on Saturday, condemning President Joe Biden and supporting U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) in the ongoing fight between the two over military-funded abortions.  

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Over 500 parents, kids attend Moms for Liberty event in Madison — 'God showed out today’

Despite some last-minute scheduling drama and a large crowd of protesters, Emily Jones with the Madison County Moms for Liberty said the reading event in Madison on Saturday could not have gone any better.

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Alabama begins removing ineligible recipients from Medicaid enrollment

Alabama began removing ineligible Medicaid enrollees recently after the federal COVID-19 public health emergency ended earlier this year. 

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Alabama Republican Party approves rule change to ban NEA, AEA donations for school board, superintendent candidates

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) met on Saturday for the organization’s summer meeting of its executive committee and voted to approve a rule change to ban Republican county and state school board and superintendent candidates from receiving campaign donations from the National Education Association (NEA) and the Alabama Education Association (AEA).

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ALGOP to vote on rule change Saturday to ban AEA, NEA contributions for state and county school boards, superintendents

The Alabama Republican Party on Saturday will vote to ban campaign contributions from National Education Association and the Alabama Education Association for its school board and superintendent candidates.

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Trump vows to six-lane I-65 from Huntsville to Mobile — 'One of the first things that I will do'

While there were many applause lines for the 2,700 people in attendance for former President Donald Trump's address to the Alabama Republican Party at the Renaissance Hotel, his most enthusiastic came for an Alabama-centric issue.

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Trump gets aggressive on culture war during record-setting Montgomery ALGOP appearance

Fresh off of one of the most tumultuous weeks in his nearly decade-long political career, former President Donald Trump gave the Alabama Republican Party a record-setting event on Friday at its annual summer dinner at the Renaissance Hotel.

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Madison library allows Moms for Liberty to host reading event — 'It's a great day to be an American'

The Moms for Liberty event featuring Kirk Cameron and Riley Gaines is officially back on at the Madison Public Library.

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Mass texts from Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed's campaign continue claim that Alabama GOP is funding opponents

Campaign messages for incumbent Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed calling U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) an "extremist" and doubling down on unsubstantiated claims that the Alabama Republican Party is backing one of Reed’s opponents are being sent out in mass via text message.

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U.S. Rep. Sewell: Alabama redistricting ‘protecting the political preferences of a white majority’

U.S. Rep Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) and members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) urged a federal court to throw out a new congressional map recently passed by Republicans and have a court-appointed special master draw a new map for the 2024 congressional elections in Alabama.

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State library director appears to have played role in Madison, Millbrook library events

Alabama Public Library System director Nancy Pack boasted on Thursday about contacting Millbrook and Madison libraries regarding Brave Books events, one of which has been canceled, while the other was announced on Friday as back on.

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Jefferson County Schools still recovering from spring break ransomware attack as students return for new school year Tuesday

Though the network has been rebuilt, and children will be able to use classroom technology upon returning to school, the school system is still testing cybersecurity protocols to fend off a potential attack in the future.

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Alabama's GOP congressional delegation goes 6-0 in favor of Trump's re-election

One day after former President Donald Trump was indicted on federal charges for challenging the 2020 election results, six Republican members of Alabama’s U.S. congressional delegation officially gave him their support for 2024.

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ALGOP chair Wahl: Donald Trump is ‘the frontrunner in Alabama right now'

Former President Donald Trump is the frontrunner to win the 2024 Republican presidential primary in Alabama, according to ALGOP chairman John Wahl.

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U.S. Marshals arrest Jefferson County road rage murder suspect

The U.S. Marshals Service conducted an operation in Jefferson County to make an arrest in connection to a May 16 murder investigation.

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