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Faulkner University decides not to raise tuition during poor economy

Montgomery's Faulkner University won’t be raising tuition for students enrolling in fall 2023.

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Teen involved in crash killing Auburn sportscaster Rod Bramblett, wife Paula, arrested again; Bond revoked

A Lee County judge revoked the bond for the teen sentenced in connection to the 2019 deadly crash that claimed the lives of Rod Bramblett, the voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife Paula.

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Two north Alabama teens killed around New Year's Day in separate car crashes

Crossville City Schools as well as the surrounding communities have already experienced more than their fair share of grief in the new year after two teens were killed in separate car accidents.

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RSA’s Bronner tells legislators to 'think long and hard' about tax cuts

Despite large state budget surpluses, legislators should “think long and hard” about cutting taxes in 2023, according to Dr. David Bronner, Retirement Systems of Alabama’s CEO.

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Birmingham Police Department looking for ways to respond to exhibition driving issue after video of drag race bust goes viral

The Birmingham Police Department is looking for new ways to combat the reckless driving that continues to plague the city.

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U.S. Sen. Katie Britt: No endorsement for presidential candidate in 2024 GOP primary

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) has announced she will not be endorsing a presidential candidate in the 2024 primary.

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Contract Review Committee approves PR contracts for Lt. Governor, Senate Pro Tem Offices

On Thursday, members of Alabama’s Contract Review Committee approved two public relations contracts for Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth and State Senate Pro-Tem Greg Reed (R-Jasper).

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City of Loxley implements software to allow 911 callers to livestream video

The city of Loxley invested in a new software program that leaders believe will help with response times and investigations.

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Alabama Power announces Jeff Peoples as CEO in wake of national criticism

Alabama Power has selected a new president and CEO amid continued national scrutiny of the company’s business practices.

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State Reps. Simpson, England criticize ADOC for changing inmate death reporting criteria — 'Disappointed with the decision'

State lawmakers are criticizing the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) for its decision to change reporting criteria on inmate deaths.

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Birmingham-Southern asks alumni to help lobby for government bailout

Birmingham-Southern College officials are asking alumni to lobby state and local elected officials for a $37.5 million government bailout.

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'I want additional duties': State Auditor-elect Andrew Sorrell details plans to grow office

Alabama State Auditor-elect Andrew Sorrell is set to make Montgomery his permanent home while he prepares to take his new position.

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U-Haul index shows Alabama, other Republican states continue to grow as residents flee Democrat strongholds

Alabama ranked 20th for growth in 2022 in the annual U-Haul Growth Index that tracks the preferred destinations of one-way truck customers.

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Elon Musk takes parting shot at Richard Shelby for SpaceX opposition

Multi-billionaire business mogul and engineer Elon Musk took to Twitter on Tuesday to say good riddance to Alabama’s former U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa), who officially retired this week.

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State of emergency declared in St. Clair County over underground landfill fire

The St. Clair County Commission declared a state of emergency Tuesday regarding an underground landfill fire that was first reported in late November.

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ADOC removes monthly reports on inmate deaths amidst growing levels of violence, drug overdoses in Alabama prisons

The Alabama Department of Corrections is revising its reporting measures, removing the current monthly reports on inmate deaths and switching to quarterly reports, which are already six months behind.

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Can’t be canceled: Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock coming to Birmingham later this month

Professional stand-up comedians Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock, despite finding themselves on the receiving end of cancel culture, are at the top of their game. Now, the two have announced they will be coming to Alabama later this month.

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Does Alabama need a new state house? Legislature's only architect weighs in

For those who have spent time in or near Alabama’s state house, it's not hard to find someone talking about the need for a new building.

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AG Steve Marshall calls for legislature to enact a RICO statute to tackle gang-related crime

Law enforcement officials are searching for answers on the heels of the fatal shooting in downtown Mobile on New Year's Eve that resulted in one dead and nine injured.

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Second day of year brings more violence to Mobile after NYE shooting

As police continued investigating a shooting that claimed one life and injured nine just before the Moon Pie Drop in downtown Mobile, more shootings have been reported throughout the city.

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FTX signs consent order with ASC to end money transmission in Alabama

The Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) announced last week it suspended the money transmission license previously granted to West Realm Shires Services Inc., also known as FTX US, for its failure to meet the licensing requirements set forth in Alabama's Monetary Transmission Act. 

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Alabama authorities deal with rise in catalytic converter thefts

A rash of catalytic converter thefts that has been plaguing states across the U.S. has reportedly made its way to Alabama.

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Katie Britt, Dale Strong to take oath of office as new Congress begins

At the convening of the 118th United States Congress in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, two of Alabama’s freshman lawmakers will take their oath of office.

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Severe storms, tornadoes and large hail possible Tuesday as scattered system moves into Alabama

The entire state of Alabama is at risk for severe storms Tuesday into early Wednesday. Strong tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail are possible.

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Freshman Legislator Focus: Mark Gidley

New State Rep. Mark Gidley (R-Hokes Bluff) spent his time before politics in two different industries that taught him similar skills. 

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UAB teaching public how to ‘Stop the Bleed’ by managing blood loss, as Birmingham closes off most violent year in modern history

The year 2022 was one of Birmingham's most violent years in modern history. The city closed off the year with 144 homicides, many of which were a result of shootings. Now, the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) is teaching the public how to help save someone who's been shot.

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Pfizer political contributions filled state campaign coffers through the COVID-19 pandemic

Alabama politicians took money from the largest and most prolific vaccine manufacturer through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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