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Birmingham residents ‘deserve better,’ police chief says after multiple shot at UAB

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating two shootings they believe are related.

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Tuskegee youth care facility hit with another lawsuit over abuse claims — 'He and other residents were treated worse than animals'

 A lawsuit was filed Thursday in Macon County Circuit Court against Brighter Path Tuskegee, previously known as Sequel Tuskegee, its executive director, and other individuals, bringing allegations of continued physical abuse and neglect of a 15-year-old boy at the youth residential facility.  

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Calhoun County teen 'Joyous' to spread conservative political awareness in hope of saving the future

Since she was 14 years old, Caroline Joyous, of Calhoun County has been interested in politics. She got an early start as a political commentator and once had a dream to run for office.

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Speaker Ledbetter warns of the rise of a 'crime organization' in Alabama without gambling regulations

Reportedly gambling will once again be up in the Alabama Legislature in 2024.

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DOJ shields Rachel Levine from discovery in Alabama case defending transgender treatments for minors ban

Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently blocked U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel Levine from being subject to legal discovery as Alabama attorneys defend a state ban on transgender surgeries and hormones for minors.   

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Alabama teen Brilyn Hollyhand takes part in RNC Youth Advisory Council panel

Brilyn Hollyhand, 17, has made his way around the nation meeting and speaking with Republican leaders for nearly six years. He has done multiple interviews on network TV and has made a name for himself.

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Ainsworth: Grocery tax elimination 'hopefully' in the next three to four years

Lieutenant Gov. Will Ainsworth said last week he was committed to a full repeal of Alabama's share of the grocery tax.

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Alabama's Gulf Coast remembers Jimmy Buffett: 'God made music to connect people'

Tourists along the Gulf Coast honored the memory of legendary singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett over the Labor Day weekend following his death Friday.

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RSA's David Bronner urges lawmakers to reject education savings accounts — 'An extreme version of school choice'

Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) CEO David Bronner is warning state legislatures against developing education savings accounts, saying it could cut the State Education Fund's revenue by $1 billion annually.

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Biden Commerce Sec Raimondo perturbed by Alabama abortion ban — 'Draconian, wrongheaded'

Sunday, during an interview with CNN's "State of the Union," Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, fresh off her China trip, took a few moments to criticize Alabama's restrictions on elective, on-demand abortions.

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National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Alabama veterans turn focus to fighting to save lives

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and in Alabama, 18% of suicides are veterans, although only 9.1% of Alabamians have served.

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Dr. James Lindsay says Alabama not immune from the 'Marxification of education' — 'It's everywhere'

Since the COVID-19 pandemic forced students to be schooled virtually at home, more and more parents are concerned about their children being indoctrinated by left-wing, “woke” ideologies, something that Dr. James Lindsay refers to as the “Marxification of education.”

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State gas tax rate set to increase on Oct. 1

Drivers in Alabama will pay more when filling up at the pump starting next month. 

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Alabama's Jimmy Buffett dead at 76

Iconic singer-songwriter and native Alabamian Jimmy Buffett died at age 76, according to a statement posted to his website.

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City of Mobile plans to expand public access to water using GOMESA funds

The City of Mobile approved a project to expand access to natural waterways in the city.

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Workforce board approves $33.6M in federal funds for job training programs

The Alabama Workforce Development Board approved more than $33.6 million recently for job search and skills training programs.

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Five suspects in viral Montgomery Riverboat brawl plead not guilty

Five suspects arrested due to a brawl in Montgomery's Riverfront Park that got national media coverage in August plead not guilty this week.

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Ohio U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan to headline Montgomery fundraiser for Barry Moore

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will headline a fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) in Alabama's capital next month.

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AG Marshall joins brief defending Tennessee law banning public drag performances for children

Attorney General Steve Marshall has joined 18 other attorneys general in support of Tennessee’s “Adult Entertainment Act,” which prohibits adult performances, including "male and female impersonators," from performing in public where children could be present.

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Keep Receipts: Walmart double charges some shoppers with new and old grocery tax rate in Alabama on Friday

Shoppers at grocery stores in Alabama began receiving a one-cent reduction in the state sales tax on groceries beginning on Friday.

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Ainsworth on Ivey announcement to widen I-65 to six lanes from Alabaster to Calera: 'It's a start'

Lieutenant Gov. Will Ainsworth intends to “keep up the pressure” on the executive branch until the recently announced widening of Interstate 65 is extended from the Tennessee Valley to the Gulf of Mexico.

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2024 GOP candidate Vivek Ramaswamy thanks Tuberville for his 'courageous' stance on military nomination holds

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has come out in support of U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) hold on military flag officer nominations over the Pentagon’s abortion policy.

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Medical Cannabis Commission license rollout delayed again

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) voted on Thursday to impose a stay on the issuance of licenses that were awarded on August 10.

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Democrat State Rep. Rogers' assistant indicted for fraud, money laundering in alleged scheme to skim $200,000 in public funds

An assistant to State Rep. John Rogers (D-Birmingham) has been indicted for allegedly stealing $200,000 in state grant money meant for various projects in Jefferson County.

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State Rep. Cole resigns seat after voter fraud arrest

State Rep. David Cole (R-Huntsville) has officially resigned his position in the House of representatives after his arrest earlier this week on charges of voter fraud.

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Ainsworth on grocery tax: 'I remain committed to removing it altogether’

Alabama shoppers at grocery stores will see a one-cent reduction in the state sales tax on groceries beginning tomorrow.

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Ivey announces Rebuild Alabama projects — Widening portions of I-65 and I-59, Hoover I-459 interchange

Thursday at Hoover City Hall, Gov. Kay Ivey made three infrastructure project announcements as a result of the Rebuild Alabama Act.

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