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Alabama abortion providers sue AG Marshall for vowing to prosecute those who assist out-of-state abortions

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said that under Alabama’s accessory and conspiracy provisions, those who help arrange and fund out-of-state abortions could be held criminally liable.

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WSJ oped: State's new congressional map ‘fairer’ and ‘more competitive’

Democrats and the media have dismissed the chances of a new congressional map passed by Republican state legislators succeeding in an upcoming hearing in federal court.

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Man arrested after months-long investigation into car burglaries of vacationers in Fort Morgan

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a man in connection to several car burglaries that happened from April through July in Fort Morgan.

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Biden 'liberal agenda' risking military success — State political leadership blast President's decision to keep Space Command in Colorado

For the past 24 hours, Alabama's political leadership has come out swinging against the Biden administration’s decision to renege on the decision of former President Donald Trump to relocate U.S. Space Command.

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ALGOP to consider rule change banning donations from NEA, AEA for school board, superintendent candidates

The Alabama Republican Party is considering a ban on campaign contributions from the National Education Association and the Alabama Education Association for its school board and superintendent candidates.

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Barry Moore investigating COVID test fraud

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) joined 12 Republican congressmen in sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding alleged fraud committed by COVID-19 test kit vendors.

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DOJ suing ALDOT for not re-hiring worker who was thrown off back of truck, claims violation of ADA

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday against the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), claiming a maintenance technician who was injured on the job was denied re-hiring.

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Alabama's federal delegation blasts Biden's decision to keep Space Command in Colorado Springs

On Monday, The Biden administration announced the headquarters for the U.S. Space Command will remain in Colorado, reversing a Trump-era decision to move the HQ to Huntsville.

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Trump commuted her sentence, now she wants to tell him ‘thank you’ in Montgomery

Adrianne Miller, born and raised in Montgomery, was in year seven of a 15-year sentence in 2021 for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute meth and possession of a list I chemical when she got news that changed her life.

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'Completely shocking and outrageous': U.S. Rep. Aderholt on Biden choosing Colorado for Space Command HQ

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) said he and the rest of the Alabama congressional delegation were blindsided Monday by the Biden administration’s decision to make Colorado the permanent home of U.S. Space Command over Huntsville.

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Steve Bannon praises 1819 News: ‘A fantastic site’

Former Trump advisor and host of "War Room" Steve Bannon gave 1819 News and its editor-in-chief Jeff Poor some high praise during his show on Monday.

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Britt recovering well after weekend hospitalization from 'sudden onset' of facial numbness

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) is reportedly in recovery after suffering facial numbness likely caused by post-viral infection.

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Space Command HQ to remain in Colorado, despite protests

The headquarters for the U.S. Space Force will remain in Colorado after a tumultuous reneging of a Trump-era decision to move the HQ to Huntsville.

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NFL Hall of Famer turned Alabama farmer John Hannah struggles to keep cattle farm as Congress debates Farm Bill

Alabama farmers are struggling to stay afloat and one former NFL Hall of Famer says he knows firsthand.

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Plaintiffs object to new Alabama congressional map in redistricting lawsuit

Plaintiffs in a redistricting lawsuit against the State of Alabama formally objected to the new congressional district map passed by state legislators recently.

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Safe haven baby box allowing mothers to drop off newborns to be installed in Baldwin County

A bill passed this year in Alabama will allow for baby boxes to be placed across the state, and one of them is going to Baldwin County.

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Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin sworn in as Jefferson County commissioner

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin was sworn into the Jefferson County Commission on Monday morning after winning a special election for the final seat on July 18.  

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Seven confirmed tuberculosis cases at North Alabama chicken plants provoke ADPH call for testing

A confirmed case of tuberculosis in North Alabama has the Alabama Department of Public Health asking poultry workers in the area to receive TB screening.

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State Sen. Weaver to drop Carlee Russell-inspired bill creating felony charges for faking an abduction

State Sen. April Weaver (R-Brierfield) announced on Monday that she will introduce legislation in the 2024 regular session that creates a new felony crime for faking an abduction.

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No reports of injuries after mysterious big boom heard in Shelby County

Dozens of residents in Shelby County reported hearing a big boom Monday morning, but authorities are unsure what caused it.

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Alabama Power appoints affirmative action advocate Miles College president Bobbie Knight to board of directors

Miles College president Bobbie Knight, an outspoken critic of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling against affirmative action admissions programs in public universities, will now sit on the board of directors for the oldest and largest utility in the state.

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State Sen. Tim Melson 'very stable' after cardiac arrest in South Korea

State Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence) is currently “very stable” after suffering from cardiac arrest on a legislative trip in South Korea last week.

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'This is not a victimless crime': AG Marshall vows to seek restitution from Carlee Russell abduction hoax — Says investigation is 'not over'

It has been a week since Carlee Russell admitted to an alleged kidnapping hoax, but the fallout continues.

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Alabama's 'Sound of Freedom': Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jared Hudson works to save human trafficking victims

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jared Hudson has spent a great deal of time targeting human traffickers and rescuing victims from their captors. The movie “Sound of Freedom” has put a spotlight on the issue of human trafficking and Hudson has a unique perspective on the subject of the movie.

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Katie Britt: DOD abortion policy an attempt to 'undermine life on the taxpayer dime'

After the U.S. Senate recently passed a spending package without a House provision to stop military-funded abortions for service members, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) criticized the ongoing attempt by the Biden administration to "undermine life on the taxpayer dime."

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Alabama mid-pack among states' friendliness to sound money, precious metal defense, organization says

For thousands of years, money was based on precious metals like gold and silver, but in the 20th century, the United States moved away from metal-based currency and toward fiat currency backed only by full faith and trust in the federal government.

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Former law enforcement officers turned lawmakers respond to Hoover police chief call for stricter penalties following Carlee Russell case

Hoover Police chief Nick Derzis said Friday during a press conference that he plans to go to state lawmakers to try and get penalties changed when it comes to reporting false violent crimes. At least two former law enforcement officers turned state representatives are on board.

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