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State Sen. Elliott still 'adamantly opposed' on Medicaid expansion — 'They tried to sneak it in with the gambling legislation'

There have recently been rumblings that Gov. Kay Ivey is considering expanding Alabama's Medicaid eligibility. This would mean a difficult choice for the Alabama Legislature: oppose the Governor with the possibility of political consequences or put the state's stable general fund budget in peril.

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Alabama’s ‘Free Fishing Day’ June 8 — No license required

On Saturday, June 8, you do not need a fishing license to fish in Alabama.

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'I don’t think that constitutional carry has had a bearing on crime': State Rep. Ingram, Montgomery mayor's office at odds over Alabama gun laws

State Rep. Reed Ingram (R-Pike Road) took aim at Montgomery Mayor Steve Reed and other Montgomery leadership, announcing plans to file legislation allowing the state to appoint a police chief if a municipality’s crime rate exceeds a certain level.

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'It’s a time to reflect on the sacrifices that have been made for all of our freedom': Alabama leaders highlight Memorial Day

While folks nationwide prepare for a long Memorial Day weekend, Alabama’s political leaders are ensuring citizens remember the sacrifices made by American servicemembers who gave us the long weekend. 

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Tuberville honors fallen Alabama servicemen from Senate floor in Memorial Day presentation

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) recently paid homage to two fallen Alabama servicemen in a Memorial Day Tribute from the floor of the U.S. Senate.

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Second victim shot at The Quest Club in Birmingham dies from injuries

The second person shot at The Quest Club in Birmingham has succumbed to his injuries, police said Sunday.

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Sarah Palin spotted at Marshall County BBQ joint

Residents of north Alabama were delighted to see former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin visit over Memorial Day weekend.

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Alabama woman honors late husband, fallen Army Ranger Cpt. Kyle Comfort —'He was just one of a kind'

Her husband, the love of her life, U.S. Army Ranger Cpt. Kyle Comfort, had made the ultimate sacrifice for his country

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1819 News editor-in-chief Jeff Poor reviews highs and lows of 2024 legislative session dominated by gambling

Gambling dominated both chambers and ultimately failed by one vote. Still, it cast a long shadow on the proceedings and led to several promising bills dying on the vine. Despite that, the session did have some big wins.

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NOAA predicts heightened hurricane season; City of Gulf Shores hosting preparedness expo

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a very active Atlantic hurricane season and communities along Alabama's Gulf Coast are preparing.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission director John McMillan: ‘Most of these lawsuits are frivolous’

Litigation from companies who didn’t receive a license in the latest round of awards against the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission is being used to slow down the implementation of Alabama’s medical cannabis law passed three years ago, according to AMCC director John McMillan.

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U.S. Sen. Katie Britt ’proud to stand with President Trump in support of IVF access’

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt recently applauded former President Donald Trump as a “huge champion of IVF” while broadcasting her new proposed legislation that would remove Medicaid funding from states that ban access to IVF treatment.

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Federal trial delayed for 'pansexual' Antifa man accused of leaving bomb outside AG's office

The federal trial for an Irondale man accused of placing a bomb in front of the Alabama Attorney General’s office was delayed until September last week.

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UAW demands feds order new union vote at Mercedes-Benz

The United Auto Workers (UAW) asked the National Labor Relations Board on Friday to order a new union vote at two Mercedes-Benz factories in Alabama.

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Bridge company lawsuit against ALDOT director officially dismissed

A lawsuit filed by Baldwin County Bridge Company in October 2022 against Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper was officially dismissed Thursday.

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Investigators determine victims in The Quest Club shooting shot each other

Birmingham Police investigators determined the two men shot at The Quest Club early Friday morning, shot each other.

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Dekalb County grand jury indicts substitute teacher for sexual contact with student

Now former Dekalb County Schools substitute teacher Stephanie Woods has been indicted on multiple charges of engaging in sexual acts with a student. 

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Birmingham PD has safety concerns at The Quest LGBTQ club after double shooting

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a double shooting that left one man dead at The Quest Club, a 24/7 LGBT club.

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Marshall, 21 AGs oppose controversial Corporate Transparency Act: ‘Will harm the States and their residents—too much’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and 21 other state attorneys general urged a federal appeals court on Monday to not revive a new controversial federal small business reporting requirement.

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Caroleene Dobson: AL-2 race ‘very winnable’, could decide House control

It’s “highly possible” that Alabama’s Congressional District 2 race in 2024 will decide which political party controls Congress, according to Caroleene Dobson.

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Katie Britt calls on Senate to pass Laken Riley Act after blocked vote – 'If this bill had been the law of the land, Laken Riley would still be alive today'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) recently spoke from the Senate floor, imploring her colleagues to pass the Laken Riley Act after it was prevented from receiving a floor vote for the second time in a row.  

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Farm bill draws support from ALFA, criticism from 'Big & Rich' singer John Rich: 'Communist Chinese party buying up farmland'

Several aspects of the current farm bill are getting feedback from Alabamians.

Suspect in Wedowee deadly hit and run accused of driving under influence of alcohol

According to court documents, the young man charged in a deadly hit and run in Wedowee is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol when he hit two pedestrians on the night of May 18.

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Alabama gets lifeline from SCOTUS in South Carolina redistricting ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of South Carolina in a redistricting lawsuit similar to the one Alabama is currently litigating.

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Ivey, Alabama officials oppose WHO's 'Pandemic Agreement' — 'It is outrageous'

Dozens of Alabama lawmakers and political figures have signed their names to an international letter demanding the World Health Organization halt or delay its planned vote on the so-called Pandemic Agreement.

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EPA takes final action, denies Alabama’s coal ash permit program; Alabama Power reviewing ruling

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ruled the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) may not operate a coal ash permitting program because it is less protective of people and waterways than federal regulations require.

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AG Marshall leads multi-state lawsuit challenging Democrat-led states' efforts to impose 'ruinous' restrictions on energy companies

Attorney General Steve Marshall is leading a 19-state lawsuit asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare some Democrat-led states' efforts to prosecute energy companies unconstitutional.

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