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Delays on ALDOT contracts over West Alabama Corridor still in place after three weeks

Fourteen Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) contracts worth well over $100 million are still being delayed over three weeks since legislators placed holds on the contracts over a dispute about the West Alabama Corridor at a committee meeting.

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State Sen. Orr to renew push to get Alabama out of retail liquor business in 2024

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) will try again in the 2024 legislative session to privatize retail liquor sales in Alabama.

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Developer behind ‘The Preserve’ project to add hotel, parking garage in Hoover neighborhood says it has ‘temporarily’ pulled proposal

Capstone Communities, the developer behind the attempt to alter the plan for a Hoover community to construct hundreds of residential units, a parking garage and a hotel, responded on Thursday to a request for comment by 1819 News.

Headland Alabama News
WATCH: Pike County forfeits to Headland after huge brawl between players, coaches

Pike County was forced to forfeit their high school football game against Headland after it ended in the second quarter after a brawl broke out on the field between the two teams.

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Barry Moore only 'no' vote from Alabama delegation on House stopgap bill preventing government shutdown

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) stood alone as the sole Alabama member of Congress to oppose the continuing resolution designed to fund the government for 30 days, averting a shutdown.

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'She was fearless': Alabama's federal delegation remembers the late Dianne Feinstein

California Senator Dianne Feinstein passed away Thursday night, ending an over 30-year career in the United States Senate.

RSA Alabama News
Nonprofit claims RSA's investment managers voted for higher percentage of 'Pro-ESG' shareholder resolution than vast majority of public pensions in 2022

The 1792 Exchange released a new “spotlight bias report” detailing the percentage of “pro-ESG” resolutions supported by state pension funds in 2022, and the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) landed near the top of the list.

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Kids to Love charity founder fighting punitive action from DHR after claims kids are sleeping on floor of state agency's offices

A civil lawsuit has been filed against the Alabama Department of Human Resources director in a Madison County court.

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Editor who led charge on AL.com's left-wing shift leaving for Houston

Kelly Ann Scott, the editor who supervised the complete left-wing shift of AL.com, the website for the once-daily, now-defunct Birmingham News, Press-Register and Huntsville Times owned by Alabama Media Group (AMG), a subsidiary of New York billionaires Donald and Samuel Newhouse's Advance Publications, is resigning her post.

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Caught on camera: Multiple fights at Baker High School lead to arrests

The Mobile Police Department is investigating after at least five fights at Baker High School were caught on camera.

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Secretary of State Wes Allen objects to proposed district maps; Says Remedial Plan 1 is ‘most objectionable’ due to ‘unnecessary split of Houston County’

Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen objected to all three congressional district map proposals released by a Special Master Richard Allen this week.

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Barry Moore joins House Freedom Caucus letter demanding answers from McCarthy as federal shutdown nears

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) recently joined in a letter with the House Freedom Caucus opposing a temporary measure to prevent a government shutdown.

Statehouse Alabama News
Sunset Committee endorses ending Board of Massage Therapy

Members of the Joint Interim Sunset Committee voted to recommend ending the Alabama Board of Massage Therapy on Thursday at the end of fiscal year 2024.

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Alabama congressional delegation grills federal officials over Space Command decision — 'The Biden Administration has chosen to play politics with our national security'

On Thursday, Alabama congressmen grilled U.S. officials over the Biden administration’s decision to make Colorado Springs the permanent location of U.S. Space Command instead of Huntsville.

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Radical 'sexual education' organization ACASH lied to Trussville schools about material at health fair, provided teens with information about pronouns, superintendent says

Trussville City Schools Superintendent Patrick Martin told 1819 News on Thursday that the controversial Alabama Campaign for Adolescent Sexual Health lied to school officials about the material presented to students at a health fair last spring. 

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Freedom From Religion Foundation: A look at the group's failed bullying attempts in Alabama

An out-of-state anti-religion group recently found itself, once again, unsuccessful in trying to force a standdown from Alabama universities and leaders for allowing permitting religious activities.

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Huntsville Library responds to accusation it targeted LGBTQ books for relocation: 'That is not true'

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is pausing its plans to relocate certain books on library shelves after it was reported that Executive Director Cindy Hewitt had ordered LGBTQ-related children's books to be moved into the adult section.

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'One tough lady': Evangelist Franklin Graham praises Ivey's stance against Freedom From Religion Foundation

Pastor Franklin Graham recently applauded Gov. Kay Ivey's stern response to the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) after the foundation sent a series of letters criticizing religious activity in Alabama universities.

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin: Alabama congressional map ‘clearly sought to diminish the voices of black voters’

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin applauded the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) on Wednesday for denying Alabama’s emergency stay request over an August ruling prohibiting Alabama from using the congressional map passed by state lawmakers in July.

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Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission asks court to dismiss Verano lawsuit

Attorneys for the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission asked a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge on Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Verano Alabama, an applicant for a medical cannabis integrated facility license.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville calls for negotiations to end Ukraine war: 'We have no game plan of getting this war over'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is now advocating a negotiated end to the current hostilities between Russia and Ukraine as additional Ukrainian funding lies at the heart of congressional debate that could force a government shutdown.

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ABC Board administrator Curtis Stewart defends plans for new warehouse and office

Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board administrator Curtis Stewart defended plans for a new, bigger central warehouse and office facility on Wednesday.

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Federal lawsuits claim DHR, State Superintendent failed to protect disabled students in foster care

Several lawsuits have been filed against the Alabama Department of Human Resources commissioner Nancy Buckner and State Superintendent Eric Mackey following an investigation by the Department of Justice.

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‘Harvest Moon’ visible Thursday night, early Friday morning in Alabama

It is the annual Harvest Moon, meaning the full moon closest to the advent of fall.

John Rogers Alabama News
Democrat State Rep. John Rogers indicted in federal court on two counts of obstruction

State Rep. John Rogers (D-Birmingham) has been indicted on two counts of obstructing justice in a Jefferson County fraud case that has already forced one member of the House of Representatives to resign.

Robert Aderholt Alabama News
Aderholt on redistricting: ‘The Court was speaking out of both sides of its mouth’

A federal court was “speaking out of both sides of its mouth” in its recent Alabama congressional redistricting rulings, according to U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville).

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Watch: Montgomery police officer arrested on criminal charges

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating an incident involving an officer.

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