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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.

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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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Suicides on the rise in Baldwin County; Law enforcement concerned over mental health crisis

A disturbing statistic on suicides is causing concern in Baldwin County.

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., arrives for a Senate Armed Services Committee nominations hearing on Gen. David Allvin for reappointment to the grade of General and to be U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington Alabama News
Tuberville's Poison Control Centers bill unanimously passes out of Senate committee

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville's (R-Auburn) Poison Control Centers Reauthorization Act of 2024 passed unanimously out of committee, 21-0.

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Strong applauds passage of NDAA, touts wins for Redstone Arsenal

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) released a statement on Thursday applauding the passage of the FY25 National Defense Authorization Act and its provisions.

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Britt's MOMS Act winning despite 'leftwing smear campaign' spreading misinformation

The More Opportunities for Moms to Success Act now has 21 co-sponsors.

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Aderholt calls out USPS for late deliveries; Local newspaper says it could kill industry — 'To hell with rain, sleet and snow; they can’t even get it right in sunny weather'

With growing complaints of late deliveries, the United States Postal Service’s nickname “snail mail” may be a bit too generous.

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200th anniversary of Bienville Square in downtown Mobile Friday

A celebration of the 200th anniversary of Bienville Square will be held in downtown Mobile on Friday at 11 a.m.

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Lawmaker plans to re-file bill in 2025 banning discussion, instruction on gender identity, sexual orientation after stalling in Senate

Despite failing to receive deliberation in the Senate during the 2024 regular legislative session, State Rep. Mack Butler (R-Rainbow City) fully intends to pursue his legislation banning classroom instruction or discussing gender identity or sexual orientation in public schools next year.

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Flashback: That time RFK Jr. trashed Alabama talk radio

During his discussion with then-Philadelphia PBS affiliate WHYY on-air personality Tracey Matisak, now with Scranton, Pa. PBS affiliate WVIA, Kennedy claimed a visit to Alabama, he found his spoken word radio experience to include "really poisonous racial stuff" and a "barrage of this right-wing insanity."

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Huntsville-Madison County Library Board risks losing $526K in state funding by adopting policies not in line with APLS guidelines

The Huntsville Madison County library board met on Tuesday to review and discuss the policy changes presented earlier this year by their Governance committee. 

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Jacksonville State University closes Office of Diversity and Inclusion to comply with state’s new DEI ban

Jacksonville State University will close its Office of Diversity and Inclusion next week after the state legislature banned taxpayer-funded diversity, equity, and inclusion offices and training in March.

U.S. troops prepare to embark a landing craft, which will take them out to a larger ship lying off the coast, June 5, 1944, at a port in England. These soldiers are due to take part in the D-Day landings. Alabama News
D-Day film at Mobile Exploreum’s Dome Theater as 80th anniversary approaches  

A D-Day documentary, narrated by Tom Brokaw, will be playing at Mobile Exploreum's Dome Theater now through June 28.

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Anti-ballot harvesting lawsuit should be dismissed, AG Marshall says

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit from left-wing groups on Monday over an anti-ballot harvesting state law passed during the 2024 session.

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Ceremonial signing with Gov. Ivey signifies unity on Beach Express project; Mayor Kennon wants new bridge

Governor Kay Ivey was in Foley Wednesday for a ceremonial signing of paperwork related to the purchase of the Beach Express bridge in Baldwin County.

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Tuberville rejects VP, cabinet speculation in possible second Trump term – 'I look forward to supporting him from the Senate'

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) downplayed speculation of a potential vice president or cabinet position in a possible second Donald Trump administration.

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Legislators begin considering K-12 funding formula changes

Alabama lawmakers began a series of meetings on Tuesday to consider possibly changing how the state funds K-12 public education before the 2025 legislative session begins.

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May Day mass shooting close call for Baldwin County; Coroner almost out of space for bodies

In the wake of the mass May Day shooting in Baldwin County, the coroner says there is a big problem with small facilities.

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