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Richard Simmons: Protecting our greatest treasure

What we all must realize is that all material objects decrease in enjoyment and satisfaction over time. What this means is that our possessions fail to give us any degree of lasting happiness.

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Caylah Coffeen: Huntsville ranking proves we can change

But even on a small scale, Huntsville’s cultural growth promises that we’ll one day rival Nashville, Atlanta, Austin, and other famous southern cities. But what makes a city great and famous? And how can we plan for a greater future right here in Huntsville?

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Daniel Sutter: Birmingham vs. Nashville, and how cutting taxes pays off

Nashville has become “a destination for technology, culture, and business investment.”  Could Birmingham have prospered similarly?

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Ray Melick talks the Senate race and Saban's athlete recruiting comments on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the Republican Senate Primary race and Alabama football coach Nick Saban's bombshell comments on athlete recruiting.

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KCarl Smith: The people's right to keep and bear arms

Many Americans were shot and killed over the last weekend, and some of the shootings apparently involved racial hatred.

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Justin Bogie: Gas, grocery taxes crushing Alabama families; is this the leadership we want?

Next week, Alabama voters will cast their votes for the 2022 Primary Election.

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Amie Beth Shaver: The election is coming; do you remember?

Alabama's election is next week.

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Matt Clark: A good judge's bad call on Alabama's Child Protection Act

Nearly two centuries ago, Hans Christian Andersen wrote a proverbial tale that is worth revisiting frequently.

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Dr. Julia Boothe: New telehealth law includes important patient protections

Alabama physicians will have to brush up on their “webside manner” now that a new law is on the books to improve the delivery of telehealth to patients across the state.

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Joey Clark: Enjoy the sunshine, even if tomorrow looks like rain

Am I the only one in Alabama who can’t wait for this election cycle to end?

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Casey Wardynski: Education must focus on children's needs

Education must focus on children's needs, and parents must have the discretion to place their children in the educational environment that best prepares their children for life and work

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Readers react: Concerns of compromise by legislature, and Sean of the South

Our readers react to recent stories or current events, including a recent column by CEO Bryan Dawson.

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Phil Williams: The first rule of Fight Club

By now you’ve likely heard about the inexplicable mix of joy and anger coming by way of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Richard Simmons: Is God watching?

Have you ever given much thought to how certain people can commit unspeakably evil deeds? Most of us assume they are mentally deranged and sick, and in some instances they are.

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Sean of the South: The Hugger

I was in Texas a few years ago, giving a speech in the elementary school auditorium. She was sitting in the front row. She laughed at all my jokes. She laughed first. She laughed loudest.

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Caylah Coffeen: You can talk, but can you have a conversation?

With Elon Musk’s recent takeover of Twitter, and the violent pro-abortion protests following the leaked draft of SCOTUS’s opinion on Roe, discussions of free speech have flared hotly yet again.

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Justin Bogie: State parks Amendment is more of legislature's fiscal malfeasance

In less than two weeks, Alabama voters will head to the polls to cast their votes in the 2022 Republican and Democratic primary elections.

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KCarl Smith: Respect for life

Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked draft opinion indicates the Supreme Court may soon reverse Roe v. Wade, which guarantees a woman’s right to an abortion. Of course, the draft has received both praise and condemnation.

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Ray Melick talks crime and other stories on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss crime, new polls on the US Senate and Alabama Governor races and catfish, all stories today on 1819 News.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Is free speech only for the Left?
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Bryan Dawson: Let the countdown to compromise begin

In the face of much hope with the potential of Roe v. Wade being overturned, I have been cautioning everyone not to get too optimistic.

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Ray Melick talks the upcoming Republican primary races on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the various Republican primary races.

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Joey Clark: Political bigotry

Bigot — a person who is intolerant of people with different opinions or innate characteristics than their own.

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Stephanie Holden Smith: Medical Fascism
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Buck Clemons: Watch out for upcoming legislative shenanigans
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Phil Williams: Huntsville and Birmingham, a tale of two cities

I have no patience for leadership that passes the buck. Recently on Rightside Radio, I took issue with the leadership of Birmingham’s liberal Mayor Randall Woodfin.

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Readers React: Wonderful story on mom texting deceased son
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