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Former Citronelle police chief indicted for using excessive force, misleading investigators

Former Citronelle Police Department Chief John Tyler Norris was recently indicted by a grand jury in the Southern District of Alabama for allegedly using excessive force and lying to investigators.

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UAB's Devodric Bynum has added motivation in Saturday's Children's Harbor Homecoming game

UAB's Devodric Bynum has some special reasons to be motivated in Saturday's Children's Harbor Homecoming game.

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Controversial call part of Samford's Southern Conference win over Furman

Southern Conference reprimands the on-the-field officials after a call in Samford's win over Furman on Saturday.

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Alabama prison homicides still amongst highest in the nation

Alabama inmates are all but back to work after a week-long protest of prison conditions that saw hundreds of inmates refuse to do their assigned work.

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Gadsden man arrested in multi-million dollar health care fraud conspiracy connected to Huntsville business

Two men from north Alabama are facing federal charges related to medical kickback and health care fraud conspiracies.

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Catholic pro-life prayer initiative seeks closure of Birmingham’s Planned Parenthood mega facility

Pro-life Catholic organization American Life League’s (ALL) Marian Blue Wave prayer initiative will be leading prayer for the closure of a 10,000-square-foot Planned Parenthood facility throughout October. 

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Madison County DA office blames COVID for delay in charges in fatal crash; Driver arrested on multiple charges

A fatal crash on Nov. 27, 2021, claimed two lives and injured five others in Huntsville. However, nearly a year later no one has been arrested or charged and the family of the victims says they are tired of excuses.

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'Delete Dixie': University of Alabama faculty, students petition to censor fight song

A small group of people at the University of Alabama is petitioning the school to remove “Dixie” from its “Yea, Alabama!” fight song in favor of a “more appropriate term."

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Tuberville’s ‘Families of the Fallen’ bill expected to be signed into law soon

A bill by U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) that would increase the maximum life insurance benefit for military families by $100,000 is expected to be signed into law this week.

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Merrill: 'Certain people' discussing consequences for ALGOP chair Wahl for 'misrepresentation' of official ID to vote

Tuesday on "Alabama's Morning News with JT," Secretary of State John Merrill weighed in on Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl using identification he had reportedly made to vote in the last two elections.

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Pete Riehm seeks to flip long-time Democrat Senate District 33 to GOP

Republican Alabama Senate hopeful Pete Riehm, a fixture on the Mobile talk radio airwaves and 2012 congressional candidate, has some saying SD33 is one to watch in a state with very few competitive general election races.

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UAB's Bryant Vincent talks penalties and overcoming adversity during his radio show on Monday night

UAB head coach Bryant Vincent details some frustrations in the loss at Rice

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Medical groups call on DOJ to investigate 'bomb threats' targeting youth transgender clinics

On Monday, three medical groups joined together to call on the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate anyone who may be responsible for “provoking and carrying out bomb threats” against transgender clinics.

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1819 News Assistant Editor Caleb Taylor talks gambling on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Assistant Editor Caleb Taylor on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss gambling in Arkansas, with which Caleb is familiar, and gambling/"games of skill" legislation that may be introduced in the 2023 Alabama regular legislative session.

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Barry Moore aide indicted for insurance fraud, placed on administrative leave

A congressional aide at the Dothan office of U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) was placed on administrative leave after she was jailed Monday on charges of insurance fraud, according to reports.

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1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith talks school choice on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss school choice and the puzzling pride that school administrators have, wanting control over homeschool and religious school students when state test scores are at or near the worst of all the states.

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Alabama Department of Public Health silent on partnership with organizations pushing comprehensive sexual education

Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is still refusing to answer questions about the agency’s affiliation with groups pushing for comprehensive sexual education.

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'Surreal' moment for Troy quarterback Jarret Doege features win over his former teammates

Veteran quarterback Jarret Doege came off the bench on Saturday to help his team overcome Western Kentucky.

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UAB Athletics Hall of Fame induction class for 2022 includes current basketball head coach Andy Kennedy

The UAB Hall of Fame Class of 2022 consists of Andy Kennedy, Fran Braasch, Derrick Ingram, Ryan Keedy and Alan Kaufman.

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Wall Street Journal editorial board weighs in on Alabama redistricting case

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Editorial Board weighed in on Merrill v. Milligan, the case going before the Supreme Court on Tuesday that involves Alabama’s recent redrawing of its congressional districts.

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Fire officials warn expiration of federal money could further fuel equipment, staffing crisis in Alabama

With higher prices and less availability of equipment and fewer people interested in first responder jobs, Gene Coleman said Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) are necessary.

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Stephanie Holden Smith: Educational freedom should mean freedom for every Alabama student

School Choice is a hot button issue in Alabama and nationwide. But what is school choice? More importantly, what is it not, and what should or could it be?

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ADOC: Inmate worker strikes dwindle, partial work returns to most prisons

The inmate workers at 10 out of the 15 major Alabama prisons have ended their strike and returned to work, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

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Joey Clark: Power is impatient — A short reflection on 1 Corinthians 13

Power delights in its own effectual evils but does so while claiming to rejoice with the good of its aims. Power’s desired ends always justify any possible means. 

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Nick Saban says no update on Bryce Young; Warns players to avoid social media 'rat poison'

With an injured quarterback’s game status up in the air, and an upcoming game as a heavy favorite against the team that beat Alabama last year, the ingredients for a classic Nick Saban press conference rant were all there on Monday.

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Auburn edge Eku Leota 'likely out' for season with pectoral injury

The Auburn defense has been dealt a serious blow following the LSU game, as Bryan Harsin confirmed that Eku Leota suffered a pectoral injury and will have surgery on Tuesday. 

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‘No damage’ to Artemis from Hurricane Ian; Another launch date set

Hurricane Ian did “no damage” to Artemis flight hardware and another launch attempt is scheduled for mid to late November, according to NASA officials. 

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