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Auburn cruises in non-conference meet; Stevens wins all-around

With two major SEC meets looming, and Sunisa Lee not competing on the floor, No. 5 Auburn took care of business against No. 20 NC State. The Tigers surpassed 197 for the fourth time this year, defeating the Wolfpack 197.175-196.125. 

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Tuberville on Project Veritas Pfizer video: Companies that receive taxpayer dollars shouldn’t play ‘dangerous games’ with gain-of-function research

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) took to Twitter on Friday morning to address the recent undercover video from Project Veritas in which an alleged Pfizer employee discusses the possibility of the pharmaceutical company mutating the COVID-19 virus to create new vaccines.

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Hundreds hear and feel 'big boom and shake' in south Alabama

An unusual boom was felt and heard just after 11 a.m. Friday in south Alabama. Meteorologists, first responders and news media received hundreds of calls about the boom and shake from a widespread area.

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Sunderland: Five possible candidates for the Alabama offensive coordinator position

With the recent departure of former Alabama offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien taking the same position with the New England Patriots, Nick Saban is forced to hire his ninth offensive coordinator since taking over as head coach of the Alabama program in 2007.

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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle sold out show in Birmingham: ‘It was fair game’

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin joined "Alabama’s Morning News with JT" on Thursday to discuss controversial comedians Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle, who performed at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center on Wednesday night.

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Former NFL quarterback, Heisman finalist Ryan Leaf speaks about opioid addiction and mental health at VitAL summit

Former NFL quarterback and 1997 Heisman Trophy finalist Ryan Leaf spoke at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook on Thursday about his struggle with opioid addiction. 

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University of Alabama condemns antisemitic messages found written in chalk around campus

The watchdog organization Stop Antisemitism is asking the University of Alabama to investigate anti-Jewish messages seen written in chalk around the Tuscaloosa campus.

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'Betrayed and violated': Accuser speaks out against Perry Hooper, Jr. lawsuit

The woman who accused former State Rep. Perry Hooper, Jr. of sexual abuse is speaking out after Hooper claimed the alleged assault was an “obvious political setup” and sued the city of Montgomery for his arrest.

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Running back Asa Martin will play his final college season at Troy

Asa Martin, a former four-star running back from Austin High in Decatur, has enrolled at Troy.

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State Sen. April Weaver sets sights on state's 'good time laws' in upcoming legislative session

State Sen. April Weaver (R-Brierfield) is prioritizing Alabama's so-called "good time laws" in the upcoming legislative session to prevent the premature release of dangerous inmates from prison.

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Cole Peterson's second time inside the UAB football program is much different than his first

At 24 years old, Cole Peterson is a little more than a year removed from graduating from Youngstown State and is in his early days of serving as UAB’s Executive Director of Football Operations.

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AG Steve Marshall: $276 million opioid settlement should go toward solving addiction

As a result of the settlements, Alabama has been rewarded $276 million. 

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Matt Clark: Progress for liberty in COVID-related court decisions

As fear of COVID wanes, the judiciary will hopefully take an honest look at the legality of emergency actions. Otherwise, we will have taught our government that it can do whatever it wants in the name of “emergency” and get away with it.

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UAB uses a big second half to knock off Louisiana Tech for the second time this season

UAB turns up the defensive pressure in the second half to pull out a Conference USA win over Louisiana Tech.

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Justin Bogie talks tax relief for Alabama citizens on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Fiscal and Budget Reporter Justin Bogie on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss tax rebates versus tax cuts and what each would mean for Alabama citizens.

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Marshall, 15 state AGs ask Congress to roll back Biden administration's COVID vaccine powers

Congress should “modify, clarify, and rescind” the emergency-use authorization authority the federal government used to approve novel COVID vaccines, according to a letter sent to Congressional leaders from Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and 15 other attorneys general on Thursday.

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Palmer: Classified document saga 'goes all the way back to Hillary Clinton' — 'Should be of concern to both parties'

During an appearance on Fox News on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) said all, regardless of party affiliation, should be concerned about how sensitive documents were being handled.

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Justin Bogie: Too many lawmakers would rather spend money on government than return it to the people
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Ivey issues executive order to ensure compliance with public records requests for state agencies

In her newest round in a series of executive orders, Gov. Kay Ivey seeks to provide the public with easier access to state agencies' public records.

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Baldwin County deputies rescue teen with serious injuries from 'human trafficking operation'

A traffic stop in Baldwin County led to a horrifying discovery for deputies. Now, two people are facing charges in connection to what investigators believe was a human trafficking operation.

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Versatility is a strength for new UAB defensive coordinator Sione Ta'ufo'ou

Sione Ta'ufo'ou has handled a variety of roles during his football coaching career.

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City of Foley selected to host police K9 competition; National Champion to be selected

A national police dog competition is coming to south Alabama in September and officers and their K9s around the U.S. are preparing for the big event.

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Life on Wheels helps prevent over 360 abortions — 'That’s the power of ultrasound'

“When a woman changes her mind after seeing the ultrasound, we call that an interception. But if they come to Christ, that’s a pick six.”

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'Our food chain is broken': Foley farmer believes drastic increase in egg prices is a hoax, and she's not alone

Egg prices continue to soar after a record price jump in 2022. Industry leaders have blamed avian influenza and feed prices as reasons to drastically increase prices.

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Once again, Jelly Walker's availability will be a game-time decision when UAB plays host to Louisiana Tech on Thursday night

UAB standout Jelly Walker has missed the past three games with a bruised foot. He is listed as a game-time decision for Thursday night's game against visiting Louisiana Tech.

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KCarl Smith: Why I’m pulling for quarterback Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts is a splendid example to all of us. When we plan our work, work our plan, and refuse to give up, we can always make things better. 

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U.S. Sen. Tuberville: 'We're walking a fine line' sending tanks to Ukraine

The United States is “walking a fine line” in the Ukraine-Russia conflict, according to U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) who is concerned about the billions of dollars and equipment being sent overseas.

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