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Running game and defense sparks Arab to a Class 5A second round win over Moody

Drake Franklin had 186 yards rushing and five touchdowns to lead Arab to the school's first second round playoff win.

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Auburn overcomes slow start, handles USF Bulls 67-59

In the 25th consecutive sellout at Neville Arena, the Tigers prevailed once again in front of a raucous home crowd. Behind the dynamic duo of point guard Wendell Green Jr. and small forward Allen Flanigan, Auburn was able to overcome a halftime deficit and defeat the University of South Florida (USF), 67-59.

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Alabama beats Liberty with big offensive night

The #20 Alabama basketball team extended its record to 2-0 with a 95-59 win over the Liberty Flames, preseason favorites to win the Atlantic Sun Conference.

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Auburn fights for bowl eligibility as Texas A&M visits Jordan-Hare

Just under two years ago, it was hard to imagine that a primetime kickoff between Auburn(3-6, 1-5 SEC) and Texas A&M(3-6, 1-5) on a Saturday in November would decide the last place team in the SEC West.

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Woodfin blames flooding on climate change again as Birmingham awarded FEMA grant for drainage

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin took to Twitter Friday morning to announce that Birmingham has been selected to receive a FEMA grant to improve the city’s drainage system. He attributed the city’s recent flooding to climate change.

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Wall Street Journal dings Alabama for tax climate

A study released by the Tax Foundation last month on states’ business tax climates shows “which states are serious about competing for labor and capital,” according to a recent editorial by the Wall Street Journal.

Birmingham-Southern running back Jon Lewis churning out yardage in his first season as a starter

Jon Lewis, a 5-foot-10, 194-yard pound sophomore at Birmingham-Southern, is leading Division III in rushing yards per game.

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Alabama Power top donor to incoming Speaker Ledbetter’s PAC in 2022

Alabama Power Company was the top donor to the political action committee (PAC) of incoming Speaker of the House Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) in 2022.

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Meet Wiregrass State Rep.-elect Rick Rehm — Names Second Amendment, repealing grocery tax top priorities

In a surprising showing, 12-year incumbent State Rep. Dexter Grimsley (D-Abbeville) was unseated in Tuesday’s election by a virtually unknown Republican candidate, Rick Rehm of Dothan.

UAB football players and interim head coach Bryant Vincent remain together during a difficult season

UAB football players stand behind interim head coach Bryant Vincent as a difficult season nears the end of the regular season.

Samford looking to retain sole possession of first place in SoCon football standings on Saturday at UTC

Samford has only beat Chattanooga twice since joining the Southern Conference in 2008.

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Alabama vs Ole Miss: 5 things to look for

Alabama may have lost their hopes of winning another championship after losing to LSU last week, but there is no time to mourn before they travel to Oxford to face the #11 Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday.

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Montgomery Public Schools flout Memorial Preservation Act — Approve renaming Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis High Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Education is moving forward with renaming two of its schools even though doing so may be against state law.

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Matt Clark: Why we have hope

Regardless of what happens next, God is still on His throne.

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UAB, Toledo play today in a game matching two of the top mid-major teams in the country

Andy Kennedy's UAB men's basketball team will be on the big stage in a Barstool Sports Invitational game against Toledo in Philadelphia's NBA arena.

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Birmingham Water Works holds public meeting, hears criticism from public about proposed rate hike

The Birmingham Water Works Boards (BWWB) held a public hearing Wednesday night to let citizens voice their opinion about the possible rate hike.

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Katie Britt names veteran Richard Shelby staffer as chief of staff

U.S Senator-elect Katie Britt has retained the legislative director of her predecessor as chief of staff as she begins building her staff to take office in January.

The Five W's of Saturday's college football games including teams from the state

Can Samford break a losing streak to Chattanooga? Will Cadillac Williams get his first win as a college interim head coach? Can Alabama win on the road?

Alabama Board of Education adds college, career readiness options in 2028

Alabama State Board of Education members voted to add certain college and career readiness requirements Thursday as a prerequisite to graduate from Alabama high schools starting in 2028.

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‘Best Police Department in Baldwin County’ now hiring

The Foley Police Department is hiring positions for officers and correctional officers. Police Chief Thurston Bullock said there are five patrol positions and four corrections positions.

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Veterans Day: Remembering Alabama's posthumous Medal of Honor recipients

Veterans Day is a federal holiday set aside to honor U.S. military veterans. Today, 1819 News spotlights eight of these heroes.

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House Republican Caucus taps Scott Stadthagen, Chris Pringle for leadership positions

The Republican Caucus of the Alabama House of Representatives has selected Rep. Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) as the next Leader of the Caucus and Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) as the House President Pro Tempore.

Nathaniel Ledbetter to serve as Alabama's next Speaker of the House

Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) was elected Thursday as the new Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Dallas County District Attorney indicates death at Selma High School potentially linked to fentanyl

A local official indicated that the death of a student at Selma High School on Tuesday might have been linked to fentanyl. 

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Three arrests made in connection to shooting at Vestavia Hills church basketball court

The Vestavia Hills Police Department announced three arrests in connection to a shooting at Shades Mountain Baptist Church on Sunday afternoon.

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Tuberville names Mary Blanche Hankey chief of staff

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has named a new chief of staff to replace Stephen Boyd, who was Tuberville’s first announced hire before he took office.

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