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Tuberville rips NCAA over Title IX, transgender athletes – 'They won't take a side'

Wednesday, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) took to the nationally syndicated "Rick & Bubba Show" to commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Title IX, which he credits for the expansion of female sports at the grade school and collegiate levels.

Butler Alabama News
Third-place HD2 GOP primary candidate's attorney notifies apparent nominee Ben Harrison of formal challenge

Bryan Taylor, the attorney for Kimberly Butler, the third-place finisher in last month's State House District 2 Republican primary, formally notified apparent nominee former Limestone County Commissioner Ben Harrison of a challenge to the outcome in Tuesday's Republican primary.

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Auburn's Jabari Smith expected to be first pick in NBA draft

Auburn freshman Jabari Smith is projected by many mock drafts to be the first player taken in tonight's NBA draft.

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Whatley 'disturbed' by Democrat claim of swaying GOP primary outcome in NY Times; Says 422 Dem voters crossed over in SD27

State Sen. Whatley criticized a New York Times op-ed and claimed 422 voters who participated in "multiple" Democratic primaries voted in last month's SD27 Republican Party primary.

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EXTREME HEAT: Forecasters warn of impact of hot and muggy conditions

A warming trend is expected to continue this week and forecasters are warning about the possible impact across Alabama.

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Artemis I rocket test update: 'The rehearsal was successful, but we do have a leak'

While the football field length rocket performed very well overall during the simulated countdown test, there were a few problems with some hardware, including a problem with the same piece of ground support equipment on the launch pad that caused the failure of a previous attempt to fully fill the rocket’s huge propellant tanks and simulate a countdown during the last test a couple of months ago.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Look at who you're not allowed to criticize

The irony of fact-checkers blocking a quote that multiple sites credit to a variety of speakers – including, perhaps Voltaire - would be funny, if it weren't pathetic. But it’s not.

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Alabama group offers church security training in light of recent shooting

Churches across the state are looking to heighten their security in light of the recent shooting in Vestavia Hills

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85 years ago today: Alabama-born boxing legend Joe Louis became heavyweight champion

Today is the 85th anniversary of Chambers County native Joe Louis’s victory over James Braddock, which won him the heavyweight boxing title in 1937.

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Alabama Department of Public Health releases guidelines for vaccinating Infants and toddlers

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has announced official guidelines for vaccinating infants and toddlers.

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Funerals to be held this week at church where 3 were shot and killed

Funerals for three people killed by a gunman during a church potluck dinner in Alabama will be held this week, the church's pastor said Monday.

Ray Melick Alabama News
Ray Melick: Democrats voting Republican - can you blame them?

Let’s be honest: how do you know that someone hasn’t simply changed their minds, the way so many of our Democrat-turned-Republican political leaders have done in this state over the last two decades?

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Arkansas' 11-1 win knocks Auburn out of College World Series

Auburn (43-22) finished with 18 more wins than a year ago and made it to Omaha after being picked last in the Southeastern Conference West.

Statehouse Alabama News
Eight legislative highlights from Tuesday's runoff results

The unfinished business of legislative races, carried over from both parties' primaries last month, was scattered throughout Alabama on Tuesday.

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Mo Brooks offers caustic and sarcastic congratulations to the Democratic Party after losing Senate runoff

“I would be remiss if I did not congratulate the Alabama Democratic Party for helping to ensure that the Democrat nominee in the Republican Primary won. So, congratulations to the Alabama Democratic party. They now have two nominees in the general election, Will Boyd and my opponent [Katie Britt] who they endorsed and helped push over the finish line both in the primary and in the runoff.”, Brooks said.

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U.S. Rep. Aderholt says 'doing everything we can' to bring captured Alabamians back from Ukraine

Monday, U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) appeared on Newsmax TV's "Rob Schmitt Tonight" to offer viewers an update on Andy Huynh and Alexander Drueke, two U.S. veterans from Alabama captured by Russian forces.

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Katie Britt wins GOP nomination for Senate

Katie Britt won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate with an almost two to one advantage over Congressman Mo Brooks.

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Katie Britt declared winner in GOP primary runoff for U.S. Senate; See unofficial results here

The 2022 primary runoff results are in and we now know who will be on the Nov. 8 general election ballot in several major races.

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Ray Melick talks the Primary Runoff elections on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the Primary Runoff, the possibility that the competitive Fifth Congressional District runoff may affect the outcome of other races and the apparent requirement in Alabama that candidates have style and substance.

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44th annual Helen Keller Festival to be held in Tuscumbia this week

This year’s Helen Keller Festival will begin on Thursday evening in downtown Tuscumbia.

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Joey Clark: H.L. Mencken explains American idiocracy 100 years ago

“As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”

Stephanie Holden Smith Alabama News
Stephanie Holden Smith: You catch more flies with money

While politics are clearly and incontrovertibly relational, political campaigns have developed into something entirely different. In fact, the political campaign version of, “you can catch more flies with honey” must be, “you can catch more flies with money.”

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“This ain’t no way to go”: gasoline stolen out of church van, pastor responds

“They lost, and we did too,” said Cephus Prophitt, senior pastor at Church of God of Prophecy in Pinson.

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VIDEO: Mouse caught on camera at Oxford restaurant

A Facebook post made Sunday showed a mouse nibbling on produce at a buffet in Oxford.

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Alabama to order COVID vaccines for kids, Concerned Doctors group warn of dangers

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has announced plans to follow federal guidelines in allowing COVID-19 vaccinations for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.

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Chambers County Deputy dies in the line of duty

Chambers County Deputy killed in the line of duty on Monday.

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State House District 2 candidate Kimberly Butler claims evidence primary election loss a result of misappropriated ballots

According to GOP House District 2 candidate Kimberly Butler, some voters in Lauderdale County were given a ballot with the wrong candidates and therefore did not have an opportunity to vote for Butler.

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