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Birmingham’s ‘Country Boy Eddie’ passes away ‘peacefully in his home’ at 92

Longtime host of the Country Boy Eddie Show on WBRC FOX6 Gordon Edward Burns has passed away at the age of 92, according to reports.

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Former Crimson Tide running back Ahmaad Galloway dead at 42

Former Alabama Crimson Tide running back Ahmaad Galloway, 42, was found dead in his apartment Monday.

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Baldwin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler rejects 'gender-affirming' counselor guidelines — 'We are not and we will not be mandating any acceptance of gender identity beyond what is published on a birth certificate'

Baldwin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler responded Friday to a report about an online handbook found on the school system’s website. The documents instructed school counselors to use students’ preferred gender pronouns and teach them how to navigate counseling situations confidentially. The guidelines were from the American School Counselor Association.

Alabama Supreme Court changes rule to allow Ivey to set timeframe for execution warrants

The Alabama Supreme Court brought about a rule change on Thursday that will allow the governor to set a time frame for execution warrants in the state. 

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Matt Clark: Alabama pensions may be funding woke causes

Most of us haven’t cared where investors put our money as long as those investments produce good results. But in 2023, we’re starting to ask questions, both from a moral and financial standpoint.

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Outgoing Mobile Co. Sheriff Sam Cochran: Fmr Speaker Mike Hubbard, Walmart fought efforts to curb meth production

Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran only has a few more days in office and he is now speaking about his career and how things were not what he thought they were in the beginning.

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Mo Brooks decries influence of special interest groups over U.S. Congress — 'It’s a very corrupt process'

Though no longer in office, former U.S. Congressman Mo Brooks is still speaking out against government corruption and the influence of special interest groups.

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College football recruiting roundup: Kavoisey Smoke finds a new football home and Asa Martin enters the transfer portal

Former Kentucky running back Kavosiey Smoke, former UAB tight end Brody Dalton and former West Alabama running back Demetrius Battle find new football homes.

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Baldwin County Schools requiring school counselors to affirm students' preferred pronouns, gender identity

According to documents posted to the Baldwin County Public Schools website, the school system is compelling its counselors to use students’ preferred gender pronouns and teaching them how to navigate counseling situations confidentially.

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Auburn adds former 5-star defensive tackle through transfer portal

Hugh Freeze’s hot start as Auburn’s head football coach continued Thursday with another big time signing through the transfer portal. The Tigers have landed one of the top defensive tackles in the transfer portal and a former five-star from Kentucky, Justin Rogers. 

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UAB starting quarterback Dylan Hopkins enters the transfer portal

UAB quarterback Dylan Hopkins the transfer portal after starting for the majority of the past two seasons.

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At least 6 dead in central Alabama after tornado outbreak; Governor declares state of emergency

Governor Kay Ivey declared a state of emergency for six counties after a destructive storm system came through Thursday. At least six people were killed in Autauga County and others were injured in Morgan County.

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Justin Bogie talks the state grocery tax on FM Talk 1065

Listen to the Alabama Policy Institute's Senior Director of Fiscal Policy Justin Bogie on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they question why Alabama leadership doesn't seem to be interested in repealing the grocery tax when Alabama is one of only three states that still fully tax groceries, the state has historic budget surpluses and such a move would provide real relief to Alabamians suffering under the current inflationary economy.

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Birmingham Water Works Board elects former Democratic State House candidate as chairwoman

The Birmingham Water Works Board elected former Democratic candidate for the Alabama House of Representatives Tereshia Huffman as its new chairwoman on Wednesday, following a hectic 2022 for the utility.

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State Rep. Paschal seeks to make parental rights ‘fundamental’

State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) pre-filed a bill on Thursday that he said will secure parental rights as “fundamental.”

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Citizens group petitions to overhaul Madison city leadership structure

The petition calls for hiring a city manager to oversee daily city operations, redrawing the city’s seven districts into six and having the mayor become the tie-breaking seventh vote, 256 Today reported.

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Perry County Commission chairman calls voter fraud charges ‘political theater at its finest’

A recent indictment of Perry County Commission Chairman Albert Turner, Jr. for voter fraud is “bogus,” according to a statement released on social media by Turner on Wednesday night.

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Large, dangerous tornado causes destruction in Selma

Homes were torn apart in Selma Thursday when a large, destructive tornado plowed through the area around Alabama 22 near Craig Field Airport. The twister then continued its path, lifting then cycling back down in Autauga County.

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State Rep. Shedd named new House Majority Whip

House Majority Leader Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) announced the appointment of State Rep. Randall Shedd (R-Fairview) as House Majority Whip during this quadrennium.

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Lyle Henley will remain at the helm of the UAB football strength and conditioning program

UAB football coach Trent Dilfer will retain Lyle Henley as the program's director of athletic performance. Henley has served in that role since 2016.

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Violent crime down in unincorporated Jefferson County for 2022, despite record homicides in Birmingham

Though 2022 was Birmingham’s most violent year so far this century, the stark increase in homicides did not reach the unincorporated areas of Jefferson County. Rather, these areas experienced a decline in violent crime compared to 2021. 

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KCarl Smith: A House finally united

Far from how mass media tried to make it appear, last week’s work in the U.S. House of Representatives may turn out to be the most productive and useful to Americans in recent memory.

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A look at Saban's final coaches poll top 25 ballot of the season

Despite Alabama not being a participant in the college football national championship game on Monday night, Nick Saban still found a way to be at the game, serving as an analyst, part of the ESPN College Gameday crew.

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U.S. Rep Jerry Carl tapped to serve on House Appropriations Committee — 'This is a huge win for our district and our state'

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) has been appointed to membership in the U.S. House Appropriations Committee.

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Mike Rogers not leaving GOP Steering Committee — 'I plan to remain on Steering for the balance of this Congress'

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks)  will not be stepping down from the U.S. House Steering Committee despite courting the idea after a heated confrontation between him and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) went viral.  

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Ivey continues to tout broadband expansion as a top priority — 'The state’s plan for expanding digital infrastructure is working efficiently'

On Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey visited the Farmers Telecommunications Headquarters in Rainville to participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for broadband projects in DeKalb and Jackson counties.

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Former U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks: Congressmen secretly up compensation by over $39,000

Congressional compensation increases should be used to attract better candidates for Congress, not reward those who happen to win. 

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