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The great Alabama outdoors: Saltwater anglers break 11 records from 2021 to 2022

The salt life was a good one for anglers in Alabama during the period of October 2021 through October 2022.

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Recruiting Recap: Auburn lands three transfers and one flip

The rebuilding of Auburn’s defensive unit continued over the weekend as the Tigers turned to the transfer portal once again, and even landed a recruit with offers from several Power Five programs.

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U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers, Matt Gaetz reconcile following outburst on House floor during Speaker race

U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) and Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) are back on speaking terms following an outburst by Rogers Friday night during the final hours of the U.S. House Speaker race.

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Some lawmakers wary of proposed rule changes to be considered by the Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives is expected to consider several significant rule changes that could alter the balance of power in the legislature's lower chamber.

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State recruiting roundup: Troy adds four offensive linemen from the transfer portal and another from junior college

A pair of transfer portal prospects announced they committed to UAB during the weekend. More UAB commitments are expected soon.

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Phil Williams: Debating the debate in Congress

It would be far more concerning if there had been no debate in Congress this past week. What we saw was healthy. It was truly democracy in action.

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Auburn Gymnastics scores program record in season opener

The No. 5 Auburn gymnastics team picked up right where they left off during the inaugural Super 16 in Vegas. Scoring a 197.350 at a quad meet that featured No. 1 Oklahoma, No. 4 Michigan and No. 10 UCLA, the Tigers finished in third place behind Oklahoma(197.925) and Michigan(197.400).

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State college basketball roundup: Montevallo wins on late 3-pointer while UAH and West Alabama join five-way tie for 1st in GSC

Troy's Zay Williams became the 10th player in Troy history to score at least 1,000 points in his career.

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Crimson Tide football legend John Hannah — 'I always loved Alabama'; Says Bear Bryant taught him how to 'outwork everybody'

During an appearance on this week's "1819 News: The Podcast," NFL Hall of Fame offensive lineman John Hannah, who starred at the University of Alabama, discussed his football career, including playing for legendary football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant.

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Randy Tatano: Death on an Alabama basketball court

The death of an athlete in any sport is rare, but after the very visible collapse of Damar Hamlin, the potential for it is front and center in minds across the country.

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Ashley Carter: I regret that my family didn’t homeschool earlier

One of the best things about homeschooling was the overwhelming peace that leaving the public school system brought. The constant battle we experienced there became too much.

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City of Birmingham considers purchasing 'micro-shelters' for homeless

The Birmingham City Council is considering building “micro-shelters” to address the homelessness problem in the city.

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Auburn bounces back with wire-to-wire victory over Arkansas

Classes have not even started, students are still enjoying their winter breaks, but when Wendell Green Jr. opened the game with a four-point play, there was a sense of something different in the air of Neville Arena. It was not a perfect game from the Tigers, but Auburn’s game plan was sound and the Jungle roared once again as the Tigers took down the No. 13 Razorbacks 72-59. 

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Poor defense and critical mistakes are part of UAB's overtime loss at FIU on Saturday night

UAB fell to 0-2 on its Florida trip after allowing 90 points in a loss to a FIU that began the week without a Conference USA win.

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Samford holds on to win at UNC Greensboro

Samford owns sole possession of first place in the Southern Conference standings with a win at UNC Greensboro.

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Miller, Sears lead Crimson Tide to blowout victory over Kentucky Wildcats

Saturday, No. 7 Alabama put together another impressive game, blowing out Kentucky 78-52 and advancing their SEC record to 3-0 for the first time since the 1986-87 season.

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Lifeline: Pro-life Christian organization in Birmingham helps broken and struggling families

Herbie Newell was recently in Kansas meeting with a real estate agent about a piece of property. When the man asked him what he did for a living, Newell told him.

'There's just something special about him': East Alabama child collects items for those in need instead of asking for Christmas gifts

For those who remember going through the old “Sears Christmas Wish Book” and circling all of the toys they wanted from Santa as a child, there is no doubt that kids have a little extra hope during the Christmas season. But for one east Alabama child, hope was something he gave to others in 2022.

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'Self-managed' abortions could still bring criminal prosecution under child chemical endangerment laws

Pills and other self-managed abortions could run afoul of Alabama law, even though the prevailing law does not hold mothers criminally liable for receiving an abortion.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers faces fallout from House floor incident — 'People shouldn’t be drinking, especially when you’re a redneck, on the House floor'

Even though U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) would win the House Speaker's race, it may have been overshadowed by an incident moments earlier on the U.S. House of Representatives floor involving U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) and Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.). Throughout the week, Gaetz had been the figurehead for the opposition to McCarthy's bid, which kept McCarthy from reaching the required majority to earn the role.

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Crimson Tide football legend turned cattleman John Hannah decries beef industry ‘oligarchies,’ inflation — ‘I’m going to go out of business’

John Hannah is a Crimson Tide and New England Patriot football legend. Now he raises beef cattle in Blountsville, and he said inflation could put him out of business if it continues at its current rate.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Don’t tread on me, congressional bullies

Whether or not U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) wins the race for Speaker, the whole situation has revealed a more significant issue: there are too many bullies in D.C.

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UAB needs to turn the page quickly after Thursday's C-USA loss at FAU

UAB tries to get out of Florida with at least one win as the Blazers play at FIU in a Conference USA game on Saturday night.

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Alabama play-by-play voice Eli Gold diagnosed with 'treatable' form of cancer

The “Voice of the Crimson Tide”, Eli Gold, missed the entire 2022 football season due to health issues and announced Friday that he is battling with a “treatable” form of cancer.

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'They are trying to cancel my whole existence': Huntsville drag queen teacher discusses retirement in NYT article

In a newly released New York Times article, now-retired Huntsville drag queen teacher, James Miller, discusses backlash after videos of drag queen story hour went viral. 

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Samford and UNC Greensboro play on Saturday with first place in the Southern Conference at stake

Samford and UNC Greensboro are the only two teams still unbeaten in Southern Conference men's basketball play.

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Kevin McCarthy wins Speakership — All six Alabama Republicans in House of Representatives back McCarthy, longest Speaker race in over 100 years

U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday night during the 15th ballot cast in the contentious leadership election by a 216-211 vote, with five members voting "present."

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