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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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U.S. Rep. Moore: Biden 'woke' policies to blame for mass airline flight cancellations — ‘We’re seeing our system broken in transportation'

According to U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), the thousands of flight delays and cancellations Wednesday were the result of the Biden administration making a “total disaster of hiring people based on certain categories they may fit in and not qualifications."

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1819 News launched as a separate entity by the Alabama Policy Institute

1819 News announced its formal independence from the Alabama Policy Institute (API). 1819 News, which first began publishing in October 2021, was previously a fully-owned subsidiary of the Alabama Policy Institute. 

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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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UAB drops its third consecutive one-possession game, this time to Western Kentucky at Bartow Arena

Western Kentucky makes the big plays in the final minute to pull out the 80-78 win over UAB.

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Samford runs away from Wofford to remain unbeaten in Southern Conference play

Samford hits 16 3-pointers in the win over Wofford at the Pete Hanna Center.

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Crimson Tide use late runs to beat the Razorbacks

Alabama traveled to Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR Wednesday and walked away with their second road win of the season against a ranked opponent, defeating No. 15 Arkansas 84-69.

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AG Steve Marshall: Justice Department’s guidance on remote prescription of abortion pills ‘illegal and dangerous’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall issued a statement on Tuesday in response to a U.S. Department of Justice opinion that suggests U.S. postal service carriers could deliver abortion pills in states where abortion is illegal, calling the guidance “illegal and dangerous.”

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New Mobile County District Attorney vows to protect rights, seek justice

Mobile County District Attorney Keith Blackwood was sworn in Wednesday by the honorable Michael A. Youngpeter, of the 13th Judicial Circuit. Blackwood was elected as District Attorney following the retirement of District Attorney Ashley Rich.

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House Speaker Ledbetter: Special session before regular session to allocate ARPA federal COVID relief funds possible

As the legislature continues its organizing session, House leadership is not closing the door on a possible special session to allocate federal COVID-19 relief funds.

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Birmingham Water Works files restraining order, injunction to stop petition that would allow city to seize control

The Birmingham Water Works filed a temporary restraining order and an injunction to stop a petition for a proposed ordinance for the city to take over the utility. 

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Perry County Commission chairman Albert Turner, Jr. indicted for voter fraud

Perry County Commission chairman Albert Turner, Jr., has been indicted of felony and misdemeanor counts of voter fraud, according to a press release by Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill and Alabama’s Fourth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Michael Jackson released on Wednesday.

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1819 News Reporter Craig Monger talks the new Alabama House of Representatives rules on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on The Jeff Poor Show on FM Talk 106.5 as they discuss the new Alabama House of Representatives rules, which appear to stifle debate on amendments and make the legislative process less transparent.

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Sean of the South: Breakfast King

The kid is an artist. He stands behind the flat top grill, flipping eggs. I am at your quintessential American eatery. It’s raining. But it’s warm inside. And I’m happy here.

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Birmingham City Council approves plan to build 'micro-shelters' for city's homeless — Site and provider selection to begin

The Birmingham City Council unanimously passed a measure to move forward with a plan to build a community of “micro-shelters” for the homeless in the city.

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Alabama House passes amended rules package — Speaker Ledbetter says concerns addressed in caucus meeting, bipartisan negotiation

At Tuesday's organizing session, the Alabama House of Representatives approved a series of contentious rule changes in tandem with electing new House leadership.

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