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State Sen. Chris Elliot to introduce bill pushing mandatory inmate release to 2030

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) will be introducing a bill to postpone Alabama’s mandatory release date for inmates to 2030, removing any retroactive benefits to inmates.

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ALDI Regional Headquarters opens facility in south Alabama to serve four states

Tuesday was a big day for the city of Loxley and Baldwin County. The ALDI Regional Headquarters and Distribution Center celebrated its grand opening.

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Jalen Hurts: From benched in college football title game to Super Bowl starting quarterback

Sunday, former Alabama quarterback and current Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts led his team to a 31-7 victory over the San Francisco 49ers to punch his ticket to his first-ever Super Bowl.

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State Rep. Crawford: North Alabama I-65 welcome center rocket to cost millions to repair or replace; Lawmakers look for options

Alabama lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do about the rocket at the Alabama Rest Stop off of I-65 in Ardmore and how they can pay for renovating or replacing it. One lawmaker even suggested using COVID-19 relief money.

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Justin Bogie: Medicaid expansion debate goes beyond bringing in federal dollars

Alabama should not take the “do it because everybody else is” approach to Medicaid.

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Birmingham City Council spends surplus on city employee raise, ‘family fun park’ in Five Points West, Caraway Amphitheater and more

The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved several measures on Tuesday morning to spend what Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said is a budget surplus of over $80 million.

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ADOC dials back inmate release — Only 96 slated to leave prison on Tuesday

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) is scaling back the scheduled release of over 400 inmates on Tuesday to just under 100.

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Justin Bogie talks Alabama's budget growth over the past 4 years on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Fiscal and Budget Reporter Justin Bogie on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss Alabama's budget growth over the past 4 years, a whopping 36% increase.

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Principals at Jefferson County Schools receive training to administer opioid-countering drug

School principals in Jefferson County now know how to administer a drug that reverses the effect of opioid overdoses.

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Alabama AG Steve Marshall joins lawsuit over Dept. of Labor’s ESG rule

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 24 other attorneys general last week in a lawsuit over a Department of Labor (DOL) rule allowing Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investments in retiree accounts.

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Joey Clark: Loss of faith in God leads to loss of faith in our institutions

Restore men’s individual trust in something higher than themselves — in something they themselves could never begin to create or truly understand — and they may again begin to instill confidence in institutions.

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Ashville High School guidance counselor arrested for sex acts with student

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of a school guidance counselor Monday in connection to an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Still no answers on 'big boom' in south Alabama

No agencies have claimed responsibility for a big boom heard Friday across the coast of Alabama.

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Lt. Gov. Ainsworth asks U.S. Dept. of Transportation to fund new bridge over Coosa River for Southside, Rainbow City

He is putting his full support behind the cities’ and state’s application for the RAISE grant to construct a new northbound bridge that will more efficiently and more safely handle the area’s growing traffic.

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Can UAB find a way to snap the longest current men's basketball winning streak in the country when FAU comes to town on Thursday?

FAU carries a 20-game win streak into Bartow Arena with 14 of those wins coming in Conference USA play.

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AG Marshall files lawsuit to prevent scheduled release of over 400 inmates

Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a lawsuit to prevent the early release of over 400 inmates slated to vacate various Alabama prisons on Tuesday.

1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver talks abortion drugs on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss abortion drugs and the fact that one in seventeen women need medical treatment after using them.

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Latest 'Twitter Files' release implicates major media outlets in pushing false claims of Russian bot influence — includes the 2017 Alabama U.S. Senate race

“Before, we could only speculate. Now we know: the ‘Russian threat’ was, in this case at least, just a bunch of ordinary Americans dressed up to look like a Red Menace."

Oxygen show revisits the saga of former Mobile Co. Commissioner Steve Nodine and the death of Angel Downs

Nearly 13 years after the high-profile death of 45-year-old realtor Angel Downs in Gulf Shores, the true crime show “Accident, Suicide or Murder” on Oxygen featured her story.

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What guns were used in Birmingham homicides in 2022?

In 2022, Birmingham experienced one of its most violent years in modern history, totaling at least 144 homicides. Several of the homicides involved firearms, many of which were drive-by-shootings. 

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Alabama Sheriff's Association condemns Memphis police in death of Tyre Nichols

The Alabama Sheriff’s Association has come out in full condemnation of the January 7 police beating that allegedly resulted in the death of Tyre Nichols.

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Alabama, Auburn fall in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

A tough week of games saw both Alabama and Auburn drop in this week's Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

School Kids Alabama News
Phil Williams: For our kids

Conservatives want our children to be educated. Liberal progressives just want our children.

Markshirey Alabama News
Freshman Legislator Focus: Mark Shirey — 'When we do tax cuts, let's make a smaller government'

Education is the “number one issue that keeps coming up” in District 100, according to new State Rep. Mark Shirey (R-Mobile).

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Team-bonding experience at Baseball Country leads UAB's baseball team into practice for the regular season

UAB baseball coach Casey Dunn took the Blazers to Baseball Country, which is near Tuscaloosa, to help bring his team together.

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Troy's work toward building another special football season has begun

A large group of midyear football enrollees are already hard at work for Troy.

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State Rep. Chestnut files bill to prohibit mandatory employee microchipping

A bill in the Alabama Legislature seeks to prohibit companies from mandating employees receive a microchip implant as a condition for employment.

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