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Bill drafted in response to Alabama Supreme Court IVF children ruling

Legislation will be filed soon to respond to a ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court last week that an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child.

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Fox News revisits House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels' 1999 prostitution charge

On Wednesday, Fox News jumped into Alabama's second congressional district race by pointing out that one of the leaders for the Democratic nomination had contradicted the police's version of his 1999 arrest after a prostitution sting.

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Tuberville meets with Alabama missionary group under attack from Nicaraguan government

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) announced on Wednesday that he met with Jon Britton “Britt” and Audrey Hancock, the founders of Mountain Gateway, a Christian missionary organization that has served in North and Central America for more than a decade that has recently come under attack by the Nicaraguan government.

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New AL(dot)com editor in chief instituted 'straight white male' hiring ban at former employer, lawsuit alleges

On Thursday, Alabama Media Group announced it was naming Hollis R. Towns to fill the vice president of content and editor in chief vacancy left by Kelly Ann Scott, who departed for the Houston Chronicle in October.

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State Rep. England spars with pastor over bill defining male and female — 'It sounds like to me that your world is binary'

State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) had a tense exchange with a Birmingham pastor during a public hearing over a bill that would codify definitions of man, woman, boy, girl, father, mother, male, female, and sex in Alabama law and allow local public entities to establish separate single-sex spaces or environments in certain circumstances.

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Nikki Haley on Alabama Supreme Court’s IVF ruling: ‘Embryos, to me, are babies’

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said she agreed on Wednesday with an Alabama Supreme Court ruling last week that an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child. 

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Carl defends attack ads against Moore during Coffee County debate — 'You need to know who you’re voting on'

The race between U.S. Reps. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) and Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) for Alabama's first congressional district has been nothing short of contentious, with the two sparring in political ads over their records.

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Kristin Landers: Top 20 reasons not to support casinos, sports betting and a statewide lottery in Alabama

Here are 20 reasons why those in the Alabama Legislature – and their constituents – should resist supporting expanding and legalizing gambling in the state.

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House passes bill to increase policing authority of the Alabama Department of Insurance

The Alabama House of Representatives approved legislation on Tuesday to remove the Alabama Department of Insurance from the state’s sunset law provision and increase the scope of the department’s police powers.

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4 takeaways from No. 13 Alabama's 98-93 OT win over No. 24 Florida

No. 13 Alabama needed an extra five minutes to knock off No. 24 Florida, 98-93 at Coleman Coliseum on Wednesday night.

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Former MPD officer convicted of manslaughter Aaron Cody Smith to be released

Aaron Cody Smith, the former Montgomery police officer convicted of manslaughter, will soon be released from prison after accepting a new plea agreement Wednesday.

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Report: Longtime Alabama radio broadcaster Eli Gold will not be returning for the fall of 2024

Eli Gold, the iconic voice of Alabama football on the Crimson Tide Sports Network, will not be returning to the broadcast booth next year, according to a report.

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Self-proclaimed 'biggest Bama fan' Mayor Woodfin urging athletes to stay out of Alabama if bill eliminating DEI departments passes

Although he is claiming to be the "biggest Bama fan," Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin says he would advise athletes to stay out of Alabama should the state legislature pass legislation banning taxpayer-funded Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion departments.

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Jerry Carl calls on Barry Moore to denounce support from Club for Growth

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) called on his first congressional district opponent, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), to denounce Washington, D.C.-based Club for Growth after Federal Communications Commission reports revealed $581,000 in advertisement supporting Moore in the final two weeks of the race.

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Senate committee passes Carlee Russell-inspired bill creating felony charges for faking an abduction

Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee passed legislation on Wednesday enhancing penalties for falsely reporting a crime alleging an individual or the public is in imminent danger.

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‘We’re not lab rats’: Alabama farmer thankful for bill outlawing lab-grown meat

Mason Hills Farm, in Grand Bay, not only raises cattle, it is also a USDA-inspected beef processing plant. While the threat of lab-grown meat looms, Mason is proud of his product and said he doesn’t think there is anything better than real meat.

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Lunar experiment of Sylacauga native, Auburn grad Beckham on track for moon landing February 22

The lunarized personal gear was developed by Haskell “Hack” Beckham, a graduate of Sylacauga High School and Auburn University.

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Bill eliminating taxpayer-funded DEI departments in Alabama filed in State Senate

State Sen. Will Barfoot (R-Pike Road) filed legislation banning taxpayer-funded Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) departments in Alabama on Tuesday.

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Anti-swatting bill heads to Senate after passing House of Representatives

State Rep. Phillip Ensler's (D-Montgomery) bill to add criminal penalties for swatting passed the  Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday.

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House gambling legislation faces 'uphill battle' in Senate

Comprehensive gambling legislation sailed through the House last week, but the Senate isn’t in a rush yet to advance the proposals.

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'Sound of Freedom Act' passes Alabama House of Representatives

The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Sound of Freedom Act, which would require a life sentence for those convicted of human trafficking minors.

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Club for Growth makes $580K media buy in AL-1 race

Club for Growth, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, has entered the first congressional district race in support of U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise).

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Secretary of State 'outraged' by undercover video connected to contested Conecuh County sheriff's race

The court case surrounding the contested Conecuh County Sheriff's race appears to have stalled after more than a year of uncertainty. Now, new information is causing outrage within the Secretary of State's Office.

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‘America’s Got Talent’ winner Kodi Lee at Birmingham’s Boutwell February 29

Kodi Lee, the winner of ‘America’s Got Talent,’ performs in Birmingham on Thursday, Feb. 29 at Boutwell Auditorium.

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Col. John Eidsmoe: Maybe we don't have to gamble, but we do have to live with the results

To Alabama voters: Rise up, speak up, and say to your legislators and anyone who will listen, “Don’t gamble with Alabama’s future!”

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Jeana Ross receives key endorsements in HD27 special election

The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced on Tuesday that the board of directors of ProgressPAC, BCA's political-affiliate, had endorsed Jeana Ross in the special election for Alabama House District 27.

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No. 14 Auburn baseball beats UAB 7-2

Auburn took care of business against UAB in the first of two matchups between the two teams this season.

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